Rajasthan News

Cold wave grips Jaipur, Alwar and other parts of Rajasthan

Cold conditions have started gripping parts of Rajasthan where mercury dipped to 4.5 degree Celsius in Sikar and Churu districts.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Rajasthan: Six killed, 10 injured in bus-van collision in Bikaner

Six people were killed and over 10 injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a pickup van in Nokha police station area of Bikaner district on Tuesday, police said.

Nov 21, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Padmavati row: FIR against Javed Akhtar for allegedly insulting Rajputs

Padmavati row: FIR against Javed Akhtar for allegedly insulting Rajputs

Javed Akhtar has courted a controversy for saying that the Rajput kings never actually fought against the Britishers in the last 200 years.

Nov 21, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

Rajasthan considering 'Padmavati' ban, seeking legal opinion

The Rajasthan government is considering a ban on 'Padmavati' movie within the legal framework.

Nov 21, 2017, 00:33 AM IST
'Padmavati' will not be released in Rajasthan without changes, says Vasundhara Raje

'Padmavati' will not be released in Rajasthan without changes, says Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said on Monday that the state government was considering a ban on 'Padmavati'.

Nov 21, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Allow 'Padmavati' to release only after Mewar's royal family's approval, BJP Chittorgarh MP tells Rajnath Singh

Allow 'Padmavati' to release only after Mewar's royal family's approval, BJP Chittorgarh MP tells Rajnath Singh

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Chittorgarh on Monday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and requested that 'Padmavati' should only be allowed to release if the members of Mewar's

Nov 20, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Padmavati row: After Chittorgarh, entry to Kumbhalgarh Fort blocked by Rajputs

Padmavati row: After Chittorgarh, entry to Kumbhalgarh Fort blocked by Rajputs

The Karni Sena had alleged distortion of historical facts in the period drama starring Padukone, Shahid Kapur and Ranveer Singh.

Nov 18, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Sarv Brahmin Mahasabha members sign in blood to protest against Padmavati

Sarv Brahmin Mahasabha members sign in blood to protest against Padmavati

The members of the unit have been asserting that the movie hurts the sentiments of the Rajputs and should not be allowed to be released.

Nov 16, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Rajasthan minister Kiran Maheshwari joins chorus against 'Padmavati'

Rajasthan Higher and Technical Education Minister has joined the chorus of protests against Bollywood film 'Padmavati'.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:53 AM IST
ATM machine with Rs 5 lakhs stolen in Rajasthan – Caught on camera

ATM machine with Rs 5 lakhs stolen in Rajasthan – Caught on camera

Four men were captured in a CCTV decamping with an ATM machine of Central Bank of India in Rajasthan.

Nov 15, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
Brand killers as convicts, not gau rakshaks: Rajasthan Minister

Brand killers as convicts, not gau rakshaks: Rajasthan Minister

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Wednesday said that if someone kills anyone, he must not be branded as 'gau rakshak' but as a convict. 

Nov 15, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Rajasthan: 5-year-old, rescued from borewell, dies

Rajasthan: 5-year-old, rescued from borewell, dies

A five-year-old child, who was rescued from a borewell on Tuesday night, has died of his injuried.

Nov 15, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Padmavati row: Karni Sena workers vandalise cinema hall in Rajasthan's Kota

Padmavati row: Karni Sena workers vandalise cinema hall in Rajasthan's Kota

The Protest against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati' turned violent on Tuesday as Karni Sena workers vandalised a cinema hall in Kota, Rajasthan.

Nov 14, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Shattering ceilings: Constable Ganga Kumari becomes first transgender to join Rajasthan Police

Shattering ceilings: Constable Ganga Kumari becomes first transgender to join Rajasthan Police

Ganga Kumari could have become India’s first transgender to join security forces. But fate had other plans for her.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Alwar lynching case: Two arrested, four identified; Congress calls incident 'unfortunate'

Alwar lynching case: Two arrested, four identified; Congress calls incident 'unfortunate'

Umar Khan, 35, was shot dead by cow vigilantes, while two of his close aides were attacked in Govindgarh in Alwar district on Sunday.

Nov 14, 2017, 08:11 AM IST
Alwar killing by gau rakshaks: Don't have enough manpower to control crime, says Rajasthan Home Minister

Alwar killing by gau rakshaks: Don't have enough manpower to control crime, says Rajasthan Home Minister

Umar, 35, was allegedly killed by cow vigilantes on the suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan's Alwar.

Nov 13, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
Rajasthan doctors end 7-day strike after talks with government

Rajasthan doctors end 7-day strike after talks with government

Doctors in Rajasthan on Saturday ended their strike after successful talks with the Vasundhara Raje government.

Nov 13, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
Man transporting cows in Rajasthan shot dead

Man transporting cows in Rajasthan shot dead

It was, however, not immediately clear whether it was a case of lynching.

Nov 12, 2017, 19:02 PM IST
Rajasthan doctors' protest enters sixth day; 14 arrested, 100 others agree to resume work

Rajasthan doctors' protest enters sixth day; 14 arrested, 100 others agree to resume work

Hours after 14 protesting doctors were arrested under the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA), 100 other agitating doctors agreed to resume work on Saturday

Nov 11, 2017, 23:25 PM IST
End strike today or face action: Rajasthan govt warns agitating doctors

End strike today or face action: Rajasthan govt warns agitating doctors

The Vasundhara Raje-led government in Rajasthan on Friday warned the state's agitating doctors to end their strike and return to duty by 7 pm.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

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