Rajasthan News

Swine flu claims 3 more lives in Rajasthan, toll mounts to 18

Three persons including a woman on Friday succumbed to swine flu here, taking the toll of the disease-related deaths to 18 in the New Year, an official of the state medical and health department said.

Rains lash parts of Rajasthan; fog affects train services

Moderate to heavy rains today lashed several parts of Rajasthan while poor visibility due to fog affected movement of trains.

Rajasthan Panchayat polls: Over 61 percent turnout in 2nd phase

Over 61 per cent of 1.15 crore voters on Thursday exercised their franchise in the second phase of panchayat elections which ended incident free at 1700 hrs, an official said.

Slight relief from cold in Rajasthan

Rajasthan experienced slight respite from cold on Tuesday with an increase in night temperature from 1 to 5 degree Celsius, even as fog affected movement of transport services in the state.

Six dead in Rajasthan road accident

Six people, including five of a family, were killed and four others injured when a SUV collided with a truck in here on Monday.

Fog disrupts transport services in Raj; Mount Abu at 1 deg C

Dense fog on Monday disrupted movement of trains and road transportation in the state with 13 trains being delayed and one canceled.

Fog disrupts transport services in Raj; Mount Abu at 2 deg C

Dense fog on Sunday disrupted movement of trains and road transportation in the state, throwing normal life out of gear, with hilly Mount Abu experiencing the lowest temperature at 2 degree Celsius.

One dead, four injured in house fire in Rajasthan

A 45-year-old woman died and four others were injured when a fire broke out at a thatched house in Bera village of Sri Ganganagar on Sunday, police said.

61% voting in first phase of panchayat polls in Rajasthan
61% voting in first phase of panchayat polls in Rajasthan

Sixty one per cent of the 1.17 crore electorate cast their votes in the first phase of panchayat polls in Rajasthan which ended peacefully on Friday.

Two die of swine flu in Rajasthan

Two women succumbed to swine flu in Rajasthan on Thursday, health officials said.

Rajasthan panchayat ordinance: Petitioners to file SLP in SC

With Rajasthan High Court refusing to immediately interfere with a state government ordinance fixing educational qualifications for candidates in Panchayat elections, the petitioners on Thursday said they will file a Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court seeking justice.

South Western Command's investiture ceremony held in Bikaner

South Western Army Commander Lt Gen Arun Kumar Sahni today awarded seven individual awards and 16 'Unit Citations' at the command's investiture ceremony here.

Rajasthan Panchayat polls: First phase of polling on Friday

The first phase of Panchayat polls will be held tomorrow in 412 Zila Parishad wards and 2305 Panchayat Samitis in Rajasthan, an official spokesman of the State Election Commission (RSEC) said today.

HC refuses to interfere with Rajasthan govt ordinance on panchayat poll
HC refuses to interfere with Rajasthan govt ordinance on panchayat poll

Jaipur: Rajasthan High Court on Thursday refused to immediately interfere with a state government ordinance fixing educational qualifications for candidates in local bodies elections, saying the poll process is already on and the petitioners will have to wait for the final order.

Rains intensify cold conditions in Rajasthan

Light rains intensified cold conditions in parts of Rajasthan where Sriganganagar received a maximum rainfall of 6 mm, a MeT report said.

Rajasthan schools to SMS to parents on children

The government-run schools in Rajasthan will now inform parents about their children`s performance and attendance in schools on their cell-phones through short message service (SMS).

Rajasthan: 12 persons hurt in vehicles pile-up

Twelve people were on Tuesday injured when several vehicles piled-up as dense fog reduced visibility on the national highway near Amber here, police said.

12 persons hurt in vehicles pile-up in Jaipur

12 people were on Tuesday injured when several vehicles piled-up as dense fog reduced visibility on the national highway near Amber here, police said.

Chill prevails in Rajasthan, fog disrupts trains

Cold conditions prevailed in desert state of Rajasthan where dense fog enveloped several areas affecting movement of trains.

NGO demands effective monitoring of Raj panchayat polls

Highlighting the plight of Dalits in Rajasthan, an organisation here has demanded effective monitoring of panchayat elections in sensitive areas and strict action against those threatening Dalit candidates.

Short-circuit causes fire at SMS hospital in Jaipur, rescue work on

Jaipur: A major fire broke out in the Sawai Man Singh hospital here on Monday afternoon. However, there has been no loss of life due to the incident.

Fog affects train services in Rajasthan; Churu coldest

Dense fog on Monday affected rail services in Rajasthan as cold conditions prevailed in the state with Churu recording a low of 3.6 degrees Celsius.

Now VHP leader calls on Hindu women to have four children
Now VHP leader calls on Hindu women to have four children

After BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, now a VHP leader has made controversial remarks on the number of children a Hindu woman should have.

Rajasthan, Jharkhand CMs give up subsidised LPG

 After Union Ministers, state Chief Ministers have also started giving up the use of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to help better target subsidies for those actually deserving.

IAF's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle crashes in Barmer

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Air Force, used for surveillance, crashed on Friday in Barmer district of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan panchayat polls: Nomination for second phase begins

 The nomination process for the second phase of the three-phased Panchayat polls started today with the issuance of its notification.

Dense fog, cold wave affect train services in Rajasthan

Dense fog in north-eastern parts of Rajasthan today continued to affect rail and road services here even as mercury plummeted below five degrees Celsius at many places in the state.

Jodhpur National University chairman arrested in fake degree racket

A private university chairman of Jodhpur has been arrested for allegedly providing fake degrees to students without their appearing in examinations, officials said today.

Cold conditions persist in Rajasthan; fog affects train services

Dense fog affected rail and road services in Rajasthan even as mercury plummeted sharply at several places in the state.

Raj Municipality Chairman and 6 others under graft lens

Bundi: The anti-corruption bureau here has lodged a case against Indergarh Municipality Chairman Hemleta Mehawar and six others for allegedly issuing residential lease deeds on government land meant for commercial purpose.