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Former Union minister CP Joshi elected Speaker of Rajasthan Assembly

Congratulating Joshi on his election, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he has a rich experience of legislative rules and procedures both as a parliamentarian and state legislator.

Senior Congress leader CP Joshi to be Rajasthan Assembly speaker

The election of the new Speaker will be held on Wednesday and Governor Kalyan Singh will administer the oath of office on the same day.

Rajasthan HC stays allotment of 10k petrol pumps; issues notices to centre, state govt, oil companies

The companies had issued notification in newspapers on December 14 last year seeking applications for setting up 10,000 new petrol pumps across the state. The last date for the application was Saturday.

Make separate OPD, ICU for swine flu patients: Rajasthan health minister to officials

Health Minister Raghu Sharma has also directed chief medical and health officers to set up rapid action force for door-to-door screening in the flu affected areas, a spokesperson of the department said.

New Rajasthan cabinet scraps education criteria for civic poll candidates

The state government will review the decisions taken by the previous BJP-led dispensation in the last six months, Health Minister Raghu Sharma told reporters after the first meeting of the new cabinet.

Rajasthan polls: BJP says Sachin Pilot a ‘fugitive’ for contesting from Tonk

"Those who leave their home for any other place, people call them fugitives. Now people of Rajasthan will call Sachin Pilot a fugitive," said Khanna, who also states BJP in-charge.

Rajasthan: 29 people test positive in biggest Zika outbreak in history of India

According to the officials, the first case of Zika Virus was reported on September 23, following which tests by the authorities established traces of the virus in the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes on September 26.

Amit Shah in Rajasthan: Congress ruled for 70 years but never gave backwards their due rights

Launching a boisterous attack on the Congress over the National Register of Citizens (NRC), Shah said the government would identify all illegal immigrants from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Assam to Rajasthan and expel them, one by one.

Minor held for sodomising, murdering 7-yr-old cousin

According to the police, the 17-year-old accused had tried to mislead them by saying that the victim was kidnapped by unidentified men.

Rakbar lynching case: Police file chargesheet, three charged with murder

The 25-page chargesheet names Dharmendra, Paramjeet, and Naresh, who were arrested following Rakbar’s death. They have been charged under section 302 of IPC, among others. While investigation against one has been kept pending.

Rajasthan govt makes it compulsory for teachers it appointed to attend Teachers’ day event

The Opposition slammed the move, asking how the Vasundhara Raje-led government could differentiate between teachers appointed during various regimes.

Alwar lynching: Rakbar’s children to get free education in Aligarh madrasa

The tuition and hostel fee of the four children, who are now in Aligarh, is being taken care of by the school and by Steps Foundation, with the latter being instrumental in bringing them to Aligarh.