Tag - Rajasthan

India assembly elections: Suspense continue over BJP CMs


New Delhi: While Revanth Reddy was all set to take oath as the Congress chief minister of Telangana, the BJP was yet to announce the chief ministers for Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.  According to reports, the party wants to pick fresh chief minister faces. Former Rajasthan chief minister and one of the frontrunners for...

What BJP’s wins in 3 states mean for 2024


Hindi heartland states turn saffron   By Prashant Jha As 2018-2019 showed, the outcome of the state assembly elections in critical Hindi heartland states, four months before the Lok Sabha elections, is not an accurate window into the popular mood at the national level. The Congress won Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh comfortably in December 2018; the...

Supreme Court bans fire-crackers across India


New Delhi: The Supreme Court has ordered a ban on firecrackers across India, saying the directions against the use of barium and banned chemicals in firecrackers are applicable to all states and not just Delhi-NCR. The clarification was made by the apex court while hearing a plea relating to issue of firecrackers in the state...

Gehlot asks PM Modi to implement social security schemes pan-India


Jaipur: On the occasion of the 77th Independence Day, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement the social security schemes throughout the nation. Gehlot hoisted the Tricolor for the 15th time here. While enumerating the schemes and achievements of his government, the Chief Minister said, "Our schemes are being discussed...

London Jeeman: A celebration of Rajasthani culture and heritage


By Rakhi Singh Gehlote  The London Jeeman 2023 was celebrated at the Sattavis Patidar Centre in Wembley in London on June 25. It is the largest annual Rajasthani event outside of India, and has gained popularity each year since its beginning, with increasing attendance. The London Jeeman 2023 had an attendance of approximately 1000 people...

IPL 2023: Lucknow edge Rajasthan by 10 runs


Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals had an 87-run opening partnership between Yashasvi Jaiswal and Jos Buttler but impressive performances by Lucknow SuperGiants bowlers, led by Avesh Khan's 3/25 and Marcus Stoinis' 2/28 helped their team win by ten runs in an IPL 2023 match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here. At the mid-stage of the game, Rajasthan...

Vimal Lonavat: A Lady With A Mystical Bent


A Message from GURU MA    She was 15 years old living in Rajasthan, who then said, “I lost my watch. An astrologer was called in and he told me the explanation of the lost article. This intrigued and set me thinking-what was this science” said Vimal Lonavat, a Marwari lady in awe of her "introduction"...

Ruma Devi: A Beautiful Thistle of the Thar Desert


A girl with a dream in her eyes and a needle in her hand By Arvind Singh   Why the thistle analogy? Because, the definition of beauty in a desert is decided by grittiness and survival skills, and those who survive generally flourish with bright colors. And that is Ruma Devi, 33, a modern icon of...

Modi @8: India’s success story scaling new heights


PM Modi has given confidence to people to dream and unleash their full potential By Diya Kumari As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes eight years in office, it is the best moment for us to thank him for his continuing contributions to nation-building and to renew our pledge to work collectively and cohesively for making India...