Harda

  • Harda farmers to get compensation of Rs 115 crore for damaged soybean crop 02-02-2014 03:20 PM

    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 2012-2013, a senior official said on Sunday. "Because of heavy rains and floods in 2012-2013, soybean crop was badly damaged following which the...
  • Teenage boy allegedly rapes elderly woman in MP 12-01-2014 08:18 AM

    A teenage boy allegedly raped a 62-year-old woman in Domra village under Rahat Gaon policestation in the district, police said on Saturday. The 17-year-old 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...
  • HC reserves order on PIL seeking CBI probe into transactions 21-09-2013 06:57 PM

    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...
  • Harda: Shoot-at-sight orders issued in curfew-bound town 20-09-2013 06:25 PM

    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...
  • MP: Curfew imposed in Harda after violence 19-09-2013 06:39 PM

    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...
  • Khandwa: Unmoved by police crackdown, protesters continue to observe 'Jal Satyagraha' 04-09-2013 11:26 AM

    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...
  • Protestors of Khandwa, Harda held for observing 'Jalsatyagraha' 01-09-2013 04:27 PM

    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...
  • Muslim woman travels from Karachi to tie rakhi to Hindu brother in MP 21-08-2013 03:34 PM

    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 45-year-old Shahida finally got a visa to visit India,...
  • Grain drain: MP govt blames Centre over storage 14-06-2011 08:38 AM

    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 pre-monsoon showers. There is still time to avert further damage, but the state government is instead passing the buck on...
  • Woman burnt alive over water dispute in MP 06-06-2008 05:41 PM

    Lahore: After being suspected of deliberately under-performing and having links with suspicious people, Pakistan's wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has now also been given a final warning about his conduct in the dressing room. Well-placed sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board told PTI that when Kamran appeared before the integrity committee of...