Rajasthan News

Rajasthan BJP aims to make one lakh active members in state

After crossing the 10 crore-member mark across the country, BJP's Rajasthan unit on Sunday announced its aims of enlisting one lakh active members in the state in next three months beginning May 1.

Four of a family attacked with acid over property dispute

 Four members of a family were on Saturday allegedly attacked with acid by two men over a property dispute here, police said.

30-year-old woman raped by police constable in Rajasthan

A 30-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a police constable in Sikar district of Rajasthan, police said on Saturday.

Boyfriend pushes pregnant girlfriend off hills in Rajasthan

A 22-year-old girl was on Friday pushed by her boyfriend off Nahargar hills after she insisted that he should marry her as she was pregnant with his child, police said.

Elderly couple robbed in Rajasthan

An elderly couple based in Jalore district of Rajasthan were allegedly held hostage in the middle of the night by three masked men, who decamped with gold jewellery from their house, police said on Friday.

Three killed, one injured in head-on collision in Jaipur

 Three persons were killed today and one other was injured after the jeep they were travelling in collided head-on with a tractor-trolley at Sri Madhopur, 70 kms away from Sikar district headquarters, the police said.​

One dead in Jaipur wall collapse

 At least one person has died after a side wall of an under construction bridge collapsed in Jaipur.

22-year-old woman raped on pretext of marriage in Rajasthan

A 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a man on the pretext of marriage, police said on Tuesday.

Farmer completes 24 hrs on a power grid asking for crop relief in Jaipur

 A 50-year-old farmer has been sitting on a 200 feet power grid from last 24 hours in Sikar district demanding a compensation of Rs 20 lakh for his ravaged rabi crop in recently held rains-hailstorm disaster, the police said.

Rajasthan govt asks authorities to prevent child marriages

Rajasthan government has asked the district collectors and SPs to prevent child marriages on the auspicious days of Akshaya Tritiya and Pipal Purnima.

Fresh rain, hailstorm lash Rajasthan

Moderate to heavy rain and hailstorm lashed several parts of Rajasthan in the last 24 hours, affecting normal life and increasing worries for farmers whose post-harvested crops have already been destroyed due to untimely rain last month, a MeT official said.

25 school children injured as vehicle overturns in Jaipur

At least 25 school children were injured on Monday, five of them critically, when the SUV carrying them overturned at Malwa village in Barmer district, police said.

Minor boy helps sister, mother in killing grand father

A middle-aged woman along with her daughter and minor son and driver was arrested here on Thursday for allegedly murdering her father-in-law, police said.

Five killed, five injured in road accident in Jaipur

Five persons were killed and as many injured when the car in which they were travelling collided head on with a bus today in Rajsamand district, police said.

Vedanta college completes 20 years educating Rajasthan's girl child

Hindustan Zinc, a part of the Vedanta Group, has completed 20 years of its initiative in Rajasthan's Sikar district to educate the girl child from rural areas in the vicinity, managing to change the lives of some 3,000 such undeprivileged students.

Three of a family drowns in Rajasthan

 disabled man and his two sons were drowned in a pond near their house in Sriganganagar district in Rajasthan, police said on Tuesday.

Former Karnataka CM says the state has water shortage

Janatadal leader and Former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has worshipped Anjaneyar temple here.

Husband arrested for killing wife in Jaipur

A man allegedly strangulated to death his wife and chopped the body into pieces on suspicion of her having extra marital affairs, in Sriganganagar district in Rajasthan, police said today.

Police raid rave party at heritage hotel on Udaipur- Ahmedabad highway, 80 people arrested

In a raid at a rave party, police arrested 80 people, including 16 women who were allegedly involved in prostitution, in a heritage hotel on the Udaipur- Ahmedabad highway early this morning, police said.

IIT-Jodhpur: Students' protest continue for sixth day

The agitating students of the IIT Jodhpur, who have been demanding removal of its director for his "dictatorial attitude" since last week, organised a mock funeral of "peace and mind" at the campus on Sunday.

Rajasthan: Speeding truck runs over people sleeping on roadside, 3 dead

Three persons, sleeping on the roadside, were killed and one other injured after being allegedly run-over by a speeding truck near Khusheyara village in Kelwada police station in Baran district, police said.

Mentally challenged man assaulted in police station; probe ordered

 A mentally challenged man was brutally assaulted allegedly by at least three policemen inside a police station for disrupting traffic and pelting stones on commuters in the city.

Cyber criminal arrested in Rajasthan

Rajasthan police have arrested an alleged cyber criminal for cheating people by extracting debit card pin codes and using it for online shopping here, police said today.

Minor boy sodomised by maulvi in Jaipur

A 10-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a maulvi in a madarsa here, police said on Thursday.

Rathore assures help to Rajasthan farmers for crop damage

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore visited Jaipur district and adjoining areas to carry out a field survey of the Rabi crop that has been damaged by unseasonal rains over the past month.

More than 7k villages in Rajasthan declared scarcity-hit

More than 7,000 villages in 28 out of total 33 districts in Rajasthan have been declared as scarcity-hit after the assessment reports of district collectors.

Rajasthan Assembly adjourns over Congress' protest

The Rajasthan Assembly was on Wednesday adjourned amidst uproarious scenes as opposition Congress protested against the state government over its demands for rolling back power tariff and compensation of farmers whose crops were damaged in unseasonal rains in the state recently.

Rajashthan Assembly bans slaughter of camels

In view of the dwindling population of camels in Rajasthan, the state Assembly has passed the Rajasthan Camel (Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) Bill, which bans the slaughter of camels in the state.

41 killed in rain-related mishaps in Rajasthan; 20,983 villages suffer crop damage: Girdwari

Forty-one people were killed and at least 20,983 villages in 33 districts of Rajasthan have witnessed the worst crop damage in the recent untimely rain and hailstorm, an official 'Girdwari' (crop assessment) report said tonight.

Two youths sentenced to life imprisonment for raping elderly woman

A local court today sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for raping a 65-year-old woman in December, 2012.