Adani group has announced to invest around Rs 65,000 crore in Rajasthan, in the next five to seven years. Adani group will reportedly set up a mega 10,000 MW solar power capacity in Rajasthan, creating over 40,000 direct and indirect jobs. The announcement was made during the inaugural session of the Invent Rajasthan Summit 2022 in Jaipur, on October 7.
Protesting against the spread of Lumpy Skin Disease in Maharashtra and adjoining states, BJP MLA from Rajasthan Suresh Rawat took a cow along with him, to the assembly. However, as soon as Rawat reached the spot and started to speak, the cow ran away within minutes. Meanwhile, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot assured that the state government is looking into the matter.
BJP leader Kirpal Singh from Rajasthan’s Bharatpur, was reportedly shot dead on September 4. The incident occurred when Singh was returning home from circuit house in his car, when two unidentified assailants came on bikes an opened fire at him. The BJP leader reportedly suffered seven bullet injuries in the attack. Following the incident, Singh was rushed to state-run RBM hospital, where he was declared “brought dead”.
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A female teacher who was burned alive on August 10 in a hamlet near Jaipur died from her injuries late on August 16 at the SMS Hospital. Videos of the event have since gone popular on social media, with netizens criticizing the police's participation as well as the state's deteriorating law and order situation. Anita Regar (32), a teacher at Veena Memorial School, was recognized as the victim.
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In Rajasthan's Sikar, three persons were killed and two were injured at a stampede at the Khatu Shyamji Temple on August 7. Reportedly, the two injured persons have been admitted to a hospital in Jaipur. The stampede reportedly took place at around 5 am, and all three deceased were women. Immediately after the incident, police rushed to the spot, and controlled the crowd.
In Rajasthan's Jaipur International Airport, Customs officials seized gold weighing up to one kilogram, on July 26. Reportedly, the gold is worth Rs 52,10,000 and was of 99.50% purity. The aforementioned amount of gold was seized from a passenger of a SpiceJet flight, who was returning from Dubai. Following the incident, an investigation has been initiated. Further details on the matter is awaited.
Due to incessant rains in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district, several parts have been flooded, on July 16. The monsoon has caused water-logging and heavy inundation in various parts of the city. Huge bodies of water can be found across streets, houses and shops. People living in the affected areas are forced to commute in knee-deep waters. Meanwhile Army and BSF personnel have been deployed to assist with the relief operations.
In Jaipur, police arrested three women identified as Sukhpreet Kaur, Vimla and Pranjal Sharma, on June 24. The women were alleged of blackmailed a head constable after they called the head constable home, and seduced them to make an objectionable video. Karanpur Circle Officer Surendra Singh registered a case amid a complaint of the constable, saying the women demanded Rs 4 lakh from him and arrested the accused.
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Delhi Police team arrived at Jaipur to apprehend Rohit Joshi, son of Rajasthan Minister Mahesh Joshi, in association with a rape charge leveled against him by a 23-year-old woman. "Our teams are conducting a search to locate and trace him," said a police officer. She met Rohit Joshi on Facebook and claimed that he raped her on many occasions over a year. Delhi Police registered the case on May 8.
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BJP MP Diya Kumari claimed that Shah Jahan captured a Hindu palace to build Taj Mahal. On May 11, Kumari said, the land in which Taj Mahal is built, belonged to a royal family from Jaipur. She further stated that they have documents in support of the claim, and are ready to furnish before any court, if necessary. "Shah Jahan liked it (the land) so he acquired it," said Kumari.