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Ashok Gehlot receives support of 2 BTP MLAs, holds 'courtesy meeting' with Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra
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Ashok Gehlot receives support of 2 BTP MLAs, holds 'courtesy meeting' with Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra

Members of the Gehlot camp huddled at a resort outside Delhi, while the whereabouts of MLAs loyal to Pilot remained unknown

'Don't drag BJP through mud': Vasundhara Raje asks CM Ashok Gehlot to not link party with Congress infighting
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'Don't drag BJP through mud': Vasundhara Raje asks CM Ashok Gehlot to not link party with Congress infighting

The interest of the people must be paramount for the governmentt, the former Rajasthan CM said in her first reaction on the spiralling political crisis in state

World Day Against Child Labour 2020: Smriti Irani, Pema Khandu, other politicos vow to eradicate child labour
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World Day Against Child Labour 2020: Smriti Irani, Pema Khandu, other politicos vow to eradicate child labour

According to the United Nations, around 218 million children across the world are working, many of them full-time. They do not attend school and rarely have any time to play. Most do not even get proper nutrition or care.

'Good to be on the same team': Vasundhara Raje welcomes Jyotiraditya Scindia into BJP, lauds his 'strength of character and courage'
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'Good to be on the same team': Vasundhara Raje welcomes Jyotiraditya Scindia into BJP, lauds his 'strength of character and courage'

A day after resigning from the Congress, Jyotiraditya Scindia joined the BJP on Wednesday in presence of the ruling party's president JP Nadda.

Panipat makers to cut out controversial scenes from film, says Rajasthan govt amid protests by Jat groups
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Panipat makers to cut out controversial scenes from film, says Rajasthan govt amid protests by Jat groups

Amid protests by Jat groups, the producers of Ashutosh Gowariker's historical drama Panipat have agreed to edit out the portion of the film, a senior state government official said.

Panipat screenings interrupted, theatres vandalised by members of Rajasthan's Jat community in Jaipur
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Panipat screenings interrupted, theatres vandalised by members of Rajasthan's Jat community in Jaipur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday asserted that it is a "prerogative" of the government to probe if facts are incorrectly portrayed in Panipat.

Rajasthan court to pronounce verdict in Pehlu Khan lynching case today; trial concluded on 7 August after 40 witnesses deposed
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Rajasthan court to pronounce verdict in Pehlu Khan lynching case today; trial concluded on 7 August after 40 witnesses deposed

A court in Rajasthan's Alwar is likely to pronounce its verdict in the Pehlu Khan lynching case on Wednesday.

Reservation politics in India: From Gujjars, Jats, Patidars to Marathas, communities line up for their piece of caste-based quota pie
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Reservation politics in India: From Gujjars, Jats, Patidars to Marathas, communities line up for their piece of caste-based quota pie

Marathas are the latest addition to a list of communities in India who have demanded reservation (or quota) in jobs and education, but many have debated that offering quota to communities without going over its merits dilutes the purpose of having a quota system for backward castes.

Om Birla takes charge as Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha; Narendra Modi hails election of two-time Rajasthan MP as 'matter of great pride'
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Om Birla takes charge as Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha; Narendra Modi hails election of two-time Rajasthan MP as 'matter of great pride'

The 56-year-old Om Birla was also a member of Rajasthan Assembly for three terms and was also a parliamentary secretary in Vasundhara Raje's government between 2003 and 2008.

Rajasthan govt's move to 'roll back BJP's changes' in history textbooks has academicians displeased, students resigned, parents worried
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Rajasthan govt's move to 'roll back BJP's changes' in history textbooks has academicians displeased, students resigned, parents worried

The Congress government in Rajasthan has decided to change the biography of freedom fighter Veer Sarvarkar in the history textbooks of the state curriculum.

UPA 3 will be a reality after 23 May, says Sachin Pilot: BJP's national issue poll plank a misplaced perception, says Rajasthan deputy CM
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UPA 3 will be a reality after 23 May, says Sachin Pilot: BJP's national issue poll plank a misplaced perception, says Rajasthan deputy CM

Lok Sabha election 2019: Rajasthan Congress president and deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot, who has been travelling across the state, expressed confidence that Congress will do well at the hustings.

Residents of Rajasthan's Dholpur, Karauli battle connectivity woes, lay blame at BJP MP's door
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Residents of Rajasthan's Dholpur, Karauli battle connectivity woes, lay blame at BJP MP's door

Converting the line to broad gauge will make travel between Dholpur and Gangapur City much more convenient. It will present new opportunities for development.

Despite demonetisation, Jaipur traders favour Narendra Modi at Centre, express satisfaction with recent changes in GST
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Despite demonetisation, Jaipur traders favour Narendra Modi at Centre, express satisfaction with recent changes in GST

Lack of alternative to Narendra Modi and consistent efforts to rectify complex GST norms seem to have helped the BJP find favour with traders in Rajasthan's Jaipur City

Abysmal women's representation in Lok Sabha election proof of failure to eliminate gender disparity from Rajasthan politics
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Abysmal women's representation in Lok Sabha election proof of failure to eliminate gender disparity from Rajasthan politics

Rajasthan must bring in more skilled and well-meaning women into public service and hand them actual power to work for change.

Lok Sabha polls: Resurgent Rajasthan Congress ropes in second generation leaders to strengthen position
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Lok Sabha polls: Resurgent Rajasthan Congress ropes in second generation leaders to strengthen position

The Congress is banking on the sons of two veteran leaders to defeat BJP heavyweights in Jodhpur and Barmer.

Rajasthan’s brief experiment with education criteria at panchayats shows a shake-up in political order is often just what’s needed
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Rajasthan’s brief experiment with education criteria at panchayats shows a shake-up in political order is often just what’s needed

The pre-requisite of the educational qualification in Rajasthan brought forth some talented first-timers who were able to trump the old heavyweights,

In a Rajasthan village, a half-completed bridge in limbo for 30 years is reminder of politicians' hollow promises
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In a Rajasthan village, a half-completed bridge in limbo for 30 years is reminder of politicians' hollow promises

As the 2019 Lok Sabha election looms, the people of Sewar and neighbouring 60 villages in Rajasthan are threatening to boycott the polls.

Gujjar quota stir enters 5th day: District admin issues notice against Kirori Singh Bainsal, orders total internet shutdown in Sawai Madhopur
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Gujjar quota stir enters 5th day: District admin issues notice against Kirori Singh Bainsal, orders total internet shutdown in Sawai Madhopur

Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur administration has curtailed internet services in the region as the Gujjar reservation stir entered the fifth day on Tuesday

Rajasthan govt scraps BJP-era law making primary education mandatory to contest civic polls; uproar in Assembly
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Rajasthan govt scraps BJP-era law making primary education mandatory to contest civic polls; uproar in Assembly

Amid uproar, Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Amendment Bill, 2019 and Rajasthan Municipality Amendment Bill, 2019 were passed in the House by voice vote. The

The politics of toxic textbooks: History isn't repeated, it's rewritten
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The politics of toxic textbooks: History isn't repeated, it's rewritten

If you can’t make history, then just make it up. This strategy, that India’s political parties relish exercising when in power to further their ideological footprints, is a textbook case of what ails the country’s education system