Jaipur, May 23 : The first round of talks between protesting Gujjars and the Rajasthan government appointed three-member ministerial committee failed to make much headway on Saturday, except for another likely meeting on Monday.
Jaipur, May 23 : The Rajasthan government has constituted a three-member ministerial committee to hold talks later Saturday with Gujjars, protesting in Bharatapur district for last three days for reservation in government jobs and educational institutes.
Jaipur, May 22 : A protest by Gujjars demanding five percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions continued for the second day on Friday, but the community leaders "agreed" to hold talks with the Rajasthan government.
Jaipur, May 22 : The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered all base towers for fourth generation (4G) telecom services erected without permission from the city authorities to be removed. Reliance Jio, the respondents, said their towers meet and exceed all the norms.
New Delhi, May 22 : In a breather to over 1,700 structures that are allegedly encroaching upon the area within five metres of Parkota heritage wall in Jaipur, the Supreme Court on Friday said those structure would not be pulled down till July 10.
Jaipur, May 22 : Rail services were hit as thousands of Gujjars continued to sit on the railway tracks in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district for the second day on Friday demanding five percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions. Road traffic was also affected.
Bharatpur, Rajasthan, May 22 : A total 70 trains have been affected on the busy route connecting Delhi and Mumbai, as hundreds of protesters squatted overnight on rail tracks in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district to demand reservation for Gujjars.
Jaipur, May 21 : Thousands of people belonging to Gujjar community staged a sit-in on railway tracks in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district on Thursday, demanding five percent reservation for the community in government jobs and educational institutions.
Jaipur, May 20 : A day after a sandstorm hit parts of Rajasthan on Tuesday, the maximum temperatures across the desert state dipped 2-3 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.
Jaipur, May 20 : Rajasthan will soon to announce an investor-friendly mines and mineral policy, a minister said on Wednesday.
Ajmer, May 16 : A "chadar" (holy cloth) was presented at the Dargah Ajmer Sharif here on behalf of the Dean of Harvard University's Harvard Divinity School, David N. Hempton.
Jaipur, May 14 : Two people were injured when a tigress attacked them at the Ranthambhore National Park in Rajasthan on Thursday.
Jaipur, May 12 : Tremors were felt in most areas of Rajasthan on Tuesday, causing people to rush out of their houses and offices in panic.
Jaipur, May 11 : A caste or khap panchayat has ostracised a family in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district after their daughter approached an NGO for getting her child marriage annulled. It also imposed a fine of Rs.16 lakh on the family.
Jaipur, May 6 : After opening a refinery for collecting cow urine in Jalore district, the Rajasthan government now plans to use the liquid to disinfect hospitals in the state.
Mumbai, May 5 : Chief Minister of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje, addressed an investor meet organised by the Government of Rajasthan in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), here on Tuesday. Raje is in Mumbai as part of a series of roadshows being held across India and abroad to promote investment opportunities in Rajasthan ahead of the Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit, slated to be held in Jaipur on November 19 and 20.
Mumbai, May 6 : Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has urged the Indian Inc. to set up industries in Rajasthan for a sustainable and inclusive development, as a kick-off to the Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit later this year.
Bengaluru, May 5 : Rajasthan on Tuesday showcased investment opportunities for prospective investors from Karnataka.
Alwar (Rajasthan), May 3 : The colour blue stands for women's empowerment here in Rajasthan, a sign that they have been pulled out of a life once condemned to manual scavenging.
Washington, May 2 : United Nations Foundation's Girl Up campaign, supporing the empowerment of girls everywhere in the world, is expanding its fundraising efforts to help protect the rights of adolescent girls in India.
Jaipur, April 30 : A 10-year-old boy suffering from chronic kidney disease had one of his wishes fulfilled on Thursday when he was made the police commissioner of the Rajasthan capital for the day.
Jaipur, April 27 : A court in Rajasthan's Jodhpur on Monday called for the record of the subordinate court regarding the case relating to illegal possession and use of arms by Salman Khan on the Bollywood actor's revision plea.
Jaipur, April 27 : The Rajasthan government on Monday sent a 41-member team of doctors and paramedical staff to help the earthquake victims in Nepal.
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.