Rajasthan News

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.

Ayurvedic doc among three arrested for determining sex of foetus in Rajasthan

Three persons, including an Ayurvedic doctor, were on Friday arrested for allegedly performing foetal sex determination test at a clinic near Chandpole area here, a Health and medical department official said.

Heavy rains lash parts of Rajasthan

Due to aggressive South West monsoon, heavy rains on Friday lashed parts of Rajasthan especially western districts of Jodhpur division with Bikaner recording maximum rainfall of 44.4 mm in last 24 hours, a MeT official said.

'Baneshwar Dham' in Rajasthan to be developed as per master plan

'Baneshwar Dham', a famous religious destination in Dungarpur district will be developed on the guidelines of a master plan, after the heritage site was covered in the revenue records for the first time.

Kota DRM accused of demanding bribe from doctor, audio goes viral

A 10-minute audio conversation in which Kota DRM is purportedly heard demanding a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a railway hospital doctor has gone viral on a social networking application, following which Western Railways refuted the allegations.

Pilot says Raje govt's 75 per cent decisions are pending

State Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday alleged that 75 per cent of decisions by Raje government are pending even after 20 months of its formation.

Hema Malini accident case: Khandelwal community seeks financial assistance for victim's family

The Khandelwal community has demanded financial assistance for the family of Hanuman Khandelwal whose four-year-old daughter was killed after the car of BJP MP Hema Malini collided with theirs in Dausa district on July 2.

Rajasthan: Four-day conference of Collectors and SPs begins

 A four-day conference of Collectors and SPs began here today with Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje chairing the first session to review the progress in implementation of government schemes and programmes.

Vasundhara's son files defamation case against Jairam, TV channel

BJP's Lok Sabha member Dushyant Singh, the son of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, on Tuesday filed a defamation complaint against Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and a TV channel in a court in Dholpur.

Kota witnesses 61% rise in suicide cases in 2014: Report

Failure in clearing competitive examinations and in love affairs, and family problems were the main reasons of behind suicides committed by the students in this education hub, which has witnessed a 61 percent rise in such cases.