Jaipur

  • Jaipur teachers
    Aug 03, 2015 11:46 IST

    Rajasthan government puts school privatisation on hold

    Facing resistance from more than 3.5 lakh teachers and fearing a political backlash, the Rajasthan government may drop a proposal to hand over state-run schools to private players.

  • Baby
    Aug 01, 2015 23:42 IST

    Rajasthan HC asks religious leader to return infant to parents

    The Rajasthan high court ruled on Saturday that a five-month-old infant, who had been given up by his parents to an influential self-styled religious leader for adoption, was to be returned to the custody of his parents.

  • Fake certificate
    Aug 01, 2015 12:53 IST

    'Probe on in 479 cases of forgery in educational certificates'

    The cases of submission of forged mark sheets and other documents by the public representatives were discovered in Rajasthan following the state government had made minimum educational qualification mandatory to contest the elections for the Panchayati Raj institutions early this year.

  • Bank Robbery
    Aug 01, 2015 12:39 IST

    Rs 7.51 lakh looted at gunpoint from bank in Udaipur

    The robbers barged into the Canara Bank branch on Friday and ordered the women manning the cash counters to hand over the money.

  • Ashok Parnami
    Jul 31, 2015 16:07 IST

    One man, one post: BJP to ask 7 leaders to quit party positions

    Rajasthan BJP president said the state BJP wants to follow the 'one person, one post' criterion strictly. There has been delay because of repeated election processes.

  • Flood
    Jul 29, 2015 16:22 IST

    Flood-like situation continues in Rajasthan's Jalore

    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.

  • Kharif crops
    Jul 29, 2015 16:51 IST

    Good monsoon gives fresh impetus to sowing activity

    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.

  • Mount Abu
    Jul 29, 2015 16:37 IST

    State receives 30% more rain, Mount Abu gets 328mm

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • kota barrage
    Jul 28, 2015 15:57 IST

    Rain pummels western Rajasthan

    With abnormal rain lashing the western districts of the desert state for the last 24 hours till Monday morning, Jalore and Barmer are facing flood-like situation. The highest rainfall was recorded in Mt Abu (444 mm), followed by Gudhamalani (331 mm) in Barmer.

  • flood
    Jul 28, 2015 16:08 IST

    IAF saves family marooned by floods in Rajasthan

    They were separated by 400 metres, but the man couldn’t do anything to rescue his family of eight – five women, two boys and a girl – as death seemed imminent for them with flood waters rising sharply.

  • At least 14 engineering and management colleges in Rajasthan have sought permission to shut down
    Jul 28, 2015 15:58 IST

    14 state colleges want to shut shop for lack of students

    At least 14 engineering and management colleges in Rajasthan have sought permission to shut down as they are not getting adequate admissions and hence losing out in terms of money, Rajasthan Technical University’s (RTU) academic director Rohitashwa Shringi said on Monday

  • Teachers stage a demonstration outside the residence of education minister Vasudev Devnani
    Jul 28, 2015 15:49 IST

    Perform or face action: Devnani to teachers

    In a veiled threat, education minister Vasudev Devnani on Monday said the government would review the teaching performance of the leaders of teachers’ associations and take action if they were found wanting

  • Raje meets zila pramukh
    Jul 28, 2015 15:43 IST

    Don’t crave for power, win public trust through work: Raje to zila pramukhs

    Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday asked the newly-elected public representatives not to crave for power but win public trust through their work