Rajasthan News

Phalahari Baba sent to 15-day judicial custody
Alwar (Rajasthan) , September 23 : Self styled godman Phalahari Baba, who was arrested by Rajasthan's Alwar Police on Saturday on charges of raping a 21-year-old woman at his ashram, has been sent to 15-day judicial custody by the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court. Read Full Story

Sexual assault accused 'Phalahari Maharaj' arrested
Rajasthan ,Sep 23 : Kaushlendra Prapanacharya Phalahari Maharaj, who has been charged with sexually assaulting his female disciple, was arrested on Saturday. Read Full Story

'I' in India should Stand for Innovation, says Dr Raghunath Anant Mashelkar at NIIT University's 7th Convocation Ceremony
Neemrana, Rajasthan, Sep 20: Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) hosted its 7th Convocation Ceremony at the Neemrana campus. Read Full Story

Sikar: School director, teacher arrested for raping high school student
Sikar (Rajasthan) , September 19 : The Ajeetgarh Police has arrested the accused school director, Jagdish, and the teacher, Jagat, in connection with the horrific rape case of a Sikar high school student. Read Full Story

Minor allegedly gangraped in Rajasthan, accused on the run
Sikar (Rajasthan) , September 18 : A minor was allegedly gangraped by the school director and a teacher in Rajasthan's Sikar district, in yet another case of sexual violence. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: BJP MP from Alwar Mahant Chandnath passes away
Alwar (Rajasthan) , September 17 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Rajasthan's Alwar, Mahant Chandnath, has passed away at the age of 61. Read Full Story

Alwar lynching case: Strong evidence needed for action, says Jaipur IG
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , September 15 : Jaipur's Inspector General of Police (IG), Hemant Priyadarshy on Friday asserted that action in connection with the Alwar lynching case will be taken on the basis of strong evidence only. Read Full Story

Alwar lynching: All six accused given clean chit
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Sept 14 : The Rajasthan Police on Thursday gave a clean chit to the six accused in the lynching case of dairy farmer Pehlu Khan. Read Full Story

Brands and Bloggers Meet, First of its Kind Event in Jaipur
Jaipur, Rajasthan, Sep 12: #TheBNBMag hosted the first ever Brands and Bloggers Meet in Jaipur on Sunday 10th September at The Grand Uniara. Read Full Story

Curfew imposed in Rajasthan's Ramganj area post mob clash with policemen
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Sept. 9 : Curfew was imposed in Rajasthan's Ramganj area in Kota District on Saturday, a day after one policeman died and over 10 persons were injured during a clash. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Three drowned during Ganesh Visarjan
Bhilwara (Rajasthan) , September 5 : At least three people were drowned in Rajasthan's Bhilawara during Ganesh Visarjan on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Former Tanzanian President Praises Rajasthan Government's Efforts on Dakshata
New Delhi, Sept 3: Former President of Tanzania Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, also a well-known maternal and newborn advocate, is on a four-day visit to India. Read Full Story

Meet the people who risk their lives due to Rajasthan Govt's negligence
Rashmi (Rajasthan) , Sep 02 : India's growth model should be questioned after seeing the sufferings of people from Rajasthan. Read Full Story

Rajasthan HC directs DC to take strict action in Jodhpur's Umaid hospital case
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , August 30 : The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday after taking cognizance has directed Jodhpur district collector to take strict action in an incident where a baby died at Jodhpur's Umaid hospital as an outcome of clashes between doctors inside the operation theatre. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Doctors get into verbal spat during emergency operation
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , August 30 : In a shocking incident, two doctors got into a verbal spat while operating on a pregnant woman, in Umaid Hospital that comes under Sampurananda Medical College here. Read Full Story

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurates and does Bhoomi Poojan for NH projects worth Rs 15,100 crores in Rajasthan
New Delhi, Aug 29: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that his government is fully committed to timely completion of work. The PM was speaking at an event in Udaipur in Rajasthan today to mark the inauguration and Bhoomi Poojan for National Highways projects worth Rs 15,100 crores in the state. Read Full Story

Environment Ministry asks CPCB to issue Directions to Rajasthan SPCB to ensure proper Segregation and Collection of Industrial Effluent and Sewage in Bhiwadi
New Delhi, Aug 29: The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to issue directions under Section 18 (1) (b) of the Water Prevention and Control of Pollution Act, 1974 to Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board, following the drowning of two children in a pond with industrial effluents and domestic sewage at Village Saeedpur, Dharuhera, in April 2017. Read Full Story

PM inaugurates, lays foundation stone for several major highway projects at Udaipur; visits Pratap Gaurav Kendra
New Delhi, Aug 29: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated, and laid the foundation stone, of several major highway projects at Udaipur in Rajasthan. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: PM Modi tears into former govt. over delay in constructing Chambal river bridge
Udaipur (Rajasthan), August 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took on the former government for taking more than 10 years in constructing the hanging bridge over the Chambal river in Kota. Read Full Story

PM Modi arrives in Udaipur, received by CM Raje, Governor Kalyan Singh
Udaipur (Rajasthan) , August 29 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday was received by Governor Kalyan Singh and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje even as he arrived in Rajasthan's Udaipur. Read Full Story

PM to visit Rajasthan tomorrow; several major highway projects to be inaugurated, and unveiled
New Delhi, Aug 28: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Udaipur, Rajasthan tomorrow. Read Full Story

PM Modi to inaugurate highway projects in Udaipur tomorrow
New Delhi, Aug 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Udaipur, Rajasthan on Tuesday to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of several major highway projects. Read Full Story

Natasha Mudhar interviews Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on hygiene, gender empowerment at festival of education
New Delhi , Aug 24 : This month saw India's inaugural 'Festival of Education' take place in Jaipur, on the 5th and 6th of August 2017, where a wide range of outcomes and partnerships were announced by The Government of Rajasthan. Read Full Story

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

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