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Exploring the valley of Chambal

Text: Ambica Gulati

Green mustard fields, stark landscape, a blue sky and loads of thrills, the road from Agra to Etawah was an introduction to the country’s most populated state—Uttar Pradesh. 178 more words


Killer of Phoolan Devi, India's Lady 'Robin Hood', Given Life Sentence

The upper-caste killer of India’s “Bandit Queen” was sentenced on Thursday to life imprisonment for gunning down the outlaw-turned-politician who was idolised as a champion of the lower castes. 76 more words


Timeline: Phoolan Devi murder case

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A court here Thursday sentenced Sher Singh Rana to life imprisonment for killing bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi in 2001. Following is the timeline of the murder case: 126 more words


Armed bandits demand water in dry northern India - Businessweek

Armed bandits in drought-stricken northern India are threatening to kill hundreds of villagers unless they deliver 35 buckets of water each day to the outlaws in their rural hideouts. 179 more words