VILLAGERS

  • Nagaland: September 2014 video shows mob lynching an alleged rapist to death March 14, 2015

    Phek: The March 5 lynching of an alleged rapist by a mob in Dimapur is not the first instance of public taking the law in its hand in Nagaland. In fact a similar incident of vigilante justice took place in September, 2014 too. In another shocker from Nagaland, CNN-IBN has accessed...
  • 661 MPs adopted villages for development under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana: Government March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: As many as 661 MPs have so far adopted a village under the Saansad Aadarsh Gram Yojana, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 11 last year with an aim of overall development of rural areas. Of them, 485 are from Lok Sabha and 176 are from Rajya...
  • J&K: Encounter breaks out in Baramulla February 21, 2015

    Srinagar: An encounter broke out on Saturday between security forces and terrorists in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. On specific information about the presence of terrorists in Thak-Gund Village of Sopore area of the district, a joint team of army and police began a search operation this morning, police said. They...
  • Uttarakhand: Man rapes 70-year-old woman after fails to rape granddaughter February 11, 2015

    Uttarkashi: A 70-year-old woman was raped allegedly by a man after he failed to rape her granddaughter in Khadara village, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on February 9 when accused Shailendra barged into the house, where the elderly woman lived along with her 14-year-old granddaughter, the SHO...
  • Narendra Modi's supporters in Gujarat build a temple dedicated to him February 11, 2015

    After an expensive suit embroidered with his name all over it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon have a temple dedicated to him. The temple in Modi's home state of Gujarat is ready and will be thrown open to public on Sunday. The temple, situated in Kotharia village near Rajkot, has...
  • Watch: PM Modi dedicates 'ICICI Digital Village' to nation February 1, 2015

    On the occasion of the ICICI Group's 60 years of partnering India in its progress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the 'ICICI Digital Village' to the nation. ...
  • Hema Malini reviews progress work in adopted Rawal village January 10, 2015

    Mathura: BJP MP Hema Malini reviewed the progress work of the various initiatives announced by her in Rawal Bangar village, which she had adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The actress-turned-politician visited the village in her constituency on Friday and interacted with representatives of...
  • PM Modi calls for creating 'Swachhta Entrepreneurs' January 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called upon banks to create one lakh "Swachhta Entrepreneurs" within a year, to make the "Swachh Bharat" vision a sustainable reality. "Can we create Swachhata entrepreneurs. There is immense scope in solid waste management and waste water treatment," Modi said in his address on...
  • To prevent girls from 'straying', Bihar panchayat bans jeans, mobiles December 21, 2014

    Gopalganj: A village panchayat in Bihar has banned girls from wearing jeans and using mobile phones claiming that they increase the chances of girls "going astray". Confirming that such a diktat has been issued in Singha panchayat in Hathua block of the district, Hathua Block Development Officer Jitendra Kumar said the...
  • Karnataka: Four minors arrested for raping 7-year-old girl December 21, 2014

    Gulbarga: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four men in Chittapur village of Gulbarga. The four accused in the case are also minors and have now been arrested. The incident took place on Friday but the FIR was filed on Saturday night. The Victim's mother said that one of the accused...
  • Jaitley adopts Karnali group panchayat villages in Gujarat December 18, 2014

    Vadodara: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has decided to adopt Karnali group panchayat villages in Gujarat's Vadodara district as part of the 'Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna', a senior official has said. Four villages of Karnali, Pipaliya, Vadiya and Baglipura are covered under Karnali group panchayat of Dabhoi taluka. Vadodara District Collector...
  • A Karnataka village where menstruating women are treated as untouchables November 28, 2014

    This happens in modern India. Women from the Kadugolla community in Karnataka face a regressive practice in the name of tradition. These women are shunned by their own every month when they menstruate and after delivering a child. But the younger lot of women are beginning to fight...
  • Need to set up 1000 smart villages across country: Birender Singh November 24, 2014

    Faridabad: Union Rural Development Minister Choudhary Birender Singh said he will put forth the idea of developing 1000 'smart villages' on the pattern of government's smart city plan. "I would make a request and discuss the matter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi," he said while delivering the seventh Sir Chottu...
  • PM Narendra Modi copying my scheme of adopting villages, building toilets, says Mulayam November 23, 2014

    Lucknow: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "copying" his schemes of adopting villages and constructing toilets. "He (Modi) is talking about adopting villages. I have adopted villages in 1990. The Prime Minister is copying me. I have done all this. I have initiated...
  • AP: Sachin Tendulkar receives warm welcome in his adopted village Puttamraju Kandrika November 16, 2014

    Nellore: Cricketing legend and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar received a warm welcome from Andhra Pradesh's Puttamraju Kandrika village on Sunday morning when he visited the village adopted by him under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. The "Little Master" plans to undertake various development work in the village at a cost...
  • Chhattisgarh's Baiga tribe vulnerable because of their high mortality rate November 14, 2014

    A single-member commission under a retired judge has been constituted to probe the botched sterilisation surgeries in Bilaspur. CNN-IBN's Saahil Menghani traveled to Chhattisgarh's Gorrila village where women of the protected Baiga tribe have been made to undergo sterilisation surgeries. This tribe is particularly vulnerable because of their high mortality...
  • Sonia, Rahul adopt villages under Modi's 'Model Village scheme' November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To the glee perhaps of the ruling BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday one village each under Model Village Scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently. While Sonia adopted Uruva village in Rae Bareilly, Rahul adopted Jagdishpur village in Amethi. Rae Bareilly and...
  • Sonia Gandhi adopts Rae Bareli' Uruva village under PM Modi's 'Model Village Scheme' November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday adopted a village called Uruva in Jagatpur block of Rae Bareli under Model Village Scheme. While confirming the reports, sources within the Congress said that adopting a scheme does not mean endorsing it. They said that this is not an endorsement of...
  • Kashmir villagers meet Pranab Mukherjee during a national integration tour November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A group of villagers from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee during a national integration tour organised by the Army, an official said. The tour was organised by the army's Romeo Force for elderly people of Surankote and Mandi regions of Poonch district, a defence...
  • Rajnath Singh adopts Beti village in Lucknow November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister and Lucknow MP Rajnath Singh has adopted Beti village in the district under the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojna. "The Union Home Minister has adopted Beti village in Sarojini Nagar (Assembly segment) under the model village scheme," Secretary of BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit Virendra Tiwari said...
  • The whys and whats of India's rural jobs scheme November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) was enacted in September 2005. It promises up to 100 days of employment per rural household to all adults at the minimum wage. Any adult residing in rural areas could demand work and was entitled to get it within 15 days...
  • Mathura MP Hema Malini adopts Raval village in UP under Adarsh Gram Yojana November 10, 2014

    Mathura: Actress-politician Hema Malini has adopted Raval village in Uttar Pradesh under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address. "People keep chanting Radhe Radhe in the entire Raval but no one has ever thought of developing this village across the Yamuna river....
  • Meerut: Girl raped by neighbour; act filmed November 8, 2014

    Meerut: A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour who also filmed the act and threatened her that he will upload the clip on internet if she told anyone about the incident, police said. The incident happened one month ago when the victim was alone at her home in Nawabgari...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 7, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Karma Paljor on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Indian Army admits mistake in Budgam firing, expresses regret over the incident November 7, 2014

    Terming the incident as a mistake, the Indian Army has taken responsibility for the Budgam firing in which two people were killed and two others were injured. "We take responsibility of incident. A mistake has taken place," GOC Northern Command Lieutenant General DS Hooda said. ...
  • Modi adopts Jayapur in Varanasi, exhorts people to make it an ideal village November 7, 2014

    Varanasi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted Jayapur village in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, he pledged support to develop it and asked people to do their bit too to ensure that it becomes a better place. "I want to do a lot of work for Jayapur,...
  • Varanasi: Excitement among Jayapur residents after PM announces adoption of the village November 6, 2014

    PM Modi to visit his constituency Varanasi on Friday. This will be Modi's first visit to Varanasi after taking charge as the PM. Narendra Modi will be adopting Jayapur village under his Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. ...
  • DU students to be trained for 'Swachh Bharat' campaign November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi University students will now be trained to work in the five villages adopted by the varsity as part of the Centre's Swacch Bharat campaign. The DU has adopted five villages -- Majra Dabas, Jatkhore, Sevapuri, Timarpur, Nandnagri -- on the outskirts of the northern part of the national...
  • Mathura: 18 injured as farmers' protest turn violent, buses torched November 1, 2014

    Mathura: Protesting against non-payment of compensation for their land inundated due to construction of Gokul barrage, hundreds of farmers on Saturday blocked road, torched two buses and clashed with police, who resorted to lathicharge, injuring at least 18 people including five policemen in the melee. According to police, hundreds of...