The Biggest Stories of February 16, 2015
Feb 16, 2015
India News | Reuters | Friday March 27, 2015
Sher Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan, prays to Varuna, the Hindu god of water, for a bountiful harvest. Now, he is also looking to the heavens for satellite imaging to boost his crop.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
Rajasthan Energy Minister Pushpendra Singh today said there would be no power cuts during night in the state beginning this evening.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Monday March 23, 2015
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board today had some strong words for the Narendra Modi government, as it questioned the Prime Minister's silence on controversial issues, including 'ghar wapasi' - the campaign to convert Muslims and Christians to H...
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Friday March 20, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi today visited Kota in Rajasthan to meet the farmers and review their losses to due to this year's unseasonal rains and hailstorms. According to State Government estimates, 33 people have died and more than 50 per cent ...
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Rajasthan police's helpline facility for women will be introduced in all the district headquarters of the state, the Assembly was informed today.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Monday March 16, 2015
Unseasonal rain and hailstorms in Rajasthan have devastated most of the standing crops, costing many farmers their only source of livelihood for the season.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Unseasonal rains over the last two days have caused widespread crop damage across north and western India, raising concern in the states and in Parliament.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, today, released a coffee table book to mark the historic journey by Rajasthan Police from erstwhile Rajputana to the present state.
India News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday February 26, 2015
Former Rajasthan home minister Gulabchand Kataria and marble baron Vimal Patni have been discharged by a special court hearing the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 26, 2015
Swine flu has claimed 51 more lives raising the death toll to 926 and the number of people affected by the disease crossed the 16,000 mark even as the Government said today there is no need to panic.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 18, 2015
With more and more swine flu cases being reported from across the country, Union Health Minister JP Nadda today chaired a high-level review meeting. In the meeting, the officials assessed reports from states and measures to deal with the infectious d...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 9, 2015
Union Health Minister JP Nadda today said that there has been a visible change in the health indicators of the country and the government is now focused on improving it further.
India News | Harsha Kumari Singh | Sunday February 1, 2015
Swine Flu cases are on the rise across the country. There have been over 100 cases in Rajasthan alone. It has now become a serious cause of concern for the government in the state. Its latest victim, former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, has hit out at...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 30, 2015
Rajasthan government's Bhamashah Scheme, launched last August to transfer cash and non-cash benefits to all eligible beneficiaries, will ensure full transparency in transfer of benefits, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today said.
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Thursday January 29, 2015
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje held an emergency meeting of top officials on Wednesday evening to discuss the increasing number of swine flu cases in the state.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday January 27, 2015
India and the US have decided to take "quick measures" to develop Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh and Ajmer in Rajasthan as smart cities.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Over nine minutes on Monday next, 30 aircraft of the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force will roar over Rajpath during the Republic Day parade, watched by US president Barack Obama, President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many others...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 28, 2014
A 34-year-old man was nabbed by Rajasthan's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) team for allegedly circulating emails to 16 ministers threatening terror strikes within the state, a senior police official said today.
India News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday December 21, 2014
A top medical officer from Rajasthan's Kota, who had resigned on Friday after being allegedly abused by a BJP lawmaker, said he will take back his resignation after a meeting with the state's health minister today.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday November 25, 2014
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has shaken up labour, land and welfare policies with such verve that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has even poached her chief of staff for the Union Finance Ministry.
India News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh; Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 24, 2014
Education Minister Smriti Irani, who is in Rajasthan for a personal tour, was seen visiting one of the country's best-known astrologers today.
India News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Nihal Chand Meghwal, the union minister named by a woman in a rape case, did not show up in a court in Rajasthan today for the second time since August, when the state police said he was "missing".
India News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh and Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Nihal Chand Meghwal, the union minister accused by a woman of raping her three years ago, is "missing", say the police in Rajasthan. They say they don't know whether he will show up on Wednesday at a court in Jaipur that has summoned him.
People | Press Trust of India | Monday November 10, 2014
Sanwar Lal Jat, who was inducted in the Narendra Modi Ministry on Sunday, is a close confidant of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Till recently, he held the Water Resources portfolio in the Rajasthan government.