India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 7, 2015
Referring to a recent remark made by Rajasthan High Court on Chief Secretary, former state chief minister Ashok Gehlot on tuedsday accused Vasundhara Raje-led government of "not" doing any work in the interest of public.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Monday October 5, 2015
Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje has said she will spend at least a week every month touring her state and conducting unannounced checks on government facilities. This after several such surprise visits on the weekend threw up some shocks.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Saturday October 3, 2015
A year after the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was flagged off, Rajasthan has little reason to celebrate with its cities faring poorly in the national cleanliness index. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje chose to mark the occasion by arriving at a district hospital for an unannounced inspection.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 21, 2015
World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Sri Mulyani Indrawati is on a three-day visit to India to explore opportunities for collaboration.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
Barring election of Deputy Speaker, Opposition Congress continued to disrupt the proceedings in the Rajasthan Assembly for the third consecutive day today over the Lalit Modi controversy even as the House passed four bills amid chaos.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2015
Aiming to create 15 lakh jobs in her five-year tenure, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said that 1.20 lakh new government jobs would be given shortly.
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 15, 2015
The Vasundhara Raje led Rajasthan government has clarified that Eid al-Adha will remain a holiday, and that it will not cancel the holiday of September 25, the tentative date for the festival, Eid, for its blood donation camp to mark the birth anniversary of Jan Sangh ideologue, Deendayal Upadhyay.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 12, 2015
Promising a resurgence of opportunities, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today invited industrialists to pump more funds into the state.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 8, 2015
The Congress on Tuesday ruled out support to any proposal to convene a special session of parliament to pass the Goods and Services Tax bill, saying the government had not taken action against three BJP leaders whose resignations had been sought by it.
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.