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On Monday, Rajasthan recorded 5,771 fresh Covid-19 cases that took the state's total tally to 3,69,564, while 25 more fatalities. (PTI Photo)(PTI)

Beds in Jaipur hospitals filling up fast as Covid-19 cases surge

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 10:34 PM IST
  • The health department officer said directions have been issued to all private hospitals having 60 or more beds to reserve 25 per cent of them in wards and another 25 per cent in ICU for Covid-19 patients.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said experts are saying that the second wave of Covid-19 is more dangerous than the first wave.(PTI file)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said experts are saying that the second wave of Covid-19 is more dangerous than the first wave.(PTI file)

Rajasthan CM urges people to follow Covid-19 protocols

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2021 07:37 AM IST
"It should be a matter of concern for all of us today that the state has seen the highest number of 4,401 cases of coronavirus," said Ashok Gehlot
The KMC property was earlier allocated to a journalist Kantichand Jain but his allotment later got cancelled and the property returned to KMC. (Shutterstock/HT Archive)
The KMC property was earlier allocated to a journalist Kantichand Jain but his allotment later got cancelled and the property returned to KMC. (Shutterstock/HT Archive)

Former Rajasthan officer, others get 7yr jail for fraudulent property transfer

PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 11:24 AM IST
  • The plot was grabbed in connivance with Meena, Jagannath, and Babbu Gupta, all employees of the Kota Municipal Corporation.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files(REUTERS)
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India, August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/Files(REUTERS)

Rajasthan: Tehsildar burns 20 lakh as ACB visits over bribery allegations

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 11:57 AM IST
A team apprehended Revenue Inspector Parvat Singh while taking a bribe of 1 lakh from a man on behalf of the Tehsidar Kalpesh Kumar Jain for awarding him a contract, DG (ACB) BL Soni said.
The bypolls are being held for Sahara, Sujangarh (SC) and Rajsamand seats, which were earlier represented by Kailsh Trivedi, Master Bhanwarlal Meghwal (both from Congress) and Kiran Maheshari (BJP), respectively.(AP Photo. Representative image)
The bypolls are being held for Sahara, Sujangarh (SC) and Rajsamand seats, which were earlier represented by Kailsh Trivedi, Master Bhanwarlal Meghwal (both from Congress) and Kiran Maheshari (BJP), respectively.(AP Photo. Representative image)

Rajasthan: Nomination for bypolls to 3 assembly seats starts from Tuesday

PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 22, 2021 07:56 PM IST
The last date for filing nominations is March 30 while the scrutiny of papers will be held on March 31. Nominations can be withdrawn by April 3. Polling will be held on April 17 and the counting will take place on May 2.
According to police, the container was almost empty and the children jumped into it one after another while playing.(PTI)
According to police, the container was almost empty and the children jumped into it one after another while playing.(PTI)

5 kids die after getting trapped inside grain storage container in Rajasthan

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 11:32 PM IST
  • Sevaram (4), Ravina (7), Radha (5), Poonam (8) and Mali were rushed to a government hospital where doctors declared them brought dead
Students in classes 1 to 5 in Rajasthan schools will be promoted without holding final examinations.
Students in classes 1 to 5 in Rajasthan schools will be promoted without holding final examinations.

Class 1 to 5 in Rajasthan schools to be promoted without exams due to Covid-19

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 09:33 AM IST
Schools had to shut down last year due to Covid-19 pandemic, leading to disruptions in academic session.
18 tribal women from Rajasthan have cleared constables recruitment written examination.(HT Photo)
18 tribal women from Rajasthan have cleared constables recruitment written examination.(HT Photo)

18 tribal women from Rajasthan find new purpose, thanks to 2 women

By Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 05:03 PM IST
One of the candidates to have cleared the written test, Iltaja Khan, 23, is a resident of Sallopat village in Banswara, who was turned out of her house by her parents after she refused to marry.
Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed the demand for grants for higher education by voice vote.(HT file)
Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed the demand for grants for higher education by voice vote.(HT file)

Rajasthan Assembly passes demand for grants for higher education

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 09:18 AM IST
The Rajasthan Assembly on Tuesday passed the demand for grants for higher education by voice vote amid an uproar by the BJP over the phone-tapping row.
File photo: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI )
File photo: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI )

BJP corners Gehlot govt on phone tapping; demands resignation, CBI probe

UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 11:21 PM IST
  • Months after the political crisis in Rajasthan, the Gehlot government admitted that the phones were intercepted to maintain public order.
Image for representation. (File photo)
Image for representation. (File photo)

Rajasthan govt to terminate police service officer for demanding sexual favours

UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 07:02 PM IST
  • The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) had arrested Rajasthan police service (RPS) officer Kailash Bohra on Sunday.
The victim alleged that the investigating officer first demanded a bribe, later started harassing her and demanding sexual favours.(Image for representation.)
The victim alleged that the investigating officer first demanded a bribe, later started harassing her and demanding sexual favours.(Image for representation.)

Rajasthan ACP demands sexual favours, gets caught by anti-corruption bureau

By Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2021 09:12 PM IST
  • The accused officer, Kailash Bohra (53), is posted in a special investigation unit, women and children, Jaipur city (East).
5 women area among the nine accused arrested for assaulting and stripping a woman and her mother in Tonk of Rajasthan.(HT FILE.)
5 women area among the nine accused arrested for assaulting and stripping a woman and her mother in Tonk of Rajasthan.(HT FILE.)

Rajasthan: 9 including 5 women held for assaulting & stripping girl, mother

By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 03:43 PM IST
  • The old social practice of Nata which encourages adultery was found to be in the root of the incident.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot. (HT Photo)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot. (HT Photo)

Rajasthan CM: 1st dose of vaccination stopped at health centers due to shortage

By Jaykishan Sharma | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 01:17 PM IST
  • Rajasthan has also accused the Centre of providing incorrect figures on vaccine doses given to the state.
A Rajasthan ACB officer alleged that the accused narcotics officials used to earn huge profits during the entire cycle of opium production and inspection.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose)
A Rajasthan ACB officer alleged that the accused narcotics officials used to earn huge profits during the entire cycle of opium production and inspection.(HT File / Photo used for representational purpose)

Illegal opium farming on Jaipur outskirts, 13 cases found in a year: Police

By Jaykishan Sharma
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 12:02 PM IST
  • Police said the drug smugglers have started targeting areas of various cities where opium can be cultivated and they pay farmers a high price for farming opium.
File photo: A healthcare worker draws a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine into a syringe. (Bloomberg)
File photo: A healthcare worker draws a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine into a syringe. (Bloomberg)

Tug-of-war between Rajasthan govt, Centre over Covid-19 vaccine supply

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 11:34 PM IST
  • The state is left with just two days of Covid-19 vaccine stock, a claim rejected by the Union health ministry.
Vasundhara Chauhan has studied criminology during her Post Graduation degree and is an NCC 'C' certificate holder.(HT photo)
Vasundhara Chauhan has studied criminology during her Post Graduation degree and is an NCC 'C' certificate holder.(HT photo)

‘Dream came true...’: Girl after being appointed sub-inspector by Gehlot govt

UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 09:13 PM IST
  • The girl showed courage against goons and stopped them from freeing their accomplice, a hardcore criminal.
Villagers complaint that this was the third incident of leopard attack in the area in recent times.(Twitter/@NandanNilekani (Vijay Prabhu))
Villagers complaint that this was the third incident of leopard attack in the area in recent times.(Twitter/@NandanNilekani (Vijay Prabhu))

5-yr-old Rajasthan girl killed by leopard while sleeping at home

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 12:52 PM IST
  • The police, however, managed to calm the agitating villagers and shifted the girl’s body to mortuary for post-mortem
The brides arrived from Pakistan with some of their family members.
The brides arrived from Pakistan with some of their family members.

2 Pakistani brides cross Wagah border to reunite with their Indian husbands

By Mukesh Mathrani | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 11:45 AM IST
  • Nepal Singh told HT that he was very happy to meet his wife but at the same time was also upset since his younger brother’s wife could not get a visa.
Vasundhara Chauhan has studied criminology during her Post Graduation degree and is an NCC 'C' certificate holder.
Vasundhara Chauhan has studied criminology during her Post Graduation degree and is an NCC 'C' certificate holder.

On Women's Day, Gehlot honours young girl; offers post of police sub-inspector

UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 02:51 AM IST
  • Twenty-five-year-old Vasundhara Chauhan averted goons' attempt to free their accomplice.
Former Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje is on a temple run. (Agency)
Former Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje is on a temple run. (Agency)

Religious yatra is not show of strength, it’s show of devotion: Vasundhara Raje

PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 04:06 PM IST
  • People in large numbers turned out to wish Raje on her birthday.
The sub inspector was arrested on Sunday after an intervention by senior police officers. (Shutterstock)
The sub inspector was arrested on Sunday after an intervention by senior police officers. (Shutterstock)

Rajasthan police officer accused of rape suspended with other senior officers

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 03:38 PM IST
  • A woman was raped by a police officer of the Kherli police station after she went there to file a case against her husband.
A man drinks water from a roadside tap during a hot day in Churu, Rajasthan on June 4, 2019. Several places in the state are reeling under ‘severe heatwave’ conditions since the last one week.(AFP)
A man drinks water from a roadside tap during a hot day in Churu, Rajasthan on June 4, 2019. Several places in the state are reeling under ‘severe heatwave’ conditions since the last one week.(AFP)

11 districts in Rajasthan to join hands with Unnat Bharat Abhiyan

By Mukesh Mathrani | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:21 PM IST
  • The knowledge base and resources of the premier institutions of the country will be leveraged to bring in a transformational change in the rural developmental process, as per the programme objectives
Vikramaditya is the son of BJP MLA Narpat Singh Rajvi and Ratan Kanwar, daughter of Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.(Courtesy-Facebook)
Vikramaditya is the son of BJP MLA Narpat Singh Rajvi and Ratan Kanwar, daughter of Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.(Courtesy-Facebook)

54 lakh notice to late vice-president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat’s son

UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:01 PM IST
  • The government notice asks him to deposit 5,430,000 as rent for the bungalow, pending since November 2019, at a rate of 10,000/day.
The SI was arrested after senior police officer's intervention.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The SI was arrested after senior police officer's intervention.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Rajasthan police officer arrested for raping woman complainant in Alwar

PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 11:25 AM IST
  • The victim reported this to another police officer and that’s how the matter came to the knowledge of Alwar SP, who asked for filing a case against the accused SI.
File photo: BJP leader and former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.(PTI)
File photo: BJP leader and former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje.(PTI)

Raje kicks off religious yatra, vows to oust Gehlot govt in Rajasthan

By HT Correspondent, Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 11:27 PM IST
  • Rajasthan BJP chief launched a programme against the state government, experts see factionalism in the party.
Police are on the illicit liquor trail since last July’s hooch tragedy that left more than 130 people dead in the border districts of Amritsar, Tarn Taran and Gurdaspur. (HT file photo)
Police are on the illicit liquor trail since last July’s hooch tragedy that left more than 130 people dead in the border districts of Amritsar, Tarn Taran and Gurdaspur. (HT file photo)

E-auction of wine shops draws bids worth 510 cr for Rajasthan shop

UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2021 10:21 PM IST
  • Additional commissioner, excise policy, CR Dewasi, told that the e-auction for the wine shops started three days ago whereby.
In the house search of an officer, the anti-corruption bureau recovered <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>7 lakh in cash and other property documents.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
In the house search of an officer, the anti-corruption bureau recovered 7 lakh in cash and other property documents.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Rajasthan officers caught red-handed in Jaipur city busses bribery case

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 11:11 AM IST
  • Two state government officials were arrested for taking a bribe of four lakhs and Naresh Singhal, owner of Paras Travel Agency, was arrested for giving the bribe.
Health worker in PPE kit collects swab sample for Covid-19 RT-PCR test (HT photo/Representative photo)
Health worker in PPE kit collects swab sample for Covid-19 RT-PCR test (HT photo/Representative photo)

Rajasthan: Over 200 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours amid 2nd wave fears

By Aabshar Hassan Quazi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 04:31 PM IST
  • Several experts said that full-scale resumption of economic activity, near full people movement and laxity in compliance to Covid appropriate behaviour are reasons behind the recent spurt in cases.
BKC Jombo's timing for Covid-19 vaccination is from 9 am to 5 pm. Satish Bate/HT(Satish Bate/HT)
BKC Jombo's timing for Covid-19 vaccination is from 9 am to 5 pm. Satish Bate/HT(Satish Bate/HT)

Rajasthan begins second phase of Covid-19 vaccination

By Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 07:28 PM IST
  • Health secretary Siddharth Majahan said, “The vaccination is going on smoothly across the state. People are enthusiastic".
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