Jodhpur

Watch what you eat! Pani puri chutney samples from Satellite, Jodhpur, Memnagar ‘unsafe’

AMC health department has tested 460 samples of edible items in past two months Ahmedabad: Think twice before you ignore health warnings to gorge on the spicy pani puri at roadside stalls. During inspections conducted over the past two months, the health department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has found several edible items either misbranded,...

From streets to own office: Sweeper clears Rajasthan Administrative Services exams

Jodhpur: Asha Kandara’s is a story of pure grit and determination and of a journey fraught with uncertainties but with a definite goal. After years of sweeping the roads to make a living, this young single mother of two is all set to have her own office when she gets posting as a deputy collector....

Class 6 girl found 3 months pregnant in Rajasthan, teacher arrested

In a bizarre incident, a class 6 student was repeatedly raped by her teacher in a government school in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur. The incident came to light when the minor girl was found three months pregnant. The police have arrested the accused teacher, whereas hunt for another teacher who helped in the alleged crime is going...

Asaram Bapu being given Ayurvedic treatment in jail

Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, whose oxygen level dipped on Sunday, is being provided with Ayurvedic treatment as desired by him. Asaram, who is lodged in Jodhpur jail, is being administered oxygen in the prison after he refused to go to AIIMS Jodhpur. Asaram had tested positive for COVID-19 and was discharged from AIIMS two...

COVID-positive Asaram Bapu also suffering from stomach ulcer

Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu’s health condition has deteriorated as he developed stomach ulcer and had to undergo endoscopy in a hospital in Jodhpur on Monday. Asaram is being treated in two different hospitals. While his endoscopy was undertaken in Mathuradas Mathur Hospital, he was taken to the All India Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur for...
Rajasthan HC defers hearing on bail plea of Asaram Bapu

Rajasthan HC defers hearing on bail plea of Asaram Bapu

The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday deferred the hearing on the bail plea of controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu till May 21. Asaram, who is serving a life sentence in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl, has filed a plea seeking bail for his treatment in Kerala. Recently, he had tested positive for...

Asaram Bapu tests positive for COVID-19, kept in ICU

Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu who is lodged in jail in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur has tested positive for COVID-19. He has been awarded life imprisonment after being found guilty in a rape case. Asaram, who had strong political connections and thousands of followers before landing in trouble, has been shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU)...

Thousands of Demoiselle Cranes yet to leave Rajasthan

Prakash Bhandari, Jodhpur: A very large number of Demoiselle Cranes, the wintering birds from Eurosiberia and China, that usually leaves India by February-end is still in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur despite the surge in mercury—an unusual development. Khichan, a small village near Jodhpur, has been hosting these cranes for many years. Last year too, it hosted a...

Asaram’s followers throng hospital after the jailed godman complains of chest pain

A large number of followers of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu from Gujarat poured in at the Mathuradas Mathur Hospital at Jodhpur where he has been admitted after he complained of chest pain. The followers thronged the hospital to inquire about his health and raised slogans in favour of the jailed godman. Later, on Thursday,  Asaram...

India-France to engage in joint air exercise at Jodhpur starting Jan 19

At a time when India is locked in a bitter standoff with China at the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan Valley, France and India will engage in the Skyros joint air exercise that will be held from January 19-25 at Rajasthan’s Jodhpur. The exercise will see India’s newly acquired Rafale fighter jets...

Body of Captain Ankit Gupta recovered after 6 days

Six days after an Army commando, Captain Ankit Gupta, drowned in Jodhpur’s Takhat Sagar lake, the Navy divers were finally able to retrieve his body on Tuesday. The body was trapped between two rocks inside the water body. Captain Ankit Gupta drowned six days ago during a para jumping exercise in the reservoir. The Army...

Migratory birds flock to Rajasthan for winter

Prakash Bhandari, Jaipur: With winter around the corner and people already witnessing a nip in the air, migratory birds have started arriving in various parts of Rajasthan to spend the winter. The biggest of the lot are Demoiselle Cranes that have arrived at villages near Jodhpur. Demoiselle Cranes, locally called Kurja, arrived in the first...