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  • At Jaipur Fort, Dead Body Found With Sign Referring To "Padmavati"

    At Jaipur Fort, Dead Body Found With Sign Referring To <l>"Padmavati"</l>

    A man was found hanging this morning at Jaipur's famous Nahargarh fort. On the stone wall nearby was scribbled "'Padmavati' ka virodh (in opposition to 'Padmavati')".

  • In Rajasthan, Bishnoi Woman Breastfeeds Baby Deer. Respect, Tweets Chef Vikas Khanna

    In Rajasthan, Bishnoi Woman Breastfeeds Baby Deer. Respect, Tweets Chef Vikas Khanna

    A stunning image posted on social media by chef Vikas Khanna shows a woman breastfeeding a baby deer. Chef Khanna writes that the woman, a member of the Bishnoi community, told him she had similarly breastfed and saved many orphaned and injured baby deer. The Bishnoi women have a long and powerful tradition of nursing fawns like their own children.

  • Now, Gujarat Bans Padmavati, Chief Minister Says "Foul Play With Culture"

    Now, Gujarat Bans <i>Padmavati</i>, Chief Minister Says "Foul Play With Culture"

    After Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, a third BJP-governed state, Gujarat, which chooses its new government next month, has banned the movie "Padmavati".

  • Javed Akhtar Accused Of Inciting Communal Enmity, Complaint Filed

    Javed Akhtar Accused Of Inciting Communal Enmity, Complaint Filed

    Poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar has insulted the Rajputs, the Karni Sena, a group that has been spearheading the protests against Bollywood film Padmavati, has alleged. The group has said he would be "banned" from Rajasthan and a complaint has been filed against Mr Akhtar, asking that the police lodge a case against him for inciting communal enmity.

  • Will Burn Theatres If Padmavati Shown In Telangana: BJP Lawmaker

    Will Burn Theatres If <i>Padmavati</i> Shown In Telangana: BJP Lawmaker

    BJP lawmaker T Raja Singh Lodh today asked Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to follow his counterparts in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and not allow the screening of film Padmavati in the state.

  • Two Owners Wanted IPL Auctions In England, Majority Reject It

    Two Owners Wanted IPL Auctions In England, Majority Reject It

    Rajasthan Royals have made a suggestion to do away with retention policy as well as Right to Match (RTM) while Kings XI Punjab wanted the retention policy to stay at two players.

  • Rape-Accused Rajasthan IAS Officer Surrenders After 4-Year Hunt

    Rape-Accused Rajasthan IAS Officer Surrenders After 4-Year Hunt

    Senior IAS officer BB Mohanty, missing since 2014 after being charged with raping a 23-year-old woman, was arrested in Rajasthan's Jaipur, the police said on Tuesday.

  • Display Marks Of Successful Candidates In Website, Information Panel To RPSC

    Display Marks Of Successful Candidates In Website, Information Panel To RPSC

    The Information Commission of Rajasthan has directed the state public service commission to display the marks of successful candidates in recruitment exams for government posts in its website.

  • Padmavati Row: Haryana BJP Leader Supports Call To Behead Deepika Padukone, Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Highlights

    <i>Padmavati</i> Row: Haryana BJP Leader Supports Call To Behead Deepika Padukone, Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Highlights

    In light of increasing protests, the producers of Padmavati, which was slated to be released on December 1, have deferred the film's release. The decision to delay the release of the film comes after protests erupted across the country over the film's controversial content. Rajput groups, including the Karni Sena, allege that the film distorted his...

  • Padmavati Makers Defer Film's Release As Protests Intensify: 10 Facts

    <i>Padmavati</i> Makers Defer Film's Release As Protests Intensify: 10 Facts

    The producers of Bollywood film Padmavati said they have voluntarily deferred the release of the film -- slated for December 1 -- reported news agency Press Trust of India. A delay appeared inevitable as the Central Board of Film Certification, popularly called the censor board, withheld the movie's clearance last week, saying its paperwork ...

  • As Anti-Padmavati Protests Mount, Shabana Azmi Takes On Vasundhara Raje

    As Anti-<i>Padmavati</i> Protests Mount, Shabana Azmi Takes On Vasundhara Raje

    Actor and activist Shabana Azmi issued a scathing criticism of the governments of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and the ruling BJP of Gujarat over their requests to delay the release of Bollywood film Padmavati.

  • Vasundhara Raje Asks Smriti Irani To Delay Padmavati Release: 10 Points

    Vasundhara Raje Asks Smriti Irani To Delay <i>Padmavati</i> Release: 10 Points

    Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of Rajasthan, the epicentre of protests against the Deepika Padukone-starrer movie Padmavati, on Saturday broke her silence on the movie. In a letter to Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, Ms Raje asked that the Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film be put on hold and a special panel of historians, filmmakers a...

  • For Gujarat, Congress Follows BJP Stylebook. Goes Big On Winnability

    For Gujarat, Congress Follows BJP Stylebook. Goes Big On Winnability

    At the MS University of Baroda in Gujarat, a group of student activists affiliated with the Congress' National Students Union (NSUI) are planning their schedule for the day. Most are locals, but some young men have come in from Rajasthan and Uttarakhand as they usually do at election time. They have been tasked by the party to campaign door to door...

  • Fringe Group Blocks Entry To Rajasthan Fort Over Padmavati: 10 Updates

    Fringe Group Blocks Entry To Rajasthan Fort Over <i>Padmavati</i>: 10 Updates

    Members of the Rajput Karni Sena and other fringe groups in Rajasthan have this morning forced shut the entrance to the Chittorgarh Fort in the state's Chittorgarh district as they escalate their protests over director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati, scheduled for release on December 1. The group had yesterday threatened to "cut off the nos...

  • Public Order State's Responsibility, Home Ministry Says On Padmavati Row

    Public Order State's Responsibility, Home Ministry Says On <i>Padmavati</i> Row

    Handling the escalating row, violence and threats over the Bollywood movie Padmavati is the responsibility of the states, the Union Home Ministry said today as the Uttar Pradesh government wrote to the Centre saying release of the film can pose a law and order problem in the state. Questions have been raised about Rajasthan government's inaction ag...

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'Rajasthan' - 1000 News Result(s)

  • At Jaipur Fort, Dead Body Found With Sign Referring To "Padmavati"

    At Jaipur Fort, Dead Body Found With Sign Referring To <l>"Padmavati"</l>

    A man was found hanging this morning at Jaipur's famous Nahargarh fort. On the stone wall nearby was scribbled "'Padmavati' ka virodh (in opposition to 'Padmavati')".

  • In Rajasthan, Bishnoi Woman Breastfeeds Baby Deer. Respect, Tweets Chef Vikas Khanna

    In Rajasthan, Bishnoi Woman Breastfeeds Baby Deer. Respect, Tweets Chef Vikas Khanna

    A stunning image posted on social media by chef Vikas Khanna shows a woman breastfeeding a baby deer. Chef Khanna writes that the woman, a member of the Bishnoi community, told him she had similarly breastfed and saved many orphaned and injured baby deer. The Bishnoi women have a long and powerful tradition of nursing fawns like their own children.

  • Now, Gujarat Bans Padmavati, Chief Minister Says "Foul Play With Culture"

    Now, Gujarat Bans <i>Padmavati</i>, Chief Minister Says "Foul Play With Culture"

    After Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, a third BJP-governed state, Gujarat, which chooses its new government next month, has banned the movie "Padmavati".

  • Javed Akhtar Accused Of Inciting Communal Enmity, Complaint Filed

    Javed Akhtar Accused Of Inciting Communal Enmity, Complaint Filed

    Poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar has insulted the Rajputs, the Karni Sena, a group that has been spearheading the protests against Bollywood film Padmavati, has alleged. The group has said he would be "banned" from Rajasthan and a complaint has been filed against Mr Akhtar, asking that the police lodge a case against him for inciting communal enmity.

  • Will Burn Theatres If Padmavati Shown In Telangana: BJP Lawmaker

    Will Burn Theatres If <i>Padmavati</i> Shown In Telangana: BJP Lawmaker

    BJP lawmaker T Raja Singh Lodh today asked Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to follow his counterparts in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and not allow the screening of film Padmavati in the state.

  • Two Owners Wanted IPL Auctions In England, Majority Reject It

    Two Owners Wanted IPL Auctions In England, Majority Reject It

    Rajasthan Royals have made a suggestion to do away with retention policy as well as Right to Match (RTM) while Kings XI Punjab wanted the retention policy to stay at two players.

  • Rape-Accused Rajasthan IAS Officer Surrenders After 4-Year Hunt

    Rape-Accused Rajasthan IAS Officer Surrenders After 4-Year Hunt

    Senior IAS officer BB Mohanty, missing since 2014 after being charged with raping a 23-year-old woman, was arrested in Rajasthan's Jaipur, the police said on Tuesday.

  • Display Marks Of Successful Candidates In Website, Information Panel To RPSC

    Display Marks Of Successful Candidates In Website, Information Panel To RPSC

    The Information Commission of Rajasthan has directed the state public service commission to display the marks of successful candidates in recruitment exams for government posts in its website.

  • Padmavati Row: Haryana BJP Leader Supports Call To Behead Deepika Padukone, Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Highlights

    <i>Padmavati</i> Row: Haryana BJP Leader Supports Call To Behead Deepika Padukone, Sanjay Leela Bhansali - Highlights

    In light of increasing protests, the producers of Padmavati, which was slated to be released on December 1, have deferred the film's release. The decision to delay the release of the film comes after protests erupted across the country over the film's controversial content. Rajput groups, including the Karni Sena, allege that the film distorted his...

  • Padmavati Makers Defer Film's Release As Protests Intensify: 10 Facts

    <i>Padmavati</i> Makers Defer Film's Release As Protests Intensify: 10 Facts

    The producers of Bollywood film Padmavati said they have voluntarily deferred the release of the film -- slated for December 1 -- reported news agency Press Trust of India. A delay appeared inevitable as the Central Board of Film Certification, popularly called the censor board, withheld the movie's clearance last week, saying its paperwork ...

  • As Anti-Padmavati Protests Mount, Shabana Azmi Takes On Vasundhara Raje

    As Anti-<i>Padmavati</i> Protests Mount, Shabana Azmi Takes On Vasundhara Raje

    Actor and activist Shabana Azmi issued a scathing criticism of the governments of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and the ruling BJP of Gujarat over their requests to delay the release of Bollywood film Padmavati.

  • Vasundhara Raje Asks Smriti Irani To Delay Padmavati Release: 10 Points

    Vasundhara Raje Asks Smriti Irani To Delay <i>Padmavati</i> Release: 10 Points

    Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of Rajasthan, the epicentre of protests against the Deepika Padukone-starrer movie Padmavati, on Saturday broke her silence on the movie. In a letter to Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, Ms Raje asked that the Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film be put on hold and a special panel of historians, filmmakers a...

  • For Gujarat, Congress Follows BJP Stylebook. Goes Big On Winnability

    For Gujarat, Congress Follows BJP Stylebook. Goes Big On Winnability

    At the MS University of Baroda in Gujarat, a group of student activists affiliated with the Congress' National Students Union (NSUI) are planning their schedule for the day. Most are locals, but some young men have come in from Rajasthan and Uttarakhand as they usually do at election time. They have been tasked by the party to campaign door to door...

  • Fringe Group Blocks Entry To Rajasthan Fort Over Padmavati: 10 Updates

    Fringe Group Blocks Entry To Rajasthan Fort Over <i>Padmavati</i>: 10 Updates

    Members of the Rajput Karni Sena and other fringe groups in Rajasthan have this morning forced shut the entrance to the Chittorgarh Fort in the state's Chittorgarh district as they escalate their protests over director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati, scheduled for release on December 1. The group had yesterday threatened to "cut off the nos...

  • Public Order State's Responsibility, Home Ministry Says On Padmavati Row

    Public Order State's Responsibility, Home Ministry Says On <i>Padmavati</i> Row

    Handling the escalating row, violence and threats over the Bollywood movie Padmavati is the responsibility of the states, the Union Home Ministry said today as the Uttar Pradesh government wrote to the Centre saying release of the film can pose a law and order problem in the state. Questions have been raised about Rajasthan government's inaction ag...

  • What Is Padmavati Controversy? 10 Developments On Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Film

    What Is Padmavati Controversy? 10 Developments On Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Film

    The Padmavati controversy took an ugly turn today when a fringe Rajasthan group called the Karni Sena threatened actor Deepika Padukone of physical harm.

  • Padmavati Row: Deepika Padukone Provided Special Security Ahead Of Movie Release - Highlights

    Padmavati Row: Deepika Padukone Provided Special Security Ahead Of Movie Release - Highlights

    As Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus nears its release, obstacles and protests refuse to die down. At its production stage, sets and elaborate art installations were vandalized by the Karni Sena, a Rajput group. The Rajasthan royalty have also written to the Prime Minister on grounds that the movie is layered with factual inaccuracies and that th...

  • Deepika Padukone Gets Special Security After Threats Over Padmavati

    Deepika Padukone Gets Special Security After Threats Over <i>Padmavati</i>

    Deepika Padukone has been given special security by the Mumbai Police after a fringe group in Rajasthan called the Karni Sena threatened her with physical harm today, escalating its protests against director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmavati, which features the actor in the title role.

  • Padmavati Row: Karni Sena Calls For Nation-Wide Strike On December 1

    Padmavati Row: Karni Sena Calls For Nation-Wide Strike On December 1

    Rajasthan minister Kiran Maheshwari today joined the chorus of protests against Bollywood movie Padmavati even as the Shri Rajput Karni Sena called for a country-wide bandh on December 1 opposing the film's release.

  • Why Karni Sena Is Calling The Shots On Padmavati

    Why Karni Sena Is Calling The Shots On Padmavati

    The snowballing row over Bollywood film Padmavati appears to have pitched Rajasthan's ruling BJP and the opposition Congress on the same side. While the protests have turned violent and threats of shutting tourists out of Chittor fort have been made, which can hurt the state's flourishing tourism, the government is yet to crack down on the proteste...

  • No Gujjar Quota For Now In Rajasthan, Says Supreme Court

    No Gujjar Quota For Now In Rajasthan, Says Supreme Court

    Reservation in jobs and education in Rajasthan has exceeded the 50 per cent cap and it cannot be stretched further, the Supreme Court has said, effectively freezing the state's bid to give quota to Gujjars for now. Quota for Gujjars cannot be implemented till High Court makes a decision, the top court has said.

  • Five-Year-Old Falls Into Borewell In Rajasthan, Dies

    Five-Year-Old Falls Into Borewell In Rajasthan, Dies

    A five-year-old boy who had slipped into an over 40-feet-deep borewell in Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan was declared dead after 15 hours of rescue operation on Wednesday, police said.

  • Taking Steps To Protect Environment Around Taj Mahal: Uttar Pradesh

    Taking Steps To Protect Environment Around Taj Mahal: Uttar Pradesh

    The Uttar Pradesh government today told the Supreme Court that it was "fully committed" to protecting the environment and ensuring sustainable development in and around the Taj Mahal and the Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ). TTZ is an area of about 10,400 sq km which is spread over the districts of Agra, Firozabad, Mathura, Hathras and Etah in Uttar Prades...

  • Rajput Protesters Vandalise Movie Hall Screening Padmavati Trailer

    Rajput Protesters Vandalise Movie Hall Screening Padmavati Trailer

    The protests against Padmavati, the film by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, intensified today as a Rajput group targeted a cinema hall in Rajasthan's Kota that was screening its trailer. Workers of the Rajput Karni Sena vandalized shops in the Aakash Mall, where the theatre was located.

  • Rajasthan Gets First Transgender Cop After 'Red Tape' Delayed Appointment

    Rajasthan Gets First Transgender Cop After 'Red Tape' Delayed Appointment

    Two years after 24-year-old Ganga Kumari was denied the post of a constable in the Rajasthan Police owing to her gender, she is all set to become the first transgender in the state to wear the uniform. The Rajasthan High Court yesterday directed the police to process Ganga's appointment within six weeks and consider her selection from 2015.

  • Army Treats Over 600 Patients In Rajasthan Amid Doctors' Strike

    Army Treats Over 600 Patients In Rajasthan Amid Doctors' Strike

    The Armed Medical Corps of the Indian Army has treated over 600 patients in Rajasthan after a doctors' strike left the medical services in the state paralysed

  • Over 10,000 Honda Cliq Scooters Sold In India So Far

    Over 10,000 Honda Cliq Scooters Sold In India So Far

    Honda Cliq, the utility scooter from the Japanese manufacturer has recently crossed 10,000 sales mark in India. Honda Two Wheelers has sold over 10,000 units of the Honda Cliq in India in less than 4 months. The scooter is based on the Activa and is aimed at the rural market.

  • Can't Stop Every Incident, Says Rajasthan Minister, On Pehlu Khan Repeat

    Can't Stop Every Incident, Says Rajasthan Minister, On Pehlu Khan Repeat

    Seven months after dairy owner Pehlu Khan was beaten to death in Rajasthan's Alwar, the police are investigating allegations that another Muslim was killed by cow vigilantes on Friday. One person has been detained for the murder of Ummar Khan, whose body was found with gunshot wounds on rail tracks.

  • Killed For Transporting Cows, Alleges Family Of Man Found Dead In Alwar

    Killed For Transporting Cows, Alleges Family Of Man Found Dead In Alwar

    The family of a man, whose body was found on rail tracks in Rajasthan's Alwar -- where a man had been beaten to death earlier this year by cow vigilantes -- has claimed that he, too had been killed by another such group.

  • Pak National Rounded Up For Entering India Illegally: Police

    Pak National Rounded Up For Entering India Illegally: Police

    A 50-year-old Pakistani national, who allegedly entered India illegally from Nepal and was staying at a history-sheeter's house in Sultanpur town in Rajasthan's Kota district, has been rounded up, the police said today.

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