Rajesh Asnani

Tensions rising after newly-wed Rajput bride's abduction in Rajasthan's Sikar

The Rajput community is angry as there has been no trace of the missing bride even after three days of the abduction on Wednesday.

21 Apr 2019

Newly-wed Rajput bride abducted from husband’s car in Rajasthan's Sikar

Within hours of the incident, the inflamed community was on the roads, with Udaipurwati’s BSP legislator Rajendra Gudha even spraying petrol on himself.

19 Apr 2019

Casteist comment against President Kovind: BJP demands apology from Ashok Gehlot

The party also urged the Election Commission to take cognisance of the matter and take action against Gehlot.

18 Apr 2019

Jaipur Diary

On Tuesday, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev reached Jaipur to bless Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore before he filed his nomination papers for the Jaipur constituency.

18 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Rising heat main challenge to hold polls in Barmer

Voting in the constituency is still three weeks away, but just thinking about it is making people sweat.

08 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Ashok Gehlot’s visit to Delhi sparks candidate change buzz in Rajasthan

The Congress has named its 25 candidates in Rajasthan and sources say Rahul now feels a few weak candidates should be replaced.

07 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Jodhpur hot seat as Congress fields Rajasthan CM's son Vaibhav

Gajendra had earlier stated that Vaibhav Gehlot was an outsider and not from Jodhpur.

07 Apr 2019

Jaipur diary: Princess and MLA Diya Kumari upset over not getting BJP ticket to contest Lok Sabha elections

Jaipur princess and former Swai Madhopur MLA Diya Kumari is believed to be upset at being denied a BJP ticket to contest either the Jaipur or Swai Madhopur Lok Sabha seats.

06 Apr 2019

Congress masterstroke of inducting independent MLAs leaves Rajasthan BJP gaping

Congress effected a masterstroke on Wednesday, inducting a dozen independent MLAs hours before party chief Rahul Gandhi announced the first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls.

28 Mar 2019

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh pitches for Narendra Modi, draws CM Ashok Gehlot’s ire

The March 23 statement filtered into Rajasthan and turned ready ammunition for the ruling Congress party with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot reminding him of his Constitutional obligations.

26 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha polls: Dissent delays BJP’s second Rajasthan list

The party is also undecided on handing a ticket to Jaipur Princess and Sawai Madhopur MLA Diya Kumari.

26 Mar 2019

Jaipur diary

The Pink City throbbed with the excitement surrounding the annual cricket carnival, as Jaipur hosted the first of its 7 seven IPL matches on Sunday evening.

26 Mar 2019

Interview | I'm the only sitting BJP MP to be dropped, says Santosh Ahlawat

While the BJP has handed fresh tickets 14 of its sitting MPs to contest the ensuing general elections, it has dropped Santosh Ahlawat, its sole woman parliamentarian from Rajasthan.

23 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha elections: BJP repeats 14 parliamentarians of 2014 line-up in Rajasthan

Rajasthan has had a long trend, historically, of a party doing well in the Assembly doing better in the succeeding Lok Sabha polls-the 2014 results being the latest proof.

23 Mar 2019

Suspense over Vasundhara Raje clouds BJP's Lok Sabha poll preparations in Rajasthan

Sources said an internal survey has revealed that Dushyant Singh might face an uphill fight this time as he faces serious anti-incumbency. 

18 Mar 2019