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Rajasthan is not Punjab, says Gehlot Minister on Pilot camp demand
Jaipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Amid the ongoing rift between the two factions in the Rajasthan Congress and speculations that a cabinet expansion is imminent, State Minister Harish Chaudhary, known to be from CM Ashok Gehlot's camp, issued a strong statement on Monday, saying there is a difference between Punjab and Rajasthan.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Bhagwat meets Padma Shri Anwar Khan Baeeya in Barmer
Jaipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat visited folk artiste Padma Shri Anwar Khan Baeeya of Jaisalmer, who now resides in Barmer, in keeping with his promise after Khan invited him in the most unusual manner, singing "Padharoo Mhare Des adding Bhagwat's name in the lyrics, making it a personal rendition.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
Rajasthan primary schools reopen Monday
Jaipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Rajasthan primary schools reopened from Monday on the directions issued by the state government.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Bluetooth slippers worth Rs 6L sold to cheat in Raj REET exam
Jaipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Rajasthan Police on Sunday arrested five people who were accused of selling bluetooth-equipped 'chappals' (slippers) worth Rs 6 lakh to candidates to crack the much talked about REET (Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers) exam to become government teachers in the state.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Raj govt fails to give security & jobs to women, confirm official stats
Jaipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Is the Rajasthan government unable to give women security and jobs?
2021-09-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to be in Barmer on Sunday
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat will visit Barmer on September 26 (Sunday) and meet Manganiyar singer Padma Shri Anwar Khan.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Pilot meets Rahul: Lobbying & WhatsApp calling picks up pace in Raj and Delhi
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) Speculating about major changes in Rajasthan politics after Punjab, lobbying and WhatsApp calling have picked up pace in the state and Delhi after former deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi twice in Delhi in the last one week. This time, he met Priyanka Gandhi too along with Rahul which is raising eyebrows of many leaders from the Gehlot camp.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
V-P Naidu on 5-day trip to Rajasthan from Sunday
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) M. Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President of India, shall be on a five-day tour to Rajasthan starting Sunday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
He came by air from B'desh to Jaipur, committed robberies and flew back
Jaipur, Sep 24 (IANS) The Rajasthan police have arrested a thief, originally a resident of Bihar, who frequently used to visit Jaipur in a plane from Bangladesh, then made a recce of the city dressed as a poor man, slept on the city streets and returned in a plane after committing a robbery in the city.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rajasthan's sacred groves under threat from rampant green development
Barmer, Sep 24 (IANS/ 101Reporters) In 2002, villagers from around 10 villages in Rajasthans Barmer district were successful in saving three bighas of their sacred land, locally known as oran, from being allotted to a stone mining company by the district administration. The allocation was cancelled after a three-month-long battle which saw the community come together to protest this threat to their source of firewood, water and livestock feed.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Armed police forces to be deployed at REET centres in Raj
Jaipur, Sep 23 (IANS) Strict security arrangements, including deployment of armed police forces, have been made in Rajasthan to ensure that the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET) is organised in a full-proof manner on September 26.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics,Defence/Security
Absence of veterans in Raj BJP's chintan shivir raises several questions
Jaipur, Sep 23 (IANS) Though the two-day BJP meeting named as 'Chintan Shivar' held in Rajasthan's Kumbhalgarh town, gave a strong message to BJP workers to focus on Mission 2023 unitedly and stop the infighting, the absence of former CM Vasundhara Raje, Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Bhupender Yadav left many questions unanswered.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
BJP sets Mission 2023 to return to power in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Sep 23 (IANS) The BJP, in its 2-day chintan shivir organised in Kumbhalgarh, held deliberations on Mission 2023 and pledged to remove the perception in Rajasthan that power gets shifted after every five years.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Congress tussles: 'After changes in Punjab, next will be Rajasthan'
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) After the dethroning of Captain Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM, next will be the turn of Rajasthan to see major changes, said veteran Congress leaders while speaking to IANS.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Anand Giri's Raj connection, family resides in Bhilwara village
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Anand Giri, a disciple of Narendra Giri, who has been accused by the seer in his 7-page suicide note, is a native of Rajasthan's Bhilwara district, who left his home at the age of 13.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Religion
Jaipur to host int'l matches after 8 years; RCA chief thanks Ganguli, Shah
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) As the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) selected Jaipur as one of the venues for its matches, Rajasthan Cricket Association president Vaibhav Gehlot extended his gratitude to BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah for giving the desert state a chance to host New Zealand and Sri Lanka teams in November this year and February 2022.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Sports
BJP's 'Chintan Shivir' in Raj to focus on 'Mission 2023'
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan began a two-day brainstorming meeting 'Chintan Shivir' from Tuesday to discuss the strategy for the 2023 Assembly elections in the state.
2021-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
NCPCR sends notice to police over lynching of Dalit youth in Alwar
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, on Monday sent a notice to the Alwar Superintendent of Police demanding a detailed report on police action in the case of a minor Dalit youth Yogesh Jatav who was lynched to death in Alwar after his bike hit a woman as he attempted to save himself from a pothole ahead. For this 'mistake', the furious mob beat him brutally on September 15 due to which Yogesh went into a coma.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Welfare of world possible in supreme glory of Hindu nation: RSS chief
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohan Bhagwat, the Sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh while addressing the intellectual community in Udaipur said that the welfare of the world was possible in the supreme glory of the Hindu nation.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Spectacular aerial display by army aviation helicopters, elite commandos
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) A spectacular aerial display by the Army Aviation Helicopters and elite commandos of special forces demonstrating skills of insertion and extrication of force in a hostile environment won the hearts of thousands of people in Jaipur.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Raj CM Gehlot advises Amarinder to work in party's interest
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday tweeted on the ongoing political developments in Punjab and said that he hoped that Punjab former CM Captain Amarinder Singh continues to work in the party interests.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
After Punjab drama, Raj CM's OSD resigns over his tweet
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) A tweet by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's OSD Lokesh Sharma, which was a jibe on the political developments in Punjab, has landed him in a soup due to which he had to resign.
2021-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Shrill sounds of ambulance horns to be replaced with musical notes of flute, harmonium
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) The harsh, shrill, loud and alarming sounds of ambulance horns which echoed on the streets during the second wave of the COVID pandemic in India could soon be a thing of the past. Now those shrill horns are planned to be replaced with the sounds of flute, harmonium, tabla and conch shell.
2021-09-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rajasthan to reopen schools from Class 1 to 8, cinemas, gyms
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) As Covid cases have been on a receding trend in Rajasthan, the state government on Friday announced re-opening schools for Classes 1 to 8.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Ruckus in Raj Assembly after Bill passed to register child marriages
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) After a heated debate, the Compulsory Registration of Marriages (Amendment) Bill 2021 was passed in the Rajasthan Assembly on Friday, which makes it compulsory to register all child marriages in the state within 30 days of the marriage.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Army team successfully summits Bhagirathi-II
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) An army mountaineering expedition team of Chetak Corps, which started its expedition from Suratgarh on August 4 this year, has successfully summited Mount Bhagirathi- II (6521m).
2021-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Raj gas agency operator held for spying for Pakistan
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) The Rajasthan Intelligence and Military Intelligence have arrested an operator of the Indane Gas Agency on charges of spying for the Pakistani intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), officials said on Friday.
2021-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Rajasthan to give Rs 5,000, citation for those rushing injured to hospital
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Thursday announced a reward of Rs 5,000 along with a citation for those rushing seriously injured persons in road accidents to hospitals.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jaipur-Delhi in 2 hrs, Gadkari reviews progress of Expressway
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who was in Rajasthan on Thursday to review the progress of Mumbai-Delhi Expressway, announced that distance between Jaipur and Delhi will soon be completed in just two hours.
2021-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
New species of Jurassic era hybodont shark discovered in Jaisalmer
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) In a rare discovery, the teeth of a new species of hybodont shark of the Jurassic era have been reported found for the first time in Jaisalmer by a team comprising of Krishna Kumar, Pragya Pandey, Triparna Ghosh and Debasish Bhattacharya from the Geological Survey of India (GSI), Western Region, Jaipur.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Six students from Rajasthan top JEE man exams
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Rajasthan has produced six toppers who ranked all India first in the coveted JEE Main exams after taking coaching from Kota.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Rajasthan plans to launch its official app on World Tourism Day
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Visitors to Rajasthan will soon have an official mobile application for authentic information and access to the state tourism department.
2021-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
64.6 kg gold donated to weigh then PM Shastri in 1965 goes to govt
Jaipur, Sep 14 (IANS) After five decades, 64.6 kg of gold which was given to the District Collector in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh for weighing then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri in the wake of the 1965 India-Pakistan war, has finally been handed over to the CGST by the Udaipur district administration after a court order. The value of this gold is around Rs 32 crore.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Misbehaving with tourists in Raj now a cognizable offence
Jaipur, Sep 14 (IANS) Strict action will be taken against those who misbehave with tourists in Rajasthan as the crime will now be included under the category of cognizable offence.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gadkari takes a dig at Raj govt, says CM is unhappy
Jaipur, Sep 14 (IANS) Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari took a dig at the current political situation in Rajasthan and hit upon the chief minister, MLAs and ministers without naming them, saying that 'everyone is sad in today's situation' during his visit here.
2021-09-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Over 5 crore administered Covid vaccine in Raj
Jaipur, Sep 13 (IANS) Over five crore people in Rajasthan have been administered vaccine doses till 4 pm on Monday, health officials said.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
NEET cheat gang says it worked hard for last one year to find dummy candidates
Jaipur, Sep 13 (IANS) The police arrested a 10-member gang recently which was engaged in helping financially sound students crack the NEET exam with the help of dummy candidates who were made to take the test in their place by editing the pictures of the real candidates on admit cards.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
Raj cops obscene video: Woman constable arrested
Jaipur, Sep 13 (IANS) Two days after the Rajasthan police arrested RPS officer Hiralal Saini from Udaipur after a viral video showed him engaging in sexual gestures along with a woman constable in a swimming pool in the presence of her six-year-old son, the woman constable too was arrested and sent on remand till September 17.
2021-09-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
It's raining dollar, rupee, jewellery and gold biscuits in this Raj temple
Jaipur, Sep 12 (IANS) At a time when news regarding recession, funds crisis and job drops are making the rounds during the pandemic, its raining dollars, rupees, gold and silver jewellery and even gold biscuits in Sanwaliya Seth temple situated near Chittorgarh district in Rajasthan which is also believed to be the trade partner of businessmen operating here.
2021-09-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
21 couples with disabilities tie knot in Raj, urge people to get vaccinated
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) In an attempt to help underprivileged people, the Narayan Seva Sansthan (NSS) on Saturday organised the 36th mass wedding ceremony in Udaipur, where 21 differently-abled couples tied the knot, pledging against dowry while simultaneously urging people to get vaccinated.
2021-09-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Espionage accused sent on two-day remand for questioning
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) A Jaipur court on Saturday sent an espionage accused, the MTS Railway Post Office worker, a resident of Jodhpur, on a two-day remand to the state intelligence team of Rajasthan.
2021-09-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Witnesses to record statements through VC at 1,242 Raj courts
Jaipur, Sep 11 (IANS) A new chapter of recording statements of witnesses through video conferencing has started in the state judiciary.
2021-09-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Raj officer arrested for obscene gesture with woman cop
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) Rajasthan police has detained RPS officer Hiralal Saini from Udaipur after a viral video showed him engaging in sexual gestures along with a woman constable in a swimming pool in the presence of her six-year-old son.
2021-09-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Changing global scenario quickly changed equations between nations: Rajnath
Jaisalmer, Sep 9 (IANS) The changing global scenario, including the developments in Afghanistan, has changed equations between nations quickly as per their interests, said Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Politics
IAF aircraft carrying Rajnath, Gadkari lands at NH in Rajasthan
Jalore (Rajasthan), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian Air Force transport aircraft Hercules C-130J carrying two Union Ministers -- Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari -- landed at newly constructed 3.5 kilometres long emergency landing strip at National Highway, just 40 kilometres from the international border.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Kejriwal back in Delhi after 10-day vipassana camp in Jaipur
Jaipur, Sep 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal returned to the national capital after attending a 10-day vipassana camp in Jaipur.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Raje aide takes U-turn, not to bring censure motion against own leader
Jaipur, Sep 9 (IANS) Former Speaker Kailash Meghwal, who wrote a letter to the BJP and RSS leaders demanding the removal of Leader of Opposition Gulabchand Kataria from his coveted post, has taken a U-turn after his interaction with party state in-charge Arun Singh and said he has no plans to bring the censure motion.
2021-09-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Covid precautions: Rajasthan retains ban on public gatherings
Jaipur, Sep 8 (IANS) The Rajasthan Home Department on Wednesday issued fresh orders continuing the ban on any kind of gatherings - social, political, sports, cultural, or religious - as well as fairs and 'haats' to check the spread of coronavirus infection in the state.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Emergency landing field on NH near Indo-Pak border to be opened on Thursday
Jaipur, Sep 8 (IANS) Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari will on Thursday inaugurate an emergency landing field for Indian Air Force planes, which has been developed on National Highway-925 at the Gandhav Bhakasa section of Barmer in Rajasthan.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Raje aide's letter against LoP intensifies faction feud in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Sep 8 (IANS) A day before the start of monsoon session of the Rajasthan Assembly, a letter by Kailash Meghwal, the former Speaker, known as a close aide of Vasundhara Raje, has intensified factional feud in the politics of Mewar as he raised a demand for removal of Leader of Opposition, Gulab Chand Kataria from the post.
2021-09-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics