‘Minority vote bank’ or ‘Soft Hindutva’, this is the dilemma Congress party is facing today in India. In Rajasthan, state PCC chief Sachin Pilot in his close circle meetings have already discussed the idea of dropping a few muslim candidates to get traction of floating Hindu votes. Idea seems practical
The state of Gujarat is named after them. They claim to be more than 40 lakh in total population of 7.5 crore in Rajasthan. They claimed 5 percent reservation along with four other castes Rebari, Raika, Gadiya Lohar and Banjara. They are called Gurjars, traditionally a cattle tending community. Gurjars are
Jats in Rajasthan are standing at crossroads ahead of assembly election scheduled later this year. The most politically mature caste group in Rajasthan is finding itself on its wits because community now lacks the charismatic leaderships it had been fortunate to have since independence. The stature and respect commanded by
Indian voters are like beloved who love, hate, fight, go away and come back again. This is particularly true when you are talking about Rajasthan. Voter’s love-hate relationship with Vasundhara Raje and Ashok Gehlot continues while the love-story has become a triangle with entry of new suitor Sachin Pilot. Onion
Ashok Gehlot is one politician, who surely knows few tricks and his jugglery in politics always leaves his follower bemused, supporters amused and distracters confused. With regime as Rajasthan Chief Minister behind him and ample experience in parliament, Gehlot is surely one of the most experienced parliamentarians from Rajasthan today.
Born on September 7, 1977, Sachin Pilot is one of the saleable sound-bite from congress for daily sops like news dramas along with Scindia scion Jyotiraditya, if prime time television is not chasing Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal. Sauvé, sophisticated, well mannered- at least publicly, Sachin Pilot hails from