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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
Seven dead, several injured as car, mini bus collide in Rajasthan's Bikaner

Seven dead, several injured as car, mini bus collide in Rajasthan's Bikaner

The mishap took place on National Highway-49 in Deshnok town of the state.

Nov 12, 2019, 11:33 AM IST
Pushkar international fair begins today; know the details here

Pushkar international fair begins today; know the details here

The Pushkar fair also known as 'Pushkar camel fair' is livestock and cultural fete held in Rajasthan. The fair starts with the Hindu calender month of Kartik. 

Nov 04, 2019, 13:20 PM IST
Indian Army soldier dies after T-90 tank barrel explodes during firing practice in Pokhran

Indian Army soldier dies after T-90 tank barrel explodes during firing practice in Pokhran

"A soldier was killed when the barrel of a T-90 tank burst during routine field firing training in the Mahajan ranges today," Army sources said. 

Nov 01, 2019, 06:59 AM IST
Rajasthan HC orders cancellation of FIR, chargesheet against Pehlu Khan, his sons and driver

Rajasthan HC orders cancellation of FIR, chargesheet against Pehlu Khan, his sons and driver

In a big development, the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday ordered the authorities to cancel the FIR and chargesheet filed against Pehlu Khan, who was lynched to death in the Alwar district by a

Oct 30, 2019, 17:36 PM IST
Rajasthan: Teen knocks CM Ashok Gehlot's door to get protection from child-marriage

Rajasthan: Teen knocks CM Ashok Gehlot's door to get protection from child-marriage

Amid government's strict policy and action to prevent cases of child-marriages, a 15-year-old girl had to seek help from Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to save herself from the social curse of underage

Oct 22, 2019, 07:03 AM IST
10 people drown in Parbati river during durga idol immersion in Rajasthan's Dholpur

10 people drown in Parbati river during durga idol immersion in Rajasthan's Dholpur

Local divers and a team State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) were called in for assistance by the district administration.

Oct 09, 2019, 08:12 AM IST
Barmer SHO suspended over custodial death of RTI activist

Barmer SHO suspended over custodial death of RTI activist

On Sunday, when the activist was supposed to be produced at a court, his health started to deteriorate after which he was taken to a hospital. He, however, was declared brought dead by doctors.

Oct 07, 2019, 10:34 AM IST
Now, Rajasthan High Court bans single-use plastic

Now, Rajasthan High Court bans single-use plastic

The decision to ban single-use plastic was taken as a mark of respect to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th Birth Anniversary on October 2.

Sep 29, 2019, 17:28 PM IST
Narrow escape for students as truck carrying them veers off flooded road in Rajasthan - WATCH

Narrow escape for students as truck carrying them veers off flooded road in Rajasthan - WATCH

As many as 12 school children narrowly escaped after the truck they were sitting on veered off the flooded road in Rajasthan's Dungarpur. This comes even as torrential rains have been lashing the

Sep 29, 2019, 16:35 PM IST
Congress releases list of candidates for byelections in three states

Congress releases list of candidates for byelections in three states

The Congress on Sunday declared names of five candidates for the upcoming by-elections, scheduled to take place on October 21. 

Sep 29, 2019, 16:12 PM IST
13 dead, several injured after bus, jeep collide in Rajasthan's Jodhpur

13 dead, several injured after bus, jeep collide in Rajasthan's Jodhpur

The tragic bus mishap took place near Dhadhaniya village in Jodhpur. Seven men, five women and one child are among those killed in the accident.

Sep 27, 2019, 18:20 PM IST
Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan skips Jodhpur Court summon citing busy schedule, next hearing in December

Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan skips Jodhpur Court summon citing busy schedule, next hearing in December

Salman Khan's lawyer informed the District and Sessions Court that the actor was busy with the shooting of an upcoming movie. The advocate also mentioned in the court about the threat Salman has

Sep 27, 2019, 15:13 PM IST
Blackbuck case: Salman Khan to skip Jodhpur Court hearing, confirms his lawyer

Blackbuck case: Salman Khan to skip Jodhpur Court hearing, confirms his lawyer

Salman Khan has been sentenced to five-year imprisonment in the two-decade-old blackbuck poaching case but is currently out on bail.

Sep 27, 2019, 10:21 AM IST
BJP seals deal with RLP for Khinwsar Assembly bypoll in Rajasthan

BJP seals deal with RLP for Khinwsar Assembly bypoll in Rajasthan

Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia on Thursday said that his party has forged an alliance with the Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP) to contest the Assembly bypoll in Khinwsar in Nagaur district

Sep 26, 2019, 22:59 PM IST
Days after six BSP MLAs join Congress, Mayawati dissolves party's state executive unit

Days after six BSP MLAs join Congress, Mayawati dissolves party's state executive unit

Two national leaders of BSP have been bestowed with the responsibility to look after the affairs of the party in Rajasthan.

Sep 23, 2019, 20:00 PM IST
Eight dead, several injured after Rajkot-bound passenger bus collides with tractor-trailer

Eight dead, several injured after Rajkot-bound passenger bus collides with tractor-trailer

The Rajkot-bound bus was coming from Jaipur and there were nearly 60-70 passengers onboard.

Sep 22, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
Kiren Rijiju urges Rajasthan government to give 'special emphasis' to Alwar mall suicide case

Kiren Rijiju urges Rajasthan government to give 'special emphasis' to Alwar mall suicide case

In August, a woman had committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of the mall. The incident was recorded on CCTV. The woman used to stay in Bhiwadi with her husband. 

Sep 20, 2019, 07:11 AM IST
2300 colleges, universities lose recognition in Rajasthan; govt stops scholarships

2300 colleges, universities lose recognition in Rajasthan; govt stops scholarships

According to a report, there are about 2,384 such educational institutions running without recognition in Rajasthan. 

Sep 18, 2019, 14:03 PM IST