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Friday, Dec 13, 2019

Rajputs

Dec 13, 2018 15:00
The Rajputs had openly revolted against the BJP, which it traditionally supported. The party fielded 26 Rajputs and the Congress gave tickets to 15. Of the 41 from the community in the fray, 10 won from BJP and seven from the Congress. read more
Dec 12, 2018 10:37
The four major communities of Rajasthan — Rajput, Jats, Meenas, and Gujjar — voted in a mixed manner in the 2018 assembly election, which saw the BJP concede defeat, and the Congress return to power after five years. read more
Oct 22, 2018 22:34
Lohawat, which comes in Jodhpur district, is counted among the assembly constituencies where caste equations play important role. Rajput community voters dominate the constituency, followed by Vishnoi and Jat communities, which almost have equal vot... read more
Sep 12, 2018 01:16
The latest resentment was triggered by the arrest of eight people for showing black flags during Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje’s public meeting in Barmer. Four of the arrested were Rajputs. read more
Sep 09, 2018 00:21
Although the BJP won a large majority across the state in the last election, most political commentators don’t see a repeat in 2018. Vasundhara Raje’s government faces huge anti-incumbency this year. read more
Jun 03, 2018 07:05
People from the Dalit community have started social media campaigning by using “Sinh” in names. read more
May 15, 2018 21:59
The MLA was also critical of the state government for not giving prominent posts to the members of Rajput community in the state bureaucracy. read more
May 10, 2018 11:11
Bhim Army’s Saharanpur district president Kamal Walia’s brother Sachin Walia was found shot on Wednesday afternoon. read more
May 08, 2018 22:27
For a state where caste and community are the cornerstones of votebank politics, task seems to be cut out for Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government ahead of the assembly polls scheduled in Rajasthan later this year. read more