Rajasthan bypolls: Three Congress, one BJP candidate leading

Opposition Congress candidates are leading in three out of the four Assembly constituencies in Rajasthan where bypolls were held.

Ali Fazal's mother sends him 'tabeez'
Ali Fazal's mother sends him 'tabeez'

'Khamoshiyan' is an important project for Ali Fazal, and who else but his mother would know it! She sent him a 'tabeez' blessed at the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer. 

Two injured in firing incident outside Ajmer shrine

Two persons including a shooter were on Tuesday injured in a firing incident at Darga-Bazar near the famous shrine of Khawaja Moinudeen Chisti's in Ajmer, police said.

Boy jumps into boiling water at Ajmer dargah, dies

An unidentified boy died after he jumped into a cauldron of boiling water at the premises of the famous Ajmer Sharif dargah, police said on Tuesday.

Dry, hot weather prevails in Rajasthan; Churu hottest at 43.4 deg C

Rajasthan continued to reel under hot weather conditions as monsoon remained inactive in most parts of the state.

CBI raids engineering college in Ajmer

CBI carried out raids at the premises of an engineering college in Ajmer and the residences of its chairman in connection with alleged submitting of forged documents by the institute to All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to get approval.

CRPF jawan arrested on charges of raping minor girl

A CRPF jawan was today arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Rajasthan`s Ajmer district, police said.

25 kids stable after being administered contaminated glucose in Ajmer

The condition of 25 children admitted to a hospital in Ajmer, which deteriorated after they were administered suspected contaminated glucose injections on Tuesday, have been brought under control.

Ajmer LS Independent candidate Narayandas Sindhi passes away

Independent candidate Narayandas Sindhi, who was in fray for Lok Sabha polls from Ajmer constituency died here today due to heart attack.

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over visa denial to 500 pilgrims

Pakistan today summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gopal Baghlay to lodged a protest over denial of visas to 500 Pakistani pilgrims to visit the famed shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer.

Letter from `terror outfit` prompts NW railways to tighten security

Security has been beefed up at seven railway stations, including Jaipur and Ajmer, after a letter purportedly by a terror outfit threatened to carry out an explosion on April 21, three days before second phase of Lok Sabha polls are scheduled to be held in Rajasthan.

Confident of Congress` victory: Sachin Pilot

Union Minister Sachin Pilot, who cast his vote as polling for 20 Lok Sabha constituencies in Rajasthan began on Thursday, expressed confidence that his Congress party will emerge as a winner in these elections.


The royal state of Rajasthan is the largest state in terms of area and sends 25 elected members to the lower house of the Parliament or Lok Sabha.

Slight intensity earthquake hits Ajmer, Pali border

A low intensity earthquake struck Ajmer district and Pali border in Rajasthan.

Four persons killed in house collapse in Ajmer

Four persons, including three labourers, were killed and three others got injured when a portion of an under-construction house collapsed at Beawar in Ajmer district, the police said Wednesday.

Six Army officers booked by Ajmer Police for harassing junior

Six Army officers, including two Brigadier rank officials, have been booked by Ajmer Police for allegedly harassing a junior officer and trying to prove him mentally ill after he raised his voice against certain irregularities.

BJP creating animosity between states, religions: Rahul Gandhi

As the election campaign heats up in Rajasthan, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday held a rally in Ajmer.

Truck rams into passenger train, two killed

The driver and cleaner of a lorry were killed on Friday when their vehicle rammed into a passenger train after jumping a level crossing near here.

Rajasthan Assembly Elections 2013: Issues

From 1990 onwards, every election in Rajasthan has seen the Congress and the BJP trade the benches in state Assembly. So, one can ill-afford to ignore the anti-incumbency factor in the state. And least so can Ashok Gehlot, whose second coming as the Chief Minister of the state was interspersed by a term in the office for BJP’s Vasundhara Raje Scindia.

Three youths killed in road mishap near Ajmer

Three youths were today killed on the spot when a motorcycle which they were riding rammed into a stationary truck at Sewar in Ajmer district, the police said.