India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
The CWC is meeting in New Delhi on September 8 when it will deliberate on a host of issues to take on the Modi government, which it forced onto the back foot over the land bill and alleged wrongdoing by BJP leaders, including two chief ministers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Former Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, accused of embezzling Rs 2.56 crore in the ambulance scam today termed the charges against him as a "move to attract media glare" by the BJP-led state government.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Finance minister, P Chidambaram has denied being involved in the Rajasthan ambulance scam, after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) registered a case of alleged irregularities in which he has been named as one of the accused.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Rajasthan Congress Chief Sachin Pilot today termed the action of CBI of lodging a fresh FIR against him, former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and other Congress leaders in ambulance scam as a "meek, vendetta-driven malicious prosecution."
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhary, Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Aashna Harjani | Friday August 28, 2015
A criminal case of corruption has been filed today by the CBI against Congress leaders Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot among others for an alleged scam in ambulance services provided in Rajasthan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 27, 2015
Rajasthan government has decided to undertake water conservation programme using rain-water harvesting techniques for villages reeling under drinking water shortage.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 21, 2015
BJP today took control of 87 municipal bodies, helped by Independents in 21 of them, while Congress got 37 out of a total of 129 in Rajasthan civic polls.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 20, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah today congratulated party workers and leaders on the BJP's commendable performance in the Rajasthan civic polls.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Thursday August 20, 2015
After Madhya Pradesh, the BJP has posted another big win in a high-stakes municipal election in Rajasthan. But there are some setbacks for Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 20, 2015
The results of the 129 civic bodies' polls, to be announced today, will be a political test for the Vasundhara Raje government which has been embroiled in Lalit Modi controversy over the past few months.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 18, 2015
Elections for Rajasthan's 129 civic bodies including the Ajmer Municipal Corporation on Monday witnessed over 76 per cent of the 37.58 lakh voters casting their ballot, an official said.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Monday August 17, 2015
Polling has begun in municipal elections which see posts in over 129 civic bodies in Rajasthan being put to the vote. This is the first election in Rajasthan being held under new regulations that require candidates to submit affidavits that none of their family members defecate in the open.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 15, 2015
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday said her government has set a target of getting jobs for 15 lakh youth in the state.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das (with inputs from Harsha Kumari Singh) | Saturday August 15, 2015
The BJP today started its press conference blitz across all states to counter the Congress' claims of their party shielding corrupt leaders, a day after the monsoon session of the Parliament ended with disruptions, and no legislation work being done due to Congress' demand for resignation of three senior BJP leaders over the issue of proximity to t...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday August 10, 2015
The Congress returns to the Lok Sabha today after a five-day boycott to protest against the suspension of 25 of its lawmakers last week.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 9, 2015
Raking up a reported survey which ranked Jaipur at 370th position in terms of cleanliness, Congress leader Sachin Pilot today accused the BJP governments at the Centre and state of misleading people with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan as it has proved to be a failed attempt.
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Monday August 10, 2015
The monsoon session of Parliament has just four more days to go, but there's no sign of a breakthrough in the deadlock between the Modi government and the Opposition.
India News | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday August 9, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today backed Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from the most public of forums - an election campaign rally in Bihar's Gaya.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 6, 2015
It was an emotionally-charged defense that Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj presented today about her role in helping former cricket boss Lalit Modi get travel papers in the UK last year.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 6, 2015
Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj today told Parliament that she extended no favours for cricket boss Lalit Modi, countering the opposition Congress, which has pledged to disrupt Parliament till she quits office.
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday August 5, 2015
A court in Mumbai has today issued a non-bailable warrant for Lalit Modi, who has asserted himself as a national controversy because of alleged close links to top leaders of the BJP.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is leaving no stone unturned to please the divine powers that be. After spending almost three days at a temple in Madhya Pradesh last week, she visited a number of Lord Shiva temples in Jaipur yesterday.
Cheat Sheet | NDTV.com | Monday August 3, 2015
Congress boss Sonia Gandhi declared that her party will not call off protests to prevent Parliament from functioning till the government delivers the resignation of three leaders, Vasundhara Raje, Sushma Swaraj and Shivraj Chouhan, who are embroiled in different scandals. Mrs Gandhi has rejected a peace offer by the government, which said the PM wo...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 2, 2015
After being accused by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for causing a parliamentary logjam for two weeks, the Congress hit back today, saying the blame lies with Prime Minister Narendra Modi "for his arrogance and obduracy".