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17-Oct-2017 Bhubaneswar

Odisha student gang-raped in presence of fiance, 6 arrested

Close on the heels of sensational Koraput gang-rape case, a group of miscreants allegedly gang-raped a college student in presence of her fiance in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Tuesday.Six persons have been arrested for their suspected involvement...

17-Oct-2017 Hyderabad

Five bodies found on Hyderabad outskirts

Bodies of five members of a family were found near Narsangi on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Tuesday, police said.The bodies of three women were found lying in the bushes while those of a man and a four-year-old child were recovered from a car parked off Outer...

16-Oct-2017 Ghaziabad

Talwars' lawyer had filed contempt plea against CBI court judge

The trial court judge holding the trial against Rajesh and Nupur Talwar -- charged with killing their daughter Aarushi and domestic servant Hemraj -- was biased against the defendants, so their lawyer Satyaketu Singh had filed a contempt petition against...

16-Oct-2017 Ghaziabad

Talwars free after four years, get warm welcome at home

Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar on Monday evening walked out of the Dasna Jail here after four years, after being absolved of the charge of murdering their daughter and domestic help, to a warm welcome at Nupur's parental home.The couple came out of the...

14-Oct-2017 Bengaluru

SIT releases sketches of Gauri Lankesh murder suspects

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder last month of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh on Saturday released three sketches of two persons suspected to be her killers."Three sketches of two suspects have been made on the basis of their description...

14-Oct-2017 Imphal

11 injured in grenade blast at Manipur fairground

At least 11 persons, including two children, were wounded in a grenade blast at a fairground in the state capital on Friday night, police said.Hospital sources said some of the injured were discharged after first aid while some sustained critical injuries....

14-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal's stolen car found in Ghaziabad

 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's car, which was stolen from here two days ago was found abandoned in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, early on Saturday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS that the Uttar Pradesh police found the car and informed their...

12-Oct-2017 Lucknow

Four years after conviction, Talwars set free in Aarushi murder case

Four years after their conviction and given life terms, dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were on Thursday acquitted in the 2008 murders of their teenage daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj by the Allahabad High Court that gave them the benefit...

11-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Four criminals held in Delhi

Four members of the Vicky Jharodia gang -- who were wanted for crimes like murder, attempted murder, robberies, extortions and snatchings -- have been arrested in west Delhi, police said on Wednesday.Police said accused Mohit, Jasbeer, Govinda Bhardwaj and...

07-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Five found dead in Delhi home

A 82-year-old woman, her three daughters and a male guard were found dead inside a house here on Saturday, police said.Deputy Commissioner of Police Nupur Prasad told IANS that the four women belonging to the Jindal family were found dead at their house...

27-Sep-2017 Ranchi

CBI arrests railway engineer in Jharkhand

The CBI has arrested a railway engineer for taking a bribe of Rs 3.44 lakh, sources in the agency said on Wednesday.According to CBI sources, Vijar Kumar Yadav, a senior section engineer, was caught red-handed while taking the bribe from a contractor on...

27-Sep-2017 Bhubaneswar

Two Maoists killed in Odisha

At least two Maoists, including a woman, were killed in an exchange of fire with the police in a forested area of Odisha, officials said on Wednesday.The gun battle occurred in Salepali forest of Bargarh district late on Tuesday."Two Maoists got killed...

26-Sep-2017 Kolkata

Over 80 kg betel nuts seized in Assam

The Border Security Force (BSF) and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Tuesday seized over 86 kilos of betel nuts in 910 bags valued at Rs 2.6 crore, in Assam's Cachar district, officials said.Also, 10,850 kilos of black pepper in 217 bags valued...

25-Sep-2017 Patna (Bihar)

Army jawan shoots dead colleague, himself in Bihar

An army jawan shot dead his colleague and then killed himself in the Bihar capital on Monday after an altercation, police said.Both were jawans of the Bihar Regiment, an infantry regiment of the Indian Army. The Bihar Regiment centre is located in Danapur...

23-Sep-2017 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Senior journalist, mother brutally murdered in Mohali; Punjab sets up SIT

Senior journalist K.J. Singh and his aged mother were found brutally murdered in their residence in Mohali town of Punjab, adjoining Chandigarh, on Saturday, police said.Both victims were attacked by their assailants in their corner house in Phase 3 B2 of Mohali,...

23-Sep-2017 Jaipur

Rajasthan's 'Falahari Baba' arrested for rape

After three days of investigation, Rajasthan Police on Saturday arrested self-styled godman Kaushalendra Prapannacharya 'Falahari' Maharaj in Alwar for the alleged rape of a 21-year-old woman."We have arrested the Baba under Section 376 (rape) and section...

20-Sep-2017 Hyderabad

Arab marriage racket busted, eight sheikhs held

A massive racket that involved marrying off underage Indian girls from poor families to rich Arabs has been busted here with the arrest of 20 people, including eight men from Oman and Qatar and 12 Indians including qazis, police said on Wednesday.Those...

19-Sep-2017 Thane

Dawood's role in extortion racket run by Iqbal Kaskar being probed

After arresting Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar for running an extortion racket, the police on Tuesday said they are probing the direct or indirect involvement of his brother, absconding mafia don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, in the racket and could make him an accused in...

18-Sep-2017 Abohar

BSF seizes over 12 kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers have seized over 12 kg heroin at two locations near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Abohar sector, a BSF officer said on Monday.The haul was made during a search ahead of the barbwired security fence, Border Security Force Deputy Inspector...

18-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Al Qaeda terrorist arrested in Delhi

An Al Qaeda terrorist has been arrested in the national capital, police said on Monday.Deputy Commissioner of Police P.S. Kushwah told IANS the terrorist, Shumon Haq, was arrested near Shakarpur area of east Delhi on Sunday. The police officer said Haq...

16-Sep-2017 Ghaziabad

'Godman' involved in BSP leader's killing held in Ghaziabad

A self-styled godman allegedly involved in the 2013 murder of BSP leader Deepak Bhardwaj was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district after eluding police for four years, police said on Saturday.Machhendra Nath alias Baba Pratibhanand, on whose head...

14-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Delhi's most wanted criminal Sonu Dariyapur arrested

Delhi's most wanted criminal Sonu Dariyapur, who carried a reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head, was arrested following an encounter here in the early hours of Thursday, police said.Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said the accused was arrested...

10-Sep-2017 Kolkata

Fake Rs 2,000 notes seized by BSF in Bengal

Fake Indian Currency Notes of the Rs 2000 denomination with the face value of Rs 6.9 lakh have been seized from West Bengal's Malda district, a BSF official said on Sunday.Acting on a tip off, Border Security Force (BSF) troopers in Malda's Churiantpur ran...

07-Sep-2017 Mumbai

Abu Salem escapes noose, two get death in 1993 Mumbai blasts case

Gangster Abu Salem on Thursday escaped death penalty in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case as a Special TADA Court sentenced two convicts to death while awarding him 25 years jail sentence in accordance with the provisions of the extradition treaty with Portugal that...

07-Sep-2017 Ranchi

Girl gang-raped by eight in Jharkhand

A girl was allegedly gang-raped by at least eight youths in Dumka in Jharkhand, police said on Thursday.Police on Thursday detained nine youths in connection with the case. According to police, the incident took place when the girl, 17, was travelling...

05-Sep-2017 Dhaka

Bangladeshi forces close in on militant hideout in Dhaka

Bangladesh's elite force Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) early on Tuesday cordoned off a building here in the capital, where suspected militants were holed up, a media report said.The RAB has evacuated residents from the building in Mirpur's Mazar Road, bdnews24 reported....

05-Sep-2017 Patna

Public-police clash in Patna during anti-encroachment drive

At least six policemen were injured and several vehicles set ablaze in the Bihar state capital on Tuesday when a mob attacked the police in an attempt to thwart a demolition drive here ordered by the court, police said.The police resorted to firing several...

05-Sep-2017 Bengaluru

Senior Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bengaluru

Senior Kannada weekly tabloid Editor and social activist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday night by unidentified men at her residence, police said. She was 55."She was shot dead from a close range at her house in Rajarajeshwari Nagar (in the suburbs) around...

26-Aug-2017 New Delhi

31 dead in Dera violence: Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry on Saturday said 31 persons were killed in Haryana Dera violence on Friday after a court held Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape.A ministry statement said 29 deaths occurred in Panchkula and two in Sirsa,...

23-Aug-2017 Kolkata

260 fake Rs 2,000 notes seized by BSF in Bengal

Fake Indian currency notes of the face value of Rs 5,20,000 in Rs 2,000 denomination have been seized from near Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district, a BSF official said on Wednesday.Acting on a tip-off about smuggling from Bangladesh, the Border...

21-Aug-2017 Srinagar

PDP panch's body found in Anantnag village

Body of a 45-year-old panch of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was found in a mysterious conditions near his residence in Shangus area of south Kashmir's Anantnsg district.A police officer told news agency GNS that body of Shabir Ahmad Wani s/o Abdul Rehman...

19-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Police seeks help in identifying culprits involved in theft case

Police has sought help in identifying culprits involved in a theft case in Srinagar.On 16th of August, Police Post Chanpora received a complaint from one Irshad Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Nabi Bhat resident of Usmaniya Colony Bagh-i-Mehtab that in the afternoon...

19-Aug-2017 Kupwara

Kupwara police seizes 6000 liters of fuel

Based on specific information, police station kralpora seized 30 barrels (each containing 200 liters) of diesel/petrol from chowkibal area of the district kupwara while they were being unloaded from a truck.The illegal huge consignment of diesel /petrol was...

18-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Police try to catch up as gangsters run amok on social media

With gangsters in Punjab openly using social media platforms to highlight their criminal activities, challenging each other and the law enforcers, and updating their status even from inside prisons, the Punjab Police have finally woken up to the need to tackle...

17-Aug-2017 Shopian

Three held, arms, ammunition seized in J&K

Three persons were arrested in Jammu & Kashmir's Bandipora district on Thursday and recovered arms and ammunition from them, police said.The arrests and the seizure were made by a joint army and police team in Sumbal area of Bandipora, a police officer...

16-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Funding case:NIA raids 12 locations in Srinagar, north Kashmir

India’s National Investigation Agency Wednesday conducted fresh raid over a dozen location in Central and North Kashmir. The raids were conducted with regard to alleged funding case as separatists are being accused of getting funds from different quarters to...

15-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Returning from I-Day function, minor raped in Chandigarh

The Chandigarh Police have registered a case of rape after a complaint from a girl that she was sexually assaulted by a man while returning home after attending the Independence Day function at her school here on Tuesday, police said.The victim, aged 12-13...

14-Aug-2017 Mumbai

Sahara Group's jewel 'Aamby Valley' put up for auction

In a major setback to Subrata Roys' Sahara Group, the Bombay High Court on Monday put up its prestigious Aamby Valley city properties in Maharashtra for public auction.The Official Liquidator of the High Court has set a reserve price of Rs 37,392 crore...

13-Aug-2017 Pulwama

Youth hit by pellets killed in Pulwama

A youth was killed after he was shot by government forces with pellets in Kakapora area of Pulwama district, official sources said.Sources told GNS that a youth identified as Owais Ahmad Dar, son of Muhammad Shafi Dar of Kakapora Pulwama was seriously...

13-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Srinagar man injured in Dalgate blast succumbs at SKIMS

A man hailing from Hawal area of summer capital who was injured in a blast at Dalgate area here succumbed to his injuries during Sunday wee hours.Official sources said 45-year old Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir R/O Hawal who got injured during an explosion yesterday...

12-Aug-2017 New Delhi

Illegal arms manufacturer held in Delhi

A member of an inter-state illegal gun manufacturing gang has been arrested with 20 semi-automatic pistols here, Delhi Police said on Saturday.Deputy Commissioner of Police Madhur Verma said that the gang operates from Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh and...

09-Aug-2017 Pulwama

Three militants and a civilain killed in Tral

Three militants were killed after a gunfight raged in Gulab Bagh(Wani Bout) village of Tral in Pulwama district.  Reports said that a joint team of Army's 42 RR unit and Jammu Kashmir Police launched a search operation in the village after they heard...

08-Aug-2017 Srinagar

Former Deputy Commissioner Budgam and others in Vigilance net

Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) has registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act on outcome of a verification conducted by Vigilance Organization Kashmir into the allegations of illegal appointment of Mohammad Iqbal Wani S/o Rehim Wani R/o Lalpora,...

08-Aug-2017 Kupwara

Drug peddlers arrested by Kupwara police

Working on a specific inputs about the drugisters in the district, Kupwara Police acted at its best and arrested  two drug peddlers and recovered Charas and heroine from their possession and a. FIR has also been lodged against the drug peddlers. Recently...

07-Aug-2017 Kupwara

Infiltration bid foiled in Machil sector, 5 militants killed

Army on Monday said a major infiltration bid was foiled in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district by gunning down five militants.Army's Srinagar based defence spokesperson told GNS that soldiers posted at Machil sector near Line of Control noticed...

04-Aug-2017 Handwara

Police arrests imposter duping women and extorting money

Police have arrested a con impersonating as an Army doctor and a NASA scientist from Indian Maharashtra state.The accused, identified as Tahir Ahmad Bukhari, a resident of Waskura Handwara in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district has not only extorted money from...

03-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Education Officer Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Block Primary Education Officer (BPEO) posted at Nakodar, district Jalandhar red handed accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab...

02-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Clerk Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today a clerk Rajinder Kumar posted at Nagar Council Mansa was nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,800.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said...

26-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Head Constable Accepting Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Head Constable (HC) Jeet Singh red handed while accepting bribe in a bribery cases.Disclosing this here an official spokesman of the Vigilance Bureau said HC Jeet Singh ingh...

25-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

4 SEs Chargesheeted

In a bid to take the war against corruption to its logical conclusion and ensure transparency, the Local Government Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu has now ordered that charge-sheet against suspended SEs P.K.Goel, Kulwinder Singh, Pawan Sharma...

21-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Patwari Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari Kirpal Singh posted at revenue halqa Bhamnada, Tehsil Morinda District Rupnagar red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman...

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