Hamza Khan

Articles By Hamza Khan

Rajasthan: Our decision to join Congress, strengthen govt, say MLAs

Talking to The Indian Express, they said that it was their decision to join the Congress party and strengthen the government in the state.

‘Brahmins are held in high regard by virtue of birth’: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

In his tweet, Birla said, “Brahmins have always held a high position in society which is due to their sacrifice and dedication. This is the reason the Brahmin community has always been in a guiding role.”

‘Concubine-like life’: Rajasthan SHRC seeks law against live-in relationships

The order said that Right to Life in Article 21 of the Indian Constitution translates into “an honourable life, not an animal-like life.” It said that an “intense awareness campaign” is required to inform women to stay away from live-in relationships.

Rajasthan HC cites ‘Animal Farm’ to strike down largesse to ex-CMs

The Rajasthan Ministers’ Salaries (Amendment) Act, 2017, which amended the Rajasthan Ministers’ Salaries Act, 1956, was brought by the Vasundhara Raje government in 2017.

Rajasthan students’ union polls: NSUI fails to bag top post in government varsities

As per results declared Wednesday evening, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) won five president posts while Independents had won four.

Manmohan Singh elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

With his election, Singh becomes the lone Congress representative from Rajasthan in the Parliament, since all other Rajya Sabha MPs from the state are from the BJP.

How amending four labour laws spurred Rajasthan’s MSME sector

The latest Economic Survey of India praised Rajasthan, holding it up as a role model for the rest of the country.

Explained: How Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh propose to check lynching

The Rajasthan Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019 makes mob lynching a cognisable, non-bailable and non-compoundable offence punishable with life imprisonment and a fine up to Rs 5 lakh.

Rajasthan Assembly passes honour killing, anti-mob lynching Bills

Rajasthan had witnessed a spurt in lynchings in 2017, beginning with dairy farmer Pehlu Khan in April 2017. The Bill, tabled by Cabinet minister Shanti Dhariwal on July 30, was discussed Monday and subsequently passed by voice vote.

The women behind instant triple talaq petitions: ‘Historic win… no other woman’s life will be ruined now’

On August 22, 2017, the Supreme Court, in a landmark 3-2 verdict, “set aside” the practice of instant triple talaq, following a clutch of petitions filed by Muslim women. The women behind the petitions welcomed the passage of the Bill on Tuesday.

Bills to curb mob lynchings, honour killings tabled in Rajasthan Assembly

Citing “many” incidents of lynchings “resulting in loss of livelihood, injuries and death of persons at the hands of mobs”, the bill hopes to “nip the evil in the bud.”

Explained: Why Rajasthan has tabled a Bill against lynching, what SC had said

Rajasthan witnessed a spurt of lynchings in 2017, beginning with that of dairy farmer Pehlu Khan in April 2017.

Rajasthan: ‘Rape victim’ who set herself on fire dies, police say no proof of rape yet

In a complaint lodged on June 5, the woman alleged that a relative raped her four years ago. She had said that the accused visited her home when her husband, who was in the Army, was away.

Samleti blast case: ‘We are acquitted but who will bring back the (23) years’

While acquitting them on Monday, the High Court said the prosecution had failed to provide evidence of conspiracy. It said the prosecution could not establish any link between them and the main accused, Dr Abdul Hameed, whose death sentence was upheld.

Family claims man lynched after bike accident in Alwar

Harish Jatav, succumbed to his injuries on Thursday following an alleged assault on July 16 by locals for accidentally running his motorcycle into a 55-year-old woman, his relatives said.

Rajasthan constable beaten to death; CM Ashok Gehlot orders probe

According to Rajsamand Superintendent of Police Bhuvan Bhushan, Head Constable Abdul Gani, in his early 40s, was attacked by one the two groups he was investigating with regard to a fight between two women.

Explained: What is Rajasthan’s free medicine scheme

Dr Manoj Thaguria said, “A lot of patients revisit the dispensaries, hence the high number of beneficiaries. Some also manage to get a second course of prescribed medicines on the same day."

Rajasthan: I deserved to be made the CM, says Ashok Gehlot

With the Congress winning most seats in the Assembly elections held last year, Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, who later had to be content with Deputy CM post, were in race for the top spot.

Rajasthan Budget: Focus on farm sector, no new tax

The Chief Minister announced a Rs 1,000-crore Farmer Welfare Fund aimed at ‘Ease of Doing Farming’.

Jaipur: Internet curbs extended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

According to police, the child was picked up around 7.30 pm Monday from near her home by an unidentified youth on a motorcycle, who raped her before dropping her back after two hours.