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Salman celebrates Raksha Bandhan with Bina Kak
Jaipur, Aug 16 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan celebrated Raksha Bandhan with actress-turned-politician Bina Kak here.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajasthan Minister claims to be Lord Ram's descendant
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) Soon after the erstwhile royal families of Jaipur and Udaipur and a Congress spokesperson claimed to be the descendants of Lord Ram, the Rajasthan Transport Minister from the ruling Congress government on Tuesday joined this league, claiming that his family members are the descendants of Lord Ram.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Now Rajasthan Congress leader says Lord Ram his ancestor
Jaipur, Aug 12 (IANS) After Rajasthan's erstwhile royal families of Jaipur and Mewar claimed to be descended from Lord Ram in response to the Supreme Court's query, a state Congress spokesperson has also claimed the distinction, saying his clan are "the real descendants" of the Hindu deity.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Thar Link Express running smoothly: Railway officials
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) The Thar Link Express, which departed from Bhagat ki Kothi railway station near Jodhpur at 1 a.m. on Saturday, has left Munabao at 3.10 p.m. to reach Pakistan, confirmed Gopal Sharma, PRO, Jodhpur railway division.
2019-08-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Stranded passengers plead with Pak to continue Thar Link Express
Jodhpur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bhagat ki Kothi railway station here on Friday wears a gloomy look with stranded passengers seen sobbing and pleading with media to convey their message to Pakistan, which has announced it will also shut down the Thar Link Express from here to Munabao in Pakistan, like the Samjhauta Express.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
High alert sounded in Jaipur, western border of Rajasthan
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) High alert has been sounded in Jaipur following intelligence reports that some armed terrorists may try to sneak into India on Independence Day to create disturbance in view of the prevailing situation in Kashmir.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
'Pyar kiya to darna kya': Rajasthan Police to young lovers
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) After Rajasthan passed a bill prohibiting honour killing in the state, the Rajasthan Police has come out in support of people in love.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
J&K will see a new dawn of development: Ram Madhav
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) With the scrapping of Article 370, the people of Jammu and Kashmir would see a new era of development, said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice-president Ram Madhav, here on Wednesday.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan CM, Cabinet ministers, MLAs get salary hike
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The Rajasthan Ministers' Salaries (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Rajasthan Assembly on Monday, increasing the salaries and allowances of the Chief Minister, Cabinet ministers, leader of opposition and pensions of former MLAs.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rathore welcomes scrapping of Article 370
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Union Minister and Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday welcomed the Centre's move to remove Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
BSP refutes party MLA's charge
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) The BSP on Friday strongly refuted the charge levelled by Rajasthan party MLA Rajendra Guda claiming that the party offers election ticket to candidates depending on the money given to the party.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan proposes death for honour killing, lifer for mob lynching
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal on Tuesday introduced two significant Bills in the Assembly proposing death sentence in cases of honour killing and life-term in mob lynching cases.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Now buy plastic-free rakhis in Jaipur this Raksha Bandhan
Jaipur, July 24 (IANS) A silent movement to curb pollution is underway in Jaipur with thousands of people working to produce plastic-free plantable 'SeedRakhi' for the upcoming Raksha Bandhan festival.
2019-07-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Rajasthan schools join Student Police Cadets scheme
Jaipur, July 24 (IANS) School students in Rajasthan will soon be seen rendering voluntary services such as regulating traffic on the streets and helping in disaster management, courtesy the Student Police Cadets (SPC) programme.
2019-07-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Physically challenged boy clears NEET after travelling miles on crutches
Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Sajan Rai, a physically challenged student, has cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and got admission to the Government Medical College in Bettiah in Bihar. In order to realise his dreams, Rai travelled for miles on his crutches as he can't walk on his own due to an ailment he suffered during his childhood.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Rajasthan government declares 'Super 30' tax-free
Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced that Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Super 30", based on the life of educationist Anand Kumar, who runs the Super 30 programme for IIT-JEE aspirants from poor families, has been declared tax-free in the state.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iulia has 'shaky' experience in Bali earthquake
Bali, July 17 (IANS) Romanian model-actress Iulia Vantur woke up to a shaky alarm after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Bali.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tension in Jaipur after rape of minor girl
Jaipur, July 2 (IANS) Tension prevailed here after a group of people surrounded a police station and vandalized several cars to protest the rape of a seven-year-old girl, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-07-02
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan received normal rainfall in June
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) At a time when many states in the country are reeling under drought-like situation with the monsoon shying away from opening up the clouds, Rajasthan has received normal rainfall in June, officials said.
2019-07-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
'...Far From Home' not about replacing Iron Man: Tom Holland
Bali, June 29 (IANS) Is "Spider-Man: Far From Home" about Peter Parker/Spider-Man becoming the next Iron Man? Actor Tom Holland says it is not about replacing Iron Man, but stepping up as a superhero.
2019-06-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Congress to form Vedic Shiksha and Sanskar Board in Rajasthan
Jaipur, June 28 (IANS) The Congress government in Rajasthan would form a Vedic Shiksha and Sanskar Board in Rajasthan to revive the knowledge of ancient Sanskrit scriptures to ensure that the future generation assimilates the country's glorious traditions, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said here on Friday.
2019-06-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Rajasthan Assembly gives live coverage on YouTube as media boycott proceedings
Jaipur, June 28 (IANS) As the media continued to boycott the Rajasthan Assembly proceedings for the second day on Friday in the wake of several restrictions imposed on them, the officials broadcast the proceedings live on YouTube, making it first such live telecast on the Internet.
2019-06-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan govt not to disinvest in Chhabra, Kalisindh thermal plants
Jaipur, 26 June (IANS) The Congress government in Rajasthan has decided not to disinvest in Chhabra and Kalisindh thermal power plants, as their operational capacity and financial health have remarkably improved.
2019-06-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan tent collapse toll rises to 15, Gehlot visits spot
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) The toll in the tent collapse at a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday in a storm went up to 15 while the number of injured has gone up to 70, police said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Farmer's suicide: Rajasthan MP demands criminal case against Congress
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal, a farmer leader, on Monday, demanded that a criminal case should be registered against the Congress for making fake promises of loan waivers in their manifesto due to which farmers are committing suicide in Rajasthan.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
14 killed as tent collapses at Rajasthan religious gathering (3rd Lead)
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 26 others injured when a massive tent erected for people attending a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday collapsed as a storm hit the area, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
14 dead, 26 injured as tent collapses during rain in Rajasthan (2nd Lead)
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 26 injured when a massive tent erected for people attending a religious gathering collapsed during rain in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
11 dead, many injured as tent collapses during religious gathering in Rajasthan
Jaipur, June 23 (IANS) Around 11 people died and many were injured when a massive tent erected for people attending a religious gathering collapsed during a dust storm in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, police said.
2019-06-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Army to celebrate birth centenary of war hero Lt Gen Sagat Singh
Jaipur, June 20 (IANS) The birth centenary of war hero Lt General Sagat Singh, who led the operation to liberate Goa from Portuguese rule, will be celebrated across Rajasthan from July 8-14 this year, Southwestern Command chief Lt Gen Cherish Mathson said here.
2019-06-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Congress high command moves to set its Rajasthan house in order
Jaipur, June 19 (IANS) The Congress central leadership seems to be taking control to set its house in order in Rajasthan as infighting and factional feuds have become everyday affairs at the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) headquarters in the state.
2019-06-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
3 state governments turn to astrology to ensure survival, seer claims
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) In a spiritual turn of events, the governments of three states - Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka - have turned to astrology to ensure they complete their full terms, a Madhya Pradesh-based astrologer has claimed.
2019-06-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Four asked to plant 270 saplings for cutting 27 trees
Jaipur, June 4 (IANS) A district court directed four persons to plant 270 saplings in a month and look after them as they were found guilty of cutting 27 trees for smuggling.
2019-06-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Video of doctor beating patient in Jaipur hospital goes viral
Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) A video went viral on social media on Monday in which a resident doctor at the SMS Hospital here was seen mercilessly beating a man who seemed to be a patient at the hospital.
2019-06-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
School dropout claimed to be IPS, spoke on UPSC tests, arrested
Jaipur, June 2 (IANS) A young man who did not complete his school education but pretended to be an IPS officer and delivered motivational speeches on how to crack IIT and UPSC examinations has finally landed in the police net.
2019-06-02
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Churu sizzles at 50 degree Celsius
Jaipur, June 1 (IANS) Rajasthan's Churu was hottest on Saturday with temperature touching 50 degree Celsius in the district, said the met department.
2019-06-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress MLA sits on hunger strike against his own government in Rajasthan
Jaipur, June 1 (IANS) Congress MLA and former Director General of Police (DGP) Harish Meena began an indefinite hunger strike on Saturday protesting against his own government in Rajasthan for the death of a tractor driver who was allegedly beaten up by policemen in Tonk district on Wednesday.
2019-06-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan Congress rules out leadership change in state
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) Amid turmoil in the ruling Congress in Rajasthan, state party in-charge Avinash Pandey on Wednesday denied speculation about a leadership change, following the party's failure to win even one of the state's 25 Lok Sabha seats.
2019-05-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
My victory a trust vote for Modi: Diya Kumari (Interview)
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) As a young and dynamic leader from Rajasthan, Diya Kumari, the newly elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Rajsamand, has a fair chance of either being picked up as a Union Minister by Prime Minister Narendra Modi or promoted as a face of the party in the state.
2019-05-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
No question of leaving the Congress, says Pilot
Jaipur, May 28 (IANS) Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Tuesday insisted that there was no question of him leaving the Congress at a time when there was speculation about his role in the party in case Congress President Rahul Gandhi quits.
2019-05-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
'Ram ka kaam ho kar hi rahega': Mohan Bhagwat in Udaipur
Jaipur, May 27 (IANS) Days after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) scripted a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said that "Ram ka kaam karna hai, Ram ka kaam ho kar hi rahega (Ram's work needs to be done and Ram's work will be done)."
2019-05-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
11 arrested for duping investors of funds worth Rs 8,000 crore
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) The Special Operations Group of the state police has arrested eleven office-bearers of a cooperative society on charges of duping lakhs of investors of funds worth Rs 8,000 crore, said SOG Director General Bhupendra Singh Yadav on Saturday.
2019-05-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Huge victory margins in Rajasthan tell a different tale
Jaipur, May 23 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) approaches towards a clean sweep in Rajasthan, the increasing vote margins on many crucial seats prove the slogan "Modi tujhse bair nahin", which once echoed in 2018 in Jhunjhunu.
2019-05-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Mandhana focuses on winning for India, not rankings
Jaipur, May 21 (IANS) Smriti Mandhana, the leading batswoman in ODIs, insists that she never thinks about being the number one batter and focuses on how she could contribute to the team and win matches for India.
2019-05-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Exit polls have been wrong many times earlier: Gehlot
Jaipur, May 20 (IANS) Contending that exit polls have proven wrong many times, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that Congress shall present a good performance in Lok Sabha elections as the results come out on May 23.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Tried copying Smriti Mandhana, didn't work: Riyan Parag
Jaipur, May 20 (IANS) Seventeen-year-old batsman Riyan Parag, who rose to fame after he helped Rajasthan Royals beat Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in one of their fixtures in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL), has admitted he admires leading woman batter Smriti Mandhana and tries to copy her style of batting.
2019-05-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Raje glad at prospects of Modi's return
Jaipur, May 19 (IANS) Reacting to the exit polls which largely predicted the return of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to power at the Centre, BJP leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Sunday that she was glad that Narendra Modi will become the Prime Minister again, realising the dreams of crores of Indians.
2019-05-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
'Jauhar' textbook row reaches Rajasthan CM's office
Jaipur, May 18 (IANS) The controversy over the removal of a picture of 'jauhar' or self-immolation by women from class VIII textbooks on Saturday reached the Rajasthan Chief Minister's Office with two Congress ministers locking horns on the issue.
2019-05-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Rajasthan HC notice to Gehlot government over rising rape cases
Jodhpur, May 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court on Friday, terming the administration and police a "failure", issued notice to the Ashok Gehlot government on the rising incidents of rape in the state.
2019-05-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Rahul didn't meet child rape victim due to tight schedule
Alwar, May 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi, here on Thursday, said he would not meet a six-year-old rape victim, in a village near here, as it was "not part of his programme".
2019-05-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rahul meets Alwar gangrape victim, assures justice
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met the Alwar gang-rape victim, and assured her and the family of justice.
2019-05-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics