Tabeenah Anjum | Author at https://www.outlookindia.com
The opposition BJP, including the vice president and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje, criticized and accused Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot of fulfilling his political ends.
Raje's 70th birthday celebration was a show of strength ahead of assembly elections in the state, during which as many as 50 sitting MLAs, 14 Lok Sabha MPs, one Rajya Sabha MP and 118 former MLAs were present.
On Thursday, a show cause notice was served to Jabir and other protestors staging the dharna, alleging them of disrupting the peace.
The charred remains of Nasir and Junaid of Rajasthan's Ghatmika village were found in Haryana's Bhiwani. Earlier, the village witnessed the brutal killings of Pehlu Khan, Rakbar Khan, and Ummar Mohammad between 2017 and 2018.
A day before, on Wednesday, families had filed an FIR in Gopalgarh police station in Bharatpur, alleging that the two men, who also happen to be friends, had gone missing and were abducted by members of the Bajrang Dal.
Hoping to break the tradition of the incumbent government being voted out every five years, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot is all set to announce a populist budget in the last year of his five-year term.
While talking to Outlook, the university authorities denied the charges and said that it took action on the disciplinary ground and it had nothing to do with the documentary screening.
After being cornered by the opposition Bharatiya Janta Party, the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan has been put in the dock on the case of a question paper leak by one of their own former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot.
Just like the demolitions in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, a coaching centre of the accused in a question paper leak case was demolished on Monday. Regarding such demolitions in UP and MP, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot had earlier said that no one has the right to demolish somebody's house without finding anyone guilty.
As Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) President during 2019-22, Vaibhav Gehlot got a stadium built in Jodhpur, among other activities. With the 2024 Lok Sabha elections just over a year away, he will be hoping that the Jodhpur public will appreciate his work as the RCA President.
Bhairon Singh Rathore served in the Battle of Longewala in the 1971 India-Pakistan War and became a popular war hero. Rathore’s relatives and fellow villagers say he always guided youngsters to join the military and paramilitary forces.
What necessitated this outburst of Gehlot just days before the Bharat Jodo Yatra is scheduled to enter Rajasthan? One can find the answer in the continuous pressure that the Pilot faction was mounting for the last few weeks demanding a resolution of leadership in the state before yatra will enter Jaipur.
Rajasthan: Congress leader Sachin Pilot breaks his silence and demands action against MLAs who skipped the CLP meeting.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot announced the approval to form three boards - Rajasthan State Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Board, Rajasthan State Rajak Welfare Board and Rajasthan Leather Craft Development Board - for the welfare of the communities such as Scheduled Castes (SC) and Other Backward Classes (OBC).
Rajasthan: The announcement of the yatra is also essential to cover up the fault lines that emerged within the saffron party in the state in the last few years.
Though the Congress brass has issued notices and advisories to Rajasthan leaders, it's yet to be seen if infighting will stop anytime soon.
Rajasthan Congress in-charge Ajay Maken said the act of skipping the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting and holding a parallel meeting by the MLAs on Sunday night at Dhariwal’s house was an act of indiscipline
Health rights experts say Rajasthan’s bill lacks a guarantee of the accessibility of basic health services and mentions no specific financial allocation.
Rajasthan reported the highest number of rape cases in 2021 and the second-highest number of overall crimes against women, as per NCRB.
My son wanted to have water but he lost his life due to caste discrimination, says father of the Dalit boy who allegedly died after his teacher assaulted him.
The cow shelters demand the government to work on a war footing and come up with vaccination and drugs for lumpy disease in cattle.
Several people in Rajasthan, including BJP MP Kirodi Lal Meena, have received death threats for supporting Nupur Sharma and Kanhaiya Lal.
Protests erupted in Jaipur over the murder of Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya Lal by two men on Tuesday who claimed in online recordings that they were retaliating for an insult to Islam.
Speaking to Outlook, Jasoda Bai, the wife of the murdered tailor said that her husband had returned to his shop after days of absence, only to be attacked and killed for sharing a social media post.
Thousands of youth from Rajasthan districts such as Nagaur, Sikar, Jhunjhunu, and Churu join the Indian armed forces every year and the Agnipath protests have managed to cause a stir in the state following swift action by RLP leader Hanuman Beniwal.