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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.

Two orphans from Rajasthan discover Rs 96,000 in demonetised notes at home, urge PM Narendra Modi for help
Two orphans from Rajasthan discover Rs 96,000 in demonetised notes at home, urge PM Narendra Modi for help

The Union government on November 8 last year had demonetised high-value Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes, and asked citizens to get them exchanged at the RBI by March 31, 2017.

I was born in Karachi but was disciplined, educated by RSS, says BJP veteran LK Advani
I was born in Karachi but was disciplined, educated by RSS, says BJP veteran LK Advani

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran leader L.K. Advani on Sunday said he was born in Karachi but learnt discipline and got education from Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

Bikaner rape case: Victim forced to take abortion pills, diagnosed with cancer
Bikaner rape case: Victim forced to take abortion pills, diagnosed with cancer

The victim of Bikaner rape case has been diagnosed with cancer after sustaining bruises and injuries in her private parts due to sexual assault, where she was also forced to consume abortion pills by the perpetrators.

Bikaner rape case: Charges are serious, can't be denied, says Rajasthan HM

"This has come out in counter of a case, but charges are very serious and can`t be denied," Kataria told ANI.

Rajasthan shocker: Eight teachers raped my minor daughter for 18 months, alleges Bikaner man
Rajasthan shocker: Eight teachers raped my minor daughter for 18 months, alleges Bikaner man

Teachers also gave my daughter medicines to abort the pregnancy, claimed the father.

Rajasthan: Man accused 8 teachers of raping his minor daughter

A man here has alleged that his minor daughter was raped by eight teachers of a private school who also made a video of the act.

Five killed in road mishap in Rajasthan

Five people were killed on the Jhalawar Baran mega highway in Rajasthan after their car allegedly rammed into a roadside electric pole, police said on Friday.

2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case: NIA court awards life imprisonment to convicts Devendra Gupta, Bhavesh Patel
2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case: NIA court awards life imprisonment to convicts Devendra Gupta, Bhavesh Patel

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court awarded life imprisonment to main convicts - Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel - in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah bomb blast case on Wednesday .

Husband-wife, infant mowed down by truck in Kota

A 22-year-old man, his wife, and three-month-old daughter were killed today after being hit by a speeding truck near the central jail here, police said.

Congress candidate files nomination for Dholpur Assembly bypoll

Congress candidate Banwari Lal Sharma today filed nominations papers for the bypoll to Dholpur Assembly constituency in Rajasthan slated for April 9.

Man held for raping minor niece

A 45-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly raping his minor niece in Chabda town of Rajasthan's Baran district.

Jaipur's Hotel Hayat Rabbani sealed, owner arrested as Gau Raksha Dal complains about 'beef cooking'
Jaipur's Hotel Hayat Rabbani sealed, owner arrested as Gau Raksha Dal complains about 'beef cooking'

In a major development in Pink City, a hotel in Jaipur was sealed over 'beef complaint' by Gau Raksha Dal.

Ajmer blast case: Quantum of punishment likely on March 22

The special NIA court here is likely to pronounce the quantum of sentence in the Ajmer Dargah bomb blast case on March 22 after it continued to hear arguments today on the sentencing of the two convicts.

Rajasthan government assures arrest in two months in Churu murder case

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria on Friday assured the arrest of the culprits in the Churu murder case within two months.

Ajmer blast case: Quantum of punishment likely on March 18

A special court is likely to pronounce the quantum of sentence in the 2007 Ajmer dargah bomb blast case on March 18.

Court defers Ajmer shrine blast sentencing

A court here on Thursday deferred to Saturday the sentencing in the Ajmer Sharif Dargah blast of 2007 which left three people dead.

2007 Ajmer blast case: Aseemanand aquitted, 3 others including late Sunil Joshi found guilty
2007 Ajmer blast case: Aseemanand aquitted, 3 others including late Sunil Joshi found guilty

 The October 11, 2007 blast in the dargah of Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti  had left three pilgrims dead and 15 injured. 

Committee to look into save bustard plan

A committee will be soon set up by the Rajasthan government to work out measures to boost the number of the Great Indian Bustard, the state bird.

Rajasthan BJP MLA caught on camera toll creating ruckus at toll plaza – Watch video
Rajasthan BJP MLA caught on camera toll creating ruckus at toll plaza – Watch video

In yet another incident of VVIP racism, BJP MLA from Rajasthan's Makrana, Sriram Bhinchar, was caught on camera creating ruckus at a toll plaza.

Renaming of Akbar Fort: Rajasthan minister gets threat letter

Rajasthan Education minister Vasudev Devnani has received a threat letter over renaming of the Akbar Fort in Ajmer.