Snap of Rajasthan minister urinating on Jaipur walls goes viral

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:42

Jaipur, Feb 14 In embarrassment for the BJP government in Rajasthan, a picture of state Health Minister Kalicharan Saraf urinating on the walls of the Pink City has gone viral. He however shrugged it off, saying it was "not a big issue".


5-year-old falls into open bore well in Rajasthan, dies

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:30

Jaipur, Nov 15, A five-year-old boy had slipped into an over 40-feet-deep borewell in Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan. The minor was declared dead after 15 hours of rescue operation on Wednesday, police said.


Heat wave conditions prevail in Rajasthan

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 23:08

Jaipur, April 18, Heat wave conditions prevailed in Rajasthan on Tuesday, with mercury hovering between 41 and 45 degrees Celsius in most areas of the desert state.


In Haryana, Rajasthan, barley finds new buyers in breweries

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 12:18

New Delhi, March 31, Till a decade ago, the barley that farmers grew in semi-arid Haryana and Rajasthan due to water scarcity would mostly be used as animal feed. Now, with international beer manufacturers keen to source barley locally, these farmers could see their coffers swelling.


Music in blood: Rajasthan's Langhas don't marry into other communities

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 12:02

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 14 (IANS) As distinctive as their full-throated voices, the Langhas, a Muslim community of folk musicians from Rajasthan, have evolved a rather unique way to preserve their identity for centuries. It's a strict no-no for them to marry into other communities.


No discord with Prime Minister Modi, says Vasundhara Raje

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 23:08

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday said that there was no discord between her and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and it was a perception created by the media.


Act against Rajasthan government over cow deaths: Congress MP

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 19:06

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Deaths of cows due to alleged negligence at a cow shelter in Rajasthan was raised in the Rajya Sabha on Monday by Congress MP Pramod Tiwari, who urged the Centre to act against the state government.