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Jats seek ban on ‘Panipat’, allege wrong portrayal of Maharaja Suraj Mal
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

The protesters have got support from several senior politicians from across political parties, including BJP leader and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje

Day after Hyderabad, Chief Justice cautions: Justice can’t be instant, loses its character as revenge
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

"...But I don’t think justice can ever be or ought to be instant and justice must never, ever take the form of revenge. I believe justice loses its character of justice if it becomes revenge,” the CJI said.

Objections from Rajasthan, Punjab to gun law changes
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Members of the Rajput community and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh have objected to a provision in the Centre's proposed amendments to the 1959 Arms Act that prohibit an Indian citizen from owning more than one gun.

Sanskrit school ‘best option’, parents worried after Firoze row
Sun, Dec 01, 2019

At Rajakiya Varishth Upadhyay Sanskrit Vidyalaya in Bagru, where Firoze Khan, the Sanskrit teacher at the centre of the BHU row, studied, teachers and parents wonder: ‘What has religion got to do with education’?

Alwar police tell nine Muslim personnel no beard, then back down
Sat, Nov 23, 2019

The order issued on Thursday said the earlier permission granted to these nine Muslim police personnel — seven constables, a head constable and an assistant sub-inspector — had been revoked with immediate effect.

At Jaipur resort, Congress MLAs want power with Sena-NCP, but wait for Delhi signal
Tue, Nov 12, 2019

The MLAs were brought to a private resort in Pili Ka Talai, a nondescript village off the Delhi-Jaipur highway, on Friday and Saturday.

A weighty order goes out in Bikaner: Policemen have to measure, turn in their waist size by Nov 1
Thu, Oct 24, 2019

“Identify all officers/ personnel working under you who have more than average weight/ waist size at your office/ branch level and send information about their weight/ waist size,” says an order issued Wednesday by the office of the SP, Bikaner.

Ashok Gehlot govt flip-flop on civic elections, faultlines lie within
Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Shortly after coming to power, the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government decided to change the system through which mayors and chairmen in urban local bodies were elected under the previous BJP government.

Rajasthan govt moves HC against Pehlu Khan lynching case verdict
Fri, Oct 18, 2019

A video of the attack had gone viral, sparking nationwide outrage.

Rajasthan starts inquiry into ‘irregularities’ under two V-Cs
Fri, Oct 18, 2019

In light of the inquiries, the BJP has accused the Congress government in the state of deliberately initiating inquiries to harass academics appointed during the previous regime, and of interfering in the autonomy of universities.

Rajasthan: Jhunjunu cops are issuing ‘I am safe’ certificates, saving lives
Mon, Sep 30, 2019

The district police initiated a campaign to felicitate responsible drivers and riders with the objective of spreading awareness about traffic rules among the public.

Rajasthan reboots RTI Act: Jan Soochna Portal to provide govt information at the click of a button
Mon, Sep 16, 2019

Citizens can access data about 23 flagship schemes and services of 13 departments on their mobiles.

Over 1 crore Rajasthan families to benefit from merged health scheme
Tue, Sep 03, 2019

The Congress government in Rajasthan has come up with this scheme after merging the previous BJP government’s flagship Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana with the Central government’s Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

Rajasthan government to create unit to monitor ‘serious cases’
Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Speaking to reporters, the Chief Minister alleged that in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, in which all the accused were acquitted, the previous BJP government in the state “deliberately” left shortcomings to “save the accused”.

Rajasthan: Father of Dalit man beaten to death ‘commits suicide’
Sat, Aug 17, 2019

The family of Rattiram Jatav, 60, said that despite repeated requests, the police did not arrest the men accused of murdering his son Harish last month.

Rajasthan government to constitute SIT to probe lapses in Pehlu Khan case
Sat, Aug 17, 2019

The decision on constituting the SIT was taken following a high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at the chief minister’s office on Friday evening, two days after a court in Alwar district acquitted all six men accused of murdering Khan.

Father of Dalit man who was allegedly beaten to death in Alwar last month commits suicide, says family
Fri, Aug 16, 2019

Harish had succumbed to his injuries after he was assaulted by a group of locals for accidentally running his bike into a 55-year-old woman, his relatives said.

Surprising that video, photos not taken on record: court on Pehlu Khan probe
Fri, Aug 16, 2019

In the judgment, the court also slammed the police for a delay in lodging the FIR in the case, saying that it reflected “serious negligence” on part of the investigating officer.

How Pehlu Khan lynching case fell: family blames ‘poor’ probe
Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Charges against Pehlu’s sons helped arguments in court, says defence lawyer.

Pehlu attackers walk free, court finds glaring gaps in probe
Thu, Aug 15, 2019

On April 1, 2017, Khan and his companions — including his sons — were attacked by cow vigilantes in Alwar for transporting cattle. The incident invited nationwide outrage when Khan died two days after the attack.