Mahim Pratap Singh

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360/360 at JEE mains, son of a school teacher, a Dalit
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

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

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.”

Rajasthan education minister Vasudev Devnani now calls Akbar ‘Aatank kari’
Sat, Mar 04, 2017

When asked about it, the minister said he had used the word invader, not terrorist.

Suggested restricting world affairs in school curriculum to National Education Policy: Vasudev Devnani
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

The minister said the ruling BJP government in the state was committed to making Rajasthan a global education hub.

BJP MLA, supporters clash with cops in Kota
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

The police neither confirmed nor denied the slapping of an SHO by the MLA’s husband.

Rajasthan govt rolls back power tariff hike for farmers
Sun, Feb 19, 2017

With Saturday’s rollback, farmers will continue to get electricity at 90 paise per unit, with a flat rate of 85 paise per horsepower for unmetered connections.

Jodhpur university professor who organised Nivedita Menon’s lecture suspended
Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The event had triggered protests by ABVP members leading to a shutdown in the university after which the registrar had filed a police complaint against Menon over her alleged remarks.

RCA amends constitution, paves way for Lalit Modi’s son
Tue, Feb 14, 2017

The amendments enables former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi’s son Ruchir to throw his hat in the ring to become the RCA boss

BJP MLA calls for Vasundhara Raje’s removal, wants probe into Deendayal Upadhyay death
Sun, Feb 12, 2017

A senior party leader and an old RSS hand, Tiwari is the most vocal among a group of known Raje baiters in Rajasthan.

Breaking history: Maharana Pratap won Battle of Haldighati
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

The proposal, discussed at a meeting of Rajasthan University, was backed Tuesday by former Higher Education Minister Kalicharan Saraf and School Education Minister Vasudev Devnani.

Take 5: ‘Padmavati is not a Sufi tale, it is history. I haven’t read it, haven’t others?’
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

Faces on the fringes of news: Narayan Singh Deorala, 33, Jaipur district head, Shri Rajput Karni Sena

Jodhpur university files police complaint against JNU prof for Kashmir mention
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

Menon denied the charges and said that an “unnecessary controversy” had been created “based on rumours”.

Eye on Rajputs, parties in Rajasthan united in silence on Bhansali attack
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

CM Vasundhara Raje, who acted tough against similar acts of vandalism during the Jaipur Art Summit and also refused to bow down to the RSS-VHP over the demolition of temples, chose not to act against the SRKS.

Babulal Nagar rape case: Not surprised by acquittal, will appeal, says complainant
Wed, Feb 01, 2017

A local court had on Monday acquitted Nagar giving him the benefit of doubt after the prosecution failed to establish his guilt beyond reasonable doubt.

Padmavati shown in bad light as she was a Hindu: Latest from MoS Giriraj Singh
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

He said such people who “play” with India’s history should be “punished” by the public. Singh was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an event organised by the Khadi Gramodyog Board.

With 7 lakh ‘foot-soldiers’, Karni Sena aims to fight distortion of history
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

The main Karni Sena faction is led by Mahipal Singh, who organised Friday’s protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Padmavati at Jaigarh Fort.

ACB action on Ashok Gehlot turf: Why arrests in Rajasthan are being seen in political terms
Fri, Jan 27, 2017

Following the arrests, the Supreme Court questioned the ACB on the arrests, and gave the ex-VC conditional bail while asking the other accused to move the lower court for bail.

RSS quotes BR Ambedkar to say reservation should go, clarifies not against quota
Sat, Jan 21, 2017

Earlier, during the discussion, Vaidya said caste-based reservation in the context of SCs and STs was meant to address historical discrimination perpetrated by “us”.

Rajasthan govt asks public libraries to keep the entire work of RSS idealogue
Thu, Jan 19, 2017

All 361 libraries in state told to feature Deendayal Upadhyaya’s ‘Sampoorna Vangmay’, a 15-volume compendium, to push his idea of ‘Ekatma Manavvad’