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Udaipur murder: Top cop says peace key for livelihood of locals, curfew relaxed

The tourism industry in Udaipur has been affected following tailor Kanhaiya Lal's murder. A report by PTI on Sunday said that over half the hotel bookings made for the next two months were cancelled and industry players fear that the tailor's killing will harm the tourism season beginning September.
A fruit vendor waits for customers during a ten-hour relaxation in the curfew imposed by administration to maintain law and order after the murder of Kanhaiya Lal, in Udaipur, on July 3, 2022. (PTI)
A fruit vendor waits for customers during a ten-hour relaxation in the curfew imposed by administration to maintain law and order after the murder of Kanhaiya Lal, in Udaipur, on July 3, 2022. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 05:33 PM IST
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Rajasthan: 3 arrested for passing confidential info to Pak intel agencies

The Rajasthan police said that the Pakistani intelligence agencies are contacting Indian citizens and those positioned in vital institutions through social media to get important information
A case has been registered against the trio under the Official Secrets Act and further investigation is on. (Representative Image/HT)
A case has been registered against the trio under the Official Secrets Act and further investigation is on. (Representative Image/HT)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 10:52 AM IST
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Monsoon engulfs Rajasthan, 2 killed in rain-triggered wall collapse

Jaipur Meteorological (MeT) department Director Radheshyam Sharma said even on Saturday, the circulation system remains in the lower and middle levels of the atmosphere over east Rajasthan and Monsoon Trough Line is also active. Due to the effect of this system, rain will continue at most places of the state for the next 24 to 48 hours.
Rain will continue at most places of the state for the next 24 to 48 hours.(Representative image)
Rain will continue at most places of the state for the next 24 to 48 hours.(Representative image)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:18 PM IST
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Udaipur killing accused paid 1,000 to get ‘2611’ for bike number plate: Cops

The Udaipur murder accused fled from the spot using a motorcycle with registration number 2611, a possible reference to the date of 2008 Mumbai terror attack
Mohammad Riyaz Akhtari and Gaus Mohammed hacked tailor Kanhaiya Lal to death in Rajasthan’s Udaipur on Tuesday for supporting former BJP leader Nupur Sharma’s remarks on Prophet Mohammed. (ANI)
Mohammad Riyaz Akhtari and Gaus Mohammed hacked tailor Kanhaiya Lal to death in Rajasthan’s Udaipur on Tuesday for supporting former BJP leader Nupur Sharma’s remarks on Prophet Mohammed. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 01, 2022 07:51 PM IST
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2 more men arrested for conspiracy to kill Udaipur’s Kanhaiya Lal: Police

The two men arrested late on Thursday by Udaipur Police have been charged with abetment and conspiracy to kill tailor Kanhaiya Lal
A placard reading
A placard reading "Will not tolerate jehadi terrorism" is tied to a barrier in a deserted road during restrictions imposed by authorities after the death of Kanhaiya Lal, a Hindu tailor killed by two after they videoed themselves slaying him, in Udaipur (REUTERS)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 04:08 PM IST
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Udaipur IG, SP transferred in major police reshuffle after tailor’s murder

The transfer of 32 IPS officers in Rajasthan came on Thursday night, within hours after chief minister Ashok Gehlot visited the family of tailor Kanhaiya Lal, who was hacked to death in Udaipur on Tuesday
SPs of 10 districts were transferred across the state in a major police reshuffle in Rajasthan on Thursday night. (Representative Image)
SPs of 10 districts were transferred across the state in a major police reshuffle in Rajasthan on Thursday night. (Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 01, 2022 02:37 PM IST
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Manner in which Udaipur murder was executed shocked everyone: Sachin Pilot

Kanhaiya Lal, a Hindu tailor, was brutally attacked by a cleaver by two Muslim men on Tuesday afternoon for allegedly putting out a message in support of the suspended Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma who made controversial remarks against Prophet Mohammad.
Congress leader Sachin Pilot highlighted that besides Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, Rajasthan was too a border state.(PTI file photo)
Congress leader Sachin Pilot highlighted that besides Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab, Rajasthan was too a border state.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Jun 30, 2022 08:45 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

Rajasthan police busts fake news of ‘biryanis being served’ to Udaipur accused

  • On Tuesday he condemned the incident and said the culprits will not be saved. Meanwhile, Udaipur Superintendent of Police Manoj Kumar appealed to people to have faith in the law and asked them to maintain law and order.
Rajasthan Police representational image (Photo by Himanshu SHARMA / AFP)(AFP)
Rajasthan Police representational image (Photo by Himanshu SHARMA / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Jun 29, 2022 08:23 PM IST
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Deserted streets, downed shutters as Udaipur remains on edge | Watch

There is tension across the city after a man was beheaded for supporting ex-BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, suspended by the party for her controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad.
A screengrab from the video uploaded by ANI.
A screengrab from the video uploaded by ANI.
Published on Jun 29, 2022 09:23 AM IST
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Udaipur murder: CM Gehlot reaches out to citizens, vows strict action | Watch

  • He also said the investigation in the case will be done under the Case Officer Scheme to ensure speedy trial and severe punishment of the criminals.
Rajasthan chief minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot. (PTI Photo)
Rajasthan chief minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 11:35 PM IST
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Rajasthan: Five members of family killed after car rams into parked truck

PM Narendra Modi, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and former CM Vasundhara Raje expressed their respective condolences over the tragedy
The family members had gone for dinner when the tragedy took place. (Image for representative purpose)
The family members had gone for dinner when the tragedy took place. (Image for representative purpose)
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 05:06 PM IST
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‘Rahul’s praise shouldn’t upset anyone’: Sachin Pilot’s polite counter to Gehlot

Sachin Pilot recalled how the Congress won the 2018 elections after being decimated in the 2013 Rajasthan assembly elections, adding that his only target was to ensure a Congress win in 2023
Congress leader Sachin Pilot said this wasn’t the first time that Ashok Gehlot has said something about him and recalled that in the past, he also called him ’nikamma’ (PTI)
Congress leader Sachin Pilot said this wasn’t the first time that Ashok Gehlot has said something about him and recalled that in the past, he also called him ’nikamma’ (PTI)
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 07:47 PM IST
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Rajasthan issues letter of intent to Uranium Corporation for mining in Sikar

A senior Rajasthan government official said the uranium deposits were estimated to be spread over an area of 1,086 hectares in Sikar district’s Rohil area
According to the Rajasthan government, the Uranium Corporation is expected to invest <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3,000 crore for the mining which will give direct and indirect employment to 3,000 people. (Uranium Corporation/Representative Image)
According to the Rajasthan government, the Uranium Corporation is expected to invest 3,000 crore for the mining which will give direct and indirect employment to 3,000 people. (Uranium Corporation/Representative Image)
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 06:46 PM IST
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Ashok Gehlot using agencies as weapon for his defence: Rajasthan BJP chief

Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia’s statement came after a Jaipur court issued notice to Union jal shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in connection with a case of attempting to topple the state government in July 2020
Satish Poonia alleged that Ashok Gehlot used the agencies against his own people (File Photo/PTI)
Satish Poonia alleged that Ashok Gehlot used the agencies against his own people (File Photo/PTI)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 01:36 PM IST
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Ashok Gehlot renews attack on Sachin Pilot, hurls big charge over 2020 coup

Gehlot's attack comes after the Union Jal Shakti minister said that Pilot missed the opportunity and had the government changed, water would have reached the areas of the state via the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP).
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress leader Sachin Pilot. 
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress leader Sachin Pilot. 
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 07:00 AM IST
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Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

Rajasthan 'unanimously' passes resolution seeking withdrawal of Agnipath scheme

The resolution was passed during a meeting of the council of ministers held at Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s residence, a release said.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot (PTI)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot (PTI)
Published on Jun 18, 2022 10:07 PM IST
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CBI raids on brother Agrasen linked to Delhi stir for Rahul Gandhi: Ashok Gehlot

The CBI’s searches at Agrasen Gehlot's residence in Jodhpur were carried out in connection with alleged corruption related to the export of fertiliser meant for farmers and subsidy being claimed on it.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said that for the last 40-45 years, he has been doing his work, while Agrasen has been doing his.(PTI file photo)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said that for the last 40-45 years, he has been doing his work, while Agrasen has been doing his.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Jun 17, 2022 04:33 PM IST
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Rains, cloud cover bring respite from heat in parts of Rajasthan

Sri Ganganagar recorded a maximum temperature of 44.8 degrees Celsius, Sangaria and Churu 44.7 degrees Celsius, Pilani 44.2 degrees Celsius, Bikaner 43.1 degrees Celsius, Dholpur 42.4 degrees Celsius, Phalodi 42 degrees Celsius, and Jaisalmer 41.7 degrees Celsius.
Thunder, lightning and gusty winds are likely in Ajmer, Alwar, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Bundi, Kota, Baran, Tonk, Jaipur, Jhalawar, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh, Rajsamand, Udaipur, Jalore and Pali districts in the next 24 hours.
Thunder, lightning and gusty winds are likely in Ajmer, Alwar, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Bhilwara, Bundi, Kota, Baran, Tonk, Jaipur, Jhalawar, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh, Rajsamand, Udaipur, Jalore and Pali districts in the next 24 hours.
Published on Jun 13, 2022 09:29 PM IST
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All Cong RS nominees win from Rajasthan, Subhash Chandra fails to make the cut  

  • Rajya Sabha poll updates from Rajathan: According to latest available figures, Mukul Wasnik got 42 votes, Pramod Tiwari - 41, Randeep Surjewala - 43 and Ghanshyam Tiwari - 43.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot with the Congress candidates and others flashes the victory sign during the Rajya Sabha election in Jaipur, on Friday. (PTI)
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot with the Congress candidates and others flashes the victory sign during the Rajya Sabha election in Jaipur, on Friday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 11:25 PM IST
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Rajya Sabha polls: ‘Victory of democracy’, says Gehlot after Cong wins 3 seats

Congress candidates Pramod Tiwari, Mukul Wasnik and Randeep Surjewala were elected to the Rajya Sabha. The BJP won one seat with senior leader Ghanshyam Tiwari making it to the upper house.
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(PTI)
Published on Jun 10, 2022 08:43 PM IST
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We will comfortably win all 3 seats: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Rajya Sabha polls

Polling for four Rajya Sabha seats began in the Rajasthan assembly at 9 am today, and the voting will continue till 4 pm. The counting will begin at 5 pm
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot casts his vote during the Rajya Sabha elections on Friday. (HT Photo)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot casts his vote during the Rajya Sabha elections on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 10:50 AM IST
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Girl’s body found in Kota forest area; Social media friend suspected

The 17-year-old Chhattisgarh girl was preparing for NEET from a coaching institute in Kota. She had been missing for the last two days.
A CCTV video clip showed the girl leaving with a youngster on a two-wheeler. (Representational Image)
A CCTV video clip showed the girl leaving with a youngster on a two-wheeler. (Representational Image)
Published on Jun 09, 2022 04:59 PM IST
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Rajya Sabha elections: Cong, BJP in Rajasthan move EC, cite ‘horse-trading bids’

The BJP wrote to the Enforcement Directorate as well, misuse of government machinery and resources and phone tapping of opposition MLAs by the state government.
Congress nominee Mukul Wasnik accompanied by Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and others during filing his nomination papers for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. (ANI)
Congress nominee Mukul Wasnik accompanied by Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and others during filing his nomination papers for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2022 12:51 AM IST
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Rajya Sabha polls: Row after Rajasthan BJP leader gets notice in 2017 case

Rajasthan police on Tuesday issued a notice to BJP lawmaker Chandrakanta Meghwal in a five-year-old assault case, days ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections.
The BJP in Rajasthan has 30 surplus votes and the Congress, 26. (ANI file)
The BJP in Rajasthan has 30 surplus votes and the Congress, 26. (ANI file)
Published on Jun 08, 2022 12:43 AM IST
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'Deepest condolences': PM Modi after 8 died in Rajasthan’s Barmer road accident

At least eight people of a family were killed, and one was injured after their vehicle collided head-on with a truck.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI)
Published on Jun 07, 2022 10:21 PM IST
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Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Ashok Gehlot may go for a cabinet reshuffle after Rajya Sabha polls: Party leaders

The Congress, with 108 MLAs can win two seat and BJP with 71 can win two. The contest is for the third seat between Congress’s Pramod Tiwari and media baron Subhash Chandra, who is supported by BJP
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has kept hopes of a ministerial berth alive for MLAs who did not find a spot in the state cabinet in the November reshuffle. (ANI)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has kept hopes of a ministerial berth alive for MLAs who did not find a spot in the state cabinet in the November reshuffle. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 07, 2022 09:57 PM IST
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After Congress, BJP shifts Rajasthan MLAs to resort ahead of RS polls

As many as 49 BJP MLAs were, on Monday, taken to a resort along the Jaipur-Agra highway. Others are expected to reach soon.
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Published on Jun 07, 2022 12:08 AM IST
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BJP also moves Rajasthan MLAs to resort ahead of RS poll, calls it training camp

Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia said the Congress flew down its MLAs to a resort in Udaipur because it was apprehensive about the Rajya Sabha elections.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan moved its lawmakers to a resort on the Jaipur-Agra highway where the party said, it was organising a training camp for the MLAs ahead of the Rajya Sabha election (PTI)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Rajasthan moved its lawmakers to a resort on the Jaipur-Agra highway where the party said, it was organising a training camp for the MLAs ahead of the Rajya Sabha election (PTI)
Updated on Jun 06, 2022 08:26 PM IST
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Rajasthan Congress urges ACB to curb horse-trading ahead of Rajya Sabha polls

Mahesh Joshi, Congress chief whip in the state assembly, submitted a complaint in this regard with ACB director general of police (DGP) BL Soni on Sunday.
Congress legislators have been lodged in Udaipur’s Taj Aravali hotel, where the party had held its Chintan Shivir last month. (PTI)
Congress legislators have been lodged in Udaipur’s Taj Aravali hotel, where the party had held its Chintan Shivir last month. (PTI)
Published on Jun 06, 2022 12:37 AM IST
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