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Parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan face flood fury, thousands marooned
Parts of Gujarat, Rajasthan face flood fury, thousands marooned

Military was on Monday called out to help in relief and rescue operations in some districts of Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Rajasthan: Nine killed, 22 injured after bus overturns near Udaipur:

At least nine persons, including six women, were killed and 22 injured when a bus overturned near Udaipur in Rajasthan on Saturday morning, police said.

Rahul Gandhi visits Jaipur to meet his relatives

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who was in Rajasthan to address a rally in Banswara, also visited the state capital on Tuesday to meet his relatives here.

Man kills married daughter for extra marital affair in Rajasthan

In a suspected case of honour killing, a married woman who had eloped with another man last year was allegedly strangulated to death by her father in Rajasthan's Sikar district, police said on Friday.

Violence in Rajasthan over gangster Anand Pal Singh's encounter; Section 144 imposed in four districts, 16 injured
Violence in Rajasthan over gangster Anand Pal Singh's encounter; Section 144 imposed in four districts, 16 injured

Notorious gangster Anand Pal Singh's encounter on June 24 has triggered violence in some parts of Rajasthan prompting the authorities to clamp Section 144 in four districts and suspending internet services till situation normalises.

16 policemen injured in violence in Rajasthan's Nagaur

At least 16 policemen were injured, including a Superintendent of Police, in violence in a village in Rajasthan`s Nagaur district on Wednesday over an alleged staged gunfight, police said.

Rajasthan: Ten kanwariyas injured in accident

The kanwariyas (devotees of Lord Shiva) were on the way to Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh from New Delhi in a truck when the accident took place near Saroli crossing.

Rajasthan High Court stops man from marrying again as wife says talaq 'improper'

The high court summoned the prospective groom Waseem Khan and issued notice to him seeking a reply.

Municipal Corporation employee arrested for graft

The "deal" was fixed at Rs 10,000 and Gupta had already taken Rs 8,000, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ACB) Rajneesh Punia said.
 

Rajasthan: Fire in cracker godown, three killed

Four fire tenders have been pressed into service to control the fire.

 

IAF plane crashes in Jodhpur, pilots safe
IAF plane crashes in Jodhpur, pilots safe

A MiG-23 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Thursday crashed in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, with both the pilots ejecting safely.

Terror suspect, accused of transferring funds to ISIS, arrested in Chennai by Rajasthan ATS
Terror suspect, accused of transferring funds to ISIS, arrested in Chennai by Rajasthan ATS

A terror suspect, accused of transferring funds to the dreaded terror outfit ISIS, was arrested by the Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) in Chennai early Tuesday.

Rajasthan panchayat asks girls to shun jeans, mobile; inquiry ordered

The panchayat was reportedly called to discuss social reforms like prohibition of liquor, betting and tobacco.

Notice to Anandpal's family for not cremating body

The family members continued to keep the body on ice bricks, refusing to cremate him, eight days after he was gunned down by the Rajasthan police in an encounter.

Meet 'GST': Mother names child after India's biggest tax reform - Know why
Meet 'GST': Mother names child after India's biggest tax reform - Know why

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into force after 17 tumultuous years of debate at the stroke of midnight on June 30.

Separatists provoking J&K youth to carry out Pak agenda: Ajmer dargah religious head
Separatists provoking J&K youth to carry out Pak agenda: Ajmer dargah religious head

Speaking at the dargah of Usman Harwani, the mentor of Sufi saint Moinuddin Chisti, he lamented how the separatists were forcing the youths to pelt stones at the security forces.

Three die after inhaling poisonous gas in Rajasthan

Three persons lost their lives after inhaling poisonous gas in a deep pit in Baran district of Rajasthan.

Traders' strike against GST evokes mixed response in Rajasthan

Trader association spokesperson Arun Agrawal said the traders were against the "excessive tax slabs" and "complex processes" under the GST regime.

Rajasthan: Doctor slaps 'possessed' woman to revive her; inquiry ordered

According to officials, Dr Surendra Bahri did not adopt any medical procedure to revive the woman who was brought to the hospital in an unconscious state yesterday.

Maximum temperature rise in Rajasthan

The MeT department has predicted dust storm or thunderstorm with rain at few places in Rajasthan.

 

Environment in Rajasthan conducive for AAP to win state polls: Kumar Vishwas

Vishwas said the AAP had positioned itself well from where ever it has fought elections so far.
 

Rajasthan: Jat leaders call off their quota agitation after assurance from govt
Rajasthan: Jat leaders call off their quota agitation after assurance from govt

The Jat community in Rajasthan's Bharatpur and Dholpur districts called off their agitation on Saturday after being given assurances by the state government that their demand for receiving the benefits of reservation under the OBC category would be taken up by the cabinet and resolved.

Jat agitation: Nizamuddin-Kota Express Train cancelled, two others diverted
Jat agitation: Nizamuddin-Kota Express Train cancelled, two others diverted

Protestors blocked portions of the national highways connecting Bharatpur to Mathura, Agra and Jaipur. 

Rajasthan: Railways call on Jats to call off quota protests after agitators block Alwar-Mathura rail route
Rajasthan: Railways call on Jats to call off quota protests after agitators block Alwar-Mathura rail route

Rail services along the Alwar-Mathura route in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan were affected after Jat protesters blocked the railway tracks seeking OBC quota reservation for the community.

Rajasthan: Truck mows down woman, nine-month-old daughter in Jaipur

A nine-month-old girl and her mother were on Friday killed.

Jat stir affects rail, road network in Bharatpur, Dholpur
Jat stir affects rail, road network in Bharatpur, Dholpur

Jat community protesters demanding job quotas blocked road and train services on Friday in Rajasthan`s Bharatpur district, police said.

Rajasthan: Farmers' bodies call for shutdown in 45,000 villages on July 9
Rajasthan: Farmers' bodies call for shutdown in 45,000 villages on July 9

Several states including Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab have waived farmers' loans.

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje leads thousands on yoga day

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje along with thousands of others took part in the third edition of the International Yoga Day celebrations here on Wednesday.

Rajasthan farmers to begin mass protest from June 20
Rajasthan farmers to begin mass protest from June 20

Kailash Gandolia, BKS state general secretary said they are being forced to launch the violent agitation as the Vasundhara Raje Scindia-led government did not pay heed to their demands.
 

Rajasthan: Four killed, two injured in car-collision
Rajasthan: Four killed, two injured in car-collision

Four people were killed and two injured in a car-collision in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh today.