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10 coaches of Ranikhet Express derail in Rajasthan
10 coaches of Ranikhet Express derail in Rajasthan

Ten coaches of Ranikhet Express derailed in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer, officials said on Saturday.

Now Rajasthan minister shares his piece of wisdom on cow — Here's what he said
Now Rajasthan minister shares his piece of wisdom on cow — Here's what he said

Rajasthan Education and Panchayati Raj Minister Vasudev Devnani has claimed that cow is the only animal that is born with a rare ability to 'inhale and exhale oxygen' and that people need to understand its 'scientific significance'.

Rajasthan gang-rape story concocted, will reveal truth soon: Jaipur Police
Rajasthan gang-rape story concocted, will reveal truth soon: Jaipur Police

The Jaipur Police on Thursday contested the claims of a 22-year-old woman that she was raped by four persons in Jaipur are different from the actual picture and they will reveal the truth soon.

Seven criminals arrested; arms sezied in Rajasthan's Jodhpur

Seven criminals were today arrested by the Special Operation Group (SOG) of Rajasthan Police and and a cache of arms and ammunition were seized from them in Jodhpur.

Minor abducted, gang-raped in Rajasthan

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by two youths at Ganeshpura village here, police said on Thursday.

Rajasthan reels under cold grip; Mount Abu coldest at minus 2.4 deg C

Cold conditions aggravated in parts of Rajasthan where mercury dipped below freezing point at three places and the night temperatures plummeted across the state.

Over 50 booked for creating ruckus at govt offices in Rajasthan

Over 50 persons were on Friday booked for allegedly creating ruckus while staging protest against overpriced electricity bill, at government's offices in Jameetpura village here, police said.

Night temperatures rise in Rajasthan, two trains cancelled due to fog

Night temperatures increased marginally across Rajasthan even as fog continued to affect road traffic and led to cancellation of two trains.

Two men gangrape 15-year-old girl, rupture her ribs, injure eye
Two men gangrape 15-year-old girl, rupture her ribs, injure eye

In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped and thrashed badly in Rajasthan's Churu district.

Liquor shops on highways to be shut in Rajasthan

Close to 2800 liquor shops on national and state highways in Rajasthan will be closed, as per the Supreme Court's last month order.

Vasundhara Raje supports holding state, parliamentary polls together

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Sunday extended her support for holding Lok Sabha and state Assembly polls simultaneously, saying it would "eliminate" corruption and curb spending by political parties.

Income Tax officer arrested; new notes of Rs 24 lakh seized
Income Tax officer arrested; new notes of Rs 24 lakh seized

The agency also found new currency notes worth Rs 24 lakh during searches at his residence, CBI spokesperson said here today.

Rajasthan shivers as minimum temperature dips

Night temperature further dipped in parts of Rajasthan with Sriganganagar being recorded as the coldest place in the state with minimum of 3.7 degrees Celsius.

Woman killed, 48 injured as bus overturns in Rajasthan's Bundi

A 24-year-old woman was killed and at least forty-eight others were injured today when a private bus overturned after losing balance at a sloped road near Bheemlat waterfalls in the district.

Gujarat Patel quota leader Hardik Patel arrested in Jaipur, Delhi CM Kejriwal demands release
Gujarat Patel quota leader Hardik Patel arrested in Jaipur, Delhi CM Kejriwal demands release

Gujarat's Patidar quota leader Hardev Patel was on Friday arrested here.

ATS Additional SP, woman found dead in car in Jaipur
ATS Additional SP, woman found dead in car in Jaipur

 Additional SP posted in the anti-terror squad (ATS) of the Rajasthan Police was found dead in a government vehicle.

One killed, 4 injured in car collision in Jaipur, driver flees after accident

One person was killed and four injured on Monday when the SUV they were traveling in collided with a car at a sharp turn on the Nahargarh Fort road here.

MHA seeks report from Rajasthan on 'assault' of Arunachal student

The action came after Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju was informed about an incident of alleged harassment of Haa Tama, a student of Dr K N Modi university in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan launches Amma canteen-type meal scheme

Late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa had launched 'Amma canteens' that offer breakfast, lunch and dinner at highly subsidised rates. 

Rajasthan bypolls final tally: BJP wins 19 seats, Congress 14, Independents 4
Rajasthan bypolls final tally: BJP wins 19 seats, Congress 14, Independents 4

The results of the local bodies by-elections in Rajasthan have been announced.

Rajasthan: Two detained in connection with Nabha jailbreak

The Punjab Police has detained two persons in connection with the Nabha jailbreak incident, one of whom is a friend of an escapee, from Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan.

CM Vasundhara Raje declares 5,656 Rajasthan villages scarcity-hit
CM Vasundhara Raje declares 5,656 Rajasthan villages scarcity-hit

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today declared 5,656 villages in 13 districts of the state "scarcity-hit".

Girl kidnapped, gangraped in Rajasthan

The victim, belonging to Rajput community, was kidnapped on Sunday night after she went to search for her elder sister who, on becoming angry over some issue had rushed out of the home.

Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derails, 12 passengers injured

Four coaches of the Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed on Saturday, leaving a dozen passengers?injured in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district.

Rajasthan ATS arrests ISIS operative Jamil Ahemad from Sikar

The anti-terrorist squad of Rajasthan has arrested an alleged Islamic State operative in Sikar district who was involved in collecting and transferring funds for the terror organisation from Dubai.

Army carries out Special Heliborne exercise in Rajasthan deserts

A Special Heliborne Operation provides necessary momentum to surprise the enemy and multiply the chances of success of overall plan at higher level.

5 electrocuted near Jaipur
5 electrocuted near Jaipur

Five persons were electrocuted to death when a tandoor with iron angles came in contact with a high tension electricity line near Jaipur late Friday night, police said.

Rape case: SC seeks Rajasthan's response on Asaram's plea

The Supreme Court today directed Rajasthan government to respond to a plea of self-styled religious figure Asaram Bapu, facing trial in rape cases, seeking modification of the court's order directing him to undergo treatment at AIIMS in Jodhpur.

Espionage case: Third Pakistani spy arrested from Rajasthan
Espionage case: Third Pakistani spy arrested from Rajasthan

Hours after Delhi Police detained Pakistan High Commission official and arrested two other Indian spies on alleged espionage charges and working for Pakistan's ISI, a third spy was on Thursday arrested by the Rajasthan police.

Rajasthan's Dak Bungalows to be developed like 3-star hotels on PPP model

In the first phase of the project, Dak Bungalows in Ajmer, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Alwar, Bhilwara, Jaisalmer, Mount Abu and Nathdwara will be developed in PPP model, a statement quoting PWD minister Yunus Khan said.