Moderate to heavy rains lashed several parts of Rajasthan even as dry weather prevailed in north and northeastern parts of the state.
With a drought threat looming large, the BJP government in Rajasthan is appealing to Gods to sends rains to the desert state.
Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today directed the Jaipur Metro to maintain the heritage of the city at all costs and said any historical artifacts found during the digging should be kept at the museum in Jaipur.
66 child labourers in the age group of seven to 14 years were rescued on Saturday from five places in Jaipur, police said.
A slipper manufacturing factory was today gutted to fire in Vishwakarma industrial area but no loss of life was reported, police said.
Six persons, including two children, were killed and two others seriously injured when their car collided head-on with a truck in Rajasthan's Pratapgarh district today.
An alleged gang of illegal arms suppliers was busted today and four of its members were arrested with pistols and live cartridges in Banswara's Kotwali area in Jaipur, police said.
A 40-year-old undertrial prisoner and former Government Railway Police constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his cell in Dausa city jail on Friday.
A security guard allegedly raped a 22-year-old schoolteacher from Dausa at a hotel in Jaipur, police said today.
Several students who took Rajasthan Pre Medical Test (RPMT) expressed their dissatisfaction yesterday with the marking methodology, alleging that the formula led to several discrepancies in the final result.
A 30-year-old man was arrested on charges of raping a Malaysian woman on Friday, an official said today.
Six persons were killed when a car in which they were travelling collided head on with a truck in Barmer district of Rajasthan, police said today.
A man was killed and two others injured when their motorcycles were hit by a speeding truck on the busy Tonk Road in Sanganer today, police said.
A 22-year-old girl has alleged that she was raped and assaulted by her 27-year-old boyfriend with whom she had been in a live-in relationship for the past five years, following which the accused was arrested from Katewa Nagar, police said today.
An elephant today went berserk and killed its mahout in Natata village in the district, police here said.