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Youth Congress worker hacked to death in Kerala
Alapuzha, Kerala: A 28-year-old Youth Congress worker was hacked to death allegedly by CPM workers at Evoor early on Tuesday in Alapuzha district of Kerala. Following the incident a few people belonging to a left organisation....   More...
Girl gunned down by molester in Uttar Pradesh
Sitapur: A 15-year-old girl was shot dead allegedly by a man who had been harassing her for some time, police said here on Tuesday.   More...
Suicide bombers kill 58 at Nigerian camp for those fleeing Boko Haram
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: When three girls showed up on Monday at a camp for people who had fled the militant group Boko Haram, they were welcomed and offered a place to sleep.   More...
Week of attacks, scores of civilian deaths and a question: Why them?
A family of Canadian volunteers dedicated to alleviating poverty in Africa, a group of intrepid German retirees on a tour of Turkey and the Middle East, an Iraqi who had gone to Baghdad seeking refuge from the jihadist violence of his hometown...   More...
Over 60 killed in ruck bomb blast at Libya police centre
Tripoli: Over 60 people were killed on Thursday when a truck bomb exploded outside a police training centre in the western Libyan city of Zliten.   More...
Drunkard kills infant daughter in Chhattisgarh
Raipur: A man was arrested after he, under the influence of liquor, allegedly attacked his infant daughter with a hammer, causing her death late on Tuesday at Manipur region of Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh.   More...
Indonesia to deport Chhota Rajan this week
Bali (Indonesia): Indonesian authorities said on Monday that they would deport Chhota Rajan shortly after arresting the alleged organised crime boss on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.   More...
Seven die as bus rams into a busy market in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: Seven people were killed and several others injured after a mini bus lost control and rammed into a busy market area in Jabalpur district on Thursday evening.   More...
Two kids killed as Dalit home set on fire in Faridabad
Faridabad: Two children of a Dalit family were killed and their parents received serious burns after their house was set on fire in Faridabad’s Sonped village in the early hours of Tuesday. According to the police, nine people belonging to the upper-caste Thakur ...   More...
Security guard found murdered at a farmhouse behind ISRO
Bhopal: A 65-year-old man was found murdered at a farmhouse, where he worked as a security guard, behind Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) on Wednesday morning.The scene of crime suggested he was murdered somewhere else and the body was dumped on the farm ...   More...
Father, son duo gang rape minor girl in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal: A 14-year-old girl was allegedly abducted, held captive for two days and raped by a father-son duo in Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh. The incident took place at Jamuntola village.   More...
Maoists gun down two policemen in Jharkhand
Godda (Jharkhand): Two policemen were on Saturday killed in an encounter with Maoists in Godda district of Jharkhand. The gun battle began after the police went on a search operation following a tip-off about Maoist movement under Sundarpahari police...   More...
Man beheads wife; walks to police station with her head in hand
Pune: A man walking with an axe in one hand and his wife’s head in another was nabbed by the police on the road near Ganga Osian Park, in Sukhsagar Nagar area of Katraj around 11 am on Friday.   More...
One undertrial killed, another injured as Tihar prisoners clash
New Delhi: An undertrial inmate in Tihar prison was killed while another grievously injured in a clash that broke out between two groups of prisoners in the high-security Tihar Jail here on Wednesday.   More...
ISI mobilises Lashkar, Khalistan terrorists for attack on India
NEW DELHI: Pakistan's ISI has mobilized terrorists belonging to groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Hizbul Mujahideen as well as Sikh militants associated with Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) and Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF) remnants based on its soil....   More...
Violent clashes erupt after communal tension in Ranchi
Ranchi: Ranchi on Saturday seemed to walk to the brink before having second thoughts – a bandh declared by the VHP after communal violence in the Lower Hinoo locality on Friday night saw citywide violence that threatened to spiral out of control...   More...
Retired army personnel arrested for leaking defence info to Pak operative
Amritsar: A retired army personnel was arrested for allegedly working at the behest of a Pakistani operative who asked him to get information about movement of army units in border areas and regarding placements of radars, among other tasks.   More...
Pakistani court refuses to halt execution of paraplegic man
Islamabad: Pakistan’s highest court on Monday refused to halt the execution of the country’s first known paraplegic death-row convict, a decision handed down one day before he’s scheduled to be hanged at a high-security prison,...   More...
Blast in Neemuch kills couple, explosives suspected
Neemuch: A man and his wife were killed in an explosion that took place at a house in Piparwa village, around 80km from here in the wee hours of Saturday. The intensity of the blast indicated that explosives were stored in the house, official sources said.   More...
Mother of six raped inside moving minibus in Bhopal
Bhopal: A 43-year-old woman was raped inside a minibus in the state capital at 10:30pm on Wednesday. There were no passengers in the bus, barring the woman when she was sexually assaulted. The prime accused bus conductor ...   More...
Two Indians abducted in war-devastated Libya
New Delhi: Two Indians have been abducted in Sirte in war-devastated Libya even as two other nationals remain in the custody of Islamic militants for past more than one-and-a-half months, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Wednesday.   More...
Four IS suspects held from Kerala airports let off
Thiruvananthapuram: Four people, who were detained from two different airports in Kerala over their suspected Islamic State links, have been let off after questioning.   More...
Pakistani army targets Indian military positions in Poonch
JAMMU: Pakistani army targeted Indian military positions along the line of control (LoC) in Poonch area of Jammu & Kashmir on Monday, in yet another ceasefire violation. Pakistan army resorted to ceasefire violation in Balakot sector of Poonch ...   More...
Top Lashker-e-Taiba militant Irshad killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar: A top Lashker-e-Taiba militant, carrying a reward of Rs 10 lakh on his head, was on Saturday killed in an encounter with police and army in Pulwama district, marking a major success for the security forces.   More...
India asks Saudi to present diplomat before police
New Delhi: India on Thursday asked Saudi Arabia to present its diplomat, accused of rape and torture of two Nepalese women, before investigators and cooperate with the probe into the case that has triggered outrage.   More...
Indian Army officer killed in Pakistan firing on LoC
Srinagar: A Junior commissioned officer (JCO) of Indian Army was killed on Tuesday in unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, sparking gun battles between the two armies.   More...
Communal clashes: Curfew imposed in Jammu’s Samba region
Jammu: Protesters blocked the Pathankote-Jammu highway in Jammu and Kashmir and clashed with the police on Friday following overnight communal violence, authorities said. Curfew was imposed in Samba district in Jammu region late Thursday ....   More...
Housewife hacked to death in Kerala
Alappuzha (Kerala): A housewife was hacked to death at her house in Nangiarkulangara near Haripad on Thursday midnight.   More...
Five women lynched in India by villagers suspecting witchcraft
Patna: Five women have been killed in Kanjia town of Jharkhand state in eastern India by villagers who believed they were witches, according to local officials.   More...
Eloped teenage girl, youth tonsured, paraded in Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi: A teenage girl and a 20-year-old boy were tonsured allegedly by their family members and kin for eloping, following which six persons were arrested in Koirajpur village here, police said on Tuesday.   More...
Death penalty better than entire life behind bars: SC
New Delhi: The award of life imprisonment with a rider that it means “remainder of life” today came under sharp attack from the Supreme Court which said that it would be better to award death penalty to such convicts.   More...
Pakistan court suspends death penalty of Christian woman
Lahore: A court on Wednesday temporarily suspended the death sentence of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy, her lawyer said, in a case that hit global headlines after the murder of two politicians who tried to intervene on her behalf.   More...
Konni girl who was found injured on rail track dies of cardiac arrest
Thrissur: After a week-long battle for life, the 16-year-old girl who had allegedly attempted suicide by jumping from a running train along with two others, died on Monday following a cardiac arrest.   More...
Kerala registers 4,269 crimes against women till April 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 391 cases of rape and 1,380 complaints of molestation of women till April this year, despite the intense awareness campaigns and strict monitoring against gender exploitation in the state.   More...
Teen thrashes eve-teaser inside UP police station
Pilibhit (UP): A teenage girl thrashed a youth inside a police station and made him apologise for allegedly eve-teasing her, the video of which went viral on social networking sites, officials said today.   More...
19 killed as bus collides with truck head on in Madhya Pradesh
Khandwa: At least 19 people including four women were killed and about 15 others injured on Wednesday when the private bus they were travelling in collided with a truck near Choti Chhaegaon Makhan, about seven kilometres from here.   More...
Wave of terror attacks in Kuwait, Tunisia and France kill at least 49
A wave of terror attacks in Kuwait, Tunisia and France have killed at least 49 people on Friday.   More...
Sunanda Pushkar murder: SIT conducts polygraph test of six persons
NEW DELHI: Delhi Police's Special Investigation Team (SIT), which is probing the murder of Sunanda Pushkar, has conducted a polygraph or lie detector test on six people closely associated with her husband and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor....   More...
Communal tension in Lucknow after clash between two communities
LUCKNOW: Communal tension erupted in Bazaarkhala and Aishbagh areas of Lucknow after clash between members of two communities. The groups fired at each other and resorted to pelting with stones, which left several injured....   More...
Delhi traffic head constable hits woman with brick, arrested
New Delhi: A Delhi Traffic Police head constable, who attacked a young woman with a brick here on Monday after she refused to pay a Rs 200 bribe, was arrested.   More...
Six including YC leader get life term for murder of senior party colleague
Thiruvananthapuram: Six persons, including a former Youth Congress leader, were convicted for life term by the district sessions court in Thrissur in a case pertaining to the murder of a Congress leader out of group rivalry in the party.   More...
College girl shot dead in Bengaluru, assailant nabbed
Bengaluru: In a shocking shootout in campus, an 18-year-old girl student was shot dead and her roommate injured allegedly by an attender of their college who stormed into the hostel on the city outskirts.   More...
Thousands march in Kabul demanding justice for woman lynched by mob
KABUL: Thousands of people marched through the Afghan capital, demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning a Qur’an.   More...
17 foreign tourists among 21 killed in Tunisia museum attack
TUNIS: Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid said 21 people died on Wednesday after an attack on a major museum, including 17 foreign tourists, and that two or three of the attackers remain at large.   More...
Crop loss drives farmer to end life
BHOPAL: A middle-aged farmer committed suicide by hanging self on the outskirts of the state capital on Tuesday evening. Crop loss is believed to be a trigger for the suicide. A case was registered at Sukhi Sewania police station.   More...
Bangalore cop thrashes adult daughter publicly
BANGALORE: Images of a cop thrashing his daughter in a Bangalore street have gone viral on social media. The images of the shameful act were posted on Facebook by two young women who intervened to save the 25-year-old girl.   More...
Top LeT bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda discharged in TADA case
NEW DELHI: Top Lashkar-e-Toiba bomb expert Abdul Karim Tunda, one of the 20 terrorists India had asked Pakistan to hand over after the 26/11 Mumbai attack, was on Tuesday discharged by a Delhi court in a case lodged against him...   More...
Over 12,100 firms are PF defaulters
NEW DELHI: Over 12,100 establishments have been found defaulting on their PF contribution till December this fiscal and action is being initiated against them, Parliament was informed today.   More...
Chilling reason the Delhi gang-rapist blames his victim
NEW DELHI: By now, the details of that horrible night are well known. A young woman, 23, had just completed a four-year study programme and was about to begin an internship when she ventured out one December night to see a movie...   More...
Chhattisgarh cop rapes minor girl on pretext of marrying
RAIGARH: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a policeman here on the pretext of marrying her, police said on Sunday. Constable Deepak Bhagat, 26, posted at Lailunga police station allegedly raped a 15-year-old girl at his official residence last week...   More...
Sikkim woman raped in Delhi; AIIMS doctor, 4 others arrested
NEW DELHI: A 25-year-old woman from Sikkim, the wife of an army personnel, was trafficked to Delhi where she was allegedly raped by an AIIMS doctor in South Delhi’s Hauz Khas area here last night.   More...
22 policemen killed in four Taliban attacks in Afghanistan
KABUL: Four suicide attackers on Tuesday stormed a provincial police headquarters in Eastern Afghanistan, killing 22 police, an official said. Taliban insurgents immediately claimed responsibility.   More...
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh involved in 2013 education scam: Cong
BHOPAL: Congress on Monday claimed that Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was involved in the 2013 education scam in the state.   More...
Delhi police arrest four, mastermind of acid attack is a doctor
NEW DELHI: Delhi Police have arrested four men who had thrown acid on a woman doctor in Rajouri Garden area of west Delhi on Tuesday morning. The mastermind of the acid attack is a doctor.   More...
BJP candidate Hina triggers row after slapping poll officer
SRINAGAR: BJP candidate from Amira Kadal, Dr Hina Bhat, triggered a row after she allegedly slapped a presiding officer, Malik Suhail, inside a polling station at Chanapora, on the outskirts of the city, during polling on Sunday.   More...
High alert sounds across India as SIMI men plan terror strike
NEW DELHI: High alert has been sounded across India that five members of the banned SIMI, who had fled from a Madhya Pradesh jail in 2013, are planning to carry out terror strikes on instructions of Pakistan’s spy agency ISI.   More...
Three-year-old girl sexually abused twice in Bangalore school
BANGALORE: A three-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted twice on the premises of a private school here in the fifth such incident in as many months. The accused, a school attendant, was arrested on November 30 after the mother of the victim registered a police complaint...   More...
90-year-old woman assaulted and raped in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A 90-year-old woman was raped by her neighbour in Jabalpur region on Sunday night. The incident took place at Jabalpur's Gorakhpur area on Sunday night. The accused forced into her house at around 11pm.   More...
Harassed in public bus, Haryana sisters thrash three eve teasers
ROHTAK: In a show of courage, two college-going sisters thrashed three eve teasers inside a bus, even as passengers chose to look the other way.   More...
Now ‘humiliating treatment’ of women will amount to sexual harassment
NEW DELHI: Humiliating treatment of women that is likely to affect their health and promise of preferential or detrimental treatment can now amount to sexual harassment under amended service rules for government employees....   More...
Islamic State militants have ‘lured 550 Germans into fighting’
BERLIN: The number of Germans fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq has increased sharply to 550 and around 180 have returned, the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday.   More...
Godman Rampal sent to judicial custody, SIT to probe cases against him
CHANDIGARH: Controversial ‘godman’ Rampal, who was taken into custody last night after days of confrontation with police, was sent to judicial custody by the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The next hearing on the case will be on November 28.   More...
Haryana Godman’s supporters clash with police, over 100 injured
NEW DELHI: Violent clashes broke out at the Satlok ashram of controversial “godman” Rampal here on Tuesday, with police lobbing teargas shells and resorting to lathicharge to disperse his supporters who allegedly fired back.   More...
Haryana ‘godman’ Rampal evades detention
NEW DELHI: Haryana government has sought from Union Home Ministry a few Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to monitor the activities of controversial self-styled ‘godman’ Rampal in his Hisar campus after he failed to appear in court in a contempt case.   More...
Six arrested for child sacrifice in Maharashtra
NAGPUR: The Nagpur district police have arrested six persons in connection with a child sacrifice in Wardha on November 8. While the main accused, Asif Shah alias Munna Pathan, who had abducted the son of an acquaintance, killed him and ate his body parts to acquire...   More...
Red-bearded Georgian IS militant Omar killed
CHECHNYA: A red-bearded Chechen fighter who became the public face of Islamic State militants has been killed, according to reports. Omar al Shishani, whose real name is Tarkhan Batirashvili, appeared in propaganda videos for the extremist ...   More...
TN government disqualifies Jayalalithaa for 10 years, issues notification
CHENNAI: AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa is disqualified from contesting elections for ten years, the Tamil Nadu government has said in a gazette notification...   More...
Government declares KLO a banned terrorist group
NEW DELHI: Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), a militant outfit which operates in West Bengal and Assam and is fighting for a sovereign state, has been declared a banned terrorist group by the government.   More...
Masked gang vandalise Kochi Nitta Gelatin office in Kerala
KOCHI: The corporate office of Nitta Gelatin India Limited (NGIL) in Kochi, a prominent Indo-Japanese industrial venture, was attacked by an unidentified group on Monday.   More...
US-led airstrikes kill 34 IS militants in Iraq
BAGHDAD: More than 34 fighters of Islamic State (IS) died in 13 airstrikes by US-led coalition forces against the Sunni radical group’s positions in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.   More...
Bar bribe controversy: Congress ministers also took money: Biju Ramesh
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: At the end of a day that saw backtracking and twists in the Kerala bar bribe controversy, whistleblower Biju Ramesh revealed that apart from Finance Minister KM Mani, there are other Congress ministers who took money from hoteliers.   More...
Karnataka Home Minister George under fire for his rape remark
BENGALURU: Karnataka Home Minister KJ George on Thursday came under attack from opposition for his controversial remarks that the media highlighted sexual assaults for TRP ratings, even as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah sidestepped the issue.   More...
Woman raped by robbers in front of husband in Bangalore
BANGALURU: A 25-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped by knife-wielding robbers in the presence of her husband and mother-in-law at her residence here, police said on Tuesday.   More...
Islamic State militants kill 85 more members of Iraqi tribe
BAGHDAD: Islamic State executed 85 more members of the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq in a mass killing campaign launched last week to break their resistance to the group’s territorial advances, a tribal leader and security official said on Saturday.   More...
Teacher arrested for sexual assault of 6-year-old Bangalore girl
BANGALORE: A teacher was arrested on Friday for alleged sexual assault of a six-year-old girl twice at a school here, as the fourth such incident in as many months sparked public outrage and protests by parents.   More...
Sri Lanka gives death penalty to five Indian fishermen
COLOMBO: Five Indian fishermen were given the death penalty by a Sri Lankan court on Thursday for alleged drug trafficking, invoking a sharp reaction from India which took up the matter with Sri Lanka and said it would appeal to a higher court ...   More...
Army officer, unidentified militant killed in encounter in North Kashmir
SRINAGAR: A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of Army and an unidentified militant were on Tuesday killed in an encounter in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, army said.   More...
Man from Bengal attempts to set Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari ablaze
NEW DELHI: An attempt was made on Sunday evening to set the Imam of Jama Masjid on fire but his security staff thwarted the attack.   More...
Bangalore school rape: Office assistant, 45, arrested
BANGALORE: The Bangalore police on Saturday arrested a 45-year-old office assistant at an international school in connection with a sexual assault on a four-year-old pre-nursery student. The accused has been identified as Gundappa Munivenkatappa,...   More...
Six farmers commit suicide in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra
NAGPUR: An activist on Thursday blamed official apathy for the suicide by six farmers in Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region. Four of them were from Yavatmal district and one each from Akola and Amravati districts, Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti ...   More...
Over 230 shops gutted in fire at cracker market in Faridabad
FARIDABAD, UP: Over 230 shops were gutted when a major fire broke out at a Diwali cracker market in Dussehra Ground here this evening, fire department officials said.   More...
Eleven workers burnt alive in Andhra firecrackers unit blast
HYDERABAD: At least 11 workers were burnt to death and seven others injured when a blast rocked a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh on Monday, police said.   More...
Fiercest fighting with mortars and car bombs shakes Syrian border town of Kobani
URFA (Turkey): The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight as Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish defenders with mortars and car bombs, sources in the town and a monitoring group said on Sunday.   More...
Kellogg’s MD booked after finding dead lizard in Corn Flakes
BHOPAL: Police on Saturday registered a case against managing director (MD) of the world’s leading cereal maker, Kellogg’s India, after a dead lizard was allegedly found in one of its product, Corn Flakes, by a judge in Satna district.   More...
Protesters again display Islamic State flags in Kashmir valley
SRINAGAR: Protesters on Friday displayed flag of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) during a rally in old city after Friday prayers, official sources said. They said some masked youth were seen carrying the flags of the international terror group...   More...
UP minister found carrying live bullets, questioned at Delhi airport
NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan was on Thursday stopped by security officials at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) after he was found carrying four live rounds of bullets in his hand baggage ...   More...
Right-wing activism in Bhopal court! Activists prevent inter-religious marriage
BHOPAL: A few advocates and Sanskriti Bachao Manch (SBM) activists in the Bhopal district court on Monday reportedly prevented marriage of a Muslim boy and a Hindu girl, both major and forced police to intervene and restore the girl to her relatives.   More...
ISIS flags seen hoisted in Srinagar mosque after Friday prayers
SRINAGAR: A group of men unfurled ISIS flags amid pro-freedom and anti-India sloganeering outside the Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta in downtown Srinagar after Friday prayers, according to eyewitnesses. “The protesters were holding Islamic...   More...
Former Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala surrenders at Tihar jail
NEW DELHI: Former Haryana Chief Minster Om Prakash Chautala on Saturday surrendered at Tihar Jail, a day after Delhi High Court asked him to do so for misusing bail conditions by campaigning for assembly polls in the state.   More...
Sunanda Pushkar died of poisoning, says final autopsy findings
NEW DELHI: AIIMS submitted its final post-mortem examination report on Sunanda Pushkar, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife, to Delhi Police on September 30, reiterating its finding in the preliminary report that the cause of death was poisoning.   More...
Thousands of villagers evacuated as Pakistan resumes shelling in J&K
JAMMU: Pakistani forces on Thursday again started targeting civilian areas and BSF positions near the International Border in Jammu and Kathua districts of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.   More...
Three bodies found, tension in Muzaffarnagar again
BAHADURPUR: Three men aged between 25 and 45 years — all working in town and all fathers — were found brutally killed on the narrow road to Bahadurpur village in Muzaffarnagar on Saturday night, leading to tension in the district.   More...
Pakistan army fires at Indian positions in Kashmir
JAMMU: The Pakistan Army fired at Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, violating a 2003 ceasefire, a defence official said. “Pakistan army violated ceasefire in Mendhar sector of the LoC...   More...
Man force-feeds poison to four children in Madhya Pradesh, two dead
BHOPAL: Frustrated with their crying for dead mother, a man force-fed rat poison to his four minor children before consuming it himself to commit suicide in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh.   More...
Former model Archana Pandey commits suicide in Mumbai
MUMBAI: A 26-year-old former model identified as Archana Pandey committed suicide at her Lokhandwala residence in Andheri west. Her body was found hanging from the ceiling fan in a decomposed state on Monday morning ...   More...
Bihar temple washed after Scheduled Caste Chief Minister’s visit
PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Jeetan Ram Manjhi alleged on Sunday that a temple in Madhubani was “washed” after his visit. He said that the people behind the incident, however, do not hesitate to touch his feet to seek “personal favours”.   More...
Maoists gun down Congress leader in Odisha
KORAPUT (ODISHA): Suspected Maoists on Friday gunned down a Congress leader outside his house in Odisha’s Koraput district. The deceased has been identified as Jeevan Patnaik (55), a resident of Sunki in Pottangi area...   More...
IM men wanted to adopt Maoist method to kill politicians: NIA
NEW DELHI: The Pakistan-based founder of Indian Mujahideen, Riyaz Bhatkal, had suggested adopting tactics used in the 2013 Maoist strike in Chhattisgarh on Congress leaders for eliminating politicians, the NIA has told a Delhi court.   More...
Over 30 feared dead as overloaded bus plunges into lake in Himachal
SHIMLA: In a tragic incident, an overload private bus plunged into Gobind Sagar reservoir of Bhakra project in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday morning. According to reports from Bilaspur, at least 30 persons...   More...
Maoists to use poison against security forces, Bihar police
PATNA: After using deadly weapons, Maoists are working to make use of poisonous substances from wild plants against security forces in Bihar, police said on Tuesday.   More...
NIA seeks government permission to register ‘open case’ against ISIS, al Qaeda
NEW DELHI: With reports of some youths from India joining ISIS, National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought permission of the government to register a case against the terror group as well as the banned al Qaeda.   More...
Youth murders man for illicit relations with mother
BHOPAL: A 22-year-old murdered a youth three years elder to him for allegedly having illicit relations with his mother...   More...
Al-Qaeda trying to set up base in Assam, says Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
GUWAHATI: Days after al-Qaeda issued a video threatening to carry out its campaign in India, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said the terror group is trying to set up base in the state and had “tacit understanding” with ULFA.   More...
Delhi cop booked on charges of molesting gang-rape survivor
NEW DELHI: A former Delhi Police SHO, now posted in security wing at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, has been booked on the charges of molesting a gang-rape survivor in Karawal Nagar area of northeast Delhi, police said on Friday.   More...
After Obama’s air strike threat, ISIS wins new recruits in Syria
BEIRUT: Islamic State has won new recruits in Syria since President Barack Obama signalled last week that air strikes against the group will be expanded from Iraq to its strongholds in northern and eastern Syria...   More...
Woman among seven Maoists surrender in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: Seven Maoists, including a woman surrendered in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district on Tuesday.   More...
PCPNDT Act violation: Two senior IAS officers, ex-health director booked in MP
BHOPAL: A Madhya Pradesh court on Monday ordered registration of a case against three top bureaucrats including principal secretary, secretary and former director of health for violation of Pre-Conception...   More...
Six militants killed in separate encounters in Garo Hills of Meghalaya
SHILLONG: More than six militants were killed in separate incidents in Meghalaya’s Garo Hills region. “One militant was shot dead in an encounter early Sunday at Rambogre Songgital in East Garo Hills district, another militant was...   More...
NCP MLA Dhobale booked on rape, criminal intimidation charges
MUMBAI: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA and former minister Laxmanrao Dhobale has been booked on rape charge after a 42-year-old woman accused him of sexually abusing her repeatedly, police said on Saturday.   More...
Manoj’s murder accused are CPM activists, says probe team
KANNUR: The Crime Branch team of Kerala Police investigating the murder of RSS activist Manoj have confirmed that all the accused in the case are CPM functionaries. The Crime Branch asserted this at the Judicial First Class Magistrate...   More...
Mother-in-law sets woman ablaze on suspicion of washing powder theft
BHOPAL: A woman was set ablaze by her mother-in-law over suspicion of theft of washing powder in Subhash Colony on Sunday. The victim remains critical in hospital while the accused is yet to be arrested. A case under sections of attempt to murder was registered at Ashoka Garden police station.   More...
CBI arrests former Bengal police chief in Saradha scam
KOLKATA: The CBI on Tuesday arrested former Director General of West Bengal Police Rajat Majumdar in connection with the multi-crore-rupee Saradha chit fund scam. “He has been arrested on grounds of conspiracy...   More...
Prostitution cult unearthed from West Bank by Israeli police
JERUSALEM: Jewish women were brainwashed into having sex with non-Jewish men as a path to redemption, in a prostitution ring smashed by Israeli police.   More...
Indian Mujahideen planned attacks during festivals in Delhi, other states: Police
NEW DELHI: Terror group Indian Mujahideen planned to carry out attacks in Delhi and other states during the upcoming festivals, a key IM operative arrested from Uttar Pradesh has revealed, police said on Sunday.   More...
Malayali Shiv Sena leader arrested in rape case in Mumbai
THANE: A 61-year-old local Shiv Sena leader has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor, who studied in a school run by him, with the crime coming to light after the girl recently delivered a child.   More...
Police foil attempts by four Hyderabad young men to join ISIS rank
HYDERABAD: An alleged attempt by a group of four young men from the city to join the rank of ISIS, a Sunni jihadist group, has been foiled by the Hyderabad Police.   More...
50 feared dead as bus washed away in Jammu & Kashmir floods
JAMMU: Over 50 people were on Thursday feared dead after a bus carrying a marriage party, including the bride and groom, was washed away in flash floods in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.   More...
Unidentified gunman opens fire at Delhi BJP MLA
NEW DELHI: An unidentified gunman opened fire at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Shahdara, Jeetendra Singh Shunty, outside his house in east Delhi’s Vivek Vihar area early on Wednesday morning, police said.   More...
Peon at MP Cooperative Bank amasses assets worth over Rs 3 crore
BHOPAL: The Lokayukta police on Tuesday apprehended a peon working at Madhya Pradesh Cooperative Bank in Gwalior, who amassed properties worth several crores of rupees.   More...
Murder of activist: RSS calls for state-wide hartal in Kerala
THALASSERY: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has called for a state-wide dawn-to-dusk hartal in Kerala after one of its activists was hacked to death by unknown assailants at Kathiroor near here on Monday.   More...
Two killed in Manipur as police open fire at demonstrators
IMPHAL: Two people were killed in Manipur when police opened fire at demonstrators who were protesting two-month old ban under Section 144 CrPc on any gathering of four or more people.   More...
Protesting police apathy three of family attempt suicide outside PHQ in Bhopal
BHOPAL: Three members of a family drank insecticide outside the Madhya Pradesh police headquarters here on Saturday, apparently to protest police apathy in probing a missing person complaint. They were rushed to hospital where their condition was said to be stable.   More...
Youth found dead at BJP’s Prithvipur MLA’s residence in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A youth was found dead on Friday under suspicious condition at the private residence of BJP’s Prithvipur MLA Anita Nayak near Tikamgarh, police said.   More...
Minor gang-raped at knife point by five, including two juveniles in Delhi
NEW DELHI: A 16-year-old girl was gang-raped by five people at knife point. Police said that three of the accused, including two juveniles, have been nabbed. The victim was lured by two of the accused, who were known to her, near the railway track...   More...
Mumbai youth who joined ISIS militants killed in fighting in Iraq
MUMBAI: Arif Ejaz Majeed, one of the four young men from Kalyan, Mumbai who were thought to have joined the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, has reportedly been killed in fighting in Iraq.   More...
Ragging: Three students, two staff members of Scindia School arrested
GWALIOR: Police on Tuesday arrested three students and two staff members of the prestigious Scindia School in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh in connection with the alleged suicide attempt by Adarsh Singh, son of Bihar ...   More...
BMC on alert as flight with 100 passengers from Ebola-hit Liberia headed for Mumbai
MUMBAI: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) geared up to create additional provision for beds after receiving an alert from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport of a flight transporting over 100 passengers from Liberia...   More...
CRPF personnel injured in gun battle with Naxals in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: A CRPF personnel was injured in a gun-battle between security forces and naxalites in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Bijapur district, police said on Sunday. The jawan received bullet injuries in the face-off that occurred ...   More...
Pak troops target two border outposts in Jammu, civilians injured
JAMMU: Violating the ceasefire for the 14th time in the past 12 days, Pakistani troops on Friday targeted two border out posts (BoPs) and border hamlets injuring a villager and damaging some houses along the International Border in Jammu ...   More...
Chhattisgarh Ramakrishna Mission hostel chairman accused of sexual assault
RAIPUR: Three women employees of Ramakrishna Mission-run tribal hostel at Bagicha block in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday lodged complaints of physical, mental torture and sexual assault against the institute chairman.   More...
Seven hardcore Maoists, including two commanders surrender in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: Seven Maoists, including two hardcore commanders carrying reward of Rs 1 lakh surrendered in Raipur on Wednesday. They were forced to join guerrillas at gunpoint and were frequently being threatened to be killed ...   More...
Gangster wanted for killing policeman killed in shootout in Delhi
NEW DELHI: A 28-year-old inter-state gangster wanted for the murder of a Delhi Police constable was killed in a shootout here, police said on Tuesday.   More...
Woman gang-raped, paraded naked and killed in Bengal, husband accuses TMC
KOLKATA: In Bengal, the wife of a CPM worker was allegedly gang-raped, paraded naked and then killed on Sunday night.   More...
Pakistan agent arrested for passing defence information to ISI
MEERUT: A suspected agent of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence was arrested here on Saturday on the charge of passing defence information to ISI, a senior police officer said.   More...
Assam-Nagaland border firing toll now 11 as nine more bodies found
GUWAHATI: The toll in a firing incident near the Assam-Nagaland border in Golaghat district of Assam rose to 11 Friday with the recovery of nine more bodies, officials said, as simmering tension continued in the area.   More...
Two cops, one civilian killed in Kashmir militant attack on police vehicle
SRINAGAR: Two policemen and a civilian were killed as militants opened indiscriminate fire on a police vehicle in Pampore area in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.   More...
Trinamool, TDP parliamentarians fight over room in Parliament
NEW DELHI: Parliamentarians from the Trinamool Congress and the Telugu Desam Party were on Tuesday involved in a row over office space in the Parliament building.   More...
Brave Bangalore woman chases, kicks molester
BANGALORE: Sending out a clear message to women on how to fight back, a young woman in Bangalore chased and kicked a man who allegedly molested her in a park.   More...
Teenager cuts off uncle’s penis after alleged rape in Bihar
PATNA: A teenager cut off a man’s penis after he allegedly tried to rape her for a second time. The 17-year-old girl from Bihar was defending herself against the unwanted sexual advances of the accused Mahendra Mehta, a local tantric healer who is also reportedly her uncle.   More...
Kerala youth arrested for posting abusive Facebook comments against Modi
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A Kerala youth was arrested on charges of posting abusive comments and photos on Facebook against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.   More...
Tension in Meerut over alleged gang rape, religious conversion of woman
MEERUT: Tension gripped Kharkhauda and Atrada areas of Meerut as members of a particular community attacked and pelted with stone at the houses of members of another community last night, over the alleged gang rape...   More...
Woman drugged, gang raped and thrown out of auto in West Bengal
KOLKATA: Three people were arrested on Sunday for allegedly drugging and raping a housewife in West Bengal, police said, adding the prime suspect is still on the run. Opposition parties attacked the Trinamool Congress over ...   More...
Sohrabuddin’s brother seeks Narco test on Amit Shah in encounter case
NEW DELHI: Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh’s brother moved the special CBI court on Friday demanding to issue directions to conduct Narco-analysis tests on BJP president Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin ...   More...
CBI raids cement company in Madhya Pradesh in coal scam
BHOPAL: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday registered case against the promoters of a Madhya Pradesh based cement company - Revati Cement - in connection with alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks...   More...
Swiss national held for suspected Maoist link
THRISSUR: A 24-year-old Swiss national has been arrested after he allegedly attended a function organised in memory of a Maoist activist at Valapad. Police said Jonathan Bold, who arrived in Kerala on a tourist visa,   More...
LeT operative Abdul Subhan arrested in Delhi
NEW DELHI: Delhi Police have arrested a top Lashker-e-Taiba operative who was allegedly involved in indoctrination and recruitment of youths and planning and execution of terror strikes across the country.   More...
Maoists guerrillas kill tribal man in Odisha
BHUBANESHWAR: Maoist guerrillas have killed a tribal man in Odisha by slitting his throat after accusing him of being a police informer. The murder took place in Koraput district’s Dasini village, over 500 km from here...   More...
Two killed in communal violence in Saharanpur, curfew clamped
SAHARANPUR: Two persons were on Saturday killed and at least 12 others injured as violent clashes broke out between two communities over a land dispute in this western Uttar Pradesh district with mobs indulging in brick batting and arson....   More...
Woman gangraped by four in moving car in Delhi
NEW DELHI: A 23-year-old woman was allegedly gangraped by four men in a moving car in Dwarka on Wednesday night, police said. Police have registered a case after the woman lodged a complaint.   More...
Model accuses Maharashtra IPS officer of rape, FIR registered
MUMBAI: An FIR has been registered against a senior IPS officer of Maharashtra after a model accused him of rape, police said on Thursday. “An FIR was registered against DIG Sunil Paraskar last night after a model complained...   More...
Two Keralites among five killed in Taliban attack in Kabul
KABUL: Two Keralites were among five foreign guards killed in a Taliban suicide attack in Kabul Tuesday. Ponnappan, from Kallara in Kottayam district, and Raveendran from Kollam met with the tragic end.   More...
Soldier dies as Pakistani troops fire Indian positions
JAMMU: An Indian soldier was killed when Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Military spokesman Col Manish Mehta said that the Pakistan Army used automatics ...   More...
Under-trial shot in Indore’s MY Hospital on mistaken identity
BHOPAL: A killer dressed as doctor shot an under-trial in his bed in a government hospital in Indore on Monday, but police say he might have murdered the wrong man.   More...
Major breakthrough: Skating instructor arrested for rape of Bangalore child
BANGALORE: In a major breakthrough in the six-year-old’s rape case, a skating instructor of a public school in Bangalore has been arrested on Sunday, police sources said. The accused is Mustafa and is a 30-year-old. More details are awaited.   More...
Bangalore child rape: Thousands stage protest against police inaction
BANGALORE: Public anger mounted over the alleged rape of a six-year old girl in a public school as thousands of people staged protests here on Saturday demanding action from police who have detained eight persons for questioning.   More...
Violent clash leaves over 25 people injured at Amarnath base camp
JAMMU: Clashes broke out on Friday near Baltal, the base camp of Amarnath Yatra, after a dispute between pony owners and those running community kitchens and alleged high-handedness by CRPF personnel, leaving at least 25 ...   More...
Kerala tops list of cases under POSCO Act with 145 sexual assaults against children
NEW DELHI: A total 400 cases of sexual assault against children were reported across the country with Kerala registering 145, highest number of cases till March this year.   More...
Over Rs 1 lakh crore black money detected last year
NEW DELHI: Government has detected over Rs one lakh crore of undisclosed income in the last financial year, a figure more than double as compared to the search and seizure action undertaken by the Income Tax department during 2012-13 to check black money.   More...
89 civilians killed in Afghanistan car bomb blast
KABUL: At least 89 civilians, including several children and women, were killed and 42 others wounded on Tuesday in a suicide car bomb attack on a busy marketplace in the south-eastern Afghan province of Paktika, an official said.   More...
Former Bihar minister’s son beaten to death over vehicle theft charges
PATNA: Son of a former RJD minister in Bihar was beaten to death by public at a Samastipur village after he was trying to escape following a failed attempt of vehicle theft on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.   More...
Court orders forfeiture of inspector Upmanyu Saxena’s property
BHOPAL: The Court on Friday ordered forfeiture of police inspector Upmanyu Saxena’s property, as he failed to surrender, two months after an abetment to suicide case was registered against him.   More...
Customs and Central Excise commissioner arrested for molesting 9-year-old girl
VADODARA: A senior official of the Customs and Central Excise, SS Sharma, was on Friday arrested by Vadodara crime branch police for allegedly molesting a nine-year-old girl, who is the daughter of the cook in his official residence.   More...
Seven-year-old girl’s murder in Bangalore; Uncle, aunt arrested
BANGALORE: Investigations by the Bangalore police into the kidnap and murder of a seven-year-old girl in the Ashoknagar area on Wednesday has led to the arrest of the uncle and aunt of the young child.   More...
Top LeT guerrilla killed in gunfire with security forces in Kashmir
SRINAGAR: A top foreign guerrilla of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was on Wednesday killed in a gunfight with security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir in which a soldier was also injured, police said.   More...
Sixty-three women and girls escape from Boko Haram abductors
NIGERIA: More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by suspected Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have escaped their captors, sources have said.   More...
Teacher gang-raped by three youths in Muzaffarnagar
MUZAFFARNAGAR: A 23-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped and threatened by three youths at Balwakheri village under Charthawal police station in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, following which the accused were arrested...   More...
Indian jailed for biting former partner’s boyfriend’s ear in New Zealand
MELBOURNE: A 28-year-old Indian-origin man was sentenced to two years and three months in prison in New Zealand for biting off an ear of his former partner’s boyfriend.   More...
CBI court exempts Amit Shah from appearance in alleged fake encounter cases
MUMBAI: The special CBI court yet again exempted BJP leader Amit Shah from appearing before it on Friday in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh.   More...
Lokyukta special police arrest PHE clerk accepting bribe
BHOPAL: The special police establishment (SPE) of Lokayukta on Thursday arrested a clerk posted at Public Health Engineering (PHE) department in an alleged bribery case.   More...
Bombing near Tikrit hospital; nurses ‘safe and unharmed’: Government
NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday said there has been bombing and firing in the vicinity of the building where 46 Indian nurses are stuck in Tikrit but added they were “safe and unharmed” and that it was hopeful of “extricating” them from...   More...
Kerala court sentences four youths to life for gangrape of a minor girl
THALASSERY: Four Kerala youths, who had gangraped a minor girl hailing from West Bengal in 2011 at Vayathur near Irikkur in the northern Kannur district, were on Monday sentenced to life by a court here.   More...
Ten killed in building collapse in north Delhi, rescue operations on
NEW DELHI: Ten people including five children and three women were killed while two others injured when a 50-year-old dilapidated four-storeyed building on Saturday collapsed in a congested area in north Delhi, police said.   More...
15 burnt alive in GAIL pipeline blast in Andhra Pradesh
HYDERABAD: Fifteen villagers were burnt to death and 30 injured on Friday as a huge fire and deafening explosions caused by a suspected leak engulfed a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.   More...
Teenaged girl sexually harassed, forced to watch obscene videos by foster father
BHOPAL: A teenaged girl was sexually harassed and forced to watch obscene videos by her foster father for close to eight years. Accused had threatened to kill her and her mother if she had revealed about it to anyone.   More...
Paravoor case: 14-year-jail for girl’s father, 7 years for mother
KOCHI: A man who forced his minor daughter into a sex racket in which she was exploited by 100 odd persons over a period of time in 2010 was on Wednesday sentenced to 14 years imprisonment. The victim’s mother and three others...   More...
AP court issues arrest warrant against Dhoni for ‘God of Big Deals’
HYDERABAD: A court in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus.   More...
Sunni militants seize more Iraqi towns as US presses unity
BAGHDAD: Sunni militants advanced through west Iraq after seizing a strategic Syria border crossing, as US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the region on Sunday, aiming to bridge widening rifts.   More...
Many injured as SP, BJP workers clash in Lucknow over rail fare hike
NEW DELHI: Several people were injured and many vehicles were reportedly damaged as Samajwadi Party workers staged demonstration outside BJP office in Lucknow on Saturday.   More...
Sexual assault case: BJP defends Union minister Nihalchand Meghwal
NEW DELHI: Defending Union minister Nihalchand Meghwal who has been issued a notice by a Jaipur court in a sexual assault case, BJP’s Rajasthan unit on Wednesday said there was no question of his resignation as it was a conspiracy by Congress leaders.   More...
Man shoots wife, her brother, father and kills himself
NEW DELHI: A 30-year-old man on Wednesday afternoon shot dead his wife, brother-in-law father-in-law before turning the gun on himself in outer Delhi’s Bakhtawarpur Garhi village.   More...
Widow raped, killed by father-in-law in Madhya Pradesh village
BHOPAL: A woman was allegedly raped and killed by her father-in-law at a village in Tikamgarh distict of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.   More...
Islamist militants kill eight more in fresh attack in Kenya
NAIROBI: Somali-linked Islamist militants killed at least eight people in fresh attacks on Kenya’s coast, after a raid on the town of Mpetekoni left at least 50 dead, the Kenya Red Cross and the Somali rebel group said on Tuesday.   More...
BJP MP Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti escapes gun attack, gunman grievously injured
FATEHPUR: An attempt was made on the life of newly-elected BJP MP Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti allegedly by four persons in Fatehpur but she escaped unhurt, police said here on Sunday.   More...
Another college magazine casts aspersions on Prime Minister Narendra Modi
GURUVAYUR: Close on the heels of the arrest of the principal and six students of a polytechnic in Kerala for featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi in its campus magazine as a “negative face”, a journal of a nearby college is also found...   More...
Woman gang raped inside UP police station, SHO arrested
LUCKNOW: A woman was gang raped allegedly by four policemen inside a police station in Uttar Pradesh. The SHO was arrested on Wednesday. The incident took place on Monday when the woman went to meet her husband, detained ....   More...
Another woman found hanging from tree in UP, gangrape suspected
BAHRAICH: In a chilling reminder to the horrific Badaun incident, body of a 45-year-old woman, belonging to a backward caste, was found hanging from a tree here on Wednesday after she was allegedly abducted and gang-raped.   More...
BJP leader shot dead in Muzaffarnagar, party attacks SP government
MUZAFFARNAGAR: A local BJP leader was on Tuesday shot dead by unidentified assailants while he was out for a morning walk here, the second party leader to be murdered in four days, sparking protest by BJP which accused Akhilesh government ...   More...
UP’s Gautam Budh Nagar district under lockdown after BJP leader’s murder
DADRI (UTTAR PRADESH): With the murder of BJP leader Vijay Pandit in Dadri on Saturday sparking off violence that continued for hours, police have put Gautam Budh Nagar district under lockdown. Prohibitory orders have been issued...   More...
Badaun gang rape & murder: One girl’s rape not confirmed, UP DGP says
LUCKNOW: In a new twist to Badaun gang rape and murder case, Uttar Pradesh DGP AL Banerjee on Saturday said rape of one of the two girls, who were found hanging from a tree, was not confirmed by forensic experts and that property...   More...
SP, policeman killed by militants in Assam’s Karbi Anglong
DIPHU (ASSAM): A Superintendent of Police and another police man were killed in an encounter with militants of Karbi Peoples’ Liberation Tigers (KPLT) in Karbi Anglong district of central Assam.   More...
Girl in Delhi thwarts rape bid by three men
NEW DELHI: A 19-year-old girl saved herself from being a gang rape victim, fought back three of her neighbours who forcibly took her to a forest here, and escaped, police said Thursday.   More...
Militants molest woman, blast head in front of her children in Meghalaya
MEGHALAYA: A woman’s head was blown into pieces while she was resisting an alleged attempt of molestation and rape by suspected GNLA militants at Raja Rongat in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, police said on Wednesday.   More...
Multiple internal injuries, cardiac arrest led to Munde’s death: AIIMS
NEW DELHI: Union rural development minister Gopinath Munde died of multiple internal injuries and cardiac arrest suffered following a road accident in central Delhi early Tuesday morning.   More...
29-year-old woman raped at gun-point in Mumbai
MUMBAI: A 29-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a man at gun-point near Bhayandar railway station in Thane district, police said on Sunday.   More...
Badaun gang rape: UP govt agrees to CBI probe
BADAUN: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that he is ready to refer the Badaun gang rape-murder case to Central Bureau of Investigation. The announcement came on a day Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi...   More...
Woman stoned to death: Pakistan arrests 4 suspects
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police on Friday said that they have arrested four more people in connection with the killing of a pregnant woman who was beaten and stoned to death by her family for marrying without their permission.   More...
‘Sacrificed’ man resurfaces in Madhya Pradesh, arrested
BHOPAL: A 25-year-old man, who was allegedly kidnapped and sacrificed in Madhya Pradesh about three years ago, has resurfaced — alive and kicking, leaving everyone, including police and those who were booked for his murder, puzzled.   More...
Woman withdraws complaint against additional district magistrate
BHOPAL: Hardly 48 hours after filing complaint of sexual exploitation against additional district magistrate BS Jamod, the 30-year-old woman withdrew it on Monday.   More...
11-year-old son of businessman kidnapped, murdered; four held
REWA (Madhya Pradesh): An 11-year-old son of a businessman in a village near Rewa was allegedly kidnapped for ransom and murdered, following which four persons were arrested on Monday, police said.   More...
Lawyers attack friend of Naga woman who alleged molestation: Police
NEW DELHI: A group of lawyers allegedly assaulted the friend of a woman, who had filed a molestation complaint against an advocate, at the Tis Hazari court on Friday.   More...
Army personnel killed, two others injured in firing by Pak troops along LoC
JAMMU: A series of daring, broad daylight attacks by a mixed team of Pakistan-backed terrorists and suspected regular troops has thrown up questions on defences along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Jammu area, even as intelligence inputs...   More...
Infiltration attempt by Pakistani militants foiled
JAMMU: An attempt by three Pakistani militants to sneak into Indian territory was on Sunday foiled by the army, which also defused an Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted by the infiltrators along LoC in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.   More...
Two minor girls gangraped in Chhattisgarh’s Raigarh district
RAIPUR: Two minor girls were gangraped by four youths at Gharghoda region of Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh. Police have arrested three of the accused while one was at large.   More...
Woman professor found hanging, cop booked for abetting suicide
BHOPAL: A 32-year-old unmarried professor, Indu Sharma, from Bhopal was found hanging in a rented accommodation at Fortune Divine City in Misrod on Sunday. She taught sociology at Rajeev Gandhi College.   More...
Delhi University professor arrested for alleged Naxal links
NEW DELHI: A professor of Delhi University was arrested by Maharashtra Police on Friday for his alleged links with Maoists, after questioning him more than four times in the last six months.   More...
Explosion in Goa’s Madgaon, 1 killed and 4 injured
PANAJI: Police investigating into the blast case at Sao Jose de Areal, in south Goa in which one person was killed and four others injured, said that it was country-made crude bomb that caused the explosion. DGP Goa T N Mohan said it was a low-intensity crude bomb.   More...
Assam violence toll rises to 31; 500 villagers take shelter in relief camps
GUWAHATI: The toll in the latest violence in the two Bodoland districts of Assam has risen to 31 with the recovery of two more bodies on Sunday.   More...
Jharkhand Muslim BJP leader claims she was gang-raped
RANCHI: A Muslim BJP leader in Ranchi on Tuesday claimed she was gang-raped because she was working for the BJP and had opposed the wrongdoings of her political opponents in Ranchi. She also claimed that she was offered to join the Congress...   More...
Three-year jail to manager for uploading morphed pictures of woman on Facebook
BHOPAL: Senior manager of a private company was sentenced to three years in prison for creating a fake facebook account of a married woman and uploading her morphed nude pictures on it.   More...
12 Sherpa guides dead, four missing in deadliest Mount Everest avalanche
KATHMANDU: At least 12 Nepalese Sherpa guides were killed and seven others missing in an avalanche that struck Mount Everest on Friday morning, making it the single deadliest mountaineering accident on the world’s highest peak.   More...
Three labourers, including two women killed, 5 injured in Budhni wall collapse
BHOPAL: Three labourers, including two women were killed and five others suffered injuries after an under-construction wall caved in at Budhni in Sehore district on Sunday.   More...
Man chops off his wife’s fingers over refusal to join prostitution racket
BHOPAL: A 30-year-old man chopped off his wife’s fingers allegedly after she refused to join a prostitution racket. The incident took place at Damoh district in Madhya Pradeshon on Thursday night.   More...
Army officer and two militants among five killed in encounter
SRINAGAR: Militants shot dead an army officer and two policemen in a fierce overnight gun battle in Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir in which both the attackers were also killed.   More...
BJP MLA’s son opens fire, five Congressmen injured in Jabalpur
JABALPUR: Five Congressmen were injured on Monday when BJP MLA Pratibha Singh’s son opened fire at his rivals while campaigning at Mankhedi village under the Jabalpur Lok Sabha seat following a dispute, police said.   More...
Terrorists in army uniform kill three, attack Army camp
JAMMU: Three terrorists in army uniform attacked an SUV in nearby Dayalachak on the Jammu-Kathua national highway, killing two occupants of the vehicle and injuring three.   More...
Pakistani terrorists held in UP aimed at targeting ‘unarmed uniformed force’
NEW DELHI: The two alleged Pakistani terrorists arrested by the UP ATS in Gorakhpur late on Wednesday night had intended to target an “unarmed uniformed force” somewhere in the state, police said on Thursday.   More...
Woman attacked with axe for resisting molestation bid
BHOPAL: A woman was attacked with an axe in Satna district when she resisted attempt by a youth to molest her. The woman has been admitted to district hospital in a critical condition, police said. The victim has been identified as Urmila Yadav, 35, the wife of Daddi Yadav.   More...
Indian Mujahideen terrorist Tehseen Akhtar arrested from Darjeeling
NEW DELHI: The Special Cell of the Delhi Police on Tuesday said it had arrested a suspected key Indian Mujahideen operative and the terrorist group’s operational chief in the country, Tehseen Akhtar alias Monu, from Naxalbari in Darjeeling district of West Bengal.   More...
Married woman raped, paraded naked by muscleman
RAISEN (MADHYA PRADESH): A twenty two-year-old married woman was not only raped by a muscleman, but also paraded naked in public, after she revealed the incident to villagers at Kachikanakheda village, near the historic Sanchi town in the district, the police said on Wednesday.   More...
Teacher sexually assaults 11-year-old student in Bhopal
BHOPAL: An 11-year-old student of class IV was sexually assaulted by her teacher during lunch break at a government school in village Manakun near Bhopal. The incident took place around January 26 after which the girl under stress, had stopped going to school.   More...
German woman molested by auto driver, then robbed by a motorcyclist
NEW DELHI: A 31-year-old German national, who had come to the city for an internship, was allegedly molested by an auto-rickshaw driver last Saturday night. Minutes after she was molested, she told police that a motorcyclist snatched her wallet.   More...
Woman gangs active at Bhopal Rly station with traps to extort money from youths
BHOPAL: Beware, women gangs are active at Bhopal railway station who extort and loot money from the youths. Watch out for streetwalker loitering around either solo or in a group. This group of women lay honey trap and make advances to youths and when a youngster comes closer, they hold out a threat in case he does not cough up money...   More...
Sahara case hearing deferred in SC, Subrata Roy to remain in jail
NEW DELHI: In a further setback to Sahara group chief Subrata Roy, the Supreme court on Monday deferred hearing in his case, which was slated for Tuesday, apparently in the absence of any concrete refund proposal that could prolong ...   More...
Hostel superintendent detained for alleged molestation of two minor girls
RAIPUR: Superintendent of a girls’ hostel in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district has been arrested in connection with alleged molestation of two minor inmates, police said on Sunday.   More...
Suspecting infidelity man bits off wife’s nose in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: Suspecting infidelity, a 25-year-old man bit off his wife’s nose at Bhind district in Madhya Pradesh. He punched her violently on the bleeding face, and escaped with portion of her nose he had bit off, so that she could not go...   More...
Delhi police take Ashutosh, Shazia Ilmi for questioning over clashes with BJP
NEW DELHI: AAP leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi, booked for rioting and damaging public property during clashes with BJP workers, have been brought for questioning by Delhi Police.   More...
Judge among 11 dead in Pakistan court in alleged suicide attack
ISLAMABAD: At least 11 people, including a judge, were killed and 25 others injured on Monday when suicide attackers threw grenades and fired indiscriminately on the premises of a local court in Islamabad, Pakistan.   More...
Four-year-old girl rescued from Chhattisgarh, couple held
PUNE: Police have rescued a four-year-old girl who was kidnapped from her home in Dehu Road for ransom on February 23 and had been taken to Chhattisgarh. A couple who stayed near the girl’s house and were known to her parents...   More...
Two brothers shot dead outside their house in Delhi
NEW DELHI: Two brothers were shot dead outside their house in Sultanpur Dabas village of Bawana in outer Delhi in a case of road rage on Friday, police said.   More...
Madhya Pradesh’s ‘Gulaab Gang’ sees red, razes liquor dens
BHOPAL: : Nasiri Bai may not bear resemblance to comely Madhuri Dixit in her latest avtaar of a Gulaab Gang crusader, but in real life, her name evokes awe among liquor mafia and bootleggers in Malwa region. February-end is the busiest time of the year for this 45-year-old grandmother from Barwani.   More...
Soldier guns down five colleagues, kills self at army garrison in Jammu
SRINAGAR: A soldier shot dead five of his colleagues and injured another before turning the gun on himself following a heated argument at an army garrison in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, officials said Thursday.   More...
KLF terrorist Bhullar will not be executed in present health condition, Centre tells SC
NEW DELHI: The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar will not be executed. Submitting its latest report on Bhullar’s health, the Centre said that there was no question...   More...
IM had plans to target Delhi’s Akshardham temple: NIA in Bhatkal’s chargesheet
NEW DELHI: Delhi’s Akshardham Temple and Pune’s Army cantonment area were on top of Indian Mujahideen’s (IM) target list, the NIA has said in its chargesheet filed against its co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his three aides.   More...
Assamese girl raped in South Delhi, two accused arrested
NEW DELHI: An Assamese girl was allegedly raped by two men hailing from her state in Mahipalpur area in South Delhi. The two accused identified as Rahul and Harun, both in their 20s and residents of Tejpur, Assam have been arrested on charges of rape.   More...
Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Javed Pillai was lured to visit Ahmedabad
AHMEDABAD: Javed Sheikh, one of the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter victims, was “entrapped and lured” to visit Ahmedabad, CBI has alleged on the basis of call records showing a PCO was used to make repeated calls to the then IB Joint Director...   More...
Gangrape case during Muzaffarnagar riots against three persons
LUCKNOW: Police have registered a case against three persons at Lank village in Muzaffarnagar for allegedly gang-raping a woman during Muzaffarnagar riots. Meanwhile, at a meeting of khap representatives held in Haryana\'s Jhajjar district, participants decided unanimously to hold a mahapanchayat in Phugana on March 1.   More...
Jilted cop shoots woman dead in Madhya Pradesh
CHHATTARPUR: A sub-inspector posted at Indergarh police station in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday shot dead a woman with his service revolver here after she allegedly turned down his love proposal yet again.   More...
Pak terrorist Maulana Masood Azhar resurfaces, ignites fears of attacks
NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: Maulana Masood Azhar, the Pakistani Islamic hardliner blamed for an attack on India\'s Parliament that brought the nuclear rivals to the brink of war has resurfaced after years in seclusion, setting off alarm bells in New Delhi.   More...
Five train robbers get life imprisonment for murder of Russian woman
BHOPAL: A court in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh sentenced five people to life imprisonment on Monday for killing a Russian woman during a train robbery in 2007.   More...
Woman stabbed to death by a stalker in Delhi
NEW DELHI: A 26-year-old woman was stabbed to death in Karol Bagh in Central Delhi area by a stalker last evening, police said on Saturday. The victim has been identified as Simran, an executive working in an MNC in Noida. She had got married two years back.   More...
Congress MLA’s sons booked for withdrawing govt funds via fake invoice
KORBA: Three persons, including two sons of a Congress MLA, have been booked for allegedly withdrawing government funds through fake invoices in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Friday.   More...
Four children drown in water-filled quarry in Vidisha district
BHOPAL: Four children drowned in a water-filled quarry near a brick kiln in Bilkhiria village of Bhopal on Monday afternoon. The dead include two girls. Police said the dead have been identified as Subham, 7, son of Babulal, Ashu, 6, son of Liladhar, Gullu, 15, Sheela, 10, daughters of Liladhar, residents of Gyaraspur village in Vidisha district.   More...
Jewellery merchant held for throwing acid on businessman
BHOPAL: : A bullion trader suffered injuries in an acid attack allegedly by a jewellery merchant at Harda district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.   More...
Five Maoist conduits arrested; crackdown on urban network continues in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: In yet another breakthrough, Chhattisgarh police have cracked down on a Maoist urban network, arresting five alleged conduits including a person suspected to be involved in the May 25 Bastar attack that killed frontline Congress leaders.   More...
Man, his father burn woman alive to hide daughter’s gang rape
BHOPAL: Angry over attempts to report to police minor daughter’s rape by her kin, a 35-year-old woman was set ablaze by husband and father-in-law in Shyampur village in Bhopal district on Wednesday night.   More...
J&K minister Shabir Ahmad Khan resigns over allegation of molestation
SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir’s Minister of State for Health Shabir Ahmad Khan on Friday sent his resignation after the party high command asked him to step down.   More...
Communal violence incidents up by 30 pc in India, UP tops list
NEW DELHI: As the government’s attempts to table the communal violence Bill were stalled by the opposition on Wednesday, fresh data released by the Ministry of Home Affairs shows a steep 30 per cent rise in the number of communal violence incidents...   More...
Swami Aseemanand’s ‘interview’ on RSS ‘role’ in terror attacks triggers row
NEW DELHI: Claims by Swami Aseemanand, an accused in the blasts in the Samjhauta Express (February 2007), Hyderabad Mecca Masjid (May 2007) and Ajmer Dargah (October 2007) that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had “sanctioned” the attacks...   More...
BJP ex-minister Kamal Patel’s son booked for attempt to murder
BHOPAL: Son of former BJP minister Kamal Patel from Harda was booked for attempt to murder and criminal intimidation on basis of two separate complaints in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday night. Police have launched a hunt to nab the accused.   More...
81 bonded labourers rescued from Tamil Nadu, two local touts held
RAIPUR: Narayanpur police on Monday arrested two local touts involved in luring large number of people and encouraging them to migrate and work at a food processing company in Tamil Nadu. Where on one side, Chhattisgarh is suffering with dearth of labours...   More...
Manipuri women assaulted in South Delhi, faced racist comments
NEW DELHI: Two Manipuri women were allegedly assaulted by some men who hurled racist abuses at them in South Delhi’s Kotla Mubarakpur area. The victims have accused the police of being reluctant to register an FIR.   More...
Unable to put up with foul language of mother-in-law, woman with 2 kids set ablaze
BHOPAL: Unable to put up with foul language of her mentally unsound mother-in-law, a young mother of two set herself on fire along with her two children in Gung on the outskirts of the city on Friday, sending shockwaves in the area.   More...
Arunachal MLA’s son ‘beaten to death’ in Delhi, anger spills over
NEW DELHI: An Arunachal Pradesh MLA’s son died here after he was allegedly beaten up by some shopkeepers following an altercation sparked by their taunts on his hairstyle, in yet another incident of targeting of people from the North-East.   More...
Asaram’s ‘empire’ worth over Rs 10,000 crore, besides land across country
SURAT: Self-styled ‘godman’ Asaram has accumulated wealth to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore and vast tracts of land across the country, the value of which is yet to be assessed, police said on Thursday.   More...
Pak troops violate truce, target Indian forward posts
JAMMU: Violating the ceasefire, Pakistani troops on Wednesday resorted to small arms firing on Indian forward posts along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, drawing retaliation from border guards.   More...
Additional SP among two killed in NDFB attack in Assam, 5 injured
GUWAHATI: In what is being seen as the worst attack by the breakaway Songbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), an Additional Superintendent of Police was killed in an ambush in Sonitpur district of Assam on Tuesday morning.   More...
Maoists release four abducted persons after pressure mounted on them.
RANCHI: The Maoists on Monday released the four persons abducted in Giridih district on Saturday evening, even as they set off 22 landmine blasts in the area, killing one CRPF man and injuring 11 other security personnel who were part of the rescue team.   More...
21 die as tourist boat capsizes in Andaman
PORT BLAIR: At least 21 persons died on Sunday when the tourist boat carrying them capsized in the Bay of Bengal near the Andaman and Nicobar islands, official sources said.   More...
'Deeply disturbed' Supre Court to take up Birbhum gangrape case on Jan 28
KOLKATA: Stating it was “deeply disturbed,” the Supreme Court on Friday took suo motu cognisance of an alleged gangrape of a girl in West Bengal on orders of a kangaroo court. A bench led by Chief Justice P Sathasivam directed the district judge of Birbhum to inquire into the alleged incident and submit a preliminary report by Monday.   More...
Four women from Chhattisgarh, minor girl gang-raped in UP
RAIPUR: Cases of people migrating to other states to work as bonded labour and further getting exploited is common in Chhattisgarh. Four women and one minor hailing from Pamgarh in Janjgir-Champa district were gang-raped at Shahabad in Uttar Pradesh on January 20.   More...
Crime Branch to probe into Sunanda Pushkar’s death case
NEW DELHI: The probe into the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, on Thursday was transferred to the elite Crime Branch of Delhi Police, a week after she was found dead in a luxury hotel.   More...
Woman kills her four-year-old son in a fit of rage in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: : A woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her four-year-old son in a fit of rage after he went to his grandfather’s place against her wish and later teased her, in Narsinghpur district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.   More...
AAP Kochi office ransacked over Kumar Vishwas’ sexist remarks on Kerala nurses
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: An Aam Aadmi Party office in Kochi was ransacked allegedly by Youth Congress activists over remarks made by AAP leader Kumar Vishwas against Malayali nurses nearly six years ago.   More...
High alert in Balaghat as Maoists from Chhattisgarh hole up in forests
BHOPAL: Central and state security forces have been put on high alert after massive Naxalite movement was detected in the state\'s sole Maoist-hit district, Balaghat. Intelligence inputs suggest that hundreds of guerrillas have infiltrated into...   More...
Danish tourist, robbed, gang-raped in Delhi: police
NEW DELHI: Police were questioning a group of men on Wednesday after a Danish tourist said she was robbed and then gang-raped in the heart of the Indian capital’s tourist district, putting sexual violence in India further into the spotlight.   More...
HC imposes curbs on media reporting allegations against ex-SC judge
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has issued injunction orders against the media in the defamation suit filed by National Green Tribunal chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Swatanter Kumar against The Indian Express, Times now and CNN-IBN.   More...
Centre’s decision soon on NIA’s move to prosecute Italian marines
NEW DELHI: The Home Ministry is likely to decide in the next few days on NIA’s move seeking sanction to prosecute two Italian marines accused of killing two Kerala fishermen under a law which provides only death penalty.   More...
Andhra Pradesh: 11 tribal girls in hostel allege sexual abuse by tutor
HYDERABAD: Eleven minor tribal girls residing in a students’ hostel run by an NGO in Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh, have alleged sexual assault by their tutor for the past five months, police said on Saturday.   More...
Sexual assault: Scientist serves notice on International Crop Research Institute
HYDERABAD: A woman scientist working in a leading crops research institute here has alleged sexual harassment by a senior colleague at workplace and slapped a legal notice on the management claiming there was no proper inquiry into her complaint.   More...
Twentyseven killed as Maharashtra bus falls into 400-ft deep ravine
THANE: At least 27 passengers were killed and 18 injured when a state transport bus fell into a 400-feet deep ravine in the Malshej Ghats on Thursday morning, police said.   More...
ATS arrests four SIMI activists from Ujjain, huge cache of explosives seized
BHOPAL: The anti-terrorist squad (ATS) of the Madhya Pradesh Police has arrested four Students’ Islamic Movement of Inida (SIMI) activists from Ujjain town and seized a huge cache of explosives from them.   More...
Ludhiana acid attack victim succumbs to injuries in Mumbai
LUDHIANA: Exactly twenty days after she received severe injuries due to an acid attack while she was getting ready at a beauty parlour in Sarabha Nagar in Ludhiana, the 22-year-old from Barnala breathed her last at around 9am on Friday morning.   More...
26 passengers die in Bangalore-Nanded train fire near Andhra town
HYDERABAD: At least 26 passengers, including 12 women and two children, were burnt to death early Saturday when an air-conditioned coach of the Bangalore-Nanded Express caught fire near Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.   More...
Bahrain Consul General booked for molestation of society manager
MUMBAI: An FIR was registered against Consul General of Bahrain Mohammed Abdulaziz Al Khaja at the Malabar Hill police station in south Mumbai on December 13, for allegedly assaulting and verbally abusing the manager of his housing society, the police said.   More...
On the run SIMI activist arrested in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Police on Tuesday arrested SIMI activist Abu Fazal alias Doctor who had escaped from a jail in Khandwa. Two other persons who are believed to have sheltered Fazal, allegedly involved in several acts of terror...   More...
Former BJP minister Laxmikant Sharma booked for examination scam, questioned by STF
BHOPAL: Former BJP minister Laxmikant Sharma and mining baron Sudhir Sharma reached office of special task force (STF) on Monday afternoon after dodging the agency for nearly two weeks after being booked for an alleged manipulation ...   More...
Private TV channel editor arrested on sexual harassment charges
CHENNAI: Editor of a private TV channel was arrested in the early hours on Sunday from his residence here following a complaint by a former woman employee, who alleged him of sexual harassment, police said.   More...
Sufficient evidence against former SC judge AK Ganguly, says attorney general Vahanvati
for a presidential reference for removal of justice (retd) AK Ganguly as head of West Bengal Human Rights Commission in the wake of his ...   More...
Murder witness branded witch, gang-raped by villagers in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: Even as the country was paying tributes to Nirbhaya, another woman was allegedly gang-raped in public at a village in Janjgir-Champa district on Sunday night. The survivor, who belongs to a scheduled caste family, was dragged out of her residence by her hair...   More...
Cabinet clears Communal Violence Prevention Bill
NEW DELHI: : After much delay, the controversial Communal Violence Prevention Bill was cleared by the Union Cabinet on Monday, after removal of certain provisions, reducing the role of the legislation in handling of riots and making it neutral between communities.   More...
‘Tezaab’ financier Dinesh Gandhi among 7 killed in Mumbai fire
MUMBAI: Film financier and diamond merchant Dinesh Vasant Gandhi, 65, and his wife, Devyani, 65, were among those killed in the fire in the Mont Blac building at Kemps Corner on Friday. Their domestic helps, Bhairav, 50, and Chotu, 17, were also killed.   More...
Mumbai woman killed in human sacrifice ritual, six arrested
THANE: On the day Maharashtra legislature passed the much-awaited anti-superstition bill, Thane district police arrested six men for murdering a 50-year-old woman in a ritual human sacrifice.   More...
One killed in police firing during protest over alleged custodial death in MP
BHOPAL: One person was killed and two suffered injuries after police opened fire to control an angry mob protesting alleged death of a 30-year-old man in police custody at Singrauli district in Madhya Pradesh on Friday.   More...
Shirdi-bound train passengers kill travelling ticket examiner
HYDERABAD: In a shocking incident, a travelling ticket examiner (TTE) was killed by a group of passengers who were angry over lack of water in the AC compartment in which they were travelling. The incident took place at Mantralayam railway station in Kurnool district under Guntakal division of South Central Railway in the early hours of Thursday.   More...
Asaram’s son Narayan Sai has admitted to rape charges, claims Surat Police
SURAT: Controversial self-styled godman Asaram’s son Narayan Sai has “more or less” accepted the rape allegations levelled against him by a woman, police claimed on Wednesday.   More...
No, I will not quit, will do whatever I have to: Justice Ganguly
KOLKATA: Former Supreme Court judge Ashok Kumar Ganguly, who was indicted over allegations of sexually harassing a law intern, on Tuesday ruled out his resignation as chief of West Bengal human rights commission, as a fresh demand was made coinciding with Human Rights Day.   More...
Two girls end life by jumping into Upper Lake in Bhopal
BHOPAL: Two teenaged girls allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Upper Lake from VIP road side here on Saturday evening. A case in this regard was registered in Talaiya police station of the city.   More...
Attack on bride: Spurned lover throws acid on girl in Ludhiana beauty parlour
LUDHIANA: A man believed to be the ‘spurned boyfriend’ threw acid on a girl getting ready for her wedding in a beauty parlour on Saturday morning, leaving her in a critical condition with 60 per cent burns.   More...
Asaram’s son Narayan Sai, two others arrested by Delhi police
NEW DELHI: Self-styled Godman Asaram’s son Narayan Sai was allowed by a Delhi court to be taken into 24-hour custody of Gujarat Police, which secured his transit remand for producing him before a court in Surat in connection with a rape case.   More...
Seven police personnel killed in Aurangabad landmine blast in Bihar
PATNA: In the second Naxal attack in Bihar in less than a week, seven policemen, including the in-charge of Tandwa police station and five Special Auxiliary Police (SAP) personnel, were killed in a landmine blast in Navinagar, in Aurangabad district, on Tuesday.   More...
IAS officer’s son among three doctors held for using fraudulent means
BHOPAL: The Special Task Force (STF) on Sunday arrested three doctors, including an IAS officer’s son, who made it to the merit list of pre-PG medical entrance-2012 by allegedly using fraudulent means.   More...
Youth singes minor girl’s face, belly after foiled rape bid
BHOPAL: Frustrated over failed rape attempt, a youth singed a minor girl’s face with mosquito coil and wrote ‘shaadi’ on her belly in Galla Mandi area of Panna district on Friday.   More...
Bangalore doctor arrested for plotting LeT strikes
NEW DELHI: A Bangalore-based doctor who was wanted for being part of LeT’s Karnataka module busted by city police last year was on Friday arrested by National Investigation Agency (NIA).   More...
Eight-year-old gang-raped by two minor boys in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two minor boys at Guna district in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. Police said that the incident took place at a village located 22 km from the district headquarters under Myana police station area.   More...
Kanchi seers, 22 others acquitted in 2004 Sankararaman murder case
PUDUCHERRY: In a huge relief to the pontiffs of Kanchi Sankara Mutt, Jayendra Saraswathi and Vijayendra Saraswathi, a local court on Wednesday acquitted them in the sensational case of murder of a temple official in Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu.   More...
Tehelka rape case: Goa Police issues immigration check post alert against Tejpal
PANAJI: A team of Goa police landed in Mumbai on Tuesday to record the statement of the woman journalist, who has accused Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal of sexually assaulting her.   More...
Tehelka Case: Goa police question colleagues, will take statement of victim in Mumbai
NEW DELHI: Investigating charges of rape against Tehelka’s former founder and editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal, the Goa Police on Sunday recorded statements of the three colleagues whom the victim had first approached following the incident.   More...
Delhi girl missing from Ramdev’s Patanjali hostel
DEHRADUN: An 18-year-old girl from Delhi went missing under mysterious circumstances from the hostel of yoga guru Ramdev’s Patanjali University, police said on Saturday.   More...
Former Indian President’s brother gets 3-year jail term for cheating
BHOPAL: A local court awarded a three-year prison sentence and a fine of Rs 1,000 on Friday to former president late Shankar Dayal Sharma’s brother Shambu Dayal Sharma for cheating.   More...
Southern states vulnerable to 26/11 like attack: NSA
NEW DELHI: Coastal areas in southern states can be potential targets for terrorists to infiltrate into the country; sources quoted National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon as telling a gathering of police chiefs from across the country here on Thursday.   More...
Five members of a family charred to death in Vidisha
BHOPAL: Five people of a family, including a four-month-old child, charred to death in an accidental fire that broke out in a three-storey building in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh in the early hours of Monday.   More...
Bangalore: Female bank manager attacked brutally in ATM
BANGALORE: A 38-year-old woman was allegedly attacked with a machete in an ATM in Bangalore, leaving her severely injured, police said.   More...
Blind students catch thief in Madhya Pradesh
JABALPUR: The residents of a government hostel for blind boys on the outskirts of Jabalpur caught a burglar trying to sneak into their hostel and handed him to the police. Vicky, a 21-year-old small time thief vaulted the fence of the hostel on Wednesday.   More...
Delhi’s shame: Three gang rapes in 72 hours, 4 arrests; victims include 16-year-old girl
NEW DELHI: Three incidents of gang-rape were reported from the capital in the last 72 hours. So far, police said they had arrested four persons in connection with these cases.   More...
Violence erupts over Kasturirangan report, hartal in Kerala Monday
KOZHIKODE: The widespread protest in northern Kerala, over the Kasturiragan report that has called for prohibition of developmental activities in Western Ghats, has thrown normal life out of gear in Kozhikode.   More...
Couple gets life imprisonment for setting woman ablaze in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A couple was sentenced to life imprisonment for setting ablaze a woman over a petty dispute of buffalo trespassing in a field, on Thursday. Panna district court handed over life imprisonment to the couple Devidin, 42, and Halki Bai, 38, residents of Banhari village for setting ablaze Rajo Bai on October 27, 2011.   More...
Six, including three kin of Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh die in road accident
BHOPAL: Six persons, including three members from the in-laws family of chief minister Dr Raman Singh died in road mishap near Anuppur in Madhya Pradesh late on Tuesday night.   More...
Irate mob sets two dozen vehicles on fire in Bhopal
BHOPAL: Some two dozen vehicles were set on fire by an irate mob in the outskirts of Bhopal on Monday morning. The incident took place after an 18-year-old local resident died after being hit by a college bus, police said.   More...
Drunken man slits throat of his three sons
RAIPUR: A drunken man on Sunday afternoon killed his three innocent children by slitting their throat with a chopper at Valmiki Nagar near Kabir Nagar. According to sources, the accused, in an inebriated condition, often beat up his wife and children.   More...
Cash, liquor found from candidates’ agents, workers vehicles would be seized
BHOPAL: Chief Electoral Officer Jaideep Govind has directed district collectors to ensure seizure of cash, liquor and other material recovered as per directives of Election Commission of India.   More...
Asaram charged with rape, wrongful confinement of minor girl
JODHPUR: The Jodhpur police on Wednesday charged self-styled godman Asaram Bapu with wrongful confinement and rape of a 16-year-old girl, more than two months after he was arrested in the sexual assault case.   More...
BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, wife arrested over murder of their maid
NEW DELHI: BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti were on Tuesday arrested in connection with the murder of their 35-year-old maid and ‘merciless’ torture of another minor domestic help with stick and rods.   More...
Eight run over, two injured as passengers jump out of train: Andhra Pradesh
VIZAINAGARAM (AP): Eight passengers were run over and two injured on Saturday when they came under a train coming from the opposite direction after jumping out of their train following rumours about fire in it at a place near Vizainagaram.   More...
President’s award winning headmaster suspended for molesting minor student
ODISHA: A President’s award winning headmaster of a school in Odisha’s Malkangiri district has been suspended on the charge of molesting a minor girl student of his school.   More...
Now, Ahmedabad girl alleges rape against Asaram
SURAT: A girl from Ahmedabad recorded her statement before the Judicial Magistrate here on Wednesday alleging that she was raped by Asaram.   More...
Nursing student held hostage, gang-raped in Kolkata
KOLKATA: A nursing student was allegedly gang-raped by at least three men after being kidnapped in a shuttle car from Chinar Park bus-stand in Rajarhat on Sunday morning. She says she was drugged, held hostage in the red light district of Sonagacchi and raped.   More...
Patna serial blasts: One suspected terrorist belongs to Ranchi Module of IM
RANCHI: One of the suspected terrorists arrested in connection with the Patna blasts, identified as Imtiaz Ansari belongs to the newly formed ‘Ranchi Module’ of the Indian Mujahideen (IM), Jharkhand ADG (law & order) SN Pradhan said on Monday.   More...
Youth, detained for stealing, dies in Mumbai police custody
MUMBAI: A youth, caught for allegedly stealing people’s belongings at an exhibition ground, died in the custody of Vanarai police station in suburban Mumbai.   More...
Senior IAS officer found with slit throat, his wife hanging in home
NEW DELHI: A 57-year-old IAS officer and his wife, a manager with a public sector bank, were found dead in their government flat in Kaka Nagar in the heart of Delhi on Friday evening.   More...
22-year-old software professional raped in Andhra; two arrested
HYDERABAD: Cyberabad police on Tuesday arrested two persons on charges of raping a 22-year-old software professional here last week near a forest area on the city outskirts after abducting her in their car.   More...
Setback for Asaram as SC rejects his plea to restrain media from covering trial
NEW DELHI: In yet another setback to controversial self-styled Godman Asaram, the Supreme Court on Monday rejected his plea seeking to restrain media from covering out its own trial against him. Asaram, arrested on charges ...   More...
Hospital staffers rape mother of eight-year-old patient in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A 30-year old woman was allegedly raped by staffers at a government hospital in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh late on Saturday night.   More...
Ramdev’s supporters in MP attack Congress workers, one injured
BHOPAL: Supporters of Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev clashed with Congress workers at Betul district in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. Congress’ district vice-president - Navneet Malviya - sustained fatal injury on his head after attacked...   More...
Gujarat HC adjourns hearing on Asaram and Narayan Sai’s petition against FIRs
AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat High Court on Friday adjourned until Tuesday the hearing on the petition filed by self-styled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai, seeking quashing of the FIRs filed against them by two Surat-based sisters ...   More...
Man kills his father in a drunken brawl
NEW DELHI: A 28-year-old man killed his father after a heated argument over a petty issue here. Both were drunk, police said on Thursday. Manjeet slashed the neck of Dilip Singh, 66, a farmer, with a sharp-edged weapon around 7.45 pm on Wednesday in West Delhi...   More...
Asaram’s sprawling ashram in Bhopal faces demolition
BHOPAL: Weeks after self-styled godman Asaram was put behind bars, his empire has begun crumbling. After his ashrams in Indore, Nashik and Rajasthan were partially demolished, bulldozers will be sent to Asaram’s sprawling Bhopal ashram.   More...
Sexual assault: Police issues lookout notice against Asaram’s son
SURAT: A lookout notice was issued against jailed spiritual guru Asaram’s son Narayan Sai on Monday, a day after fresh sexual abuse complaints were lodged against the father-son duo by two sisters.   More...
Fresh infiltration in Keran on LoC, three militants killed
SRINAGAR: As the operation to nab 30-40 heavily armed infiltrators in Keran sector entered its eleventh day, the Army said it had killed three infiltrators at a different location in the same sector after a gunbattle.   More...
Thirtyfive juvenile inmates escape from Rewa, ten caught
REWA (Madhya Pradesh): In a glaring security lapse, at least 35 inmates of a government-run juvenile home here escaped from the facility by overpowering a lone security guard, sources said on Thursday.   More...
Seven undertrial SIMI operatives flee from Khandwa jail with rifles
KHANDWA: Seven undertrial prisoners suspected to be from banned outfit SIMI, including two who had allegedly shot dead three persons in a broad daylight attack some years ago, escaped from the district jail here in the wee hours on Tuesday.   More...
Rape accused on bail, feed poison to survivor in Hoshangabad
BHOPAL: Two youths, who were on bail after they were charged for raping a 24-year-old woman, allegedly tried to kill the victim by forcefully feeding her some poisonous substance, in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday night.   More...
Madhya Pradesh teachers suspended for showing porn clips to students in class
BHOPAL: Two teachers at a government school in Madhya Pradesh’s Anupur district, about 650km from Bhopal, were suspended after they were caught showing pornographic clips to their students.   More...
Minor girl gang-raped by six persons at knifepoint in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A teenage girl was allegdly gangraped by six armed youths, in front of the couple she was living with, in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh late on Wednesday night.   More...
Delhi girl gang-raped in Nainital
DEHRADUN: Three youths, hailing from Delhi, brought a 22-year-old girl to Nainital and along with their four friends allegedly gang-raped her in a hotel, police said on Tuesday. Based on the victim’s complaint, a case has been registered ...   More...
Six Maoists surrender in Odisha
BHUBANESWAR: Six Maoists surrendered in Odisha’s Malkangiri district on Monday. Raju Hentala, Bhanja Hentala, Rupa Khila, Purushottam Khara, Tripati Khara and Gopinath Pangi surrendered at Malkangiri town, 620km from here...   More...
19-year-old girl raped, sold many times in a year in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A 19-year old girl was allegedly held in captivity and ‘sold’ several times to various people over one year of time in Shivpuri district in Madhya Pradesh. The girl anyhow managed to escape on Saturday, and reached her relatives’ place and subsequently lodged a complaint.   More...
Muzaffarnagar riots: BJP MLA arrested for making hate speech
NEW DELHI/LUCKNOW: At the end of a remarkable day in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly where heated tempers led to a contest of blows between SP and BJP members, BJP MLA from Lucknow Suresh Rana was arrested for ...   More...
Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar resigns over rape charge
JAIPUR: Rajasthan Minister Babulal Nagar, accused of raping a 35-year-old woman at his residence here, on Thursday tendered his resignation. The 53-year-old Food and Civil Supplies Minister sent his resignation to the...   More...
Girl lynched, boy beheaded in ‘honour killing’ in Haryana
CHANDIGARH: In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple was allegedly lynched by the girl’s family in Rohtak district of Haryana on Wednesday evening.   More...
Minor girl gangraped by five teenagers in Guwahati
GUWAHATI: A 12-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by five minor boys in the Hatigaon area here. The girl was gangraped near her home on Sunday night when her mother was out on work as a daily wage earner, police said on Tuesday.   More...
Gang of Pardhi women burglars busted, sacked cop is kingpin
BHOPAL: Notorious for their criminal activities, an all-woman gang of burglars from Pardhi community was busted by police on Sunday. Interestingly, their mastermind being a constable, who was terminated from his service.   More...
Cops beat 67-year-old Delhi man to death, police deny claim
NEW DELHI: Three police personnel beat a 67-year-old man to death for refusing to fork out money they demanded for letting him erect a Ramlila marquee in a park but police have denied the allegation.   More...
Biggest success: Odisha police gun down 13 Maoists
BHUBANESHWAR: Odisha police on Saturday gunned down at least 13 Maoists, including a woman, inside a forest in the Podia block of Malkangiri district, marking its biggest success against the extremists.   More...
Eight killed, seven injured in powerful bomb blast in Manipur
IMPHAL: Eight persons - all non-Manipuris - were killed and seven others seriously injured when a powerful bomb exploded at Nagamapal area in Imphal West district of Manipur this evening, police sources said.   More...
Delhi gangrape: Court reserves order for Friday, prosecution demands death for convicts
NEW DELHI: The special court that convicted the four accused in December 16 Delhi gangrape case has reserved its order on the quantum of punishment for Friday. In the course of arguments spread over nearly three hours on Wednesday...   More...
Man beheads six-year-old daughter, sacrifice her in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: An ex-member of janpad panchayat (35) beheaded his six-year-old daughter and offered her as sacrifice to a deity in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. The incident took place at Turga village under Keolari police station of the district.   More...
LeT’s chief coordinator Manzoor arrested in Kashmir
NEW DELHI: In yet another breakthrough by the security agencies, a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander was arrested from Baramulla district of Kashmir. Manzoor alias Shams Bhai, the ‘chief coordinator’ of the militant outfit ...   More...
Couple throws acid on another over property dispute
BHOPAL: A couple was seriously injured in an acid attack by another couple during a heated row over an old property dispute, police said on Sunday. Sanjay Singh (37) and his wife Mona Singh (35) were allegedly attacked with acid ...   More...
Jodhpur police receives fresh complaints against Asaram
JODHPUR: Jodhpur Police have said that it has received fresh complaints against Asaram even as it dispatched teams to the Ahmedabad ashram of the self-styled godman to collect evidence in the sexual assault case against him.   More...
Sixty-year-old disabled woman thrashed, burnt alive in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A 60-year-old disabled woman was thrashed and then burnt her alive by five persons, after her son eloped with a girl in Narsingpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Police have arrested all the accused.   More...
Chhattisgarh: Dead scorpion found in midday meal, 18 students taken ill
RAIPUR: At least 18 students fell ill after consuming midday meal, which became contaminated allegedly due to a dead scorpion in food in Chhattisgarh’s Balodabazar district on Wednesday, officials said.   More...
Married woman gang-raped, set afire by neighbours in Madhya Pradesh
HOSHANGABAD: A 26-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped and then set on fire by four men in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Monday. The victim, who was admitted in a critical condition in a hospital...   More...
Gangrape in Noida, four including two policemen arrested
NEW DELHI: Another case of gangrape has come to light. According to reports, a woman has allegedly been gang raped at an apartment in Noida in Uttar Pradesh. Four people, including two constables have been arrested in this case.   More...
Asaram withdraws transit bail petition in sexual assault case
AHMEDABAD: Controversial godman Asaram, who had moved the Gujarat High Court for transit bail on Friday afternoon, withdrew his petition after the court showed no inclination to entertain his plea and advised him to approach the court concerned.   More...
Arunachal Pradesh school warden arrested for raping 14 minor girls
GUWAHATI: The warden of the girls’ hostel of a private school in Likabali in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh has been arrested on the charges of raping 14 girls between the ages of 4 and 13 over the last three years.   More...
Maoists set off landmine, kill four BSF men in Orissa
BHUBANESHWAR: Four BSF personnel were killed and three others injured when suspected Maoists detonated a landmine in Koraput district of Orissa on Tuesday morning.   More...
Sexual assault case: Asaram threatened me to keep quiet, says minor
JODHPUR/NEW DELHI: The minor girl who has levelled the allegations of sexual exploitation against self-styled godman Asaram has said in her statement to the police that she was threatened by him to remain silent about the incident.   More...
Asaram Bapu likely to be summoned on Monday
JODHPUR: Police are likely to issue summons tomorrow to controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu in connection with allegation of sexual abuse levelled against him by a minor. “We will summon Asaram Bapu for interrogation on Monday...   More...
Woman constable, on way to relative’s cremation, gang raped by dacoits
LATEHAR (JHARKHAND): A woman police constable, on her way with family members to cremate her brother-in-law, was allegedly gang raped by a gang of dacoits on National Highway 75 near Jagaldaga in Latehar district.   More...
Missing Telugu actress says mom’s friend sexually harassed her
HYDERABAD: A small-time Telugu actress, who had been missing for almost three months, on Tuesday made a dramatic appearance before police here and attributed her absence to alleged sexual harassment by her mother’s ‘partner’.   More...
Man strangles wife, two daughters to death
KENDRAPARA: A man allegedly strangulated his wife to death after she failed to bear a male child in their 6-year-long married life, besides killing their two minor daughters in a remote village of the district on Monday, triggering public outcry.   More...
Retired CISF commandant arrested for raping minor in Gwalior
BHOPAL: A retired deputy commandant of CISF was arrested in Gwalior district on Friday for repeatedly raping a minor, whom he held captive for two days. He committed the crime after forcing the girl to have soft drinks laced with intoxicants.   More...
Mumbai serial blasts accused Iqbal Mirchi dies in UK
LONDON: Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s close aide Iqbal Mirchi, an accused in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, died of a heart attack here last night. Mirchi, 63, the right-hand man of India’s most wanted terrorist, was also facing drug smuggling charges in India.   More...
Three youths kill two women on suspicion of witchcraft
RAIPUR: Three youths were arrested on Wednesday for killing two middle-aged women accusing them of being ‘tonhi’ (women who practice witchcraft) at Maluatoli village near Kusmi in Balrampur district in North Chhattisgarh.   More...
Woman throws acid on husband
NEW DELHI: After a heated argument over a petty issue, a 24-year-old woman, along with her family members, overpowered her husband and threw acid on his face here, police said on Tuesday. The woman and her younger sister were arrested.   More...
Maoists kill farmer at Koraput in Odisha
KORAPUT (Odisha): Armed Maoists on Sunday allegedly killed a 45-year-old farmer on the suspicion that he worked as a police informer in Koraput district, police said.   More...
Kishtwar Eid clashes: Sixty injured, curfew in town as Army called out
JAMMU: Nearly 60 people were injured after members of two communities clashed on Eid in Kishtwar town in Jammu on Friday. Over a dozen vehicles and nearly a hundred structures, including residential structures, were set on fire.   More...
15-year-old boy hacks his father to death for sexually torturing mother
BHOPAL: A 15-year-old boy hacked his father to death in a rage for subjecting his mother to repeated violent sex. According to police sources, the deceased, Hari Prasad, 46, was forcing his wife for sex for the fourth consecutive time on Tuesday night.   More...
Man hammers sleeping wife, daughter to death in Betul district
BHOPAL: A man allegedly hammered to death his second wife and daughter in a brutal manner, while they were sleeping, in Betul district on Saturday. Police said Abdul Rauf, 50, a resident of Amla Bokhari area of Betul district, has been booked for smashing skulls of two with hammer, resulting in their death.   More...
Furious mob lynch gang-rape accused
GWALIOR: An angry mob on Friday lynched a gang-rape accused after he tried to threaten the victim’s family to withdraw the complaint made against him, police said on Friday.   More...
JNU student attacks girlfriend with axe in classroom, commits suicide
NEW DELHI: A 22-year-old JNU girl student was allegedly stabbed by her lover who later committed suicide by slitting his wrist this morning inside classroom number 203. The man, who was rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre, has reportedly died.   More...
Clash between two communities injures over 20 people in Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: Over 20 people suffered injuries and several vehicles damaged when a clash broke out between two communities at Tajnagar area in the capital on Tuesday morning.   More...
19-year-old killed in police firing after bikers turn violent
NEW DELHI: A 19-year-old youth was killed and another injured when police opened fire during an attempt to stop a large group of bikers from performing dangerous stunts in the high-security area of the national capital in the wee hours of Sunday.   More...
Teacher molested in moving bus, accused arrested
HOWRAH: A woman teacher from Dum Dum in Kolkata was molested in a moving bus when she was on her way to school in Santragachi here in the district.   More...
Mumbai TV anchor, friend molested near Howrah station
HOWRAH: A Mumbai-based TV anchor visiting Kolkata came face-to-face with the ugly side of the city on Monday night when she was molested near Howrah station as a crowd gathered around to “watch the fun”.   More...
Married woman killed in acid attack by jilted lover
MORENA (MP): A married woman was killed and her family members seriously injured when her lover allegedly threw acid on them while they were sleeping at their residence in Porsa town in the district, police said on Sunday.   More...
BJP leader hacked to death, party calls for Tamil Nadu bandh on July 22
SALEM: The BJP’s Tamil Nadu unit general secretary V Ramesh has been hacked to death by unidentified assailants near his house in Salem on Friday night triggering an outrage in the party which gave a call for a state-wide bandh on July 22.   More...
Former MLA, BSP leader Sarvesh Singh shot dead, violence erupts in Azamgarh
AZAMGARH: Former MLA and BSP leader Sarvesh Singh Seepu and another person was shot dead on Friday by unidentified assailants, leading to violence in the district with protestors clashing with police and a man being killed allegedly in police firing.   More...
Man arrested for sexually starving wife for dowry
COIMBATORE: The all women police in Coimbatore have arrested a man for sexually starving (refusing to cohabit) his wife even a year after their marriage, demanding that she first fulfil his demand for dowry.   More...
Judge gets a dose of retributive justice
JABALPUR: Atul Billore, judicial magistrate class I, posted in district and sessions court Dhar had a taste of retributive justice when one of the thieves he may have sentenced to imprisonment during the discharge of his official duties, broke into his home...   More...
Man released from jail for good behaviour rapes his daughter
BHOPAL: A 50-year-old farmer, who got a remission on account of his good behaviour and was released from jail three years ahead of completion of his jail-term, allegedly raped his 7-year-old daughter in Shivpuri district on Sunday night.   More...
One shot dead, journalist injured in Bhopal
BHOPAL: One person was shot dead and another, a journalist with a local Hindi daily, was injured when two miscreants opened fire on them near the second number bus stop in Tulsi Nagar area here, police said on Saturday.   More...
TMC, Cong workers clash as panchayat polls begin in West Bengal
MIDNAPUR: Eleven persons were injured in a clash between TMC and Congress workers at Sabong in West Midnapore district as the first phase of panchayat polls began on Thursday in West Bengal.   More...
Uttar Pradesh: Accused man’s kin try to chop off rape victim’s tongue
LUCKNOW: In a heinous incident, kin of a rape accused on Thursday tried to chop off the teenage victim’s tongue in Pratapgarh district in order to prevent her from giving her statement in the court. The crime took place in Jethwara area of the district this morning.   More...
Unemployment drives man to kills wife, two daughters
PATIALA: Dejected by unemployment, a man allegedly throttled his wife and two daughters to death at his residence in Virk colony here on Friday, police said.   More...
Tantrik rapes 20-year-old pregnant woman
BHOPAL: Promising a job for her husband by using his divine powers, a middle-aged tantrik allegedly raped a 20-year-old pregnant woman. The incident had taken place on June 27, but the woman could not muster the courage to tell anyone.   More...
Youth held for posting morphed picture of Sonia Gandhi on Facebook
JALANDHAR: A youth, claiming to be a BJP activist, was Tuesday booked here for allegedly posting an objectionable picture of Congress President Sonia Gandhi on a social networking website.   More...
Depressed, young film editor ends life
MUMBAI: Under pressure to withdraw rape charges against her ex-boyfriend who called off their wedding, a 22-year-old film editor hailing from Delhi allegedly committed suicide at her rented residence at suburban Jogeshwari here, police said on Monday.   More...
Man kills pregnant daughter for marrying out of caste
NASHIK: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly strangulated to death his 18-year-old pregnant daughter here on Friday as he was miffed with her for marrying a person outside their caste, police said on Friday.   More...
Delhi Police bust international drug racket, seize ephedrine worth Rs 125cr
NEW DELHI: 370kg of banned ephedrine worth Rs 125 crore was seized with the arrest of a Nigerian national and three others in Delhi, police said on Wednesday, as it claimed to have busted an international drug racket.   More...
Godman Asaram booked for kicking, abusing devotee
BHOPAL: A lower court in Vidisha district registered a case, against self proclaimed godman Asaram Bapu and issued summon on charges of kicking and abusing a 75-year-old devotee, on Monday.   More...
Terror strikes Srinagar; 8 Army jawans killed, 3 battling for lives
SRINAGAR: In a brazen terror attack on the eve of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit, suspected Hizbul Mujahideen militants on Monday ambushed an Army convoy killing eight jawans and injuring 19 others near Hyderpora area on the outskirts of the city.   More...
Keralite medical student kidnapped, gang-raped in Manipal
MANGALORE: Shock spread through the education town of Manipal on Friday as news spread of the abduction and alleged rape of a fourth-year MBBS student by three miscreants when she was on her way to her room, just 1 km from the library complex on Thursday night.   More...
Tribal woman raped in running bus in Odisha
BHUBANESWAR: A tribal woman travelling in an air-conditioned luxury bus was allegedly raped by helper of the vehicle while other passengers were fast asleep. The incident took place on Sunday night when the 25-year-old victim was travelling in a private bus running from Mayurbhanj to Bhubaneswar.   More...
Cop arrested during wedding for cheating woman
THANE: A police constable was arrested while his marriage function was on for allegedly cheating a woman police constable and tying the knot with another lady, police said on Sunday.   More...
Four soldiers held for molesting girl in Assam
GUWAHATI: Four soldiers of the Indian Army were arrested from Dibrugarh railway station in Assam for allegedly trying to molest a girl, police said on Friday, adding that search is on for a fifth who escaped.   More...
Sexually harassed boy murders abuser
BHOPAL: City police cracked the murder of an 18-year-old youth, Akash, whose body was found from Harshvardhan complex on June 7, with the arrest of his friend — a minor boy. Police officials said that the accused committed the murder after being repeatedly sodomized by Akash.   More...
AIIMS student commits suicide
NEW DELHI: An MBBS student at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan in his hostel room here, police said on Tuesday.   More...
Man who raped, murdered 5-year-old gets death
THANE: In a speedy trial, a 53-year-old man was on Saturday sentenced to death by a court for raping and murdering a five-year-old girl in January this year.   More...
Delhi teenager gang-raped in Ghaziabad
NEW DELHI: A 15-year-old girl from Delhi was allegedly gang-raped and filmed by two men in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad town, police said on Thursday.   More...
‘Dead’ man found alive after 11 years
BHUBANESWAR: A man who was declared ‘dead’ by his father 11 years ago in Odisha was on Tuesday found alive, police said.   More...
Delhi girl who suffered acid attack dies in Mumbai hospital
MUMBAI: Delhi resident Preeti Rathi, who was battling for her life at Bombay Hospital here for the last one month after a man threw acid on her, succumbed here on Saturday.   More...
Former Madhya Pradesh MLA Bhaiya Raja gets life sentence in grandniece’s murder
BHOPAL: Former Madhya Pradesh MLA Ashok Veer Vikram Singh alias Bhaiya Raja was given a life sentence on Thursday for the murder of Vasundhara Bundela, a student of fashion designing and his grandniece.   More...
Woman commits suicide inside police station in Andhra Pradesh
HYDERABAD: A 35-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide inside a police station at Tekulapalli in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh, police said. Sakhi, who had been called along with two other men for questioning in connection with an attempt-to-murder case...   More...
Teacher burned alive by colleagues in Bihar
PURNIA: In a horrific incident, a school teacher was burnt alive by his colleagues on the school premises in Purnia district of Bihar state on Monday.   More...
Dumper mows down three; angry passengers torch vehicles
SHIVPURI (MP): Two women and a teenage girl of a marriage party were today killed and three others injured when a dumper hit them, police said.   More...
Man beaten to death by wife, 3 in-laws
TARN TARAN: A man was tied to an electric pole and beaten to death allegedly by his wife and three in-laws after a tiff in Muradpura area here.   More...
Depressed over poor result, two students take their own life
BHOPAL: Depressed over poor results, two students, one of class X and another of class XII, allegedly took their own life in the city late on Wednesday night. After declaration of MP Board results on Tuesday, a total of three students committed suicide in the state capital.   More...
Hyderabad software engineer abducted, gang-raped in Jabalpur
JABALPUR: A female software engineer from Hyderabad who had come here to attend a hearing in the family court was allegedly abducted and gang-raped, police said on Wednesday.   More...
Spot-fixing: Dara Singh’s son Vindoo arrested
MUMBAI: IPL spot-fixing on Tuesday stained Bollywood when police arrested Vindoo Randhawa, son of late wrestler-actor Dara Singh, for his alleged association with bookies, busting the first filmdom link to the scandal.   More...
Nine killed in Naxals-CRPF gun battle
Raipur: Eight villagers, including suspected Naxals and a security man of elite Cobra battalion, were killed in a gun-battle between security forces and the ultras in Maoist-affected Bijapur district in southern Chhattisagrh.   More...
Spot-fixing: Former Ranji player, two more bookies arrested
New Delhi: Three more persons -- a former Ranji player and two bookies -- were arrested from Aurangabad in connection with the IPL spot-fixing case early Sunday even as more details tumbled out of the investigations, giving rise to suspicion that players of other teams may be involved.   More...
Sanjay Dutt surrenders before TADA court
MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Thursday surrendered before the designated TADA court here to serve his three-and-a-half year sentence in the 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blast case.   More...
Spot fixing: More players, IPL matches under scanner
NEW DELHI: The role of more players whose names cropped up during interrogation of the arrested cricketers and bookies in the IPL spot-fixing scandal could be probed, Delhi police said on Friday, as six bookies were held in Tamil Nadu in connection with another IPL betting racket.   More...
Chief medical officer arrested in Delhi on charges of raping patient
NEW DELHI: A 51-year-old chief medical officer (CMO) of a government hospital here was arrested on charges of raping a 21-year-old patient after luring her into a clinic on the pretext of undergoing ultrasound scanning, police said on Wednesday.   More...
Sohrabuddin fake encounter: CBI books Rajasthan’s ex-home minister
MUMBAI: CBI has booked senior BJP leader and ex-home minister from Rajasthan Gulab Chand Kataria and three others for murder charges in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case.   More...
Minor girl makes suicide bid after rape attempt; critical
alleged rape bid by a youth two days back, police said today. The minor girl doused herself with kerosene before setting herself on fire...   More...
Maoists attack Doordarshan centre in Bastar, 3 cops killed
RAIPUR: Maoists attacked a Doordarshan Kendra in Bastar, probably for the first attack by them on a national media centre in the country, late Saturday night, killing three cops and leaving one policeman of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force injured.   More...
Role of poachers suspected in Van Suraksha Samiti worker’s murder
BHOPAL: The murder of Van Suraksha Samiti worker that took place in Amla forest range of Ratibad around a month back was suspected to be carried out by poachers.   More...
SC dismisses Sanjay Dutt’s plea for relief
NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt’s hope of getting relief in 1993 Mumbai blasts case was on Friday dashed with the Supreme Court dismissing his plea seeking review of its judgement on his conviction and five-year jail term.   More...
Class V student arrested for rape of four-year-old in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A nine-year-old student was arrested by the police for alleged rape of a four-year-old girl in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday afternoon.   More...
Drunken father smashes two-year old girl to death
BHOPAL: A drunken man killed his two-year-old daughter by smashing her head into a wall after his wife denied him money for liquor in Gwalior district in Madhya Pradesh late on Monday night. The incident occurred at Laxmiganj Mandi area...   More...
Deserted woman hangs self after rape by own brother in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A 32-year-old woman committed suicide allegedly after being raped by her own brother in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh in the wee hours of Wednesday.   More...
Madhya Pradesh will ensure security of convicted Pak spies
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh will make adequate security arrangements for the four Pakistani prisoners, especially Abbas Ali, who was convicted to life imprisonment by a Gwalior court for espionage in military areas in 2008.   More...
11-year-old tribal girl was gang-raped: Medical report
BHOPAL: The police on Thursday confirmed that the 11-year-old tribal girl, who was admitted to a hospital in BHEL township a day earlier with burns, was gang-raped by three persons at Mandideep on April 28. The victim lived with her parents, who worked in a brick kiln there.   More...
Clashes in high security Tihar jail, leave one dead, 3 injured
NEW DELHI: An inmate at the high security Tihar jail died and three sustained injuries on Friday following a violent clash between two groups. The incident occurred at the jail number one of the prison at around 6:30 in the morning in which 27-year-old Javed...   More...
Delhi woman cop alleges rape by senior
NEW DELHI: A 24-year-old Delhi Police woman constable, who attempted suicide on Tuesday, was allegedly raped by a senior officer after being promised marriage, police said on Wednesday.   More...
Sajjan Kumar acquitted in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case
NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Tuesday acquitted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar of all charges in a case related to the killing of five men in Delhi Cantonment during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that broke out after the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.   More...
Tiger locked into room by tribal woman freed in MP, villagers attack officials
BHOPAL: A tiger, which was locked into a room by a tribal woman after it strayed into her house in Balaghat district in Madhya Pradesh on Friday morning was released near Loujhar Ghati area — south Balaghat region, to save it from poachers.   More...
Three accused get death sentence in rape and murder of minor girl in Indore
BHOPAL: Additional Sessions Judge Justice Indira Singh of Indore District Court has awarded death and life sentences to all the three rapists and murderers of a 4-year-old girl in Indore. They had thrown the body of the girl after killing her.   More...
Women invite trouble by looking at men, says Cong leader
BHOPAL: A Congress leader in Madhya Pradesh has landed himself in a controversy by making sexist remarks that women invite trouble by looking at men in a suggestive manner, drawing flak from BJP.   More...
Seven-year-old raped, murdered by cousin in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by her 35-year-old cousin in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh. The naked body of the child was recovered from Veda River on Sunday. The accused is yet to be arrested.   More...
Five-year-old raped girl from MP continues to be critical
NAGPUR: The five-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old man in Madhya Pradesh and was shifted to a private hospital in the city, continues to be in critical condition on Sunday, hospital officials said.   More...
Son beats aged father to death
SHAJAPUR (MP): A 75-year old person was beaten to death allegedly by his son at Pachoula Banhal village following dispute over payment of money. The old man, identified as Parvat Malviya, used to receive Rs 1,000 per year from his five sons to meet his expenses, police said on Sunday.   More...
Delhi seethes in anger over five-year-old girl’s rape, accused arrested in Bihar
NEW DELHI: Protests have erupted in Delhi on Saturday demanding justice for the five-year-old Delhi girl, who was brutally raped in Gandhi Nagar area, and punishment for policemen for their insensitivity in dealing with the case.   More...
70-yr-old man murders mentally-challenged daughter, wife critical
BHOPAL: A 70-year-old man brutally killed his mentally challenged daughter and critically injured his wife here on Thursday. Police said the accused, a retired clerk from the technical education department, was taken into custody and booked on charge of murder.   More...
Engineer arrested for raping maid servant in Shivpuri
BHOPAL: An engineer working with the Hydro Power Corporation Limited (HPCL) was arrested on Sunday for allegedly raping his maid servant in Shivpuri district. The incident occurred at Priyadarshni Colony of the town.   More...
Woman gang-raped in moving car by husband, two others in Delhi
NEW DELHI: A 20-year-old woman was gang-raped in a moving car by her husband and his two relatives on late Wednesday evening. The woman was found in an unconscious condition in West Delhi’s Najafgarh area by a passerby, who informed police   More...
Youngster abducts, sexually assaults minor girl
BHOPAL: A teenage girl, who had gone missing earlier this month, had been abducted and sexually assaulted by a youngster. This was revealed when the girl informed her family and subsequently, a complaint was filed with the police against the accused on Tuesday.   More...
Road accidents claim five lives in a day
BHOPAL: A Sagar-based jeweller, who was on his way to Indore with his wife and two sons, and his driver were killed in a road accident at Parvalia on the outskirts of Bhopal. The jeweller’s wife and sons are critical and undergoing treatment.   More...
Father, son throw pregnant minor girl from bridge, burry body in sand
BHOPAL: A youth murdered and buried a 17-year-old girl, who was carrying a seven-month pregnancy, in Khamra village of Chhindwara district. He was assisted in the crime by his father, younger brother and another person.   More...
EOW books Rajasthan MLA’s dead son in Neemuch scam
BHOPAL: The state Economic Offences Wing (EOW) on Thursday booked eight persons including the ‘dead’ son of a Rajasthan MLA in connection with a Rs 3 crore ‘garden’ scam.   More...
Man snatches infant from mother’s breast, bangs her against running train, killed
BHOPAL: A man snatched a six-month-old girl from her mother’s breast and banged her against a running goods train, killing her on the spot at Ganjbasoda in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh.   More...
Swiss woman gang-rape: Cops to count more on scientific evidence than traditional way
BHOPAL: In order to prove the charges against the arrested accused in the March 15 Swiss woman gang-rape case, police said, they would count more on scientific evidence than on traditional methods like identification parade.   More...
Minor girl foils molestation attempt by her teacher
SHAJAPUR (MP): A government primary school teacher on Monday allegedly attempted to molest a class III student of his school on the premises near here, police said on Tuesday. However, the bid of the accused, identified as Babulal, to molest the girl ...   More...
Maharishi school teacher accuses Girish Chandra Verma of rape for 15 years
BHOPAL: A teacher of Maharishi Vidya Mandir Ratanpur, who had earlier alleged sexual harassment against chairman of the group Girish Chandra Verma, went to the Mahila Thana with her husband on Sunday to file an FIR of repeated rape in the same case.   More...
Minor forced into flesh trade, four held
BHOPAL: Promising a job, a 13-year-old girl from Rewa district was allegedly lured by a woman and then forced her into flesh trade. The girl was raped by over half a dozen persons before being finally rescued by police on Thursday.   More...
Five SIMI suspects with 126 crude bombs, revolvers arrested in Madhya Pradesh
BHOPAL: The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Madhya Pradesh on Friday rounded up five persons possessing a huge cache of crude bombs, firearms and some literature.   More...
Swiss tourist gang rape accused remanded to 15 days judicial custody
BHOPAL: Six accused in the alleged rape of a Swiss tourist in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh on March 15 were remanded to judicial custody for 15 days on Tuesday. They were remanded to police custody for a day on Monday ...   More...
Man sentenced to death for raping, killing minor girl
BHOPAL: In a fast-track trial, a man was on Thursday sentenced to death by a local court for raping and killing an eight-year-old girl last month near the state home minister Uma Shankar Gupta’s residence in the state capital.   More...
Woman deposes before SWC against Maharishi Vidya Mandir group chairman
BHOPAL: The woman who had alleged sexual harassment against chairman of Maharishi Vidya Mandir group Girish Chandra Varma appeared before the State Women’s Commission along with her husband at the Bhopal bench on Wednesday.   More...
Woman prosecution officer charges senior with sexual harassment
BHOPAL: A female prosecution officer has levelled allegations about sexual harassment against her senior prosecution officer in Jabalpur district and sessions court.   More...
Woman gang-raped by brothers-in-law
BHOPAL: A 30-year-old married dalit woman was allegedly gang-raped by cousins of her husband in Shivpuri district on Friday afternoon. The incident took place at Fatehpur village, around 12 kilometers from Karera police station.   More...
Berasia MLA’s daughter goes missing
BHOPAL: Vandana Ratnakar, 21year- old daughter of MLA from Berasia constituency Brahmanand Ratnakar, was reported missing on Friday.   More...
Interstate gang helping students cheat in exams busted
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh police on Wednesday busted a five-member interstate gang, including a MBBS student, who helped students taking engineering, medical and PSC examinations to cheat using Bluetooth device, mobile phone and other sophisticated gadgets.   More...
Body of missing man, woman found at farm
BHOPAL: In a suspected case of honour killing, a young man and woman, missing from their houses in Satna district were found dead at a farm with gunshot injuries on Monday.   More...
Youth impersonates as CBI officer arrested
BHOPAL: A 23-year-old youth was arrested after he impersonated as a CBI officer and inspected school examination centres in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.   More...
Man arrested for rape, murder of 8-yr-old niece
BHOPAL: A man was arrested from Piparpani forest in Narsinghpur district on Saturday for allegedly raping and murdering his eight-year-old niece. The girl’s body was found on February 27.   More...
Complaint against Prakash Jha for alleged insult to national flag
BHOPAL: A complaint about insult to national flag and making casteist remarks has been lodged against noted film director Prakash Jha by a local artist. DIG D Sreenivasa Varma confirmed that police were investigating a complaint against Jha.   More...
Woman, her four children found with burns in Bhind
BHOPAL: A 35-year-old woman and her four children were found with burns at their house in Gohad village of Bhind district. The five have been referred to Jayarogya Hospital, Gwalior.   More...
Woman cop threatens rape victim, refuses to register FIR
BHOPAL: A woman who has accused Ashok Singh, the brother of an MLA from the state capital, of raping her, has now alleged that she was abused and hit by a woman police personal at the Mahila police station.   More...
Angry mob sets railway station on fire after two kids mowed down by train
BHOPAL: Infuriated villagers on Tuesday set afire a railway station in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district, after two school children were run over by an express train while they were crossing the railway track for their school.   More...
Girl commits suicide after eve teasing
BHOPAL: A 23-year-old girl, who was subjected to eve teasing by a neighbour committed suicide by hanging herself at her home, police said on Saturday. The incident took place at Chopda Mohalla on Friday when the victim was alone at her home.   More...
Father turned murderer of minor girl
BHOPAL: The city police, on Monday unravelled the mystery of the murder of a minor girl, reported around six months back, with the arrested of the father of the deceased.   More...
Woman raped by husband's friend
BHOPAL: A 30-year-old married woman was allegedly raped at her residence in Kamla Nagar area of the state capital by a man posing as a friend of her husband, police said on Monday.   More...
26-year old man deserts 7 wives, marries eighth one
BHOPAL: Deserting all his earlier wives, a 26-year-old man, resident of Patera Tola village in Shahdol district married for the eighth time. The man, Umendra Prasad Mahra, tied the knot on his eighth wife on February 7.   More...
Auto-rickshaw driver detained on suspicion in the killing of 8-year-old
BHOPAL: Infuriated over the gruesome murder of an eight-year-old girl, found murdered at a desolate spot near state home minister Umashankar Gupta’s residence on Monday, the local residents on Tuesday demonstrated outside the home minister’s house.   More...
North Korean student raped in Bandhavgarh hotel
BHOPAL: A North Korean student, 22, was allegedly raped by the manager of a hotel near Bandhavgarh National Park in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, about 500-km from the state capital on January 14 last.   More...
Copout to curb crimes costs Chaudhary his chair
BHOPAL: Inaction in the growing incidents of crime in the state capital and laxity in maintenance of law and order, finally led to deputy inspector general of police (DIG) Yogesh Chaudhary’s transfer.   More...
Girls missing from Sehore hostel: Child rights panel orders probe
BHOPAL: The State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has ordered an inquiry into the missing of 18 mentally challenged girls at a girls’ hostel in Sehore district.   More...
71-year-old man attempts to rape minor girl, arrested
BHOPAL: A 71-year-old man allegedly attempted rape of a nine-year-old girl in Mandsaur district on Saturday. The accused is a resident of Digaonmali village, 15 km from the district headquarters.   More...
18 pilgrims die, eight suffered injuries in Maihar road accident
BHOPAL: Eighteen pilgrims were killed, 15 on the spot, and eight others suffered injuries when a truck loaded with iron rods, lost control and rammed a jeep at Maihar in Satna district on Monday.   More...
Truck mows down septuagenarian morning walker
BHOPAL: A rashly-driven truck on Thursday crushed a morning walker and the driver jumped out of the moving vehicle which eventually rammed into two shops near Apsara Talkies under Aishbagh police station.   More...
Thieves strike at another temple, make off with goods worth Rs 1.5 lakh
BHOPAL: The miscreants broke open the locks of a Durga temple in Lalghati area and made off with jewellery and valuables worth Rs 1.5 lakh on Saturday night. The thieves had targeting two more temples early this week.   More...
Local BJP leader thrashes town inspector; police deny
BHOPAL: A local leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday evening thrashed the TI of Aishbagh police station, Chandan Singh Surma, the during vehicle inspection near Subhash Nagar railway crossing.   More...
Backbone broken by teachers, 10-yr-old school boy dies of his injuries
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh that has earned the dubious distinction of being a state where crimes against women and children have assumed alarming proportions affirmed it with the death of a 10-year-old boy, Aslam Ansari, whose spine was broken after he was allegedly beaten by his teachers in a school in Betul district.   More...
Youth shot at, set ablaze in Tikamgarh district
BHOPAL: A youth was shot at and later set afire in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.   More...
Brothers kill woman for honour, husband critical
BHOPAL: In the name of honour a 25-year-old woman was brutally murdered by her father, brothers and nephews in a full public view, in a village at Shajapur district of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday night.   More...
Biker killed, six cops hurt in two road accidents
BHOPAL: A man was killed and half-a-dozen policemen suffered injuries in two separate accidents in the city on Tuesday.   More...
No end to suicide! Four more take their own life in city
BHOPAL: Depression, though it has not been officially mentioned by the authorities, has reportedly claimed four lives in the state capital during the past 24 hours.   More...
Two dozen men barged into house, fire in air
BHOPAL: About two dozen forcibly entered a house and fired in air to terrorise the residents over an old dispute in Ram Mandir Colony under Teela Jamalpura area on Tuesday midnight.   More...
Youth dies in bike accident, man run over by train
BHOPAL: A youth died on the spot while two of his friends suffered injuries when a military truck hit their motorbike in Koh-e-Fiza area on Sunday night. The injured have been admitted to hospital and a case has been registered against the driver.   More...
Student engineers abduction plan, friends demand Rs 5-lakh ransom from parents
BHOPAL: An engineering student cooked up a story of his abduction and his friends demanded a ransom of Rs 5 lakh from the family. However, they were exposed after one of the student’s girl-friend spilled the beans to the police.   More...
Abduction story cooked up, school boy had run away on his own
BHOPAL: Mystery shrouds the abduction of a 12-year-old boy, as on Friday, on interrogation it was revealed that the boy had run away on his own, following frequent thrashing and scolding by his parents.   More...
Police forcibly cremate woman’s body, agitators cane-charged
BHOPAL: Police on Thursday cane-charged the agitating farmers in Katni after they refused to cremate the body of Sunia Bai, who set herself on fire on Tuesday over the alleged acquisition of the family’s land. The farmers also threatened to perform her last rites in front of the chief minister\'s residence.   More...
Tribal shot at, house set afire for not giving standing ovation to sarpanch’s brother
BHOPAL: Not giving a standing ovation to the brother of a village sarpanch cost dear to a poor scheduled tribe family in Damoh district on Tuesday night. The goons of the sarpanch severely thrashed the members of family, head of the family was shot at and their house was set afire.   More...
Miscreant dupes woman of Rs 1 lakh from her ATM card
BHOPAL: A miscreant duped a woman of about Rs 1 lakh by offering her help to withdraw cash at an ATM counter in the city. The incident was noticed on November 10. The woman had gone to the ATM to withdraw money for Diwali shopping on November 8.   More...
Rag-picker was killed over petty altercation
BHOPAL: The Hanumanganj police on Thursday lay their hands upon the killer of rag picker Raju Chikna and identified him as Irfan alias Takkan (25).   More...
Burglars strike at will, make off with cash, jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh
BHOPAL: The entire police force in the state capital has failed to hit upon any clue to the burglars who strike at will, while the citizens are spending sleepless nights.   More...
Dogs drag newborn’s body back into hospital as staffers dump it in garbage bin
BHOPAL: In an inhuman incident, the employees of People’s Hospital on Sunday threw the body of a newborn in the garbage dump, where a dog dragged it back on the hospital premises.   More...
Lokayukta sleuths dig out Umesh Gandhi’s properties in Himachal and UP also
BHOPAL: The Lokayukta police on Sunday dug out several documents related to immovable properties purchased by DIG (prisons) Umesh Gandhi in Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, besides Madhya Pradesh.   More...
33000 power theft cases registered in special courts
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Central, Eastern and Western Region Power distribution Companies have filed as many as 33,389 power theft cases in special courts till September last and recovered an amount of Rs 88.97 crore in these cases.   More...
Special court orders to confiscate Rs 7 cr assets of RTO clerk
BHOPAL: The special court of judge Avneendra Singh, under the Madhya Pradesh Special Courts Act 2011, on Thursday, ordered to confiscate assets of a corrupt public servant worth Rs 7 crore, at Indore. This is the first decision taken by a court under the Act.   More...
MPHC squashes petition against Lokayukta closure report on dumber case
BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday quashed a petition challenging the closure report of the state Lokayukta over the dumper case.   More...
Young nursing teacher ends life by hanging self
BHOPAL: A young nursing teacher of a private dental college took her own life by hanging self from the ceiling of her room in Govindpura area on Monday.   More...
More than a dozen suffer injuries as minibus turns turtle
BHOPAL: More than a dozen passengers suffered injuries as the minibus in which they were travelling turned turtle in MP Nagar area on Monday afternoon.   More...
Tension in Khilchipur after two communities clash
BHOPAL: Tension gripped Khilchipur town of Rajgarh district after two communities on Saturday morning clashed over the use of a pond. The violent mob set a few shops and vehicles on fire.   More...
State police gun down four dacoits of Balkhedia inter-state gang
BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh police on Friday morning gunned down four dacoits of the notorious Balkhedia gang in Banka Pahar jungle of Satna district.   More...
Carelessly driven bus falls into ditch, 11 die, 20 injured
BHOPAL: A carelessly driven bus fell into a roadside ditch in Banitha area on NH-75 in Chattarpur district on Thursday afternoon killing 11 persons on the spot and injuring 20.   More...
Cyber crime: Fake profile of Jha on Facebook heaps abuses on Chauhan
BHOPAL: It was an embarrassing situation for the Bharatiya Janata Party state president, Prabhat Jha, on Tuesday to see a fake profile of his on the Facebook that posted defamatory pictures and comments against the state chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and the BJP.   More...
Lokayukta raid unearths property worth crores from suspended EE
BHOPAL: The Gwalior Lokayukta on Monday unearthed property, cash, investments and other valuables worth several crores of rupees from a suspended executive engineer of PHE.   More...
Minor SC girl raped by 40-year-old man
BHOPAL: A 40-year-old man allegedly raped a minor SC girl in Kamla Nagar area two days ago. The accused took the girl on the pretext of arranging a loan for her marriage.   More...
Victim of spurious injection Saloni’s body exhumed for post mortem
BHOPAL: The police on Saturday exhumed the body of the two-year-old Saloni, who died because of the administration of infected injection at Kamla Nehru Hospital two days back, to perform post mortem, on the request of her father.   More...
Multai killing: Former MLA Sunilam, two others get lifer
BHOPAL: A Multai court on Friday awarded life sentence to former MLA Dr Sunilam and two others in connection with a firing incident on January 12, 1998.   More...
Dacoity in Rewa royal museum, antiques worth crores stolen, guard murdered
BHOPAL: Antiques worth crores of rupees were stolen from the Rewa royal museum in Kotwali area on Tuesday night. The miscreants shot the security guard dead before committing the theft.   More...
17 die, 20 suffer injuries in bus-truck collision in Chhatarpur
BHOPAL: As many as 17 persons were killed and 20 others suffered injuries in a head on collision between a bus and a truck in Naugaon area of Chhatarpur district on Tuesday morning.   More...
Railway official died while trying to board moving train
BHOPAL: In a tragic incident, a railway official died after he came under the wheels of a train at Habibganj Railway station on Monday morning. The official’s foot slipped when he was reportedly trying to board a moving train.   More...
BMC water tanker crushes four-year-old boy in front of his mother
BHOPAL: Tragedy struck the city on Sunday when a BMC water tanker crushed a four-year-old boy to death before the eyes of his mother.   More...
Four of a family, another youth found murdered in a car
BHOPAL: Five bodies were found inside a Maruti car near a culvert in Bilkisganj area of Sehore district on Saturday morning. Four of the deceased are from the same family, including two children.   More...
Engineering student ends life; kin blame college management
BHOPAL: An engineering student committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his room in Ashoka Garden area on Thursday night, reportedly after being harassed by his senior students.   More...
Hostel owner holds 56 girls hostage for over 4 hours
BHOPAL: The owners of a girl’s hostel in MP Nagar Zone II area held 56 girls, who were here to take some examination, hostage for over four hours following a tiff over payment.   More...
Acid thrown on optical lens trader, victim suffers serious burns
BHOPAL: Panic gripped the medicine market at Ghoda Nakkhas area when an unidentified person threw acid on an optical lens trader in broad daylight on Friday.   More...
Man shoots at sleeping elder brother; victim critical
BHOPAL: Suspecting illicit relations with his wife, a man on Wednesday shot at his elder brother in the head while he was asleep in Hanumanganj area of the city.   More...
Engineering students abduct classmate, release him after getting Rs 15,000 ransom
BHOPAL: An engineering student was allegedly abducted by his classmates who demanded Rs 50,000 ransom for his release. The student was released after he gave some money to the accused.   More...
Mob breathes fire over rape and murder of 16-yr-old
BHOPAL: An incident of rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl by a 45-year-old motor mechanic sent shockwaves through the state capital on Monday.   More...
Three mobile towers, furniture worth crores gutted
BHOPAL: Property worth crores of rupees was gutted in a fire that erupted at a Hukka Lounge on the terrace of Nirupam Shopping Mall in Bagh Sevania area on Saturday.   More...
Bag with Rs 1.8 lakh lifted from jewellery shop
BHOPAL: Unidentified thieves on Wednesday lifted a bag containing cash Rs 1.80 lakh from a jewellery shop under Jehangirabad police station area.   More...
Court sends Mukhtar to judicial custody, rejects cops’demand for further remand
BHOPAL: The district court on Tuesday sent notorious criminal Mukhtar Malik and his two henchmen to judicial custody. The court rejected the Jehangirabad police’s demand for four days’ extended remand of the accused.   More...
Two persons die in road accidents
BHOPAL: Two persons died in two separate road accidents in the city during the last 24 hours. In the first incident, a resident of Manakund village, Lal Singh died after his motorcycle skidded in Berasia area on Sunday.   More...
Loot in special train; passengers demonstrate at Habibganj Railway station
BHOPAL: Passengers of a special train, who were under the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) package tour to Nepal, were looted between Satna and Manikpur Railway stations on Sunday. The passengers were returning to Bhopal.   More...
RKDF engineering student drowns in Betwa river
BHOPAL: An engineering student drowned in the Betwa river on Saturday. He had gone for a picnic with his friends and went into the deep waters while taking bath.   More...
CRPF head constable shoots self
BHOPAL: A CRPF head constable late on Thursday night shot himself thrice with his service gun in Misrod area. The exact reasons behind the suicide are still not known. Primary investigations revealed that the constable was in depression over some family problem.   More...
On seeing a bloody clash, tea shop owner dies of heart attack
BHOPAL: A tea shop owner died of heart attack after witnessing a bloody clash which has taken place between some auto drivers and students of a college in Ratibarh area on Wednesday morning.   More...
Teenage boy killed, two others hurt as bus hits bike
BHOPAL: A teenaged boy was killed, while two of his friends suffered injuries, when the motorcycle on which they were travelling was hit by a rashly-driven bus from behind in Shahjehanabad area on Tuesday.   More...
Five teenage boys drown in Halali river
BHOPAL: Five children, who went to take bath on Sunday, were drowned in the swirling Halali river under Gunga police station area. The bodies of four children were fished out in the evening.   More...
Fugitive gangster Mukhtar Malik, six others arrested
BHOPAL: The Jehangirabad police on Friday arrested fugitive gangster Mukhtar Malik and six of his henchmen in different cases registered against them.   More...
Wife turned to be murderer of man
BHOPAL: Wife turned to be the murderer of a man in Bilkhiriya area. Earlier it was believed that the man was killed by some petrol pump employees. The police arrested the accused wife on Thursday.   More...
Pardis storm into CBI office, accuse the agency of protecting criminals
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Fuel checking drive: three buses running on kerosene seized
BHOPAL: The food and civil supplies department on Tuesday seized three buses running on adulterated fuel during a checking drive of the buses in Khajuri area on Tuesday.   More...
Eve Miracles dacoity: 10 sentenced to 3 yrs’ RI
BHOPAL: A local court on Monday convicted all the ten accused in the case of dacoity in Eve Miracles Jewels Pvt Ltd located at MLA Quarters in Bhopal. The docoity was committed on October 12, 2010.   More...
Minor girl ends life after failing to get scooty from parents
BHOPAL: A 13-year-old girl committed suicide, reportedly after a tiff with her parents over buying a scooty. The incident took place in Kamala Nagar area on Saturday. The girl is the step sister of an absconding criminal wanted by the police in a murder case.   More...
Woman, girl succumb to burns
BHOPAL: A woman and a girl succumbed to burns at Hamidia Hospital on Friday. They had suffered serious burns in two separate incidents a few days back.   More...
Posing as Railway official man-son duo dupes youth of Rs 1.45 lakh
BHOPAL: A man posing as railway official and his son duped a youth of Rs 1.45 lakh in the name of providing him a job in railways. The Koh-e-Fiza police have registered a case against the man-son duo.   More...
14-year-old boy goes missing from Sant Asaram’s Ashram
BHOPAL: A 14-year-old boy went missing from Sant Asaram’s Ashram in Gandhi Nagar area on August 31. The boy had come to the Ashram with his parents to take admission there.   More...
Youth stabbed over love affair
BHOPAL: A youth was stabbed over a love affair in Talaiya area on Sunday. The assault was carried out by a jilted lover, who is currently on the run.   More...
Municipality sub-engineer owns crores worth properties
BHOPAL: A sub-engineer posted at Sagar Municipal Corporation has amassed a fortune worth crores of rupees, disproportionate to his known sources of income.   More...
Man accuses wife, paramour of harassment
BHOPAL: A BSNL employee on Wednesday, in a written and signed statement accused his wife and her paramour of threatening him.   More...
Police chase warring MVM students
BHOPAL: A scuffle over organising a freshers’ party between some students of Motilal Vigyan Mahavidyalaya (MVM) led to a ruckus on the college premises on Wednesday.   More...
Bhopal gas tragedy: CBI plea for enhancement of punishment dismissed
BHOPAL: The district judge, Sushma Khosla, on Tuesday dismissed the CBI revision petition filed for enhancement of punishment for Bhopal gas tragedy accused.   More...
Young woman’s body found in city hotel room
BHOPAL: The body of a young woman was found in a hotel room in MP Nagar area under mysterious circumstances on Saturday night. The girl was staying at the hotel for a few days.   More...
Shehla murder: Zahida’s husband, daughters say good-bye to Bhopal
BHOPAL: To avoid embarrassment and insult brought by the main accused in Shehla Masood murder case, Zahida Parvez, her husband Asad Parvez and daughters have left their ancestral city.   More...
Abduction: Laughter challenge fame Kuldeep, Vinay sent on judicial remand
BHOPAL: Laughter challenge fame Kuldeep Dubey and Vinay Singh, accused of abduction of Sanjay Saxena were sent on 14 days judicial remand to jail on Friday.   More...
169 traffic rules violators booked
BHOPAL: The traffic police on Wednesday booked 169 people for violation of traffic rules and slapped a penalty of Rs 440 on each of them.   More...
Armed men burgle house, make away with jewellery, cash worth Rs 55,000
BHOPAL: Armed men broke into a house and took away a suitcase containing jewellery and cash worth Rs 55,000 in Khajuri after injuring the owner on Monday morning. However police have registered a case of burglary and started investigation.   More...
Vaccines claim lives of three kids
BHOPAL: Three kids lost their lives after being administered vaccines at an Anganwadi centre in Ashok Nagar district on Sunday.   More...
GRP arrests arms smuggler, five guns seized
BHOPAL: The Government Railway Police on Thursday night arrested an arms smuggler and seized five country-made guns from his possession in the city railway station.   More...
Auto driver’s murder cracked: Wife, paramours had killed him
BHOPAL: The auto driver, whose body was found in Nishatpura area on Friday, was strangled by his wife and her two paramours. The body was later dumped in his auto near a mall.   More...
Murder attempt: Miscreants shoots at Congress MLA from Gohad Ranveer Jatav
BHOPAL: Unidentified persons on Sunday night shot at Congress MLA from Gohad, Ranveer Jatav. He was returning to Bhind town from Gohad.   More...
Man arrested for raping, beating up girl
BHOPAL: The Kolar police on Sunday arrested a person for allegedly raping and roughing up a 21-year-old girl. The accused also threatened the girl with dire consequences. The incident took place on Saturday.   More...
Dacoity in Saket Nagar: four armed men walk away with Mangalsutra, service gun of ranger
BHOPAL: A forest ranger and his wife posted a stiff resistance to four armed miscreants who barged into their house at Saket Nagar in the wee hours on Saturday.   More...
Mystery shrouds mechanic’s death in water tank at service station
BHOPAL: A mechanic drowned in a water tank at a car service centre under mysterious circumstances on Friday. The mechanic reportedly fell down into the tank after he had a fit. The police registered the case and sent the body for post mortem examination.   More...
Two children, granny die, dozen injured in boundary wall collapse
BHOPAL: Three people were killed and a dozen others suffered injuries as the boundary wall of Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) collapsed on the adjacent slums in Durga Nagar locality of the capital city on Tuesday morning.   More...
Wife, paramour kill farmer; 12-year-old boy witnesses against mother
BHOPAL: The Berasia police on Sunday unravelled the gruesome murder of farmer, who was murdered by his wife and her paramour and later cooked up a story of loot and murder by four miscreants to mislead the police.   More...
Failed in examination, class 8 students ends life
BHOPAL: Having failed in the examination, a Class 8 student committed suicide in Aishbagh area on Friday morning.   More...
Police prevail over ministers, party men
BHOPAL: The law and order situation in Madhya Pradesh is not satisfactory as it has become the leading state in the country as far as crime is concerned. The police are, it appears, dominating the ministers of state government and BJP leaders.   More...
Man batters wife to death
BHOPAL: A person battered his wife to death over a minor scuffle in Bairagarh area on Monday. The couple had a scuffle over consuming excess alcohol by the accused.   More...
Police cracks blind murder case; Man and wife arrested
BHOPAL: The police on Tuesday claimed to have solved the blind murder of Jamuna Prasad Kushwaha, whose body was found stuffed in a sack at bypass Tiraha in Misrod area few days back. Kushwaha was murdered over illicit relations with a woman   More...
Half-burnt body of man found in forest
BHOPAL: Half-burnt body of an unidentified man was found in Berasia area on Saturday morning. Police suspect that the man was murdered and then the body burnt by the killers to destroy his identity.   More...
Looters hold bank manager hostage in his house
BHOPAL: Barely two days after the incident of dacoity at an LIC assistant manager’s house in Misrod, a bank manager was held hostage in his house at Gandhi Nagar area by two miscreants who tried to make with cash and valuables.   More...
Dacoits strike at LIC officer’s house, made off with booty worth lakhs
BHOPAL: Around a dozen dacoits struck at the house of an officer working with LIC of India in Misrod area in the wee hours of Thursday and made away with cash and jewellery worth lakhs of rupees.   More...
Criminal threatens MLA with life, demands Rs 20 lakh from him
BHOPAL: A notorious criminal, through a letter written on Tuesday, threatened MLA from Kotma in Anuppur district Dilip Jaiswal with life and demanded Rs 20 lakh from him. The MLA has lodged an FIR on the basis of the letter against the accused.   More...
Businessman commits suicide, reason unknown
BHOPAL: A businessman on Tuesday committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling of his house at Shahpura area. According to sources, Hari Singh, 40, was found hanging from the ceiling of his house in Shahpura area on Tuesday morning.   More...
Tension in City, five injured in group clash
BHOPAL: At least five persons suffered injuries in a group clash following throwing of stones at a religious place in Shahjehanbad area on Monday evening.   More...
Medical store owners assaulted, looted
BHOPAL: Half a dozen miscreants assaulted two medical store owners and looted cash and jewellery from them in Hanumanganj area on Friday late night. The injured were brothers and were returning home after closing the medical store.   More...
Man stabbed by brothers; serious
BHOPAL: A man was seriously injured after being stabbed by his own brothers in Tila Jamalpura area over a minor dispute on Thursday evening. The injured was admitted to Hamidia Hospital where his condition is reportedly serious.   More...
Girl student bunks school; play fake abduction drama
BHOPAL: An attempt to kidnap a minor girl, student of a reputed school, created sensation in Misrod area of the state capital on Thursday.   More...
NLIU student dies under mysterious circumstances
BHOPAL: A student of National Law Institute University died under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday.   More...
Rape charge against collector’s PA: Probe officer declines comment
BHOPAL: Refusing to make any comment regarding the rape charges levelled against Vinod Soni, PA to collector, SDM Vrindavan Singh said, “Investigation is being carried on. When I submit the report to Collector, I will make a comment in the media."   More...
Attempt to suicide: youth injures self with blade in CJM court
BHOPAL: Alleging that the police had framed him in a fake case of vehicle lifting, a youth injured himself with a blade in an attempt to commit suicide at the district court on Monday evening.   More...
Police officer found dead at residence, MANIT student crushed by dumper
BHOPAL: A deputy superintendent of police was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his residence in Piplani area on Monday. He reportedly used to consume excess alcohol and was living alone for some time.   More...
Seven city youths meet their watery grave in Sehatganj dam
BHOPAL: Seven youths of the State capital on Sunday met their watery grave at Sehatganj dam in Raisen district. They had gone there for a picnic and entered the dam to have a dip.   More...
Sorcerer rapes a girl, marries her sister by fraud
BHOPAL: A sorcerer allegedly ruined the family of a BHEL employee, raped a girl and married another of the family by fraud, besides exploiting them financially.   More...
Tension in city after group clash
BHOPAL: Tension gripped the Tila Jamalpura area on Friday following a clash that took place on Thursday night between two communities reportedly over playing cricket. At least six people were injured in the clash.   More...
Tractor dealer frames fake loot case against employees
BHOPAL: A tractor showroom owner on Wednesday tried to frame a fake loot case of Rs 5 lakh against his own employees. The incident took place under Nishatpura police area.   More...
Two minor girls drown in water-filled stone quarry
BHOPAL: Two girls aged nine and eleven of a family drowned in a rain-water filled stone quarry dug by a construction company in Parvalia area on Thursday.   More...
Suspecting infidelity, man slits throat of his wife of 23 years
BHOPAL: Suspecting infidelity, a man slit the throat of his wife of 23 years in Ashoka Garden area of the State capital late on Sunday night.   More...
Trader’s house burgled, booty worth Rs 3 lakh taken away
BHOPAL: Miscreants broke into the house of a businessman and took away booty worth about Rs 3 lakh. Police have registered a loss of Rs 80,000 in the incident and started investigation.   More...
IT sleuths analyse documents of Sharma-Suryavanshi
BHOPAL: The scanning of the documents recovered in the raids on builder Dilip Suryavanshi and mining barron Sudhir Sharma by the Income Tax (IT) department is going on.   More...
Cop shoots self in Tikamgarh district
BHOPAL: A police constable committed suicide in Jatara area of Tikamgarh district on early Saturday morning. Police have registered a case and sent the body for post-mortem examination.   More...
800 gm gold jewellery seized from Suryavanshi’s close associate
BHOPAL: The IT sleuths on Friday seized around 800 gm gold jewellery from a bank locker of Ravindra Jain, a close associate of businessman Dilip Suryavanshi, at SBI Rajgarh branch.   More...
Abduction of school principal: CNI Bishop appears in police station
BHOPAL: The MP Nagar police on Friday recorded the statement of PC Singh, the Bishop of Church of North India (CNI), Jabalpur diocese in connection with the abduction of Ladley Mathew, the principal of Christ Church Boys School, Jabalpur.   More...
Harish concealed his identity while purchasing property
BHOPAL: The probe initiated against Harish Singh, the personal secretary to chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, by the income tax department is making shocking revelations.   More...
IT sleuths seize 2.5 kg gold, diamond jewellery from two lockers
BHOPAL: The Income Tax (IT) department officials, as part of their raids on businessmen Dilip Suryavanshi and Sudhir Sharma, on Wednesday opened two lockers at Indore that unearthed two and a half kilograms of gold and diamond jewellery.   More...
PWD executive engineer caught taking Rs 50,000 bribe
BHOPAL: The Lokayukta police on Wednesday caught red-handed an executive engineer of Electrical and Mechanical branch of the Public Works Department (PWD) in Bhopal while taking Rs 50,000 as bribe.   More...
Cong: Suryavanshi director’s wife allowed to empty lockers
BHOPAL: The state Congress has lodged a complaint against branch manager of Punjab National Bank Habibganj branch for allowing Seema Singh, wife of Bharat Singh to remain inside the bank for two hours after bank hours to facilitate her to take away the undisclosed money and important documents kept in the locker of her husband.   More...
College student raped by friend
BHOPAL: A 19-year-old college student was allegedly raped by her friend at her room in Professor Colony.   More...
In-laws booked for dowry harassment
BHOPAL: A woman has registered a case of dowry harassment against her in-laws with Mahila police thana. Police have started investigation.   More...
Mehta submits details of seized cash to IT officers
BHOPAL: Chartered Account Sanjay Mehta, from whose locker the Income Tax officers had recovered Rs 44 lakh cash, on Monday claimed that he has given the detailed account of the cash to the IT officials.   More...
Woman factory worker takes her own life
BHOPAL: A woman factory worker took her own life by hanging herself in her room on Monday in Piplani area.   More...
Elderly farmer falls to death from hospital building
BHOPAL: An elderly farmer died after he fell down under mysterious circumstances from the fourth floor of JK Hospital in Kolar area in the wee hours on Monday.   More...
Body of PWD employee found hanging at bus stop
BHOPAL: Under mysterious circumstances the body of a PWD employee was found hanging on a bus stop in Nishatpura area on Monday morning.   More...
High-value thefts: Police groping in the dark for clues
BHOPAL: The CCTV footages proved to be of no help in connection with the theft at AMK Computers leaving the MP Nagar police clueless about the burglars.   More...
Laptops worth Rs 20 lakh stolen from showroom
BHOPAL: The thieves made off with 32 laptops worth around Rs 20 lakh after breaking the shutters of an electronic goods showroom in MP Nagar Zone II area on Thursday night.   More...
EOW attaches assets of absconding accused in wheat scam
BHOPAL: The Economic Offences Wing ( EOW) has started the process of attaching properties of absconding accused in wheat scam Rajnikant Vyas, Raj Kumar Agarwal and Sanjay Sahu.   More...
Six killed in jeep-truck collision in Datia
BHOPAL: Six persons were killed on the spot in a head on collision between a Bolero jeep and a truck-trailer in Goraghat in Datia district on Friday morning.   More...
IT officials recover Rs 45 lakh cash from lockers
BHOPAL: The Income Tax official on Friday recovered nearly Rs 45 lakh cash, foreign currency including 500 euros, two kg gold and diamond jewellery   More...
FIR lodged against man for making threatening call to Uma
BHOPAL: Police on Friday registered an FIR against a man for allegedly making threatening phone calls to senior BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti   More...
US IT company Collabra eager for its set-up at Indore
BHOPAL: Famous American company Collabra is eager to establish a good set-up at Indore.   More...
Power supply to rural areas is govt priority, says power minister
REWA: Power supply to rural areas on a par with urban areas was the priority of the State Government, said Minister of State for Energy Rajendra Shukla.   More...
CS discusses development of Singrauli
SINGRAULI: Chief Secretary R. Parasuram held in-depth discussion with local administrative officers at Singrauli on Tuesday about development of the district.   More...
Immense possibilities of pomegranate farming in MP
BHOPAL: There are immense possibilities of pomegranate cultivation in Nimar and Vindhya regions of the state.   More...
Send children to school regularly, minister tells villagers
BHOPAL: Public Health & Family Welfare Minister Dr Narottam Mishra, while interacting with the villagers in Datia district today gave a patient hearing to their problems and instructed the accompanying officers to redress the problems of the villagers immediately.   More...
MNREGA contractual workers will be free from other charges
BHOPAL: Instructions have been given to Zila Panchayat CEOs not to entrust any other charge to managerial and technical staff posted on contract basis from MNREGA administrative head for smooth implementation of the scheme.   More...
No fund allocation under MNREGA without 70 pc MIS
BHOPAL: Principal Secretary Panchayats & Rural Development Aruna Sharma has informed that as per fresh directives of the Union government, fund allocation under MNREGA would not be made without posting entry of 70 percent utilisation of funds allocated earlier on the Centre’s website.   More...

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