Rajasthan

Dismayed by government’s inaction against cow vigilantes who lynched Alwar man, say IAS officers

Senior bureaucrats noted a ‘reprehensible attempt on the part of certain people in authority in Rajasthan and in the Union government to deny the …

Extremism

Rajasthan Book Says You Need ‘Good Height Complexion’ To Be A Successful Entrepreneur

School textbooks in India seriously need a thorough proof-reading before being unleashed on young impressionable minds.<p>After it was found that a …

North India

'Good height, great complexion': Rajasthan textbook lists 'desirable traits' for entrepreneurs

Research is still trying to establish if physical attractiveness accrues you any advantages at the workplace; and if yes, to what degree.<p>However, the …

Narendra Modi

15 crafts that all Indians must know about

HomeMakers<p>0<p>Here are some of the amazing crafts that every Indian must know about:<p>1. Blue Pottery from Jaipur, Rajasthan<p>Based out of Jaipur, …

Crafting

An alleged dowry of Rs 1.5 crore has got a Rajasthan tea-seller in trouble with the taxman

If the tax authorities don’t get you the internet will.<p>The internet has got a tea-seller from Rajasthan in trouble with the taxman. In a video shared …

South Asia

Alwar cow vigilantism: Rajasthan Home Minister says victims didn't have transit permit

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria today said that those people intercepted by cow vigilantes in Alwar, where a Muslim man was lynched, did …

Extremism

Petition Says Gau Rakshak Dals Creating Disharmony, SC Seeks Response From 6 States

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of six states, including Rajasthan, on a plea seeking a ban on cow vigilante groups in those states. A …

Sociology

Pehlu Khan killed by Rajasthan gau rakshaks: Govts need to condemn vigilante groups in unambiguous terms

Vigilantism in any form and under any pretext is unacceptable. Period. Condoning it means extending tacit or explicit support to people or groups …

Extremism

Rajasthan: Three alleged cow vigilantes sent to a day's police remand

Three men accused arrested in connection with the death of a Muslim man who was beaten up by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar district were sent …

India

‘Good Job’, Says Rajasthan Home Minister A Day After Cow Vigilantes Beat Up Man To Death

Two days after being beaten up by <i>gau rakshaks</i> for transporting cows in Rajasthan, a Muslim man succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Alwar on …

India

India police arrest three over cow vigilante murder

Police said Thursday they have arrested three people for murder over the death of a Muslim man attacked while transporting cows in northern India, …

South Asia

This foursome just set out on a drive from Rajasthan to Rome

They met, they planned and now they’re off<p>When Arundathi Belur first met Manu, Manoj and Hanumant Paliwal at a social gathering last year she had no …

Travel

Deepika went to Rajasthan despite Padmavati controversy in the state?

<b>New Delhi:</b> Deepika Padukone is on a research spree to prepare for her role in upcoming film 'Padmavati.' Hence, she went on a solo expedition to the …

South Asia

Muslim man killed by mob of 'cow vigilantes'

Pehlu Khan, 55, was one of 15 men pulled from cattle trucks and beaten with sticks and metal rods by a mob in the northwest state of Rajasthan.<p>Hindus …

Extremism

Hindu Cow Vigilantes in Northern India Beat Muslim to Death

NEW DELHI — A 55-year-old man transporting cattle has died after being beaten by a mob of about 200 cow protection vigilantes in northern India, the police said on Wednesday.<p>The vigilantes, who are Hindu and consider cows sacred, surrounded six vehicles carrying cattle on a highway connecting …

South Asia

Muslim man murdered by gau rakshak cow protection vigilantes in Rajasthan

Everything you need to know for the day (and a little more).<p><b>The Big Story: Bovine theocracy</b><p>Two days after he was attacked and brutally beaten by a …

Extremism

Rajasthan man dies after cow vigilantes brutally thrash 15 people in Alwar district

A Muslim man brutally beaten up by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar district has died from his injuries, the police said on Tuesday.<p>Pehlu Khan, in …

Extremism

In Rajasthan CM Raje’s constituency, pay Rs 15,000 annually and adopt a cow

If you are a resident of Jhalawar district in Rajasthan, you can now show your love for cow by forking out Rs 15,000 annually.<p>State chief minister …

South Asia

Austrian tourist molested by massage parlour owner in Udaipur

A 21-year-old Austrian tourist was allegedly molested by the owner of a massage parlour in Udaipur district of Rajasthan today.<p>Acting swiftly on the …

North India

Rajasthan: 20-year-old woman protesting trees being cut down, burnt alive, FIR filed against 10 men

A 20-year-old woman, who was protesting against cutting down of trees, was allegedly burnt alive in Jodhpur, media reported on Monday.<p>R'than: …

Extremism

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 …

South Asia

2007 Mecca Masjid blast: Aseemanand granted bail by Hyderabad court

A Hyderabad court on Thursday granted bail to Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case. At least, nine people were killed and 58 injured …

India News

The big news: Two Ajmer blasts case convicts get life imprisonment, and nine other top stories

In other headlines: Muslim-owned meat shops were set ablaze in Uttar Pradesh, and the Rajya Sabha cleared a Bill promising free treatment for …

Architecture

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, …

Aviation

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, …

Art

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> …

Travel

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