RAJASTHAN

  • Winter chill gains intensity in North India; snowfall in Himachal, fog in Rajasthan Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • Jaipur: 70-year-old woman paraded half-naked on donkey over property dispute December 8, 2014

    Jaipur: A 70-year-old woman has alleged that she was tortured and paraded half-naked on a donkey by relatives who wanted to grab her property at Kameri-Chouhan village in Bhilwara district, police said. The FIR was filed by Haribai Gujjar, a widow, with the Raipur Police station in Bhilwara district on Saturday...
  • Kota: Husband chops off wife's nose, four fingers over property dispute November 29, 2014

    Kota: A 35-year-old woman's nose and four fingers of her hand were chopped off allegedly by her husband after an argument broke out between them over a case of property in Borkheda area in Kota, police said on Saturday. The accused Nand Singh (40) along with his brother attacked his wife...
  • Rajasthan University students, police clash outside varsity campus November 28, 2014

    Jaipur: The students of Rajasthan University on Friday clashed with police during their protests against them outside the varsity campus. The police resorted to using mild force to prevent students from blocking the road as they pelted stones at policemen. One student attempted self-immolation in which four students were injured....
  • Jaipur: Rajasthan boy hangs himself after teacher beats him up November 24, 2014

    Jaipur: A 16-year-old student of a state-run school in Rajasthan has committed suicide allegedly due to humiliation, harassment and beating by a teacher. The teacher was arrested, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Saturday in Rampuria village in Baran district, over 290 km from here. Dilkush Saharia, a Class...
  • Rajasthan: Woman beaten up, paraded half-naked by her husband in Sikar November 16, 2014

    Jaipur: A week after the infamous Thuravad incident in which a woman was paraded half-naked on a donkey, a 40-year-old woman was on Sunday allegedly beaten up and paraded half-naked in a market area in Sikar district by her husband in the presence of their teenage daughter, police said. Accused Kesar...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Mudgal report a big blow to N Srinivasan November 15, 2014

    The exiled Indian cricket board president Narayanaswamy Srinivasan was just praying that his name should not figure in the Justice Mudgal Committee report on betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL). His prayers went unanswered and his name figured prominently among the four individuals identified in the...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Supreme Court names 'actors involved in drama' November 14, 2014

    In a dramatic turn of events in the IPL spot-fixing case on Friday, the Supreme Court, while hearing the case, inadvertently named two current players as mentioned in the final probe report submitted by Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee. The court was reading out the names of non-players mentioned in the report,...
  • Rajasthan beat Madhya Pradesh by 77 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy November 13, 2014

    Rajasthan batsmen got their act together as they defeated Madhya Pradesh by 77 runs in an inconsequential central zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Courtesy twin centuries from Ashok Menaria (103 no, 89 balls, 3x4, 7x6) and Arjit Gupta (107, 65 balls, 8x4, 7x6), Rajasthan batsmen gave a far...
  • Camel trading at Pushkar fair hits a new low, concerns raised over the declining number November 13, 2014

    Pushkar: For years, camels have been the main feature of the Pushkar fair. However, the biggest takeaway of the 2014 Pushkar Fair which recently concluded seems to be the declining numbers of camels spotted at the event. Photographers outnumbered the beasts leaving a question mark on the fair's identity centered...
  • Nihal Chand fails to turn up in a Jaipur court on Wednesday, police under scanner November 12, 2014

    Minister of State for Panchayati Raj Nihal Chand, accused of rape in Rajasthan did not turn up in a Jaipur court on Wednesday, though he did send his lawyer. But the failure of the police to serve notice to him for the last six months puts the role of police...
  • Rajasthan 35 all out! Record 2nd lowest score in Indian List A November 11, 2014

    Nagpur: Rajasthan on Tuesday suffered the ignominy of getting bowled out for a paltry score of 35 against Railways in a central zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on Tuesday. Railways won the match in only 5.3 overs losing a single wicket as the match lasted a total...
  • Mob justice by panchayat in Rajasthan, woman stripped, paraded naked on a donkey November 10, 2014

    Jaipur: In a shocking case of mob justice in Rajasthan, leaders of a panchayat stripped a 45-year-old woman and paraded her naked on a donkey on Saturday evening. Thirty people have been arrested so far in the case out of which nine belong to the victim's family. The woman was...
  • Dravid to mentor Rajasthan Royals for another IPL season November 5, 2014

    Indian batting great Rahul Dravid continues to have a lot on his plate post retirement but he has agreed to mentor Rajasthan Royals for another IPL season, said team CEO Raghu Iyer on Wednesday. "He continues being a mentor for another season. He has got various other commitments but I'm glad...
  • SC tells UP, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal to build shelter homes before winters October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh to build shelter homes for the homeless people ahead of winter season. The court has warned the states that it will be harsh on them if the shelters are not ready on...
  • West Rajasthan areas put on alert as Cyclone Nilofar nears Gujarat coast October 29, 2014

    Jaisalmer: High alert has been sounded in western areas of Rajasthan by BSF and local administration in view of the likely impact of the cyclonic storm Nilofar that will hit the Gujarat coast on November 1. The cyclone would have mild affect in western areas of Rajasthan such as Barmer,...
  • Rajasthan textile sector to be linked with 'Make-in-India', says CM Raje October 29, 2014

    Jaipur: The textile sector in Rajasthan will get the best of technologies and innovations as a part of plans to make the state a "one-stop and most-favoured destination for investment", Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Wednesday. The textile industry will be provided with the complete matrix of technology, innovation...
  • Nilofar to have mild affect in Rajasthan: MeT October 28, 2014

    Jaipur: Cyclone Nilofar, developing in the Arabian Sea, would have mild affect in Rajasthan's border districts of Barmer, Jalore and Jodhpur on its arrival later this week, a MeT official said on Tuesday. The cyclone which was still away from Kutch in Gujarat was getting weak and wind speed was...
  • Female infanticide: Mother booked for killing her two-year-old daughter October 27, 2014

    Udaipur: An incident of alleged female infanticide has been reported from Rajasthan's Udaipur district. The mother of three girls allegedly killed her two-year-old daughter in Sakroda village. The woman named Rekha Kanwar was reportedly under pressure to give birth to a boy after three daughters. On being verbally tormented by...
  • Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje announces generous bonus for Roadways employees October 22, 2014

    Jaipur: Showing her generosity Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Wednesday announced to pay bonus to employees of the State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC) who were earlier denied by their Governing Council, an official spokesman said. "We want that employees and their families should enjoy festival of Diwali and get bonus,"...
  • Rajasthan under-19 player slams record 18 sixes in double ton October 21, 2014

    Greater Noida: A Rajasthan under-19 player named Aditya Garwal hit 18 sixes and 22 fours en route to a record brilliant unbeaten 263 off 151 balls against Railways in a Vinoo Mankad Trophy central zone one-day match here on Tuesday. Rajasthan scored 413 for 3 in 50 overs in the match...
  • HC asks sports secretary to manage RCA affairs for three weeks October 18, 2014

    Rajasthan High Court on Friday appointed state sports secretary JC Mahanti to manage the day-to-day affairs of Rajasthan Cricket Association for three weeks after Lalit Modi faction filed a case challenging their rival group's "forcible" taking over of RCA offices. Justice MN Bhandari passed the order after hearing a petition filed...
  • People with vested interests using blackmailing tactics: Lalit Modi October 11, 2014

    London: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi has described the latest developments at the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) as a "blackmailing tactic". An anti-faction in RCA led by Amin Pathan on Saturday allegedly removed former IPL commissioner Modi from president's post in a bid to end its stand-off with Board of Control...
  • Rajasthan Cricket Association removes Lalit Modi as chief October 11, 2014

    Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was unceremoniously ousted from the president's post of the RCA with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins. ...