Rajasthan

Ban liquor in Rajasthan, demands Gehlot

Friday, December 04, 2015

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Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot demanded that liquor be banned in the state. “Six states, including Gujarat, Kerala, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Bihar, have already banned the liquor, the BJP government should consider banning it in Rajasthan,” Gehlot said in a statement here. Referring to former MLA Gurucharan Singh Chhabra who died while on hunger …

Rajasthan record two-wicket in remarkable turnaround

Thursday, December 03, 2015

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Rajasthan recorded a tense two-wicket win over Odisha here today to end a forgettable Ranji Trophy season on a high. Rajasthan, who were 79 for two overnight and required another 152 runs to chase down down the 230-run target, managed to get over the line in low-scoring game. Fifties from Siddharth Dobal (52) and Puneet …

Absconding woman prisoner arrested in Jaipur

Thursday, December 03, 2015

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Jaipur: A 50-year-old woman prisoner, who went missing from an open jail, was on Thursday arrested in the Sanganer area, police said. Inmate Razda did not report for the recall parade at the jail situated in Sanganer area on Wednesday evening, the police said. Incharge of Open Jail Tarachand had filed the absconding report of …

When Rajasthan enjoys brutal dog fight

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

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Hanumangarh (Rajasthan): With winters approaching, the people swarm the farmhouses of Hanumangarh to experience ‘high-profile’ dog fights. Through secret groups on the social media, the affluent people of Rajasthan gather their expensive dog breeds to enjoy a bloody dog fight. The fights are not only a source of entertainment but also witness huge amounts of …

Three persons arrested for abducting couple

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

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Rajasthan police arrested three persons for allegedly abducting a couple and releasing them on a ransom of Rs 50,000 in Vaishali Nagar locality here, an official said today. Kamal Saini and his wife Savita were abducted in a Safari from Khatipura area yesterday. The abductors – Bharat Singh, Raghuraj Singh, and Rajendra Singh – had …

Suresh Prabhu and his Indian railway surprise

Monday, November 30, 2015

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A man traveling with his unwell father on Sunday received extraordinary help when his train stopped at his destination in Rajasthan. He had tweeted asking for a wheelchair and assistance to take his father out of the train during a short halt at Merta Road station. To his surprise, the ministry responded to his tweet …

HC reunites Hindu-Muslim couple from Rajasthan

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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The Bombay High Court has reunited a Hindu-Muslim couple from Rajasthan, after the woman was taken away by her parents and forcibly married-off to another man later. Rajasthan Police produced the woman on November 23 before a bench of justices Ranjit More and Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi on a Habeas Corpus petition filed by her husband (to …

2 policemen killed, three injured in accident

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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Jaipur: Two policemen were killed while three others injured when a truck hit a stationary police van in Ajmer district of Rajasthan. The mishap took place last night when the policemen were alighting from their jeep at a checkpoint near Adarsh Nagar police station and a speeding truck hit the vehicle from behind, police said. …

Bibi Russell to re-invent Khadi inspired by Rajasthan

Saturday, November 21, 2015

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) Bangladeshi fashion designer and former international model Bibi Russell is all set to re-invent Khadi for her winter collection inspired by the textiles of Rajasthan. The eminent designer is set to showcase her fashion line at the Rajasthan Heritage Week kick starting in Jaipur from December 3. “I am going to do a touch …

PM Modi nurturing ecosystem of empowered states: Raje

Thursday, November 19, 2015

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Rajasthan Chief Minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi deserved the credit for giving states across the country the empowerment to perform in terms of overall economic contribution. Speaking at Resurgent Rajasthan Partnership Summit, Raje said: “India is strong today because her states are strong. This has been possible only because the NDA Govt under …

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