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Rajasthan: State in 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.


No. of girls migrating for education rising much faster than boys’

Girls went from being over a third the number of boys who migrated out of their state for education in 1992-2001 to almost half the number of boys by the 2011 census, which recorded a total of 5.4..
IndiaTimes - Published

5.6 crore Indians lived outside their state of birth in 2011

More than 56 million Indians lived in states other than the ones they were born in, newly released census data for 2011 shows. While UP, Bihar, Rajasthan and MP had the highest ‘out-migration’,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Death toll in Assam, Bihar floods nears 150, over 1.15 crore affected

The flood situation in Bihar and northeast India showed little improvement on Friday as over 1.15 crore people remained affected while the death toll due to flood and rain-related incidents neared 150...
IndiaTimes - Published

Rajasthan textbooks to focus on crimes against women: Ashok Gehlot

The greater impetus given on this social issue is due in part of rising cases of rape and other atrocities against women in the state
DNA - Published

HC sends notices to Centre, Rajasthan govt on creamy layer

IndiaTimes - Published

Seven arrested for kidnapping, holding three captive in Rajasthan

The police says that six of the seven were members of a gang in Haryana, which had several cases of kidnapping, extortion, loot and robbery registered against them
DNA - Published

Law soon to curb lynchings, promises Rajasthan CM

IndiaTimes - Published

Government medical colleges are 'selling' seats now

Some state governments have joined the bandwagon of commercializing medical education in the name of making their colleges self-financed. So, 3%-15% seats are set aside for NRIs and some even have..
IndiaTimes - Published

82 Pakistani migrants in Rajasthan have been granted citizenship: Home Ministry

The citizenship would be granted by registration or naturalisation to legal migrants belonging to six minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
DNA - Published

Rajasthan: Kin ostracised after couple elopes, 'friend' fined Rs 12 lakh

Many villagers kept recording the 'justice' on their mobile phones
DNA - Published

Six Rajasthan cops booked for ‘raping’ Dalit woman

She had alleged that the cops tortured her brother-in-law to death on July 6 and raped her after picking them up in an alleged theft case. A judicial inquiry has been ordered into the alleged custodial..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air cheer: PM10 level dipping in Delhi

Analysis of data for 50 metropolitan cities for 2016, 2017 and 2018 showed a declining trend in Delhi, Varanasi, Ranchi, Raipur, Vijayawada and Bengaluru, among others, whereas the level of PM10 rose..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rajasthan: Cop attacked by mob for probing land dispute, later dies at hospital

A police officer lost his life after he was allegedly attacked by a mob while investigating a land dispute here in Bhim on Saturday.
DNA - Published

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