Rajasthan Elections

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Botched-up delivery case: Rights body issues notice to Rajasthan government

16 Jan 2019

Botched-up delivery case: Rights body issues notice to Rajasthan government

A few days back, it was reported that a male nurse at a government health center in Rajasthan pulled an infant so hard during delivery that the baby got decapitated and the head was left inside the womb.

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot to be CM; Sachin Pilot, his deputy

14 Dec 2018

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot to be CM; Sachin Pilot, his deputy

Ashok Gehlot has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Sachin Pilot has agreed to be his deputy, NDTV has reported.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Sachin Pilot scheduled to arrive in Delhi

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.

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Counting of votes for five states begins

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.

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

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.

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

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.

#RajasthanElections: Modi says Congress gave Kartarpur to Pak in 1947

04 Dec 2018

#RajasthanElections: Modi says Congress gave Kartarpur to Pak in 1947

Kicking off the last leg of the election campaign in poll-bound Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an attack on the Congress while addressing a massive rally in Hanumangarh.

After 'Hanuman remark', Adityanath advised against dividing Gods by UP-minister

03 Dec 2018

After 'Hanuman remark', Adityanath advised against dividing Gods by UP-minister

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's 'Lord Hanuman was a Dalit' remark invited ire from the Opposition, and now a minister in his own cabinet has criticized him.

Police won't interfere in child-marriages: BJP candidate promises before polls

02 Dec 2018

Police won't interfere in child-marriages: BJP candidate promises before polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from the Sojat assembly seat in Rajasthan has claimed if voted to power, she will ensure police won't interfere in child marriages.

Rahul Gandhi insulting slain Army soldiers, alleges Shah

01 Dec 2018

Rahul Gandhi insulting slain Army soldiers, alleges Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah today alleged that Congress President Rahul Gandhi was insulting slain Army soldiers by claiming that the 2016 surgical strike across the LoC was conducted to win the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot finds support in erstwhile royal-family of Tonk

22 Nov 2018

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot finds support in erstwhile royal-family of Tonk

The erstwhile royal family of Tonk has extended support to Congress candidate Sachin Pilot, who is contesting the upcoming Assembly election from Tonk constituency in Rajasthan.

BJP, Cong field 11 turncoats for Rajasthan Assembly elections

21 Nov 2018

BJP, Cong field 11 turncoats for Rajasthan Assembly elections

The ruling BJP and the Congress in Rajasthan have fielded 11 turncoats for the December 7 Assembly polls, hoping that the "parachute" candidates will shine for them.