Rajasthan govt recalls marriage registration law amid uproar over child marriage clause

The move comes amid the opposition BJP objecting to a provision in the Bill that allowed registration of marriage even if the bride and the groom had not attained the legal age to tie the knot. 

‘Stop shedding crocodile tears’: Mayawati questions Congress’ silence over killing of Dalit man in Rajasthan

A Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death on October 7 by a group of men in Hanumangarh over his love affair, the Rajasthan police said.

Rajasthan govt’s new law sparks concerns over child marriage, NGOs write to CM Ashok Gehlot

The NCPCR asked the government to reconsider the provisions of the Bill, saying that it gives legitimacy to child marriages and is in contravention of several child protection laws.

Amid Punjab crisis, Sachin Pilot meets Rahul Gandhi to discuss reshuffle in Rajasthan

Rahul Gandhi and Sachin Pilot are believed to have discussed the much talked about reshuffle in the Ashok Gehlot government, along with the situation in the state. 

Rajasthan panchayat election results 2021: Congress bags 670 panchayat samiti seats, BJP 551; Others may play kingmaker

The Congress has won 670 seats, the BJP 551, the RLP 40 and the BSP 11. As many as 290 panchayat samiti seats have been won by Independents.

Rajasthan: Eight women among 11 pilgrims killed in cruiser-truck collision in Nagaur, PM Modi announces ex-gratia

The victims, who hailed from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district, were returning home after offering prayers at Ramdevra and Karni Mata temples.

‘Not within purview of social fabric’: HC denies police protection to married woman in live-in relationship

The couple said they were being threatened by the respondents and their lives were in danger, claiming that the latter was unhappy with their relationship. 

Global funds invest in Acme Solar’s 250 MW project in Rajasthan

Though the financial details of the deal were not disclosed, Acme Solar said in a statement “the total value of the project is the equivalent of just under $200 million, of which about a quarter are financed through equity

Rajasthan CM favours continuing lockdown restrictions, asks officials to make them more stringent

Health minister Raghu Sharma, Chief Secretary Niranjan Arya, DGP ML Lather and other senior officials were present in the meeting.

Rajasthan has insufficient stock of COVID-19 vaccine: CM

Gehlot said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for celebrating 'Teeka Utsav' from April 11 to April 14. But how will this happen as vaccines are not available in many states, he said.

Watching Big Brother: Safeguards against snooping don’t hold up in too many cases

The Rajasthan episode is also a warning; when the political leadership of a government desires it, the people manning the bodies that are supposed to check against the government’s excesses may, more likely than not, quietl

Rajasthan government spent over Rs 1,500 crore on cow shelters in last 5 years

Rajasthan finance department revealed that the state had received Rs 1,242.56 crore from the cow protection surcharge levied on stamp duty between 2015 and January 2021.

Cow shelter Rajasthan

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot accuses BJP of horse-trading, says one has to do value-based politics to become CM

It was in July last year that Gehlot's government had plunged into a crisis after Sachin Pilot, along with loyalist MLAs, revolted.

Ashok Gehlot BJP Congress Horse trading

Vasundhra Raje ends hiatus, attends Rajasthan BJP core committee meeting after skipping past programmes

Earlier on Tuesday, Vasundhra Raje had told media persons that several projects started by the previous BJP government led by her, like the Bhamashah Yojana, had been stopped.

Rajasthan BJP Vasundhara raje

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot blames wrong economic policies of Modi government for rising fuel prices

Petrol and diesel prices in Delhi stand at Rs 90.58 per litre and Rs 80.97 per litre, respectively

Rajasthan CM Petrol prices Narendra modi government

Rajasthan Local Body Election 2021: Counting of votes tomorrow; fate of 9,930 candidates sealed

Rajasthan Urban Local Body Election Result, Vote Counting for Rajasthan Municipal Election 2021: The final voter turnout in Thursday's polling was 76.52 per cent, informed the State Election Commission.

Rajasthan Civic Body Election 2021 Vote Counting, Rajasthan Urban Local Body Body Election Vote Count

Farmers’ protest: Rajasthan BJP MP triggers row, says ‘terrorists sitting at protest sites’

Terrorists are sitting there and the terrorists have AK-47s with them. They have pitched the Khalistan flag, said BJP Dausa MP Jaskaur Meena.

Farmers protest Terrorists BJP MP

Rajasthan: Congress MLA Gajendra Singh Shaktawat, who revolted against CM Ashok Gehlot, dies of liver infection

Senior Congress leaders including Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, State Assembly Speaker Dr CP Joshi, Pradesh Congress Committee president Govind Singh Dotasra and Sachin Pilot expressed grief over the demise of the MLA.

Gajendra Singh Shaktawat

राजस्थान में 20 अगस्त से 8 रु में मिलेगा खाना, ‘इंदिरा रसोई’ भरेगी गरीबों का पेट

प्रदेश के सभी 213 नगर निकायों में 358 इंदिरा रसोई का संचालन किया जाएगा.

Rajasthan government will launch 'Indira Kitchen Scheme' in urban areas of the state on August 20, people will get food in Rs 8 in indira rasoi

PM Modi terms Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Mata Ki Jai remark as disrespect to motherland

Both the parties are looking at making inroads in Rajasthan which otherwise see a trend of alternate regime change between BJP and Congress.

Senior Rajasthan BJP leader revolts against Vasundhara Raje, says state government hit by sense of fear

Rajasthan will go to polls later this year. The ruling BJP is facing anti-incumbency. Besides, it is also facing revolt by various party leaders who have called for change at the organisational as well as at the government le

Vasundhara Raje, BJP, Devi Singh Bhati, BJP

Monsoon hits Kerala, heat wave in parts of Rajasthan

Southwest Monsoon today hit Kerala, marking the official commencement of rainy season in the country, with heavy rains leaving...

Indian Reserve Battalion to be named after Maharana Pratap: Rajnath Singh

The Indian Reserve Battalion will be named after Maharana Pratap, a Rajput ruler who had fought against the Mughals and never bowed before them, Rajnath Singh said.

Chittorgarh: A saga of valour and courage

The Chittor fort stands out among the forts of India for its rare historical importance and it holds the key to the history of medieval Rajasthan

Ranthambhore: Rajasthan’s tiger land

Ranthambhore National Park is where the celebrated Indian tigers are best seen; Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve lies on the junction of Aravali and Vindhyas just 14 km from Sawai Madhopur in Eastern Rajasthan

Groundwater table increases in certain areas in Rajasthan

Despite the water crisis in the desert state of Rajasthan, the groundwater table in certain areas has increased, thus taking the total number of safe water blocks from 25 to 44.

Water shortage

Rajasthan’s top tourism offerings

Rajasthan, India’s largest state, offers rich history, majestic monuments, colourful culture, lively festivals and adventurous gateways to tourists

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