Bharatpur

  • Rajasthan Assembly elections: Two booth capturing bids foiled in Bharatpur 01-12-2013 12:35 PM

    Two alleged booth capturing bids were foiled in Rajasthan's Bhratpur district during the state assembly elections on Sunday. "Several people tried to storm into a polling station for suspected booth capturing in Dhabak area in Nagar constituency but were pushed outside," Bharatpur District Collector Neeraj K Pawan said. He said...
  • Rajasthan: Will promises be fulfilled this election in Bharatpur? 29-11-2013 08:52 AM

    Bharatpur: Just two days before Rajasthan goes to the polls, development remains the foremost agenda for the people in Bharatpur. However, an uneasy calm has prevailed in Bharatpur since the September 2011 riots. Children in Barauli village near the Rajasthan-Uttar Pradesh border may not know much about wider politics but...
  • 2 lawmakers, 15 others chargesheeted in Bharatpur violence 30-09-2013 10:02 PM

    Jaipur: The CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet against 17 people including two legislators in the case of the 2011 communal violence in Bharatpur district that left 10 people dead, said a lawyer. AK Jain, the lawyer of some of the accused, said that the chargesheet was filed in the...
  • Asaram trust facing action for violating land laws 05-09-2013 09:09 PM

    Self-styled godman Asaram's trust could face action for running an ashram in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district without allegedly obtaining the land-use conversion. Following complaints from locals that the trust had violated land laws to build two ashrams, Bharatpur District Collector Neeraj K Pawan went to inspect them one in Bharatpur, the...
  • Rajasthan: Over 800 people trapped at Rawatbhata due to flash floods 29-07-2013 10:55 AM

    Kota: Over 800 people are stranded at Rawatbhata near Kota in Rajasthan due to flash floods following heavy rains in the area. The group had gone to the area for picnic on Sunday but found themselves trapped as a local stream got flooded on Sunday night and the raging water...
  • Rajasthan: Man arrested for raping daughters, granddaughter 17-07-2013 11:43 PM

    Bharatpur: A 64-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his two daughters and a granddaughter for several years in Bayan town of Bharatpur district, police said on Wednesday. "Babulal Dhakar's wife Shakuntala Dhakar was also arrested for supporting him in one of the most cruel acts of perversion," said...
  • Rajasthan: Owner of a girls hostel installs CCTVs near toilets, booked 08-06-2013 06:39 PM

    Bharatpur: The woman owner of the girls' hostel, where CCTV cameras were found installed near three toilets, has been booked and the building was sealed by police. Shalu Satija, aged around 30 years, was booked under section 354 of IPC (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage...
  • Mathura: Villagers help unearth crude oil racket worth crores 13-04-2013 10:53 AM

    Mathura: Villagers in Mathura have helped unearth a crude oil racket worth hundred of crores of rupees. Oil was being siphoned off from the main pipeline of Indian Oil Corporation between Salayan in Gujarat and the Mathura refinery. An FIR has been registered against three persons for allegedly pilfering crude...
  • CBI arrests 13 in the Bharatpur riots case 12-12-2011 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested 13 people in connection with the Bharatpur riots case. Ten people had had died and over 40 were injured in Bharatpur clashes in September, 2011. Clashes between two communities had led to police firing in Bharatpur in Rajasthan. The clashes took...
  • CBI constitutes SIT to probe Bharatpur violence 12-10-2011 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has constituted a special investigation team (SIT), headed by an SP, to probe riots in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan wherein 10 people were killed in clashes between two communities in September. The clashes took place in Jama Masjid area in Gopalgarh between...
  • Rahul pays surprise visit to riot-hit Gopalgarh 09-10-2011 04:06 PM

    Bharatpur (Raj): In a surprise visit, Rahul Gandhi on Sunday went to Gopalgarh village and other neighbouring places that had witnessed bloody clashes between two communities last month and met people to ascertain the root cause of the trouble. 41-year-old Gandhi accompanied by Union Minister of State for Home Jitendra...
  • Bharatpur: Rahul Gandhi visits Gopalgarh 09-10-2011 01:02 PM

    Bharatpur: Rahul Gandhi along with Union Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh on Sunday paid a surprise visit to Gopalgarh and nearby areas, which witnessed bloody clashes between two communities last month. "The two visited two-three villages in Gopalgarh and nearby areas this morning. It was a sudden visit,"...
  • Rahul likely to meet delegation from Bharatpur 05-10-2011 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: AICC General Secretray Rahul Gandhi is likely to meet a delegation of Muslims from Bharatpur on Wednesday, sources said. Eight people were killed and 21 were injured after a clash between two communities took place on September 14 in the Gopalgarh area of the district. The administration has...
  • 'Rajasthan govt to be blamed for Bharatpur riots' 02-10-2011 05:37 PM

    New Delhi: More trouble for Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot as a new report by National Minority Commission has held Rajasthan government responsible for the Bharatpur riots. In its report, a copy of which is with CNN-IBN, the minority panel has said that the police and local administration were guilty of...
  • Bharatpur: Minorities panel blames Gehlot govt 02-10-2011 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan government has been held responsible for the Bharatpur violence in a National Minority Commission yet-to-be published report. The report, accessed by CNN-IBN, has said that the police and local administration were guilty of inaction and use of excessive force during the recent communal clashes in Bharatpur. It...
  • Bharatpur clashes: Minorities panel blames police 02-10-2011 08:05 AM

    New Delhi: The Minorities Commission has blamed the District Magistrate and police for the clashes in Bharatpur on September 14. The report said that the police should have immediately taken action against those who assaulted the Imam of a mosque. It also blamed the police for using excessive force. As...
  • Cloud over 3 Rajasthan ministers, CM in trouble 01-10-2011 12:12 AM

    Jaipur: Trouble mounts for Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. After Bharatpur clashes and Bhanwari Devi case, the Bilwara postmortem controversy has become a new headache for the chief Minister. Gehlot was call upon by the high command to explain the crisis. But all's well in Rajasthan claimed the Chief Minister,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-09-2011 11:32 PM

    Modi-baiter Sanjeev Bhatt has been arrested in Ahmedabad. The Centre has failed to achieve Telangana breakthrough. ...
  • Bharatpur clashes: Sonia Gandhi summons Gehlot 30-09-2011 02:28 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot was summoned by the Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi to explain police high-handedness in the Bharatpur clashes. Two of Gehlot's ministers are mired in cases of mysterious death of two women. The Rajasthan Home secretary was transferred after he objected to the suspension of...
  • Bharatpur clashes: Three officials suspended 29-09-2011 07:48 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan government has suspended Krishna Kunal and Hinglaj Dan, who were posted as District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police of Bharatpur when it witnessed communal violence recently, officials said. Kunal, Dan and then Additional SP of the district Om Prakash were suspended on Wednesday night, officials said. Kunal, Dan...
  • Death toll in Bharatpur violence rises to ten 26-09-2011 03:07 PM

    Jaipur: With one more person succumbing to injuries on Monday, the toll in last week's violence in Bharatpur has risen to 10, police said. "40-year-old Shabbir, a resident of Pathravli village of Gopalgarh, was admitted to Sawai Man Singh government hospital in Jaipur and died at around 1 am today,"...
  • Rifle bullets killed 3 Bharatpur victims: report 23-09-2011 09:32 AM

    Bharatpur: Preliminary reports from the post mortem of the Bharatpur communal violence victims suggest that out of the nine victims, three had wounds from rifle bullets from police firing. The other six had pellets and stab injuries and are likely to be casualties of country-made weapons and knives used by...
  • Bharatpur clashes: Cong report indicts own Govt 21-09-2011 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: An internal Congress inquiry report has indicted the Ashok Gehlot government for the Bharatpur riots. The report prepare by the Congress' inquiry committee set up by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, has confirmed police excesses during the riots. The report also said that State Home Minister Shanti Dhariwal mismanaged...
  • Bharatpur: Muslims blame state police for deaths 20-09-2011 09:28 PM

    Gopalgarh: Nearly a week after communal clashes in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district left eight people dead, local Muslims have been refusing to bury the dead. They say the police was biased in the Congress ruled state and are worried that the violence could revive. There has been an uneasy calm at...
  • A week after clashes, uneasy calm in Bharatpur 20-09-2011 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: There is an uneasy calm at the Gopalgarh village, a week after eight people were killed in violent clashes between the local Gujjar and Meo Muslim communities. Bullet marks on the walls of the masjid are a reminder of what happened last Wednesday. Shops are closed, with very...
  • Bharatpur: Rajasthan govt announces CBI probe 17-09-2011 07:44 AM

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Friday night announced a CBI probe into the community clash in Bharatpur's Gopalgarh village which left eight people dead. A high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot decided to hand over the case to the CBI. At the same time, a judicial inquiry by...
  • Bharatpur land clash: death toll rises to 7 16-09-2011 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatpur district in Rajasthan remains tense after clashes on Wednesday. Three more bodies were found in a well in Gopalgarh taking the toll to seven in 48 hours. Curfew was imposed in Pahadi, Jurera, Kaman, Sikri and Nagar areas on Thursday and will be lifted for three hours...
  • Bharatpur: 5 killed in clash, curfew imposed 15-09-2011 10:09 AM

    New Delhi: Five people were killed in clashes between two communities over a land dispute on Wednesday in Bharatpur in Rajasthan. Curfew was imposed on Wednesday and still remains in some sensitive areas. The clash erupted on Wednesday morning when two communities confronted each other over a land-related dispute. The...
  • Firing at Bharatpur's Laxmi Vilas, ex-MP escapes 01-09-2011 12:55 PM

    New Delhi: Former BJP MP and former Maharaja of Bharatpur Vishvendra Singh and his wife Divya escaped gun fire from an unidentified assailant at Laxmi Vilas Hotel on Thursday. Singh along with his wife Divya and 200 other supporters were protesting outside the hotel whose owner had written a book...
  • Jaipur blasts: Cops detain Bharatpur qazi 26-05-2008 02:15 PM

    MUMBAI INDIANS INNINGS 20th over: MI 149 for 9. Chennai Super Kings eliminate Mumbai Indians by 38 runs. Fireworks light up the Bangalore sky! Fair to say Mumbai have been outplayed - chiefly by the CSK skipper MS Dhoni (51 runs and 3 catches) and Dwayne Bravo (33 runs and...