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Udaipur: City in Rajasthan, India
Udaipur, historically named as Udayapura, is a city and municipal corporation in Udaipur district of the state of Rajasthan, India. It is the administrative headquarter of Udaipur district. It is the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in the former Rajputana Agency. It was founded in 1559 by Udai Singh II of the Sisodia clan of Rajput, when he shifted his capital from the city of Chittorgarh to Udaipur after Chittorgarh was besieged by Akbar. It remained as the capital city till 1818 when it became a British princely state, and thereafter the Mewar province became a part of Rajasthan when India gained independence in 1947.

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Udaipur hosts first G20 Sherpa meeting under India's Presidency

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Udaipur: World's biggest wheelchair championship begins in city of lakes, check details

The third National Wheelchair Cricket Championship began in Udaipur on Sunday.
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Angry over land acquisition, man triggered rail track blast

The blast on the Udaipur-Ahmedabad rail track has been revealed to be the work of a man who claims he wasn't compensated for acquisition of his land.
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186kg of gelatin found in Rajasthan; no link yet to rail-track blast

Seven sackfuls of gelatin sticks weighing 186kg were found abandoned under a bridge in Rajasthan's Dungarpur district on Tuesday, three days after an attempt to blow up a portion of a rail bridge on..
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NIA at Udaipur blast site, culprits will be severely punished: Railway minister

Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday said the accused in the Udaipur track explosion will be severely punished and the NIA along with other investigating agencies was at the site. An explosion..
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Locals spot cracks on Udaipur-Ahmedabad railway track after explosion, major mishap averted; ATS probes 'terror' angle

PM Modi had flagged off the inaugural run of the Asarwa-Udaipur express train on this track from Asarwa Railway Station in Ahmedabad on October 31.
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50% of Congress tickets to go to youngsters: Mallikarjun Kharge

New Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge has put the old guard of the Karnataka unit on notice by reportedly telling colleagues that he intends to reserve 50% tickets for “youngsters” in next..
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Mallikarjun Kharge takes charge as Congress President, Sonia Gandhi says 'he will inspire party'

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'Won't be able to do justice...': Gehlot's change in stance on 'double role' as Rahul bats for 'one man-one post' rule

Gehlot reiterated that the principle laid down in the Congress's Udaipur resolve was meant for nominated posts and not ones for which polls are held.
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Udaipur cook arrested for instructing students to throw food served by Dalit girls

Lal Ram, cook, told the kids who were eating the food to throw it away because it had been served by Dalits.
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Rishikesh pips Udaipur in priciest hotel rooms: Data

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'Sar Tan se Juda': Chilling text to father creates mystery around Bhopal engineering student's death

Notably, this is the same slogan which was chanted by the killers who beheaded a tailor in Rajasthan's Udaipur in broad daylight last month.
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Udaipur tailor beheading: NIA to present all 7 accused in court today, details here

After the Udaipur murder case, both the main accused Mohammad Ghaus and Riyaz Attari were first arrested by the Rajasthan Police.
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Udaipur killing: 'BJP's relationship with tailor's murderer known to everyone,' says Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan CM and Congress leader Ashok Gehlot has hit out at BJP for allegedly having links with the prime accused in the Udaipur tailor murder case.
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Udaipur killing: NIA arrests seventh accused

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NIA arrests 7th man in connection with Udaipur tailor's murder

The seventh arrest in relation to the Udaipur tailor murder has been made on Saturday evening.
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RSS on Udaipur tailor murder: 'Muslim society must oppose Kanhaiya Lal's killing vigorously'

Kanhaiya Lal murder: RSS leader Sunil Ambekar was speaking to reporters after a three-day RSS event in Rajasthan.
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In 22-city campaign, Congress points to ‘BJP’s links’ to Udaipur, J&K terror


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Haryana: Man arrested for offering Rs 2 cr reward for chopping off Nupur Sharma's tongue

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Sixth suspect held in Udaipur beheading case

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Udaipur murder: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot gives government jobs to tailor Kanhaiya Lal's sons

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Udaipur murder case: Accused Mohsin send to NIA remand till July 12, latest updates

Udaipur murder case: The NIA produced Mohammad Mohsin in the court and sought his remand. On this, the court sent Mohsin on remand till July 12.
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Fifth suspect held for Udaipur tailor’s murder

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TMC seeks judicial probe into 'BJP links' with Udaipur killer, Kashmir terrorist

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Mob attacks Udaipur murder accused outside court, video surfaces

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Udaipur killing: Pic of accused with BJP leader goes viral, party denies connect

BJP in Rajasthan on Saturday denied the allegation and said that the Udaipur accused has never been a member of the party.
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Amravati chemist murder: HM Amit Shah orders NIA probe for Udaipur-like killing in Maharashtra

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Congress flags pictures of Udaipur murder accused with BJP leader; 'fake news' says Amit Malviya


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Udaipur tailor murder: Congress alleges BJP links to killers citing pics, saffron party refutes 'fake news'

The claims drew consternation from the BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya who dismissed them as "fake news".
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Udaipur killing: Congress alleges one of main accused 'BJP member'

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Udaipur murder: Ayodhya priest burns Asaduddin Owaisi's poster, says 'anti-national' leaders to be 'burnt alive' if...

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Supreme Court tears into Nupur Sharma, says her remarks set country on fire

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Udaipur killing: Case filed against organisers of Gurgaon rally for raising hate slogans

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Udaipur murder case: Killer paid Rs 5,000 extra for '26/11' Mumbai attack date as number plate

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Udaipur murder: Government asks social media firms to remove content justifying beheading of Kanhaiya Lal

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Prophet remark: SC slams Nupur Sharma, says her 'loose tongue' has set entire country on fire

The Supreme Court on Firday came down heavily on former BJP leader Nupur Sharma, who sparked a controversy with her remarks against the Prophet, and said her loose tongue has set the entire country on..
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Udaipur murder: Terror gang, Pak link of Akhtari and Mohammad, Dawat-e-Islami - NIA's Kanhaiya Lal killing probe angles

Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad had become members of Pakistan-based Sunni Islamic organisation Dawat-e-Islami.
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Rajasthan CM Gehlot meets Lal’s kin, says NIA must expedite probe and file chargesheet soon

ajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday visited the house of Kanhaiya Lal, who was murdered in Udaipur by two men on Tuesday, and presented a cheque of Rs 50 lakh to the victim’s family..
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Udaipur tailor’s murder: Duo planned to kill tailor at his home, couldn’t locate address


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UP cleric threatened for criticising Udaipur killing


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Udaipur murder: Two accused sent to 14-day judicial custody in Kanhaiya Lal case

The accused, Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad, allegedly murdered Kanhaiya Lal in his shop in Udaipur on Tuesday.
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