13 Year Old Rajasthan Girl Raped by 8 Teachers For a Year

North India

What Does Adityanath’s Alleged Meeting With Ajmer Blast Convict Mean For Hindutva Terror Cases?

Why would Adityanath meet a terror convict months before blasts in Muslim-dominated areas of Ajmer, Hyderabad and Malegaon?Uttar Pradesh chief …

North India

Fighter Plane Sukhoi Crashes In Rajasthan’s Barmer, Both Pilots Safe

A fighter plane today crashedin the Barmer district of Rajasthan. The incident occurred near Shivkar village in Sadar police station area in Barmer, …


3 villagers injured as IAF jet crashes in Rajasthan village, pilots eject safely

A Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Barmer in Rajasthan on Wednesday. Both the pilots ejected safely.An IAF official …

India News

With two RSS members convicted for bombing Ajmer shrine, should the organisation be banned again?

Given the power the organisation commands, the terror links of its members are alarming.<p>On October 11, 2007, an explosion ripped through the …

South Asia

India’s rich artistic tradition’s beautiful forms and colours will leave you wonderstruck

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls – <b>Pablo Picasso</b><p>Art in India dates back to 3rd millennium BC. As time progressed, …


Chandelao Garh: Staying in a Rajasthani Village.

<i>Editorial Disclosure – I’d like to thank Chandelao Garh for hosting my 2 night stay with them. As always, all views expressed here are my own and</i> …


Ajmer shrine blast: Acquittal of Swami Aseemananda 'regrettable', Pakistan tells India

<b>Islamabad:</b> Pakistan on Thursday asked India to bring the perpetrators of the Samjhauta train blasts to justice as it termed "regrettable" the …


Four videos that show why Rajasthan needs to desperately fix its public distribution system

It needs to streamline the list of families entitled to foodgrains under the National Food Security Act.<p>The rollout of the National Food Security Act …

North India

The big news: Ex-RSS activist Swami Aseemanand acquitted in Ajmer blast case, and other top stories

Other headlines: India offered to temporarily let go of veto power for UNSC permanent seat, and Jignesh Mevani was detained before Modi's Gujarat …

North India

Digital tool teaches Indian boys about gender equality

In Rajasthan, a social project employs audio stories accessed by mobile phones to talk about child marriage and puberty.<p><b>Rajasthan, India</b> <b></b>- Nineteen-year-old Sahil*, who lives in Kolaheda village in the northern state of Rajasthan, felt embarrassed and confused about the way his body changed during …


Shooting Of 'Dheeran Adhigaram Ondru', Starring Karthi & Rakul, Begins In Rajasthan

Actors Karthi Sivakumar and Rakul Preet have started shooting for their upcoming Tamil film <i>Dheeran Adhigaram Ondru</i> in Rajasthan. The film will be …

Tamil Cinema

In A Silent Revision Of History, ‘Akbar Ka Qila’ Has Been Renamed To ‘Ajmer ka Qila’

Without a noise, a fort in Ajmer that was built by Mughal emperor Akbar has been renamed from ‘Akbar ka Qila’ to ‘Ajmer ka Qila and Sangrahalaya.’<p>As …

North India

You have to visit this incredible fortress in Rajasthan

You have to visit this incredible fortress in Rajasthan<p>Off the conventional Jaipur-Jodphur-Udaipur trail is Alila’s newest property:
a 230-year-old …


Rajasthan minister gets threat letter over renaming of fort in Ajmer

By: PTI | Jaipur |<p>Vasudev Devnani, Rajasthan School Education Minister. (Files photo)<p>Rajasthan Education minister Vasudev Devnani has got a purported …

North India

17 People Killed After Jeep Collides With Truck In Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh

Seventeen persons were killed when their jeep collided with a truck in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district today, police said.<p>More than 15 people killed …

North India

State discoms start reaping UDAY benefits

Power utilities in Rajasthan, Haryana, Chhattisgarh and Punjab are among the major gainers in lowering their interest cost

Renewable Energy

February 2017: the best new hotel openings


Cong cries foul as Rajasthan govt tells schools to buy RSS ideologue’s writings

The state government has asked all secondary and senior secondary schools to buy a collection of essays and speeches by Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder …


Nagarkoti's hat-trick fires Rajasthan to narrow win

Vijay Hazare Trophy 2016-17, Group C<p>At Chepauk, 17-year old medium pacer Kamlesh Nagarkoti took the first-ever List A hat-trick for <b>Rajasthan</b> that …


Verdict in Ajmer blast case deferred to March 8

A special court on Saturday deferred till March 8 the judgement in the 2007 Ajmer dargah bomb blast case.<p>Magistrate Dinesh Gupta adjourned the …

India News

A backpackers guide to the highlights of Rajasthan

Since I was a child I always wanted to go to India. As I grew older this dream only got stronger. I still don’t know what it was exactly that drew me …


Rajasthan High Court Recruitment 2017, 2039 LDC Posts- Apply Here

<b>Rajasthan High Court Recruitment 2017:</b> Rajasthan High Court has released official employment notification for the <b>Rajasthan High Court Clerk vacancy</b> …


The Fort Hotels of Jaipur

The royal families of Rajasthan led a lavish life indeed. With magnanimous forts, colourful jewellery and stories of valour, the Rajputana were one …


Rajasthan: Series of incidents over past few months shows dangerous closing of minds

Some months ago, the Rajasthan government changed the tagline of its tourism department from welcome to our land to '<i>Jaane kya dikh jaaye</i>.'<p>When the …

North India

Rajasthan Through The Lens Of These 2 Photographers Will Make You Pack Your Bags Leave Right Now

I believe Rajasthan has the kind of beauty that can’t easily be put into words. Stroll through the streets of any one of its cities, and each turn …


Famous National Parks And Wildlife Sanctuaries In Rajasthan

Nature is full of wonders and when it comes to Rajasthan the place will surprise you at every step. Whether it is the heritage sites of the city or …

National Parks

From puppets to ghosts – Stories from the road in Rajasthan

Mukesh sits quietly in his little colourful corner at the entrance of the Jaisalmer fort. In his hand is a little thread that holds a puppet. Clad in …


Why Rajasthan never ceases to amaze

The history in Rajasthan is living and breathing; it’s not locked away in ticketed museums or private chambers<p>Rajasthan is my favourite country in …


Rajasthan: Senior BJP MLA claims Vasundhara Raje betrayed party principles, calls for her removal

Ghanshyam Tiwari said the party would be ‘wiped out from the state’ if it did not remove the current leadership under the chief minister.<p>Senior …