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Delhi, Rajasthan report 4 more Omicron cases; India’s tally rises to 49

New Delhi: Four more cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus were reported from Delhi and Rajasthan. With this, the Omicron tally of India has reached 49. Confirming the cases in Rajasthan, state health minister Parsadi Lal Meena said, “Four more cases have been reported. The health condition of these patients is stable. All previous Omicron...

Alwar school gang rape: NCPCR team to probe sexual abuse

4 girls of a school in Bhiwadi in Rajasthan’s Alwar had accused their teachers of molestation, gang rape Alwar: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has taken cognizance of the complaint of sexual abuse by four school girls in Alwar in Rajasthan. A team will go to Alwar for an inquiry into...

Will Modi’s show of ‘affection’ hamper Gehlot’s prospects in Rajasthan?

Political Correspondent, Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi showered praises on Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during the virtual inauguration of several projects in the state recently. This open display of affection has not escaped the attention of political observers. More than the camaraderie itself, it is the timing of such a show that has triggered...

Can Sidhu’s ‘treachery’ clip Sachin Pilot’s wings in Rajasthan?

Rajasthan is not Punjab, nor is Sachin Pilot another Navjyot Singh Sidhu. So, parallels cannot be drawn between the two Political Correspondent, Jaipur: When Navjot Singh Sidhu scripted the exit of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, speculations ran rife of Rajasthan seeing change in leadership and of the old guard handing over the baton to...

Rajasthan: 6 killed in van-truck collision in Jaipur

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for deceased, Rs 50,000 for injured Jaipur: A major collision between a multi-axle truck and a van in Jaipur on Saturday morning left at least six persons dead and four others injured. According to reports, five of the six persons who died were candidates of Rajasthan...

Rajasthan: Man sets himself on fire outside police station

A man in his 60s allegedly attempted suicide by setting himself on fire outside the Todarasingh police station in Rajasthan’s Tonk district. The man identified as Ramswaroop Bairwa has been admitted to the SMS Hospital in Jaipur where he is undergoing treatment. While the exact reason for the extreme step taken by the man is...

Uttar Pradesh couple abducted in Delhi, killed in MP, bodies disposed in different states

In a spine-chilling incident, a couple from Uttar Pradesh was kidnapped from Delhi, murdered in Madhya Pradesh and their bodies disposed in two different states. The Uttar Pradesh Police said that the couple had eloped on July 31 after their families refused to agree to the match. While the girl was a minor, her partner...

Rajasthan: Man rapes minor daughter, son commits suicide

A man allegedly raped his minor daughter in Rajasthan’s Jalore district that also resulted in his son committing suicide when he came to know about the incident. The man is absconding and the police are on the lookout for him. The police revealed that the minor girl’s brother came to the know about his sister’s...

Here’s why Rajasthan is contemplating running water trains to Pali district

Deficient rainfall in Rajasthan and a declining water level in Jawai Dam have forced the state government to consider running “water trains” to Pali district by the end of the current month. Notably, the water level at the dam has declined to just 10 feet as the area received very little rainfall this year. Water...

Rajasthan: Wedding feast leaves 130 ill with food poisoning in Churu

Four weddings of a family were solemnized in Sardarshahar in Churu district of Rajasthan on Wednesday Jaipur: Four marriages in a family were solemnized on the same day. So, it was a big occasion. Unfortunately, it went terribly wrong for many of the guests. At least 130 people reported unwell after eating the food served...

Rajasthan CM attacks Centre for being stubborn, says dissent crucial in democracy

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday criticised the Centre for being stubborn and not listening to anyone, including the Opposition. The chief minister said that the Centre comprises people who are determined to rule India without bothering to hear anyone while asserting that there should be a place for dissent in a democracy. Gehlot...

Tax evasion? I-T raids on Dainik Bhaskar group

Ahmedabad: The Dainik Bhaskar group, one of the largest media houses in India with presence in multiple states, faced raids by the Income Tax department on Thursday. These raids are being conducted at its premises in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and other places in connection with alleged tax evasion. The locations include the promoters’ residences...