Rajasthan News

Railways conduct speed tests of freight trains on Western DFC

Railways conduct speed tests of freight trains on Western DFC

During the trial, the trains attained the speed of 100 kilometres per hour at the Western corridor, which covers 1,504 km from the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust near Navi Mumbai to Dadri in UP.

Dec 27, 2019, 06:44 AM IST
Amid anti-CAA stir, Congress to hold peace march in Jaipur, internet services suspended

Amid anti-CAA stir, Congress to hold peace march in Jaipur, internet services suspended

Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot and Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot will also join the march which is conducted to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens (

Dec 22, 2019, 08:56 AM IST
All four 2008 Jaipur blast convicts get death penalty

All four 2008 Jaipur blast convicts get death penalty

A Jaipur court on Friday awarded death penalty to all four convicts in the 2008 Jaipur blast case. The four convicts - Sarvar Aazmi, Mohammad Saif, Saifur Rahman and Salman will be hanged till death

Dec 20, 2019, 16:40 PM IST
Smoke detected in Indigo Udaipur-Bengaluru flight before take-off, all passengers safe

Smoke detected in Indigo Udaipur-Bengaluru flight before take-off, all passengers safe

Udaipur-Bengaluru flight was removed from the main runway of the Udaipur Airport after smoke was detected in the plane before the take-off

Dec 18, 2019, 17:45 PM IST
4 convicted for 2008 Jaipur serial blasts which killed 72 people

4 convicted for 2008 Jaipur serial blasts which killed 72 people

A special court on Wednesday (December 18) convicted four people in connection with the 2008 Jaipur serial blast case. The blast had killed 72 people and left over 170 injured. The court acquited one

Dec 18, 2019, 12:28 PM IST
Actress Payal Rohatgi gets bail 2 days after being detained by Rajasthan Police for mocking Nehru family

Actress Payal Rohatgi gets bail 2 days after being detained by Rajasthan Police for mocking Nehru family

A complaint was filed against Payal Rohatgi by Youth Congress leader Charmesh Sharma for posting a video mocking Nehru family and the case was registered under sections 66 and 67 of the IT Act.

Dec 17, 2019, 18:14 PM IST
Army vehicle collides with car in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer, over dozen jawans injured

Army vehicle collides with car in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer, over dozen jawans injured

According to police, the mishap took place due to the presence of dense fog in the region.

Dec 15, 2019, 09:25 AM IST
School girl beats classmate to death after fight over pen in Rajasthan's Chaksu

School girl beats classmate to death after fight over pen in Rajasthan's Chaksu

The accused student has been detained while her parents and brother have been arrested.

Dec 15, 2019, 07:06 AM IST
5-year-old child falls into 15-feet deep borewell in Rajasthan's Sirohi, rescue operation underway

5-year-old child falls into 15-feet deep borewell in Rajasthan's Sirohi, rescue operation underway

A five-year-old child fell into an open borewell in Rajasthan's Sirohi district on Thursday morning. The rescue operation was launched immediately and the efforts are on to save the child.

Dec 05, 2019, 15:10 PM IST
Truck driver, who strangled 6-year-old with school belt after rape, arrested in Rajasthan's Tonk

Truck driver, who strangled 6-year-old with school belt after rape, arrested in Rajasthan's Tonk

According to the police, the accused revealed to the police that he lured the girl with chocolates and abducted her to a jungle where he committed the heinous crime.

Dec 02, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
Six-year-old school girl raped, strangulated to death in Rajasthan's Tonk

Six-year-old school girl raped, strangulated to death in Rajasthan's Tonk

In yet another horrific incident of crime against children, a minor girl was raped and then murdered by an unidentified person in the Tonk district of Rajasthan. The body of the minor was found in a

Dec 01, 2019, 13:05 PM IST
11 dead, 9 injured after two buses collide in Rajasthan's Nagaur

11 dead, 9 injured after two buses collide in Rajasthan's Nagaur

The incident happened at around 3 am. The buses were carrying passengers from Maharashtra's Latur and Sholapur and they were travelling to Hisar, Haryana, to meet a spiritual guru.

Nov 23, 2019, 08:09 AM IST
Avian botulism killed over 20,000 migratory birds at Rajasthan's Sambhar lake: Lab report

Avian botulism killed over 20,000 migratory birds at Rajasthan's Sambhar lake: Lab report

All age group birds were affected and were found paralysed over wings and legs, showing neck-drooping syndrome. The report said that the birds that reached the centre of the lake survived but those

Nov 22, 2019, 14:35 PM IST
Congress sweeps Rajasthan municipal election, wins 23 local bodies, BJP gets 6

Congress sweeps Rajasthan municipal election, wins 23 local bodies, BJP gets 6

Polling for 49 urban local bodies in 24 out of Rajasthan’s 33 districts was held on Saturday (November 17). These included three municipal corporations, 18 nagar parishads and 28 nagar palikas.

Nov 19, 2019, 18:39 PM IST
Rajasthan Urban Local Bodies poll results to be declared on November 19

Rajasthan Urban Local Bodies poll results to be declared on November 19

The polling to elect about 2,100 ward councillors in these municipal bodies was held on November 16 (Saturday).

Nov 18, 2019, 22:27 PM IST
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot sanctions Rs 1.88 crore for madrasas in Rajasthan

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot sanctions Rs 1.88 crore for madrasas in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Minority Affairs Minister Saleh Mohammad said that although Modi government makes tall claims for benefits of the minority class, it has shown its real face by stopping funds for madrasas

Nov 16, 2019, 18:32 PM IST
Rajasthan civic body election: Graveyard turns into polling station in Barmer, voting begins with great enthusiasm

Rajasthan civic body election: Graveyard turns into polling station in Barmer, voting begins with great enthusiasm

There is a meeting hall at the crematorium, which has been turned into the polling booth. The polling team reached here on Friday, after which security was tightened across the area. There are 973

Nov 16, 2019, 14:45 PM IST
Rajasthan civic body election: Voting underway to elect 2,100 ward councillors in 49 civic bodies

Rajasthan civic body election: Voting underway to elect 2,100 ward councillors in 49 civic bodies

Polling is being held to elect 2100 ward councillors in Rajasthan's 49 civic bodies on Saturday.

Nov 16, 2019, 07:29 AM IST
Campaigning for civic body polls in Rajasthan ends; voting on November 16, counting on November 19

Campaigning for civic body polls in Rajasthan ends; voting on November 16, counting on November 19

The election is being held in 49 civic bodies across the state of Rajasthan and the polling is slated for November 16.

Nov 15, 2019, 09:09 AM IST
Rajasthan: Seven dead, 12 injured as bus collides with tempo

Rajasthan: Seven dead, 12 injured as bus collides with tempo

Seven persons died and 12 sustained injuries after a bus and tempo collided in Khatushyamji town of Sikar district on Wednesday night.

Nov 14, 2019, 08:03 AM IST