Dacoit of Chambal, Dhara Singh arrested in Ahmedabad

Dreaded dacoit of Madhya Pradesh's Chambal region, Dhara Singh aka Surendra Singh, wanted in many cases in the state, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan has been arrested, a top police official said on Saturday.

Father was never credited for dacoit films: Jaya Bachchan
Father was never credited for dacoit films: Jaya Bachchan

Actress Jaya Bachchan, daughter of noted journalist and writer Taroon Coomar Bhaduri, who chronicled the lives of the Chambal valley dacoits in central India, says though all films made on dacoits were based on her father's works, no one gave him any credit.

Phoolan Devi case: Police moves HC on acquittal in conspiracy charge

The Delhi High Court is likely to hear Tuesday the plea of city police challenging the acquittal of Sher Singh Rana, the lone convict in the sensational murder of bandit-turned-Lok Sabha member Phoolan Devi here in 2001, from the charge of criminal conspiracy.

Wanted dacoit arrested in Dholpur

A dacoit wanted in several cases of robbery, murder, and extortion and having a cash reward of Rs 2,000 was arrested during a combing operation in Ravines area of Dholpur, police said on Wednesday.

Dreaded MP dacoit Kalla Yadav arrested

Dreaded dacoit Kalla Yadav was arrested along with an accomplice after an exchange of fire with the police at Banhari village here, police said on Tuesday.

Two interstate dacoits arrested; Rs 15 lakh booty recovered

Booty worth Rs 15 lakh was recovered from two members of an inter-state gang wanted for dacoity, after they were arrested in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, police said on Friday.

Dacoits kill two children, looted lakhs

Dacoits killed two children of a family and looted lakhs of rupees in Shivrajpur area of the district on Saturday, police said.

SC upholds death penalty of dacoit

The Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a dacoit
who murdered five members of a family in Chhattisgarh.

Dacoit Sundar Patel killed in encounter in Satna

Notorious dacoit Sundar Patel alias Ragia, who was carrying a cash reward of Rs 6 lakh, was killed in an encounter on Sunday.

Dacoit wanted in three states arrested

Uttar Pradesh police arrested a dacoit in Agra having several cases against him in three states.

Wanted dacoit killed in encounter in UP

A dacoit carrying reward of Rs
40,000 on his head was killed in an encounter with the
police in Chitrakoot district of Uttar Pradesh, police sources
said here.

Wanted dacoit, aide arrested

A dacoit carrying a cash
reward of Rs 25,000 on his head was arrested along with his
aide after an encounter, police said here on Monday.

When the Chambal dacoits gave her gifts!

Even the hardest of hearts
can melt! In an incident which seems to be straight from a
story book, a housewife`s guts moved a dacoit so much so that
he made her his sister and presented her jewellery and cash.

Dacoit Ramesh Gujjar shot dead by police in Rajasthan

Notorious dacoit Ramesh Gujjar,
wanted in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, was on Saturday shot dead by
police in Dholpur district.

Fleeing dacoit killed in police encounter in MP

A dacoit, carrying a reward on his head and who escaped from jail last year, has been killed in an encounter with Madhya Pradesh police here.