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BJP hits back at Congress over jail visit

A day after the Congress alleged that a minister in Vasundhara Raje government met a gangster in Bikaner jail, the BJP retaliated by accusing Leader of the Opposition Rames-hwar Dudi of bringing a “wa

Teacher beaten, suspended over sexual abuse

In yet another instance of children’s vulnerability to sexual abuse in schools, a government school teacher was suspended for sexually abusing students.

1 suspended for Rajasthan jail gangwar

Even as the Opposition alleged that a minister in the Vasundhara Raje government had met a gangster in Bikaner jail in June linking it with Thursday’s incident in which three notorious criminals were

Hoarding not only cause of price rise, says minister

Three weeks after Union finance minister Arun Jaitley blamed hoarders for the rise in food inflation and asked the states to take measures to crackdown on hoarding and black marketing to rein in price

Ashok Gehlot, Vasundhara Raje fight over Jaipur Metro

A war of words has ensued between CM Vasundhara Raje and her predecessor Ashok Gehlot over Jaipur Metro and oil refinery. Both leaders have been accusing each other of misleading people.

Minister’s son booked for harassment

In a huge embarrassment to chief minister Vasundhara Raje and her government, the son of a minister has been booked for harassment and roughing up two women in Alwar.

Jabrauli makeover, fame shortlived

Former US President Bill Clinton watches women clean pulses at a kitchen run by Akshaya Patra Foundation. AP

Even as Jabrauli, the village in Maharajganj district in Uttar Pradesh is being spruced up to welcome the former US President Bill Clinton, here is a terse reminder to the villagers that memories of t

In budget, Vasundhara Raje takes aim at Ashok Gehlot policies

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje presents the budget in the state Assembly in Jaipur on Monday. 	— PTI

As Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje was reading her budget speech, for the first few minutes, one could have mistaken it for an election rally speech.

Women over 60 outnumber men

Eight people ride on a bike near Patiala. — PTI

The problem of the skewed child and adult sex ratio in Rajasthan is a well known fact but there is something unique about population figures in the state as per the latest census, which no one seems t

Congress lost due to cross-voting by its members

When Rajasthan Congress leaders, including PCC chief Sachin Pilot, were busy discussing the defeat in the Lok Sabha elections with A.K.

There is no shortage of just causes in the world, filled as it is with rising inequity, conflict and brutality. Yet, some causes seem more equal than others. The current one is the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

The Israeli assault on Gaza is horrific in its ferocity and far exceeds the limits of justifiable and even acceptable retribution.