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Girl accuses Alwar ‘godman’ of rape, police raid ashram

ALWAR: A 21-year-old girl from Chhattisgarh has lodged a rape case against a famous self-styled ‘godman’ of Alwar, Sant Kaushlendra Falahari Maharaj. The girl’s family were reluctant to lodge a case but broke their silence after they read about the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim. According to the police, a zero FIR on the incident was lodged by the family ... Read More »

Hurt in territorial fight, tiger dies in R’bore

Jaipur: Territorial fight in Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve (RTR) is a common phenomenon with the young brigade of tigers taking over the park. On Wednesday morning, an old male tiger T-33 succumbed to his injuries in Chiroli area of the national park. The tiger was about 12-13 years old. “The tiger that originally had his territory north of the reserve towards ... Read More »

6 held for looting people in guise of babas in Barmer

Jaisalmer: Pachpadra police on Tuesday busted a gang of fake babas who were extracting money from people in the name of faith and religion in Barmer and arrested six accused. Notably, the gang has duped IAS, IPS and police officers also who gave them money in the name of dakshina. All six accused have been sent to judicial custody. The ... Read More »

Man drowns in pond near Bundi dist

Kota: A 24-year-old man drowned in a pond at Rameshwar Mahadev Temple, a famous picnic and religious spot, about 18 km from Bundi district headquarters under Dablana police station area. The body was recovered from the pond on Wednesday morning and handed over to the family members after post-mortem. “The deceased was identified as Deshraj Gujjar (24), a resident of ... Read More »

Girl falls into water tank in Kota, dies

Kota: A five-year-old girl while playing on Wednesday morning fell into a water tank at Sulabh Complex in Govind Nagar area under Udhyognagar police station in Kota. The body was recovered from the tank after five hours and was placed in the mortuary of Maharao Bheem Singh Hospital for post-mortem to be carried out on Thursday morning. “Five-year-old girl, identified ... Read More »

Gram sevak, agent held taking bribe

Kota: ACB caught red-handed a gram panchayat secretary (gram sevak) and agent from a roadside hotel on Kota-Jaipur national highway near Panch Ki Baori toll plaza under Hindoli police station of Bundi district late on Tuesday evening while the two were accepting a bribe of Rs 20,900 from a contractor. The secretary had demanded the bribe amount through the agent ... Read More »

BJP stalled development of Ajmer for 4 years: Pilot

Jaipur: Congress state president Sachin Pilot on Thursday accused the BJP government of deliberately stalling development of Ajmer Lok Sabha in past four years. Pilot said people of the state were now waiting to defeat BJP in the upcoming by-elections. By-elections for Ajmer and Alwar Lok Sabha seats and the Mandalgarh Vidhan Sabha seat have been forced due to demise ... Read More »

‘Lawrence’s desperation behind trader’s murder’

Jodhpur: Special Operations Group (SOG) investigating the case of murder of Vasudev Israni, a businessman of Jodhpur, is also suspecting the incident as desperation of Lawrence Bishnoi to set his footing in Rajasthan. Beginning from Jodhpur with the help of Harendra Jat purportedly, he carried out four attacks so far in Jodhpur in past six months and that too with ... Read More »

HC: Saras booths can’t sell tobacco goods, cooked food

Jaipur: Rajasthan High Court bans all cooked foods and tobacco products sale through the Saras milk booths. The division bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nadrajog order came on a petition by Kaustubh Dadhich. The court said, the shops should not indulge in any cooking at the shops. Most to these shops apart from selling milk and other milk products also ... Read More »

Poacher arrested after 12 years

The Sariska Tiger Reserve forest department has arrested one alleged poacher who was absconding for the last 12 years and is believed to be involved in a 2003 case of poaching of a tiger in the reserve. After the tigers went missing from Sariska, the police had registered 13 cases against poachers in 2005. One of the cases registered on ... Read More »