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Fined 40L by khap panchayat for not giving land to inlaws: Rajasthan woman

Updated on Aug 06, 2021 04:33 AM IST

Bhilwara superintendent of police Vikas Sharma said the woman, Jhamku Devi, has alleged in her complaint the the khap panchayat has also boycotted her

Representational Image. (File photo)
By, Hindustan Times, Jaipur

11 including 8 children die in two incidents in Rajasthan

Several areas in Rajasthan’s Bundi, Baran, Sawai Madhopur and Kota districts received extremely heavy rains

Rajasthan: Khatoli recorded the highest rainfall at 280 mm, followed by 258 mm in Bundi in the eastern part of the state, the weather department said. (ANI)
Published on Aug 05, 2021 12:55 AM IST

No digital access, no problem: Rajasthan teachers hold classes outdoors

Schools have been closed for over one-and-a-half years due to the pandemic, and most classes (be in government school or private school) are conducted online. However, there’s a large section of students that has no access to any digital medium or smartphone or is living in areas with poor network

Around 70 students in the school could not study for the last one-and-a-half years, but now are attending the outdoor classes. (Sourced)
Published on Aug 03, 2021 10:04 AM IST

Amid talks of Rajasthan Cabinet rejig, Kumari Selja meets CM Gehlot

Sources claim Selja’s visit comes immediately after AICC general secretary Ajay Maken met Rahul Gandhi on Sunday and briefed him about the three-day feedback meetings with MLAs and state executive

Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja. (HT archive)
Published on Aug 02, 2021 04:34 PM IST

BJP MP Kirodi Lal Meena detained for ‘disturbing peace’

Condemning the detention, former chief minister Vasundhara Raje demanded the immediate release of Meena.

File photo: BJP MP Kirori Lal Meena. (@DrKirodilalBJP/Twitter)
Published on Aug 02, 2021 12:44 AM IST

BJP MP hoists tribal flag at Rajasthan fort, held for ‘disturbing peace’

On July 21, members of the Meena community, allegedly led by independent MLA Ramkesh Meena, gathered at the fort, took down the flag and accused Hindutva outfits of trying to tamper with the tribal culture.

In the wee hours on Sunday, Kirodi Meena, along with a dozen supporters, climbed up around 3km during heavy rainfall and placed the flag on a parapet of the fort located on hills near Galta on the Jaipur-Agra highway. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Updated on Aug 02, 2021 12:50 AM IST
By, Jaipur

BJP MP held for disturbing peace after hoisting community flag at Rajasthan fort

BJP MP Kirori Meena accused Ramkesh Meena of misleading the community and creating disharmony. He said that Meenas were Hindus and MLA Ramkesh Meena was distorting facts.

BJP MP Kirori Meena put up a Meena community flag at Ambagarh fort in Rajasthan before he was arrested. (Sourced Photo)
Published on Aug 01, 2021 12:02 PM IST

Ajay Maken holds meetings ahead of possible Cabinet reshuffle in Rajasthan

Congress’s Rajasthan in charge Ajay Maken has held back-to-back meetings with lawmakers and office bearers of the state’s ruling party ahead of the much-awaited Cabinet reshuffle

File photo: Congress leader Ajay Maken. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 31, 2021 06:02 PM IST

4 killed in road accident after car slams into divider in Rajasthan’s Tonk

Rajasthan Police said all the friends left home at around 4.30 pm and were planning to celebrate Arihant’s birthday in Udaipur on Sunday before heading to Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh.

The accident was so bad that bodies were recovered with difficulties before being sent to their homes at Kaman after post mortem. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jul 31, 2021 12:39 PM IST

Heavy rains reported at many places in Rajasthan in last 24 hours

The highest rainfall of 250 mm was recorded in Gagron town of Jhalawar district, it said. Marwar junction in Pali district received 205 mm rainfall, the MeT office said.

The MeT office has predicted heavy rains at isolated places and extremely heavy rains at some places in Kota, Jaipur and Ajmer divisions on Monday.(Satish Bate/HT file photo. Representative image)
Published on Jul 26, 2021 03:57 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

2 men who looted car of policeman arrested in Rajasthan

The duo had stolen the car from a roadside dhabha where Inspector Narendra Khinchad and Head Constable Manendra were having dinner while on their way to Jaipur from Sikar, on July 20.

The accused, Vikram Vishnoi and Somdutt, both residents of Haryana and Punjab, respectively, were held. Image used for representational purpose only.(PTI)
Published on Jul 26, 2021 01:04 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

No differences remain, Rajasthan Cabinet rejig soon: Ajay Maken

Central Congress leaders, tasked with addressing the concerns raised by former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot and his supporters last year, held a meeting with state party leaders in Jaipur on Sunday, and said they have reached a consensus on the issue of state cabinet expansion but the final decision will be taken by the party high command in Delhi.

This was the first time since the Sachin Pilot camp’s rebellion that the central Congress leaders held such discussions with Ashok Gehlot. (Himanshu Vyas/ HT Photo)
Published on Jul 26, 2021 01:01 PM IST
By, Jaipur

‘State Congress leaders reach consensus over cabinet reshuffle’: Ajay Maken

AICC general secretary and Rajasthan in-charge, Ajay Maken on Sunday said the state Congress leaders have reached a consensus over cabinet shuffle and the final decision is to be taken by the party high command

AICC General Secretary Ajay Maken and KC Venugopal with MLAs after the meeting at state party office. (HT photo)
Published on Jul 25, 2021 06:03 PM IST

No conflict among party leaders: Maken ahead of Rajasthan cabinet reshuffle

Maken was accompanied by AICC general secretary KC Venugopal as the leaders met several ministers, MLAs and office bearers at the Congress office in Jaipur.

Maken met Gehlot and other Rajasthan Congress leaders along with Rajya Sabha MP KC Venugopal. (PTI Photo/File Photo)
Published on Jul 25, 2021 04:01 PM IST
Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

KC Venugopal, Ajay Maken reach Rajasthan amid buzz over cabinet rejig

The demands for cabinet expansion and political appointments gained momentum after reports emerged of resentment again brewing in the camp led by former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot.

The demands for cabinet expansion and political appointments gained momentum after reports emerged of resentment again brewing in the camp led by former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot.(ANI)
Updated on Jul 25, 2021 12:27 AM IST
Agencies | By, Jaipur

Cong-ruled Rajasthan Cabinet expansion likely next week: Report

After Punjab, the party high command has shifted its focus to Rajasthan, where demands for Cabinet expansion and political appointments gained momentum after reports of resentment in the camp led by former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot.

Pilot was sacked as the deputy chief minister and Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief in July last year after he rebelled against the leadership of Gehlot. (Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
Published on Jul 24, 2021 10:34 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

Over 1.2L people in Rajasthan signed up for the state's health scheme, says govt

Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima Yojna, the insurance scheme is regarded as the cheapest health insurance to offer to all citizens of Rajasthan, cashless annual insurance of up to ₹5 lakhs with premiums and as low as ₹850 per family.

In less than three months Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima Yojna launch more than 1.2 lakh people in Rajasthan have benefitted.
Published on Jul 23, 2021 06:42 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Shanza Khan, Jaipur

Schools, educational institutions in Rajasthan to reopen from August 2

“In the Cabinet meeting held today, it has been decided to open all the schools in the state from August 2,” Rajasthan school education minister Govind Singh Dotasra said on Twitter after the meeting on Thursday.

A report by Livehindustan, HT’s sister publication, late on Thursday said schools might reopen for students of Classes 1 to 12.(Sunil Ghosh/HT file photo)
Published on Jul 23, 2021 08:13 AM IST
By | Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

5.3 magnitude earthquake hits Rajasthan's Bikaner

According to the National Centre for Seismology, tremors were felt at 5:24 am about 343 kilometres West North West of Bikaner at a depth of 110 kms.

Published on Jul 21, 2021 10:09 AM IST

Out of 60 candidates, only 43 to contest Rajasthan civic body by-polls

The voting will take place in 18 wards of 16 municipalities in Rajasthan’s nine districts on July 26, and the counting of the same will be held on July 28.

The by-polls will be conducted at a time when the political tussle in the state continues over political appointments and cabinet expansion. (Photo by Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Published on Jul 20, 2021 11:44 AM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

BJP demands ACB probe in alleged mine allotment scam in Rajasthan

The report published by a newspaper claimed that the state mines department allegedly changed limestone mines to marble to benefit a firm.

BJP demands ACB probe in alleged mine allotment scam in Rajasthan
Updated on Jul 19, 2021 07:33 PM IST

Black fungus cases rising among children in Rajasthan

In the last two months, five children affected with black fungus have been reported from Rajasthan, of whom, one died within two days of hospitalization, doctors said, expressing concern over increasing cases of mucormycosis or black fungus among the children in the state

Black fungus cases rising among children in Rajasthan
Published on Jul 19, 2021 04:14 PM IST

Increase in mucormycosis cases among Rajasthan children concerning: Doctors

In the last two months, five children were affected with mucormycosis, and one of them died within two days of hospitalisation, doctors said

Representational image. (AFP File)
Published on Jul 19, 2021 02:50 PM IST

Rajasthan develops mobile app for purchase, sale of organic products

Individual farmers or farmer groups can register themselves by downloading this app from Google play store and directly sell their products to registered buyers.

The mobile app allows farmers of organic food in Rajasthan to directly bargain and negotiate a price with a pool of buyers on the application . (File Photo/Representative use)
Published on Jul 18, 2021 03:40 PM IST

Rajasthan governor calls for development of high-quality variety of crops

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the agricultural universities of the state would have to pay special attention to research works as well as teaching, and would have to ensure that the farmers get the benefit of research works.

Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra. (HT file photo)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jul 17, 2021 08:49 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Shanza Khan, Jaipur

Light rainfall witnessed in several parts of Rajasthan today

Girwa (Udaipur), Narayana (Jaipur) and Bikaner recorded 2 cm rainfall each, while a few more places recorded 1 cm or less since Friday. Tonk, Dholpur, Bikaner and Churu received 7 mm, 5.5 mm, 3.2 mm and 1.7 mm rainfall since Saturday morning, the weather office said.

The weather department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places in the state during the next 48 hours.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
Published on Jul 17, 2021 07:52 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

Jaipur: Congress holds protest against inflation, soaring fuel prices

Hundreds of Congress members led by PCC chief Govind Sigh Dotasra took out the march from the party headquarters to Shahid Smarak where a dharna was held. Dotasra said the Congress will continue to mount pressure on the central government if the rising inflation is not controlled.

Congress Party activists take out a march as they protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Jaipur on July 17, 2021. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jul 17, 2021 02:22 PM IST
PTI | , Jaipur

Rajasthan govt cancels kanwar yatra, bars mass Eid prayers at mosques

Rajasthan’s new guidelines on Covid management allow people to go public parks but the timings are relaxed for people who have taken at least one of the two vaccine doses.

Rajasthan’s new three-tier public discipline guidelines 5.0 to keep Covid cases under check will come into effect from 5 am, July 17. (PTI)
Published on Jul 17, 2021 01:20 AM IST

Time to adopt one-child policy: Rajasthan minister

Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma on Friday backed population control measures and said it was time to adopt the one-child policy. He cited the Sample Registration Survey, 2018, and added the state’s total fertility rate was 2.5% against the national average of 2.2%

Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma. (Twitter)
Published on Jul 16, 2021 06:00 PM IST

Increasing big cat population at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve a concern

CM Gehlot has directed the officials to form a panel of experts to suggest shifting tigers.

Increasing big cat population at Ranthambore Tiger Reserve a concern, CM calls for expert panel
Updated on Jul 16, 2021 04:20 PM IST
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