Rajasthan

Widow branded 'witch' forced to eat faeces and beaten to death by own relatives

There were also reports that the victim's relatives had pierced her eyes with a hot rod.<p>In a horrifying incident in India's Rajasthan state, a …

Crime

12 days of fight and 12 years of exile

The revolt of 1857 against the British was largely fought in the plains of Uttar Pradesh, but a small non-descript village in Rajasthan has its own …

India

BRIEF-India's Rajasthan Cylinders & Containers posts June-qtr net loss

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Rajasthan Cylinders And Containers Ltd RAJC.BO<p>* June quarter net loss 3.1 million rupees versus profit of 3 million rupees year ago<p>…

North India

Mysterious braid chopping cases surface in Punjab after Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi

<b>Chandigarh:</b> After Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi, Punjab has also witnessed braid-chopping incidents, with women claiming that their hair had been cut …

India

Monsoon fury maroons Gujarat, Rajasthan and Assam; hundreds killed, thousands left homeless Firstpost Photo 1

India

Rajasthan Minister injured, aide killed in car accident

State Food and Supplies Minister Babu Lal Verma was returning from Baran after an event at 1 am when the car hit a stray buffalo.

North India

Floods wreak havoc in Gujarat, Rajasthan as Assam recovers; Narendra Modi inspects home state

Heavy rains since Friday have caused floods and flood-like situations across India, killing scores of people and leaving several hundreds homeless. …

India

'Pace Of Rajasthan's Agricultural Growth Has No Match'

On the milieu of aggressive protests by farmers' and desperate attempts by state governments to pacify their protest. Rajasthan remains to be a state …

Agriculture

Presidential Election 2017: Voting to begin at Rajasthan Assembly tomorrow at 10 am

<b>Jaipur</b>: Voting for the presidential election will be held tomorrow at the Rajasthan Assembly from 10 am to 5 pm, a senior official said.<p>File images …

Elections

Rajasthan: Several people, including policemen, injured in clashes over water supply in Bikaner

<b>Bikaner:</b> Farmers protesting against restricting water supply of Kanwarsen canal on Friday clashed with the police in Bikaner, resulting in injuries …

Water

Rajasthan: Slain gangster Anandpal’s Dubai-based daughter, lawyer among accused

Slain Rajasthan gangster, Anandpal Singh’s Dubai-based daughter, Cheenu and lawyer, AP Singh are among the 12,000 accused in the violence that …

India News

Adolescent Girls in India Take on an Extraordinary Journey

This week, The Hunger Project-India <b>is bringing a traveling contingent of 50 people</b> – adolescent girls from Bihar and Rajasthan, local partners, …

Women's News

Rajasthan: 20 cops injured as stir against gangster’s death turns violent

Violent protests erupted at Nagaur district of Rajasthan on Wednesday where a rally was organised by various Rajput outfits to pay tributes to slain …

Policing

Rajasthan: Four roadway buses set on fire, no one injured, say cops

<b>Jaipur:</b> Four Rajasthan Roadways buses were set on fire in Kuchaman city of Nagaur district, which has been tense since a gangster was killed last …

India

Want To Live Like The Royals? This Rajasthan Resort Offers A Private Pool With Every Cottage More

Nestled in the rocky terrains of Pali district in Rajasthan lies a resort so earthy and ethereal that you would just want to take a vacation only to …

Hotels

Chhattisgarh Sanskrit Board Chairman Wants People ‘Who Lynch Cow Murderers To Be Honoured’

Invoking the Vedas to justify "punishments" to those who harm cows, Chhattisgarh Sanskrit Vidyamandalam (Sanskrit board) chairman Swami Parmatmanand …

India

Rajasthan: IAF plane crashes, pilots safe

A MiG-23 trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, with both the pilots ejecting safely.The incident occurred …

Plane Crash

Rajasthan’s scissorhands? Panic in villages after ‘ghost’ chops off women’s hair

There is a new entrant in the supernatural world in some parts of western Rajasthan and unlike the mythical bogeyman, it’s something that scares not …

India

Dalit Bride In Rajasthan Enters Her Wedding Riding A Horse While Police Ensured Her ‘Safety’

A 23-year-old would-be bride's family had a wish --- that she would ride a mare for the wedding, something no Dalit in Gudha Durjan village of Pali …

Weddings

Rajasthan: Panchayat forbids girls from wearing jeans, using mobiles; women’s panel begins probe

Panchayat members are believed to have issued the instructions on the grounds that western culture was adversely affecting their dignity.<p>The …

Panchayat

Body Of A 13-Year-Old Girl, Who Was Abducted In 2012, Found In A Grave In Rajasthan

A teenage girl, who went missing in 2012 from a slum in Kota, had to forcibly marry her 30-year- old abductor and now it has emerged that she died …

Crime

Doctor slaps ‘possessed’ woman to revive her in Rajasthan; removed

In a bizarre incident, a doctor allegedly slapped a ‘possessed’ woman patient to bring her to consciousness in Barmer district, following which he …

North India

SOG dismantled his team, killed source of finances

For nearly two years since Anandpal’s escape, the state police has been trying to redeem itself of the cardinal sin by nabbing the footloose and …

Crime

Woman jumps into well with three children in Rajasthan, two killed

Jaipur A 40-year-old woman allegedly jumped into a well along with her three children, killing two of them in Rajasthan’s Banswara district.Jasoda …

North India

‘Power Sector In Rajasthan To Be Profitable In One Year’

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has exuded confidence that the power sector in Rajasthan would be profitable in the next one year.<p>Speaking at a …

India

Rajasthan BSF DG says rise in number mosques, madrasas on Pakistan border

<b>Jaipur:</b> Areas close to the international border in Rajasthan have witnessed a spurt in establishment of mosques and madrasas which has raised concern …

Jammu and Kashmir

Rajasthan: Raje pacifies RSS-backed farmer’s stir, rises above peers

While violence and chaos marked the Mandsaur farmers’ agitation, Rajasthan saw a peaceful end to the stir. The situation saw a government that subtly …

India

Rajasthan Man Allegedly Lynched For Protesting Civic Body Officials Taking Pictures Of Women Defecating In Open

Jaipur (Rajasthan)/New Delhi: The Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation has issued a statement announcing that activist Zafar …

India

Rats nibble newborn baby's fingers in Rajasthan hospital

Rats nibbled a four-day-old baby's fingers at a government-run hospital in Banswara in Rajasthan. Read to know more.<p>In a shocking incident, rats …

Babies

Rajasthan's Kolila Joga village uses rainwater harvesting to turn parched pond into reservoir

<b>Kolila Joga (Rajathan):</b> Battling water woes, a nondescript village in Rajasthan has scripted a success story from becoming parched to water …

Water