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24 September, 2018 9:18 AM Monsoon rains to start withdrawing from Saturday: MET Department

India's June-September monsoon rains are likely to start withdrawing from the northwest from Saturday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. The monsoon usually starts withdrawing in the first week of September, but this year it has been delayed by nearly four weeks. A change in the wind pattern is likely over west Rajasthan from Thursday 41

24 September, 2018 3:05 AM Rajasthan not a 'city of sins': Sachin Pilot on Amit Shah's 'Angad's foot' remark

Countering BJP president Amit Shah's statement that his party is like "Angad's foot" and cannot be dislodged, Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Sunday said the state is not a "city of sins" or "Ravana's Lanka". According to Hindu epic Ramayana, Angad was a monkey prince who planted his foot in demon king Ravana's fortress Lanka. No one, including 37

23 September, 2018 3:16 PM IPS Officer's Wife To Contest As Independent Against Vasundhara Raje

Mukul Choudhary said her decision to contest against Ms Raje is the democratic way to fight the "injustice" being faced by people under the BJP dispensation. A serving Indian Police Service officer's wife will contest the upcoming Rajasthan Assembly election as an Independent candidate from Jhalrapatan constituency, currently represented by Chief Minister 38

20 September, 2018 11:44 AM PM Modi wants to be 'Chowkidar', we know 'Chowkidar' himself is thief: Rahul Gandhi

In a blatant attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday called him a thief. Addressing a public gathering at Sagwara in Dungarpur district of Rajasthan, the Congress scion said that PM Modi wants to be a 'Chowkidar' (watchman) but ''now we all know that the 'Chowkidar' (watchman) himself is a thief''. He further 62

20 September, 2018 8:18 AM How Common Man Is Battling Soaring Petrol, Diesel Prices

Taxes on petrol and diesel, which account for more than a third of retail fuel prices, are one of the biggest sources of income for government. NEW DELHI: Many Indians are switching off air conditioners in cars and going to gas pumps across state borders in a bid to save money, as petrol prices across the country hover at record-high levels. Protests 54

19 September, 2018 1:56 PM As election campaigning intensifies, Rahul Gandhi to visit Rajasthan on Thursday

New Delhi: As assembly election nears in the state, Congress president Rahul Gandhi will on Wednesday visit Rajasthan for poll campaigning. He will address a gathering at Bhikha Bhai College Sports Ground, Sagwara in Dungarpur district. The Gandhi scion will also address the grand old party's Sankalp rally. He had kicked off the election campaign for Congress 48

19 September, 2018 5:21 AM RBSE Supplementary Result 2018 Expected Soon; How To Check

RBSE Supplementary Result 2018: Rajasthan Board Supplementary Result 2018 is expected soon. The result when declared will be available on the official board website and official results website. RBSE 10th result was released on June 11. RBSE 12th Science and Commerce result was released on May 23 and RBSE 12th Arts result was released on June 1. Students 59

18 September, 2018 5:32 PM Extend Reservation To The Poor But Don't Disturb SC Quota: Union Minister

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale has said he favours increasing the 50 per cent cap in job reservation to 75 per cent to include the economically weak among the upper castes even as he emphasised that the quota given to the Scheduled Castes should not be disturbed. "The percentage of reservation should be enhanced from the existing 50 percent to 75 per cent," Mr Athawale 55

17 September, 2018 1:50 PM Adani Capital to raise Rs 1,000 crore in growth capital in FY19

Adani Capital, the financial services arm of diversified Adani group, is planning to raise around Rs 1,000 crore in debt, mostly in bank loans, this financial year to fund growth. The company began operations as an NBFC in April 2017 with a focus on MSME and corporate finance. The MSME finance mainly includes business loans, farm sector finance, commercial 58

17 September, 2018 6:20 AM 4,500 Rajasthan Buses To Remain Off Roads Today As Employees Strike

The unions held a meeting with Transport Minister Yunus Khan Sunday, but it failed and the strike began at midnight. Over 4, 500 buses remained off the roads in Rajasthan on Monday as state transport corporation employees went on a strike over various demands, including implementation of the seventh pay panel's recommendations. Employees' Unions have called 57