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18 Oct 2017


Sex determination: Aligarh BJP MLAs help allegedly-involved doctor evade action

Two days ago, Rajasthan officials claimed to have busted a sex determination racket in Aligarh. They had caught a doctor couple 'red-handed'.

12 Oct 2017


Rajasthan: Couple abandons girl child under heap of stones

In a horrific case, a Rajasthan couple abandoned their six-day-old daughter in a deserted place and placed a heap of stones on top of the baby. She didn't survive.

07 Oct 2017


Delhi: Jaipur woman launches "indefinite strike" to marry PM Modi!

In a bizarre protest, a woman from Rajasthan's Jaipur launched a sit-in at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to marry PM Narendra Modi.

29 Sep 2017


Rajasthan: Delhi woman raped by 23 men in Bikaner

In a horrific incident, a 28-year-old Delhi woman was brutally raped by 23 men after being allegedly abducted from the outskirts of Bikaner.

24 Sep 2017


Falahari Baba arrested after cops find no health issues

Rajasthan's famed 'Falahari Baba' was arrested on Saturday afternoon on charges of raping a 21 year-old on 7th August.

21 Sep 2017


Falahari Baba booked for raping 21-year-old girl

Weeks after Dera Sacha Sauda leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim was convicted of raping two disciples, another self-styled godman, Falahari Maharaj, has been booked for raping a 21-year-old devotee.

19 Sep 2017

Bharti Airtel

Airtel Payments Bank now has UPI facility for free transfers

Airtel Payments Bank has become the first payments bank to integrate UPI on its digital platform. Now customers will be able to create their own UPI handles and make transactions free of charge.

Rajasthan: Student gang-raped, forced through abortion, by the director

In yet another shocking incident showing the complete lack of students' safety in schools, it has come to light that an 18-year-old girl was raped by the director and a teacher of her school in Sikar, Rajasthan.

15 Sep 2017


Now, Rajasthan may waive farm loans up to Rs. 50,000

Rajasthan may waive farmers' loans following a 13-day farmer protest in the state.

14 Sep 2017


Alwar lynching: All six accused cleared, case against them closed

In a rather unfortunate development, police have reportedly cleared all the six accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case and closed investigations.

09 Sep 2017


Rajasthan: One killed, several injured in violent local-police clashes

At least one person died and 12 were injured after clashes broke out between locals and police in Rajasthan's Jaipur yesterday night.

03 Sep 2017


Thousands of Aadhaar cards, other documents found dumped in Alwar

In an alarming discovery, over 3,000 original documents of individuals, including Aadhaar cards, banking and insurance files, were found dumped near Thanagazi (Alwar), Rajasthan.

01 Sep 2017


90 infants die in two months in Rajasthan hospital

After UP's BRD, a Rajasthan hospital is in the news for the 90 children's deaths it recorded in just two months.

25 Aug 2017


Ram Rahim verdict: Violence breaks out, 30 dead, curfew imposed

After Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted in a 2002 rape case, violence erupted across northern India. At least 30 people are dead and 250 injured.

22 Aug 2017


Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29

In a rare instance, PM Modi is set to kick-start 9,500 road projects worth Rs. 27,000 crore in Rajasthan under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and the state's own schemes.

19 Aug 2017

Rajasthan High Court

Rajasthan court: No toilet at home is 'cruelty-towards-women', grants divorce

In 2015, a woman moved a divorce petition at a family court in Rajasthan's Bhilawara district on the grounds that her husband's house didn't have a toilet.

14 Aug 2017

Rajasthan Police

Rajasthan: A horrific 'witch-hunt', a khap and the irresponsible police

On August 2, Kanya Devi of Rajasthan's Ajmer was randomly branded a witch, made to eat human feces, had hot coal thrust in her eyes, stripped naked and paraded throughout her village. She died.

11 Aug 2017

Yogi Adityanath

No Gandhi Jayanti holiday this year for Rajasthan universities?

It looks like students of Rajasthan's universities will be attending classes this year on Gandhi Jayanti.

06 Aug 2017


Going against norms, HRD proposes roadmap for transforming UP's schools

The Human Resource Development Ministry has proposed a plan aimed at overhauling Uttar Pradesh's fledgling education system.

03 Aug 2017


The story of the mysterious 'hair thieves' of North India

It all began sometime around mid-June, when women in parts of Rajasthan started reporting incidents of their hair being chopped off.

26 Jul 2017

West Bengal

Gujarat flood death toll reaches 83, Rs. 500cr relief announced

The flood death toll in Gujarat and Rajasthan has increased to 83 and 12 respectively. The situation eased in Assam but toll rose to 77.

06 Jul 2017

Indian Air Force

IAF's MIG-23 chopper crashes in Rajasthan's Jodhpur

A MIG-23 training chopper of the Indian Air Force crashed in Balesar area of Rajasthan's Jodhpur district. More details aren't yet known.

04 Jul 2017


Rajasthan ATS detains suspected IS operative from Chennai

A man has been detained in Chennai for allegedly transferring funds to the Islamic State through a hawala network.

23 Jun 2017


Rajasthan: 2,000 Jats block traffic to press for OBC quota

Around 2,000 Jats blocked the Alwar-Mathura highway late on June 22 to demand quota for community members from Bharatpur and Dholpur districts in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan IAS, IPS officers to donate one-day salary to MJSA

IAS and IPS officers of Rajasthan have decided to donate a day's salary to a project launched by CM Vasundhara Raje.

19 Jun 2017


Rajasthan: Report says 'lynched' activist died due to cardiac arrest

Post mortem of a Rajasthan activist who was allegedly lynched by municipality officials has contradicted his kin's claims. The report says he died of a cardiac arrest.

17 Jun 2017


Rajasthan: Activist lynched for protesting photographing of women defecating

Zafar Khan, an activist in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh, was doing what he believed in: trying to stop municipality officials from clicking pictures of women defecating in the open.

13 Jun 2017

Tamil Nadu

'Gau rakshaks' attack trucks carrying cows for Centre's bovine-protection program

A 50-strong mob in Rajasthan's Barmer attacked five trucks carrying cows, assaulted the drivers and tried to set them ablaze.

10 Jun 2017


Hyderabad HC judge calls cows 'substitute to Mother and God'

A Hyderabad HC judge, while dismissing the case of a cattle trader whose 63 cows and 2 bulls were seized said that cows were "sacred national wealth".

08 Jun 2017


Rajasthan ATS arrests army official for cheating candidates

An army official has been arrested in Rajasthan for allegedly demanding money from candidates in recruitment drives to issue fitness certificates.

05 Jun 2017


Five Pakistani nationals nabbed from near border in Rajasthan

Five Pakistani nationals - two men, two women and a child - were nabbed from a restricted zone of Barmer district in Rajasthan, near Lakhasar village.

11 May 2017

Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan- At least 23 killed as wall collapses at wedding

At least 23 people were killed and 27 injured when the wall of a wedding hall in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district collapsed in a heavy storm. Casualties included four children.

04 May 2017

Animal Rights

Rajasthan bringing in hi-tech system to monitor tiger population

The Rajasthan government is going on a mission to protect the existing tiger population- it is working on a surveillance mechanism to keep track of endangered animals, especially tigers and leopards.

01 May 2017

NITI Aayog

23 lakh pregnant women 'missing' in Rajasthan from 2011-16

In just five years from 2011 to 2016, 23 lakh pregnant women from Rajasthan dropped off the health department's radar, a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has revealed.

21 Apr 2017


Centre considers Project Cow, like Project Tiger

Minister of State (Home) Hansraj G Ahir stated that the Centre is considering setting up "cow sanctuaries" under Project Cow along the lines of Project Tiger.

13 Apr 2017

Robert Vadra

Bikaner land scam: ED raids business associates of Robert Vadra

Investigations into an alleged scam on land deals in Rajasthan, including one involving a company owned by Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, resulted in Enforcement Directorate carrying out raids at various properties in Faridabad.

07 Apr 2017


Gau rakshaks: SC gives Centre, states 3 weeks to respond

The SC has sought responses within three weeks from the Centre as well as Gujarat, UP, MP, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Karnataka, on a petition seeking a ban on 'cow protection' vigilantes.

06 Apr 2017


Men beaten by gau rakshaks were transporting cattle legally

The five men beaten by 'gau-rakshaks' on the Jaipur-Delhi highway near Behror, had legal permits for the purpose of transporting cattle.

24 Mar 2017

Excise Act

Oil, gas production sharing pacts get CCEA approval

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by PM Narendra Modi, approved a policy for extending the term of over two dozen pre-NELP (New Exploration Licensing Policy) oil and gas Production Sharing Contracts (PSC).

17 Feb 2017

Pankaj Chaturvedi

Rajasthan minister says banning tobacco 'foolish'

Rajasthan Health Minister Kali Charan Saraf has called suggestion to ban tobacco in the state as "foolish".