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14-Mar-2019 Jaipur

PM Modi is an excellent actor : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an excellent actor who could be quite successful if he tried his skills in Bollywood.Gehlot was addressing a gathering in Laxmangarh. This was the first public gathering...

13-Mar-2019 Jaipur

When one CM won and lost all of Rajasthan's 25 LS seats

Call it an irony or sheer coincidence. Rajasthan has been witness to winning and losing all its 25 Lok Sabha seats elections the two separate tenures of senior Congress leader Shivcharan Mathur as the Chief Minister.He became the chief minister for the first...

09-Mar-2019 Jaipur

Congress shares old, strong bond with Nirav Modi : Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on Saturday accused the Congress party of sharing an "old and strong" bond with fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi.Referring to a UK-based daily's report which confirmed that Nirav Modi was spotted...

08-Mar-2019 Jaipur

True warrior never counts terrorists killed in strike: Rajnath Singh

Breaking his silence on opposition's query over the number of terrorists killed in the air strikes across the order, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that a true warrior never counts the number of terrorists killed in an attack.Singh was addressing...

05-Mar-2019 Jaipur

Modi playing politics over air strike : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing politics over the IAF air strike in Balakot to draw political mileage.Addressing a press conference here, Gehlot said Modi should answer the queries raised by senior...

05-Mar-2019 Jaipur

Don't question IAF's courage, but don't politicize too : Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Tuesday termed it as wrong to question the IAF's bravery but added that it was equally wrong to politicize the IAF bombing of the terrorist camp in Pakistan.Pilot told the media here: "Indian Army, Navy and Air Force...

24-Feb-2019 Jaipur

PM-KISAN Scheme won't help Modi win elections : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of cashing in on farmers' plight for votes and said that launching the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme at end of his tenure will not help him win the elections.Modi...

18-Feb-2019 Jaipur

Indian forces will give befitting reply to Pulwama attack: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah said on Monday that Indian security forces will give a befitting reply to the "cowardly" terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir in which 49 CRPF troopers lost their lives."Indian forces will hit back at the right time to avenge this cowardly...

05-Feb-2019 Jaipur

Top 5 things to do in Jaipur

The Pink City of India, Jaipur in Rajasthan is one of the most visited cities in the country. The city displays a variety of colors, audacity of the Rajput, bravery of the warriors, and the architectural marvels of India. The city has thrived through and...

25-Jan-2019 Jaipur

Rahul Gandhi will be PM if Congress gets majority : Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said here on Friday that Rahul Gandhi shall be the Prime Minister if the Congress gets a majority in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.However, if it fails to get a clear majority and the government is formed with alliances, then the...

09-Jan-2019 Jaipur

It's time to usher in another Green Revolution : Rahul Gandhi

 The time has come to usher in another Green Revolution and the Congress will do it if comes to power after the Lok Sabha polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said at a farmers' outreach here on Wednesday.Gandhi made the announcement while kicking off the...

19-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver up to Rs 2 lakh

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday announced a loan waiver of up to Rs 2 lakh to farmers of the state, fulfilling the promise made by the Congress in its election manifesto.The short-term loan of up to Rs 2 lakh from cooperative banks will be waived...

19-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot assumes charge as Rajasthan CM

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday took charge of his office at the secretariat here.He first offered his prayers at the temple situated inside the secretariat complex and then offered floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Thereafter,...

18-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Rookies turn overnight millionaires at 2019 IPL auction

The 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on Tuesday witnessed a new list of millionaires with Varun Chakaravarthy and Jaydev Unadkat topping the charts among the Indian players with a hefty purse of Rs 8.4 crore each, while Englishman Sam Curran emerged...

17-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot sworn in as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot Deputy CM

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot was sworn in as Chief Minister of Rajasthan for a third time while Sachin Pilot took oath as Deputy Chief Minister at the Albert Hall here on Monday.Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath of office and secrecy to them...

14-Dec-2018 Jaipur

'Magician' Ashok Gehlot makes the cut again

If not a politician, he would have been a magician. The crafty low-profile Ashok Gehlot emerged the winner in the race for Chief Minister, apparently on the strength of his long experience in politics of Rajasthan which has put the Congress in the saddle...

12-Dec-2018 Bhopal/Jaipur/Raipur

Kamal Nath, Gehlot, Baghel emerge front-runners for CM posts

Veteran Congress leaders Kamal Nath, Ashok Gehlot and Bhupesh Baghel appear to have emerged as the frontrunners in the race for chief ministership in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh respectively as the party put in motion the process of government...

12-Dec-2018 Jaipur

10 Rajasthan seats see less than 1,000 victory margins

The electoral battle in Rajasthan, where the Congress-led alliance got a slender majority, saw at least 10 close contests with winning margins of less than 1,000 votes, with the narrowest winning margin being of only 154 votes.According to the Election Commission,...

12-Dec-2018 Jaipur

BJP lost Rajasthan by just over 1.70 lakh votes

A total of 1,39,35,201 votes went into the Congress kitty in Rajasthan while the BJP received 1,37,57,502 votes -- a marginal difference of over 1.70 lakh votes that ended five years of BJP rule.The Congress got 39.3 per cent of votes spread over 199 Assembly...

11-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Majority of Rajasthan ministers lose in Rajasthan Assembly elections

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faced a major embarrassment in Rajasthan when 17 of its ministers lost their seats, though Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje managed to win in Jhalrapatan with a margin of 34,980 votes.Raje defeated her Congress rival...

05-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Various Congress candidates in Rajasthan posing as CM : Amit Shah

On the last day of campaigning in Rajasthan, where polls for the 199-member Assembly are due on December 7, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday attacked the Congress saying many of its candidates were posing as future chief minister on their visit to various...

05-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Does Congress want to save Agusta middleman : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress party of playing negative politics, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday rejected charges that extradition of AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel was a diversionary tactic and asked if the opposition wanted to save him.Addressing a...

04-Dec-2018 Jaipur

BJP will snatch victory from Congress' hands : Minister Modi

Addressing his final rally in Jaipur before Rajasthan goes to the polls on December 7, Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday said the BJP will snatch victory from Congress' hands.Counting various scandals made under the Congress-led UPA tenure, Modi on Tuesday mentioned...

03-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Narendra Modi lying over OROP : Ex-Servicemen

A group of retired Army officials on Monday accused the Modi government of spreading lies over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue.Addressing the media, Major General Satbir Singh, Chairman of the Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement and advisor to the United...

03-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Amit Shah attacks Congress over lack of leadership in Rajasthan

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday attacked the Congress on its lack of leadership in Rajasthan and asked why the party was not revealing the name of its "captain" in the state.Attacking Congress President Rahul Gandhi who accused Prime Minister Narendra...

03-Dec-2018 Jodhpur

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas marry in traditional Hindu ceremony

Actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra married American singer Nick Jonas in a traditional Hindu ceremony here, after three days of wedding celebrations which included a colourful mehendi ceremony, a friendly cricket match and a power-packed 'desi' musical...

02-Dec-2018 Jodhpur

Cricket match, rocking sangeet: Priyanka Chopra's wedding sneak peek

A fun-filled friendly cricket match and a glitzy, lively and colourful sangeet ceremony -- newly wed actress Priyanka Chopra shared glimpses from her pre-wedding festivities with American singer Nick Jonas, bit by bit for fans across the world.The couple...

02-Dec-2018 Jodhpur

Parineeti Chopra is happy about Jonas, Chopra family's union

Actress Parineeti Chopra penned an emotional note as her cousin, actress Priyanka Chopra married American singer Nick Jonas here. She is happy about how the culturally different families of the bride and groom have united.Sharing a picture from Priyanka's mehendi...

01-Dec-2018 Jaipur

BJP failed to deliver double-digit growth : P. Chidambaram

The Narendra Modi-led central government has failed to deliver on its promise of a double-digit growth in the last four years and it will not manage it even in the remaining six months of its term, Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday."This...

28-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Prakash Javadekar slams Sidhu for showering praise on Imran Khan

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday criticized Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for showering praise on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the Kartarpur Corridor ceremony in that country.He also slammed Sidhu for discussing domestic...

27-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Sachin Pilot terms BJP manifesto 'disappointing'

Rajasthan Congress president Sachin Pilot on Tuesday termed the BJP manifesto released today as disappointing and said that it is a copy of the 2013 manifesto of the party."As the ruling government failed to fulfil its promises made during in the 2013 manifesto,...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi/Jaipur

J&K Assembly dissolved: Congress targets Modi

The Congress on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "using" Governor Satya Pal Malik to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly "illegally and unconstitutionally".Charging the Modi government with pushing Jammu-Kashmir into an "unending cycle...

22-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Unemployed youths jump before train, 3 die

Three unemployed young men were killed and another was battling for life on Thursday after they flung themselves before a train in Alwar in Rajasthan, police said.Police officer Hari Singh told IANS that the three were killed instantly.Speaking to IANS, Singh...

22-Nov-2018 Jaipur

J&K Assembly dissolved: Congress targets PM

The Congress on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using Governor Satya Pal Malik to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly "illegally and unconstitutionally"."We strongly condemn the way the Governor illegally and unconstitutionally dissolved...

21-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Casteism, dynasty politics main issues in Rajasthan : Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said the battle for the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly, voting for which is due on December 7, would be against casteism and dynasty politics in which the youth's role would be significant.Participating in a party programme...

21-Nov-2018 Jaipur

With dynasty politics, Congress cannot save democracy : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress of practising dynasty politics, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said a party which has no internal democracy cannot save democracy in the country.Interacting with youth workers here, he also dismissed Congress' efforts to forge a grand...

31-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Jaipur boy draws laurels for playing 'Kashmir' in Bollywood film

Devansh Misra, a Class 4 student from Jaipur, has been garnering acclaim for playing the lead role of a deaf and mute child named Kashmir in the film "Chicken Biryani 2".The Bollywood film, even before its release, has earned recognition by winning over nine...

30-Oct-2018 Jaipur

New party wants 'BJP-Congress mukt Rajasthan'

The Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP), formed by Independent MLA Hanuman Beniwal, wants a "BJP-Congress mukt Rajasthan"."We have formed the party with a promise to free the people from the clutches of the Congress and BJP. People want a third option," Beniwal...

28-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Arvind Kejriwal wants Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana scrapped

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Modi government for making the farmers "suffer" and demanded that the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) be scrapped.Addressing a public rally here, he demanded that if a farmer suffers crop...

23-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Congress remains leaderless, directionless : Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the Congress leadership in Rajasthan as well as in Delhi is "leaderless and directionless" as it has been unable to decide its chief ministerial and prime ministerial candidates.The Minister referred to "infighting...

19-Oct-2018 Jaipur

I represent a true 'Bharatiya' : Usha Uthup

Usha Uthup's husky voice has brought her fame not only in Hindi songs in Bollywood but she is equally famous for singing hit regional songs in Punjabi, Bengali and Marathi. She says she represents a true Indian.When asked that how she manages to sing songs...

18-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Grandma kills 4-year-old girl

A woman killed her four-year-old granddaughter in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh town because she was irked with the girl's stubborn and demanding nature, police said on Thursday.The grandmother drowned the girl in a water tank on Wednesday, said police officer...

13-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Women have found a voice with #metoo movement, says Robin Barnes

Robin Barnes, a renowned jazz singer from New Orleans, is in Jaipur to attend the 3-day MTV India Summit.During her maiden visit to India, Barnes, also known as the songbird of New Orleans, spoke with IANS on Friday on a lot many issues ranging from #metoo...

13-Oct-2018 Jaipur

It's all blown out of proportion, says Usha Uthup on #Metoo movement

At a time when the #MeToo movement is gaining momentum in India, renowned singer Usha Uthup expressed her sadness at the entire episode.Uthup was in Jaipur to attend the MTV India Music Summit.Speaking to IANS on Friday, she said, "I am quite sad about...

04-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Every infiltrator will be identified, deported : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday said the NDA government has begun the process of sending back illegal refugees to their native countries."Our government will identify each and every infiltrator and ensure they are out of the voters' list. In fact, we...

02-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Vasundhara Raje opens much-awaited Dravyavati river project

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday inaugurated the city's 'Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project' executed by Tata Projects Ltd. spread over  47.5 km rain-fed riverfront.The area had degenerated into an untreated sewage nallah, but has now been...

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