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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Hamza Khan


MP border: No room for severe cases, 70% shortfall in doctors
Thu, Jun 04, 2020

Nearly a month later, little has changed in Neemuch, near the border with Rajasthan. There is still no DCH, and critical patients continue to be referred to hospitals hundreds of kilometres away.

Rajasthan: Offices to open fully, curbs stay on malls, places of worship
Mon, Jun 01, 2020

The guidelines, issued by Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Rajeeva Swarup, will be in effect from June 1 to June 30 and, as per officials, emphasise “cautious resumption of normalcy through adequate precautionary and safety measures”.

On road to Agra, Rajasthan police lend a hand — and footwear
Mon, May 18, 2020

Following Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s instructions to Sub Divisional Magistrates to ensure no migrant walks home, police have been bundling them into buses as per destination, to be dropped off at the state borders for free.

At Jaipur unit, workers say not paid for months
Sun, May 17, 2020

“For March, we got our pay for the first ten days only on April 17. For the remaining days of March, the payment came in the first week of May,” a worker said, requesting anonymity.

Curfew lifted in Bhilwara after 55 days, but ‘no drastic changes’
Thu, May 14, 2020

Curfew was imposed after six persons, including three doctors and three compounders at a private hospital, had tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2.

Ashok Gehlot calls virtual meet; Quips, barbs, boycott — all in a day’s work for legislators
Tue, May 12, 2020

Raje asked Gehlot to “roll back the 2 per cent mandi tax”, saying the state should strive towards doubling farmers’ income. She raised the issue of migrants; and asked the CM to increase testing.

As Rajasthan toll touches 100, every fourth death is that of a cardiac patient
Sun, May 10, 2020

Fifteen per cent for these victims had diabetes, 13 per cent had respiratory illnesses, and 6 per cent had kidney ailments.

Handwara encounter: ‘He promised he would come soon. He is coming, but wrapped in Tricolour’
Mon, May 04, 2020

Major Sood’s family got the news of his death the same day as he was scheduled to return home after a gap of six months.

Rajasthan has reached target of 10,000 COVID-19 tests a day: Minister
Sun, May 03, 2020

However, owing to delay in arrival of RNA extraction machines and a dearth of automatic RNA extraction kits, the doctors are forced to do the extraction manually.

Rajasthan HC directs not to mention caste of a person in judicial, administrative matters
Tue, Apr 28, 2020

The court of Justice Sharma had then observed that an individual should not to be identified by his caste but by his parentage.

Open-and-shut for shops in Rajasthan, as states figure out the midnight change
Sun, Apr 26, 2020

The Union Home Ministry issued a clarification on Saturday afternoon that in rural areas, all shops except shopping malls are allowed to be opened, whereas in urban areas, all standalone shops, neighborhood shops and residential complexes shops are allowed to open.

Put up in school amidst lockdown by Rajasthan police, woman ‘raped’
Sun, Apr 26, 2020

The three accused, Kamal Kharwal, Lakhan Raigar and Rishikesh Meena, have been arrested and a head constable, Lal Chand, suspended. The woman’s medical examination has been done and a report is awaited.

Lawyer appears in online hearing in vest, draws HC judge’s ire
Sun, Apr 26, 2020

Hearing an anticipatory bail plea for one Lalaram on Friday, Justice Sanjeev Prakash Sharma said that “learned counsel for the petitioner was contacted through video conferencing and he was found to be wearing Baniyan.

Gehlot lashes out at Centre after Chinese rapid testing kits deliver inaccurate results
Wed, Apr 22, 2020

The CM termed the news “unfortunate” and “unsettling” since the state’s testing via Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR based) tests right now has not yet reached optimum levels.

Coronavirus lockdown: Kota student tests negative in UP, 5 states to take children back
Tue, Apr 21, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said that the Union government has agreed to allow states to make arrangements for students from Kota to travel back to their home states.

UP buses cut across states to bring students home from Kota centres
Sat, Apr 18, 2020

The students will not be charged for transportation. “We will provide masks, food packets as well as water,” Gupta said.

Rajasthan HC quashes FIR against Twitter chief over ‘Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy’ poster
Wed, Apr 08, 2020

In a 2018 tweet, journalist Anna MM Vetticad had shared a photograph of Dorsey and others, where he had held the said placard during his visit to India. Following the tweet, an FIR was filed against Jack, Vetticad and others at Basni police station in Jodhpur.

Bhilwara model: Full curfew, ‘ruthless containment’, more than 20 lakh surveyed
Tue, Apr 07, 2020

The strict curfew in Bhilwara meant shops remained closed. Police ensured doorstep supplies to the public while raw materials were provided to the needy and meals to the poor.

183 who attended Tabligh event traced: Rajasthan DGP
Thu, Apr 02, 2020

Rajasthan’s Director General of Police, Bhupendra Singh, said the state police has collected information about those in the state who visited Markaz or its surrounding localities.

COVID-19: 17 quarantined in Army facilities test positive
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

The next batch of evacuees was brought to Jodhpur. On March 25, 277 evacuees were brought from Iran and another 275 arrived on March 29, taking the total to 552. All passengers were screened by medical teams upon arrival.

Bhilwara set to revoke all passes, bar entry to essential services
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Recently, the district administration had provided food rations enough for a few days to the economically weaker families in slums and other areas of Bhilwara.

Time stands still in Bhilwara
Sun, Mar 29, 2020

Medical staff among infected, 30 lakh including patients under screening, thousands of migrants out of work, 2,000 health teams, 6,400 people in quarantine, 149 high-risk possibilities, and one death. Why the COVID-19 watch in this Rajasthan district is monumental — and heartening

Rajasthan cases touch 50: Another corona patient dies in Bhilwara, officials say not due to virus
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

According to the state Health Department, the 60-year-old had had a heart attack on March 6 and was taken to a private hospital. From there, he was shifted to another private hospital—which has been identified as the centre of the outbreak in the district.

73-year-old dies in Bhilwara, officials say no COVID-19 link
Fri, Mar 27, 2020

In a statement, the Health Department said the 73-year-old suffered from chronic kidney diseases and had diabetes, and was undergoing hemodialysis.

Coronavirus lockdown: Postpone Rajya Sabha polls, says Rajasthan BJP
Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Last week, the Rajasthan High Court had deferred elections for the six newly-formed municipal corporations in the state for six weeks following the coronavirus outbreak.