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Rajasthan

Tigers, Tribals and Tourism

Prabha Chandran

Where conservation is not in conflict with consumerism

Shadows on the Sand

And a temple where they pray to a motorcycle

Make It Silly Policy

On the pride Rajasthan’s education department takes in evicting TS Eliot from a textbook

The Kota System: Rs 600 Crore Coaching Industry

Snazzy packaging, ironclad teacher contracts and study-on-the-go apps revive the city’s famed Rs 600 crore coaching industry

Desert Storm: Camels in the Zoo

A new bill threatens to become the straw that will break the back of Rajasthan’s camels, turning them into zoo animals. Could their milk save them?

JATS: BACKWARD FORWARD

The Supreme Court decision to take Jats off the Central OBC list means that the Jats of Bharatpur and Dholpur districts don’t get the benefit of reservations that others of the community do in Rajasthan

Trending in Rajasthan

The younger, local audience in Rajasthan may not realise what the fuss is about, but the world’s best musicians are drawn to the folk music of their state

THE BRIDES WHO DARED

In some parts of Rajasthan, girls are married as young as eight years old. Some have grown up to declare freedom

Bards of the Desert

Rajasthan’s ambassadors of folk music are going global—and making it bigger at home

Crude Control

Life in this remote town has been altered beyond recognition by the discovery of oil

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