- Feb 01, 2015 16:21 IST
Now swine flu patients will get round the clock medical services at the emergency department of Sawai Man Singh (SMS) hospital in Jaipur
- Jan 31, 2015 12:03 IST
Bandh prevailed in Alwar as traders' outfit and district bar association member jointly protested against police laxity in catching the killer of a city jeweller, two murders had been commited within a week and its' a matter of shame.
- Jan 31, 2015 11:58 IST
Though the state government aims to de-addict Doda (opium) users in the state, the de-addiction process that it has adopted remains flawed, due to which several persons in the state continue to consume Doda on an everyday basis.
- Jan 31, 2015 11:51 IST
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday dropped enough hints that the state budget might not offer government job sops, but reiterated the manifesto line of providing job opportunities to 15 lakh youths. Raje said the state government wanted the state budget to be more inclusive and for this series of consultations were being held with various groups and stakeholders.
- Jan 31, 2015 11:43 IST
Even as the Rajasthan government is mulling over the idea of introducing surya namaskar and yoga in its schools, teachers’ bodies and sociologists in the state termed it as an infringement of individual freedom. Bounding a student to chant mantra while doing surya namaskar is violation of an individual’s freedom, praying is a personal choice and cannot be imposed.
- Jan 30, 2015 12:17 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to launch a soil health card scheme for farmers across the country from Rajasthan in February, state agriculture minister Prabhu Lal Saini said on Thursday. The card will have a universal number which will link the holder to the details of a land on computers.
- Jan 30, 2015 12:13 IST
The State Election Commission (SEC) will conduct election for 254 zila parishad and 1,711 panchayat samiti members’ posts in phase-III of Panchayati Raj Election, 2015 on Friday. Polling will be held on 254 zila parishad seats of which five members have already been elected unopposed. 702 candidates are in fray now for the remaining 249 seats.
- Jan 30, 2015 12:08 IST
Shakur Mohammad, a 62-year-old who works as a daily wage labourer, had acquired six plots of land for Rs. 4,000 way back in 1984. Now, he has donated three plots of land valued at over Rs. 1 crore at current rates for setting up a hospital, a madrasa and a masjid and is to donate another plot for establishing a diagnostic laboratory.
- Jan 30, 2015 12:00 IST
An FIR was lodged in the Bhimganj police station on Thursday after the intervention of Bilwara SP Hemant Sharma, whom the woman met on Wednesday. The woman in an FIR alleged that the rapists, who enjoyed political support, have been threatening her and her family to withdraw her first complaint against them.
- Jan 29, 2015 11:58 IST
The mandatory formal education qualification for election to Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) has spawned a new business in the state: making fake mark-sheets and certificates for class 8 for anything between Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 50,000. The Sikar police have busted a racket involved in this business and have arrested two persons Ashok Kabra and Babulal
- Jan 29, 2015 11:52 IST
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday approved revised minimum wages for labourers in the state with effect from January 1, 2014. The decision will benefit labourers working in 51 scheduled jobs. She approved the revised wages after a review on the basis of Consumer Price Index issued by the Labour Bureau in Shimla.
- Jan 29, 2015 11:46 IST
Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje said on Wednesday that people suffering from symptoms of swine flu will be tested for free at the six government medical colleges across the state on production of a prescription from a government doctor.
- Jan 29, 2015 11:34 IST
Seventeen minor children who were forced to beg by a criminal gang were rescued during a raid by police in Kota that also resulted in the arrest of 13 people. The raid on a lodge near Kota railway station was conducted jointly by the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell and Child Line, a unit of Rajasthan’s women and child development department.
- Jan 28, 2015 16:31 IST
Former Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) chairman Habeeb Khan Gauran was granted conditional bail by the chief metropolitan magistrate after he surrendered in a local court on Tuesday.
- Jan 27, 2015 21:21 IST
The insensitivity of Rajasthan Police was on full display when a woman complaining about police inaction on her complaint of rape was dragged by her hair by a senior official and forcibly taken to hospital.