Jaipur

  • Fire
    Jun 03, 2015 14:22 IST

    Mother sets son on fire for allegedly stealing Rs 5

    In a shocking incident, a woman in Rajasthan set on fire her seven-year-old son, leaving him badly burnt, after he allegedly stole Rs 5, police said on Wednesday.

  • The metro train
    Jun 03, 2015 11:54 IST

    Modern metro comes to historic Jaipur today

    Rajasthan’s historic capital where once rajas and maharajas trundled and trotted on caparisoned horses and elephants will now travel on the modern icon of urban mobility -- the sleek and fast-moving metro.

  • Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
    Jun 01, 2015 10:09 IST

    Rathore promises Yamuna water to Ramgarh, irks Bharatpur locals

    Union minister of state for information and broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore’s announcement to provide Yamuna water to Ramgarh Lake near Jaipur first has drawn criticism from Bharatpur residents.

  • Gujjar agitators
    Jun 01, 2015 09:55 IST

    Gujjar agitation leaves Sikandra traders furious, calls for bandh

    The recent gujjar agitations over reservations has left the traders and sculptors of Sikandra livid, with many calling for a bandh until the government provides compensation.

  • Rainwater being harvested in (masonry) check dams in Govindpura.
    Jun 01, 2015 09:31 IST

    Desert farmers on the path to economic self-reliance

    In ana attempt to become economically self-sufficient, the traditional farmers of Rajasthan's harsh, desert regions have begun working with the government's integrated agriculture project.

  • Dangawas violence
    May 31, 2015 15:52 IST

    Dangawas violence: Meghwals refuse to budge on 18 demands

    Meghwal community members remained on dharna outside the mortuary of Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital here for the second day on Saturday raising demands in support of the Dangawas victims

  • May 31, 2015 15:58 IST

    Forest dept distributes ‘Mor Chalisa’ to save peacocks

    With a view to check peacock killings in Bundi district, the forest department is distributing a booklet to make people aware about the religious and social importance of the national bird

  • ‘Red box’ warnings of heat stroke, dehydration and fatality announced.
    May 29, 2015 20:02 IST

    No respite from heat wave in Rajasthan

    Heat wave conditions continue to affect normal life in the desert state of Rajasthan, with the mercury hovering between 40-45 degrees Celsius in most parts of the state.

  • May 29, 2015 10:07 IST

    Arms Act case: Court defers Salman’s hearing

    Justice Nir maljeet Kaur ordered the state government to produce its side on the petition seeking permission to produce five fresh witnesses by Khan.

  • 22 women of the social justice and empowerment department
    May 29, 2015 09:41 IST

    No toilet, no wedding: Sadan brides tell would-be husbands

    About 22 women of Mahila Sadan asked their would-be husbands whether they had functional toilets at their home, before agreeing to marry them.

  • Gujjar talks
    May 28, 2015 22:13 IST

    Gujjar agitation called off, Rajasthan govt agrees to quota in jobs

    The eight-day-long deadlock between Gujjars and the Rajasthan government came to an end on Thursday night after the government agreed to introduce a bill ensuring 5% quota for Gujjars and four other castes outside the legal limit of 50% overall reservation in government-run institutions.

  • Gujjars
    May 28, 2015 11:39 IST

    Centre sends in 4,500 paramilitary forces to assist state govt deal with Gujjar protests

    The Rajasthan high court on Thursday reprimanded the state's chief secretary and the director general of police for failing to arrest any Gujjar agitator and allowing people to suffer due to the agitation which has crippled road and rail services in the state.

  • Third round of talks between Gujjar delegation and Rajasthan govt inconclusive
    May 28, 2015 09:28 IST

    Gujjar agitation: Third round of talks remains inconclusive

    Dissatisfied with government's proposal, Gujjars say the next step will be taken after consulting Bainsla. Meanwhile, home minister appeals protestors to vacate tracks and highways, warns of police action else.

  • Conservationists are divided over the government’s proposal to declare Ustad a man-eater
    May 26, 2015 16:38 IST

    NTCA wanted tourism regulated inside park

    The charges from various wildlife activists that T-24, popularly known as Ustad, was shifted from Ranthambhore national park to captivity in Sajjangarh biological park under pressure from tourism lobby gets some credence from a letter of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) seeking regulation of tourism in the park where T-24 roamed, monitoring of the big cat through camera traps to check his behaviour and to ask foot patrol staff to use caution in his territory

  • (From left) Toppers from SMS School Divyansh Pareek, Pahul Singh and Aditya Hirawat at HT Office on Monday
    May 26, 2015 16:26 IST

    CBSE 12 results: SMS Vidyalaya, IIS students come out with flying colours

    Maharaja Sawai Mansingh Vidyalaya student Divyansh Pareek, who topped the science stream with 97.8%, dreams to get into IIT