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20-Sep-2018 Dungarpur (Rajasthan)

Congress won't make false promises like Modi : Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that his party will not make false promises like putting Rs 15 lakh in every citizen's bank account."You have listened to these false promises... I want to ask you...

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...

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...

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 Alwar (Rajasthan)

Man suspected of cow smuggling lynched in Rajasthan, 2 nabbed

A 28-year-old man has been beaten to death by suspected cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar district, police said on Saturday. Two persons have  been arrested.Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje condemned the Friday night incident in which some villagers...

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...

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...

03-Apr-2018 Jaipur

Violence in Rajasthan city, Dalit leaders' houses torched

Clashes broke out in Hindaun city in Rajasthan's Kairali district after a protest on Tuesday, demanding action against those involved in looting and vandalism during the Bharat Bandh called on Monday by Dalit groups against dilution of SC/ST Act, turned violent,...

02-Apr-2018 Jaipur

One killed as violence sweeps Rajasthan during 'Bharat Bandh'

At least one person was killed and many others injured, property damaged and transport affected as violence rocked various parts of Rajasthan during a 'Bharat Bandh' called by Dalit organisations on Monday to protest the Supreme Court verdict on the SC/ST...

01-Apr-2018 Jaipur

No infighting in Rajasthan Congress over CM post : Sachin Pilot

There is no clash between the leaders in the Congress over the post of Chief Minister in Rajasthan, says state party chief Sachin Pilot as the party high command appointed veteran leader from the state Ashok Gehlot to a crucial post in the All India Congress...

25-Mar-2018 Jhunjhunu

Save our girls: Change comes from below for Rajasthan's women

Sending her elder daughter Manushree to an English-medium school in Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan) was a distant dream for Sushila Thakan some eight years ago. Though she had her husband's moral support, she received little cooperation from her in-laws after she gave...

24-Mar-2018 Jaipur

Chief Secretary participates in Northern Zonal Council meeting

Vineet Chawdhry Chief Secretary participated in the 18th Meeting of Standing Committee of Northern Zonal Council organized by Inter State Council Secretariat of Ministry of Home Affairs at Jaipur today. The meeting was presided by Rajasthan Chief Secretary...

21-Mar-2018 Jaipur

Now Rajasthan synonymous with IT and technology : Vasundhra Raje

Now Rajasthan is no more limited to history tales, but stands synonymous with the IT industry and technology which is sure to bring in golden future for the state, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Wednesday.IT can bring in a positive change in our...

19-Mar-2018 Ajmer

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi offers 'chadar' at Ajmer shrine on Modi's behalf

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday offered the ceremonial 'chadar' at Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti's shrine here on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.According to informed sources, Modi had handed over the 'chadar' to...

18-Mar-2018 Jaipur

Rajasthan Royals unveil team anthem 'Phir Halla Bol'

Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team Rajasthan Royals on Sunday released this year's team anthem "Phir Halla Bol" with a renewed spirit and exuberance."Our anthem has been unique in the sense that it is soaked in the flavour and colour of Rajasthan. 'Phir...

13-Mar-2018 Jaipur

IPL: Amol Muzumdar to join Rajasthan Royals as batting coach

Rajasthan Royals has appointed domestic stalwart Amol Muzumdar as their batting coach for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), it was announced on Tuesday.Muzumdar, along with Head of Cricket Zubin Bharucha and bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule,...

13-Mar-2018 Jaipur

Warne will bring best out of the squad : Mohammad Kaif

Having played in the first Indian Premier League season under legendary leg spinner Shane Warne -- now the team coach, Mohammad Kaif is confident that the Australian will bring out the best from the current squad."Shane Warne has magical abilities; he knows...

08-Mar-2018 Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan)

Credit to PM for rise in girl child ratio : Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday said it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiative which led to the improvement of girl child ratio in the country."In 2014, the Prime Minister had called my Ministry (WCD) and expressed his...

07-Mar-2018 Jaipur

RCA, Rajasthan Royals sign venue agreement at SMS Stadium

After a gap of four years, the Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Stadium here will again bask under the floodlights and echo with the sounds of claps and cheer as the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) and Rajasthan Royals signed a venue agreement on Wednesday for hosting...

27-Feb-2018 Bhikampura, Karauli (Rajasthan)

Uma Bharti launches 2nd project of Swajal Yojana in Rajasthan

Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Uma Bharti, today launched the Swajal pilot project at Village Bhikampura, Karauli, Rajasthan. Besides ensuring the availability of clean drinking water to every household round the year, the project would also...

22-Feb-2018 Jaipur

Protesting Rajasthan farmers block Jaipur-Sikar highway

Rajasthan farmers staged a massive protest on Jaipur-Sikar highway on Thursday to press for fulfilment of their demands, including complete loan waiver and implementation of the recommendations of Swaminathan Commission.The farmers first tried to gherao the state...

19-Feb-2018 Jaipur

Vasundhara Raje government buries 'gag' law

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday told the assembly that the government was not proceeding with much-criticised "Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017" which was termed a "black law" and a "gag" order.The bill was tabled in last Assembly...

17-Feb-2018 Jaipur

9 killed in Rajasthan LPG cylinder blast

At least nine persons have been killed and 18 others injured after two LPG cylinders exploded at a wedding function in Beawar in Rajasthan's Ajmer district, police said.The incident took place on late Friday night. According to police, six persons were...

12-Feb-2018 Jaipur

Rajasthan CM doles out goodies for farmers, students with eye on polls

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday kept farmers' interest in mind while announcing the final budget before the state assembly elections.No new taxes have been imposed in the current budget.Raje, who also holds the finance portfolio, announced one-time...

08-Feb-2018 Jaipur

History shouldn't be tampered with : Pratibha Patil

Former President Pratibha Patil on Thursday said there should not have been any tampering with the history of queen Padmavati, as she represented the honour of the entire women's community.Speaking to the media here during her visit to the city, Patil said...

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