Rajasthan

  •  Rajasthan Shikshak Sangh
    Aug 29, 2015 15:57 IST

    Teachers up in arms against new timings, staffing pattern

    Thousands of teachers took to the streets in the state capital on Friday demanding the withdrawal of extended school timings, removal of alleged anomalies in the staffing pattern, among others

  • A team of Alwar police arrested Aslam from Ferozpur Jhirka in Mewat district of Haryana on Monday night. (HT Photo)
    Aug 26, 2015 15:58 IST

    Man who looted ATMs in 5 states nabbed by Alwar cops

    In a major breakthrough, the Rajasthan police on Monday night nabbed a man, identified as Aslam alias Chillu, who was wanted for the loot of ATM machines in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh

  • A report points out that Jaipur is among the top 10 cities with 2,801 road accident deaths reported last year. (HT File Photo)
    Aug 25, 2015 15:55 IST

    Over 10,000 people killed in road accidents in 2014: NCRB

    Last year over 10,000 people were killed, while around 27,000 injured in road accidents across Rajasthan.

  • Ultrasound
    Aug 24, 2015 00:02 IST

    Agent-quack nexus minting money through fake sex tests

    The Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act (PCPNDT) fears have given rise to ‘cheats’ who don’t conduct a sex test but stage-manage a show through agents to mint money, health department officials said on Sunday.

  • Voters wait for their turn to cast vote at a booth in Jaipur’s Chomu area. (Prabhakar Sharma/HT Photo)
    Aug 18, 2015 16:32 IST

    Local body elections: Polling peaceful, results on Aug 20

    Polling for 129 local bodies including Ajmer municipal corporation, 15 municipal councils and 133 municipalities concluded in 31 districts peacefully barring a few incidents of clashes and glitches in electronic voting machines (EVMs). Polling was held at 4,300 booths. Results of the polling will be declared on August 20

  • Kin carry the victim’s body  from his residence in Barkat Nagar in Jaipur on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
    Aug 12, 2015 16:04 IST

    Wife, nephew held for man's murder

    A 34-year-old man was allegedly murdered by his wife and nephew in Barkat Nagar of the state capital on Monday night

  • Alwar bandh
    Aug 11, 2015 10:45 IST

    Alwar bandh turns violent; dozen injured, six arrested

    The bandh was called by employees of the electricity department and traders’ associations on Monday over increasing incidents of crime in Alwar. The police lathi charges the protesters, in which about a dozen were injured while six were arrested.

  • Student leaders’ posters on display near the main gate of Rajasthan University in Jaipur. (HT File Photo)
    Aug 10, 2015 15:49 IST

    Election budget of Rs 5,000 unfeasible, say RU leaders

    With the Lyngdoh committee’s prescribed code of conduct coming into effect at the Rajasthan University ahead of the student union elections due on August 22, aspirants and party workers are finding it difficult to maintain their election budget under Rs 5,000

  • Chief minister Vasundhara Raje meets defence minister Manohar Parikkar at latter’s residence in Delhi on Sunday. (HT Photo)
    Aug 10, 2015 15:37 IST

    Raje meets Parrikar, seeks more defence investment

    Chief minister Vasundhara Raje has requested defence minister Manohar Parrikar to exploit possibilities of investment in the field of defence in Rajasthan

  • BJP MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat addresses a party meeting in Kota on Saturday. (AH Zaidi/HT Photo)
    Aug 09, 2015 15:20 IST

    Rajawat says Advani ignored within BJP, stirs controversy

    Ladpura (Kota) MLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat has stirred controversy by raising the issue of senior leader Lal Krishna Advani being ignored within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) during a party meeting in Kota on Saturday

  • Senior citizens play cards at an old-age home. (HT File Photo)
    Aug 06, 2015 16:26 IST

    State mulls luxury old-age homes under PPP mode

    The state government is considering running luxury old-age homes in all the seven divisional headquarters under the public private partnership (PPP) mode, notwithstanding recent protests over its privatisation plan for schools and primary health centres

  • The cases of dog attacks on chinkaras have shot up in recent years
    Aug 04, 2015 15:49 IST

    After hunters, chinkaras now hounded by dogs in Thar region

    Chinkara, one of the two state animals of Rajasthan, that had been at the target of hunters for long time, is now falling prey to stray dogs and hounds, especially after the recent rains

  • CM Vasundhara Raje arrives for a meeting with BJP leaders in view of the ticket distribution for upcoming local body polls
    Aug 04, 2015 16:18 IST

    Wary of losing members, BJP adopts secret strategy for polls

    Wary of a number of party leaders and workers joining the Congress ahead of local body polls, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) has adopted a secret strategy of selecting candidates but not announcing them in the public

  • Rajasthan cabinet on Tuesday decided to increase the punishment for keeping mobile phones in jails
    Jul 29, 2015 17:07 IST

    Prisoners who use mobile phones inside jails to face govt heat

    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

  • Chambal river
    Jul 29, 2015 17:06 IST

    Overflowing dams bring cheer to Hadauti farmers

    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.