Kota

  • Bypolls in four Assembly constituencies to be held on September 13 5 days ago

    Election Commission on Saturday announced by-elections to four Assembly seats in Rajasthan which fell vacant after the sitting MLAs were elected to Lok Sabha. According to a programme issued by the Commission, bypolls will be held for Nasirabad, Vair, Kota (South) and Surajgarh Assembly constituencies in the state on September 13. Filing...
  • Dry weather conditions prevail in most of Rajasthan July 5, 2014

    Dry weather conditions today on Saturday prevailed in most of the areas in Rajasthan even as light to moderate rains occurred at isolated places. According to MeT office, light to moderate rains occurred at isolated places in Jaipur and Kota division whereas rest of the areas remained completely dry during the...
  • Vasundhara Raje's son Dushyant Singh makes hat-trick in Jhalawar-Baran seat May 17, 2014

    Winning the Jhalawar Baran seat in Rajasthan with a landslide margin of 2,81,546 votes, BJP candidate and sitting MP Dushyant Singh has made a hat-trick of victory. Son of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Singh defeated his nearest Congress rival Pramod Bhaya. A total 11,27,343 people voted in the Jhalawar Baran constituency...
  • Principal gets threat letter similar to received by Police demanding release of IM terrorists April 2, 2014

    A principal of a girls college in Kota on Wednesday received a threat letter, similar to the one received by Kota police SP few days back, demanding the release of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested from the state recently. Principal of Janki Devi Bajaj (JDB) Girls College, Hari Singh Meena found...
  • Kota SP gets threat letter demanding release of Indian Mujahideen terrorists April 1, 2014

    A threatening letter demanding the release of suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorists arrested from the state over the past few days was on Monday delivered to the Kota SP's office. "The threatening letter came to my office by ordinary post in which the sender demanded release of the terrorists arrested in the...
  • 4 passengers killed, 24 injured as bus overturns at Chittorgarh-Kota highway March 30, 2014

    Four passengers, including an infant girl, were killed and 24 others injured when a Volvo bus overturned on Chittorgarh-Kota highway in Rajasthan in the wee hours of Sunday, police said. The deceased were identified as Jamnadas (57), Viond (32), Rajpal (22) and five-month-old Khushbu, all hailing from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. Five seriously...
  • 3 persons electrocuted, another injured in two separate incidents March 17, 2014

    Three persons were electrocuted while an 11-year boy was seriously injured in separate incidents in Kota and Bundi districts on Monday. Wasim and Anwar, both 30 years, residents of Ghantaghar area in Makabera police station of Kota city, were electrocuted when the duo attempted to put out the flames in their...
  • Malaysia missing plane unlikely to be terrorist event: Interpol head March 12, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The international police agency Interpol does not believe the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines (MASM.KL) jet was the result of a terrorist attack, its head said on Tuesday. Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble also suggested that two men who boarded using stolen passports and had aroused suspicion may have...
  • 16 injured as bus and truck collide on Kota Jaipur highway near Bundi February 1, 2014

    At least 16 people, including eight women, were injured on Saturday when their bus collided with a truck on Kota-Jaipur highway here. The injured were rushed to district hospital and are undergoing treatment. About 40 people were travelling in the private bus at the time of mishap, Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of...
  • Slight respite from cold as rains lash Rajasthan January 22, 2014

    Rains lashed parts of Rajasthan even as night temperature increased by a few degrees on Wednesday. Kota recorded maximum of 34.8 mm rains till this morning while Chittorgarh, Dabok, Jaipur and Ajmer received 24, 11.4, 10.1 and 2 mm rains respectively, according to Met department in Jaipur. The rains were triggered...
  • Kota: Suspected cannibal arrested from a cave, pieces of human skeleton recovered December 18, 2013

    Kota: A suspected cannibal serial killer was arrested from a forest of Baran district in Kota in a joint operation by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh police team, police said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off by local villagers, 35-year-old Karan Singh Bheel was arrested on Tuesday from a forest...
  • Agra-Gwalior bus service resumes after water level of Chambal recedes August 13, 2013

    Three days after the bus service between Agra and Gwalior was suspended due to a rise in the water level of the Chambal river, the Uttar Pradesh Roadways resumed it on Tuesday. "All eight buses on the Agra-Gwalior route resumed service after the water of the river Chambal receded " said...
  • Chambal river on the rise, inter-state traffic hit August 12, 2013

    Traffic connectivity between Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh has been severely affected and long queues of vehicles are being seen on the the highways following an alarming rise in the water level of the Chambal river, officials said on Monday. The Mumbai-Agra highway in Gwalior was badly affected and vehicles...
  • Army to rescue five persons struck on island in Kota July 29, 2013

    Army has been roped in to rescue five persons struck on a small island in Parvati river in Ayana village of Kota, police said on Monday. The village is situated some 100 kilometres from Kota town. Lakhan (22), Khemraj (21), Bhima (9) Dhiraj (12) and Rakesh (14) had gone to the...
  • Rajasthan: Over 800 people trapped at Rawatbhata due to flash floods July 29, 2013

    Kota: Over 800 people are stranded at Rawatbhata near Kota in Rajasthan due to flash floods following heavy rains in the area. The group had gone to the area for picnic on Sunday but found themselves trapped as a local stream got flooded on Sunday night and the raging water washed...
  • 'Policegiri': I miss Sanjay Dutt, says director KS Ravikumar May 31, 2013

    Ace filmmaker KS Ravikumar is all set to make his debut in Bollywoood with 'Policegiri'. The film is a remake of Tamil film 'Saamy'. The film will star Sanjay Dutt in the lead role (played by Vikram in original)the film is considered to be the most awaited action films of...
  • Ram Charan shoots for a song in Switzerland May 21, 2013

    Telugu superstar Ram Charan seems to have a busy year. The actor along with the crew of 'Yevadu' has left for Switzerland to shoo a song sequence for the film. The film will feature Shruthi Haasan and Amy Jackson in leading roles. The film will also feature Allu Arjun and Kajal...
  • Telugu director VN Aditya's upcoming film titled as 'Park' May 6, 2013

    Director V N Aditya who is noted for superhit films like 'Manasantha Nuvve' and Nagarjuna's 'Nenunnanu', is currently working on his upcoming film titled 'Park'. The film will feature Santhosh and Sarayu as the lead pair in the film. Ramesh Gogula and Hymavathi Gogula are jointly producing this movie under...
  • Puri Jagannadh, Rana unveil the teaser of 'DK Bose' May 6, 2013

    Telugu film 'DK Bose' will feature Sundeep Kishan and Nisha Agarwal as the lead pair in the film. The film is directed by AN Bose. Director Anand Ranga of 'Oye' fame and Seshu Reddy will be jointly producing the film under the banner of Random Thoughts. A 30-seconds teaser of...
  • Sundeep Kishan, Nisha Agarwal team up for 'DK Bose' April 30, 2013

    Telugu actor Sundeep Kishan and Nisha Agarawal are playing the lead in the film titled as 'DK Bose'. The film is to be directed by AN Bose. The audio of the film will be released on May 7. Anand Ranga and Seshu Reddy are jointly producing the film, under the banner...
  • Telugu film Greeku Veerudu' passes with U/A certificate April 23, 2013

    Chennai: Akkineni Nagarjuna-starrer Telugu romantic-drama 'Greeku Veerudu' has been passed with U/A-certificate by the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) of India. It is releasing worldwide May 3. Confirming the same, a source from the film's unit told IANS: "The film has been passed with U/A-certificate with no cuts. Featuring Nayanthara, Meera...
  • Tamil version of 'Greeku Veerdu' is titled as 'Love Story' April 8, 2013

    The Tamil version of superstar Nagarjuna's much awaited film,'Greeku Veerudu', is titled as 'Love Story'. Nayanatara will play the leading lady to Nagarjuna in the film. The bi-lingual film will be released on April 19th. The film is directed by Dasarath and Meera Chopra plays a key role. The title 'Love Story'...
  • Actor Lavanya Tripati to star in Manchu Vishnu's next March 25, 2013

    The second schedule of Manchu Vishnu and Veeru Potla's action comedy has started in Hyderabad today. However, actor Lavanya Tripati is the female lead in this film and it is presented by Aariana and Viviana. Produced by Dr Mohan Babu under 24 frames factory banner actor Vishnu said that a powerful...
  • Nagarjuna's nephew Sushanth turns a year older March 18 March 18, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actor Sushanth is not throwing a lavish bash for his birthday on March 18. Instead, he is busy working for his upcoming Telugu romance 'Adda', and will be occupied with the launch of the film's first look poster. "I generally don't throw any party on my birthday and instead...
  • Telugu actor Sushanth to star in 'Adda' March 14, 2013

    Chennai: Busy wrapping up his upcoming third Telugu film 'Adda', actor Sushant believes that the scripts choose him and then things fell into place. He describes it as an "unpredictable" movie. "I heard so many scripts after my second film, but nothing excited me. However, when 'Adda' was narrated to me,...
  • Nagarjuna starrer film 'Greekuveerudu' teaser launched February 26, 2013

    The teaser of Nagarjuna's upcoming film, 'Greekuveerudu' is launched and has received a good response from the audience. The actor has a trendy look in the film and carries a flamboyance that suits his character of an NRI in the film. The film is a romantic entertainer and will be...
  • Survey: Bizarre small town sex facts you didn't know December 4, 2012

    The INDIA TODAY-Nielsen Sex Survey of four metros (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai) as well as 12 towns (Hisar, Moradabad, Kota, Kolhapur, Jamnagar, Ratlam, Salem, Kottayam, Guntur, Asansol, Baleshwar and Aizawl) throws up some interesting facts about how people from India's small towns behave between the sheets. The 10th annual sex...
  • Destroy unsanitary latrines or face arrest, warns Jairam October 22, 2012

    Kota: Days after he kicked up a row by stating that there are more temples than toilets in India, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday warned that the government would soon bring a new bill providing arrest for those not destroying unsanitary latrines. Earlier, Jairam Ramesh on Sunday urged women not...
  • MP: Goods train gets derailed August 12, 2012

    Guna: Three wagons of a goods train got derailed on Saturday night between Pilighata and Pagara station on the Guna-Bina rail section, disrupting rail traffic, official sources said on Sunday. The coal-laden goods train was on its way to Kota when its three wagons got derailed around 10.30-11.00 pm, about 30...
  • Kota: Newborn dies after woman delivers in toilet July 29, 2012

    Kota: A seven-months pregnant woman, admitted in a private hospital in Kota, gave birth to a baby girl on Sunday in a toilet leading to the death of the newborn due to severe head injuries. Babita, 22, was admitted to the private hospital in Dadabari area in Kota on Saturday...