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Vasundhara Raje


Where Ashok Gehlot, Vasundhara Raje stand shoulder to shoulder

November 11, 2022 7:43 pm

Set to open in Jaipur, a 'Museum of Political Narratives', with statues of leaders, glimpses into the political history of Rajasthan

Gehlot, Raje have been in alliance for 22 years… Now there seems to be one between PM Modi and CM: RLP’s Hanuman Beniwal

November 10, 2022 8:40 am

Beniwal, the Nagaur MP, tells The Indian Express: “Rajasthan is suffering due to the tussle between Gehlot and Sachin Pilot. Pilot wants to become the CM … should float a party of his own, that is my advice.”

Vasundhara Raje also opposed Mahi water transfer: Congress

November 01, 2022 1:30 am

Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi pointed out that the transfer of water from Kadana on Mahi river to Sujalam Sufalam canals was a breach of a 1966 deal between Gujarat and Rajasthan and chief ministers across party lines in Rajasthan has opposed to the move.

Vasundhara Raje’s temple run: Ahead of ladai, BJP leader brings out old playbook to mobilise supporters

October 18, 2022 12:20 pm

Former Rajasthan CM visited nine temples between the end of September and October 15, informally labelled ‘Dev Darshan Yatra’ by her followers

Friendless and cornered, but Raje pushes back: 'Vasundhara phir se'

August 31, 2022 11:39 am

The state leadership's stand that the BJP will fight the 2023 elections without a CM face is seen as a snub to Raje

Congress govt has forgotten people of Rajasthan: Ex-CM Vasundhara Raje

August 29, 2022 7:39 am

“The state was ahead in our time in education, health, road, electricity and water conservation, but today it is ahead in crime, atrocities against women and Dalits, and in corruption,” Raje said.

Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia suggests a 70-yr age limit; rival Vasundhara Raje is 69

August 04, 2022 7:26 am

Apart from Vasundhara Raje, Poonia's suggestion could end up putting Rajasthan Leader of the Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria, 77, and Raje loyalist leaders such as Kailash Meghwal who are in their late 80s out of contention.

The Meena factor: Vasundhara Raje to Congress MLA, even rivals can't ignore Kirodi Lal

July 20, 2022 4:59 pm

Reacting to Meena's letter to CM Gehlot claiming death threats, Congress Pratapgarh MLA Ramlal Meena declared: “Were Kirodi Lal to suffer even a scratch, there would be an earthquake.”

BJP to make the most of welfare schemes, launch Tiranga Yatra ahead of 2024: Vasundhara Raje

July 02, 2022 4:28 pm

The BJP will go on a 'Ghar Ghar Tiranga' campaign and reach out to 20 crore people before the next Lok Sabha election, says the party vice-president after an office-bearers meeting on the second day of its national executive meeting in Hyderabad.

A slippery ally: The non-committal politics of Hanuman Beniwal

June 09, 2022 8:27 am

In its three-and-half-year-long existence, the RLP has allied with the BJP, later broken away from the NDA and now, once again, will cast its lot with Subhash Chandra, the Independent candidate who is supported by the BJP.


Massive landslide in Darjeeling, Indonesian plane crash, Digital India Launch

July 04, 2015 8:00 am

Narendra Modi launches Digital India campaign; Massive Landslide In Darjeeling, 38 Feared dead; Indonesian Air Force Plane Crashes, 100 Feared dead.

Angry Congress workers hit streets, demand Swaraj, Raje's resignation

June 17, 2015 9:51 pm

Congress workers protest against the role of Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje on Lalit Modi issue in Kolkata on Wednesday.

Vasundhara Raje flags off Metro train service in Jaipur

June 03, 2015 5:10 pm

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje flagging off the Jaipur Metro from Mansarovar to Chandpole.

Express Adda with Vasundhara Raje

May 07, 2015 4:32 pm

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje was the guest at the Express Adda, in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Vasundhara Raje hits the road ahead of Lok Sabha polls

February 16, 2014 3:59 pm

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, her 11 ministers, their 19 secretaries, on the move for 11 days.


Congress likely to win Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh elections, says ABP News C-voter survey

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

An ABP News C-voter pre-poll survey has predicted a huge victory for the Congress party in Rajasthan,and a BJP defeat in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh too.

Rajasthan CM inaugurates burns ICU in Jaipur

February 25, 2016 3:29 am

Jaipur, Feb 25 (ANI): Addressing a gathering at the inauguration of burns intensive care unit (ICU) at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said the technologically advanced unit will benefit patients. Extending thanks to the Shakti Peeth Sri Shanidham for lending two-crore rupees for the project, the Chief Minister appealed the visitors and patients to maintain cleanliness at the hospital premises. The city's major hospital already had a burn ward that has been modernised with the latest technologies.

World Bank to aid Rajasthan's energy sector

February 22, 2016 2:47 pm

Jaipur, Feb 22 (ANI): The World Bank would be extending its cooperation to the Rajasthan government in the area of energy sector. World Bank Country Director Onno Ruhl spoke to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her cabinet ministers to discuss these issues in detail. Ruhl congratulated Raje on the success of decreasing the rate of defecation in the open. He also stressed on the use of traditional forms of energy while maintaining that the focus was on alternative forms of energy. Chief Secretary C S Rajan, Principal Secretary (Energy) Sanjay Malhotra, State Power Distribution Companies Chairman Bhaskar A Sawant, Organising Secretary Akhil Arora and World Bank Special Project Manager Mandakini Pal were present on the occasion.

Vasundhara Raje inaugurates international astrology, physiological conference

February 18, 2016 2:59 pm

Rajasthan, Feb 18 (ANI): Inaugurating the 5th International Astrology and Physiological conference at Vailshalinagar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje emphasised on the scientific value of astrology. CM Raje urged the public to understand the concepts of astrology in a scientific way rather being superstitious about it. Bharatiya Janata Party MP Manoj Rajoria, MLA Kailash verma, Rajasthan Sanskrit University former vice-chancellor Ramanuj Devnathan and Banaras Hindu University Dean Ramchandra Pandey were among others present on the occasion.

It's time to work and grow together: Rajasthan CM

February 18, 2016 2:59 pm

Jaipur, Feb 18 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said the government should not keep their powers with them but should use them for the upliftment of the country. She also said that the officers should take their responsibilities and take decisions on a faster pace rather than delaying the issue. She further said that it is the time to work together and grow together and this mantra can only help the country to grow.

Raje holds pre-budget meeting with stakeholders

February 11, 2016 3:59 am

Jaipur, Feb 11 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje held a pre-budget sessions with different groups. More than hundred representatives from various groups, right from NGOs to farmers, attended the series of seminars held in Panchayati Raj building in Jaipur. During these brainstorming session, intellectuals gave their valuable suggestions to CM Raje to bring a common man friendly state budget. The CM assured all representatives to consider their feedback and promised to bring a friendly budget.

CM Raje attends literary festival in pink city

January 22, 2016 5:42 am

Jaipur, Jan 22 (ANI): Asia's largest literary festival kicked off in Jaipur, in a testament to the growing global influence of Indian literature and its appeal to both publishers and authors. Regional language novelists and poets will rub shoulders with Nobel laureates and Booker Prize winners at the annual Jaipur Literary Festival where organisers will showcase works from different states and dialects to thousands of book lovers. Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, inaugurated the event which began with the playing of Rajasthani traditional folk music. Hundreds of thousands of writers, critics, publishers and fans are expected to pack Jaipur's streets for the five-day event from January 21. Meanwhile, Rajasthan Chief Minister Raje emphasized on the habit of reading books. Access to all the events is free, and with no VIP treatment for the best-selling writers and poets, fans can get unique access to their favourite authors. In addition to die-hard bookworms, the festival's music and dancing events attract students, tourists, and even India's celebrity glitterati.

Jaipur Lit Fest kicks off with much fervour

January 21, 2016 7:52 am

Jaipur, Jan 21 (ANI): The Jaipur Literature Festival kick started on Thursday morning with the performance of local award-winning Rajasthani musicians Nathoo Solanki and Chugge Khan. The annual event is being held at the Diggi Palace. The event is slated to run from 21-25 January. The festival is completely free and open to all, attracting visitors from all four corners of the globe. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will inaugurate the event in a ceremony, which will include a keynote address from award-winning author Margaret Atwood.