Jaipur: News

Chaos on Delhi-Vadodara Air India flight after 'bomb' scare

A wave of panic swept through a Delhi-Vadodara Air India flight on Wednesday evening when a note containing the word "bomb" was found in the aircraft's lavatory.

15 May 2024


Rajasthan: 14 Hindustan Copper officials rescued after mine lift collapses

As many as 14 officials of Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) were successfully extricated from the Kolihan mine in Rajasthan's Neem Ka Thana district.

15 May 2024


10 Kanpur schools get bomb threat mail from Russian server 

At least 10 schools in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh received bomb threat emails on Wednesday.

14 May 2024


4 hospitals in Delhi received bomb threat call

At least four hospitals in Delhi received bomb threat calls on Tuesday morning.

13 May 2024


Several Jaipur schools receive bomb threat, students evacuated 

At least four schools in Jaipur, Rajasthan were evacuated on Monday after they received bomb threats via email.

08 May 2024


Rajasthan: 6 killed as car hits truck taking wrong U-turn

Six members of the same family were killed after their car collided with a truck making a wrong U-turn on the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway in Rajasthan last week.

25 Mar 2024

Congress Party

2024 Lok Sabha polls: Congress releases 6th list of candidates

The Congress has unveiled its sixth list of candidates for the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

29 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

A family journey to Jaipur: Head over to these spots

Discover the regal charm of Jaipur, a city steeped in history and culture.

25 Jan 2024

Emmanuel Macron

Macron lands in Jaipur today; roadshow, fort tour on schedule

French President Emmanuel Macron is scheduled to land in Rajasthan's Jaipur, on Thursday, to kick start his two-day state visit to India.

17 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

India's most serene babymoon destinations

Taking a babymoon is a wonderful way to commemorate the experience of anticipating parenthood.

01 Jan 2024


Chakka Jam: Truck drivers launch strike against new penal law

Transporters and truck drivers throughout the country launched a strike on Monday in response to the new hit-and-run provisions of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita.

13 Dec 2023


Diya Kumari: The rise of Rajasthan princess in politics

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Bhajanlal Sharma, a first-time MLA, as the chief minister of Rajasthan. It also chose Diya Kumari and Premchand Bairwa as the deputy chief ministers.

Meet Bhajanlal Sharma, BJP's surprise pick for Rajasthan CM post

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Bhajanlal Sharma as the new chief minister of Rajasthan.

08 Dec 2023

Travel And Tourism

Warmest places in India to visit during winter

As winter paints the northern regions of India in cool hues, there's a beckoning call to escape the chill and bask in the warmth of the sun.

07 Dec 2023


Karni Sena chief murder: 2 cops suspended, protest called off

Two Rajasthan Police personnel were suspended on Wednesday, a day after Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena president Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi was shot dead in his Jaipur residence.

06 Dec 2023

Karni Sena

Karni Sena chief murder accused identified, land dispute suspected

The assailants who shot Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena (SRRKS) President Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi in his house in Jaipur on Tuesday have been identified.

06 Dec 2023


Rajasthan bandh today against Karni Sena chief's murder at home

Supporters of Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena (SRRKS) President Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi have called for a Rajasthan bandh (shutdown) on Wednesday to protest against his killing.

05 Dec 2023

Karni Sena

Jaipur: Karni Sena chief shot dead, gangster claims responsibility

Unidentified gunmen shot dead Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena (SRRKS) President Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi in broad daylight in Rajasthan's Jaipur on Tuesday.

27 Nov 2023


Calling all bookworms! Head to these literary festivals in India

Bibliophiles, rejoice! India (like every year) is organizing some incredible literary festivals that are all set to draw several revered authors, poets, editors, and enthusiastic readers.

20 Nov 2023


Drunk passenger on Bengaluru-bound IndiGo flight harasses crew, arrested

A 32-year-old passenger of an IndiGo flight from Jaipur to Bengaluru was arrested for misbehaving and harassing a crew member, reports said on Monday.

08 Nov 2023

Air India

Delhi-Kolkata Air India flight delayed over 'unavailability of pilots'

Air India has come under severe criticism again after passengers were left stranded at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport due to a flight delay and subsequent mismanagement.

04 Oct 2023


Rajasthan: Hindu outfits protest in Jaipur over road rage incident

A massive protest broke out in Jaipur, Rajasthan, on Wednesday following a road rage incident that led to the death of a 17-year-old Muslim youth last week, News18 reported.

25 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi's marathon poll campaign begins today in MP, Rajasthan 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to kick off the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s marathon poll campaign in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan on Monday, with assembly election dates expected in October, News18 reported.

26 Jul 2023

Travel And Tourism

World's prettiest pink destinations to satisfy your Barbie fantasy

It is the Barbie season everywhere. While Barbieland might not exist in real life, you sure can visit or experience places that give a pink Barbie vibe.

26 Jun 2023

Air India

Jaipur: Air India passengers stranded as pilot refuses to fly

Passengers on the Air India A-112 flight traveling to Delhi from London experienced an unexpected inconvenience and delay as the pilot refused to resume the journey after making an emergency landing in Jaipur.

16 Jun 2023


Doctors allegedly leave scissors inside body during surgery, patient dead

A 74-year-old man in Rajasthan's Jaipur died after doctors allegedly left surgical scissors in his body, reported IANS.

17 May 2023

Telugu Films

Everything to know about Sharwanand-Rakshita Reddy's Jaipur wedding

Telugu actor Sharwanand is all set to tie the knot with fiancee Rakshita Reddy. The couple made headlines earlier when they announced their engagement in January.

10 Apr 2023


Why Jaipur's Gudliya suite costs Rs. 5.7 lakh/night

Nestled in the heart of Jaipur, lies a haven of luxury - The Gudliya Suite at the City Palace.

17 Mar 2023


AAP reacts after rape allegations against party activist-comedian Khyali Saharan 

Comedian and Aam Aadmi Party activist Khyali Saharan has been booked under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 376 for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman in a Jaipur hotel.

22 Feb 2023


Recipe-o'-clock: Try Rajasthan's traditional pitod saag recipe today

Rajasthani cuisine is known for its unique flavors, textures, and cooking methods.

12 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway: PM Modi inaugurates Rs. 12,150cr-worth 246km Sohna-Dausa-Lalsot stretch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the 246-kilometer-long Sohna-Dausa-Lalsot section of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway at Dausa, Rajasthan.

05 Feb 2023


Mindy Kaling scouting for upcoming Priyanka Chopra rom-com? Fans speculate

Indian-American actor Mindy Kaling, who is also the co-creator of Netflix's popular Never Have I Ever, is in India and currently touring in Rajasthan.

03 Feb 2023

Valentine's Day

5 romantic road trips to take this Valentine's Day

A special gift for your loved one is enough to make the day of love extra special and romantic.

09 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 best places in India for an all-girls trip

The holiday season is finally here and it is time to pack your bags and head to a wonderful destination with your girl gang.

15 Aug 2022


5 best monsoon destinations of Rajasthan you must visit

It's that time of the year when the rain gods bless Rajasthan and give it a much-needed respite from the scorching heat.

09 Aug 2022


Rajasthan students climb atop water tanks in protest: Here's why

Two incidents this week led to students in separate Rajasthan colleges climbing atop water tanks to express their demands to the authorities.

08 Aug 2022


Rajasthan: Stampede at Khatu Shyamji leaves 3 dead, several injured

Stampede at a temple in Rajasthan on Monday morning resulted in three devotees losing their lives.

15 Jun 2022


5 best tourist places to visit in Jaipur

Built in the 18th century by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur is the largest city in the state of Rajasthan and serves as its capital as well.

14 May 2022

Taj Mahal

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.

11 May 2022


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.

19 Feb 2022


5 most popular tourist attractions in India

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

12 Dec 2021

Rahul Gandhi

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.

28 Aug 2021


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.

27 Aug 2021

Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot undergoes angioplasty in Jaipur

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

14 Aug 2021

Sexual Assault

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.

31 Jul 2021


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.

30 Jul 2021

Rajasthan Police

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.

17 Jul 2021

Fuel Price Hike

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.

24 Mar 2021


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

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.

13 Dec 2020


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.

22 May 2020


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.

29 Apr 2020


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.

20 Dec 2019


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.

11 Dec 2019


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.

08 Nov 2019


Five most Instagram-worthy places in India you should visit

Different people have different reasons for traveling around.

09 Jul 2019

Sexual Assault

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.

07 Jul 2019


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.

05 Jul 2019

Crime Against Women

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.

03 Jul 2019


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.

10 May 2019


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.

26 Mar 2019

Rahul Gandhi

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.

20 Feb 2019


#PulwamaAttack aftermath: Pakistani prisoner murdered at Jaipur Central Jail

A Pakistani prisoner lodged in Jaipur Central Jail was allegedly murdered by inmates following an altercation.

17 Feb 2019


Vintage car rally to commence from Ahmedabad tomorrow

To promote heritage tourism in India, as many as 24 vintage cars will cover a distance of nearly 1,200 km between Ahmedabad and Jaipur over five days as part of a rally starting on Monday.

31 Jan 2019


TV actor Rahul Dixit commits suicide, father suspects foul play

An aspiring 28-year-old television actor Rahul Dixit allegedly killed himself yesterday morning.

18 Jan 2019


Mumbai Police takes #10YearChallenge, and is winning hearts of Mumbaikars

Internet's latest craze- the #10YearChallenge has got netizens shuffling through their decade-old pictures showcasing the changes over the years.

31 Dec 2018


Rajasthan: As doctors remove brain tumor, patient recites 'Hanuman Chalisa'

Remembering God during the time of severe crisis is something that comes naturally to almost everybody.

22 Nov 2018

Jet Airways

#JetFiasco: Passenger, aboard flight that lost cabin-pressure, loses hearing permanently

Mukesh Sharma, one of the passengers who suffered ear bleed after the crew of a Jet Airways plane forgot to change cabin pressure, has lost his hearing permanently, reports said.

03 Nov 2018


Woman, confined for 5 years by parents, to remarry ex-husband

A 30-year-old woman, who was forcibly confined by her parents, will soon marry her former husband after being rescued from Gurugram.

30 Oct 2018


Jaipur-based doctor to represent India at Mrs. Asia International

Jaipur-based Dr. Anupama Soni, who won the title of Mrs. India in August, has been shortlisted for Mrs. Asia International beauty pageant, to be held in Thailand in November.

23 Oct 2018


#JetFiasco: Passenger, who suffered due to cabin-pressure, may lose hearing

Mukesh Sharma, one of the five flyers who suffered nose and ear-bleeds last month, after the crew of Jet Airways forgot to switch on the system that regulates cabin pressure, may lose his hearing permanently.

Zika virus outbreak: 50 infected in Jaipur, more expected

Following previous reports suggesting a Zika virus outbreak in Jaipur, as many as 50 Zika virus infection cases have been documented so far, marking India's biggest outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease ever.

09 Oct 2018


Jaipur Zika virus outbreak? 22 test positive, PMO wants report

Since an elderly woman from Jaipur tested positive for the Zika virus in late-September, 21 others have tested positive for the virus in Jaipur, prompting the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to seek a detailed report from the Union Health Ministry.

23 Sep 2018


Rajasthan: Elderly woman tests positive for Zika virus, state's first

An elderly woman from Jaipur has tested positive for Zika virus infection, officials of a medical college said, adding it is a first such case in the state.

16 Sep 2018

Petrol Diesel Prices

'Free-fuel receiver' Ramdas Athawale bats for upper caste reservation

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale called for reservation for upper caste, on Saturday at an event in Jaipur.

12 Sep 2018

Vasundhara Raje

Padma Bhushan economist VS Vyas passes away at 87

Padma Bhushan awardee and noted agricultural economist Vijay Shankar Vyas passed away on Wednesday in Jaipur after a brief illness. He was 87.

08 Sep 2018


Jaipur: Woman accuses husband of rape, forced conversion; case registered

Jaipur police registered a case on the basis of a complaint filed by a 24-year-old woman alleging her husband of rape and forced conversion.