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25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Six held for gangrape in Delhi

Delhi Police arrested six youths in connection with gang raped with a third year student of Delhi University in Faridabad.Police said on Saturday that the incident came to light on February 18 after the victim, 20, a student of PGDAV collage here in Nehru...

24-Feb-2017 Jammu

Female intruder killed by BSF in Jammu

A female intruder was killed by border security force (BSF) troops at the International Border (IB) in Akhnoor sector here, police said.According to police, troops of 33 battalion of the BSF on Thursday night killed the intruder near Chak Phagwari border...

21-Feb-2017 Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh)

7 maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Seven Maoists were killed in a gunfight with security forces here on Tuesday.A joint team of state police and paramilitary forces seized two rifles, two handguns and explosives from the spot.Naryanpur Superintendent of Police Abhishek Meena said, "A joint...

21-Feb-2017 Kolkata

BSF seizes gold biscuits worth Rs 35.38 lakh on Bengal border

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel seized ten gold biscuits weighing around 1.16 kg, valued at Rs 35.38 lakh, in West Bengal's Nadia district on Tuesday, an official said.Acting on a tip-off, the BSF personnel raided the village of Fulbari under the Banpur...

21-Feb-2017 New Delhi

CBI arrests former ED joint director in corruption case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested a former Joint Director of the Enforcement Directorate, J.P. Singh, in a corruption case registered by the agency in September 2015.Three others have also been arrested, including ED official...

20-Feb-2017 Jammu

Kewal Sharma taken into custody by Vigilance Organization

The Vigilance Organization today arrested Kewal Sharma S/O Gian Chand Sharma R/O Kachrial, Tehsil Khour, at present Patta Paloura, Near Petrol Pump, Jammu in case FIR No: 32/215 P/S VOJ which is under investigation against the accused for accumulation of...

18-Feb-2017 Thiruvananthapuram/Kochi

Malayalam actress kidnapped, released; driver arrested

Popular Malayalam film actress Bhavana was abducted for a while on her way from Thrissur to Kochi on Friday night by some people, who reportedly took pictures of her to blackmail her, police said on Saturday.Her former driver is a suspect in the case and has...

18-Feb-2017 Baramulla

Hizb module busted in Sopore; 9 OGWs arrested

With the arrest of a militant Irshad Ahmad Shah resident of Seelu, Sopore in Baramulla, police has busted a network who were spearheading militant activities and recruitment of local boys in Baramulla and Sopore, a police official said.The militant Irshad...

18-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

CBI arrests senior Punjab official for bribery

The CBI has arrested the Joint Director of Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training (PSBTE&IT) for taking a bribe of Rs 50,000, an official said on Saturday.Jagjeet Singh was on Friday caught red-handed during a raid conducted...

18-Feb-2017 Amritsar

Seven kg heroin recovered in Punjab

At least seven kg of heroin, worth Rs 35 crore, was recovered in a joint operation by the Border Security Force (BSF) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) here, a BSF official said on Saturday.The heroin was in seven sealed packets."Based on a specific input,...

16-Feb-2017 Ghaziabad

Amazon's Rs 15 lakh looted from courier in Ghaziabad

Online shopping giant Amazon's Rs 15 lakh in cash were allegedly looted here from a courier handler while he was on his way, the city police said on Thursday.The police said they found contradictions in the courier handler's account of the heist, and suspect...

15-Feb-2017 Kolkata

Rs 2 lakh-worth fake new notes seized by BSF

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Wednesday seized fake Indian currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination, having a face value of Rs 2 lakh, from Malda district in West Bengal.Acting on information received from an arrested fake currency trafficker that...

15-Feb-2017 Kolkata

BSF recovers 350 grams of heroin like powder, 3 arrested

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have recovered 350 grams of heroin like powder and arrested three persons during a joint raid with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) from Murshidabad district of West Bengal.Acting on a tip off, the BSF troopers of Astrosiya...

13-Feb-2017 Ludhiana

30 bombs, grenades found near Ludhiana

Police on Monday recovered 30 bombs and hand grenades from an open area on the outskirts of Punjab's industrial city Ludhiana.Investigation has been launched into the recovery of the explosives from Alamgir area, about eight kilometers from Ludhiana, a police...

13-Feb-2017 Ranchi

Maoists kill 2 villagers in Jharkhand

At least two persons were killed and two injured when suspected Maoist guerrillas started indiscriminate firing in Jharkhand's Giridih district, the state police said on Monday.According to police sources, around 10-15 Maoist guerrillas attacked the house...

12-Feb-2017 Poonch

Man tampering with border fencing on LoC apprehended

A man tampering with the border fencing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district was shot at and apprehended by the army on Sunday, said defence officials."Suspicious movement of a person attempting to cut the electrical cable...

11-Feb-2017 Gurugram

Police arrest 3 for Gurugram gold heist

Haryana Police said on Saturday it has arrested three people for an armed bank robbery in Gurugram and recovered about 30 kg stolen gold, firearms and ammunition from them.A police spokesman said that some unidentified persons carrying firearms stole gold weighing...

11-Feb-2017 Ferozepur

BSF recovers 5 kg heroin in Punjab

The BSF has recovered five kg of heroin from the tyre of a bullock cart near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur sector, an official said on Saturday.The seizure was made in the area of Border out Post (BoP) Jagdish in Ferozepur sector on Friday...

09-Feb-2017 Gurugram

30 kg gold looted in Gurugram

In one of the biggest heists in Gurugram, more than 30 kg of gold was looted from a gold finance company by over half-a-dozen robbers on Thursday, police said.The criminals stabbed two security guards when they offered resistance.Seven to eight robbers...

09-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Four arrested in fake currency racket

Four people, including two engineering students, were arrested on Thursday for allegedly printing fake Rs 2,000 currency notes.The police seized Rs 36 lakh in the recently introduced denomination, a colour printer and four mobile phones.The two students,...

07-Feb-2017 Narayanpur

10 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Ten Maoists are believed to have been killed in a heavy exchange of fire when they attacked a police camp in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh."There were around 40-50 Maoists. They lobbed bombs and fired mortar shells. The policemen responded by firing,...

07-Feb-2017 Rachi

Rs 51 lakh looted from two Jharkhand banks

Two banks in Jharkhand were looted on Tuesday of Rs 51 lakh, police said.The first incident took place at Giridih district when four armed men arrived on two bikes at a Union Bank of India branch, locked the staff and customers in a washroom and escaped...

07-Feb-2017 Gurdaspur

BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Pakistani intruder in Gurdaspur sector of Punjab on Tuesday, officials said. The incident took place near Simbal."A Pakistani intruder crossed the border and came inside Indian territory. BSF challenged him to...

07-Feb-2017 New Delhi

ISI-backed train accident mastermind arrested in Nepal : NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday confirmed that Dubai-based Shamsul Huda, who acted as the alleged mastermind for the ISI-backed plot to cause train accidents in the country, was arrested by the police in Nepal."Shamshul Huda has been arrested...

06-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Wanted gangster held in Delhi shootout

Delhi Police arrested a wanted criminal who carried a reward of Rs 25,000 during a shootout with a gang in the national capital on Monday, a police officer said.The shootout took place around 2.30 a.m. near Eros hotel in Nehru Place when a police team tried...

06-Feb-2017 Vadodara

20 students hurt in Gujarat campus violence

A scuffle between two groups of Indian and foreign students on a private university campus near Vadodara left at least 20 youths injured, including nine from abroad, the state police said on Sunday.The injured -- at least one of them seriously -- were...

06-Feb-2017 Kolkata

BSF seizes seven pigeons of rare species

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday seized seven pigeons of a rare species from West Bengal's Nadia district, an officer said.Acting on a tip about bird smuggling, the troopers at Madhupur outpost raided Mahakhola village and challenged a man carrying...

06-Feb-2017 Amritsar

Tension in Punjab after Congress-Akali Dal clash

Tension prevailed in Punjab's Majitha constituency on Monday following clashes between supporters of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and Congress, a police officer said.Police reinforcements were rushed to Mian Pandher village in Amritsar district, 275 km from...

04-Feb-2017 Sopore

Two militants killed in Sopore

In a brief gunfight two militants were killed on Saturday morning in Amargarh area of Sopore town in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Sources said that after receiving the inputs about the militant movement a naka was laid in Amargarh area. The militants...

02-Feb-2017 Srinagar

Govt school building among three structures gutted in fire mishaps

Three structures including a government school building were  gutted in separate fire incidents in Kashmir Valley, police said.A police spokesman in a statement issue here said that fire broke out at Sheeri, Baramulla in which two shops belonging to Ilayas...

02-Feb-2017 Doda

Police arrest youth after killing parents and a neighbour

Police Thursday arrested a 24 years old youth after stabbing his parents to death. The assailant also killed his neighbour and critically wounded two tenants who tried to save the old parents from his wrath. The incident occurred in Thathri area of Doda district...

01-Feb-2017 Bhubaneswar

Seven policemen killed in landmine blast in Odisha

At least seven police personnel were killed and five injured in a landmine blast triggered by suspected Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district on Wednesday, police said.Police said the incident took place on National Highway 26 at Mungabhumi village under...

01-Feb-2017 Bhubaneswar

4 jawans killed in landmine blast in Odisha

At least four jawans of Odisha State Armed Police (OSAP) were reportedly killed and nine injured in a landmine blast triggered by suspected Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district on Wednesday.Police said the incident took place near Mungarbhumi area on Sunki...

01-Feb-2017 Bathinda

Punjab blast: police say twin IEDs at spot; toll rises to 5

Punjab Police on Wednesday hinted that the powerful blast in Maur Mandi town in Bathinda district on Tuesday evening which left five persons dead was due to twin high-intensity IEDs.The death toll in the car blast went up to five on Wednesday with two more...

01-Feb-2017 Kohima

Two killed in clashes between Nagaland Police, public

Two persons were killed and nearly a dozen injured in Nagaland late on Tuesday night following clashes between the police and public in the wake of the state government's decision to hold the urban local body elections.The local elections in 12 towns across...

31-Jan-2017 Bathinda

Three killed in car blast in Punjab town

Days before polling in the Punjab assembly elections, at least three persons were killed in a powerful blast in a car close to a rally of a Congress candidate near the state's Bathinda city on Tuesday evening, police said.Nearly 15 people were injured in...

31-Jan-2017 Shimla

IS posters near Solan army cantonment

Posters of the Islamic State (IS) surfaced near an army cantonment in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district on Tuesday, a police official said.The posters and a flag saying "ISIS Coming Soon", written in English, Hindi and Urdu, surfaced on the walls near Subathu...

24-Jan-2017 Kolkata

BSF seizes 3.6 kg opium in Bengal, arrests two smugglers

Border Security Force personnel on Tuesday arrested two smugglers from West Bengal's Malda district for illegal possession of 3.6 kg of opium, officials said.Acting on a tip off, the troopers along with Narcotics Control Bureau officials and West Bengal police's...

24-Jan-2017 Ganderbal

Gunfight erupts in Kashmir

A gunfight erupted between security forces and militants on Tuesday in north Kashmir's Ganderbal district.As soon as the security forces cordoned off Hadoora village following information about the presence of the militants, they were fired at, triggering...

19-Jan-2017 Bandipora

Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

One militant was killed and a soldier was injured on Thursday during a gunfight in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.Following a tip-off, security personnel surrounded the Khosa Mohalla area.This triggered the gunfight, leaving the militant...

18-Jan-2017 New Delhi

NIA visits Bihar to probe Kanpur train derailment

An NIA team reached Bihar's Motihari district on Wednesday to investigate the alleged role of Pakistan's ISI behind the Indore-Patna Express train derailment near Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur that claimed over 100 lives.On Tuesday, Bihar Police arrested three...

15-Jan-2017 Anantnag

Gunfight in Kashmir's Anantnag district

A gun battle erupted between security forces and militants on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.Police said that as soon as the security forces cordoned off Awoora near Pahalgam town following information about the presence of the militants,...

13-Jan-2017 Pulwama

SOG man injured in ‘militant’ attack

Unidentified gunman allegedly fired upon a cop, injuring him critically in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.    Sources that a Special Operation Group man Nayeem Ahmed Bhat Belt Number 1278 was guarding the road in an armoured vehicle at Rajpora...

11-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Over 6,000 endangered turtles seized in Uttar Pradesh

In one of the largest catches, third this year, as many as 6,430 endangered soft shell and flap shell turtles were seized in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, officials said.The turtles were bound for West Bengal. Previously two such huge seizures were effected...

11-Jan-2017 Jammu

Army foils infiltration bid, kills two militants

Two infiltrating militants were killed on Wednesday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district as the army foiled an infiltration bid, said defence sources.A group of heavily-armed militants was challenged by alert troops on the...

10-Jan-2017 Bandipora

Militant killed in Hajin

During a cordon and search operation, a militant was killed while another managed to escape from the spot in Hajin area of Sonawari tehsil of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.Sources said that after receiving inputs about the presence of a group of militants...

09-Jan-2017 Akhnoor

Suspected militants kill 3 GREF men

Three General Reserve Engineer Force personnel were killed after unidentified gunmen attacked a GREF camp in Jammu district on Monday morning. The attack took place in Battal area near the Line of Control that divides India and Pakistan, police said.Divulging...

09-Jan-2017 Srinagar

Court acquits murder accused due to lack of evidences

In view of the ‘unconvincing’ and ‘inconsistent’ evidence, Principal District and Sessions Judge (PD&SJ) Srinagar, Rashid Ali Dar ‘acquitted’ murder accused Iqbal Banday  in connection with the murder of his wife.The court after perusing the case...

08-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Man kills father, sets gas cylinder afire; injures 11 policemen

A Delhi resident on Sunday stabbed his father to death, attacked his mother and set afire a gas cylinder, which exploded injuring 13 people, including 11 police personnel who reached the spot.Of the injured policemen, four Sub-Inspectors -- identified...

08-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Rs 4,807 cr black income detected, Rs 112 cr of new notes seized

Following the demonetisation of high-value currency announced on November 8, India's Income Tax Department has detected undisclosed income of over Rs 4,807 crore and seized new notes worth Rs 112 crore, an official source here said on Sunday.Since the demonetisation...

06-Jan-2017 Ghaziabad

Three held for fraudulent transfer of money in Ghaziabad

The Ghaziabad police has arrested three persons in connection with the fraudulent transfer of Rs 10 lakh from an automobile firm's account to a jeweller's account, a senior police officer said on Friday.The State Bank of India branch in Ghaziabad had allegedly...

05-Jan-2017 Fazilka

Akali leaders among 25 booked for holding meeting inside Punjab jail

Leaders owing allegiance to Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and a jail official have been booked by the Punjab Police following a raid conducted on the Fazilka sub-jail complex in southwest Punjab, police officials said here on Thursday.These leaders and...

05-Jan-2017 Sopore

January 6, 1993:When BSF shot dead 57 innocent civilians

Justice continues to elude to the victim families of gory Sopore Massacre from past 23 years  whose near and dear ones lose their lives at the hands of Border Security Forces personnel in Apple town Sopore in North Kashmir way back in January 6, 1993. At...

04-Jan-2017 Lucknow

Eleven found dead in Amethi

Eleven persons, including 10 members of a family, were found dead in Amethi on Wednesday, a police officer said.The incident took place at Mahona West village, in the Bazaar Shukul police station area. The killings were discovered in the morning, the officer...

03-Jan-2017 Ranchi

Maoist killed in Jharkhand gunfire

A CPI-Maoist group guerrilla was killed and his wife arrested in a gunfire with the security forces in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district on Tuesday, police said.Supai Mund, a commander of the banned group, was killed during a search operation at Gudabanda...

03-Jan-2017 Sopore

LeT guerrilla killed in Kashmir ambush

A Pakistani guerrilla from the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in an ambush by the security forces at the outskirts of north Kashmir's Sopore town on Tuesday.Abu Umar Khatab was killed after the army and police laid an ambush in Haritar Tarzoo...

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