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Kanota gold heist: Cops nab 3 accused after 8 months

Almost eight months after unidentified men stopped a bus on the highway near Kanota and robbed two bags carrying gold from a passenger, the police have arrested three accused for their alleged involvement in the heist.

18 Oct 2021 8:03 am
Child panel seeks report on Jhunjhunu rape case

The Rajasthan State Commission for Protection of Child Right (RSCPCR) has written to the Jhunjhunu SP asking for a detailed report on the rape of a minor girl by the principal of her school within three days.

18 Oct 2021 8:01 am
Fatty acid profile new test to check spurious ghee

Miscreants producing adulterated desi ghee using vanaspati oil are selling their product in very cheap prices ranging from Rs 250-350 per litre.

18 Oct 2021 7:59 am
RVUNLs investments in solar energy may further burden consumers

The debt-laden Rajasthan Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (RVUNL) has decided to set up solar energy plants of 800 MW capacity and invest about Rs 3,200 crore despite the trend of discoms of other states and power procuring entities preferring the third party route through competitive bidding that has brought down costs of the renewable energy to about Rs 2 a unit.

18 Oct 2021 7:56 am
Jaipur sees spike in murder cases

From fatal quarrels to gang rivalries, the city recorded a significant increase in the number of murders till September this year.

18 Oct 2021 7:54 am
Sikar: Minor raped by para teacher, accused detained

An 8-year-old girl studying in Class V of a government school was raped allegedly by her 50-year-old para teacher at Sikar.

18 Oct 2021 7:04 am
Govt to bolster law to check cheating in exams: Gehlot

Govt for stricterlaws to preventcheating in exams | page 1 The state government will introduce stringent measures to the existing law on preventing unfair practices in competitive exams.

18 Oct 2021 7:04 am
Congress veteran Mahipal Maderna passes away

Congress veteran and former minister Mahipal Maderna (69), accused in the sensational Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case, passed away on Sunday morning.

18 Oct 2021 7:04 am
Rajasthan: Farmers jittery over rain

Farmers eying harvesting of Kharif crop were worried on Sunday when many places in the state witnessed mild to moderate rainfall and heavy dust storms. With the active upper air cyclonic circulation, many places in the state witnessed showers.

18 Oct 2021 4:45 am
Raj: Anti-larval ops gather pace as dengue cases rise

The state health department has kicked-off several anti-larval activities as dengue cases are on the rise. In the last one month, over 3,000 dengue cases have been reported in the state.

18 Oct 2021 4:45 am
BJPs protest rally against Cong govt on Dec 15: Poonia

State BJP president Poonia has announced that the party will conduct a major campaign to protest against the state government in December.

18 Oct 2021 4:45 am
JDA set to transform parks into mini forests

Mini forests will be springing up in different corners of the city as JDA has started plantation using popular Japanese Miyawaki technique. UDH minister Shanti Dhariwal inaugurated the project from Jawahar Circle to create urban forests.

18 Oct 2021 4:13 am
Rajasthan: School principal held for raping 11-yr-old girl

Rajasthan Police on Sunday arrested a school principal for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district.

17 Oct 2021 5:56 pm
Two arrested in Jaipur for beating travel agent to death

City police Saturday arrested two accused for beating a 29-year-old man to death on road number 17 under Vishwakarma industrial area (VKI) police area.

17 Oct 2021 9:08 am
Gehlot finally discusses cabinet rejig with Cong leadership

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot held discussions on Rajasthan politics with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at the latters residence in New Delhi on Saturday night, after attending the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting earlier in the day.L

17 Oct 2021 7:52 am
Jaipur: Harassed by money lender, 61-yr-old dies by suicide

A 61-year-old man committed suicide after jumping before a train in Gokulpura after he was allegedly harassed by a moneylender, Kardhani police said on Saturday.

17 Oct 2021 7:40 am
Traders in Jaipur rejoice as ban on crackers lifted

As the state government on Friday lifted the ban on firecrackers saying that bursting of the green crackers will be allowed for two hours, the firecracker traders with permanent license are upbeat and are expecting a good business. However, many traders on the other hand, are confused over the specifications on the green firecrackers and are clueless on how they will exhaust the last years stock.

17 Oct 2021 7:38 am
Respite from bad roads not likely this festive season

This festive season, residents of the city will have to put up with the dug-up roads in markets and colonies, because the municipal corporation is yet to start repairing them.

17 Oct 2021 7:36 am
Rajs 1st desert park to open for visitors before Diwali

The states first desert park, Kishan Bagh, which is spread across 64 hectares on the outskirts of the city, will open for tourists before Diwali, said urban development and housing (UDH) minister, Shanti Dhariwal, after his visit on Saturday.

17 Oct 2021 7:34 am
Principal among 3 held in minor rape case

A day after Jhunjhunu Police arrested a 31-year-old principal of a government school in Rajasthan for allegedly raping a class 7 girl, the police on Saturday arrested two female teachers for their alleged involvement in destroying the evidence.

17 Oct 2021 12:55 am
Rajasthan: 3 die in road accident in Bharatpur

Three people died after being hit by a speeding car in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district on Saturday, police said.

16 Oct 2021 5:55 pm
Rajasthan: Woman gang-raped at hotel in Bhilwara

The woman, in her FIR lodged on Friday, also stated that she was offered an alcohol-laced drink and was then raped.

16 Oct 2021 8:28 am
Jaipur: 2 shooters held, used GPS to track Yadavs car

The accused were listed by police as Virendra Singh alias Billu and Ashish Shekhawat alias Akshay. DCP West, Pradeep Mohan Sharma said that four other accused have already been arrested in the case.

16 Oct 2021 8:25 am
Travel agent beaten to death, four accused identified

Police said that four persons have been identified while two others were unknown. According to Chomu ACP Rajendra Singh, the exact number of assailants has not been determined.

16 Oct 2021 7:45 am
Jaipur boy secures first spot in JEE(A) with record score

Mridul got 96.66% or 348 out of 360 marks which has never been achieved till now in JEE-Advanced. He had also scored 100 percentile in February and March JEE-Mains attempts.

16 Oct 2021 7:43 am
Gehlot meets Ambika Soni ahead of CWC meet today

After reaching Delhi on Friday evening, Gehlot met senior leader Ambika Soni, a close aide of Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, said sources.

16 Oct 2021 7:42 am
Cop's son drives car off road, 1 dead in Raj

One person was killed and two others injured when a speeding car allegedly hit multiple vehicles here, police said Friday.

15 Oct 2021 5:55 pm
Raj: Covid vaccination slows down during Navratri

Vaccination against Covid-19 has slowed down in the state as 1.57 lakh doses were administered on Thursday. Apart from that, the state government is awaiting guidelines for vaccination of children against Covid-19.

15 Oct 2021 1:42 pm
Mercury dips in Rajasthan, Sikar coldest at 14.6C

Nip in the air is evident during early morning and late evening hours as majority of the places in the state have witnessed dip in minimum temperatures. Sikar remained coldest in the state where a minimum temperature of 14.6C was recorded, the Met reports said on Thursday.

15 Oct 2021 9:56 am
Ashok Gehlot flags off 11 Janani Express ambulances

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday flagged off 11 Chiranjeevi 104 Janani Express Ambulance from CMO.According to officials, total 600 Janani Express ambulances are being operated in the state to provide referral transport services to pregnant women and infants up to a year.

15 Oct 2021 9:56 am
Jaipur: Bani Park murder accused found hanging in Chomu

One of the shooters and a key conspirator wanted in the murder of history-sheeter Ajay Yadav was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his relatives house on Thursday.

15 Oct 2021 8:28 am
Alwar, Bharatpur districts likely to lose NCR status

Following the new draft policy approved by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB), major areas of Alwar and Bharatpur districts, including the two cities, of the state may no longer be part of the National Capital Region (NCR).

15 Oct 2021 8:27 am
Jaipur: House help robs leading businessman in Raja Park

A domestic help drugged two other house helps and fled with money and valuables worth several lakhs from the house of a leading industrialist in Raja Park late on Wednesday night.

15 Oct 2021 8:23 am
Rajasthan: Man held in Jodhpur for spying for Pak

An employee in the chief engineer office of the Military Engineer Service (MES) in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district was arrested for allegedly spying for Pakistan, police said on Thursday.

15 Oct 2021 1:02 am
4 dead as car overturns on national highway in Rajasthan

Four persons, including a minor girl, were killed after a speeding car lost control and overturned after hitting five pedestrians on NH-27 on Thursday, police said.

14 Oct 2021 10:17 pm
In late night rejig, Raj govt transfers 39 IPS officers

The Rajasthan government transferred 39 IPS officers late on Wednesday night. Senior additional DGs (ADGs), inspector generals (IGs), deputy IGs and superintendents of police (SPs) were among those who were transferred.

14 Oct 2021 8:16 am
Criminal killed in cross-firing with police in Jodhpur

A criminal was killed in cross-firing with police here on Wednesday evening in Banar area. Identified as Lovely Kandra (30), he was wanted by police in various cases related to extortion and the Arms Act.

14 Oct 2021 8:13 am
Govt schools in Rajasthan to be closed from Oct 27 to Nov 7

The state has revoked its Tuesdays order of cancelling mid-term holidays for Diwali in government schools after teachers expressed their unhappiness. Education minister Govind Singh took to social media to announce that the schools will now remain closed from October 27 to November 7.

14 Oct 2021 8:06 am
Authorities ignored warning on coal crisis, reveals letter

While the Centre and states are engaged in a blame game on the current power crisis triggered by the shortage of coal, the Centre has been cautioning the state on the impending crisis as early as August but it seems the state authorities had ignored the warnings.

14 Oct 2021 7:32 am
Rajasthan to get 20 coal rakes, claims energy secretary

A senior energy department official claimed that Rajasthan will get additional five rakes of coal both from Coal India and the states joint venture coal field PKCL from Wednesday night.

14 Oct 2021 7:32 am
Gehlot inaugurates new reception hall at secretariat

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday inaugurated a reception hall equipped with modern facilities in the Government Secretariat complex.

13 Oct 2021 2:34 pm
Info commission celebrates 16 years of RTI Act in Rajasthan

The State Information Commission (SIC) commemorated 16 years of Right to Information (RTI) Act being introduced in Rajasthan on October 12.

13 Oct 2021 2:27 pm
Mid-term holidays for Diwali cancelled in Raj schools

The state education department cancelled the mid-term holiday that comes around Diwali this time. There will be holidays fixed by the government for Diwali, but there won't be the usual 10- to 15-day midterm holidays.

13 Oct 2021 7:42 am
Rajasthan: Dalit man thrashed in Jalore, 5 held

A 26-year-old dalit man, who had gone to offer prayers at a temple in Jalore district, was abused by few people who later thrashed him after he protested on October 1. As the video clip of the incident went viral, the matter came to the notice of Jalore police on October 10 when they got an FIR from the victim. On Tuesday, police arrested five persons for alleged assault, criminal intimidation and atrocity against SC/ST.

13 Oct 2021 7:40 am
'Centres responsibility to help the states with coal shortage'

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday slammed the Centre over the issue of coal shortage and said that it is the Central government's responsibility to help the states in the matter. He said it should not be an issue of dispute between the Centre and states. The problem is with most of the states in north India.

13 Oct 2021 7:37 am
Supply from Coal India remains a concern in Rajasthan

Supply of coal from Coal India still remains of problem showing no signs of power crisis abating anytime soon. Even after continuous engagement by the senior government functionaries, Coal India has raised supply by only one rake to six far short of 11 rakes as per the agreement.

13 Oct 2021 7:36 am
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot takes stock of power situation

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot reviewed the status of power cuts and short supply of diammonium phosphate (DAP) in the state through a video conference on Tuesday.

13 Oct 2021 7:35 am
3 killed, 12 injured in Dholpur collision

The incident took place near Khanpura village and the deceased were identified as Jamuna (22), Raghvendra (25) and Sachin (20) residents of Agra.

12 Oct 2021 5:56 pm
Rajasthan: Five detained for beating dalit youth in Jalore

Five people have been detained for mercilessly beating a dalit youth in Rajasthan's Jalore town. The video of the incident went viral on the social media after which the cops registered a case of assault under appropriate sections of IPC and also under sections of SC/ST Atrocities(Prevention) Act.

12 Oct 2021 4:55 pm
Nod to hold religious events from 6am to 10pm in Raj

Considering the festival season, the government has given approval to organise religious events/programmes from 6am to 10pm in the state with a maximum of 200 people.

12 Oct 2021 8:28 am