Equal consumption of tobacco by men, women in Rajasthan's Hadouti

An equal number of women as men consume tobacco in the southeastern Hadouti region of Rajasthan, raising social and health concerns in the state, a survey has revealed.

IPS Tejraj Kharodhiya to take charge as Bundi SP

IPS Tejraj Singh Kharodiya will on Monday assume additional charge of Bundi Superintendent of Police, after Pankaj Choudhary was sent on Awaiting Posting Order for allegedly being "careless and inactive" when tension erupted in Nainwa town and Khanpura village of the district.

Curfew in Nainwa, Khanpur relaxed for 12 hours

Curfew in violence-hit Nainwa and Khanpur areas were relaxed for 12 hours on Thursday by the district administration as the situation there remained peaceful and normal.

Curfew relaxed for four hours in Bundi

With peace prevailing in the riot-hit areas of Khanpur and Nainwa, the administration on Monday eased curfew for four hours in the district.

Bundi tweaks tradition to boost girl child birth

In a noble initiative to promote girl child birth, the district health workers have set their eye on a traditional practice, which celebrates the birth of a boy, and tweaked it to benefit their cause.

Schools in Bundi, Rajasthan to teach self defense to girls

Schools in Bundi, Rajasthan have started to impart self defense training to girls to make them self reliant.

No telecast of PM's live speech in Madrasas in Bundi

Students of over 50 government-run and -aided Madrasa in the district will not be able to watch live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech tomorrow as there is no official communication from district authorities and also it is a weekly holiday in the institutions.

Two killed, five others of a family injured in house collapse

Two persons, including a minor girl, were killed and five others of a family injured when a portion of their thatched house collapsed Wednesday due to heavy rain in Mahaveer Colony slum area here.

Unidentified body found on railway tracks in Rajasthan

The body of an unidentified person was found lying this morning on railway tracks near Tirath village in the Keshoraipatan area of the district.

Four killed as explosive meant for stone mine goes off in Bundi

At least four persons were killed and three others injured when a tractor-trolley loaded with explosive meant to be used for mining purpose exploded in Bundi district on Monday, police said.

Authorities gear up to stop child marriages on Akshya Tritaya

To prevent solemnisation of child marriages on `Akshya Tritaya` on May 2, Bundi authorities are organising meetings and workshops, and have set up a special control room to check the practice.

Woman killed, four injured in clash between neighbours

A 35-year-old woman was on Monday killed and four others were injured in a clash between two families over an old dispute in Bundi district.

Three arrested for stealing idols from temples in Rajasthan

Three youths allegedly involved in stealing precious idols from several temples in the state were arrested here on Wednesday.

Woman, daughter killed in mishap; angry locals set car afire

A 28-year-old woman and her eight-year-old daughter were killed and her husband severely injured when their motorbike collided with a vehicle on Kota-Jaipur highway in Hindoli area on Monday, police said.

Minor girl gang-raped in Jharkhand, seven arrested

A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by seven persons who were arrested within 12 hours of the crime near Bundu area.

90 Rajasthan dams reach full capacity, authorities on stand-by

With state receiving good monsoon rains this season, 90 out of the 724 dams in Rajasthan have reached their full capacity and authorities are making arrangements to ensure that none of them collapses.

Occultist gets 7-year jail term for rape

A local court Wednesday sentenced a 50-year-old occultist to seven year of imprisonment for raping a young married woman under the pretext of curing her psychotic disorder.

7-yr-old Dalit girl raped by cousin in Bundi

A seven-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her teenaged cousin when she was alone at home in Kethuda village of the district, police said today.

Guard tries to stop illegal mining, murdered

A 50-year-old forest official was murdered allegedly by five persons after he tried to stop them from doing illegal mining in Dhabi forest range area in the district, police said Thursday.

Teenage girl protests marriage, wants to study further

A 16-year-old girl approached the district collector to complain that her step-mother was forcing her to marry.