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27 Feb 2018


Rajasthan proposes stricter laws to check cow smuggling

Clamping down on illegal cow slaughter, Rajasthan has ruled that vehicles used in unauthorized transportation of bovines will be seized and the accused arrested.

26 Feb 2018


15-year-old Rajasthan boy invites Lucknow youth to 'Lashkar' WhatsApp group

A Lucknow youth approached police yesterday after he received a link on WhatsApp to join a group created in the name of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).

26 Feb 2018

Akshay Kumar

How is Rajasthan dealing with taboo around menstruation?

With Akshay Kumar's recent film 'PadMan' bringing the issue of menstruation mainstream, Rajasthan is trying to go the extra mile by creating awareness on the taboo subject of menstrual health with specially designed campaigns.

22 Feb 2018


Rajasthan: Two foreign tourists suffered dog bites

Recently in two separate incidents, two foreign tourists reportedly suffered dog bites in the last few days in Rajasthan.

22 Feb 2018

Aamir Khan

Aamir to shoot 'Thugs of Hindostan' climax in Rajasthan

Aamir Khan's big release this year - "Thugs of Hindostan" - is nearing completion as the superstar says the last leg of shooting remains, which will be wrapped up in Rajasthan by the end of next month.

21 Feb 2018


Visitors to Bharatpur, beware of these 'OLX conmen'

Conmen in Rajasthan's Bharatpur seem to have devised their own scam, and despite over 50 arrests, the racket is still thriving.

12 Feb 2018

Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan Budget: Raje offers farm-loan waiver up to Rs. 50,000

After the recent upset in the Rajasthan by-polls, CM Vasundhara Raje presented a "please-all" budget targeting farmers, youth, poor and women.

11 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

Eye on polls, Modi suggests "Tiffin pe Charcha"

After the successful "Chai pe Charcha" campaign before 2014 LS elections, PM Modi has now suggested that party MPs should hold "tiffin pe charcha" for 2019 polls.

01 Feb 2018

West Bengal

Bypolls results: Congress wins in Rajasthan; TMC in Bengal

It seems Congress's fortunes are changing. In Rajasthan, in a semi-final election of sorts before the state assembly polls, Congress won the LS constituency seats of Alwar and Ajmer and the Mandalgarh Assembly seat.

30 Jan 2018


NASA shows interest in 'Made in India' thermal paint tech

A Rajasthan-based researcher has caught the attention of a NASA scientist for developing a new thermal spray coating technology used for gas turbine engines in spacecrafts.

29 Jan 2018


Rajasthan, Bengal bypolls: Litmus test for Mamata and Raje

India's two women CMs from rival parties, WB CM Mamata Banerjee and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, face an acid test on their respective home turfs before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

25 Jan 2018


All you need to know about the Karni Sena

Even as the film Padmaavat hits the screen, Rajput Karni Sena's protests have made the screening difficult in states like Gujarat and Rajasthan.

25 Jan 2018


Schools forced to shut as Padmaavat releases

Protests over Padmaavat reached a violent high as the movie released today. School-buses have been attacked, self-immolation attempts made and rioters clashed with police.

24 Jan 2018


India burns over a movie, a day before Padmaavat's release

A day ahead of the release of Padmaavat, protests, violence and arson were reported from different places including Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and Gujarat, states that had banned the movie.

Rajasthan Congress organizes 'LPG funeral' to protest rising prices

The Congress in Rajasthan is angry over rising prices, but it is creative too.

23 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

SC again refuses to ban Padmaavat

The SC has refused, once again, to stop screening of 'Padmaavat,' ruling it is the states' duty to ensure law and order.

22 Jan 2018


Delhi rocked by violence over Padmaavat, Gujarat, Rajasthan affected too

Three days before Padmaavat's scheduled release, violent protests have rocked parts of India, including the capital.

19 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

Padmaavat ban: 'Duty of state to protect people' says SC

The SC said that it was the prerogative of the state to tackle law and order problems and the ban on 'Padmaavat' cannot be sustained after CBFC clearing its release.

16 Jan 2018


There're plans to kill me: Pravin Togadia's sensational claims

Revealing details of his disappearance, VHP chief Pravin Togadia has made sensational claims: plans were being made to have him killed.

15 Jan 2018


Where is Pravin Togadia? VHP claims party president is 'missing'

VHP president Pravin Togadia has been "missing" since morning, the party claimed today. It has held protests demanding he be "traced."

12 Jan 2018


Padmaavat banned in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Himachal despite censor board approval

As the controversial Padmaavat moves towards its January 25 release after having cleared a long-drawn battle, it might still suffer as one state after another ban the film.

10 Jan 2018

Deepika Padukone

Saif Ali Khan will watch 'Padmavat' before 'Padman'

Actor Saif Ali Khan, who is gearing up for his big release 'Kaalkaandi', recently spoke at length about the controversy laden movie 'Padmavat'.

09 Jan 2018


China helps Pakistan to build bunkers along Rajasthan border

After its machinations failed to work in Kashmir, Pakistan is now trying to make things difficult for India on the western front. South Asia's "enfant terrible" is getting help from its "all-weather friend" China.

09 Jan 2018


No release for Padmavat in Rajasthan confirms Chief Minister

Although Sanjay Leela Bhansali and team Padmavat heaved a sigh of relief when the film finally got a confirmed release date of January 25, but it looks like there's still some trouble awaiting them.

29 Dec 2017

Road Accidents

Violence in Rajasthan's Sikar after bus hits biker

Tension erupted in Rajasthan's Sikar after a bus, reportedly of the roadways department, hit a bike and critically injured the rider.

25 Dec 2017

Indian Railways

This railway station in Rajasthan is run by the villagers!

The Rashidpura Khori railway station in Rajasthan is one of a kind. Reportedly, it's the only station in India that has been sustained (successfully too) completely by villagers, without involvement of railway employees.

24 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

AIIMS doctors urge PM Modi to understand their stress

In support of protests by government doctors in Rajasthan for higher pay and promotions, resident doctors of AIIMS has asked PM Modi to "live" their life for a day and understand the stress they face.

23 Dec 2017


After 'Padmavati', now 'Tiger Zinda Hai' sees violent protests

After 'Padmavati', Rajasthan is now the hotbed for protests against Salman Khan-starrer 'Tiger Zinda Hai'.

23 Dec 2017

Road Accidents

Rajasthan: At least 26 killed as bus falls into river

At least 26 people were killed and more are feared dead when a bus fell into a river in Sawai Madhopur of Rajasthan this morning, reported ANI.

08 Dec 2017


Rajasthan 'love jihad' murder: Victim's family demand death for accused

Relatives of Mohammed Afrazul, who was hacked to death and set afire in Rajasthan over 'love jihad', have sought the death sentence for his murderer.

07 Dec 2017


Man brutally hacked to death, set afire over 'love jihad'

In a shocking incident, a man in Rajasthan brutally hacked to death a Muslim laborer and set him on fire allegedly for committing 'love jihad'.

28 Nov 2017


IAS Sharma appointed as Chairman of National Anti-Profiteering Authority

After the cabinet gave approval to create the posts of chairman and other technical members of the National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) under GST, government began the process.

24 Nov 2017


Padmavati protests take shocking turn: Body found with anti-movie slogans

The protests against 'Padmavati' seem to have taken a ghastly turn. News18 reported that a body was found hanging in Rajasthan's Nahargarh Fort today, surrounded by slogans against the movie.

Abolish sex-based segregation, remove 'nepotism': UCG panel's recommendation for AMU

The recommendations of a UGC-appointed panel regarding changes needed in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have been made public: among its many suggestions are abolishing separate colleges for males and females, removing "nepotistic" quotas and changing the way its VC is appointed.

19 Nov 2017


Rajasthan CM asks for a delayed release of Padmavati

Owing to growing protests against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film "Padmavati", Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has written to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting urging the ministry to delay the film's release till "necessary" changes were made.

13 Nov 2017


Another alleged cow vigilantism murder in Alwar

If the allegations of a murder victim's family in Alwar (Rajasthan) are true, cow vigilantes have taken yet another life.

12 Nov 2017

Health & Wellness

Women should sweep, grind chakkis for health: Rajasthan department's advice

While trying to educate readers about health, a Rajasthan education department ended up passing advice being slammed as sexist by many.

02 Nov 2017

Rajasthan High Court

Rajasthan HC raps police for not heeding 'love jihad' complaint

The Rajasthan HC has rapped the state police for not heeding an alleged case of 'love jihad' and refusing to file an FIR.

31 Oct 2017

Ravi Shankar Prasad

BJP leadership dissatisfied with Rajasthan's shield and gag bill

It seems unlikely that the Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan government will push for passing the shield and gag bill as BJP's leadership is not in favor of the bill.

24 Oct 2017

Vasundhara Raje

Raje rethinks shield and gag bill amid severe opposition

While facing outrage for tabling the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the Rajasthan Assembly, CM Vasundhara Raje called a late night meeting of senior leaders who were asked to "rethink" the bill.