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03-May-2019 Sikar (Rajasthan)

Cong crying 'me too, me too' on surgical strikes: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took a dig at the Congress' claim of six surgical strikes being conducted during the UPA tenure, saying the party is now trying to prove that such military actions were also undertaken during its term, which he dismissed...

27-Apr-2019 Jaipur

All-round effort guides Rajasthan Royals to 7-wicket win

A good bowling effort followed by some valuable top-order contribution with the bat helped Rajasthan Royals seal a comfortable seven-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday.Ajinkya...

25-Apr-2019 Ajmer

Congress will solve farmers' loan woes : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said no farmer in the country will ever go to jail over non repayment of loan if his party is voted to power.Focusing on the farmers and the poor, Gandhi made a promise during his poll rally here in Rajasthan that the...

24-Apr-2019 Jodhpur

Modi weakening democracy in name of nationalism : Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was trying to weaken the country's democracy in the name of nationalism.Emphasizing that Modi was raising irrelevant issues to hide his own failures, Gehlot told a press...

23-Apr-2019 Banswara (Rajasthan)

Rahul Gandhi promises Special Kisan Budget from next year

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that a Special Kisan Budget will be presented in Parliament next year if the party is voted to power in the ongoing general elections."There will be two budgets presented in Parliament from next year, one will be...

22-Apr-2019 Udaipur (Rajasthan)

Congress deceived Indians for over 7 decades, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the Congress of deceiving the people of India for over last seven decades while citing the significant tasks accomplished by his government in the last five years.Addressing a poll rally here, he said: "Even after...

21-Apr-2019 Barmer (Rajasthan)

India's nuclear weapons not for 'Diwali', asserts Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is no longer afraid of Pakistan's nuclear threats as today it is among the world powers with capability to carry out nuclear attacks across land, water, and air.Addressing a poll rally here, he said: "The...

04-Apr-2019 Jodhpur

Jodhpur braces for an interesting battle as CM's son rises

The stage is all set for a high-voltage political battle here with the Congress officially fielding Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav Gehlot for the forthcoming parliamentary elections against the BJP's Union Minister of State for Agriculture...

26-Mar-2019 Bundi

PM Modi weakened all pro-poor schemes : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of opposing and weakening all schemes that helped the poor, and said his party's newly launched Nyay income guarantee scheme is not a free gift but justice for them.Addressing the...

11-Mar-2019 Pokhran

Twin Success for Guided PINAKA

Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) today successfully test fired the Guided PINAKA from Pokhran ranges. The weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance kit comprising of an advanced navigation and control system. In both the missions,...

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...

06-Mar-2019 Ajmer (Rajasthan)

'Chadar' offered at Ajmer shrine on behalf of Modi

Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday offered a 'chadar' at the 'dargah' of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of the 807th Urs.The Minister also read out a message sent by the Prime...

26-Feb-2019 Churu (Rajasthan)

Country in safe hands, PM says after IAF hits JeM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told the nation that the country is in safe hands and he will never let the country down.Speaking publicly for the first time after the Indian Air Force (IAF) hit Jaish-e-Mohammed training camps in Pakistan, Modi was...

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...

14-Feb-2019 Ajmer (Rajasthan)

RSS spreads hatred : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the RSS of spreading hatred in the society.Attending a national meet of the Congress Rashtriya Seva Dal, Gandhi said those wearing half pants and holding 'lathis' in their hands in the morning only spread hatred.The...

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,...

19-Dec-2018 Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

Chief of the Air Staff Reviews Ex Aviaindra 2018 At Jodhpur

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff visited Air Force Station Jodhpur on 19 Dec 2018 to interact with the participating forces of ongoing Ex AVIAINDRA 2018 between Indian Air Force (IAF) and Russian Federation Aerospace Force (RFASF). Chief...

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 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 Dausa (Rajasthan)

Rajasthan can't trust confused Congress : Narendra Modi

Winding up his election campaign in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that voters in the state cannot trust the Congress which is a "confused" party that neither has any "strong leadership nor any policy".Addressing a public meeting here...

05-Dec-2018 Sumerpur (Rajasthan)

Sonia's name in diary, Michel will reveal secrets : Narendra Modi

Tomtomming his government's success in the extradition of Christian Michel, a middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the British national, who has taken UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's name, will spill the beans...

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...

04-Dec-2018 Sikar (Rajasthan)

Congress stopping him from hailing 'Bharat Mata': Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday alleged that the Congress party is trying to stop him from raising "Bharat Mata ki jai' slogan in election rallies.Addressing a rally here, Modi said the Congress party's "naamdar" (an allusion to Congress President...

04-Dec-2018 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Will remain committed to farmers on loan waiver promise : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that his party will remain committed to its promise of waiving farmers' loans if it comes to power in Rajasthan following the Assembly polls slated for Friday."We will not shift an inch from our promise we made...

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...

26-Nov-2018 Ajmer

Rahul Gandhi eveals his 'gotra' in Pushkar temple

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday revealed his "gotra" as "Dattatreya" in a puja ceremony organised in a Pushkar temple, said a temple priest here.Gandhi, who had earlier said that he is a Lord Shiva devotee and a "janeu dhari" Hindu and had been under...

26-Nov-2018 Jalore (Rajasthan)

Rahul Gandhi promises farm loan waiver if Congress wins Rajasthan

In an attempt to woo farmers in Rajasthan which goes to polls on December 7, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday promised to waive off farmers' loans in 10 days if the Congress formed a government in the state."Our party had promised farmers in Punjab...

26-Nov-2018 Pokhran (Rajasthan)

Modi insulting people who built this nation: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleging that India made little or no progress during decades of Congress rule, saying this was an insult to the people who built the nation."Modiji says India was a sleeping...

26-Nov-2018 Bhilwada (Rajasthan)

India will never forget 26/11 terror attack : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India will never forget the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and their perpetrators and was "waiting for the appropriate time" as law would take its course."India will never forget 26/11 attack, and neither forget...

25-Nov-2018 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Congress 'delaying' Ram temple construction, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Congress party of adopting "delaying tactics" in the Supreme Court to create hurdles in the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya and playing a "dangerous game" of threatening the judges with impeachment.Addressing...

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...

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