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Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami takes oath as CM in Dehradun; PM Modi, Amit Shah in attendance
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Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami takes oath as CM in Dehradun; PM Modi, Amit Shah in attendance

Dhami was elected leader of the BJP legislature party in Uttarakhand on Monday, paving the way for his taking over the reins of the state for a second time.

As Naga Sadhus gather for annual Pushkar Mela, a glimpse into their philosophy of detachment
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As Naga Sadhus gather for annual Pushkar Mela, a glimpse into their philosophy of detachment

The 'Naga Sadhus’ (literally meaning ‘Naked Yogis’) are a part of the Shaivite sadhus' sect. They gather in the holy city of Pushkar for the Mela.

Uttar Pradesh BJP chief takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi's 'Italian' lineage, says he belongs to 'gotra Itlus'
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Uttar Pradesh BJP chief takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi's 'Italian' lineage, says he belongs to 'gotra Itlus'

A priest at Pushkar lake in Rajasthan recently said Rahul Gandhi gave out his gotra during a ritual as "Dattatreya", who are Kashmiri Brahmins.

A Pushkar priest ends BJP's curiosity on Rahul Gandhi's 'gotra', says Congress chief is 'Dattatreya' Kashmiri Brahmin
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A Pushkar priest ends BJP's curiosity on Rahul Gandhi's 'gotra', says Congress chief is 'Dattatreya' Kashmiri Brahmin

A priest at the Pushkar lake in Rajasthan, who presided over the puja offered by Rahul Gandhi on Monday, claimed that the Congress president's gotra was 'Duttatreya' and he is a Kashmiri Brahmin.

Zomato launches its restaurant reviews and ratings platform across 25 new cities
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Zomato launches its restaurant reviews and ratings platform across 25 new cities

Zomato launched its online ordering and food delivery services in May 2015.

Rajasthan bypolls: Campaigning for Alwar, Ajmer and Mandalgarh seats ends today; voting on 29 January
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Rajasthan bypolls: Campaigning for Alwar, Ajmer and Mandalgarh seats ends today; voting on 29 January

Campaigning for the 29 January bypolls for the Lok Sabha seats of Alwar and Ajmer, and the Assembly seat of Mandalgarh ended on Saturday

IPS officer who allegedly slapped BJP worker in Kota over 'misbehaviour' passes away in Jaipur
India

IPS officer who allegedly slapped BJP worker in Kota over 'misbehaviour' passes away in Jaipur

A 39-year-old IPS officer, who came into the limelight last year for allegedly slapping a BJP worker in Kota over his misbehavior, died on Sunday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Jaipur.

Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival: Kamal Swaroop speaks about his documentary Pushkar Puran
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Jio MAMI 19th Mumbai Film Festival: Kamal Swaroop speaks about his documentary Pushkar Puran

Kamal Swaroop delves into the myths of Brahma's fifth head and the Ashvamedha yajna in his documentary Pushkar Puran

Atheists criticise Andhra Pradesh, Telangana for funding river fest with public funds
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Atheists criticise Andhra Pradesh, Telangana for funding river fest with public funds

The Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments have come under flak from rationalists and atheists for spending public funds on ongoing Krishna Pushkaralu river festival.

Maha Kumbh celebrations: Over 12,000 Hindus gather in Kashmir
India

Maha Kumbh celebrations: Over 12,000 Hindus gather in Kashmir

About 12,000 Hindus, mostly migrant Kashmiri Pandits, gathered at the 'Sangam' (confluence) of the Jhelum river and Sindh stream to celebrate 'Maha Kumbh'.

Beyond the desert: Rajasthan through the photos of Sudhir Kasliwal
Life

Beyond the desert: Rajasthan through the photos of Sudhir Kasliwal

Noted photographer Sudhir Kasliwal's photos on Rajasthan are being displayed at Bikaner House in New Dealhi, as part of an exhibition titled 'Wander Lens'

Foreign tourist molested, three others attacked and robbed in Ajmer
India

Foreign tourist molested, three others attacked and robbed in Ajmer

Four foreigners were attacked and robbed by a group of unidentified persons who also molested one of the women on the outskirts of Ajmer

Images: Here's why the world never tires of the Pushkar Mela
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Images: Here's why the world never tires of the Pushkar Mela

The international camel fair held annually in the month of November in the tiny rugged city of Pushkar —13 km away from Ajmer in Rajasthan— has begun. Here's a look at some stunning pictures from the mela.

Annual placements at B-Schools resemble cattle fairs: Satish Pradhan
India

Annual placements at B-Schools resemble cattle fairs: Satish Pradhan

Speaking at the 13th Annual Confluence at the IIM-A, Tata Sons' Chief Group HR Satish Pradhan said, "the placements held annually (at B-schools) are like the annual cattle fair held in Pushkar, Rajasthan.

Slideshow: Pushkar's romance with foreign tourists continues
India

Slideshow: Pushkar's romance with foreign tourists continues

The international cattle fair held annually in the month of November here in the tiny rugged city of Pushkar —13 km away from Ajmer in Rajasthan— has been attracting more tourists from across the globe this year, according to officials.