Rajasthan News

Deaths in rehabilitation home: Raje govt suspends erring officials

): The Rajasthan Government on Sunday suspended two deputy directors, one coastal superintendent, one caretaker and two doctors in connection with the death of 11 people, including seven children, living in a state-run rehabilitation home.Rajasthan`s Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Arun Chaturvedi said they are monitoring this case and have formed an enquiry committee to be headed by the Principal Secretary.

Tragic! Girl cracks IIT-JEE but kills herself as she didn’t want to be engineer

In a tragic incident, a 17-year-old girl in Rajasthan cracked the IIT-JEE but committed suicide a day later as she did not want to pursue a career in engineering, as per a media report.

Rajasthan education board includes chapter by ex-RSS chief in syllabus, triggers storm
Rajasthan education board includes chapter by ex-RSS chief in syllabus, triggers storm

Rajasthan's Board of Secondary Education's decision to include a chapter 'Dhara aur Paryavaran' (Earth and the Environment) penned by late RSS chief KS Sudarshan to be taught in the Class 11 syllabus has triggered a political storm in the state.

In big reshuffle, 48 IAS officers transfered in Rajasthan

In a major administrative reshuffle, the Rajasthan government transfered 48 IAS officers, including four principal secretaries and 11 district collectors, late last night.

Protesting against liquor shop, Dalits in Rajasthan claim they've converted to Buddhism

The residents of Sant Ravidas Colony in Bhadasia suburb of Jodhpur have been protesting for three weeks now against the liquor shop.

Two Canadians detained with satellite phone at Dabok airport in Udaipur

Two Canadian nationals were detained on Wednesday with a satellite phone at Dabok airport in Udaipur.

Rajasthan asks CBI to probe Dalit girl's rape-murder

 Under pressure from various quarters, the Rajasthan government on Tuesday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to inquire into a case of a teenaged Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and found dead under mysterious circumstances in March.

SHOCKING! 6-year-old bride kept crying - WATCH sad reality of child marriage
SHOCKING! 6-year-old bride kept crying - WATCH sad reality of child marriage

This video showing sad reality of child marriages will move you to tears. 

Rahul Gandhi demands CBI probe into Dalit girl's death
Rahul Gandhi demands CBI probe into Dalit girl's death

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday charged that efforts were being made to suppress the case of rape of a 17-year-old Dalit girl who was later found dead in Bikaner and said CBI should probe the incident in order to provide justice to the family.

Rahul Gandhi targets Vasundhara Raje, demands CBI probe into Dalit girl's rape case

Training his guns on the BJP Government in Rajasthan, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the rape and murder case of a Dalit girl in Bikaner last month.

Rahul Gandhi to address 'Dalit sammelan' in Jaipur today
Rahul Gandhi to address 'Dalit sammelan' in Jaipur today

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address a 'Dalit sammelan' in Jaipur on Wednesday and meet the parents of a Dalit girl in Barmer district, who was found dead in an educational institute after rape in Bikaner last month.

Inmate commits suicide in Jodhpur Jail

A 22-year-old jail inmate today committed suicide by hanging himself in the premises of the prison here.

Rahul Gandhi to address Dalit sammelan in Jaipur tomorrow

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address a 'Dalit sammelan' in Jaipur tomorrow and meet the parents of a Dalit girl in Barmer district, who was found dead in an educational institute after rape in Bikaner last month.

Communal harmony: This madrassa-turned-school has Hindu principal from RSS' Adarsh Vidya Mandir
Communal harmony: This madrassa-turned-school has Hindu principal from RSS' Adarsh Vidya Mandir

It's a story of an educational outfit which has risen from a madrassa to a school and now presenting a tall example of communal harmony!

Earthquake tremors in Jaipur: Panic grip residents of 'Pink city'
Earthquake tremors in Jaipur: Panic grip residents of 'Pink city'

A massive earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale rocked Pakistan and the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border on Sunday afternoon.

Naqvi offers chadar at Ajmer Sharif on PM Modi's behalf, prays for Kerala temple fire victims
Naqvi offers chadar at Ajmer Sharif on PM Modi's behalf, prays for Kerala temple fire victims

Spreading a message of peace and harmony, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday offered chadar at the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer, on behalf on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Pakistani delegation in Ajmer for Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti

A delegation of faithful from Pakistan arrived here on Saturday morning on a special train to take part in the 804th Urs of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti.

Clash over Ind vs WI match: Students from J&K arrested, suspended by Mewar University in Rajasthan
Clash over Ind vs WI match: Students from J&K arrested, suspended by Mewar University in Rajasthan

Nine students and a hostel warden from Jammu and Kashmir were arrested following a clash in the hostel mess of a private university in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district over Indian cricket team's loss against West Indies in the T20 World Cup last week.

Spanish couple beating case: Six arrested, loot recovered
Spanish couple beating case: Six arrested, loot recovered

Police on Wednesday arrested at least six people in connection with beating and manhandling a Spanish couple in Ajmer in Rajasthan. 

2 BSF jawans, 4 others die after drinking spurious liquor in Rajasthan's Barmer

In a tragic incident, six people, including 2 BSF jawans, lost their lives after they consumed spurious liquor in Rajasthan's Barmer district.

Chittorgarh: Three Dalit boys stripped, beaten; police arrest 5 villagers
Chittorgarh: Three Dalit boys stripped, beaten; police arrest 5 villagers

The Chittorgarh police have arrested five villagers in relation with the beating and stripping of 3 Dalit boys in the city today. 

Rajasthan shame! Dalit children stripped, thrashed by upper caste men
Rajasthan shame! Dalit children stripped, thrashed by upper caste men

In a horrifying incident, three young Dalit children, between 13-15 years of age, were stripped, beaten up and paraded naked by a mob of upper caste men in Bassi area of Chittorgarh in Rajasthan. 

Foreign couple manhandled by drunk men in Ajmer

In a shameful incident, a foreign couple was allegedly manhandled by drunk men at a tourist spot in Ajmer.

Drunk men in Ajmer molest Spanish woman, attack her husband's head with stone

According to reports, the couple had rented a bike and were on their way to Ajaypal, situated on the back side of the Taragarh hills, when the incident took place.

Rajasthan: Dalit girl raped, murdered by physical trainer in school hostel room
Rajasthan: Dalit girl raped, murdered by physical trainer in school hostel room

Days after the body of a Dalit girl student was found in a water tank of the school on Tuesday, the local police have arrested the physical trainer and instructor for allegedly raping the murdering the girl in Bikaner district of Rajasthan. 

Rajasthan village votes overwhelmingly to shut only liquor shop

 A village in Rajsthan's Rajsamand district has overwhelmingly voted to shut down the only liquor shop in it.

Five killed in bus, tanker collision in Rajasthan

At least five people were killed and 47 others injured when a bus collided with a tanker on a highway near Phalodi in Jodhpur district, officials said on Sunday.

35 Pakistanis held in Rajasthan over incomplete visa documents
35 Pakistanis held in Rajasthan over incomplete visa documents

At least 35 Pakistani nationals have been held by the Rajasthan Police for having incomplete documents in Ramdevra District.

'Transformed' Chambal dacoits join fight against deforestation
'Transformed' Chambal dacoits join fight against deforestation

Turning over a new leaf, former Chambal dacoits have come ahead in full support in the fight against deforestation and contribute in efforts towards saving the environment.

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: All you need to know
Exercise Iron Fist 2016: All you need to know

The mammoth exercise in the Thar Desert would witness participation of 181 aircraft.