Rajasthan News

ITBP constable kills wife, children in Rajasthan

An ITBP constable allegedly killed his wife, daughter and son at his house on suspicion of his wife having an extra-marital affairs.

Rajasthan woman, 85, stripped and tortured for being a 'witch'

An 85-year-old woman has complained of being tortured with searing tongs and stripped after being branded as a witch in Rajasthan's Bihara village, over 260 km from here, police said.

Anna Hazare receives threat letter

Hazare supporter informed police that a man riding a scooter had dropped the letter containing the alleged threat.

CBI to file reply on plea for probe against Vasundhara, her son

The Delhi High Court today sought CBI's response on a plea seeking lodging of an FIR and probe by the agency against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her son for allegedly obtaining compensation of Rs 1.97 crore by selling a piece of government land to NHAI for widening of a national highway in 2010.

Rajasthan tops in IIT admissions

Rajasthan topped the list of states in cracking entrance exam of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology this year, with nearly 20 per cent students gaining admission to the 18 IITs belonging to the state.

Bill proposing 5 percent quota to gujjars, SBC sent to Rajasthan Governor

Rajasthan Government has forwarded a bill proposing five per cent reservation to gujjars and other communities under SBC to the Governor.

Govt school teacher booked for molesting students in Rajasthan

A 40-year-old government school teacher has been booked under POCSO Act for allegedly molesting girl students following which entire staff of the institution were removed and put on Awaiting Posting Order (APO) in Awnali village here, police said on Saturday.

Watch: Leopard's head gets stuck in utensil while trying to drink water
Watch: Leopard's head gets stuck in utensil while trying to drink water

A simple attempt to drink water from a utensil in Rajasthan's Rajsamand put a leopard in an awkward situation.

Delhi HC to hear plea seeking CBI probe against Vasundhara, son on land sale

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday, posted for October 19, hearing a plea seeking CBI probe against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh for allegedly selling a piece of government land to NHAI for widening of NH3 in 2010.

Vehicle of Rajasthan minister's son attacked

Six unidentified persons allegedly attacked the vehicle of Rajasthan Industry Minister Gajendra Singh's son in Nagaur district.

Congress demands SC-monitored, CBI probe into Rajasthan mining scam

The Congress on Monday once again reiterated its demand for resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and holding a Supreme Court-monitored, Central Bureau of Investigation enquiry into alleged mining scam in the state.

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje announces 'affordable' urban housing policies

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday unveiled two policies pertaining to affordable housing and allotment of land in urban areas of the state.

Congress alleges 'biggest' mines scam in Rajasthan; seeks Vasundhara Raje's ouster
Congress alleges 'biggest' mines scam in Rajasthan; seeks Vasundhara Raje's ouster

Congress on Friday alleged a scam of Rs 45,000 crore in the allocation of mines in Rajasthan and demanded the immediate resignation of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje along with a Supreme Court-monitored CBI probe into the matter.

Army Major dies during training exercise in Rajasthan

A 32-year-old Army Major died in a mishap during a training exercise in western sector, near the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan govt jumps 50% bar, quota now at 68%

The Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed separate bills providing five per cent reservation to Gujjars and other communities under Special Backward Classes (SBC) and for 14 per cent quota to Economically Backward Classes (EBC) of unreserved categories.

Ajmer Dargah vacated after hoax bomb call

 Ajmer Dargah premises was vacated and searched thoroughly today after police received a hoax call, threatening a bomb in the shrine.

Rajasthan Assembly adjourned after uproar by opposition

 Rajasthan Assembly was today adjourned within few minutes of convening following an uproar by Opposition members who cornered the government, demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over Lalit Modi controversy.

Rains return to Rajasthan, to cover whole state in 3 days

After over a month of dry spell, rains lashed north-eastern parts of Rajasthan, including Jaipur and Kota, and the weatherman has said the whole state will be covered in the coming three days.

ED registers money laundering case in Bikaner land grab case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case arising out of a land grab case in Bikaner in Rajasthan involving a firm allegedly linked to Robert Vadra.

Congress members disrupt Rajasthan Assembly proceedings

Rajasthan Assembly was on Friday adjourned till 12:30 PM within nine minutes of convening after protest by Opposition members demanding resignation of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over the Lalit Modi issue.

In a first, Rajasthan Assembly clears bill for amendment in Right to Education Act

In a first in the country, Rajasthan Assembly on Thursday cleared a bill for amendment in Right to Education Act, 2009, to improve the standards of education by removing the provision of not failing students till Class 8 and instead evaluating them on the basis of their performance.

Senior Rajasthan IAS officer arrested for accepting Rs 2.55 crore bribe

Senior IAS officer and Principal Secretary (Mines) Ashok Singhvi was Thursday arrested by Rajasthan's Anti Corruption Bureau in an alleged case of graft involving Rs 2.55 crore.

Five arrested, IAS officer held for corruption in Rajasthan

 Rajasthan`s Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested five people and detained an IAS officer of principal secretary rank in a corruption case, an official said.

Rajasthan ambulance scam: CBI examines Ziqitza directors

CBI has examined two directors of Ziqitza Health Care - Ravi Krishna and Shweta Mangal - in connection with alleged irregularities in running Ambulance services in Rajasthan.

BJYM to spread awareness about PM's five key initiatives in Rajasthan

 Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) in Rajasthan has decided to organise special campaign to popularise Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five key initiatives including Swachch Bharat Abhiyan and Skill India.

Rajasthan Assembly introduces 15 bills on first day of session

The Rajasthan government will introduce 18 bills in the Assembly session beginning on Wednesday.

Raj Thackeray lauds NMC for successfully holding Kumbh Mela

 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray today lauded Nashik Municipal Corporation for successfully conducting the ongoing Kumbh Mela here and at Trimbakeshwar.

There is massive gap between PM Modi's rhetoric and reality: Shashi​ Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today said that there is a "massive gap" between Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'impressive speeches' and the reality, as he might have given "excellent" ideas but could not provide "adequate" attention to them.

Raj govt asks colleges to hold blood donation camps on Eid day

 Rajasthan government has ordered all colleges in the state to hold blood donation camps on birth anniversary of Jan Sangh ideologue Deendayal Upadhyay on September 25, triggering a controversy as Eid festival is expected on that day.

Cong to demand Raje's resignation in Assembly session: Dudi

 Opposition Congress on Monday said that in the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly session, it will demand Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's resignation over the Lalit Modi row and seek CBI inquiry into the escape of criminal Anandpal Singh from a police van.