Rajasthan News

Rajasthan: RTO to carry out inspection drive for vehicles over 15 yrs old

 The district transport authorities will launch an inspection drive next month against vehicles over 15 years old, with an aim to contain air pollution and generate extra revenue through renewal of registration.

Icy winds sweep Rajasthan, Mount Abu at freezing point

Icy winds sweeping through north-western Rajasthan for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday affected normal life with hill station Mount Abu experiencing the freezing point Tuesday night.

17 minors rescued from railway station in Rajasthan

17 children have been rescued and 13 women arrested in a raid carried out by Anti Human Trafficking Cell and Child Line members from a lodge on railway station road here, police said on Wednesday.

Congress condemns forcible eviction of rape victim

Congress on Wednesday condemned the forcible eviction of a rape victim in Jalore who was on a hunger strike demanding action against the accused, who is also reported to be her relative, in a case last year.

Rajasthan: Five killed in car-truck collision

Five persons, including a child and a woman, were killed after their car allegedly collided with a speeding truck on National Highway 8 here, police said on Wednesday.

Mercury dips further in Raj, Churu shivers at 2 degrees

 Temperature dipped in many parts of Rajasthan with icy winds keeping people indoors, while Churu was the coldest place recording a minimum of 2 degrees Celsius.

Rajasthan Governor gives President's Medal to two senior cops

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh Monday gave away President's Medal to two police officials during a special function at Raj Bhawan this afternoon.

Leave LPG cylinder subsidy for the poor: CM Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday said the well-to-do families should consider buying the LPG cylinders on market price and leave the subsidised cylinders for the benefit of the eligible and poor people.

Elder woman found murdered in Jaipur

A 50-year-old woman guest house owner was found murdered with her throat slit in a room in Malviya Nagar area of the city, police said Monday.

Icy cold winds sweep Rajasthan; Churu, Bikaner shiver at 4.4 deg C

Icy winds and dense fog today affected road and rail services in Rajasthan, throwing normal life out of gear at several places even as people in Churu and Bikaner shivered at 4.4 degrees Celsius.

Rajasthan marks 66th Republic Day

 Rajasthan joined the country to celebrate the 66th Republic Day Monday as Governor Kalyan Singh and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje unfurled the tricolour amid tight security.

Cold wave continues in Rajasthan, Mount Abu shivers at 4 degress Celsius

 Cold wave conditions continued to affect normal life in Rajasthan as the mercury plummeted in most places of the state today.

Muslims do feel at home in India: Salman Khurshid

 Despite many provocations and allegations that cast doubt on their patriotism, Muslims do feel at home in India, says former Union Minister Salman Khurshid.

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.