Rohit Parihar
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The writer is Senior Editor, India Today. He is based in Jaipur.

POLITICS

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Desert dunes: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot cries foul over elections, wants Lok Sabha and Assembly polls to be conducted simultaneously

Gehlot argues that having multiples elections spread out in a period of two years hinders the work of the government. How much of it is true?

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Not everyone gets a third chance. Ashok Gehlot should not repeat his earlier mistakes

The greatest skills of Gehlot will be tested on how he can take Sachin Pilot along.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Rajasthan polls: Heartburn in Congress over ticket distribution, BJP smells hope

Despite Rahul Gandhi’s assurance to party workers, many tickets have gone to new ‘imports’.

POLITICS

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In Rajasthan, both Congress, BJP face dilemma of veterans versus fresh faces

Lobbies within both parties want to stick with old-timers, while others advocate fielding new candidates. What will Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah decide?

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Why Sachin Pilot is emerging as a major force in Rajasthan politics

The state Congress chief was recently seen driving a motorcycle with former CM Ashok Gehlot riding pillion.

POLITICS

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Rajasthan Assembly Elections: Why there is no scope for any third party

As Congress is focussing on Vasundhara Raje's failure, Raje is reaching out to people to let them vent out their anger.

VOICES

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Why is everyone making a big deal about jauhar?

Just as a warrior, or a spy, or a fugitive chooses to die than fall in enemy's hands, it is the same spirit that drove women to self-immolation.