Rajasthan News

BJP leaders seek to re-connect with grassroots workers in Rajasthan

BJP leaders seek to re-connect with grassroots workers in Rajasthan

With Assembly elections due by the year end, Rajasthan's ruling BJP plans to have its senior leaders tour districts to re-engage with grassroots workers.

Mar 21, 2018, 19:06 PM IST
Rajya Sabha polls: All three BJP candidates elected unopposed from Rajasthan

Rajya Sabha polls: All three BJP candidates elected unopposed from Rajasthan

BJP candidates - Kirori Meena, Bhupender Yadav and Madan Lal Saini - were declared elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan.

Mar 15, 2018, 17:34 PM IST
BSF goes hi-tech: How Cobra wire prevents infiltration at Indo-Pak border

BSF goes hi-tech: How Cobra wire prevents infiltration at Indo-Pak border

Hand-held thermal imager technique helps the BSF keep Indo-Pak border safe. 

Mar 14, 2018, 20:19 PM IST
Rajasthan shocker: 40-year-old woman gang-raped by six men, video uploaded on social media

Rajasthan shocker: 40-year-old woman gang-raped by six men, video uploaded on social media

The victim, who is a labourer at a roadside dhaba in Kota, was gang-raped by six men nearly a month ago.

Mar 10, 2018, 17:16 PM IST
After MP, Rajasthan passes bill to award death penalty for those who rape girls under 12 years

After MP, Rajasthan passes bill to award death penalty for those who rape girls under 12 years

With this Rajasthan has become the second state after Madhya Pradesh to pass the bill.  

Mar 09, 2018, 16:50 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Jhunjhunu for pan-India launch of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' program

PM Narendra Modi to visit Jhunjhunu for pan-India launch of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' program

PM Modi will inaugurate the pan-India expansion of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' program from 161 to 640 districts all over the country.

Mar 08, 2018, 08:24 AM IST
Congress sweeps Rajasthan local body bypolls, just weeks after Assembly, Lok Sabha bypoll wins

Congress sweeps Rajasthan local body bypolls, just weeks after Assembly, Lok Sabha bypoll wins

In February 2018, the Congress had wrested Alwar and Ajmer Lok Sabha and Mandalgarh Assembly seats from the BJP.

Mar 07, 2018, 19:08 PM IST
This Women's Day, PM Modi to take Beti Bachao Beti Padhao program across India

This Women's Day, PM Modi to take Beti Bachao Beti Padhao program across India

The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao program will be expanded from the existing 161 districts to 640 districts all across the country.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:44 PM IST
Rajasthan to introduce uniforms in colleges, Congress cries ‘saffronisation’

Rajasthan to introduce uniforms in colleges, Congress cries ‘saffronisation’

The Rajasthan government has clarified on the diktat to introduce uniform for college students in the state.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:22 PM IST
Give us 10-15 years more, says Vasundhara Raje amid reports of resentment among BJP cadres

Give us 10-15 years more, says Vasundhara Raje amid reports of resentment among BJP cadres

After BJP's dismal performance in recent Rajasthan by-polls, few party cadets expressed unhappiness with the incumbent state CM.

Feb 26, 2018, 09:22 AM IST
India's first non-suburban railway station in Rajasthan to be fully operated by women

India's first non-suburban railway station in Rajasthan to be fully operated by women

As many as 40 women have been tasked with the responsibility of operating and managing the railway station.

Feb 25, 2018, 23:48 PM IST
UK woman sexually assaulted in Jodhpur by two men on bike

UK woman sexually assaulted in Jodhpur by two men on bike

A woman from the United Kingdom has filed a complaint against two men who allegedly sexually assaulted her in Jodhpur in Rajasthan. Two men on a motorbike allegedly sexually molested her while she

Feb 23, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
Rajasthan farmers protest on Jaipur-Sikar highway, over 5,000 vehicles stuck for hours

Rajasthan farmers protest on Jaipur-Sikar highway, over 5,000 vehicles stuck for hours

The protest brought the highway to a standstill with nearly 5,000 vehicles stuck in the jam for several hours. 

Feb 23, 2018, 07:41 AM IST
'Evil spirits' haunting Rajasthan Secretariat? MLAs want 'havan'

'Evil spirits' haunting Rajasthan Secretariat? MLAs want 'havan'

Rajasthan lawmakers are extremely worried that the Secretariat building has "negative energies and evil souls" and have called for a  'havan' to get rid of them.

Feb 23, 2018, 07:33 AM IST
Against all odds, blind woman cracks Rajasthan Administrative Service examination

Against all odds, blind woman cracks Rajasthan Administrative Service examination

Though she failed to clear the examination in the first attempt, she worked even harder to clear it in the second attempt.

Feb 22, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
Rajasthan's 'hate killer' releases fresh videos from jail, urges Hindus to unite

Rajasthan's 'hate killer' releases fresh videos from jail, urges Hindus to unite

Shambhulal Regar has been jailed in December 2017 after he burnt 45-year-old Mohammad Afrazul to death in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan.

Feb 19, 2018, 21:31 PM IST
Rajasthan cylinder blast toll reaches 19, compensation for victims' kin announced

Rajasthan cylinder blast toll reaches 19, compensation for victims' kin announced

The twin cylinder blast on Friday night led to the collapse of a double-storey building, Kumavat Bhavan, in Rajasthan's Ajmer.

Feb 18, 2018, 22:04 PM IST
Nine dead in cylinder blast in Beawar in Rajasthan

Nine dead in cylinder blast in Beawar in Rajasthan

The blast occurred on Friday during a wedding ceremony in Nand Nagar in Beawar.

Feb 17, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
Photo of Rajasthan minister urinating on Jaipur walls goes viral

Photo of Rajasthan minister urinating on Jaipur walls goes viral

A picture of Rajasthan Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf urinating on the walls of the Pink City has gone viral. 

Feb 14, 2018, 23:45 PM IST
Rajasthan sitting over 11.82 crore tonne gold deposits, claims GSI

Rajasthan sitting over 11.82 crore tonne gold deposits, claims GSI

Apart from the existence of gold and copper, experts have also found traces of other minerals including lead and zinc here.

Feb 12, 2018, 13:40 PM IST

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