When Gaj Singh II, head of the Rathore clan of Marwar - Jodhpur to you and me - came back from England in the 1970s, it was to a near-penurious existence, which might be laughable if he didn’t own properties worth thousands of crores even then, including the world’s largest residence, Umaid Bhawan, which ironically had been commissioned by his grandfather as a famine relief project and had taken 16 years to build as a rival to the viceregal palace in New Delhi. Bapji, as he is ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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A keen contest is being played out among Rajputs in the land of Maharajas, forcing a politically adopted Himachal Pradesh princess to hold her ground against a comparatively young outsider Sekhawat in the Marwar region. Union minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch, ...Deccan Herald, 2 days ago 48 hours in the 'Blue City': Jodhpur Deccan Chronicle, 1 week ago BJP fields Gajendra Sekhawat against Katoch in Jodhpur Economic Times, 4 weeks ago BJP nominates Gajendra Sekhawat in Jodhpur Business Standard India, 4 weeks ago
Union minister and sitting MP of Jodhpur Chandresh Kumari might not get active support from her brother and erstwhile ruler of Marwar Gaj Singh this time, as the royal palace has not indicated anything that lends support to her till now. Congress ...Hindustan Times, 3 days ago Like a phoenix, Chandresh Kumari Katoch rises at 70 to campaign for Cong Indian Express, 1 day ago
Jaipur/Jodhpur: All you music buffs out there! This one is for you. In a bid to promote Spanish Flamenco and Rajasthani Gypsy music traditions in India, the Mehrangarh Museum Trust has come up with state's first ever "Jodhpur Flamenco and Gypsy ...Daily Bhaskar, 1 month ago Jodhpur to Host Flamenco and Gypsy Festival Indiatimes, 1 month ago Rajasthan to host flamenco and gypsy music festival in March Times of India, 1 month ago
JODHPUR: Congress in Jodhpur seems to have admitted that it has been fighting a lost battle long before it reaches the electoral battle field. While the entire BJP unit and its leaders, MLAs and MPs have put on their weight behind party candidate ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago Congress abandoning its candidate in Jodhpur? Times of India, 1 week ago
Sinéad McManus Eight years ago, I was one of your run-of-the-mill tourists, discovering this magnetic gem of the East we called India. Now we call it home, but there are many things and attractions that led so many of us to return to the ...Navhind Times, 3 weeks ago
(RIFF) brings together a mix of eclectic talents from across the world. There are quite a few illustrious names connected to this festival - from Maharaja Gaj Singh of Marwar-Jodhpur who is the chief patron of the festival to Mick Jagger, who ...Express TravelWorld, 1 month ago
| Pioneer Cultural performances are an important part of Holi celebrations by the Jodhpur royal family. Some rituals and traditions have remained unchanged since ages but ceremonies are more lavish now After Mathura and Vrindavan, it is ...New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
Summary The CBI registered cases against the six accused earlier this year, but the details emerged only recently. The CBI has named five former Army officials — three lieutenant-generals and two brigadiers — for allegedly making an ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
JAIPUR: The fourth round of feedback meetings held by BJP saw former Union minister Jaswant Singh emerging as a strong contender for Barmer constituency. Also, retired Army chief General V K Singh made it to the list of candidates suggested by ...Times of India, 1 month ago
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