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Local BJP Leader Among 4 Accused Of Gang-Raping Madhya Pradesh Woman

The police are searching for the accused (Representational)A 20-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol district, around 500 kilometres from state capital Bhopal, was kidnapped, kept captive at a farmhouse for two days and repeatedly gang raped by four people, the local police said today. One of the accused is a local leader of the ruling BJP.The rape survivor's family today said that she was kidnapped on February 18 when she had gone to buy groceries. Initially, a relative said, they didn't lodge a missing complaint thinking she might have gone to her relative's house. She was found in an unconscious state near her house on February 20, hours after they filed a complaint.Her family has alleged that Jaitpur BJP chief Vijay Tripathi and his three accomplices - Rajesh Shukla, Munna Sing

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Guard Caught Dragging Woman Out Of Madhya Pradesh Hospital In Photos

The hospital administration, however, has denied the allegationBhopal: A woman who had come to a Madhya Pradesh hospital for treatment on Thursday, was allegedly dragged around 300 metres through mud and thrown out of the premises by a security guard. After photographs of the act were viral on social media, the hospital administration has sacked the man.The incident took place at Khargone, around 320 kilometres from Bhopal.The widely circulated photos show the man in blue uniform dragging the listless woman - who appears to be in her mid-thirties - by her hand.The hospital administration, however, has denied the allegation."The woman was mentally unstable. Somebody had dropped her without informing the hospital authorities...she had been misbehaving, abusing the staff...so the officials

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Another City Renamed. Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad Will Be ‘Narmadapuram’

Hoshangabad in Madhya Pradesh will be renamed Narmadapuram, Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan saidBhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that Hoshangabad city in the state would be renamed as Narmadapuram and a proposal to that effect would be sent to the Centre.He made the announcement during the Narmada Jayanti programme held in Hoshangabad on Friday evening.While addressing a gathering on the banks of Narmada, Mr Chouhan asked whether the government should change the name of Hoshangabad, to which the people present there replied in the affirmative."What should be the new name?" Mr Chouhan asked, and the people replied, "Narmadapuram!"The Chief Minister then said, "We are now sending a proposal to the Centre to change the name of Hoshangabad as Narmadapu

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Madhya Pradesh Woman Shamed, Forced To Walk With In-Laws On Shoulders

Police have said a case has been registered and four accused have been arrested so farBhopal: In an utterly barbaric and horrific incident in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district, a tribal woman was forced to carry a member of her husband's family on her shoulders and walk for three kilometres.A video of the incident, which has been widely shared online, shows the woman labouring on as villagers armed with sticks and cricket bats march alongside - some grinning and enjoying her humiliation. Some even hit her with the sticks and bats when she slows down.The incident took place between the Sagai and Bans khedi villages of Guna district.Police have said a case has been registered and four accused have been arrested so far.A married tribal woman in Guna was beaten up, shamed and forced to carry he

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Rs 1.74 Crore Cash Seized In Madhya Pradesh, 3 Arrested

The state's Income Tax department has been intimated for further probe, police said (Representational)Barghat: The Madhya Pradesh Police on Monday arrested three persons in the Barghat district and seized Rs 1.74 crore in cash from their possession.According to S Saryam, Subdivisional Police Officer of Barghat, partially burnt notes worth Rs 1,87,000 were also found."Three people have been arrested and Rs 1,74,00,000 in cash was seized yesterday. Some partially burnt notes were also found, amounting to about Rs 1,87,000. The accused used to take money from traders in Varanasi, travel to Mumbai and return with gold for delivery," Saryam said.The state's Income Tax department has been intimated for further probe," he added.

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Woman Allegedly Stabbed To Death In Madhya Pradesh, Accused In Custody: Police

By the time the police were informed of the incident, the woman had died: Police (Representational)Indore: A woman was allegedly stabbed to death by a person and his accomplice with a sharp-edged weapon in Madhya Pradesh's Indore's Lasudia police station area after which the accused has been taken into custody.The murder incident has been captured on the Closed Circuit Television Camera (CCTV) installed in a shop near the spot where it took place.Senior police official Rajesh Raghuvanshi informed that on Thursday evening at around 7.15 PM, the victim Priya Agarwal (25) was given a call by someone to meet her at Singapore City Township, Indore."Priya was accompanied by her daughter when she met the accused where he and his accomplice used a sharp-edged weapon to attack her. After the inci

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