Articles about Jaipur

Mughal descendant, historians refute BJP MP's Taj Mahal land claim

14 May 2022

India
Mughal descendant, historians refute BJP MP's Taj Mahal land claim

Prince Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy, who proclaims himself as a descendant of the Mughals, refuted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Diya Kumari's claim of Taj Mahal's land.

5 offbeat tourist places near Jaipur

11 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat tourist places near Jaipur

Located in Rajasthan, Jaipur is a grand and historic location that is surrounded by royal forts, aesthetic buildings, and mesmerizing lakes.

5 most popular tourist attractions in India

19 Feb 2022

Lifestyle
5 most popular tourist attractions in India

From north to south and east to west, there is so much that India offers to tourists.

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP; says 'India of Hindus, not Hindutvavadis'

12 Dec 2021

Politics
Rahul Gandhi slams BJP; says 'India of Hindus, not Hindutvavadis'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sharpened his attack at the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Jaipur rally Sunday.

Suffering from cardiac trouble due to post-COVID-19 complications: Gehlot

28 Aug 2021

Politics
Suffering from cardiac trouble due to post-COVID-19 complications: Gehlot

A day after undergoing angioplasty, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said he was unable to go among the people during the past several days as he was suffering from post-COVID-19 health issues.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot undergoes angioplasty in Jaipur

27 Aug 2021

India
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot undergoes angioplasty in Jaipur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot underwent angioplasty at a government hospital in Jaipur on Friday.

Jaipur: Police cracks rape-murder case of a four-year-old girl

14 Aug 2021

India
Jaipur: Police cracks rape-murder case of a four-year-old girl

The Jaipur rural police on Friday claimed to have solved the rape and murder case of a four-year-old girl within 20 hours of recovering her body by assigning the task to over 700 policemen, according to an official.

Heavy rains in Rajasthan inundate roads, wash out rail tracks

31 Jul 2021

India
Heavy rains in Rajasthan inundate roads, wash out rail tracks

Widespread rainfall was recorded in the eastern parts of Rajasthan inundating roads in many places and washing out railway tracks in Gudha and Govindi Marwar station in the Jodhpur division.

Controversy erupts after saffron flag atop Ambagadh fort torn down

30 Jul 2021

India
Controversy erupts after saffron flag atop Ambagadh fort torn down

The historic 18th-century Ambagadh fort in Jaipur has become a center of dispute with tensions escalating after a saffron flag atop the fort was torn down by a group of people in the presence of an MLA.

Congress protests against rising inflation, fuel prices in Jaipur

17 Jul 2021

Politics
Congress protests against rising inflation, fuel prices in Jaipur

The ruling Congress on Saturday took out a protest march against inflation in Jaipur where they demanded the central government to curb price rise and withdraw the hike in fuel rates.

Rajasthan reported more rapes this year than the last two

10 Jun 2021

India
Rajasthan reported more rapes this year than the last two

Cases of rape in Rajasthan reported during the first five months of this year were more than the figures for the same period in the last two years.

Rajasthan: Strong winds fell trees, electric poles; farmers suffer losses

24 Mar 2021

India
Rajasthan: Strong winds fell trees, electric poles; farmers suffer losses

Gusty winds accompanied by rainfall hit several areas of Rajasthan, causing damage at a few places, officials said on Tuesday.

Rs. 1,400 crore unaccounted transactions of three Jaipur firms unearthed

22 Jan 2021

India
Rs. 1,400 crore unaccounted transactions of three Jaipur firms unearthed

Unaccounted and unrecorded transactions involving a total amount of over Rs. 1,400 crore have been unearthed in a search operation conducted against three Jaipur-based firms, an Income Tax Department's spokesperson informed.

Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests

13 Dec 2020

India
Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests

Thousands of farmers have planned to stage a tractor rally on Sunday blocking the Delhi-Jaipur highway in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

30 Indian cities could face dramatic water risks by 2050

03 Nov 2020

India
30 Indian cities could face dramatic water risks by 2050

From people lining up in queues to get water for daily needs to flooding after rainfall, a number of Indian cities could face increased "water risks" by 2050, i.e., in thirty years from now, if corrective measures aren't taken immediately, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said on Monday.

Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

17 Aug 2020

India
Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.

Rajasthan political crisis: Here's everything we know so far

12 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan political crisis: Here's everything we know so far

Over the course of this weekend, a lot has changed for the sitting government in Jaipur.

World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

04 Jul 2020

Sports
World's third largest cricket stadium to be built in Jaipur

One of the world's largest cricket stadiums with a seating capacity of 75,000 will be constructed on the outskirts of Jaipur.

Locust invasion continues, drones being used, states remain alert

28 May 2020

India
Locust invasion continues, drones being used, states remain alert

With locusts blanketing a number of states, wiping off vegetation in a matter of hours, and entering urban areas too, the Central government on Wednesday said drones have been deployed to mitigate the effect.

Amid lockdown, heart-rending video of man eating 'dog' carcass emerges

22 May 2020

India
Amid lockdown, heart-rending video of man eating 'dog' carcass emerges

In yet another incident highlighting the poor execution of the nationwide lockdown, a video showing a man feeding on an animal carcass on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway has emerged online. The video has sparked outrage online.

RIP Irrfan, the void you created will never be filled

29 Apr 2020

Entertainment
RIP Irrfan, the void you created will never be filled

"I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye." These lines from Irrfan Khan's movie Life of Pi sums his demise.

Four teams to feature in Women's T20 Challenge in Jaipur

29 Feb 2020

Sports
Four teams to feature in Women's T20 Challenge in Jaipur

The upcoming Women's T20 Challenge edition will be held at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, the BCCI announced on Saturday.

IPL: Are Rajasthan Royals planning on shifting their base?

02 Feb 2020

Sports
IPL: Are Rajasthan Royals planning on shifting their base?

The champions of the inaugural edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals (RR) have not had the same amount of success following 2008.

All 4 convicted get death penalty in 2008 Jaipur blasts

20 Dec 2019

India
All 4 convicted get death penalty in 2008 Jaipur blasts

A Jaipur court on Friday awarded death sentence to all the four convicted in the 2008 Jaipur bomb blasts case.

Jaipur theaters stop screening 'Panipat', after protests by Jat groups

11 Dec 2019

Entertainment
Jaipur theaters stop screening 'Panipat', after protests by Jat groups

Following massive protests in parts of Rajasthan over the film's content, several theaters in state capital Jaipur have now stopped screening of Ashutosh Gowariker's period drama movie Panipat, upon orders of the state government.

Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

08 Nov 2019

Lifestyle
Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

Different people have different reasons for traveling around.

Jaipur rape accused reveals heinous past crimes; raped 35 children

09 Jul 2019

India
Jaipur rape accused reveals heinous past crimes; raped 35 children

In the latest development, Rajasthan police, who arrested the accused in the Jaipur rape incident recently, have said the culprit has made hair-raising confessions about his history of sexual crimes.

Jaipur rape accused, a psychopath with history of crime, arrested

07 Jul 2019

India
Jaipur rape accused, a psychopath with history of crime, arrested

Five days after the alleged rape of a seven-year-old girl in Jaipur shook the city, Rajasthan Police have arrested the accused, who has a history of sexual crimes. The accused was arrested from Kota.

Jaipur: Internet remains suspended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

05 Jul 2019

India
Jaipur: Internet remains suspended after violence over rape of 7-year-old

The rape of a seven-year-old in Jaipur, Rajasthan, has left the walled city shook, triggering violence and urging authorities to even suspend internet services in some regions.

Teenagers are watching 'Kabir Singh' and Aadhaar is to blame

03 Jul 2019

Entertainment
Teenagers are watching 'Kabir Singh' and Aadhaar is to blame

Adding to the controversy surrounding Sandeep Reddy Vanga's Kabir Singh, teenagers in Jaipur have made fake IDs to get into screenings of the A-rated film.

Jaipur: Rape of seven-year-old sparks protests, vehicles torched, Internet suspended

03 Jul 2019

India
Jaipur: Rape of seven-year-old sparks protests, vehicles torched, Internet suspended

In an inhuman act, a seven-year-old was raped in Jaipur on Monday.

Fake IPS officer and social media star, Abhay Meena, arrested

02 Jun 2019

India
Fake IPS officer and social media star, Abhay Meena, arrested

The Rajasthan Police's Special Operations Group (SOG) has arrested social media sensation Abhay Meena, who had been pretending to be an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, in Jaipur.

IAF jets force aircraft from Pakistan to land in Jaipur

10 May 2019

India
IAF jets force aircraft from Pakistan to land in Jaipur

The Indian Air Force's Sukhoi fighter jets on Friday intercepted an Antonov An-12 heavy cargo plane coming from the Pakistani airspace, trespassing into the Indian territory.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Rajyavardhan Rathore on absent Opposition, Modi 'current' and more

25 Apr 2019

Politics
#NewsBytesExclusive: Rajyavardhan Rathore on absent Opposition, Modi 'current' and more

The political heat in the nation has become directly proportional to mercury. Tensions are running high and a lot is at stake for parties.

RR vs DC: Match preview, head-to-head records and pitch report

22 Apr 2019

Sports
RR vs DC: Match preview, head-to-head records and pitch report

The IPL 2019 has become interesting with fans witnessing several upsets last week.

IPL 2019: RR beat MI, here are the records broken

20 Apr 2019

Sports
IPL 2019: RR beat MI, here are the records broken

Rajasthan Royals beat Mumbai Indians at home to seal their third win in the ongoing 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Dada comes to Dhoni's defense, says 'he is human'

13 Apr 2019

Sports
Dada comes to Dhoni's defense, says 'he is human'

Recently in the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings, MS Dhoni stirred a controversy by storming onto the field from dugout.

RR vs CSK: Match preview, head-to-head records and pitch report

11 Apr 2019

Sports
RR vs CSK: Match preview, head-to-head records and pitch report

The IPL 2019 is getting exciting with each passing day.

Congress will launch 'surgical strike' on poverty, says Rahul Gandhi

26 Mar 2019

India
Congress will launch 'surgical strike' on poverty, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today promised a "surgical strike" on poverty and said his party had been working on how to eradicate it for the last six months.

IPL 2019: Should Ashwin be blamed for 'Mankading' Buttler?

26 Mar 2019

Sports
IPL 2019: Should Ashwin be blamed for 'Mankading' Buttler?

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper Ravichandran Ashwin 'Mankaded' Rajasthan Royals (RR) opener Jos Buttler in match number four of the IPL 2019 in Jaipur on Monday, as the visitors won by 14 runs.

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