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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...

01-Jan-2017 Poonch

On new year, India and Pakistan trade fire on LoC

The Pakistan Army on Sunday resorted to unprovoked firing on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.Police said the Pakistanis resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Indian positions at three places."The Indian Army retaliated...

31-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Year 2016 witnesses 371 killings in Kashmir

Like preceding years, the year 2016 also turned out to be a blood-drenching year for the people of Kashmir. The year witnessed the killing of 371 people including civilians, militants and security personnel. The year also witnessed the longest ever shutdown...

31-Dec-2016 Patna

Five escape from jail in Bihar

Five inmates escaped from a jail in Bihar by scaling the prison wall, officials said on Saturday.Five prisoners have escaped from Buxar Central Jail taking advantage of darkness and dense fog late Friday night. Jail officials have recovered an iron rod, pipe...

30-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Year 2016 : Army kills 109 ‘unidentified’ militants in Kashmir

This year Government Forces particularity Army  killed 144 militants out of 109 are those whose identity have not been ascertained yet. Last year also the number of unidentified militants killed in Valley has crossed 100 mark.The statistics shows that...

29-Dec-2016 Srinagar

2 injured in gunfight in J&K

Two army soldiers were injured in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday in an operation against the militants, police said.The incident occurred when following a tip off, security forces surrounded Shahgund (Hajin) village of Bandipora district early morning. There...

29-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Delhi lawyer held in Rs 60 cr cash conversion case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said it has arrested Delhi-based lawyer, Rohit Tandon, for converting over Rs 60 crore demonetised currency in new notes."Advocate Rohit Tandon has been arrested under PMLA in over Rs 60 crore note conversion...

28-Dec-2016 Hyderabad

40 kg gold looted from Muthoot Finance in Hyderabad

Posing as CBI officials, five unidentified persons looted 40 kg gold from a Muthoot Finance officer here on Wednesday, the city police said.The con men escaped with gold ornaments valued at about Rs 10 crore after first gaining access through the CBI pretence...

27-Dec-2016 Srinagar

786 causalities in three years

Like preceding years, the year 2016 also turned out to be a blood-drenching year for the people of Kashmir. The year witnessed the killing of 371 people including 144 militants, 63 Army men, 11 CRPF, 18 policemen, 8 BSF and one SSB man. All but 126 civilians...

23-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Black money disclosures: A year of carrots and sticks

The year 2016 can well be labelled as the domestic black money retrieval year that saw the government follow a carrot-and-stick policy, nudging hoarders to come clean on their own by paying a penalty before the Income Tax Department showed the stick.The...

22-Dec-2016 Guwahati

Rs. 2.2 cr in new currency seized from Assam trader

Over Rs 2 crore, mostly in new Rs 2,000 and Rs 5,00 denomination notes was seized from a businessman in Assam's Nagaon district on Thursday, police said.Police said that a joint team of police and Income Tax Department raided the house of Amulya Das in Nagaon...

19-Dec-2016 Gurugram

Rs 1.60 crore seized in over a fortnight in Gurugram

Police have seized nearly Rs 1.60 crore, mostly in new Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes, in over a fortnight in Gurugram in Haryana, official statistics show.But only one FIR (First Information Report) has been registered so far and no arrest has been made.It was...

18-Dec-2016 Bhopal

Two arrested in Madhya Pradesh for printing fake Rs 2,000 notes

Two persons were arrested on Sunday for printing fake notes of Rs 2,000 denomination in Burhar town under Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.The accused, Ravi Gupta and Amit Rai, scanned the new Rs 2,000 notes and took out coloured photocopies."Gupta...

18-Dec-2016 Imphal

Protesters torch 22 vehicles in Manipur district, curfew imposed

At least 22 cars, buses and other vehicles were torched in Manipur's Imphal East district on Sunday by residents protesting against the Naga economic blockade and violence spread to more areas, leading to authorities imposing curfew throughout the district...

17-Dec-2016 Pampore

Highway attack leaves three Indian soldiers dead

Three soldiers were killed and two others injured in a militant attack on an army convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway in Saffron town Pampore of Pulwama district in South Kashmir on Saturday.Reliable sources told news agency CNS that three youth on a motorcycle...

17-Dec-2016 Srinagar

3 soldiers killed in Kashmir attack

Three soldiers were killed after gunmen opened fire on an army convoy in south Kashmir's Pulwana district, the army said on Saturday.According to security officials, militants fired incessantly at the vehicles carrying army men near the Kadlabal area of Pampore.The...

16-Dec-2016 Thiruvananthapuram

Malayalam film actress arrested for Rs 130 cr financial fraud

Model and Malayalam film actress Dhanya Mary Varghese has been arrested for financial fraud of Rs 130 crore, said police on Friday.Varghese, her husband John and his brother Samuel, were on the run after complaints filed by clients, who had booked apartments...

16-Dec-2016 New Delhi

CBI registers cheating case against 15 on Paytm's complaint

The CBI on Friday said it has registered a case against 15 Paytm customers for allegedly cheating the digital wallet to the tune of Rs 6.15 lakh after receiving a complaint from its parent company."The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered...

16-Dec-2016 New Delhi

20-year-old woman raped in car in Delhi

A 20-year-old woman was raped in the national capital by a cab driver on the pretext of giving her a ride, police said on Friday. The driver has been arrested.The 30-year-old driver, identified as Aman, is a resident of the Moti Bagh slums in south Delhi....

16-Dec-2016 Mendhar

After lull, India Pak armies exchange fire

After a brief lull, Indian and Pakistani troopers exchanged fire along the Line of Control on Friday morning. Reports said that the armies of India and Pakistan on Friday morning exchanged fire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and...

16-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Bank Robbery Incidents:Demonetization leaves militants cashless : Vaid

After a couple of bank robbery incidents in Valley, Jammu Kashmir Police Friday said that militants operating in Kashmir are shot of money and to fatten their coffers they have started looting the banks here.“Demonetization badly affected the militants operating...

15-Dec-2016 Budgam

Man gets lifer for raping and murdering two minor girls in Budgam

Court of Principal District and Sessions Judge Budgam has sentenced a man Kamal Jeet Singh alias Rinku son of Aya Sing, resident of Attina Beerwah area of Central Kashmir’s District Budgam for rigorous imprisonment for life for raping and murdering two minor...

15-Dec-2016 Pulwama

Third bank robbery in Pulwama

After breaking into the bank branches at Rohmu and Aarihal areas, unidentified armed men on Thursday looted Jammu Kashmir Bank’s branch at Ratnipora village of the South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.This was the third such bank robbery incident in the district....

14-Dec-2016 New Delhi

5 held in Delhi with over Rs 3 cr in banned currency

The Delhi Police Crime Branch and Income Tax Department has held five persons here with Rs 3.25 crore in old currency notes, police said on Wednesday.The police said the joint raid was conducted at Hotel Taksh Inn of Karol Bagh on Tuesday late night, following...

14-Dec-2016 Chandigarh

Rs 2.19 cr hawala money seized in Chandigarh

Busting a hawala and black money racket, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday seized Rs 2.19 crore, including nearly Rs 17.75 lakh in new currency, from a trader here.ED officials said a house was raided in Sector 22 here on Wednesday following a tip-off...

13-Dec-2016 Hyderabad

Five IM operatives convicted in Hyderabad twin blasts case

A special court on Tuesday held five operatives of banned Indian Mujahideen including a Pakistani national guilty in the 2013 twin bomb blasts case.Pronouncing the judgement, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court fixed December 19 for announcing...

13-Dec-2016 Bengaluru

CBI arrests RBI official for money laundering

Central Bureau of Investigation CBI) sleuths on Tuesday arrested a senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official here for allegedly laundering money running into millions of rupees, said an official."K. Michael, a Senior Special Assistant in the Issue Department...

12-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Six family members held at Delhi airport with 16 kg gold

Six members of a family were on Monday held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here with 16 kg of gold they bought from Dubai concealed in baby diapers and bags, an official said.Yahabhai and Moaiyadi Tasneem were taken into custody around 7 a.m....

11-Dec-2016 Hyderabad/Vijayawada

Rs 32 lakh in new currency seized in Telangana, Andhra

Police in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Sunday seized over Rs 32 lakh in new currency notes of Rs 2,000 in two separate incidents and arrested 14 people.In the first incident, police seized new notes of Rs 16 lakh at Ramayampet in Medak district of Telangana....

10-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Rs 8 crore seized from Delhi law firm

A law firm here was raided on Saturday and Rs 8 crore, including Rs 2 crore in new denomination currency notes, was seized from the premises, a police officer said.The raid was conducted at the T&T law firm in Greater Kailash 1 area in south Delhi."The...

10-Dec-2016 Kolkata

Jessop owner Ruia arrested in Delhi, company questions move

Kolkata-headquartered Ruia Group Chairman and country's oldest engineering firm, Jessop and Co's owner Pawan Ruia was arrested from his New Delhi residence on Saturday by the West Bengal CID personnel in connection with a complaint of theft filed by the Railways.Ruia has...

10-Dec-2016 Chennai

177 kg gold, Rs 130 cr seized from TN businessmen trio

The Income Tax department has seized a whopping 177 kg gold - the highest seizure ever in the country - and Rs 130 crore, of which Rs 34 crore was in new denomination currency, in raids on three businessmen in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district, an official said.The...

10-Dec-2016 Bengaluru/Chennai

Rs 30 crore, 32 kg gold seized from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

Taxmen have seized Rs 5.7 crore in new 2,000 notes, Rs 90 lakh in old denomination and 32 kg of gold and jewellery from a secret locker in a bathroom in a Karnataka town, officials said on Saturday, hours after Rs 24 crore, also in new notes, were recovered...

10-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Ex-IAF chief S.P. Tyagi sent to CBI custody

A court here on Saturday sent former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S.P. Tyagi and others to custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) till December 14 in the Rs 3,767-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal case.Metropolitan Magistrate Sujit Saurabh...

10-Dec-2016 Bhubaneswar

CBI quizzes BJD MP in Odisha chit fund scam

The CBI on Saturday again interrogated Biju Janata Dal MP Rabindra Jena for his alleged links to a multi-crore chit fund scam in Odisha.Jena was interrogated for his alleged links with Seashore Group, which has allegedly duped thousands of depositors in...

10-Dec-2016 Chennai

Rs 24 cr in new currency seized from TN businessman's car

The Income Tax department on Saturday seized a whopping Rs 24 crore in Rs 2,000 denomination stashed inside a car in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district, an official said."We have seized cash valued at Rs 24 crore in Vellore. The raid continues," the IT official...

10-Dec-2016 Chennai

CBI registers cases against private companies heads, EPFO officials

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday said six cases were registered against officials of Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and heads of private sector companies for non-contribution of PF money.In a statement issued here, the CBI said...

10-Dec-2016 Guwahati

Police arrest 3 in Assam with Rs 20 lakh in new currency

At least three persons have been arrested in Assam for allegedly being involved in exchanging new currency of Rs 2,000 denomination with old currencies for commission, police said on Saturday.According to the police, they were arrested on Friday night from...

10-Dec-2016 Hyderabad

Rs 70 lakh in new currency seized in raids on postal official's kin

The CBI recovered Rs 70 lakh in new currency near Hyderabad during raids on relatives of a postal official who was earlier arrested for allegedly being involved in fraudulent exchange of new currency notes, police said on Saturday.The cash, all in new notes...

09-Dec-2016 Anantnag

Two charred bodies recovered from encounter site

After 42 hours long gunfight between the government forces and the alleged militants who according to police were trapped inside the house, two charred bodies were recovered from the blasted house in Husanpora Arawani area of Bijbehara town of South Kashmir’s...

09-Dec-2016 New Delhi

CBI arrests former IAF chief S.P. Tyagi

The CBI on Friday arrested former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S.P. Tyagi on charges of corruption in its ongoing probe into the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal.S.P. Tyagi was arrested from Delhi along with his...

09-Dec-2016 Srinagar

Two bodies found, gunfight ends in south Kashmir

A prolonged gunfight that began on Wednesday night between security forces and militants in a south Kashmir village ended on Friday morning and two bodies have been recovered, officials said.A police officer said security forces used explosives to demolish...

08-Dec-2016 Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh)

Rs 43 lakh seized in MP, three held

Three youth caught with Rs 43 lakh in new notes in this Madhya Pradesh district on Thursday were taken into custody and are being questioned, police said.According to information from the local police, an Innova coming from the direction of Itarsi was stopped...

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