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
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.
13 Aug 2020
Rajasthan: BJP will bring no-confidence motion, but Gehlot is 'safe'
On Thursday, opposition BJP declared that it will bring a no-confidence motion tomorrow in Rajasthan Assembly, but Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has little to worry as Congress has mended ties with the rebels.
15 Jul 2020
Rajasthan: Out of Congress' cockpit, Pilot declares "Not joining BJP"
Sachin Pilot, who lost two important posts yesterday — Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan and Congress President in the state — announced numerous times today that he is not joining Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
15 Jul 2020
Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot served notice, BJP makes move
By sacking Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, whose chief ministerial ambitions threatened the stability of the government in Rajasthan, Congress on Tuesday sparked a showdown that may continue for several days.
23 Mar 2020
Lok Sabha adjourned sine die amid coronavirus crisis
With coronavirus positive cases continuing to rise across India, the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Monday after the Finance Bill, 2020, was passed without discussion.
23 Mar 2020
Over 60 of Kanika Kapoor's contacts test negative for coronavirus
After Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), over 60 of her contacts have tested negative.
21 Mar 2020
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.
06 Apr 2019
Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat
The list of Bharatiya Janata Party's star-campaigners in Gujarat started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ended with actor Vivek Oberoi.
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.
20 Jan 2019
Pay extra for beer, save cows in UP
If you are a resident of Uttar Pradesh, your beer will take care of cow shelters now.
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.
17 Dec 2018
Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot takes oath as CM, Pilot as deputy-CM
Congress leader Ashok Gehlot took the oath for Chief Minister of Rajasthan, a short while ago at Albert Hall. He will be the 14th CM of the state, succeeding BJP leader Vasundhara Raje.
12 Dec 2018
Things to know about Sachin Pilot, Congress' star in Rajasthan
On Tuesday, Congress won 99 seats in Rajasthan ousting Vasundhara Raje government from the state as the BJP won only 73 seats. The desert state cast its vote for 199 assembly seats on December 7.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet
The results of assembly elections of five states, dubbed as the big semifinal before India votes in 2019, has brought immense joy to Congress.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress-leaders celebrate probable wins, gloom takes over BJP
Celebrations have taken over Congress offices in Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, as the trends of election results have shown the party is performing well in these crucial states.
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.
11 Dec 2018
#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins
Before India votes in 2019 to choose the next government, the political parties threw their weight in five states, the counting of whose polls started a short while ago.
10 Dec 2018
In MP, Congress workers guard EVM-strongroom fearing tampering by BJP
Ahead of the crucial results of elections in five states, Congress workers in Madhya Pradesh have taken it upon themselves to guard EVM strongroom in Vidisha.
07 Dec 2018
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.
19 Nov 2018
#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.
16 Oct 2018
Rajasthan: BJP stalwart Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra to join Congress
Manvendra Singh, son of BJP stalwart Jaswant Singh, will join Congress on Wednesday. In September, he had left the BJP at a 'Swabhimaan Rally' in Rajasthan's Barmer district.
09 Oct 2018
Rajasthan: Rahul Gandhi explains how selfie phones can improve tourism
Addressing a rally in Dholpur, Rajasthan, on Tuesday Congress President Rahul Gandhi said he wanted people in China to use phones made in Rajasthan, and then visit the state which would improve tourism.
28 Sep 2018
PM inaugurates Parakram Parv on second anniversary of surgical strikes
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated Parakram Parv exhibition at the military station in Jodhpur to mark the second anniversary of the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the LoC.
23 Sep 2018
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.
23 Sep 2018
Joining BJP was big-mistake, says Jaswant Singh's son after quitting
In a major blow to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, lawmaker Manvendra Singh quit the Bharatiya Janta Party on Saturday and called joining the party a big mistake.
17 Sep 2018
Karnataka: Petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs. 2
Following on the footsteps on Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, and Rajasthan, the Karnataka government has now slashed fuel prices in the state by Rs. 2, even as petrol prices spiral in other parts of the country.
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.
11 Aug 2018
Nehru not pandit as he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA
Once again proving that Bharatiya Janata Party is obsessed with Jawahar Lal Nehru, its MLA from Rajasthan, Gyan Dev Ahuja has now said that India's first PM wasn't a pandit since he ate beef and pork.
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
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.