Mahim Pratap Singh

Articles By Mahim Pratap Singh

Jaipur’s walled city remains under curfew as talks fail

Apart from a compensation of Rs 1 crore and the FIR against police, the family has demanded a government job for a family member. They also want the suspension of the entire Ramganj police station staff.

Curfew in Jaipur after scuffle escalates, 1 killed

The district administration has suspended mobile Internet services for two days - from 6 am on Saturday to 11.59 pm Sunday - to check rumours from spreading

Jaipur top cop denies death in police firing: ‘Not even part of protests, he was felled by police bullet’

Blaming the police for the delay in helping his brother, Jameel said, “He could have been saved had he been attended to and taken to hospital in time.”

Run The Initiative With Their Own Salary: School teacher couple trains students for government jobs for free

Selection to subordinate services may seem less significant compared to cracking prestigious examinations like state and central civil service exams, but it brings drastic improvement in the lives of children from poor families, he added.

50 cases of witch-hunting in Rajasthan in over a year, not one conviction

The Act empowers the government to impose a collective fine on inhabitants of a given area for abetting or participating in witch hunting or sheltering the perpetrators. The fine thus collected is to be used for compensating and rehabilitating the victim.

80-year-old branded witch in Bhilwara, Rajasthan, confined in room for 18 days in

When asked why she was called a witch and locked up in a 10ftx10ft windowless room, where she cowered, hardly ate and relieved herself, Ramkanya seemed reluctant to speak much. “I am not a witch. But let it go,” she said, then broke into sobs

Live-ins are type of social terrorism: Rights panel chief

Tatia said that while the country has been debating triple talaq, live-in relationships were more detrimental to women’s rights

Rajasthan High Court issues notice to state government, ACB over 600 crore benefit to Vedanta

An official ACB probe had revealed that IAS officer Ashok Singhvi had allegedly benefitted Hindustan Zinc Ltd, a subsidiary of Vedanta-owned Sterlite industries

Maharana Pratap won Haldighati: varsity accepts MLA proposal

The RU’s Board of Studies approved changes to its syllabus last month, adding a section titled “debate on the outcome of the Battle of Haldighati” and incorporating a book that presents “new research” establishing Pratap’s victory over Akbar.

Lilliput has a new home

One of the first to be taken into foster care since the Centre issued model guidelines on this form of child welfare, the 9-year-old says she doesn’t miss her old care home any more — “wahan pe sirf ek jhoola tha...”

In Rajasthan, Rahul Gandhi slams govt for not discussing farm distress in Parliament

Rahul said that ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Modi had said two things. “He told farmers that the Congress didn’t do anything for you. He told the youth that (he will) give employment to 2 crore of them,” Rahul said.

Gangster cremated day after one killed in protests over his death

Gangster Anandpal Singh was killed in an encounter on June 24, at his hideout in Churu district. Demanding a CBI probe into his death, his family had refused to carry out the cremation. The body was kept in a deep freezer.

Anandpal encounter: Out-of-turn promotions, awards announced for policemen could breach apex court guidelines

At a post-encounter press briefing, DGP Manoj Bhatt announced out-of-turn promotions for constables Sohan Singh (who was seriously injured) and Dharmpal Singh, besides announcing suitable rewards for other police personnel.

Married off at 8, this 20-year-old cracked NEET, set to become doctor in Rajasthan

Rupa scored 603 in the NEET and is currently attending counselling for admission. She hopes to make it to a government-run medical college. Youngest among five siblings, Rupa was in Class III when she was married off along with her elder sister Rukma.

Anand Pal Singh, gangster Rajasthan can’t forget

Protests on streets, social media after killing, Rajput groups want CBI probe, police say don’t link it to caste

In Mewat, Pehlu Khan’s family joins ‘black Eid’ protest

“Kya maarte hi rahenge hamein? Us bacche ne kya bigada tha kisi ka (Will they keep killing us, what did that child Junaid Khan do to anyone)?” Hussain, lynched cattle farmer Pehlu Khan’s uncle, asked on the rising violence by cow vigilantes.

Mob in Barmer assaults Tamil Nadu officials transporting cattle, tries to torch truck

At least 50 persons have been booked by police for the attack that took place on Sunday night on NH 15 in Barmer district.

‘We climb trees, go to the terrace or up a sand dune to make calls’

On June 4, Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal had to climb a tree in Dholia village, 85 km from Bikaner, to make a phone call to a medical officer on behalf of the villagers.

BJP MLA questions Modi govt’s development agenda

Referring to an Act passed by the Assembly that entitles bungalow, car and staff to former CMs for life, Tiwari accused Raje of engaging in “statutory loot”.

BJP-RSS leaders’ books to be included in Rajasthan libraries

The books include those by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav, MP Tarun Vijay, Rakesh Sinha, Suresh Soni, V D Savarkar, Dinanath Batra