Villagers

  • Fire breaks out in Punasia village, over 40 houses gutted 25-04-2014 08:29 AM

    Over 40 houses were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out in Punasia village under Ghorabandha police station in Ghatsila sub-division on Thursday, fire brigade sources said. Two fire-tenders from Baharagora went to the spot and were yet to bring the blaze under control, fire brigade sources said. No...
  • Husband, three others gangrape 20-year-old girl 24-04-2014 03:03 PM

    A 20-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four men, including her husband in Ghashipur village of Muzaffarnagardistrict, police said on Thursday. The victim has alleged that she was gangraped by her husband and his three friends on April 10 at their residence, SP (Crime) Rakesh Jolly said. A case has...
  • 30-year-old government school teacher shot dead by Naxals 23-04-2014 03:08 PM

    A 30-year-old government school teacher was allegedly shot dead by naxalites in Maoist-hit Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. The shikshakarmi (contractual teacher) Ranveer Salame was killed late on Tuesday evening by a group of armed naxals in Teregaon village weekly market under Kohka police station limits, Rajnandgaon...
  • Court sets 19-year old girl who had eloped with her boyfriend free 23-04-2014 02:19 PM

    A 19-year old girl who had eloped with her boyfriend a day prior to her marriage has been set free by a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Savita, due to get married on April 23, had eloped with Ravi in Harsoli village on April 22 here. She was produced before the...
  • Villagers to boycott polls after stray dogs maul 6-year-old girl to death 23-04-2014 08:19 AM

    In a tragic incident, street dogs mauled a six-year-old girl in Sihada village to death, when she went to answer nature's call, prompting enraged villagers to issue a poll boycott call, the police said. Villagers alleged that Khandwa Municipal Corporation employees caught large number of street dogs from urban areas...
  • Four class VIII boys allegedly gangrape class VI girl for two days 23-04-2014 12:15 AM

    A 14-year-old girl has accused four class VIII students of raping her in captivity between April 16 and 18 at Nagia village in Lohardaga district, the police said on Tuesday. The victim, a class VI student, registered a complaint with the police alleging that the boys called her over by...
  • Three labourers killed in a road mishap 22-04-2014 11:33 PM

    Three labourers riding on motorbike were crushed to death by a SUV at Paldi village in Sirohi district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place late last night when the labourers were returning from Paldi village to their home in Naradara in Sirohi district when a SUV mowed them...
  • Three killed, seven injured as jeep overturns in Ballia 22-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Three persons were killed and seven others injured when a jeep overturned and fell into a pit in Haldi area, police said in Ballia. The vehicle overturned in Bharsauta village on Monday night, they said. While one of the victims has been identified as 70-year-old Sonia, two other are yet...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of 3 murder accused rejected 18-04-2014 02:10 PM

    A local court rejected the bail plea of three persons accused of killing two brothers during the riots in Muzaffarnagarlast year. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Thursday rejected bail plea of Sehdev, Ajit Singh and Amardeep, accused of killing brothers Shahid and Nawab on September 9 last year, during...
  • Farmers fear crop damage as rains, dust storm hit UP 18-04-2014 01:36 PM

    A change in weather with intermittent showers since early Friday morning has set farmers worrying in this region as they are yet to finish harvesting wheat crop. "The bundles of harvested wheat lying open in the fields could get damaged. In areas where the crop is still to be harvested...
  • Sarpanch gunned down by terrorists in J&K ahead of phase 3 of polls 18-04-2014 08:47 AM

    Srinagar: In yet another attack on village heads in Jammu & Kashmir, a Sarpanch has been shot dead by suspected terrorists late on Thursday night. The slain Sarpanch has been identified as 45-year-old Mohammad Amin Pandit. In the past his father too was targeted by the terrorists. While the ruling...
  • Three persons suffocate to death in a borewell 16-04-2014 08:07 AM

    Three persons were on Tuesday suffocated to death due to suspected poisonous gas emitted from a borewell where they roped down to repair a motor in Sheeshwara village in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, police said. Ramesh, Preetam, and Bhagwat, all in the age of 35 years, died due to gas...
  • Court rejects bail plea of three Muzaffarnagar riots accused 15-04-2014 02:18 PM

    A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case in Muzaffarnagar. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Monday rejected the plea of accused Niraj, Rampal and Upendra, citing there was no question of granting bail to them. The three accused were arrested on charges...
  • Woman killed by husband, in-laws for failing to meet dowry demand 15-04-2014 02:12 PM

    A woman has been allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Bhokaheri village area in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday. According to a case registered against the accused, the victim identified as Pooja, was strangulated to death by her husband Kapil Kumar and in-laws on Monday over...
  • Bihar election yatra: A village near Patna has never seen electricity 12-04-2014 09:25 AM

    Election Yatra takes you to a village next to the Patna city in Bihar. CNN-IBN's Prabhakar Kumar reached there only to find that the villagers had never seen electricity in their homes. This in the India of 2014. ...
  • Poll boycott at some places in MP; 36.81 per cent polling till 2 pm 10-04-2014 03:34 PM

    Amid reports of poll boycott at few polling stations due to various reasons including non-payment of wages under MNREGA, 36.81 per cent voters exercised their right to franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats under first phase of polling till 2 PM in Madhya Pradesh. Voters boycotted polls in Sidhi district's...
  • Local Congress leader shot at by two unidentified assailants 09-04-2014 01:48 PM

    A local Congress leader was seriously injured after two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants allegedly opened fire on him in Anar Patti village in Barabanki, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Monday when Munir Khan (50) had gone to the market and the two miscreants fired at him from...
  • Fed up of police inaction, rape victim attempts suicide at Akhilesh's rally 09-04-2014 12:12 PM

    A rape victim, tormented because her attackers have not been arrested days after she lodged a police complaint, consumed poison at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's on Tuesday at the rally venue. The incident took place in Bijnor, when the woman was trying to reach out to the Chief...
  • One killed, four injured in clash over cattle-grazing 08-04-2014 03:43 PM

    One person was killed and four others were injured when members of two families on Tuesday clashed over grazing cattle on an agricultural land in Dholpur district. The two groups opened fire and attacked each other with sticks after a dispute over cattle-grazing on agriculture land at Mania village in...
  • Narendra Modi booked for violating Model Code of Conduct 08-04-2014 12:36 PM

    A case of violation of Model Code of Conduct was registered against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and party's Godda Lok Sabha candidate Nishikant Dubey in Deogarhdistrict. "A case has been registered with the Jasidih Police Station against Narendra Modi and Nishikant Dubey for violation of Model Code of...
  • 30 kg bomb meant to target security personnel recovered in West Singhbhum 03-04-2014 08:06 AM

    A powerful can bomb planted on a road was on Wednesday recovered from Gundijora village under Jaraikela police station in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. Superintendent of Police Narendra Kumar Singh said the 30-kg can bomb was planted on a kucha road to target security personnel ahead of the Lok Sabha...
  • Disability no handicap for this 17-year-old law aspirant, uses his toes to write exams 01-04-2014 11:15 AM

    Manoj Machra was born with no hands. In normal circumstances, someone with his disability would have accepted his fate and moved on, but not this 17-year-old: He hopes to get 80-85 percent in his secondary exams and aspires for a career in law. His sheer grit and determination to complete...
  • Six people from UP go missing after a boat capsized in Bihar 29-03-2014 03:54 PM

    Six persons from Uttar Pradesh have gone missing after a boat capsized in Karmanasa River near Khajuri Ghat under Nuwaon block, official sources said on Saturday. The boat carrying over 60 pilgrims was coming from Akhani village, where a religious Urs fair is going on, when it sank late night...
  • Raman Singh government calls for regular inspection of girls' hostels 27-03-2014 03:26 PM

    Chhattisgarh government has directed for regular inspection of all residential schools and hostels for girls, in the view of cases of sexual exploitation of minor inmates coming to light from such places. In a circular to district collectors, Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand has said it is regrettable that even after...
  • 'Mechanic' Kantha Singh set to contest LS polls as an Independent from Jamshedpur 27-03-2014 02:55 PM

    Karmkar alias Kantha Singh, popularly known as Jharkhand's godfather, is all set to contest Lok Sabha elections and has filed nomination papers as an independent candidate from Jamshedpur seat. According to a report in Dainik Bhaskar, he was a car mechanic who had shut down his garage and converted it...
  • BSP MP Kadir Rana's car attacked in Muzaffarnagar, escapes unhurt 26-03-2014 02:57 PM

    BSP candidate Kadir Rana's car was on Wednesday attacked by some stone pelting protesters while the leader was canvassing for the Lok Sabha polls in Muzaffarnagar district. Police said some people attacked the BSP leader's car while he was electioneering for the ensuing polls at Nirmana village in the district....
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 250 persons pelt stones to protest gangrape accused's arrest, booked 26-03-2014 01:25 PM

    Police on Wednesday registered a case against 250 people for stone pelting and injuring three people during the incident in Muzaffarnagar. Among those who were booked, police named 30 people, including BJP activist Nitin Malik for pelting stones and blocking roads. Three persons were injured on Tuesday when police tried...
  • CJ Shanti highlights the neglected condition of Tuberculosis patients in Sukhrampur UP 24-03-2014 11:51 AM

    Sukhrampur, a nondescript village in Uttar Pradesh seems to be no politicians concern as the continued neglect of the increasing number of Tuberculosis patients suggest. This report has been produced by community correspondents of 'Khabar Lahariya', a content partner of the Citizen Journalist Show. ...
  • Man kills alcoholic son during argument over drinking 20-03-2014 10:30 PM

    A man allegedly shot dead his 24-year-old son during an argument with him over his drinking habit in Dauseras village in Mathura on Thursday. "The father, Saurai Khan, would be nabbed soon," said SP City Manoj Sonkar, who visited the spot. "When Saurai Khan objected to his son Zamshed's inebriated...
  • Man beaten to death over alleged 'love affair' 20-03-2014 10:26 PM

    A 22-year-old man was beaten to death, on Thursday, at a "jan adalat" (people's court) after he was found allegedly in a love with a girl from a different caste, sources said. According to reports given by the sources, Santosh Pandey was brutally beaten up at Narah village under Nawadih...