Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: jaipur

Maharani Gayatri Devi once took on Nehru for the ‘mess’ he made of the 1962 China invasion

In ‘The House of Jaipur’, John Zubrzycki writes about the political and personal lives of India’s golden royal couple, Gayatri Devi and Man Singh.

Mughal-e-Azam, Lagaan, antakshari — how Gehlot camp MLAs are spending time in Jaipur resort

Nearly 100 MLAs, all Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's loyalists, have been kept in Jaipur’s Fairmont hotel as Congress fears they will be poached by BJP and rebel leader Sachin Pilot.

Jaipur’s SMS Hospital shows how ‘test, trace, isolate’ mantra can really work against Covid

From rigorous testing, experimenting with medicines to post-treatment follow-ups, Jaipur's SMS Hospital has set a model for Rajasthan to follow.

Gayatri Devi, princess-politician and Indira Gandhi critic who was jailed during Emergency

Gayatri Devi, whom the Congress twice sought as a member, made history with her landslide victory in the 1962 Lok Sabha elections as the Swatantra Party's Jaipur candidate.

30 BSF jawans test positive for coronavirus in Jodhpur

These jawans were part of a BSF company, which had been sent to Delhi from Jaipur on internal security duty and had been put up at the Jama Masjid.

Serious Covid-19 situation in Mumbai, Pune, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata: Home Ministry

The Union home ministry noted several incidents of violence against healthcare workers, violation of social distancing norms & movement of vehicles in urban areas.

‘It was the least we could do’: When Muslims shouldered a Hindu neighbour’s bier in Jaipur

Rajendra Bagari’s relatives couldn’t come to carry his bier in Jaipur due to the lockdown. So his Muslim neighbours stepped in.

A woman reads the Quran, 13-yr-old says ‘I’m scared’: How Jaipur is dealing with Covid-19

Doctors and policemen take oral swabs from residents in the Muslim-dominated Ramganj locality of Jaipur where over 150 people have tested positive for coronavirus.

Jaipur could lose JLF from next year as state govt wants it shifted out of Diggi Palace

Organisers say JLF could be moved out of Jaipur, as alternate venue suggested by police is a conference hall ‘without traditional architecture & character’.

Four convicted, one acquitted in 2008 Jaipur serial bombings

Eight serial bomb blasts took place in Jaipur on 13 May 2008 which left nearly 70 people dead and 185 injured

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.