RAJASTHAN

  • Unseasonal rains wreak havoc: Large-scale crop loss bad news for Indian economy? 1 week ago

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. ...
  • Unseasonal rains destroy crops: Agriculture scientist Swaminathan says it's a wake up call 1 week ago

    Unseasonal rains have destroyed over 10 lakh hectares of standing crop across the country. The heavy loss is likely to have an adverse effect on prices of food items which may rise putting the Narendra Modi government in a crisis situation. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Agriculture scientist Dr MS...
  • Lalit Modi removed from Rajasthan Cricket Association March 9, 2015

    Former IPL commissioner Modi was removed from the post of RCA president as the members of the association passed a no-confidence motion against him and his office-bearers at the EGM. ...
  • Allegations against Yadav, Bhushan should have been probed, says AAP leader March 7, 2015

    An Aam Aadmi Party worker from Rajasthan has claimed that he was not allowed to attend the National Executive meet held on Wednesday. "I was not allowed to attend the National Executive meeting because of the stand I took. Our stand was that if someone is wrong then investigation should...
  • Is the government prepared to tackle Swine Flu? February 13, 2015

    Swine Flu has now claimed 407 lives this year, 216 in the first 10 days of February itself. Most deaths have occoured in Rajasthan and Gujarat but cases are being reported from across the country. Tami Flu the vaccine needed to cure the virus is running short in most places. ...
  • Is the opposition to Surya Namaskar in schools justified? February 3, 2015

    After Madhya Pradesh made Surya Namaskar voluntary in schools, another BJP-ruled state has gone a step further. The Rajasthan government has made it mandatory for school students to meditate and perform the Surya Namaskar. ...
  • Musical session marks the beginning of Jaipur Literature Fest January 21, 2015

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated the Jaipur Literature festival on Wednesday. A host of writers, poets, Nobel laureates and celebrities have descended in Jaipur for the festival. ...
  • 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 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. ...
  • Bypoll results: Wake up call for the BJP? September 16, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party which ruled the roost in Lok Sabha elections got a kind of wake up call with the bypoll results as the party has suffered major setbacks in key states like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. ...
  • Bypoll results: BJP suffers reverses in Rajasthan, UP September 16, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party suffered a jolt in Rajasthan winning just one of the four seats and was losing ground in Uttar Pradesh where Samajwadi Party(SP) was ahead during counting of votes in the bypolls on Tuesday exactly four months after it swept the two states in Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Heavy rains to lash several parts of India July 30, 2014

    Heavy rainfall predicted to occur in Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Konkan and Goa. Also places such as East Rajasthan, Assam, Meghalaya and Telangana are predicted to face heavy downpour. ...
  • Watch: Safety tips to beat the heat wave June 6, 2014

    North India is in the grip of an extreme heat wave with many states recording highest temperatures in years. Delhi recorded its hottest day in five years on Thursday with the maximum temperature soaring to 44.7 degree Celsius, that is 4 degrees above normal. CNNIBN takes calls of people across...
  • North India continues to reel under severe heat wave June 6, 2014

    Even as Monsoon hit Kerala on Friday, North India continues to reel under severe heat wave. ...
  • Lalit Modi returns as RCA chief, BCCI irked May 6, 2014

    The BCCI on Tuesday suspended the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) following the election of ousted Lalit Modi as the association's president. ...
  • Rajasthan: 57 per cent voting registered till 4 pm April 24, 2014

    The five Parliamentary constituencies also voted in Rajasthan on Thursday in the sixth phase. 57 per cent polling had been recorded by 4 pm. Polling took place in Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli-Dholpur, Dausa and in Tonk-Sawai Madhopur. Union minister Jitendra Singh is contesting from Alwar and Mohammad Azharuddin is contesting from...
  • Watch: Azharuddin hopes to win Tonk-Sawai Madhopur seat April 24, 2014

    The Tonk-Sawai Madhopur seat in Rajasthan went to polls on April 24. Cricketer turned politician Mohammad Azharuddin has said that he is hoping to win and will deliver growth there. ...
  • Watch: Key candidates in the fray in Lok Sabha elections April 24, 2014

    In the second biggest phase of the current Lok Sabha elections 117 Lok Sabha seats will vote on Thursday. Among 117 the Lok Sabha seats, 39 are in Tamil Nadu which is voting in a single phase. Remaining 19 seats in Maharashtra including India's business capital Mumbai are also voting...
  • Jaswant Singh, Sachin Pilot seek re-election from Rajasthan April 17, 2014

    Union Minister Sachin Pilot and veteran leader Jaswant Singh are amongst the MPs seeking re-election from Rajasthan in phase 5 of Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Rajasthan April 15, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Swati Vashishtha visits various cities in Rajasthan to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Rajasthan has 25 Parliamentary constituencies. ...
  • Is the North West monsoon blowing through India in Modi's favour? April 3, 2014

    According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS national election tracker, a Saffron surge in North India, where BJP could win in more than half of the 80 LS seats in UP, it's headed for a landslide victory in Rajasthan as well and is also ahead in the race for Delhi. The tracker also shows...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan April 3, 2014

    With the elections 2014 about to be announced, the Election Tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. ...
  • Sunil Gavaskar to head BCCI during IPL March 28, 2014

    The SC installed legendary Indian batsmen Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI working president but only for the Indian Premier League matches. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Rahul Dravid quiet on Supreme Court's proposal in the IPL case March 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court proposed to the BCCI that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not be allowed to participate in the seventh season of Indian Premier League. ...
  • Gavaskar should take over from Srinivasan as BCCI president, proposes SC March 27, 2014

    In a dramatic development, Supreme Court proposed BCCI that CSK and Rajasthan Royals should be suspended from the IPL and Sunil Gavaskar be appointed as board's interim president. ...
  • Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore kick starts election campaign in Jaipur March 22, 2014

    Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore who is BJP's candidate from Jaipur (Rural) started his election campaign on Saturday in his constituency. ...
  • This is my last elections, want to contest from Barmer: Jaswant Singh March 21, 2014

    There might be a truce in the BJP with LK Advani agreeing to fight from Gandhinagar, but Jaswant Singh has stuck by his ultimatum, that he is keen on contesting from Barmer in Rajasthan and that if he is denied the seat, he will contest as an Independent. ...
  • Mohammad Azharuddin says not scared to contest from Rajasthan March 19, 2014

    After expressing desire to contest from West Bengal, Congress leader and former cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin has been given a ticket from Rajasthan. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Azharuddin said that if some Congress MPs scared to contest and nervous, its good because when you nervous you give your best. ...
  • CJ follow-up: No improvement in the condition of Alwar hospital February 23, 2014

    CJ Samar Gupta had filed a report exposing the lack of basic medical facilities in a government run hospital in his hometown of Alwar in Rajasthan. Two years later, Samar followed up on his story only to find that the condition has only become worse. ...