Slashing of value added tax (VAT) on tobacco products, pan masalas and cigarettes has delivered a massive blow to the efforts of voluntary organisations and the health department to reduce tobacco consumption in the state.
All India Congress Committee general secretary and in-charge for Rajasthan Gurudas Kamat on Friday, while addressing the party workers and officials, said this is for the first time in the democratic history of India that an external affairs minister has confessed of helping a criminal and still on the post
The death toll in Tonk bus accident reached 16 on Saturday, as one more person succumbed to the burn injuries at the Sawai Man Singh hospital
Pushkar would be developed as temple city of Rajasthan on the lines of religious places like Tirupati Balaji and other Hindu holy sites in the country, chief minister Vasundhara Raje said on Saturday
The drinking water problem is all set to end in Alwar district as the state government is likely to set up 36 reverse osmosis (RO) plants this year
Rajasthan may put about 400 small size mining leases of minerals like granite, marble and quartz under the hammer in 2015 as it looks to expand its area under mining as well as increase revenue
A day after the CBI took over the two cases related to caste clash in Dangawas village of Nagaur district, a 25-member team, including two superintendents of police (SP) and four deputy SPs reached the village on Wednesday evening. Earlier in the morning, a five-member forensic team reached the incident site to collect evidences.
Jaipur on Wednesday became the fifth city in the country to have metro service when chief minister Vasundhara Raje flagged off the first train before she boarded it for a ride from Mansarover to Chandpole station.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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