Villages

  • 1 killed, 1 missing as heavy rain causes widespread flooding across Kota 22 hours 49 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 4 days 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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Facing 'torture' by supporters of a politician, family pleads euthanasia to President July 17, 2014

    A family alleged "regular torture" by supporters of a political leader in Palamau and approached the Deputy Commissioner to forward their "euthanasia plea" to President Pranab Mukherjee. "It is a serious matter. The memorandum will be forwarded to the President as demanded by the family," Deputy Commissioner KN Jha told reporters...
  • Eight injured as two groups clash over minor dispute July 14, 2014

    Eight persons were injured when two groups clashed over a minor dispute at Walipur village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The clash broke out when a bike driven by Bunty hit a pedestrian identified as Aasif on Sunday, SP (Crime) Rakesh Jolly said. Soon two groups gathered at the spot and started...
  • Man allegedly killed by elder brother over property dispute July 13, 2014

    A 30-year-old man was allegedly killed by his elder brother in Muzaffarnagar's Atmakhiyali village  three days back over some property dispute, following which police arrested the accused on Sunday. On Wednesday, Tisheel Kumar (30) was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his room by his wife, who intimated the police about...
  • Bokaro rape case: Administration tightens security in Swang Gulgulia Dhoura July 12, 2014

    The Bokaro district administration, as a precautionary measure, has tightened the security at Swang Gulgulia Dhoura village where a ten-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour on the directive of the Panchayat chief on Tuesday, police said. IG of Police (Bokaro) Laxman Prasad Singh and Deputy Commissioner Uma Shankar Singh...
  • Two shot dead over land dispute July 11, 2014

    Two members of a family were shot dead while as many others injured by a neighbour at Janglitola village in Bhagalpur district on Friday over a land dispute, a senior police officer said. The deceased were identified as Bindeshwari Mandal (82) and his son Upendra Mandal (60), Naugachhia Superintendent of police...
  • Man kills wife, buries body in agricultural field July 9, 2014

    A man allegedly killed his wife and buried her body in an agricultural field in a village here before ploughing the ground to avoid suspicion. The body of the woman, Pramila Devi, was found on Wednesday with police suspecting it to be a case of dowry. "She was married around a year...
  • 7 men assault, gangrape 3 minor girls for resisting molestation bid July 8, 2014

    Three minor Dalit girls were allegedly assaulted and gangraped by seven men for opposing eve-teasing in Singauli village, police said. Three youths of a neighbouring village indulged in eve-teasing with the girls on Sunday who had gone to a nearby field. As the girls raised objection, four other associates of the...
  • Six fall ill after consuming cold drink July 8, 2014

    Six villagers fell ill after consuming cold drinks in Sonta village in the district, police said on Tuesday. The victims complained of headache and vomiting soon after consuming the drinks on Monday and were taken to a hospital immediately, they said. Police are probing the matter. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh minister's NSA remarks show bias, says BJP July 7, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday slammed Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Ahmed Hasan's comment that the BJP leaders would be slapped with the National Security Act (NSA) over last week's violence in Moradabad. State BJP spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak said the statement was unbecoming of a cabinet minister as decisions...
  • Three men gangrape 22-year-old woman, booked July 7, 2014

    A 22-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by three youths in Harsoli village of Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The woman had gone to collect water from a hand pump in the wee hours on Sunday when the three youths picked her up and gangraped her. They had also threatened to kill her...
  • Six Maoists arrested from Aurangabad July 5, 2014

    Six Maoists were arrested from a village in LWE-hit Aurangabad district of Bihar on Saturday. Superintendent of Police Upendra Kumar Sharma said the police cordoned off Murgibigha village on a tip-off and arrested the six. They were arrested while loading vegetables and food items into a tempo to carry them to...
  • J&K: Militant killed, jawan injured in encounter in Pulwama July 5, 2014

    Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed and an Army jawan injured in an encounter in Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday. Security forces launched a search operation in the forest area of Aripal village in Tral area following information about presence of militants there, an Army spokesman...
  • Two children killed as wall collapses in Muzaffarnagar July 5, 2014

    Two children were killed and as many injured when the wall of a house collapsed at Mujhera village under Miranpur police station in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The incident took place on Friday evening when the children were playing near the house, they said. Karin (5) and Farin (3) were killed on...