Rajasthan: News

Rajasthan: Shekhawat meets Raje, signals 'patch-up' before Modi's Jaipur rally  

Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat reportedly visited former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday evening, hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Jaipur visit.

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.

18 Sep 2023


Gujarat rains: Rivers in spate, 9,600 rescued amid flood alert

Gujarat is under flood alert after heavy rainfall lashed the state.

15 Sep 2023

Nipah Virus

Kerala reports sixth Nipah virus case; Karnataka, Rajasthan on alert

Another case of the Nipah virus was confirmed on Friday in Kerala's Kozhikode district after the sample of a 39-year-old man tested positive, taking the total number of cases to six.

13 Sep 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Rajasthan: 11 killed, 15 injured as trailer rams into bus

A trailer rammed into a passenger bus on the Jaipur-Agra Highway in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district in the wee hours of Wednesday, killing at least 11 people and injuring 15 others.

12 Sep 2023

General VK Singh

Union minister VK Singh predicts PoK's voluntary merger with India

Union Minister of State (MoS) and former Chief of the Army Staff VK Singh has reportedly claimed Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) would merge with India "on its own."

12 Sep 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Over 20 dead, schools shut as rains batter Uttar Pradesh

At least 21 people died in the last 24 hours as heavy rainfall lashed Uttar Pradesh, causing waterlogging and disrupting daily life, reported The Times of India.

06 Sep 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Rajasthan elections: Congress forms panel; Gehlot, Pilot in core committee

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge approved the proposal for the formation of a key panel for the Rajasthan Assembly election on Wednesday.

04 Sep 2023


Try these 5 flavorful Rajasthani snack recipes at home

Featuring a potpourri of flavors and aromas, Rajasthani cuisine is known for its amazing pickles and chutneys which make every meal exciting and delectable.

02 Sep 2023


Massive row in Rajasthan after tribal woman stripped naked, paraded

In a shocking incident, a tribal woman was allegedly beaten, stripped naked, and paraded through her village in the Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan by her husband and in-laws on Thursday over an alleged love affair.

25 Aug 2023

Travel And Tourism

Rural Tourism: Must-visit rural gems in India

Had enough of the common tourist destinations and desire the calmness of villages? Look no further, because we have curated a list of the most serene and stunning villages across India.

20 Aug 2023

Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti Chopra, Raghav Chadha to tie knot on this date!

Making waves as the newest celebrity couple, Parineeti Chopra and politician Raghav Chadha took everyone by surprise with their engagement announcement in May.

07 Aug 2023

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned amid ruckus on Manipur violence

The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till 2:00pm on Monday amid a ruckus created by both the opposition party members as well as the Treasury benches.

06 Aug 2023


Another cross-border love story: Pakistani woman virtually marries Indian man

After the cross-border relationship of Seema Haider and Sachin Meena, a new cross-border marriage involving a Pakistani bride and an Indian groom has grabbed the headlines.

05 Aug 2023

Crime against minors

Rajasthan: 10 booked, 5 arrested over minor's alleged gangrape, murder

Ten people, including four women, have been booked for a gangrape and murder case in Rajasthan's Bhilwara.

03 Aug 2023


Rajasthan: Minor girl allegedly raped, murdered, burnt in brick kiln

In a shocking development, a 14-year-old girl's charred remains were allegedly found inside a brick kiln in Rajasthan's Bhilwara on Wednesday.

30 Jul 2023

Pakistan News

India's Anju converts to Islam, receives gifts from Pakistani businessman

A married woman from India named Anju, who recently traveled to Pakistan to meet her Facebook lover Nasrullah, has reportedly gotten married to the latter and left her Indian husband in Rajasthan's Alwar.

29 Jul 2023

Anurag Thakur

'Just an eyewash': Anurag Thakur on opposition INDIA's Manipur visit

Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday lashed out at the newly-formed opposition bloc Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA), saying the opposition leaders never spoke up when Manipur used to "burn" during their rule.

27 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

'Red diary' will reveal Congress's dark secrets: Modi in Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday targeted Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot over the "red diary" case.

27 Jul 2023

Ashok Gehlot

Gehlot claims his speech dropped from Modi event, PMO responds

After Rajasthan Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Ashok Gehlot accused the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) of removing his pre-scheduled three-minute speech from the Sikar program of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the PM's office responded.

27 Jul 2023

Prahlad Singh Patel

Minister Prahlad Patel blackmailed with porn video call, 2 arrested

The Delhi Police arrested two men from Rajasthan's Bharatpur for allegedly making "sextortion calls" to Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries and Jal Shakti, Prahlad Singh Patel, reported PTI.

25 Jul 2023


India sees 600 dengue cases daily; sharp surge in Delhi

Dengue cases increased significantly in India last year, hitting an all-time high of 2,33,251, the central government has revealed.

High alert in 6 states amid heavy rainfall forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted moderate to heavy rainfall in six states and a union territory till Wednesday.

24 Jul 2023

Narendra Modi

NDA, INDIA protest at Parliament amid stalemate over Manipur crisis

The Parliament premises witnessed rare scenes on Monday after the opposition and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held parallel protests over the rising crimes against women.

24 Jul 2023

Pakistan Government

Indian woman crosses border to meet Facebook lover in Pakistan

In yet another cross-border love story, a married woman from the Bhiwadi district in Rajasthan has reportedly traveled to Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province to meet her alleged Facebook lover.

22 Jul 2023

Congress Party

Rajasthan: How minister Rajendra Gudha's sacking might impact Gehlot-Pilot truce

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday sacked Rajendra Singh Gudha as a minister in his government hours after the latter criticized the Rajasthan government in the Legislative Assembly over alleged crimes against women.

17 Jul 2023


Rajasthan: 3 arrested for raping minor on college campus

Three college students have been arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Sunday, PTI reported.

15 Jul 2023

Travel And Tourism

Don't forget to visit these royal forts when in Rajasthan 

Well-known for its majestic palaces, formidable forts, and vibrant fairs and festivals, Rajasthan beckons history and art aficionados with its irresistible charm.

13 Jul 2023


Gujarat: Toddler dies after stray dog attacks him while playing

A two-and-a-half-year-old boy died after a stray dog fatally attacked him in Gujarat's Morbi on Tuesday.

09 Jul 2023


Schools shut, over dozen dead as rains batter North India

Several states of North India have been experiencing heavy rainfall for the last few days, triggering flood-like situations and landslides in many areas.

03 Jul 2023

Congress Party

Rajasthan: Congress's new strategy to broker truce between Gehlot, Pilot

Senior Congress leaders have reportedly asked former Rajasthan minister Harish Choudhary to broker peace between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, who have been locked in a power tussle since 2018.

02 Jul 2023

Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot meets MLAs after Congress's Chhattisgarh 'solution'

Sachin Pilot, former deputy chief minister of Rajasthan, has reportedly been meeting his supporters and MLAs in Jaipur since his return from Delhi last week.

Heavy rainfall forecast in UP, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reportedly predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in several states for the next five days.

29 Jun 2023

Congress Party

Congress could announce candidates for Rajasthan's 70 seats soon: Report

The Congress is likely to declare candidates for Rajasthan's 70 seats way ahead of the elections scheduled for later this year, India Today reported, quoting a senior party official.

28 Jun 2023


Kota: 2 NEET aspirants commit suicide in 2 days

A 17-year-old boy allegedly took his life in Rajasthan's Kota on Tuesday, a day after another teenage boy was suspected of committing suicide, reported the Hindustan Times.

Landslides kill 6 in Himachal; rainfall forecast in several states

At least six people have been killed and 10 others injured after heavy rains caused landslides and flash floods in several parts of Himachal Pradesh, according to the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA).

26 Jun 2023

Bombay High Court

Court rejects abortion for minor rape victim at 28-week pregnancy

The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court rejected a petition filed by a minor rape victim's mother seeking to end the girl's 28-week pregnancy in view of the health risk to her and the unborn child.

Tamil Nadu: IMD forecast heavy rainfall in Chennai, other districts

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast heavy rainfall in Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, and some other districts on Tuesday.

19 Jun 2023


Weather update: Rain batters TN, schools shut in several districts

While the monsoon remains sluggish in many parts of the country and people are struggling to get a reprieve from heatwave conditions, heavy downpours across Tamil Nadu prompted schools in several districts to declare a holiday.

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.

16 Jun 2023


Cyclone Biparjoy weakens after landfall in Gujarat, headed toward Rajasthan

The intensity of Cyclone Biparjoy reduced from "very severe" to "severe" cyclonic storm after its landfall in Gujarat's Jakhau Port on Thursday evening, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

14 Jun 2023


Most internet shutdowns in India imposed to prevent protests: Report

In the last three years, local authorities in India used 54 of the 127 internet shutdowns to prevent or respond to protests, according to the latest report by Human Rights Watch and Internet Freedom Foundation.

11 Jun 2023


Karnataka defeat in mind, BJP revisits strategy in poll-bound states

Following an embarrassing electoral defeat in Karnataka, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reportedly changed its strategy for the other poll-bound states in order to win the key assembly elections before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Hindustan Times reported.

11 Jun 2023

Sachin Pilot

'Want clean politics,' says Sachin Pilot; no new party announced

Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Sunday left political observers in a fix about his next move as the state prepares for elections.

10 Jun 2023

Ashok Gehlot

BJP will communalize elections but 'won't win': Rajasthan CM Gehlot 

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would "try to communalize elections" in Rajasthan as it allegedly did in Karnataka.

07 Jun 2023

Sachin Pilot

BJP or new party: Sachin Pilot leaves Congress guessing

Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot has left the party in a fix over his probable move as the state nears elections.

06 Jun 2023


Rajasthan: Kidnapper forcibly 'marries' woman by taking 'saat phere'

In a shocking incident, a woman in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer was allegedly kidnapped by goons and forcibly "married" to one of them.

Rajasthan: 30 IPS, 7 IAS officers transferred in administrative reshuffle

The Rajasthan government on Friday transferred seven Indian Administrative Services (IAS) and 30 Indian Police Services (IPS) officers, reported PTI.

01 Jun 2023

Ashok Gehlot

Free electricity up to 100 units: Congress in poll-bound Rajasthan

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced free electricity for consumption of up to 100 units to the people of the state from Thursday.

28 May 2023

Rajasthan Police

Rajasthan: Man kills elderly woman, eats her flesh; arrested

The Rajasthan Police has reportedly arrested a man for allegedly murdering an elderly woman and eating her flesh in the state's Pali district.

26 May 2023


Everything to know about 'Ajmer Files' before its release 

The horrific serial gangrape and blackmailing of hundreds of women in 1992 which took place in Ajmer, Rajasthan, rocked the entire nation. The infamous incident which continues to give shivers even today, is now being made into a film.

26 May 2023


Rakbar Khan lynching: 4 cow vigilantes sentenced, main accused acquitted

A sessions court in Rajasthan's Alwar on Thursday sentenced four people to seven years in jail for lynching 28-year-old dairy farmer Rakbar Khan on suspicion of smuggling cattle for slaughter near Lalawandi village in Alwar in July 2018.