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BJP MLA Gotam Lal Meena dies of COVID-19 in Udaipur

Udaipur : BJP MLA Gotam Lal Meena died of COVID-19 at a hospital in Udaipur on Wednesday. The 56-year-old MLA from Dhariawad constituency in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh district is survived by wife and four sons. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Assembly Speaker C P Joshi and BJP state president Satish Poonia condoled the three-time MLA’s death. Leader of Opposition Gulabchand Kataria said, ... Read More »

Villagers in Limbadiya gram panchayat of Dungarpur keep coronavirus at bay

‘Not a single positive case till now’ Udaipur : Some 4 thousand villagers in four villages under Limbadiya gram panchayat have learnt to keep the coronavirus at bay. The villagers do not step out of their homes without masks. They follow social distancing norms. Ceremonies and weddings have not been taking place here since a month. Majority of the population is ... Read More »

FIR on groom for getting married before completion of quarantine period

Udaipur : The Chittorgarh administration has given a police complaint against a groom for reportedly violating corona protocols and getting married without completion of quarantine period. The incident took place at Bhupalsagar town recently where the groom Ankit son of Kishan Taunk was tested positive for the coronavirus. He was quarantined for 14 days however, before the quarantine period was over, ... Read More »

Dungarpur witness sharp decline in corona death cases

‘52% beds unoccupied, additional oxygen stock at handy’  Udaipur : While most of the districts across the state are reeling under severe shortage of oxygen and zero availability of beds and ventilators, there is a big piece of relief from Dungarpur. The COVID hospital here has 52 percent beds unoccupied, there is enough, infact additional stock of oxygen cylinders and above ... Read More »

Sampling suspended after 24 test positive in Chittorgarh’s gram panchayat

‘Testing began after locals complained’  Udaipur : While the state government is taking all measures to control the outspread of coronavirus and stressing on samplings so that timely treatment can be given to patients to save their lives,  at Kanera, a gram panchayat situated 40 kilometers from the Chittorgarh district headquarters, sample testing remained suspended from 3 to 12 May. The reason ... Read More »

COVID pandemic sees spurt in child marriages in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : The COVID pandemic persisting since a year is being seen as one of the reasons behind spurt in child marriage cases in Chittorgarh. Child activists claim that despite strict vigil on child marriages by the police and district administrations,judiciary people are still secretly organising weddings of their minor children especially girls. In past 30 days,11 incidents of child marriages ... Read More »

Commuters have harrowing time amid tight lockdown norms in Udaipur

Udaipur : As streets and markets once again wear deserted looks inthe City of Lakes  and the silence pierced by louds sirens of ambulances and police vehicles, residents complain of harrowing time amid the strict norms. People say the police and hospitals are turning deaf ears to their distress appeals. While cops are penalising people seen on roads after 11am irrespective of genuinity ... Read More »

Constable, wife gets hospital care after senior officers intervene

Udaipur : A constable driver posted at Dungarpur’s Sagwara police station realized the value of breath and the problems faced by the common public during the pandemic when he and his wife themselves suffered for hours. The oxygen level in their bodies lowered radically and their sons ran pillars to post to get oxygen supported beds in civil as well as private ... Read More »

95 ventilators lying unused in RNT hospital, Kataria apprise union health minister

Udaipur : As number of positive cases continues to upsoar and  hospitals face severe shortage of ventilators and oxygen, 95 ventilators have been lying unused at RNT medical college. These ventilators had been sent by the center last year to Udaipur under the PM relief fund, however, the consignment was faulty.Some24 ventilators were installed but all of them stopped after working ... Read More »

ExMP’s kitchen serving food for attendants of corona patients in govt hosp

Udaipur : As the intensity of the second wave of the pandemic increases and almost a thousand patients on an average get infected, more people are coming ahead to extend help and relief. Setting a model for others, Raghuveer Meena, former parliamentarian has set up a special kitchen in his house compound where food packets for  200 persons are being prepared daily. Meena ... Read More »

Sans budget, survival becomes difficult for shelter homes across Rajasthan

Udaipur : On one hand the authorities are getting stricter on voluntary organisations and state aided shelter homes to make sure adherence of COVID protocols at these places while on the other hand these centers are on the verge of dysfunctioning since they have not received the annual budget for the financial year April 2020-March 2021. There are some 100 state aided open ... Read More »

Violation of marriage protocols attract heavy penalty, parents worried

Udaipur : The state government’s decision barring marriage functions till May 31 has increased the woes of families that had planned wedding ceremonies of their children in the coming days. Meanwhile, the district administration is getting stricter on those  people violating the COVID protocol regarding marriage functions. As per the latest directives, marriages have to be kept a very low key affair with only the bride ... Read More »

Army Recruitment Common Entrance Exam At Jaipur And Jodhpur Stands Postponed

Common entrance exam for Army Recruitment to be held at Jaipur and Jodhpur for rally and medically fit candidates scheduled on 30 May 2021 stands postponed owing to COVID 19 situation. Fresh dates will be intimated later.  candidates should check news papers and join Indian army website ( for fresh dates accordingly. Tag : army recruitment 2021, army recruitment 2021 udaipur, ... Read More »

StarAgri & Agribazaar donates oxygen concentrators worth Rs. 2 crore to govt hospitals in Rajasthan

Udaipur : In collaboration with StarAgri&Agribazaar, India’s premieragri warehousing and online agri-trading company, recently announced donating 300  imported state-of-the-art oxygen concentrators worth Rs. 2  crore to various state government-run hospitalsin various districts  like  Jaipur, Alwar, Ajmer, Kota, Bikaner, Sri Ganganagar, Kotputli, Bharatpur , Jodhpur of  Rajasthan towards India’s fight against COVID-19.The oxygen concentrators will help treat COVID19 patients who require oxygen as India ... Read More »

Gehlot targets Modi govt over fuel price rise after assembly polls

Jaipur : Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday hit out at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led central government over rise in fuel prices after the completion of assembly elections in five states. He said the central government should reduce the tax on petrol and diesel and give relief to the “already troubled” people. The chief minister stressed that as ... Read More »

Good Samaritans supplying medicines, food, ration for COVID hit households

Udaipur : Amid the stories of black marketting, stockpiling, there are stories showcasing acts of kindness to extend relief to thousands of families affected by the pandemic. While there are people who have started free food packet delivery services to households hit by the virus,there are also organisations that  are providing help by distributing corona kits for those tested COVID positive.Individual ... Read More »

Experts advice people to be cautious from child trade rackets during pandemic

Udaipur : Not just the economy, social life too has been badly hit by the corona and a new challenge is posing before the police and society-child  trading. The child rights department and the state adoption and resource agency has cautioned the public to remain aware of malicious messages spreading these days on social media regarding appeals to adopt children orphaned after their parents death ... Read More »

4-year-old boy falls into open borewell in Rajasthan

Jaipur : A four-year-old boy fell into a 70-foot-deep open borewell in Rajasthan’s Jalore district on Thursday, police said. The child, identified as Anil Devasi, is alive, and efforts are underway to rescue him, they said. Oxygen is being pumped into the borewell, the police added. Read More »

Ncc To Be Included As Elective Course In Universities Affiliated With Ncc & Aicte

Jaipur :  NCC Directorate Rajasthan informs that UGC and AICTE have accepted the proposal for inclusion of NCC as an elective course on choice based credit score system in universities affiliated with UGC as well AICTE.  Under this scheme, students/cadets can obtain additional bonus marks while getting their degrees. The information on proposal is available on Ministry of Education and ... Read More »

Oxygen production gets delayed due to shortage of cylinders in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : At a time when hospitals are running short of oxygen and patients are gasping for breath, the negligence of officials is causing delay in oxygen supply from plants. In one such incident, at a private oxygen manufacturing plant at Azoliya ka Kheda of Chittorgarh, oxygen production was delayed for hours due to an order by the Gangrar SDM to ... Read More »

12 including cop accused for raping teen for 6months

Udaipur : A FIR has been registered at Kapasan police station under Chittorgarh wherein a 19-year old complained that she was raped for 6 months by twelve persons including a cop. She said the perpetrators assaulted her at different places in Udaipur, Barmer and Chittorgarh villages.  In her statement, the rape survivor said that two men often threatened her that if she didnot ... Read More »

Brahmakumaris dedicate 500-bed Covid centre for public at Abu road

‘Free meals for patients, staff ‘ Udaipur :  A 500-bed Covid treatment and isolation centre has become operational at the Mansarovar campus of the Brahma Kumaris in Kivarli, Abu Road. In view of the rising number of Covid cases, and to facilitate the treatment of the patients, the Brahma Kumaris have offered the facility to the Sirohi district administration.The Brahma Kumaris had ... Read More »

Childline prevents 2 child marriages in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : The vigilant team of Chittorgarh Child Line was successful in preventing two minor girls marriage in Dungla police station limits. The child line coordinator Bhupendra Singh got information that two minor girls, who were sisters, were to be married off on 26 and 27th April. The childline team and Dungla SHO Sangram Singh verified the information and found it to be ... Read More »

Situation intensifies as ICU/Ventilator beds exhaust in Udaipur hospitals

Udaipur : Despite desperate measures being taken by the state government and the district administration, the situation is getting alarming in Udaipur as families make frantic efforts to find any oxygen supported or ventilator  attached beds in private  and civil hospitals. On Thursday,  all the 21hospitals listed on  the website of the district administration depicted zero availability  of ICU ventilator and oxygen ... Read More »

45 kilograms of Opium worth 56L seized, 5 arrested in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : In two major seizures in two separate police station limits, on Monday, the Chittorgarh police arrested 5 persons and discovered 45kilograms of illicit opium worth around 56 lakh rupees from their custody. The operations were held by Nikumbh and Badi Sadri police station teams. Chittorgarh SP Deepak Bhargava said the district teams are on a regular campaign to curb ... Read More »

Muslim artists lend voices for Hanuman Chalisa

Udaipur : Ten artists from a local musical group called ‘Deewana’ have created a mellifluous album on Hanuman Chalisa. The  leader of the group Shahnawaz Khan along with Aslam Khan and Ehsaan Chisti have sung the Hanuman Chalisa verses with seven other members. The creation which is said to be the first of its kind rendition of the sacred Hanuman Chalisa ... Read More »

ChildLIne rescues teens in Chittor after parents die of corona

Udaipur : In a gruesome incident, Child Line rescued two minor boys who were left helpless after their parents died due to corona infection on Sunday. The family hails from West Bengal and lived in a rented house at Brahmapuri colony. The boys’ father was an engineer while their mother was a teacher at a private school. The woman died on Saturday ... Read More »

Man dies on bike while being driven home by colleagues

Udaipur : In a shocking incident, a 20-year-old man died on bike while being taken home by co-workers after his health condition deteriorated on not getting timely treatment. The deceased Ramesh son of Logar Meena, resident of Palawaton ka Saath in Kanore village under Vallabhnagar block of Udaipur district worked in a hotel in Udaipur and had been unwell for some days. ... Read More »

UMC begins disinfection operation as residents remain confined indoors

Udaipur : Even  as the entire city remains confined indoors due to the weekend lockdown imposed by the state government, the Udaipur Municipal Corporation teams set off on a mission to sanitise the entire city. The city wore a deserted look with almost zero traffic movement except for persons dealing with essential services and exempted category. Police patrolling teams were seen ... Read More »

Sarv samaj propose ‘akrosh’ rally on Sunday to seek Kataria’s resignation

Udaipur : Protests and rallies against GulabChand Kataria on his controversial remarks for Maharana Pratap continued on Thursday as several factions of the society staged demonstrations and slogans against the leader. Bhilu Rana supporters and members from the tribal  community alongwith  representatives of Rajput and Sikh samaj held a massive protest and burnt Kataria’s effigy. They asked Kataria to step ahead  ... Read More »

More security demanded for Rajsamand MP Diya Kumari

Udaipur :  The Mewar Kshatriya Mahasabha of Rajsamand district on Tuesday gave a memorandum to Collector Rajsamand Arvind Kumar Poswal and SP Bhuvan Bhushan Yadav demanding more security for MP Diya Kumari. The Mahasabha members said the workers of both Congress and the National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) tried to ‘gherao’ the MP at her place of stay at Maruti ... Read More »

Kataria faces public wrath for disrespectful remarks on Maharana Pratap

Udaipur : Despite rendering apology twice over his remarks on  Maharana Pratap, former Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria faced sharp reactions from the Rajput community from several parts of Udaipur division. On Tuesday, various Rajput organisations  staged massive protests,inked Kataria’s posters and even burnt his effigies to express their anger on the disrespectful words the BJP veteran used, even though it was ... Read More »

Lieutenant General As Bhinder, General Officer Commanding-In-Chief, Sapta Shakti Command Visits Chetak Corps

Jaipur : Lieutenant General AS Bhinder, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Sapta Shakti Command visited Chetak Corps on 08 and 09 April 2021. During his visit the Army Commander was briefed by Lieutenant General MK Mago, General Officer Commanding, Chetak Corps on the operational readiness of the formation as well as important training issues.  He was also briefed on the security situation ... Read More »

Minor stripped, thrashed allegedly for damaging ply in hostel room

Udaipur : A 17-year-old boy reading at a private sanskrit school in Gingla of Salumber block in Udaipur district was stripped, hit on his private parts and thrashed badly by the hostel manager and a teacher. The torture was inflicted reportedly because the partition ply in one of the room had been damaged and the hostel authorities believed him responsible for ... Read More »

Couple commit suicide after parents oppose marriage

Udaipur : A young couple hanged themselves with the same rope on Saturday in Sarada of Udaipur district after failing to convince their respective families for their marriage. The couple had tried to elope during Holi too, however, their families brought them back home and tried to convince them against the alliance.  The couple was identified as Jagdish (23) and Asha ... Read More »

Record Revenue Generation Through Scrap Sale By Ajmer Railway Stores Complex

Udaipur : North Western Railway have surpassed the target of 200 Cr revenue generation through scrap sale, by registering record scrap sale of 206.67 Cr in the year 2020-21. Ajmer Stores Complex (General Stores Depot and Ajmer Division) are the biggest contributor in scrap sale of North Western Railway in 2020-21. Ajmer Stores complex, with total sale of 93.2 Cr ... Read More »


Jaipur : Lieutenant General JS Nain, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal, Sena Medal, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, alongwith Mrs Anita Nain, Regional President AWWA, visited Jodhpur Military Station. The Army Commander was briefed by Lieutenant General PS Minhas, General Officer Commanding, Konark Corps on the operational preparedness. Army Commander expressed that he is extremely proud of the training and preparedness of the Corps ... Read More »

FIR against Haryana flyer for travelling despite being positive

Udaipur : Probably in a first in Rajasthan, Udaipur district administration has filed an FIR against a Haryana resident for violating the corona protocol and travelling despite being tested positive for COVID. The incharge deployed at Dabok airport to ensure the adherence of pandemic protocol has given a written complaint at the Dabok police station against Roshan Singh resident of Gudgaon for travelling by air and ... Read More »

House explodes after gas leak in Chittorgah, 3 Killed, 4 injured

Udaipur : Three persons of a family were killed while four members were injured after a large fire which led to an explosion in the house in the wee hours of Friday in Meetha Ramji ka Kheda of Pratap Nagar colony in Chittorgarh.  Gas leak from one  of the cylinders kept inside the kitchen is presumed to be the reason behind ... Read More »

Nand Ghar Conferred With Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative By Rajasthan Government

Udaipur : Vedanta Nand Ghar, an Anil Agarwal Foundation Initiative, has been awarded the Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative under the ‘Indira Mahila Shakti Protsahan Evam Samman Yojana’ by the Rajasthan Government. As part of the International Women’s day celebrations, the award was given by Honourable Minister of State, Smt. Mamta Bhupesh, Women and Child Development, Govt. of Rajasthan at ... Read More »

Brahma Kumaris appointed Dadi Ratan Mohini as their Spiritual Head

Abu Road : The Brahma Kumaris, the world’s largest spiritual organisation run by women, have appointed Dadi Ratan Mohini as their Spiritual Head. The Management Committee of the institution took this decision in a meeting. Dadi Ratan Mohini was earlier the Additional Chief of the Brahma Kumaris. Her new designation was announced by the Management Committee following the passing away ... Read More »

Chittorgarh police foil ATM theft bid, 2 arrested

Udaipur : Two men of a gang from Haryana, involved in ATM robbery were arrested by the police under Chanderiya police station limits of Gangrar block past Sunday midnight. Police found these men trying to cut the ATM located on the RIICO industrial area main road with the help of a gas cutter. Few men sitting inside a car parked outside ... Read More »