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Rajasthan: 'Cow vigilantes' gherao Jaipur hotel over beef rumour

Chaos prevailed at Jaipur's Sindhi Camp area on Sunday after a group of self-styled cow vigilantes seald off a hotel accusing its owner of serving beef. The protesters gheraod Hotel Hayat Rabbani...

News Nation Bureau | Mar 21, 2017 01:42 PM

Renaming of Ajmer's Akbar Fort: Rajasthan Education Minister receives threat letter

Rajasthan Education minister Vasudev Devnani has received a threat letter over renaming of the Akbar Fort in Ajmer, police said. The Akbar Fort in Ajmer was renamed as Ajmer Museum some time back by...

PTI | Mar 04, 2017 01:09 PM

18-year-old student raped by facebook friend on pretext of marriage in Rajasthan

The student eventually sought help from a local female advocate. She called Singh to Kota on Sunday under the guise of agreeing to terminate her pregnancy.

PTI | Feb 13, 2017 06:15 PM

Teacher in Rajasthan arrested for sexually abusing students

A 27-year-old teacher has been arrested in Jaipur in case of allegedly sexually abusing and raping numerous schoolboys over the past several years.

PTI | Feb 11, 2017 08:02 PM

Man wrongly treated for HIV doctor, medical insurance company asked to pay compensation

Dhanraj Patel had visited M B Government Hospital in 2004 with fever, cough and cold. Dr D C Kumawat, the then associate professor of medicines, suspected him of being HIV patient and started...

PTI | Feb 04, 2017 10:53 AM

Watch video | Padmavati shoot in Jaipur: Protesters manhandle Sanjay Leela Bhansali, tear off his clothes

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Friday faced the heat of protesters, who staged a demonstration against his film Padmavati in Jaipur's Jaigarh area.

News Nation Bureau | Jan 27, 2017 06:30 PM

Jaipur Literature Festival: Organisers decide not to invite Taslima Nasreen from next year

Bangladeshi writer and activist Taslima Nasreen's impromptu session at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Monday drew a minor protest in Jaipur, Rajasthan. And now the organisers have decided to not...

PTI | Jan 24, 2017 04:44 PM

2 killed, 4 injured as fire breaks out in chemical factory in Sukher industrial area

Two persons were charred to death and four others seriously injured when a major fire broke out in a chemical factory in the district, police said on Tuesday.

PTI | Jan 24, 2017 01:44 PM

Jaipur lit festival: Literature conveys more meaning than any other art, says Shashi Tharoor

A work of literature has something “special” to offer and conveys more meaning than other art forms such as a painting or a piece of music, believes renowned writer and politician Shashi Tharoor.

PTI | Jan 23, 2017 07:08 PM

Javed Akhtar at Jaipur Literature Festival: Westernization alone is not responsible for degrading our society

Eminent Bollywood lyricist and Indian poet Javed Akhtar said westernization alone is not degrading our society and resulting into incidents like Bengaluru mass women molestation.

PTI | Jan 22, 2017 10:28 PM

School bus overturns in Rajasthan’s Churu, at least 25 students injured

The incident occurred this morning when the bus was on its way to the school in Radelsar from Chote Gaon and its driver lost control over the vehicle and it overturned, a police spokesperson said.

PTI | Jan 19, 2017 03:10 PM

Woman accused of practising witchcraft beaten up in Rajasthan

A 30-year-old woman was allegedly beaten up after being branded as a witch in Dungarpur district, said police.

PTI | Jan 12, 2017 05:48 PM

Panther cub rescued from Rajasthan university campus, after it strays from Jhalana forest area

Forest officials had then claimed that the panther might have strayed from Jhalana forest area.

PTI | Dec 22, 2016 02:03 PM

Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh top list of atrocities against SC, ST

BJP-ruled Rajasthan has reported the highest number of cases of atrocities against SCs and STs during 2013-15, followed by poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar, a new government report said, even as...

PTI | Dec 19, 2016 05:22 PM

Cops seize Rs 93.52 lakh in new currency notes from seven persons in Jaipur

In another incident, three persons were arrested forallegedly robbing a Bikaner-based businessman of Rs 83 lakh that was in denomination of Rs 2,000 notes. "

PTI | Dec 12, 2016 07:32 PM