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Rajasthan Congress gets back at BJP with cow, Sanskrit & farmers

    Updated On : Jan 17,2019   7:32 pm
Jaipur, Jan 17 (IANS) As cow, Sanskrit and farmers formed the core subjects of the Congress government during Governor Kalyan Singh's speech in the first session of 15th assembly on Thursday, the BJP accused the ruling party of hijacking its pet issues. View More..

C.P. Joshi elected as Rajasthan Assembly speaker unanimously

    Updated On : Jan 16,2019   6:34 pm
Jaipur, Jan 16 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader C.P. Joshi, an MLA from Nathdwara, was on Wednesday elected unanimously as Rajasthan Assembly Speaker. View More..

RTI query on development projects yields condoms: Recipients

    Updated On : Jan 16,2019   3:08 pm
Jaipur, Jan 16 (IANS) They wanted answers under RTI but what they got were sealed packets of used contraceptives. View More..

36 swine flu deaths reported in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   7:48 pm
Jaipur, Jan 15 (IANS) A total of 36 swine flu deaths have been reported in the first 15 days of this month in Rajasthan, health officials said. View More..

Rajasthan Assembly session begins: MLAs arrive barefoot, on tractors

    Updated On : Jan 15,2019   5:48 pm
Jaipur, Jan 15 (IANS) The first session of the 15th Rajasthan Assembly began on Tuesday amid clamour for the oath-taking in the Rajasthani language after the newly elected members arrived barefoot or on tractors. View More..

In Rajasthan, adopt stray cows, get awarded (Lead, correcting headline)

    Updated On : Jan 14,2019   11:22 pm
Jaipur, Jan 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has decided to award those who would adopt stray cows in the state, on Independence Day and Republic Day. View More..

In Rajasthan, adopt stay cows, get awarded

    Updated On : Jan 14,2019   11:14 pm
Jaipur, Jan 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has decided to award those who would adopt stray cows in the state, on Independence Day and Republic Day. View More..

C.P. Joshi named Rajasthan Assembly Speaker

    Updated On : Jan 14,2019   11:06 pm
Jaipur, Jan 14 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader C.P. Joshi was on Monday named the Speaker of the 15th Assembly of Rajasthan while Mahesh Joshi was appointed the chief whip and Mahendra Chaudhary deputy chief whip. View More..

BJP veteran Kataria new Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Jan 13,2019   8:32 pm
Jaipur, Jan 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Gulab Chand Kataria was on Sunday elected as the Leader of Opposition in the Rajasthan Assembly. View More..

A school that challenged the claustrophobic orthodoxy of 'purdah' (IANS Special Series)

    Updated On : Jan 13,2019   3:46 pm
Jaipur, Jan 13 (IANS) Located in the heart of the capital of Rajasthan, this all-girls school, started by an erstwhile queen, began a silent revolution in 1943 when the region was steeped in the claustrophobic orthodoxy of the 'purdah' system for women. View More..

How five days a year transformed Jaipur's cultural landscape over the past decade

    Updated On : Jan 13,2019   12:32 pm
Jaipur, Jan 13 (IANS) With winter in full bloom, Rajasthan's historic capital city is all set to embrace the festive feel as the much anticipated Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) draws near. Having already hosted nearly 2,000 speakers and over a million book lovers at its 11 previous editions, the "Pink City" bears testimony to the strong cultural impact the festival has had on its self-image and social consciousness. View More..

Rajasthan Congress to register its anthem-singing rally for Guinness records

    Updated On : Jan 10,2019   8:04 pm
Jaipur, Jan 10 (IANS) Rajasthan Transport Minister Pratap Singh Khachriyawas said on Thursday that a farmers' rally organised on Wednesday in Jaipur where around two lakh people stood united at one place to sing the national anthem will be registered in the Guinness World Records. View More..

More sops for Rajasthan farmers: Power rates to remain stable for 5 years, says Gehlot

    Updated On : Jan 09,2019   9:18 pm
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Soon after the loan waiver, more sops are coming for farmers in Rajasthan: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said power tariff for them will remain stable for the next five years. View More..

It's time to usher in another Green Revolution, says Rahul

    Updated On : Jan 09,2019   5:38 pm
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) The time has come to usher in another Green Revolution and the Congress will do it if comes to power after the Lok Sabha polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said at a farmers' outreach here on Wednesday. View More..

Swine flu claims three more lives in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Jan 08,2019   9:26 pm
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Swine flu claimed three lives in Rajasthan on Tuesday taking the total toll to 14 in the first eight days of the year, said Rajasthan health officials. View More..

Married at age of 10 months, Urma ends shackles of child marriage

    Updated On : Jan 05,2019   2:56 pm
Jodhpur, Jan 5 (IANS) After suffering for 18 long years after being married off at a tender age of 10 months, 19-year-old Urma Bishnoi has finally ended the shackles of child marriage. View More..

Rajasthan minister rides cycle from home to secretariat

    Updated On : Jan 04,2019   9:44 pm
Jaipur, Jan 4 (IANS) Rajasthan Transport Minister Pratap Singh Khachriyawas rode bicycle from home to the secretariat on Friday. View More..

Swine flu claims two lives in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Jan 03,2019   8:56 pm
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) Two people died of swine flu on Thursday in Rajasthan while a total of 44 new cases tested positive in the state, health officials said here. View More..

Rajasthan government doing 'Congressisation' of education system: Ex-Education Minister

    Updated On : Jan 03,2019   7:58 pm
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) Former state Education Minister Vasudev Devnani on Thursday accused the Rajasthan government of doing "Congressisation" of the state's education system by following a policy of minority appeasement. View More..

Rajasthan Tourism to go back to its campaign 'Padharo Mhare Des'

    Updated On : Jan 03,2019   5:32 pm
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) Rajasthan Tourism is all set to welcome travellers with its grand old campaign 'Padharo Mhare Des' replacing 'Jane Kya Dikh Jaye'-- launched by the previous BJP government -- according to Sreya Guha, Principal Secretary, Department of Tourism. View More..