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Rajasthan govt snaps mobile internet to stop cheating in teachers' eligibility exam

Jaipur/IBNS: The Rajasthan government has suspended mobile internet connection and SMS service in five districts for 12 hours today in order to prevent cheating in the highly competitive Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers or REET, according to media reports.

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meet Sachin Pilot days after Punjab infighting

New Delhi/IBNS: Senior Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met Rajasthan MLA and party's significant face in the western state-Sachin Pilot on Friday evening, days after leadership changes and infighting in Punjab.

Rajasthan govt faces flak from opposition BJP after passing bill to register child marriages

Jaipur/IBNS: The Congress government in Rajasthan is under attack from the opposition after passing a bill to amend an act on mandatory registration of marriages, including that of child marriages.

Farmers' protest: NHRC issues notices to Centre, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, UP

New Delhi/UNI: Acting on complaints regarding breach of Covid protocols and woes of the common people due to the ongoing farmers' protest, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Centre, Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana and UP governments over the same.

Agra: Dreaded criminal of Rajasthan shot dead by UP police

Agra/UNI: Uttar Pradesh police killed a dreaded criminal of Rajasthan Mukesh Thakur, in an encounter on early Monday morning.

Congress's Ajay Maken and KC Venugopal in Rajasthan as Gehlot and Pilot lock horns

Jaipur/IBNS: The Rajasthan political crisis has reemerged and Congress general secretary in charge for the state  Ajay Maken and KC Venugopal, general secretary (organisation) arrived in Jaipur on Saturday and held a meeting with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, who have been involved in a standoff, according to media reports.

PM Modi announces 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of people killed in Rajasthan, UP, MP lightning strikes

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the people killed due to lightning strikes in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

Eight cyber fraudsters of Rajasthan held for cheating public

Hyderabad/UNI: The Cyberabad cybercrime police have arrested eight cyber fraudsters of Rajasthan for cheating the public in the name of sextortion, sale and purchase of vehicles, through various websites like Olx, Facebook Instagram, YouTube, Google ads and other advertisement platforms.

Tennis coach arrested for raping 17-yr-old player in Jaipur

Jaipur/IBNS: A tennis coach has been arrested for raping a 17-year-old girl, who trained under him, on the pretext of getting her chance to play in more tournaments and help her gain recognition as a player, said media report.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tests COVID-19 positive 

Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said he has tested COVID-19 positive.

Rajasthan imposes lockdown till May 3 amid Covid-19 spike

Jaipur/IBNS: The Rajasthan government has imposed a lockdown till May 3 to stem the spread of Covid-19 which has kept the country on an edge, media reports said.

Rajasthan announces 12-hr daily Covid curfew from 6 pm to 6 am in all cities

Jaipur/IBNS: Rajasthan on Tuesday night announced a 12-hour daily curfew, from 6 pm to 6 am, starting Friday, across all cities, in an attempt to curb the spike of the coronavirus.

Rajasthan: Fire breaks out at hospital in Ajmer

Ajmer/UNI: A fire broke out at Government Amrit Kaur Hospital at Beawar area in Ajmer district on Saturday morning.

Avian flu confirmed in 7 states, Centre sends advisory to curb spread of disease

New Delhi/IBNS: With more states confirming avian flu, the disease has been confirmed from seven states-Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.

Rajasthan municipal polls: Congress wins 620 seats, BJP bags 548

Jaipur/IBNS: The ruling Congress won 620 seats as opposed to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s 548 in the municipal elections of desert state Rajasthan.