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Rajasthan: Khap panchayat forces man, woman to bathe publicly to ‘wash off sins’

Jaipur: A Khap panchayat, an unelected council of village elders, recently penalised a man and woman from the Sansi Community in Rajasthan’s Sikar district by making them bathe publicly to wash their alleged ‘sins’ The nephew and aunt who were allgedly involved in an ‘illicit’ relationship, were asked to deposit Rs 31,000 and Rs 22,000 […]

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot met Governor Kalraj Mishra last week (File Photo/Twitter)

Finally, Rajasthan Governor gives nod to assembly session from Aug 14

Jaipur: After rejecting the state government’s proposal to call a special assembly session in Rajasthan thrice,Governor Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday finally approved the revised proposal sent by the state government requesting to convene special assembly session on August 14 after holding a cabinet meeting in the evening. The Governor, in his order, has directed that […]

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot met Governor Kalraj Mishra last week (File Photo/Twitter)

Rajasthan Governor allows assembly session but with conditions

Jaipur: Amid the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday allowed the state government to convene a special assembly session but with conditions. He said that the session should be called on 21 days notice so that MLAs during corona times may not face problems coming to Jaipur and all of them can […]