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Govt doesn’t need to cull nilgais, they should be shifted to Ranthambore park: Farmer
Sun, Jun 26, 2016

With the debate over controlled culling of animals declared vermin intensifying, this Rajasthan farmer says the nilgais have been a menace

Abandoned by mother, this lion cub cuddles up to a teddy
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

At the Machia Safari Park in Jodhpur, it was as if a fairy tale had just turned real. Until the wake-up call came just five days later.

V-C’s defence baseless, we’re being harassed: Rajasthan Central varsity teachers’ association
Thu, Jun 16, 2016

Faculty members who are part of Central University of Rajasthan Teachers’ Association (CURTA) have “condemned” the V-C’s statements.

Rajasthan Central varsity faculty accuses Vice-Chancellor of graft
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Seeks intervention of President, HRD ministry; sends proof to PMO, CBI, UGC.

Bhanwari Devi case: Threatened in court, CBI lawyer asks for protection
Sat, Jun 11, 2016

The alleged incident took place during the trial for the case on Friday in Jodhpur. CBI counsel Ashok Joshi said Amri Devi, who also ran for assembly polls in 2013 on a Congress ticket, lost her cool during questioning.

In parched Rajasthan, special ministry fails to save dying cows
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

Known as the region’s “cow hill”, where locals send their old and feeble cattle to graze, the plateau this summer has seen thousands of cows perish on the hill due to starvation.

Black money offered to me spent on noble causes: BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja
Sun, Jun 05, 2016

Ahuja said that whenever he is offered any “illegitimate money”, he spends it on noble causes like upkeep of temples, offering help for the wedding of girls from poor families and for saving cows.

CM Vasundhara Raje shielding legislator who attacked ‘Jawabdehi Yatra’, allege activists
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Roy and Dey claimed that home minister Gulab Chand Kataria told them that he was unable to act against Meena since his ‘file’ had been ‘stopped’ by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.

In Jaipur, a Pakistani girl faces big test: How to take medical exam
Sat, May 28, 2016

2 years after arriving in Jaipur from Sindh province, young woman confronts citizenship barrier in realising her dream to be a doctor

Raje govt organises yoga camp; receives flak from Congress, activists
Sun, May 22, 2016

Led by the CM, almost the entire Rajasthan government took part in a two-day “inner engineering” yoga camp, organised by Isha Foundation, which concluded on Saturday.

2 from faculty held for ‘harassing’ Dalit PhD student in Rajasthan
Sat, May 21, 2016

Besides the two arrested, the FIR filed in January had named six others.

Rajasthan: IAS officer among 5 booked for bribery
Thu, May 19, 2016

Acting on a complaint it received last December, the ACB raided the residence and offices of Niraj Kumar Pawan, two other officials and a middleman on Wednesday.

Given talaq via Speed Post, Jaipur woman moves SC
Thu, May 19, 2016

On January 27, this year, Afreen said she received the talaqnaama (divorce letter). “It came through a speed post...I was shocked,” she said.

NRHM bribery case: IAS officer, 4 others booked
Thu, May 19, 2016

This is ACB’s second big move after it arrested another IAS officer last year

Letter from a Cow and a lot of Chittor: New in Rajasthan textbooks
Mon, May 16, 2016

The new books by the Rajasthan government mention PM Modi's Mann ki Baat and Swachh Bharat Mission along with tales from Ramayana and Mahabharata. Syllabus to inculcate ‘traditional indian’ values.

Rajasthan varsities to appoint Vice-Chancellors through newspaper ads
Sun, May 15, 2016

The Governor will constitute the selection committee and also stipulate the duration for selecting a new V-C.

Rajasthan Minister says textbook has Jawaharlal Nehru; yes, as ‘presenter’, ‘inaugurator’
Mon, May 09, 2016

While page 91 has a one-line mention of Nehru presenting the objectives resolution in the chapter ‘Our Constitution’, on Page 177, the only reference is of him having “inaugurated” one of the steps on the course to Rajasthan’s unification.

Jawaharlal Nehru erased from Rajasthan school textbook, Congress angry
Thu, May 26, 2016

Revised Class VIII Social Science book silent on Godse; Class VII book calls Maharana Pratap great, not Akbar.

Rajasthan: Bristling over Cong taunt, Raje govt says it cares about cow protection
Fri, May 06, 2016

“The BJP only does politics over cows. It should help cows when there’s a need. We don’t do any politics, but are ready to help out in whichever way we can,” Sachin Pilot said during the tour.

After 12 deaths, Jaipur home to finally get treated water
Mon, May 02, 2016

The visits as well as the clean-up have come after the death of 12 inmates at the home, eight of them female, allegedly from a bacterial infection.

In 10 days, 7 mentally challenged children die in govt hospital
Sat, Apr 30, 2016

The issue came to light with the death of two children on Thursday. “Fifteen children, were admitted to the hospital on April 21.

IPL 2016: Going beyond IPL, HC seeks comprehensive response for Rajasthan govt on water crisis
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

The PIL was filed by city based journalist Mahesh Pareek, after Mumbai Indians and BCCI chose Jaipur as the team's home ground.

Mewar University revokes suspension of J&K students
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

The students were suspended after they got into a scuffle over India’s loss to West Indies in the World T20 semi-final match.

Despite PMO order against smart cards, Rajasthan to go ahead with Bhamashah
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

The card is linked to a bank account and is opened in the name of a female member of the family, thereby, recognising her as the head of the household, unlike the traditional male-headed PDS/ration card systems.

IPL 2016: In courtrooms, Indian Petition League
Fri, Apr 22, 2016

More PIL problems for IPL as Rajasthan HC serves BCCI notice seeking explanation as to why MI’s matches have been shifted to Jaipur.

IAS officer Ashok Singhvi granted bail in mining scam case
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

The opposition Congress accused the Vasundhara Raje led BJP government of putting up a weak counter against Singhvi's bail plea.

IPL 2016: Water woes brew in Jaipur
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Rajasthan High Court to hear PIL challenging IPL matches that have been shifted to Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

Parched Bhilwara gets water trains as 19 districts in Rajasthan face drought
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Nineteen of the state’s 33 districts are staring at drought and severe water scarcity, and the Revenue Department has identified 17,000 out of 44,672 villages as “famine-affected areas”.

Heritage conservationist John Singh no more
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

A leading art and heritage conservator and a passionate biker, John was born on February 14, 1941. He passed away at the age of 75.

BJP insensitive to Dalits: Rahul Gandhi
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Draws parallel between Vemula suicide, Barmer girl’s death

Road Mishap in MP: Biker, Veenu Paliwal, dies living her passion
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

In a tragic incident, Veenu Paliwal, India's top woman biker died in a road accident in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh's last evening.

Bikaner Dalit ‘rape-murder’: Father demands CBI investigation
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

The minor’s body was found on March 30 from a water bank in the premises of her college.

Mewar varsity suspends 16 J&K students
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

Nine students and one employee — all from J&K — of the privately owned Mewar University were arrested on Thursday after they got into a fight after the match.

Chittorgarh: Three Dalit boys stripped and beaten for ‘theft’, six arrested
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

The six arrested were charged under various sections of the IPC and SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act for the assault, the police said.

T20 defeat plays out in colleges, 11 J&K students in jail
Sun, Apr 03, 2016

Four Kashmiri students of the university had been arrested a few days ago after rumours that they had cooked beef in their hostel room. The students were released after they signed bonds of “good conduct”.

Rajasthan: Dalit ‘raped, murdered’, teacher held
Sat, Apr 02, 2016

While the police, prima facie, called it a case of suicide, the girl’s parents alleged that she was murdered and the body was later dumped in the water tank.