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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’

Salman Khan acquitted in arms act case, court says prosecution failed to prove charge
Fri, Jan 27, 2017

Salman Khan had appeared in the court on March 10, 2016 for recording of his statements, wherein he had pleaded innocence and had stated that he had been framed in the case by the forest department.

Rajasthan govt asks public libraries to keep the entire work of RSS idealogue
Wed, Jan 18, 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’

BJP MLA: There is no question of withdrawing resignation
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

According to Ahuja, he wanted to spend more time in Ramgarh constituency and therefore decided to resign.

Cow only animal that inhales, exhales oxygen: Rajasthan minister
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

The minister underscored the ‘scientific significance’ of the cow.

Congress ex-MLA, ex-VC held in Jodhpur University scam
Fri, Jan 27, 2017

The five are accused of involvement in an alleged scam relating to recruitment in 111 posts of assistant and associate professors at JNVU in 2012-13, when the Congress was in power.

Video his personal opinion, no need for disciplinary action: CRPF IG
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

'Everyone knows CRPF faces these problems'

In video message to PM Modi, CRPF jawan says we get no pension, quota like Armymen
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Singh clarifies he has nothing against the Army, but only wants similar facilities for CRPF jawans.

Stuck at Sajjangarh for over a year, Ranthambore tiger Ustad could soon find a bigger home
Thu, Jan 12, 2017

New Year could bring good news for Ustad — the Ranthambore tiger that was shifted to a zoo in Udaipur for being a man-eater — with the state government hinting at providing the big cat with a bigger home.

Rajasthan University Vice-Chancellor J P Singhal quits day before HC hearing
Mon, Jan 09, 2017

Last week, the High Court had slammed the government over Singhal’s appointment.

PM Modi sacrificed the poor for yajna for rich: Rahul Gandhi
Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Rahul alleged that demonetisation was a ruse for massive loan write-offs to the “super rich”, and that it had hurt the poor, farmers and women by “sucking up” their hard-earned money.

Need to popularise Sanskrit, dispel myths: Kalyan Singh
Sat, Dec 17, 2016

Says scientific nature of the language had been recognised all over the world and that it was the optimum language for computing besides mathematics.

Jaisalmer: Doctor held for sending ‘obscene’ Diwali message
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Before being arrested, the doctor was removed from his post by the Chief Medical Health Officer at Community Health Centre in Pokhran.

Muslim doctor held for ‘obscene’ Diwali post sent on WhatsApp group
Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Mohammad Yaqub, posted as a senior doctor at the Community Health Centre in Pokhran, was arrested under Section 151 of the CrPC.

Pakistan delegation to skip Jaipur Sufi fest
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

The Jaipur Sufi Festival is organised annually by the Foundation of SAARC Writers And Literature (FOSWAL), in association with the Rajasthan government.