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Woman set on fire for refusing marriage proposal in Rajasthan
Woman set on fire for refusing marriage proposal in Rajasthan

The victim’s father also said that he had lodged a complaint regarding Ravi’s harassment but authorities didn't take any action.

Falahari Maharaj asked victim to lick honey from his tongue before raping
Falahari Maharaj asked victim to lick honey from his tongue before raping

She had planned to return the same day, but he asked her to stay the night.

Nirmala Sitharaman visits field firing range in Pokhran
Nirmala Sitharaman visits field firing range in Pokhran

This was her second visit to Rajasthan after she took charge of the defence ministry earlier this month, becoming the first full-time woman defence minister of the country.

Probe wealth of self-styled godmen: Jain monk Tarun Sagar

He said there were about 1,400 cheats in the country who call themselves godmen or saints.

Swami Kaushlendra Prapannachari Falahari Maharaj arrested on rape charges, sent to 15-day judicial custody

The young woman from Chhattisgarh alleged she had been raped by the 70-year-old godman at his ashram in Alwar in Rajasthan on August 7.

60 kids suffer food poisoning after eating lunch hosted by Rajasthan businessman
60 kids suffer food poisoning after eating lunch hosted by Rajasthan businessman

At least 60 children have been diagonsed with food poisoning after they had their lunch at a school in Baran in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan: Injured in fight, tiger dies in Ranthambore
Rajasthan: Injured in fight, tiger dies in Ranthambore

A 13-year-old male tiger died in the Chiroli forest area of Ranthambore National Park in Sawai Madhopur district, forest officials said on Thursday.

Rajasthan: Teen suffers brain damage after rape, forced abortion
Rajasthan: Teen suffers brain damage after rape, forced abortion

A Class-12 Rajasthan girl, raped allegedly by her teacher and the director of the school, has suffered brain damage after she had been forced to undergo an abortion.

Sikar student gang-rape: School director, teacher arrested; NCW seeks action
Sikar student gang-rape: School director, teacher arrested; NCW seeks action

The Sikar Police have arrested the director and a teacher of a local school here in connection with the horrific gang-rape of a high school student.

Rajasthan: Infant, left alone in house by parents, dies

The body of a one-and-half-month old girl child was recovered from a locked house in Banswara district of Rajasthan, police said on Saturday.

Child raped by 2 cleaning staff members in Rajasthan school, allege parents

The latest incident occurred on Thursday in Barmer, which is nearly 530 km from Rajasthan capital Jaipur.

Rajasthan: Class-II student of Kendriya Vidyalaya gang-raped in Barmer
Rajasthan: Class-II student of Kendriya Vidyalaya gang-raped in Barmer

A Class-II girl in Rajasthan's Barmer was allegedly gang-raped by two sweepers near her school toilet on Thursday.

Sikar farmers call off 13-day agitation after Rajasthan govt announces debt waiver
Sikar farmers call off 13-day agitation after Rajasthan govt announces debt waiver

Hundreds of farmers in Rajasthan's Sikar have suspended their 13-day long agitation after the state’s Vasundhara Raje government waived off debts of around 50,000 farmers.

Engineering student stabs college director, commits suicide

A fourth-year engineering student allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Pichola Lake here after stabbing the director of his college, police said on Wednesday.

Curfew relaxed for 2 hrs in violence-hit areas of Jaipur
Curfew relaxed for 2 hrs in violence-hit areas of Jaipur

Curfew was imposed on September 8 after a dispute between police and a bike-borne couple sparked violence in the city, killing one and injuring seven.

Blue Whale horror strikes again! Rescued Jodhpur girl attempts suicide again by consuming sleeping pills
Blue Whale horror strikes again! Rescued Jodhpur girl attempts suicide again by consuming sleeping pills

A 17-year-old girl, who was on Monday rescued by policemen and divers as she was about to finish the Blue Whale challenge in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, on Wednesday reportedly attempted to claim her life for the second time. 

Rajasthan suspends three doctors after 86 children die in Banswara

The Rajasthan government on Monday suspended three doctors after 86 children died in a government hospital in Banswara.

Rajasthan BJP chief Ashok Parnami reviews 'Vistarak Yojna'

Assembly election in Rajasthan is slated for 2018.

CBI begins probing 18 land deals, including Vadra-linked firm
CBI begins probing 18 land deals, including Vadra-linked firm

The CBI on Wednesday began its probe into 18 cases referred to it by the Rajasthan government for alleged irregularities in land deals in Bikaner by companies, including one linked to Robert Vadra.

PM Modi's Rajasthan tour: Projects worth Rs 15,000 crore, including 11 National Highways, to be inaugurated
PM Modi's Rajasthan tour: Projects worth Rs 15,000 crore, including 11 National Highways, to be inaugurated

Projects worth over Rs 15,000 crore will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Rajasthan on Tuesday. The projects include 11 National Highways, covering a total length of about 873 km.

Rajasthan: BJP Mandalgarh MLA Kirti Kumari dies of swine flu
Rajasthan: BJP Mandalgarh MLA Kirti Kumari dies of swine flu

BJP Mandalgarh MLA Kirti Kumari died on Monday. She was suffering from swine flu.

Blue Whale game: Jaipur boy flees home, rescued in Mumbai
Blue Whale game: Jaipur boy flees home, rescued in Mumbai

He was tracked by the location of his mobile phone and was rescued from Mumbai's Churchgate area last night, Karni Vihar police station SHO Mahaveer Singh said.

 

'Malicious persecution', says Robert Vadra on Rajasthan govt's decision to recommend CBI probe

Robert Vadra on Wednesday described as a "malicious persecution" the decision of Rajasthan government to recommend CBI probe into some land deals in Bikaner linked to his company.

Robert Vadra land scam: Rajasthan recommends CBI probe in Bikaner land deal and money laundering case
Robert Vadra land scam: Rajasthan recommends CBI probe in Bikaner land deal and money laundering case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may soon take over the alleged Bikaner land deal and money laundering case, involving Robert Vadra. The Rajasthan government on Tuesday asked the Centre to initiate a CBI probe, informed state Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria.

Udaipur's Kalpit Veerwal in Limca book for 100% in JEE-Mains

The first-ever student to have scored 100 pc in the prestigious Joint Entrance Examination- Mains, Udaipur boy Kalpit Veerwal has made it to the Limca Book of Records for his feat.

Rajasthan: Man held for trying to enter Air Force Station

They alleged that the man was trying to enter the station without proper permission.

Rajasthan government to raise OBC quota to give reservation to Gujjars

The government has assured the Gujjar leaders that the OBC quota will be split after increasing it to 26 per cent to grant them 5 per cent reservation.

 

Two ex-BJP MLAs join Congress in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is slated to witness Assembly polls in 2018.

Four dead, 15 injured after two vehicles collide on Chittorgarh-Udaipur highway
Four dead, 15 injured after two vehicles collide on Chittorgarh-Udaipur highway

As many as four persons were killed and over 15 injured after two vehicles collided on the Chittorgarh- Udaipur highway.