Crisis of candidates grips Congress, BJP in Rajasthan
Jaipur, March 20 : With both the Congress and the BJP stressing on the winnability of candidates as the prime factor in distribution of tickets, the parties face a strange predicament in Rajasthan. Both fielded most of their winnable candidates in the Assembly elections and are now facing a severe dearth of faces for the Lok Sabha polls.
Sacked IPS officer sees hope in Rajasthan HC order
Jaipur, March 16 : Former Rajasthan cadre IPS officer Pankaj Chaudhary, dismissed earlier this month from the service for alleged extra-marital affair, has exuded confidence that he shall make a comeback while referring to a Rajasthan High Court order, issued on Friday.
Gehlot's son front-runner for Congress ticket in Jodhpur
Jodhpur, March 16 : It's a city that contributed a crack cavalry unit that liberated Haifa after a decisive victory during World War I. Now, the Jodhpur Lok Sabha seat is bracing for a battle of a different kind that is keeping Rajasthan's ruling Congress and the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their toes.
Veteran BJP leader Bhati resigns from party
Bikaner, March 16 : Veteran BJP leader Devi Singh Bhati tendered her resignation on Friday after the party decided to give a ticket to BJP MP and Union Minister from Bikaner Arjun Ram Meghwal to contest the Lok Sabha elections. Full Story
Rajasthan government delaying quota for poor: BJP
Jaipur, March 15 : The BJP on Friday alleged that the Rajasthan government had not issued a single Economically Backward Caste (EBC) certificate in the state, and said it reflected its prejudice in implementing the 10 per cent EBC quota in the general category announced by the Central government in January.
EC issues notice to BJP, Congress leaders for violating MCC
Jaipur, Mar 13 : Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to BJP's Jaipur MP Ramcharan Bohra and Rajasthan Congress' General Secretary Sunil Sharma for putting up posters in different locations across Jaipur depicting different operations done by Indian Armed forces along with their own photos. Full Story
Man held for spying for Pakistan
Jaipur, March 12 : A espionage case has been registered against Nawab Khan, a driver, detained on Sunday near the International Border in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, a police official said on Tuesday.