Bhanwari Devi Case

  • Bhanwari Devi case: Court frames murder charges against all 17 accused May 27, 2014

    Almost three years after the murder of auxiliary nurse Bhanwari Devi, a court in Jodhpur will commence the trial from June 23 while it framed murder charges against all the 17 accused in the sensational murder case on Monday. Bhanwari was killed in 2011 and the case had hogged the limelight...
  • Bhanwari's sister says witnesses being threatened July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The elder sister of Bhanwari Devi on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking the transfer of the murder case out of Rajasthan, claiming that the witnesses were being threatened. Though she did not name anyone, but alleged that the case will not get a fair hearing in Rajasthan....
  • Bhanwari case: Accused Kailash Jakhar arrested July 2, 2012

    Jodhpur: Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case accused Kailash Jakhar, who had escaped from the High Court premises in Jodhpur after armed assailants opened fire to help him flee, was on Monday arrested. On a tip off, police arrested Jakhar from a small hamlet surrounded by sand dunes near Sujangarh in...
  • Bhanwari case: Police announces cash reward June 21, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan DGP Harish Meena on Thursday announced a cash reward of Rs 50,000 for information leading to the arrest of Kailash Jakhar, an accused in Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case. Jakhar had on June 14 escaped from police custody from a Jodhpur court premises where he was taken from...
  • 'Bones found in Rajasthan canal are of Bhanwari' June 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Making some headway in the Bhanwari Devi murder case, the CBI has been told by the FBI that the bones recovered from a canal in Rajasthan were of the auxiliary nurse. Official sources said the American agency has conveyed to the CBI that the bones, which included the teeth...
  • Bhanwari murder trial begins in Jodhpur May 15, 2012

    Jodhpur: The trial of former Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna, Congress legislator Malkhan Singh Bishnoi and 14 others accused in the case of nurse Bhanwari Devi's kidnap and murder in September last year commenced in a court on Monday, a lawyer said. The trial began in the additional chief judicial...
  • Bhanwari case: Court issues notice to CBI chief April 20, 2012

    Jodhpur: The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday issued showcause notices to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director and other agency officers on allegations of harassment by a local politician during investigation into the case of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, a lawyer said. The notices were issued to CBI director, a deputy...
  • Bhanwari case: Exminister, MLA charged by CBI February 29, 2012

    Jaipur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed another chargesheet in a Jodhpur court in the Bhanwari Devi case on Wednesday. The investigating agency has named 13 people in the 97page chargesheet including sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Singh Maderna and Congress MLA Malkhan Singh. Four others also named in the...
  • Getting political threats in Bhanwari case: CBI February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday submitted an affidavit before the Rajasthan High Court on political threats its getting in the Bhanwari Devi case investigation. The court has called for an explanation from the Rajasthan government. The CBI had also filed a plea stating that the accused Malkan Singh and Mahipal...
  • Receiving political threats in Bhanwari case: CBI February 21, 2012

    Jodhpur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday told the Rajasthan High Court that it was receiving threats and its witnesses in the Bhanwari Devi case were being forced to turn hostile. Agency counsel Panne Singh, during the hearing of the habeas corpus petition filed by Amarchand, husband of Bhanwari...
  • Bhanwari case: Raj HC asks CBI to file affidavit February 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday directed CBI to file an affidavit supporting their petition for closure of the habeas corpus petition filed by Amarchand in the Bhanwari Devi case. The next date for hearing in Bhanwari Devi habeas corpus petition is on February 27. Earlier, The Rajasthan High Court...
  • Custody of Bhanwari accused ends on Monday January 30, 2012

    Jodhpur: The judicial custody of Congress MLA Malkhan Singh Bishnoi and four others, arrested in the Bhanwari Devi case, ends on Monday. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expected to file its final report in the case later this week. The CBI has jointly questioned six of the accused, including...
  • Bhanwari case: Malkhan's CBI custody extended December 31, 2011

    Jodhpur: A local court on Saturday extended the CBI custody of accused Malkhan Singh Bishnoi till January two in the Bhanwari Devi abduction case. It also remanded Om Prakash Bishnoi, arrested on Friday in Barmer district in connection with the case, in the CBI custody till January four. Om is the brother...
  • Bhanwari case: Key suspect's brother arrested December 31, 2011

    Jodhpur: In a major development in the Bhanwari Devi missing case, police on Friday night arrested the brother of Bishna Ram Bishnoi, an absconder in the case with a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head. Om Prakash Bishnoi was caught on Friday night while attempting to flee in...
  • Bhanwari case: Blood sample of Malkhan collected December 27, 2011

    Jodhpur: A top doctor of a hospital on Tuesday said the CBI had given him an application to send a team of experts for conducting the DNA test on Congress MLA Malkhan Singh Bishnoi and Gungun, the youngest daughter of Bhanwari Devi. "We sent a team of experts, which took the...
  • Bhanwari Devi's husband seeks isolation in jail December 23, 2011

    Jodhpur: Missing nurse Bhanwari Devi's husband Amarchand on Thursday urged the CBI court to keep him in isolation in the jail as he feared persecution by the three other arrested accused. Admitting his request, the court directed the jail administration to keep Amarchand away from the three other accused and sent...
  • Bhanwari case: Bishnoi sent to police custody December 20, 2011

    Jodhpur: Congress MLA Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, a key suspect in the Bhanwari Devi abduction case, has been sent to police custody till December 28. Bishnoi was arrested by the CBI on Monday after he surfaced for questioning. The CBI has also been questioning his family members for last few days as...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI arrests Malkhan Bishnoi December 19, 2011

    Jodhpur: Congress MLA Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, who was evading interrogation for last few days, was arrested by the CBI in connection with the Bhanwari Devi abduction case after he surfaced for questioning on Monday. The CBI has been questioning his family members for last few days as Bishnoi representing Luni constituency...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI to file status report today December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to file a status report on the Bhanwari Devi case in the Rajasthan High Court on Thursday. Sources say the report is likely to state that Bhanwari Devi's husband Amar Chand was involved in her abduction. Sources say the...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI raids Congress MLA's house December 14, 2011

    Jaipur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided Congress MLA Malkhan Singh Bishnoi's Jodhpur residence on Wednesday in connection with the Bhanwari Devi case. The CBI had on Tuesday pasted a notice outside the residence of Bishnoi, who represents the Luni constituency in Rajasthan Assembly, warning him to appear before...
  • Bhanwari Devi: Maderna in custody till Dec 24 December 12, 2011

    Jodhpur: The Rajasthan High Court on Monday sent former Rajasthan water resources minister and suspended Congress member Mahipal Maderna and nd his rival Malkhan Singh's brother Parasram Bishnoi to judicial custody till December 24. The two are arrested in connection with the case of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi. The CBI had...
  • Bhanwari case: Maderna's custody extended December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The police custody of former Rajasthan water resources minister Mahipal Maderna and his rival Malkhan Singh's brother Parasram Bishnoi, arrested in connection with the Bhanwari Devi case, has been extended till December 12. The custody of Bhanwari Devi's husband Amar Chand, who was arrested on Thursday, was extended till...
  • Bhanwari case: Maderna's police custody ends today December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Former Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna and his rival Malkhan Singh's brother Parasram Bishnoi, both accused in the Bhanwari Devi case, will be produced in a Jodhpur court on Friday. They will be produced in the court as their police custody ends today. This comes a day after the Central Bureau...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI resumes grilling Maderna December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The CBI has resumed questioning exRajasthan minister Mahilpal Maderna on Monday in Delhi in the Bhanwari Devi case. The agency had shifted Maderna to Delhi on Sunday after it received a threat call. Sources say that the shift has been done to avoid any protest during his remand period....
  • Don't link Maderna's arrest with caste: Congress December 4, 2011

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan Congress on Sunday said the arrest of jat leader Mahipal Singh Maderna should not be linked with caste issue. "There is no one in the party who is biased against any caste," Rajasthan Congress chief Chandrabhan told reporters in Jaipur in reply to a question. "Maderna was...
  • BJP adopting double standards on FDI: Digvijaya December 3, 2011

    Ajmer: Holding BJP responsible for the ongoing impasse in Parliament, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday said it was adopting double standards on the FDI issue. "When they (BJP) were in power, they had supported the FDI in retail. Now, they are opposing it," he said. "This is double standards," the Congress...
  • Bhanwari case: Maderna in custody till Dec 9 December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Singh Maderna and Parasram Bishnoi were remanded to police custody till December 9 by a Jodhpur court on Saturday in the Bhanwari Devi case. Mahipal Maderna and Congress MLA Malkhan Singh's brother Parasram Bishnoi were arrested in Jodhpur on Friday, after the CBI filed a...
  • Bhanwari: Maderna to be produced in court today December 3, 2011

    Jaipur: 92 days after Bhanwari Devi's disappearance the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested former Rajasthan water resources minister Mahipal Singh Maderna in connection with the Bhanwari Devi case. Maderna will be produced in a Jodhpur court on Saturday. The CBI believes the missing nurse was killed on...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI arrests exminister Maderna December 2, 2011

    Jaipur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested former Rajasthan water resources minister Mahipal Singh Maderna in connection with the Bhanwari Devi case. Parasram Bishnoi, brother of Congress MLA Malkhan Singh, was also arrested by the investigating agency. The arrests came hours after Maderna was called in by the CBI...
  • CBI chargesheets three in Bhanwari Devi case December 2, 2011

    Jaipur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a chargesheet against Sohan Lal, Shahabuddin and Baldev Ram in connection with the Bhanwari Devi case. The three had allegedly kidnapped the nurse on September 1 and claim to have handed her over to another gang. However, the CBI said that investigations were...