Rajasthan

  • May 31, 2015 15:58 IST

    Forest dept distributes ‘Mor Chalisa’ to save peacocks

    With a view to check peacock killings in Bundi district, the forest department is distributing a booklet to make people aware about the religious and social importance of the national bird

  • Dangawas violence
    May 31, 2015 15:52 IST

    Dangawas violence: Meghwals refuse to budge on 18 demands

    Meghwal community members remained on dharna outside the mortuary of Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital here for the second day on Saturday raising demands in support of the Dangawas victims

  • ‘Red box’ warnings of heat stroke, dehydration and fatality announced.
    May 29, 2015 20:02 IST

    No respite from heat wave in Rajasthan

    Heat wave conditions continue to affect normal life in the desert state of Rajasthan, with the mercury hovering between 40-45 degrees Celsius in most parts of the state.

  • Gujjar talks
    May 28, 2015 22:13 IST

    Gujjar agitation called off, Rajasthan govt agrees to quota in jobs

    The eight-day-long deadlock between Gujjars and the Rajasthan government came to an end on Thursday night after the government agreed to introduce a bill ensuring 5% quota for Gujjars and four other castes outside the legal limit of 50% overall reservation in government-run institutions.

  • Gujjars
    May 28, 2015 11:39 IST

    Centre sends in 4,500 paramilitary forces to assist state govt deal with Gujjar protests

    The Rajasthan high court on Thursday reprimanded the state's chief secretary and the director general of police for failing to arrest any Gujjar agitator and allowing people to suffer due to the agitation which has crippled road and rail services in the state.

  • Third round of talks between Gujjar delegation and Rajasthan govt inconclusive
    May 28, 2015 09:28 IST

    Gujjar agitation: Third round of talks remains inconclusive

    Dissatisfied with government's proposal, Gujjars say the next step will be taken after consulting Bainsla. Meanwhile, home minister appeals protestors to vacate tracks and highways, warns of police action else.

  • Conservationists are divided over the government’s proposal to declare Ustad a man-eater
    May 26, 2015 16:38 IST

    NTCA wanted tourism regulated inside park

    The charges from various wildlife activists that T-24, popularly known as Ustad, was shifted from Ranthambhore national park to captivity in Sajjangarh biological park under pressure from tourism lobby gets some credence from a letter of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) seeking regulation of tourism in the park where T-24 roamed, monitoring of the big cat through camera traps to check his behaviour and to ask foot patrol staff to use caution in his territory

  • (From left) Toppers from SMS School Divyansh Pareek, Pahul Singh and Aditya Hirawat at HT Office on Monday
    May 26, 2015 16:26 IST

    CBSE 12 results: SMS Vidyalaya, IIS students come out with flying colours

    Maharaja Sawai Mansingh Vidyalaya student Divyansh Pareek, who topped the science stream with 97.8%, dreams to get into IIT

  • May 26, 2015 16:19 IST

    Dangawas violence: CS, DGP seek exemption from appearance before rights panel

    The chief secretary (CS) and the director general of police (DGP) of Rajasthan sought exemption from appearance before the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) on Monday

  • 18 cops injured in mob attack in Bhilwara
    May 25, 2015 10:38 IST

    18 cops injured in mob attack after truck mows down man in Chittorgargh

    Around 18 policemen were injured in a mob violence which erupted after a man was mowed down by a truck on Neemuch Road (NH79) near Rani Keda village under Nimbahera police station in Chittorgarh district on Sunday, police said.

  • May 23, 2015 17:51 IST

    Heat claims farmer’s life in Barmer

    A 42-year-old man died of heat stroke in Barmer, police said on Friday. This was the first death due to heat reported in the desert state this year

  • Education minister Vasudev Devnani declares the board results in Ajmer on Friday
    May 23, 2015 16:46 IST

    Class 12 result: Girls leave boys behind

    Girls outshone boys once again in the Class 12 Science and Commerce results announced by the Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan, on Friday

  • Gujjars protest on the railway track in Bharatpur on Friday
    May 23, 2015 16:35 IST

    Gujjars vow not to give up on cause

    Agitating Gujjar community members dug in their heels on the second day of their protest on Friday, vowing not to give up until the state came out with a decision over their demand for 5% reservation in government jobs

  • T-24 at Sajjangarh Biological Park in Udaipur.
    May 20, 2015 15:51 IST

    ‘T-24 didn’t growl at humans before attacking them’

    The most dreaded tiger of Ranthambhore T-24, popularly known as Ustad, is accused of not growling at humans, a sign of warning usually tigers give before they attack their target

  • Protesting Gujjars burn tyres during a demonstration
    May 20, 2015 15:45 IST

    Bharatpur on high alert as Gujjars threaten fresh stir over quota issue

    The Gujjars will not hesitate from resorting to another round of agitation in Rajasthan if their demand for reservation in jobs was not met soon, chairman of the Gujjar Arakshan Sangharsh Samiti Kirori Singh Bainsla said on Tuesday