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‘Congress leaders spent 5 yrs trying to run out each other’: PM Modi in Rajasthan

Published on Nov 19, 2023 09:21 PM IST

PM Modi also said other Congress leaders got hit wicket by making irresponsible statements on women and other issues while the remaining were taking money and doing match fixing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting in poll-bound Rajasthan’s Churu on Sunday. (ANI)

6 cops on way to duty at PM’s rally dies as car rams into truck in Rajasthan

Police said the team from Nagaur’s Khinwsar police station was heading towards Jhunjhunu for their scheduled duty at the rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday

The police team’s car rammed into a parked truck between 5.30am and 6am on NH-58 near Kanota checkpost on Sunday. (Representative Image)
Published on Nov 19, 2023 05:11 PM IST

Rajasthan assembly polls: BJP releases manifesto, key focus on women empowerment

BJP national president JP Nadda emphasised the party’s commitment to its manifesto, contrasting it with other parties for whom, he claimed, the manifesto is merely a formality

The party’s manifesto outlines several key resolutions aimed at improving the lives of citizens. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 16, 2023 04:35 PM IST
ByUrvashi Dev Raval

Rajasthan polls: Two sons of Gujarat’s tribal leader up against each other

Tribal leader Chhotubhai Vasava’s two sons are pitted against each other in Rajasthan’s tribal area for the upcoming assembly elections

The 2023 Rajasthan Legislative Assembly election is scheduled to be held on 25 November 2023. (Representative file image)
Updated on Nov 16, 2023 04:17 PM IST

Assam governor Gulab Chand Kataria campaigning in Udaipur: Cong’s Gourav Vallabh

BJP candidate Tarachand Jain said Gourav Vallabh’s complaints reflected his nervousness as he could forsee his defeat.

Assam governor Gulab Chand Kataria campaigning in Udaipur: Cong’s Gourav Vallabh
Published on Nov 16, 2023 01:53 PM IST

Rajasthan: Karanpur Congress MLA Gurmeet Singh Kooner passes away

He won for the first time in the 1998 assembly elections on a Congress ticket, and then as an Independent in 2008 before returning to the assembly as a Congress MLA in 2018

Gurmeet Singh Kooner. (Facebook File Photo)
Published on Nov 15, 2023 04:20 PM IST

Rajasthan Police suspend SI who allegedly raped 5-year-old girl in Dausa

The incident has sparked a fresh political salvo in poll-bound Rajasnthan as the BJP has targeted the Congress government over the law-and-order situation and safety of women

The Rajasthan government has declared that <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>50 lakh compensation will be provided to the girl’s family. (Representative Image)
Published on Nov 11, 2023 06:05 PM IST

Protest erupts in Rajasthan's Dausa after cop allegedly raped 4-yr-old girl

BJP MP Kirodi Lal Meena shared two video clips on his social media account in which villagers could be heard shouting slogans against the police.

Screengrab from video shared by BJP MP(X)
Published on Nov 11, 2023 01:22 PM IST

Police sub inspector arrested for allegedly raping 4-yr-old girl in Rajasthan

The police officer was deployed in police line but was ordered to report to work at Rahuwas police station for election–related duty

According to police, he lured and took her to a rented room where he allegedly raped her. (Representative file image)
Updated on Nov 11, 2023 12:39 PM IST

Trying to save each other, 4 members of family die of electrocution in Rajasthan

The deceased persons’ bodies were shifted to the government hospital of Lasadiya Gram Panchayat for postmortem

Police said that the incident took place at Lasadiya Gram Panchayat due to a short circuit. (Representative file image)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 03:00 PM IST

Rajasthan HC orders power companies to limit Special Fuel Surcharge recovery

The case revolves around Adani Powers Rajasthan Ltd and its efforts to establish a thermal power plant at Kawai in Baran district

A power supply grid. (Diwakar Prasad/ HT File Photo)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 02:22 PM IST
ByDinesh Bothra

Rajasthan polls: CM Ashok Gehlot’s close aide Rameshwar Dadhich joins BJP

The 200-member Rajasthan Assembly will go to polls on November 25 and the counting of votes will be taken up on December 3

Dadhich has been a key member of the chief minister’s cabinet and has been with Gehlot for the past four decades. (PTI video)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 09:47 AM IST

Poll-bound | The key strategists in Rajasthan's upcoming elections

In the Congress, CM Ashok Gehlot is holding the reins; in the BJP, while the high command proposes, on-ground leader of opposition Rajendra Rathore disposes

BJP leader Rajyavardhan Rathore's and Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot (left)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 08:54 AM IST

BSF jawan dies by suicide near Pakistan border in Barmer: Police

Police said that family members of the deceased have been informed and the body will be handed over to them after post mortem

The police is yet to ascertain the exact reason behind the incident. (Representative file image)
Updated on Nov 09, 2023 06:07 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Rajasthan: 2,605 candidates file 3,436 nominations, says chief poll officer

Rajasthan, with 200 assembly constituencies, is all set to go for the poll on November 25. The result will be announced on December 3

A polling official marks a voter with indelible ink. (AFP File Photo)
Updated on Nov 07, 2023 01:46 PM IST

Kharge accuses PM Modi of using agencies to target opposition leaders

Mallikarjun Kharge said that before hitting the campaign trail,PM Modi first sends the Enforcement Directorate (ED), Income Tax department, and CBI to target the opposition

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge addresses a rally in poll-bound Rajasthan’s Jodhpur on Monday. (ANI)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 08:01 PM IST

BJP releases sixth list of three candidates for Rajasthan polls

Rajasthan will go to polls on November 25, the counting of which will take place on December 5 along with four other state assembly elections.

The list was shared by the party's National General Secretary, Arun Singh on Monday morning. (ANI)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 09:46 AM IST
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4 dead, several injured in Rajasthan's Dausa after bus falls from an overbridge

28 people were taken to hospital. Doctors are treating the injured.

Bus fell on railway tracks.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 06, 2023 08:12 AM IST

Rajasthan polls: In Osian, it is direct contest between Congress and BJP

The Osian constituency, with around 260,000 voters, is dominated by two communities– the Jat and the Rajput. A rough estimation of caste equation – 60,000 Jat, 40,000 Rajput, Bishnoi 20,000, Mali, 22,000, and SC/ST, around 40,000

Rajasthan will go to the assembly polls in a single-phase voting on November 25 and the counting of votes will be on December 3 (Representative Photo)
Published on Nov 05, 2023 02:23 PM IST

Rajasthan polls: Congress releases 6th list, leaves Bharatpur for RLD

The Congress has denied a ticket to chief minister Ashok Gehlot’s loyalist and minister Mahesh Joshi from Hawa Mahal constituency.

Of the 200-assembly constituency, the Congress so far has announced 179 names for the November 25 polls (Representative Photo)
Updated on Nov 05, 2023 11:04 AM IST

‘I think I can retire’: Raje lauds ‘responsible’ young leaders

Raje will file her nomination for the assembly election on Saturday. Voting is due on 200 assembly constituencies in the state on November 25

Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje said people have made the BJP leaders responsible and that she does not have to keep an eye on them any longer. (PTI)
Published on Nov 03, 2023 08:02 PM IST
By, Jaipur

Rajasthan polls: BJP releases 3rd list, fields Mahendra Rathore against Gehlot

MS Rathore, who is a professor at the Jai Narayan Vyas University in Jodhpur, has been fielded from Sardarpura. The party has fielded Ajit Singh Mehta from Tonk against Gehlot’s former deputy Sachin Pilot

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Nov 02, 2023 06:48 PM IST

Rajasthan woman gang-raped by 2 men, blackmailed for sex, dies by suicide: Cop

According to the police, the woman worked as a representative at a property dealing firm, where through a friend of hers, she came in contact with accused Karan Jhamb and Mohit Arora and became friends with them

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Nov 02, 2023 01:36 PM IST
ByAparnesh Goswami

Alliance Francaise to open new branches in Udaipur, Bhubaneshwar: French minister

Alliance Francaise to open new branches in Udaipur, Bhubaneshwar: French minister

HT Image
Updated on Nov 01, 2023 09:35 PM IST

Rajasthan: Fire breaks out at Secretariat library building in Jaipur

All the electronic devices, furniture, and books were burnt in the fire before it could be brought under control, said an official, adding that there have been no reports of casualties in the incident

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Nov 01, 2023 06:47 PM IST

Congress is root cause for every problem in India: Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath termed the Congress government under chief minister Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan as ‘anti-Hindu’ and accused the Gehlot-led government of harbouring and protecting cow smugglers and criminals

UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Rajasthan (Twitter Photo)
Published on Nov 01, 2023 05:56 PM IST

Mahila chaupals, Sanatan Dharma part of BJP’s poll strategy in Rajasthan

Stating that the BJP will hold ‘Mahila Chaupal’ across the state in a push for women’s empowerment starting Nomvember 10, Pancharia said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government brought the reservation bill, which the Congress failed to do despite it being a long pending demand

The polls for the 200-member assembly are scheduled for November 25, with the vote count set for December (Representative Photo)
Published on Nov 01, 2023 04:43 PM IST

Man tied to pole, beaten to death in Rajasthan’s Barmer: Police

Sawai Singh, Barmer Rural police station house officer, said that some unknown miscreants abducted Mishrimal in an SUV when he was out for a walk on Saturday night, adding that the incident is related to an old property dispute

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Oct 29, 2023 05:08 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Former Jaipur mayor, two ex-Congress MLAs join BJP ahead of polls in Rajasthan

Former Jaipur mayor Jyoti Khandelwal, who was considered close to Congress leader Sachin Pilot, is likely to be fielded by the BJP from the Kishanpol seat in Jaipur

Rajasthan BJP incharge Arun Singh, the party’s state president CP Joshi and leader of opposition Rajendra Rathore welcomed the former Congress leaders and ex bureaucrats to the saffron party in Jaipur on Saturday.
Updated on Oct 28, 2023 04:51 PM IST

RLP releases first list of candidates for Rajasthan assembly polls

While RLP supremo and Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal was named from the Khinwsar seat in the first list, MLAs Pukhraj Garg and Indira Devi Bawri were fielded from their sitting constituencies

Rashtriya Loktantric Party (RLP) chief Hanuman Beniwal. (File Photo)
Published on Oct 28, 2023 03:26 PM IST
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