Jaipur, April 26 : An eight-year-old girl was killed and seven children were injured as a temporary shed made of sandstone slabs crumbled in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district as a mild earthquake hit parts of Rajasthan on Sunday.
Jaipur, April 25 : An 8-year-old girl was killed and at least 22 people were injured when the roof of a water tank collapsed in Solankiya village of Barmer district around 600 km from here.
Jaipur, April 25 : An eight-year-old girl was killed and at least 22 people were injured when the roof of a water tank collapsed in a Rajasthan village, police said on Saturday.
Jaipur, April 25 : An earthquake jolted desert state of Rajasthan on Saturday morning and tremors were felt from Jaipur to border district Barmer.
Dausa (Rajasthan), Apr. 24 : The family members of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide during the AAP's rally in New Delhi, on Thursday demanded that he be accorded the status of 'Kisan Shaheed'.
Jaipur, April 24 : The family of farmer Gajendra Singh, who committed suicide at an AAP rally in Delhi, on Friday demanded an CBI probe into the circumstances leading to his death.
Dausa (Rajasthan), Apr. 24 : Following the public suicide of farmer Gajendra Singh in the national capital, his relatives on Friday appealed to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to personally look into the investigation.
New Delhi/Jaipur, April 23 : Delhi Police on Thursday accused AAP members of obstructing efforts to save the farmer who committed suicide at a party rally. The issue turned into a slanging match between the AAP and the central government, and caused ripples in parliament, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a collective resolve to end farmer suicides.
Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Apr. 23 : Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Thursday failed to appear before a local court in Rajasthan for hearing in the Arms Act case.
Jaipur, April 23 : Farmer Gajendra Singh, who committed suicide during an AAP rally in Delhi, was cremated on Thursday in his native village in Rajasthan. His family members hit out at the party over his death, saying no leader tried to dissuade him.
Dausa (Rajasthan), Apr. 23 : Senior Congress leaders in Rajasthan called for an overhaul of the system, noting that every household has been affected by the unseasonal rain that has swept the country.
Dausa (Rajasthan), Apr. 23 : The last rites of the mortal remains of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide during an Aam Aadmi Party rally in the national capital, were conducted in the Dausa district of Rajasthan.
Dausa (Rajasthan), Apr. 23 : The mortal remains of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide during an Aam Aadmi Party rally in the national capital, have been taken for the last rites in the Dausa district of Rajasthan.
Dausa (Rajasthan), Apr. 23 : The father of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide during an Aam Aadmi Party rally in the national capital, fainted on Thursday morning while waiting for the mortal remains of his son at the Nangal village in Dausa district of Rajasthan.
Dausa (Rajasthan), Apr. 23 : Following the public suicide of farmer Gajendra Singh in the national capital, Dausa district Tehsildar Satish Kumar Jain on Thursday stated that the former was 'financially sound'.
Dausa (Rajasthan), Apr. 23 : The mortal remains of Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide during an Aam Aadmi Party rally in the national capital, were brought to his residence in Nangal, Jhamarwada in the Dausa district of Rajasthan on Thursday.
Jaipur, April 23 : Gajendra Singh, the farmer who committed suicide during an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally in Delhi on Wednesday was cremated at his native village in Rajasthan on Thursday.
Kolkata, April 22, 2015: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje held a detailed meeting with members of the Indian Chamber of Commerce, here on Wednesday, with a view to reach out to companies and make them aware of the investment opportunities that exist in Rajasthan.
Kolkata, Apr. 22 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday said that her government will do whatever is needed for the welfare of the farming community after a farmer from the state's Dausa district committed suicide in Jantar Mantar today.
Jaipur, Apr. 22 : Saddened over the death of a farmer at Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rally, Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said that the suicide note claimed the man was disowned by his father due to crop damage.
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Apr.22 : A four-day automobile art festival titled 'Cartist 2015', which is an initiative by a vintage car enthusiast, saw art students and established artists from across India flock to Rajasthan capital Jaipur.
Jaipur, April 21 : The average occupancy of heritage hotels is about 40 percent per year due to poor road connectivity, an official of the Indian Heritage Hotels Association (IHHA) said here on Tuesday.
Kolkata, April 21 : Recalling the strong presence of Rajasthani-origin businessmen in West Bengal and their close ties with the home state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday invited them to invest in her state.
Kolkata, April 21 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje met with business leaders from prominent Kolkata-based corporates at an event organised here on Tuesday by the Government of Rajasthan in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
Kolkata, Apr 19 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will be in Kolkata this month to meet potential investors and showcase the business opportunities in her state.
Jaipur, April 19 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday said the state expects a "quantum" jump in tourist arrivals by 2018.
Hannover, Apr 16 : Rajasthan Industries Minister Gajendra Singh Khimsar has delivered the keynote speech on Manufacturing in India at an event organised by Indus Media here.
Jaipur, April 15 : Big Boss 5 contestant Pooja Mishra on Wednesday filed molestation charges against unidentified people in Udaipur, over 400 kms from here, police said.
By Anil Sharma, Jaipur, April 14 : The almost 250-year-old gems and jewellery industry in Rajasthan may lose some of its shine if the critical shortage of skilled manpower continues.
Jaipur, April 12 : Rajasthan Police have arrested a taxi driver for allegedly molesting a 20-year-old British woman here, officials said on Sunday.
Kolkata, Apr 10 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje interacted with select members of the Kansai Economic Federation (Kankeiren), and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in Osaka on Friday.
Jaipur, April 9 : Japan has offered to help to Rajasthan in urban management, an official statement said.
Tokyo/Nagoya, Apr 9 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje called on the Vice Governor, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Nobuhiro Maeda, here on Thursday.
Pune, April 9 : The Rajasthan government on Thursday wooed Maharashtra's businessmen to invest in the state which offers immense and diverse scope for investment opportunities.
Jaipur, April 9 : The Rajasthan assembly on Thursday passed a bill that aims to provide for effective measures to tackle the menace of witch-hunting and witchcraft.
Jaipur, April 9 : Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group company, and Vedanta Foundation have adopted 3,056 anganwadi centres in five districts of Rajasthan.
Jaipur, April 8 : The Rajasthan assembly on Wednesday passed the Rajasthan River Basin and Water Resources Planning Bill, 2015 by voice vote.
Jaipur, April 8 : Rajasthan is soon going to have a second special Japanese industrial zone that will focus on sectors such as ceramics and electronic systems design and manufacturing.
Jaipur, Apr 8 : Five persons, including three women, were killed and as many injured when the vehicle carrying collided head on with a bus on Wednesday in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan.
Jaipur, April 8 : Hindustan Zinc, a part of the Vedanta Group, has completed 20 years of its initiative in Rajasthan's Sikar district to impart higher education to the rural and tribal girls in the vicinity, managing to change the lives of some 3,000 such undeprivileged students.
Jaipur, April 7 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who is on a five-day visit to Japan, on Tuesday met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his office in Tokyo, an official statement said here.
Jaipur, April 6 : The Rajasthan assembly on Monday passed a bill to set up special economic zones (SEZs) in the state.
By Nivedita, Jodhpur, April 6 : From entrancing displays by international flamenco artists like El Bola, Javier Colina and Berk Gurman to enthralling Indian performances by Desert Strings, Footprints of The Desert, Rajasthan Roots and Sounds of the Sanda -- the second edition of Jodhpur Flamenco & Gypsy festival 2015 witnessed a mix of top drawer music, extravagant acoustic atmosphere and magical folk aura.
By Nivedita, Jodhpur, April 6 : With stalwarts and exponents from the global gypsy and folk music culture in attendance, the second edition of Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy Festival 2015, organised by Mehrangarh Museum Trust and CRN Productions, was wrapped up with much fanfare.
Jaipur, April 5 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday reached Japan where she would hold roadshows to attract investment for the state.
By Nivedita, Jodhpur, April 5 : He can speak Hindi, and feels every visit to India is like a homecoming. Turkish percussionist Gurkan Ozkan, who is here for the Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy Festival, says he almost had tears in his eyes upon landing in Rajasthan, where the globally popular gypsy culture has its roots.
By Nivedita, Jodhpur, April 5 : Music binds people together, and the ongoing Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy festival is a perfect example of it. The second day of the festival, being held at the majestic Mehrangarh Fort here, showcased distinctive gypsy sounds from across the world with a fusion of mesmerising performances by Rajasthani folk artistes.
By Nivedita, Jodhpur, April 4 : Smitten by India's rich diversity in music, dance, food and landscape and mesmerised by Indian ragas and mudras, Mexico-born flamenco dancer Karen Lugo, here for the Jodhpur Flamenco & Gypsy Festival, finds the Indian dance form Odissi intriguing and has tried to inculcate the 'eye work' in her performances.
By Nivedita, Jodhpur, April 4 : It was a magical moment when the Mehrangarh Fort, built over five centuries ago, came alive with renditions of mesmerising gypsy and folk music from across the world, including Spain, Italy, Turkey and India, giving a thrilling start to the second edition of the Jodhpur Flamenco & Gypsy Festival 2015 here.
By Nivedita, Jodhpur, April 2 : The magnificent ramparts of Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest such in India and built over five centuries ago, would reverberate to the sounds and movements of hundreds of gypsy feet and flamenco dancers from all over the world as it hosts the second edition of the Jodhpur Flamenco & Gypsy Festival starting here on Friday.
Jaipur, April. 2 : Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore visited Jaipur District and adjoining areas to carry out a field survey of the Rabi Crop that has been damaged by unseasonal rains over the past month.
By Anil Sharma, Jaipur, April 1 : Armed with amendments to labour laws and a new solar energy policy, Rajasthan has attracted more investment interest than it targetted for solar power capacity.
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Apr. 1 : In view of the dwindling population of camels in Rajasthan, the state assembly has passed the Rajasthan Camel (Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) Bill, which bans the slaughter of camels in the state.
Jaipur, April 1 : A state-run women milk bank has opened in Rajasthan capital Jaipur, which would store milk from donating lactating mothers that can be used for feeding infants who are deprived of it.
Jaipur, March 31 : Rajasthan will set up a monitoring committee to search for missing tigers in the Ranthambore tiger reserve, a minister said on Tuesday.
Jaipur, March 31 : With an aim to bring investment in the state, the Rajasthan government plans to hold 11 international and nine national roadshows in the coming months, officials said.
Jaipur, March 30 : Rajasthan Day, the state's foundation day, was celebrated on Monday with gaiety and enthusiasm.
New Delhi, Mar 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Rajasthan on the occasion of Rajasthan Diwas.
Jaipur, March 29 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who on Sunday met rain and hailstorm-affected farmers in Rajasthan, assured the state that the central government would provide all possible help for providing relief to the affected farmers.
Jaipur, Mar. 29 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the Centre would work with the state governments to raise the compensation limit for farmers affected by unseasonal rain and hailstorms.