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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...

13-Nov-2017 Kupwara

Two militants killed in Kashmir

Two militants were killed on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district in a gunfight that broke out after they attacked a police team.Police sources said the militants staged the attack in Rajwar area.Once the "encounter" started, additional reinforcements...

02-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Lilavati Hospital trustee accuses kin of Rs 500 cr scam

A top trustee of the well-known Lilavati Hospital, Bandra west, on Thursday accused his relatives of allegedly indulging in a Rs 500 crore fraud in the hospital management and demanded action against them.The Managing & Permanent Trustee Niket Mehta...

01-Nov-2017 Ranchi

Four Maoists killed in Jharkhand encounter

Four Maoists, including the top commander of the banned outfit PLFI, were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Jharkhand's Khuti district, police said on Wednesday.The gunfight took place on Tuesday night near the Karo river. All four slain militants...

31-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs J.E. Taking Bribe Of Rs. 10,000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Junior Engineer red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said JE Sarbjeet posted at Water Supply...

23-Oct-2017 Damoh (Madhya Pradesh),

Man burnt to death for protesting daughter's molestation in MP

A 45-year-old man was burnt to death by three youths for filing a police complaint against one of them for molesting his daughter in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh District. The three have been arrested, police said.Narmada Sahu resident of Hata police station,...

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...

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