India | Reuters | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has shaken up labour, land and welfare policies with such verve that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has even poached her chief of staff for the Union Finance Ministry.
India | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh; Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 24, 2014
Education Minister Smriti Irani, who is in Rajasthan for a personal tour, was seen visiting one of the country's best-known astrologers today.
India | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Nihal Chand Meghwal, the union minister named by a woman in a rape case, did not show up in a court in Rajasthan today for the second time since August, when the state police said he was "missing".
India | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh and Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Nihal Chand Meghwal, the union minister accused by a woman of raping her three years ago, is "missing", say the police in Rajasthan. They say they don't know whether he will show up on Wednesday at a court in Jaipur that has summoned him.
People | Press Trust of India | Monday November 10, 2014
Sanwar Lal Jat, who was inducted in the Narendra Modi Ministry on Sunday, is a close confidant of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Till recently, he held the Water Resources portfolio in the Rajasthan government.
India | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Friday November 7, 2014
When the Prime Minister expands his cabinet on Sunday, Rajasthan hopes for good news.
India | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 27, 2014
The long overdue cabinet expansion in Rajasthan took place today, with Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inducting 14 ministers.
India | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Monday October 27, 2014
14 new ministers are today being inducted into the cabinet of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. The expansion was long overdue, as the chief minister herself was holding 47 portfolios and had just 12 ministers in her cabinet.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
Attributing the credit to the youth for the change of the guard in the state and at the Centre, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said India has got better "youth power" than China and the country will lead with it.
India | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday October 21, 2014
A day after the BJP won big in the assembly elections of Haryana and Maharashtra, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje recommended a CBI inquiry in the 108 ambulance scam, in which her predecessor Ashok Gehlot and several senior Congress leaders ...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 19, 2014
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said the historic performance of BJP in Haryana and Maharashtra was the result of efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government to check inflation by reducing the price of petrol and diesel in less ...
Thursday October 16, 2014
US-based economist Arvind Subramanian has been selected as India's chief economic adviser. The decision comes on a day when the Prime Minister announced an overhaul of labour laws and his government picked Rajiv Mehrish, a bureaucrat from Rajasthan w...
India | Reuters | Thursday October 16, 2014
US-based economist Arvind Subramanian has been selected as India's chief economic adviser. The decision comes on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an overhaul of labour laws and his government picked Rajiv Mehrish, a bureaucrat from R...
India | Agencies | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Narendra Modi government has transferred the top civil servant at the finance ministry, Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram, replacing him with Rajiv Mehrishi, the chief secretary of Rajasthan, a state that has pushed dramatic free market reforms in...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 2, 2014
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Governor Kalyan Singh today launched the 'Swacch Bharat Abhiyan' from Dhankya town in the Jaipur district by trying to inspire people to make cleaning a habit.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will be sending a printed congratulatory message to parents of newly born girl children in the state to encourage them.
India | Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday September 23, 2014
The deaths of two Sahariya tribal children in Jhalawar last month have become a full-blown political controversy in Rajasthan, with allegations of malnutrition and neglect flying thick and fast.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 22, 2014
A Rajasthan minister's missing pet dog has been traced, much to the relief of local police which was in the line of fire for launching a hunt for the pup at a time when it is yet to crack the shocking gangrape case in the city.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti today said the reverses suffered by the party in assembly by-polls in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat should not be linked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 19, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party is the big winner of today's round of by-elections, winning eight of 11 seats in Uttar Pradesh, ten of which were previously held by the BJP and one by its ally the Apna Dal. A triumphant UP chief minister Akhi...