- Jul 29, 2015 17:07 IST
The state cabinet on Tuesday decided to increase the punishment for keeping mobile phones and other banned objects inside jails keeping in view the increased instances of mobile phone use by prisoners in jail premises
- Jul 29, 2015 17:06 IST
The brimming dams on the Chambal have brought smiles to the farmers of the Hadauti region as the good monsoon ensures enough irrigation water for next two years.
- Jul 29, 2015 16:51 IST
With monsoon gaining momentum, sowing activity in the state has reached its peak in the past few days. Farmers are now busy sowing Kharif crops and with a positive outlook on yield.
- Jul 29, 2015 16:37 IST
Rainfall continues to lash several parts of the state. Mount Abu in Sirohi district has received the maximum rainfall of 328mm, while Abu Road received 134 mm.
- Jul 29, 2015 16:22 IST
Two people are feared dead in Sanchor town of Jalore district on Tuesday where incessant rainfall for last two days has triggered a flood-like situation, disrupting road connectivity with several villages.
- Jul 28, 2015 15:43 IST
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday asked the newly-elected public representatives not to crave for power but win public trust through their work
- Jul 27, 2015 16:38 IST
A sloth bear in the Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) has been lonely for the past two years. Now, the forest department is attempting to get two companions for the animal from other sanctuaries in the state
- Jul 24, 2015 15:48 IST
With an aim to curb misuse of social media platforms to flare up petty issue, chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Thursday stressed on the need to form a cell to keep an eye on such activities
- Jul 21, 2015 16:45 IST
Eighteen months into its tenure, the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in Rajasthan has failed to live up to people’s expectations, civil society activists said on Monday, warning it that transferring responsibilities to the private sector is not the panacea for all ills.
- Jul 20, 2015 16:18 IST
Students from insurgency-prone northeast states are not only flocking to Rajasthan’s coaching destination in a big way but also setting new milestones of excellence by cracking medical and engineering entrance examinations.
- Jul 10, 2015 20:54 IST
The Rajasthan government has asked state-run colleges to introduce the RSS founder’s biography in their libraries, it emerged on Friday, setting the stage for a potential backlash by critics who accuse the BJP regime at the Centre of trying to saffronise education.
- Jul 10, 2015 15:10 IST
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) backed Mandir Bachao Sangharsh Samiti, Jaipur, set a deadline for the government to meet its demands else the protest against the demolition of temples would be intensified at the state level. The deadline was set after a two hour ‘chakka jam’ on Thursday which largely remained peaceful.
- Jul 10, 2015 15:02 IST
An 18-year-old youth was killed as heavy rains flooded many parts of Sikar district, about 110 kms north of Jaipur, on Thursday, officials said. The district administration called in the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and was carrying out operations to rescue the stranded people.
- Jul 09, 2015 16:20 IST
A usual workday turned bizarre for the jail guards at the Kota central jail on Monday night as they discovered a condom hanging out of the rear of one Balbeer Singh, 45, while the latter was being frisked prior to entering the premises. An investigation quickly revealed that the suspiciously placed rubber was being used to stash cannabis
- Jul 08, 2015 16:11 IST
In a major boost to employment generation, the state cabinet on Tuesday cleared seven investment projects worth around Rs 4,000 crore. The projects, approved in wake of Resurgent Rajasthan Summit-2015, are expected to generate more than 16,000 jobs across the state, parliamentary affairs minister Rajendra Singh Rathore on Tuesday said