Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje has again been caught in a controversy. This time, her ‘devotees’ have been penalised by a Jodhpur court for depicting Raje as the goddess Annapurna.
Gurjar leaders called off their week-long agitation on Monday evening following an agreement.
Even as Dausa continued to be on the boil for the second day on Wednesday, Jaipur was the hotbed of political activity as one minister and four BJP MLAs belonging to the Gurjar community offered to resign.
Rajasthan Khadi and Village Industries Board (RKVIB) is firming up plans to make Khadi a global-youth brand.
The Rajasthan government wants to resume talks with Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for setting up a 7.5 mmtpa.
Neighbourhood jewellers are fighting for survival as jewellery trade in the city gets organised.
A revised incentive scheme for traders and good arrivals have paid off for the Food Corporation of India (FCI) in Rajasthan with the corporation exceeding its procurement wheat target in the state.
Low arrivals of wheat in the mandis have sent wheat prices in Jaipur soaring. Farmers are holding back their stock in anticipation of better deal later this month, K G Jhalani, owner of Annapurna Trading company told ET that due to the festival Aakhateej, the arrivals are only 20% of the total marketable wheat in the state.
Overall economy of Kota, which is largely based on IIT-JEE coaching, would plummet to an extent of 15%.
Mr Subir Raha, the former MD of ONGC, is likely to be appointed as special consultant in the newly-formed Rajasthan Oil Corporation.
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