Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

Rajasthan Assembly


Rajasthan Speaker: 81 MLAs claimed in person that resignations not voluntary

January 31, 2023 7:38 am

The legislators resigned from the Assembly in September following the Congress high command’s “unilateral” decision to opt for a new CM — said to have been Sachin Pilot.

Amid attacks on Dalits in Rajasthan, BJP, Congress locked in a battle of perception

March 25, 2022 4:24 pm

SC/ST votes account for 31.31 per cent of the population in the state. Of the 200 Assembly seats in the state, 34 seats are reserved for SCs and 25 for STs.

Rajasthan Assembly finds university named in Bill is only on paper

March 24, 2022 9:35 am

The Gurukul University Sikar Bill, 2022, which seeks to incorporate the Gurukul Shikshan Sansthan, Sikar, as a university, was tabled on February 24. On Tuesday, Rajendra Singh Yadav, Minister in charge of Higher Education, was scheduled to move a motion to pass the Bill.

BJP MLAs raise slogans in Rajasthan Assembly, demand probe in REET paper leak case

February 15, 2022 2:14 pm

The opposition BJP has been demanding a CBI inquiry in the paper leak case. Ever since the Budget Session began on Wednesday last week, the opposition has been creating uproar over the demand.

Reshuffle reflects renewed focus of Congress to retain SC/ST support base in eastern Rajasthan

November 24, 2021 6:55 am

Among the new faces, eight out of the 15 newly-appointed ministers come from four districts — Bharatpur, Alwar, Dausa and Karauli — all situated in eastern Rajasthan.

Explained: Why has Rajasthan's marriage registration Bill kicked up a storm?

October 13, 2021 3:12 pm

Amid demands to withdraw the Bill, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said Monday that the government would request the Governor to return the Bill.

Food, drug adulteration may invite life imprisonment: Rajasthan Assembly passes Bill

September 19, 2021 11:24 am

The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill has provisions for life imprisonment for adulteration of food, or drugs and medicines, making their sale a cognisable and non-bailable offence.

Rajasthan Assembly amends marriage registration law, opposition says justifies child weddings

September 18, 2021 9:47 am

The Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill, 2021 amends the Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act, 2009.

Delhi Police summons Rajasthan Congress chief whip for questioning in phone tapping case

June 23, 2021 2:37 pm

The police have asked Joshi to reach the Prashant Vihar office of the Crime Branch in Rohini for the questioning.

Rajasthan Assembly proceedings adjourned twice amid uproar by BJP members

February 11, 2021 2:45 pm

During the zero hour, BJP MLAs Vasudev Devnani and Madan Dilawar raised the matter but Speaker CP Joshi did not allow them following which Deputy leader of opposition, Rajendra Rathore, and others stormed to the well protesting against the incident.