Companies Industries Supreme Court

Vedanta to recover $499 million arbitration award : Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Vedanta Ltd. is entitled to recover a $499 million arbitration award from the central government for developing oil and gas fields in Rajasthan.   Cairn India Ltd., which was later acquired by Vedanta, had in 2011 won an arbitration award in Malaysia for higher recoveries and sought its Read More…

Corona Virus Education Fashion Jobs Opinion

Rajasthan Kota students protests against NEET JEE entrance during Corona epidemic

Thousands of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main and the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) aspirants at Rajasthan’s Kota, India’s biggest coaching hub, continue to protest on social media with videos demanding the postponement of exams till the coronavirus pandemic shows a decline in numbers.   After the National Testing Agency (NTA), which conducts the Read More…

North India Opinion State Assembly Votes & Polls

Ashok Gehlot Congress government in Rajasthan won the motion of confidence

The Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan won the motion of confidence by voice vote during the special Assembly session convened on Friday.   The Assembly session came a few days after the patch up between Gehlot and rebel party leader Sachin Pilot, marking a happy ending to the over a month-long political uncertainty in the Read More…

Assembly North India Votes & Polls

Finally Rajasthan Governor yields to Gehlot demand and convene assembly at august 14th

In Rajasthan after days of uncertainty created by , Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra who finally made up his mind on Wednesday issued orders convening an Assembly session from August 14.   This comes after Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot-led Cabinet sent fourth proposal to Mishra seeking to convene Assembly session.   “We have again sent a Read More…

Education North India Session Court Voice

Rajasthan 2010~2014 fake degree education scam assets worth 21.5 Crores attached

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 12.98 crore of Kamal Mehta, former Chairman of Jodhpur National University and his family member in connection with issuance of fake degrees and mark-sheets case.   The attached movable and immovable assets under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) includes 12 flats, 3 plots, a building Read More…

Indian Subcontinent Protest Voice

BJP minister Gajendra Shekhawat Resignation sought over audio Clips

The Congress on Sunday upped the ante on Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat’s alleged role in the attempts to topple the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan and demanded his resignation or removal from the Union Cabinet.   Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken put forth pointed questions to the BJP and asked why Shekhawat was still Read More…

North India

Ashok Gehlot says BJP lures Rs 15 Crores offer for each Congress MLA

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of trying to de-stabilise the Rajasthan government. Gehlot alleged the party was offering MLAs rupees 10 to 15 crore to switch allegiance.   “We must focus on fighting coronavirus and that is what we are doing but they (BJP) are trying to de-stabilise the government. Read More…

Agriculture Environment Health North India West India

Swarms in Jaipur cover 150kms a day and eat 35,000 people food warns UNFAO

Swarms of the crop destroying insects entered India on April 11. On Monday, parts of Jaipur were overrun by locusts. Huge swarms of desert locusts are destroying crops across western and central India, prompting authorities Tuesday to step up their response to the country’s worst plague in nearly three decades.   Drones, tractors and cars Read More…