Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Rajasthan

BJP rally in Rajasthan

BJP wins 8 seats and Congress secures 5 in Rajasthan’s local body bypolls 

The BJP won one zila parishad seat in Alwar and seven out of 13 panchayat samiti seats while Congress bagged five panchayat samiti seats. 
Screenshot of the viral video

Crying Rajasthani woman in video wasn’t raped, she was mourning husband’s killing

The viral video claims that rape cases have witnessed a huge spike in Rajasthan ever since the Congress came to power.
L-R: Raman Singh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Vasundhara Raje

BJP’s new heartland dilemma — what to do with Singh, Chouhan & Raje

BJP brass wants to move 3 former CMs out of state but they don’t want to let go. And in this tussle is stuck BJP’s pick for leader of opposition.
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Vasundhara Raje

Raje, BJP high command headed for another showdown as ex-CM eyes state unit chief post

Vasundhara Raje keen to hold post as it would give her a say in Rajasthan's candidate selection for 2019, high command worried it could affect party prospects.

Ashok Gehlot sworn in as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot his deputy

Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot will head the new government in Rajasthan, taking over from the Vasundhara Raje-led administration.
Mahant Pratap Puri

BJP mahant’s defeat in Pokhran will hurt Yogi Adityanath more than most

Mahant Pratap Puri, an Adityanath-backed Hindu leader, narrowly lost to Congress' Saleh Mohammad, whose father is a popular leader of Sindhi Muslims.
Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot, ‘the CM of party workers’, gets another term at the helm in Rajasthan

Newly-appointed Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has a reputation of being a shrewd politician and one with a ‘clean image, ground-level connect and accessibility’. 
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi with Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot

Ashok Gehlot is Congress pick for Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot to be his deputy

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is believed to have taken this decision keeping in mind 2019 Lok Sabha elections when Gehlot's experience will come in...

Madhu Kishwar, Tarek Fatah share fake video of Muslim procession in Rajasthan

The video was actually filmed two years ago in UP’s Sambhal district, many Twitter users slam Madhu Kishwar for spreading 'fake news'.
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...