Rajasthan News

Peacocks are Brahmachari, they don't have sex: Rajasthan HC judge
New Delhi , May 31 : Sharing a baffling view on the national bird peacock, Rajasthan High Court judge Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma on Wednesday said they are brahmachari (celibrate) and don't have sex. Read Full Story

Cows deserve respect similar to that of parents: Rajasthan HC
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 31 : Welcoming and abiding by the judgment of the Rajasthan High Court in recommending the Centre that the cow should be made the national animal, the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday stated that cows deserve respect similar to that of parents. Read Full Story

Make cow the national animal: Rajasthan HC to Centre
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 31 : In the hearing over the Hingonia Gaushala matter, the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday recommended the Centre that the cow be made the national animal, further adding that the punishment for cow slaughter should be escalated to life imprisonment. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Six BSF personnel injured in 'accidental' mortar blast
Kishangarh (Rajasthan) , May 30 : As many as six Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel were injured in an accidental mortar blast that took place on Tuesday morning in the field firing range here. Read Full Story

Mobile towers near prison centers: SC issues notice to Rajasthan Govt.
New Delhi , May 29 : The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Rajasthan Government over removing mobile towers within a distance of 500 metres of prison centers. Read Full Story

Sikh men thrashed: Legal action was taken, assures Rajasthan SP
New Delhi , May 26 : The Rajasthan Police has assured that legal action was taken by the local cops at the time when Sikh men were allegedly beaten up by local residents of Chainpura in Ajmer district. Read Full Story

Jaipur: ATS busts fake Army recruitment racket, 4 held
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 24 : The Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad on Wednesday arrested four people for their alleged involvement with a fake Army recruitment racket. Read Full Story

'Anti-poor, anti-Dalit' mentality ingrained in BJP's DNA: Congress
Jaipur (Rajasthan) May 22 : Anti-poor and anti-Dalit mentality is part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) DNA, alleged Congress on Monday in wake of the Dalit meal row surrounding B.S. Yeddyurappa. Read Full Story

Jaipur residents object to private hospitals monopoly
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 20 : people took to streets in Jaipur, Rajasthan, on Saturday to protest against the negligence and monopoly of private hospitals. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Suspected ISI agent nabbed from Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , May 20 : A suspected Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent was arrested in a joint operation of the Army and Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Jaisalmer's Kunjaladi village on Saturday. Read Full Story

Jaipur: Gujjar community back under OBC category
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 20 : With the Gujjar community set to be included under the OBC category, Rajasthan Social Justice and Empowerment, Minority Affairs Minister Arun Chaturvedi on Saturday assured that the main motive of the Rajasthan government is to protect the jobs of the five castes in the state. Read Full Story

Jaisalmer: Two Pak nationals detained
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) May 20 : The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and a special team of Army intelligence have detained two Pakistani nationals on suspicion of being Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agents in Jaisalmer's Kunjarli village. Read Full Story

Kota Police seize car that mowed down two people
Kota (Rajasthan) , May 18 : Police in Kota, Rajasthan, on Thursday confirmed seizing a car that mowed down two people earlier this month. Read Full Story

Man killed in the name of 'honour' in Jaipur
Jaipur (Rajasthan) May 17 : A man was on Wednesday killed in the name of honour here by his in-laws, said police. Read Full Story

IPL betting menace: Police arrest 5 bookies in Rajasthan
Bhilwara (Rajasthan) , May 17 : Police arrested five bookies from Bhilwara city of Rajasthan for allegedly betting in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. Read Full Story

Saddam Hussain arrested for impersonating Osama bin Laden!
Bhilwada (Rajasthan) May 15 : A man is now behind the bars who tried to make an Aadhaar card in the name of dreaded dead terrorist Osama bin Laden. Read Full Story

Rajasthan government orders probe of Bharatpur wedding hall collapse
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , May 11 : Rajasthan Health Minster KaliCharan Saraf , on Thursday, described the death of over 24 people in a wedding hall collapse in Bharatpur as the most unfortunate. Read Full Story

Wedding hall collapse: CM Vasundhara Raje likely to visit Bharatpur
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , May 11 : Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is likely to visit the wedding hall that collapsed last night killing 25 people and injuring 28 in Bharatpur. Read Full Story

Congress condemns Rajasthan minister Kalicharan Saraf's 'hollow sensitivity'
New Delhi , May 11 : Perturbed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajasthan minister Kalicharan Saraf's stance on protection of women against acts of sexual violence, the Congress party on Thursday, while condemning the remark, said the minister's opinion showed his lack of sensitivity and shame. Read Full Story

Bharatpur wedding hall collapse: DM blames heavy rain for mishap
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , May 11 : In the aftermath of 22 people being killed after a wedding hall collapsed here, District Magistrate N.K. Gupta said the incident was triggered due to a thunderstorm and rainfall in the district. Read Full Story

NIA frames charges against alleged ISIS sympathizer
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 10 : A special judge of the National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Wednesday framed charges against alleged ISIS sympathiser Mohammed Sirajuddin. Read Full Story

Rajasthan minister's shocker! Says rape incidents can't be prevented
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 10 : In a shocking statement, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajasthan minister Kalicharan Saraf on Wednesday stirred a controversy with his remark asserting that the government cannot prevent rape incidences from taking place, adding that it can only catch hold the culprits. Read Full Story

Jaisalmer: Air Force arrests suspicious person from restricted area
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , May 10: The Air Force on Wednesday arrested a suspicious person from the restricted area near the Air Force base in Jaisalmer. Read Full Story

BJP sends notice to Ghanshyam Tiwari for anti-party activities
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , May 7: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday issued notice to Rajasthan senior party leader Ghanshyam Tiwari for anti-party activities. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Tractor turns turtle killing six children
Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan) , May 7 : At least six children were killed and 21 injured after the driver of a tractor, carrying children and women lost control and turned turtle late on Saturday night at around 10:45 p.m. here. Read Full Story

IndiGo flight collides with aerobridge, no injury reported
New Delhi , May 6 : A major accident was averted when an IndiGo flight on Saturday morning came in contact with an aerobridge, while being marshalled to the parking spot at Jaipur Airport. Read Full Story

Rajnath Singh chairs meeting to aid drought-affected Rajasthan
New Delhi , May 2 : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday chaired a high-level committee meeting for central assistance to Rajasthan in the wake of drought that took place last year. Read Full Story

Rajasthan BJP's 2-day working committee meeting begins
Jodhpur , May 1 : The Rajasthan Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 2-day working committee meeting began in Jodhpur yesterday with Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje presiding over it. Read Full Story

Ruchir Modi denies role in cancellation of RCA elections
New Delhi , Apr 27 : Downplaying C.P. Joshi's allegation that the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) elections were cancelled on Lalit Modi's son Ruchir Modi's accord, the latter on Friday denied his involvement in the aforementioned development. Read Full Story

Won't tolerate Alwar lynching-like incidents: Raje
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Apr 25 : Days after a 55-year-old dairy farmer died after allegedly being attacked by cow vigilantes in Alwar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday said such incidents will not be tolerated in her state. Read Full Story

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

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