Villagers

  • Man allegedly killed by elder brother over property dispute 13-07-2014 03:36 PM

    A 30-year-old man was allegedly killed by his elder brother in Muzaffarnagar'sAtmakhiyali 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...
  • Bokaro rape case: Administration tightens security in Swang Gulgulia Dhoura 12-07-2014 07:13 PM

    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...
  • Two shot dead over land dispute 11-07-2014 06:28 PM

    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...
  • Man kills wife, buries body in agricultural field 09-07-2014 02:24 PM

    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...
  • 7 men assault, gangrape 3 minor girls for resisting molestation bid 08-07-2014 03:23 PM

    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...
  • Six fall ill after consuming cold drink 08-07-2014 11:59 AM

    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 07-07-2014 01:17 PM

    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...
  • Three men gangrape 22-year-old woman, booked 07-07-2014 10:14 AM

    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...
  • Six Maoists arrested from Aurangabad 05-07-2014 05:18 PM

    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...
  • J&K: Militant killed, jawan injured in encounter in Pulwama 05-07-2014 11:52 AM

    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 05-07-2014 11:37 AM

    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...
  • Court defers hearing in a Muzaffarnagar riots case till July 16 04-07-2014 01:17 PM

    A local court has recorded the statement of a witness and deferred till July 16 the hearing in the Kawal killing case. The complainant Arvind Kumar, deposed in court last evening and said that his son Gaurav and nephew Sachin were beaten to death allegedly by the accused. Additional District...
  • 55-year-old man kills sister-in-law, commits suicide 01-07-2014 02:39 PM

    A 55-year-old man allegedly killed his sister-in-law and later committed suicide by consuming poison at Ghasipura village in Muzaffarnagar, police said. "The accused, Brijpal was staying with Urmila after his wife's death. Urmila was also a widow but they were not officially married," police said. "After the duo had an...
  • Para teacher shot at by unidentified gunmen, critical 01-07-2014 02:37 PM

    A para teacher was on Tuesday shot at by unidentified gunmen at Pataghate village in Lohardaga district, the police said. "The para teacher, Mohan Yadav, was hit by a bullet," Superintendent of Police Mritinjay Kumar said. "His condition was serious and doctors at the Primary Health Centre where he was...
  • Seven persons injured in group clash in Bundi 01-07-2014 02:34 PM

    Seven persons were injured when two groups clashed over issue of illegal soil mining in Tirath village of Keshoraipatan police station area of Bundi district, police said. Two groups headed by Pappu Meena and Hanuman Meena entered into a clash on Monday night and attacked each other with sticks and...
  • Naxal, wanted for attack on police party, arrested in Kanker 01-07-2014 12:55 PM

    A Naxal, wanted in several incidents of crime, has been arrested during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district. The cadre, identified as Daya Ram Dhruve (21), was nabbed from Bilaikachhar village under Siksod police station limits Monday evening, Kanker Superintendent of Police RN Dash said on Tuesday. A...
  • Over 1,300 Maharashtra villages getting tanker water 30-06-2014 09:43 PM

    Mumbai: As monsoon plays truant and scarcity looms large, as many as 1,359 villages and 3,317 wadis (hamlets) in Maharashtra are being supplied drinking water through tankers. A total of 1,464 water tankers, 1,249 of them privately-owned, have been pressed into service, officials said here. In Nashik division, there are...
  • Youth rapes 13-year-old girl 28-06-2014 10:27 AM

    A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth at Kairi village in Shamli district, police said on Saturday. The accused Jitendra lured the girl with mangoes and raped her in a mango orchard on Frdiay, according to the complaint lodged by the girl's family. Police have registered a case...
  • Two robbers arrested, five escape 26-06-2014 07:47 PM

    Two dacoity were caught while committing dacoity in Chatra village of Dumka district, police said on Thursday. A group of dacoits barged into the house a grocery shop owner, Kanhailal Sheel late night on Wednesday and started committing dacoity after taking his family members hostage at gun point, said Deputy...
  • Three accused confess to murder 26-06-2014 02:04 PM

    Three persons who were remanded in police custody for gangrape and murder of a girl and for killing her cousin brother in Kurthal village have confessed to the crime, police said on Thursday. Vinod (22) and his cousin sister (18) were murdered and their bodies were found on June 7...
  • Tehsildar caught in sting demanding bribe, booked 25-06-2014 01:13 PM

    A case was filed against a tehsildar in the Kotwali police station here after he was allegedly caught on camera demanding bribe from a villager, who conducted a sting on him. Mata Prasad Pathak of Jagtapur village alleged that the judicial tehsildar of Sadar tehsil, Shotrohan Lal was demanding Rs...
  • Man accused of raping 7-year-old girl sent to 14-day judicial custody 24-06-2014 03:41 PM

    A man accused of raping a seven-year-old girl has been sent to 14 days judicial custody by a court in Muzaffarnagar. The accused identified as Mehmood was produced in special court of Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO), which sent him to judicial custody of 14 days. The minor...
  • Two killed, four injured as jeep rams into truck 24-06-2014 02:48 PM

    Two persons were killed and four others injured when a jeep rammed into a stationary truck in Nizamabad area in Azamgarh, police said. Syed (55) and Mehfooz (37) were killed when the jeep in which they were travelling rammed into the truck near Nikamuddinpur village on Monday evening, SHO Nizamabad...
  • Three persons found killed with their throats slit 24-06-2014 12:58 PM

    In a ghastly incident, three persons were found killed with their throats slit at Kapsandi village in Bihar's Nawada district late on Monday night. Police officials said the throats of all the three persons were slit and they bled to death. The persons have been identified as Umesh Yadav (35),...
  • Bike-borne criminals loot Rs 3.5 lakh from school teacher 24-06-2014 12:15 AM

    Motorcycle-borne criminals on Monday looted Rs 3.5 lakh from a school teacher which he had withdrawn for wedding of his daughter in New Area of Bihar's Nawada district, police said. The criminals accosted the teacher Lakhan Prasad while he was drinking water from a roadside tap after withdrawing money from...
  • Father of missing man attempts self-immolation over police laxity 23-06-2014 10:09 PM

    Father of a man, who went missing six days ago, on Monday attempted self-immolation, after driven to despair allegedly over laxity of police in the case. Police had on Sunday night lodged a missing case about one Susheel Shankar Dubey (27) of Misirpur village and had taken an one accused...
  • Lightning strike kills three persons in Jamragidih village 23-06-2014 07:43 PM

    Three persons, including two students, were killed when they were struck by lightning in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, police said on Monday. The incident took place when the victims were picking mangoes in an orchard in Jamragidih village of Dharamjaigarh region on Sunday evening, a senior police officer said. The deceased...
  • Vasundhara Raje pays surprise visit to Lumbasar village 23-06-2014 05:59 PM

    Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje paid a surprise visit to a village in the Kolayat tehsil of Rajasthan and interacted with the people. During her visit on Sunday night to Lumbasar village, Raje held interaction with the people of the 'Nath' community living in the 21-house hamlet, which has been electrified...
  • Two road construction labourers electrocuted, five others injured 23-06-2014 05:37 PM

    Two labourers, including a minor, were electrocuted to death and five others critically injured while working at a road construction site in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, police said on Monday. The mishap took place on Sunday evening in the Pachpedi village panchayat in Masturi region where the construction of cement concrete...