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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.
Mar 11, 2019
Man suspected to be Pakistan spy detained near International Border in Rajasthan; interrogation in progressA man has been detained on suspicion of espionage activities near the International Border between India and Pakistan in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district, a top official said
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.
Jan 13, 2019
Army jawan 'honeytrapped' by suspected Pakistan ISI operative, arrested in Rajasthan on espionage chargesThe jawan, identified as Sombeer Singh, was allegedly "honeytrapped" woman posing as Anika Chopra on Facebook, who claimed to be a captain in the Indian Army medical corps. The woman has been in touch with him since 2016 and used to send him lewd messages and photos.
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.
Nov 25, 2018
Pokhran set for close fight in Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls; BJP pits Pratap Puri against Congress' Shale MohammadPratap Puri and Mohammad's father Gazi Fakir both hold considerable sway among their communities, making the Pokhran constituency in Jaisalmer district one of the state's most hotly contested seats.
Sep 22, 2018
Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh quits BJP, says associating with party a 'big mistake'Former Union minister Jaswant Singh's son and BJP MLA Manvendra Singh Saturday announced he has quit the party.
Aug 23, 2018
BJP to resume Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra on 24 August; Congress to kick off rallies in state on same dayChief Minister Vasundhara Raje will begin the second leg of her 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra' in Jodhpur division while the Congress will hold its first Sankalp rally in Chittorgarh district.
Jun 06, 2018
Army officials find collection of empty ammunition in Jaisalmer field firing range, investigation underwayArmy officials found a cache of empty ammunition in Pokhran field firing range area of Jaisalmer. Further investigations are underway by local authorities.
May 11, 2018
Mercury soars in parts of Rajasthan with Bikaner hottest at 44.2 degrees; dry spell to continue today, says Met departmentAs per the Met department, Bikaner was recorded the hottest with 44.2 degrees Celsius followed by 44 degrees Celsius in Jaisalmer