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Raj Guv Kalraj Mishra's Twitter account hacked, later restored
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra's official Twitter handle @kalrajmishra was hacked for almost three hours, confirmed police officials on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Annapurna, class 12 Raj girl, selected for UNESCO's World Teen Parliament
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Annapurna Krishnavat, 17, a resident of Lunda village in Udaipur, has been selected as an Influencer MP in UNESCO's World Teen Parliament.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
'Raj women panel posts vacant even as CM appointed 10 advisors'
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Suman Sharma, former Rajasthan women commission chairperson, on Monday attacked the Ashok Gehlot government, questioning the delay in filling the vacant positions of women panel.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Tonk's 'Revolver Rani' walked with pride carrying a mauser, guns...!
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Once upon a time, around 80 years back, there was a woman who walked with might with mausers and guns, used to fire shots in the air during festivities and celebrations and managed all the finances of her home single-handedly while doing all the household chores.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Rationale of extinguishing Amar Jawan Jyoti beyond comprehension: Raj CM
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday criticized the 'extinguishing' of Amar Jawan Jyoti at the India Gate and merging it with the National War Memorial flame and said that the rationale is beyond anyone's comprehension.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Cong govt telling lies to hide truth in Alwar rape case: BJP
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia on Saturday slammed the Ashok Gehlot-led Rajasthan government over the Alwar rape case, saying "the Congress government is telling 100 lies to hide the truth and save the criminals".
2022-01-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
People's confidence in BJP has gone up in Punjab: Shekhawat
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Union minister and BJPs election in-charge for Punjab, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, said on Saturday that those joining the BJP in the state are looking at the future of the poll-bound state.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Angry farmers in Raj take govt officials hostage for few hours, demand procurement of paddy
Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), Jan 21 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Things came to a head in the districts of Sri Ganganagar and Hanumangarh in Rajasthan last month, where paddy farmers took drastic measures to get the government to restart procurement of paddy that had been halted for the past 15 years. It was only after the protesting farmers in Hanumangarh took government officials hostage, in two separate incidents, was paddy procurement fast-tracked.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Vaccination status to be pasted in all offices, shops from Feb 1 in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has revised its Covid-19 guidelines making
2022-01-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Man held for duping woman of Rs 41,590 in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Rajasthan police on Wednesday arrested a man from Udaipur for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 41,590 through a Youtube channel on pretext selling her a few expensive dresses.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Women entitled to domicile certificate from parents' residence after marriage: Raj HC
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court has said that the native place of residence of a woman cannot be changed on the basis of marriage.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stop auction of debt-ridden farmers' land in Rajasthan: CM
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday instructed bank officials to stop the auction of lands of debt-ridden farmers in the state.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Anand Mahindra gifts special car to gold medallist Avani Lakhera
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Industrialist Anand Mahindra has gifted a special car to shooter Avani Lekhara who won the gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Raj CM speaks of atmosphere of violence in PM's presence, BJP fumes
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) In the national launch ceremony of "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ke Ore" programme, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that there is an atmosphere of tension and violence in the country while the state BJP termed his language condemnable.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
R'than reports 13,398 new Covid cases; 12 deaths
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) Rajasthan on Wednesday reported 13,398 new Covid-19 cases while 12 people succumbed to the virus in the state, pushing the cumulative death toll to 9,031.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
100% vaccination completed in 8 districts of Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jan 19 (IANS) Rajasthan has accomplished the task of 100 per cent vaccination in eight districts of the state, officials said on Wednesday.
2022-01-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Meet the Class 10 dropout who will design organic farming curriculum
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Believe it or not but a Class 10 dropout from Rajasthan would be rubbing shoulders with scientists and academicians to design organic farming curriculum for agricultural universities in India.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Identify, assist children orphaned due to Covid-19, Raj Governor to officials
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Tuesday directed officials to identify the children orphaned due to Covid pandemic and provide them immediate and long-term assistance and protection.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Two held for killing elderly woman in Jaipur
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) Two youths have been arrested for killing an elderly woman in Sanchore area of Rajasthan' Jalore district, police officials said on Tuesday morning.
2022-01-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akshay Kumar on family holiday in Ranthambore Tiger Park
Jaipur, Jan 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is in Rajasthan on a family holiday in Ranthambore Tiger National Park in Sawai Madhopur district.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
Jaipur doctor features in award winning int'l documentary
Jaipur, Jan 17 (IANS) Dr Pooja Mukul, an eminent Rehabilitation Physician from Jaipur has been featured in an international documentary -- 'The Price of Cheap', in the recently-held Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF).
2022-01-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Raj govt launches 'I am Udaan' as 62% women unaware of personal hygiene
Jaipur, Jan 16 (IANS) At a time when the Congress in Uttar Pradesh is making news for giving 50 per cent tickets to women candidates, the party's government in Rajasthan is garnering accolades for launching a women-friendly project, "I am Udaan". Costing Rs 200 crore, under this scheme each girl and woman in the state will receive free sanitary napkins, no matter how remote their dwelling is.
2022-01-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Alwar rape case to be handed over to CBI
Jaipur, Jan 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Sunday has decided to hand over the Alwar deaf and dumb minor girl rape case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
2022-01-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huge Tricolour unveiled at Jaisalmer military station on Army Day
Jaipur, Jan 15 (IANS) On the occasion of Army Day on Saturday, the Southern Command of the Indian Army unveiled a monumental national flag measuring 225 feet by 150 feet at the Jaisalmer Military Station.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
'Deaf and dumb girl has not been raped': Alwar SP
Jaipur, Jan 15 (IANS) Superintendent of Police (SP), Alwar, Tejaswini Gautam, in a surprising statement, has said that the deaf and dumb girl -- found on a culvert here on Tuesday in profusely bleeding state -- has not been raped.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
This 77-year-old man enrols for class 12 exam after passing 10th in 56th attempt
Jaipur, Jan 13 (IANS) Proving the adage that age is just a number, one Hukumdas Vaishnav, a 77-yea-old retired government employee from Jalore, who flunked class X exams 55 times, has now got enrolled for class XII exams.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Alwar gangrape: Survivor's organs damaged, doctors perform surgery
Jaipur, Jan 13 (IANS) Many organs of the minor deaf and mute girl gangraped in Rajasthan's Alwar have been damaged as a sharp-edged object was inserted in her body, officials confirmed.
2022-01-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Deaf, mute minor girl gangraped, thrown on road in Rajasthan's Alwar
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) A minor deaf and mute girl was gangraped in Rajasthan's Alwar and thrown on road near culvert in a profusely bleeding condition.
2022-01-12
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan leaders play 'influencers' in Punjab politics
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) It is an interesting fact that Rajasthan leaders are playing influencers in Punjab, UP and Uttarakhand politics with most of the veterans from the BJP and the Congress camping in the northern states to ensure victory for their party.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi reaches Ranthambore with Robert Vadra
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi reached Ranthambore in Sawai Madhopur on Tuesday morning from where she has been actively doing online campaigning for the UP assembly elections.
2022-01-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
School, colleges in Rajasthan to remain shut till Jan 30
Jaipur, Jan 10 (IANS) In the wake of the rising Covid-19 cases, the Rajasthan government has the announced closure of all schools and colleges till January 30.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Entranced in PUBG, two brothers run over by train in Alwar
Jaipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Two brothers were run over by a train in Rajathan's Alwar when they were busy playing PUBG while squatting on the railway tracks, police said.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan Governor, First Lady administered precautionary dose
Jaipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra and First Lady, Satyavati Mishra were administered the third dose at Raj Bhavan here on Monday after the commencement of the precautionary dose of Covid-19 vaccine campaign.
2022-01-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Memorial in R'sthan for blackbucks killed by Salman Khan
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) A silent revolution is in process in Jodhpur where youths of the Bishnoi community are collecting funds to build a grand memorial in the memory of the blackbucks that were buried here in Kankani village after being poached by Bollywood star Salman Khan 24 years ago.
2022-01-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
15 IIM-Udaipur students test Covid positive
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Fifteen students of IIM-Udaipur tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.
2022-01-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan govt gears up to conquer third wave of Covid-19
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Amid the rising numbers of coronavirus infections, the Rajasthan government has issued directions for its staff to stay prepared to battle the third wave of Covid-19, officials confirmed here on Friday.
2022-01-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
BJP targeting Channi because he is a Dalit CM: Gehlot
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claimed on Thursday Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi is being targeted for the Prime Minister Narendra Modis security breach because Channi is a Dalit Chief Minister.
2022-01-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
PM security lapse a serious issue, SPG & IB should be held responsible: Gehlot
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Terming the security breach of Prime minister Narendra Modi in Punjab as a serious incident, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot held the SPG and Intelligence Bureau (IB) responsible in the incident.
2022-01-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Raj govt extends closure of schools till Jan 17
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) In view of the surge in Covid-19 cases, the Rajasthan government has extended closure of schools for classes 1-8 coming under the municipal areas of Jaipur and Jodhpur till January 17.
2022-01-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
R'sthan govt sitting on 'Kumbhalgarh Tiger Reserve Project': NTCA member
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Member of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and MP Rajsamand, Diya Kumari said that even though the NTCA had submitted the Feasibility Assessment Report of Kumbhalgarh and Todgarh wildlife sanctuaries as potential tiger reserves, no action on it has been taken by the Rajasthan government. She was speaking at a recent NTCA meeting in Delhi chaired by Union environment minister Bhupendra Yadav.
2022-01-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Ashok Gehlot tests Covid positive for second time
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced on Twitter on Thursday that he has tested positive for Covid-19. The Chief Minister had previously tested positive for Coronavirus during the second wave of the pandemic in April last year.
2022-01-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19: 16.57% adolescents in Rajasthan jabbed in first 2 days
Jaipur, Jan 5 (IANS) More than 16 per cent adolescents in Rajasthan were administered the first dose of Covid vaccination in the first two days of the drive to vaccinate children in the age group of 15-18 across the country, health officials said here.
2022-01-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan Omicron tally touches 174
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) At 174, Rajasthan has emerged as the third highest state with Omicron patients.
2022-01-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
MP Cong leader's son kidnaps marble trader from Rajasthan, arrested
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) Rajasthan police have arrested a Congress leader's son along with his four accomplices who abducted a Rajasthan based marble trader on December 30. The police freed the trader from the clutches of abductors.
2022-01-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Schools to remain closed for students till grade 8, wedding guests limited to 100 in Jaipur
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) In view of rising Covid-19 cases, the Rajasthan government has announced new curbs under which schools for students till class VIII will remain closed in the district till January 9.
2022-01-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Covid vaccination for 15-18 age group begins at 3,456 centres in Raj
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) The Covid vaccination drive for 15-18 year old adolescents started from Monday in Rajasthan at 3,456 centres in the state.
2022-01-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rajputs target Gujarat govt for giving Gujjars credit for Modhera Temple
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) The controversy that started surrounding upcoming Bollywood movie 'Prithviraj' starring Akshay Kumar refuses to die in Rajasthan.
2022-01-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Raje tries to find 'lost' roots in desert state via temple runs
Jaipur, Jan 1 (IANS) The year 2021 was full of challenges for former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje who wasted no time to turn them into opportunities and started her religious yatras to different temples in the state.
2022-01-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Rajastha's active Covid cases cross 700, Jaipur emerges as hotspot
Jaipur, Dec 31 (IANS) The new Covid cases in Rajasthan surpassed the 700 mark on Thursday to reach 773 with Jaipur emerging as the hotspot with over 500 of them.
2021-12-31
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
After turmoil and truce in 2021, will the New Year ring in some good news for Pilot?
Jaipur, Dec 31 (IANS) The Rajasthan Congress saw it all in the year 2021 -- a face-off between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot. When the party seemed to be headed for a split, the Congress high command managed a truce, and Gehlot and Sachin finally were able to strike a balance which was reflected in the cabinet expansion in the state.
2021-12-31
Category: India, Rajasthan,National