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Jaisalmer Election Results 2018: Congress' Rooparam leads by more than 25,000 votes over BJP's Sansingh Bhati
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Jaisalmer Election Results 2018: Congress' Rooparam leads by more than 25,000 votes over BJP's Sansingh Bhati

In 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.

Pokhran set for close fight in Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls; BJP pits Pratap Puri against Congress' Shale Mohammad
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Pokhran set for close fight in Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls; BJP pits Pratap Puri against Congress' Shale Mohammad

Pratap 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.

Jaswant Singh's son Manvendra Singh quits BJP, says associating with party a 'big mistake'
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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.

BJP to resume Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra on 24 August; Congress to kick off rallies in state on same day
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BJP to resume Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra on 24 August; Congress to kick off rallies in state on same day

Chief 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.

Army officials find collection of empty ammunition in Jaisalmer field firing range, investigation underway
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Army officials find collection of empty ammunition in Jaisalmer field firing range, investigation underway

Army officials found a cache of empty ammunition in Pokhran field firing range area of Jaisalmer. Further investigations are underway by local authorities.

Mercury soars in parts of Rajasthan with Bikaner hottest at 44.2 degrees; dry spell to continue today, says Met department
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Mercury soars in parts of Rajasthan with Bikaner hottest at 44.2 degrees; dry spell to continue today, says Met department

As per the Met department, Bikaner was recorded the hottest with 44.2 degrees Celsius followed by 44 degrees Celsius in Jaisalmer

Of sati, lore of queens confined to palaces, and the modern-day Rajasthani girls who dance
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Of sati, lore of queens confined to palaces, and the modern-day Rajasthani girls who dance

What a visit to Rajasthan's palaces, where reminders of the women who committed sati still exist, taught a writer about the way women are treated in the state | #FirstCulture

Two Saudi nationals carrying satellite phone arrested in Rajasthan for allegedly conspiring to disturb peace and harmony
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Two Saudi nationals carrying satellite phone arrested in Rajasthan for allegedly conspiring to disturb peace and harmony

On Republic Day, two Saudi nationals and an Indian, carrying a satellite phone, were detained in Pokhran town of Rajasthan.

Jaisalmer's majestic havelis and regal temples: A glimpse of the Golden City
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Jaisalmer's majestic havelis and regal temples: A glimpse of the Golden City

Here are some breathtaking photos of Jaisalmer, the heritage city that lies in the heart of the Thar Desert.

20 Muslim families forced to leave village in Rajasthan after threats, social boycott from upper caste Hindus
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20 Muslim families forced to leave village in Rajasthan after threats, social boycott from upper caste Hindus

20 Muslim families were forced to flee their homes in Rajasthan's Dantal village in Jaisalmer district, after threats from Upper Caste Hindu neighbours

Kiren Rijiju says Pakistani officials pose as senior Indian officers to gather information
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Kiren Rijiju says Pakistani officials pose as senior Indian officers to gather information

Posing as senior defence and district administration officers, Pakistani intelligence agencies are contacting Indian officials to gather information. Kiren Rijiju said.

50 cow vigilantes attack Tamil Nadu officials transporting cattle from Rajasthan's Barmer: CPM targets 'divisive' BJP
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50 cow vigilantes attack Tamil Nadu officials transporting cattle from Rajasthan's Barmer: CPM targets 'divisive' BJP

The CPM on Monday flayed the BJP after cow vigilantes targeted Tamil Nadu government officials, who were transporting cows from Jaisalmer to their state, saying the ruling party's "divisive" politics is detrimental to the country's social fabric.

Attack on Tamil Nadu government officials by cow vigilantes: CPI demands action
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Attack on Tamil Nadu government officials by cow vigilantes: CPI demands action

Chennai: CPI Tamil Nadu unit on Monday strongly condemned the attack on government officials by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan, and sought stern action against them.

Cattle trade restrictions: Suspecting smuggling, cow vigilantes attack Tamil Nadu govt officials in Rajasthan's Barmer
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Cattle trade restrictions: Suspecting smuggling, cow vigilantes attack Tamil Nadu govt officials in Rajasthan's Barmer

Around 50 cow vigilantes targeted Tamil Nadu govt officials transporting cows from Jaisalmer to their state in Rajasthan's Barmer district.

Suspected ISI agent held in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer; incriminating documents recovered
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Suspected ISI agent held in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer; incriminating documents recovered

A suspected agent of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was detained in a joint operation by Rajasthan Police Intelligence Wing and the army intelligence unit in Rajasthan

Jaisalmer: Rocket fired during practice by Indian Army lands in field
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Jaisalmer: Rocket fired during practice by Indian Army lands in field

A rocket fired during practice by Indian Army landed in a field, on Saturday, beyond the boundary of the firing range, in Jaisalmer district and damaged crops.

What is the nefarious purpose behind the camel smuggling networks on India's borders? Maneka Gandhi offers answers
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What is the nefarious purpose behind the camel smuggling networks on India's borders? Maneka Gandhi offers answers

If the BSF can only fill up half its camel contingent then what will happen in the next five years.

Oil India gets green nod to produce 1 mmscmd gas in Jaisalmer
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Oil India gets green nod to produce 1 mmscmd gas in Jaisalmer

The wells will be drilled in Dandewala, Bagitibba and Tanot mining lease blocks in Tanot village in Jaisalmer.

3 Indian cities in trivago's 'Best Value City Index'
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3 Indian cities in trivago's 'Best Value City Index'

Three Indian cities - Amritsar, Jaisalmer and Thiruvananthapuram - feature in the top 100 list of highest quality service in hotels in terms of giving the best value for money, as per a study by leading global hotel search website Trivago.

Scientific team discovers dinosaur footprints in Jaisalmer desert
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Scientific team discovers dinosaur footprints in Jaisalmer desert

A team of 34 foreign scientists from a number of countries including France and Germany are camping in Jaisalmer to study fossils of dinosaurs that were discovered in sandy desert areas near the city recently.