Rajasthan woman calls off her marriage over dowry, lodges police complaints against groom's family

Rajasthan woman calls off her marriage over dowry, lodges police complaints against groom's family

 Enraged over dowry demands, a 24-year-old woman called off her marriage to a government teacher scheduled for next week.

Rajasthan dust storm claims 17 lives, over 60 injured

The death toll due to the dust storm in Rajasthan has risen to 17 and over 60 persons have been injured in related incidents till Tuesday evening.

Rajasthan boy hangs himself after teacher beats him up

Jaipur: A 16-year-old student of a state-run school in Rajasthan has committed suicide allegedly due to humiliation, harassment and beating by a teacher. The teacher was arrested, police said Monday.

Constable arrested for accepting bribe in Kota

Kota: A beat constable posted at Anta police station of Baran district has been arrested by a team of Anti Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1000.

Equal consumption of tobacco by men, women in Rajasthan's Hadouti

An equal number of women as men consume tobacco in the southeastern Hadouti region of Rajasthan, raising social and health concerns in the state, a survey has revealed.

BJP govt resumes Cong's tribal welfare schemes in Baran

In the wake of reports of alleged malnutrition deaths among Sahariya tribes, the BJP government in Rajasthan has decided to resume welfare schemes for tribals in the district which were introduced by the previous Congress regime.

7 killed, 3 injured in wall collapse in Baran

Seven members of a family were killed and three others severely injured, when a wall of the house they were living in collapsed during heavy rains at Kalmanda village in Baran district, police said.

Woman arrested for robbing 5 `husbands` in Rajasthan

A 35-year-old woman was arrested along with her accomplices in neighbouring Baran district for allegedly duping five men into marrying her before fleeing away with their money and valuables, police said on Tuesday.

Authorities gear up to stop child marriages on Akshya Tritaya

To prevent solemnisation of child marriages on `Akshya Tritaya` on May 2, Bundi authorities are organising meetings and workshops, and have set up a special control room to check the practice.

Rahul to address rally in Rajasthan Tuesday

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will address a public meeting in Baran district of Rajasthan Tuesday, his second rally in the poll-bound state within a week.

In Rajasthan, rewards for spotting malnourished kids

Helping to identify and then get medical facilities to children suffering from malnutrition will win health workers in Baran district of Rajasthan additional monetary benefits.

Rajasthan witnesses 1st ever right to recall vote

For the first time in Rajasthan, an election for recalling an elected chairman of a municipal body was held in Mangrol Municipality area.

Six undertrials escape sub jail

Six undertrials, inmates of Chhabra sub jail in Baran district of Rajasthan, managed to escape by jumping the prison`s wall on Wednesday, police said.