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Scheme to empower BPL women relaunched

Policy makers have long struggled to come up with a way to empower women. Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje has once again shown that it is not a big deal.

Vasundhara Raje to keep tab on chiefs in Udaipur campaign

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje will keep a tab on her ministers and officials during “Sarkar Aapke Dwar” (government at your doorsteps) campaign in Udaipur division beginning on Saturday.

SJM wants white paper on FDI by Modi government

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have brushed aside Opposition from the RSS while bringing legislation to pave way for more Foreign direct investment (FDI) in insurance and defence sectors but road ah

Girl resists rape, set on fire

A girl who was set on fire after she resisted attempt to molest her in chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s hometown Dholur was shifted to a hospital in Jaipur on Tuesday.

Court slams government remarriage policy

In a landmark judgment, the Rajasthan high court has condemned government policy which debars women from remarrying for a specific period in order to get job on a divorced women quota.

Congress terms Kamla Beniwal’s sack ‘vendetta’

BJP leader Kalyan Singh is congratulated by party members in Aligarh — PTI

The Congress has accused the BJP of political and communal vendetta.

Fresh young faces in Rajasthan BJP

Six months after taking charge of the party, state BJP president Ashok Parnami finally managed to constitute his team, which apparently bears the stamp of chief minister Vasundhara Raje.

Margaret Alva: Don’t want cheap publicity

Rajasthan governor Margaret Alva says there will be no controversy in her autobiography. “I have almost completed my biography during my tenure here.

Additional charge for Gujarat government

Gujarat governor O.P. Kohli is expected to be given additional charge of Rajasthan till a new full-time governor is appointed.

Congress troubled in Rajasthan House

If people didn’t give Congress enough seats to play an effective Opposition in the Rajasthan Assembly, the party too didn’t help itself by ignoring veterans to Leader of the Opposition post.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.

It is widely acknowledged that relations between the West and Russia have never been as bad as they are since the end of the Cold War. The reason, of course, is Ukraine, but beyond it lie the implied conflicting interests of the two sides.