RAJGARH

  • MP: BJP candidate leads in Rajgarh, Congress nominee in Mandla May 16, 2014

    BJP candidate Roadmal Nagar is leading in Rajgarh Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 4,326 votes against Congress sitting MP Narayan Singh Amlabe. Congress candidate Omkar Singh Markam is ahead of his BJP rival and former Union minister Faggan Singh Kulaste in Mandla seat by a margin of 2,661 votes. The...
  • Seven of family killed, two injured in road mishap May 8, 2014

    Seven members of a family were killed and two others were injured when their jeep collided with a bus on JabalpurJaipur national highway near Rajgarh on Thursday, police said. The mishap occurred when the Jodhpurbound bus hit the jeep which was headed towards Rajgarh, they said. The occupants of the jeep...
  • Youth Congress leader Jagdish Mehar shot dead May 7, 2014

    A Youth Congress leader from Madhya Pradesh was allegedly shot dead by unidentified persons on the JabalpurJaipur national highway in Khuri village in Rajgarh, police said on Wednesday. District Youth Congress general secretary, Jagdish Mehar (35) was shot at last evening when he was travelling in his jeep, they said. The assailants...
  • Murder sparks communal tension in Rajgarh, additional force deployed April 26, 2014

    A person was allegedly shot dead in Machalpur in Rajgarh in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday following a dispute over a petty issue, sparking communal tension in the area, a senior official said. The incident took place when two saw machine unit owners in the area indulged in a quarrel following which...
  • NTPC to setup of power project worth Rs 17,000 crore in the state March 1, 2014

    State-owned NTPC will lay the foundation stone for the 2,640 MW power project in Madhya Pradesh, entailing an investment of Rs17,000 crore, on Sunday. The Bundelkhand super thermal power project, located in Chhatarpur district, would have four units — each having 660 MW generation capacity. Half of the total electricity generated from...
  • Undertrial dies of heart attack in Rajgarh jail February 11, 2014

    An undertrial facing murder charge died of cardiac arrest in the district jail in Rajgarh, police said on Tuesday. The deceased Madanlal suffered heart attack on Monday in the prison and collapsed on ground. His body was handed over to his family members by the jail authorities after postmortem, police said. ...
  • Rajgarh: Man gets 7year rigorous imprisonment for raping minor Dalit girl July 30, 2013

    A special court has awarded seven years rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 to a person for raping a minor Dalit girl. The sentence was pronounced on Monday by Special Judge (Atrocities) Vibhawari Joshi against accused Prem Shankar Rajput for raping the minor Dalit girl on February 14,...
  • Three killed in rainrelated incidents in Rajgarh July 29, 2013

    Three persons were killed in as many separate rainrelated incidents in the district, police said on Monday. Anil Pushpad was killed when he fell into Newaj river while crossing it on a bicycle in Rajgarh on Sunday, while Bapu, a resident of Jami village, slipped into a overflowing nullah and swept...
  • Rajgarh: Two men arrested for raping 4yearold girl July 26, 2013

    Two youths were arrested for allegedly raping a fouryearold girl in Rajgarh, police said on Friday. The accused, identified as Lakhan (21) and Vikram Sen (22), had forcibly taken the girl to a secluded place near the Kalakhet area in Rajgarh where they raped her on Wednesday, they said. When the girl's...
  • Chhattisgarh: 5 men gangrape 20yearold girl April 17, 2013

    Raigarh: A 20yearold girl was allegedly gangraped by five youths in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said on Wednesday. The five accused were arrested on Tuesday in this connection. "The arrests were made under section 376 (2) (g) (gang rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC on Tuesday based on the complaint...
  • Over 20 kg of Charas seized, one arrested March 2, 2013

    Nahan: Over 20 kg of Charas worth about Rs two crore in international market were seized from a proclaimed offender, police said on Friday. Inder Singh was arrested with 22.68 kg of Charas from a house in Ghotari village under Rajgarh sub division, deputy superintendent of police (Rajgarh) R L...