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JJP leader’s son booked for assault, villagers say he flashed gun at them

Hindustan Times/Ambala | By Bhavey Nagpal, Ambala
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 12:27 AM IST
Some villagers of Damohpura in Jagadhari area had gathered on a road to protest against mining where Bhupinder and his friends reportedly had an argument with them in the presence of police officials
The ₹3,200 crore project, which will use water from the Sidhwan Canal, is being funded by the World Bank.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)
The ₹3,200 crore project, which will use water from the Sidhwan Canal, is being funded by the World Bank.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)

24/7 canal-based water supply project: Ludhiana villagers submit quotations for land acquisition

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 03, 2020 10:53 PM IST
As per the officials, villagers from Deep Nagar, Bilaspur, Bowani and Landa have submitted a quotation with the authorities, which would be discussed in the next meeting of the MC.
Protesters from Jhajjar’s Dighal village blocking the highway connecting Rohtak and Rewari on Wednesday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)
Protesters from Jhajjar’s Dighal village blocking the highway connecting Rohtak and Rewari on Wednesday.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)

Banker murder case: Villagers block highway in Jhajjar, seek CBI probe

By HT Correspondent, Rohtak
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 01:34 AM IST
The agitators pitched tents on the highway near their village around 9am and hadn’t lifted the protest till the filing this report.
Villagers say the shutdown is intended to break the chain of transmission of coronavirus.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)
Villagers say the shutdown is intended to break the chain of transmission of coronavirus.(Representative Photo/Getty Images)

As Covid-19 reaches rural Goa, villagers impose their own lockdowns

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Many villages in Goa have opted for complete shutdowns in a bid to save themselves from the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Three injured after mafia opens fire at forest officials, villagers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 11:18 PM IST
Kangra senior superintendent of police Vimukt Ranjan said some people entered the private land of one Kulwant Singh and started felling Khair trees at night. The landowner, however, rushed to the spot with another villager Suresh Thakur, a former panchayat representative, and also informed the forest officials
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Villagers gherao police and excise team during liquor raid

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By HT Correspondent, Bathinda
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2020 10:11 PM IST
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Maur blast anniv: Little done to arrest accused, rue villagers

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By HT Correspondent, Bathinda
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2020 10:31 PM IST
Authorities in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad district said on Thursday the situation was under control after at least 11 policemen were injured on Wednesday. (Representative Image)(PTI)
Authorities in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad district said on Thursday the situation was under control after at least 11 policemen were injured on Wednesday. (Representative Image)(PTI)

Stopped from touching ‘sacred tree’, locals in MP village attack policemen

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Hoshangabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 09:08 AM IST
Hoshangabad’s additional superintendent of police, Ghanshyam Malviya, said the attack on Wednesday morning by the residents of Nayagaon village was unprovoked.
Meanwhile, the two accused already in custody, Gagandeep and Mandeep, who had accompanied the police to help identify Kulwinder, also escaped. Villagers allegedly snatched weapons from the police personnel and fired at them.(HT image)
Meanwhile, the two accused already in custody, Gagandeep and Mandeep, who had accompanied the police to help identify Kulwinder, also escaped. Villagers allegedly snatched weapons from the police personnel and fired at them.(HT image)

Man dies during clash, villagers in Haryana blame it on police firing

Hindustan Times, BATHINDA | By Sachin Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 07:05 AM IST
The clash had broken out during a raid to arrest an accused in a case under the Narcotics Act.Fifty-five-year-old Jagga Singh was killed in firing when the police team was attacked by villagers. Videos of the clash went viral on social media.
The incident led to protests in the village on Sunday, when people blocked roads demanding immediate arrest of the accused.
The incident led to protests in the village on Sunday, when people blocked roads demanding immediate arrest of the accused.

Teen murdered, three beaten severely in Jharsa village over spat; villagers block road, demand patrolling

Gurugram | By Pavneet Singh Chadha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 06:56 AM IST
The incident led to protests in the village on Sunday, when people blocked roads demanding immediate arrest of the accused.
After the incident, the district administration swung into action and issued a warning against performing stunts around water.(REUTERS FILE/ Representative Image)
After the incident, the district administration swung into action and issued a warning against performing stunts around water.(REUTERS FILE/ Representative Image)

Man jumps into overflowing drain to film TikTok video, saved by villagers

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2019 11:12 PM IST
Pappu Singh was then taken to a government hospital in Manasa where his condition is stated to be stable.
A thief was beaten to death around 280km away from the capital of Ranchi.(ReutersPhoto)
A thief was beaten to death around 280km away from the capital of Ranchi.(ReutersPhoto)

Villagers lynch thief to death in Jharkhand’s Dumka

Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | By Subhash Mishra
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 04:21 PM IST
Bhola Rajwar was beaten to death by villagers, who caught him fleeing after a burglary attempt in Jharkhand’s Dumka, died on the spot after succumbing to his injuries.
The average work days per household increased during climate-proofing works from 56 in 2015-16, to 79 in 2018-19.(HT Photo)
The average work days per household increased during climate-proofing works from 56 in 2015-16, to 79 in 2018-19.(HT Photo)

How 100-day work scheme is helping villagers deal climate change impact

Kokdakhar, Chhattisgarh | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 11:19 AM IST
“I used to get 15 quintals of paddy before these ponds were connected; last year I got 26 quintals of paddy,” says Jatan Lal, a Bharari village elder.
A video grab of the villagers attacking the tigress in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve.(Video grab)
A video grab of the villagers attacking the tigress in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve.(Video grab)

Ribs and legs broken, lungs punctured: Villagers beat tigress to death in Pilibhit Reserve

Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 09:27 PM IST
The foresters have lodged an FIR against 31 named and 12 unidentified people. The accused have charged under Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960.
Kamal Ghotri and his family(HT)
Kamal Ghotri and his family(HT)

Uttarakhand youth cracks NEET; villagers, kin chip-in to help him pursue MBBS

Hindustan Times | By Mohan Rajput
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2019 10:03 AM IST
A daily wager’s son Kamal Ghotri cracked NEET but could not afford the fees. When the villagers and relatives learnt about the financial problem, they came forward to help Kamal join the college and pursue his degree. His fees were paid and he joined the college.
The seat goes to polls along with 12 others in Uttar Pradesh on May 19, the last phase of the ongoing general elections.(HT Photo)
The seat goes to polls along with 12 others in Uttar Pradesh on May 19, the last phase of the ongoing general elections.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Villagers look to poll candidates to save VS Naipaul’s ancestral property

Hindustan Times, Maharajganj | By Rajesh Kumar Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 05:07 PM IST
“We will support the party or the candidate who will take up the issue with the district administration and the state government,” said Mahesh Dutt, who is looking after the property.
INLD candidate Virender Rana (standing) during his camapign in villages of Rewari and Bawal on Monday.(Sourced)
INLD candidate Virender Rana (standing) during his camapign in villages of Rewari and Bawal on Monday.(Sourced)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: INLD’s Virender Rana promises jobs, water to villagers in Rewari and Bawal

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 10:10 AM IST
Rana is an engineer and owns a software company with business interests in United States, Europe and India. He is also one of the richest Lok Sabha candidates in Haryana with a net worth more than Rs100 crore.
(Santosh Kumar/ HT Photo)
(Santosh Kumar/ HT Photo)

Kanhaiya Kumar supporters, villagers clash in Bihar

Begusarai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2019 12:07 PM IST
The incident occurred when more than a dozen local youths raised slogans against Kumar and waved black flags at him, while he was taking out a road show at Koray village in Gadhpura block of the constituency, a police officer said.
“Sahni’s condition is stable,” said Dr. Baleshwar Sagar, deputy medical superintendent, DMCH.(Sanchit Khanna/HT FILE PHOTO)
“Sahni’s condition is stable,” said Dr. Baleshwar Sagar, deputy medical superintendent, DMCH.(Sanchit Khanna/HT FILE PHOTO)

Leopard beaten to death by villagers in Bihar

Muzaffarpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 07:36 PM IST
The leopard attacked a farmer, Rajender Sahni, who suffered multiple injuries on his upper limbs and back.
One person was killed and three others were injured when a mob attacked them for allegedly cutting flesh of a dead bull in Jharkhand’s Gumla district, police said on Thursday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
One person was killed and three others were injured when a mob attacked them for allegedly cutting flesh of a dead bull in Jharkhand’s Gumla district, police said on Thursday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Mob lynches villager for allegedly cutting dead bull in Jharkhand’s Gumla

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 08:07 AM IST
An officer from Dumri police station said that a mob from Jairagi village had attacked the four as they were chopping the dead bull. Someone had spread a rumour that the bull was killed by them, the officer added.
Villagers at Radio centre, set up by CRPF 197 battalion at Tholkobad village in West Singhbhum(Manoj Kumar)
Villagers at Radio centre, set up by CRPF 197 battalion at Tholkobad village in West Singhbhum(Manoj Kumar)

Radio helps villagers of Jharkhand’s Saranda keep up with politics

Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By Manoj Choudhary
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2019 11:15 AM IST
A CRPF radio centre is spreading political knowledge among the villagers, who were earlier influenced by Maoist ideology
In order to train villagers, a 10-day skill development programme was conducted under the supervision of master craftsmen from Assam. So far, people from 10 villages have completed their basic training and will now undergo advance training to learn product designing. HT PHOTO(HT Photo)
In order to train villagers, a 10-day skill development programme was conducted under the supervision of master craftsmen from Assam. So far, people from 10 villages have completed their basic training and will now undergo advance training to learn product designing. HT PHOTO(HT Photo)

In Haryana’s Jhajjar, villagers turn an invasive weed into handicraft

Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2019 04:57 AM IST
Water hyacinth is a weed that reproduces at a fast rate and is a threat to the wetlands. Bhindawas wetland is spread over 1,000 acres in Jhajjar district in Haryana.
Police advising villagers against the auction programme.
Police advising villagers against the auction programme.

Demand for potable water: Auction bid foiled, villagers threaten to boycott LS polls

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2019 02:44 PM IST
Residents of Mahasinghpur, a village panchayat in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras district, have threatened to boycott the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections if they were not ridden of the problem of salty water.
Farmers in Shahjahanpur say the animals destroyed their standing crops and also injured many people(Hindustan Times)
Farmers in Shahjahanpur say the animals destroyed their standing crops and also injured many people(Hindustan Times)

Stray cattle menace: UP villagers lock up 20 animals in health centre

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Manish K Mishra, Bareilly
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2019 08:43 AM IST
The farmers alleged that government officials were not paying heed to the problems being faced by them. Stray animals damage potato, wheat, barley, vegetable and mustard crops worth lakhs of rupees in this region every year
A leopard cub, who was dragged around by some unidentified locals in Kolyari village, some 150 kms from Nagpur in Gondia district of eastern Vidarbha, died on Tuesday morning. (Representational Image)(PTI)
A leopard cub, who was dragged around by some unidentified locals in Kolyari village, some 150 kms from Nagpur in Gondia district of eastern Vidarbha, died on Tuesday morning. (Representational Image)(PTI)

Leopard cub dragged by villagers, dies

Nagpur | By Pradip Kumar Maitra
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2019 10:27 AM IST
Another sub-adult female leopard, was found abandoned in the area on Monday. This leopard was kept at the rescue centre and is reported to be out of danger. The mother leopard is missing.
Farman, 36, sustained a bullet injury during an ‘encounter’ with police this month, and was booked for alleged involvement in cow slaughtering.(HT Photo)
Farman, 36, sustained a bullet injury during an ‘encounter’ with police this month, and was booked for alleged involvement in cow slaughtering.(HT Photo)

Villagers cry foul over police action in Uttar Pradesh against alleged cow slaughterer

Meerut | By S Raju
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2018 02:48 PM IST
A cow slaughterer was arrested after he sustained a bullet injury in the jungle of village Saundat. Four cows and a calf were recovered from his possession along with a rope, knives and other weapons used in slaughtering.
Janabai Phatangale mother of Rahul Phatangale still morns her son at her residence in Sanaawaadi. Rahul Phatangale his life last year during riots at Koregaon Bhima in Pune(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Janabai Phatangale mother of Rahul Phatangale still morns her son at her residence in Sanaawaadi. Rahul Phatangale his life last year during riots at Koregaon Bhima in Pune(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Bhima Koregaon violence: Villagers blame outsiders for orchestrating violence

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi and Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2018 03:12 PM IST
Located off the Pune-Ahmednagar highway roughly 40 km from Pune, Bhima Koregaon was pushed under the national spotlight after violent clashes rocked the bicentennial celebration of a war that had been passing off peacefully for decades
Janabai Phatangale still mourns her son.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Janabai Phatangale still mourns her son.(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Bhima Koregaon: Wary of renewed clashes, villagers blame ‘outsiders’

Hindustan Times, Bhima Koregaon | By Yogesh Joshi and Nadeem Inamdar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2018 07:27 AM IST
Located off the Pune-Ahmednagar highway roughly 40 km from Pune, Bhima Koregaon was pushed under the national spotlight after violent clashes rocked the bicentennial celebration of a war that had been passing off peacefully for decades.
Vehicles set on fire by a mob during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.(PTI Photo)
Vehicles set on fire by a mob during a protest over the alleged illegal slaughter of cattle, in Bulandshahr.(PTI Photo)

Cow vigilantism: Cop, villager killed in Bulandshahr clashes; UP sets up probe team

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By S Raju
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2018 07:17 AM IST
Protesters, including members of right-wing groups, clashed with securitymen and set their vehicles and a police post on fire in the three-hour rampage after reports of cow slaughter at Mahaw village on Sunday night
Subodh Kumar Singh, the police station house officer who was killed in Bulandshahr violence on Monday.(HT Photos)
Subodh Kumar Singh, the police station house officer who was killed in Bulandshahr violence on Monday.(HT Photos)

UP cop among 2 killed by mob protesting cow slaughter near Delhi

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By S Raju
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2018 07:13 PM IST
Trouble began after some cows were slaughtered at Bahav village on Sunday night and the matter was reported to leaders of some Hindutva organisations.
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