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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 gets angry
Sun, May 15, 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.

Ranthambore tigress Sharmilee, a symbol of man-animal bonhomie, dead
Fri, Apr 01, 2016

On Wednesday, some forest guards on a routine tracking exercise found her carcass in the ravines of the Kalisindh river.

Why Rajasthan is shuttering its opium husk shops
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Today is the last time some 19,000 permit-holders in Rajasthan will be able to obtain their daily fix — legally, at least. Indian Express answers key questions about the drug and its habit.

Rajasthan: Village votes to shut only liquor shop
Wed, Mar 30, 2016

Campaign began on Republic Day this year when women raised demand at gram sabha meeting.

Simply put: Tiger, tiger, day and night. Is that bright?
Thu, Mar 24, 2016

Indian Express explains the proposal to allow virtually 24-hour tourist access to the Ranthambore National Park.

Rajasthan wants tourists all day, and night, at Ranthambore
Tue, Mar 22, 2016

The guidelines were formulated after the Supreme Court asked the Centre to notify eco-tourism norms, which formed the basis for it to lift the interim ban on tourism activities in tiger reserves.

Beef row: Held Kashmiri students to save them from Bajrang Dal, says police
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Police booked one person under section 108 CrPC for spreading the beef rumour and initiated action under section 186 CrPC against those who obstructed police work.

Four Kashmiri students arrested for allegedly cooking beef at hostel
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

Soon after some students as well as locals assembled in front of the Mewar University and demanded action against them.

Well-off castes seeking quotas not right, says RSS
Mon, Mar 14, 2016

Describing the JNU row as a “matter of concern for all citizens”, Joshi asked whether universities were becoming “centres of anti-national activities”.

Full pants are in vogue, therefore the change: RSS
Mon, Mar 14, 2016

The RSS had deliberated upon a change in uniform in 2010, but the decision was deferred for five years failing consensus.