Vasundhara Raje

  • Congress took state down the drain in terms of education: Vasundhara Raje 13-04-2014 04:30 PM

    Ahead of Lok Sabha polls Rajasthan Chief Minister and BJP leader Vasundhara Raje addressed an election rally in Udaipur on Sunday. Raje addressed supporters at Dabok in Udaipur. Talking to people Raje promised to resolve problem of water and electricity very soon in the state. Raje also said that her...
  • Congress leader files complaint against TV channel for 'paid news' 13-04-2014 04:04 PM

    Congress candidate from Jhalawar-Baran Lok Sabha seat Pramod Bhaya filed a complaint with the Election Commission against a TV news channel for alleged bias towards his rival and BJP nominee Dushyant Singh, son of chief minister Vasundhara Raje. In a written complaint filed on Saturday night, Bhaya alleged that the...
  • We are working to provide employment to 15 lakh people: Vasundhara Raje 13-04-2014 02:58 PM

    Ahead of Lok Sabha polls Rajasthan Chief Minister and BJP leader Vasundhara Raje is all set to address an election rally in Udaipur on Sunday. She will address supporters at Dabok in Udaipur. Earlier the leader had addressed supporters in Jalore, Pushkar and Jaisalmer. Her remarks against Congress candidate Imran...
  • US on its knees as Modi set to become PM, says Vasundhara Raje 09-04-2014 04:56 PM

    Batting for Narendra Modi as PM, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday claimed that China and middle east countries had already accepted Gujarat Chief Minister as India's Prime Minister, and so should party rivals. "Narendra Modi ji has taken the development of Gujarat to greater heights. Many of the...
  • Congress demands 'immediate action' against Amit Shah, asks why SP, EC were 'shying away' in the matter 09-04-2014 08:40 AM

    Stepping up pressure against BJP over alleged hate remarks of Amit Shah and Vasundhara Raje, Congress on Tuesday demanded immediate action against them wondering why the Uttar Pradesh government and the Election Commission were "shying away" in the matter. "Why the Samajwadi Party government and the Election Commission are shying...
  • Congress runs on 'damad power', says Narendra Modi 07-04-2014 05:49 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed two public rallies in Rajasthan on Monday. Modi addressed the rally in Jodhpur first and then in Nagaur. Earlier in the day, he had addressed a rally in Jhajjar district of Haryana. During the rally, Modi slammed the ruling UPA government and said...
  • LS polls: Congress moves EC against Vasundhara Raje, seeks her arrest 06-04-2014 11:23 PM

    The Congress Sunday moved the Election Commission seeking arrest of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over her "open threat" at an election rally in the state. In his letter to the Election Commission, K.C. Mittal, secretary of Congress' legal department drew attention of the panel to Raje's remarks at a...
  • LS polls: AAP moves EC against Vasundhara Raje 06-04-2014 04:42 PM

    Condemning both the Congress and BJP leaders for playing "politics of religion", the AAP in Rajasthan on Sunday moved the EC, appealing to ensure action against state's Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over her provocative remarks at a public meeting in Karauli district. In a retort to Congress' Saharanpur leader Imran...
  • If you are voting for BJP, you are voting for Narendra Modi: Vasundhara Raje 06-04-2014 03:48 PM

    Vasundhara Raje addressed a rally in Hadoti on Sunday. In her address Raje said,"It is important to vote for BJP if people want development in the state." She added,"Vasundhara promised to solve the problem of power and water scarcity in the state." She ensured that local issues will be regularly...
  • If you are voting for BJP, you are voting for Narendra Modi: Raje 06-04-2014 01:33 PM

    Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje addressed rally in Hadoti on Sunday. In her address in Karauki, Raje said that Congress leaders are indulging in antics like threatening to chop Narendra Modi and tearing his posters as they were flustered by his popularity. Congress candidates are making derogatory statements and also tearing...
  • Congress leaders flustered with Modi's popularity: Vasundhara Raje 05-04-2014 08:10 PM

    Congress leaders were indulging in antics like threatening to chop Narendra Modi and tearing his posters as they were flustered by his popularity, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Saturday. Congress candidates are making derogatory statements and also tearing posters of Modi after loosing self control due to Modi's...
  • Sibal slams Vasundhara Raje, says she made an irresponsible statement 05-04-2014 05:22 PM

    Taking a dig at Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raja's comment on Congress leader Imran Masood, Union Minister Kapil Sibal said that she has made a completely irresponsible statement. It is the evidence that BJP wants to spread the RSS ideology. ...
  • Modi hate speech case: I won't sit at home fearing death, says Masood 05-04-2014 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: Congress candidate from Saharanpur Imraan Masood is caught in a piquant situation after threatening to kill BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. The Congress candidate, who was vehemently criticised by the saffron brigade for his controversial remarks against Modi, said that he won't sit at home due to...
  • Vote for Modi to take Rajasthan out of 'BiMaRU' state list: Vasundhara Raje 05-04-2014 03:11 PM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raja addressed a election rally in Ratangarh on Saturday to garner support for BJP's Churu candidate Rahul Kaswa. Slamming the UPA government, Raje said that the UPA has left the state det-ridden. She said, "We have not celebrated our assembly polls victory. We will do it...
  • Raje warns of hate speech backlash, Congress leader calls Modi ruffian 05-04-2014 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: As political temperature rises, the statements by the leaders are hitting a new low every day. The war of words after Congress candidate from Saharanpur Imran Masood threatened to chop BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi into pieces has now seen Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje joining the...
  • Raje government not to scrap Gehlot schemes 05-04-2014 12:10 AM

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said that the welfare schemes launched by the previous Congress government would not be discontinued, but necessary changes, if required, would be made to make the schemes more beneficial for the people. Addressing a public rally in Jhunjhunuin support of party candidate Santosh...
  • HC directs state government to set up cell at divisional level to find missing persons 05-04-2014 12:00 AM

    Taking serious note of the inadequate measures done regarding search of missing persons in the state, Rajasthan High Court on Friday gave direction to the state government to set up a special cell at divisional level for the purpose. Making a note of the lack of Polygraph Testing Laboratory in...
  • State government to provide RO water to rural households at 10 paisa per litre 04-04-2014 10:40 PM

    The Rajasthan government will provide RO (reverse osmosis)purified drinking water to rural households this summer at 10 paisa per liter, an official said on Friday. The state government will set up 1,000 RO plants under a scheme to provide clean drinking water to the rural areas. The villages where water...
  • Sona Ram Choudhary seeks opium high to attract voters 03-04-2014 03:45 PM

    Supply of opium has joined the list of traditional electoral issues of water, hospitals, roads, education and power in the second largest constituency of the country Barmer. One of the issues, albeit not a major one, in this border constituency is increasing supply of 'doda posta' (opium husk) to which...
  • Poll authorities dismiss Jaswant's complaints against Raje 31-03-2014 03:52 PM

    Expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh has accused chief minister Vasundhara Raje of misusing religious places for political activities in Barmer, a complaint found baseless by the district administration. Singh, who is contesting from Barmer Lok Sabha seat as an Independent candidate, filed a complaint on the matter with the district...
  • Keen tussle on the cards in Ajmer for Sachin Pilot 29-03-2014 03:26 PM

    Ajmer, home to the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, will see state Congress chief and union minister Sachin Pilot squaring off against prominent Jat leader Sanwar Lal Jat of the BJP. Sanwar Jat is a minister in the state cabinet of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. No other prominent...
  • Congress government has failed on all fronts, says Raje 27-03-2014 04:51 PM

    Vasundhara Raje launched a direct attack on the Congress at a rally in Chittorgarh. Raje said that BJP must win all 25 seats in Rajasthan and she sought support from the people to make Modi the next Prime Minister of India. ...
  • Cong leaders running away from polls because of 'BJP wave': Raje 26-03-2014 07:11 PM

    Exuding confidence of party's win in Lok Sabha elections, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said Congress leaders were scared of "BJP wave" and "running away" from polls fearing defeat. Raje said, Congress leaders Manish Tiwari, P Chidambaram decided not to contest because "there is a BJP wave". "Congress candidates...
  • In show of strength for BJP, Raje addressed massive rally in Barmer 25-03-2014 05:19 PM

    A day after senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh claimed Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and BJP president Rajnath Singh had betrayed his trust, Raje set out to prove a point by calling for a show of strength of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Barmer district, where the senior BJP leader...
  • BJP's Sonaram files nomination from Barmer 25-03-2014 04:23 PM

    BJP candidate Sonaram on Tuesday filed nomination papers from Barmer constituency in Rajasthan. He presented two sets of nominations, District Collector Bhanu Prakash told PTI. Backed by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Sonaram was given ticket by the party instead of veteran Jaswant Singh. The former Congress MLA had been vocal...
  • Sushma Swaraj would be a better PM than Modi: Digvijaya 25-03-2014 02:31 PM

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj would be a much better Prime Minister than Narendra Modi, the official nominee of BJP for the top post. "I say that Sushma would be a much better Prime Minister than Modi due to...
  • LS polls: BJP candidate Col Sona Ram files nomination from Barmer 25-03-2014 02:28 PM

    Barmer: BJP candidate Sona Ram filed his nomination papers from Barmer constituency in Rajasthan on Tuesday. He presented two sets of nominations, District Collector Bhanu Prakash told PTI. Backed by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Sona Ram was given the ticket by the party instead of veteran Jaswant Singh. The former...
  • After infighting over LS tickets, BJP struck by tweet controversy 24-03-2014 10:50 PM

    New Delhi: With the Bharatiya Janata Party already battling dissent as senior party leader Jaswant Singh filed his nomination as an Independent from Barmer, party president Rajnath Singh stirred fresh controversy by first tweeting vote for a BJP government, then changing it to Modi government. Hoping to ride on the...
  • Waqas arrest: Raje fears IM conspiracy against Narendra Modi 24-03-2014 06:58 PM

    In the backdrop of arrest of four alleged IM terrorists from the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday claimed a "conspiracy" was brewing against party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. Citing terror blasts at Modi's rally in Patna last year, Raje said,"The country is going to witness Modi's...
  • This 'NaMo, NaMo drama' will ruin BJP, says rebel Jaswant Singh 24-03-2014 02:35 PM

    Barmer: Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who filed nomination papers as an Independent candidate from Barmer in Rajasthan on Monday, hit out at the BJP top brass for claiming that he felt betrayed by them. "I feel very sad on being betrayed by a few people in the BJP. I...