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Congress high command gets into action, Ashok Gehlot may expand Cabinet within days
Sun, Jul 25, 2021

AICC general secretary (organisation) K C Venugopal and in-charge of the state Ajay Maken will arrive in Jaipur Saturday night to hold meetings with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, his rival Sachin Pilot and other leaders of the party.

BJP cries foul over selection of Rajasthan Cong chief’s relatives in RAS exams
Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Dotasra rubbished the allegations, terming them as propaganda.

The wind blowing from Punjab stirs Pilot camp into hope again
Wed, Jul 21, 2021

The Pilot faction has been hoping for over a year now that the high command will intervene to address their grievances regarding party affairs in the state.

Jaipur civic body: Independents threaten to pull support to Congress
Tue, Jul 20, 2021

The Congress had won 47 seats in the heritage municipal corporation in the civic polls last year and emerged as the single largest party. However, it had to take the support of Independent councillors to reach the majority mark in the civic body of 51.

IRS officer in charge of opium factories held with Rs 16.3 lakh
Sun, Jul 18, 2021

Senior ACB officials said the arrested person has been identified as Shashank Yadav, a 2010 batch IRS officer, who is currently posted as General Manager, Government Opium & Alkaloid Works in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh.

Rajasthan: ASI removes plaques saying Rajput forces had to retreat in Maharana Pratap-Akbar battle
Fri, Jul 16, 2021

Bipin Chandra Negi, ASI Jodhpur circle superintendent, said fresh plaques would be put up in Rajsamand district's Rakta Talai, with information based on ‘proven historical facts'.

Time for new slogan ‘hum do, hamare ek’: Rajasthan Minister
Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Rajasthan Youth Congress president and MLA Ganesh Ghogra also said there is a need for a law for population control.

Shock, panic and grief: How a trip led to death of 11 youths at Amer
Tue, Jul 13, 2021

Eleven people were dead and more than 10 others injured in the incident, a video of which was widely circulated shortly after a thunderstorm hit Jaipur on Sunday.

Former Rajasthan BJP MLA, others booked for communal speech in Alwar
Sat, Jul 10, 2021

According to the FIR, Ahuja allegedly announced that 5,000-10,000 people will assemble near the village on July 25 and bring weapons such as sticks, swords, spears and licenced guns.

If we’re not heard, then we will definitely go to Delhi, says Pilot loyalist Rajasthan MLA
Thu, Jul 08, 2021

Last year, Rajasthan had witnessed a political crisis after Pilot had taken off with 18 of his loyalist MLAs and camped in Delhi and Manesar in Haryana for over a month.

Rajasthan leaked tapes row: Union minister to be asked for voice samples
Thu, Jul 08, 2021

“We had filed an application in the court around June 30, that we be granted the permission to take the voice sample of Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Sanjay Jain." said an official.

Rajasthan to develop corridor connecting 3 tiger reserves
Wed, Jul 07, 2021

Senior officials from the Rajasthan forest department say that in April, the state government had sent the proposal to develop the Ramgarh Vishdhari sanctuary for tigers.

Rajasthan schools rank last in terms of gender parity in senior classes: Report
Wed, Jul 07, 2021

According to the recently released 2019-20 report, in Rajasthan, the GPI value for classes 11-12 is 0.87, much lower than the national average of 1.04 in this category.

Rajasthan: Shortage halts inoculation drive in many places
Tue, Jun 29, 2021

On June 25, the combined inoculation in both the government and private sector was 10.45 lakh doses, which is the recorded highest single-day vaccination figure in the state till now.

Rajasthan: NGO head held over ‘threat’ to public servants, family says framed
Sat, Jun 19, 2021

Family members of 62-year-old Devendra Singh Faujdar allege he was ‘framed’ because he raised issues pertaining to public interest and highlighted shortcomings in the public healthcare system in Bharatpur.

In Gehlot-Pilot tussle, a new headache for Cong: 6 MLAs who came from BSP
Tue, Jun 15, 2021

Claim 'injustice', say Pilot camp building pressure on high command for ministry berths.

‘Cow vigilantes’ lynch MP man transporting cattle in Rajasthan
Tue, Jun 15, 2021

The police said the two who were attacked were from Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh and had come to Rajasthan to buy bulls for farm work.

Man transporting bovines killed by mob in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh district: Police
Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Additional Director General of Police (Crime), Ravi Prakash Meharda, said Chittorgarh police have taken 7-8 people into custody and the accused will be arrested soon.

Cong MLAs saying their phones being tapped, says Pilot loyalist
Sun, Jun 13, 2021

“Some Congress MLAs are talking about their phones being tapped. They told me about this. I told them that they should speak with the Chief Minister, and I think they have conveyed the message," said Chaksu MLA Ved Prakash Solanki, who was among the 18 MLAs who supported Pilot last year.

Sachin Pilot in Delhi, Congress says ‘hopes’ will be addressed
Sat, Jun 12, 2021

A senior leader is in touch with Pilot, and AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is again playing a role in ensuring that the situation does not escalate, sources said.

BJP may have spoken to Sachin Tendulkar, have no courage to speak to me: Sachin Pilot
Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Pilot made these comments at a protest in Jaipur in response to a question from mediaperons about BJP leader Joshi’s claim that he was not comfortable in the Congress and may join the BJP soon.

Dalit youth killed in Rajasthan after row over Ambedkar poster: Police
Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Vinod Bamnia, who was a member of Bhim Army, was assaulted on June 5 near his home in Kikraliya village of Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh district, and died in a hospital in Sriganganagar two days later, police said.

Inside black fungus wards in Rajasthan: Amid injection shortage, increasing patients, many end up losing vision
Sun, Jun 06, 2021

Last month, Rajasthan declared mucormycosis an epidemic. Since then, cases have steadily increased in rural as well as urban areas.

Rajasthan HC hauls up govt over Covid-19 vaccination for Pak migrants
Fri, Jun 04, 2021

The division bench of Justices Rameshwar Vyas and Vijay Bishnoi also directed the state government on Thursday to explain why it is not considering Pakistani Migrants who are not in possession of ID cards eligible for vaccination.

Rajasthan: In show of strength, Raje’s supporters start ‘jan rasoi’ in ex-CM’s name
Wed, Jun 02, 2021

Amidst reports of the growing say of the BJP central leadership in state matters and Vasundhara Raje being missing from several programmes of the state unit, the former CM’s supporters have in recent times floated parallel outfits backing her.