JAIPUR: Preliminary findings of the Rozi Roti Abhiyan Rajasthan, which conducted a state-level survey to assess the PDS functioning, revealed that a majority of people are not satisfied with the quantity of supply.

JAIPUR: Reacting to the farmers' agitation in Bikaner, chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said the protest over amendment in the Land Acquisition Act is an ill-timed one as the state government is ready with the New Land Acquisition Policy.

Gehlot said keeping interest of the farmers as top priority, he himself had mentioned about the New Land Acquisition Policy while presenting the stat

New land acquisition policy soon: Rajasthan Chief Minister
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has termed the agitation led by BJP MLA and former State Minister Devi Singh Bhati in protest against the terms for land acquisition in Kolayat region of Bikaner district as

BIKANER: Farmers agitation against land acquisition in Kolayat in Bikaner district started on a violent note on Tuesday when thousands of protestors clashed with police and smashed a couple of government vehicles.

The farmers led by local MLA and former minister Devi Singh Bhati were demanding better compensation for their lands acquired by the state government and a rehabilitation package on t

JAIPUR: A farmers' agitation against forceful land acquisition by the state government appears to be simmering in Rajasthan on the lines similar to the one being witnessed at Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh.

The flashpoint in Rajasthan seems to be the villages around Kolayat in Bikaner district where the state government issued notices in February this year to acquire agricultural lands spread o

Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay on Monday said the Centre would spend Rs.50 crore on development of a

JAIPUR: The state cabinet on Wednesday took a number of decisons.

The Rajasthan Government has set the target for disbursement of crop loans worth Rs.6,000 crore to farmers through village cooperative societies this year.

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Bikaner: Long-billed vultures were seen in Jorbid area of Bikaner after many years.

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Harjiram Burdak on Tuesday called for speedy implementation of measures for conservation of water in irrigation activities during the ongoing sowing of rabi crops. He said farmers should be encouraged to adopt water-saving practices.

Addressing a review meeting of his department's officers in Bikaner, Mr.