Rajasthan

Rajasthan assembly passes bills to increase salaries of CM and ministers

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Rajasthan Assembly passed certain bills for some hike in the salaries and sumptuary allowances of the chief minister, ministers, parliamentary secretaries, MLAs and assembly officers. The bills were passed today by a voice vote in the assembly. ALSO READ: Kashmir Army camp attack: Two terrorists neutralised, three soldiers martyred Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore introduced the Rajasthan Ministers’ […]

Rajasthan Assembly passes the GST Bill 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 was passed by the Rajasthan Assembly by the voice vote on Wednesday after Telangana and Bihar passed it, becoming the third state to do so. Replying to a debate on the Bill, Industry Minister Rajpal Singh said it was a historic day for the state. He said the taxation […]

Rajasthan MLA protests in Assembly, draws Speaker’s ire

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Jaipur: Independent MLA Hanuman Beniwal on Tuesday drew the ire of the Rajasthan Assembly Speaker after he rushed into the well of the House and tore papers during the Question Hour. As soon as the Question Hour began, Speaker Kailash Meghwal said that Beniwal’s question was related to three separate departments and, therefore, it has been cancelled. […]

Suspected poacher’s death: Probe handed over to Additional SP

Monday, April 24, 2017

The probe into a suspected poacher’s death during police firing in Nagaur has been handed over to the Additional SP of Ajmer to maintain impartiality, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulabchand Kataria said today. Intervening in the matter raised by independent MLA Hanuman Beniwal during the Question Hour at the state Assembly, Kataria said that a police […]

Cong demands CBI probe into Alwar lynching

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Jaipur: A Congress delegation met Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh and demanded a CBI probe into the lynching of Pehlu Khan in Alwar district, allegedly by cow vigilantes. The delegation, led by Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot, met the governor and handed over a memorandum. “Pehlu Khan (55) was beaten to death on April 1 in […]

Cow vigilantes are today’s Bhagat Singhs: Sadhavi Kamal

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jaipur (Rajasthan): Rashtriya Mahila Gauraksha Dal national president, Sadhvi Kamal on Thursday sparked a controversy as she praised one of the cow vigilantes accused in the Alwar lynching case and referred to him as ‘today’s Bhagat Singh.‘ Sadhivi Kamal said: “Great icons like Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Subhash Chandra Bose who were innocent but hanged […]

After UP CM, Raj Guv opposes holidays on birth anniversaries

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Jaipur: Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has said that there should be no holidays on birth anniversaries of great personalities instead students should be taught about them on these days. Speaking at a state-level function at Mundwa village near here on the 126th birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar on Friday, he said the holidays on […]

BJP confident of victory in 2018 Assembly and 2019 Lok Sabha Elections in Rajasthan

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Enthusiastic over the trends indicating a major victory in Dholpur by poll, the Rajasthan BJP today expressed confidence that it would win the 2018 Assembly and 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the state. BJP state President Ashok Parnami said the people have voted for the party and have expressed faith in the leadership of Prime […]

Nine juveniles escape from remand home in Jaipur

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Jaipur: Nine juveniles escaped from a government-run observation home in Dungarpur district here, police said on Wednesday. In the incident that took place on Tuesday night, the boys locked two caretakers in a room when they had gone to give them water and fled from the juvenile home, SHO Sadar police station, Surendra Singh said. ALSO […]

16 arrested in Alwar lynching incident

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Jaipur: As many as 16 people have been arrested so far in connection with the alleged illegal transportation of cows and lynching of a man in Alwar district of Rajasthan, police said today. Eleven persons were arrested for illegal transportation of cows and five others were apprehended in connection with the lynching of 55-year-old Pehlu […]

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