Rajasthan

  • SBBJ ATM theft
    Apr 01, 2015 16:33 IST

    Robbers drive off with ATM containing Rs 32 lakh in Nagaur

    Robbers hauled away an Automated Teller Machine loaded with Rs 31.8 lakh from the State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur branch in a Rajasthan town, the police said on Tuesday

  • Tags for cows
    Apr 01, 2015 16:22 IST

    Raje govt to track cattle with microchips

    Rajasthan will tag its cattle population with microchips after a ban on cow slaughter in some states has led to abandoning

  • Mar 30, 2015 18:04 IST

    ‘Govt Will try to provide relief above defined norms’

    Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday assured “best possible relief” to the farmers hit by the unseasoal rain and hailstorms in Rajasthan.

  • Family members grieve over Lt Abhinav Nagori’s body in Udaipur
    Mar 29, 2015 16:17 IST

    Lt Abhinav to be cremated with full military honours

    The body of Lt Abhinav Nagori, who died in the Navy’s Dornier crash last week, was brought to Udaipur on Saturday afternoon.

  • Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh in Jaipur
    Mar 29, 2015 16:12 IST

    Modi’s Mann Ki Baat bunch of lies: Jairam

    Senior Congress leaders on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spreading lies through his ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio programme

  • A farmer
    Mar 28, 2015 12:25 IST

    Farmers in Barmer feel process of granting relief helping only few

    Farmers of Barmer district were first hit by drought, then unseasonal rainfall and now insensitive government relief norms which only help a small section of farmers, according to agriculture activists and experts. According to the district crop assessment report, 1,416 villages in Barmer have been affected by the recent rain.

  • Award 2
    Mar 27, 2015 13:39 IST

    State to audit power firms to check fraud

    Rajasthan government on Thursday made a provision for a revenue and expenditure audit of three power distribution companies (discoms) in the state and initiate action against officials found guilty indulging in financial irregularities.

  •  Chernobyl
    Mar 27, 2015 13:00 IST

    Construction of nuclear fuel complex begins

    Construction of the country’s second Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC) has begun at Rawatbhata town in Chittorgarh district, the site director of Rajasthan Atomic Power station said on Thursday. Site in-charge, Pratap said that the primary construction work has begun in the site, which according to sources will approximately cost Rs. 24,000 crore.

  • Mar 26, 2015 16:10 IST

    Minister gets struggling college to pay for appliances

    A technical education college in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district was forced to send expensive appliances to the state technical education minister Kalicharan Sarraf to keep him in "good humour", said officials and students said on Wednesday

  • Mar 26, 2015 15:58 IST

    Traders in Hadauti fear crop damage may run into crores

    The damage caused to Rabi crops in Rajasthan's Hadauti region by unseasonal rains and hailstorms is likely to deal a crippling blow to the local economy, with traders estimating the losses could run into hundreds of crores of rupees

  • A rural woman
    Mar 26, 2015 15:41 IST

    Govt to open health centres under PPP mode: Rathore

    Health minister Rajendra Rathore said in the assembly on Wednesday the state government has framed a plan to open health centres in Rajasthan in the public-private-partnership (PPP) mode

  • Gulab Chand Katariya
    Mar 26, 2015 15:31 IST

    Funds released for relief to farmers: Kataria

    The Rajasthan government on Wednesday said it had released funds for immediate payment to farmers who had suffered more than 50% crop loss in the recent rains and hailstorm which lashed several parts of the state

  • Senior IAS and IPS officers attend the assembly during the ongoing session. HT File
    Mar 24, 2015 15:40 IST

    Senior cops to probe graft cases

    Cases of corruption against IAS and IPS officers would be probed by an investigating officer (IO) senior to them in rank, the state home minister announced in the assembly on Monday

  • Mar 23, 2015 16:30 IST

    Devastated by rain, two farmers kill self

    Two more farmers allegedly committed suicide, while two others died of shock after seeing their crops destroyed by the untimely rain, police said on Sunday

  • Mar 23, 2015 16:13 IST

    Monitories scared under Modi government, says Muslim body

    Any attempt to impose the Hindu right wing agenda and curtail the freedom of minorities will be challenged, a top Muslim body said on Sunday while vowing to launch a campaign against such efforts