Rajasthan News

Rajasthan Congress burns PM Modi's effigy over MPs' suspension

The Congress party here on Tuesday burnt an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protest the five-day suspension of its 25 MPs from the Lok Sabha.

Rajasthan Congress stages protest against suspension of 25 Congress MPs

Hundreds of Congress party workers on Tuesday held a protest against the Central government and burnt effigies here over suspension of its 25 members from Lok Sabha yesterday.

Asaram rape case trial to be held in prison premises in Rajasthan
Asaram rape case trial to be held in prison premises in Rajasthan

Taking note of security concerns, a court here has ordered that the trial of self-styled godman Asaram, who is lodged in the central jail here in connection with a rape case, will be held in jail premises from Wednesday.

Post offices in Jaipur remain open on Sunday as mark of respect to APJ Abdul Kalam

The post offices in Jaipur remained open on Sunday as a mark of respect to late former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

21 people injured in bus-truck collision in Rajasthan

Twenty-one people were injured when a roadways bus in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck at a bypass on Ratangarh-Delhi highway in Churu on Sunday morning, police said.

Textbook shocker: Asaram shown as 'saint' in Raj school book
Textbook shocker: Asaram shown as 'saint' in Raj school book

Rape accused self-styled godman Asaram features in a chapter on saints in a Class III textbook in the district, sharing space with Vivekananda, Mother Teresa and Ramakrishna Paramhans.

Flood situation in Rajasthan improves after rainfall declines

The flood situation has improved after rainfall declined during the past two days.

Rajasthan Assembly employees work to pay homage to APJ Abdul Kalam

Employees of Rajasthan Assembly on Saturday decided to work to pay homage to former president APJ Abdul Kalam who passed away on Monday.

Child labourers rescued in Rajasthan

 Two kids working as child labourers in a factory at Subhash chowk area in the city have been rescued by the police.

Filing of nominations for Rajasthan civic polls to begin today

Filing of nomination papers for the August 17 elections to 129 civic bodies (municipal) will begin on Saturday.

Floods create havoc in Rajasthan's Barmer

At least four persons have died in floods that have created havoc in Rajasthan's Barmer district.

Normalcy returns to flood affected cities in Rajasthan

The situation in flood affected Jalore and Sirohi districts of Rajasthan was limping back to normalcy, even as Nagaur got the maximum rainfall of 13 cms in the state today, officials said.

Ex-revenue accountant sent to 4 years in jail for taking bribe in Kota

After 15 years of trial, an anti corruption court here has sentenced a former revenue accountant to four years in jail for taking bribe.

Boy washed away in rains, Narbada canal breaches near Sanchore

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams were pressed into work even as one boy was today washed away in Sirohi district of Rajasthan amidst heavy rains creating a flood-like situation in parts of the state.

Bodies of two minor boys found in pond in Sambhal

Bodies of two minor boys were recovered this morning from a pond in Tomariya Khadar village here, police said.

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.