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Friday, May 24, 2019
Urvashi Dev Rawal

Urvashi Dev Rawal


Urvashi Dev Rawal is assistant editor with Hindustan Times Rajasthan edition and is based in Jaipur. She reports on politics, development journalism and women’s issues. She has reported from Delhi and Gujarat previously.

articles by Urvashi Dev Rawal (185 results)
May 06, 2019 14:32
A total of 4,88,19,246 voters will cast votes in 23,783 polling stations for the 12 parliamentary seats. There are 134 candidates, including 16 women, in the fray. read more
May 02, 2019 12:37
After Jodhpur, Jaipur Rural Lok Sabha seat has emerged as the most contested with two Olympians Rajyavardhan Rathore of the BJP and Poonia of the Congress in a direct fight. read more
May 02, 2019 11:35
Rathore toured around a dozen villages in Phulera sub-district on Monday. read more
May 02, 2019 08:18
Rathore won a silver medal for Double Trap Shooting at the 2004 Athens Olympic — India’s first ever individual silver. Poonia, a discus thrower, has represented India at the Olympics thrice. read more
Apr 27, 2019 19:46
Raje and Shekhawat’s political rivalry is not hidden from anyone. When the BJP high command had wanted to make Shekhawat the state party president last year, Raje had strongly objected and scuttled his appointment. read more
Apr 26, 2019 08:15
The BJP plans to bring in its top brass to campaign for the seat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a public meeting in Jodhpur on Monday. BJP chief Amit Shah will hold a grand roadshow in Jodhpur on April 26, just three days ahead of polling on April... read more
Apr 24, 2019 16:19
But despite her attempts to strike a chord of familiarity, BJP’s Rajsamand candidate Diya Kumari, who was earlier an MLA from Sawai Madhopur, hasn’t been able to shed her reserved nature yet. read more
Apr 13, 2019 09:39
A BJP leader said after the Pulwama terrorist attack and Balakot air strikes, the party feels the mood in the country is in favour of the BJP. The party’s campaign is focused more on the issue of national security and development and other issues have... read more
Apr 09, 2019 16:42
Passers-by would scarcely notice a man quietly watering plants at the BJP headquarters in Jaipur. But of late Murlidhar Meena has been garnering attention and congratulations after his younger son cleared the UPSC exam. His son, Brijmohan Meena, got... read more
Apr 05, 2019 00:57
Hanuman Beniwal’s entry into the NDA fold has given a strong Jat leader to the BJP which had no Jat face in the Marwar and Shekhawati belt. Jats have a strong presence on parliamentary seats such as Nagaur, Jodhpur, Barmer, Bikaner, Sikar, Jhunjhunu,... read more
Mar 30, 2019 15:42
Prior to the announcement of the Congres’ first list of candidates in Rajasthan, there had been speculation about a possible alliance between the Congress and Beniwal’s Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP). read more
Mar 20, 2019 11:19
Vasundhara Raje, who has been has been two-time Rajasthan chief minister, five-time MP and five-time MLA, was once the power centre in the state. After her entry into the state politics in 1984, the state BJP has been synonymous with Raje. read more
Mar 19, 2019 12:56
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP leaders with knowledge of the matter said that on several seats where the BJP was not confident of a win earlier, it is now planning to going ahead with sitting MPs post the Balakot air strikes that changed the mood in the... read more
Mar 17, 2019 09:54
The region has a history of a strong peasant movement during Independence. The Jats, who led the revolt against the feudal landlords, are politically influential in the region. Brahmins and Scheduled Castes are other influential communities. read more