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Five of a family killed in Jaipur blaze

Jaipur |Saturday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST

Five members of a family were killed on Saturday in a major fire that gutted their house in Jaipur in Rajasthan, police said.

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Kshatriya women threaten 'jauhar' if 'Padmaavat' release not stopped

Jaipur/Chittorgarh |Saturday, 2018 11:15:04 PM IST

In a new twist to the ongoing controversy over release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie "Padmaavat", female members of Kshatriya community in Chittorgarh on Saturday threatened to perform "jauhar" (se

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Declaring PCC chief as CM candidate is bad: Gehlot

Jaipur |Friday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST

In a sign of factionalism within the Congress's Rajasthan unit, former Chief Minister Askhok Gehlot on Friday said the practice among certain partymen to declare state unit chief as chief ministerial

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Normal life affected by shutdown in Rajasthan towns

Jaipur |Friday, 2018 3:45:05 PM IST

Normal life was affected on Friday in Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Itawa in Rajasthan due to a shutdown called by right-wing bodies, including the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal, to protest agains

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Four women among 62 who filed nominations for three Rajasthan bypolls

Jaipur |Thursday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

As many as 62 candidates, including four women, have filed nomination papers for the January 29 bypolls for the Alwar and Ajmer Lok Sabha seats and the Mandalgarh assembly segment in Rajasthan.

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Bounty in the pits: Water conservation trenches change face of Rajasthan villages

Udaipur (Rajasthan) |Friday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST

Kishan Lal Ahir, a farmer in Ummedpura village of this district in southern Rajasthan, is a happy man today as he can sow two crops a year instead of the one he used to due to water scarcity.

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