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Bodies of the three family members were recovered after two hours of search.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

3 of Rajasthan family die in under-construction water tank collapse in Jalore

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Barmer
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 12:53 PM IST
  • Jalore police and district administration launched a rescue operation after learning about the mishap and recovered the three bodies after two hours of toil.
The Pachpadra refinery is being jointly developed by HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Limited (HRRL) -- 74:26 joint venture between HPCL and the government of Rajasthan.(Bloomberg/Representational picture)
The Pachpadra refinery is being jointly developed by HPCL Rajasthan Refinery Limited (HRRL) -- 74:26 joint venture between HPCL and the government of Rajasthan.(Bloomberg/Representational picture)

Rajasthan’s Barmer oil refinery to start by 2022, investors assured

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 12:31 PM IST
  • Rajasthan industries minister Parasadi Lal Meena says the state will grow into a major hub for petrochemicals products after the launch of the refinery.
The Jhalawar idols are said to date back to 10th and 11th century.(Sourced Photo)
The Jhalawar idols are said to date back to 10th and 11th century.(Sourced Photo)

9 ancient Jhalawar idols returned from Ajmer after 113 years

By Aabshar Hassan Quazi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Kota'
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 12:01 PM IST
  • 9 out of the 12 ancient idols have reached Jhalawar museum from Ajmer, while the remaining idols could not be brought due to their fragile constitution, said an official.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot’s comment comes amid ongoing protests being carried out by farmers in and around the borders of Delhi against the three farm laws that were implemented by the Centre in September.(PTI photo)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot’s comment comes amid ongoing protests being carried out by farmers in and around the borders of Delhi against the three farm laws that were implemented by the Centre in September.(PTI photo)

Rajasthan reduces 2% VAT on fuel after premium petrol price crossed 100-mark

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 11:32 AM IST
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has also urged the Central government to reduce taxes on petrol an diesel.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot says Centre should explain the reason for high prices of petrol and diesel(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot says Centre should explain the reason for high prices of petrol and diesel(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)

Petrol costs 101.80 per litre in Rajasthan’s Sri Ganganagar

By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 02:02 PM IST
  • Prices of petrol and diesel across the country are market-determined and attract uniform central excise duty, but their prices differ from state to state because of the wide variations in the local levies or value-added tax.
A group of farmers from Rajasthan will march to Delhi in their vehicles including tractors on the Republic Day, said a farmer leader.(Reuters/Representational picture)
A group of farmers from Rajasthan will march to Delhi in their vehicles including tractors on the Republic Day, said a farmer leader.(Reuters/Representational picture)

Republic Day tractor rally from Rajasthan to feature tableaus from states

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:17 PM IST
  • A prominent farmer leader said they will display tableaus of around 14 states in the tractor parade and around 2000 vehicles, including tractors, will participate in the rally on the Republic Day.
BSF said the Pakistani rangers confirmed that the youth had been detained after crossing over. (Siddharaj Solanki/ Hindustan Times File Photo)
BSF said the Pakistani rangers confirmed that the youth had been detained after crossing over. (Siddharaj Solanki/ Hindustan Times File Photo)

Caught entering girlfriend’s home, shamed Rajasthan youth flees to Pakistan

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Barmer
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:00 PM IST
  • n the missing complaint, family members expressed apprehension that the boy might have crossed to Pakistan since the family lived very close to the Indo-Pak international border and they had relatives in Pabni village in Pakistan.
Jaipur: A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a frontline worker.(PTI Photo)
Jaipur: A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a frontline worker.(PTI Photo)

Rajasthan exceeds Covid vaccination target in 1st round, wastage percentage low

By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:45 PM IST
  • Chief minister Ashok Gehlot claimed that Rajasthan was the only state in India to be put in the green category in the detailed evaluation done by the World Health Organization due to better performance on all the parameters of vaccination.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI file)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI file)

Rajasthan appeals to healthcare staff to come forward for Covid vaccination

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 10:16 AM IST
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot held the 'verbal exchange' between the two vaccine manufacturers as the reason behind the decline in participation in the vaccination drive
Shaktawat was among the Congress leaders who had rebelled against Ashok Gehlot's leadership under Sachin Pilot. (Courtesy- Twitter)
Shaktawat was among the Congress leaders who had rebelled against Ashok Gehlot's leadership under Sachin Pilot. (Courtesy- Twitter)

Rajasthan Congress MLA Gajendra Singh Shaktawat dies after prolonged illness

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 11:44 AM IST
  • Gajendra Singh was the son of former home minister and Congress stalwart from Rajasthan, Gulab Singh Shaktawat.
Police released a video of the girl saying she had married out of her free will and there was no conversion involved.(AFP file photo. Representative image)
Police released a video of the girl saying she had married out of her free will and there was no conversion involved.(AFP file photo. Representative image)

Rajasthan police reject claim that Bikaner girl forced for interfaith marriage

By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:54 PM IST
  • Bikaner’s superintendent of police, Priti Chandra, rubbished the claims made by the girl’s family.
Passengers were charred to death after the bus ran into a high tension wire(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Passengers were charred to death after the bus ran into a high tension wire(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

6 dead, 36 injured after bus runs into high tension power line in Rajasthan

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:24 AM IST
  • All the passengers on the bus were from the Jain community and were returning to Ajmer after visiting a temple in Beawar
Dr Sardana said the beginning of the Covid 19 vaccination drive was a proud moment.
Dr Sardana said the beginning of the Covid 19 vaccination drive was a proud moment.

Kota medical college principal 1st to get vaccine after recovering from Covid-19

By HT Correspondent, Kota
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:43 PM IST
  • Vijay Sardana (58) was critically infected with Covid-19 in September 2020 and was hospitalized in Covid-19 ICU for a week but he didn’t lose courage
Several accidents take place during kite flying in the country. (Reuteurs/Representational photo)
Several accidents take place during kite flying in the country. (Reuteurs/Representational photo)

Boy run over by train while catching kite, youth’s throat slit by sharp string

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Kota
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 11:43 AM IST
  • Nearly 140 persons, including 100 in Jaipur alone, are reported to have been injured in kite-flying incidents in the state on the occasion of Makar Sankranti
Rajasthan Congress in charge has offered to nominate Priyanka Gandhi to the Rajya Sabha from the state.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Rajasthan Congress in charge has offered to nominate Priyanka Gandhi to the Rajya Sabha from the state.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Congress-ruled states compete to offer Priyanka Gandhi RS seat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 05:24 PM IST
In Madhya Pradesh, minister Sajjan Singh Verma has already suggested that she be fielded from one of the three RS seats the party is likely to gain from the state.
The fire in the neo natal care facility of the Rajasthan government hospital started due to a short-circuit in the warmer.(HT Photo/File/Representative)
The fire in the neo natal care facility of the Rajasthan government hospital started due to a short-circuit in the warmer.(HT Photo/File/Representative)

A simple circuit breaker could have saved Rajasthan infant, six suspended for negligence

Hindustan Times, Jaipur/Alwar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 07:51 PM IST
A departmental inquiry revealed the CCTV cameras in the FBNC unit were dysfunctional for more than a year and that the fire could have been prevented if a simple miniature circuit breaker (MCB) was not missing. Six hospital staff have been suspended for negligence and the electrician has been fired.
Devi Singh Bhati had to resign after the opposition Congress put pressure on the government over his alleged slapping of an IAS officer.(HT Photo)
Devi Singh Bhati had to resign after the opposition Congress put pressure on the government over his alleged slapping of an IAS officer.(HT Photo)

Ex-Rajasthan minister summoned by court for allegedly slapping IAS 22 years ago

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 11:14 AM IST
Devi Singh Bhati, BJP leader who was a minister in the Bhairon Singh Shekhawat government, alleged that there was a conspiracy against him while the IAS oficer says he holds no grudge against Bhati.
File photo of Rajasthan DGP Bhupendra Singh.(HT Photo)
File photo of Rajasthan DGP Bhupendra Singh.(HT Photo)

166 FIRs in SP offices, but no action against SHOs in Rajasthan

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Urvashi Dev Rawal
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot had announced in May that FIRs could be registered in the SP’s office if local police stations refuse to file one and that action would be taken against the heads of such stations.
Bangladeshi national Mohammad Gaini Mian in police custody. He has reportedly confessed to visiting India three times in last 10 years to sell his kidney.(HT Photo)
Bangladeshi national Mohammad Gaini Mian in police custody. He has reportedly confessed to visiting India three times in last 10 years to sell his kidney.(HT Photo)

To sell kidney, Bangladeshi man travelled thrice in 10 yrs to India, held

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2019 02:08 PM IST
Mohammad Gaini Mian, 35, who was arrested by the police last Sunday, said he had made several attempts to sell his kidney.
Nine people were killed and over two dozens were injured in two road accidents in Rajasthan on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Nine people were killed and over two dozens were injured in two road accidents in Rajasthan on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Nine killed, two dozen injured in separate road accidents in Alwar, Bundi

Jaipur | By HT Correspondnet, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2018 12:37 PM IST
The injured passengers were sent to different hospitals in Kota, Bundi and Tonk districts for treatment.
The Rajasthan high court has directed the state government to cancel the licenses of those caught talking on mobile phones while driving.(HT File/ Photo for representation)
The Rajasthan high court has directed the state government to cancel the licenses of those caught talking on mobile phones while driving.(HT File/ Photo for representation)

In Rajasthan, talking on phone while driving will cost you your licence

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent, Jaipur
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 08:48 PM IST
Rajasthan high court has directed state government to cancel license of those caught talking on phone while driving
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