Rajasthan

  • IPL Scandal: Srinivasan seeks return as BCCI chief, SC to hear case today 16-04-2014 09:13 AM

    A Supreme Court hearing on the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal will once again take centre stage on Wednesday and looks set to overshadow the opening match of seventh season of IPL between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi later in the day. The...
  • IPL begins search for an image makeover in its seventh season 16-04-2014 08:23 AM

    "When it comes to June 1, it is only cricket that will be uppermost in everybody's mind." That comment by the Supreme Court-appointed Indian Premier League (IPL) boss Sunil Gavaskar left no doubt that standing in front of a mirror, the IPL appears anything but cricket. Badly hurt by the...
  • Shane Watson upbeat about Rajasthan Royals' chances in IPL 7 15-04-2014 08:43 PM

    Mumbai: Having been part of Rajasthan Royals' campaign in all six previous editions, including the triumphant one in the inaugural year 2008, star Australia all-rounder Shane Watson feels the Jaipur franchise has its strongest-ever team in the Indian Premier League this season. "I've got no prediction, apart from (that) we're...
  • Lok Sabha elections: It's battle royale in many parts of Rajasthan 15-04-2014 11:52 AM

    Jaipur: Twenty out of 25 Lok Sabha seats in Rajasthan are voting on this Thursday, April 17. All pre-poll surveys are predicting a clean sweep for the ruling BJP and a total decimation of the Congress which was in power till December 2013. Analysts are predicting a reverse of 2009...
  • Ajinkya Rahane credits IPL, Dale Steyn bouncer for success 14-04-2014 02:28 PM

    Other than Virat Kohli, only Ajinkya Rahane appeared confident on the tough tours of South Africa and New Zealand, and the Mumbai batsman credits his success to the Indian Premier League, where he continues to play a key role for 2008 champions Rajasthan Royals. Talking to The Indian Express, the...
  • Justice RM Lodha to be next Chief Justice of India 11-04-2014 06:27 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India and he will assume his charge on April 27. "In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice...
  • '14 of 238 candidates in Rajasthan have criminal records' 11-04-2014 12:14 AM

    Only 14 out of 238 candidates, who have filed their nominations for Rajasthan's first phase polling on April 17 in 20 Lok Sabha seats, have criminal records as per their affidavits. According to a report published on Thursday by two NGOs -- Rajasthan Election Watch and Association of Democratic Reforms,...
  • Rajasthan's Income Tax Department breaks seizure records in 2013-14 10-04-2014 11:06 PM

    In its searches operations, the Investigation wing of Rajasthan Income Tax Department found undisclosed income to the tune of Rs 603.61 crore as admitted by the assesses and total assets of Rs 44.27 crore were seized in 2013-14. The performance of the Investigation wing of the I-T Department, Rajasthan improved...
  • Rajasthan Royals won't miss Rahul Dravid, says Sanju Samson 10-04-2014 08:42 AM

    Sanju Viswanath Samson is not like another teenager. At 19, he has emerged as one of the most sought-after young talents in India's cricket circles, and during his stint with the Rajasthan Royals, Samson has looked ever so ready to don the India jersey. The gutsy right-hander earned laurels from...
  • Rajasthan defeat Bengal by 14 runs in Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament 09-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Mumbai: Rajasthan staged a good come back through some incisive bowling to overcome Bengal by 14 runs in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament Group B game at the Sharad Pawar indoor academy at Bandra Kurla Complex on Wednesday. Put in to bat, Rajasthan posted 137 for 9, riding on...
  • Women candidates in Rajasthan: Royalty to daily wagers 09-04-2014 12:27 AM

    Ranging from royalty to daily labourer - 17 women candidates from diverse backgrounds are in the fray for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls in Rajasthan but all eyes will be on Jhunjhunu seat that will witness as many as five women battle it out for electoral supremacy. Of...
  • HC directs state government to set up cell at divisional level to find missing persons 05-04-2014 12:00 AM

    Taking serious note of the inadequate measures done regarding search of missing persons in the state, Rajasthan High Court on Friday gave direction to the state government to set up a special cell at divisional level for the purpose. Making a note of the lack of Polygraph Testing Laboratory in...
  • State government to provide RO water to rural households at 10 paisa per litre 04-04-2014 10:40 PM

    The Rajasthan government will provide RO (reverse osmosis)purified drinking water to rural households this summer at 10 paisa per liter, an official said on Friday. The state government will set up 1,000 RO plants under a scheme to provide clean drinking water to the rural areas. The villages where water...
  • RCA questions awarding Royals' home matches to Ahmedabad 04-04-2014 08:57 PM

    The Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on Friday protested against awarding home matches of Rajasthan Royals to Ahmedabad in the forthcoming seventh edition of Indian Premier League. RCA officiating secretary KK Sharma has written to Interim BCCI president for IPL, Sunil Gavaskar, questioning the Governing Council's decision to shift the matches...
  • BCCI-RCA at loggerheads over awarding of RR's home games 04-04-2014 08:50 PM

    New Delhi: A day after BCCI released the fixtures of the second leg of IPL 7, the Board and Rajasthan Cricket Association were at loggerheads with the RCA claiming that it was not consulted before allotting Rajasthan Royals' home games to Ahmedabad. While the RCA said it was not kept...
  • No matches at Jaipur for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 7 04-04-2014 05:21 PM

    The BCCI on Thursday announced that the second leg of the Indian Premier League's seventh season will be played in India from May 2 until the final on June 1, but the announcement contained a bad news for Rajasthan Royals who will not get to play even a single game...
  • Rajasthan tracker: BJP to win 21-25 seats, Cong routed, may get 0-2 03-04-2014 09:50 PM

    The ruling BJP is projected to sweep Rajasthan in the Lok Sabha elections. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti-The Week election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar, the BJP is likely to win 21-25 seats in the states. The opposition Congress may get 0-2 seats and the others...
  • Delhi, UP, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal LS poll tracker highlights 03-04-2014 07:55 PM

    CNN-IBN, CSDS, Lokniti, The Week election tracker has come out with its predictions for UP, Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. ...
  • BJP considering action against Jaswant's son for campaigning for father 03-04-2014 01:52 PM

    New Delhi: The Rajasthan unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is reportedly considering action against Manavendra Singh, son of rebel leader Jaswant Singh, for allegedly campaigning for his father. Jaswant Singh had filed his nomination papers as an Independent candidate after he did not get BJP ticket from his...
  • Should re-exams for teachers' hiring be held, HC asks RPSC, education department 03-04-2014 08:13 AM

    Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday sought replies from the state Public Service Commission (RPSC) and the secondary education department on the re-conduction of recently held II Grade Teachers recruitment examination. Alleging mass-copying in an "organised manner" at different cities of the state in the teacher's exam, one Lalaram and others...
  • Police remand of three IM members extended, one sent to jail 02-04-2014 11:35 PM

    The police custody of three alleged members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) was extended by seven days on Wednesday while another operative was sent to jail by a local court. The four operatives were on Wednesdayproduced in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate by the Anti Terrorist Squad...
  • Rajasthan Vikas Party to support BJP rebels 01-04-2014 09:11 PM

    Rajasthan Vikash Party on Tuesday announced that it would extend its support to rebel candidates of BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the state. RVP would extend support and seek votes for independent candidates, including expelled BJP veteran Jaswant Singh in Barmer, party president Harnam Singh Sikarvar said...
  • Srinivasan can't attend ICC meetings: Mehmood Abdi 01-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Cricket Association's representative in the BCCI, Mehmood Abdi, on Tuesday said that N Srinivasan is not eligible to represent the body in the ICC after being forced to step aside due to a Supreme Court directive. Srinivasan has been replaced by Sunil Gavaskar as the interim BCCI chief...
  • Would have been a huge shame had Royals not played IPL: Shane Watson 31-03-2014 07:45 PM

    Mirpur: Rajasthan Royals have had a controversial tenure in their six seasons in the Indian Premier League but their new captain Shane Watson feels it would have been a "shame" if the champions of the inaugural year were barred from playing in the seventh edition of the cash-rich tournament. "Personally...
  • BJP MLA says Sonia and Rahul should be stripped, sent back to Italy, apologises 31-03-2014 08:15 AM

    New Delhi: Politicians are continuing to seek mileage out of personal attacks and hate speeches this election season. After Congress candidate Imran Masood's death threats to BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi, now a BJP MLA has hit out at the Gandhi family. BJP MLA Heeralal Regar, while addressing workers in...
  • BJP destroying values under false pretence of discipline: Jaswant 30-03-2014 06:14 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party expelled Jaswant Singh for six years, the leader has hit back at the party saying the values are being perverted, destroyed under false pretence of party discipline. Hitting out at the party he joined at its founding in 1980, Singh said...
  • BJP expels Jaswant Singh for 6 years for defying party orders on Barmer seat 29-03-2014 11:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday expelled its senior leader Jaswant Singh for six years for not withdrawing his candidature from Barmer seat in Rajasthan. Singh will now contest elections as an Independent against BJP's Colonel Sonaram Choudhary and Harish Choudhary of the Congress. The party had already...
  • RCA welcomes Sunil Gavaskar's appointment, questions Shivlal Yadav's promotion 28-03-2014 09:56 PM

    Welcoming Sunil Gavaskar's appointment as interim president of BCCI for IPL 7, the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on Friday questioned the promotion of senior vice-president Shivlal Yadav to the top job after the cash-rich T20 league. The Supreme Court ordered that Gavaskar should be made the interim president for managing...
  • I will give it my best shot, says Sunil Gavaskar 28-03-2014 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: Handed over the reins of the BCCI for IPL-7 by the Supreme Court on Friday, interim president and former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar said he will "give it his best shot" while discharging duties during the cash-rich T20 league. "I am deeply humbled and honoured that the honourable...
  • IAF C-130J crash: 2 Wing Commanders, 2 Squadron Leaders among dead 28-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five IAF personnel on board. The casualties included Wing Commander Prashant Joshi, Wing Commander Rajiv Nair, Squadron Leader Kaushik Mishra, Squadron Leader Ashish Yadav and Warrant Officer KP Singh. The C-130J Super...