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Despite HC order, Ashok Gehlot govt yet to move on bungalow retained by Raje
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

More than four months since the Rajasthan High Court struck down the largesse, the Gehlot government seems to be doing its bit to help Raje retain her bungalow at the state capital’s upscale Civil Lines area.

CAA protests: Kota lawyer alleges assault after Shamli protest, UP Police denies
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Addressing a press conference here, Mohammad Faisal, a member of National Confederation of Human Rights Organisation (NCHRO), said that on December 19, 2019, he was at NCHRO’s Delhi office when he came to know about “wrongful arrests” of people in UP’s Shamli.

Rajasthan: Chest-deep in soil, farmers protest land acquisition
Fri, Jan 10, 2020

Farmers say they want compensation as per a 2014 law while the JDA is offering them 2010 rates.

Delhi gym owner accused of double murder was out on bail in 2016 rape case
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

Police said the accused feared he would get caught for Deepti’s murder, as he had used her phone to call the cab. Singh’s body was found near Chandwaji on the Delhi-Jaipur highway on December 8.

One acquitted in Jaipur blasts case is held again in another case
Fri, Dec 27, 2019

In the blasts on May 13, 2008, nine bombs exploded at eight locations in Jaipur’s crowded old city between 7.20 pm and 7.45 pm, killing 71 and injured 185. The latest arrests are linked to the recovery of a live bomb, which was defused in the same area that day.

RSS, BJP playing dangerous game in name of Hinduism, says Ashok Gehlot
Mon, Dec 23, 2019

Citing Pakistan, the CM said that a nation created in the name of religion doesn’t stay united.

Four sentenced to death in 2008 Jaipur blasts case
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

On December 18, while convicting the four, the court had acquitted Shahbaz Hussain, 42, a resident of Lucknow. Around 4.15 pm, Sharma sentenced the four to death under IPC section 302 (murder) and section 16 (1a) of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Sole acquittal in 2008 Jaipur blasts case: Statement of man who identified ‘e-mailer’ found suspicious
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

A fact-finding team of two retired IPS officers, a retired IAS officer, and three activists, including Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient Sandeep Pandey, had in 2008 stated similarly that he was innocent.

Four held guilty in 2008 Jaipur blasts case, 1 gets benefit of doubt
Thu, Dec 19, 2019

All four are residents of Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh.

Payal Rohatgi detained for comments on Nehru family
Mon, Dec 16, 2019

In the video, which she posted on her social media accounts on September 6 and 21, Rohatgi made comments about members of the Nehru-Gandhi family, including Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi.

In Rajasthan, integrated books make school bags lighter, students happier
Mon, Dec 02, 2019

Baste ka Bojh Kam project, being piloted in one govt school of each district, has reduced weights to a third.

Rajasthan urban local body polls: Congress wins 35 of 49 posts
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Congress won the top post in 21 Nagar Palikas, 13 Nagar Parishads, and the Bharatpur Nagar Nigam, while BJP won it in 7 Nagar Palikas, 4 Nagar Parishads and 2 Nagar Nigams.

Bird deaths at Rajasthan lake IVRI: Monsoon, delay in spotting carcasses led to spread of disease
Sat, Nov 23, 2019

Talking to The Indian Express, IVRI director Dr Raj Kumar Singh said that the best way to prevent avian botulism from spreading is removing any dead birds at the earliest and incinerating them, rather than burying them in pits, like the Rajasthan government did.

IVRI confirms bird deaths at Rajasthan lake due to botulism
Fri, Nov 22, 2019

Botulism is a paralytic, frequently fatal disease caused by the ingestion of toxins which are produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum.

Management, hydrology, salt pans — What’s behind Rajasthan’s bird crisis?
Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Harsh Vardhan, an ecologist with over four decades of work speaks to The Indian Express on the deaths of 18,000 migratory birds in Rajasthan's Sambhar lake.

Rajasthan civic polls: Boost for Congress, wins 20 of 49 urban bodies
Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Out of a total of 49 urban local bodies, the Congress won in 20 and got a majority in 8, while the BJP won in 6 and got a majority in 10.

Explained: The key takeaways from Rajasthan local body polls
Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Rajasthan is a two-party state, and the general trend has been for the ruling party to perform better in local body polls.

Explained: Why are so many birds dying in Rajasthan’s Sambhar?
Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Carcasses of over 18,000 migratory birds have been buried in 10 days after they were found at India's largest inland saltwater lake. What has the probe for causes found; why is changing ecology a concern?

Rajasthan Local Body Election Results 2019 highlights: Congress wins 961 wards, BJP 737
Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Rajasthan Local Body Election Results 2019 highlights: The voting to elect nearly 2,100 ward councillors was held on Saturday in which nearly 72 per cent voters exercised their franchise.

Mystery illness at Rajasthan lake kills 8,000 birds, many migratory
Sat, Nov 16, 2019

Bird watchers fear the final toll may be much higher, considering the size of the lake. But the big worry, say experts, is that they have still not been able to find the cause of these deaths.

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