RAJASTHAN

  • Jaipur: Rajasthan boy hangs himself after teacher beats him up Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Lalit Modi ousted as Rajasthan Cricket Association President October 11, 2014

    Jaipur: Controversial former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi was on Saturday unceremoniously ousted from the president's post of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) with a rebel group led by local BJP leader Amin Pathan taking over the reins. On a day of hectic developments, Pathan was elected as the Acting President by...
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg visits 'cyber village' in Rajasthan October 11, 2014

    Jaipur: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday visited a "cyber village" in Rajasthan's Alwar district, an official said. "Zuckerberg visited the cyber village, Chandoli, over 170 km from the state capital Jaipur where he interacted with school children and villagers and discussed how this centre is helping in improving Internet...
  • Facebook CEO Zuckerberg visits Rajasthan village October 10, 2014

    Jaipur: Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday visited a "cyber village" in Rajasthan's Alwar district, an official said. "Zuckerberg visited the cyber village, Chandoli, over 170 km from the state capital Jaipur where he interacted with school children and villagers and discussed how this centre is helping in improving...
  • Vasundhara Raje takes a dig at PM Modi, says one man cannot win polls October 9, 2014

    Jaipur: In what is being viewed as a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's said that if anyone thinks winning assembly and parliamentary polls in Rajasthan has been possible because of one person, they must think again. Raje's pending Cabinet expansion has been a...
  • Rajasthan's law & order failed miserably in BJP rule: Girija Vyas October 7, 2014

    Jaipur: Accusing BJP of failing to bring law and order in Rajasthan during its rule, former Union Minister Dr Girija Vyas on Tuesday alleged that crime against women was on the extreme end in the state. "Criminals are engaged doing all kinds of henious crimes in the BJP-ruled state and...
  • 150-year-old camel sacrifice tradition ends on Eid-Ul-Zuha in Rajasthan October 6, 2014

    Respecting the Rajasthan government's decision to adopt Camel as the state animal, Anjuman Society of Khandan-e-Amiriya (ASKeA) in Tonk district has decided to stop its 150-year-old tradition of sacrificing camel on the day of Eid-Ul-Zuha slated for Monday. "There would be no more camel sacrifice on Eid-Ul-Zuha falling tomorrow, and the...
  • Rajasthan: Police find minister's puppy first, get criticised for delay in gangrape probe September 22, 2014

    Jaipur: A Rajasthan minister's missing pet dog has been traced, much to the relief of local police which was in the line of fire for launching a hunt for the pup at a time when it is yet to crack the shocking gangrape case in the city. A missing complaint was...
  • BCCIRCA impasse continues as meeting deferred September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The BCCI's disciplinary committee meeting with the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) officials failed to break the deadlock after the objections raised by a top official of the suspended association regarding composition of the disciplinary committee. "It has been deferred because they have raised certain objections. We will go through them...
  • Camel made Rajasthan's state animal to check its decreasing number September 20, 2014

    Jaipur: Rajasthan government issued a notification making camel as the State animal, a step aimed at checking the decreasing number of the 'ship of the desert'. With this, Rajasthan will now have two animals Camel and Chinkara enjoying the status of the state animal. "A notification in this regard has been issued,"...
  • BJP's polarisation strategy fails in UP, SP makes a comeback, Congress recovers in bypolls September 16, 2014

    Just months after its biggest ever victory in the Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday faced a big jolt when the results of bypolls in 32 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats was announced. The BJP's polarisation formula seems to have worked in favour of its...