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.
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.
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.
The robbers barged into the Canara Bank branch on Friday and ordered the women manning the cash counters to hand over the money.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 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
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
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday asked the newly-elected public representatives not to crave for power but win public trust through their work