Rajasthan News

Chargesheet filed against suspended RAS officer, 3 others in land scam

Shailendra Garg, proprietor of a construction company, was also named in the charge-sheet.

Night curfew extended in Barmer district

The night curfew in border areas in the district has been extended by another two months to check smuggling and infiltration from Pakistan.

Ashok Singhal's ashes immersed at 160 places in Rajasthan

Ashes of VHP leader Ashok Singhal, who died last week, were immersed at 160 places in Rajasthan including Galta Tirth in Jaipur on Wednesday.

Two policemen killed, three injured in accident in Jaipur

Two policemen were killed while three others injured when a truck hit a stationary police van in Ajmer district of Rajasthan.

ED searches firm in Mumbai in Rajasthan ambulance laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday conducted searches on the premises of a firm here in connection with its money laundering probe in the Rajasthan ambulance scam case.

Rathore solves farmers' grievances received on social media

The I&B Minister referred their complaints directly to the power distribution companies and state power authorities.

SHO, constable removed after ruckus over cow art work in Jaipur

The use of the dummy cow, made of plastic and hooked to a balloon, to convey the message of saving the animal from eating plastic waste at Jawahar Kala Kendra, a centre of cultural and artistic activities, created a controversy.

'Raj govt concerned about suicides among coaching students'

According to data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) recently, Kota has registered 100 suicide cases in 2014 and 45 of them were coaching students.

BJP govt in Rajasthan scraps Modi critic's nomination to cultural panel

The Vasundhara Raje government had nominated the controversial sculptor as a member of the Governing Board of Jaipur's Jawahar Kala Kendra.

Cold conditions grip Rajasthan, Mount Abu coldest at 6.4 deg C

With northerly winds blowing in Rajasthan, cold conditions gripped the entire state with the hill station of Mount Abu recording the lowest temperature of 6.4 degrees Celsius last night, a MeT report said on Wednesday.

Mass bunking: Medical college cracks whip on students

Cracking the whip on mass bunking by students, authorities at SN Medical College here have taken strict action against 250 of them in the first-year MBBS programme who went on Diwali leave a week before it officially began.

Rajasthan govt offers job to Alwar school teacher Imran Khan praised by PM Modi

Days after Prime Minister praised a primary school teacher from Alwar, Rajasthan government on Tuesday offered him a job.

Meet Imran Khan, the man PM Modi hailed in Wembley address

Imran Khan, a 34-year-old mathematics teacher, shot to limelight after Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed him in his Wembley address.

Rajasthan HC allows prosecution plea in Asaram Bapu sexual assault case

In another setback to Asaram, the court rejected another petition seeking call details of the girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulted, and her family between August 13, 2013 and August 16, 2013.

Panic grips Jaipur colony as panther strays in

A two-year-old panther today strayed into a building at Milap Nagar here triggering panic among locals in the area.

Ex-Jharkhand HC CJ appointed as SHRC chief: Rajasthan govt to SC

Rajasthan government has appointed Justice Prakash Tatia, former CJ of Jharkhand HC, as Chairperson of the State Human Rights Commission.

Boy rescued from borewell, dies on way to hospital in Jaipur

A three-and-half year old boy who accidentally fell into a 100-feet-deep borewell in Nikaj village of Alwar district was rescued early today but died on the way to the hospital.

27 IPS officers transferred in Rajasthan

In a reshuffle in Rajasthan's police department, the state government has transferred 27 IPS officers, including an Additional DG, an IG and SPs of 14 districts.

Former Rajasthan MLA Gurcharan Chhabra dies fasting for liquor ban
Former Rajasthan MLA Gurcharan Chhabra dies fasting for liquor ban

Former Janata Dal MLA and noted social activist Gurcharan Chhabra, who was on hunger strike for a month, demanding liquor ban and strengthening of Lokayukta in Rajasthan, died on Tuesday.

Mother-daughter duo drown in water tank in Jaipur

A 50-year-old woman and her daughter died after they drowned in a water tank in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district.

Rajasthan: Ex-MLA on hunger strike passes away

Former Janata Dal MLA Gurcharan Chabbra, who was on a fast unto death demanding liquor ban and strengthening of Lokayukta in Rajasthan, on Tuesday died at a hospital here.

Rajasthan: Ex-MLA on hunger strike demanding liquor ban in ICU

The condition of former Janata Dal MLA Gurcharan Chabbra, who was on a fast unto death demanding prohibition of liquor and strengthening of Lokayukta in Rajasthan, has deteriorated and he is admitted in the ICU.

AIPMT aspirant commits suicide in Rajasthan, fourth suicide in one month

Another medical aspirant allegedly committed suicide on Sunday at her accommodation in Rajiv Gandhi Nagar here due to "study pressure".

BJP govt insensitive towards women, not utilising funds: Congress

Rajasthan Congress on Thursday hit out at the BJP governments in the Centre and state, alleging insensitivity towards women's welfare plans.

Another student ends life in Kota due to study pressure

A 17-year-old student of a private coaching centre in Kota allegedly hanged himself to death on Wednesday over mounting study pressure.

Curfew relaxed as normalcy returns in Bikaner

With normalcy returning to violence-hit Sridungargarh here, curfew was today relaxed for eight hours, an official said.

Curfew relaxed in Bikaner

Curfew was on Monday relaxed for four and half hours even as tension continued to prevail in violence-hit Sridungargarh here, an official said.

Two persons mowed down by train in Rajasthan

Two persons were killed after they were mowed down by a moving train in two seperate incidents near Tirath village here, police said today.

Refinery to come up in Barmer: Vasundhara Raje
Refinery to come up in Barmer: Vasundhara Raje

The proposed oil refinery would be established in the district and the work will begin soon, says Vasundhara Raje. 

Tension in Bikaner town

Members of two communities clashed during a religious procession in Dungarpur here, prompting authorities to clamp indefinite curfew in the area.