Ajmer

  • DTC to run special buses for people going on Ajmer 'Urs' 24-04-2014 10:02 PM

    DTC will be running special buses from Friday to ferry people of neighbouring states and NCR, going on annual 'Urs' at the Sufi shrine in Ajmer, from a transit camp to railway stations in the national capital. The transit camp has been set up at Burari Ground (Outer Ring Road)...
  • Vote as an Indian, not as a Muslim, says Ajmer Dargah Dewan 15-04-2014 10:56 PM

    Religious head of Ajmer dargah Saiyad Zainul Abedin Ali Khan on Tuesday called upon the people to vote fearlessly and without communal fanaticism to strengthen the democracy. Without naming anyone, he asked the people to beware of such political and religious leaders who have made speeches to give the elections...
  • CJ Youngistan: Mumbai and aspirations of a young actor 14-04-2014 11:00 AM

    CJ Kapil Punjabi is a young actor who hails from Ajmer in Rajasthan. Kapil has been in Mumbai for more than three years trying to break into the field of acting and yet feels as an outsider. In this report, Kapil narrates his struggles to CJ's Megha Mamgain. ...
  • BJP provokes sentiments for soliciting votes: Sachin Pilot 09-04-2014 11:38 PM

    Rajasthan Congress on Wednesday accused BJP of provoking sentiments of people for soliciting votes in elections. Addressing a public meeting in Ajmer, Rajasthan PCC president Sachin Pilot said that BJP seeks votes in the name of temple but when it comes to power, they get away from such issues. Pilot,...
  • 'Alert' railway staff helps avert major mishap on Ahmedabad-bound Rajdhani train 07-04-2014 08:08 AM

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the...
  • Want to prove pollsters wrong in 2014 election: Sachin Pilot 19-03-2014 06:17 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Congress President and MP Sachin Pilot wants to prove the pollsters wrong in his state. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Pilot tried to downplay him being ranked highest in MP performance card done by the ADR. He said, "Jury is out on that and we will know the real...
  • Caravan challenges Aseemanand, releases interview transcripts 09-02-2014 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN accessed a hand-written note by terror accused Swami Aseemanand where he denied having given an interview to The Caravan, the magazine has now countered the jailed activist's claims and released the interview's transcripts. The Caravan magazine on Sunday released transcript of the Aseemanand interview...
  • Alleged RSS terror links: Congress guarded in response to magazine report 06-02-2014 02:40 PM

    New Delhi: Barely three months ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, a magazine has dropped a bombshell. In its February cover page, The Caravan has carried a story 'The Believer' on Swami Aseemanand, an accused in several terror cases across India between 2006 and 2008. The article by Leena Gita...
  • Cong pressuring people for testimonies: Shiv Sena on Aseemanand claims 06-02-2014 02:33 PM

    Reacting to the allegations by terror suspect Aseemanand naming RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in the terror strikes in 2007, Shiv Sena along with the BJP defended him saying that Congress and its agencies were working against them and will are pressuring people to give any kind of testimony. ...
  • RSS denies terror charges, accuses Congress of political conspiracy 06-02-2014 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: The RSS has denied its involvement in any terror strike following reports of allegations levelled against its chief Mohan Bhagwat by terror accused Swami Aseemanand. "This is a political conspiracy. Aseemanand has clarified he never said this. We have to see the timing," Ram Madhav, member of the...
  • Read: Extract from The Caravan's interview with 2007 blasts accused 06-02-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Just ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, trouble is brewing for the Bharatiya Janata Party. It's ideological mentor, the RSS, is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Accused in the Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts, Swami Aseemanand, has alleged that...
  • HC directs govt-appointed 'Nazim' to take charge of offerings at Ajmer Dargah 14-11-2013 08:23 AM

    In a landmark judgement, Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the government-appointed 'Nazim' (administrator) of Ajmer dargah to take charge of collection and distribution of offerings at the shrine. The court also said that the 'Diwan' (descendant of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti) and his followers will not be restricted from...
  • Snapshot: Kangana Ranaut prays at Ajmer Sharif for success of 'Rajjo' 13-11-2013 05:21 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut visited the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on Tuesday to seek blessings for her movie 'Rajjo'. The actress visited the dargah with Vishwas Patil, the film's director. "Kangana and I are visiting Ajmer Sharif for taking Baba's blessings...It's been hundred years of...
  • Congress leaders deny allegations made by Ajmer blast accused 26-09-2013 10:43 AM

    New Delhi: The Ajmer dargah blast accused Bhavesh Patel has made a sensational claim by saying that he was forced to implicate RSS leaders by top Congress leaders including Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, RPN Singh and Sri Prakash Jaiswal have also been named by Patel...
  • Digvijaya Singh refutes Ajmer blast accused charges 25-09-2013 02:28 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh refuted Ajmer blast accused Bhavesh Patel charges. He said, "I do not know Bhavesh Patel. He has accepted that he was a member of RSS and that he played a part in the Ajmer blasts. Need to investigate who asked him to write the letter."...
  • Shinde forced me to name RSS chief: Ajmer blast accused 25-09-2013 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The 2007 Ajmer blast accused Bhavesh Patel has sent a letter to National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court saying Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde forced him to implicate Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and senior leader Indresh Kumar in the terror strike. CNN-IBN has accessed the...
  • Over 100 small airports to come up across the country: Manmohan Singh 21-09-2013 05:04 PM

    Jaipur:More than 100 small airports will be developed across the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday while laying the foundation stone of the Kishangarh airport in Rajasthan. The new airport in Ajmer district, around 120 km from Jaipur, is slated to be operational in three years. Its estimated...
  • Ajmer Sharif Dewan announces compensation for martyrs' kin 10-08-2013 09:01 PM

    Spiritual head (Dewan) of Ajmer Sharif dargah, Zainul Abedin Ali Khan, has announced Rs one lakh each as compensation for the families of five soldiers, killed in attack by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir. The compensation will be given from Dewan's share from the offerings made at the shrine....
  • Akshay, Sonakshi pray at Ajmer dargah for the success of 'OUATIMD' 06-08-2013 01:49 PM

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha were recently spotted at Ajmer dargah praying for the success of their upcoming film 'Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara!'. And, accompanying the stars was none other than the producer of the film Ekta Kapoor. It is the third time that Akshay...
  • Pakistan: Zardari's close aide killed in suicide attack 10-07-2013 08:52 PM

    Islamabad: One of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's most trusted aides was killed in a suspected suicide bombing in the volatile port city of Karachi on Wednesday as he stopped his armoured vehicle to buy some fruit, police said. Pakistan has suffered a spate of bombings since Prime Minister Nawaz...
  • IPL spot-fixing, betting: Bookie Akash Garg arrested in Ajmer 23-05-2013 02:10 PM

    Jaipur: More arrests are taking place in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing and illegal betting scandal. Another bookie has been arrested now from Ajmer in Rajasthan. The bookie has been identified as Akash Garg. Rajasthan has in the recent times emerged as a hub for bookies in addition to Mumbai,...
  • Dargah dewan urges followers to fight against terrorism 17-05-2013 01:56 AM

    Ajmer: Spiritual head and Dewan of the Ajmer Dargah, Zainual Abedin Ali Khan, on Thursday passed a resolution against terrorism asserting that terrorism in any form, from scaring to killing innocents, is un-Islamic and against the humanity. He urged followers of Sufi saints to fight the menace of terrorism and...
  • Ajmer priests not to help Pakistani pilgrims in prayers 07-05-2013 04:32 AM

    Jaipur: Khadims (priests) at the dargah (shrine) of Khawaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer have decided not to assist Pakistani pilgrims in offering prayers at the shrine. Several groups of khadims have decided to join the increasing protests against the killing of Sarabjit. About 640 pilgrims from Pakistan will be visiting...
  • Ajmer blast case: NIA arrests two from Vadodara, Gujarat 04-05-2013 11:08 PM

    Vadodara: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Vadodara Crime Branch on Saturday apprehended a father-son duo from Kashipura village in Wagodiya tehsil of the district in connection with the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case. The two were identified as Jayantibhai Jamsingh Gohil and Ramesh Jayantibhai Gohil, Vadodara Police Commissioner Satish...
  • Rajasthan: Man poisons wife to death over dowry demands 28-04-2013 12:17 AM

    Jaipur: A woman was allegedly poisoned to death by her husband and in-laws in the Mahaveer Nagar area in Jaipur over demands for dowry, police said on Saturday. Sunita Ajmer died on Friday at the Sawai Man Singh hospital following which her father registered an FIR at the Bajaj Nagar...
  • Jaipur: Youth allegedly rapes 20-year-old girl on pretext of marriage 27-04-2013 05:31 PM

    Jaipur: A 20-year-old girl was raped by a youth on the pretext of marrying her, police said in Jaipur on Saturday. The girl, hailing from Ajmer, was staying with her aunt in the city and was studying in a college. During her stay in Jaipur, she met the youth named...