Rajasthan News

Gujjar community members call off quota agitation after govt's written assurance

The Rajasthan Assembly on Wednesday had passed a bill giving five per cent quota in government jobs and educational institutes to the Gujjars and four other agitating communities.

Rajasthan Assembly passes bill to grant 5% quota to Gujjars, 4 other castes

Presented in the Rajasthan Assembly by Energy Minister B D Kalla, the bill was essentially introduced to pacify members of the Gujjar community who have been holding demonstrations since Friday across the state for quota.


At Ground Zero of Gurjar protest: ‘We voted Congress, why are they silent now’

Bainsla, who has earlier spearheaded various movements of the community in demand of reservation, says that he is determined that he won’t call off the protest this time till the government accepts their demand.

Rajasthan: Gujjars' agitation for quota turns violent, police vehicles torched; shots fired

Three police vehicles, including two jeeps and a bus were set afire by agitators

Gujjar quota dharna: Protesters block Delhi-Mumbai rail route, 12 trains running through Kota diverted

Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla Friday had started a dharna along with his supporters demanding reservation for five communities including Gujjars.

Rajasthan: Four die as car collides with truck in Rajsamand

The incident happened late Sunday night on Udaipur-Gomti Highway when the deceased were on their way to Rajsamand from Jaipur after participating in a stone mart exhibition.


Explained: Why election economics is all about handouts and sops

Ambitions high, Congress leaps into welfare politics to counter BJP. It has worked at times, but not always.

Party's victory in Ramgarh poll shows vote of confidence by people: Congress

The ruling Congress in Rajasthan Thursday touched the halfway mark in the 200-member state assembly with its candidate Shafia Zubair defeating her BJP rival by a margin of over 12,000 votes in the Ramgarh poll.

Ramgarh Assembly Election Results: Congress' Shafia Zubrai wins by 12,228 votes

Election to the Ramgarh seat was delayed due to the death of sitting MLA and BSP candidate Laxman Singh. The polls were held on January 28 this year.

Rajasthan assembly: MLA uses foul words against Governor, sparks ruckus

Leader of Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria said he can say under oath that this was the first instance where the language in the House stooped to such a low.

Rajasthan Videos

RTI applicants receive condoms instead of replies Rajasthan

A probe was launched after the video of them finding condoms and other worthless items in an envelope went viral.

Congress picks Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot is deputy CM

After deliberations, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has picked Ashok Gehlot for the post of Rajasthan Chief Minister. Sachin Pilot, who fought for the position, will be made deputy Chief Minister of the state.


How Congress sealed the deal in Rajasthan and MP | DECISION 2018

It was a close contest in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh between the Congress and BJP. But the grand old party did get a few things right which helped it get ahead of the bump in both the states. Manoj CG breaks it down.

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

BJP's silence is louder than Congress' celebration. The wait for Modi-Shah's concession speech is still on

The big difference between Congress and the BJP after an election result was at display on Tuesday. While after almost every election defeat Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and answered questions about the result, the BJP headquarters fell silent.

What Rahul did right: It was not the promise of better governance

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.


Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

At the heart of 'royal' property dispute is real estate worth Rs 25,000 crore

Three laws, three contesting claims, Rs 25,000 cr property, and a dying Faridkot royal lineage.

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.