Rajasthan

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Coronavirus: Rajasthan announces 12-hour night curfew in cities

14 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Rajasthan announces 12-hour night curfew in cities

The Rajasthan government on Wednesday announced a 12-hour night curfew across all cities.

Night curfew extended in 10 urban areas of Rajasthan

10 Apr 2021

Night curfew extended in 10 urban areas of Rajasthan

The Rajasthan government on Friday extended night curfew in 10 urban areas till April 30 and its timing, amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the state.

Rajasthan government announces measures to stop child marriages

09 Apr 2021

Rajasthan government announces measures to stop child marriages

The government of Rajasthan has issued an order listing out several measures to curb the practice of child marriages in the state.

Rajasthan alleges ventilators received from Centre under PM-CARES are 'faulty'

08 Apr 2021

Rajasthan alleges ventilators received from Centre under PM-CARES are 'faulty'

The government of Rajasthan has written to the central government after receiving complaints from several districts about "faulty" ventilators that it received under the PM CARES fund, The Indian Express reported today.

Rajasthan: Policeman jumps into river, saves man from drowning

08 Apr 2021

Rajasthan: Policeman jumps into river, saves man from drowning

A 37-year-old driver working for the Rajasthan Police risked his life by diving into the Chambal river in Kota, Rajasthan from a bridge nearly 10 feet above the water and rescuing a man drowning in the marsh, officials said.

Officer accused of demanding sexual favors from rape survivor dismissed

03 Apr 2021

Officer accused of demanding sexual favors from rape survivor dismissed

Taking more harsh action against Kailash Bohra, who was given compulsory retirement from the Rajasthan Police Service (RPS) for demanding sexual favors from a rape survivor last month, the State Government ordered his dismissal on Friday.

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

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.

Eight children die in separate incidents in Rajasthan: Details

22 Mar 2021

Eight children die in separate incidents in Rajasthan: Details

In two tragic incidents, eight children died in two separate incidents in Rajasthan, police said on Sunday.

Rajasthan State Textbook Board, publishing house booked over anti-Islam content

18 Mar 2021

Rajasthan State Textbook Board, publishing house booked over anti-Islam content

The Rajasthan State Textbook Board and the owner of a publishing house have been booked for hurting religious sentiments over a reference to Islamist terrorism in a political science textbook, police said on Thursday.

Rajasthan: After months, Congress government admits to phone tapping

16 Mar 2021

Rajasthan: After months, Congress government admits to phone tapping

Months after "leaked" phone conversations between Congress leaders and a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Minister at the Centre triggered a political crisis in Rajasthan, the state government has admitted that phones were "intercepted."

Rajasthan may exhaust COVID-19 vaccines by tomorrow; seeks Centre's help

09 Mar 2021

Rajasthan may exhaust COVID-19 vaccines by tomorrow; seeks Centre's help

Rajasthan is expected to run out of vaccines for COVID-19 if the central government does not step in to assist immediately, the state government has said.

Rajasthan: 14-year-old girl abducted, raped repeatedly by relative

06 Mar 2021

Rajasthan: 14-year-old girl abducted, raped repeatedly by relative

A 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly abducted by her distant relative, raped repeatedly and forced to work, has been rescued from Pokaran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan after 22 days, the police said on Friday.

Police: Rape survivor set ablaze in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh

05 Mar 2021

Police: Rape survivor set ablaze in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh

A 33-year-old rape survivor was set afire in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, police said on Friday.

Rajasthan: Sub-inspector suspended for sacrificing goat at family function

27 Feb 2021

Rajasthan: Sub-inspector suspended for sacrificing goat at family function

A sub-inspector from Kota district in Rajasthan was suspended on Friday with disciplinary action initiated against him in nearby Baran district after a video of him sacrificing a goat was criticized on social media, officials said.

Fuel price hike: Petrol crosses Rs. 100 in Rajasthan

17 Feb 2021

Fuel price hike: Petrol crosses Rs. 100 in Rajasthan

For the first time ever, the price of petrol crossed the Rs. 100 per liter mark in Rajasthan on Wednesday after fuel rates were hiked for the ninth day in a row.

Pink sandstone supply for Ram temple to be eased soon

03 Feb 2021

Pink sandstone supply for Ram temple to be eased soon

A standing committee of the Rajasthan Wildlife Board has cleared a proposal to allow the mining of a special sandstone from Bharatpur's Bandh Baretha sanctuary.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Baroda set up final versus TN

30 Jan 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Baroda set up final versus TN

Baroda showed character as they stalled Punjab in the second semi-final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know

28 Jan 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know

The semi-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is set to be held on Friday.

Branded petrol crosses Rs. 100 mark in Rajasthan

27 Jan 2021

Branded petrol crosses Rs. 100 mark in Rajasthan

Branded or premium petrol price crossed Rs. 100 mark in Sriganganagar, Rajasthan as petrol and diesel prices were hiked on Wednesday for the second consecutive day.

Court bars coercive step against Karan Johar in 'KWK' case

24 Jan 2021

Court bars coercive step against Karan Johar in 'KWK' case

The Rajasthan High Court has directed the state not to take any coercive steps against filmmaker Karan Johar in a case lodged against him and Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women.

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.