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Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

04 Aug 2020

Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

In a development that reaffirms that there are no permanent foes and friends in politics, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has tried to reach out to MLAs close to his former deputy Sachin Pilot ahead of the crucial Assembly session.

Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again

31 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again

Congress leader and Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot is planning to shift his loyal MLAs from a resort near Jaipur to another facility in Jaisalmer, to thwart rival BJP's attempts of horse-trading, reports said on Friday.

Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team

30 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team

Hours after Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra approved Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's plea for convening an Assembly session from August 14, former deputy CM Sachin Pilot's aide announced they would participate in the proceedings, reports NDTV.

Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14

30 Jul 2020

Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14

In fifteen days from now, the Rajasthan Assembly will meet, as per an order of Governor Kalraj Mishra, who for days has rebuffed Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's repetitive pleas to call the House.

Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

27 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

In a new development related to the impasse in Rajasthan, Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday said he wasn't averse to calling an Assembly session but wanted Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to clarify three things.

Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test

25 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test

The political drama in Rajasthan extended well into the night, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chairing a cabinet meeting at his residence last night, hours after his loyalists staged a dharna at Raj Bhavan to pressurize Governor Kalraj Mishra for an Assembly session.

Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna

24 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna

After a setback at Rajasthan High Court earlier today, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot returned to the battleground, with all his claws intact, asking Governor Kalraj Mishra to convene a special session of the Assembly and reject the pressure from "above."

Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo

24 Jul 2020

Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo

In what qualifies as yet another win for former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, and another setback for CM Ashok Gehlot, the Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered that the status quo must be maintained on the disqualification notices.

Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

23 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

Sachin Pilot, the sacked Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and 18 other dissident MLAs got a breather on Thursday as the Supreme Court refused to stay Rajasthan High Court's Tuesday verdict, wherein Speaker CP Joshi was directed to not decide on their disqualifications until Friday.

Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today

23 Jul 2020

Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today

Today, the Supreme Court will take up the matter, pertaining to the political crisis in Rajasthan after Speaker CP Joshi disagreed with the outcome in Rajasthan High Court.

Rajasthan crisis reaches SC, speaker to challenge HC's order

22 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis reaches SC, speaker to challenge HC's order

The political crisis of Rajasthan will soon echo in Supreme Court in Delhi as Speaker CP Joshi has decided to approach the top judicial body against the direction, issued to him yesterday by the Rajasthan High Court.

Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea of Sachin Pilot's camp

21 Jul 2020

Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea of Sachin Pilot's camp

The Rajasthan High Court will pronounce order on the pleas filed by Sachin Pilot and members of his camp on Friday, the bench said while asking Speaker CP Joshi to not take a decision on their disqualification by then.

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today

20 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today

On Monday, the Rajasthan High Court took up a plea filed by former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 of his loyalists challenging the disqualification notices served to them by Speaker CP Joshi last week, soon after the desert state plunged into a political crisis.

Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

19 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

Marking yet another development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday met his loyalist MLAs in Jaipur.

Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

19 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

In a new development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will likely call an Assembly session next week with an aim to showcase his government's strength, according to reports.

No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

17 Jul 2020

No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

The Rajasthan High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by former Deputy CM Sachin Pilot and 18 other rebel Congress MLAs, challenging the disqualification notices served to them, till Monday.

Pilot calls Chidambaram; Congress suspends two MLAs over BJP links

17 Jul 2020

Pilot calls Chidambaram; Congress suspends two MLAs over BJP links

The political crisis in Rajasthan took a surprising turn on Thursday as rebel Sachin Pilot called up senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, days after the party stripped him of two posts.

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

16 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

The rift between rebel Sachin Pilot and his party Congress widened as the former approached Rajasthan High Court challenging Speaker CP Joshi's disqualification notice, that was served on Wednesday.

IPL: Are Rajasthan Royals planning on shifting their base?

02 Feb 2020

IPL: Are Rajasthan Royals planning on shifting their base?

The champions of the inaugural edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals (RR) have not had the same amount of success following 2008.

Telangana Minister credits CM for encounter; threatens more extra-judicial killings

08 Dec 2019

Telangana Minister credits CM for encounter; threatens more extra-judicial killings

Two days after the four men accused of raping and murdering a 26-year-old veterinary doctor in Telangana were encountered, a state Minister has credited the Chief Minister for "instant justice."

Women in live-in relationships like "concubines", says Rajasthan Rights Body

05 Sep 2019

Women in live-in relationships like "concubines", says Rajasthan Rights Body

A "concubine" is a derogatory word used for women whom men don't deem "fit" for marriage or someone who lives with a man but doesn't get the same "stature as his wife".

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

25 Aug 2019

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.

Don't dismiss government employees on grounds of extramarital affair: HC

16 Mar 2019

Don't dismiss government employees on grounds of extramarital affair: HC

The Rajasthan HC has recently ruled out against the state government for taking action against two government employees for having an extra-marital affair.

Rajasthan: Gujjars launch quota protest; rail-tracks blocked, Delhi-Mumbai route hit

08 Feb 2019

Rajasthan: Gujjars launch quota protest; rail-tracks blocked, Delhi-Mumbai route hit

The Gujjar community in Rajasthan has launched a protest demanding the implementation of the 5% quota in jobs and education as promised by the state government.

Jack Dorsey pleads ignorance about Brahmanical patriarchy; wants FIR quashed

12 Dec 2018

Jack Dorsey pleads ignorance about Brahmanical patriarchy; wants FIR quashed

In the latest development in the 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' controversy involving Jack Dorsey, the Twitter CEO has pleaded ignorance, and has asked the Rajasthan High Court to quash an FIR against him.

Gujarat: 2007 Ajmer dargah blast bomb supplier arrested

25 Nov 2018

Gujarat: 2007 Ajmer dargah blast bomb supplier arrested

On Sunday, the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested one of the accused in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case based on a tip-off.

Asaram sexual assault case: HC grants bail to co-accused Shilpi

29 Sep 2018

Asaram sexual assault case: HC grants bail to co-accused Shilpi

The Rajasthan High Court today suspended the sentence of a co-accused in Asaram sexual assault case and granted her bail.

PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant 'joyrides' in Rajasthan

12 Jul 2018

PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant 'joyrides' in Rajasthan

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has filed a petition before Rajasthan High Court seeking an end to the elephant joyrides at Amer Fort and Hathi Gaon (Elephant village) in Jaipur.

Rape conviction challenged by Asaram in Rajasthan High Court

03 Jul 2018

Rape conviction challenged by Asaram in Rajasthan High Court

Self-styled godman Asaram today filed an appeal in the Rajasthan High Court against his conviction in a rape case.

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

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.

Blackbuck-poaching case: Salman leaves court, hearing postponed to July 17

07 May 2018

Blackbuck-poaching case: Salman leaves court, hearing postponed to July 17

Salman Khan's petition for suspension of his sentence in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case, which was supposed to be heard today, has now been adjourned to July 17.

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan to appear in court tomorrow

06 May 2018

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan to appear in court tomorrow

Salman Khan has arrived in Jodhpur to appear before a court on Monday in connection with the 1998 blackbuck poaching case.

Judge, who handed Asaram life term, transferred

03 May 2018

Judge, who handed Asaram life term, transferred

Judge Madhu Sudan Sharma, who sentenced self-styled godman Asaram to life imprisonment until death in a 2013 rape case, has been transferred.

Now, Bishnoi Community threatens Salman's 'Hum Saath Saath Hain' co-star

10 Apr 2018

Now, Bishnoi Community threatens Salman's 'Hum Saath Saath Hain' co-star

Kunickaa Sadanand, who featured in 1999 blockbuster 'Hum Saath Saath Hain' alongside blackbuck poaching case accused Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam, has received death threats from the Bishnoi Community.

Unhappy with Salman's bail, Bishnoi community to approach Rajasthan HC

08 Apr 2018

Unhappy with Salman's bail, Bishnoi community to approach Rajasthan HC

The Bishnoi community, which has vowed to bring Salman Khan to justice, will now challenge the superstar's bail in Rajasthan High Court.

Have preferred an appeal to sessions court: Salman Khan's lawyer

05 Apr 2018

Have preferred an appeal to sessions court: Salman Khan's lawyer

After Salman Khan was sentenced to a five-year jail term on Thursday in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case, his lawyer Anand Desai said that they will appeal to the Sessions court to seek relief for the actor.

Verdict in Salman Khan black buck case on April 5

29 Mar 2018

Verdict in Salman Khan black buck case on April 5

A Jodhpur court will announce its verdict in the black buck poaching case against Salman Khan on April 5.

Relief for Salman Khan in casteist slur case

26 Feb 2018

Relief for Salman Khan in casteist slur case

The Rajasthan High Court has stayed police investigation against Salman Khan in the matter of allegedly making casteist remarks during the promotions of his last release 'Tiger Zinda Hai.'

AIIMS doctors urge PM Modi to understand their stress

24 Dec 2017

AIIMS doctors urge PM Modi to understand their stress

In support of protests by government doctors in Rajasthan for higher pay and promotions, resident doctors of AIIMS has asked PM Modi to "live" their life for a day and understand the stress they face.

Rajasthan HC raps police for not heeding 'love jihad' complaint

02 Nov 2017

Rajasthan HC raps police for not heeding 'love jihad' complaint

The Rajasthan HC has rapped the state police for not heeding an alleged case of 'love jihad' and refusing to file an FIR.