After Kerala & Punjab, Rajasthan assembly passes resolution against CAA

Jaipur: After Kerala and Punjab, Rajasthan Assembly on Saturday passed a resolution urging the Centre to repeal the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), amid opposition by the BJP which accused the ruling Congress of pursuing appeasement politics.

T-25, the 15-year-old male tiger which raised orphan cubs, dies

Jaipur: T-25 the 15-year old male tiger, which raised two orphan cubs, has died in a suspected territorial fight in Ranthambore Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district, forest officials said on Monday.

Kota infant deaths: Sachin Pilot denounces Cong govt blaming BJP

Kota (Rajasthan): Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot on Saturday criticised his own government over the deaths of 107 children in Kota’s state-run JK Lok Hospital, saying their response to the infant deaths could have been more sensitive.

9 more infant deaths in Kota hospital, December toll rises to 100

Kota (Rajasthan): At least nine more infant...

12 infants die in 1 week at govt hospital in Kota

Kota: Kota was rocked by the death of 12 infants this week, two of them on Friday, in a government hospital here, prompting Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla to urge Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to act "sensitively" on the issue.

Modi’s nationalism is hollow, Gehlot tells 3 lakh strong anti-CAA rally

Jaipur: Nearly three lakh people attended a rally led by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in Jaipur on Sunday against the new Citizenship law. The rally was attended by members from across party lines and also from the minority communities, civil society and intellectuals.

Judges presser last year nothing more than self-correcting measure: CJI

Chief Justice of India SA Bobde during the inauguration of a new Rajasthan High Court building on Saturday (December 7) said the press conference held by four senior most judges of the apex court last year was just a self-corrective measure. In an unprecedented move, Justices J Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, M B Lokur and Kurien Joseph had on Januar...

40-year-old held in connection with 6-year-old’s rape & murder in Rajastha...

The body of a six-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped and killed by being strangled with her school belt, was recovered from a village near Aligarh in the Tonk district of Rajasthan on Sunday. The girl had gone missing since Saturday (November 30).

2 BSP leaders garlanded with shoes, paraded outside party office in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Two Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leaders who alleged corruption in ticket allocation in the 2018 Rajasthan Assembly polls were garlanded with shoes, their faces blackened and paraded outside the party office on Tuesday (October 22) by the party workers. The BSP workers also made Ramji Gautam, the national coordinator, sit on a donkey and paraded hi...


India’s military might, cultural heritage to be on display at Rajpath today

New Delhi: Anti-satellite weapon Shakthi, Army's battle tank Bhishma, infantry combat vehicles and newly inducted Chinook and Apache helicopters of the Indian Air Force will be part of the grand military parade

Delhi under multi-layered, ground-to-air security cover for R-Day celebrations

New Delhi: With the 71st Republic Day celebrations set to begin shortly, the entire national capital has been put under a multi-layered, ground-to-air security cover with thousands of armed personnel keeping a tight vigil over it, including the celebration venue Rajpath.

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Jaitley, Sushma, Kangana Ranaut honoured with Padma awards

New Delhi: Former union ministers Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes were among the eminent personalities who have been honoured with the Padma Vibhushan on the Republic Day this year.




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Only two couples sign up for Karwa Chauth train, special service to be cancelled

New Delhi: The idea was to rekindle romance in marriage on a train journey through the deserts of Rajasthan but the Indian Railways plan for a special Karwa Chauth train service came a cropper with only two couples signing up, sources said. The result: the Majestic Rajasthan Deluxe, which was launched to provide a dream holiday to couples for a five-day to...

Nobody killed Pehlu Khan, all six accused in lynching case acquitted

A district court in Jaipur on Wednesday acquitted six men accused of lynching Pehlu Khan in Rajasthan’s Alwar on April 1, 2017 on allegations of cattle smuggling for slaughter.

Rajasthan passes anti-lynching bill, proposes life term if victim dies

Jaipur: The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted in cases of mob lynching leading to victim's death. The Rajasthan Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019 was passed by the assembly by a voice vote amid vociferous protest by the opposition BJP, which ...

Alwar lynching: Ashok Gehlot says Pehlu Khan not named in chargesheet

Two years ago, dairy farmer Pehlu Khan was lynched by cow vigilantes for allegedly transporting cattle without permission in Rajasthan. Now, the state police have filed a chargesheet against him posthumously and his two sons, Irsad (25) and Arif (22). After the chargesheet caused an uproar, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot rejected the repo...

Gehlot meets kin of Barmer tent collapse incident victims

Barmer, Rajasthan: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday met the grieving family of those killed and injured in an accident during a religious programme here. Gehlot, along with state Health Minister Raghu Sharma, Revenue Minister Harish Chaudhary, Energy Minister B D Kalla, and others visited Jasol village and paid floral tributes to those who lost thei...

Letter threatening to kill PM received at BJPs Jaipur office, police say mischief

Jaipur: A letter threatening to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi before his swearing-in ceremony on May 30 was received at the BJP office here, but the police found after investigation that it was a "mischief" committed by somebody, a senior officer said on Sunday (June 2). Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini had received the letter on May 29. "The sen...

Famous folk dancer Queen Harish killed in mishap near Jodhpur

Jodhpur: World famous dancer Queen Harish and three other folk artistes were killed and five others injured in a road accident near Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Sunday morning. The mishap occurred near Kaparda village on a highway in Jodhpur when the victims were on their way towards Ajmer from Jaisalmer in a SUV (Special Utility Vehicle). "Their vehicle r...

Rumblings within Rajasthan Cong akin to Hollywood film ‘Reservoir Dogs’

Jaipur: The action within the Rajasthan Congress has started resembling Quentin Tarrantino’s cult classic Reservoir Dogs. In that film, members of a gang turn against each other after a failed heist. All of them suspect one of them is a snitch and blame the failure on his betrayal. Within a few hours, after heated arguments that turn violent, they kill ...

BJP aims to upset Gehlot’s applecart in Jodhpur

Jodhpur: With the battle for supremacy for the Jodhpur Lok Sabha constituency becoming a prestige issue for Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who has put all his might to ensure victory of his son, rival BJP is crying foul saying government machinery is being "misused". Gehlot's son Vaibhav is making his debut from the seat, which his father has rep...

Gehlot suggests Kovind President because of caste, then backtracks

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday (April 17) suggested that the NDA picked Ram Nath Kovind over LK Advani as its nominee for the President's post because of his caste, prompting a sharp response from the BJP. Under flak, Gehlot later tweeted that he was misquoted and said he has the greatest regard for President Kovind. At a pre...