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Rajendra Rathore of BJP has won the Churu assembly seat five times and is, at present, a minister in the Vasundhara Raje government .(HT Photo)

Rajasthan assembly elections: Breaking BJP MLA’s clout crucial for Congress win from Churu seat

Churu | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 01:16 PM IST
In the previous assembly election, Rathore defeated Haji Maqbool Mandella of the Congress by 24,002 votes in the constituency. Rathore got 84,100 votes while Mandella secured 60,098.
Manvendra Singh (grey turban), is an influential BJP rebel MLA from Sheo assembly constituency in Barmer.(HT PHOTO)
Manvendra Singh (grey turban), is an influential BJP rebel MLA from Sheo assembly constituency in Barmer.(HT PHOTO)

Wary of Swabhiman rally, Rajasthan BJP revokes expulsion of two Rajput leaders

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Manoj Ahuja
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2018 08:29 AM IST
The revocation of expulsion is being seen as an attempt to counter the influence of rebel MLA Manvendra Singh, son of former Union minister Jaswant Singh.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at a public rally during her Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra, at Jaitaran on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.(PTI)
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at a public rally during her Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra, at Jaitaran on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.(PTI)

After protest, Raje govt holds out olive branch for Rajput community

Hindustan Times | By Mukesh Mathrani, Barmer
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2018 01:14 PM IST
The government is also worried about Swabhiman Sammelan called by its own legislator, Manvendra Singh, on September 22. The event is being seen as an effort by Singh, son of former external affairs minister and BJP veteran Jaswant Singh, to show his strength among the Rajputs.
The Congress high command has devised a formula wherein prominent leaders may not contest the assembly elections so that they can devote more time to ensuring the party’s victory.(HT file photo)
The Congress high command has devised a formula wherein prominent leaders may not contest the assembly elections so that they can devote more time to ensuring the party’s victory.(HT file photo)

Unity the mantra in Congress campaign for Rajasthan election 2018

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Chetan Chauhan and Sachin Saini
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2018 02:31 PM IST
Congress is fighting the challenges of a perceived rivalry between Gehlot and Pilot and its ability to convert anti-incumbency into votes.
Cabinet minister Rajendra Rathore addresses a press conference in Jaipur on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Cabinet minister Rajendra Rathore addresses a press conference in Jaipur on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)

Cabinet approves investment proposals worth Rs 5,700 crore

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 09:56 PM IST
The investment is proposed in sectors such as cement, IT, auto parts, guar gum powder, liquor manufacturing, textiles and cement.
Vasundhara Raje had in the budget announced a loans waiver of Rs 50,000 for all farmers who have taken loans from cooperative banks, benefitting some 30 lakh farmers.(HT Photo)
Vasundhara Raje had in the budget announced a loans waiver of Rs 50,000 for all farmers who have taken loans from cooperative banks, benefitting some 30 lakh farmers.(HT Photo)

No loan waiver for rich farmers in Rajasthan

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent, Jaipur
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 09:47 PM IST
Among the categories which will not get benefit from the wavier are MPs, MLAs, ministers, central and state government employees, retired government employees and chairpersons of local civic bodies.
According to government records, 95,000 dhanis and all 43,199 inhabited villages have been electrified in the state.(Bloomberg)
According to government records, 95,000 dhanis and all 43,199 inhabited villages have been electrified in the state.(Bloomberg)

State aims to electrify all households by September

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 10:02 PM IST
A look at the official data reveals that out of 19.56 lakh non-electrified rural households in Rajasthan, 2.45 lakh have been electrified.
Parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Singh Rathore speaks to media at party office in Jaipur on Wednesday.(Prabhakar Sharma/HT PHOTO)
Parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Singh Rathore speaks to media at party office in Jaipur on Wednesday.(Prabhakar Sharma/HT PHOTO)

BJP counters Gehlot’s charges, says he is daydreaming about becoming CM

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Earlier in the day, Gehlot had called a press conference in which he had cautioned bureaucrats to be alert while taking decisions saying that the same could come under inquiry after the change in the government.
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