Rajasthan News

One drowned, 2 missing as flood-like situation prevails in Rajasthan

One person was washed away and two others feared dead in Moongtala village of Rajasthan's Sirohi district where incessant rainfall triggered flood-like situation and delayed train services.

Two unidentified bodies found in Jaipur

 Two unidentified bodies were on Tuesday found from separate locations in the city here.

6 killed, 3 injured as SUV collides with truck near Jaipur

 Six youths, in the 18-20 age bracket, were killed and three injured when an SUV they were travelling in collided head-on with a truck at Udaipuria Mode in Chomu town here, police said on Tuesday.

Congress should end stalemate in Parliament: Rajasthan BJP

Taking a strong view of the stalemate in Parliament due to the Congress protest over Lalitgate and Vyapam scam, Rajasthan BJP on Sunday accused the party of "having no work except to create ruckus" and urged it to end the logjam.

Heavy rains lash west Rajasthan

 Moderate to heavy rains lashed north-west of Rajasthan affecting normal life specially in Jodhpur, Barmer and Jaisalmer districts, a state MeT report said.

Woman alleges rape, accused beaten by relatives in Rajasthan

 A 30-year-old married woman was allegedly raped inside her home by a man at Raigar Mohalla in Kalwara area here, police said on Sunday.

Polls to 129 civic bodies in Rajasthan to be held on Aug 17

129 civic bodies in Rajasthan will go to polls on August 17 amidst tight security following which the results will be announced on August 20, the State Election Commission informed on Saturday.

Ayurvedic doc among three arrested for determining sex of foetus in Rajasthan

Three persons, including an Ayurvedic doctor, were on Friday arrested for allegedly performing foetal sex determination test at a clinic near Chandpole area here, a Health and medical department official said.

Heavy rains lash parts of Rajasthan

Due to aggressive South West monsoon, heavy rains on Friday lashed parts of Rajasthan especially western districts of Jodhpur division with Bikaner recording maximum rainfall of 44.4 mm in last 24 hours, a MeT official said.

'Baneshwar Dham' in Rajasthan to be developed as per master plan

'Baneshwar Dham', a famous religious destination in Dungarpur district will be developed on the guidelines of a master plan, after the heritage site was covered in the revenue records for the first time.

Kota DRM accused of demanding bribe from doctor, audio goes viral

A 10-minute audio conversation in which Kota DRM is purportedly heard demanding a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a railway hospital doctor has gone viral on a social networking application, following which Western Railways refuted the allegations.

Pilot says Raje govt's 75 per cent decisions are pending

State Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday alleged that 75 per cent of decisions by Raje government are pending even after 20 months of its formation.

Hema Malini accident case: Khandelwal community seeks financial assistance for victim's family

The Khandelwal community has demanded financial assistance for the family of Hanuman Khandelwal whose four-year-old daughter was killed after the car of BJP MP Hema Malini collided with theirs in Dausa district on July 2.

Rajasthan: Four-day conference of Collectors and SPs begins

 A four-day conference of Collectors and SPs began here today with Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje chairing the first session to review the progress in implementation of government schemes and programmes.

Vasundhara's son files defamation case against Jairam, TV channel

BJP's Lok Sabha member Dushyant Singh, the son of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, on Tuesday filed a defamation complaint against Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and a TV channel in a court in Dholpur.

Kota witnesses 61% rise in suicide cases in 2014: Report

Failure in clearing competitive examinations and in love affairs, and family problems were the main reasons of behind suicides committed by the students in this education hub, which has witnessed a 61 percent rise in such cases.

Rajasthan cop booked for misbehaving with woman

A police inspector has been booked for allegedly abusing and misbehaving with a woman at Vishwakarma police station here.

Fire breaks out at textile factory in Rajasthan

A fire today broke out in a textile factory in Kaladera area in the outskirts of the city, police said.

Heavy rain lash Jaipur, monsoon revives in Rajasthan

With the revival of South-West Monsoon, heavy rain lashed city and its adjoining areas on Sunday, affecting normal life and vehicular traffic.

Eid celebrated with enthusiasm in Rajasthan

Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated with enthusiasm in Rajasthan on Saturday.

Rahul attacks PM Modi on Land Bill, says his 56-inch chest will be reduced to 5.6 inch
Rahul attacks PM Modi on Land Bill, says his 56-inch chest will be reduced to 5.6 inch

In his sharpest attack yet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that the Congress will not let the NDA government pass the Land Acquisition Bill in Parliament and that the PM's “56-inch chest will be reduced to 5.6-inch chest in a matter of six months”.

IAF's unmanned aircraft crashes in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer

An unmanned aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today crashed near the Jaisalmer airbase after engine failure but there was no collateral damage on the ground.

Rahul Gandhi holds 'padyatra' in Rajasthan, attacks PM over corruption, land bill
Rahul Gandhi holds 'padyatra' in Rajasthan, attacks PM over corruption, land bill

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who arrived in Rajasthan on Thursday, said his party will not let the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA government grab land from the people.

Rahul Gandhi to interact with farmers in Hanumangarh

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will hold a 'padyatra' on Thursday, interact with farmers and discuss their issues in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district.

Fake candidates nabbed at Pre-Ayurveda Test in Rajasthan

Four fake candidates, who were allegedly appearing in place of the aspirants for Pre-Ayurveda Test (PAT) here, were arrested in Dadabadi area while appearing for the exam, police said.

Rajasthan RTI activist assault case: Four accused surrender

Four persons, who had allegedly beaten and humiliated an RTI activist in the district last week, surrendered before police here.

Over 500 BSP workers join Congress in Jaipur

More than 500 workers of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today joined the Congress at a function here on Monday.

Minor girl gang-raped in Jodhpur, two arrested

A minor girl was gang-raped in Jodhpur by two youth in a moving car on Sunday night.

Raje government is insensitive towards Dalits, women: Pilot

State Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Sunday accused Raje government in Rajasthan of being insensitive towards Dalits and women as the cases of atrocities against them are rising.

Three minors died as mother jumps into well in Rajasthan

 Three minors died after their mother allegedly jumped into a well with them in Churu district here, police said on Sunday.