Articles about Vasundhara Raje

Want to live in hearts of people, says Vasundhara Raje

12 Aug 2021

Politics
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.

Rajasthan: Priest set on fire for resisting land encroachment

09 Oct 2020

India
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.

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

26 Sep 2020

Politics
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.

Rajasthan: BJP will bring no-confidence motion, but Gehlot is 'safe'

13 Aug 2020

Politics
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.

Rajasthan: Out of Congress' cockpit, Pilot declares "Not joining BJP"

15 Jul 2020

Politics
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).

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot served notice, BJP makes move

15 Jul 2020

Politics
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.

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die amid coronavirus crisis

23 Mar 2020

Politics
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.

Over 60 of Kanika Kapoor's contacts test negative for coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

Entertainment
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.

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

21 Mar 2020

Politics
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.

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

20 Mar 2020

India
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.

Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat

06 Apr 2019

Politics
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.

Vasundhara Raje blames Congress for increased swine flu cases

22 Jan 2019

India
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.

Pay extra for beer, save cows in UP

20 Jan 2019

India
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.

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

07 Jan 2019

Politics
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.

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot takes oath as CM, Pilot as deputy-CM

17 Dec 2018

Politics
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.

Things to know about Sachin Pilot, Congress' star in Rajasthan

12 Dec 2018

Politics
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.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet

11 Dec 2018

Politics
#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.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Congress-leaders celebrate probable wins, gloom takes over BJP

11 Dec 2018

Politics
#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.

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

11 Dec 2018

Politics
#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.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Sachin Pilot scheduled to arrive in Delhi

11 Dec 2018

Politics
#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.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

11 Dec 2018

Politics
#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.

In MP, Congress workers guard EVM-strongroom fearing tampering by BJP

10 Dec 2018

Politics
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.

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

07 Dec 2018

Politics
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.

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

07 Dec 2018

Politics
#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.

Sunil Arora replaces OP Rawat as new Chief Election Commissioner

27 Nov 2018

India
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.

Congress leader blames Raje government for corruption in Rajasthan

24 Nov 2018

Politics
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

19 Nov 2018

Politics
#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.

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

17 Nov 2018

Politics
#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.

Rajasthan: BJP stalwart Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra to join Congress

16 Oct 2018

Politics
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.

Rajasthan: Rahul Gandhi explains how selfie phones can improve tourism

09 Oct 2018

Politics
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.

PM inaugurates Parakram Parv on second anniversary of surgical strikes

28 Sep 2018

India
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.

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

23 Sep 2018

Politics
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.

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

23 Sep 2018

Politics
#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.

Joining BJP was big-mistake, says Jaswant Singh's son after quitting

23 Sep 2018

Politics
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.

Karnataka: Petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs. 2

17 Sep 2018

Business
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.

Padma Bhushan economist VS Vyas passes away at 87

12 Sep 2018

India
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.

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

01 Sep 2018

India
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.

Nehru not pandit as he ate beef, pork: BJP MLA

11 Aug 2018

Politics
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.

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

04 Aug 2018

Politics
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.

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

22 Jul 2018

India
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.