In the first infiltration attempt made during night in the area, the BSF saw ‘torch light flashes and heard shouting from the Pakistan side’
66-year-old, accused of killing policeman in 1982 dacoity and murder case, arrested in Rajasthan's Barmer
Shaktidan Singh was a notorious dacoit in the 1980s. Forty cases are registered against him in his home state of Rajasthan
Coronavirus Outbreak: 47 new cases, one death in Rajasthan in last 24 hours; state has reported a total of 430 cases till now
A 76-year-old man, who had tested positive for coronavirus, died in Jodhpur and 47 new cases emerged in Rajasthan on Thursday, taking the total number of positive cases of COVID-19 to 430 in the state
Barmer custodial death: Dalit victim's autopsy not done as protest continue; family demand Rs 1 cr compensation, govt job
The post mortem of a 25-year-old Dalit man, who had died in police custody in Barmer on Thursday, has not been conducted so far as the victim's family are adamant with their set of demands of a compensation of Rs 1 crore, strict action against the accused policemen and a government job to one family member
Three Indian Air Force personnel killed, three injured as truck falls into gorge in Rajasthan’s Barmer; further investigation underway
Three Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were killed and three others sustained injuries after the truck in which they were travelling fell into a gorge in Rajasthan's Barmer district, police said.
Thar Express with 165 passengers on-board receives clearance from Pakistan for onward journey to Karachi
The Karachi-bound Thar Express with 165 passengers on-board received clearance from Pakistan on Saturday for an onward journey, officials said.
Monsoon deficiency falls to 21% nationwide, says IMD, but 91 reservoirs, 62 water bodies report 80% decline in storage
Three-fourths of MeT department's sub-meteorological divisions in the country fall under the "deficient" rainfall category.
14 killed in Rajasthan's Barmer after pandaal at religious programme collapses due to rain; Modi, Gehlot express condolences
At least 24 injured persons were admitted to a local hospital in Barmer for the treatment following the incident.
Poll officer dissented in EC decision to give clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah
The 'full commission' which takes such decisions comprises Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and fellow election commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra.
The proposal is to expand onshore oil and gas production from the existing 3,00,000 BOPD (barrels oil per day) to 4,00,000 BOPD
‘Have we kept it for Diwali’: Narendra Modi hits back at Pakistan’s ‘nuclear button’ threat at rally in Rajasthan
Taking a jibe at Pakistan over the nuclear button, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India has not kept its nuclear weapons for Diwali
Callously pushed into unemployment, Rajasthan's Giral village residents scoff at govt claims on tackling joblessness
Today, the farmers of Giral village, 40 kilometres north of Barmer, are landless and jobless.
Lok Sabha polls: Resurgent Rajasthan Congress ropes in second generation leaders to strengthen position
The Congress is banking on the sons of two veteran leaders to defeat BJP heavyweights in Jodhpur and Barmer.
Congress releases another list of Lok Sabha candidates; Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav, Manvendra Singh among big names
Among the prominent Congress leaders who will contest are Vaibhav Gehlot, and former Union ministers Bhanwar Jitendra Singh and Manvendra Singh.
Drought in Rajasthan: Over Rs 7,000 crore spent on projects, but not much water has flown through western region
Struggling to access drinking water has become a norm for people in this part of Rajasthan's Thar Desert, irrespective of the season. Even during winters, — when the temperature is between three and seven degrees Celsius — the struggle for drinking water is similar to that in summers, when mercury rises as high as 50 degrees Celsius.
Drought in Rajasthan: From unemployment to school dropouts, Barmer sees exodus for works as crops fail
Barmer is reeling under what is claimed to be the severest drought of the decade as rains have evaded the district for the fifth consecutive year.
Drought in Rajasthan: Migrants live on fringes as exodus to southern, eastern regions leaves behind elderly
The 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.
Drought in Rajasthan: Barmer farmers unimpressed by tall claims of Centre’s crop insurance scheme as rains play truant
The district of Barmer, on the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan, has been drought-hit almost continuously for the past ten years.
Drought in Rajasthan: Poor groundwater situation, erratic rains in Barmer indicate ecological distress across Thar desert
With 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.
Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan: 79 cases detected as state suffers one of the worst outbreaks
As 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.