RAJASTHAN

Election Commission puts curbs on Congress ads airing CM’s voice

Election Commission of India (ECI) has taken a decisive step by banning an advertisement orchestrated by the Congress.

Local women of Rajasthan want Sachin Pilot as their Chief Minister

JAIPUR: At a time when there is no consensus in the BJP over its CM candidate in Rajasthan, the women voters in several parts of the desert state are rallying behind the 48-year-old Congress leader who missed the bus for the top job in the state. The Gujjar leader, Sachin Pilot, who’s following in the state […]

INTERVIEW| Rahul Gandhi advised me to forget & forgive Gehlot – Sachin Pilot

The New Indian's Executive Editor Rohan Dua, Sachin Pilot shed light on his political journey, addressing key issues, challenges, and the evolving landscape of his aspirations.

INTERVIEW| I prefer to BJP Karyakarta first, then a royal: Princess Diya Kumari On CM pick

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Assembly elections are just around the corner and the princess from the royal fort has come out to the general public to seek votes from the electorates in Jaipur. BJP MP Diya Kumari, who is BJP candidate from Vidhyadhar Nagar, calls herself ‘people’s princess’ and takes immense pride in calling herself BJP Karyakarta. […]

ECI observes 7 fold increase in monetary seizures across 5 poll bound states

KOLKATA: There has been a sevenfold increase in monetary seizures has been recorded in the five states heading for their assembly elections, according to the Election Commission of India.  A cumulative amount of Rs 1760 crore has reportedly been seized from Mizoram, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Telangana since the elections were announced.  Earlier, according […]

Jodhpur’s traditional ‘Hatai’ predicts BJP victory with over 140 seats

As Rajasthan approaches its imminent elections, the narrow lanes of Jodhpur inside Jalori Gate come alive post-midnight with the traditional "Hatai" gatherings.

Caste census across India gets nod from CWC post elections

NEW DELHI: The Congress Working Committee (CWC) has expressed its support for the caste census conducted by the Bihar government and pledged to conduct a nationwide caste census. Simultaneously, on Monday, it strongly criticised the Modi government for neglecting its “constitutional duty” by delaying the decennial census, which should have been conducted in 2021 or shortly […]

Accused in twin murders, vigilante Monu Manesar finally in police net

NEW DELHI: Cow vigilante Monu Manesar, whose original name is Mohit Yadav, was finally arrested by Haryana’s Nuh Police on Tuesday after being on the run for over two months. He was arrested from his village’s market in Manesar. Manesar was wanted in connection with the murder of two Muslim men, Junaid and Nassir in […]

Kejriwal trashes One Nation, One Election; wants polls every 3 months

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal has rejected PM Narendra Modi’s ambitious proposal of One Nation, One Election, arguing that frequent elections give leveraging powers to common citizens. “I would say we should have an election every three months,” the Delhi chief minister told a poll rally in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Monday. […]

Rising crime against women: India must act now, says Woman activist

India has to go to war against rapists, says woman activist