Villagers

  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of 3 murder accused rejected 18-04-2014 02:10 PM

    A local court rejected the bail plea of three persons accused of killing two brothers during the riots in Muzaffarnagarlast year. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Thursday rejected bail plea of Sehdev, Ajit Singh and Amardeep, accused of killing brothers Shahid and Nawab on September 9 last year, during...
  • Farmers fear crop damage as rains, dust storm hit UP 18-04-2014 01:36 PM

    A change in weather with intermittent showers since early Friday morning has set farmers worrying in this region as they are yet to finish harvesting wheat crop. "The bundles of harvested wheat lying open in the fields could get damaged. In areas where the crop is still to be harvested...
  • Sarpanch gunned down by terrorists in J&K ahead of phase 3 of polls 18-04-2014 08:47 AM

    Srinagar: In yet another attack on village heads in Jammu & Kashmir, a Sarpanch has been shot dead by suspected terrorists late on Thursday night. The slain Sarpanch has been identified as 45-year-old Mohammad Amin Pandit. In the past his father too was targeted by the terrorists. While the ruling...
  • Three persons suffocate to death in a borewell 16-04-2014 08:07 AM

    Three persons were on Tuesday suffocated to death due to suspected poisonous gas emitted from a borewell where they roped down to repair a motor in Sheeshwara village in Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, police said. Ramesh, Preetam, and Bhagwat, all in the age of 35 years, died due to gas...
  • Court rejects bail plea of three Muzaffarnagar riots accused 15-04-2014 02:18 PM

    A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case in Muzaffarnagar. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Monday rejected the plea of accused Niraj, Rampal and Upendra, citing there was no question of granting bail to them. The three accused were arrested on charges...
  • Woman killed by husband, in-laws for failing to meet dowry demand 15-04-2014 02:12 PM

    A woman has been allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Bhokaheri village area in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday. According to a case registered against the accused, the victim identified as Pooja, was strangulated to death by her husband Kapil Kumar and in-laws on Monday over...
  • Bihar election yatra: A village near Patna has never seen electricity 12-04-2014 09:25 AM

    Election Yatra takes you to a village next to the Patna city in Bihar. CNN-IBN's Prabhakar Kumar reached there only to find that the villagers had never seen electricity in their homes. This in the India of 2014. ...
  • Poll boycott at some places in MP; 36.81 per cent polling till 2 pm 10-04-2014 03:34 PM

    Amid reports of poll boycott at few polling stations due to various reasons including non-payment of wages under MNREGA, 36.81 per cent voters exercised their right to franchise in nine Lok Sabha seats under first phase of polling till 2 PM in Madhya Pradesh. Voters boycotted polls in Sidhi district's...
  • Local Congress leader shot at by two unidentified assailants 09-04-2014 01:48 PM

    A local Congress leader was seriously injured after two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants allegedly opened fire on him in Anar Patti village in Barabanki, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Monday when Munir Khan (50) had gone to the market and the two miscreants fired at him from...
  • Fed up of police inaction, rape victim attempts suicide at Akhilesh's rally 09-04-2014 12:12 PM

    A rape victim, tormented because her attackers have not been arrested days after she lodged a police complaint, consumed poison at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's on Tuesday at the rally venue. The incident took place in Bijnor, when the woman was trying to reach out to the Chief...
  • One killed, four injured in clash over cattle-grazing 08-04-2014 03:43 PM

    One person was killed and four others were injured when members of two families on Tuesday clashed over grazing cattle on an agricultural land in Dholpur district. The two groups opened fire and attacked each other with sticks after a dispute over cattle-grazing on agriculture land at Mania village in...
  • Narendra Modi booked for violating Model Code of Conduct 08-04-2014 12:36 PM

    A case of violation of Model Code of Conduct was registered against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and party's Godda Lok Sabha candidate Nishikant Dubey in Deogarhdistrict. "A case has been registered with the Jasidih Police Station against Narendra Modi and Nishikant Dubey for violation of Model Code of...
  • 30 kg bomb meant to target security personnel recovered in West Singhbhum 03-04-2014 08:06 AM

    A powerful can bomb planted on a road was on Wednesday recovered from Gundijora village under Jaraikela police station in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. Superintendent of Police Narendra Kumar Singh said the 30-kg can bomb was planted on a kucha road to target security personnel ahead of the Lok Sabha...
  • Disability no handicap for this 17-year-old law aspirant, uses his toes to write exams 01-04-2014 11:15 AM

    Manoj Machra was born with no hands. In normal circumstances, someone with his disability would have accepted his fate and moved on, but not this 17-year-old: He hopes to get 80-85 percent in his secondary exams and aspires for a career in law. His sheer grit and determination to complete...
  • Six people from UP go missing after a boat capsized in Bihar 29-03-2014 03:54 PM

    Six persons from Uttar Pradesh have gone missing after a boat capsized in Karmanasa River near Khajuri Ghat under Nuwaon block, official sources said on Saturday. The boat carrying over 60 pilgrims was coming from Akhani village, where a religious Urs fair is going on, when it sank late night...
  • Raman Singh government calls for regular inspection of girls' hostels 27-03-2014 03:26 PM

    Chhattisgarh government has directed for regular inspection of all residential schools and hostels for girls, in the view of cases of sexual exploitation of minor inmates coming to light from such places. In a circular to district collectors, Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand has said it is regrettable that even after...
  • 'Mechanic' Kantha Singh set to contest LS polls as an Independent from Jamshedpur 27-03-2014 02:55 PM

    Karmkar alias Kantha Singh, popularly known as Jharkhand's godfather, is all set to contest Lok Sabha elections and has filed nomination papers as an independent candidate from Jamshedpur seat. According to a report in Dainik Bhaskar, he was a car mechanic who had shut down his garage and converted it...
  • BSP MP Kadir Rana's car attacked in Muzaffarnagar, escapes unhurt 26-03-2014 02:57 PM

    BSP candidate Kadir Rana's car was on Wednesday attacked by some stone pelting protesters while the leader was canvassing for the Lok Sabha polls in Muzaffarnagar district. Police said some people attacked the BSP leader's car while he was electioneering for the ensuing polls at Nirmana village in the district....
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 250 persons pelt stones to protest gangrape accused's arrest, booked 26-03-2014 01:25 PM

    Police on Wednesday registered a case against 250 people for stone pelting and injuring three people during the incident in Muzaffarnagar. Among those who were booked, police named 30 people, including BJP activist Nitin Malik for pelting stones and blocking roads. Three persons were injured on Tuesday when police tried...
  • CJ Shanti highlights the neglected condition of Tuberculosis patients in Sukhrampur UP 24-03-2014 11:51 AM

    Sukhrampur, a nondescript village in Uttar Pradesh seems to be no politicians concern as the continued neglect of the increasing number of Tuberculosis patients suggest. This report has been produced by community correspondents of 'Khabar Lahariya', a content partner of the Citizen Journalist Show. ...
  • Man kills alcoholic son during argument over drinking 20-03-2014 10:30 PM

    A man allegedly shot dead his 24-year-old son during an argument with him over his drinking habit in Dauseras village in Mathura on Thursday. "The father, Saurai Khan, would be nabbed soon," said SP City Manoj Sonkar, who visited the spot. "When Saurai Khan objected to his son Zamshed's inebriated...
  • Man beaten to death over alleged 'love affair' 20-03-2014 10:26 PM

    A 22-year-old man was beaten to death, on Thursday, at a "jan adalat" (people's court) after he was found allegedly in a love with a girl from a different caste, sources said. According to reports given by the sources, Santosh Pandey was brutally beaten up at Narah village under Nawadih...
  • Corpses of suspected lovers found in well 20-03-2014 08:44 PM

    Corpses of a boy and a girl, suspected to be lovers, were pulled out from a well at Baroli village in Dholpur district, on Thursday, police said. The bodies were discovered by a group of women who came to fetch water from the well.The deceased have been identified as Puja...
  • JD(U) MLA arrested for rioting after clashes between Cong-JD(U) supporters turn ugly 19-03-2014 03:36 PM

    The police fired in the air and arrested JD(U) MLA Narendra Kumar Singh after his supporters and Congress workers clashed over a land dispute at a village in Bihar's Begusarai district on Wednesday, a police officer said. The clash between the two rival groups with lathis occurred with both claiming...
  • Photos: Is this the craziest house in the world? China's weird 'upside down house' has entry through an upstairs window! 19-03-2014 10:14 AM

    An upside-down house is under construction at Fengjing Ancient Town, Jinshan District, South of Shanghai. Workers are putting the final touches on this eccentric tourist attraction built at the 'China Folk Painting Village'. Furniture will also be placed upside down in the house, which is expected to open to the...
  • Hundreds gather to watch a priest walk through bonfire on Holi 17-03-2014 10:33 AM

    The Hindu mythological tale of Prahlada emerging unscathed from the flames as Holika burnt to death was on Monday replayed at Jatwari village in Mathura where a priest walked through a bonfire to mark the festival of Holi. According to sources, Santosh Panda of Jatwari village performed the feat of...
  • 35-year-old man beaten to death with hammer 16-03-2014 01:23 PM

    A 35-year-old man died after he was allegedly hit with a hammer by some unidentified persons in Bashiya village in Mahuli area in Sant Kabir Nagar, police said on Monday. Sumitranandan was attacked while he was sleeping in his house, they said, adding that he died on the spot. Sumitranandan...
  • Maoist, wanted in several crime cases, arrested by Munger police during raids 14-03-2014 03:24 PM

    A Maoist was arrested on Friday from a village under Darhara police station area in Bihar's Munger district, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a house in Khudivan village and arrested the ultra, identified as Sanjay Sharma, Munger range DIG Sudhanshu Kumar said. Sharma, said to...
  • Angry villagers lay sodomy victim's body on road, demand action against accused 14-03-2014 02:03 PM

    Tension gripped Kakroli village in Muzaffarnagar district after an alleged sodomy victim succumbed to his injuries. A 28-year-old labourer was sodomised by two youths on March 6 when he went to a farm. He was also beaten up when he opposed them, police said. The victim was rushed to hospital...
  • BSP leader violates poll code, distributes food packets to woo 2,500 voters; booked 14-03-2014 01:28 PM

    A case of violation of model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha polls was registered against BSP in Muzaffarnagar on Friday for allegedly distributing food packets to voters during an election rally at Chapar village in the district. The case was registered with the police against Vikas Kumar, BSP...