Rajasthan News

Cold wave hits life in Rajasthan

Intense cold conditions continued to hit normal life in the desert state of Rajasthan Monday.

Will quit if unable to meet people's expectations: Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that she would quit if she fails to meet the expectations of people.

Cold wave continue in Rajasthan, fog disrupts normal life

Cold conditions continued unabated in desert state Rajasthan where flight operations and trains services were hit due to dense fog which also threw normal life out of gear.

Bangladesh President receives warm welcome in Jaipur

Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid was on Sunday accorded a warm reception on his arrival in Jaipur.

Raj fixes minimum educational qualification for panchayat poll contestants

Rajasthan government has implemented a provision related to minimum educational qualification for contesting panchayat polls in the state.

Churu in Raj freezes at 0.5 degrees, train movement hit

Severe cold wave conditions sweeping across Rajasthan affected normal life and train services, even as people in Churu experienced the coldest night of the winter season so far with the mercury nearing the freezing point at 0.5 degree C.

Rajasthan BJP MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat denies threatening voters

Stirring fresh controversy, Rajasthan Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Bhawani Singh Rajawat is purportedly seen in a video threatening voters to vote for the party, as per news reports on Sunday.

Youth dies as mobile phone explodes during charging in Bundi

Bundi: A 24-year-old youth died after his mobile phone exploded while it was being charged in Korma village under Nainwa police station here, police said here.

BJP expels Rajasthan MLA Prahlad Gunjal for threatening Kota CMHO
BJP expels Rajasthan MLA Prahlad Gunjal for threatening Kota CMHO

Kota/Jaipur: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has finally expelled its MLA from Kota, Prahlad Gunjal, for allegedly threatening district CMHO Dr RN Yadav with dire consequences for not issuing transfer orders to the kin of a party worker, reports said on Friday .

Security stepped up in Jaipur after intelligence report

Security has been beefed up here following recent intelligence inputs that Jaipur was among the important cities of the country, which may be targeted by terrorists in coming days.

BJP suspends Rajasthan MLA Prahlad Gunjal for threatening Kota CMHO
BJP suspends Rajasthan MLA Prahlad Gunjal for threatening Kota CMHO

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), Friday, suspended party MLA from Kota, Prahlad Gunjal, for allegedly threatening district CMHO Dr RN Yadav with dire consequences for not issuing transfer orders to the kin of a party worker.​

CMHO accuses Rajasthan BJP MLA of using threats to secure nurse transfer
CMHO accuses Rajasthan BJP MLA of using threats to secure nurse transfer

A BJP MLA in Rajasthan has landed in a controversy after he allegedly threatened a Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) for failing to effect the transfer of a male nurse with an audio clip of their conversation now circulating on Whatsapp.

Cold waves continue in Rajasthan, claims one life

The cold weather in Rajasthan continued to affect normal lives where over nine trains were delayed and a man was found dead on Thursday, Met reports said.

CMHO accuses BJP MLA of using threats to secure nurse transfer

Kota: A BJP MLA in Rajasthan has landed in a controversy after he allegedly threatened a Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) for failing to effect the transfer of a male nurse with an audio clip of their conversation now circulating on Whatsapp.

Amer Dargah Committee condemns attack on Pakistan Army school

Ajmer Dargah Committee president on Wednesday condemned the Taliban assault on a Pakistani Army school which left 141, mostly children, dead and described it as an act of "cowardice".

Not only educate poor children, make competent for jobs: Rajasthan Governor

 Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday said the children of poor families should not only be given education but also be made competent enough so that they could take up jobs.

Cold wave sweeps Rajasthan, Mount Abu shivers at 1 deg C

Cold conditions continued to affect normal life in Rajasthan where over 14 passenger trains were running late due to fog even as Mount Abu shivered at a low of 1 degree Celsius.

Churu coldest at 3.6 degrees, trains delayed in Rajasthan

Fog disrupted rail services in Rajasthan where Churu was the coldest place with a minimum temperature of 3.6 degrees Celsius.

Politics dominated Rajasthan in 2014

The year 2014 saw a resurgence of BJP in Rajasthan as it made a clean sweep of all the Lok Sabha seats at stake and dominated the polls to the civic bodies while the government introduced key schemes related to skill development, infrastructure and growth.

Fog disrupts normal life in Rajasthan, Udaipur shivers at 5 degrees Celsius

Dense fog and mist disrupted rail, road and air services in Rajasthan on Monday with Udaipur recording season's coldest night at a minimum temperature of five degrees Celsius.

10 burnt alive as gas tanker catches fire and explodes in Jaipur

At least ten people were charred to death and another 12 got injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded after being hit by a truck on a highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from here, late Saturday night.

Centre announces slew of projects on Vasundhara Raje govt's anniversary

Marking the completion of one year of Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in Rajasthan, Centre on Saturday announced here a slew of projects worth crores of rupees for road, infrastructure and power sectors in the state.

Rajasthan High Court asks state to enact law against social evils

 Taking note of the "evil" practices of branding women as 'Dayan' (witch) and 'Mautana', Rajasthan High Court today asked the state government to enact a law against them by February 11, 2015 or the court will declare Rajasthan a backward state.

Raje govt's one yr performance 'very disappointing': Pilot

Terming as "very disappointing" the one year performance of Vasundhara Raje government, Rajasthan Congress on Wednesday said every one in the society was unhappy as it failed to provide respite from inflation, corruption, crime, malnutrition and lawlessness.

Missing minor boy found murdered in Kota; accused held

A six-year-old boy, who went missing two days ago, was found murdered in the forests of Suket town in Kota district, police said here on Wednesday.

Northerly cold winds sweep across Raj, Mt Abu recorded coldest

Mount Abu on hills and Srigangangar on plains recorded as the coldest places in Rajasthan with a minimum temperature of 5 and 5.6 degrees Celsius respectively.

Wanted dacoit arrested in Dholpur

A dacoit wanted in several cases of robbery, murder, and extortion and having a cash reward of Rs 2,000 was arrested during a combing operation in Ravines area of Dholpur, police said on Wednesday.

Jaipur traffic police to carry out verification of cab drivers

The traffic police here has decided to carry out verification of all taxi drivers in the city in the wake of the Delhi rape case involving a cab driver.

Haven't joined BJP, nor received any invite: Amar Singh

Former Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, who had recently met BJP leaders and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday sought to dismiss speculations that he has joined BJP or received an invite in this regard.

Five children injured as school bus falls into drain in Rajasthan

Five children were injured when a school bus carrying 30 students lost balance and fell into a drain near Thikeriykalan village of the district on Monday morning, police said.