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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. Elsewhere 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.

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SC directs Rajasthan govt, its collectors and SPs to stop illegal sand mining in state


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Average Delhi temp in April could be 1-1.5°C higher than normal

In April, the mean temperature is likely to be higher than normal by 1-1.5°C in Delhi, UP, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, MP and most of Maharashtra. February has already turned out to be warm this..
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India infant deaths: Rajasthan hospital draws national attention [Video]India infant deaths: Rajasthan hospital draws national attention

Shortages, structural deficiencies at a public hospital in India blamed for death of nearly 1,000 infants last year.

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India-Pakistan may face bigger locust attack this year, both to continue liaison to beat common enemy

This liaison will continue as there is a forecast of bigger invasion of “greater magnitude” from June this year onward than witnessed in 2019 when farmers of certain districts in Rajasthan and..
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BJP leaders instigating civil war in country: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday alleged that leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party were instigating a civil war in the country. "People of the ruling party at the Centre are provoking..
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Puducherry becomes first UT to adopt assembly resolution against CAA-NPR-NRC

Earlier, assemblies in Rajasthan, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and West Bengal passed resolutions against the controversial CAA.
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Delhi elections: BJP loses sixth state election in 2 years

The Congress is in power in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, and Puducherry either on its own or as part of an alliance. After forming the government in Jharkhand after the..
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SC issues notice to Rajasthan govt, Centre over infant deaths in Kota hospital


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SC seeks Rajasthan govt's response on plea for probe into death of over 100 infants at Kota hospital


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Citizenship is subject of Centre, not of state: Rajasthan assembly speaker


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Man thrashed by gau rakshaks is arrested by Rajasthan cops

Although he was injured in the assault, Lodha has refused to file a complaint against the vigilantes, the police said.
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In Rajasthan rally, Rahul Gandhi slams PM on jobs, but skirts CAA

Addressing the ‘Yuva Aakrosh’ rally in Jaipur, Rahul Gandhi, refrained from speaking directly against CAA, but lashed out at the Modi government for failing to generate jobs for the youth. The..
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West Bengal becomes 4th state to pass anti-CAA resolution

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee called the CAA a law that is “a shame to humanity and civilisation” and sought its immediate withdrawal. The state assembly passed a resolution against “the..
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West Bengal to bring resolution against CAA in state assembly today

Earlier, Punjab, Kerala, and Rajasthan became the three states to pass resolutions against the controversial citizenship law.
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China-returned doc quarantined in Rajasthan

A suspected case of coronavirus has been reported in Jaipur, following which the patient has been kept in isolation, state health minister Raghu Sharma said on Sunday.
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Telangana likely to pass resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act in state assembly

If the resolution is passed, this will be in line with similar resolutions passed earlier by the state governments of Kerala, Punjab, and Rajasthan
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Rajasthan becomes third state to pass resolution against CAA

The Rajasthan assembly passed a resolution on Saturday urging the Centre to repeal the CAA, amid opposition by BJP which accused the Congress government of pursuing appeasement politics. Rajasthan is..
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Top News of the Day | Jan 25, 2020: Coronavirus scare reaches India, Rajasthan passes anti-CAA resolution and more

Here are the top news of the day Saturday, January 25, 2020
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After Kerala and Punjab, Rajasthan government passes resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act

Last week, Congress' Ahmed Patel had said that the grand old party was mulling over following Punjab's example and bringing anti-CAA resolutions in three other states where Congress is in power -..
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Jaipur lit fest for both 'Mann Ki Baat' and 'Kaam Ki Baat': Rajasthan CM Gehlot's dig at PM Modi


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The flying squad decimating Rajasthan crops

Rajasthan is facing its worst locust attack in six decades with the insects attacking crops spread over an area of around 3.60 lakh hectares.
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After Punjab, Congress may pass anti-CAA resolutions in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

it would send a 'clear message' to the central government to 'reconsider' the act, said Ahmed Patel
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Centre stands firm, rejects Rajasthan's plea to reduce traffic penalties

Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari urged states to implement the amended Motor Vehicles Act while giving a cold shoulder to a demand from Rajasthan to reduce penalties. He said only those who..
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3.6 lakh hectares hit in Rajasthan's worst locust attack in 60 years

Locusts have damaged crops across an area of at least 3.6 lakh hectares in 10 districts as western Rajasthan continues to reel under the longest and the worst attack of the pest in 60 years. Swirling..
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Gadkari declines Rajasthan’s appeal to cut penalties for traffic violations, urges all states to enforce new MV Act


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Your date with monsoon set to change with IMD’s fresh reference dates

Though the normal onset date of summer monsoon for Kerala may remain the same as June 1, the IMD will change the reference dates for some regions as also the dates for withdrawal. The withdrawal date..
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot says NDA govt ruining economy


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94% of offenders known to rape survivors: NCRB data

Highlighting the vulnerability of girls and women within their homes, neighbourhoods and workplaces, the report said of the 33,356 rape cases in 2018, the offender was a family member in 2,780 cases...
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Drug overdose kills 1 juvenile every 10 days: NCRB report

In 2018, 875 people died of overdose, an increase of 17% compared to 745 in 2017, which had seen a marginal dip from 2016. Just five states - Rajasthan (153), Karnataka (91), Uttar Pradesh (88),..
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Priyanka was in Rajasthan, didn't have time to wipe tears of Kota children's mothers: Mayawati


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Priyanka Gandhi understands pain 'selectively', says BJP; asks when will she visit Kota

Hitting out at Cong leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over her multiple visits to UP to meet those injured in anti-CAA protests, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said on Friday that she understands pain..
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Day after rains, icy winds from hills cause mercury to fall across north India

The mercury took a dip across north India on Thursday, a day after rains lashed the region, and fog led to reduced visibility at many places, including in Rajasthan's Churu, where eight people died..
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Kota deaths: Rajasthan deputy CM Sachin Pilot slams own govt

In an embarrassing development for the Ashok Gehlot-led Rajasthan government, state Congress chief and deputy CM Sachin Pilot on Saturday slammed its handling of the infant deaths in Kota’s JK Lon..
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Rajasthan: Jodhpur hospital records 146 children death in December

Department of Pediatrics of SN Medical College, one of the largest hospitals in the Jodhpur division of Rajasthan, recorded the death of nearly five children every day last month.
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Priyanka Gandhi responds to Mayawati, says 'she should visit Rajasthan to meet Kota victims' families'


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We could have been more sensitive: Sachin Pilot on Rajasthan govt's response to infant deaths in Kota

Criticising his government over the deaths of 107 children in Kota's state-run JK Lon Hospital, Rajasthan deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot on Saturday said their response to the infant deaths could..
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Rajasthan: Lok Sabha Speaker and Kota MP Om Birla meets kin of deceased


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Congress’s ’18 Rajasthan manifesto reveals its CAA duplicity: BJP

On a day when the BJP brass, including home minister Amit Shah and working president JP Nadda, held public rallies in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act, the party dug out more evidence to expose..
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Kota infant deaths: NCPCR writes to Rajasthan chief secy after top health official skips summon to appear


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Why was Rajasthan govt not alert on deaths in Kota hospital: Smriti Irani


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BJP should shun arrogance, rethink: Ashok Gehlot on CAA

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday targeted the BJP, saying it should shun arrogance and go for a rethink on the amended citizenship act.
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Home Minister Amit Shah to start BJP's awareness campaign on CAA from Rajasthan today

Amit Shah will also launch a toll-free number for people to give missed calls to register their support for the CAA.
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Kota deaths: Yogi & Maya attack Sonia & Priyanka

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed concern over infant deaths in a Kota hospital in Rajasthan as political sparring mounted over the issue and rivals accused the opposition party of..
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Kota infant deaths: Sonia Gandhi takes stock as pressure mounts on Ashok Gehlot government

The death of over 100 children in Rajasthan's Kota district has evoked strong reactions from several quarters, with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla writing a letter to state chief minister Ashok Gehlot..
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Mayawati questions silence of Priyanka Gandhi on death of infants in Kota

SP president Mayawati on Thursday questioned the silence of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on the death of infants in Rajasthan's Kota district and said she should have met the women who had..
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Don't politicize deaths of infants: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Reacting to criticism over the death of 100 infants at Kota's JK Lon Hospital, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said the issue should not be politicized. His remarks came amid..
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New year begins on chilly note for north; mercury drops below 1°C at several places

The New Year began on a chilly note for North India as several places, from the plains to the hills, recorded temperatures below 1 degree celsius with Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar, which nearly touched..
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Rajasthan: 8 people from Pakistan get Indian citizenship


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Congress leader who gave scooter ride to Priyanka Gandhi receives Rs 6,100 challan

Dheeraj Gurjar, an MLA from Rajasthan's Jahazpur, is National Secretary of AICC and Co-Incharge of Uttar Pradesh.
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PM should intervene, find way out of vitiating atmosphere: Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should intervene to find a way out of the vitiating atmosphere that has developed in the country.
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Rajasthan BJP leaders visit Kota hospital after death of 10 newborns in 48 hours

The state BJP leaders blamed the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress Government for the tragedy, asking it to take immediate action on the issue.
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