RAJASTHAN

  • 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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group B wrap: Maharashtra outplay Rajasthan, Pujara stikes ton on return January 15, 2015

    Pune: Pacer Shrikant Mundhe ripped through Rajasthan's line-up as Maharashtra thrashed the visiting side by nine wickets on an eventful third day of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match here on Thursday. Overnight 274 for nine in their first innings, Maharashtra folded without adding anything to their tally before bowling...
  • 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...
  • Salman Khan black buck case: Supreme Court expected to pronounce its judgement today January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its judgement on a Rajasthan government's appeal against a High Court order staying conviction of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the black buck hunting case in which he was awarded five-year jail term by a trial court. A Bench comprising Justices S...
  • Rajasthan, Jharkhand CMs give up subsidised LPG January 11, 2015

    Greater Noida (UP): After Union Ministers, state Chief Ministers have also started giving up the use of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) to help better target subsidies for those actually deserving. In a unique initiative, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is calling up one VIP everyday across the country to request them to...
  • 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...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 5, Day 4 January 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai. Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Punjab in dire straits against Rajasthan January 7, 2015

    Jaipur: Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who had the visitors reeling at 85 for three in their second innings after asking them to follow on in their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Rajasthan in driver's seat against Punjab January 6, 2015

    Jaipur: Puneet Yadav (90) missed out on a hundred for Rajasthan but the hosts were firmly in the driver's seat after reducing Punjab to 140 for five on Day 2. Gurkeerat Maan (70 not out) was rock solid from one end but the visitors are still 393 runs behind as paceman...
  • Panchayat polls: SC refuses to entertain PILs against Rajasthan ordinance January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain petitions challenging an ordinance recently passed by the Rajasthan Government mandating varied educational qualification for candidates to contest elections at different level of panchayats, saying that High Court was the forum for addressing these issues. "Go and challenge the vires...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Sehwag sizzles with unbeaten ton at seamer-friendly Lahli January 5, 2015

    Rohtak: Veteran opener Virender Sehwag is making most of his hard-earned form as he blended caution with aggression during an attractive unbeaten knock of 147 to take Delhi to a respectable 278 for 7 at stumps against Haryana in a Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Monday. On a seamer-friendly track...
  • Cancellation of land deal in Rajasthan: BJP says 'victory of law' January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday described the Rajasthan government's move of seizing about 374.44 hectares of land, a part of which reportedly belonged to businessman Robert Vadra, as a "victory of law" and hinted at more such actions in the days to come. The state government has taken back possession of...
  • Mutation of land purchased by Robert Vadra's firms in Rajasthan cancelled January 4, 2015

    Jaipur: The mutation of land purchased in Rajasthan by Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's firm Skylight Hospitality Private Limited has been cancelled by the state government on Sunday. Vadra's Skylight Hospitality's transaction with DLF had been under the scanner for a long time. The areas include Gajner, Goileri and Kolayat Tehsil. District...
  • Rajasthan government renames Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendras after Atal Bihari Vajpayee December 26, 2014

    Jaipur: Rajasthan government has renamed over 9,000 Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendras and Jan Suvidha Kendras in the state after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of his birthday, inviting strong criticism from the Opposition Congress. According to a government order on Wednesday, the Rajasthan Rural Development and Panchayati...
  • DDCA official accussed of stealing peanuts from dressing room December 25, 2014

    The world is a strange place and if it involves the Delhi and District Cricket Association also known as DDCA, then it is stranger than fiction as anything and everything is possible in the association, most of which is not possible in the world we live in. The association which...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 4 December 24, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Unmukt Chand hit his fifth first-class century (146 runs) and half-centuries from Mithun Manhas (53) and Sumit Narwal (59) helped Delhi declare their innings at 380 for six, building up a first-innings lead of 239 before reducing Rajasthan to 78 for...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 3: Unmukt ton puts Delhi in driver's seat December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Unmukt Chand hit a dominant 146 to put Delhi in the drivers seat against a struggling Rajasthan on Day 3 of the Group B Ranji Trophy match on Tuesday. Responding to Rajasthan's first-innings score of 141, the Gautam Gambhir-led side declared their innings on 380 for six in a...
  • Rajasthan: Kota BJP MLA allegedly threatens people for not voting for the party December 21, 2014

    Kota: In an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party a Rajasthan MLA was allegedly threatening voters if they did not vote for the party. A video has surfaced allegedly showing BLA Bhawani Singh Rajawat from Ladpura in Kota threatening voters with consequences if they did not vote for the BJP...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Awana, Saini give Delhi opening day honours December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Medium-pacers Parvinder Awana and Navdeep Saini combined well to bag seven wickets between themselves and helped Delhi bundle out Rajasthan for 141 in their Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Sunday. Put in to field at the Feroz Shah Kotla in the four-day encounter, the Delhi bowlers...
  • Rajasthan: Kota CMO withdraws voulntary retirement plea after safety assurance from Health Minister December 21, 2014

    Kota: Two days after a BJP MLA from Kota was suspended for allegedly abusing a Chief Medical Officer, the officer has withdrawn his application for voluntary retirement. Kota's CMO RN Yadav took back his resignation after the Health Minister assured him of safety for his family. The Health Minister has also...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 1 December 21, 2014

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium. Karnataka have continued their imperious form of last season with comprehensive victories over Tamil...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi bank on 'Big Two' to pack another punch December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Riding on their opening win against Saurashtra, Delhi would be banking on skipper Gautam Gambhir and the explosive Virender Sehwag to pack a punch together against Rajasthan in their second Ranji Trophy Group B match at the Feroz Shah Kotla starting here on Sunday. Courtesy a brilliant 147 from...
  • BJP MLA Prahlad Gunjal suspended from party for abusing and threatening Chief Medical Officer December 19, 2014

    Kota: Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Kota Prahlad Gunjal has been suspended from party for allegedly abusing and threatening a Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) for transfer of a male nurse. Police had registered a FIR on Thursday evening against Gunjal under various sections of IPC for intimidating and threatening...
  • Winter chill gains intensity in North India; snowfall in Himachal, fog in Rajasthan December 18, 2014

    Shimla: Chilly conditions persist in north India on Thursday with temperatures dipping in most parts including in Himachal Pradesh where many major roads have been blocked due to snowfall.. While Shimla received overnight snowfall, temperature in Manali has dipped to -5 degrees, -3 in Kullu and -7 in Kinnaur. "The...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Punjab consolidate position, Rajasthan ride on Menaria's ton on Day 3 December 16, 2014

    Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in four balls as Punjab took a 37-run first innings lead against Vidarbha and then consolidated it by ending the day three of their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at 211 for six. Vidarbha started the day at 149 for six but they failed...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 2: Vineet Saxena ton takes Rajasthan to 264/2 on Day 2 December 15, 2014

    Jaipur: Vineet Saxena (118) hit a fluent century as Rajasthan reached a solid 264 for two against Saurashtra on the second day of their Ranji Trophy Group B match on Monday. The weather, which had allowed only four overs on first day, improved and the hosts made full use of it...
  • N Srinivasan, IS Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in the IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue. The apex court termed the issue of conflict of interest "relevant" and decided...
  • 10 charred to death, 12 suffer injuries as gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway December 14, 2014

    Jaipur: In a tragic incident, 10 people were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the Delhi-Jaipur highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from Jaipur, late on Saturday night. Jaipur Collector and District Magistrate Krishna Kunal, who was supervising the rescue operation, said...
  • Rajasthan government bars people with no toilets at home from contesting Panchayat polls December 9, 2014

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan government has cleared the Bill stating that politicians cannot contest elections unless they have a toilet at home. The order comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for toilets in every household. The Bharatiya Janata Party government in the state in its Bill has said that candidates will...
  • Difficult to ignore N Srinivasan's conflict of interest, says Supreme Court December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday grilled BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan on conflict of interest and said it was difficult for it to accept that the involvement of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan - a team official of Chennai Super Kings - in betting during the IPL 2013 did not result in...