AJMER

  • Bihar: Ajmer-Sealdah Express train runs over 5 men in Rohtas 15 hours 22 minutes ago

    Bihar: Five persons died after being run over by Ajmer-Sealdah Express train in Bihar's Sasaram district on Saturday. The incident took place near Kamahu railway station, where 4 railway contractors and one engineer lost their lives while doing repairing work on the railway tracks. Police has rushed to the spot. ...
  • Delhi: DTC curtails services on inter-state routes October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has scaled down its services on 68 inter-state routes from April 2007 to March this year. As per its Operational Statistics report, DTC had plied buses on 80 inter-state routes in 2007-2008, but from April 2013 to March this year it operated on...
  • Rajasthan: Three people dead after a mud wall collapsed due to heavy rainfall in Ganganagar September 6, 2014

    Jaipur: As rains unleash merciless fury in Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan has also been witnessing heavy rainfall. Waterlogging has been reported in many areas of Jodhpur, Bikaner, Ganganagar and Bhilwara. Three people have died after a mud wall collapsed in Ganganagar, the area having received 185 mm rainfall in a...
  • Scanty rainfall: Aid to 8 scarcityhit districts to continue till August 15 August 4, 2014

    The Rajasthan government on Monday said in view of scanty rainfall, the assistance and grants being provided to eight scarcityhit districts will continue till August 15. Ajmer, Barmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Nagaur, Jodhpur and Pali districts have been earlier declared scarcityhit, a spokesman said quoting a government notification. In view of poor...
  • Activists accuse state police of shielding rape accused policemen June 24, 2014

    Rights activists in Jaipur on Tuesday accused Ajmer police of shielding three policemen accused of sexually assaulting a eunuch in a police station earlier this month and demanded their immediate arrest. The eunuch had alleged that she was beaten and raped by three policemen in Dargah police station, Ajmer, on June...
  • Three engineers of Ajmer Power Transmission Corporation arrested on bribery charges May 23, 2014

    Rajasthan's AntiCorruption Bureau on Friday arrested three engineers of Ajmer Power Transmission Corporation (APTC) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 30,000 for clearing a contractor's bill. The three accused were identified as Executive Engineer Amritlal Vashistha, Assistant Engineer Bhagwati Lal and Junior Engineer Praveen Kumar of APTC, an ACB official...
  • Sonia Gandhi to offer 'chadar' at Khwaja tomb in Ajmer Dargah May 3, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi will offer a chadar at the tomb of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti at Ajmer dargah on Sunday during the ongoing Urs. Union Minister Sachin Pilot, AICC secretary Mirza Irshad Baig and MP Asq Ali Tak would offer the chadar on behalf of Sonia, PCC spokesperson Archana...
  • Pak summons Indian diplomat over visa denial to 500 pilgrims to Ajmer Sharif May 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Gopal Baghlay to lodged a protest over denial of visas to 500 Pakistani pilgrims to visit the famed shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer. Visits to religious shrines in Pakistan and India are governed under the Bilateral Protocol on Visits...
  • DTC to run special buses for people going on Ajmer 'Urs' April 24, 2014

    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) as...
  • Vote as an Indian, not as a Muslim, says Ajmer Dargah Dewan April 15, 2014

    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 a...
  • CJ Youngistan: Mumbai and aspirations of a young actor April 14, 2014

    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 April 9, 2014

    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, who...
  • 'Alert' railway staff helps avert major mishap on Ahmedabad-bound Rajdhani train April 7, 2014

    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 smoke...
  • Want to prove pollsters wrong in 2014 election: Sachin Pilot March 19, 2014

    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 February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after CNNIBN accessed a handwritten 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 which...
  • Alleged RSS terror links: Congress guarded in response to magazine report February 6, 2014

    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 Reghunath...
  • Cong pressuring people for testimonies: Shiv Sena on Aseemanand claims February 6, 2014

    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 February 6, 2014

    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 February 6, 2014

    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 govtappointed 'Nazim' to take charge of offerings at Ajmer Dargah November 14, 2013

    In a landmark judgement, Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the governmentappointed '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 entering...
  • Snapshot: Kangana Ranaut prays at Ajmer Sharif for success of 'Rajjo' November 13, 2013

    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 September 26, 2013

    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 September 25, 2013

    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 September 25, 2013

    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. CNNIBN has accessed the...
  • Over 100 small airports to come up across the country: Manmohan Singh September 21, 2013

    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 cost...
  • Ajmer Sharif Dewan announces compensation for martyrs' kin August 10, 2013

    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. As...
  • Akshay, Sonakshi pray at Ajmer dargah for the success of 'OUATIMD' August 6, 2013

    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 July 10, 2013

    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 spotfixing, betting: Bookie Akash Garg arrested in Ajmer May 23, 2013

    Jaipur: More arrests are taking place in the Indian Premier League spotfixing 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, Gujarat...
  • Dargah dewan urges followers to fight against terrorism May 17, 2013

    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 unIslamic and against the humanity. He urged followers of Sufi saints to fight the menace of terrorism and...