Drought forcing villagers to migrate from Rajathan border district

Drought-like conditions are forcing villagers residing along the India-Pakistan border in the desert state of Rajasthan to migrate in search of greener pastures. If local NGOs are to be believed, over 100 villages situated in Barmer district are facing a severe water and fodder crisis.

Three bodies buried in 2012 to be exhumed for post-mortem

Three unidentified bodies, which have been buried since 2012, will be exhumed for post-mortem, as per a High Court directive.

10 killed in Rajasthan bus accident

Ten people were killed and 36 injured in Rajasthan Sunday when a bus carrying pilgrims collided head on with a truck, police said.

Youth electrocuted in Jaisalmer

A 24-year-old youth was electrocuted when he came in contact with live wire at Kanod village, 40 km from Jaisalmer, prompting protests by locals, police said Monday.

Former BJP MLA injured in Jaisalmer

A former BJP MLA was injured in a road accident near Bhatiyana village here, police said on Saturday.

Gang of cable dacoits busted, seven arrested in Jaisalmer

Police has busted a gang of dacoits who indulged in theft of cable wires and other equipments from a wind mill company here, police said on Sunday.

`Maha-mratyunjya yagya` for Jaswant in Jaisalmer

Scores of people on Sunday began a "mahamratyunjya yaga" at Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple for the fast recovery of their leader and former NDA Minister Jaswant Singh.

Ban on use of Pak SIM card extended in Jaisalmer till Dec 3

Expressing concern over mobile signal spillover from Pakistan in the border district, the Collector has extended ban on use of Pakistani SIM card here till December 3, an official said today.

Pak couple waiting for visa for their son born at Jaisalmer

Having denied permission to board the Thar Express at Rajasthan`s Munabao three days ago with their newborn, a Pakistani couple was still waiting for a visa for their 14-day-old son, family sources said.

Jaswant Singh slams `fake` BJP over ticket denial, supporters attack party office in Jaisalmer

After BJP denied a ticket from Barmer Lok Sabha constituency to Jaswant Singh, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader`s supporters on Saturday went on a rampage and vandalised the party office in Jaisalmer, reports said.

AC special train for Jaisalmer

In order to clear extra rush of passengers, Northern Railway will run an AC special train between Sarai Rohilla here and Jaisalmer on February 11.

Man killed in scrap blast in Bikaner

One person was killed and another got injured in a scrap blast today on a highway in Bikaner, police said.

Dinosaurs` foot-prints found in Jaisalmer

A team of foreign and Indian scientists have spotted the foot-prints of Dinosaurs at Thaiat village in Jaisalmer district, the sources said on Monday.

Night curfew along Indo-Pak border extended by 2 months

Night curfew in areas along the Indo-Pak border here in the district has been extended by two months in view of infiltration and smuggling attempts from across the border.

One killed in road accident in Rajasthan

A man was killed and another got injured in a road mishap in the district, police said on Saturday.

Historic voter turnout in Raj Assembly polls at 75.27 pc

Rajasthan districts bordering Pakistan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab recorded an increase in voter turnout in the Assembly polls which witnessed a historic turnout of 75.2 per cent.

SP transfer: Sankara town observes bandh

Bandh was observed in Sankara in Jaisalmer in protest against transfer of SP Pankaj Choudhary that sparked a row in Rajasthan with allegations that officer was being shifted under political pressure.

Cong MLA booked for obstructing govt servant from work

An FIR was lodged on Sunday against a Congress MLA for allegedly obstructing a government servant from discharging his duty in Jaisalmer, police said here.

Jaisalmer SP transferred for taking on Cong MLA’s father

In a virtual rerun of the UP IAS officer saga, an IPS officer in Rajasthan was transferred two days after he reopened the history-sheet of a ruling Congress MLA`s father, who had allegedly been involved in smuggling and other anti-social activities.

Rajasthan in grip of severe heat wave

Heat wave remained unabated across Rajasthan with temperatures in Churu and Sriganganagar districts breaching 46 degree mark.