Rajasthan News

700 NDRF personnel, 3 choppers deployed in flood-hit Gujarat, Rajasthan

More than 700 NDRF personnel, 3 helicopters and 30 boats have been deployed for rescue and relief operations in Gujarat and Rajasthan where incessant rains have claimed 22 lives.

NHRC notice to Rajasthan Govt over rape by police officer

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has served a notice on Rajasthan Government over reports of rape by a police officer at an outpost in Jhunjhunu.

Rajasthan gets NHRC notice over woman's rape by policeman

 The NHRC has issued notice to the Rajasthan government over a report that said a police assistant sub-inspector allegedly raped a woman.

Raj Assembly employees to work on Saturday to pay respect to Kalam

 Employees of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly on Wednesday decided to work on August 1, a Saturday, as a mark of respect to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday.

Six of family brutally murdered in Rajasthan

 Six members of a family, including four children, were hacked to death allegedly by two men over a personal feud in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan.

Four drowned, flood-like situation continues in parts of Raj

 Four persons were killed in rains-related incidents in Jalore district in Rajasthan during the past 24-hours even as flood-like situation continued for the third day on Wednesday in parts of Sirohi district following the torrential rains, officials said.

Three youths drown while clicking selfie in Jaipur

 Three youths drowned when they accidentally fell into water while clicking a selfie with their mobile phone near Bagru area in the district.

Rape victim burnt to death in Rajasthan

A 17-year-old minor girl who was allegedly raped a year ago was set ablaze at Ahraula Nawazi village here, police said on Wednesday.

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.