You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> City-Jaipur

'Mandir is the last resort for them'

DNJAI95117 | 12/6/2018 | Author : Siddhartha Bose | WC :1416 | Politics & Governance

DNA Conversation: Standing tall against BJPs Yunus Khan in Tonk & fighting for the first time, PCC Sachin Pilot says that Raje governments focus was always on other issues rather than development & maximum farmers committed suicide in chief ministers home turf Jhalawar
State of Polls Rajasthan

Inside a roadside hotel in Tonk, a town 90-minutes drive from the state capital, Jaipur, PCC chief sachin Pilot is finalizing the campaign strategy for the next two days with former Union minister Namo Narayan Meena. Before embarking on his road trip in the constituency, he speaks to Siddhartha Bose about Congress government priorities, why BJP is discussing mandir-masjid and dissecting Lord Hanuman’s caste, and how Manvendra was chosen to contest against CM Vasundhara Raje. Excerpts…

Q: Congress has taken up the issue of farmers' suicide in state. But the BJP and your opponent, Yunus Khan, are going about bunking your claims…
A: In Rajasthan, the agrarian crisis is at its peak. A
Read full story



Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on City-Jaipur

CM writes to Centre for MNREGA fund release
DNJAI97007 | 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Corresponden | WC :372

It is not for the first time that state government has asked Centre to release its due share under MNERGA. Almost three weeks ago deputy CM Sachin Pilot, who holds the portfolio of panchayati raj minister, shot a letter to Tomar.Jaipur: Chief ministe
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Tributes paid to martyrs at Baneshwar Dham Fair
DNJAI97008 | 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Corresponden | WC :246

Jaipur: The Baneshwar Dham fair being organised at Bansehwar on the occasion of Magh Purnia on Tuesday began with the devotees paying their respect to the martyrs by lighting candles and observing silence along the river bank.
This has happened
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Pratapgrah nightmare leaves behind a trail of bodies & scars
DNJAI97009 | 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Corresponden | WC :370

Jaipur: They were planning a warm send-off to their daughter. Instead, they were extending the final farewell to their loved ones on a night they were supposed to be remembering for an auspicious wedding ceremony. The happiness of a family in P
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

BJP MPs to assess themselves, RSS and govt shall verify claims
DNJAI97010 | 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Sangeeta Pranvendra | WC :548

Jaipur: As the term of the BJP government at the Centre draws to a close, it is now appraisal time for the Members of Parliament from ruling party. They will now have to furnish details about how they fared as representatives of the public.

Add To LightboxCalculate Price