Free Press Journal
  • Ghanshyam Tiwari resigns from BJP, says he will fight against “undeclared emergency” in Rajasthan, country

    Jaipur: Rebel BJP MLA and former state minister Ghanshyam Tiwari resigned from the party on Monday. Significantly, he has sent his resignation to party chief Amit Shah. The five-time MLA did not share very good relations with Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over a number of issues, including farmers’ plight, demand of reservation for the upper castes and corruption.

  • Rajasthan waives farmers’ loans; to cost Rs 8,000 cr

    Jaipur : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday announced one-time loan waiver of up to Rs 50,000 for small and marginal farmers in the state, which would cost Rs 8,000 crore to the exchequer.

  • Bhopal: Vasundhara Raje Scindia, Shivraj Singh Chouhan meet over lunch, bury the hatchet

    BHOPAL: The row over CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s allegation that the Scindia ruling family, in cahoots with the British, had committed atrocities on the people, seems to have ended amicably. Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia, who was on a brief visit to the capital, had lunch with Chouhan on Tuesday.

  • Bhopal: Vasundhara reaches Datia, keeps mum on CM remark

    BHOPAL: Amid the raging controversy over the chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s comment on the Scindia ruling family, the Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhararaje Scindia arrived at Datia on Wednesday. She paid obeisance at the Pitambara Peeth. State UAD minister Maya Singh welcomed her. Vasundhara kept mum on Chouhan’s statement regarding Scindias being stooges of the British and committing atrocities on the people of Bhind. Sources said bye-elections were being held at Dhaulpur

  • Justice Navin Sinha sworn-in as new CJ of Raj High Court

    Jaipur: Justice Navin Sinha was today sworn-in as the new chief justice of the Rajasthan High Court. Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath to the new chief justice. Sinha was earlier the chief justice of the Chhattisgarh high court.

  • Need to strengthen cold storage chain for farmers’ benefit: CM Vasundhara Raje

    Jaipur: For better crop produce return, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today asked the state agriculture department to strengthen cold storage chain network for the benefits of farmers. Horticulture department should also explore possibilities of flower cultivation and their exports from Rajasthan, reviewing the department’s progress for next year’s annual budget here the Chief Minister directed.

  • Vasundhara Raje announces two new highways in state

    Nagaur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today announced that two new highways would come up on Nagaur-Pilani and Chaksu-Phalodi routes to get connected to Delhi and to boost tourism in the state. One new national highway would be constructed on Nagaur to Pilani via Tarnau-Jayal-Deedwana-Salasar-Laxmangarh- Jhunjhunu, and another on Chaksu to Phalodi via Dudu-Sambhar-Makrana-Khatu would come up to boost tourism and for connectivity to Delhi, Raje said while launching II phase of

  • Vasundhra son sues Jairam Ramesh and Times Now

    Jaipur : Rajasthan Chief Minister’s son and a member of Lok Sabha from Jhalawar, Dushyant Singh, on Tuesday filed defamation complaints against Congress leader and former Union minister Jairam Ramesh and news channel Times Now. The complaints have been filed under Section 500 of the Indian Penal Code in the court of additional judicial magistrate of Dholpur.

  • Party and Govt on same page, now

    NEW DELHI : Beleaguered Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan were also part of the strategy meetings held at the residences of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah on Sunday. Raje met the BJP President in the morning while Chouhan, who could not make it to Delhi initially because of bad weather, met Shah in the evening and later joined a strategy session


    Clock is ticking for Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje

    NEW DELHI  : With the clock ticking for the beleaguered Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, a face to face meeting with Amit Shah at Anandpur Sahib in Punjab on Friday could prove to be the proverbial ice-breaker.