Crime

BIHAR: 11 MINORS TRAFFICKED FROM BENGAL RESCUED AFTER RAID ON DANCE TROUPE

Police in Bihar’s West Champaran district arrested two persons and rescued ten minor girls and a boy in a raid on Sunday on a local dance troupe that had forcefully employed the minors, who had been trafficked from West Bengal, police said.... Read more

KERALA MODEL GANG-RAPED IN KOCHI, ONE ARRESTED

Kerala police on Monday arrested a man and is on the lookout for three others, including a woman, in connection with a gang-rape case of a 25-year-old model in Kochi. A senior police officer of the port city said the accused were suspected to be part of a well-knit racket that produced porn and sold them to various adult sites.... Read more

LUCKNOW : POLICE LATHI-CHARGE ON TEACHERS PROTESTING OVER JOB IRREGULARITIES; VARUN, PRIYANKA, RAHUL, AKHILESH CONDEMNS POLICE ACTION

Lucknow police on Saturday evening broke up a group of peaceful protesters using lathicharge for holding a candlelight march over the alleged irregularities in the 2019 Uttar Pradesh teachers' entrance test by recruiting 69,000 assistant teachers. Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and their cousin Varun Gandhi, a BJP MP from Pilibhit have hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government. ... Read more

RAHUL GANDHI ON CIVILIAN KILLING IN NAGALAND : “WHAT EXACTLY IS HOME MINISTRY DOING?”

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the incident of civilian killing in Nagaland during an Army operation in heart-wrenching. The government must give a real reply, the Congress leader said. "What exactly is the home ministry doing when neither civilians nor security personnel are safe in our own land?" Rahul Gandhi tweeted.... Read more

NAGALAND: ATLEAST 12 CIVILIANS KILLED IN ARMY OPERATION

Nagaland continues to be tense on Sunday over the killing of at least a dozen civilians late Saturday in firing by security forces in Tiru-Oting area under Mon district on suspicion of them being militants, people aware of the development said.... Read more

AMIT SHAH TWEETS “ANGUISHED” OVER CIVILIAN KILLINGS IN NAGALAND

"Anguished over an unfortunate incident in Nagaland’s Oting, Mon. I express my deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives. A high-level SIT constituted by the State govt will thoroughly probe this incident to ensure justice to the bereaved families," the home minister tweeted.... Read more

ASSAM RIFLES ARMY OPERATION IN NAGALAND CAUSES LOSS OF CIVILIAN LIVES; COURT PROBING DEATH OF CIVILIANS

The Assam Rifles on Sunday expressed regrets over the incident of civilian killing in an Army operation in Nagaland and said the cause of the loss of lives is being probed by a court of inquiry at the highest level, news agency ANI said. Appropriate action will be taken, the Army said,  as reported by PTI.... Read more

KASGANJ CUSTODIAL DEATH: FAMILY MEMBERS REJECT CLAIM OF SUICIDE

The family member of Althaf, the 22 year old youth who was found dead in the police custody in the Kasganj police station in Uttar Pradesh has rejected the claims of suicide and demanded justice and punishment for those responsible for their son’s death.... Read more

IIT GRADUATE BEHIND RAPE THREATS ON VIRAT KOHLI’S DAUGHTER

After days of investigation, a young man was arrested over rape threats on Twitter against cricketer Virat Kohli’s nine-month-old baby. The man was found to be an IIT Hyderabad Graduate, with a history of participating in posting online trolls by using fake accounts, said the police.... Read more

MUSLIM YOUTH FOUND DEAD IN UP POLICE STATION, 5 OFFICERS SUSPENDED

A 22 year old Muslim youth who was detained over a minor gone missing was found hanging in the Kotwali Police Station in Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.... Read more

RAFALE SCAM: MEDIAPART’S EXPOSÉ IGNITES NEW TENSION BETWEEN CONGRESS AND BJP

After the French media house Mediapart revealed some new information regarding the Rafale scam, both the Congress and the BJP have exchanged heated statements lashing out at each other.... Read more

CRPF JAWAN KILLS 4 COLLEAGUES WITH AK-47 IN CAMP 

In a fear driving incident, four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers were shot dead and three were injured when their colleague opened fire at them in the camp where they were residing.... Read more

SC EXPRESSES DISSATISFACTION IN LAKHIMPUR INVESTIGATION, SUGGESTS EX-HC JUDGE TO MONITOR PROBE

The Supreme Court on Monday had a hearing of the Lakhimpur Kheri matter in which it expressed dissatisfaction in the Uttar Pradesh government’s investigation. The court proposed to appoint a retired High Court Judge to monitor the probe till the charge sheet is filed.... Read more

UPHAAR FIRE TRAGEDY: DELHI HC SENTENCES SUSHIL AND GOPAL ANSAL FOR 7 YEARS IN PRISON

The Delhi High Court gave its verdict on the case related to tampering of evidence in the tragic case in which the Ansals were convicted and sentenced to 2 years in jail by the SC.... Read more

SWAPNA SURESH, ARRESTED IN GOLD SMUGGLING SCANDAL, RELEASED ON BAIL

Swapna Suresh, the second accused in the gold smuggling case was released on bail from the Trivandrum Jail. She was let out of prison on Sunday after 16 months in prison.... Read more

LAKHIMPUR KHERI KILLINGS : FOUR MORE ARRESTED, ACCUSED AJAY MISHRA BLAMES LOCAL POLICE

The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested four more people in relation to the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, making the total number of arrests 10. Eight individuals, including four farmers, one journalist, and three  BJP workers were killed in the violence that went down on 3 October.... Read more

YUVRAJ SINGH ARRESTED OVER CASTEIST REMARK, GRANTED INTERIM BAIL

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh was arrested over a casteist remark by Hansi police on Saturday. The complainant stated that the cricketer had used a casteist slur against cricketer Yuzvendra Chahal during an instagram live session.... Read more

ACTOR YUVIKA CHAUDHARY CHARGED UNDER SC-ST ACT

Bollywood actor and model Yuvika Chaudhary was arrested on Monday by Haryana police for allegedly making offensive remarks against Schedule Castes on her social media platform. The actor was later released on interim bail after an order was released by the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The arrest was confirmed by Hansi Superintendent of Police, Nitika Gahlaut.... Read more

ARYAN KHAN IS NOW NO. 956, SRK SENDS RS. 4500

Due to the persisting covid situation, visitors are not allowed in prison. Citing this reason, Bombay High Court allowed the provision of video calling to close ones or relatives twice a week. Aryan Khan who stays at Arthur road jail has apparently spoken to his family once, since he got there.... Read more

KERALA MAN WHO KILLED WIFE USING COBRA GETS DOUBLE LIFE IMPRISONMENT

Kollam Sessions Court on Wednesday pronounced 17 years in jail and additional double imprisonment for Suraj, who killed his wife Uthara using a venomous cobra. The verdict was arrived at considering the case as the rarest of the rare.... Read more