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80 per cent turnout for Rajasthan's Dholpur bypoll

Over 80 percent turnout was witnessed in the polling for the Dholpur Assembly constituency where the ruling BJP is engaged in a fierce fight with opposition Congress and a dozen independent candidates.

77% polling in Dholpur Assembly bypoll

Over 77 per cent polling was registered for the Dholpur Assembly by-poll in Rajasthan on Sunday, an official said.

Bangladesh PM offers prayers at Ajmer dargah

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday offered prayers at the shrine of Khwaja Mouinuddin Chisti in Ajmer.

NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan govt on lynching of Muslim man, seeks action report
NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan govt on lynching of Muslim man, seeks action report

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued a notice to the Rajasthan government in connection with the death of a Muslim man who was brutally thrashed up by a group of cow vigilantes in Alwar district of Rajasthan.

Cow vigilante attack: Three sent to 2-week judicial custody

Three persons arrested in connection with the death of a man after he was beaten up by so-called cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar district were sent to 14-day judicial custody on Friday.

Police looking for 10 more cow vigilantes in Alwar case

Police has identified ten more persons allegedly involved in the lynching of a Muslim man by cow vigilantes and efforts are on trace them.

Alwar incident: Muslim man who died, suffered severe internal injuries after beating
Alwar incident: Muslim man who died, suffered severe internal injuries after beating

Severe internal injuries in the stomach and chest led to death of the 55-year-old Pehlu Khan, who was thrashed by a mob over alleged cow smuggling, post mortem findings have shown.

Alwar incident: Centre denies lynching by cow vigilantes in Alwar, promises swift action
Alwar incident: Centre denies lynching by cow vigilantes in Alwar, promises swift action

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday denied any incident of beating or lynching in Rajasthan by 'gau rakshaks' in the backdrop of reports claiming that Pehlu Khan, a Muslim man, was beaten to death by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar.

Rajnath Singh promises justice in Alwar lynching case

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday assured the Lok Sabha that the Centre would ensure that justice prevails in the alleged lynching case of a Muslim by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan`s Alwar.

Cow vigilantes beat Muslim man to death in Alwar; incident triggers political storm, three held
Cow vigilantes beat Muslim man to death in Alwar; incident triggers political storm, three held

The Rajasthan Police on Wednesday registered three FIRs in connection with a deadly assault on five men by alleged cow vigilantes in the Alwar district of the state. 

Ajmer shrine head, who backed beef ban, 'not sacked'; says 'will continue to remain Diwan till death'
Ajmer shrine head, who backed beef ban, 'not sacked'; says 'will continue to remain Diwan till death'

The Ajmer Dargah Diwan said he has always been a target of the extremists due to his outspoken nature and speaking only the truth.

Ajmer shrine head, who urged Modi govt to ban beef, ''sacked'' and declared “non-Muslim”
Ajmer shrine head, who urged Modi govt to ban beef, ''sacked'' and declared “non-Muslim”

On Monday, Syed Zainul Abedin had also announced that he and his family members "will never eat beef now".

Muslim man dies after being brutally beaten up by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar
Muslim man dies after being brutally beaten up by cow vigilantes in Rajasthan's Alwar

A Muslim man died on Tuesday after he was brutally assaulted by cow vigilantes over suspicion of cow smuggling in Rajasthan.

Liquor ban: Rajasthan denotifies highways within city limits
Liquor ban: Rajasthan denotifies highways within city limits

The chief engineer of the Public Works Department, however, said that the process of denotification has nothing to do with the apex court directive.

Ajmer blast case: NIA files report, says 'no evidence' against Indresh Kumar, Sadhvi Pragya
Ajmer blast case: NIA files report, says 'no evidence' against Indresh Kumar, Sadhvi Pragya

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday cleared four people, including Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar, of charges in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case.

Complaint filed against Prashant Bhushan for 'offensive' tweet on Lord Krishna

A Vishwa Hindu Parishad activist has lodged a police complaint in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district against lawyer-politician Prashant Bhushan over his remarks on Lord Krishna while criticising the "anti-Romeo" drive in Uttar Pradesh.

Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 11.57 cr in ambulances case

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday said it had attached assets worth Rs 11.57 crore in connection with a 2015 case in Rajasthan relating to the '108 ambulances'.

 

Rajasthan: Principal accused of molestation by teacher, thrashed

The principal of a private school was thrashed and his face blackened by family members of a teacher, whom he allegedly molested in Rajasthan's Ajmer district.

Rajasthan's Sikar tense after clash: Sec 144 imposed, mobile internet suspended

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC were imposed and mobile internet services were suspended today in Sikar district of Rajasthan following a scuffle between a group of youngsters.

Kota gears up to tackle suicides by students, comes up with ceiling fans with springs, sensors
Kota gears up to tackle suicides by students, comes up with ceiling fans with springs, sensors

The NCRB in its 2014 report said at least 45 students committed suicide in Kota due to fear of failure in exams. Last year, 17 students committed suicide in Kota.

Cafe Coffee Day employee slaps man after he films cockroaches, later accuses him of sexual harassment – Watch
Cafe Coffee Day employee slaps man after he films cockroaches, later accuses him of sexual harassment – Watch

While visiting the CCD Jaipur outlet on March 12, Arpan Verma shot a video of cockroaches in what he said was the freezer of the outlet.

PM Narendra Modi greets Rajasthan on Foundation Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended his greetings to Rajasthan on its Foundation Day.

Baby girl buried alive: Father wanted boy, took newborn daughter for burial soon after her birth

Indian police said Wednesday they have arrested a man on suspicion of burying his newborn daughter alive because he wanted a boy.

Massive fire breaks out near Army cantonment in Rajasthan, contained

A major forest fire that broke out in an area adjacent to an army cantonment near Udaipur in Rajasthan has been brought under control, officials said on Wednesday.

Rajasthan panchayat samiti, zilla parishad, civic bypoll election results: BJP wins 10 out of 14 seats, Congress gets just 3
Rajasthan panchayat samiti, zilla parishad, civic bypoll election results: BJP wins 10 out of 14 seats, Congress gets just 3

Continuing his victory journey, BJP has registered a massive victory in the bypolls in Rajasthan.

Bikaner rape case stands fake, girl's father concocted charges: Rajasthan Minister

The gruesome Bikaner rape case has taken a stunning turn, as it has emerged that the father had concocted charges of rape on his daughter by the teachers, as he wanted to take revenge on the school.

Bikaner rape case: Centre will seek information, says Rijiju

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the government will seek information on the alleged rape case of a minor by eight teachers in Rajasthan's Bikaner.

Rajasthan HORROR! 20-yr-old girl protested against cutting trees, burnt alive in Jodhpur
Rajasthan HORROR! 20-yr-old girl protested against cutting trees, burnt alive in Jodhpur

In an incident that has triggered anger and shock, a 20-year-old girl was burnt alive in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan after she allegedly protested over cutting of trees at Pipda city.