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29 Jun 2018


For three-years, Rajasthan-family is serving 'punishment' for not hosting feast

For the past three years, a family residing in a small-town Chohtan of Rajasthan's Barmer district has been facing consequences of a boycott ordered by panchayat members of 21 villages.

29 Jun 2018


Gurjar delegation meets Rajasthan minister over reservation demands

A Gurjar delegation led by leader Kirori Singh Bainsla yesterday met Rajasthan Social Justice Minister Arun Chaturvedi over their demands, including 5% reservation for members of the community.

28 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: Middle-aged man killed by robbers infront of daughter, grandson

A 56-year-old man was stabbed to death by robbers in front of his daughter and five-year-old grandson in Rajasthan's Udaipur city today, police said.

27 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: Labor-Dept forbids wearing jeans/T-shirt in office; calls attire 'indecent'

The Rajasthan Labor Department has asked its employees not to come to office wearing "indecent" dresses such as jeans and T-shirts, inviting criticism from Rajasthan's employees' federation.

25 Jun 2018

Vasundhara Raje

Blow to BJP: Five-time Rajasthan MLA quits citing CM's corruption

In yet another blow to the BJP, Ghanshyam Tiwari, a five-time MLA from Rajasthan, has quit the party, citing 'new heights of corruption.'

25 Jun 2018

Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan HC lawyers end month-long strike after CM Raje's assurance

Agitating lawyers of the Rajasthan HC today in Rajasthan's Jodhpur decided to suspend their strike following the assurance from Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje that no committee will be formed to look into the demand for a new bench in Udaipur.

24 Jun 2018

Navi Mumbai

Hackathon-2018: Students present RFID-tech to locate lost baggage at airports

Students of three engineering colleges have come up with tagging technology that will use RFID chips to track luggage real-time at every stage of transfer, a concept that may bring an end to baggage being lost or their delivery delayed at Indian airports.

23 Jun 2018


Man hacks daughter to death for eloping with younger boy

In a suspected case of honor killing, a 20-year-old woman was hacked to death allegedly by her father for eloping with a boy younger to her in Anoopgarh town of Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district.

21 Jun 2018

Vasundhara Raje

#InternationalYogaDay: Rajasthan breaks world record for largest yoga session

Rajasthan today witnessed a world record by conducting the largest yoga session to mark the International Yoga Day at Kota, where over 1.5L people together performed yogic exercises.

20 Jun 2018

Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan: Unidentified men rob bank cashier of Rs. 8 lakh

Two unidentified men robbed a bank cashier and his aide of Rs. 8 lakh while the money was being shifted to a different branch in Rajasthan's Kota district.

16 Jun 2018

NITI Aayog

Rajasthan ranks low on drinking-water supply for villages: NITI Aayog

With only 44% of its rural habitations fully covered by drinking water supply, Rajasthan ranks low on drinking water for villages in a recent NITI Aayog report.

16 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: 'Farmer' dies; son claims he was depressed over poor-garlic-price

A 60-year-old man, allegedly a garlic farmer, died of cardiac arrest in Rajasthan's Kota.

16 Jun 2018


Delhi-Haryana high-speed rail corridor approved

Days after the Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor got approved, the Delhi-Alwar stretch also got a start, at least till Haryana-Rajasthan Border.

16 Jun 2018


Bengaluru: The reason behind techie's horse-ride to work needs attention

Chances are you may have seen the viral photograph of a software engineer in Bengaluru riding to office on a horse.

14 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: Governor asks state govt to discontinue "Guard of honor"

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh today asked the Rajasthan Government to discontinue the protocol of according guard of honor to him upon his arrival and departure from the Raj Bhavan and during district tours.

14 Jun 2018


20-year-old French woman missing from Rajasthan since June 1

A 20-year-old French woman, who was on her way to Jaipur after visiting the holy town of Pushkar in Rajasthan, has been missing for nearly two weeks, police said today.

14 Jun 2018


Air quality in Delhi remains beyond 'severe' for third day

The air quality in Delhi remained beyond the "severe" level for the third-day with the PM10 level beyond 796 in Delhi-NCR and 830 in Delhi, particularly.

13 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: 'Sanskaar' classes to become part of school curriculum

The approximately 86,000 government schools in Rajasthan will have 'sanskaar' classes in the curriculum for 2018-19, the education department has decided.

12 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: Former BJP councilor commits suicide over quarrel with son

A 47-year-old former BJP municipal councilor in Rajasthan committed suicide after reportedly having a quarrel with her son.

10 Jun 2018

Government Schools

#FightForJustice: This 80-year-old award-winning-teacher's been fighting for 'reward' for six-decades

Ramavtar Sharma, a winner of National Award to Teachers, has been chasing officials for his extra increment reward for nearly six decades.

09 Jun 2018

Madhya Pradesh

GSI, INTACH scientists claim Ramgarh Crater caused by meteorite impact

Since the 19th century, Ramgarh Crater has always evoked the interest of geologists and now a team of scientists is in Rajasthan's Baran district and they have a reason to believe that it was caused by meteorite impact.

08 Jun 2018


MGNREGA laborers' son first to crack NEET in Rajasthan village

Krishan Kumar's tireless hard work has finally paid off as he is the only person in Sakhwara panchayat in Rajasthan's Dholpur district to clear NEET.

01 Jun 2018


Don't peddle drugs. Smuggle gold instead as it's bailable: BJP-MLA

Bilara MLA Arjun Lal Garg has an advice for the Dewasi community: Stop peddling drugs, it is a non-bailable offence. Go for gold, where bail is easily obtainable.

30 May 2018


Rajasthan: 238 leopards died in a span of 6 years

As many as 238 leopards have died in Rajasthan between January 2012 and 21 May 2018, with an alarming average of 34 leopard deaths every year in the state, according to a report.

29 May 2018

Ram Nath Kovind

Rajasthan temple priest attacked over President Kovind's visit

The priest of a Brahma temple in Rajasthan's Pushkar district was attacked by a man disguised as a devotee for allegedly not letting President Ram Nath Kovind enter the sanctum sanctorum.

28 May 2018

Naveen Jain

Rajasthan's sex ratio at birth improves; PCPNDT Act hailed

Due to the effective implementation of Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, Rajasthan has recorded a significant growth in its sex ratio at birth (SRB) from 888 in 2011 census to 950 in 2017-18.

26 May 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Rajasthan: Engaged couple found hanging from tree

The bodies of a young couple were found hanging from a tree in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district this morning.

26 May 2018

Kiren Rijiju

Rollback hike in fuel prices instead of 'showing fitness': Congress

The Congress said today that the government should rollback the increase in fuel prices instead of "showing fitness", apparently referring to Union Ministers and BJP leaders posting videos of their workouts on social media.

25 May 2018


BJP setting up 'war room' for Amit Shah in Jaipur

After losing Karnataka, BJP is already gearing up for the upcoming Rajasthan elections.

23 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Rajasthan officers to learn 'good-governance' from book on Modi's speeches

Rajasthan IAS officers will now learn 'good governance' from speeches by PM Narendra Modi, which he made when he was the CM of Gujarat.

17 May 2018


Rajasthan's tiger population rising; 28 cubs born in two years

Rajasthan's tiger population has gone up with the birth of 28 cubs in the last two years. "Twenty-five tiger cubs were born in Ranthambore (National Park) and three in Sariska (Tiger Reserve) from 2016 to 2018 till date," Rajasthan's Chief Wildlife Warden GV Reddy said.

Best Tweets as KKR beat RR at Eden Gardens

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 6 wickets and 12 balls to spare.

12 May 2018


Rajasthan's Meo females getting educated, breaking taboos and gender biases

The last time Meo-Muslims made it to headlines was in March-2018 when a 24-year-old lady medical student was elected as the sarpanch of a village in a Rajasthan district.

12 May 2018

Jawaharlal Nehru

According to Rajasthan-book, Bal Gangadhar Tilak is 'Father of Terrorism'

A class 8 reference book in Rajasthan describes revolutionary freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak as 'father of terrorism'.

Twitter goes berserk as Jos Buttler scripts Rajasthan's victory

Rajasthan Royals overcame Chennai Super Kings in match number 43 of the Indian Premier League 2018.

12 May 2018


Rajasthan: Rape-victim's family can't buy groceries after village-panchayat orders boycott

In a village in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district, a rape victim's family is facing social boycott after the victim refused to change her statement in the court against the accused.

11 May 2018


Humanity weeps: Raped by teen, seven-month-old-girl found shrieking in field

In a horrifying incident, a 19-year-old teen raped a seven-month-old girl in Alwar, Rajasthan on Wednesday, and dumped her in a football field nearby.

07 May 2018


Storm alert for 15 states/UTs: How to keep yourself safe

Unexpectedly-intense dust storms and thunderstorms killed as many as 124 people in Northern India last week.

07 May 2018


Rajasthan: Government school students to be sensitized on 'good-touch-bad-touch'

Students up to 14 years of age studying in government schools and Anganwadi centers will be sensitized on "good-touch-bad-touch" under a campaign in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan.

07 May 2018


After 124 deaths, heavy storm alert for 15 states, UTs

Days after heavy dust storms, thunderstorms and lightning killed more than 100 people in North India, the Met department has issued a similar warning for the next two days in 13 states and two union territories.