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