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  • Watch Video: 'Sadhu' chops off private parts over affair allegation

    Accused of having an illegitimate relationship with a woman, a sadhu allegedly chopped off his genitals in Rajasthan’s Churu. Identified as Santosh Das, the self-styled godman lives at his ashram in TaranagarSeeing sadhu lying in a pool of blood, his followers rushed him to a nearby local hospital. Police have registered a case in this regard and are investigating the matter

    Oct 19, 2017, 13:15 IST

  • Women activist says movie Padmavati is fictitious, no distortion

    A women activist has condemned the Rajput Karni Sena for consistently being oppose to the fictitious form of the movie 'Padmavati'

    Oct 19, 2017, 13:05 IST

  • Leopard rescued from 90-feet deep well

    The forest department officials rescued a leopard from a 90-feet deep well located in the Risar forest range of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The rescue team released the big cat into its habitat. The leopard was male and approx 2-year-old

    Oct 11, 2017, 08:07 IST

  • Hindu family worships holy Quran, sets example for all

    Ajmer, Rajasthan, Quran, Geeta, Bal Krishna Khandelwal, Holy Books of Various Relgions, Types of Religions in India

    Oct 09, 2017, 21:18 IST

  • Watch: Congress leader Rameshwar Dudi caught asking security guard to take off his shoes at temple

    Congress leader Rameshwar Dudi landed in controversy after he was caught on camera with his security guard removing his shoes and shocks. The incident took place, when Dudi was visiting Chandkheri temple at Khanpur in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar with Sachin Pilot

    Oct 06, 2017, 21:20 IST

  • Bizarre! Woman cremates brother, he walks in to her home hours later

    In a bizarre incident, a woman identified a dead boy to be her brother’s and cremated it as per Hindu rituals only to find, hours later that her brother was alive

    Oct 05, 2017, 18:29 IST

  • This new TV show 'Jiji Maa' is all about loving your sisters

    A sister is a friend and defender, a listener, a counsellor and the one with whom you can share your joys and sorrows. Sisterhood is unbreakable, unchangeable, and impossible to describe in words

    Oct 05, 2017, 17:52 IST

  • BCCI first names cricketer in Board President's XI squad, then replaces him with his cousin brother

    In what turned out to be comedy of errors, the BCCI first named named Rajasthan medium pacer Deepak Chahar in the the Board President's XI squad for the warm-up games against New Zealand

    Oct 04, 2017, 15:21 IST

  • Speeding truck mows down three on Yamuna Expressway

    At least three youth died after a speeding truck ran over them on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura on Thursday morning. The truck hit the deceased who were had come for morning walk on the road. Following the accident, enraged passersby blocked the highway for several hours, creating panic for the commuters. The truck driver fled from the spot. In another accident case in Rajasthan’s Chittorgarh, a trolley turned turtle injuring over 20 people. The injured are being treated at a hospital.

    Sep 28, 2017, 21:31 IST

  • Speeding car mows down seven pilgrims in Dhanora village

    At least seven pilgrims died after a speeding Bolero car ran over them in Rajasthan’s Dhanora village on early Wednesday morning. The devotees were afoot to their destination when the vehicle hit them. Over a dozen pilgrims sustained injuries in the accident and are currently undergoing treatment at a hospital.

    Sep 28, 2017, 10:57 IST

  • Ramdev attends Patanjali's Divya Gramodhyog inauguration ceremony

    Yoga Guru Ramdev along with Rajasthan Labour Minister Jaswant Yadav attended Patanjali’s Divya Gramodhyog inauguration ceremony in Alwar on Wednesday. During the event, the Yoga Guru chanted ‘mantras’ and took part in the ‘Yajna’. Baba Ramdev expressed his views on the fraud, self-proclaimed godman and said people should judge saints by their character rather judging them their attire. The ceremony was attended by MLA Kirodi Mina, Jayram Jatav and other dignitaries

    Sep 27, 2017, 21:16 IST

  • Karni Sena members burn posters of 'Padmavati'

    Members of the Shri Rajput Karni Sena, an organisation representing Rajputs, burnt posters of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming movie 'Padmavati' in Jaipur, accusing him of backtracking on a 'promise'

    Sep 24, 2017, 15:18 IST

  • Karni Sena members burn 'Padmavati' posters, threaten to stop film release

    The Shri Rajput Karni Sena, an organisation of the Rajput community, on Saturday burnt posters here of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's much-awaited 'Padmavati' which is slated for a December 1 release

    Sep 23, 2017, 21:17 IST

  • Rajasthan's self-styled godman 'Falahari Baba' arrested for rape

    After three days of investigation, Rajasthan Police on Saturday arrested self-styled godman Kaushalendra Prapannacharya 'Falahari' Maharaj in Alwar for the alleged rape of a 21-year-old woman

    Sep 23, 2017, 16:02 IST

  • Mumbai Diary: Thursday Dossier

    The city - sliced, diced and served with a dash of sauce

    Sep 14, 2017, 09:48 IST

  • Mumbai businessman looted of Rs 69,000, thief leaves a clue with selfie

    A Mumbai-based man was looted by a few accused in Rajasthan, when they called him to Alwar in Rajasthan on the pretext of installing a CCTV in their college

    Sep 04, 2017, 20:00 IST

  • Watch video: Doctors fight while operating on pregnant woman in Jodhpur hospital

    The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of a verbal spat between doctors inside the operation theatre at a Jodhpur hospital, the video of which has gone viral

    Aug 31, 2017, 08:30 IST

  • Muslims organise 'Bhandara' for the visitors of Ramdevra fair, spreading brotherhood

    Every year, lakhs of devotees, irrespective of their caste, creed or religion take up a journey to Ramdevra, a village in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. They come to pay tributes at the Samadhi of Baba Ramdev and seek blessings. They also attend the famous Ramdevra fair, which is organized after him. Baba Ramdev was a fourteenth century ruler and saint who devoted his life for the upliftment of the downtrodden. He took Samadhi at the age of 33 and today, he is worshiped by many social groups of India as Ishta-deva. Community kitchens are organized at various places of the state for the people who come to visit the Ramdevri fair, however, the one in Pushkar Road has become an exemplar of communal harmony. The reason being the people from Muslim community serve food to visitors here, irrespective of their religion. Elders can be seen instilling the sense of brotherhood and compassion into their young ones by letting them serve ‘Poori-subzi, an Indian cuisine on their folk’s platter. Along with the community Kitchens, a beautiful stage was also set up where pictures and idols of Baba Ram devi ji were kept. The burning of Incense sticks and singing of bhajans and kirtans created a holy atmosphere all around. As Baba Ram Devji believed in equality of all human beings and treated everyone equally, people of different religious faith pay homage to this saint, thus strengthening the secular fabric of our country.

    Aug 22, 2017, 20:17 IST

  • Lalit Modi resigns as president of Nagaur District Cricket Association

    Lalit Modi on Saturday resigned as president of the Nagaur District Cricket Association, marking an end to his presence in the Rajasthan Cricket body, which was banned by the BCCI for allowing the tainted administrator in its fold

    Aug 13, 2017, 08:15 IST

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