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Why is Congress afraid of raids if nothing to hide: BJP Raj president

Updated on Oct 27, 2023 06:26 AM IST

Rajasthan BJP president CP Joshi responded to the Congress over ED raids, questioning their fear if they have nothing to hide. He also criticized CM Gehlot and accused the Congress of failing to deliver on their guarantees. Joshi defended the BJP's track record and dismissed the ongoing protests within the party over ticket distribution.

Rajasthan BJP president CP Joshi and Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal address a press conference in Jaipur on Thursday. (PTI)
By, Jaipur

‘ED doing its job’: Dotasara tells supporters on raids on premises; Gehlot lauds

The raids on the premises of Dotasara, who is contesting the November 25 election from Lacchmangarh in Sikar, began at 8.30 am.

Govind Singh Dotasra (File)
Updated on Oct 26, 2023 08:43 PM IST

Veteran Congress leader Hemaram Choudhary retires from electoral politics

Choudhary on Thursday wrote a letter to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge and appealed to him to give a ticket to a young leader instead of him

Choudhary also conveyed his intention to contest as a candidate but as a Congress worker. (HT photo)
Published on Oct 26, 2023 04:43 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Gehlot’s meeting with BJP MLA sparks buzz

The CM’s unexpected visit to the BJP MLA’s residence has triggered speculations. However, Vyas clarified that the chief minister visited her for a courtesy meeting and to enquire about her health

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot visited the residence of BJP MLA Suryakanta Vyas from the Soorsagar constituency late on Tuesday night. (HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 26, 2023 05:20 AM IST
ByDinesh Bothra

Fearing partisanship, BJP seeks removal of chief secretary ahead of state polls

The memorandum reads that Usha Sharma, a 1985 batch IAS officer in Rajasthan cadre and current chief secretary of the state, is working as a representative of the Ashok Gehlot government and demanded she should be removed from the post with immediate effect in the elections

A delegation led by Leader of Opposition Rajendra Rathore met Chief Electoral Officer of the Election Department Praveen Gupta on Wednesday and submitted a memorandum (Twitter/@Rajendra4BJP)
Published on Oct 25, 2023 06:55 PM IST

Congress promises LPG at 500, 10k to woman head of family if voted to power

Ahead of the state polls scheduled for November 25, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi while addressing a public rally in Ardawata village of Jhunjhunu district, said that the promises and schemes of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government at the Centre are “hollow”

Congress launched the Grah Laxmi Guarantee in Rajasthan (Twitter/@ashokgehlot51)
Updated on Oct 25, 2023 06:50 PM IST

Union minister's ‘Jhoothi Priyanka’ jibe after man mowed down by tractor in Raj

A man was mowed down by a tractor during clash between two groups over a land dispute in Bayana in Bharatpur district.

Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (File Photo)
Published on Oct 25, 2023 03:39 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Man allegedly mowed down with tractor in Rajasthan’s Bayana; 5 detained

Omprakash Kalwaniya, additional superintendent of police (ASP), Bayana range, said that apart from one death, nearly half a dozen people got injured in the clash that took place between two groups

A video of the incident also surfaced online showing a man being repeatedly mowed by the tractor (Twitter/ Video screengrab)
Published on Oct 25, 2023 01:14 PM IST

‘Being in power key for Modi govt, not welfare’: Priyanka Gandhi in Rajasthan

Priyanka Gandhi also asked people to ask the Prime Minister and BJP leaders why they talk of religion and caste instead of development during elections

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot during a public meeting at Sikrai in poll bound Rajasthan on Friday. (PTI)
Published on Oct 21, 2023 04:38 PM IST

Rajasthan poll: Cong's 1st candidate list out; Gehlot to contest from Sardarpura

Party president Govind Singh Dotasara has been fielded from Lachhmangarh and Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi from Nathdwara.

In the first list, the party has named Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot from Sardarpura and has fielded party leader Sachin Pilot from Tonk. (File)
Updated on Oct 21, 2023 03:26 PM IST

Caste census finds resonance in Rajasthan

As more and more caste groups seek a clear understanding of numbers, will a promise be enough to bring Ashok Gehlot's Congress government back another term?

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot with Congress leader Sachin Pilot. (PTI)
Published on Oct 20, 2023 10:06 PM IST

Dushyant Chautala rules out possibility of JJP’s alliance with BJP in Rajasthan

Speaking to reporters in Bharatpur, Chautala said that the JJP is preparing to contest in 25-30 constituencies in Rajasthan on its own

Haryana deputy CM Dushyant Chautala in Bharatpur on Friday.
Published on Oct 20, 2023 04:49 PM IST

School bus conductor held for allegedly sexually assaulting KG student in Bikaner

The conductor was known to the girl as he was the driver of the bus of the play school, where the girl was studying earlier

The girl’s mother lodged a police complaint after her daughter narrated the ordeal to her a few days ago. (Representative Image)
Published on Oct 16, 2023 12:46 PM IST

On SOG notice, Shekhawat says ‘already shared all required information with them’

The SOG of Rajasthan Police, which is probing the Rs.900 crore Sanjivani Multistate Credit Cooperative Society scam and has named Shekhawat as the accused

Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (File Photo)
Published on Oct 15, 2023 05:30 PM IST
ByDinesh Bothra

Rajasthan: 7 killed, 10 injured in truck-jeep collision in Dungarpur

Bichhiwada police station house officer Madanlal said the incident took place around 2.30pm on the Delhi-Mumbai National Highway-48 near the Ratanpur border

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Oct 15, 2023 04:29 PM IST

Minor NEET girl aspirant allegedly raped by canteen worker in Kota; 2 arrested

The girl, a 15-year-old student, registered a complaint on Tuesday (October 10) against the canteen staffer, stating that he had raped her several times since February

Superintendent of police (SP) Sharad Chaudhary said the main accused, a 22-year-old youth, and the hostel owner, were arrested on Friday (Representative Photo)
Updated on Oct 14, 2023 03:34 PM IST

BJP MP Meena claims 500 crore black money, 50 kg gold kept in Jaipur lockers

Kirodi Lal Meena's allegations come ahead of the Rajasthan assembly election slated for November 25.

BJP MP Kirodi Lal Meena(HT File)
Published on Oct 14, 2023 10:45 AM IST

BJP releases first list for Rajasthan assembly polls, fields 7 MPs

BJP releases first list for Rajasthan assembly polls, fields 7MPs

Rajasthan elections (PTI)
Updated on Oct 09, 2023 04:39 PM IST

Rajasthan polls: Congress, BJP look to break the trend, set new precedent

The incumbent Congress aims to win the state and break the three-decade old trend of power being shared between Congress and BJP alternately

The counting of votes will take place on December 3. (Representative file image)
Published on Oct 09, 2023 02:17 PM IST

Defamation complaint against JP Nadda, Amit Malviya over BJP’s ‘Ravan’ poster

A photograph of Rahul Gandhi morphed to resemble Ravan had appeared in a poster shared on the Bharatiya Janata Party’s official social media handle, eliciting strong criticism from the Congress

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (File Photo)
Published on Oct 08, 2023 07:20 PM IST

Rajasthan government issues order for caste survey

The order came within hours after Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot announced the decision to conduct a caste based survey in the state

Rajasthan will be the second state in the country after Bihar to conduct a caste based survey. (Representative Image)
Published on Oct 08, 2023 02:09 PM IST

Four teens booked for allegedly gang-raping minor girl in Rajasthan’s Deeg

Police said that the teenagers, age unidentified, gang-raped the 15-year-old girl after allegedly abducting her to a secluded place in the town

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2023 04:45 PM IST

Rajasthan siblings die by suffocation after accidentally trapped in steel box

The parents of the kids were on the farm, and no one was at home except the two kids when they were locked in the box

The two kids were spotted in an unconscious condition in the steel box. (Representative Image)
Published on Oct 07, 2023 04:16 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

3 new districts to be formed in Rajasthan, says Ashok Gehlot

In August, the Ashok Gehlot government notified 17 new districts that were first announced in March this year taking the total number of districts in Rajasthan to 50

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot said matters related to demarcation of districts will continue to be resolved in accordance with the recommendations of the high-level committee (X/ashokgehlot51)
Published on Oct 06, 2023 07:07 PM IST

Smuggled products worth 125 cr seized in one month in Rajasthan: EC data

On October 1, Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar in a press conference said that the commission has also taken a series of measures to prevent the cross-border supplies of liquor, cash, freebies, and drugs from inter-state and international borders

Rajasthan police (File Photo)
Published on Oct 06, 2023 05:47 PM IST

Rajasthan govt announces 3 new districts ahead of assembly polls

The three new districts are Malpura, Sujangarh, and Kuchaman City.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.(File photo)
Published on Oct 06, 2023 04:58 PM IST

Man arrested for raping 5-year-old daughter in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer: Police

Police said that the complainant alleged that when she returned home, her husband was not there while her daughter was lying on the ground and bleeding

The minor was admitted to a hospital where her condition is stated to be stable. (Representative file image)
Published on Oct 06, 2023 04:50 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Rajasthan CM has faith that Modi will take care of things: PM takes swipe at Gehlot

PM Modi was in Jodhpur for a public meeting in Ravan ka Chabutra ground to inaugurate several projects worth ₹5,000 crore

This was PM Modi’s third visit to Rajasthan in the last 11 days. (ANI photo)
Updated on Oct 05, 2023 05:19 PM IST

Rajasthan: 3 killed, 24 injured in bus-truck collision in Bharatpur

The accident occurred at 2am near village Barso on Jaipur-Agra national highway-21 when the bus rammed into the truck the was parked on the edge of the road

Representational image.
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 02:40 PM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Shepherd dies of suspected tiger attack in Sawai Madhopur, villagers stage protest

The incident occurred in village Khawa under Kundera police station limits when 45-year-old Babu Lal Gurjar took his goats for grazing in Ranthambore forest land

Representational image.
Published on Oct 03, 2023 04:25 PM IST
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