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17-Feb-2018 New Delhi

PNB fraud: Ex-Deputy Bank Manager Gokulnath Shetty arrested

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Punjab National Bank's retired Deputy Manager, Gokulnath Shetty and two others in a multi-crore bank fraud case, officials said on Saturday."CBI has Shetty, Single Window Operator Manoj Kharat and authorised...

12-Feb-2018 Allahabad

Violence in Allahabad over Dalit student's killing

Angered over the killing of a Dalit student of Allahabad University, students on Monday went on a rampage, setting fire to a bus.The angry students also laid siege to the house of District Magistrate Suhas L.Y., police said. Brutally assaulted by four men, Dalit...

08-Feb-2018 Mumbai

Murder convict on parole commits suicide at Mumbai's Mantralaya

A murder convict, out on parole, jumped down from the fifth floor of the high-security Mantralaya, the Maharashtra government headquarters here on Thursday evening, police said.Identified as Harshal Suresh Raote, 45, he was rushed in a critical state to...

07-Feb-2018 Gadchiroli (Maharashtra)

Two top women Maoists, including teenager, lay down arms

Two dreaded women Maoist cadres, including a teenager, both carrying a collective reward of Rs 6 lakh, surrendered before the security forces here on Wednesday, an official said.Shanti Masu Mattami, alias Jaya, 24, had a reward of Rs 4 lakh on her head and...

07-Feb-2018 Chennai

Chennai police arrest over 60 rowdies

In a reel meeting real life, gun-toting officers of the city police arrested over 60 anti-socials assembled at a birthday bash of a fellow history-sheeter late on Tuesday night.Over a 100 rowdies were gathered at the bash to celebrate the birthday of Binu,...

06-Feb-2018 Hyderabad

Four of family end life by jumping in lake near Hyderabad

Upset over a property dispute with his parents, a man committed suicide by jumping into a lake along with his wife and their children near here on Tuesday, police said.The incident occurred at Kondapur in Keesara 'mandal' (block) of Medchal district, about...

06-Feb-2018 Ghaziabad

Kidnapped minor is back home after 12 days, 1 kidnapper killed

A five-year-old minor abducted 12 days ago from the national capital returned safely to his parents on Tuesday, after he was rescued from the kidnappers. One of the kidnappers died in the exchange of fire that led to the boy's rescue."In retaliatory firing...

05-Feb-2018 Ranchi

Bihar ex-CM Jagannath Mishra surrenders in fodder scam case

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra on Monday surrendered before a CBI court here to serve his sentence in a multi-million rupee fodder scam case.Mishra was convicted and awarded five years sentence on January 24. He had not appeared before the court...

02-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Man killed by lover's family, 4 held

A man was stabbed to death by the family of his lover, police said on Friday. The mother, father, brother and uncle of the woman have been arrested.Ankit Saxena, 23, a photographer by profession, had been in a relationship with Shehzadi, 20, for the last...

01-Feb-2018 Guwahati

Two militants killed in Arunachal

The Assam Rifles on Thursday shot dead two terrorists in Arunachal Pradesh.An official said the incident took place at Shankpani in Changlang district.An Assam Rifles official said that one of the slain men belonged to the anti-talk faction of ULFA. The...

01-Feb-2018 Guwahati

Two militants killed in Arunachal

The Assam Rifles on Thursday shot dead two terrorists in Arunachal Pradesh.An official said the incident took place at Shankpani in Changlang district.An Assam Rifles official said that one of the slain men belonged to the anti-talk faction of ULFA. The...

29-Jan-2018 Hyderabad

Severed human head found in Telangana town

A severed head of a man was found in Telangana's Nalgonda town on Monday, police said.The decapitated head was kept on the wall of a roadside religious structure in Bottuguda area of the town. Shocked residents informed police after spotting the head.Police...

28-Jan-2018 Mumbai

Young man sucked into MRI machine in Mumbai hospital, dies

In a chilling incident, a young man died when he was accidentally sucked into a MRI machine at a government hospital here, official sources said on Sunday.A hospital doctor and two staff, including a woman, have been booked and arrested.Rajesh Maru, 32,...

27-Jan-2018 Sukma/New Delhi

Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh

Two Maoists, including a woman, were gunned down on Saturday by the security forces during a shootout in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, an official said.The shootout between the Maoists and a joint team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh...

24-Jan-2018 New Delhi

3 Africans held for honey-trapping Delhi doctor

Delhi Police has arrested a gang of three African nationals, including a woman, for honey-trapping an east Delhi-based doctor through Facebook and duping him of Rs 40 lakh, police said.Police said the accused, identified as Jacob, James and Sonia, were arrested...

22-Jan-2018 New Delhi

2008 Gujarat blasts mastermind arrested in Delhi

An Indian Mujahideen operative who allegedly masterminded the Gujarat serial blasts in 2008 that killed 56 persons has been arrested, Delhi Police on Monday said."One of the most wanted terrorist of SIMI-Indian Mujahideen Abdul Subhan Qureshi (was) arrested...

21-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Delhi Fire : 14 victims identified, Crime Branch to probe

A day after a factory fire killed 17 persons in west Delhi's Bawana area, 14 victims were identified and the factory owner arrested on Sunday, police said.The case was transferred to the Crime branch for a probe by Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik....

20-Jan-2018 Patna

2 bombs found near Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, NIA begins probe

Two crude bombs were recovered near the Mahabodhi temple in Bihar's Bodh Gaya district, where Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is camping, prompting authorities to heighten security. An NIA team was at the site on Saturday to probe the incident.The...

19-Jan-2018 New Delhi/Islamabad

India-Pakistan trade charges over ceasefire violations, civilian deaths

India and Pakistan on Friday blamed each other for violations of the ceasefire at the border, with civilian deaths being reported from both sides amid heavy shelling and firing along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir.A Border Security Force...

16-Jan-2018 Guwahati

Nine oil tankers set afire on Assam-Arunachal border

Suspected Naga militants set afire nine tankers loaded with crude oil in the remote Namsik area on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Tuesday evening.The tankers were moving from Kharsang in Arunachal Pradesh to Digboi in Assam when they were set on fire near...

15-Jan-2018 Mizoram

Drug abuse killed 65 in Mizoram in 2017

At least 65 persons, including 12 women, died in Mizoram last year due to drug abuse, an official said on Monday.The Excise and Narcotics Department official said 28 persons died due to heroin overdose and the rest due to abuse of various other narcotics.According...

13-Jan-2018 Patna

Foreign made cigarettes worth Rs 65 lakh seized in Patna

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Saturday seized foreign-made cigarettes worth Rs 65 lakh from a train in state capital Patna, police said."DRI sleuths seized foreign made cigarettes from North East Express train at Patliputra Railway Station,"...

12-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Two Maoists killed in Jharkhand

Two Maoists have been killed in a shootout with the CRPF during a search operation launched by the paramilitary force in Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, an official said on Friday.The shootout took place around 11.23 p.m. on Thursday between the Maoists and a joint...

09-Jan-2018 Gurugram

Six women, two men held for flesh trade in Gurugram

Six women and two men were arrested on Monday on charges of running a sex racket from a spa here, police said.The accused women include three from Nepal.The accused were booked under the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act and sent to judicial custody for 14...

04-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Man held in Delhi with drugs worth Rs 1 crore

A 35-year-old drug supplier has been arrested here with 200 gm of heroin worth Rs 1 crore in the international market, police said on Thursday."Vinod Kumar was arrested on Tuesday night on a tip off when he was near the BSA hospital in Rohini," Deputy...

01-Jan-2018 Lucknow

Three Mathura Jail wardens suspended over prisoners' escape

Three prisoners escaped from the high-security Mathura jail in Uttar Pradesh early on Monday, police said. The state government later suspended three jail officials for dereliction in duty, an official said.Those who escaped, around 2 a.m. on the New Year...

31-Dec-2017 Kolkata

Over Rs 6.5 lakh in fake currency seized in Bengal, two arrested

Personnel seized Fake Indian Currency Notes of the face value of Rs. 6.5 lakh and arrested two smugglers, including a woman, in West Bengal's Malda district on Sunday, the last day of the year, a BSF official said.Acting on a tip off, the Border Security Force...

29-Dec-2017 Gurugram

Two Haryana officers caught taking bribe, held

An Assistant Superintendent of a jail in Gurugram and a Haryana police officer posted in Faridabad were on Friday arrested by teams of the state Vigilance Bureau when they were caught accepting bribes."Bhondsi jail Assistant Superintendent Kripa Ram was...

29-Dec-2017 Lucknow

Two killed in UP gun fight

Two persons were killed and four others injured in Uttar Pradesh when a village brawl turned ugly leading to firing between two sides in Meerut, police said on Friday.The incident occurred in Agwanpur village late on Thursday when an earlier verbal spat...

26-Dec-2017 Noida

Teen sisters found hanging from tree in Noida

The bodies of two teenaged sisters were found hanging from a tree in Uttar Pradesh's Noida, adjoining Delhi, on Tuesday, police said.The bodies, identified as that of Laxmi, 18, and her sister, Nisha, 13, were spotted by a local in Barola village when he...

25-Dec-2017 Hyderabad

Top Maoist leader surrenders before Telangana Police

Top Maoist leader Ginugu Narsimha Reddy alias Jampanna on Monday surrendered before the Telangana police chief, following ideological differences with the Maoist outfit.The Central Committee member of the Communist Party of India-Maoist, who was carrying...

17-Dec-2017 Hyderabad

Hyderabad police bust prostitution racket, 'save' two actresses

Hyderabad police on Sunday claimed to have busted a high-profile prostitution racket and "saved" two actresses.Police identified the two actresses as Richa A Saksena, who acted in Telugu movie "June 1:43" and Subhra Chatterjee, a Bengali TV serial actor.Deputy...

17-Dec-2017 Kolkata

BSF seizes 60 kg ganja near Bangladesh border

Border Security Force personnel seized around 60 kg of ganja (cannabis) near the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Nadia district after a clash with smugglers, a BSF officer said on Sunday.Acting on a tip-off, the troopers from Hoogly district's Meghna...

17-Dec-2017 Ranchi

Three of family beaten to death in Jharkhand

Three members of a family were beaten to death in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Sunday, police said.Villagers earlier had heated arguments with Tahlu Ram, 65, his wife Lakhpati Devi, 55, and their daughter Runi Kumari, 19, at Khatgao village over the death...

16-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Three years jail for Jharkhand ex-CM Madhu Koda

A court here on Saturday sentenced former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda to three years in jail for corruption in a coal block allocation case.Special Judge Bharat Parashar also sent Koda's close aide Vijay Joshi, former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta,...

14-Dec-2017 Bhadradri (Telangana)

Eight Maoists killed in Telanagana gunfight

Eight Maoists were killed in a gunfight between the rebels and security forces in Telanagana's Bhadradri Kothagudem district, adjoining Chhattisgarh, on Thursday morning, a senior police officer said.No security personnel was injured, said Telangana Director...

10-Dec-2017 Ahmedabad

Cricketer Jasprit Bumrah's missing grandfather found dead

Indian pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah's septuagenarian grandfather Santok Singh -- reported missing for two days -- was found dead here on Sunday.Ahmedabad police found the body near Dadhichi bridge on the Sabarati riverfront. Santok Singh, aged 75, was missing...

10-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Two held at IGI airport with gold worth Rs 14 lakh

The CISF arrested two persons at the international airport here on Sunday on the charge of involvement in smuggling gold worth Rs 14 lakh, an official said.Shahnawaz had arrived from Abu Dhabi about an hour before his arrest at the Indira Gandhi International...

10-Dec-2017 Gurugram

Foreigners arrested for sex racket in Gurugram

Haryana Police on Sunday said they have arrested six women, including two foreigners, and a man for operating a sex racket from a spa here.After a tip, the police on Saturday night raided the Auwa Thai spa centre in the Central Plaza Mall on Golf Course Road...

08-Dec-2017 Bangalore

Karnataka editor held for 'hiring' gunmen to kill ex-employee

Police on Friday arrested the editor of Kannada tabloid "Hai Bangalore" Ravi Belagere for allegedly hiring a gunman to kill a former employee, the Karnataka Home Minister said."When the Crime Branch interrogated a gun runner (Tahir Hussain) who was picked up...

06-Dec-2017 Gadchiroli (Maharashtra)

Five women among 7 suspected Maoists killed in Maharashtra

At least seven suspected Maoists, including five women, were killed and two others injured in a fierce gunfight in the forests near Zinganur in Maharashtra early on Wednesday, an official said.A patrol team of the elite C-60 commandos of the Anti-Naxal...

06-Dec-2017 Gadchiroli (Maharashtra)

Five women among 7 Maoists killed in Maharashtra

At least seven suspected Maoists, including five women, were killed in a gun battle near Zinganur forests in Maharashtra on Wednesday, official sources said.Security forces overcame the firepower of the Maoists in the deep jungles and eliminated seven of...

04-Dec-2017 Lucknow

Three arrested for murder of BJP leader in Noida

The Uttar Pradesh Police's Special Task Force (STF) arrested three persons from Noida on Monday in connection with the killing of a BJP leader, police said.BJP leader Shiv Kumar was shot dead in Noida on November 16 and STF said the contract killing was...

29-Nov-2017 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Kopardi rape-murder: Fast track judge announces death for three convicts

After a nail-biting suspense of 18 months, it was all over in barely five minutes for the three convicts in the sensational Kopardi rape-cum-murder case of a 15-year old schoolgirl at the Ahmednagar District and Sessions Court on Wednesday.Special Judge Suvarna...

29-Nov-2017 Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

Kopardi rape: Three convicts awarded death penalty

A Special Court on Wednesday awarded the death sentence to all three accused convicted in the rape and brutal murder of a 15-year-old schoolgirl in Kopardi village in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district in July 2016.Jitendra alias Pappu Babulal Shinde, 26,...

24-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Amid 'Padmavati' row, man found hanging in Jaipur

The body of a man was found hanging at Jaipur's Nahargarh Fort on Friday with messages denouncing "Padmavati" scribbled on rocks nearby even as passions for and against the controversial film continued to rage.While National Award winning actor Prosenjit...

24-Nov-2017 Jaipur

'Padmavati': Body of man found hanging on Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur

 The body of a 40-year-old man was found hanging from the outer walls of Nahargarh Fort here on Friday morning, with the message "'Padmavati' ka virodh" - in protest against the film "Padmavati".The message, written on the stones near the fort wall adjacent...

23-Nov-2017 Srinagar

BOPEE multi-crore scam : Big fish still at large

A day after a trial court deferred the verdict on multi-crore Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) scandal, the parents of affected students Thursday vehemently appealed court to take suo moto cognizance of the case and pass directions to...

21-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Al Qaeda front's two militants among three held in Kolkata

Three persons, including two suspected members of Bangladesh-based Islamist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), were arrested on Tuesday from the Kolkata railway station, a police officer said.The ABT, a front for Al Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent, was involved...

17-Nov-2017 Bhopal

10-year-old gangraped for months in MP

A 10-year-old girl was gangraped here many times in the last few months by three men, who took the help of a woman to lure her each time. The four have been arrested, police said on Friday.Jahangirabad Superintendent of Police Bhartendu Sharma told IANS...

16-Nov-2017 New Delhi

NIA arrests 4, recovers Rs 9.1 lakh fake currency

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday said that it has arrested four people from Kolkata and recovered Rs 9.1 lakh fake currency.The agency arrested all four from the vicinity of Howrah Railway Station in Kolkata on Tuesday night, the NIA said...

15-Nov-2017 Imphal

Two troopers among 3 killed in Manipur ambush

Two troopers of the 4 Assam Rifles and another man were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and insurgents in Manipur's Chandel district on Wednesday.Intelligence sources told IANS that the chance confrontation took place at 6 am at a place between...

13-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Thieves dig tunnel to rob bank in Maharashtra

Thieves dug up a deep tunnel to sneak into the Bank of Baroda's Juinagar Branch here and reportedly escaped with Rs 1 crore in cash and valuables from over 100 safe boxes, police said on Monday.According to a police official, the robbery may have taken place...

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