Bhanwari Devi

  • How Bhanwari Devi's fight for justice brought Vishaka Guidelines 18-02-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: Bhanwari Devi, her name is synonymous with the women's movement in India but justice continues to elude her. Bhanwari is a saathin, a grassroot worker who's employed as part of the Women's Development Project in Rajasthan and her fight for women's right continues. She was gangraped by the...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder: Mahipal Maderna granted conditional permission to attend funeral 17-02-2014 05:39 PM

    A local court on Monday granted conditional permission to Mahipal Maderna to attend his father's funeral at his ancestral village at Chadi near Jodhpur. Mahipal, who has already been granted conditional permission from the ACJM (SC/ST cases) court from February 13 to 17, on Mondaymoved the application seeking an interim...
  • 92-year-old Veteran Congress leader Parasram Maderna critical 14-02-2014 03:24 PM

    Senior Congress and former Assembly Speaker Parasram Maderna has been put on ventilator support following respiratory failure, sources said. The 92-year-old Jat leader was rushed to SMS Hospital here after he complained of swollen legs and stomach two days back. He was shifted to the ICU on Thursday night and...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder: Mahipal gets conditional permission to attend ailing father 12-02-2014 08:09 PM

    A court in Jodhpur on Wednesdaygranted a conditional permission to Mahipal Maderna, a key accused in Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case, for attending to his ailing father in the ICU. Mahipal's father, Parasram Maderna, a veteran Congress leader, was admitted to the ICU of the SMS Hospital in Jaipur...
  • Film based on Bhanwari Devi case opens in Rajasthan 09-11-2013 08:47 AM

    Jaipur: As the political scene in Rajasthan hots up with Assembly elections round the corner, a film based on the Bhanwari Devi case which had rocked the Congress government in the state opened at theatres on Friday. Directed by Surendra Singh Rathore, the film, 'Kahani Ek Devi Ki', is showing...
  • Fed up with glam image, want constructive roles: Mallika 07-10-2013 10:07 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat, known for her bold roles, feels she is stuck in a groove with her glam girl image. "The glamorous roles have given me name, fame, success and independence but at the same time this image has worked against me as well. I have got stereotyped....
  • Ashok Gehlot could have saved Bhanwari Devi, alleges Vasundhara Raje 30-07-2013 08:52 AM

    BJP state president Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday alleged that timely action by Rajasthan government could have prevented murder of nurse Bhanwari Devi. Raje, who was in Jodhpur to attend two meetings at Bhopalgarh and Osian, alleged that Bhanwari had met Gehlot long before she was killed but he did not...
  • Timely action by Gehlot government could have saved Bhanwari: Raje 30-07-2013 12:31 AM

    BJP state president Vasundhara Raje on Monday alleged that timely action by Rajasthan government could have prevented murder of nurse Bhanwari Devi. Raje, who was in Jodhpur to attend two meetings at Bhopalgarh and Osian, alleged that Bhanwari had met Gehlot long before she was killed but he did not...
  • Bhanwari's son identifies her watch, ear ring 08-01-2012 10:58 PM

    Jodhpur: A day after the CBI recovered body remains and valuables allegedly belonging to missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, her son on Sunday identified wrist watch and an ear ring. The CBI had on Saturday recovered key evidences including watch, jewellery parts and body remains allegedly belonging to Bhanwari from Rajiv...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI investigation almost complete 08-01-2012 11:42 AM

    Jalora: The CBI's investigation in the Bhanwari Devi case is almost complete. After finding what it calls clinching evidence following a 3-day long search operation in Jodhpur, the central investigation agency is now on the lookout for two people - Ashok and Indira Bishnoi. While Ashok is a member of...
  • CBI unearths more evidence in Bhanwari Devi case 07-01-2012 09:29 PM

    Jaipur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday claimed to have finally found a trail of evidence, in the Bhanwari Devi case. A watch, a mobile phone, pieces of jewellery and charred bones found in a canal near Jodhpur have been sent for forensic examination. In a massive combing...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI finds charred bones, jewellery 07-01-2012 12:16 PM

    Jodhpur: A wrist watch, a toe ring, a pendant and a broken chain have been recovered from the Indira Gandhi canal near Jaloda village in Jodhpur, said to be the place where Rajasthan nurse Bhanwari Devi was murdered and burnt to death. The CFSL team reached the spot to examine...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI to continue search for clues 07-01-2012 08:19 AM

    Jaipur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) believes that it is close to cracking the four-month old Bhanwari Devi case that shook the Rajashthan government. After recovering human remains in the Indira Gandhi canal in Jodhpur, the CBI is all set to carry out more searches at the spot on...
  • Bhanwari Devi case: Ashes sent for DNA tests 07-01-2012 01:44 AM

    Jodhpur: A team of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) on Friday sent the ashes collected from a site in Jodhpur to New Delhi for a DNA test to ascertain if they were the remains of Rajasthan nurse Bhanwari Devi, while a court extended the custody of sacked Rajasthan minister...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI looks for clues in canal 06-01-2012 08:36 PM

    Jaipur/New Delhi: A CBI team scouring the Rajiv Gandhi link canal looked for the remains of the missing nurse from Rajasthan Bhanwari Devi. The water flow into this canal was stopped by the Rajasthan administration to help the CBI find material evidence. Sources said bones, a few bangles and iron...
  • CBI claims to have found Bhanwari's remains 06-01-2012 12:30 PM

    Jaipur: In a major breakthrough in the Bhanwari Devi case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has found what could possibly be the remains of Bhanwari. Divers found a gunny bag from the Indira Gandhi canal link near Jaloda village near Jodhpur. The contents of the bag that can possibly...
  • Bhanwari case to come up in Jodhpur HC today 06-01-2012 06:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Bhanwari Devi case comes up in the Jodhpur High Court on Friday. The judicial custody accused former minister Mahipal Maderna and Parasram Bishnoi also ends on Friday. The CBI is expected to file its final chargesheet any day now. The two accused, Bishnaram Bishnoi and Kailash Jakhar...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder case solved, says CBI 04-01-2012 09:12 PM

    New Delhi: Sex, sleaze, ambition, betrayal - perfect plot for a Bollywood pot boiler? But if CBI investigations are to be believed, this is the story of Rajasthan's missing nurse Bhanwari Devi. CBI sources said Jat leader and former Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna, Congress MLA Malkhan Singh and Bhanwari's husband...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder: CBI arrests Bishna Ram 04-01-2012 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested Bishna Ram, the leader of the gang that disposed off Bhanwari Devi's body. The CBI claimed to have finally solved the Bhawari Devi murder case on Wednesday, according to sources. The location where the Bishna Gang burnt the body...
  • CBI cracks Bhanwari Devi case: sources 04-01-2012 09:46 AM

    Jaipur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) claimed to have finally solved the Bhawari Devi murder case on Wednesday, according to sources. The location where the Bishna Gang burnt the body of Bhanwari Devi has been identified. Two people have been arrested in the case and two more are likely...
  • CBI steps up efforts to trace Bhanwari's body 02-01-2012 06:31 PM

    Jodhpur: Intensifying efforts to trace the body of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, the CBI has zeroed in on places in Jaloda village where she could have been buried and are scouting the area using sophisticated devices. On the basis of the interrogation of Om Prakash Bishnoi, brother and gang member...
  • CBI steps up efforts to trace Bhanwari's body 02-01-2012 02:14 PM

    Jodhpur: Intensifying efforts to trace the body of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, the CBI has zeroed in on places in Jaloda village where she could have been buried and are scouting the area using sophisticated devices. On the basis of the interrogation of Om Prakash Bishnoi, brother and gang member...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI custody of Bishnoi ends today 02-01-2012 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: The CBI's custody of key suspect Sahiram Bishnoi ends on Monday. The CBI in its chargesheet claimed that Sahiram had hatched the conspiracy to kill the Dalit nurse at sacked minister, Mahipal Maderna's behest. Bhanwari has been missing for 121 days now. The CBI on Sunday grilled Maderna's...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI quizzes Maderna's wife 01-01-2012 08:48 PM

    Jodhpur: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday grilled sacked Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna's wife Leela Maderna and a Congress legislator's son in connection with the disappearance of nurse Bhanwari Devi, sources said. Mahipal Maderna had been arrested by the CBI on December 3 for his alleged involvement in...