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Rajasthan: State in Northern India
Rajasthan is a state in northern India. The state covers an area of 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4 percent of the total geographical area of India. It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population. Rajasthan is located on the northwestern side of India, where it comprises most of the wide and inhospitable Thar Desert and shares a border with the Pakistani provinces of Punjab to the northwest and Sindh to the west, along the Sutlej-Indus river valley. It is bordered by five other Indian states: Punjab to the north; Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast; Madhya Pradesh to the southeast; and Gujarat to the southwest. Its geographical location is 23.3 to 30.12 North latitude and 69.30 to 78.17 East longitude, with the Tropic of Cancer passing through southernmost tip of the state.

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Watch: Boat capsizes in Rajasthan’s Chambal river, locals rush to rescue [Video]

Watch: Boat capsizes in Rajasthan’s Chambal river, locals rush to rescue

Nearly 12 people are missing after a boat carrying over 40 devotees to a temple in Bundi district of Rajasthan capsized in the Chambal river here on Wednesday morning. Around 25 people were rescued,..

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3 dead, 10 missing after boat capsized in Rajasthan's Chambal river [Video]

3 dead, 10 missing after boat capsized in Rajasthan's Chambal river

At least three people have died and 10 others are missing after a boat carrying around 40 people capsized in Rajasthan. The incident took place in Rajasthan's Chambal river on September 16. Rescue..

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2 Pakistani smugglers killed by BSF in Rajasthan [Video]

2 Pakistani smugglers killed by BSF in Rajasthan

2 Pakistani nationals, who were smuggling heroin, were killed in an operation late last night at border outpost of Khayaliwala in Sri Ganganagar district in Rajasthan. "Pistols, magazines, rounds,..

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PM Modi releases two books written by Patrika Group chairman [Video]

PM Modi releases two books written by Patrika Group chairman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released two books in Rajasthan's Jaipur written by the chairman of Patrika Group of Newspapers, Gulab Kothari. The event was held via video conferencing on September 08...

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PM Modi inaugurates Patrika Gate in Jaipur via video conferencing [Video]

PM Modi inaugurates Patrika Gate in Jaipur via video conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Patrika Gate in Rajasthan's Jaipur on September 08 via video conferencing from the national capital. PM Modi also released two books written by the chairman of..

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Rajasthan Govt signs MoU worth 4000 crore in textile, defence, aviation sectors [Video]

Rajasthan Govt signs MoU worth 4000 crore in textile, defence, aviation sectors

Rajasthan would soon host several development projects in textile, defence and aviation sectors. For this, the Rajasthan Government has entered into an understanding with SVP International Group for..

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Water gushes into Ganesh Temple in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer following incessant rainfall [Video]

Water gushes into Ganesh Temple in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer following incessant rainfall

Water gushed into the Chundhi Ganesh Mandir in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer following incessant rainfall in the region. People are facing problems due to continuous downpour in the area. Waterlogging took..

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Watch: Rahul Gandhi slams govt on NEET & JEE; 6 opposition ruled states move SC [Video]

Watch: Rahul Gandhi slams govt on NEET & JEE; 6 opposition ruled states move SC

Politics over the NEET and JEE examinations continues to escalate with every passing day. In the latest, 6 opposition ruled states have approached the Supreme Court over the issue. West Bengal,..

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JEE, NEET: 'Congress will protest outside Central Govt offices', says Rajasthan Education Minister [Video]

JEE, NEET: 'Congress will protest outside Central Govt offices', says Rajasthan Education Minister

Rajasthan Education Minister and State Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra informed that Congress will hold protests outside Central Government offices at 11 am on August 27 against the decision of..

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurates 2 medical colleges in Rajasthan [Video]

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurates 2 medical colleges in Rajasthan

Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan digitally inaugurated two medical colleges at Bharatpur and Bhilwara cities of Rajasthan. Harsh Vardhan also inaugurated superspeciality blocks in Government..

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Watch: Sharpshooters allegedly plotting Salman Khan’s murder nabbed [Video]

Watch: Sharpshooters allegedly plotting Salman Khan’s murder nabbed

Faridabad police has arrested some sharpshooters who were reportedly plotting the murder of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. The sharpshooters, who reportedly belong to the Lawrence Bishnoi gang, were..

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CM Gehlot directs officials to focus on treatment of serious corona patients [Video]

CM Gehlot directs officials to focus on treatment of serious corona patients

Reviewing the coronavirus situation in the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot directed the authorities to focus on the care of serious patients to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic and reduce the..

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Watch: Chief Ministers across nation celebrate India's 74th Independence Day [Video]

Watch: Chief Ministers across nation celebrate India's 74th Independence Day

Chief Ministers across India celebrated the Independence Day. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray unfurled the tricolour on Saturday. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath hoisted the..

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CM Ashok Gehlot, Shivraj Singh Chouhan hoist national flag on 74th Independence Day [Video]

CM Ashok Gehlot, Shivraj Singh Chouhan hoist national flag on 74th Independence Day

On the occasion of 74th Independence Day, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot hoisted national flag. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh CM, Shivraj Singh Chouhan also celebrated Independence Day at his..

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Rajasthan: 11 dead as boat casizes in Kota; PM Modi expresses grief

A total of 19 people were rescued while 11 bodies have been recovered after a boat, carrying over 40 devotees to a temple, capsized in Chambal river in Kota district here, an official said.
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Farmers will protest outside Parliament against farm bills: Haryana BKU leader

Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Gurnam Singh on Tuesday said that farmers from Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan will hold a protest on Wednesday outside Parliament against the three..
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Centre asks seven states to ensure proper oxygen supply in healthcare facilities

The Union Health Ministry on Sunday advised Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh to ensure adequate Oxygen availability in all healthcare facilities..
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Sachin Pilot reminds Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot of promise to Gujjar community about 5 per cent reservation

Former Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has written a letter to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on the issue of 5 per cent reservation for Gujjars and other communities.
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Hdg: Across and within states, paediatricians concentrated where children aren’t

Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan between them account for nearly half of all children born in India each year but have barely one-sixth of the paediatricians in the country. The..
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Pilot writes to Gehlot over 5% reservation to Gurjars, others in govt recruitments in Rajasthan


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Javadekar issues stern warning against sand mining mafia on National Forest Martyrs Day

Javadekar, in a virtual interaction, appealed to states to make stern laws to tackle sand mining mafia. In a stern message against the illegal practice, he said the situation will be reviewed and those..
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Two Pakistani drug peddlers trying to cross border in Rajasthan shot dead by BSF

One of the dead has been identified as Shahbaz Ali from the national identity card recovered from him. Meanwhile, the Pakistan Rangers despite being informed of the bodies have disowned them. BSF..
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Congress workers raise slogans outside party office in Ajmer, express support for Sachin Pilot

Former Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot's supporters raised slogans on Wednesday outside the Congress office in Ajmer as party general secretary Ajay Maken held a meeting there with local..
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Faced no pressure except Constitution's: Rajasthan governor on deadlock over calling assembly session

Rajasthan governor Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday said while dealing with the deadlock with the state government over calling the assembly session in July, he was under no pressure from anyone or anything..
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Rajasthan Gram Panchayat elections announced, polling to be held in 4 phases from September 28

The elections for the Rajasthan gram panchayats will be held in four phases on September 28, October 3, October 6 and October 10 for the posts of Panch and Sarpanch. Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad..
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Kafeel shifts to Rajasthan, says Priyanka assured him of a ‘safe stay’ there


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Heavy rainfall over next three days over north, northeast and south India: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted heavy rainfall in parts of north, northeast and south India for the next three days. It also said that heavy to very heavy rainfall is very..
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BJP killing democracy using money power, investigative agencies: Ajay Maken

During his first visit to Rajasthan after he was appointed the party's Rajasthan in-charge, Maken addressed party workers in Alwar district's Shahjahapur and alleged that the BJP "killed democracy" in..
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As Covid cases rise, govt plans festival-season SOPs

Amid rising number of Covid-19 cases across the country, the government is now worried about the forthcoming festival season. The issue was disPunjab, Haryana and Tamil Nadu — besides..
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Gujarat, Rajasthan experience severe waterlogging after heavy monsoon rains

Parts of Gujarat and Rajasthan witnessed severe waterlogging after heavy monsoon rainfall.
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Rajasthan BJP launches 'Halla Bol' stir against Gehlot govt

The Bhartiya Janata Party Rajasthan unit has launched a coordinated campaign against the Ashok Gehlot government. On social media, it was called 'BJPKaHallaBol'.
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Six non-BJP state ministers move SC against JEE, NEET

Cabinet ministers from non-BJP-ruled states of Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand moved the Supreme Court on Friday seeking deferment of JEE (Main) and NEET-UG to..
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Expect AICC panel formed to look into issues raised by Rajasthan Congress MLAs to meet soon: Sachin Pilot

Former Rajasthan deputy chief minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday said he expects that the three-member AICC committee, formed to look into the issues raised by him and other party..
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot cancels scheduled meetings as 10 staff at CMO, residence test COVID positive

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Rajasthan Congress to protest for postponing JEE, NEET amid pandemic


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IMD predicts heavy rainfall in North India; orange alert issued for Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Moreover, in many states, river water has started to flow close to dangerous levels due to heavy rainfall in pst few days
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Sonia to chair meeting with Cong CMs, Mamata & Uddhav Thackeray

According to Congress sources, the meeting will be chaired by Sonia Gandhi through video conferencing, in which Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Chhattisgarh CM..
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Congress panel on Rajasthan to start hearing grievances next week, Ajay Maken to visit state on Sunday

Days after the Rajasthan crisis ended, a three-member central panel set up by the Congress to address issues of disgruntled MLAs including Sachin Pilot met here for the first time on Tuesday and..
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Intense rainfall activity expected over north, central and east India during next 4-5 days: IMD

Under the influence of this system, widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls are very likely over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand till August 28 and over Chhattisgarh, Madhya..
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SC disposes of plea against merger of 6 BSP MLAs of Rajasthan assembly with Congress

The Supreme Court Monday disposed of as "infructuous" a BJP MLA's plea seeking stay on Rajasthan Speaker's decision, which allowed six BSP MLAs to merge with the Congress, in view of the High Court..
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Merger of BSP MLAs with Cong: Raj HC asks speaker to hear complaint filed by BJP MLA

The Rajasthan high court on Monday disposed of a writ application filed by BJP MLA Madan Dilawar against the merger of six BSP MLAs with the Congress and asked the assembly speaker to hear the..
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Congress government in Rajasthan betrayed people: BJP chief Nadda

Addressing the party's Rajasthan unit leader and workers through a video conference, he said the rising crime graph was a symbol of crumbling administration. "The Ashok Gehlot government has proved..
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Rajasthan CM Gehlot’s brother moves HC in ED case


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High flash flood risk in MP, Rajasthan, Gujarat, moderate risk in Goa, Konkan: CWC

Areas of west Madhya Pradesh, east Rajasthan, adjoining areas of west Rajasthan and the Gujarat subdivision are at high risk of flash floods for the next 24 hours, and Konkan and Goa have been issued a..
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Rapid antigen test results not credible, Centre shouldn't waste money on them: Rajasthan health minister

Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma on Friday said that the Centre should not waste money on rapid antigen tests for coronavirus as their results are not credible.
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Uproar in Raj assembly over issue of Covid-19 management, House adjourned thrice

The Rajashtan assembly on Friday witnessed uproar during a debate on Covid-19 management and economic impact of lockdown leading to repeated adjournment of the proceedings. Health Minister Raghu Sharma..
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BJP seeks explanation from four MLAs absent during trust vote in Raj assembly

The Rajasthan unit of the BJP on Thursday sought an explanation from four MLAs, who were absent during the trust vote in the assembly on Friday last despite a whip. The MLAs were called to Jaipur to..
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Moderate risk of flash floods predicted for some parts of central India over next 24 hours

The Central Water Commission officials on Monday predicted moderate risk of flash floods in the next 24 hours over some areas of north Chhattisgarh, east Madhya Pradesh, west Madhya Pradesh and..
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Pilot has his way, Cong replaces Rajasthan in-charge

Congress on Sunday removed Avinash Pande as general secretary in charge of Rajasthan in a sign that the party high command had conceded Sachin Pilot’s demand for Pande’s removal. It also seemed to..
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Avinash Pande thanks all Congress workers for support during his tenure as party's Rajasthan in-charge


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Congress appoints Ajay Maken as general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan, constitutes 3-member committee

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday appointed Ajay Maken as the General Secretary in-charge of Rajasthan. Gandhi also constituted a three-member committee of Ahmed Patel, KC Venugopal and..
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Congress forms three-member panel to oversee Rajasthan issues

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday constituted a three-member committee of Ahmed Patel, KC Venugopal (AICC Gen Secy, incharge Organisantion) and Ajay Maken (AICC Gen Secy, Incharge,..
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot urges people to counter divisive forces

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot here on Saturday called for keeping democracy intact and urged people to counter divisive forces. During his Independence Day address at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh..
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Record 57,381 Covid-19 patients discharged in a day, recovery rate rises to 71.61 pc: Health ministry

Delhi has the highest recovery rate of 89.87 per cent followed by Tamil Nadu at 81.62 per cent, Gujarat 77.53 per cent, Madhya Pradesh 74.70 per cent, West Bengal 73.25 per cent, Rajasthan 72.84 per..
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‘Warrior’ Pilot by his side, Gehlot wins trust vote

The more-than-a-month-long suspense on the stability of Ashok Gehlot-led government in Rajasthan, following a rebellion within the state Congress, ended with the ruling party winning a trust vote in..
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DNA Fact Check: Viral video of bus navigating through flooded street is from Jaipur, not Delhi

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Ashok Gehlot govt wins trust vote in Rajasthan assembly

The Ashok Gehlot government won a confidence vote in the Rajasthan Assembly on Friday, ending the threat triggered by a rebellion within the Congress ranks in the state. The motion of confidence moved..
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Confidence motion moved in Rajasthan Assembly

Rajasthan Parliamentary Affair Minister Shanti Dhariwal on Friday moved a motion of confidence in Rajasthan Assembly.
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Rajasthan weather: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in parts of state

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