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Drunk man kills elderly woman in Udaipur, claims he is incarnation of Lord Shiva

Updated on Aug 06, 2023 05:14 PM IST

In the video, the elderly woman can be seen pleading for mercy while another bystander asking him to refrain from his actions

 (Representative Photo)

Rajasthan Heritage mayor suspended after husband's arrest in bribery case

Rajasthan Heritage mayor suspended following husband's arrest in bribery case

Munesh Gurjar
Published on Aug 06, 2023 11:29 AM IST
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Bhilwara rape and murder: DGP directs police to file charge sheet at the earliest

Rajasthan DGP Umesh Mishra has ordered the preparation of a charge sheet against the accused in the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl. The police will also approach the high court to have the case tried in a fast-track court. At least five people have been arrested and a minor has been detained in connection with the crime. The body parts of the girl were found dumped in a nearby pond. The police suspect that 10-12 people were involved in the incident. Local leaders have called for a bandh and demanded compensation for the victim's family.

Body parts of the minor girl who was allegedly raped, murdered were later burnt in a coal furnace in Nrisinghapura village (Twitter Photo)
Updated on Aug 06, 2023 10:38 AM IST

Rajasthan: JEE aspirant dies by suicide in Kota; 19th case this year

Police also said no suicide note was recovered from the spot, and the preliminary probe indicated no behavioural changes in the student

A surge in suicide cases in Kota has prompted the state government to consider a law to regulate private educational institutes (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 05:23 PM IST

Husband of woman who went to Pakistan to meet her friend lodges FIR against her

The man accused his wife of threatening him over the phone and alleged that the her Pakistani friend had induced her to go to Pakistan

The woman has said that she came to Pakistan as she just wanted to visit the place. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 06:12 PM IST

Rajasthan: ACB nabs Jaipur Heritage mayor’s husband, 2 others for taking bribe

The ACB team also conducted a raid in the residences of the accused on Friday night and seized over Rs.40 lakh cash and the file of the complainer’s lease from Sushil’s house.

Rajasthan ACB raids husband of Jaipur Municipality Corporation- Heritage (JMC-H) mayor Munesh Gurjar (Twitter Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2023 11:43 AM IST

Bhilwara rape: Body parts of 14-year-old girl found in a pond

The case has sparked a political slugfest in Rajasthan with topposition BJP calling out the ruling Congress for lack of women and child safety in the state

Police arrested four suspects Kanha (21), Kaalu (25), Sanjay (20), and Pappu (35) in the case late on Thursday night (AFP FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 07:52 PM IST

Rajasthan govt announces 17 new districts, 3 new divisions in state

Speaking to reporters after the cabinet meeting, CM Gehlot said that ministers in charge of the new districts would hold prayers and a formal launch on August 7

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot (Twitter/@ashokgehlot51)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 07:17 PM IST

Bharatpur collector inspects areas imposed with Sec 144 after internet restoration

Section 144 was imposed on Bharatpur’s two tehsils Kaman and Pahari on Wednesday while the internet was also suspended in Nagar and Sikri

The development comes a day after the internet was restored in four tehsils of Bharatpur. (AFP picture)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 04:19 PM IST

Sachin Pilot reacts sharply after Rajasthan girl's charred body found in furnace

Reacting to the incident, Sachin Pilot said his heart was “deeply disturbed” by the news of brutality with the minor girl.

Congress leader Sachin Pilot. (PTI file)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 11:00 AM IST

Rajasthan’s GDP will soon be 15 lakh crore: CM Ashok Gehlot

He said that the state’s GDP (gross domestic product) has increased by ₹6 lakh crore in the last four years attributing the success to the economic management of the state government

He was addressing the inauguration ceremony of National Handloom Week-2023 through video conference. (Ashok Gehlot | Twitter)
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 05:22 PM IST

Over 5.85 mn people to participate in Rural and Urban Olympic Games: Rajasthan CM

Better coaching and training will be facilitated by the state government for players who win in these games, chief minister Ashok Gehlot said

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 04:05 PM IST

Rajasthan family brings 13-yr-old girl to hospital for delivery; Pocso case filed

Police said the family hadn’t filed a complaint about their 13-year-old daughter’s rape by a relative visiting them from Uttar Pradesh

The young teenager told the police that she was raped by a relative on January (AFP File)
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 03:50 PM IST

Rajasthan: Minor girl allegedly raped, body burnt in coal furnace; four held

Police said that they received information about the incident from the family members of the minor girl who went looking for her after she went missing for several hours

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 03, 2023 03:18 PM IST

Nuh spillover: Sec 144 imposed in Rajasthan’s Alwar, Bharatpur after shops attacked

The decision was taken to maintain peace in the area and avert any further violation of the law and order, a senior police officer said.

Gathering of four or more people under Section 144 was imposed in many parts of Rajasthan’s Alwar and Bharatpur districts on Wednesday after shops were attacked. (PTI photo)
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 04:30 PM IST

Rajasthan: 20 pilgrims, including 5 minors, injured in Dholpur truck collision

No case has been filed so far by any of the victims or their family members, and further investigation is underway

Representational image.
Updated on Aug 02, 2023 04:21 PM IST

Internet suspended in 4 tehsils of Bharatpur over communal violence in Haryana

All four tehsils of Bharatpur district are located on the Haryana border where a communal clash broke out between two groups in Nuh of Haryana during a religious procession on Monday

The Bharatpur police administration also announced an alert in Mewat region of the district. (Representative file image)
Updated on Aug 01, 2023 01:24 PM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Woman, her two sons die in car crash on Bhilwara’s national highway; 3 injured

Kotari circle officer Shyam Sundar Bishnoi said the family was returning to Ajmer after a weekend trip to Menal, about 200km away.

Kotari circle officer Shyam Sundar Bishnoi said the bodies were handed over to the family after autopsy (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 31, 2023 08:09 PM IST

Rajasthan: Three electrocuted to death during Tazia procession in Dholpur

Four came in contact with live electric wire of an 11,000 KV line, police said, adding, they were taken to district Mangal Singh Hospital, where three of them were declared dead

People stage protest over the death of three persons who were electrocuted on Sunday in Dholpur (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 30, 2023 02:30 PM IST

Jaipur rain: City waterlogged; other Rajasthan districts to get more showers

The weather body said that the rain intensity would reduce in the state briefly but heavy showers are likely to resume in North-East Rajasthan from August 1.

People wade through the waterlogged road after the heavy rains, in Jaipur on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 30, 2023 07:58 AM IST

CSOs, govts need to work together to ensure overall progress of society: Rajnath

The defence minister emphasised that these groups have the potential to impact official policies and programmes, across all the dimensions of today’s social, economic and environmental challenges

Union defence minister Rajnath Singh addressed Civil 20 (C20) India Summit in Jaipur on Saturday (Twitter/@rajnathsingh)
Updated on Jul 29, 2023 07:11 PM IST
BySenjuti Sengupta

Pak girl, trying to book return ticket without passport, held at Jaipur airport

Police have identified the girl Ghazal Parveen, a resident of Lahore in Pakistan, who arrived in India three years ago with her aunt

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 08:38 PM IST

Rajasthan: Rahul Gandhi to sound Congress poll bugle from Maangarh dham

Rajasthan Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasara said the Congress is going to hold a meeting at Mangarh Dham on the occasion of World Tribal Day

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi (File Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2023 07:10 PM IST

PhD student in Rajasthan Central University dies by suicide: Police

According to police, the student was a resident of Ladakh and studied in the Social Work department as a research scholar for the last five years

This is the second such incident reported from the university in the past six months. (Representative file image)
Updated on Jul 27, 2023 03:53 PM IST

Rajasthan parents die by suicide after daughter marries against their wishes

A day before the incident, the couple tried to talk their daughter out of the inter-caste marriage, but she refused to listen, the police said

Representational image.
Updated on Jul 26, 2023 05:48 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Tigress T-84 spotted with three cubs in Ranthambore: Forest official

The tigress T-84 (Arrowhead) was seen to be roaming around with her three cubs and they are one-and-a-half months old

The officer added that T-84, the daughter of T-19 seemed to be very weak. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 25, 2023 05:18 PM IST
BySenjuti Sengupta

Who is Rajendra Gudha, sacked Rajasthan minister with ‘red diary’? 5 points

Rajendra Gudha, a turncoat MLA had switched to Congress from the Bahujan Samaj Party in 2019.

Jaipur: Congress MLA Rajendra Gudha who was recently sacked as a minister of Rajasthan govt. speaks with the media Monday.(PTI)
Published on Jul 24, 2023 07:55 PM IST

Noor Shekhawat first in Rajasthan to have 'transgender' on birth certificate

Shekhawat was also the first transgender person in Rajasthan to receive a driver’s license after National Legal Services Authority’s (NALSA) 2011 judgement.

Noor Shekhawat receiving her birth certificate. (HT)
Published on Jul 24, 2023 07:02 PM IST

Sacked minister waves red diary in Rajasthan assembly, says it’s proof of graft

The Rajasthan Assembly suspended Rajendra Gudha and BJP MLA Madan Dilawar for unparliamentary behaviour for the remaining sessions of the 15th assembly

The Rajasthan assembly was adjourned after Congress MLA Rajendra Gudha waved a red diary which he claims holds details of irregular financial transactions (PTI)
Updated on Jul 24, 2023 06:46 PM IST

Sacked Rajasthan minister 'dragged' out of assembly after waving 'red diary'

Rajendra Gudha reached the Rajathan assembly waving a red diary which he claimed holds details of irregular financial transactions.

Sacked Congress MLA Rajendra Gudha interacts with the media after the Rajasthan assembly was adjourned on Monday, (PTI)
Updated on Jul 24, 2023 03:26 PM IST
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