Rajasthan High Court
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
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.
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.