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Not on talking terms with Sachin Pilot for more than a year: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot told a news channel that he has not been on talking terms with his former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot for the last 18 months. Gehlot said Pilot was plotting to topple his government from day one. He, however, said that if Sachin Pilot were to return to the party...

After Rajasthan cops return empty-handed from Haryana, Congress says it has the numbers in Rajasthan

Days after the Haryana Police made the Rajasthan Special Operations Group (SOG) team wait hours outside the resort in Manesar where Congress leader Sachin Pilot and his team were camped, the Congress in Rajasthan reiterated that it has the numbers to stay in power. Minister Pratap Singh Khachariyavas told media that they had the number...

BTP asks its MLAs in Rajasthan to abstain from voting

The Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP), which has two MLAs in Rajasthan, has issued a whip to its legislators asking them to abstain from voting in case a show of strength is needed for the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan. The Gehlot government may need a floor test as Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has rebelled...

Pilot skips second Congress meet, Gehlot camp’s MLA count dips to 102

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has skipped the second Congress Legislature Party meeting even after the senior party leader Randeep Surjewala invited him to “come and resolve the issues” that have erupted after the conflict between him and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot escalated. The meeting is being held at a hotel on the Delhi...

As Pilot reaches Delhi, Raj CM Gehlot convenes meeting of MLAs

As reports of Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot reaching Delhi with his supporters spread like wildfire giving rise to murmurs about stability of the government in Rajasthan, chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday convened a meeting of MLAs at 9 pm to hold discussions on the ongoing political situation in the state. All MLAs and...

SOG picks up BJP leaders for allegedly trying to topple Gehlot govt in Rajasthan

 The Special Operations Group (SOG) of Rajasthan has picked up two BJP leaders for interrogation in the case regarding an alleged attempt to destabilise the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan. The BJP leaders who have been picked up by the SOG for interrogation include Ashok Singh Metwala and Bharat Malani. Singh was picked up by...

Rajasthan govt cancels all UG, PG exams in state varsities; mass promotion for all

The Rajasthan government has decided not to conduct undergraduate and postgraduate examinations in state universities this year. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted in Hindi the decision to cancel all university exams this year following a high-level meeting on Sunday. The decision will be applicable to all universities, colleges and technical educational...

Groom’s family in Rajasthan fined Rs6 lakh, asked to foot medical bill of 15 wedding guests for violating COVID-19 norms

The family of a groom in Bhilwara in Rajasthan has been fined Rs6 lakh for violating COVID-19 norms and holding a lavish wedding attended by over 1,000 people. Moreover, the district administration has also asked the groom’s family to foot the medical expenditure of the 15 people who were infected after attending the wedding. They...

40 yr old man dies after family unplugs ventilator at hospital to plug in air cooler!

A 40-year-old man died at a hospital in Rajasthan, Kota after his family members allegedly unplugged the ventilator he was on to plug in an air cooler. Media reports said the man, a COVID-19 positive suspect patient, had been in the ICU at the Maharao Bhim Singh (MBS) Hospital since June 13.  He was shifted...

Cong wins 2 RS seats in Rajasthan, BJP gets two in MP

The Congress party won two of three Rajya Sabha seats in Rajasthan while the BJP managed to get one on Friday. In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP beat the Congress by winning two seats while the latter had to be content with just one.  In all elections for 24 Rajya Sabha seats in 10 states were...

Congress alleges BJP resorting to horse-trading in Rajasthan to destabilise govt

The Congress has charged the BJP of attempting to destabilise the Rajasthan government with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claiming that some of the party MLAs were offered Rs 25 crore each. Gehlot’s statement came hours after the Congress took its MLAs to a Jaipur resort for a meeting ahead of the elections to three seats...

Angry after married daughter elopes with lover, man hacks two to death

Furious over married daughter eloping with her paramour, a father from Haryana hacked two people to death in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu district. One of the persons killed in the incident was the brother of the woman’s paramour.    The accused has been identified as Anil Jat. He killed Deepak Kumar (20) and his friend Naresh Kumar...