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15 ministers inducted; Gandhi family gave free hand to CM; Pilot ‘sidelined’.



Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

In what was a clear message to his rival camp, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s stamp was obvious on the much-awaited Cabinet reshuffle that took place on Sunday in Rajasthan. Two important messages were loud and clear. One, Ashok Gehlot is the strongest leader of the Congress in the state. Two, the Gandhi family continues to trust Ashok Gehlot just as earlier.

In the reshuffled Cabinet, Gehlot has given ministerial berths only to those leaders who stood by his government at the time of crisis last year, whether they belong to his rival camp or his group. Media speculation that the Congress’ Delhi leadership had played a decisive role in the selection of ministers and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had dictated the high command’s wish-list to the CM turned out to be untrue. After the ministers’ names were announced, it became clear that the high command had reposed their trust in the Chief Minister, giving him a free hand to pick and drop leaders for the rejig.

The internal tussle of the Congress party delayed the Cabinet expansion-reshuffle. Chief Minister Gehlot carried out the exercise in such a way that there could not be any controversy. He also ensured that nobody was displeased.

However, former Deputy CM Sachin Pilot appears to have been isolated in state politics, no matter what claims he makes after the reshuffle. That Sachin will be given any other responsibility is also doubtful. In fact, Gehlot through his trademark politics upstaged his rivals completely. That all went well peacefully is attributable to the CM’s effective coordination with the state in-charge Ajay Maken and Pradesh Congress Committee chief Govind Singh Dotasra. To recall last year’s development, Gehlot had emerged stronger sailing through the crisis resulting from the revolt by around a dozen MLAs under Pilot’s leadership. They tried to topple the government allegedly with the backing of the Bharatiya Janata Party. CM Gehlot not only saved his government but also tightened his hold on the party thereafter. He was given more importance during various consultations within the party. It was Gehlot who defended the Gandhi family when the disgruntled leaders targeted them in the past. But his detractors used the media to allege that he was in trouble. Attempts were made to destabilize Gehlot even during the Punjab crisis. The high command did not, however, heed all that misinformation campaign. Rather, evidence of bargaining for dislodging the government was sent to the high command. Subsequently, the high command gave Gehlot a free hand to tackle the situation. After recovering from Covid, Gehlot started taking significant decisions. He led the party to victory in the recently held byelections. For the first time, the BJP faced such a terrible defeat in the state, coming to third and fourth position. Gehlot gained political strength from all this.

Working on another strategy, Gehlot then reined in his rivals, and started attacking the BJP and the Central government. He remained aggressive against the Narendra Modi government. He also hit the streets as part of the party programme highlighting the issues of price rise, farmers’ problems, etc.

After consultation with Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi, Gehlot with her consent carried out the reshuffle and made political appointments. He accommodated everyone representing all significant sections, keeping in view the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. He also adjusted leaders from the Dalit, Backward, Jat and Brahmin communities. He gave opportunities to women as well. All this was done by the CM as part of his strategy for the 2023 Assembly elections in Rajasthan. The Congress will fight the next elections with the team in place.


In the Rajasthan Cabinet reshuffle, as many as 15 ministers—11 of Cabinet rank and four Ministers of State—were inducted on Sunday afternoon.

The ministers were administered the oath of office by Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra at the Raj Bhavan in Jaipur. The 11 Cabinet ministers are Hemaram Choudhary, Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Ramlal Jat, Mahesh Joshi, Vishvendra Singh, Ramesh Meena, Mamta Bhupesh Bairwa, Bhajanlal Jatav, Tikaram Juli, Govind Ram Meghwal and Shakuntala Rawat. The Ministers of State are Zahida Khan, Brijendra Singh Ola, Rajendra Gudda and Murari Lal Meena.

The cabinet reshuffle took place after a series of high-level meetings of Gehlot and former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot with the Congress high command in the national capital in the past few weeks.

Notably, Sachin Pilot’s “loyalist” MLAs, Hemaram Choudhary, Murari Lal Meena, Zahida Khan, Rajendra Gudda, and Brijendra Singh Ola have been accommodated in the Gehlot Cabinet.

Rajasthan Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra on Saturday shared a list of 15 MLAs who will take oath on Sunday and informed that three ministers of state will be elevated to cabinet rank.

Pilot expressed his satisfaction over the move and stated that the inclusion of four Dalit ministers in the Cabinet has sent out a positive message about the party and the state government.

He also asserted that “there are no factions in the party and the decision of Cabinet reshuffle has been taken together.”

Ahead of the reshuffle, all ministers of Rajasthan submitted their resignations to the Chief Minister on Saturday. The cabinet reshuffle was expected for a long time after Pilot had rebelled against Gehlot in July last year. Following the rebellion, Sachin Pilot was stripped of the posts of state Deputy Chief Minister and Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief. His loyalists Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena were also removed from their ministerial posts. After the Gandhi family’s intervention, Pilot agreed to work for the party. A committee was also set up under state Congress in-charge Ajay Maken to look into the issues raised by Pilot and his camp.

This is the first Cabinet reshuffle of the Gehlot government since it came to power in December 2018. Rajasthan will go for the Assembly polls in 2023.

Also on Sunday, Gehlot said that the Congress party would once again emerge victorious in the 2023 Assembly polls in Rajasthan and form government. “We will all unite and take the policy, ideology and programmes of Congress to the common people under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and win the 2023 assembly polls on the issue of development and form the government again,” Gehlot tweeted.

In another tweet, he wished all the MLAs taking oath as ministers and said that the government has provided sensitive, transparent, accountable governance to the people and has taken the state to the path of development despite the adverse circumstances. “During our term, people have put a stamp of approval on our governance by giving victory to the Congress party in various by-elections and local bodies elections. We all have to maintain this trust of the public in the times to come. For this, the work has to be continued with full hard work and dedication,” he added in another tweet.


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White House condemns attack on Salman Rushdie; calls it ‘reprehensible’



White House

The White House on Saturday called the attack on Salman Rushdie “reprehensible”. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris wished the renowned author a speedy recovery.

In his statement, US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said, “Today, the nation and the globe witnessed a heinous act against the author Salman Rushdie. This violent act is abhorrent. The Biden-Harris Administration as a whole is hoping for a quick recovery for him.”

Meanwhile, Sullivan went on to say that “We are grateful to law enforcement for its prompt and effective work, which is ongoing, and to good citizens and first responders for aiding Mr. Rushdie so quickly after the incident.”

Earlier, New York State Police identified the suspect as Hadi Matar. Matar hail from Fairview, New Jersey, and is 24 years old.

“The suspect has been identified as Hadi Matar, 24, from Fairview, New Jersey. Earlier today, approx at 10:47 am, the speaker Rushdie, 75, and Henry Reese, 73 has just arrived at the stage of the institution and shortly thereafter the suspect jumped out of the stage and attacked at least once in the neck and at least once in the abdomen,” Major Eugene J. Staniszewski said.

Known for his free speech, Salman Rushdie received death threats for his book ‘The Satanic Verses. The book was released in 1988 and after 30 years of a fatwa, Rushdie was attacked. Rushdie was stabbed in the neck when he was on stage at the Chautauqua Institution. Rushdie is of Indian origin and is currently a citizen of Britain.

However, the Chautauqua Institution is a non-profit community on Lake Chautauqua in southwestern New York province.

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J&K government sacked four government employees, has relations with terrorists



Manoj Sinha

The Jammu and Kashmir government, using Article 311 of the Indian Constitution, has sacked four employees. The employees who have been sacked have links with terrorists and terrorist organizations.

The who have been sacked are Assbah Arzoomand Khan, Muhit Ahmed Bhat, Majeed Hussain Qadri, and Saeed Abdul Mueed.

Meanwhile, Assbah Arzoomand Khan is an officer of the Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Service. Khan joined the service in the year 2011 and is the wife of terrorist Farooq Ahmed Dar also known as Bitta Karate. Bitta Karate is counted among the big terrorists of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front.

Muhit Ahmed Bhat is a scientist at the University of Kashmir. He is accused of organizing programs in the university in support of Pakistan and terrorists and mobilizing students for terrorism.

Majid Hussain Qadri is an Assistant Professor at the University of Kashmir. He is accused of being associated with the terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba.

Syed Abdul Mueed was posted as IT Manager at Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute. He is the son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin. This is the third son of the Hizbul chief, who has been dismissed from service by the government on terrorism charges. Before this, two of his sons have been removed from service.

However, Article 311 of the constitution empowers the government to dismiss an employee without assigning any reason. After Manoj Sinha became the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, till now more than 40 employees have been sacked considering it a threat to the security of the country.

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Fifth case of Monkeypox in Delhi, 22-year-old woman admitted to LNJP




The fifth case of monkeypox has been reported in Delhi on Friday. The Medical Director of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital Dr. Suresh Kumar informed about the fifth case of monkeypox.

On Friday a 22-year-old woman tested positive and she is currently under observation in the hospital.

“One patient has been admitted in LNJP and her sample tested positive, at present 4 patients are admitted and one has been discharged. A total of five cases of Monkeypox have been reported in Delhi. She came positive yesterday. A team of doctors are treating her,” Dr. Kumar said.

Meanwhile, the patient traveled one month ago and has no recent travel history.

Earlier on 24 July, Delhi confirmed its first case of monkeypox. A day after it was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The Central government had also released guidelines to check the virus spread in India. Close contact with sick persons, dead or live wild animals, and others have been advised to avoid.

However, on 14 July the first case of monkeypox was reported in India from Kerala’s Kollam district.

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‘I appeal to all countrymen to hoist the Tiranga at your home’, say Amit Shah



Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday unfurled the tricolor at his residence in Delhi. Shah also urged countrymen to hoist the flag at their homes from August 13 to 15. Under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the countrymen are being encouraged to hoist the tricolor at their homes.

Taking to Twitter Shah said, “Tiranga is our pride. It unites and inspires everyone Indian. On PM Narendra Modi Ji’s clarion call of Har Ghar Tiranga, today hoisted a Tiranga at my residence in New Delhi and paid tributes to our valorous heroes who sacrificed everything for the Motherland.”

“I appeal to all countrymen to hoist the Tiranga at your home from 13th-15th August and to be a part of this campaign of awakening the spirit of patriotism in every heart. Also, upload your picture with the Tiranga on and inspire others for the same,” Shah said.

Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign. He called upon the people of the country to join it. PM Modi said that the tricolor not only has three colors, but it is also a reflection of our commitment to the present, our past glory, and our dreams for the future.

However, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative of the government to celebrate 75 years of Independence. The national flag will be hoisted in every house of the country till 15th August.

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Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19



Sonia Gandhi

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. Congress general secretary in charge of communications and senior party leader, Jairam Ramesh informed.

Taking to Twitter Jairam Ramesh said, “Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19 today. She will remain in isolation as per Govt. protocol.”

In the last three months, Gandhi has tested positive for Covid for the second time. As per government protocol, the party chief will remain in isolation.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot expressed concern and said, “Concerned about the health of Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi Ji as she tested positive for #COVID19. Wish her a speedy recovery. May she get well soon. Prayers for her good health and well-being.”

Earlier on Wednesday (August 10), Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi tested positive for COVID. Taking to Twitter Vadra tweeted, “Tested positive for COVID (again!) today. Will be isolating at home and following all protocols.”

Moreover, the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday tested positive for COVID.

“I have tested positive for #COVID19. I request those who came in contact with me recently to take care,” Kharge tweeted.

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