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About Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot is a senior politician belonging to the state of Rajasthan. He is the leader of the opposition party in the Rajasthan Assembly and is the Congres Chief Ministerial candidate in the Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2008. He won the election won from Sardarpura seat.

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Sonia Gandhi appointed Congress campaign Committee Chairperson
Sonia Gandhi will head the party campaign committee for 2014 Lok Sabha polls

JECRC University Inaugurated by the CM of Rajasthan
The JECRC University was inaugurated by Shri Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan in Jaipur. The event marked a new landmark development t in the history of JECRC foundation. The JECRC University is focused to enhance research and innovation in education

Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Rajasthan
Over 20 persons killed in the rains and hundreds went homeless

Road development, a major achievement in Rajasthan
Roads make a vital contribution to India's economy and to infrastrutural development overall, and, the state of Rajasthan has not lagged behind in this endeavor, implementing various development projects worth Rs.4549 crore to improve over 30,000-kilometers of roads.

Rajastan emerging as a hub for higher education
The education system in Rajasthan has been changing very fast owing to initiatives taken by the Ashok Gehlot-led government.

Desert state Rajasthan takes steps to ensure better water management
Facing a dearth of water resources and a decline in its availability, the Rajasthan Government is taking effective steps to control the misuse of water and trying to fill up reservoirs and ponds, besides running mobile water trucks to provide every citizen of the state with water.

Gehlot meets with Jaiswal, discusses coal allotments for Rajasthan power projects
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday and requested the government to allot coal linkages for power projects in his state.

Rajasthan to create state task force to curb sex determination
Female foeticide is a growing nuisance in the country, and in this regard Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan met Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to demand the fast tracking of all trials of female foeticide cases in the state.

Minorities in Rajasthan getting share in fruits of development
The Rajasthan Government, headed by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, has opened a new avenue for minority communities to fulfill their dreams, aspirations and expectations.

Gehlot Govt. providing maximum benefits to common man in Rajasthan
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot recently presented his government's budget for 2012-13, in the state assembly with an aim to promote the welfare of the common people of the state.

Rajasthan CM Gehlot meets Anand Sharma, discusses infrastructure projects
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot called on Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma here on Tuesday during which the two leaders discussed various infrastructure projects.

Rajasthan Govt. taking steps to promote socio-economic development of minorities
The Rajasthan Government has launched a number of welfare schemes and taking special steps for their socio-economic development for the minority communities in state and they are marching ahead in all walks of life. They are progressing fast and getting their share in the fruits of development.

NCTC need of the hour, says Gehlot
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday extended his support to the creation of National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), calling the proposed anti- terror body "need of the hour" and "an important milestone in the history of modern India."

Rajasthan CM Gehlot turns 62, recommits to work for people of the state
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot turned 62 on May 3, and used the occasion to rededicate and recommit himself to the task of working for the development of the state and the welfare of its people.

Educate new generation to eradicate social discrimination: Gehlot
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has said the new generation of the country should be educated to remove social discrimination existing in the society.

Chidambaram tells state governments to help improve status of underprivileged
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the country can not grow without the development and improvement in the status of Schedule Castes (SCs) and Schedule Tribes (STs).

Rajasthan Govt. brings strong legislation to check corruption
The Rajasthan Government has brought a strong legislation in the state assembly, which would help in fighting against corruption.

Pak scientist Khalil Chishty walks out of jail
Pakistani scientist Dr Khalil Chishty walked out of the Ajmer Central Jail on Wednesday after fighting a legal battle for nearly two decades in connection with a murder case.

India-Pak prisoners must be freed, says Khalil Chishty's brother
Jamil Chishty, the brother of Pakistani scientist Dr Khalil Chishty who has spent many years at Ajmer Central Jail in connection with a murder case, on Wednesday said India-Pakistan prisoners must be freed.

Pak scientist Khalil Chishty gets bail from Supreme Court
The Supreme Court on Monday granted bail to Dr. Khalil Chishty, a Pakistani scientist, who has spent many years at the Ajmer Central Jail in connection with a murder case.

Pak scientist Khalil Chishty likely to be released from Ajmer jail today
Dr Khalil Chishty, a Pakistani scientist, who has spent many years at Ajmer Central Jail in connection with a murder case, is likely to walk out of jail today.

Health Minister Azad asks striking doctors in Rajasthan to resume work
Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has asked the agitating doctors of government hospitals to resume work as they continue to strike demanding parity in pay and allowances with their counterparts in the central medical services.

Doctors strike in Rajasthan claims 51 lives
Atleast 51 deaths have been reported from various parts of Rajasthan, as the doctors strike entered its sixth day in the state.

Prolonged doctor strike compels Rajasthan government to seek Army help
The Rajasthan government has sought help from the Army, Border Security Force (BSF) and the Railways as the doctors strike in the state-run hospitals entered its fourth day on Saturday.

Rajasthan CM Gehlot appeals doctors to end strike
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has appealed to doctors in the state health services to end their strike and resume medical services in public interest.

Rajasthan CM Gehlot assures of continued development
Marking the three-year tenure of the Congress Party ruled state government, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot asserted that the government fulfilled majority of the party's manifesto promises.

Rajasthan former Minister Maderna remanded in judicial custody in Bhanwari Devi case
A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here on Monday remanded former Rajasthan Minister Mahipal Maderna and Parasram Bishnoi, brother of Congress MLA from Luni, Malkhan Singh, in judicial custody till December 24 in connection with the Bhanwari Devi abduction case.

Bhanwari Devi case: Maderna brought to Delhi by CBI
Sacked Rajasthan Minister Mahipal Maderna, who has been arrested in connection with the Bhanwari Devi abduction case, was brought to New Delhi today by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for further interrogation.

Rajasthan CM Gehlot reshuffles cabinet, drops tainted ministers
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who was under sharp criticism over a series of recent controversies including the mysterious disappearance of a nurse Bhanwari Devi, reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday and dropped several tainted ministers in an endeavour to recoup the trust and confidence of the people of the state.

Bhanwari Devi case fallout: Gehlot Cabinet resigns, reshuffle soon
Under sharp criticism over a series of recent controversies including the mysterious disappearance of a nurse Bhanwari Devi, the entire Rajasthan Cabinet resigned today thereby paving the way for Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to carry out a reshuffle.

FDI in retail draws countrywide protests
Amritsar/Jaipur/Coimbatore, Nov 29 (ANI): Political parties and traders across the country continue to protest over the Central Government's decision to approve 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail

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