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Despite deaths, officials failed to take action

A wall of official apathy proved fatal for at least 12 children in a government-run mental asylum in Jamdoli.

Vasundhara Raje warns of strict action as 1 more child dies

One more patient from Jamdoli’s government-run care home for mentally ill was brought to JK Lone Hospital on Saturday morning.

‘Raje wanted to buy one more copter’

Sharpening its attack on chief minister Vasundhara Raje, the Congress Friday alleged that she would have bought one more Agusta helicopter if not defeated in the Assembly elections in 2008.

Idle Agusta copter turns useful for Congress

Lying idle in a state hangar in Jaipur, an AgustaWestland helicopter has become quite useful for an embattled Congress.

Now, Jaipur firm offers smartphone for Rs 888

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Not long ago, Noida-based Ringing Bells created a global buzz by offering a smartphone for just Rs 251.

Jaipur IPL hearing on May 3

Suspense continues over the holding of IPL matches in Jaipur despite the Supreme Court’s rejection of the Mumbai Cricket Association’s (MCA) appeal against the Bombay high court order to shift IPL mat

Congress: IPL won’t quench thirst

The Opposition Congress in Rajasthan is out to cash in politically on the BJP government’s decision to organise IPL matches in Jaipur when the state is facing severe drought conditions.

Why Jaipur for IPL, it’s drier: High Court

The BCCI’s headache — finding alternative venues for IPL matches shifted out of Maharashtra — is far from over.

Video: 5-year-old girl cries as she is forced to marry at mass wedding ceremony

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The child, dressed in red coloured bridal lehenga, is seen struggling to walk, as elders help her take the seven pheras.

IPL arrives, but Jaipur is thirstier than Mumbai

A boy who migrated from drought hit areas of the western Indian state of Maharashtra, carries water to his family. (Photo: PTI)

Competitive cricket will return to Jaipur after three long years as Mumbai Indians have chosen it as the preferred venue for their three IPL matches.

What a fortnight it has been.

It’s unusual to start a column with a joke, but since this one illustrates the point I want to make. I seek your indulgence. Here goes: “An Indian dies and goes to hell.