It is a case that may as well be a medical miracle. After a bear attack that was almost fatal for a woman in Rajasthan, one of her eyes was gouged out and later recovered from a forest after 14 hours in a ”preserved” condition. Doctors say the wild animal removed the victim’s eye with the precision of a skilled doctor. They add that the eye may be donated for a transplant later.
The Rajasthan government has amended its service rules by including provisos to transfer half of the salary of a government employee to his or her spouse’s account if the employee is a habitual drinker who fails to provide for his or her family.
In the wake of recent communal clashes, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh exhorted people to respect all religions, ideologies and maintain communal harmony. The Prime Minister visited Jaipur to lay foundation stone of the Kishangarh airport in Ajmer scheduled to get operational by 2016.
The administration in Rajasthan is gearing up for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s day-long visit to the state on Saturday and UPA chairperson and Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s visit the day after.
Amid mounting pressure over rape charges against him, Rajasthan minister of state for khadi and dairy Babulal Nagar on Thursday resigned from his post.
The threat of being sacked looms large over minister of state who is facing charges of raping a woman. The state government has ordered a probe by the CID while the Opposition BJP sought a CBI probe.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi termed healthcare as the biggest reason of poverty and indicated that the free medicine scheme introduced by the Congress government in Rajasthan will be implemented across the country.
Harassed and pressurised by her tormentors, a victim of abduction and rape consumed poison in court on Monday in Sikar while appearing for testimony. She has been admitted to the local government hospital in Sikar. The victim’s condition is stated to be stable.
Minister of state for khadi and rural industries (independent in charge of dairy) Babulal Nagar landed in trouble when a local court in Jaipur directed the police to register a case of sexual assault and rape against him. The court passed the order on Tuesday while hearing a complaint filed by a woman.
The Rajasthan BJP has completed its process of gathering feedback from each and every constituency and asked the party leaders to be ready for the rath yatra for every constituency. The Congress, however, indicates that the party may bring out the first list of candidates by September 25.