Rajasthan civic poll results to be declared tomorrow

Jaipur: The electoral fortune of 7,375 candidates for 46 civic bodies of Rajasthan including six municipal corporations will be declared on Tuesday.

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.

Woman alleges rape, forceful conversion by husband two years after marriage

Two years after her marriage, a woman registered a case against her "husband" alleging that she was abducted, raped and forced to convert in Ajmer city of Rajasthan.

Three killed in road accident in Rajasthan

Three men were on Saturday killed and four others injured when a car in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Rajsamand district here.

Over 65 percent polling recorded in Rajasthan civic polls

Over 65 percent turnout was on Saturday recorded in Rajasthan civic elections, as voting passed off peacefully barring minor clashes including in Bikaner where a BJP candidate was taken ill after he was allegedly forced to drink thinner by rivals at a polling booth.

Voting for 46 civic bodies in Rajasthan tomorrow

Jaipur: Forty six civic bodies, including six municipal corporations, in Rajasthan will go to polls Saturday, a State Election Commission (RSEC) official said today.

NW Railway gears up for fog season

Preparing itself for the fog season this winter, the North Western Railways has put in place a host of measures like installing anti-fog devices in trains, LED-based signboards, and global positioning system-based signals to ensure safe and secure train operations.

Indirect election in civic polls will lead to horse-trading: Pilot

Jaipur: PCC President Sachin Pilot Wednesday attacked the Rajasthan government for changing the election process of heads of civic bodies, thus leading to "horse-trading" of councillors.

Churu shivers at 5.7 degree C

Jaipur: People in Rajasthan's Churu district experienced the coldest night of the season with a minimum temperature of 5.7 degrees C, about 4 degrees C less than the normal, a MeT report said here.

Woman paraded half-naked: Rajasthan govt suspends Sarpanch

Rajasthan government on Friday suspended the Sarpanch, Deputy Sarpanch and two Ward Panch's for not informing the district administration about the incident in which a woman was allegedly paraded half-naked on a donkey at Thuravad village here.

Woman paraded half-naked, four cops suspended

Four police officials were on Thursday suspended for allegedly not providing timely information in a case where a woman was paraded half-naked on donkey at Thuravad village here, authorities said.

Rajasthan's Churu chills at 7.0 degree C

With the cold windy weather prevailing in Rajasthan, Churu remained coldest in the state on the fourth consecutive day, with a minimum temperature of 7.0 degree celsius last night, about 3 degrees below normal, a MeT report said.

Woman paraded naked in Rajasthan, 39 arrested

Jaipur: A 40-year-old woman was allegedly paraded half naked on a donkey by panchayat members on the suspicion of being involved in a murder case at Rajsamand district in Rajasthan, police said on Monday.

Non-implementation of order on noise pollution irks SC

The Supreme Court has expressed dissatisfaction over non implementation of its 2005 directions issued to states to curb noise pollution, saying people's fundamental rights should be "respected and preserved".

People of country restless over RSS's intrusion in Modi govt: CPM

CPI(M) Politburo member Brinda Karat on Thursday expressed concern over "intrusion" of RSS in all the government institutions and said that people who had voted Narendra Modi to power on development plank are "restless" due to it.

Hot-air balloon lands near prison in Rajasthan, probe ordered

A hot-air balloon with two foreigners and a pilot on board went astray after taking off from Pushkar fair and landed near the premises of central prison in Ajmer district, prompting authorities to order an inquiry.

Shah Rukh catches 'Happy New Year' in Jaipur
Shah Rukh catches 'Happy New Year' in Jaipur

While the entire country is flocking to theatres to watch Shah Rukh in 'Happy New Year', guess where King Khan himself was to catch bits of the movie. 

Minor gang-raped in Jaipur

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by three men with the assistance of her aunt over a period of three months, police said on Wednesday.

Rajasthan to be free from 'open defecation' in two years: CM

Expressing serious concern over sanitation issue, Rajashtan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday announced that the state would be free from "open defecation" in next two years.

Rajasthan seeks CBI probe into ambulance scam

The Rajasthan government Tuesday sent an official letter to the Centre seeking a CBI probe into the alleged ambulance scam in which senior Congress leaders, including former chief minister Ashok Gehlot and state party chief Sachin Pilot, have been named.