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BJP leaders' sons at Barmer firing range, BSF orders probe

Thursday 4 September '14

Sons of two prominent state BJP leaders enjoying a day out at a BSF firing camp in Barmer, trying their hand at shooting with BSF ammunition...
Ostracised sisters ‘raped’ for standing up to panchayat

Saturday 23 August '14

A year ago, when a 90-member caste panchayat in Rateu village, 100-km from Barmer, issued a diktat to ostracise a family.
At centre of row, Jaipur plot where Kamala Beniwal put ‘rigorous manual labour’

Saturday 9 August '14

Collector in May found land grab, fraud charges against her valid
Jaipur Metro project was 'unwise': Vasundhara Raje

Tuesday 15 July '14

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her predecessor Ashok Gehlot Monday locked horns over the much-touted Jaipur Metro rail project.
MGNREGA row: Congress, social activists threaten protest

Saturday 5 July '14

Centre assures Raje of looking into matter, gives no commitment on softening law
Alleging sexual abuse, cover-up, woman comes out to name minister in Narendra Modi govt

Saturday 14 June '14

Calling her allegations baseless, the investigating officer even filed a case closure report.
In Jhalawar, the other rape victims who wait for justice

Friday 6 June '14

In Patliakulmi village in Jhalawar, the district from Vasundhara Raje was elected, a 16-year-old girl from the Bhil community had celebrated when Raje became chief minister last December.
With songs in his honour, Jaswant Singh’s fans pledge revenge

Monday 14 April '14

Over the past few weeks, the emotional Malani populace has taken on itself the task of avenging the “humiliation” of “Daata”, as Jaswant Singh is fondly called in Barmer
BJP drops Jaswant Singh's son from national executive

Friday 11 April '14

The BJP high command Thursday dropped Sheo (Barmer) MLA Manvendra Singh from the national executive following complaints of his involvement in the campaign for his father — expelled BJP leader Jaswant...
Jaswant Singh: Arun Jaitley is not an example to follow, not one of lacking ambition

Tuesday 25 March '14

Denied a BJP ticket and contesting Barmer as an independent, Jaswant Singh attacks Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley
Echo of Emergency in Bharatiya Janata Party's decision-making: Jaswant Singh

Tuesday 25 March '14

Barmer: Will contest as independent, slams ‘Namo-Namo tamasha’
Arun Jaitley deals another snub as Jaswant Singh sticks to decision to contest

Monday 24 March '14

Jaswant Singh announced here today that he will file his nomination papers from Barmer as an Independent today
Jaswant Singh slams ‘fake Bharatiya Janata Party’, ‘encroachers’

Saturday 22 March '14

Barmer Day after denial of ticket, ‘hurt’ veteran breaks down, questions BJP leadership
After LK Advani, Jaswant Singh gets the snub, Congress import Sonaram is BJP Barmer nominee

Saturday 22 March '14

BJP snubbed the patriarch’s loyalist and veteran leader Jaswant Singh, denying him the ticket from his home turf of Barmer
Jaswant Singh sulking now as Bharatiya Janata Party seeks to ignore him

Friday 21 March '14

After L. K. Advani’s, a rebellion is brewing among BJP workers in Barmer, too. It is a seat that Advani loyalist Jaswant Singh wants to contest one last time but the recent induction of Col Sonaram, a...
Raje inducts 12 ministers into team

Saturday 21 December '13

Raje is now left with 14 ministerial berths, 13 parliamentary secretary posts.
162 in the bag, one more to add

Wednesday 11 December '13

The sweep of the state with 162 seats has left the BJP optimistic he will win back his stronghold.
Sachin Pilot, Ajay Maken and CP Joshi might lose their Lok Sabha seats?

Tuesday 10 December '13

Party wiped out in Sachin and Maken’s domains, fares poorly in C P Joshi and Natarajan’s.
Too many cabinet hopefuls for Vasundhara’s comfort

Tuesday 10 December '13

Vasundhara Raje will hold the swearing-in ceremony on Friday.
Vasundhara Raje's royal Comeback

Monday 9 December '13

BJP registered thumping victory in Raj, grabbing 162 seats, leaving Cong decimated at 21 seats.


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