Rajasthan: News

04 Apr 2019


#HindiMedium2: Irrfan Khan, Radhika Madan to begin shooting next week

With Irrfan Khan back in India after his cancer treatment, his fans have been eagerly waiting for Hindi Medium 2 to hit the floors.

13 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Pakistani spy involved in espionage activities arrested in Rajasthan: Official

A 36-year-old man, who was detained near the International Border in Rajasthan on suspicion of spying for Pakistan, has been arrested, officials said yesterday.

08 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Rajasthan: IAF's MiG-21 crashes, pilot ejects safely

A MiG-21 fighter jet of Indian Air Force crashed near Nal in Rajasthan on Friday. The pilot ejected safely, the IAF said in a statement.

05 Mar 2019


Rajasthan Education Minister wants lesson on Abhinandan Varthaman in schoolbooks

Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasra today said that he wants state government wants to include a lesson on Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman in the school textbooks.

05 Mar 2019


Amid escalating tensions, wedding between Pakistani-girl and Indian-man called off

A wedding between an Indian man of Barmer district in Rajasthan and a Pakistani girl of Sindh province was canceled as the former couldn't reach the neighboring country due to prevailing tensions.

02 Mar 2019


To honor IAF-pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, family names newborn after him

A baby born yesterday evening, when IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was about to be released by Pakistan, was named after him by a family in Rajasthan's Alwar district.

01 Mar 2019

Aadhaar Card

Rajasthan: Voter-ID, PAN-card among 12 documents valid for casting votes

Besides voter identity card, 11 other documents can be used to prove identity for exercising one's franchise in the upcoming Lok Sabha election, according to a statement from the office of Rajasthan Chief Electoral Officer.

20 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu

Chennai-man orders from Swiggy, delivery guy 'brings' food from Rajasthan

Food delivery companies have always been under immense pressure to deliver quality food in minimum time.

19 Feb 2019


Rajasthan: 9 killed, 19 injured as truck rams into marriage-procession

A SPeeding truck plowed into a marriage procession in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district, leaving nine people, including four children, dead and 19 others injured, police said today.

17 Feb 2019

Music Concert

World Sacred Spirit Festival to start in Jodhpur from Friday

Soulful poetry of Mira Bai, Kabir, and Amir Khusrau sung to the tunes of instruments from Sweden, Mongolia, China, and Rajasthan will enthrall music lovers at the 12th edition of World Sacred Spirit Festival (WSSF).

12 Feb 2019


Rajasthan: MiG-27 crashes near Pokhran; pilot ejects safely

On Tuesday, a MiG-27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near the Pokhran firing range after taking off for a routine training mission from Rajasthan's Jaisalmer.

09 Feb 2019

Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan: #GujjarProtest for quota continues; 23 trains canceled, 20 diverted

Gujjar community leader Kirori Singh Bainsla along with supporters in Rajasthan continued the sit-in protest in Sawai Madhopur demanding the implementation of 5% quota in jobs and education for Gujjars, Raika-Rebari, Gadia Luhar, Banjara, and Gadaria communities as promised by the state government.

08 Feb 2019


Rajasthan: Gujjars launch quota protest; rail-tracks blocked, Delhi-Mumbai route hit

The Gujjar community in Rajasthan has launched a protest demanding the implementation of the 5% quota in jobs and education as promised by the state government.

31 Jan 2019


Rajasthan announces free college education for girls from July

On Wednesday, Rajasthan Higher Education Minister Bhanwar Singh Bhati announced that girls in the state would soon be entitled to free college education in institutes run by the government.

26 Jan 2019


Maharashtra: Swine flu kills 11 people in 23 days

After Rajasthan, Maharashtra, too, has fallen victim to a swine flu outbreak.

23 Jan 2019


ICAI CA results out; Kota tailor's son tops in first-attempt

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has declared the results of CA Final, Foundation, and Common Proficiency Test (CPT) exams held in November and December last year.

22 Jan 2019


Gurugram: Seven new swine flu cases takes total to 34

While Rajasthan is in the grips of a swine flu outbreak, the disease seems to have reached Gurugram too.

22 Jan 2019

Vasundhara Raje

Vasundhara Raje blames Congress for increased swine flu cases

Former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje attacked the Congress government over its "failure" to tackle swine flu menace in the state.

22 Jan 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

Heavy rains, hailstorm lash Delhi; disrupts traffic, washes away pollution

On Tuesday morning, heavy rains and hailstorms lashed Delhi, severely disrupting rush hour traffic in the national capital.

21 Jan 2019


Rajasthan government considering setting up a petroleum university

The Rajasthan government has proposed a three-year diploma course in petroleum engineering at the Government Polytechnic College in Jodhpur and is mulling to set up a petroleum university in the state.

20 Jan 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Pay extra for beer, save cows in UP

If you are a resident of Uttar Pradesh, your beer will take care of cow shelters now.

16 Jan 2019

Rajasthan Elections

Botched-up delivery case: Rights body issues notice to Rajasthan government

A few days back, it was reported that a male nurse at a government health center in Rajasthan pulled an infant so hard during delivery that the baby got decapitated and the head was left inside the womb.

11 Jan 2019


Rajasthan: Nurses pull baby too hard, leave head inside womb

In what comes as a stomach-churning news, a male nurse at a government health center in Rajasthan pulled an infant so hard during delivery, earlier this week, that the baby got decapitated and the head was left inside the womb.

11 Jan 2019


Man kills own kids by repeatedly throwing them on ground

A man was arrested for allegedly beating his two children to death in Rajasthan's Udaipur district.

07 Jan 2019

Vasundhara Raje

Four-time former BJP MLA Kunjilal Meena passes away at 86

Senior BJP leader and four-time former legislator Kunjilal Meena (86) passed away in Jaipur today after a prolonged illness.

05 Jan 2019

Madhya Pradesh

DU ad-hoc teachers on hunger strike, demand immediate absorption

A group of 20 ad-hoc teachers of the Delhi University began a hunger strike yesterday demanding their immediate absorption, and also the facilities that are given to permanent teachers.

01 Jan 2019


Gujarat changes roll-call, students to respond with 'Jai Hind'

In a bid to instil patriotism among children, a notification was issued yesterday by the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, and Director, Primary Education to make students say Jai Hind or Jai Bharat during roll-call.

31 Dec 2018


Rajasthan: As doctors remove brain tumor, patient recites 'Hanuman Chalisa'

Remembering God during the time of severe crisis is something that comes naturally to almost everybody.

25 Dec 2018

Sachin Pilot

Farmers' issue, job creation top Rajasthan government agenda: Sachin Pilot

Having announced loan waiver for farmers, the Rajasthan government will soon roll out some other measures to enhance the ecosystem for the farming community, and for the youth in need of jobs, Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said.

22 Dec 2018


Which states provide the best ecosystem for start-ups? Check here

The exponential rise in start-up ecosystem in the country has given opportunities to many to transform their ideas into businesses.

20 Dec 2018


BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

The BJP and Congress workers clashed over the Rafale deal issue at Congress Bhawan in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, yesterday.

17 Dec 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot takes oath as CM, Pilot as deputy-CM

Congress leader Ashok Gehlot took the oath for Chief Minister of Rajasthan, a short while ago at Albert Hall. He will be the 14th CM of the state, succeeding BJP leader Vasundhara Raje.

15 Dec 2018


RaGa meets top Congress leaders to select next Chhattisgarh CM

After selecting chief ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi held hectic parleys with top party leaders today to decide on the top post for Chhattisgarh.

14 Dec 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot to be CM; Sachin Pilot, his deputy

Ashok Gehlot has been chosen as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and Sachin Pilot has agreed to be his deputy, NDTV has reported.

13 Dec 2018

Jyotiraditya Scindia

Kamal Nath's CM post done-deal, ambiguity over Rajasthan's top-post persists

After scooping three major states from Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded Assembly Elections, the Congress high command has another Herculean task at hand: choosing Chief Ministers for Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

12 Dec 2018

Sachin Pilot

Things to know about Sachin Pilot, Congress' star in Rajasthan

On Tuesday, Congress won 99 seats in Rajasthan ousting Vasundhara Raje government from the state as the BJP won only 73 seats. The desert state cast its vote for 199 assembly seats on December 7.

11 Dec 2018


#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Shashi Tharoor trolls Arun Jaitley with 'great day' tweet

The results of assembly elections of five states, dubbed as the big semifinal before India votes in 2019, has brought immense joy to Congress.

11 Dec 2018

Vasundhara Raje

#IndiaDecidesOnDec11: Sachin Pilot scheduled to arrive in Delhi

In Rajasthan, Congress will return to power after sitting in opposition for five years, early trends suggest.

07 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Feel insulted: Vasundhara Raje reacts to Sharad Yadav's fat-shaming comment

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said she felt insulted after former JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav commented on her and hoped the Election Commission will take cognizance of the same.

07 Dec 2018


#RoadTo2019: After high-voltage campaigns, Rajasthan and Telangana cast votes

In what qualifies as an epic finale for the elections in five states, Rajasthan and Telangana went to polls on Friday to choose the next government.