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‘Need to analyse writings of British officer Tod on Rajputana’

JAIPUR: Historians have critically analysed British officer Col James Tod (1782 CE-1835 CE) for adding the element of romanticism in historical events in his book ‘annals and antiquities of Rajasthan‘ at a conclave on historical writings held at Rajasthan University. The two-day conclave concluded at historian based in Udaipur on Saturday. Chandra Shekar Sharma argued that Tod had used his ... Read More »

POW finally gives cabin to deprived Taiwanese tourist

JAIPUR: The injustice meted out to Taiwanese tourist Wu-Wen-Chin who was given a two-tier berth in the luxury train Palace on Wheels (POW) despite having booked a twin-occupancy cabin was sorted out early on Saturday morning. Wu and Mukesh Yadav, a Chinese language expert, were among the last ones in their group to be allotted a cabin in one of ... Read More »

Boycott mess food to protest ‘Padmaavat’ release, Karni asks Kshatriya jawans

JAIPUR: Rajput Karni Sena president Mahipal Singh Makrana called on all Kshatriya soldiers in the Indian Army on Friday, asking them to boycott their mess food for a day to protest against the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s ‘Padmaavat’. Makrana said the soldiers, who defend the borders and honour of the country, should also come forward to save the dignity ... Read More »

IAF chief Dhanoa flies in MiG-21 in Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer: Air chief marshal B S Dhanoa flew two sorties in MiG-21 aircraft in Jaisalmer on Saturday. Dhanoa is on a three-day visit to one of the important forwarded base of western sector, Jaisalmer Air Force Station. He assessed operational readiness and reviewed the morale of personnel. Dhanoa reached Jaisalmer Air Force Station on January 18 where he was received ... Read More »

After threats, security for Thar Express tightened

Jaisalmer: The security of Thar Express plying between India and Pakistan via Munabao Khokhrapar has been tightened in the wake of threats to Jodhpur rail division. Additional security personnel with weapons have been deployed at Bhagat Ki Kothi and Munabao railway station. 22 CCTV cameras have been installed at Munabao station. Besides, vigil has been stepped up at Jodhpur, Barmer, ... Read More »

Poll code violation: EC notice to Suman Sharma

Jaipur: The campaign for Alwar parliamentary seat has intensified with both the ruling BJP and opposition Congress putting in their best efforts to woo the voters while allegations of violations of model code of conduct flying thick and fast. Rajasthan chief electoral officer Ashwini Bhagat on Saturday held meeting with the political parties and later held meeting with the election ... Read More »

CM, Pilot bump into each other at Bhairav Temple

Ajmer: It was a coincidence that when Sachin Pilot was returning from Masaniya Bhairav Dham at Rajgarh, chief minister Vasundhara Raje also reached there. The traffic was blocked and Pilot was stuck in it. Pilot tried to meet Raje over blocking traffic but police requested him not to do so. Bypolls in Ajmer are a direct fight between BJP and ... Read More »

CM Raje seeks ‘divine’ power for poll victory

Ajmer: Chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday went to Masaniya Bhairav Dham temple at Rajgarh before starting her day campaign in Ajmer. She took blessings of saint Champalal for victory in bypolls. She conducted a roadshow in Nasirabad to boost confidence of voters and held meeting with BJP workers. She told them to prove that BJP is the most loved ... Read More »

In second roadshow, Pilot tries to woo farmers

Ajmer: PCC chief Sachin Pilot on Saturday held another road show in Nasirabad rural and appealed to farmers to overthrow BJP as they did in assembly bypolls. Pilot said that this government is not bothered about the poor. As CM Raje held meeting in Nasirabad, Pilot also met the villagers in Nasirabad. He asked them to vote like farmers and ... Read More »

19-year-old IIT aspirant hangs self in Kota

Kota: A 19-year-old IIT aspirant from Hajipur in Bihar on Friday evening committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of his hostel room in Mahaveer Nagar-I under Jawahar Nagar police station area. The body was handed over to the family members who reached here from Bihar on Saturday. An investigation into the matter was initiated after lodging a ... Read More »