Articles about Rajasthan

After Punjab crisis, Congress working on Rajasthan Cabinet expansion

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.

Rajasthan Health Minister: Time for 'Hum Do, Hamare Ek'

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.

68 killed in lightning strikes; PM Modi announces ex-gratia assistance

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.

Eighteen killed by lightning in Rajasthan, several injured

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.

Kitty Kumaramangalam murder: Police raids to nab the third suspect

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.

Petrol breaks Rs. 100 barrier again, this time in Bengaluru

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.

Rajasthan further relaxes lockdown restrictions, allows more activities

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.

Rajasthan government to begin e-auction to mine pink sandstone

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.

Rajasthan reported more rapes this year than the last two

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.

Rajasthan: Congress internal crisis resurfaces; Pilot unhappy with high command

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.

Man kills wife, son; drags body on street for meters

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.

Major goof-up: Dead man returns home week after his funeral

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.

'Sayana Kaka' helps locals embrace COVID-19 guidelines in rural Bundi

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.

Twenty-one die allegedly after burying man without following COVID-19 protocol

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.

Strict lockdown in Rajasthan from May 10-24

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.

Rajasthan: Shopkeeper opens shop despite prohibition, locks mother, daughter inside

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.

No stocks, can't vaccinate all from May-1, say four states

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.

Rajasthan government prepared for second wave of COVID-19: Gehlot

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.

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.