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Security tightened along Rajasthan border with Pakistan

Security has been tightened in Rajasthan along the country's border with Pakistan after India's surgical strikes across the Line of Control, official sources said on Thursday.

ABVP protests after Kashmiri students raise anti-national slogans, speak ill of Uri martyrs
ABVP protests after Kashmiri students raise anti-national slogans, speak ill of Uri martyrs

Workers of youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) on Wednesday staged protest at Techno India NJR Institute of Technology after some Kashmiri students allegedly raised 'anti-national' slogans.

Hyderabad-Durgapura special AC train from Oct 3 for festive rush

The Railways have decided to run special air-conditioned trains between Hyderabad and Durgapura (Jaipur) from October 3 to cope with the festival season rush.

Man beaten to death for harassing women in Rajasthan village

A 25-year-old man from the tribal Bhil community was beaten to death by villagers in neighbouring Baran district after he allegedly harassed some women of a hamlet in an inebriated condition.

16-year-old medical aspirant from Bihar hangs self in Kota; she was preparing for NEET
16-year-old medical aspirant from Bihar hangs self in Kota; she was preparing for NEET

A 16-year-old medical aspirant from Bihar allegedly committed suicide here, police said today.

Want a selfie with python? Think again – Watch
Want a selfie with python? Think again – Watch

In Rajasthan's Mount Abu, a man was trying to take a selfie with a python when the giant snake attacked him. 

SHAMEFUL! Wife accuses Rajasthan Chief Secretary Om Prakash Meena of molesting their daughter, writes to PM Narendra Modi seeking appointment
SHAMEFUL! Wife accuses Rajasthan Chief Secretary Om Prakash Meena of molesting their daughter, writes to PM Narendra Modi seeking appointment

The wife of Rajasthan Chief Secretary Om Prakash Meena has accused him of molesting their daughter at the age of 13 and has written to the Prime Minister's Office seeking an appointment with the PM to apprise him of the matter.

MiG-21 trainer aircraft crashes in Rajasthan, pilots safe

A MiG-21 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Saturday but both the pilots were able to eject safely.

SHOCKING! Mother slits four-month-old daughter's throat in Jaipur - Know why
SHOCKING! Mother slits four-month-old daughter's throat in Jaipur - Know why

Obsessed about having a son, the woman killed her daughter and hid the body in an air conditioner cabin.

Congress will not let BJP reduce India to 'Hindu Pakistan': Tharoor

Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor has alleged that BJP is trying to "hijack" Indian history for political purposes and said Congress will not let it reduce the country to a "Hindu Pakistan".

Padmini Devi meets Raje over JDA sealing royal hotel

 Rajmata Padmini Devi of the former royal family today met with Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje amid the ongoing row over Jaipur Development Authority sealing hotel Raj Mahal Palace, owned by the family.

Jaipur's former royal family holds protest against Jaipur Development Authority

In a sudden action, Jaipur Development Authority last week sealed the main entrance to the royal family's Raj Mahal Palace at C-Scheme area in the city claiming ownership.

 Erstwhile Jaipur royal family takes to streets to protest against civic body action
Erstwhile Jaipur royal family takes to streets to protest against civic body action

The spat between the erstwhile royal family and the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) intensified on Thursday as protest was witnessed on the streets of the walled city against the civic body's purported 'unjust' action.

Exposed! Pak spy operated two FB accounts to obtain strategic info
Exposed! Pak spy operated two FB accounts to obtain strategic info

The spy, also known as Nand Lal Garg, revealed during interrogation that he used the two accounts to communicate with his sources in the border areas.

Setback for NSUI as ABVP wins big in student union polls in Rajasthan
Setback for NSUI as ABVP wins big in student union polls in Rajasthan

National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Indian National Congress party, managed to save its face in Ajmer.

Rain hits normal life in Jhalawar, Baran districts of Rajasthan
Rain hits normal life in Jhalawar, Baran districts of Rajasthan

Normal life has been affected in Jhalawar and Baran districts of Rajasthan following heavy rain in the two districts since Sunday morning.

Suspected Pakistani spy held in Jaisalmer

A suspected Pakistani spy was apprehended by intelligence sleuths in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.

SHAMEFUL! On India's 70th I-Day, a woman in Rajasthan was dragged out of her house, tied to tree, thrashed by villagers
SHAMEFUL! On India's 70th I-Day, a woman in Rajasthan was dragged out of her house, tied to tree, thrashed by villagers

A woman, living in Ambedkar Kachchi Basti of Ajmer, was on Monday dragged out out of her house, tied to a tree and thrashed by all present.

Heavy rain lashes Rajasthan, more showers predicted

Light to heavy rain lashed parts of Rajasthan today even as the MeT department has predicted more showers at some isolated places in the state tomorrow.

WOW! PM Modi inspired this chaiwala to fight polls in Rajasthan – Know how
WOW! PM Modi inspired this chaiwala to fight polls in Rajasthan – Know how

Inspired by the life of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the final year LLB student says he doesn't feel any shame in serving tea and snacks on the roadside.

Exorcism at Rajasthan temple: 3 'Bhopas' arrested for torturing women

Three men have been arrested from Bankyarani Mata Temple premises in Bhilwara for allegedly torturing women in the garb of exorcism, police said.

5 Pakistanis detained for visa violation in Rajasthan

Five Pakistanis including a woman and three children of a family were detained for violating visa norms in Ajmer today.

Four killed in blast at factory in Rajasthan
Four killed in blast at factory in Rajasthan

At least four persons were killed in a blast at an explosives factory in Chittorgarh district on Thursday, police said.

Bus plunges into river in Rajasthan's Bhilwara, 40 students rescued - See pics
Bus plunges into river in Rajasthan's Bhilwara, 40 students rescued - See pics

Nearly 40 school kids were rescued with the help of the locals of Bijolia area after their school bus fell into a river.

Big jolt to self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, court rejects bail plea for 9th time in three years
Big jolt to self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, court rejects bail plea for 9th time in three years

The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is facing rape charge.

Heavy and continuous rain affects normal life in Rajasthan

Heavy and continuous rain in south eastern parts of Rajasthan has affected normal life.

Rajasthan govt suspends two officials after death of cows at Hingonia Cow Centre
Rajasthan govt suspends two officials after death of cows at Hingonia Cow Centre

Deputy Commissioner of the centre Sher Singh Luhadia and in-charge R K Sharma were suspended after a review meeting held by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

Facebook paid Rs 1 lakh to this bright Rajasthan boy – Know why
Facebook paid Rs 1 lakh to this bright Rajasthan boy – Know why

He became aware of the glitch after he noticed that he was unable to logout from his Facebook account even after exiting the page.

Zero-tolerance policy towards corruption: Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said her government will not spare anyone involved in corruption while retorting to Congress's attack on the state's governance condition.