Rajasthan News

Rajasthan: Four killed, five injured as truck, jeep collide
Fatehpur (Rajasthan) , August 19 : At least four people were killed and five injured after a truck and a jeep collided on the Fatehpur-Sikar highway near the Pinjrapole Gaushala village on Saturday. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: PM Modi to inaugurate NH projects worth Rs 15000 crores
New Delhi , Aug 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for National Highways projects worth nearly Rs 15000 crores in Rajasthan. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Man held for trying to enter Air Force Station
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , Aug 18 : Air Force officials on Friday nabbed a man for suspicious activities, as he tried to enter the Air Force Station in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer without proper clearance. Read Full Story

Woman branded witch, murdered in Rajasthan's Kekri
Ajmer (Rajasthan) , August 14 : The Rajasthan Police on Monday arrested six people for allegedly murdering a 40-year-old woman after branding her a witch in Kekri, a city and a municipality in Ajmer district. Read Full Story

No Gandhi Jayanti holiday in Rajasthan University this year
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Aug 12 : All state-run universities in Rajasthan will not observe a holiday on October 2 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti this year. Read Full Story

Suspension of RCA secretary illegal, says Rajasthan HC
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , August 11 : The Rajasthan High Court on Friday refused the stay order of ombudsman in the suspension of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) Secretary R.S. Nandhu, stating that the order was 'non-effective' and illegal. Read Full Story

Head to Udaipur for four-day music festival, Wonderflip
New Delhi , Aug. 10 : At India's first immersive performing arts and music festival, you have the chance to meet characters out of fairytales, be absorbed in a world of experiential art, hear some of the greatest live and electronic artists from around the world, and dance the nights away under the stars. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: BJP leader's grandson arrested for extortion
Sri Ganganagar (Rajasthan) , August 10 : The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested Sahil Rajpal, grandson of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Radhe Shyam, for allegedly extorting money by making spoof calls. Read Full Story

Udaipur irrigation dept. bans use of smart phones inside office premises
Udaipur (Rajasthan) August 6 : At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is making relentless efforts in digitizing India, Rajasthan's Udaipur irrigation department has issued notice banning the use of smart phones by employees inside official premises. Read Full Story

AI flight makes emergency landing after hoax bomb threat
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , Aug. 06 : Air India's Delhi-Jodhpur-Jaipur flight had to make an emergency landing after an on board naval officer threatened the crew that he had planted a bomb in the aircraft. Read Full Story

Rahul Gandhi finds fault with Rajasthan's flood rehabilitation work
Jalore (Rajasthan) , Aug 4 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje-led Rajasthan Government is not taking adequate steps to provide relief to people of the state who have been affected by floods. Read Full Story

Adarsh Charitable Foundation provides relief work in flood affected regions of Rajasthan, Gujarat
New Delhi, August 3 : Heavy rains lashed misery across various parts of India; many states were reeling under heavy floods. Rajasthan and Gujarat were among the states which were badly affected by the floods. Adarsh Charitable Foundation, philanthropic arm of Adarsh Credit Co-operative Society Ltd. is carrying out the relief work in the flood affected regions of Rajasthan and Gujarat. Read Full Story

Four people rescued in flood-affected Rajasthan
Jalore (Rajasthan) , August 2 : Four people were rescued from flood-hit Shivpura village in Rajasthan's Jalore district on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-affected areas in Rajasthan, Gujarat
New Delhi , Aug 02 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be visiting flood-affected areas of Dhanera in Gujarat and Jalore in Rajasthan on August 4. Read Full Story

All sports bodies implement Lodha recommendations by Oct.: Rajasthan HC to IOA
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , August 1 : The Rajasthan High Court has directed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to ensure that the Lodha Committee recommendations are implemented in all sports bodies within three months. Read Full Story

Kishangarh Airport to be commissioned by August, says AAI
New Delhi/Rajasthan , July 31 : In yet another achievement for the Airports Authority of India (AAI), the Kishangarh airport in Rajasthan is likely to be operational by next month. Read Full Story

Rajasthan floods: Rescue operations in full swing in worst-affected Sanchore
Sanchore (Rajasthan) , July 31 : Most of the roads of Rajasthan's Sirohi, Pali and Jalore districts have been blocked and the traffic movement is badly affected due to the massive floods in the state. Read Full Story

Jaipur shocker: Refused hospital admission, woman delivers baby on road
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , July 29 : In an act of sheer atrocity that came to light in the late hours of Friday, a pregnant woman gave birth to her baby outside a government hospital here, after the doctors allegedly refused to admit her until the next day. Read Full Story

Bird hits Jet Airways flight, travellers safe
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , July 28 : A Jet Airways flight suffered bird hit, few minutes before the landing at the runway at the Jodhpur Airport, on Friday. Read Full Story

Indian Army deploys rescue columns in flood-hit areas of Rajasthan
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , July 25 : The Indian Army's Konark Corps have deployed rescue columns in flood affected districts of Barmer, Pali and Jalore district of Rajasthan. Read Full Story

BJP known for dividing people for own benefit: Congress on chaos over Anandpal encounter
Pratapgarh (Rajasthan) , July 13 : The Congress on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the ongoing tension in the state over the killing of notorious criminal Anandpal Singh. Read Full Story

Section 144 imposed in four districts of Rajasthan
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , July 12 : At least 16 people have been injured in a protest called by Rajput community demanding Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enquiry in the encounter of gangster Anand Pal Singh. Read Full Story

Politicos making demeaning remark on Army should be chopped off: Rajasthan Minister
Sikar (Rajashthan) Jul 10 : Rajasthan State Minister Rajkumar Rinwa has been making the headlines for his controversial statement, demanding a law to chop off all those politicians, who make demeaning remarks on the Indian Army. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: ATS seizes old currency notes worth Rs. 2.70 crores
Surajpole (Rajasthan) Jul 9 : The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has seized Rs. 2 crore 70 lakh of old currency notes from the house of a garments trader in Rajasthan's Surajpole Saturday late night. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Security guard arrested for sexually abusing kids
Dholpur (Rajasthan) July 9 : Rajasthan police on Sunday arrested a security guard for sexually abusing two children in a 'Child Communication Home'. Read Full Story

Patient in Rajasthan denied admission: Doctor cries foul, says action taken without inquiry
Alwar (Rajasthan) , July 5 : After reports emerged that an eight-month pregnant woman was allegedly refused admission in three different hospitals in Rajasthan's Alwar district before she finally delivered her baby outside a Community Health Centre (CHC), the accused doctor, who has been relieved with an APO (Awaiting Posting Order), has decried the order by the Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO), saying that the action was taken without a proper inquiry into the matter. Read Full Story

Rajasthan ATS nabs man for suspected ISIS links from Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , July 4, : The Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Tuesday arrested a person from Chennai over alleged ISIS links. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Women activist condemns mobile phone ban among girls in Dholpur
Bengaluru (Karnataka) July 3 : Condemning the decision of a Panchayat in Rajashthan's Dholpur banning girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones, women's rights activist Pramila Nesargi on Monday said that everyone has the right to know what is going around the world, adding they do not have any right to question women's clothing style. Read Full Story

Superstitious doctor slaps patient to treat 'ghost' !
Barmer (Rajasthan) , June 29 : In a shocking case of superstition, a woman was slapped by her doctor in Rajasthan's Barmer after she told him that a ghost had allegedly cut her braid. Read Full Story

Dozens injured in car accident in Mount Abu
Dilwara (Rajasthan) , June 28, : : Dozens of people were injured in a car accident that took place in Rajasthan's Mount Abu area on Tuesday. Read Full Story

NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan Govt. over Dausa humiliating graffiti
New Delhi , June 28 : Taking suo motu cognisance of the humiliating graffiti on the houses of BPL families in Rajasthan's Dausa district, the National Human Right Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the state government and asked it to reply with four weeks. Read Full Story

Rural Indian women register dramatic gains in nutrition, food security
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 28 : New research and project results from the Rajasthan Nutrition Project show dramatic improvement in the food security, nutrition, and health practices of women, girls and infants. In just two years time, the percentage of female heads of households reporting that they are food secure increased from 21 to 53 percent, with similar increases for their children. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Criminal carrying Rs. 5 lakh reward on head killed in encounter
Churu (Rajasthan) , June 25 : The police has killed a notorious criminal Anandpal Singh, who was carrying reward of Rs. 5 lakh on his head, in Rajasthan's Churu district. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Jat leaders call off their strike
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 24 : The Jat community in Rajasthan's Bharatpur and Dholpur districts called off their agitation on Saturday after being given assurances by the state government that their demand for receiving the benefits of reservation under the OBC category would be taken up by the cabinet and resolved. Read Full Story

Rajasthan quota agitation: Jat leader wants assurance from Govt. 'in writing'
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 23 : After Jat protestors in Rajasthan blocked railway tracks seeking OBC quota reservation for the community belonging to Dholpur and Bharatpur districts, Jat leader Vishvendra Singh on Friday stated that if government was willing to provide reservation, it should be given in writing. Read Full Story

Raj. Health Minister assures investigation into circular seeking doctors' caste row
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 22 : After the health department demanded caste details of doctors posted in Bikaner, Nagaur, Jodhpur and Barmer districts of Rajasthan, state Health Minister Kali Charan Saraf on Thursday asserted that an action would be taken against Health Director V.K. Mathur and the Principal Secretary of the state would investigate the matter. Read Full Story

SECI tenders 750 mw solar park in Rajasthan
New Delhi June 22 : Setting a new trend in the Solar Energy sector again, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has tendered a750 MW of solar park in the state of Rajasthan, at a low benchmark price of Rs.3.93/kWh compared to the previous benchmark price of Rs.4.43/kWh. Read Full Story

'I am poor, receive ration from NFSA', painted on houses in Rajasthan's Dausa
Dausa (Rajasthan) , June 22 : In a bizarre case, several houses in Rajasthan's Dausa district were found painted with 'I am poor, receive ration'. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Silver coins dating back to year 1904-1919 found in Bhusawar
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 19 : Silver coins dating back to year 1904-1919 were found near banks of the Banganga river in Bharatpur's Bhusawar. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Ten peacocks found dead in Mandalgarh
Bhilwara (Rajasthan) , June 19 : In a shocking incident here in Mandalgarh, ten peacocks were found dead in the forests of Ganeshpura. Read Full Story

Rajasthan Police busts cricket betting racket
Jhalawar/ JhunJhunu (Rajasthan) , June 18 : The Rajasthan Police on Sunday busted cricket betting racket that was taking place across the state during the Champions Trophy Final match that was played between India and Pakistan. Read Full Story

Rajasthan farmers to begin mass protest from June 20
Udaipur (Rajasthan) , June 18 : Unhappy with the Rajasthan Government over handling of farmers' issues in the state, the Bhartiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) on Sunday declared that it will launch a state-wide agitation against the government from June 20, adding that all the farmers market (mandi) will be shut down in the state. Read Full Story

Three labourers die after being run over by train engine
Sikar (Rajasthan) , June 18 : At least three labourers were killed after being run over by a train engine that was on a trial in Rajasthan's Sikar district today. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Four killed, two injured in car-collision
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan) , June 18 : Four people were killed and two injured in a car-collision in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh today. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Five arrested in connection of illegal stone mining
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 17 : The Rajasthan Police on Friday arrested five people in connection of the illegal mining of stone from Tayra village of Rajasthan's Bharatpur district. Read Full Story

Congress questions Rajasthan officials 'audacity' as they photograph women, lynch man who objected
New Delhi , June 17 : Reacting to a group of government officials, who allegedly lynched a 55-year-old Muslim man for trying to stop them from photographing women defecating in public, the Congress Party on Saturday urged the Rajasthan government to take strictest of action against the culprits Read Full Story

Rajasthan lynching: Activists demand rigorous punishment for accused
Kolkata (West Bengal)/Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 17 : After an activist Zafar Hussein was lynched to death in Rajasthan for resisting photography and videography of women defecating in open, activists on Saturday demanded rigorous punishment against the accused, citing said the deceased lost his life for a social cause. Read Full Story

Rajasthan Govt. to department heads: Identify inefficient employees for removal
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 17 : Rajasthan Chief Secretary O.P. Meena, has in an order, asked all department heads to identify employees, who have completed 15 years of service or attained 50 years of their age and whose work is unsatisfactory. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: 60 people fall ill after eating contaminated food
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 17 : As many as 60 people, including 13 children, fell sick after eating contaminated food at a ceremony in Bharatpur's Sarsaina village. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: CPI (ML) activist Zafar lynched to death for resisting photography of women defecating in open
Jaipur (Rajasthan)/New Delhi , June 17 : The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation has issued a statement stating that activist Zafar Hussein was lynched to death in Rajasthan for resisting photography and videography of women defecating in open. Read Full Story

4 dead, 10 injured in road mishap in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , June 15 : At least four people were killed and ten others injured in a car accident in Jaisalmer's Fatehgarh on Thursday. Read Full Story

4 suspected ISI agents arrested in Rajasthan
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , June 15 : Four suspected agents of Pakistani intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) were caught in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer on Thursday. Read Full Story

Blackbuck case: Prosecution's plea rejected, next hearing on July 6
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , June 14 : The Jodhpur Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing in the blackbuck poaching case involving actor Salman Khan and others till July 6. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Five policemen suspended after allegedly beating BJP MLA's son
Tonk (Rajasthan) , June 14 : Five policemen including a sub-inspector were suspended after they beat up the son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ajit Singh in Rajasthan's Tonk town. Read Full Story

Shocking! Rats nibble on newborn's fingers in Rajasthan's hospital
Banswara (Rajasthan) , June 13 : In another case of hospital negligence, a four-day-old baby was found nibbled by rats at a government-run hospital in Rajasthan's Banswara district. Read Full Story

32-year-old raped in Bandra Jaipur Aravali express, accused arrested
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 13 : Western Railways on Tuesday confirmed that one person has been arrested for raping a 32-year-old girl on the Bandra-Jaipur Aravali Express on June 9. Read Full Story

PM Modi failed to live up to promises made to people: Ashok Gehlot
New Delhi , June 13 : Former Rajasthan chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing to live up to the promises he made to the people of the nation. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Congress to hold state-wide demonstration in support of farmer's demands
New Delhi , June 11 : The Congress Party will hold a state-wide demonstration in support of farmers' demand. Read Full Story

Jodhpur is rich on 'Safai Abhiyan'
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , June 6 : A locality of Jodhpur has initiated a unique way of collecting garbage. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Five killed after truck collides with car in Jaipur
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 6 : At least five people were killed after an overloaded truck fell on a car in Rajasthan's Jaipur. Read Full Story

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