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In Mewat, Pehlu Khan’s family joins ‘black Eid’ protest
Tue, Jun 27, 2017

“Kya maarte hi rahenge hamein? Us bacche ne kya bigada tha kisi ka (Will they keep killing us, what did that child Junaid Khan do to anyone)?” Hussain, lynched cattle farmer Pehlu Khan’s uncle, asked on the rising violence by cow vigilantes.

Mob in Barmer assaults Tamil Nadu officials transporting cattle, tries to torch truck
Tue, Jun 13, 2017

At least 50 persons have been booked by police for the attack that took place on Sunday night on NH 15 in Barmer district.

‘We climb trees, go to the terrace or up a sand dune to make calls’
Sun, Jun 11, 2017

On June 4, Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal had to climb a tree in Dholia village, 85 km from Bikaner, to make a phone call to a medical officer on behalf of the villagers.

BJP MLA questions Modi govt’s development agenda
Tue, Jun 06, 2017

Referring to an Act passed by the Assembly that entitles bungalow, car and staff to former CMs for life, Tiwari accused Raje of engaging in “statutory loot”.

BJP-RSS leaders’ books to be included in Rajasthan libraries
Tue, Jun 06, 2017

The books include those by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav, MP Tarun Vijay, Rakesh Sinha, Suresh Soni, V D Savarkar, Dinanath Batra

CM Vasundhara Raje will follow up on judge’s cow suggestion: State BJP chief
Sat, Jun 03, 2017

“The CM is a religious person, she has been sensitive towards this issue in the past... as reflected in her increasing the maximum sentence under the Bovine Act,” Parnami told The Indian Express. 

Declare cow national animal, says Rajasthan HC judge, among a few other things
Thu, Jun 01, 2017

Justice Sharma also directed the govt to amend provisions of the Rajasthan Bovine Animal Act to increase punishment for cow slaughter.

One Life, One Change: How a death at childbirth changed the lives of 27 girls near Jaipur
Mon, May 22, 2017

After her friend’s death, Vijaylaxmi started opposing child marriage. She is now leading a small movement

Pooran weds Khushi: It took a funeral for this wedding to happen
Mon, May 22, 2017

There have been several instances recently of Dalit weddings being disrupted by upper and dominant castes in Rajasthan and in other states, but the Bairwas are not worried about that today.

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje pressured MPs not to attend Modi swearing-in, says Ghanshyam Tiwari
Fri, May 19, 2017

Tiwari, a vocal Raje critic, accused the Chief Minister of “maligning” the Modi Cabinet’s image by reopening an old rape case against Nihalchand Meghwal, then the only central minister from Rajasthan.

President underlines importance of debate
Tue, May 16, 2017

"Three Ds are always important in parliamentary functioning," said Pranab Mukherjee

Rajasthan BJP becoming durbar of sycophants, mafia hub: Party MLA
Mon, May 15, 2017

The BJP MLA’s six-page reply accused CM Vasundhara Raje of having him removed from the national working committee of the BJP, among other things.

Bharatpur: Before CM Vasundhra Raje’s arrival, hospital staff changed bedsheets
Fri, May 12, 2017

CM Vasundhra Raje assured the injured that the government “would stand by them”.

In Bharatpur, one wedding and 24 funerals
Fri, May 12, 2017

The Bharatpur wedding ‘hall” is actually an open courtyard, where a tent was put up with support from the long brick wall.

Rajasthan: IRS officer says cops harassed his family, probe ordered
Sun, May 07, 2017

Baig is posted as an Assistant Commissioner (Investigation) in the Income Tax department.

Loyalist arrested in graft case, Ashok Gehlot cries ‘vendetta’
Wed, May 03, 2017

Gehlot, a former chief minister, accused the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government of engaging in the politics of vendetta.

Rajasthan: Books on Hindu deity to be included in public libraries
Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The books will be financed from the minister’s discretionary fund.

JEE main: Son of a school teacher, a Dalit creates history, scores 360/360
Mon, May 01, 2017

The confirmation came Thursday morning with a call from CBSE chairperson R K Chaturvedi

After Padmavati, ad film set vandalised over ‘Pak signs’
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The Mumbai-based production house, Good Morning Films, was shooting an advertisement for Volkswagen Polo hatchback in Chandni Chowk area near City Palace.

No regret over Pehlu’s death: Alwar BJP MLA
Tue, Apr 25, 2017

‘He was a cow smuggler... sinners like him will meet this fate’

Rajasthan textbooks on govt schemes: Good height, beautiful complexion for successful entrepreneur
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

The textbooks, dedicated to key central and state government schemes, focus mainly on announcements made by PM Modi and instructs students to “internalise each word” of his Swacch Bharat pledge

Barmer refinery: Rajasthan govt signs fresh MoU with HPCL
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

The reworked agreement, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said, would bring down the state’s financial burden from Rs 56,000 crore to about Rs 16,000 crore

From cops to MLA, all from upper caste, says father
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

11 Days On, Questions Cloud Death Of Dalit Sisters In Rajasthan

Ambedkar made author of Constitution for vote bank politics: BJP MLA
Sun, Apr 16, 2017

Bansal said Ambedkar was a member of the committee that Rajendra Prasad headed.

Rajasthan: BSP absent, BJP wins big in seat where Raje began
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Congress accused CM Vasundhara Raje of misusing the state government machinery for winning the poll.

BJP wins ‘battle of prestige’ in Dholpur, increases vote share from 27 % to 62 %
Thu, Apr 13, 2017

The Congress accused chief minister Vasundhara Raje of misusing the state government machinery for winning the poll.

Dholpur bypoll: EC trashes reports of faulty EVMs
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

The issue snowballed into a controversy after Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal raised doubts over the Dholpur bypoll.

Rajasthan bypoll: Rivalries old and new test Vasundhara Raje on familiar turf
Sun, Apr 09, 2017

State Congress president Sachin Pilot, who too has been campaigning extensively, has ridiculed the BJP over the choice of its candidate.

Brother ‘removes’ Ajmer Dargah chief for his beef, talaq statement
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Syed Zainul Abedeen Ali Khan, 75, called triple talaq un-Islamic and asking Muslims to stop eating beef for communal harmony.

To skirt Supreme Court’s liquor ban, some state highways give way
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Some govts denotify state highways, make them ‘urban roads’ to escape the 500-metre cap, a few others work around the issue. A look at measures on ground

NIA closes Ajmer case against Sadhvi Pragya, Indresh Kumar
Tue, Apr 04, 2017

The sadhvi’s name too figures in the context of this meeting.

Ashok Gehlot calls BJP govt formation in Goa and Manipur ‘reprehensible’
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Gehlot, who was the Congress’s election in-charge for Uttar Pradesh said the BJP would flout any norm to grab power.

Swami Aseemanand among 7 acquitted, three convicted in 2007 Ajmer shrine blast
Thu, Mar 09, 2017

“We don’t know why Aseemanand was acquitted despite his confessional statement. We can only know that once the full judgment is pronounced,” public prosecutor Ashwini Sharma told The Indian Express.

Karni Sena admits to vandalism at Chittorgarh fort, no arrests yet
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

The outfit has threatened further vandalism if the government does not stop the sound and light show at the fort

Rajasthan HC stays university move to suspend Jodhpur professor for organising lecture
Tue, Mar 07, 2017

On February 16, Ranawat was suspended following a decision by the university syndicate, which also formed a committee to look into the possibility of “terminating her services”.

Rajasthan: Will remove terrorist names, says Vasudev Devnani
Sun, Mar 05, 2017

Devnani had on Friday said, “I had asked the Akbar fort in Ajmer to be renamed as Ajmer fort. Since I am a patriot, I have sought changes in names that have reference to terrorists.”