Articles about Rajasthan
25 Jul 2021
After Punjab crisis, Congress working on Rajasthan Cabinet expansion
Shortly after resolving the power tussle in Punjab, Congress is now stepping up efforts to put its house in order in Rajasthan.
15 Jul 2021
Rajasthan Health Minister: Time for 'Hum Do, Hamare Ek'
Health Minister of Congress-ruled Rajasthan Raghu Sharma on Wednesday batted for population control and said it is time that the country thinks about "Hum Do, Hamare Ek," one child per family.
12 Jul 2021
68 killed in lightning strikes; PM Modi announces ex-gratia assistance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced ex-gratia assistance for the families of those who were killed in lightning strikes across Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh during heavy rains on Sunday.
12 Jul 2021
Eighteen killed by lightning in Rajasthan, several injured
Eighteen people, including seven children, were killed in separate incidents of lightning in Rajasthan's Jaipur, Kota, Jhalawar, and Dholpur districts on Sunday.
09 Jul 2021
Kitty Kumaramangalam murder: Police raids to nab the third suspect
Three Delhi Police teams are conducting raids to nab the third suspect in the murder of Kitty Kumaramangalam, the wife of late Union minister PR Kumaramangalam, police said on Friday.
18 Jun 2021
Petrol breaks Rs. 100 barrier again, this time in Bengaluru
Bengaluru on Friday became the third metro city in the country to see petrol price cross the Rs. 100 per liter mark after fuel prices were raised yet again.
16 Jun 2021
Rajasthan further relaxes lockdown restrictions, allows more activities
Shopping malls, gyms, restaurants, and sports complexes that were closed amid COVID-19-induced lockdown in Rajasthan will open from Wednesday for restricted hours.
15 Jun 2021
Rajasthan government to begin e-auction to mine pink sandstone
The Rajasthan government will soon begin e-auction of a pink sandstone variety, much sought after by builders including those constructing the Ram temple in Ayodhya, found in the Bansi Paharpur area of Bharatpur.
10 Jun 2021
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.
09 Jun 2021
Rajasthan: Congress internal crisis resurfaces; Pilot unhappy with high command
The internal political crisis within the ruling Congress party in Rajasthan has once again come to the fore.
02 Jun 2021
Man kills wife, son; drags body on street for meters
A man hacked his wife to death and dragged her body for several meters on the street in Kota, Rajasthan, police said on Wednesday, adding that their nine-month-old son who was injured in the attack died in the hospital later.
27 May 2021
Major goof-up: Dead man returns home week after his funeral
A 40-year-old man named Omkar Lal Gadulia presumed dead showed up much to the surprise of his family, a week after they had performed a funeral mistakenly identifying a decomposed corpse as his body.
20 May 2021
'Sayana Kaka' helps locals embrace COVID-19 guidelines in rural Bundi
A health worker in Bundi district, who is in isolation because of coronavirus, has developed a cartoon character called Sayana Kaka (wise uncle) to take home the message of COVID-19 appropriate behavior and guidelines in the local dialect.
08 May 2021
Twenty-one die allegedly after burying man without following COVID-19 protocol
Twenty-one people died in as many days at a village in Rajasthan's Sikar district allegedly after a COVID-19-infected corpse was buried without following protocol. However, officials said that only four deaths occurred due to the virus between April 15 and May 5.
07 May 2021
Strict lockdown in Rajasthan from May 10-24
Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Rajasthan government on Thursday announced a strict lockdown from May 10 to May 24 under which marriage functions, intrastate movement, and MGNREGA works have also been suspended.
27 Apr 2021
Rajasthan: Shopkeeper opens shop despite prohibition, locks mother, daughter inside
A woman and her daughter who were accidentally locked up in a cloth shop were rescued by police after two hours in Rajasthan's Dholpur district on Monday.
26 Apr 2021
No stocks, can't vaccinate all from May-1, say four states
Four states, ruled by the Opposition, have claimed they won't be able to vaccinate the entire population from May 1 as they don't have enough doses.
17 Apr 2021
Rajasthan government prepared for second wave of COVID-19: Gehlot
Calling the ongoing second wave of coronavirus infection destructive, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday called upon people to follow all COVID-19-related guidelines strictly and said the government is prepared to meet any challenge.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.