Asaram bail plea: His counsel Swamy fails to turn up in court

Noted lawyer Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday failed to appear before a local court here for the third time to argue for the bail application of imprisoned Asaram Bapu in connection with a case of sexual exploitation of a teenaged girl.

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Pinaka Mark-II rocket successfully test-fired

An advanced version of the indigenously developed Pinaka Mark-II rocket was successfully test-fired on Saturday from Army's Chandan firing range near Pokhran using a multi-barrel launcher.

Will take time to clear Congress' mess: Rajnath Singh

The government on Thursday accused the Congress of levelling baseless allegations, saying that party made "such a mess" during its rule which "cannot be cleared" in just one year.

Veteran Congress leader Damodar Thanvi passes away

Veteran Congress leader and former chairman of the state commission for disabled persons (Nishakt Janayog) Damodar Thanvi died on Saturday after falling down on a railway platform from a moving train at Jaipur junction here.

Rajasthan girl annuls child marriage, village panchayat slaps hefty fine on her family

A girl's decision to annul her marriage which was solemnised in her infancy has invited the wrath of the village panchayat which has slapped a hefty fine of Rs 16 lakh and banished the family from the community.

Shocking: Jodhpur panchayat slaps Woman fined Rs 16 lakh for seeking annulment of child marriage

Jodhpur panchayat slaps Woman fined Rs 16 lakh for seeking annulment of child marriage

Three killed in road accident in Rajasthan's Nagaur district

Three persons including two minor girls were killed and as many injured when a speeding jeep hit them in Roon village of Nagaur district, police said on Wednesday.

Rajasthan visit makes Turkish percussionist emotional
Rajasthan visit makes Turkish percussionist emotional

He can speak Hindi, and feels every visit to India is like a homecoming. Turkish percussionist Gurkan Ozkan, who is here for the Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy Festival, says he almost had tears in his eyes upon landing in Rajasthan, where the globally popular gypsy culture has its roots.

Jodhpur's Mehrangarh Fort set to resonate to gypsy, flamenco beats
Jodhpur's Mehrangarh Fort set to resonate to gypsy, flamenco beats

The magnificent ramparts of Mehrangarh Fort, one of the largest such in India and built over five centuries ago, would reverberate to the sounds and movements of hundreds of gypsy feet and flamenco dancers from all over the world as it hosts the second edition of the Jodhpur Flamenco & Gypsy Festival starting here on Friday.

CAG points out serious anomalies in Rajasthan edu dept

 A total of 141 schools in Rajasthan were running without students and 12,782 schools were with just one teacher each, a Comptroller and Auditor General of India's audit report said.

Jodhpur One World Retreat begins here

The second edition of the Jodhpur One World Retreat, a fund raising biennial fund raising event for the Indian Head Injury Foundation (IHIF), opened with a mega fashion and grand music and light show. The event was founded by the erstwhile ruler of Gaj Singh II.

Amitabh Bachchan heads to Jodhpur for head injury event
Amitabh Bachchan heads to Jodhpur for head injury event

Indian film industry's megastar Amitabh Bachchan has often been associated with social causes. The thespian is in Jodhpur for a fund-raising event, where he will be seen performing with the famous Shillong Chamber Choir and Vienna Chamber Orchestra.

Amitabh Bachchan to perform with Shillong Chamber Choir in Jodhpur
Amitabh Bachchan to perform with Shillong Chamber Choir in Jodhpur

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will head to Jodhpur on Friday for a fund-raising event, where he will be seen performing with the famous Shillong Chamber Choir and Vienna Chamber Orchestra.

11 more die of swine flu in Rajasthan; toll reaches 354

Eleven more people succumbed to swine flu in the state, taking the toll due to the H1N1 virus to 354 this year, an health official said today.

Camp for Hindu migrants from Pakistan to apply for Indian citizenship

A camp for receiving applications from eligible Hindu migrants from Pakistan seeking Indian citizenship began here today.

Swine flu death toll reaches 234 with 9 more deaths in Rajasthan

Death toll due to dreaded swine flu has risen to 234 with nine more deaths in Rajasthan in the last 24 hours.

Police crackdown on sex trade in Jodhpur, 29 arrested

 In a massive crackdown on the flourishing sex trade in the city, the Jodhpur Police Commissionerate has arrested 29 persons including 22 women.

Rajasthan: Cold conditions abate

Cold conditions abated in entire Rajasthan on Saturday as mercury picked an upward trend, giving respite to people in the state.

Asaram case: Slain witness' family fearful after Jodhpur attack

The family of Akhil Gupta, the slain witness in a sexual assault case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, is living under terror following an attack in Jodhpur on a witness in another case against Asaram, a senior police officer said on Saturday.