Rajasthan: News

18 Jul 2024

Rahul Gandhi

'One who eats beef...': Rajasthan BJP chief's dig at Rahul

In an apparent attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Rajasthan Bharatiya Janata Party chief CP Joshi said that those who "consume beef" display images of Lord Shiva in Parliament.

Having '4 begums, 36 children' wrong: BJP MLA targets Muslims 

Rajasthan Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Balmukund Acharya has sparked a debate with his comments on population control directed toward the Muslim community.

17 Jul 2024


6 Gujarat children die of Chandipura virus: What is it

The Gujarat government announced on Monday that six children have died from a suspected Chandipura virus (CHPV) infection since July 10.

17 Jul 2024

Air India

Air India recruitment drive causes stampede-like situation in Mumbai

An Air India recruitment event for airport loader positions resulted in a chaotic scene at Mumbai airport on Tuesday.

15 Jul 2024


BJP's Rajya Sabha strength drops, NDA below majority mark

The Bharatiya Janata Party has seen a decrease in its strength in the Rajya Sabha, dropping to 86 members.

11 Jul 2024


The big Ambani-Merchant wedding: A seven-month-long celebration

The youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, Anant Ambani, proposed to pharmaceutical heiress Radhika Merchant on December 29, 2023.

Rajasthan minister Kirodi Lal resigns after poor election performance 

Rajasthan Cabinet Minister Kirodi Lal Meena resigned from his post on Wednesday following the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) poor performance in five constituencies under his watch in the Lok Sabha elections.

03 Jul 2024


Monsoon arrives early: IMD issues red alert for Gujarat 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Gujarat as the southwest monsoon covers the entire country ahead of its usual date.

03 Jul 2024

Uttar Pradesh

Who's the man behind Hathras 'satsang' where 121  people died 

Over 120 people have lost their lives so far after a stampede at a satsang in Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday.

30 Jun 2024

Atmanirbhar Bharat

General Upendra Dwivedi takes charge as 30th Indian Army Chief

General Upendra Dwivedi took over as the new Chief of the Indian Army on Sunday. He succeeded General Manoj Pande, who took charge in May 2022.

29 Jun 2024

Arunachal Pradesh

Heavy rain likely in northwest, northeast India over 5 days 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in northwest and northeast India over the next four to five days.

26 Jun 2024


Entire Ram Mandir to be completed by March 2025: Report

The entire Ram Mandir complex in Ayodhya is expected to be fully constructed by March 2025, Nripendra Mishra, Chairman of the Ram Mandir Construction Committee, said.

24 Jun 2024

Social Media

Elderly waste collector ends life over viral social media ridicule

An elderly waste collector named Pratab Singh, affectionately known as "Babaji" in his village in Rajasthan, committed suicide.

23 Jun 2024


Why have Rajasthan tribals threatened to send minister DNA samples 

Several tribal organizations in Rajasthan have threatened to send Education Minister Madan Dilawar their hair and blood samples over an objectionable comment directed at the tribals.

22 Jun 2024


CNG prices hiked in Delhi-NCR, other cities 

The government has increased the price of compressed natural gas (CNG), effective from 6:00am on Saturday, June 22.

20 Jun 2024


India battles severe heatwave; over 40,000 heatstroke cases reported

India is currently grappling with a severe heatwave that has resulted in over 40,000 suspected cases of heatstroke and at least 110 confirmed deaths between March 1 and June 18, as per health ministry data.

19 Jun 2024


Heatwave expected to escalate food inflation, warn economists

Economists have cautioned that the ongoing heatwave could trigger a surge in food prices in the upcoming months.

18 Jun 2024


Delhi on 'red alert' for heatwave, expect relief from tomorrow

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a "red alert" for Delhi as the city battles a severe heatwave.

16 Jun 2024

Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan gets emotional in daughter Ira's unseen wedding video

Aamir Khan, who is preparing for his next, Sitaare Zameen Par, recently shared a touching video from his daughter Ira Khan's wedding to long-time boyfriend Nupur Shikhare.

15 Jun 2024

Jammu And Kashmir

'Horrifying, scary': Actor Pankit Thakker discusses narrowly escaping Reasi attack

Renowned TV actor Pankit Thakker, recognized for his role in Dill Mill Gayye, recently disclosed his near miss from the terror attack in Reasi, Jammu & Kashmir.

13 Jun 2024


Rajasthan man kills wife for 'talking to spirits through phone' 

A man named Chunnilal from Rajasthan's Barmer district has been arrested for hacking his wife, Jiyo Devi, to death using an axe.

07 Jun 2024

Jitendra Kumar

'Panchayat 3' breaks records with 12M views in a week

Jitendra Kumar's much-anticipated series, Panchayat 3, has garnered over 12M views within a week of its release.

06 Jun 2024

Human Trafficking

NHRC issues notice to 4 states over 'Nata pratha' practice

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Gujarat in response to a 2020 case involving the controversial social practice of Nata Pratha.

31 May 2024


Rajasthan HC advocates for heatwaves to be declared 'national calamities'

The Rajasthan High Court has urged the Centre to declare heatwaves a "national emergency," saying that hundreds of people had died during weeks of harsh weather.

Explained: Why Indian city temperatures are reaching unprecedented highs 

Metropolitan cities in India have seen record-breaking temperatures in May, June, and July over recent years.

30 May 2024

Jitendra Kumar

Solve math problem to know 'Kota Factory 3' release date 

Actor Jitendra Kumar announced the release date for the eagerly awaited third season of his popular series, Kota Factory, creatively on Thursday.

30 May 2024


Not just Delhi, temperatures across the world are soaring 

In recent years, there has been a global trend of record-breaking heat, with many locations reporting their highest-ever temperatures.

Delhi: IMD probes possible 'sensor error' in record-breaking heatwave

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is investigating the temperature sensor at the Mungeshpur automatic weather station in Delhi, according to the office's Director General M Mohapatra.

29 May 2024


Rain in Delhi after temperature hits record high at 52.3°C

Delhi experienced an unprecedented heatwave on Wednesday (May 29), with temperatures soaring to a record-breaking 52.3°C in the suburb of Mungeshpur.

Explained: Why is Delhi so hot? When to expect respite? 

Delhi is witnessing extreme heat, with temperatures nearing 50 degrees Celsius in some areas.

No relief from heatwave in northern India, 'red alert' issued 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for severe heatwave conditions in several regions of the country, including Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, and Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.

North India on red alert; temperature to soar over 45°

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a severe heatwave warning for several states in North India, including Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh for Wednesday.

Red alert issued for heatwave in Delhi and surrounding areas

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert due to escalating temperatures in Delhi and neighboring states.

18 May 2024


Exploring popular geo-heritage monuments in India

India is home to 34 officially recognized National Geological Heritage Monument Sites, each a testament to the nation's rich geological history.

IMD forecasts severe heatwave in North India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a severe heatwave warning for northern India, including Delhi, Punjab, and Haryana, effective from Saturday to Monday (May 18 to 20).

Heatwave warning for North India, heavy rainfall predicted in South

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued a heatwave warning for North India, with Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, and Haryana expected to be particularly affected.

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.

14 May 2024


2nd NEET aspirant goes missing from Kota within a week

A 19-year-old student from Bihar preparing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test has mysteriously disappeared from Kota, Rajasthan.

13 May 2024

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 3 killed, 17 injured in tractor-truck collision in Sambhal

Three people were killed and 17 injured in an accident on the Sambhal-Hasanpur road in Uttar Pradesh.

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.

09 May 2024


'No desire to study': Kota student leaves home

Rajendra Meena, a 19-year-old student from Bamanwas in Rajasthan has reportedly embarked on a self-imposed exile for five years as he did not want to continue his studies.

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.

04 May 2024

Andhra Pradesh

Heatwave alert in Bengal, Odisha, Karnataka, Andhra till May 7

Several states in India, including West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu, are expected to continue seeing heatwave conditions until May 7.

27 Apr 2024


Ajmer: Maulana beaten to death inside mosque

A 32-year-old maulana, Muhammed Maheer, was beaten to death by unknown assailants inside a mosque in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

22 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

Row erupts after Modi's 'wealth to infiltrators' remark; opposition reacts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statements at a poll rally in Rajasthan have sparked a row with several opposition leaders accusing him of using divisionary tactics ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

14 Apr 2024


Rajasthan woman paraded semi-naked over affair with married man 

In a shocking incident from Sarwadi village in Rajasthan's Barmer district, a woman was reportedly subjected to public humiliation due to her alleged involvement with a married man.

05 Apr 2024


Ajmer: Rape survivor stopped from taking Class 12 boards 

A class 12 student from Ajmer, Rajasthan, has accused her school of barring her from participating in board examinations when she was gang-raped last year.

03 Apr 2024

Sachin Pilot

Sachin Pilot comes out in support of Gehlot's son

Congress leader Sachin Pilot has announced his intention to reconcile with fellow party member and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

01 Apr 2024


Rajasthani lentil delights that you should savor at least once

Rajasthan, the land of royals and vibrant culture, offers a rich culinary heritage that is as diverse as its landscapes.

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.

18 Mar 2024


Rajasthan: 4 coaches of Sabarmati-Agra superfast train derail in Ajmer

Several passengers suffered injuries after the engine and at least four coaches of the Sabarmati Superfast Express derailed after colliding with a goods train in Rajasthan's Ajmer in the early hours of Monday.

12 Mar 2024

Indian Air Force

IAF's Tejas aircraft crashes near Rajasthan's Jaisalmer, pilot ejected safely 

An Indian Air Force aircraft crashed near a student hostel in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer on Tuesday.

12 Mar 2024

Congress Party

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge may skip 2024 Lok Sabha contest

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge might not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, NDTV reported.

12 Mar 2024

Narendra Modi

Modi to witness 'Bharat Shakti' tri-services exercise in Rajasthan today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday witness the war exercise "Bharat Shakti" at the Pokhran field firing range in Rajasthan.

08 Mar 2024

Om Birla

Over 15 children electrocuted during Mahashivratri procession in Kota

Over 15 children aged between 10 and 16 suffered burn injuries from electric shock during a Mahashivratri procession in Kota, Rajasthan, on Friday.

UCO Bank IMPS scam: CBI conducts raids in 67 locations

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday raided 67 locations in seven cities across Rajasthan and Maharashtra in connection with suspicious Immediate Payment System (IMPS) transactions worth Rs. 820 crore at UCO Bank.

07 Mar 2024

Congress Party

Rahul Gandhi announces Congress's 5 guarantees ahead of polls

Rahul Gandhi revealed the Congress's five guarantees to Indians on Thursday.

19 Feb 2024


Student goes missing in Kota, 2nd case in a week

A student from Uttar Pradesh, who was studying in Rajasthan's Kota, has been missing since last Tuesday (February 13).

15 Feb 2024

Sonia Gandhi

'Won't contest LS polls...': Sonia's letter to Raebareli voters 

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Thursday announced that she won't contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, citing health concerns.