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Panchayat polls: Plea against Rajasthan criteria

The Supreme Court has accepted a Special Leave Petition (SLP) challenging the constitutional validity of the Rajasthan Panchayati Raj (Second Amendment) Act, 2015 (Rajasthan impugned act), which fixes

Rajasthan High Court acquits Salman Khan in Chinkara poaching cases

Members of the Bishnoi community protest against the High Court's decision to acquit Salman Khan in Bikaner. (Photo: PTI)

Actor Salman Khan won a major reprieve with the Rajasthan high court on Monday acquitted him in two 18-year-old cases involving the shooting and killing of chinkaras (Indian gazelle), an endangered an

Rajasthan: For CBSE students, no guarantee of place

Being a CBSE student is tough in Rajasthan these days. Even if they secure 95 per cent marks, there is no guarantee of a place in the constituent colleges of state universities.

New scam reveals hidden truths of Vasundhara Raje government

Vasundhara Raje

The latest corruption scandal in Rajasthan has revealed a truth that the ruling BJP would never have wished to come out in public.

Is the Rajasthan model of privatisation sustainable?

Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje

She is not hailed as “Rani of Reforms” for nothing. Ever since her return to power in December 2013, Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje didn’t waste time to embark on path of privatisation.

Congress ex-MLA to play host


Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti convenor Hardik Patel is welcomed by the Patidar community after his release from prison in Surat. (Photo: PTI)

Stripped during ragging, girl wants to quit studies

Depressed after being ragged by seniors, a Class 11 girl in Jodhpur first tried to take her life, failing which she is quitting studies.

In Rajasthan texts, Mahavir is Buddha, shocker on Aulia

A picture of Gautam Buddha in a Class III book’s chapter on Lord Mahavir.

The controversy over textbooks continues in Rajasthan.

Bolero sarpanches’ reign may soon end

Happy days may soon be over for “Bolero sarpanches” of Rajasthan as the state government has decided to constitute social audit directorate to check rampant corruption in panchayats (rural elected bod

In Rajasthan texts, Mahavir is Buddha, Aulia gets backhanded compliment

Image of Vardhaman Mahavir (left) and statue of Gautam Buddha (right). (Photo: File)

The Rajasthan government’s curriculum-restructuring exercise that has axed Nehru continues to throw up surprises.

The United Nations’ adoption in 2014 of an International Yoga Day was remarkable for many reasons.

We will soon usher in the tiranga season and with it the time to flaunt patriotism will also begin.