Forest Department slaps Rs 18.7 lakh fine on Bikaner House for violating NGT orders on concrete around trees

The NGT on April 23, 2013 had directed that there should be no concrete flooring in an area of one-meter radius around tree trunks to ensure their good health and growth.

published on : 26th June 2019

Five detained near Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan under suspicious circumstances

The five people were spotted travelling in an SUV near the border by the BSF on Sunday night and were detained after Rs 9.88 lakh was recovered from their possession.

published on : 20th May 2019

Bikaner farmers root for Modi, cite stance on terror over benefit of agrarian schemes

Sitting atop a heap of chana (gram), the 56-year-old said farmers rarely ever come to know about schemes.

published on : 5th May 2019

India fights to save its heritage havelis in the desert

Some families in Bikaner have taken matters into their own hands, reconstructing the dilapidated havelis (manors) and reinventing them as hotels and guesthouses.

published on : 5th April 2019

Pakistan makes spoof calls to Rajasthan's Bikaner seeking info on Indian Army

In Bikaner's Khajuwala, a red-coloured balloon was spotted on the border which was visible for eight minutes.

published on : 28th February 2019

Sounds of gunshots from across border triggers panic among farmers in Rajasthan

The BSF officials said those who fired gunshots were hunters.

published on : 24th February 2019

Bikaner youth pays unique tribute to Pulwama martyrs, gets 71 names inked on his body

Gopal Saharan, who is a member of the Bhagat Singh Youth Brigade in Bikaner, got the names of 71 martyrs tattooed across his back.

published on : 21st February 2019

Pulwama attack fallout: Illegal Pakistanis living in Bikaner asked to leave within 48 hours

An activist claimed there are about 25,000 Pakistani nationals in Rajasthan and nearly 5,000 of them are not registered with the Foreigners Registration Office.

published on : 19th February 2019

Bikaner land case: ED attaches assets worth Rs 4.62 crore of Vadra company

On detection of fraud, impugned land was recorded back as government land in revenue records by Rajasthan great, the ED said.

published on : 16th February 2019

Robert Vadra grilled by Enforcement Directorate in Jaipur for second consecutive day

The agency wants to question Vadra about the operations of a firm, Ms Skylight Hospitality Private Limited, allegedly linked to him, which had purchased land in the area.

published on : 13th February 2019

No case against me, it's a media circus to distract public: Robert Vadra

This is the second time, in quick succession, that Vadra has vented anger over the investigative agencies and the Centre.

published on : 5th December 2018

The art of finding good company

Art keeps good company with history. Colonialism has created singular offshoots of aesthetics, such as Company Paintings.

published on : 2nd December 2018

No relief for Robert Vadra as Enforcement Directorate puts board on aide's land in Rajasthan

Magharam Marothiya, the Bikaner village Sarpanch claimed that it was his land which was forcefully usurped by a close aide of Vadra.

published on : 19th April 2018

Bikaner land scam: Enforcement Directorate conducts raid on premises of Robert Vadra's aide

As per the ED, Congress leader Mahesh Nagar was the official representative of private firm Skylight Hospitality to procure land in Rajasthan's Bikaner district.

published on : 9th February 2018

Bikaner land scam case: Subramanian Swamy says Enforcement Directorate should also be transferred to PMO

The ED arrested Jaiprakash Bagarwa and Ashok Kumar under Prevention of Money Laundering Act in Bikaner land scam case.

published on : 22nd December 2017
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