Betul

  • Youth swept away by rain swollen river in Moradabad July 23, 2014

    A 22-year-old youth was swept away along with his motorcycle while crossing a bridge over Machana river near Betul on Wednesday, a police official said. Ramdev, resident of Bhainsdehi town, was going to the market to purchase ghee required at the funeral of one of his relative, the sub divisional...
  • Goa: Boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones; one arrested June 2, 2014

    Betul: The Goa Police has arrested a person in connection with the beating up of two boys for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. Police made the arrest on Monday; the incident took place on May 22. Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were...
  • Three youngsters rape 19-year-old girl in Mahalgaon February 16, 2014

    A 19-year-old girl from Betul was allegedly gang-raped by three youths in Mahalgaon locality, police said on Sunday. The offence took place last month, but it came to light on Friday last when the girl, on returning to Betul, revealed it to her parents who reported the matter to police after...
  • Man arrested for attacking daughter with stone January 13, 2014

    Father of the 11-year-old girl from Maramjhiri village in Betul, has been arrested for allegedly hitting her face and head with a stone for her determination to continue her education, police said today. The accused, Dinesh Uikey, was arrested last night, police said adding the man had first hit her face...
  • MP: Cessna plane makes emergency landing on NH 69 near Betul December 31, 2013

    Betul: Owing to heavy winds, a private Cessna plane was forced to land on the National highway 69 near Betul in Madhya Pradesh. There has been no damage to life or property in the incident. According to initial reports, the plane is owned by an industrialist from Betul. One of the...
  • MP: 350 women allegedly put through virginity, pregnancy tests June 9, 2013

    Betul: Close to 350 women were allegedly asked to go through virginity and pregnancy tests during a mass marriage programme in Betul. Sources said that the tests were apparently ordered by the government officials. The incident took place at Harad village in Betul, a tribal-dominated district. About 90 women who underwent...
  • MP: 350 women put through virginity, pregnancy tests June 8, 2013

    Betul (MP): As many as 350 women were allegedly put through virginity and pregnancy tests during a mass marriage programme organised by the Madhya Pradesh government at Harad village in the tribal-dominated district. Sources said that the tests were apparently ordered by the government officials. A day after the alleged incident,...
  • MP: Student dies after being beaten up by teachers December 5, 2012

    Bhopal: In a shocking case of corporal punishment from Betul district in Madhya Pradesh, a class IV student died after he was allegedly beaten up by his teachers. The teachers suspected that the nine-year-old had broken a bucket. The student succumbed to his injuries after he was allegedly tortured by his...
  • NSUI worker set on fire by Bajrang Dal men, dies September 4, 2012

    Betul: An activist of Congress' student wing, who was allegedly set on fire by Bajrang Dal workers in Shahpur teshil last week, succumbed to his injuries at Padhar Hospital in Betul. According to the police, the victim, an NSUI worker identified as Rahul Joshi, died late on Monday night. Police said that...
  • Girl who was separated from conjoined sister dies July 6, 2012

    Betul (MP): Aradhana, who was separated from her conjoined sister Stuti, died on Thursday night after struggling for life for over two weeks. According to doctors, Aradhana suffered cardiac arrest twice on Thursday and died at 9.20 pm. All attempts to revive her proved futile, a release by Padhar Mission Hospital,...
  • Indian, Aus doctors give new life to conjoined twins June 29, 2012

    Betul: Eleven-month-old conjoined twins in Madhya Pradesh, Aradhna and Stuti, have got a new lease of life. They have successfully been separated by a team of 23 doctors and 11 nurses from Australia and India. June 20 will be a red-letter day in the lives of Aradhna and Stuti. Forced...
  • Boy found crushed between train berth, bogie wall April 13, 2012

    Betul: In a frightful incident, when a traveller of the Indore-Chhindwara passenger train opened the berth of the first-class compartment, he found the body of a four-year-old boy crushed between the berth and the compartment wall to his horror. The incident took place on Thursday when...