A total 961 Congress candidates have won, followed by 737 of the BJP, and 386 Independents. While the general trend in Rajasthan has been for the ruling party to perform better in local body polls, the faction-ridden Congress will welcome the results
More than 17,000 migratory birds have been buried so far. However, even after 10 days, the government has not confirmed the cause of the deaths. The investigation so far suggests avian botulism -- a paralytic, frequently fatal disease caused by the ingestion of toxins.
Under the banner of Singh's LPPS, camel pastoralists had called a protest on Wednesday. However, officials led by Animal Husbandry Department director Sailesh Sharma reached Puhskar on Wednesday and heard their issues, after which they called off their protest.
On April 1, 2017, Pehlu Khan and the others were returning from a cattle fair on the outskirts of Jaipur when they were attacked by gau rakshaks in Behror, Alwar. Khan (55) succumbed to his injuries two days later.
Barmer SP Sharad Choudhary said that RTI activist Jagdish Goliyan, who was in his 40s, was picked up in preventive custody under Section 151 of the CrPC on Saturday, following an argument with two of his relatives over a land dispute.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also said that following the Pulwama terror attack, India took great precautions and did not attack Pakistan or its army and targeted only terror training camps in Balakot.
18-year-old Roop Kanwar remains India’s last known case of sati, her death stunning a nation and forcing a rewrite of its laws. 32 years later, as the last of the cases associated with her death winds its way through a Jaipur court, two Rajasthan villages keep her alive, in photos, and as a “devi” who will be worshipped
In his tweet, Birla said, “Brahmins have always held a high position in society which is due to their sacrifice and dedication. This is the reason the Brahmin community has always been in a guiding role.”