Rajasthan News

Rajasthan Governor's plane makes emergency landing at Lucknow airport
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) Apr 23 : Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh's plane C56X on Sunday made an emergency landing at Lucknow airport after technical snag in landing gear. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Two arrested for thrashing Kashmiri students
Chhittorgarh (Rajasthan) , Apr 21 : The Rajasthan Police on Friday arrested two people in connection with the thrashing of Jammu and Kashmir students at Mewar University here. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: women activists condemn Banswara incident
Banswara (Rajasthan) , Apr. 20 (AN): The incident of a couple being thrashed and paraded naked in Rajasthan's Banswara district drew severe condemnation from women activists on Thursday who called on the state government to punish those responsible. Read Full Story

Extension of customs clearance facility against ATA Carnet approved at Jaipur Port
New Delhi , Apr 12 : The Central Board of Excise and Customs (International Customs Division), Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, has decided to extend the facility of allowing Customs clearance of goods against ATA Carnet at Jaipur port. Read Full Story

Artists from Rajasthan enthrall audience in Brasilia
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr. 11 : Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, witnessed a colourful evening filled with traditional dances and handicrafts by the artists from Rajasthan. Read Full Story

Alwar lynching: Deceased was thrashed over invalid documents, says Rajasthan Home Minister
New Delhi , Apr. 9 : Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Singh Kataria on Sunday denied claims made by the family members of Pehlu Khan, who was allegedly lynched by Gau Rakshaks for transporting cows in Alwar, that he was falsely accused of smuggling cows as he had valid purchase documents. Read Full Story

One more arrested in Alwar cow vigilantism incident
Alwar (Rajasthan) Apr. 8 : One more accused has been arrested by the police in connection with the cow vigilantism incident in Alwar on Saturday. Read Full Story

Assault by 'gau rakhshaks': NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan Govt.
New Delhi , Apr. 7 : The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Rajasthan Government over the death of a person due to assault by so called 'gau rakshaks'. Read Full Story

Alwar cow-vigilantism: Rajasthan Govt. sends report to MHA
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Apr. 7 : The Rajasthan Government on Friday sent a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Alwar cow-vigilantism incident. Read Full Story

SC seeks detailed reply from Rajasthan on Alwar violence
New Delhi , Apr. 7 : After a Muslim man was allegedly killed by cow protectors (Gau Rakshaks) over suspicion of transporting cow meat in Alwar, the Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Rajasthan Government seeking a reply on the matter within three weeks. Read Full Story

Alwar: Major fire broke out in Sariska tiger reserve
Alwar (Rajasthan) , Apr.7 : A major fire broke out in Sariska tiger reserve on Thursday afternoon in Alwar. Read Full Story

No one has right to take law into hands: Sanjeev Baliyan on Alwar lynching
New Delhi, Apr. 7 : Reacting sharply to the Alwar lynching case, in which five men were assaulted by a group of cow vigilantes leading to the death of a Muslim man, Union Minister Sanjeev Baliyan on Friday said that people shouldn't take the law into their own hands. Read Full Story

Muslim man killed by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan, three arrested
Alwar (Rajasthan) , Apr. 6 : Three people have been arrested in connection with an attack on a group of five men by the cow vigilantes that led to the death of one man on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Will continue to remain Diwan till I die: Ajmer shrine head
Ajmer (Rajasthan) , Apr. 5 : While denying all the reports of being "sacked" by his brother Sayed Alludin Alimi over his "blasphemous" statements in support of ban on cow slaughter, Ajmer sufi shrine's spiritual head Syed Zainul Abedin on Wednesday said he will continue to remain the Diwan of the Dargah till his last breath, adding that all this is a manufactured plot against him. Read Full Story

Congress corners Rajasthan Govt. over Alwar episode
Dholpur (Rajasthan) , Apr. 5 : Accusing Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Katariya of attempting to dilute with his unbalanced statement the incident in Alwar where a Muslim was killed over suspicion of cow smuggling, the Congress Party on Wednesday alleged that the BJP-led government was making desperate attempts to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere in the state. Read Full Story

Violating law is unacceptable: Rajasthan Home Minister on Alwar incident
Alwar (Rajasthan) , Apr. 5 : Referring to the killing of a Muslim man after he was assaulted by cow vigilantes over suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan's Alwar district, Home Minister Gulab Chand Katariya on Wednesday asserted that violation of law in the name of protecting cows was unacceptable adding that a case was registered against the smugglers as well as protectors. Read Full Story

To escape liquor ban, Rajasthan PWD to de-notify state highways to 'urban'
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , April. 4 : Rajasthan Public Works Department, (PWD) is mulling de-notification of state highways to urban highways to shield from the Supreme Court's direction to ban sale of liquor at national and state highways. Read Full Story

PM Modi greets people of Rajasthan on state foundation day
New Delhi, Mar 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people of Rajasthan on their state foundation day. Read Full Story

Bikaner rape case stands fake, girl's father concocted charges: Rajasthan Minister
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Mar. 27 : The gruesome Bikaner rape case has taken a stunning turn, as it has emerged that the father had concocted charges of rape on his daughter by the teachers, as he wanted to take revenge on the school. Read Full Story

Udaipur: One arrested for allegedly molesting Austrian woman
Udaipur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 27 : The Udaipur Police on Monday arrested one person on charges of allegedly molesting an Austrian woman. Read Full Story

Bikaner rape case: Women activists demand stricter laws against rapist
Gulbarga [Karnataka], Mar. 27 : Condemning the recent Bikaner rape case, women activists on Sunday demanded a stricter law against the perpetrators who commit such heinous crimes with women. Read Full Story

Jodhpur: Girl burnt alive after she protested against cutting trees
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 27 : A 20-year-old girl was burnt alive here on Sunday after she allegedly protested over cutting of trees at Pipda city. Read Full Story

Jajpur: Newborn girl found buried in vegetable field
Jajpur (Odisha) , Mar. 27 : In a shocking incident, a newborn girl was found buried in Dharamsala block Shyamsundarpur village. Read Full Story

Bikaner rape case: Victim forced to take abortion pills, diagnosed with cancer
Bikaner (Rajasthan), Mar. 26 : The victim of Bikaner rape case has been diagnosed with cancer after sustaining bruises and injuries in her private parts due to sexual assault, where she was also forced to consume abortion pills by the perpetrators. Read Full Story

Abu Road: Dignitaries gather for Brahma Kumaris' 80th anniversary event
Abu Road (Rajasthan) , Mar. 26 : Thousands of dignitaries from all over the country have arrived here to take part in the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Brahma Kumaris, which is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Minor gang-raped by eight teachers
Bikaner, Mar 25 : The father of a minor has registered an FIR against eight teachers for gang-raping her daughter two years ago in Rajasthan, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Bikaner rape case: Charges are serious, can't be denied, says Rajasthan HM
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 25 : Taking cognizance of the Bikaner sexual assault case, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria dubbed it a serious offence, saying that it should not be overlooked. Read Full Story

Bikaner rape case: Congress asks Raje Govt. to keep check on anti-social elements
Bikaner (Rajasthan) , Mar.25 : Asserting that Rajasthan despite having a woman Chief Minister in Vasundhara Raje is not able to provide security to the feminine gender of the state, Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Saturday expressed concern over the Bikaner rape case and demanded a check on all anti-social elements. Read Full Story

Bikaner rape case: Women activist for action against school management
Bikaner (Rajasthan) , Mar. 25 : Expressing grave concern over the sexual assault of a minor in Bikaner, women activist Brinda Adige on Saturday demanded that the accused must be booked under The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 and the school management be booked under criminal negligence. Read Full Story

Private sector should be involved to eliminate TB: IIHMR University Jaipur
Jaipur, Mar 24 : Against the backdrop of renewed efforts to control tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, the need to ponder upon the improved methods to estimate the public health impact of TB programs is quintessential. The nation has stepped progressively in 2017 but, after 50 years of TB control activities, the disease still remains a major health challenge in India. Tuberculosis falls under the category of curable and eradicable diseases. Yet, despite a drastic decline in the disease burden of TB in the past decade the disease continues to affect a sizable section of population in rural and urban belts of the country. On account of World Tuberculosis day, The IIHMR University Jaipur shares important insights and its contribution in TB prevention and control at national and regional level. Read Full Story

Rajasthan HC bans two former MPs from staying in govt. accommodation
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 24 : The Rajasthan High Court on Friday banned former Alwar MP Bhanwar Jitendra Singh and former Jaipur MP Mahesh Joshi from staying in any government accommodation or guest houses. Read Full Story

Blackbuck poaching case: Jodhpur CJM court adjourns hearing till Apr. 1
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 23 : The Jodhpur Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in the blackbuck poaching case involving actor Salman Khan and others till April 1. Read Full Story

Two sentenced to life imprisonment for Ajmer Dargah blast
Jaipur, Mar 22 : : The Special National Investigation Agency court on Monday sentenced two persons to life imprisonment after holding them guilty in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blasts case. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Two girls drown in pond while avoiding raid in 'red-light area'
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 22 : Two minor girls drowned after they jumped into a pond to escape detention at a red-light area during a police raid in Bharatpur yesterday Read Full Story

Quantum of punishment in Ajmer dargah case to be announced today
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 22 : The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court will on Wednesday announce the quantum of sentence for the two convicts in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case. Read Full Story

Jaipur: Hotel sealed over beef rumour
Jaipur, Mar 20 : A hotel in Jaipur was sealed over the rumour of improper disposal of beef on Monday after the protests of local people. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft crashes in Barmer, pilots safe
Barmer (Rajasthan) , Mar. 15 : A Sukhoi-30MKI aircraft crashed in Shivkar Kudla village in Rajasthan's Barmer on Wednesday while on a routine training sortie. Read Full Story

Won't let PM's aircraft land in Kota: BJP MLA Rajawat
Kota (Rajasthan) , Mar. 6 : Expressing displeasure over the lack of air connectivity to Kota, Rajasthan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat has threatened not to let the aircraft of VIPs, including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi land in the area. Read Full Story

Rajasthan becomes India's first state to have all-women staff police station
Jaipur (Rajasthan) Mar. 5 : Rajasthan has become India's first state to have all-women staff police station. Read Full Story

Road accident in Rajasthan leaves 17 people dead
Jaipur, Mar 3 : Seventeen people died in a jeep-truck collision in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district on Friday, according to media reports. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Fire breaks out at petrol pump in Kota
Kota, (Rajasthan), Feb. 20 : A fire broke out at a petrol pump in Rajasthan's Kota while refuelling on Monday. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Villagers rescue girl sold for Rs. 7 lakh
Alwar (Rajasthan) , Feb. 20 : A minor girl from Rajasthan's Alwar district was rescued by local villagers after her father had sold her off for Rs. 7 lakh to unknown persons in Haryana. Read Full Story

Jaipur: Rocket lands out of boundary range, no causalities, says army
Jaipur (Rajasthan) . Feb. 18 : There was no loss of life or injury to any person when the army carried out a practice firing in which a rocket landed near a cultivated field on the outskirts Jaisalmer's Mohangarh area, the officials said on Thursday. Read Full Story

Two suspected Pak spies detained by police
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) /Bhojpur (Bihar) , Feb. 12 : Two suspected Pakistani spies were detained by the police on Sunday. Read Full Story

Facebook love led US woman to marry lover with Hindu rituals
Bundi, (Rajasthan) Feb. 7 : Love has no boundaries, and this woman from America just proved it right. Facebook love took a step and encouraged Jessica Jonnes tie the knot with Ankit Gupta in proper Hindu rituals and traditions on Monday in Rajasthan's Bundi district. Read Full Story

SC agrees to hear Rajasthan Govt.'s plea on Gujjar reservation
New Delhi , Feb. 3 : In a big relief to the Rajasthan Government, the Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a petition of the state government against the high court judgment which quashed the reservation of five percent offered to the Special Backward Class (SBC), including the Gujjar community. Read Full Story

Dhaulpur: Akhil Bhartiya Kshatriya Mahasabha protests against Bhansali's Padmavati
Dhaulpur [Rajasthan], Jan. 30 : The Akhil Bhartiya Kshatriya Mahasabha staged a protest in Dhaulpur area of Rajasthan on Monday against director-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his upcoming film 'Padmavati'. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: One dead, 12 injured as multiple vehicles collide at NH 27
Baran (Rajasthan) [India], Jan. 30 : At least one person was dead and 12 others injured as multiple vehicles collided at NH 27 near Rajasthan's Baran due to fog. Read Full Story

One dead, several injured as 30 vehicles collide on Jaipur-Agra highway
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Jan. 29 : In a major accident, at least one person was killed and several injured as almost 30 vehicles rammed into each other on Jaipur- Agra highway on Sunday due to fog. Read Full Story

30 vehicles collide on Jaipur-Agra highway due to fog, one dead
New Delhi, Jan 29 : In a major accident due to thick fog on the Jaipur-Agra highway, around 30 vehicles collided which resulted in the death of one person, media reports said. Read Full Story

Rajput Karni Sena defends the right to stop 'Padmavati' shoot
Jaipur(Rajasthan)[India],Jan 28:The Rajput Karni Sena on Saturday defended its right to stop the shoot of the Sanjay Leela Bhansali- produced "Padmavati", and the assault on the director. Read Full Story

Congress leader backs Karni Sena, says no one has right to dent Padmavati's image
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India]: Backing the views of Rajput Karni Sena, who thrashed noted director Sanjay Leela Bhansali over his upcoming Indian period drama- Padmavati, Rajasthan Congress leader Pratap Singh on Saturday said that Queen Padmavati was not anyone's 'lover' as the filmmaker is portraying her in his upcoming flick, and was devoted to her husband. Read Full Story

Won't let history of our ancestors be tarnished: Rajput Karni Sena on attacking Bhansali
Jaipur [India], Jan. 28 : Passionately defending its action of vandalising the sets of upcoming Indian period drama 'Padmavati' and assaulting its director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the Rajput Karni Sena on Saturday warned that they will not let the history of their ancestors be tarnished, adding that they would defend their Rajput lineage from ignominy. Read Full Story

Padmavati row: Rajasthan HM condemns attack on Bhansali, assures probe
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India]: Condemning the attack on noted filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali by Rajput Karni Sena workers, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Singh Kataria on Saturday said that flouting law to express anger is not called for, adding that probe would be initiated in the matter. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Fire breaks out in chemical factory
Udaipur (Rajasthan) , Jan. 23 : A fire broke out in a chemical factory here on Monday. Read Full Story

International poetry anthology CAPITALS launched at Jaipur Lit Fest
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Jan. 22 : CAPITALS - a poetry anthology on 185 capital cities of the world edited by poet-diplomat Abhay K. was jointly launched by British poet Ruth Padel, American poet and director of the International Writing Programme at the University of Iowa Christopher Merrill, Indian poet and novelist Tabish Khair and the Head of Bloomsbury India Rajiv Beri at the Jaipur Literature Festival yesterday. Read Full Story

Jaipur Literature Festival to begin today
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Jan. 19 : Jaipur Literature Festival will begin today in the pink city of Rajasthan Read Full Story

Rajasthan: 15-year old gang-raped in Churu district
Churu (Rajasthan) , Jan. 4 ANI): A 15-year old girl was allegedly gang-raped in Churu district yesterday. Read Full Story

A shepherd's tale
By Saraswati Luhar, New Delhi [India], Jan. 3 : Arjun Ram, 55, lives in a small village called Nakodesar in Lunkaransar, Bikaner district in Rajasthan. His family is a large one - nine daughters of whom four are married, while five of them study in a government school nearby. Arjun Ram lives in a joint family along with his younger brother. Read Full Story

Rahul to address public rally in Rajasthan
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Dec. 26 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will on Monday address a public gathering in Baran district of Rajasthan. Read Full Story


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