Harda

  • Harda: Missing 10yearold girl's body found buried in farm May 24, 2014

    Body of a 10yearold girl, who was missing since May 22, has been found buried in an agricultural field at Kachbaindi village in Harda district, police said on Saturday. The girl's family alleged that she was raped and murdered by a youth, however, police has not confirm the charge. The body was...
  • Harda farmers to get compensation of Rs 115 crore for damaged soybean crop February 2, 2014

    The farmers in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh will get a compensation package of over Rs 115 crore for the damage caused to the soybean crop in 20122013, a senior official said on Sunday. "Because of heavy rains and floods in 20122013, soybean crop was badly damaged following which the district...
  • Teenage boy allegedly rapes elderly woman in MP January 12, 2014

    A teenage boy allegedly raped a 62yearold woman in Domra village under Rahat Gaon policestation in the district, police said on Saturday. The 17yearold boy has been arrested for the incident that took place on Friday. The old woman had filed a rape complaint against the teenager from the same village and...
  • HC reserves order on PIL seeking CBI probe into transactions September 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Saturday reserved its order on a PIL seeking a CBI probe into alleged financial transactions between suspended deputy collector Nitish Thakur and Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Ltd. The order was reserved by a bench headed by Justice P V Hardas after the arguments concluded in this...
  • Harda: Shoot-at-sight orders issued in curfew-bound town September 20, 2013

    The situation in curfew-bound Cheepabad-Khirkiya town of Harda district remained tense on Friday, after which the district administration issued shoot-at-sight orders, as a precautionary measure. "Though no untoward incident took place in the troubled town since curfew was imposed, the administration issued shoot-at-sight orders as a precautionary measure," Harda district's Superintendent...
  • MP: Curfew imposed in Harda after violence September 19, 2013

    Curfew was imposed on Thursday in Cheepabad-Khirkiya town of the district following arson and stone-pelting triggered by the death of an animal as police used canes and fired in the air to curb violence, officials said. An animal was hit by an adivasi, following which it died in an agriculture field...
  • Khandwa: Unmoved by police crackdown, protesters continue to observe 'Jal Satyagraha' September 4, 2013

    Despite a police crackdown, a "jal satyagraha" by those affected by the Indira Sagar Project (ISP) entered the second day on Tuesday as 163 protesters were arrested from Mel Pipaliya village in Dewas district and another 200 were arrested from Bichhola village in Harda district. In a press release issued in...
  • Protestors of Khandwa, Harda held for observing 'Jalsatyagraha' September 1, 2013

    A large number of people who were staging 'Jalsatyagraha' against the Indira Sagar Project (ISP) in the two Madhya Pradesh districts of Khandwa and Harda were picked up on Sunday after prohibitory orders under Section 144 were enforced there, police sources said. A report from Harda quoting District Collector Rajnish Shrivastava...
  • Muslim woman travels from Karachi to tie rakhi to Hindu brother in MP August 21, 2013

    Harda: Pakistani national Shahida Khaleel's happiness knew no bounds when she finally got an opportunity to travel to India from Karachi to tie rakhi to a Hindu man in Harda, whom she considers her brother. After five years of efforts, the 45yearold Shahida finally got a visa to visit India, and...
  • Is the state intolerant towards public protests? September 12, 2012

    Dramatic scenes in Madhya Pradesh as the state used force to evict a group of villagers protesting in neck deep water. ...
  • Anti nuke protestors to stand in sea from tomorrow September 12, 2012

    Kudankulam (TN): Taking a cue from 'Jal Satyagraha' activists in Madhya Pradesh, opponents of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant on Wednesday threatened to stand in the sea off Idianthakarai coast from Thursday as a steppedup form of agitation. Sources in People's Movement of Nuclear Energy (PMANE), which is spearheading the stir,...
  • News 360: Libyan PM apologises to US for envoy killing September 12, 2012

    US Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, has been killed in an attack on the consulate in Benghazi. ...
  • MP: Evicting protestors in Harda an unfair treatment? September 12, 2012

    The government, which conceded to demands of protestors in the first case of jal stayagraha at Khandwa, acted tough in Harda. ...
  • Harda jal satyagraha: Police release 221 protestors September 12, 2012

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Police on Wednesday released 221 people, who were demanding land as compensation and reduction of height of Indira Sagar deam on Narmada River, on a personal surety of Rs 5000. 241 protestors were arrested by the Harda district police on Wednesday morning. Earlier, police cracked down on...
  • MP: Protesters defy police, enter water again September 12, 2012

    Harda: Hours after police evicted them from their protest site in Harda in Madhya Pradesh, the villagers staging 'Jal Satyagraha' against raising the level of Indira Sagar Dam, tried to enter water again. On Wednesday morning, situation got tensed in Harda when police evicted all the protesters from the site...
  • MP: Indira Sagar Dam protesters forced out of water September 12, 2012

    The villagers, who were staging a protest in neckdeep water for most than 15 days, were forcefully pulled out of the water and evicted from the site by police on Wednesday. The villagers want the Indira Sagar Dam level to go down by two notches at 260 metres. But the...
  • The police were rough with us: Indira Sagar protestors September 12, 2012

    The villagers in Harda, protesting against the Indira Sagar Dam in neckdeep water, were forcefully evicted by the police. ...
  • MP: Indira Sagar protestors forced out of water September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The situation in Harda in Madhya Pradesh is getting tense by the hour. All the protestors were forcefully evicted on Wednesday morning from the site where over 50 villagers were holding a 'Jal Satyagraha' protest. While Khandwa has won the battle against dams through a 17day long 'Jal...
  • MP: Now, Indira Sagar protestors in neckdeep water September 11, 2012

    Harda: Protests against the Indira Sagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh have entered their 14th day. People in Harda were displaced by the Indira Sagar dam. As a mark of protest, they have submerged themselves in neckdeep water. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ruled out a compromise similar...
  • Omkareshwar dam protests: Centre to send team September 9, 2012

    Bhopal: The Centre has finally taken note of the Omkareshwar dam protests and will send a team of observers to the site on Monday for a survey. The residents of Khandwa and Harda villages have been protesting for 16 days now, standing neckdeep in water. The people have been protesting against...
  • Madhya Pradesh govt assures antidam protesters September 8, 2012

    Bhopal: In a minor victory for Khandwa and Harda protesters, 15 days after the rising waters from Omkareshwar and Indira Sagar dams threatened to displace them, a twomember ministerial team from the Madhya Pradesh government has assured them of action. The protest started after the government unilaterally decided to raise...
  • Grain drain: MP govt blames Centre over storage June 14, 2011

    Bhopal: After Bhopal where grain was left to rot in the open, it's now Harda district in Madhya Pradesh where more than one lakh tonnes of wheat got damaged in premonsoon showers. There is still time to avert further damage, but the state government is instead passing the buck on the...
  • Woman burnt alive over water dispute in MP June 7, 2008

    Harda (Madhya Pradesh): Drinking water scarcity and the consequent disputes arising out of it have taken fivve human lives in Madhya Pradesh this summer. The latest victim was a 55yearold woman of Kamtara village in district Harda who died at the district hospital on Friday. Prema Bai was allegedly set...