Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Thursday signed an agreement with the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to form a joint venture company to set up a Rs 43,129 crore petroleum refinery-cum-petrochemical complex in the state's Barmer district. The Union government had given approval to theMore
Published 17-Aug-2017 21:05 IST
Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Udaipur in Rajasthan on August 29, state Home Minister Gulab Chand said on Wednesday. Chand said the prime minister will be addressing a mass gathering at Khelgaon Maidan in the city.
Published 16-Aug-2017 20:07 IST
Jaipur: Members of Jat community in Dholpur and Bharatpur districts of Rajasthan postponed their agitation for reservation, which was scheduled to begin on Wednesday, till August 22. The agitation was postponed as the state government assured to reach a decision on the reservation issue to JatMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 17:36 IST | Updated 17:44 IST
Jaipur: Four people were killed and 15 others injured today when their tractor-trolley collided with a trailer in Bhagsoda police station area of Chittorgarh district, police said. The deceased were identified as -- Shobha Ram (45), Pawan Meena (20), Puran Meena (33) and Devishankar Meena (30).
Published 15-Aug-2017 21:10 IST
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday said that 'Team Rajasthan' was working day and night to eliminate the socio-economic inequality and discrimination in the society. In her Independence Day address at the SMS Stadium here, she said that "absolute freedom" is possible onlyMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 20:56 IST
Jodhpur: A 21-year-old student of the National Law University was found dead near railway tracks opposite the college campus here this morning, police said. Vikram Nagech, from New Delhi, was a student of fifth semester in B.A. LLB course at the NLU and had been staying in the university hostel,More
Published 14-Aug-2017 22:48 IST
Jaipur: Rajasthan Congress Seva Dal has been caught in a controversy over its members singing the national anthem while remaining seated in their chairs. According to sources, Congress Seva Dal members of Khatushyamji in Sikar district were 'practicing' singing the national anthem in their trainingMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 22:07 IST
Jaipur: A youth was allegedly tied to a tree and badly beaten up by family members of a girl with whom he had gone to meet at her village in Rajasthan's Alwar district. Vedprakash Meena (20) was caught in the house of the girl in Malavli village on Saturday. The family members of the girl tied himMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 15:19 IST
Jaipur: Dodging tight security measures made ahead of Independence Day, unidentified men allegedly looted Rs 10 lakh cash from a dairy booth here on Monday, police said. "Nearly six to eight bike-borne unidentified men allegedly looted Rs 10 lakh from a dairy booth centre in Mahaveer Nagar area andMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 15:14 IST
Jaipur: Five persons were arrested in Rajasthan's Ajmer district on Sunday for torturing and murdering a woman relative earlier this month after branding her a witch, police said. "We have arrested Mahaveer, Gopi Chand, Chandra Prakash, Pinki and Sonya in this case. These arrests have been madeMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 07:48 IST
Kota (Raj): Three persons, including a woman, have been arrested from Raroti village in Baran for allegedly extorting money from a man after threatening him of filing a false rape complaint against him, the police said on Sunday. The accused were arrested last evening and Rs 1.3 lakh in cash, and aMore
Published 14-Aug-2017 06:54 IST
Kota (Raj): A 22-year-old married woman died this morning in her in-laws' house in Kanwas town here under mysterious circumstances following which a case of dowry death was lodged against her husband and two others, police said. Divya alias Damyanti Kumawat, wife of Mahendra Kumawat, died underMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 22:09 IST | Updated 22:13 IST
Jaipur: The Indian Army on Sunday opened the two-day equipment display 'Know Your Army' for the people here, ahead of Independence Day. The exhibition was inaugurated by Major General P P Prakash Singh and a large number of senior military, civil dignitaries and eminent personalities attended theMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 20:15 IST
Sikar (Raj): Hitting out at the Rajasthan and the central governments, Congress national general secretary Ashok Gehlot on Sunday claimed that those at the "helm of affairs" were trying to create a gap between the rich and the poor. The BJP wants to remain in power by all means, but they will not beMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 19:57 IST | Updated 20:31 IST
Jaipur: A 40-year-old widow in Rajasthan's Ajmer district was allegedly made to eat faeces, tortured and beaten to death by her relatives, who accused her of being a witch, the police said on Sunday. The incident took place on August 3 in Kekri, a block around 135 km from the state capital, theyMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 19:08 IST
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday directed the state tourism department officials to draft a policy for the conservation of small forts, palaces and havelies which are turning into ruins. The state is famous for its forts, palaces and havelies. Small forts and those old andMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 08:21 IST
Jaipur: State-run universities and constituent colleges in Rajasthan will not observe a holiday for Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 this year. "We have decided not to observe the holiday on Gandhi Jayanti in the state-run universities and colleges so that it can be celebrated in the institutions on thatMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 07:38 IST
Kota (Raj): A 48-year-old property dealer was shot dead by unidentified assailants near Kota railway station in Bhimganj Mandi area here, police said on Friday. The incident took place last evening when Durgesh Malviya was sitting along with his friends near Kota railway station, said RamkhiladiMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 16:08 IST
Jodhpur: Panic gripped the Rajasthan High Court campus on Thursday after the office of the district judge (rural) here claimed it had received a letter warning of a bomb blast, the police said. The letter was received in the afternoon. As soon as the police go to know of the bomb threat, the entireMore
Published 11-Aug-2017 07:09 IST
Jaipur: The mortal remains of former Union minister Sanwarlal Jat were on Thursday consigned to flames with full state honours at his native village of Gopalpura in Ajmer district.
Published 10-Aug-2017 15:23 IST | Updated 22:27 IST

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