Rajasthan News

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

'I am poor, receive ration from NFSA', painted on houses in Rajasthan's Dausa
Dausa (Rajasthan) , June 22 : In a bizarre case, several houses in Rajasthan's Dausa district were found painted with 'I am poor, receive ration'. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Silver coins dating back to year 1904-1919 found in Bhusawar
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 19 : Silver coins dating back to year 1904-1919 were found near banks of the Banganga river in Bharatpur's Bhusawar. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Ten peacocks found dead in Mandalgarh
Bhilwara (Rajasthan) , June 19 : In a shocking incident here in Mandalgarh, ten peacocks were found dead in the forests of Ganeshpura. Read Full Story

Rajasthan Police busts cricket betting racket
Jhalawar/ JhunJhunu (Rajasthan) , June 18 : The Rajasthan Police on Sunday busted cricket betting racket that was taking place across the state during the Champions Trophy Final match that was played between India and Pakistan. Read Full Story

Rajasthan farmers to begin mass protest from June 20
Udaipur (Rajasthan) , June 18 : Unhappy with the Rajasthan Government over handling of farmers' issues in the state, the Bhartiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) on Sunday declared that it will launch a state-wide agitation against the government from June 20, adding that all the farmers market (mandi) will be shut down in the state. Read Full Story

Three labourers die after being run over by train engine
Sikar (Rajasthan) , June 18 : At least three labourers were killed after being run over by a train engine that was on a trial in Rajasthan's Sikar district today. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Four killed, two injured in car-collision
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan) , June 18 : Four people were killed and two injured in a car-collision in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh today. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Five arrested in connection of illegal stone mining
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 17 : The Rajasthan Police on Friday arrested five people in connection of the illegal mining of stone from Tayra village of Rajasthan's Bharatpur district. Read Full Story

Congress questions Rajasthan officials 'audacity' as they photograph women, lynch man who objected
New Delhi , June 17 : Reacting to a group of government officials, who allegedly lynched a 55-year-old Muslim man for trying to stop them from photographing women defecating in public, the Congress Party on Saturday urged the Rajasthan government to take strictest of action against the culprits Read Full Story

Rajasthan lynching: Activists demand rigorous punishment for accused
Kolkata (West Bengal)/Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 17 : After an activist Zafar Hussein was lynched to death in Rajasthan for resisting photography and videography of women defecating in open, activists on Saturday demanded rigorous punishment against the accused, citing said the deceased lost his life for a social cause. Read Full Story

Rajasthan Govt. to department heads: Identify inefficient employees for removal
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 17 : Rajasthan Chief Secretary O.P. Meena, has in an order, asked all department heads to identify employees, who have completed 15 years of service or attained 50 years of their age and whose work is unsatisfactory. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: 60 people fall ill after eating contaminated food
Bharatpur (Rajasthan) , June 17 : As many as 60 people, including 13 children, fell sick after eating contaminated food at a ceremony in Bharatpur's Sarsaina village. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: CPI (ML) activist Zafar lynched to death for resisting photography of women defecating in open
Jaipur (Rajasthan)/New Delhi , June 17 : The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation has issued a statement stating that activist Zafar Hussein was lynched to death in Rajasthan for resisting photography and videography of women defecating in open. Read Full Story

4 dead, 10 injured in road mishap in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , June 15 : At least four people were killed and ten others injured in a car accident in Jaisalmer's Fatehgarh on Thursday. Read Full Story

4 suspected ISI agents arrested in Rajasthan
Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) , June 15 : Four suspected agents of Pakistani intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) were caught in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer on Thursday. Read Full Story

Blackbuck case: Prosecution's plea rejected, next hearing on July 6
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , June 14 : The Jodhpur Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing in the blackbuck poaching case involving actor Salman Khan and others till July 6. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Five policemen suspended after allegedly beating BJP MLA's son
Tonk (Rajasthan) , June 14 : Five policemen including a sub-inspector were suspended after they beat up the son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ajit Singh in Rajasthan's Tonk town. Read Full Story

Shocking! Rats nibble on newborn's fingers in Rajasthan's hospital
Banswara (Rajasthan) , June 13 : In another case of hospital negligence, a four-day-old baby was found nibbled by rats at a government-run hospital in Rajasthan's Banswara district. Read Full Story

32-year-old raped in Bandra Jaipur Aravali express, accused arrested
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 13 : Western Railways on Tuesday confirmed that one person has been arrested for raping a 32-year-old girl on the Bandra-Jaipur Aravali Express on June 9. Read Full Story

PM Modi failed to live up to promises made to people: Ashok Gehlot
New Delhi , June 13 : Former Rajasthan chief minister and Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing to live up to the promises he made to the people of the nation. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Congress to hold state-wide demonstration in support of farmer's demands
New Delhi , June 11 : The Congress Party will hold a state-wide demonstration in support of farmers' demand. Read Full Story

Jodhpur is rich on 'Safai Abhiyan'
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , June 6 : A locality of Jodhpur has initiated a unique way of collecting garbage. Read Full Story

Rajasthan: Five killed after truck collides with car in Jaipur
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 6 : At least five people were killed after an overloaded truck fell on a car in Rajasthan's Jaipur. Read Full Story

Horse rams into car in Jaipur
Jaipur (Rajasthan) June 5 : The people witnessed a rare accident on Sunday here. The accident didn't involve two vehicles, but a horse and a car. Read Full Story

Bhanwari Devi case: Accused Indra Bishnoi sent to seven-day CBI custody
Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , May 3 : Indra Bishnoi, one of the accused in Rajasthan's Bhanwari Devi murder, on Saturday was remanded to a seven-day Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody. Read Full Story

Bhanwari Devi murder: Mastermind nabbed from MP after six-years
Jaipur (Rajasthan) , June 3 : After four-months of sustained tracking, the Rajasthan Police has arrested Indira Bishnoi, the alleged mastermind in the 2011 Bhanwari Devi abduction-murder case from Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district. Read Full Story

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

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