Villagers

  • Woman kills her two kids with paramour's help; both arrested 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    A 22-year-old woman and her paramour allegedly murdered her two minor children in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, police said. Manju alias Tasleema Khan was arrested on Friday for strangling her four-year-old son Eid Mohammad and daughter Sabeena (one year) with the help of her male friend Koyo Alias Amrit in Jaria village...
  • 25-year-old woman's decomposed body found in pond 6 hours 24 minutes ago

    A highly decomposed body of a 25-year-old woman was found from a pond in Roladih village, under Kowali police station, police said. The body, which was yet to be identified, had grievous injury marks on her face, said the Officer-in-charge of the police station, J Ram. The victim, which appeared to be...
  • Bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riots accused dismissed Yesterday

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a riot accused in connection with a triple murder case in Muzaffarnagar. District and Sessions Judge Vijai Laxmi on Thursday rejected the bail plea of the accused Ravinder, saying there is no case of bail. Three youths identified as Maherban, Amroz and Shahalem...
  • Five persons sentenced to life imprisonment in attempt to murder case Yesterday

    Five persons were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in a 17-year-old attempt to murder case. Additional District Judge Brijendra Kumar Singh also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 each on the five convicts on Thursday. In November 1997, Jai Prakash Singh, Lal Babu, Surendra Singh, Sanjeet Singh and Vijay...
  • MeT department predicts heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours in Mumbai Yesterday

    The city is preparing for the fallout of heavy rains after an alert was issued by The Indian Meteorology Department(MeT) on Friday. The MeT officials have predicted a heavy downpour in the next 48 hours. On Thursday night the city received 102 milimetres of rain. ...
  • Pune: 18 killed, over 150 trapped in landslide at Ambegaon, rescue operations on 2 days ago

    Pune: Eighteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. According to NDRF Control Room, 18 people have died and eight injured in the tragedy. The injured were pulled out of the rubble and admitted to a primary...
  • Situation under control at Silgain even as prohibitory orders remain in force 2 days ago

    The situation at Silgain village of Ranchi district where one person was killed and 30 injured in a clash was "under control" even as prohibitory orders remained in force in the area. "Section 144 CRPC was imposed in the area. The situation is now under control," Ranchi district Deputy Commissioner Vinay...
  • Woman has acid thrown at her for demanding money back from muscleman 3 days ago

    A woman died of severe burn injuries after a village muscleman allegedly threw acid on her in Katihar district, police said. Dayawati Devi used to deposit money with one Kalu Singh at Ragamatia village. When she demanded her money back, Singh got angry and allegedly poured a bottle of acid on...
  • 1 killed, 2 injured after members of a family clash over land dispute 3 days ago

    A man was killed and two others injured when members of a family allegedly clashed with each other over some land dispute in Sidhari area in Azamgarh, police said. Members of the family had a dispute over division of land in Hegapur village which turned into a clash this morning, following...
  • Landslide in Pune's Ambegaon, 5 dead, 5 rescued, over 100 trapped 2 days ago

    Pune: At least five people have been killed and five others have been rescued following a landslide in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune on Wednesday. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are believed to be trapped under the debris. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj...
  • Sevadar at Asaram's Chhindwara ashram found dead; village head demands probe 3 days ago

    A sevadar working at the ashram of self-styled godman Asaram here was found dead under suspicious circumstances with his family members suspecting a foul play. The sevadar, identified as Patiram was found dead on Monday in the ashram situated on the outskirts of Chhindwara town, police said. However, the postmortem conducted...
  • Delhi police recovers 1 kg stolen gold from Gaya 3 days ago

    Delhi Police on Tuesday raided a village in Gaya district of Bihar and arrested a man who had stolen 1 kg gold from a jewellery shop in New Delhi. The gold was also recovered from the arrested person. Gaya Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Nishant Kumar Tiwary said the raid by...
  • 28-year-old man shot dead by unidentified assailants 3 days ago

    A 28-year-old youth was shot dead by unidentified persons in Chanda area near Sultanpur. Sanjeev Mishra had left his house in Lambhua area for Vindhyachal on Tuesday morning. On reaching near Chatauna Kalan village in Chanda area, he was intercepted by two motorcycle-borne persons, SHO Jitendra Giri said. The accused shot at Sanjeev...
  • 1 killed, 1 missing as heavy rain causes widespread flooding across Kota 4 days ago

    Heavy rainfall lashed Kota district in Rajasthan over the last 48 hours causing floods in several residential colonies in the district even as one person was found dead and another missing in different places. An unidentified old man was found dead tangled in bushes of flooding brook in Udhyognagar police station...
  • 6 dead, 2 injured in landslide in Pangla village 5 days ago

    At least six people were killed and two others injured in a landslide on Sunday in Pangla village of Pithoragarh district. Eight people were buried under the debris from a mountain in Tawaghat area of Pangla village of Dharchula tehsil this afternoon, district magistrate H C Semwal said. A team of Sashastra...
  • 13 family members get life sentence for farmer's murder 1 week ago

    A local court has awarded life imprisonment to 13 persons, including four women, of a family for killing a tribal farmer in their village over a land dispute last year. District and Sessions Judge Anil Kumar Shukla convicted and sentenced Ratiram Raut (50), Sadhuram (50), Asharam (54), Subhash (59), Mahesh Ram...
  • Sixteen-year-old girl allegedly raped, murdered in Hazaribagh July 24, 2014

    A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped and then murdered in Hazaribagh district and one person was arrested in this connection, the police said. The victim's body was found floating in a well at Sakheya village of the district, Neeraj Kumar, an officer with the Mufassil police station told reporters on Thursday. According...
  • Top Naxal commander killed in Jharkhand July 23, 2014

    A top Naxal commander and aide of dreaded Maoist leader Kundan Pahan was on Wednesday killed by security forces in a pre-dawn encounter in the forests of Khunti district of Jharkhand. According to security officials, the executed Naxal commander Vishal alias Tulsi alias Tadit, also the Special Committee member of CPI...
  • 38-year-old woman's body found hanging from tree July 23, 2014

    The body of a 38-year-old woman was found hanging from a tree in Dharhara village under Naugachhia sub-division of Bhagalpur district. The woman was identified as Anju Devi who was the mother of four children living in the village which was famous for its tradition of planting saplings for every female...
  • Minor girl raped, blackmailed for over 2 years by friend July 22, 2014

    A 17-year old girl was allegedly raped by a man for over two years and a video of the act was also made to blackmail her. The accused Sohan Lal Bishnoi of Kankani village befriended the victim, a student of Industrial Training Institute, and took her to Jodhpur, where he raped...
  • 5 injured in clashes between two groups over collecting water from hand pump July 22, 2014

    Five persons were injured in a clash between two groups over collecting water from a hand pump at Madawli village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. Trouble started when one of the villagers Subhash come to collect water from a public hand pump and Akash stopped him from doing so. Soon a...
  • Six youth allegedly gangrape teenage Dalit girl in Mathura July 21, 2014

    A dalit teenage girl was allegedly gangraped by six youths in Pingri village of Mathura district, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Saturday when the victim had gone to a temple for an overnight religious event. In the night, she went to a nearby field to relieve herself....
  • Woman who was stripped, assaulted goes missing from Patna hospital July 21, 2014

    The middle-aged woman, who was stripped and assaulted in public for allegedly kidnapping two men, went missing on Monday from a Patna hospital where she undergoing treatment, officials said. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted on Wednesday night for allegedly kidnapping two men who were involved in a...
  • 30-year-old woman strangulated to death by unidentified men July 21, 2014

    A 30-year-old woman was allegedly strangulated to death by unknown men and her body was found in the fields near Bilaspur village on the Delhi-Dehradun National Highway near Muzaffarnagar, police said. The woman's body was found on Sunday, they said. According to Station House Officer AK Singh, the woman was allegedly strangulated...
  • 33 students of government school fall ill after lizard found in mid-day meal July 19, 2014

    Altogether 33 students of a government primary school in Vaishali district of Bihar on Friday reported ill after consuming mid-day meal (MDM) in which a lizard was found. Vaishali District Magistrate (DM) Vinod Singh Gunjiyal said the incident happened at the primary school at Rasoolpur Gorigama village under Goraul block of...
  • Bajrang Dal members arrested for vandalising a church in Bulandshahr July 17, 2014

    A church was vandalised allegedly by Bajrang Dal activists at village Sehkari Nagar in Bulandshahr, police said. Two persons including Hemant Singh, area co-ordinator of Bajrang Dal, have been arrested following a complaint by the church priest RC Paul about the incident which occurred on Monday afternoon, according to Senior Superintendent...
  • No one died of hunger in Kotdara in 2014, says Nand Lal Meena July 17, 2014

    The Rajasthan government claimed that there was no "hunger death" in Kotdara village of Udaipur district in 2010. Rajasthan Tribal Area Development Minister, Nand Lal Meena also told the House that a committee set up by former Congress government to solve the charter of demands of tribal people completed its...
  • Woman, paramour sentenced to life for killing her husband July 17, 2014

    A local court sentenced a woman and her paramour to life imprisonment for killing her husband in Indatiyana village of Muzaffarnagar district. Additional district sessions judge Pradeep Kumar ordered the sentence last evening and also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on each of the convicts - Nina and her paramour...
  • Naxal wanted in several crime cases arrested in Kondagaon July 17, 2014

    A Naxal was arrested and a cache of ammunition and electronic gadgets recovered in separate incidents in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, where security personnel exchanged fire with rebels, police said. Jugdhar Muria, a member of banned CPI (Maoist), was nabbed from his native Lakhapuri village under Mardpal police station limits on Tuesday...
  • Two drown as boat capsizes in Bagmati river July 17, 2014

    A woman and a minor girl drowned when a boat, on which they were travelling, capsized in Bagmati river in Bihar's Samastipur district, police said. "The incident occurred when the boat carrying 30 people on way to a fair Mananpur from Bikrampatti village capsized midstream," District Magistrate M Ramachandrudu said. Twenty-eight people...