Jaipur, May 26 : Soaring temperatures in Rajasthan have hit tourist traffic to the state, famous for its forts, palaces, desert, culture and heritage.
New Delhi, May 25 : Transport, Highway and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday presented 20 buses of the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation under the 'NIRBHAYA' scheme to provide safe and secure transport to women, with IT-enabled safety measures to the public, at a function in the national capital.
New Delhi, May 22 : President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted the resignation of Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, from the Council of Ministers, officials said.
New Delhi, May 21 : A day after Rajasthan's Phalodi recorded the country's highest temperature of over 51 degrees centigrade; the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted thunderstorms and drizzling in the next two days.
Jaipur, May 20 : Rajasthan continued to be affected badly by severe heat wave conditions on Friday while the mercury touched 50 degree Celsius mark in Phalodi in Jodhpur district for the second day in succession.
New Delhi, May 20 : India on Thursday recorded its highest ever temperature as heatwaves swept across Rajasthan's Phalodi city, forcing the mercury to rise to 51 degree Celsius, reports said.
Jaipur, May 19 : Severe heat wave conditions continued to affect normal life in Rajasthan with mercury crossing 50 degrees Celsius in at least two of places in the state.
New Delhi, May 19 : While Apple CEO Tim Cook was busy revealing his business plans in India, a top Apple executive was in Rajasthan this week, visiting "solar mamas" and a rural school where students were imparted lessons on iPads.
Jaipur, May 18 : Heatwave conditions continued to prevail in the desert state of Rajasthan with the mercury touching 49.1 degrees Celsius in Churu on Wednesday.
Jaipur (Rajasthan), May 18 : A Muslim woman on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against the 'triple talaq' system to nullify the prevailing divorce practice.
Ajmer (Rajasthan), May.17 : Another newborn was reported to have died in Ajmer's Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital on Tuesday, taking the total number of infant deaths to nine.
Jaipur (Rajasthan), May 16 : "Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally,"-this proverb by famous writer and journalist David Frost rightly suits Aabhas Sharma, the child prodigy who has cleared the higher secondary exam conducted by the Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education (RBSE) at the age of 12.
Ajmer, May 16 : In a curious case in Rajasthan's Ajmer district, six infants have died within 24 hours, all belonging to the same ward of a government hospital, sending a massive alert across the facility while attracting a probe from the government, according to reports.
Dahod (Gujarat), May 15 : Launching the second phase of the Pradhanmantri Ujjwala Yojana here on Sunday, from this tribal-dominated district of Gujarat, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said over 5 crore women below the poverty line would be provided LPG connections in the next three years.
Jaipur (Rajasthan), May. 15 : Condemning the controversial remark made by West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh for the female students of Jadavpur University, former NCW chief Mamata Sharma on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass must ensure that such leaders apologize for disgusting and unwarranted statements.
New Delhi, May 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a high level meeting on the drought and water scarcity situation in parts of Rajasthan.
New Delhi, May 14 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired high-level meetings to reviewed the drought and water scarcity situations in parts of Rajasthan and in Jharkhand.
Jaipur, May.12 : Retired IAS officer G. S. Sandhu, who is the main accused in a Rs. 100 crore land deal case, has been sent to judicial custody till May 25.
Jaipur, May 10 : A family court in Jodhpur has annulled a child marriage solemnised a year ago, an NGO official said on Tuesday.
Jaipur, May 10 : Water scarcity in wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan is killing animals and forcing them into human habitations, an expert has said.
New Delhi, May 9 : Miffed about the omission of late Congressman and former Prime Minsiter Jawahar Lal Nehru from the social science textbooks for eight graders in Rajsthan, the Congress has sought an apology from Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, reports said.
Jaipur, May 8 : Heat wave conditions prevailed in Rajasthan on Sunday as day temperatures hovered between 41 and 47 degrees Celsius at various places.
Jaipur, May 8 : The Rajasthan unit of the Congress on Sunday reacted strongly to the "removal" of India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's name from the new textbooks for classes sixth to eight in the state's schools.
Jaipur, May 7 : A girl died and 15 other children were hospitalised on Saturday after consuming contaminated water in Rajasthan's capital Jaipur.
Jaipur, May 5 : Light rain and dust storm on Thursday brought a fall in both maximum and minimum temperatures in Rajasthan, much to the relief of people reeling under a heat wave in the desert state for the last few days.
Jaipur, May 4 : Heat wave conditions continued in the desert state of Rajasthan on Wednesday, with the mercury in many places still hovering between 40 and 43 degrees Celsius, officials said.
Jaipur, May 3 : Heat wave conditions continued to affect normal life in the desert state of Rajasthan.
Jaipur, May 2 : Intense heat conditions continued to make life miserable on Monday for people in Rajasthan, with the mercury hovering between 40 to 45 degrees Celsius across the desert state.
New Delhi, May 1: Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J.P. Nadda on Sunday directed for a special five-member expert team to be sent to assist the Rajasthan Government to investigate into the causes of water and food contamination that are reported to have resulted in the death of 11 specially-abled persons in the state-run home of the state government at Jamdoli in Rajasthan.
Jaipur, May 1 : The Rajasthan Government on Sunday suspended two deputy directors, one coastal superintendent, one caretaker and two doctors in connection with the death of 11 people, including seven children, living in a state-run rehabilitation home.
Jaipur, May 1 : Taking a strong exception to deaths of 11 people including seven children living in a state-run rehabilitation home, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has issued instructions for strict action against all government officials responsible for the incident.
Jaipur, April 30 : The Rajasthan government on Saturday suspended six people and placed one official under awaiting posting orders over the death of 11 people in a government-run residential facility for the mentally challenged near here.
Jaipur, April 30 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje held a meeting in connection with the death of 11 people, including nine children, in a government-run residential facility for the mentally challenged.
Jaipur, Apr 30 : At least 11 people died in the last 10 days after allegedly consuming contaminated food and drinks in Rajasthan's Jamdoli area which made state CM Vasundhara Raje to order a probe into the incident on Saturday.
New Delhi, April 29 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Rajasthan government over the death of 11 children, living in state-run rehabilitation home, under mysterious circumstances within a period of the last 12 days, a statement said on Friday.
Jaipur, April 29 : The Rajasthan government on Friday said a high-level committee has been set up to probe the death of 11 people, including nine children, in a government-run residential facility for the mentally challenged in Jamdoli near here.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that 11 children with special needs, living in a state-run Rehabilitation Home in Jaipur, have died in mysterious circumstances within a period of the last 12 days.
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Apr. 29: At least seven mentally handicap and physically challenged children have died due to septic shock in Jaipur city in the period of around ten days.
Kota, Apr 29 : A young girl allegedly committed suicide in Rajasthan's Kota city, a day after she cleared the IIT entrance exam, reports said.
New Delhi, Apr 27 : NeoStencil, India's premier online platform for competitive exams preparation, made a successful foray in UPSC Online preparation with more than 140,000 students and 150,000 lecture hours since its launch. Bolstered by this success it has launched its new RPSC online preparation service of Rajasthan Administrative Services and Rajasthan Judicial Services in English and Hindi languages.
Udaipur (Rajasthan), Apr. 20 : At least two Canadian nationals were detained with a satellite phone at the Dabok airport in Udaipur city of Rajasthan on Tuesday evening.
Jaipur, April 19 : Under pressure from various quarters, the Rajasthan government on Tuesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to inquire into a case of a teenaged Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and found dead under mysterious circumstances in March.
Jaipur, April 19 : Luxury brand Good Earth has launched its first store here at Sujan Rajmahal Palace, which is a 250-year-old property and home to the present Maharaja of Jaipur, Kumar Padmanabh Singh.
Jaipur, April 14 : A multi-specialty private hospital here on Thursday announced the opening of a mother's milk bank in association with a Jaipur-based voluntary organisation.
Jaipur, April 13 : Demanding a CBI inquiry into the rape of a now-dead minor Dalit girl in Rajasthan, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Modi government over what he said was its "indifferent attitude" towards the Dalits in the country.
Jaipur, April 13 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met the family of a minor Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and found dead under mysterious circumstances in her institute's water tank in Rajasthan's Bikaner district.
Ajmer, April 10 : Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said "social harmony and unity" is to be strengthened further to defeat the forces that cause division and conflict in the Indian society.
New Delhi, April 9 : When anybody mentions Rajasthan, what first comes to mind is a desert. In an attempt to dispel this, photographer Sudhir Kasliwal shows his love for the state by presenting distinctly dramatic and alluring shots of a Rajasthan beyond the desert sands.
Sawai Madhpur/Jaipur, Apr 8 : Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, about 180km from Jaipur, Rajasthan, is all set to allow full day wildlife safari for enhanced fees, according to media reports.
Barmer (Rajasthan), Apr. 6 : Seven persons have died after consuming spurious liquor in Rajasthan's Barmer district.
New Delhi, April 7 : Sonu Sood, who was in Jaipur with Jackie Chan for a Sino-Indian production venture 'Kung Fu Yoga,' has recently unveiled the Hong Kong martial artist's wax statue at the city's Nahargarh Fort Museum.
Ajmer (Rajasthan), Apr. 6 : Six people have arrested for thrashing and manhandling a Spanish couple in a tourist spot near Ajmer in Rajasthan yesterday.
Jaipur, Apr 6 : Police have arrested six people for allegedly robbing and molesting a Spanish woman and beating up her partner, who had been on a visit to Pushkar in Rajasthan, reports said.
New Delhi, April 5 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday spoke to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje in connection with an attack on two Spanish tourists near Ajmer.
Jaipur, April 5 : Two foreigners, including a woman, were injured when six miscreants attacked them at a tourist spot near Ajmer late Monday evening, Rajasthan Police said on Tuesday.
Chittorgarh (Rajasthan), Apr. 5 : Six people have been arrested for thrashing and stripping three Dalit teenagers in the Bassi Tehsil of Chittorgarh in Rajasthan after the boys were accused of stealing a motorcycle of an upper caste man.
Chittorgarh, Apr 5 : Three Dalit teenagers were thrashed, stripped and paraded naked by a mob of upper caste people in the Chittorgarh area of Rajasthan, reports said.
Jaipur, Apr 5 : A Spanish couple was allegedly beaten up and the woman was molested by a group of men in a tourist spot near Ajmer in Rajasthan on Monday, reports said.
New Delhi, Mar 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, greeted the people of Rajasthan on Rajasthan Diwas.
Despite the Supreme Court ruling on transgenders being the 'third gender' and that they be given employment on the basis of third gender category, Ganga, a transgender from Rajasthan's Jalore district, who has cleared her police recruitment exam in 2013 still awaits her posting. Rajasthan Post correspondent Rekha Pal traces her journey from her small, progressive village, where she had a normal childhood and growing up to the city arclights, where she is having to face a discriminatory policy regarding her gender.