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Polling underway in byelections in Rajasthan, West Bengal - 10 points

Polling underway in byelections in Rajasthan, West Bengal - 10 points

Polling is underway in byelections to Lok Sabha and Assembly seats in Rajasthan and West Bengal. The bypolls in these two states are being seen as reflections on the respective state governments.

Jan 29, 2018, 13:26 PM IST
At #ZEJLF, Sashi Tharoor explains what drove him to write ‘why am I a Hindu’

At #ZEJLF, Sashi Tharoor explains what drove him to write ‘why am I a Hindu’

Tharoor said that the idea of Hindus as ‘seekers of truth’ appealed to his liberal tenor and says the ’simple attitude of liberalism finds itself a congenial home in Hinduism’.

Jan 28, 2018, 11:58 AM IST
2 Saudi nationals among 3 detained on Republic Day in Rajasthan

2 Saudi nationals among 3 detained on Republic Day in Rajasthan

On Republic Day today, two Saudi nationals and an Indian, carrying a satellite phone, were detained in Pokhran town of Rajasthan for allegedly hatching a conspiracy to disturb peace and harmony,

Jan 26, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
We can never attack innocent kids: Karni Sena chief

We can never attack innocent kids: Karni Sena chief

Shri Rajput Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi on Thursday said they have no role in the Gurugram school bus attack.

Jan 26, 2018, 00:52 AM IST
Will not allow 'Padmaavat' release, come what may: Karni Sena chief

Will not allow 'Padmaavat' release, come what may: Karni Sena chief

Lokendra Singh Kalvi on Wednesday said his organisation won't allow the release of Padmavaat.

Jan 25, 2018, 00:43 AM IST
Defiant Rajput groups continue violent protests ahead of 'Padmaavat' release

Defiant Rajput groups continue violent protests ahead of 'Padmaavat' release

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmaavat' is all set to release on January 25, 2018.

Jan 24, 2018, 23:47 PM IST
Ahead of 'Padmaavat' release, Rajasthan's Chittorgarh fort shuts down as protests continue

Ahead of 'Padmaavat' release, Rajasthan's Chittorgarh fort shuts down as protests continue

The development comes after members of the Rajput Karni Sena tried to barge into the fort, protesting against the film.

Jan 24, 2018, 22:17 PM IST
Ahead of Padmaavat release, mob goes on rampage in Gujarat, protests intensify in Rajasthan

Ahead of Padmaavat release, mob goes on rampage in Gujarat, protests intensify in Rajasthan

Rajput Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi has denied all reports of his outfit watching Padmaavat at a special screening

Jan 24, 2018, 06:42 AM IST
Not ready to watch Padmaavat's special screening: Karni Sena chief

Not ready to watch Padmaavat's special screening: Karni Sena chief

Lokendra Singh Kalvi on Tuesday strongly denied reports that the organisation leadership is ready to watch 'Padmaavat'.

Jan 24, 2018, 00:51 AM IST
SC to hear pleas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against 'Padmaavat' on Tuesday

SC to hear pleas of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh against 'Padmaavat' on Tuesday

Violence and arson erupted in parts of Madhya Pradesh and Haryana ahead of Thursday's release of movie 'Padmaavat'. 

Jan 23, 2018, 00:48 AM IST
Padmaavat row: Rajasthan youth climbs mobile tower with petrol bottle to protest against release

Padmaavat row: Rajasthan youth climbs mobile tower with petrol bottle to protest against release

Thousands of women brandishing swords on Sunday took out a 'Chetavani Rally' or a warning march in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town to warn the authorities to stop the release of 'Padmaavat' movie or

Jan 22, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Padmaavat row: Jaipur royals dismiss Karni Sena’s claim, say forts will remain open

Padmaavat row: Jaipur royals dismiss Karni Sena’s claim, say forts will remain open

Amid claims by Sri Rajput Karni Sena that heritage sites in Rajasthan would remain closed unless Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat gets banned, the Jaipur royals have clarified that forts in the

Jan 21, 2018, 14:30 PM IST
Padmaavat row: Won't let Prasoon Joshi enter Rajasthan, angry Karni Sena warns Censor Board chief

Padmaavat row: Won't let Prasoon Joshi enter Rajasthan, angry Karni Sena warns Censor Board chief

Nearly 40 activists of the Rajput Karni Sena had attacked a cinema hall in Bihar and torn posters of the movie.

Jan 19, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Faridabad gangrape: Two accused arrested from Rajasthan

Faridabad gangrape: Two accused arrested from Rajasthan

On January 13, three men in Faridabad abducted a 22-year-old woman when she was returning home after work and gangraped her in a moving car for several hours. 

Jan 18, 2018, 00:06 AM IST
Notorious criminal accused in over 30 cases hacked to death on way to court

Notorious criminal accused in over 30 cases hacked to death on way to court

Infamous for his role in over 30 criminal cases in Rajasthan and Haryana, undertrial Ajay Jaitpura was on Wednesday assassinated in full public view.

Jan 17, 2018, 17:37 PM IST
Congress hoodwinked people by just laying foundation stones for projects, says PM Modi in Barmer

Congress hoodwinked people by just laying foundation stones for projects, says PM Modi in Barmer

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday that the opening of Barmer Refinery will open an ocean of new employment opportunities for the youth.

Jan 16, 2018, 15:53 PM IST
More trouble for Sanjay Leela Bhansali as Rajput women threaten 'jauhar' if 'Padmaavat' released

More trouble for Sanjay Leela Bhansali as Rajput women threaten 'jauhar' if 'Padmaavat' released

In more trouble for noted film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, female members of Kshatriya community in Chittorgarh on Saturday threatened to perform "jauhar" (self-immolation) if his controversial

Jan 13, 2018, 23:40 PM IST
Padmavat row: Sanjay Leela Bhansali moves HC, seeks quashing of FIR; 'will watch film first', says court

Padmavat row: Sanjay Leela Bhansali moves HC, seeks quashing of FIR; 'will watch film first', says court

Film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali had sought quashing of an FIR against his upcoming film Padmavat. 

Jan 12, 2018, 23:36 PM IST
Massive fire breaks out at marriage lawn in Jaipur, probe ordered

Massive fire breaks out at marriage lawn in Jaipur, probe ordered

According to Assistant Fire Officer Usha Sharma, the marriage decoration sets were completely gutted in the incident.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
In times of fashionable bracelets, Bharatpur keeps the tradition of bangle making alive

In times of fashionable bracelets, Bharatpur keeps the tradition of bangle making alive

The delicate process of bangle making involves putting glass boulders in an insulating machine which melts it to help the craftsmen mould it into the desired shape.

Jan 10, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

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