Jaipur, Sep 18 : Satish Poonia, the newly appointed BJP President of Rajasthan, is the first Jat leader in the state who has been given a task to lead the party when it is in opposition, and by-polls on two seats and civic and panchayat elections are approaching near. The leader has already served Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and has been party general secretary too. He is also the favourite of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Presently serving as Amer MLA, he knows about demographic, political and socio-economic challenges BJP faces in the state.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Sept 17 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday said that the Congress has not indulged in horse-trading and all six BSP MLAs have joined the party on their own in the state.
Jaipur, Sep 17 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here on Tuesday said the six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislators had joined the Congress on their own and alleged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was trying to buy MLAs in Madhya Pradesh to topple the government there.
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , Sept 16 : The Rajasthan High Court on Monday admitted a plea filed by the state government challenging the acquittal of actor Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and others in a blackbuck poaching case.
Jaipur, Sep 16 : Around 300 students, out of the 350 who have been stuck in their school for two days in the Ravatbhata sub-block here due to flooding after heavy rains, were evacuated safety on Monday and were being dropped to their homes, officials said here.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Sept 15 : Rajasthan cabinet minister Bhanwarlal Meghwal on Sunday said that adequate food and shelter arrangements have been made at a Chittorgarh school where 350 students and 50 teachers are stranded due to heavy rainfall.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Sept 16 : The Rajasthan High Court will on Monday hear a petition moved by the Rajasthan government challenging the acquittal of actor Saif Ali Khan and four others in blackbuck poaching case, in which Salman Khan was convicted and later granted bail.
Jaipur, Sep 15 : The RSS is not just an institution but a "revolution which has the strength to change country and the world", BJP's newly-appointed Rajasthan unit President Satish Poonia said on Sunday.
New Delhi , Sept 14 : The BJP on Saturday appointed its lawmaker and chief whip in Lok Sabha, Sanjay Jaiswal, as the President of its Bihar unit while it decided to give the reigns of party affairs in Rajasthan to a young face by appointing Amber MLA Satish Poonia.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Sept 14 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to use the criteria of National Food Security Act, 2013 to select beneficiaries for Ayushman Bharat scheme rather than choosing them on the basis of Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) 2011.
Jaipur, Sep 14 : A controversy has erupted over the biggest silica mines, located at Bhaunda village in the Vair tehsil of Rajasthan's Bharatpur district, following reports of some trickery in the partnership deal.
Jaipur, Sep 12 : A horrific and traumatic tale of rape of a teen has come to the fore in Bhilwara. The terror-stricken teenager ran half-a-km naked after abduction, thrashing and rape by three men while she was on her way to a temple.
Jaipur, Sep 12 : The Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, in an exclusive interview with IANS, spoke of new challenges for the government's ambitious 'Har Ghar Jal' scheme. He also said that the notion that the river Ganga is polluted is wrong.
Jaipur, Sep 12 : A six-year-old child died on Wednesday while his grandfather received serious injuries after their bike was hit by a car which was a part of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy in Mundawar village in Alwar district.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) Sept 11 : Jaipur based ed-tech company, Tinkerly (Elation Edtech Pvt. Ltd.) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Central Institute of Education (CIE) now known as the Department of Education of the University of Delhi, to nurture and promote creative and innovative mind-sets in schools.
Jaipur, Sep 11 : In view of the ongoing tussle between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the ruling Congress regarding the change of syllabus, the state government on Wednesday announced the implementation of the NCERT syllabus in schools from the next session.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Sept 10 : As a part of Bharatiya Janata Party's Sampark Abhiyan, BJP working president J P Nadda met scores of Army Generals here on Tuesday to take their suggestions on the development of Jammu and Kashmir post revocation of its special status.
Jaipur, Sep 10 : Leader of opposition in the Rajasthan Assembly and BJP leader Gulabchand Kataria on Tuesday alleged that the incident of attack on Behror police station by a gang and the fleeing of notorious criminal Vikram Gujjar was a well-planned plot in which police and criminals were hand-in-glove.
Alwar (Rajasthan) , Sept 10 : Two head constables were dismissed from service and senior police officials including Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) was suspended for their negligence in Behror police station firing case in which a dreaded criminal had escaped from custody following an attack on the police station.
Jaipur, Sep 9 : Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday counted the achievements of the Modi government in the last five years while addressing an event to mark 100 days of the BJP-led NDA government.
Pushkar (Rajasthan) , Sept 9 : Reservations should continue in the country till discrimination exists in the society, whether in the form of untouchability or economic reasons, said Dattatreya Hosabale, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) joint general secretary.
Jaipur, Sep 7 : Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday received the JKLU Laureate Award 2019 for his exemplary contribution in public service, governance, redefining economy and nation building by JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU).
Jaipur, Sep 7 : The birthday of Rajasthan Congress president and Deputy Chief Minster Sachin Pilot on Saturday came as a major show of strength for him with many senior ministers lining up to wish the young leader.
Pushkar (Rajasthan) , Sept 6 : BJP working President JP Nadda, party general secretary Ram Madhav, Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief and other dignitaries are among the 200 participants taking part in the All India Coordination Committee meeting, Akhil Bhartiya Prachar Pramukh, Arun Kumar said on Friday.
Jaipur, Sep 6 : Women empowerment, health, and national security are the core issues to be discussed during the RSS' Akhil Bharatiya Samanvyay Baithak (All India Coordination Meeting) to be organised in Pushkar from September 7-9 this year, said Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh Arun Kumar while addressing a press conference in Pushkar on Friday.
Ajmer (Rajasthan) , Sept 6 : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and heads of over 35 organisations affiliated to the RSS will attend the All India Coordination Committee meeting in Pushkar, according to an official release.