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24-Nov-2018 Kolkata

16-year-old boy beaten to death by step-mother, father in Bengal

A 16-year-old boy in West Bengal's Alipurduar district was beaten to death by his step-mother and father, police said on Saturday."The residents of Ashutoshpalli have complained that Subhodeep Dey was regularly scolded and beaten by his step-mother. His...

22-Nov-2018 Jaipur

Unemployed youths jump before train, 3 die

Three unemployed young men were killed and another was battling for life on Thursday after they flung themselves before a train in Alwar in Rajasthan, police said.Police officer Hari Singh told IANS that the three were killed instantly.Speaking to IANS, Singh...

20-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Gold worth over 1.5 cr seized in Bengal

About 4.98 kg of smuggled gold biscuits worth over Rs 1.57 crore were recovered in West Bengal' Nadia district and one  person was arrested, an official said on Tuesday.Acting on specific intelligence, the officers of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence...

20-Nov-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Absconding former Bihar Minister surrenders

Former Bihar Minister Manju Verma, who was absconding for nearly three months in an arms case related to the Muzaffarpur shelter home horror, surrendered at a court on Tuesday.Manju Verma surrendered in the Begusarai District Court after a lower court and the...

12-Nov-2018 Noida

4 wanted criminals nabbed in Noida

Four persons involved in kidnapping and extortion were arrested here in Uttar Pradesh early on Monday, police said.Following a tip-off Noida police set up a trap in Sector 15 here to nab the gang that has been dodging arrests in Delhi, Ghaziabad and here...

12-Nov-2018 Dantewada (Chhattisgarh)

CRPF team narrowly escapes Chhattisgarh blast

Minutes before the first phase of the Chhattisgarh Assembly polls began on Monday, Maoists detonated an IED here that narrowly missed a CRPF foot patrol, the authorities said.The Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off just 700 metres from polling booth number...

11-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Housewife beaten to death in Bengal over dowry dispute

A married woman was allegedly beaten to death following a dispute over dowry in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Sunday, police said."Tanaya Mondal, a resident of North 24 Parganas district's Bagdah, was declared dead in the hospital on Sunday...

05-Nov-2018 Bhubaneswar

5 Maoists killed in Odisha

Five Maoists have been killed in an encounter with the security forces and ammunition recovered in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said on Monday.The gun battle took place inside a forest area near Papluru village in the Kalimela late on Sunday.A combing...

04-Nov-2018 Kolkata

Fake Indian currency of face value Rs 9.82 lakh seized in Bengal

The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized fake Indian currency notes of face value Rs 9.82 lakh from a Bangladeshi national in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, an official said on Sunday.Acting on specific information, the BSF officials raided...

30-Oct-2018 Dantewada (Chhattisgarh)

DD cameraman, two policemen killed in Maoist attack

Two weeks before the Maoist bastions of Chhattisgarh go to the polls in the first phase of Assembly elections, Maoists ambushed here a police party on Tuesday killing two policemen and Doordarshan cameraman Achyuta Nanda Sahu.A top police official said the...

29-Oct-2018 Ranchi

11 cattle smugglers arrested, 82 animals seized

Police on Monday arrested 11 cattle smugglers and seized 82 animals in Jharkhand's Palamau district."We had information about a largescale cattle smuggling. A police team raided the Murmusi highway, seizing 82 animals and arresting 11 smugglers," said Biren...

27-Oct-2018 Siliguri (West Bengal)

Smuggled gold worth Rs 18.2 crore seized in Bengal, two arrested

In one of the biggest crackdown on gold smuggling in the two years, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 55 kg of smuggled gold worth Rs 18.2 crore from West Bengal's Siliguri and arrested two persons, an official said on Saturday.Acting on...

27-Oct-2018 Raipur

Maoists strike in Bastar, kill four CRPF men

Maoist guerrillas on Saturday fired upon a contingent of para-military Central Reserve Police Force in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, killing four troopers on a day when Chief Minister Raman Singh kicked off the ruling BJP's election campaign for Assembly...

27-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Silver ornaments worth Rs 2.27 lakh seized in Bengal

The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized smuggled silver ornaments worth Rs 2.27 lakh from West Bengal's Nadia district, an official said on Saturday.Acting on a tip off, the BSF troopers conducted an ambush near border outpost Kadipur in Nadia district's...

27-Oct-2018 Bengaluru

Kannada actress files sexual harassment complaint against Arjun Sarja

Kannada film actress Sruthi Hariharan on Saturday filed a sexual harassment case with the police against actor Arjun Sarja here, a week after she had named him on the social media."We have registered an FIR (First Information Report) and booked the accused (Arjun)...

24-Oct-2018 Gandhinagar

Six killed in Kutch, security tightened

Six people were killed in a clash that broke out between two OBC communities in Chasra village in Mundra taluka (tehsil) late on Tuesday night, police said today, adding security has been beefed up in the desert district of Kutch.Minister of State for Home...

20-Oct-2018 Raipur

3 Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh, weapons seized

Three Maoists were killed in a shootout with the police in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district on Saturday, police said.Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg told reporters that along with the bodies of the three Maoists, .303 rifles, two loaded guns, cartridges...

20-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Maoists torch 6 vehicles in Jharkhand

Maoist Guerrillas on Saturday torched six vehicles involved in the repair work of a canal in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said.A private company was involved the work at Chauparan.Some 25 guerrillas raided the company's camp office while the staff...

20-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Sexual harassment case against R.K. Pachauri heads to trial

A Delhi court on Saturday paved the way for trial as it framed sexual harassment charges against noted environmentalist R.K. Pachauri and will start recording evidence from January 4, 2019.Metropolitan Magistrate Charu Gupta formally framed the charges...

19-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

Rs 10 crore seized from car in poll-bound Telangana

In a major haul, police in Telangana on Friday seized Rs 10 crore cash from a car.The cash was seized during checking of vehicles by the police in Adilabad district of Telangana, which is going to polls on December 7.Several wads of currency notes, all...

19-Oct-2018 Mumbai

KWAN founder attempts suicide after #MeToo allegations

KWAN Entertainment founder Anirban Das Blah, a popular Bollywood celebrity manager who has been accused of sexual misconduct, reportedly tried to end his life early on Friday but was saved at the last minute, police said.The incident happened at 1 a.m. on...

18-Oct-2018 Jaipur

Grandma kills 4-year-old girl

A woman killed her four-year-old granddaughter in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh town because she was irked with the girl's stubborn and demanding nature, police said on Thursday.The grandmother drowned the girl in a water tank on Wednesday, said police officer...

17-Oct-2018 Panna (Madhya Pradesh)

Rs 58 lakh cash, 1 kg gold found in car

Nearly Rs 58 lakh in cash and one kilo of gold and silver jewellery were found in a car in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district, police said on Wednesday.Police Superintendent Vivek Singh told IANS that Rs 57.8 lakh of cash was in the car when it was searched on...

15-Oct-2018 Kolkata

5.5 kg of silver seized in Bengal

Some 5.5 kg of silver ornaments worth Rs 2.2 lakh was recovered from the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district on Monday, an official said.Acting on tip, the Border Security Force chased two persons who were approaching the border road at...

13-Oct-2018 New Delhi

2 criminals held over Delhi bank robbery, killing cashier

A day after robbers gunned down a bank cashier and looted over Rs 3 lakh from a bank in the national capital, the Delhi Police on Saturday arrested two out of the six criminals from Haryana's Sonipat, a senior police officer said."The accused have been...

11-Oct-2018 Patna (Bihar)

Woman kills self after husband dies in Bihar

A young woman committed suicide by jumping from the roof of a reputed private hospital here on Thursday after her husband died there, police said.According to police, Sanoj Kumar, husband of Priti Devi, was admitted to the hospital with infection in his...

11-Oct-2018 Ghaziabad

AAP worker burnt to death by live-in partner, say police

An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker, who was found charred to death in a car in Ghaziabad on Friday last, was killed due to jealousy over his flourishing business of organising gay parties in Delhi and elsewhere, police said on Wednesday.Talking to the media,...

11-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Youth held for killing parents and sister in Delhi

Hours after triple murders in a south Delhi locality, a first-year polytechnic student was arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police for murdering his parents and sister in a fit of anger."The accused has been identified as Suraj, 19. He was arrested after he...

10-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Congress asks Akbar to come clean or resign

The Congress on Wednesday asked former Editor and Union Minister M.J. Akbar to either come clean in the wake of sexual harassment charges against him or step down as a Minister. It also sought an independent probe into the charges against him."He should...

10-Oct-2018 New Delhi

3 of family found murdered in house

A couple and their 16-year-old daughter were found murdered with stab wounds in their house here early on Wednesday, police said. Their son was found injured.Mithilesh and Siya, a couple in their 40s, and their daughter Neha were found dead in south Delhi's...

08-Oct-2018 Lucknow/Nagpur

BrahMos scientist held on spying charge, 2 others raided in UP

In a shocking development, a young scientist working with the BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd (BAPL)'s missile research centre in Nagpur was arrested on Monday on alleged charges of spying for Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI and other countries, informed sources...

08-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Auto-rickshaw driver killed in Delhi, 4 juveniles held

An auto-rickshaw driver was stabbed to death here over fare issues. Four minor boys have been arrested for their involvement in the murder, police said on Monday.Deputy Commissioner of Police Madhur Verma said four boys aged between 16 and 17 had hired...

08-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh looted in Jharkhand

Unidentified robbers on Monday looted jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh from a businessman in Jharkhand's Ranchi, police said.The incident took place at Dhruva locality when Raj Kumar Burman, owner of Burman Jewellers, was busy opening the locks of his shop. Taking advantage...

08-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Father kills son in Ranchi

A former Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable shot dead his 29-year-old son here on Monday, police said.Rakesh Rawat had a verbal spat with his son before allegedly shooting him him with a rifle. The neighbours found the body."We have arrested...

07-Oct-2018 New Delhi

19-year-old commits suicide in Delhi

A 19-year-old young man on Sunday committed suicide by shooting himself outside his residence in Delhi, police said.At around 6.30 a.m., Gulshan's father found him sprawled with a gunshot injury in Dwarka's Matiala area, Deputy Commissioner of Police Anto...

07-Oct-2018 Kolkata

35 smuggled exotic birds, animals seized in Bengal

Around 35 exotic birds and animals smuggled into India from Bangkok via Myanmar were seized by DRI personnel at the city's international airport and two persons were arrested, an official said on Sunday.The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials...

05-Oct-2018 Kolkata

550 kg cannabis seized in Guwahati, two arrested

About 550 kg of cannabis valued at Rs 55 lakh was seized from Guwahati and two persons were arrested, an official said on Friday."Acting on a tip-off, officers of Guwahati Zonal Unit of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) intercepted a vehicle and seized...

04-Oct-2018 Patna (Bihar)

2 killed in Bihar over water dispute

Two persons were shot dead and a Dalit woman was injured on Thursday during a caste-clash over water sharing for irrigation in Bihar's Nawada district, police said.The incident in Khaira village, about 150 km from here, has caused tension in the area. Security...

01-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

2 students immolate self over love affair

Inspired by a Telugu film, two Class 10 students committed self-immolation over fear of failure in love affair in Telangana's Jagtiyal town, police said on Monday.Contrary to initial reports that they allegedly died in a clash over an affair with the same girl,...

01-Oct-2018 Ranchi

Moonshine kills five in Ranchi

Five people died here on Sunday allegedly after drinking spurious liquor, officials said."Five bodies have been sent for post-mortem. We will confirm the reason for death after autopsy," Ranchi Deputy Commissioner Mahipat Ray told reporters. The incident...

01-Oct-2018 Hyderabad

2 students burnt alive over same girl in Telangana

In a gruesome incident, two Class 10 students were burnt alive in an alleged clash over an affair with the same girl in Telangana's Jagtiyal town, police said on Monday.The police suspect that both the students, aged 16, set each other ablaze on Sunday...

28-Sep-2018 Patna (Bihar)

12 AK-47 rifles seized in Bihar

Police in Bihar on Friday seized 12 AK-47 rifles during a search operation in Munger district, a senior official said.Munger Superintendent of Police Babu Ram said the rifles were found inside a well in Bardaha.Earlier this month, half a dozen AK-47 rifles...

28-Sep-2018 Kolkata

1,400 Kg cannabis seized in Tripura

About 1,400 Kgs of cannabis, stored in plastic vats hidden underground, was recovered by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and state police at two separate locations in Tripura's Sepahijala district, an official statement said on Friday.The operation...

28-Sep-2018 Kolkata

Gold worth Rs 1.5 crore, foreign currency seized in Bengal

The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized smuggled gold ornaments worth around Rs 1.5 crore and USD 30,000 from West Bengal's Nadia district, a BSF officer said on Friday.Acting on a tip-off, the BSF troopers on Thursday conducted a special vigil at border...

27-Sep-2018 Kolkata

Drug racket busted in Kolkata, three arrested

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has busted an international drugs racket here by seizing more than 3,000 tablets of psychotropic substances and arresting three persons, a senior NCB official said on Thursday.According to the official, the gang was involved...

25-Sep-2018 Erode (Tamil Nadu)

9 acquitted in late actor Rajkumar's abduction case

A court in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday acquitted all the nine persons accused of abducting Kannada actor Rajkumar in 2000.The court in Gobichettipalayam, some 440 km from here, said that there was insufficient evidence against the accused.The actor was kidnapped...

25-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Auto-lifters' gang busted, 11 luxury cars seized

An interstate gang of auto-lifters has been busted with the arrest of two criminals, police said here on Tuesday. Eleven luxury cars stolen by them were also recovered from them.Hailing from Punjab, Tirath Ram, 50, and Naveen Kumar, 25, were arrested on...

25-Sep-2018 Kolkata

BSF seizes 7.5 Kg silver ornaments in Bengal

The BSF on Tuesday seized 7.5 Kg silver ornaments valued at Rs 3,01,500 from two persons at Khajibagan under Krishnangar Sector in Nadia district of West Bengal.The alleged culprits, however, managed to flee, a Border Security Force (BSF) release said.Acting...

23-Sep-2018 Kerala

Nun rape: Bishop brought to convent where abuse took place

Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been arrested for raping a nun and presently in police custody after his bail plea was turned down, was brought to a convent near here on Sunday where the assault took place.He was taken to the convent at Kuruvelengadu in a convoy...

23-Sep-2018 Agartala

Three held in Tripura, arms and ammunition seized

Three youths were arrested and two firearms and ammunition were seized from them on Sunday in southern Tripura's Sabroom, a town along the India-Bangladesh border, police said."The three were intercepted while travelling in a car in Sabroom. Two 9-mm pistols,...

21-Sep-2018 Kerala

Nun rape: Bishop questioning enters Day 3

The Kerala Police began questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal, accused of raping a nun, for the third consecutive day on Friday, even as demands for his arrest grew.Mulakkal has been accused of repeatedly sexually abusing the nun between 2014 and 2016. Nuns...

21-Sep-2018 New Delhi

6 held for robbing, assaulting wife, daughter of Delhi HC ex-CJ

Delhi Police on Thursday arrested six persons, including a domestic help, for assaulting, robbing and holding captive the wife and daughter of a former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court here."The accused have been identified as Dinesh, Dheerender, Upender...

20-Sep-2018 Tripunithura (Kerala)

Nun rape : Bishop questioning restarts on Day 2

The Kerala Police on Thursday began questioning Bishop Franco Mulakkal accused of raping a nun for the second consecutive day.On Wednesday, the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar, Punjab, was questioned for seven hours near here at the Crime...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Changed Mallya LOC as no sufficient evidence for arrest : CBI

The first lookout circular (LOC) against fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya for his detention at airports was changed as there was "no sufficient ground" for his arrest, a CBI source said on Tuesday."As he was a sitting member of Parliament and there was...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

ED raids 11 places, seizes Rs 29 lakh hawala money

The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said that it had raided 11 places in Delhi and Mumbai in connection with an international hawala racket involving Rs 700 crore and seized Rs 29 lakh.The financial probe agency said that searches were carried out at...

18-Sep-2018 Hyderabad/Patna

7 arrested in Telangana honour killing case

Telangana Police on Tuesday said that they have arrested seven accused over the killing of a Dalit youth, who was hacked to death last week in a case of honour killing. The accused include a hired killer from Bihar.The police revealed that T. Maruthi Rao, the...

18-Sep-2018 New Delhi

FIR registered against Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari

Police on Tuesday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party chief Manoj Tiwari for illegally breaking the lock of a sealed house."An FIR has been registered against Manoj Tiwari on the complaint by Deputy Director MCD,...

15-Sep-2018 Hyderabad

Shutdown in Telangana town over Dalit man's killing

A shutdown was imposed in Telangana's Miryalguda town on Saturday over the murder of a Dalit man in an apparent case of honour killing.Shops and business establishments remained closed in the town in Nalgonda district, about 150 km from Hyderabad.Dalit...

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