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All six Rajasthan BSP MLAs join Congress (2nd Lead)
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) In a big jolt to Mayawati's Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) in Rajasthan, all of its six MLAs have joined the Congress.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Eye of the tiger: Killer nomad on the prowl
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) This is a story of T-104, an eight-month-old tiger who became a homeless wanderer and has killed three men since February this year in the jungles of Ranthambore.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rajasthan CM conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions of Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Dholpur districts.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Without RSS, Hindustan wouldn't exist: BJP's Raj chief
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) The RSS is not just an institution but a "revolution which has the strength to change country and the world", BJP's newly-appointed Rajasthan unit President Satish Poonia said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Army deployed for flood relief in Kota, Jhalawar
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) The army has deputed its flood relief columns of the Sapta Shakti Command in the Kota and Jhalawar districts of Rajasthan following heavy rains on Saturday and Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Bhagwat visits 123-year-old Rajasthan saint on birthday
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday sought the blessings of 123-year-old Baba Kamalnath on his 69th birthday, visiting the saint in Rajasthan's Alwar district.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Nadda meets Gen Vishambhar Singh for Kashmir outreach
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) As part of the BJP's outreach campaign on scrapping Article 370 over Jammu and Kashmir, BJP Working President J.P. Nadda met retired Army General Vishambhar Singh here on Tuesday.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Shekhawat counts Modi's achievements
Jaipur, Sep 9 (IANS) Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday counted the achievements of the Modi government in the last five years while addressing an event to mark 100 days of the BJP-led NDA government.
2019-09-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Mishra sworn in as Rajasthan Governor, acts like commoner
Jaipur, Sep 9 (IANS) Kalraj Mishra was sworn in as new Governor of Rajasthan by High Court Chief Justice Ravendra S. Bhatt at a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhawan, here on Monday.
2019-09-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh receives JKLU Laureate Award
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday received the JKLU Laureate Award 2019 for his exemplary contribution in public service, governance, redefining economy and nation building by JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU).
2019-09-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
National security to be main agenda in RSS meeting
Jaipur, Sep 6 (IANS) Women empowerment, health, and national security are the core issues to be discussed during the RSS' Akhil Bharatiya Samanvyay Baithak (All India Coordination Meeting) to be organised in Pushkar from September 7-9 this year, said Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh Arun Kumar while addressing a press conference in Pushkar on Friday.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Courier company delivers wrong corpses
Jaipur, Sep 6 (IANS) A silly mistake by a courier company has left the family members of a deceased shocked as they received an unidentified body in the coffin while waiting to perform the last rites for their deceased family member.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
No cell phone use for policemen on crucial duties in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Sep 4 (IANS) In the latest order issued by the Rajasthan police on Wednesday, policemen deputed on VIP duties will have to put their mobile phones in silence mode and deposit them with the police officer in-charge.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Women micro-entrepreneurs break free from poverty in Punjab
Bhagwanpura (Samrala), Sep 4 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Eleven years ago, Charanjit Kaur, then a landless labourer aged 35, was getting increasingly frustrated.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Grenadier Jat cremated with military honours
Jaipur, Sep 3 (IANS) The last rites of Grenadier Hemraj Jat, martyred in the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector on Sunday, were performed with military honours at Kishangarh in Rajasthan on Tuesday.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Kalyan first Rajasthan governor in 52 yrs to complete term
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) With the appointment of Kalraj Mishra as the new Governor of Rajasthan, his predecessor Kalyan Singh has become the fourth governor in the state to complete his five-year term, and the first to do so after 1967.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Army commander cycles to Jaipur to take charge
Jaipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Supporting the 'Fit India' campaign, unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lt Gen Alok Singh Kler cycled from Delhi to Jaipur to take charge of the South Western Command.
2019-09-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan's CM date with AI, robot technology
Jaipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday enjoyed a drive on the virtual track at a digital museum during a visit to the Bhamashah Technohub and State Data Centre here on Saturday.
2019-08-31
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Technology
Rajasthan's CM date with AI, robot technology
Jaipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday enjoyed a drive on the virtual track at a digital museum during a visit to the Bhamashah Technohub and State Data Centre here on Saturday.
2019-08-31
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Technology
Raj teacher books chopper to return home after retirement
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A school teacher in Rajasthan is all set to fly back to his home from work in a helicopter on his retirement day on Saturday.
2019-08-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Drug addiction spreading in Rajasthan: police
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Youths in Rajasthan are becoming drug addicts at an alarming rate and the recent seizure of around 832 kgs of marijuana from Jaipur and Dholpur proves this, senior police officers told IANS on Tuesday.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jailed gangster marries air hostess at Jodhpur temple
Jaipur, Aug 27 (IANS) It was an unusual wedding, which took place under tight police security in Rajasthan. Jailed gangster Vikramjeet Singh exchanged wedding vows with his long-term girlfriend Gurjeet Kaur at the Pabupura Arya Samaj temple in Jodhpur amid heavy police deployment.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,IANS Life
Sapta Shakti Natural Park opened in Jaipur
Jaipur, Aug 26 (IANS) Lieutenant General Cherish Mathson, GOC-in-C, Sapta Shakti Command, here on Monday inaugurated the Sapta Shakti Nature Park at a colourful event.
2019-08-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
Dhoni in Jaipur, sporting new look
Jaipur, Aug 25 (IANS) Even when he is not on field, former India skipper M.S. Dhoni manages to be in news be it with his commercial commitments or for his looks.
2019-08-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
182 kg of marijuana seized from Rajasthan-MP Border
Jaipur, Aug 23 (IANS) A truck carrying over 182 kg of marijuana (ganja) was impounded by CID Crime Branch and Kotwali police Dholpur, near Madhya Pradesh border on Friday, a day after over 600 kg of marijuana was seized in Jaipur, said police.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Salman, Sonakshi spend time with kids on 'Dabangg 3' set
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS) Actress-turned-politician Bina Kak on Wednesday shared a string of photographs of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, actress Sonakshi Sinha and the cast and crew of "Dabangg 3" spending some quality time with special children on the film's set.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RSS opposes national flag, anthem: Rajasthan minister
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Minister Shanti Dhariwal on Tuesday alleged that RSS has been a strong opponent of both the national flag as well as the national anthem.
2019-08-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rahul a captain who deserted his sinking ship: Chouhan
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Shivraj Singh Chouhan, former MP Chief Minister, here on Monday termed Rahul Gandhi as 'ranchhod' (deserter) Gandhi and said he became the first captain to desert a sinking ship.
2019-08-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Gehlot blames ex-CM Raje for lapses in Pehlu Khan probe
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Blaming former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's government for reported lapses in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said his government has formed an SIT to investigate the case.
2019-08-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Salman celebrates Raksha Bandhan with Bina Kak
Jaipur, Aug 16 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan celebrated Raksha Bandhan with actress-turned-politician Bina Kak here.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajasthan Minister claims to be Lord Ram's descendant
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) Soon after the erstwhile royal families of Jaipur and Udaipur and a Congress spokesperson claimed to be the descendants of Lord Ram, the Rajasthan Transport Minister from the ruling Congress government on Tuesday joined this league, claiming that his family members are the descendants of Lord Ram.
2019-08-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Now Rajasthan Congress leader says Lord Ram his ancestor
Jaipur, Aug 12 (IANS) After Rajasthan's erstwhile royal families of Jaipur and Mewar claimed to be descended from Lord Ram in response to the Supreme Court's query, a state Congress spokesperson has also claimed the distinction, saying his clan are "the real descendants" of the Hindu deity.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Thar Link Express running smoothly: Railway officials
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) The Thar Link Express, which departed from Bhagat ki Kothi railway station near Jodhpur at 1 a.m. on Saturday, has left Munabao at 3.10 p.m. to reach Pakistan, confirmed Gopal Sharma, PRO, Jodhpur railway division.
2019-08-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Stranded passengers plead with Pak to continue Thar Link Express
Jodhpur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bhagat ki Kothi railway station here on Friday wears a gloomy look with stranded passengers seen sobbing and pleading with media to convey their message to Pakistan, which has announced it will also shut down the Thar Link Express from here to Munabao in Pakistan, like the Samjhauta Express.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
High alert sounded in Jaipur, western border of Rajasthan
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) High alert has been sounded in Jaipur following intelligence reports that some armed terrorists may try to sneak into India on Independence Day to create disturbance in view of the prevailing situation in Kashmir.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
'Pyar kiya to darna kya': Rajasthan Police to young lovers
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) After Rajasthan passed a bill prohibiting honour killing in the state, the Rajasthan Police has come out in support of people in love.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
J&K will see a new dawn of development: Ram Madhav
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) With the scrapping of Article 370, the people of Jammu and Kashmir would see a new era of development, said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice-president Ram Madhav, here on Wednesday.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan CM, Cabinet ministers, MLAs get salary hike
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The Rajasthan Ministers' Salaries (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in the Rajasthan Assembly on Monday, increasing the salaries and allowances of the Chief Minister, Cabinet ministers, leader of opposition and pensions of former MLAs.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rathore welcomes scrapping of Article 370
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Union Minister and Olympic medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday welcomed the Centre's move to remove Jammu and Kashmir's special status.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
BSP refutes party MLA's charge
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) The BSP on Friday strongly refuted the charge levelled by Rajasthan party MLA Rajendra Guda claiming that the party offers election ticket to candidates depending on the money given to the party.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajasthan proposes death for honour killing, lifer for mob lynching
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal on Tuesday introduced two significant Bills in the Assembly proposing death sentence in cases of honour killing and life-term in mob lynching cases.
2019-07-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Now buy plastic-free rakhis in Jaipur this Raksha Bandhan
Jaipur, July 24 (IANS) A silent movement to curb pollution is underway in Jaipur with thousands of people working to produce plastic-free plantable 'SeedRakhi' for the upcoming Raksha Bandhan festival.
2019-07-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Rajasthan schools join Student Police Cadets scheme
Jaipur, July 24 (IANS) School students in Rajasthan will soon be seen rendering voluntary services such as regulating traffic on the streets and helping in disaster management, courtesy the Student Police Cadets (SPC) programme.
2019-07-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Physically challenged boy clears NEET after travelling miles on crutches
Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Sajan Rai, a physically challenged student, has cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and got admission to the Government Medical College in Bettiah in Bihar. In order to realise his dreams, Rai travelled for miles on his crutches as he can't walk on his own due to an ailment he suffered during his childhood.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Rajasthan government declares 'Super 30' tax-free
Jaipur, July 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has announced that Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Super 30", based on the life of educationist Anand Kumar, who runs the Super 30 programme for IIT-JEE aspirants from poor families, has been declared tax-free in the state.
2019-07-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iulia has 'shaky' experience in Bali earthquake
Bali, July 17 (IANS) Romanian model-actress Iulia Vantur woke up to a shaky alarm after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit Bali.
2019-07-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tension in Jaipur after rape of minor girl
Jaipur, July 2 (IANS) Tension prevailed here after a group of people surrounded a police station and vandalized several cars to protest the rape of a seven-year-old girl, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-07-02
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan received normal rainfall in June
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) At a time when many states in the country are reeling under drought-like situation with the monsoon shying away from opening up the clouds, Rajasthan has received normal rainfall in June, officials said.
2019-07-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
'...Far From Home' not about replacing Iron Man: Tom Holland
Bali, June 29 (IANS) Is "Spider-Man: Far From Home" about Peter Parker/Spider-Man becoming the next Iron Man? Actor Tom Holland says it is not about replacing Iron Man, but stepping up as a superhero.
2019-06-29
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Congress to form Vedic Shiksha and Sanskar Board in Rajasthan
Jaipur, June 28 (IANS) The Congress government in Rajasthan would form a Vedic Shiksha and Sanskar Board in Rajasthan to revive the knowledge of ancient Sanskrit scriptures to ensure that the future generation assimilates the country's glorious traditions, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said here on Friday.
2019-06-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics