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A woman allegedly threw acid on her former husband with the help of her present spouse here on Friday. The incident took place when the accused's former husband, Bhim Singh Rajput, was on his way to court for hearing in post-divorce maintenance case in Jhunjhunu city of Rajasthan. The locals took ...
Three-day Rajasthan day celebrations ended here today with several activities taking place at different places in the pink city. The closing ceremony took place at Janpath which saw an immersive theatrical performance along with projection mapping and audio-visual show on the faade of the state ...

Rattled by yet another deb-ridden farmer committing suicide by consuming poison, the civil society groups in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district have jointly raised their voice and called upon the administration to take immediate corrective measures. Suraj Bhan's suicide in Satwas village earlier this week has ...
The Shekhawati region of Rajasthan, largely comprising Sikar, Jhunjhunu and Churu districts, will get the Yamuna water through a carrier system from Tajewala headworks following the resolution of a 24-year-old dispute with Haryana over water sharing. The Centre will provide financial assistance for ...
Gehlot camp is jubilant over his appointment. So is Sachin Pilot camp.Gehlot aides feel that his elevation will ensure dominance of Gehlot's coterie in Rajasthan politics. While Pilot camp believes that Gehlot's migration to Delhi brings Sachin closer to the chief minister's position if Congress comes back to ...
The police on Friday registered a case against an unidentified woman for allegedly throwing acid on a one-month-old baby here in Sawai Madhopur. The woman, a native of Vinoba Basti, had allegedly thrown acid on the baby as part of traditional pneumonia treatment. One-month-old Priyanshu, who was ...

BJP leader and Rajasthan industry minister Rajpal Singh Shekhawat on Friday criticised former chief minister Ashok Gehlot for his statement that the government was being pretentious and extravagant in the name of holding Rajasthan Diwas function. Shekhawat was addressing a press conference at the ...
Hand embroideries: The painstaking and intricate embroideries of danka and gota patti find their origin in Rajasthan. Danka is a 400-year-old craft while gota patti is known to be crafted on royal clothing centuries ago. The age-old handworks are now crafted on contemporary looking quirky cushions and ...
Head to Jaipur to enjoy the Rajasthan Divas celebrations, organised by Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan. Featuring numerous events between March 28-30, the three day event will witness a variety of rich cultural events to celebrate the historical establishment of the majestic state of ...
Twenty-five years ago, when I first visited Rajasthan, Jaipur's gem store cases were filled with rubies brocaded in dust. In Udaipur's back streets, miniature Mughal paintings could be bought with a fistful of grubby rupee notes, and at Jodhpur's monumental Umaid Bhawan Palace, already partially converted ...
Five people, including four children, were killed when a tractor-trolley hit their motorcycle in Rajasthan's Dausa district, the police said today. The incident occurred yesterday when the five people were returning home from a fair, SHO of Lalsot police station Rajinder Kumar said. Following the incident, the ...
The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired at 8:42 am from Rajasthan's Pokhran test range on Thursday. Congratulating Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO), the Armed Forces and Defence Industry for the successful flight test, Union Defence Minister Nirmala ...
The Thar Desert forms a boundary between north-western India and Pakistan and covers four Indian states including Rajasthan. An hour's drive from the razzmatazz of Jodhpur on the hair-raising main road cars suddenly slow to a standstill for a quick spit out of the window. Cows meander across the traffic ...
In a shocking incident, a group of minors were stripped naked and manhandled in Motavta village of Kolayat area in Rajasthan's Bikaner. The minors suffered the torture allegedly because they refused to work in fields. According to the police, the perpetrators recorded video of the incident. An FIR has been ...
On the occasion of Rajasthan IT Day 2018, Rajasthan's Honourable Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has released Inc42's Digital Rajasthan Yatra report. The report encapsulates the six days journey of Inc42 team to the five cities of Rajasthan. As part of a six-day tour ahead of the Rajasthan IT Day on ...
Speaking at the Rajasthan Startup Fest in Jaipur, he said, “Most techies think that they can't learn finance. That is a misconception. As an entrepreneur, you need to know everything. You need to understand the regulatory provisions and taxes before starting up." Giving tips on financial management for ...
Employees did not accept 3 per cent wage hike offered by the government. Their other demands too were not accepted," said president Virendra Singh of Rajasthan Emergency Ambulance Employees Union. Singh claimed that almost all of the 1500 ambulances of various government hospital have gone ...

As more than 5,000 participants gathered to take part in the Hackathon 4.0 during the Rajasthan IT Day mega event in Jaipur, IT veteran turned angel investor Mohandas Pai called it a triggering point for the pink city which is turning IT. “Such a vast gathering for an IT event in Jaipur. This hasn't happened in ...
JAIPUR: The Rajasthan cabinet today decided to release notification for 1.08 lakh government jobs in various departments by next month, state parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Rathore said. Briefing the deliberations of the state cabinet, Rathore said the notification of 108 types of 1.08 lakh jobs will ...
Jalandhar-based AK Pal Robotic, Delhi-based Tech 9 and Bengaluru-based Swift Ace have won the Hackathon 4.0 organised by the government of Rajasthan. Hackathon 4.0 aimed at finding effective solutions to promote and improve the state's IT and e-governance initiatives. The participants of the event ...
The top court's observation came during the hearing on a batch of matters related to sand mining in Rajasthan. Last year, the apex court had restrained 82 large lease holders from mining sand in the state on November 16. (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated ...
Rajasthan has set up a State Agriculture Loan Relief Commission to work for the relief of farmers, Raje said, adding that a committee chaired by Gulabchand Kataria would soon announce measures toward that end. The state government undertook financial reforms and benefited the state employees by ...
Rajasthan: Alleged cow smuggler dies in Alwar, police say they rescued at least 20 animals ... The police in Rajasthan's Alwar city on Sunday said they had recovered the body of a man suspected to be a cow smuggler from an abandoned vehicle and “rescued” 20 cows, the Hindustan Times reported.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch national nutrition mission from Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan on March 8, International Women's Day. Modi's focus will be on ... This will be PM's second visit to Rajasthan this year and signifies importance he has been according to the state of late. The state is going to ...
In Rajasthan, Modi government's funds for housing spent on marrying a 2nd time, buying bikes. Dev Ankur ... However, an investigation by India Today TV/ Aaj Tak in Rajasthan has unearthed massive irregularities and siphoning off of money in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India] February 26 (ANI): The Rajasthan government on Monday made an amendment to the Rajasthan Bovine Animals (Prohibition of Slaughter and Regulation of Temporary Migration or Export) Act 1995, providing the rights to seize vehicles which are used in the illegal transportation ...
A second mill of 1.5 mt is being commissioned at Sindesar Khurd mine in Rajsamand district in Rajasthan. While the Sindesar Khurd mine has a current ore treatment capacity is 4.5 mt, post commissioning of new mill this would increase to six million tonne. The ore production at Sindesar Khurd mine too is ...
In a further boost for startups based in Rajasthan, the State Government has announced the framework through which it will provide loans and equity funding from its Startup Fund of Rs 500 crore. The Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, had announced the fund in August last year at Kota. The framework, shared ...
"This is a good step for Rajasthan. It would have been even better had this been started earlier. We are working in shifts. Booking and ticket cancellation continue even at night and being handled by women," said Santosh Saini, member of the staff. "We have been given a great opportunity. We will make ...
Mumbai, Feb 22 (PTI) Aamir Khans big release this year - "Thugs of Hindostan" - is nearing completion as the superstar says the last leg of shooting remains, which will be wrapped up in Rajasthan by the end of next month. Produced by Yash Raj Films, the Vijay Krishna Acharya film brings together Aamir ...
In an exclusive interview with India Today, Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot rubbished all reports about differences cropping in the party state unit, while calling the rumour-mongering an 'old BJP propaganda'. Setting the record straight, Pilot said, "This is an old propaganda of BJP. If there had been ...
New Delhi [India] Feb 22 (ANI): Rajasthan state Education Minister, Vasudev Devnani has come out with a statement. Through the statement he has clarified that no circular of any kind has been issued by the Vasundhara Raje government directing the government schools to teach the contents of a particular booklet ...
Three chapters of the “Global Rajasthan Agritech Meet” have been held so far — at Jaipur in November 2016, Kota in May 2017 and Udaipur in November, 2017. “Approximately 1.23 lakh farmers participated in these events. They saw technology with their own eyes,” Saini says. These events also led to 40 ...
Gandhi Nagar Railway Station in Jaipur, Rajasthan becomes India's first non-suburban station fully operated 24x7 by women staff, which includes station operations & Railway Protection Force. Railways is leading by an example to empower women & bring positive change in the society pic.twitter.com/ ...
Asked if the central government had held a discussion on this scheme with the state before its announcement, he said that when the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda, was in Rajasthan about seven months ago, "we had updated him of this scheme as it was running quite successfully ...
A travel poster come to life, Rajasthan is India at its most quintessential. Teeming cities give way to arid desert, fairy-tale palaces rub shoulders with audacious forts and clothes come in colours dazzling enough to cause cataracts. The piquant regional cuisine is fit for a maharaja and you won't have to wait ...
New Delhi: The Congress in Rajasthan is buoyant after it swept the recently concluded bypolls in Ajmer, Alwar and Mandalgarh. With the victory, Sachin Pilot has strengthened his position within the party. Amid rumours that the Congress was split in two camps – one led by Pilot and the other by two-time ...
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje had earlier announced the withdrawal of the controversial bill, which had invited sharp criticism and protest ... Jaipur: The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2017, which was sent to the Select Committee for review, was taken back today with a voice vote ...
Jaipur: Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday (February 19) announced withdrawal of a controversial Bill that sought to protect serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants from being investigated for on-duty action without government sanction. The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan ...
New Delhi, Feb 14 (PTI) IRB Infra today said its SPV KG Tollway Pvt Ltd has achieved financial closure for Rs 1,526 crore highway project in Rajasthan. KG Tollway Pvt Ltd, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd, has successfully achieved financial closure for its Rs 1,526 ...
Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah's statement that selling pakoda is gainful employment, hundreds of unemployed men set up a pakoda stall to stage a protest against the Rajasthan Public Service Commission's delay in announcing of results of various recruitment ...
“Fodder beet has been successfully tested on field in Jodhpur, Pali, Nagaur and Barmer district of Western Rajasthan,” said Dr SPS Tanwar, principal investigator of the project. CAZRI director Dr OP Yadav said that the crop has a potential to boost the dairy industry in western Rajasthan, for which, support ...
Rajasthan home minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Wednesday said that crime against women had reduced by 12 per cent in the state between 2013 and 17 and that Mahila desks have been established in most police stations. The minister also said that Mahila police stations had been set up in 40 police ...
Jaipur: In embarrassment for the BJP government in Rajasthan, a picture of state Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf urinating on the walls of the Pink City has ... In her response, Congress' Rajasthan unit Vice President Archana Sharma told IANS that at a time when so much money is being spent on Swachh ...
Men opting for sterilisation in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district will get free cooking gas connection and mobile phones with free internet data for a year, officials said. The health department of Jhalawar – the home district of chief minister Vasundhara Raje – has offered the incentive to maintain its top position in ...
Agrochemical formulations company Dhanuka Agritech Ltd today said it will expand business activities and presence in Rajasthan in the next fiscal year. "We are aiming to increase our distributors and experts in Rajasthan where the company has close to 5 percent share in Rajasthan market," Atul Kumar, ...
This will cover loans of up to Rs 50,000 for small and marginal farmers and will cost the exchequer around Rs 8,000 crore, not only that, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who also holds the finance portfolio, also announced an allocation of Rs 350 crore for building new warehouses. The farming sector ...
JAIPUR: The Centre has released Rs 784 crore for Rajasthan's four cities - Jaipur, Udaipur, Kota and Ajmer - which were selected under the smart city projects. The housing and urban affairs ministry has announced 99 cities for central assistance under the BJP government's flagship programme. The state ...
Movies getting inspired by real incidents is quite regular, but in Rajasthan, it seems the brides have been inspired by Sonam Kapoor starer "Dolly ki Doli", in which the bride runs away with groom's money. In the last four years, the runaway brides have decamped with over Rs 1.75 crore in 103 cases ...
After strong protests by teachers' associations and villagers, the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Rajasthan has shelved its controversial decision to hand over 300 schools to private players for being run in the public-private partnership (PPP) mode. The PPP mode in school education was notified in ...


 

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