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State in north-western India

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Rajasthan: State in north-western India
Rajasthan is a state in northern India. It covers 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi) or 10.4 per cent of India's total geographical area. It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population. It is on India's northwestern side, 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 its southernmost tip.

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Rajasthan’s Mame Khan becomes first Indian folk artist to walk Cannes Red Carpet | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajasthan’s Mame Khan becomes first Indian folk artist to walk Cannes Red Carpet | Oneindia News

On Tuesday, Rajasthani singer Mame Khan has become the first folk artist from India to walk the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. #MameKhan #RajasthaniSinger # CannesFilmFestival

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Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar quits party, announces decision on Facebook live [Video]

Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar quits party, announces decision on Facebook live

Sunil Jakhar, former chief of Punjab Congress announced his decision of quitting the party by going live on Facebook. His announcement came on Saturday as the party's mega brainstorming conclave,..

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Bhilwara incident: Internet suspended after 22-year-old man killed |Oneindia News [Video]

Bhilwara incident: Internet suspended after 22-year-old man killed |Oneindia News

Authorities in Rajasthan's Bhilwara have suspended internet services for 24 hours after a 22-year-old man was killed by members of the other community. #Bhilwara #Rajasthan #BJP

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Jodhpur violence: 97 people arrested so far by Rajasthan police | Oneindia News [Video]

Jodhpur violence: 97 people arrested so far by Rajasthan police | Oneindia News

Rajasthan police arrested 97 people in connection with the communal violence that broke out in Jodhpur. #Jodhpur #Rajasthan #Violence

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Madhya Pradesh: Two tribal men beaten to death on suspicion of cow slaughter | Oneindia News [Video]

Madhya Pradesh: Two tribal men beaten to death on suspicion of cow slaughter | Oneindia News

Two tribal men were beaten to death on suspicion of cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district; Today, a curfew was ordered in parts of Rajasthan's Jodhpur; A police case has been filed against..

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Gaushala demolished in Rajasthan's Alwar, day after razing of Shiva temple | Oneindia News [Video]

Gaushala demolished in Rajasthan's Alwar, day after razing of Shiva temple | Oneindia News

Gaushala demolished in Alwar, a day after razing of Shiv temple in the state; Govt requests TV channels to not telecast provocative content related to Jahangirpuri violence; India extends additional..

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IAS Officer Tina Dabi marries fellow officer, Pradeep Gawande | OneIndia News [Video]

IAS Officer Tina Dabi marries fellow officer, Pradeep Gawande | OneIndia News

IAS Officer and UPSC topper of batch 2016, Tina Dabi got married to a fellow IAS officer, Pardeep Gawande this week. The video and pictures of their marriage went viral on social media. They reportedly..

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Rajasthan: Bulldozer razes 300-year-old Shiva temple in Alwar | Cong-BJP blame-game | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajasthan: Bulldozer razes 300-year-old Shiva temple in Alwar | Cong-BJP blame-game | Oneindia News

On Sunday, in Rajasthan, a 300-year-old Shiva temple, 86 shops and homes were demolished with bulldozers in the Alwar district to clear the way for a road. This is the first Congress-ruled state caught..

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Fatal accident in Udaipur: 5 killed and 13 injured after jeep falls into gorge | OneIndia News [Video]

Fatal accident in Udaipur: 5 killed and 13 injured after jeep falls into gorge | OneIndia News

In a horrific incident that took place in Rajasthan's Udaipur district, an overloaded jeep fell into a gorge. In the accident, 5 people were killed and 13 others were injured.The accident took place..

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24-year-old Army aspirant demands escalation of recruitment process, runs 350 kms | OneIndia News [Video]

24-year-old Army aspirant demands escalation of recruitment process, runs 350 kms | OneIndia News

24-year-old Suresh Bhichar from Nagaur, Rajasthan covered a distance of 350 kms from Sikar in Rajasthan to Delhi by running in just 50 hours. Bichar is one of the lakhs of young people who aspire to..

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Karauli riots: Rajasthan 'hero' cop promoted, says 'I was doing my duty' | Oneindia News [Video]

Karauli riots: Rajasthan 'hero' cop promoted, says 'I was doing my duty' | Oneindia News

Amid the grim situation in Rajasthan's Karauli after devastating communal riots, the story of the constable who saved a child is warming hearts. The cop, who has been identified as 31-year-old Netresh..

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Karauli, Rajasthan: Curfew imposed after incidents of communal tension | OneIndia News [Video]

Karauli, Rajasthan: Curfew imposed after incidents of communal tension | OneIndia News

Rajasthan's Karauli district on Saturday witnessed a series of communal clashes after a motorcycle rally celebrating Nav Samvatsar, the first day of the new year under the Hindu calendar in a..

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Rajasthan: Section 144 imposed after communal clashes in Karauli | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajasthan: Section 144 imposed after communal clashes in Karauli | Oneindia News

Communal clashes broke out in Rajasthan’s Karauli following stone-pelting at a motorcycle rally, resulting in a curfew being imposed in the area. #Rajasthan #Karauli #Section144

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Rajasthan doctor booked for pregnant woman’s death commits suicide | Dausa hospital | Oneindia News [Video]

Rajasthan doctor booked for pregnant woman’s death commits suicide | Dausa hospital | Oneindia News

In an unfortunate incident, a doctor, Dr Archana Sharma, from a private hospital in Rajasthan's Dausa committed suicide. #Dausa #Rajasthan #DrArchanaSharma

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Massive fire at Sariska forest reserve, tigress and cubs at risk | Oneindia News [Video]

Massive fire at Sariska forest reserve, tigress and cubs at risk | Oneindia News

A massive fire has broken out at Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan's Alwar district and spread to a 4 km radius in the protected area that is home to many flora and fauna including the endangered..

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Heatwave conditions to return over northwest Indian plains, central India from today

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Plea accusing Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot of practising witchcraft dismissed by Jaipur court

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Rajasthan Congress MLA Ganesh Ghogra sends resignation letter to chief minister Ashok Gehlot


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IMD issues heatwave warning for UP, Punjab, Haryana, MP; rains predicted in some parts

On May 19-20, heatwave is predicted in different areas of South Punjab and South Haryana. Heatwave has also been predicted in many parts of Rajasthan.
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Wholesale wheat prices dip in MP, Rajasthan but marginally rise in UP

Industry sources said there was a minor correction in prices late Tuesday after the Centre eased the ban on wheat exports by allowing consignments handed over for inspection or registered with the..
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Rajasthan sanctuary notified as India’s 52nd tiger reserve


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IMD Delhi weather update: No heatwave for next four days, relief from tomorrow

As per IMD, The peak is over. Today we are having a trend of 3 to 4 degrees fall over Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi among others.
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Rape case: Delhi cops in Rajasthan to arrest minister's son fail to trace him

A Delhi Police team tasked with arresting Rajasthan cabinet minister Mahesh Joshi's son Rohit on charges of rape and blackmail returned empty-handed from Jaipur on Sunday after pasting a notice at his..
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IMD issues 'orange alert' for Northwest India

"We have issued Red Alert for Rajasthan for an intense spell of the heatwave, and a Yellow alert for tomorrow. Similarly, we have issued an Orange alert for Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, eastern..
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Delhi Police in Jaipur to arrest Rajasthan minister's son in rape case

Delhi Police team visited Joshis' under construction residence in Sen Colony, Jaipur, where it glued a notice for Rohit Joshi.
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North India reels under intense heatwave; orange and red alerts issued in Delhi and Rajasthan


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Heatwave in northwest and central India for next 4 days, 'red alert' in Coastal Andhra

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Bhilwara murder: 22-year-old stabbed to death; Internet suspended till 6 am tomorrow

Bhilwara: The Rajasthan government, in the wake of a series of communal flare ups, has deployed additional police forces.
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'Will stand with truth, justice': Rajasthan Minister Mahesh Joshi reacts to rape allegation on his son

Earlier on Sunday, a zero FIR has been lodged with the Delhi Police against the son of a Rajasthan Minister for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman.
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Weather forecast: Heatwave alert in Delhi, MP, Rajasthan, UP and Gujarat; rain warning in more than 17 states

IMD has forecast heatwave conditions in Rajasthan, South Haryana, Delhi, South-West Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh from May 9 to May 12.
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Rajasthan Minister's son booked in rape case in Delhi

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IMD: Another spell of heatwave from today

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141 arrests, 12 FIRs, but Gehlot calls Rajasthan violence a ‘skirmish’


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BJP to focus on state polls during key meet in Rajasthan


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Modi’s gift to VIPs: Art items from Varanasi, Gujarat, Rajasthan


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Impact Feature: Rajasthan will be the destination for domestic, foreign tourists, says Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh

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Jodhpur violence: Congress, BJP remain tangled in blame-game over communal tensions

After violent clashes erupted in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, a political row also erupted when Congress blamed the BJP for spreading hatred.
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Monkey has fled with murder weapon, Rajasthan cops tell court


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Rajasthan's CNG price reaches nearly Rs 100 in these cities, know details here

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Rahul Gandhi seen at nightclub in viral video; BJP takes dig at Congress leader

A row has erupted over an undated video doing the rounds on Twitter which shows Congress leader Rahul Gandhi partying at a nightclub reportedly in Nepal's Kathmandu.Several BJP leaders on Tuesday..
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Weather update: Dust storm likely over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, West UP, North Rajasthan today

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India's unemployment rate rises to 7.83 percent in April, highest in Haryana: CMIE

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When will Delhi get respite from sweltering heat? IMD scientist reveals

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Power crisis: Arvind Kejriwal says situation 'very grave'; Rajasthan CM calls for turning off appliances

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Heatwave to intensify in next five days in several parts of country: IMD

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Weather update: Heatwave conditions in UP, Rajasthan, MP, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gujarat

IMD has predicted that in the next three days, the temperature in Northwest and Central India may increase by 2 to 4 degrees.
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Rajasthan gang-rape & murder: Rushed cremation at night sparks row


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UP tops domestic violence Act cases, followed by Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh


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NCW to send team to Rajasthan to probe Dausa rape, murder


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Questions on Congress in political science paper: Union education ministry seeks comments from Rajasthan government


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Rajasthan: Razing of 300-year-old Alwar temple sparks political row, BJP-Congress trade charges

BJP and Congress remain embroiled in a blame game over the demolition of a 300-year-old temple in Rajasthan's Alwar.
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AIMIM chief Owaisi blames BJP-run municipal body in Rajasthan for demolition of temple


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BJP, Congress trade charges over temple demolition in Rajasthan


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Tina Dabi-Pradeep Gawande's marriage solemnised in Jaipur

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Weather update: Relief from heatwave in Delhi, UP, Punjab and Rajasthan from April 20

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