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Communal tensions flare in Jaipur over death of Muslim youth; 15 detained

Published on Sep 30, 2023 03:51 PM IST

Police said that the death of the Muslim man has led to tension in the area as a large mob began protesting since Friday night demanding immediate arrest of the accused persons

A 20-year-old Muslim man was beaten to death allegedly by a group of people in Jaipur’s Gangapol area (Representative Photo)

Vasundhara Raje confidant, Rajput leader Devi Singh Bhati rejoins BJP

Bhati, 78, is a seven-time MLA from the Kolayat assembly seat and is said to wield influence in the Rajput community

Devi Singh Bhati (HT photo)
Published on Sep 29, 2023 04:14 PM IST

NIA raids in Rajasthan: 12 detained for Khalistani-gangster nexus

The federal agency raided several locations in ive districts including Sriganganagar, Hanumangarh, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, and Jhunjhunu since Wednesday morning

 (Representative image)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 12:16 PM IST

Rajasthan police station chief suspended after his intimate photos leak

The Deeg police said suspended SHO Kamruddin Khan went missing after it was decided to take action against him

Kamrudin Khan was suspended on orders of the Rajasthan director general of police (Instagram/policerajasthan)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 02:23 PM IST
BySuresh Faujdar

Panic in Udaipur after leopard enters house, caught by forest officials

According to forest officials, the leopard was spotted inside the house of a temple priest who at the time was on the ground floor while his daughters were on the first floor

The animal was caught by the forest officials who then released it to a safe place. (Representative file image)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 01:29 PM IST

JJP holds show of strength in Rajasthan’s Sikar ahead of poll

Chautala said that the JJP is preparing to contest 25-30 assembly seats in Rajasthan and charged the Congress government with neglecting the people of the state

In his address, JJP chief Ajay Chautala reminded the crowd that he started his political career from Data Ramgarh constituency and became MLA twice in Rajasthan. The Jannayak Janta Party (JJP), the breakaway faction of the INLD and junior coalition partner of the BJP in Haryana, on Monday held a massive show of strength in Sikar of poll-bound Rajasthan. (HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 26, 2023 01:04 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Annapurna beneficiaries to get extra food packet on religious festivals: Gehlot

The Annapurna Food Packet Scheme, launched in August thus year on the occasion of Independence Day seeks to distribute food packets to more than 10.4 million families for free every month

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot (Twitter/@ashokgehlot51)
Updated on Sep 25, 2023 06:29 PM IST

Rajasthan: Youth climbs overhead water tank in Bharatpur demanding govt job

Administration officials, who arrived at the scene said that the youth – identified as Radhe Shyam climbed up on on tank in the Sarso Mandi campus with petrol and poison

23-year-old Radhe Shyaam climbed up on an overhead water tank in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 25, 2023 05:32 PM IST

Women’s Reservation Bill could be implemented any time after 2026: Law minister

Union law minister Arjun Ram Meghwal said that the Opposition, who failed even to bring the bill during their tenure, was making it an issue unnecessarily

Union law minister Arjun Ram Meghwal. (File Photo)
Updated on Sep 24, 2023 07:51 PM IST

Rajasthan: Principal, one student killed as school bus rams into truck in Barmer

The bus collided with a truck parked on the Bharatmala highway, police said, adding that it was the blind spot for the school bus driver as the truck’s parking lights off

School bus collided with truck parked on the Bharatmala highway in Rajasthan Barmer, police said (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 24, 2023 03:57 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

5 killed, 4 critical as state transport bus rams into auto-rickshaw in Dausa

All pilgrims were returning by auto rickshaw from Hindaun City of Karauli to Mehwa when a Rajasthan Lok Parivahan Sewa bus rammed into an auto-rickshaw, crushing it entirely, said police

A bus rammed into an autorickshaw on the Mahwa-Hindaun State Highway (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 24, 2023 03:49 PM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Monu Manesar shifted to Ajmer high security jail from Bharatpur

Bharatpur superintendent of police (SP) Mridul Kachhawa said one of the reasons he was shifted out of the Bharatpur jail was due to ‘security reasons’ and another that three of his associates, arrested in connection with the Bhiwani double murder, are lodged here

Mounu Manesar was arrested by Haryana police on September 12 (File Photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 05:30 PM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Three children drown in Chambal river in Rajasthan’s Dholpur: Police

The three children who were rescued have been identified as Shahzad Khan, a native of Gwalior, Irshad Khan, a native of Morena, and Golu from Dholpur, police said

Rescue team search operation for missing children on Friday in Chambal river in Dholpur (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 05:01 PM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

1st case under Rajasthan Honour of Dead Body Act registered in Sriganganagar

The Rajasthan Honour of Dead Body Act, which provides for up to five-year imprisonment, was passed last month to prevent protests with bodies and ensure the right to last rites

A First Information Report was filed under the law on Wednesday. (X)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 01:16 PM IST
ByAparnesh Goswami

Cow smugglers flee after firing at cops in Rajasthan’s Deeg: Police

Police have identified one of the smugglers as Kada alias Kasim Mev, a native of Kanwari village, and have launched a search operation to nab the gang

Rajasthan’s Deeg police conducting raids to nab cow smugglers (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:50 PM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Police constable killed after speeding truck runs over him in Udaipur: Police

According to police, he was standing along with his team during a road checking outside the Tidi police station when the accident took place around 9:30am

The truck driver remains at large. (Representative file image)
Published on Sep 19, 2023 03:36 PM IST

Normal life affected in Rajasthan as heavy rainfall continues

The rains in Rajasthan have led to widespread waterlogging, diversion of major trains, closure of schools, overflow in the dams, and damage in crop production

The Meteorological Department on Monday again issued orange and yellow alerts warnings of moderate to heavy rainfall in 16 districts across the state in the next 24 hours. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 04:45 PM IST

Monu Manesar wanted to join gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang: Police

Manesar & Bishnoi video chatted a year ago when the latter was in Punjab police custody for his alleged role in murdering popular Punjabi singer Moosewallah.

Monu Manesar (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 19, 2023 02:39 AM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Rajasthan minor girl allegedly abducted, gang-raped in Dausa; accused absconding

Police said two of the accused abducted the girl on a two-wheeler when she was on her way back home after her coaching classes on Friday

Police said one of the accused had been known to the girl for the last one year. (Representative Photo)
Updated on Sep 16, 2023 09:11 PM IST

Rajasthan: 3 cow smugglers held in Dausa, one critically injured in police firing

The incident took place on the Jaipur-Agra National Highway-21 around midnight on Friday when police tried to stop a vehicle of cow smugglers coming from Jaipur

 (Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 16, 2023 04:32 PM IST

ED arrests Anil Kumar Meena, RPSC member Babulal Katara in Raj paper leak case

ED arrests RPSC member Babulal Katara and Anil Kumar Meena in Rajasthan paper leak case; assets worth ₹3.11 crore attached.

ED arrests RPSC member & another in Rajasthan paper leak case; properties worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3.11 crore attached. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 16, 2023 02:46 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

FIR filed against Union minister Gajendra Shekhawat accuses him of hate speech

Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has been registered with an FIR by the Sirohi district police in Rajasthan for his speech on September 11, in which he spoke about attacks on a Ram Navami procession. The FIR accuses the minister of deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings and promoting enmity between different religious groups. Independent legislator Sanyam Lodha has called for Shekhawat's immediate sacking and legal action against him. BJP MP Devji Patel accused Lodha of pressuring the police to register the FIR.

Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at the BJP’s Parivartan Sankalp Yatra in Bikaner ) (ANI)
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 04:59 PM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Rajasthan HC asks Ramdev to appear before IO after FIR registered

The HC directed Ramdev to appear before the Investigating Officer as and when called and directed the government counsel to produce the case diary in the court

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev (HT File Photo/ Sunil Ghosh)
Published on Sep 14, 2023 07:08 AM IST

BJP suspends Rajasthan leader Kailash Meghwal for ‘corrupt number 1’ attack

BJP’s state disciplinary committee chairman Onkar Singh Lakhawat on Wednesday announced Kailash Meghwal’s suspension on Wednesday

Six-time lawmaker Kailash Meghwal welcomed the BJP’s decision to suspend him. (ANI/Screengrab)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 08:04 PM IST

Monu Manesar being interrogated, will be produced in court tomorrow: Police

Monu Manesar is accused of killing two men from Rajasthan in February, and of allegedly making remarks that were among the triggers for the communal clashes in Nuh in July

Cow vigilante Monu Manesar alias Mohit Yadav (File Photo)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 05:44 PM IST

Two-day strike in Rajasthan, all petrol pumps to stay closed

Although the two-day strike starts on Wednesday, its effect could be seen earlier in Udaipur with petrol pumps being closed from Tuesday evening itself.

People throng a petrol pump ahead of pump operators' protests across Rajasthan, in Ajmer. (PTI)
Published on Sep 13, 2023 11:39 AM IST

11, including 6 women, killed after speeding truck rams into bus in Rajasthan

11 people hailing from Gujarat were declared dead while 15 injured passengers were taken to district Raj Bahadur Memorial hospital

The incident took place around 5am on Wednesday on Jaipur-Agra national highway-21. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 10:33 AM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Baba Ramdev asked by HC to appear before probe officer in hate speech case

The Rajasthan high court has also extended the interim stay on Baba Ramdev’s arrest, granted to him on April 13, till October 16.

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev (HT File Photo/ Sunil Ghosh)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 04:47 AM IST
ByMukesh Mathrani

Rajasthan: Six people from two families killed in road accident

The families were returning from a visit to the Khatu Shyam temple in Sikar when the accident took place. Apart from them, the police also found two dead bulls at the site of the accident

Representational image.
Published on Sep 11, 2023 11:24 AM IST
BySuresh Foujdar

Woman allegedly abducted, gang-raped in Rajasthan’s Bhilwara; two arrested

Police said the incident took place in the district’s Gangapur city. The accused took the woman to a warehouse, raped her and left unclothed

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Sep 10, 2023 05:47 PM IST
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