117 gm gold seized from Pak passenger at Munabao

About 117 gram of gold worth Rs 4.32 lakh was seized from a Pakistani passenger who alighted from the Thar Express train at Munabao Railway Station, an official of the customs department said on Sunday.

Rajasthan signs agreement on technical training with Singapore

The Rajasthan government and Singapore's Institute of Technical Educational (ITE) Tuesday signed an agreement on technical training during Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's ongoing visit to the city-state, a statement said here.

Three bodies buried in 2012 to be exhumed for post-mortem

Three unidentified bodies, which have been buried since 2012, will be exhumed for post-mortem, as per a High Court directive.

BJP govt resumes Cong's tribal welfare schemes in Baran

In the wake of reports of alleged malnutrition deaths among Sahariya tribes, the BJP government in Rajasthan has decided to resume welfare schemes for tribals in the district which were introduced by the previous Congress regime.

Polling begins for four Rajasthan Assembly seats

Polling begins for four Rajasthan Assembly seats

BSF arrests IAF officer from town near Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan

The Border Security Force (BSF) has arrested an senior officer of the Indian Air Force from a town near the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan on Monday.

Terrorists waiting to cross into Rajasthan from Pakistan, alert issued
Terrorists waiting to cross into Rajasthan from Pakistan, alert issued

The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS )of Rajasthan Police has issued an alert over the possibility of a group of terrorists looking to enter Rajasthan from across the international border with Pakistan.

BJP nominees for Rajasthan Assembly by-polls named

The ruling BJP Tuesday named candidates for three of the four assembly seats in Rajasthan where byelections are scheduled to be held Sep 13.

Dipinder becomes Rajasthan Assembly Speaker

Congress MLA Dipinder Singh Shekhawat
was today elected unopposed as speaker of the Rajasthan`s
Assembly.

First Meo Muslim lady becomes Rajasthan MLA

It was perhaps for the first time
that a lady of the Meo Muslim community from here was elected
to Rajasthan assembly.

Assembly polls aftermath: BJP springs into action; summons Raje, Mathur to Delhi

BJP`s central leadership has summoned former
Chief Minister Vasundhare Raje and state unit chief Om Prakash
Mathur to Delhi to sort out differences and to prevent
"further damage" ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

Congress to provide stable government: Gehlot

Despite the Congress falling short
of five MLAs to get an absolute majority in the Rajasthan
Assembly, Chief Minister designate Ashok Gehlot on Friday said he
would strive to provide a stable government in the state.

2nd time CM Gehlot, a grassroots man

Self-effacing and a grassroots man, Ashok Gehlot worked untiringly for rebuilding the party from a scratch since 2003 when it was ousted from power in
Rajasthan.

Efforts on in Cong to decide CM for Rajasthan

With number of state leaders
vying for chief ministership in Rajasthan, Congress President
Sonia Gandhi tonight grappled with the issue along with senior
leaders on the eve of the state legislature party meeting.

Rajasthan: Cong set to form govt with 8 Independents

Hectic efforts in the victorious Congress camp seemed to have borne fruit as 8 Independents gave their letter of support to the Governor.

Many `big trees` felled in Rajasthan polls

The heavy weights made to bite dust
in the Rajasthan elections included speaker of the assembly, a
veteran who lost only at the 10th bid, and the PCC chief, who
went down by a single vote.

Rajasthan: Congress wins 96 seats, Raje resigns

In Rajasthan, the Congress wrested power from BJP, gaining power after a gap of five years. The party has won 96 seats while BJP got 78 in the 200-member Assembly.

Moily describes Assembly results as `upswing` for the party

Describing the results of the Assembly elections as an "upswing" for itself, the Congress on Monday termed them a major victory.

Raje promises to work as `constructive opposition`

Conceding defeat, outgoing Rajasthan Chief Minister and BJP leader Vasundhara Raje on Monday said she accepted the mandate and promised to work as a "constructive opposition".

Repolling begins in 130 booths of Rajasthan

Repolling began on Saturday at 8 am in
130 booths of 16 districts in Rajasthan where complaints of
rigging, booth capturing and malfunctioning of EVMs were
verified after the December 4 Assembly elections.

62% turnout in repolling in Rajasthan

Nearly 62% electorate exercised their franchise during the repolling in 16 districts of Rajasthan, covering 130 polling booths. The repolling was necessitated due to complaints of rigging and booth capturing.

Constituencies of Raje, Gehlot being keenly watched

As Rajasthan goes to polls
on Thursday, BJP CM candidate Vasundhara Raje`s
constituency Jhalarapatan and Sardarpura, from where Congress
leader and her predecessor Ashok Gehlot is in the fray, are in
the spotlight.

Terrorists want to destroy fabric of democracy: Rahul

Congress General Secretary Rahul
Gandhi on Saturday said terrorists want to destroy the fabric of democracy and called upon the people to support Congress and reject communal and divisive forces.

BJP to file complaint against Ashok Gehlot with EC

The BJP is planning to file a complaint against AICC General Secretary Ashok Gehlot with the Election Commission for use of indecent language against the party and its leaders.

`Killer rocks` in Rajasthan`s town a big election issue

Rocks protuding from hills through which a serpentine highway has been built in Lalsoth, a town in Rajasthan, have become a key election issue.

Rajasthan Govt not implementing Central schemes: Sonia

Attacking the BJP government
in Rajasthan, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today charged it
with not implementing centrally-sponsored schemes and
indulging in corruption.

Sonia and Rajnath trade charges on terrorism

Congress
chief Sonia Gandhi and BJP president Rajnath Singh on Wednesday
traded charges on the issue of terrorism stemming from the
probe into the Malegaon blasts.

Veteran politicians keep away from active politics in Rajasthan

Several veteran politicians who
dominated the political arena in the sandy terrains of
Rajasthan for the last 50 years have now chosen to keep
themselves away from active politics.

Congress expels three more rebels in Rajasthan

Two days after it expelled seven
party workers for anti-party activities, the Rajasthan
Congress on Tuesday threw out three more rebels including one
former MLA on disciplinary grounds.

Rajasthan elections: 2194 candidates in fray

The number of candidates for the December 04 Rajasthan Assembly polls shows a marked increase from 1,541 in the last elections to 2,194, showing a jump of 653 contestants more this year.