Vasundhara Raje

Raje wants prez to step in

Vasundhara RajeIn an angry outburst against the Ashok Gehlot government, former chief minister Vasundhara Raje called its functioning as "autocratic" which has choked democratic values to such a suffocating extreme that it warrants intervention of the president of India, since the governor of Rajasthan, SK Singh did not inspire confidence with his bevy of "unconstitutional remarks".

BJP unites in defeat, Raje is Oppn leader

BJP unites in defeat, Raje is Oppn leaderFormer Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje was unanimously elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party in the Rajasthan Assembly in Jaipur. BJP has made no other changes in the State unit for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Venkaiah Naidu, incharge of the State; Ramdas Agarwal, National Treasurer and the State President O P Mathur were present at the meeting. Senior BJP leader and former Home Minister, Gulab Chand Kataria proposed Raje's name which was unanimously approved.

BJP summons its Rajasthan leaders to Delhi

Vasundhara RajeNew Delhi, Dec. 12 : Central leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday summoned former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhare Raje and state unit chief Om Prakash Mathur to Delhi to sort out their differences prior to the 2009 general elections.

Party sources said BJP president Rajnath Singh and senior leaders L K Advani and M Venkaiah Naidu will counsel both Raje and Mathur to set aside their personal differences and work to ensure the party’s victory in the general elections.

Raje promises to work as constructive opposition

RajasthanThe outgoing Chief Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje has accepted the mandate of the people. She had promised to work as a "constructive opposition". "I respect the mandate of the five-and-a-half crore people of the state. We will play the role of a constructive opposition and will not allow any hurdles in the development of Rajasthan," she said following the poll results in Jaipur on Monday.

"The people's choice is final. They think well before deciding. I respect that," Raje, who was born to a royal family of Madhya Pradesh, said.

EC notice to Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje ScindiaThe Election Commission of India has issued notice to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia for alleged violation of the model electoral code of conduct.

The notice was issued on Monday and the Commission sought her reply by Tuesday evening.

The notice against Scindia came after the Commission took cognizance of a report in Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar that she gave Rs.500 to a child of Hunari Bai of village Bharia Mahuda in an election campaign meeting held at Chhoti Sarwan in Banswara district Nov 25 to solicit votes.

Vasundhara Raje's Recent Generosity with Women Employees

Rajasthan Government has become the first State government to Vasundhara Raje's Recent Generosity with Women Employeesimplement the Sixth Pay Commission recommendations from 1st September 2006. In a recent decision the Rajasthan Government has increased maternity leave from 135 days to 180 days and this facility may be availed by employees who are already on maternity leave.