In Rajasthan, the search for the “women’s vote” can be a zigzag journey where every signpost of change is also a pointer to that which has not changed.

The National Nutrition Mission, with all its hype, is confined very much to fixing targets, and its focus does not seem to consist in addressing the causes for the high prevalence of malnutrition,

Jhunjhunu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s penchant for acronyms was once again on show at the launch of nutrition mission in Jhunjhunu on Thursday.

JAIPUR: Supporters of some mining lease holders allegedly opened fire and beat up villagers with sticks when the latter were staging a sit-in against illegal blasts in mines near Chidawa's Chanana

Swine flu has claimed nine more lives in parts of Rajasthan in the last 48 hours, raising the toll due to H1N1 virus to 375 since January this year, an official said today.

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has accused the Haryana Government of “usurping Rajasthan’s share of water” from the Yamuna and has urged the Centre to intervene in the matter.

Rajasthan has demanded that neighbouring Haryana release the Yamuna waters from Tajewala headworks in accordance with the provisions of the 1994 river water agreement among five States to facilitat

Visits to seven small towns in north India reveal how paucity of funds, slipshod planning and a dearth of capabilities have contributed to poor civic services and inadequate infrastructure. Citizens in some areas have organised themselves into neighbourhood committees to tackle problems that the urban bodies neglect, but this has its limitations and cannot substitute for efficient local government. The keys to tap the rich potential in these small towns are purposeful research, participative planning, responsive governance and healthy finances.

JAIPUR: Jhunjhunu on Thursday earned the distinction of being the first smoke-free district in the state on World No Tobacco Day.

JAIPUR: Once again coming down heavily on illegal mining in the state, a division bench of the high court comprising Chief Justice Arun Mishra and Justice N K Jain stayed all mining activities in Puhaniya village of Buhana tehsil and in Chanaana village of Chirawa tehsil in Jhunjhunu district.

The PILs claimed that mining lease holders are doing illegal mining outside the pit allotted to them. The use of explosives is causing health hazards and also resulting in cracks in constructions.

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