Rajasthan

Will make Rajasthan ‘BJP mukt’ in polls: Rajputs

Will make Rajasthan ‘BJP mukt’ in polls: Rajputs

AJMER: The Sarva Rajput Samaj Sangharsh Samiti on Wednesday gave an ultimatum to Vasundhara Raje government to withdraw all cases filed against the community leaders over the Sanvrad incident by June 3. The Rajput leaders have threatened that the community would make Rajasthan ‘BJP mukt’ in the coming state elections if their demand was …

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Dust storms, showers to prevail in Rajasthan for next 24 hours

Dust storms, showers to prevail in Rajasthan for next 24 hours

JAIPUR: Several places in the state witnessed heavy dust storms and thundershowers on Tuesday. With the active dust storm and thundershowers the mercury took a dip across the state. Attributing it to the active upper air cyclonic circulation, the Jaipur Met office said that similar conditions will prevail in the state for …

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Dust storms, showers to prevail in Rajasthan for next 24 hours

Dust storms, showers to prevail in Rajasthan for next 24 hours

JAIPUR: Several places in the state witnessed heavy dust storms and thundershowers on Tuesday. With the active dust storm and thundershowers the mercury took a dip across the state. Attributing it to the active upper air cyclonic circulation, the Jaipur Met office said that similar conditions will prevail in the state for …

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Gujjars defer OBC quota agitation to May 23

Gujjars defer OBC quota agitation to May 23

About 1,000 villagers attended a ‘Mahapanchayat’ (sit-in) of the Gujjar Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti at Adda in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan The Gujjar leaders on Tuesday deferred by one week the agitation for bifurcation of the Other Backward Class (OBC) reservation to give the community 5% quota in jobs and education …

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Is water from treatment plant flowing into Luni, asks NGT

Is water from treatment plant flowing into Luni, asks NGT

JAIPUR: The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal at New Delhi has sought an inspection to ensure that water from the effluent treatment plants on its banks is not flowing into River Luni. The inspection will be conducted by Dr Ajay A Deshpande, former expert member of NGT. The tribunal …

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Strong winds sweep parts of Rajasthan

Strong winds sweep parts of Rajasthan

Gusty winds swept parts of Rajasthan on Monday night and on Tuesday morning, affecting life, weather officials said. No casualties have been reported so far. Heavy winds hit Ajmer and some areas of Jaipur this morning while a dust storm hit Bikaner and nearby region on Monday night. The weather office has …

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2008-2018:The Changing Face Of Pink City

2008-2018:The Changing Face Of Pink City

On certain city roads, one can still drive beyond the speed limit without being intercepted by the traffic police. But it is very likely that in a week’s time or so, you can get a challan with a fine for the violation. If you challenge, the department will stump you …

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New police circles, Station to come up

New police circles, Station to come up

JAIPUR: In order to control law and order in the state, 13 new police circles and 28 new police stations are coming up. Not only that, 26 police outposts for better surveillance will be started in the coming days. This was decided after chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday gave …

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At least 22 dead as high-intensity squall hits parts of Rajasthan

At least 22 dead as high-intensity squall hits parts of Rajasthan

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said authorities in the districts have been directed to ensure all possible help to victims. At least 22 persons were killed and over 100 injured in different parts of Rajasthan as a high-speed dust storm followed by thundershowers wreaked havoc on Wednesday night, leaving behind a trail …

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Jaipur reports hottest April day in 9 years

Jaipur reports hottest April day in 9 years

JAIPUR: At 44.2 degrees Celsius, Monday was the hottest day in April that the city experienced over the last nine years. This was four degrees above normal. The city last reported a maximum temperature higher than this for April in 2009, when it stood at 44.7 degrees Celsius.There was some …

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