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31-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Jaipur boy draws laurels for playing 'Kashmir' in Bollywood film

Devansh Misra, a Class 4 student from Jaipur, has been garnering acclaim for playing the lead role of a deaf and mute child named Kashmir in the film "Chicken Biryani 2".The Bollywood film, even before its release, has earned recognition by winning over nine...

30-Oct-2018 Jaipur

New party wants 'BJP-Congress mukt Rajasthan'

The Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP), formed by Independent MLA Hanuman Beniwal, wants a "BJP-Congress mukt Rajasthan"."We have formed the party with a promise to free the people from the clutches of the Congress and BJP. People want a third option," Beniwal...

28-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Arvind Kejriwal wants Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana scrapped

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday attacked the Modi government for making the farmers "suffer" and demanded that the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) be scrapped.Addressing a public rally here, he demanded that if a farmer suffers crop...

23-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Congress remains leaderless, directionless : Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the Congress leadership in Rajasthan as well as in Delhi is "leaderless and directionless" as it has been unable to decide its chief ministerial and prime ministerial candidates.The Minister referred to "infighting...

19-Oct-2018 Jaipur

I represent a true 'Bharatiya' : Usha Uthup

Usha Uthup's husky voice has brought her fame not only in Hindi songs in Bollywood but she is equally famous for singing hit regional songs in Punjabi, Bengali and Marathi. She says she represents a true Indian.When asked that how she manages to sing songs...

18-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Grandma kills 4-year-old girl

A woman killed her four-year-old granddaughter in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh town because she was irked with the girl's stubborn and demanding nature, police said on Thursday.The grandmother drowned the girl in a water tank on Wednesday, said police officer...

13-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Women have found a voice with #metoo movement, says Robin Barnes

Robin Barnes, a renowned jazz singer from New Orleans, is in Jaipur to attend the 3-day MTV India Summit.During her maiden visit to India, Barnes, also known as the songbird of New Orleans, spoke with IANS on Friday on a lot many issues ranging from #metoo...

13-Oct-2018 Jaipur

It's all blown out of proportion, says Usha Uthup on #Metoo movement

At a time when the #MeToo movement is gaining momentum in India, renowned singer Usha Uthup expressed her sadness at the entire episode.Uthup was in Jaipur to attend the MTV India Music Summit.Speaking to IANS on Friday, she said, "I am quite sad about...

04-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Every infiltrator will be identified, deported : Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday said the NDA government has begun the process of sending back illegal refugees to their native countries."Our government will identify each and every infiltrator and ensure they are out of the voters' list. In fact, we...

02-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Vasundhara Raje opens much-awaited Dravyavati river project

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday inaugurated the city's 'Dravyavati River Rejuvenation Project' executed by Tata Projects Ltd. spread over  47.5 km rain-fed riverfront.The area had degenerated into an untreated sewage nallah, but has now been...

01-Oct-2018 Jaipur

It’s Time To Woman Up!

India’s leading literary agency ‘Siyahi’ announces the second edition of the Woman Up! Summit to be held on 27th and 28th October 2018 in JaipurOctober 01, 2018 – Building on the success of last year’s edition, Siyahi – India’s leading literary agency is all...

28-Sep-2018 Jodhupur

Narendra Modi inaugurates 'Parakram Parv' in Jodhpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated "Parakram Parv" organised by the Konark Corps here to commemorate the second anniversary of the surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.The Prime Minister was accompanied by...

28-Sep-2018 Jodhupur

Narendra Modi attends Combined Commanders' conference in Jodhpur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attended a Combined Commanders' conference here to commemorate the second anniversary of the cross-Line of Control (LoC) "surgical strikes" carried out against militant launch pads in Pakistan.The Prime Minister was accorded...

26-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Medicine is a noble profession: M. Venkaiah Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu said that the Medicine is a noble profession. He was addressing the 1st Convocation of Homeopathy University, in Jaipur, Rajasthan today. The Minister for Health, Rajasthan, Shri Kali Charan Saraf, the Member...

19-Sep-2018 Jaipur

Latest EVMs to be used in Rajasthan polls : CEC Prakash Rawat

In a first, a total for 51,796 poll centres in Rajasthan will use EVM-M3 electronic voting machines with VVPATs in 200 Assembly constituencies, which will help conduct Assembly election in a smooth and transparent manner, a top Election Commission official...

18-Sep-2018 Jaipur

Salman Khan inaugurates Umang centre in Jaipur

The special children of Umang, a Jaipur-based NGO, had a whale of a time as Bollywood superstar Salman Khan officially inaugurated the centre on Tuesday.After unveiling the plaque, Salman met the children with great warmth and affection as they continually...

11-Sep-2018 Jaipur

BJP is like Angad's feet in Rajasthan, can't be uprooted : Amit Shah

Drawing an analogy between the "feet of Angad" and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan, party's National President Amit Shah on Tuesday said nobody can remove the BJP from the state.According to the Ramayana, nobody was able to lift the feet of Angad...

07-Sep-2018 Jaipur

Jai Ram Thakur visits Command Control Centre at Jaipur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur who was on a one-day tour to Rajasthan on Friday visited Command Control Centre at Jaipur.He interacted with the officers of the centre and took keen interest in the working of the centre. The officers apprised him that the centre...

04-Sep-2018 Jaipur

Panchayati Raj has collapsed in Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Tuesday alleged that the panchayati raj arrangement in the state has collapsed in the last four years under the BJP-led Vasundhara Raje government."Ministers and officials are unaware about village realities. They have...

30-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot urges Raje government to reduce taxes on diesel

As the diesel price in Rajasthan hit Rs 74.23 per litre on Wednesday, former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot urged the state government to reduce taxes on fuel so that farmers can breathe it easy.He said that farmers are quite worried looking at the escalating...

15-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Vasundhara Raje announces round-the-week milk plan for school students

Announcing a series of welfare measures on the 72nd Independence Day, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday said September will be celebrated as nutrition month in Rajasthan.She also announced extension of free milk distribution in school from class 1 to...

13-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Jaipur man back after languishing in Pak jail for 36 years

Gajanand Sharma, who was recently traced in a Pakistani jail more than 36 years after he was reported missing from his Jaipur home was released on Monday, officials said.Gajanand was among 30 Indian citizens, including 29 fishermen, who were released by Pakistani...

11-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Preserve Cultural heritage for posterity : Nirmal Singh

Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh today said that cultural heritage should be preserved and protected for the future generations on a mission mode and every member of the society should contribute towards this movement.The...

06-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Raje's 'Gaurav Yatra is her 'Vidai Yatra' : Ashok Gehlot

Citing suicide by one more farmer in Rajasthan on Sunday, former state Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday dubbed Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's "Gaurav Yatra" as "Vidai Yatra".In a Facebook post, Gehlot questioned Raje as to which "gaurav" (honour) she...

06-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Sharad Yadav to ally with Congress in Rajasthan

Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) patron Sharad Yadav announced on Monday that his party will ally with the Congress in Rajasthan's Assembly elections to unseat the BJP government.Yadav launched the LJD after breaking terms with his earlier party, the Janata Dal-United,...

02-Aug-2018 Jaipur

Sole aim at present to defeat BJP in Rajasthan : Sachin Pilot

Amid claims and counterclaims within the party to Rajasthan Chief Minister's post, Congress state unit President Sachin Pilot on Thursday said that his sole aim at present is to defeat the BJP and make his party form the state government."As Pandava prince...

23-Jul-2018 Jaipur

Alwar lynching: Police to probe delay in taking Rakbar to hospital

The Rajasthan Police on Monday formed a high-level team to probe the reasons for the alleged delay in taking to the hospital a man who died after being allegedly thrashed by a mob of 'gau rakshaks'.Director General of Police O.P. Galhotra said the team will...

21-Jul-2018 Jaipur

Vasundhara to lead BJP in Rajasthan poll, be CM again : Amit Shah

The BJP will fight the forthcoming Rajasthan assembly elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who will retain the post as the  party would come back to power with a big majority, said party President Amit Shah on Saturday.In...

21-Jul-2018 Jaipur

19-year-old sentenced to death for rape under new Rajasthan law

A 19-year-old was Saturday sentenced to death for raping a seven-month-old baby in Rajasthan this year, police said.According to Director General of Police O.P. Galhotra, this comes as the first death sentence in Rajasthan after the state assembly brought...

19-Jul-2018 Jaipur

BJP promised 'Suraaj' but delivered 'Kuraaj' in Rajasthan : Congress

The BJP in Rajasthan had promised "Suraaj" (good governance) before coming to power in the state, but delivered "Kuraaj" (misgovernance) after forming the government, said the Congress on Wednesday.Addressing the media in the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee...

07-Jul-2018 Jaipur

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for urban infrastructure projects

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, addressed a public meeting in Jaipur today.He unveiled a plaque to mark the laying of foundation stone of 13 Urban Infrastructure projects for the State of Rajasthan.He then witnessed an audio-visual presentation of experience...

20-Jun-2018 Jaipur

Rajasthan No.1 in water conservation : NITI Ayog

NITI Aayog has ranked Rajasthan at No.1 among the states in water conversation as it registered a significant increase in the level of ground water.Shriram Vedire, President, Rajasthan River basin and Water Resources Planning Authority, said on Tuesday the...

19-May-2018 Jaipur

Democracy finally won in Karnataka : Sachin Pilot

The resignation of newly-elected Karnataka Chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday ahead of the floor test is a big victory of democracy in India, said Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Saturday."With this win, there also comes a defeat of the Bharatiya...

18-May-2018 Jaipur

Why two laws in country with one Constitution : Sachin Pilot

Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee chief Sachin Pilot on Friday questioned Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to ask B.S. Yeddyurappa of the BJP -- the single-largest party in the new Assembly -- to form the government in the southern state."One country,...

13-May-2018 Jaipur

Civic Reception Hosted in Honour of the President in Jaipur

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, addressed a civic reception hosted for him in Jaipur, Rajasthan, by the state government today (May 13, 2018).Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the people of Rajasthan have a strong attachment to their...

11-May-2018 Jaipur

Jos Buttler leads Rajasthan Royals to exciting victory

Rajasthan Royals rode a heroic batting effort by Jos Buttler to edge out Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by four wickets in a nail-biting Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Friday.Buttler batted through the innings to help Rajasthan...

08-May-2018 Jaipur

Rajasthan Royals defeats Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs

An impressive show by Rajasthan Royals’ bowlers kept the side alive in the Indian Premier League as they defeated Kings XI Punjab by 15 runs at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here on Tuesday.It was the hosts' bowlers, who helped their side defend a moderate...

03-May-2018 Jaipur

Storm kills 31 in Rajasthan

A powerful dust storm hit Rajasthan's Alwar, Dholpur and Bharatpur districts, killing 31 people and injuring another 100, officials said.The storm, which lashed at a speed of 100 km per hour on Wednesday night, uprooted trees, severed telephone, power...

29-Apr-2018 Jaipur

Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson thrilled with all-round show

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Kane Williamson reckoned that both batting and bowling clicked for them as they registered a 11-run win over Rajasthan Royals to jump to the top spot of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday.Electing to bat first, Hyderabad...

29-Apr-2018 Jaipur

Sunrisers Hyderabad Beat Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs

Sunrisers Hyderabad dominated with both bat and ball to defeat Rajasthan Royals by 11 runs and rise to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table here on Sunday.Electing to bat first, Hyderabad rode on excellent batting by Kane Williamson and Alex Hales...

22-Apr-2018 Jaipur

Rajasthan Royals Beats Mumbai Indians by 3 wickets

K. Gowthams quickfire 33 not out off 11 deliveries helped Rajasthan Royals overcome Mumbai Indians by three wickets here on Sunday as they ended their two-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL).In pursuit of Mumbai's 167/7, powered by half-centuries...

18-Apr-2018 Jaipur

IPL-2018: All-round KKR record facile seven-wicket win over Rajasthan

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) stretched their winning run to two games by registering a facile seven-wicket victory over Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Wednesday. After restricting RR to 160/8, the two-time...

11-Apr-2018 Jaipur

IPL matches to be shifted out of Chennai : Rajeev Shukla

All the remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) matches of Chennai Super Kings will be shifted out of Chennai to Pune in the wake of Tuesday's violence  over the Cauvery waters dispute."CSK will be asked to move their home matches to Pune as the Chennai...

07-Apr-2018 Jodhpur

Salman Khan gets bail, can't leave country without court permission

Actor Salman Khan was granted bail by a district and sessions court in Jodhpur on Saturday in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case in which he was sentenced to five years in jail on Thursday.After spending two nights in Jodhpur Central Jail, he left after completing...

07-Apr-2018 Jodhpur

Salman Khan gets bail against Rs 50K personal bond

Superstar Salman Khan was granted bail on Saturday in the 1998 blackbuck case on a personal bond of Rs 50,000 by District and Sessions Court Judge Ravindra Kumar Joshi.Arguments were concluded in the morning but Judge Joshi reserved the order for post lunch session.The...

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