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Rajasthan News

2007 Ajmer Blast: Hearing adjourned till March 8

The hearing in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah Blasts case has been adjourned till March 8 by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Jaipur.

Kota scuffle: Guilty will not be spared, says Raj BJP chief

BJP's Rajasthan unit president Ashok Parnami today said appropriate action will be taken against those guilty for the Monday's scuffle between the policemen and the party workers in Kota.

Rajasthan Budget session likely to be stormy

The Budget session of the Rajasthan Assembly that will begin tomorrow is likely to be stormy with the opposition Congress planning to corner the government on a range of issues pertaining to farmers, interests of small-scale businessmen and unemployment, among others.

Raje govt crossed all limits of graft, misgovernance in 3 yrs: Congress

Leader of Opposition in the Rajasthan Assembly Rameshwar Dudi today accused the Vasundhra Raje government of "crossing the limits of misgovernance" and not ordering probes into scams unearthed in the past three years.

'Gundagardi' caught on camera: Rajasthan BJP MLA's husband, supporters slap police officer
'Gundagardi' caught on camera: Rajasthan BJP MLA's husband, supporters slap police officer

In what is likely to cause a big embarrassment to the ruling BJP in Rajasthan, the husband of one of its MLAs was caught on camera thrashing a police officer for imposing a fine for traffic violation on one of his supporters.

Kota: Fire breaks out at petrol pump in Rajasthan
Kota: Fire breaks out at petrol pump in Rajasthan

A huge fire broke out at a petrol pump in Kota, Rajasthan.   

Rajasthan: Villagers rescue girl sold by parents for Rs 7 lakh

The girl was rescued when she began screaming for help while she was being forced into a car.

Nine killed in separate road accidents in Rajasthan

Nine people including six women were killed in two separate road accidents in Rajasthan on Saturday.

Post Office Passport Seva centres in 5 Rajasthan districts by Feb end

 Rajasthan will have Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) in five districts by February end for delivering passport related services across the state.

Islamic State supporter brought to Jaipur for interrogation

A suspected supporter of Islamic State (IS) has been brought here from Chennai for interrogation by the Rajasthan Police

Student raped by Facebook friend on pretext of marriage

An 18-year-old Dalit medical aspirant here was raped on the pretext of marriage by a man she befriended on Facebook.

Former Jaipur royal family supports Karni Sena on ''Padmavati''

Shooting of Sanjay Leela Bhansali`s upcoming movie "Padmavati" seems to have run into further problems.

Armed men attack former sarpanch's family, two injured in Rajsthan

Two persons were injured when a group of armed men allegedly opened fire at a former sarpanch's family members in Bharatpur district,

Earthquake in Jaipur, sparks panic
Earthquake in Jaipur, sparks panic

Residents of Jaipur were left in shock after earthquake jolted the region on Monday night.

Air India's Bhopal-Delhi flight diverted to Jaipur after bird hit

A Delhi-bound Air India flight with 122 passengers and crew on board was diverted to Jaipur due to a bird hit after its take-off from Bhopal airport on Monday.

Rajasthan ATS to question TN man with suspected ISIS links

 Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) have traced a suspect in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu with alleged links with ISIS fund raiser Jamil Ahmed who was arrested by the squad in November last year.

NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of gang-rape in Dhar district
NHRC to conduct spot enquiry into allegations of gang-rape in Dhar district

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken cognizance of a complaint from the nine Scheduled Tribe women residents of Bhutia and Holibayada villages of District Dhar, Madhya Pradesh, that they became victims of police atrocities including rape, sexual assault and molestation on January 25, 2017. 

Rajasthan: Multiple vehicles collide at NH-27 near Baran due to fog
Rajasthan: Multiple vehicles collide at NH-27 near Baran due to fog

One person died and several others were injured in the collision.

Rajasthan: Eight-yr-old mentally challenged minor girl raped in Bundi

Eight-year-old mentally challenged and mute girl was allegedly raped by unidentified youth in Piperwala village​.

Alliance Air flight makes emergency landing in Jaipur

An Alliance Air flight from Rajkot to Delhi made an emergency landing at Jaipur airport on Saturday after a woman on board suffered cardiac arrest.

Air India flight makes emergency landing after passenger suffers heart attack
Air India flight makes emergency landing after passenger suffers heart attack

A Delhi-bound Air India flight today made an emergency landing at Sanganer airport here after a woman passenger suffered cardiac arrest mid air.

Veteran BJP leader Ramdas Agrawal passes away in Jaipur

Veteran BJP leader Ramdas Agrawal died here after a prolonged illness. He was 80.

BJP, Congress workers clash in Jodhpur

A one-day Jodhpur bandh called by Congress on Tuesday saw sporadic clashes between workers of the opposition party and ruling BJP here.

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.