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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...

Rajasthan: Woman dies, husband seriously injured after oxygen concentrator causes explosion

In an unfortunate incident, a woman died and her husband sustained serious injuries after a faulty oxygen concentrator the man was using owing to breathing difficulties post COVID-19 exploded.  The faulty oxygen concentrator exploded in the Udai Mor locality of Rajasthan’s Gangapur where it was being used at home. The couple’s two sons, aged 10...

Delhi Police arrests two, including a vegetable supplier, for spying for Pakistan’s ISI

The Delhi Police on Thursday said that two people have been arrested for allegedly providing classified documents to Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). The arrests have been made under the Official Secrets Act and one of the accused is from the Army. Notably, the police said that the Army headquarters has confirmed the ‘classified’ nature of...

Lightning kills 60 people in UP, Rajasthan

Nearly 60 people lost their life due to lightning across the states of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. In Uttar Pradesh, nearly 40 people lost their lives, including women and children, whereas Rajasthan reported around 20 deaths. The majority of the deaths in UP were reported from Prayagraj, where 14 people lost their lives....

Sachin Pilot slams Centre over rising inflation in India

Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Wednesday slammed the Centre over the growing inflation in the country. The Rajasthan MLA accused the Centre of not taking sufficient measures to arrest the rise in prices of goods and services affecting people. Notably, the Rajasthan Congress is holding protests against the Centre from July 7 to 17 over...

Cow vigilantes strike again: Youth transporting oxen in Rajasthan lynched for ‘cow smuggling’

Victim and his friend had purchased three oxen for farming in their village; they were attacked by mob of ‘cow vigilantes’ in Chittorgarh on intervening night of June 13-14 Chittorgarh: A man from Madhya Pradesh was lynched by cow vigilantes in Chittorgarh district of Rajasthan on suspicion of smuggling cows, according to police on Monday. ...

Rajasthan: 6 BSP MLAs who joined Congress now demand Cabinet berths

Six legislators of Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha, who officially joined the Congress and are supporting the Ashok Gehlot government, are now demanding their pound of flesh. The six legislators, who were originally elected on a BSP ticket, merged into Congress. In the official record, they are now Congress legislators. The merger, however, has been challenged by...

Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot may expand Cabinet this week

Due to the growing political pressure being exerted by the rebels led by Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is likely to expand his Cabinet this week. Pilot, who is camping in Delhi and in touch with Priyanka Gandhi, has been insisting that the MLAs who sided with him during last year’s rebellion should...