Rajasthan Police

  • Mumbai: Former police officer refused bail in Sohrabuddin case Yesterday

    Mumbai: The special CBI court, which is hearing the cases related to police encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, on Monday rejected the bail application of a former officer of Rajasthan police. Judge BH Loya refused bail to Rehman Khan who was a police...
  • 176 child labourers rescued from Jaipur, united with their families in Patna July 31, 2014

    A total of 176 child labourers, rescued from various handicraft units in Jaipur, were brought to the state capital on Thursday by a team of Bihar government officials and members of civil society organisations. The child labourers, aged between seven and 16 years, were rescued last week by the Anti-Human Trafficking...
  • Chaos at stations, bus stops as lakhs of candidates appear for police recruitment exam June 2, 2014

    With more than 11.64 lakh candidates appearing for Rajasthan Police recruitment examination in 3700 centres across the state, there were chaotic scenes in railway stations and bus stands in the state. More than 11.64 lakh examinees appeared for the examination to fill up 12,178 posts of constable in Rajasthan Police, official...
  • Police remand of three IM members extended, one sent to jail April 2, 2014

    The police custody of three alleged members of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) was extended by seven days on Wednesday while another operative was sent to jail by a local court. The four operatives were on Wednesday produced in the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS)...
  • Rajasthan government transfers 15 RPS officers March 1, 2014

    Rajasthan government on Saturday transferred 15 senior Rajasthan Police Service officers, an official in Jaipur said. The Additional Superintendents of Police were transferred in Hanumangarh, Pratapgarh, Tonk and Sawaimadhopur districts, he said. Meanwhile, Vishwanath Heeremath was appointed as the chairman of Rajasthan state electricity regulatory board, an official statement issued in Jaipur said. The government...
  • We lack facilities to check cyber crime: Rajasthan Police February 14, 2014

    Rajasthan Police on Thursday expressed concern over the lack of important infrastructure in the state to counter cyber crime. Speaking at a two-day training programme on information technology, the ADGP (Crime) Ajit Singh said Rajasthan lacked important facilities, infrastructure and equipment to contain cyber crime. Consumer awareness in information technology was a...
  • IPS officer HN Meena granted deputation to Cabinet Secretriat February 11, 2014

    Senior IPS officer HN Meena, who was shifted twice in reshuffle after BJP government came to power December last, has been granted deputation to Cabinet Secretariat in Delhi, an official statement said on Monday. Meena's deputation would be effective from the day he takes charge of his new post as Secretary...
  • Rajasthan government suspends IAS officer accused of rape February 5, 2014

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Wednesday suspended a senior IAS officer accused of rape. BB Mohanty, the Chairman of the Rajasthan Civil Services Appellate Tribunal, has been accused by a woman civil services aspirant of sexually assaulting her over the past one year. Mohanty has been called for questioning by the police....
  • Former Rajasthan police chief appointed new secretary of security January 25, 2014

    Rajasthan's former police chief HC Meena has been appointed the secretary, security in the cabinet secretariat, an official statement said Friday. Meena, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 1976 batch, had been shifted as director general, jails after the Vasundhara Raje government assumed office in Rajasthan last month. He was...
  • 'Wind dragons' to check power cable theft January 6, 2014

    With the cases of power cable theft on the rise, the Rajasthan Police have appointed "wind dragons" -- a dedicated force who will keep round-the-clock vigil in the border district of Jaisalmer -- to check the crime. About 120 Home Guards, called "wind dragons", have been appointed in the area of Sujlone Energy Ltd, Jaisalmer SP Hemant...
  • 3 cops take bribe to allow liquor sale, arrested January 4, 2014

    Three police officers were arrested in Rajasthan on Friday on charges of taking bribes to allow sale of liquor, officials said. The state police's anti-corruption bureau (ACB) caught the three officers -- Deputy Superintendent of Police Manish Sharma, Inspector Dhoolji Meena and police outpost in-charge Prabhu Lal -- taking bribes in...
  • Asaram will be treated like normal prisoner: Rajasthan Police December 22, 2013

    Controversial godman Asaram, arrested for alleged sexual assault, was on Sunday taken to jail like any normal prisoner instead of the earlier practice of transporting him alone in a police vehicle with two other police vehicles escorting him. The 72-year-old godman will henceforth be taken to court in the same manner...
  • Former minister Babulal Nagar's judicial custody extended till November 25 November 12, 2013

    A CBI court on Tuesday extended till November 25 the judicial custody of former Rajasthan Minister Babulal Nagar, arrested on charges of raping and assaulting a 35-year-old woman. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (CBI cases) Mahendra Kumar Mehta extended Nagar's judicial custody till November 25 on the agency's plea that it required...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram tried to bribe girl, say sources September 6, 2013

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram tried to bribe the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by him in his ashram, sources said. Asamam, sources claim, promised to open a college for the 15-year-old girl. This after police said they have not received any video clip denying the existence of any CD...
  • Asaram: A guru of controversies September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Asaram Bapu, arrested by Rajasthan Police on charges of sexual assault, is not new to controversies. The spiritual guru, who started preaching in Gujarat in the late 1960s and today owns 200 ashrams across the country, has earlier been involved in criminal cases. Asaram, 72, is in police custody in...
  • Sexual assault case: Police team leaves for Indore to arrest Asaram August 31, 2013

    Jodhpur: A team of the Rajasthan Police left for Indore to arrest self-styled godman Asaram after he failed to produce himself before the Jodhpur police for questioning in the sexual assault case. The team of police is expected to reach Indore by 8 AM on Saturday. Asaram's deadline to appear before...
  • Is self-styled godman Asaram above law? August 30, 2013

    Asaram's deadline to appear before the Jodhpur police for questioning in the sexual assault case ends on Friday. ...
  • Sexual assault case: Police team heads to Bhopal as Asaram refuses to appear August 30, 2013

    Jodhpur: A team of the Rajasthan Police will head to Bhopal to arrest self-styled godman Asaram after he failed to produce himself before the Jodhpur police for questioning in the sexual assault case, said Jodhpur DCP Ajay Lamba. Asaram's deadline to appear before the Jodhpur police for questioning in the sexual...
  • Rajasthan police to interrogate Yasin Bhatkal in Jaipur blasts August 30, 2013

    Rajasthan police have sent a request to the National Investigation Agency seeking to interrogate Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal in connection with the 2008 Jaipur serial blasts which had left 70 people dead and 186 injured. "We are in touch with the NIA and have requested them for interrogation of Yasin...
  • FIR lodged against Asaram in sexual assault case August 25, 2013

    Jodhpur: An FIR has been lodged by the police against the self-styled godman Asaram in the case of sexual assault filed on the complaint of a 15-year-old girl. He has still not been called for questioning as the Rajasthan Police said that they want to collect all the evidence...
  • 'Tortured' in police custody, slain IRS officer's relative kills self June 14, 2013

    Jaipur: A distant relative of a slain IRS officer allegedly committed suicide on Friday, leaving behind a note in which he said he was tortured by police during interrogation in connection with the murder. Kamal Meena was questioned on Thursday evening in connection with the killing of Sriram Meena, Deputy...
  • Man arrested in Kerala is Bitti Mohanty: Rajasthan Police officer March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A team of police investigators will arrive in Rajasthan on Thursday with Bitti Mahanti. He was sent to 10-day police custody on Monday. Bitti had jumped parole in 2006 while serving a seven-year sentence in Alwar in Rajasthan on charges of raping a German tourist. The police will also...
  • Rape convict Bitti Mohanty being brought to Jaipur March 12, 2013

    Jaipur: Rape convict Bitti Mohanty is being brought to Jaipur on a train on Tuesday evening by Kerala police. Bitti was sent to 10-day police custody on Monday. Bitti jumped parole in 2006 while serving a seven-year sentence for rape in Alwar in Rajasthan and had gone underground. Bitti was living...
  • Rape convict Bitti Mohanty to be taken to Rajasthan today March 12, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Rape convict Bitti Mohanty will be taken by the Rajasthan Police back to Rajasthan on Tuesday. Mohanty was sent to 10-day police custody on Monday. He had jumped parole in 2006 while serving a seven-year sentence in Alwar in Rajasthan on charges of raping a German tourist. Bitti was living...
  • Father of Bitti Mohanty refuses to speak to media March 11, 2013

    Former Odisha DGP BB Mohanty, father of rape convict Bitti Mohanty, has been holed up inside his house and has refused to come and speak to the media. Mohanty had denied allegations that he has been helping his son run from the law for the past seven years. ...
  • Rape convict Bitti Mohanty sent to 10-day police custody March 11, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Rape convict Bitti Mohanty was on Monday sent to 10-day police custody after being produced at a local court in Kannur, Kerala. Bitti was sentenced to seven years imprisonment on charges of raping a German tourist whom he had befriended in 2005, in Alwar, Rajasthan. However, he jumped parole...
  • Rajasthan: Sacked policemen gangrape student March 11, 2013

    Jaipur: A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by two sacked personnel of Rajasthan Police Constabulary, police said here. "The girl was with her friend on a motorbike on March 7 when the accused, also on motorcycle, chased and stopped them near Rawatbhata road. The accused identified as Mohan Singh and Jai...
  • Rape convict Bitti Mohanty to be produced in court on Monday March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Odisha DG BB Mohanty is under scrutiny for allegedly aiding his son Bitti Mohanty, a rape convict, while he was absconding. Rama Rao, a former headmaster of a school in Puttaparthy, Andhra Pradesh, where Bitti worked under a false name while he was on the run, claims...
  • Bitti Mohanty: Rajasthan Police team to leave for Kerala on Monday March 11, 2013

    Jaipur: A police team from Jaipur will fly to Kerala on Monday to identify and take into custody Bitti Mohanty, who jumped parole in 2006 after being convicted for raping a German woman. Earlier, a Rajasthan Police team was to go to Kerala on Sunday, but could not due to lack...
  • AP: Bitti Mohanty's stay in Puttaparthi under the scanner, police to help Kerala Police March 10, 2013

    Rape convict Bitti Mohanti's stay in Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh and how he got MBA degree and a bank's job is also under the scanner. ...