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19-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot assumes charge as Rajasthan CM

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday took charge of his office at the secretariat here.He first offered his prayers at the temple situated inside the secretariat complex and then offered floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Thereafter,...

19-Dec-2018 Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

Chief of the Air Staff Reviews Ex Aviaindra 2018 At Jodhpur

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff visited Air Force Station Jodhpur on 19 Dec 2018 to interact with the participating forces of ongoing Ex AVIAINDRA 2018 between Indian Air Force (IAF) and Russian Federation Aerospace Force (RFASF). Chief...

18-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Rookies turn overnight millionaires at 2019 IPL auction

The 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction on Tuesday witnessed a new list of millionaires with Varun Chakaravarthy and Jaydev Unadkat topping the charts among the Indian players with a hefty purse of Rs 8.4 crore each, while Englishman Sam Curran emerged...

17-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Ashok Gehlot sworn in as Rajasthan CM, Sachin Pilot Deputy CM

Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot was sworn in as Chief Minister of Rajasthan for a third time while Sachin Pilot took oath as Deputy Chief Minister at the Albert Hall here on Monday.Governor Kalyan Singh administered the oath of office and secrecy to them...

14-Dec-2018 Jaipur

'Magician' Ashok Gehlot makes the cut again

If not a politician, he would have been a magician. The crafty low-profile Ashok Gehlot emerged the winner in the race for Chief Minister, apparently on the strength of his long experience in politics of Rajasthan which has put the Congress in the saddle...

12-Dec-2018 Jaipur

10 Rajasthan seats see less than 1,000 victory margins

The electoral battle in Rajasthan, where the Congress-led alliance got a slender majority, saw at least 10 close contests with winning margins of less than 1,000 votes, with the narrowest winning margin being of only 154 votes.According to the Election Commission,...

12-Dec-2018 Jaipur

BJP lost Rajasthan by just over 1.70 lakh votes

A total of 1,39,35,201 votes went into the Congress kitty in Rajasthan while the BJP received 1,37,57,502 votes -- a marginal difference of over 1.70 lakh votes that ended five years of BJP rule.The Congress got 39.3 per cent of votes spread over 199 Assembly...

11-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Majority of Rajasthan ministers lose in Rajasthan Assembly elections

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faced a major embarrassment in Rajasthan when 17 of its ministers lost their seats, though Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje managed to win in Jhalrapatan with a margin of 34,980 votes.Raje defeated her Congress rival...

05-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Various Congress candidates in Rajasthan posing as CM : Amit Shah

On the last day of campaigning in Rajasthan, where polls for the 199-member Assembly are due on December 7, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday attacked the Congress saying many of its candidates were posing as future chief minister on their visit to various...

05-Dec-2018 Dausa (Rajasthan)

Rajasthan can't trust confused Congress : Narendra Modi

Winding up his election campaign in Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that voters in the state cannot trust the Congress which is a "confused" party that neither has any "strong leadership nor any policy".Addressing a public meeting here...

05-Dec-2018 Sumerpur (Rajasthan)

Sonia's name in diary, Michel will reveal secrets : Narendra Modi

Tomtomming his government's success in the extradition of Christian Michel, a middleman in the AgustaWestland chopper deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the British national, who has taken UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's name, will spill the beans...

05-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Does Congress want to save Agusta middleman : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress party of playing negative politics, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday rejected charges that extradition of AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel was a diversionary tactic and asked if the opposition wanted to save him.Addressing a...

04-Dec-2018 Jaipur

BJP will snatch victory from Congress' hands : Minister Modi

Addressing his final rally in Jaipur before Rajasthan goes to the polls on December 7, Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday said the BJP will snatch victory from Congress' hands.Counting various scandals made under the Congress-led UPA tenure, Modi on Tuesday mentioned...

04-Dec-2018 Sikar (Rajasthan)

Congress stopping him from hailing 'Bharat Mata': Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday alleged that the Congress party is trying to stop him from raising "Bharat Mata ki jai' slogan in election rallies.Addressing a rally here, Modi said the Congress party's "naamdar" (an allusion to Congress President...

04-Dec-2018 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Will remain committed to farmers on loan waiver promise : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that his party will remain committed to its promise of waiving farmers' loans if it comes to power in Rajasthan following the Assembly polls slated for Friday."We will not shift an inch from our promise we made...

03-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Narendra Modi lying over OROP : Ex-Servicemen

A group of retired Army officials on Monday accused the Modi government of spreading lies over the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue.Addressing the media, Major General Satbir Singh, Chairman of the Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement and advisor to the United...

03-Dec-2018 Jaipur

Amit Shah attacks Congress over lack of leadership in Rajasthan

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday attacked the Congress on its lack of leadership in Rajasthan and asked why the party was not revealing the name of its "captain" in the state.Attacking Congress President Rahul Gandhi who accused Prime Minister Narendra...

03-Dec-2018 Jodhpur

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas marry in traditional Hindu ceremony

Actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra married American singer Nick Jonas in a traditional Hindu ceremony here, after three days of wedding celebrations which included a colourful mehendi ceremony, a friendly cricket match and a power-packed 'desi' musical...

02-Dec-2018 Jodhpur

Cricket match, rocking sangeet: Priyanka Chopra's wedding sneak peek

A fun-filled friendly cricket match and a glitzy, lively and colourful sangeet ceremony -- newly wed actress Priyanka Chopra shared glimpses from her pre-wedding festivities with American singer Nick Jonas, bit by bit for fans across the world.The couple...

02-Dec-2018 Jodhpur

Parineeti Chopra is happy about Jonas, Chopra family's union

Actress Parineeti Chopra penned an emotional note as her cousin, actress Priyanka Chopra married American singer Nick Jonas here. She is happy about how the culturally different families of the bride and groom have united.Sharing a picture from Priyanka's mehendi...

01-Dec-2018 Jaipur

BJP failed to deliver double-digit growth : P. Chidambaram

The Narendra Modi-led central government has failed to deliver on its promise of a double-digit growth in the last four years and it will not manage it even in the remaining six months of its term, Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday."This...

28-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Prakash Javadekar slams Sidhu for showering praise on Imran Khan

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday criticized Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for showering praise on Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan during the Kartarpur Corridor ceremony in that country.He also slammed Sidhu for discussing domestic...

26-Nov-2018 Ajmer

Rahul Gandhi eveals his 'gotra' in Pushkar temple

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday revealed his "gotra" as "Dattatreya" in a puja ceremony organised in a Pushkar temple, said a temple priest here.Gandhi, who had earlier said that he is a Lord Shiva devotee and a "janeu dhari" Hindu and had been under...

26-Nov-2018 Jalore (Rajasthan)

Rahul Gandhi promises farm loan waiver if Congress wins Rajasthan

In an attempt to woo farmers in Rajasthan which goes to polls on December 7, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday promised to waive off farmers' loans in 10 days if the Congress formed a government in the state."Our party had promised farmers in Punjab...

26-Nov-2018 Pokhran (Rajasthan)

Modi insulting people who built this nation: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleging that India made little or no progress during decades of Congress rule, saying this was an insult to the people who built the nation."Modiji says India was a sleeping...

26-Nov-2018 Bhilwada (Rajasthan)

India will never forget 26/11 terror attack : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India will never forget the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and their perpetrators and was "waiting for the appropriate time" as law would take its course."India will never forget 26/11 attack, and neither forget...

25-Nov-2018 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Congress 'delaying' Ram temple construction, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Congress party of adopting "delaying tactics" in the Supreme Court to create hurdles in the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya and playing a "dangerous game" of threatening the judges with impeachment.Addressing...

22-Nov-2018 New Delhi/Jaipur

J&K Assembly dissolved: Congress targets Modi

The Congress on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "using" Governor Satya Pal Malik to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly "illegally and unconstitutionally".Charging the Modi government with pushing Jammu-Kashmir into an "unending cycle...

22-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Unemployed youths jump before train, 3 die

Three unemployed young men were killed and another was battling for life on Thursday after they flung themselves before a train in Alwar in Rajasthan, police said.Police officer Hari Singh told IANS that the three were killed instantly.Speaking to IANS, Singh...

22-Nov-2018 Jaipur

J&K Assembly dissolved: Congress targets PM

The Congress on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using Governor Satya Pal Malik to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly "illegally and unconstitutionally"."We strongly condemn the way the Governor illegally and unconstitutionally dissolved...

21-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Casteism, dynasty politics main issues in Rajasthan : Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday said the battle for the 200-member Rajasthan Assembly, voting for which is due on December 7, would be against casteism and dynasty politics in which the youth's role would be significant.Participating in a party programme...

21-Nov-2018 Jaipur

With dynasty politics, Congress cannot save democracy : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress of practising dynasty politics, BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said a party which has no internal democracy cannot save democracy in the country.Interacting with youth workers here, he also dismissed Congress' efforts to forge a grand...

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...

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...

06-Oct-2018 Ajmer (Rajasthan)

Congress doing vote bank politics : Narendra Modi

Accusing the Congress of working for only one family, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the party alleging that it was doing vote bank politics and kept spreading lies.Addressing a public meeting here, the Prime Minister also hit out at the Congress...

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...

01-Oct-2018 Alwar (Rajasthan)

The country is on the path of Inclusive Growth- Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said that despite of being victim of political intolerance, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has taken the country forward on the path of “Inclusive Growth”.While laying foundation stone of first...

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...

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