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Rajasthan CM targets BJP brass: Bid to buy Cong, independent MLAs
Sun, Jul 12, 2020

Gehlot claims plot to topple govt, 2 BJP men held; Rajasthan police invoke sedition, conspiracy charges, say will record statements of Gehlot, Pilot too

Lockdown effect: 22 lakh more MNREGS labourers in Rajasthan this year than 2019
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

Officials say the increase in the MNREGS figures accounts for those who earlier didn’t have to rely on the employment guarantee scheme but after the Covid-19 crisis has now joined the labour force under the scheme in absence of work.

Ramdev Ayurvedic ‘corona kit’: no govt nod, trials that used allopathic drugs
Thu, Jun 25, 2020

The trials were conducted only on asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic patients. Severely symptomatic patients and those with acute respiratory distress syndrome were excluded for enrolment.

Rajasthan sees surge in crime figures after easing of curbs
Thu, Jun 25, 2020

The number of criminal cases under IPC sections had decreased by 47.6 per cent in April during the peak of the nationwide lockdown as compared to those recorded in March or February. Several lockdown restrictions were eased after April 20.

Rajasthan to launch Indira Rasoi Yojana to provide meals at concessional rate
Tue, Jun 23, 2020

BJP says ruling Congress renamed Raje govt’s food scheme, officials say it expired on March 31

Rajasthan government to launch Indira Rasoi Yojana to provide meals at concessional rate
Mon, Jun 22, 2020

BJP says ruling Congress renamed Raje govt’s food scheme, officials say it expired on March 31.

Rajasthan: E-textbook says Maharana Pratap ‘lacked patience, control and planning required in military commander’
Sat, Jun 20, 2020

This particular portion in the e-textbook however, is not mentioned in the 2020 edition of the class 10 social science textbook distributed by the Rajasthan State Textbook Board.

Avoid social media posts on govt, court policies: Rajasthan HC order to judicial staff
Wed, Jun 17, 2020

The standing order, dated June 15, stated that judicial officers and court staff express opinions on social media on “matters to which they have no concern whatsoever”.

Over 60% skilled, migrant workers fuel Rajasthan’s NREGS high
Sat, Jun 13, 2020

The 25-year-old skilled worker who is now looking at MNREGS to survive is not alone.

Rajasthan: Three booked for ‘casteist abuses, refusing to give Dalit a haircut’ in Tonk
Fri, Jun 12, 2020

According to the FIR, the incident took place on Tuesday when Kalu Harijan went to Nandkishore Sain’s shop in the village for a haircut.

Rajasthan hospital faces probe after anti-Muslim WhatsApp posts by staff
Mon, Jun 08, 2020

On Saturday, Dr Sunil Choudhary, who runs the Srichand Baradiya Rog Nidan Kendra, a private orthopaedic hospital in Sardarshahar, apologised on Facebook, saying his staff did not intend to hurt the sentiments of any religious group.

Power subsidy held up for months, farmers plan protests in Rajasthan
Fri, Jun 05, 2020

The 72-year-old is disappointed that like many other farmers across the state, he has stopped receiving a power subsidy of up to Rs 833 per month, which was announced by the previous BJP government in Rajasthan in October 2018 in addition to the regular tariff subsidy provided by the state government to farmers.

Rajasthan SHO suicide: Police personnel ask for transfer citing ‘false complaints’ by MLA
Mon, May 25, 2020

The opposition has demanded a CBI probe into the death, alleging that local politicians and other officials were responsible for the suicide of police inspector Vishnu Dutt Bishnoi.

Rajasthan: SHO commits suicide in Churu district, Oppn seeks probe
Sun, May 24, 2020

Following the incident, screenshots of an alleged chat between him and a lawyer were widely circulated on social media, in which Bishnoi allegedly mentioned his wish for voluntary retirement due to “dirty politics” aimed at trapping him.

Rajasthan: Krishak Kalyan fees on agri produce slashed
Sat, May 23, 2020

Move comes after Rajasthan government faces opposition from agricultural mandis and farmer groups.

Begin Again
Sun, May 17, 2020

Pramod Rai, Kamlesh Sahu, Ravi Maurya, Dinesh Kharadi, Ajay Manjhi, Gajraj Yadav, and Abdul Azim are the “luckier” ones, having made their way back to their villages after long journeys. As they rework their budgets and life, what keeps them going is the whiff of their dreams

45% cases in Rajasthan in 21-40 yrs age group: Govt report
Sat, May 16, 2020

Senior citizens, who are being considered particularly vulnerable to Covid-19, account for a relatively lower percentage of positive cases in Rajasthan as compared to the younger age-groups, according to the data.

Saying send us home, migrants protest in Jaipur, many injured
Tue, May 12, 2020

Rezaul Karim, a migrant from Malda, West Bengal, said, “In the past one month, we haven’t received much ration and have run out of money. Today, we decided to take to the streets and ask the administration to give us food and find means to go home."

Mandis, farmers oppose Rajasthan’s Krishi Kalyan fees
Tue, May 12, 2020

The government has said that the 2 per cent fees collected will be deposited in the Krishak Kalyan Kosh — dedicated to the welfare of farmers in the state.

In Rajasthan, private buses ferrying migrant workers charge 3 times fare fixed by govt
Tue, May 05, 2020

While the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) is ferrying labourers for free, its services are restricted to within the state.