Vasundhara Raje: News

15 May 2023

Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan: Pilot's mega rally today amid widening feud with Gehlot 

Amid celebrations in the Congress cadres following its resounding win in Karnataka, trouble is slowly brewing for the grand old party in Rajasthan.

09 May 2023

Sachin Pilot

Gehlot's leader is not Sonia, but Vasundhara Raje: Sachin Pilot

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Tuesday slammed Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot for allegedly insulting ex-party president Sonia Gandhi, reported ANI.

08 May 2023


Rajasthan: Vasundhara Raje trashes Gehlot's claim, denies saving his government

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vasundhara Raje on Sunday hit back at state Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's claim that she helped salvage his government in 2020 amid a political rebellion, calling it a conspiracy against her.

09 Apr 2023

Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot renews feud with Gehlot, announces hunger strike

Infighting in the Rajasthan Congress has once again come to the fore after Sachin Pilot accused Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot of shielding Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in corruption cases.

14 Mar 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Rajasthan: AAP plans all-out battle amid infighting within BJP, Congress

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is planning to fight an all-out electoral battle in Rajasthan, where Assembly elections are due later this year.

12 Aug 2021


Want to live in hearts of people, says Vasundhara Raje

Amid a row over posters of the BJP not carrying party leader Vasundhara Raje's photo, the former Rajasthan chief minister on Wednesday said she did not believe in the politics of posters but wanted to "live in the hearts" of the people.

09 Oct 2020


Rajasthan: Priest set on fire for resisting land encroachment

A group of six men allegedly poured petrol on a 50-year-old priest and set him on fire in Rajasthan's Karauli, leading to his demise, reports said today. The priest was attacked over a land dispute and breathed his last at Jaipur's Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Hospital.

26 Sep 2020

Ram Madhav

In BJP rejig, Ram Madhav, others replaced; Tejasvi Surya promoted

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday announced that it would replace senior leaders like Ram Madhav with fresh faces in a reshuffle of party posts.

21 Mar 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

20 Mar 2020


3 politicians self-isolate after dinner with coronavirus-infected singer Kanika Kapoor

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday announced that she and her son, BJP MP Dushyant Singh, have decided to self-quarantine fearing an infection of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

22 Jan 2019


Vasundhara Raje blames Congress for increased swine flu cases

Former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje attacked the Congress government over its "failure" to tackle swine flu menace in the state.

07 Jan 2019


Four-time former BJP MLA Kunjilal Meena passes away at 86

Senior BJP leader and four-time former legislator Kunjilal Meena (86) passed away in Jaipur today after a prolonged illness.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress leads in 3 states, big blow to BJP

The Hindi heartland has not brought good news for BJP as it might lose power in three important states, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Sachin Pilot scheduled to arrive in Delhi

In Rajasthan, Congress will return to power after sitting in opposition for five years, early trends suggest.

07 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Feel insulted: Vasundhara Raje reacts to Sharad Yadav's fat-shaming comment

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said she felt insulted after former JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav commented on her and hoped the Election Commission will take cognizance of the same.

07 Dec 2018


#RoadTo2019: After high-voltage campaigns, Rajasthan and Telangana cast votes

In what qualifies as an epic finale for the elections in five states, Rajasthan and Telangana went to polls on Friday to choose the next government.

27 Nov 2018


Sunil Arora replaces OP Rawat as new Chief Election Commissioner

Sunil Arora has been appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind. Arora will take charge on December 2.

24 Nov 2018


Congress leader blames Raje government for corruption in Rajasthan

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot attacked Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on the issue of corruption and claimed that the state government led by her patronized liquor, land, and sand mafia.

#RoadTo2019: Rajasthan MLA, famous for JNU condom comment, quits BJP

BJP MLA from Ramgarh constituency in Rajasthan's Alwar, Gyan Dev Ahuja, quit the party on Monday after he was denied a ticket for the upcoming Assembly elections.

17 Nov 2018


#RajasthanElections: Ex-BJP leader Manvendra Singh pitted against Vasundhara Raje

Manvendra Singh, a former BJP leader and the son of towering BJP veteran Jaswant Singh, has been pitted against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje by the Congress for the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly polls.

23 Sep 2018

High Court

In Vasundhara Raje's presence, two BJP leaders attack each other

In an incident which has left BJP red-faced, two of its leaders exchanged blows at a rally in Rajasthan's Alwar in the presence of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

23 Sep 2018


#RajasthanPolls: Why is this IPS-officer's wife contesting against CM Raje?

A serving Indian Police Service officer's wife will contest the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly election as an Independent candidate from Jhalrapatan constituency, currently represented by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

12 Sep 2018


Padma Bhushan economist VS Vyas passes away at 87

Padma Bhushan awardee and noted agricultural economist Vijay Shankar Vyas passed away on Wednesday in Jaipur after a brief illness. He was 87.

01 Sep 2018


Jaipur: BJP leader's drunk son crushes sleeping laborers, 2 die

In a rather unfortunate incident, the son of a leader of BJP's Kisan Morcha ran over four sleeping laborers on Friday night in Jaipur.

04 Aug 2018


Rajasthan: Amit Shah flags off Raje's 58-day 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra'

BJP president Amit Shah today flagged off Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's pre-poll tour "Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra" from the Charbhujanath temple in Rajsamand district.

22 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Alwar: Family's sole bread-winner killed by 'gau-rakshaks.' Minister cries 'conspiracy'

Yesterday, Rakbar Khan's family in Mewat, Haryana, was eagerly awaiting him. After he returned home, Asmina, his wife, planned to cook biryani, his favorite.

21 Jul 2018


Rajasthan: Amit Shah arrives in Jaipur to review poll preparations

BJP president Amit Shah arrived in Jaipur today to hold meetings with the party leaders and workers to review the preparations for the upcoming assembly and 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

07 Jul 2018


PM reaches Jaipur to address welfare scheme beneficiaries

PM Narendra Modi arrived in Jaipur today to address the beneficiaries of various welfare schemes of the BJP governments at the Center and in the state.

25 Jun 2018


Blow to BJP: Five-time Rajasthan MLA quits citing CM's corruption

In yet another blow to the BJP, Ghanshyam Tiwari, a five-time MLA from Rajasthan, has quit the party, citing 'new heights of corruption.'

25 Jun 2018


Rajasthan HC lawyers end month-long strike after CM Raje's assurance

Agitating lawyers of the Rajasthan HC today in Rajasthan's Jodhpur decided to suspend their strike following the assurance from Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje that no committee will be formed to look into the demand for a new bench in Udaipur.

21 Jun 2018


#InternationalYogaDay: Rajasthan breaks world record for largest yoga session

Rajasthan today witnessed a world record by conducting the largest yoga session to mark the International Yoga Day at Kota, where over 1.5L people together performed yogic exercises.

21 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

#InternationalYogaDay: PM Modi addresses Dehradun, ITBP performs Yoga at 18,000ft

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a gathering of around 50,000 people at Dehradun's Forest Research Institute to celebrate the fourth International Yoga Day.

20 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: Unidentified men rob bank cashier of Rs. 8 lakh

Two unidentified men robbed a bank cashier and his aide of Rs. 8 lakh while the money was being shifted to a different branch in Rajasthan's Kota district.

17 Jun 2018

West Bengal

4 CMs visit AIIMS to inquire about ex-PM Vajpayee's health

Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, and Jharkhand - Mamata Banerjee, Nitish Kumar, Raman Singh and Raghubar Das, yesterday visited the AIIMS, New Delhi where former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 93, is undergoing treatment.

03 May 2018


Rajasthan: Dust-storm leaves destruction trail, kills 22, injures 100

A sudden change in weather on Wednesday wreaked havoc in different parts of Rajasthan, killing 22 and injuring more than 100.

20 Apr 2018

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath's Facebook page most popular among CMs

The Facebook page of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has been judged the most popular among all other chief ministers in the country.

13 Mar 2018


After protests, Rajasthan govt revokes Dress Code in colleges order

Buckling under widespread protests, especially by students, the Vasundhara Raje dispensation in Rajasthan on Tuesday revoked its recent controversial order on implementing a dress code for government-run colleges in the state.

12 Feb 2018


Rajasthan Budget: Raje offers farm-loan waiver up to Rs. 50,000

After the recent upset in the Rajasthan by-polls, CM Vasundhara Raje presented a "please-all" budget targeting farmers, youth, poor and women.

29 Jan 2018


Rajasthan, Bengal bypolls: Litmus test for Mamata and Raje

India's two women CMs from rival parties, WB CM Mamata Banerjee and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, face an acid test on their respective home turfs before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

10 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

Saif Ali Khan will watch 'Padmavat' before 'Padman'

Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is gearing up for his big release 'Kaalkaandi', recently spoke at length about the controversy laden movie 'Padmavat'.

09 Jan 2018


No release for Padmavat in Rajasthan confirms Chief Minister

Although Sanjay Leela Bhansali and team Padmavat heaved a sigh of relief when the film finally got a confirmed release date of January 25, but it looks like there's still some trouble awaiting them.

08 Dec 2017


Rajasthan 'love jihad' murder: Victim's family demand death for accused

Relatives of Mohammed Afrazul, who was hacked to death and set afire in Rajasthan over 'love jihad', have sought the death sentence for his murderer.

07 Dec 2017


Man brutally hacked to death, set afire over 'love jihad'

In a shocking incident, a man in Rajasthan brutally hacked to death a Muslim laborer and set him on fire allegedly for committing 'love jihad'.

19 Nov 2017


Rajasthan CM asks for a delayed release of Padmavati

Owing to growing protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film "Padmavati", Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has written to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting urging the ministry to delay the film's release till "necessary" changes were made.

31 Oct 2017


BJP leadership dissatisfied with Rajasthan's shield and gag bill

It seems unlikely that the Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan government will push for passing the shield and gag bill as BJP's leadership is not in favor of the bill.

24 Oct 2017


Raje rethinks shield and gag bill amid severe opposition

While facing outrage for tabling the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the Rajasthan Assembly, CM Vasundhara Raje called a late night meeting of senior leaders who were asked to "rethink" the bill.

23 Oct 2017


Amid protests, Rajasthan government shields public servants' investigation through bill

Despite opposition's protests led by the Congress party, the Rajasthan government tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017, which amends the Criminal Code of Procedure, 1973.

05 Jul 2017


To mark July 1, Chhattisgarh couple names newborn 'GST'!

There's at least one person who will always remember the day GST was launched: a new baby girl who was named 'GST'!

22 Jun 2017


Rajasthan IAS, IPS officers to donate one-day salary to MJSA

IAS and IPS officers of Rajasthan have decided to donate a day's salary to a project launched by CM Vasundhara Raje.

11 May 2017


Rajasthan- At least 23 killed as wall collapses at wedding

At least 23 people were killed and 27 injured when the wall of a wedding hall in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district collapsed in a heavy storm. Casualties included four children.