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The prevalence of child marriage is very high in Rajasthan/Photo: UNI

Child Marriages in Rajasthan: Play Your Cards Well

Above: The prevalence of child marriage is very high in Rajasthan/Photo: UNI The collector of Bundi has found an innovative way to stop the child...
Supreme Court

SC upholds order refusing enrolment in the bar on grounds of concealment of facts

The Supreme Court has upheld Bar Council of Rajasthan’s order to refuse enrolment on grounds of concealment of facts A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices...

23 ministers take oath in Rajasthan cabinet

A total of twenty-three ministers took oath as Ministers in newly-formed government in Rajasthan lead by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Deputy CM Sachin...

Rahul Brokers Peace In Rajasthan, Gehlot To Be CM, Pilot His Deputy

The tussle is finally over in Rajasthan. Two time chief minister Ashok Gehlot will once again occupy the chair while Sachin Pilot, the young...

Congress MLAs Overwhelmingly For Sachin Pilot As CM

As the Congress party president Rahul Gandhi readies to take a final call on the next chief minister of Rajasthan after consultations with senior...

Delhi Durbar

The Princess Factor Much is being made of India’s success in getting the Dubai government to extradite AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman Christian Michel. Michel is...
(L-R) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje; Union minister Nitin Gadkari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Rajasthan/Photo: UNI

Assembly Elections 2018: The Last Waltz

Above: (L-R) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje; Union minister Nitin Gadkari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Rajasthan/Photo: UNI As five states...
NGT raps environment dept, Rajasthan govt for lax maintenance of Nathdwara town

NGT raps environment dept, Rajasthan govt for lax maintenance of Nathdwara town

The National Green Tribunal on Friday (Sep 7) came down heavily on the Department of Environment & Forests (DoEF) and Rajasthan government for lax...
Rajasthan government employees at a workshop on education/Photo: UNI

Rajasthan Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act: Sluggish Sarkar

Above: Rajasthan government employees at a workshop on education/Photo: UNI Though Rajasthan Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act was enacted in 2011 to make governance...
Judge transferred, but will decide on Salman bail case after lunch

Judge transferred, but will decide on Salman bail case after lunch

Above: Actor Salman Khan on way to attend the CJM Rural Court in connection with the 1998 Black Buck case, in Jodhpur on Friday...
Immunity ordinance withdrawn but Vasundhara govt’s credibility is at its nadir

Immunity ordinance withdrawn but Vasundhara govt’s credibility is at its nadir

~By Prakash Bhandari Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje had to pay a heavy price for issuing an ordinance in September last year; an order that...
Pehlu Khan Lynching Case: Rajasthan Police Charge Victims With Cattle Smuggling

Pehlu Khan Lynching Case: Rajasthan Police Charge Victims With Cattle Smuggling

While Rajasthan is facing a contempt notice from Supreme Court for failing to follow orders against cow vigilantes, the state police chargesheet, in the...
SC refuses to delete an alleged controversial scene from Padmaavat

SC refuses to delete an alleged controversial scene from Padmaavat

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 24) refused to delete a scene from the upcoming flick Padmaavat. The application which was moved by Advocate M...
SC junks pleas of Rajasthan, MP seeking ban on Padmaavat

SC junks pleas of Rajasthan, MP seeking ban on Padmaavat

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 23) refused to ban screening of the film Padmaavat in two states Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Both the...
Why can’t construction be done without sand, SC asks Rajasthan government

Why can’t construction be done without sand, SC asks Rajasthan government

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) directed the Rajasthan government to come up with a technology that enables building of houses without sand. The bench...
2018 elections in eight states: The battle ahead

The Battle Ahead

Next year will be crucial for the BJP and the Congress as eight states go to the polls. Will the saffron wave permeate more...
The Udaipur mandi stocked with forest produce

Tribal Rights: Fruits of Success

Above: The Udaipur mandi stocked with forest produce With forest produce being notified as a tradable commodity and restrictions being removed, Rajasthan’s tribals can finally...
Illegal Mining

SC stays illegal sand mining on Rajasthan riverbeds

The Supreme Court on Thursday (November 16) ordered a stay on the illegal sand mining activities on the riverbeds of Rajasthan. The bench of...
Vasundhra Raje

Raje’s controversial Bill faces flak even by BJP MLAs; PIL filed in Rajasthan HC

Above: Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje   The Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in Rajasthan on Monday tabled the controversial Bill for passage in the state Assembly....
Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje. Photo: PIB

Rajasthan Govt immunity ordinance will now become law; media stays gagged

Above: Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje. Photo: PIB On September 7, the Vasundhara Raje government of Rajasthan had moved an ordinance, ensuring immunity from investigation any...
Picture: aryasamaj.org

PIL against gau rakshaks: Only 5 states have filed reports

Hearing a petition by activist Tehseen S Poonawalla against self-styled gau rakshaks and related violence, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices...
Civil rights activists condemn the mob attacks in the name of cow protection in Chennai. Photo: UNI

Three states asked to nominate officers to check cow protection vigilantism

Above: Civil rights activists condemn the mob attacks in the name of cow protection in Chennai. Photo: UNI The states of Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Haryana...
NGT

Crop-burning pollution: NGT warns states’ accounts will be sealed if action not taken

The states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan have failed to comply with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directives on air pollution resulting...
At the centre of the feud is the magnificent Rambagh Palace. Photo: taj.tajhotels.com

Royal Inheritance: The Battle of Jaipur

The prolonged feud over the five-star heritage hotel properties of the royals has been settled by the Supreme Court, but the palace intrigue continues  ...
NGT grants reprieve to polluting industries in Rajasthan

NGT grants reprieve to polluting industries in Rajasthan

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday (May 23) allowed polluting industries in Rajasthan to function for the next three months, provided they made the...
NGT asks for report on all polluting industries in Rajasthan

NGT asks for report on all polluting industries in Rajasthan

The joint inspection team appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to inspect industries allegedly polluting river and ground water in Rajasthan submitted its...
Wait for joint inspection report, says NGT to industries in Rajasthan

Wait for joint inspection report, says NGT to industries in Rajasthan

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has been hearing the matter on industrial wastes polluting rivers and groundwater in Rajasthan. Continuing the hearing of the...
(L-R) Activist Medha Patkar (Photo: Anil Shakya); NBA activists staging a dharna in New Delhi (photo: UNI)

Justice for Narmada Oustees

After 38 years, the Supreme Court directed a compensation of Rs 60 lakh each to be paid to 681 families hit by the Sardar...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...

Basket of Woes

Despite laws banning manual scavenging, it continues with impunity. It is time society gave these workers a leg-up so that they live a life...
AHMEDABAD, APR 23 (UNI)- An ambulance taking the bodies of Nepal bus accident victims in Ahmedabad on Thursday. 17 pilgrims died in as a bus of Gujarti pilgrims fell off road near Kathmandu on their way back to home after prayers in vrious temple in Nepal on Wednesday morning. UNI PHOTO-104u

Good Samaritan: Please save the savior

Bystanders who rush to help accident victims are often harassed by the police and hospitals. A new set of guidelines announced following a Supreme...

Saving the Great Indian Bustard

The population of this majestic bird has declined alarmingly, especially in Rajasthan, but conservation efforts could once again see it flying high  By Prakash...

Well being of tribals important, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Rajasthan government and the state police chief to probe into the demolition of tribal homes...

Jaipur court grants 10-day interim bail to minister Babulal Nagar to visit ailing mother

The Jaipur district court today granted 10-days interim bail to state minister Babulal Nagar who has been accused of rape, to attend to his...
‘Want quid-pro-quo for allowing foreign lawyers to practice in Indian courts’

Can a Deity Own land?

A Rajasthan High Court judgment has held that if temple lands are transferred to a tenant for cultivation, they cannot be immune from acquisition...

From Ghost Town to Glory..Spooky Feeling Kuldhara blends into the alien desert environment...

Kuldhara, near Jaisalmer, was abandoned about two centuries ago. Legend has it that it is cursed and haunted by spirits. In a welcome move, the Rajasthan tourism department...

'rajasthan' - 34 News Results

The prevalence of child marriage is very high in Rajasthan/Photo: UNI

Child Marriages in Rajasthan: Play Your Cards Well

Above: The prevalence of child marriage is very high in Rajasthan/Photo: UNI The collector of Bundi has found an innovative way to stop the child...
Supreme Court

SC upholds order refusing enrolment in the bar on grounds of concealment of facts

The Supreme Court has upheld Bar Council of Rajasthan’s order to refuse enrolment on grounds of concealment of facts A Supreme Court bench comprising Justices...

23 ministers take oath in Rajasthan cabinet

A total of twenty-three ministers took oath as Ministers in newly-formed government in Rajasthan lead by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Deputy CM Sachin...

Rahul Brokers Peace In Rajasthan, Gehlot To Be CM, Pilot His Deputy

The tussle is finally over in Rajasthan. Two time chief minister Ashok Gehlot will once again occupy the chair while Sachin Pilot, the young...

Congress MLAs Overwhelmingly For Sachin Pilot As CM

As the Congress party president Rahul Gandhi readies to take a final call on the next chief minister of Rajasthan after consultations with senior...

Delhi Durbar

The Princess Factor Much is being made of India’s success in getting the Dubai government to extradite AgustaWestland chopper scam middleman Christian Michel. Michel is...
(L-R) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje; Union minister Nitin Gadkari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Rajasthan/Photo: UNI

Assembly Elections 2018: The Last Waltz

Above: (L-R) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje; Union minister Nitin Gadkari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a function in Rajasthan/Photo: UNI As five states...
NGT raps environment dept, Rajasthan govt for lax maintenance of Nathdwara town

NGT raps environment dept, Rajasthan govt for lax maintenance of Nathdwara town

The National Green Tribunal on Friday (Sep 7) came down heavily on the Department of Environment & Forests (DoEF) and Rajasthan government for lax...
Rajasthan government employees at a workshop on education/Photo: UNI

Rajasthan Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act: Sluggish Sarkar

Above: Rajasthan government employees at a workshop on education/Photo: UNI Though Rajasthan Guaranteed Delivery of Public Services Act was enacted in 2011 to make governance...
Judge transferred, but will decide on Salman bail case after lunch

Judge transferred, but will decide on Salman bail case after lunch

Above: Actor Salman Khan on way to attend the CJM Rural Court in connection with the 1998 Black Buck case, in Jodhpur on Friday...
Immunity ordinance withdrawn but Vasundhara govt’s credibility is at its nadir

Immunity ordinance withdrawn but Vasundhara govt’s credibility is at its nadir

~By Prakash Bhandari Rajasthan’s Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje had to pay a heavy price for issuing an ordinance in September last year; an order that...
Pehlu Khan Lynching Case: Rajasthan Police Charge Victims With Cattle Smuggling

Pehlu Khan Lynching Case: Rajasthan Police Charge Victims With Cattle Smuggling

While Rajasthan is facing a contempt notice from Supreme Court for failing to follow orders against cow vigilantes, the state police chargesheet, in the...
SC refuses to delete an alleged controversial scene from Padmaavat

SC refuses to delete an alleged controversial scene from Padmaavat

The Supreme Court on Wednesday (January 24) refused to delete a scene from the upcoming flick Padmaavat. The application which was moved by Advocate M...
SC junks pleas of Rajasthan, MP seeking ban on Padmaavat

SC junks pleas of Rajasthan, MP seeking ban on Padmaavat

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (January 23) refused to ban screening of the film Padmaavat in two states Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Both the...
Why can’t construction be done without sand, SC asks Rajasthan government

Why can’t construction be done without sand, SC asks Rajasthan government

The Supreme Court on Monday (January 8) directed the Rajasthan government to come up with a technology that enables building of houses without sand. The bench...
2018 elections in eight states: The battle ahead

The Battle Ahead

Next year will be crucial for the BJP and the Congress as eight states go to the polls. Will the saffron wave permeate more...
The Udaipur mandi stocked with forest produce

Tribal Rights: Fruits of Success

Above: The Udaipur mandi stocked with forest produce With forest produce being notified as a tradable commodity and restrictions being removed, Rajasthan’s tribals can finally...
Illegal Mining

SC stays illegal sand mining on Rajasthan riverbeds

The Supreme Court on Thursday (November 16) ordered a stay on the illegal sand mining activities on the riverbeds of Rajasthan. The bench of...
Vasundhra Raje

Raje’s controversial Bill faces flak even by BJP MLAs; PIL filed in Rajasthan HC

Above: Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje   The Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in Rajasthan on Monday tabled the controversial Bill for passage in the state Assembly....
Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje. Photo: PIB

Rajasthan Govt immunity ordinance will now become law; media stays gagged

Above: Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje. Photo: PIB On September 7, the Vasundhara Raje government of Rajasthan had moved an ordinance, ensuring immunity from investigation any...
Picture: aryasamaj.org

PIL against gau rakshaks: Only 5 states have filed reports

Hearing a petition by activist Tehseen S Poonawalla against self-styled gau rakshaks and related violence, the Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices...
Civil rights activists condemn the mob attacks in the name of cow protection in Chennai. Photo: UNI

Three states asked to nominate officers to check cow protection vigilantism

Above: Civil rights activists condemn the mob attacks in the name of cow protection in Chennai. Photo: UNI The states of Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Haryana...
NGT

Crop-burning pollution: NGT warns states’ accounts will be sealed if action not taken

The states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan have failed to comply with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directives on air pollution resulting...
At the centre of the feud is the magnificent Rambagh Palace. Photo: taj.tajhotels.com

Royal Inheritance: The Battle of Jaipur

The prolonged feud over the five-star heritage hotel properties of the royals has been settled by the Supreme Court, but the palace intrigue continues  ...
NGT grants reprieve to polluting industries in Rajasthan

NGT grants reprieve to polluting industries in Rajasthan

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday (May 23) allowed polluting industries in Rajasthan to function for the next three months, provided they made the...
NGT asks for report on all polluting industries in Rajasthan

NGT asks for report on all polluting industries in Rajasthan

The joint inspection team appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to inspect industries allegedly polluting river and ground water in Rajasthan submitted its...
Wait for joint inspection report, says NGT to industries in Rajasthan

Wait for joint inspection report, says NGT to industries in Rajasthan

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has been hearing the matter on industrial wastes polluting rivers and groundwater in Rajasthan. Continuing the hearing of the...
(L-R) Activist Medha Patkar (Photo: Anil Shakya); NBA activists staging a dharna in New Delhi (photo: UNI)

Justice for Narmada Oustees

After 38 years, the Supreme Court directed a compensation of Rs 60 lakh each to be paid to 681 families hit by the Sardar...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...

Basket of Woes

Despite laws banning manual scavenging, it continues with impunity. It is time society gave these workers a leg-up so that they live a life...
AHMEDABAD, APR 23 (UNI)- An ambulance taking the bodies of Nepal bus accident victims in Ahmedabad on Thursday. 17 pilgrims died in as a bus of Gujarti pilgrims fell off road near Kathmandu on their way back to home after prayers in vrious temple in Nepal on Wednesday morning. UNI PHOTO-104u

Good Samaritan: Please save the savior

Bystanders who rush to help accident victims are often harassed by the police and hospitals. A new set of guidelines announced following a Supreme...

Saving the Great Indian Bustard

The population of this majestic bird has declined alarmingly, especially in Rajasthan, but conservation efforts could once again see it flying high  By Prakash...

Well being of tribals important, says SC

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Rajasthan government and the state police chief to probe into the demolition of tribal homes...

Jaipur court grants 10-day interim bail to minister Babulal Nagar to visit ailing mother

The Jaipur district court today granted 10-days interim bail to state minister Babulal Nagar who has been accused of rape, to attend to his...

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