HindustanTimes Sun,21 Sep 2014


Robbers beat up family, rape woman in Jaipur

Police officials investigating the spot
Four armed robbers barged into a house of a retired engineer in the wee hours of Friday, beat up the family members and allegedly raped a woman before decamping with jewellery and cash.

Upbeat with win, Cong slams Raje

After facing rout in assembly and Lok Sabha polls, win on three assembly seats out of four in the by-polls has given the Congress enough reason to smile

Past proud, present tense, future uncertain for Digamber Singh

The assembly by-poll result of Surajgarh seat has served as a double blow to former health minister Digamber Singh who recently lost the assembly election from Deeg-Kumher seat in December last year

‘Sadbuddhi yajna’ held against delay in Barmer refinery work

Barmer residents, led by Pachpadra Refinery Sangharsh Samiti, on Sunday organised a ‘sadbuddhi yajna’ to protest the delay in setting up of proposed refinery at Pachpadra

Schools merger renders hundreds of cooks jobless

The Rajasthan government’s decision to merge elementary schools with middle and senior secondary school across the state has rendered some 700 cooks in Barmer district jobless, mostly widows and single women, who were earlier appointed to cook mid-day meals for students,  officials said on Friday

Riding horse without reins is new fad

Have you ever imagined riding a horse without reins? The concept has been introduced at the first natural horsemanship farm in the state, in Udaipur, where 15 pure line Marwari horses are being kept in the natural form and used on safari with just a rope around its neck

BJP goes all out in Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP national president Amit Shah, Union home minister Rajnath Singh and Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan are among the BJP leaders who will be campaigning for party candidates in the upcoming assembly by-elections in Rajasthan

Power crisis in Rajasthan forces discoms to resort to load-shedding

Power discoms in Rajasthan have started load shedding after the electricity demand in the state has crossed the ‘21 lakh units per day’ mark.

A total of 42 candidates have jumped in the fray for the by-elections, scheduled in four constituencies of Rajasthan
Rajasthan bypolls: 38 file nominations on last day

Shivkant Nandwana
A total of 42 candidates filed their nominations for four assembly constituencies ahead of the by-polls scheduled on September 13 in Rajasthan. Out of the 42 candidates, 38 filed their papers on the last day of nominations on Wednesday.

RAS paper leak: Another accused nabbed in Ahmedabad

The Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Rajasthan police arrested an accused in the Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) pre-exam 2013 paper leak case from Ahmedabad on Wednesday night.

Cong wins 3 out of 4 seats, jolt to BJP

In a setback to the BJP government, the Congress wrested three of four assembly seats where by-polls were held. BJP was restricted to the Kota (South) seat

‘Govt decisions, controversial speeches annoyed masses’

The state government’s decisions about integration of schools, limiting scope of free medicine scheme, reviewing the pension scheme, and controversial statements by the BJP leaders played a major role in party’s defeat

Lawyers back to work, but not all happy with move

Lawyers resumed work in courts on Monday, 68 days after they went on a strike in protest against district judge Mahendra Singh, who had initiated contempt proceedings against the office-bearers of Jaipur bar association for disturbing court proceedings

Ancient Vishnu idol stolen from Bhilwara

An ancient idol of Lord Vishnu and Sheshnag has been stolen from a temple in Bhilwara district

Eleven AAGs resign in favour of lawyers’ strike

There was high drama at the Rajasthan high court on Thursday with 11 additional advocate generals (AAGs) tendering their resignations to advocate general NM Lodha in support of the lawyers’ agitation

Alert in Rajasthan on possible infiltration bid by Pak terrorists

The Rajasthan Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) has sounded an alert across the state over a possible infiltration attempt by 15 Pakistan-based terrorists trained in making suicide jackets and improvised explosive devices mounted on vehicles

Tigress ST10 spotted with two cubs

Friday morning brought cheers again within a month in the Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR). A camera installed in Panidhal forest area of Talvrakash Range captured two newly-born cubs of relocated tigress ST10.
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