Almost eight months after unidentified men stopped a bus on the highway near Kanota and robbed two bags carrying gold from a passenger, the police have arrested three accused for their alleged involvement in the heist.
The Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Right (RSCPCR) has written to the Jhunjhunu SP asking for a detailed report on the rape of a minor girl by the principal of her school within three days.
The debt-laden Rajasthan Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (RVUNL) has decided to set up solar energy plants of 800 MW capacity and invest about Rs 3,200 crore despite the trend of discoms of other states and power procuring entities preferring the third party route through competitive bidding that has brought down costs of the renewable energy to about Rs 2 a unit.
Farmers eying harvesting of Kharif crop were worried on Sunday when many places in the state witnessed mild to moderate rainfall and heavy dust storms. With the active upper air cyclonic circulation, many places in the state witnessed showers.
Mini forests will be springing up in different corners of the city as JDA has started plantation using popular Japanese Miyawaki technique. UDH minister Shanti Dhariwal inaugurated the project from Jawahar Circle to create urban forests.
Chief minister Ashok Gehlot held discussions on Rajasthan politics with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at the latters residence in New Delhi on Saturday night, after attending the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting earlier in the day.L
As the state government on Friday lifted the ban on firecrackers saying that bursting of the green crackers will be allowed for two hours, the firecracker traders with permanent license are upbeat and are expecting a good business. However, many traders on the other hand, are confused over the specifications on the green firecrackers and are clueless on how they will exhaust the last years stock.
The states first desert park, Kishan Bagh, which is spread across 64 hectares on the outskirts of the city, will open for tourists before Diwali, said urban development and housing (UDH) minister, Shanti Dhariwal, after his visit on Saturday.
A day after Jhunjhunu Police arrested a 31-year-old principal of a government school in Rajasthan for allegedly raping a class 7 girl, the police on Saturday arrested two female teachers for their alleged involvement in destroying the evidence.
Vaccination against Covid-19 has slowed down in the state as 1.57 lakh doses were administered on Thursday. Apart from that, the state government is awaiting guidelines for vaccination of children against Covid-19.
Nip in the air is evident during early morning and late evening hours as majority of the places in the state have witnessed dip in minimum temperatures. Sikar remained coldest in the state where a minimum temperature of 14.6C was recorded, the Met reports said on Thursday.
Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday flagged off 11 Chiranjeevi 104 Janani Express Ambulance from CMO.According to officials, total 600 Janani Express ambulances are being operated in the state to provide referral transport services to pregnant women and infants up to a year.
Following the new draft policy approved by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB), major areas of Alwar and Bharatpur districts, including the two cities, of the state may no longer be part of the National Capital Region (NCR).
The Rajasthan government transferred 39 IPS officers late on Wednesday night. Senior additional DGs (ADGs), inspector generals (IGs), deputy IGs and superintendents of police (SPs) were among those who were transferred.
A criminal was killed in cross-firing with police here on Wednesday evening in Banar area. Identified as Lovely Kandra (30), he was wanted by police in various cases related to extortion and the Arms Act.
The state has revoked its Tuesdays order of cancelling mid-term holidays for Diwali in government schools after teachers expressed their unhappiness. Education minister Govind Singh took to social media to announce that the schools will now remain closed from October 27 to November 7.
While the Centre and states are engaged in a blame game on the current power crisis triggered by the shortage of coal, the Centre has been cautioning the state on the impending crisis as early as August but it seems the state authorities had ignored the warnings.
The state education department cancelled the mid-term holiday that comes around Diwali this time. There will be holidays fixed by the government for Diwali, but there won't be the usual 10- to 15-day midterm holidays.
A 26-year-old dalit man, who had gone to offer prayers at a temple in Jalore district, was abused by few people who later thrashed him after he protested on October 1. As the video clip of the incident went viral, the matter came to the notice of Jalore police on October 10 when they got an FIR from the victim. On Tuesday, police arrested five persons for alleged assault, criminal intimidation and atrocity against SC/ST.
Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday slammed the Centre over the issue of coal shortage and said that it is the Central government's responsibility to help the states in the matter. He said it should not be an issue of dispute between the Centre and states. The problem is with most of the states in north India.
Supply of coal from Coal India still remains of problem showing no signs of power crisis abating anytime soon. Even after continuous engagement by the senior government functionaries, Coal India has raised supply by only one rake to six far short of 11 rakes as per the agreement.
Five people have been detained for mercilessly beating a dalit youth in Rajasthan's Jalore town. The video of the incident went viral on the social media after which the cops registered a case of assault under appropriate sections of IPC and also under sections of SC/ST Atrocities(Prevention) Act.