Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Rajasthan

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje

Vasundhara Raje warns Rajasthan BJP workers against bid to sabotage her campaign

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje is said to be out of favour with BJP chief Amit Shah and the RSS.
Election Commission of India has asked Facebook to block political advertisement 48 hours before the election

Rajasthan, four other states to go to polls in November-December, counting on 11 Dec

Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram to vote on 28 November. Rajasthan and Telangana go to polls on 7 December. Chhattisgarh elections to be held in two phases.
Gokulbhai Bhatt

Gokulbhai Bhatt, the Constituent Assembly member who called the Constitution ‘un-Indian’

Gokulbhai Bhatt, who quit college to join the non-cooperation movement, was a staunch proponent of the Gandhian Panchayati Raj.
Hiralal Shastri

Hiralal Shastri, the man who pushed for equal rights within Constituent Assembly

The first chief minister of Rajasthan, Shastri also co-founded the all-women Banasthali Vidyapith.
Jaipur metro

Jaipur didn’t need metro network till 2025: CAG questions hasty move by Rajasthan govt

Jaipur Metro is seen as a 'failed’ project as CAG report shows it’s struggling to meet operational expenses due to decreasing ridership.
Rakbar Khan

Rakbar lynching was pre-planned, says the chargesheet against 3 accused

The three accused had allegedly attacked two Muslim men, who were returning to their village in Haryana with two cows.
Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah | RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images

Amit Shah is jetting off to Rajasthan to pacify ‘angry’ party workers

Amit Shah’s office has reportedly received negative feedback, particularly that workers have lost faith in the BJP’s state leadership.
Representational image | Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Before Modicare launch, over 33% children under 5 are stunted in these poll-bound states

Modi government will have to move on a war footing to achieve the commitments and improve overall health outcomes.

Jains of Jodhpur: How a tiny community ruled India’s Supreme Court

Former CJI R.M. Lodha and ex-judges G.S. Singhvi and Dalveer Bhandari all belong to the Oswal Jain community that comprises less than 0.5% of Rajasthan's population.

Muslims should return stolen Hindu women: BJP MLA of condoms-in-JNU, Nehru-no-Pandit fame

In the last two years, Alwar has gained infamy for Muslim lynchings with self-admitted patronage from Gyan Dev Ahuja for cow-protection groups.
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...