Articles about Kota

Man arrested for stabbing wife to death in Kota

19 Aug 2021

India
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.

Young iPhone dealer murdered in Kota, three accused arrested

18 Aug 2021

India
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.

Elderly couple kill themselves over fear of infecting grandson

03 May 2021

India
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.

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

27 Feb 2021

India
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.

UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

25 Apr 2020

India
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.

Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

22 Apr 2020

India
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.

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

23 Jan 2020

India
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.

Kota hospital: Rajasthan Deputy CM slams CM after 107 deaths

04 Jan 2020

India
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.

Kota: 103 infants die at one hospital in a month

02 Jan 2020

India
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.

Rajasthan: Probe launched after 10 infants die in Kota hospital

27 Dec 2019

India
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.

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

07 Jul 2019

India
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.

Inspiring stories of NEET, AIIMS 2019 toppers to know about

13 Jun 2019

India
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.

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

10 Jun 2019

India
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.

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

18 Oct 2018

India
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.

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

26 Sep 2018

India
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.

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

25 Aug 2018

India
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.

Kota girl develops device that sends distress calls without Internet

20 Aug 2018

India
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.

NEET aspirant from UP stabbed to death in Kota

19 Aug 2018

India
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.

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

02 Jul 2018

India
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.

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

20 Jun 2018

India
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.

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

19 Jun 2018

India
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.

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

16 Jun 2018

India
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.

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

15 Jun 2018

India
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.

Delhi man killed after falling from moving train near Kota

07 May 2018

India
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.

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

03 May 2018

India
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.

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

28 Jan 2018

India
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.

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

29 Apr 2017

India
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.

India's failed love stories are deadlier than terror attacks

02 Apr 2017

India
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

14 Dec 2016

India
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.