North India

  • Chambal river
    Jul 29, 2015 17:06 IST

    Overflowing dams bring cheer to Hadauti farmers

    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.

  • Kharif crops
    Jul 29, 2015 16:51 IST

    Good monsoon gives fresh impetus to sowing activity

    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.

  • Mount Abu
    Jul 29, 2015 16:37 IST

    State receives 30% more rain, Mount Abu gets 328mm

    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.

  • Flood
    Jul 29, 2015 16:22 IST

    Flood-like situation continues in Rajasthan's Jalore

    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.

  • Congress protest Vyapam scam Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Jul 25, 2015 23:50 IST

    MP: Police question Vyapam whistleblower Prashant Pandey's wife

    Madhya Pradesh police detained the wife of Prashant Pandey, one of the main whistle blowers of Vyapam scam, on Saturday evening.

  • Vinay Jindal
    Jul 25, 2015 01:39 IST

    20-year-old dies in road accident, Delhi watches him bleed

    Delhi may have left Vinay Jindal to die on the road after a horrific accident, but the 20-year-old served humanity even in death with his family donating the youth’s eyes as per his wishes.

  • BS Bassi
    Jul 24, 2015 22:40 IST

    'We're unbiased': Delhi's top cop Bassi reacts to AAP's allegations

    In his strongest assertion amid his ongoing tussle with the Arvind Kejriwal government, top cop BS Bassi on Friday said it would be a "very unfortunate" day in the history of the capital if the Delhi Police comes under the city government.

  • AAP
    Jul 23, 2015 19:04 IST

    Kejriwal writes to Jung, accuses him of 'blackmail, dictatorship'

    In a letter, Aam Aadmi Party chief says the L-G was working at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to weaken the Delhi government. Kejriwal wrote the letter a day after Jung dismissed AAP nominee Swati Maliwal's appointment as chief of the Delhi Commission for Women as lacking legal sanctity.

  • Kejriwal and Najeeb Jung
    Jul 23, 2015 10:02 IST

    LG Jung seeks AAP explanation on Maliwal's appointment as DCW head

    Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung has sought an explanation from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government on how Swati Maliwal, wife of an AAP leader, was appointed the chairperson of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) without his approval.

  • Dilip Pandey
    Jul 22, 2015 10:07 IST

    AAP govt threatens protest after police 'tried to crush' leader

    The stand-off between the Aam Aadmi Party and Delhi Police escalated after a senior leader alleged that a police vehicle tried to run him over on Tuesday night, prompting an astonished police chief to dub the accusation as bizarre.

  • Violence against women
    Jul 21, 2015 22:54 IST

    Cops shocked as Delhi serial rapist reveals he killed 38 kids

    The 24-year-old Ravinder Kumar - who apparently shows no remorse- began his crime spree in 2008. He would lure children with candies and kill them if they resisted. Worse, he would have sex with their bodies, making him a necrophilic.

  • Citizens Report 2015
    Jul 21, 2015 16:45 IST

    BJP govt's first 18 months in Rajasthan a failure, say activists

    Eighteen months into its tenure, the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in Rajasthan has failed to live up to people’s expectations, civil society activists said on Monday, warning it that transferring responsibilities to the private sector is not the panacea for all ills.

  • career kota
    Jul 20, 2015 16:18 IST

    Career gold mine for northeast students in Kota

    Students from insurgency-prone northeast states are not only flocking to Rajasthan’s coaching destination in a big way but also setting new milestones of excellence by cracking medical and engineering entrance examinations.

  • Valson Thampu
    Jul 19, 2015 13:21 IST

    St Stephen's 'harassed' but can bear 1000 controversies: Thampu

    Even as Delhi University's prestigious college St Stephen's college continues to be shrouded in controversy, principal Valson Thampu said no other institution in the world has been subjected to such "harassment" but added that it is strong enough to withstand 1000 other such controversies.

  • Studio photography Digitisation Smartphones
    Jul 19, 2015 09:49 IST

    Studio photography: Portrait of a dying art

    Bringing to light: These are hard times for photo studios in the city, owing to the snap-happy culture spawned by the advent of smartphones.