Latest News on Barmer
Showing of 0 - 10 from 66 results
Barmer - Total results - 66
Mar 24, 2019
Drought in Rajasthan: Migrants live on fringes as exodus to southern, eastern regions leaves behind elderlyThe Rajasthan government has fixed the minimum wage at Rs 213 per day, but migrant labourers are often exploited and paid less than half the minimum wage.
Mar 23, 2019
Drought in Rajasthan: Barmer farmers unimpressed by tall claims of Centre’s crop insurance scheme as rains play truantThe district of Barmer, on the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan, has been drought-hit almost continuously for the past ten years.
Mar 22, 2019
Drought in Rajasthan: Poor groundwater situation, erratic rains in Barmer indicate ecological distress across Thar desertWith agriculture and cattle rearing being the only means of livelihood for locals of Thar desert, persistent drought has forced residents to migrate to other regions within the state while many others continue to cope with cascading effects of drought.
Feb 12, 2019
Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan: 79 cases detected as state suffers one of the worst outbreaksAs many as 79 fresh cases of swine flu were detected in Rajasthan, according to data issued by the state's health department, taking the toll of this year up to 112.
Feb 05, 2019
BSF jawan arrested for shooting colleagues over 'duty dispute' in Rajasthan's Barmer; injured soldiers out of dangerA Border Security Force jawan was arrested after he shot two fellow soldiers in Rajasthan’s Barmer district on Monday night
Dec 11, 2018
Jaisalmer Election Results 2018: Congress' Rooparam leads by more than 25,000 votes over BJP's Sansingh BhatiIn Rajasthan's Jaisalmer Assembly constituency, Congress candidate Rooparam is leading with 87,399 votes over the BJP's Sansingh Bhati. He trails by over 25,000 votes.
Dec 05, 2018
AgustaWestland chopper scam: Narendra Modi mentions Sonia Gandhi's letter, says Christian Michel will reveal 'all secrets'Narendra Modi also hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra, saying he will not be spared once the BJP forms the government in the state and said a similar fate would also befell former minister P Chidambaram
Oct 16, 2018
BJP leader Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra to join Congress today ahead of Rajasthan Assembly pollsManvendra Singh won Barmer's Sheo assembly constituency in 2013 with a margin of 31,425 votes.
Oct 08, 2018
October heat in India: Temperatures cross 40 degrees in Gujarat, Rajasthan; heavy rains lash Kerala, Tamil NaduEven as the nation prepared for the October heat, the Indian Meteorological Department issued a heavy rainfall warning for Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Sep 27, 2018
Manvendra Singh, Sheo MLA who quit BJP, says saffron party 'has no chance of winning' in Rajasthan pollsManvendra Singh, son of BJP stalwart Jaswant Singh, and legislator from Sheo Assembly segment in Barmer, Rajasthan, broke his association with the BJP.