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  • Rail budget is dedicated to infrastructure: Rajasthan BJP 2 days ago

    Jaipur: Terming the rail budget as the "first rail budget dedicated to infrastructure", the ruling BJP in Rajasthan on Thursday said it was focused on facilities of people even as the opposition Congress described it as a "hollow budget with no vision". "Security of women passengers, ease in ticket availability, safety...
  • Mother Teresa's service was motivated by conversion to Christanity, says RSS chief Bhagwat 5 days ago

    Bharatpur: Conversion to Christianity was the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Monday. "Mother Teresa's service would have been good. But it used to have one objective, to convert the person, who was being served, into a Christian," he said while speaking...
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, on 5-day visit to Rajasthan from February 20 February 18, 2015

    Jaipur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address RSS workers among other programmes on his five-day visit to Rajasthan from February 20. Bhagwat will offer floral tributes to the statue of Rana Saanga in Bharatpur's Khanwa area, address RSS workers meeting and attend other programmes from February 20 to 23, RSS...
  • PM Modi to launch scheme for analysing soil of farms February 17, 2015

    Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a nationwide scheme to analyse the soil of farms in the country scientifically, on February 19 from Sriganganagar district of Rajasthan. The 'Soil Health Card' scheme will be launched in a rally from Suratgarh town of Sriganganagar under which farmers of the country will...
  • Rajasthan: Woman delivers in train toilet; baby falls on tracks, survives February 17, 2015

    Jaipur: A woman on Monday delivered a baby in the lavatory of a stationary train and to her utter horror the newborn slipped through the toilet bowl to fall on the tracks but miraculously survived. 22-year old Mannu was travelling with her husband and mother from Suratgarh to Hanumangarh in the...
  • Rajasthan, Maharashtra tourism face Rs 5,500 crore loss due to swine flu February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The outbreak of swine flu in Rajasthan and Maharashtra is expected to result in a loss of Rs 5,500 crore to tourism and aviation industries, according to an Assocham assessment. The outbreak of swine flu in Rajasthan and Maharashtra must be dealt with on a war-footing both by the...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 12 more die in Rajasthan, toll climbs to 142 February 14, 2015

    Jaipur: Swine flu has claimed twelve more lives in parts of Rajasthan in the last 48 hours, raising the toll due to the H1N1 virus to 142 this year, a senior official of the Medical and Health Directorate said. Three persons on Saturday succumbed at SMS hospital, two died in...
  • Witness in Asaram rape case stabbed in Jodhpur February 13, 2015

    Jaipur: A witness in the rape case lodged against Asaram Bapu was seriously injured after being stabbed on Friday by a supporter of the spiritual guru in this Rajasthan city, the police said. "The incident occurred when this witness, Rahul K. Sachan after giving his statement in front of local court...
  • Jaipur: Main accused in rape of a Japanese tourist arrested February 13, 2015

    Jaipur: The man accused of raping a Japanese tourist has admitted to the crime and surrended before the police in Jaipur on Friday. The Japanese woman had accused an Indian tour guide of drugging and then raping her in the historic city of Jaipur. The 20-year-old had said that the...
  • Swine flu outbreak: 12 more die in Rajasthan, toll crosses 100 February 10, 2015

    Jaipur: Swine flu has claimed 12 more lives in parts of Rajasthan in the last 48 hours, taking the death toll to 104 this year, an official of state Medical and Health Department said on Tuesday. Two persons each succumbed to H1N1 virus in Jodhpur, Sikar, Nagaur districts while one...
  • Eleven more die of swine flu, toll climbs to 92 in Rajasthan February 9, 2015

    Jaipur: With eleven more persons succumbing to swine flu in parts of Rajasthan in the last 24 hours, the death toll has climbed to 92 in the state in 2015. Out of the 897 people tested positive for the H1N1 virus, 92 have died in the state from January 1 to...
  • Japanese tourist allegedly raped by a tour guide in Jaipur February 9, 2015

    Jaipur: In yet another case of sexual assault with a foreigner, a Japanese tourist was allegedly raped in Dudu near Jaipur. The lady was allegedly raped by man who introduced himself as a tourist guide to her. She met the man at Jaipur's Jal Mahal from where he took her...
  • Rajasthan: Swine flu death toll goes up to 62, state faces shortage of tamiflu tablets February 4, 2015

    Jaipur: The swine flu death cases across the country has now crossed 100 in 2015. The death toll alone in Rajasthan has gone up to 62, with the state facing a shortage of 'tamiflu' tablets. One swine flu death has been reported in Goa and another from Jalandhar in Punjab....
  • Surya namaskar made mandatory in 48,000 government schools in Rajasthan February 4, 2015

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan government has issued orders on Tuesday to make 'surya namaskar' mandatory in all government and private schools in the state with immediate effect. The order issued by the office is in line with that of Madhya Pradesh government which issued a similar direction a while back. Critics...
  • Is the opposition to Surya Namaskar in schools justified? February 3, 2015

    After Madhya Pradesh made Surya Namaskar voluntary in schools, another BJP-ruled state has gone a step further. The Rajasthan government has made it mandatory for school students to meditate and perform the Surya Namaskar. ...
  • Rajasthan Home Minister tests positive for swine flu February 2, 2015

    Jaipur: After former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Monday tested positive for swine flu. Kataria tested positive for the H1N1 virus in Udaipur and is convalescing at his residence in that city, his personal secretary said. Kataria had gone to Udaipur a day back after...
  • Former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot tests positive for Swine flu February 1, 2015

    Jaipur: Former chief minister Ashok Gehlot has been tested positive for Swine Flu in preliminary reports and samples have been sent to Delhi for further tests. Gehlot on Sunday tweeted that he went for timely treatment and there's improvement in his condition now but he has slammed the BJP state government...
  • Environment ministry panel nod to airports at Ajmer, Belgaum February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: A high-level Environment Ministry panel has accorded green signal to the development of no-frill airports at Kishangarh in Rajasthan's Ajmer and Belgaum in Karnataka. The Expert Appraisal Committee for Projects related to Infrastructure Development, however, did not express a lenient view towards Airport Authority of India's proposal to have...
  • MiG 27 fighter aircraft crashes in Barmer in Rajasthan, no casualty January 27, 2015

    Barmer: A MiG 27 fighter aircraft crashed in Barmer in Rajasthan on Tuesday. No casualties have been reported in the mishap as of now. Air Force sources said the crash occurred at about 3:10 PM. The pilot ejected safely, a defence spokesperson said in New Delhi. The aircraft, which is used for...
  • India and Pakistan must change their mindset: Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri January 24, 2015

    CNN-IBN spoke to Pakistan's former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri at the Jaipur Lit Fest. "India and Pakistan must change their mindset," said Kasuri. ...
  • Caste politics only spreads hatred, says Tamil author Meena Kandasamy January 23, 2015

    Tamil poet, author and activist Meena Kandasamy speaks to CNN-IBN about the controversy involving Author Perumal Murugan at the Jaipur Literature Festival. ...
  • Trains in India have lost their charm: Paul Theroux January 22, 2015

    The first day of the Jaipur Literature fest witnessed a reunion between Nobel Laureate VS Naipal and his American protégé Paul Theroux, after the two had a fall out a few years ago. ...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: 'A Girl is a Half-formed Thing' writer Eimear McBride explains the working of a troubled mind January 21, 2015

    Jaipur: Award-winning writer Eimear McBride's first novel 'A Girl is a Half-formed Thing' contains no names. A look inside the dark mind of a young girl, the book only took McBride six months to write. But a book that took only six months to write, took over nine years to get...
  • Musical session marks the beginning of Jaipur Literature Fest January 21, 2015

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated the Jaipur Literature festival on Wednesday. A host of writers, poets, Nobel laureates and celebrities have descended in Jaipur for the festival. ...
  • JLF: High auto-rickshaw fares, over-charged local goods disappoint visitors January 20, 2015

    Ahead of the Jaipur Literature Festival many visitors to the Pink city complain that local businesses have been fleecing them during their visit from near and far. But many are disgruntled with the travel agencies and local businesses at the Pink City which are trying to make a quick buck...
  • Mark-sheets with fake seals of Rajasthan college found in Kolkata January 17, 2015

    Jodhpur: Engineering mark-sheets bearing fake seals and signatures of a state-run university were found to be trading in Kolkata, police said. Mark-sheets of B.Ed with fake seals and signatures of Jodhpur-based Jai Narayan Vyas University were found by a student in Kolkata under an RTI inquiry, they said. After having a couple...
  • Rajasthan HC turns down plea filed against Panchayat ordinance on education norm January 15, 2015

    Jaipur: Rajasthan High Court on Thursday turned down the petition filed by opposition parties and civil rights groups against panchayat ordinance brought in by state government that enacted minimum educational qualification mandatory for candidates contesting panchayat polls in the state. While rejecting the petition , the court said while it appreciates...
  • Jodhpur National University chairman arrested in fake degree racket January 9, 2015

    Jaipur: A private university chairman of Jodhpur has been arrested for allegedly providing fake degrees to students without their appearing in examinations, officials said. Kamal Mehta, chairman of Jodhpur National University was arrested by Special Operation Group (SOG) of Rajasthan police from outside a hotel in Delhi, for his involvement in...
  • IAF unmanned aerial vehicle crashes in Barmer, Rajasthan; no casualties reported January 9, 2015

    Barmer: Indian Air Force unmanned air vehicle on Friday crashed in Chohtan area of Barmer district in Rajasthan. The UAV took off from Barmer's Uttarlai air force station. No causalities have been reported as of now. This is second such incident in last one year. Earlier in November 2014 a Heron...
  • On sidelines of Jaipur Literature festival, a rickshaw ride for Rs 6,756! January 5, 2015

    Jaipur: The government is going out on a limb with ad campaigns like "atithi devo bhava (guest is like god)" to woo tourists. However, in one of the biggest tourist destinations in the country, there are websites fleecing tourists, with many first-timers in the Pink City falling for their guiles....