Rajasthan

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Rajasthan: 13-year-old sold twice for marriage; five arrested

19 Jan 2021

Rajasthan: 13-year-old sold twice for marriage; five arrested

A 13-year-old girl from Bihar was allegedly "sold" twice for marriage within 17 days, following which police has arrested five people on charges of human trafficking, including her mother.

Gujarat: Truck crushes 15 workers from Rajasthan to death

19 Jan 2021

Gujarat: Truck crushes 15 workers from Rajasthan to death

Fifteen migrant laborers from Rajasthan sleeping by the roadside in Gujarat's Surat district died on Tuesday after a truck ran over them.

This year's R-Day flypast to feature first woman fighter pilot

18 Jan 2021

This year's R-Day flypast to feature first woman fighter pilot

Flight lieutenant Bhawana Kanth will become the first woman fighter pilot to participate in the Republic Day parade this year on January 26, officials said on Monday.

Co-WIN app suffers glitches on 1st day of vaccination drive

17 Jan 2021

Co-WIN app suffers glitches on 1st day of vaccination drive

The COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) platform suffered several glitches on the first day of India's vaccination drive.

Bharatpur hooch tragedy: Seven dead, five battling for life

15 Jan 2021

Bharatpur hooch tragedy: Seven dead, five battling for life

Three more people, taken ill after consuming spurious liquor in Bharatpur, died in a hospital, raising the number of the death toll to seven and prompting the government to suspend several officials for their failure to check the production and sale of the fatal brew.

Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA

10 Jan 2021

Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA

The ongoing farmers' protest is a conspiracy to spread bird flu across India, an MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.

'Bachchan Pandey': Akshay Kumar shares new look from the movie

07 Jan 2021

'Bachchan Pandey': Akshay Kumar shares new look from the movie

Actor Akshay Kumar, who recently started shooting for his film Bachchan Pandey, has shared his first look from the sets.

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

06 Jan 2021

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

In recent days, lakhs of birds have died across India as at least four states have confirmed bird flu outbreaks.

Monitor national parks, wetlands where birds flock: Gehlot to officials

06 Jan 2021

Monitor national parks, wetlands where birds flock: Gehlot to officials

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday instructed officials to maintain special vigil in view of the death of crows and other birds due to avian influenza.

Bird flu outbreak detected in Himachal, Kerala, Rajasthan, MP

05 Jan 2021

Bird flu outbreak detected in Himachal, Kerala, Rajasthan, MP

Even as the country is reeling under the coronavirus pandemic, another health crisis has started troubling states. Five states have so far confirmed the outbreak of avian influenza or bird flu.

Farmers and Centre to talk today on MSP, repealing laws

04 Jan 2021

Farmers and Centre to talk today on MSP, repealing laws

For the seventh time today, protesting farmers will sit on the negotiation table with the government on the other end and they plan on sticking to their demand of repealing the three laws. They have added another demand — a legal guarantee on the minimum support price for procuring crops.

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

03 Jan 2021

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

Several parts of Delhi recorded moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers early on Sunday morning for the second consecutive day.

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

01 Jan 2021

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

On the first day of 2021, Delhi shivered with the mercury slipping to 1.1°C, as recorded by the Safdarjung observatory, for the first time in over a decade.

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

28 Dec 2020

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

26 Dec 2020

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

On Saturday, poor and very poor air quality levels were recorded in most towns and cities in northwestern India.

Honda discontinues Civic, and CR-V cars; production shift to blame

24 Dec 2020

Honda discontinues Civic, and CR-V cars; production shift to blame

Japanese automaker Honda has decided to discontinue its flagship models- the Civic sedan and the CR-V SUV in India.

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

22 Dec 2020

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released the Status of Leopards in India 2018 report which states India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 between 2014 and 2018.

Arvind Kejriwal tears copies of farm laws in Delhi Assembly

17 Dec 2020

Arvind Kejriwal tears copies of farm laws in Delhi Assembly

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday tore copies of the contentious farm laws in a special Assembly session.

Bobby Deol, Prakash Jha issued notices over 'Aashram' web series

15 Dec 2020

Bobby Deol, Prakash Jha issued notices over 'Aashram' web series

A Jodhpur court on Monday sought responses from filmmaker Prakash Jha and actor Bobby Deol on a plea objecting to the controversial portrayal of Hindu saints in their web series Aashram.

Farmers go on hunger strike, agitation against agricultural laws intensifies

14 Dec 2020

Farmers go on hunger strike, agitation against agricultural laws intensifies

The farmers' agitation against the three controversial agricultural laws is set to intensify today, as heads of all farmers' unions began a hunger strike at 8 am. The strike will end at 5 pm.

Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests

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.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 98.5 lakh with 30K+ new cases

13 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 98.5 lakh with 30K+ new cases

India on Saturday reported 30,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the total number of cases past 98.5 lakh.

Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow

12 Dec 2020

Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow

Thousands of farmers from Rajasthan have planned to take out a tractor rally to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway on Sunday in protest of the central government's new agricultural laws.

In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Congress trails in rural polls, BJP leads

09 Dec 2020

In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Congress trails in rural polls, BJP leads

In yet another bout of humiliation for Congress, which is in power in Rajasthan, the party performed poorly in the rural polls. It is said to be trailing in 21 districts where Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad elections were held.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 97.3 lakh with 32k new cases

09 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 97.3 lakh with 32k new cases

India on Tuesday reported roughly 32,000 fresh coronavirus infections pushing the nationwide tally to 97.3 lakh cases. The recovery rate has now crossed 94.6%.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 97 lakh with 26k+ new cases

08 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 97 lakh with 26k+ new cases

India on Monday reported over 26,000 fresh coronavirus infections, the first time since mid-November that daily infections fell under 30,000.

BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

05 Dec 2020

BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of conspiring to topple the state government.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95.7 lakh; over 90 lakh recovered

04 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95.7 lakh; over 90 lakh recovered

India on Thursday reported roughly 36,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 95.7 lakh cases.

Ahead of 'Tenet's release, Christopher Nolan speaks about Indian cinema

03 Dec 2020

Ahead of 'Tenet's release, Christopher Nolan speaks about Indian cinema

As India gears up for the release of one of the most awaited movies of 2020, Tenet, its director, legendary filmmaker Christopher Nolan has opened up about his love for Indian cinema.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95.3 lakh with 35k+ new cases

03 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95.3 lakh with 35k+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 35,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 95.3 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95 lakh; recovery rate crosses 94%

02 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 95 lakh; recovery rate crosses 94%

India on Tuesday reported nearly 37,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 95 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 94.6 lakh with 30k+ new cases

01 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 94.6 lakh with 30k+ new cases

India on Monday reported over 30,000 fresh coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in nearly two weeks.

Kejriwal orders price cut for RT-PCR tests in private labs

30 Nov 2020

Kejriwal orders price cut for RT-PCR tests in private labs

Soon, RT-PCR tests, the more reliable mode to judge a coronavirus infection, would become cheaper in Delhi's private labs, revealed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 94.3 lakh with 39k+ new cases

30 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 94.3 lakh with 39k+ new cases

India on Sunday reported roughly 39,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 94.3 lakh cases.

Protesting farmers reject Amit Shah's offer on venue change

29 Nov 2020

Protesting farmers reject Amit Shah's offer on venue change

Farmers protesting against the Centre's contentious farm laws have rejected Union Home Minister Amit Shah's condition of changing the venue of their demonstration.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 94 lakh with 41k+ new cases

29 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 94 lakh with 41k+ new cases

India on Saturday reported more than 41,000 coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 93.9 lakh cases. The number of recovered patients has crossed 88 lakh.

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

28 Nov 2020

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

Thousands of farmers gathered at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border held a meeting on Saturday morning, amid heavy security deployment.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 93.5 lakh with 41k+ new cases

28 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 93.5 lakh with 41k+ new cases

India on Friday reported over 41,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 93.5 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.6 lakh; Gujarat reports record spike

26 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.6 lakh; Gujarat reports record spike

India on Wednesday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 92.6 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.2 lakh; Rajasthan reports record spike

25 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.2 lakh; Rajasthan reports record spike

India on Tuesday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 92.2 lakh cases.