Bharatpur

  • Heatwave aggravates in Rajasthan as monsoon remains inactive July 8, 2014

    As the Southwest Monsoon remained inactive over Rajasthan, heatwave conditions aggravated in the state with the mercury crossing the 40 degrees Celsius mark at several places on Monday. Chittorgarh sizzled at 43 degrees Celsius, which was the state's highest, a MeT official said. Mercury has risen by one to three degrees since...
  • Three men arrested with fake currency notes having face value of Rs 1 lakh July 3, 2014

    Three men have been arrested with counterfeit currency notes which have a face value of Rs 1 lakh, in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Thursday. A motorcycle was also seized from the accused-- Kamalu, Mufeed and Bhanwar Singh-- after their arrest from near Bhonri village during a raid...
  • Two die, 6 injured as tanker overturns on a three-wheeler June 3, 2014

    A man and his nephew were killed and six others injured when a tanker overturned on a three-wheeler in which they were travelling, police said on Monday. According to the police, the accident took place on the Bharatpur-Bareily National Highway on Monday morning after a tyre of the tanker bursted and...
  • Undertrial attempts suicide in Bharatpur Jail May 4, 2014

    A 35-year-old undertrial allegedly attempted suicide in a toilet of Bharatpur jail on Sunday, a jail official said. Hansraj Singh was rushed to the Rajbahadur Memorial Hospital where his condition was stated to be critical, the official said. Singh, who was facing trial in the murder case of his wife, was transferred...
  • Rajasthan Assembly elections: Two booth capturing bids foiled in Bharatpur December 1, 2013

    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 that they...
  • Rajasthan: Will promises be fulfilled this election in Bharatpur? November 29, 2013

    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 September 30, 2013

    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 court...
  • Asaram trust facing action for violating land laws September 5, 2013

    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 July 29, 2013

    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 washed...
  • Rajasthan: Man arrested for raping daughters, granddaughter July 18, 2013

    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 Ashok...
  • Rajasthan: Owner of a girls hostel installs CCTVs near toilets, booked June 8, 2013

    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 April 13, 2013

    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...
  • Bharatpur: Pharma firm's initiative to end poverty September 7, 2012

    Bharatpur: Corporate social responsibility is becoming more than a buzz word. A pharma company's CSR initiative is aiming to make Bharatpur in Rajasthan, India's first poverty free district in the next few years. Lupin Foundation, the pharma company, is helping employ thousands of villagers. Shyam Kishore, 30, is a poultry farmer. In...
  • Rajasthan riots: CBI questions BJP MLA July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday started recording the statement of BJP MLA from Rajasthan Anita Singh in connection with the Gopalgarh violence where 10 Meo Muslims were killed in September in 2011. Sources said Singh, assembly member from Nagar, Bharatpur, who arrived at the CBI headquarters in New Delhi on...
  • Man held for killing daughter, lover in Rajasthan April 14, 2012

    Jaipur: A man was arrested along with his four accomplices in Rajasthan on Friday on charges of shooting dead his daughter and her boyfriend after they were spotted in a compromising position, police said. The bodies of Sharda, 20, and Nag Kumar, 23, were found April 1 near Ucchen village of...
  • CBI arrests 13 in the Bharatpur riots case December 12, 2011

    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 place in...
  • CBI constitutes SIT to probe Bharatpur violence October 12, 2011

    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 Mev...
  • Rahul pays surprise visit to riot-hit Gopalgarh October 9, 2011

    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 Singh...
  • Bharatpur: Rahul Gandhi visits Gopalgarh October 9, 2011

    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," Vijendra...
  • Rahul likely to meet delegation from Bharatpur October 5, 2011

    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' October 2, 2011

    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 inaction...
  • Bharatpur: Minorities panel blames Gehlot govt October 2, 2011

    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 said...
  • Bharatpur clashes: Minorities panel blames police October 2, 2011

    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 many as 10...
  • Cloud over 3 Rajasthan ministers, CM in trouble October 1, 2011

    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, after...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 30, 2011

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

    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 the...
  • Bharatpur clashes: Three officials suspended September 29, 2011

    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 were...
  • Death toll in Bharatpur violence rises to ten September 26, 2011

    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," the...
  • Rifle bullets killed 3 Bharatpur victims: report September 23, 2011

    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 September 21, 2011

    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 the...