Vasundhara Raje’s pet project crumbles under rain

Vasundhara Raje’s pet project crumbles under rain

JAIPUR: The BJP government’s ambitious Dravyavati river rejuvenation project has already started showing signs of deterioration only after the first spell of rain in city. Crevices in the multi-crore project appeared at many areas, including Mansarovar and Hassanpura, as sand beneath the concrete flooring caved in. Sources in the department claimed, waterlogging in various places had led to the formation of cracks and sunken road. In these areas, newly constructed […]

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Constable exam: Cops begin crackdown on cheating gangs

Constable exam: Cops begin crackdown on cheating gangs

JAIPUR: A day before the Rajasthan police constable recruitment examination, the state police on Friday began a statewide crackdown on suspected cheating rackets at many locations including in Churu, and Sikar. The Special Operations Group (SOG) on late Friday night in Churu detained three suspects and recovered hall tickets and original identification cards of many students from a gang that was suspected to be in cahoots with a Haryana-based gang, […]

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Internet services suspended for constable exams today

Internet services suspended for constable exams today

JAIPUR: Not many exams warrant the water-tight security arrangements that the police would witness on Saturday and Sunday in which about 14 lakh candidates at 664 centres across the state are expected to appear for 13,142 posts. Once bitten twice shy, the police department has walked the extra mile to conduct a “cheating-free” recruitment process even though it means inconvenience to people in several parts of the state. TimesView In […]

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Rajasthan to train transgenders in livelihood skills sets

Rajasthan to train transgenders in livelihood skills sets

JAIPUR: If skills provide a level-playing field, can now aspire to be a part of the mainstream, thanks to a training programme being planned by two government departments. The social justice and empowerment department has earmarked some short-term courses for them with an aim to provide alternate livelihood opportunities. The courses short-listed for them are beauty therapist, front office management in hospitality sector, hair dressers etc. The disciplines have been […]

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After 24 years, Tarsali family compensated for boy’s death

After 24 years, Tarsali family compensated for boy’s death

VADODARA: Twenty-four years after the death of their son in a road accident, a Tarsali family got justice from the motor accident claims tribunal in Vadodara. The victim’s father also passed away before he could hear the judgement of the case he had filed. Tragedy struck the family in December 1993, when their 17-year-old son, Jaykumar Lalwani, was killed in an accident involving a state transport (ST) bus in Fatehgunj. […]

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