Hemaram Choudhary, who represents Gudamalani in the Assembly, said he will give the reason once his resignation is accepted. The development is being seen as a sign of another political storm in the state Congress.
From Goa Medical College Hospital to Jaipur Golden and Batra in New Delhi last month; from Nashik to Chamrajnagar. Across cities and towns SOSs went out 24 by 7. By the time High Courts and the Supreme Court prodded governments to act, it was too late for many.
“Damodar Sharda, 73, had passed away earlier in the day due to Covid-19. In the evening, his daughter, Chandrakala, 34, insisted on going for his cremation and the relatives eventually yielded,” said Prem Prakash, SHO, Kotwali police station, Barmer.
Currently, the case doubling time in Rajasthan is 45 days, compared to 52 days for India, and week specific positivity rate (for April 11-17) stands at 12.91 per cent for Rajasthan, while for India it was 14.40 per cent.
At least 17 candidates, along with five family members, had been shifted to Fairmont hotel in Jaipur and were expected to stay here till May 2. But, sources said, the MLAs were concerned due to rising Covid cases.
“We have taken some time off. Of course, the risk of horse trading is there,” AIUDF’s influential general secretary Aminul Islam, a candidate from Mankachar constituency in Assam, told The Indian Express over phone from Jaipur.
“I had submitted my nomination as an Independent to serve the people of Sahara. But I, and my family, were pressurised, and hence I have withdrawn my papers today [Friday]. I will continue to work in the Sahara Assembly seat…” Pitliya says in a short video.
Under the Rs 3,500-crore scheme, announced by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in the 2021-22 State Budget, each family in the state is entitled to health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh every year in all government hospitals and select private facilities.
Almost eight years later, a local court in Jodhpur last week finally annulled her marriage to Mahendra Sihag, "a good for nothing drunkard" as she puts it. She says she doesn't know his exact age; he was around 23 in 2013.
While the programme is being seen as a show of strength by Khan, and a bid to consolidate the Muslim vote, the former minister said it was aimed at bringing together newly-elected members of urban and rural bodies and senior leaders so that new members can “learn” from the “experiences of veterans”.
In a Facebook post Tuesday evening, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot reiterated his stance on phone tapping and shared his comments from last year where he had said on several instances that phones of MPs and MLAs were not tapped.
The confirmation, posted on the website of the Rajasthan Assembly in reply to a question asked of the government during the House session of August 2020, flies in the face of earlier assertions both by the government and by the Chief Minister personally.
Earlier in the day, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had said that, "There have been some news reports suggesting impending shortage of Covid-19 vaccine doses in Rajasthan. The factual position is that there is no shortage at present
On Sunday and Monday, Raje visited nearly a dozen temples, mainly in Bharatpur and in adjacent Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Over two days, she visited Poonchhari Ka Lautha in Bharatpur and worshipped Lautha Baba.