Kota: News

12 Jul 2022


Meet Sneha Pareek, only girl among 2022 JEE Main Session-1 toppers

Sneha Pareek of Assam's Guwahati emerged as the only girl among the 14 2022 JEE Main Session 1 toppers who received a perfect score.

19 Aug 2021


Man arrested for stabbing wife to death in Kota

An 11-year-old interfaith marriage came to a grisly end when a man allegedly attacked his 27-year-old wife with a knife at a public place in Kota, killing her on the spot, police said on Thursday.

18 Aug 2021


Young iPhone dealer murdered in Kota, three accused arrested

Kota Police on Tuesday arrested three youths for allegedly murdering a mobile phone dealer in an attempt to steal phones from him and later burnt his body and car to erase evidence.

03 May 2021


Elderly couple kill themselves over fear of infecting grandson

A coronavirus-positive couple in their 70s died in Kota on Sunday by jumping before a moving train as they feared they might spread the infection to their grandson, police said.

27 Feb 2021


Rajasthan: Sub-inspector suspended for sacrificing goat at family function

A sub-inspector from Kota district in Rajasthan was suspended on Friday with disciplinary action initiated against him in nearby Baran district after a video of him sacrificing a goat was criticized on social media, officials said.

25 Apr 2020


UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

The governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh announced on Friday they were working on a plan to bring migrant workers, left to fend for themselves in other states, home. Chhattisgarh is also mulling a similar idea.

22 Apr 2020


Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

An officer in Bihar was suspended after he issued a pass to a BJP MLA to bring his daughter home from Kota, an incident which left Chief Minister Nitish Kumar embarrassed and invited criticism from the opposition.

23 Jan 2020

West Bengal

Assuming they are CAA, NRC surveyors, mob attacks two women

The anger against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC) is quite visible as thousands are ascending on the streets to register a protest.

04 Jan 2020


Kota hospital: Rajasthan Deputy CM slams CM after 107 deaths

On Saturday morning, another infant died at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, taking the death toll in nearly a month to 107.

02 Jan 2020

Yogi Adityanath

Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month

The recent reports of children's deaths at the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, have raised a serious alarm about the healthcare provisions at the facility.

27 Dec 2019


Rajasthan: Probe launched after 10 infants die in Kota hospital

The Rajasthan government on Friday sent a team of officials to the JK Lon Hospital in Kota, Rajasthan, where 10 newborns died in a 28-hour period.

07 Jul 2019


Jaipur rape accused, a psychopath with history of crime, arrested

Five days after the alleged rape of a seven-year-old girl in Jaipur shook the city, Rajasthan Police have arrested the accused, who has a history of sexual crimes. The accused was arrested from Kota.

13 Jun 2019


Inspiring stories of NEET, AIIMS 2019 toppers to know about

In India, becoming a doctor is the dream for many youngsters. The NEET (UG) and AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam are the country's two most popular medical entrance exams.

10 Jun 2019


IIT Professor rapes former student, asks the woman her "price"

A 45-year-old assistant professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur, was arrested for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman, who claims to be his former student, on the pretext of giving her a job.

18 Oct 2018


Rajasthan: Man arrested for abducting, raping minor girl in Kota

A 19-year-old man was arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a minor girl in Kota, Rajasthan.

26 Sep 2018


16-year-old NEET aspirant from Bihar commits suicide in Kota: Police

A 16-year-old girl from Bihar allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Chambal river in Kota today, police said.

25 Aug 2018


Rajasthan: Bacteria kills six in 7 days, health-department on alert

The health department in Kota, Rajasthan, is on high alert after six people lost their lives to scrub typhus (a disease caused by bacteria) in seven days.

20 Aug 2018


Kota girl develops device that sends distress calls without Internet

A Class 12 girl in Kota has developed a safety device that can be attached to a women's wristwatch to help her send emergency alerts to family members in case she is threatened or assaulted without the Internet.

19 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

NEET aspirant from UP stabbed to death in Kota

A 17-year-old student, who was preparing at a Kota institute for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), was stabbed to death by a youth following an argument, a police official said today.

02 Jul 2018


After result season, 'The Thirteens' restart life in coaching-hub Kota

Go to Kota this time of the year and you will see a rare calm: results of most major competitive exams have been declared and admissions are ongoing, thus classes are on halt.

20 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: Unidentified men rob bank cashier of Rs. 8 lakh

Two unidentified men robbed a bank cashier and his aide of Rs. 8 lakh while the money was being shifted to a different branch in Rajasthan's Kota district.

19 Jun 2018


AIIMS-MBBS 2018: Kota institute students secure 9 of 10 top-ranks

Rajasthan's coaching class capital Kota, known to churn out toppers, did it once again as nine students from a city institute were among the top 10 in the AIIMS MBBS Entrance Test 2018.

16 Jun 2018


Rajasthan: 'Farmer' dies; son claims he was depressed over poor-garlic-price

A 60-year-old man, allegedly a garlic farmer, died of cardiac arrest in Rajasthan's Kota.

15 Jun 2018


NEET-aspirant kills himself in Kota, over 10 suicides this year

Kota, India's coaching capital, has claimed yet another life. Eighteen-year-old Karan Kumar Ghasi of Barmer hanged himself to death in his PG room today.

07 May 2018

Train Accident

Delhi man killed after falling from moving train near Kota

A 20-year-old man was killed after he fell from a moving train in Kota district, police said.

03 May 2018


Six friends make it to top 20 of JEE-Main 2018

Academic rivalry often mars friendship, but six friends studying at a Kota coaching center have proven the critics wrong as they made it to the top 20 in the JEE-Main examination.

28 Jan 2018


Drugs, sex, stress: Kota more than "coaching capital" of India

Since years, Kota has been the go-to destination for young IIT aspirants, but its claim to fame is turning dark.

29 Apr 2017

Indian Railways

Railways forgets to wake up passenger, fined Rs. 5,000

A consumer grievance forum has fined Railways Rs. 5,000 for failing to wake up a passenger who had registered on its wake-up alert services.

02 Apr 2017


India's failed love stories are deadlier than terror attacks

Love was the official reason of 38,585 murders and culpable-homicide cases that took place in India during 2001-2015.

SC provides IT relief to former rulers

The Supreme Court has ruled on a nearly 4 decade old dispute between legal heirs of Maharao Bhim Singh of Kota and the Income Tax department.