Border dwellers ask govt 'once and for all' conflict resolution

Uprooted from their homes that have faced continuous mortar shelling and rattle of machine guns several times since Independence, dwellers living along the International Border want the government to resolve and end the conflict "once and for all", to ensure permanent and everlasting peace.

Maoist fear keeps Odisha villagers from home

At least 18 tribal families have been staying away from their homes in Odisha`s Nuapada district for the last one and half years due to the fear of attack by Maoists, police said Thursday.

Villagers hail order banning coal mining in Meghalaya

Villagers living downstream of Myntdu river along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya`s Jaintia Hills district have welcomed the National Green Tribunal order banning coal mining in the entire state.

Toll protest: villagers will get concession, CM

Amid persistent protests against the toll hike on the National Highway leading to international airport, Chief Minister Siddaramaih today said there will be concession on toll for villagers within the proximity of the highway.

Villagers rush to aid rural Alaska crash survivors

Residents of a rural Alaska village reached survivors of a commuter plane crash two hours after the aircraft went down in freezing rain, authorities said.

Mamata committed to provide banking facilities in all villages

Mamata Banerjee said two years form now no Gram Panchayat would be there in the state without banking service and welcomed all nationalised banks to come forward and open branches in the villages to boost rural economy.

Villagers kill five suspected drug traffickers in Mexico

Five suspected members of a drug cartel were gunned down over the weekend by vigilantes in the Mexican state of Michoacan, prosecutors said.

Naxals threaten Chhattisgarh villagers against voting in Assembly polls

Ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in Chhattisgarh, Naxals are reported to be threatening villagers in the state.

Second Sri Lankan dies after troops fire on villagers

A second Sri Lankan protester died from wounds suffered when troops fired on villagers demonstrating against contaminated water supplies, police said on Saturday, as tensions remained high in the area.

Gunfight between villagers reported from Manipur

Three villagers were injured during a gunfight between inhabitants of two villages in interior Thoubal district of Manipur.

UP villagers damage SDM`s jeep, vandalise office

Villagers of Akrabad under Debai Tehsil allegedly damaged the jeep and vandalised the office of Sub-Divisional Magistrate on Thursday afternoon, police said.

Two villagers injured in leopard attack

Two villagers were seriously injured when a leopard attacked them in Parsapur village near Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary.

Villagers lock up teachers over girl`s suicide

Angry villagers locked up the teachers of a government senior secondary school after a girl student committed suicide at her home four days ago.

Girl student kidnapped, villagers pelt stones, block highway

A 21-year-old female student going to coaching was on Saturday kidnapped by a group of men travelling in a car here.

Villagers kidnap 8 forest officials in Similipal

Eight more persons were taken hostage by irate villagers of the core area of Similipal National Park area.

AP: Villagers continue protest against power plant

The relay hunger strike by the villagers demanding scrapping of the project entered its 564th day on Wednesday.

Militants thrashed by villagers for money extortio

Four Kuki militants were thrashed by
villagers for trying to extort money from people in an
interior village.

Karnataka: Villagers resist uranium mining project

UCIL, a Government of India undertaking under the Department of Atomic Energy is engaged in exploratory mining for uranium in the village from 2007.

Villagers cling to tree as boat capsizes in flood

The local `Tehsildar` rushed to the spot along with
fire brigade personnel to rescue the stranded.

Naxals kill three villagers in Gadchiroli

A group of Naxalites allegedly
killed three persons including a village-head in Korchi
taluka of Gadchiroli district, police said on Monday.