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  • Shia LaBeouf blames method acting for erratic behaviour Yesterday

    London: Actor Shia LaBeouf says he likes to get into skin of his on-screen character which proves troublesome in real life. LaBeouf clashed with Alec Baldwin on the set of Broadway production 'Orphans'. The actor, however, said he was simply preparing for his role and did not hurt him intentionally,...
  • British-Iranian woman jailed for attending men's volleyball and asking for women to be able to go to volleyball matches, awaits trial 5 days ago

    A British-Iranian woman was arrested in Tehran for attending a men's volleyball game and asking for women to be able to go to such matches. An Amnesty International, UK, petition, being widely shared on social media stated that Ghoncheh Ghavami was imprisoned in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison just for asking...
  • Dhaula Kuan gangrape: All five accused held guilty 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi sessions court on Tuesday held all the five men accused of abducting and raping a 30-year call center employee in Delhi's Dhaula Kuan guilty. Sentencing of the convicts will be held on October 17. Shamshad alias Khutkan, Usman alias Kale, Shahid alias Chhota Billi, Iqbal alias...
  • Burdwan blast: Six youths held in Assam October 10, 2014

    Guwahati: The Special Branch of Assam police has arrested six youths from Barpeta district in connection with the October 2 blast at Burdwan in West Bengal. Two terrorists were killed and one was injured in the blast which occurred in a house in Khagragarh area of Burdwan. West Bengal Police later arrested...
  • Burdwan blast: NIA files FIR, 2 more arrested October 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency has filed an FIR in the Burdwan blast case. The agency has filed a case under sections of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. Authorities are also probing links with terror modules in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh government has sought details of the blast case. Meanwhile two...
  • Man held for sitting in police officer's chair, donning cap October 10, 2014

    Dehradun: A man engaged in mining activity was arrested after he got himself photographed at a police post in Dehradun sitting in the chair of a sub-inspector and wearing his cap in the presence of a constable on duty. Amir Khan was arrested on charges of committing a criminal offence by...
  • Delhi: Woman raped for years, rescued; accused nabbed October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A woman who was raped by her landlord for three years and forced into sex trade, was rescued by her two friends from her rented house here, police said on Monday. The accused has been arrested. The woman, 21, was rescued Sunday from a house in Vasant Vihar in...
  • 12 Narmada project affected people arrested for suicide bid October 6, 2014

    Vadodara: Twelve persons, affected by the Narmada Dam project, tried to commit suicide by jumping into the Narmada canal near Naswadi village in the district, but they were pulled out and arrested, police said. Demanding jobs and land against their ancestral lands which they were forced to give for the Narmada...
  • West Bengal: Two more arrested in connection with Burdwan blast October 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Two more people have been arrested in connection with the Burdwan blast case where some suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists were killed while allegedly trying to make an IED at Trinamool Congress leader Nurul Hasan Choudhury's residence. The two widows of the suspected militants have also been detained along with...
  • Dilip Kumar: I was arrested and put in Yerwada jail for an anti-British speech I gave at the Air Force canteen in Pune October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was once arrested by police for his 'anti-British' views and spent a night on hunger-strike along with other 'Gandhiwalas' lodged in a prison cell. In his recent autobiography 'Dilip Kumar: The Substance and Shadow', the legendary actor recounts how his patriotic eloquence met a...
  • Gujarat: Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested September 30, 2014

    Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Anti-Corruption Bureau on Tuesday arrested suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma. Sharma, who made headlines back in 2013 when he spoke up against Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was then the Gujarat Chief Minister and his aide Amit Shah for their alleged role in the snoopgate scandal, has...
  • Jayalalithaa to move Karnataka High Court seeking bail, stay on conviction in DA case September 28, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa who has been jailed for four years after a special court convicted her in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case will move Karnataka High Court on Monday seeking bail, said her advocate B Kumar. The AIADMK chief, who has bee fined Rs 100...
  • Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa's successor as CM likely to be decided today, say sources September 28, 2014

    Chennai: Legislators of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam are likely to decide on the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister as they meet in Chennai on Sunday evening, say sources. A day after their party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted and sentenced in the Rs 66.65...
  • Step up security: MHA to Tamil Nadu government September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With violence breaking out in a number of places across Tamil Nadu following the arrest of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, the Home Ministry issued an advisory to the state government to enhance security to maintain law and order. The Centre has also...
  • Odisha chit fund scam: Former Odisha Advocate General Ashok Mohanty arrested September 22, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The former Odisha Advocate General Ashok Mohanty has been arrested in connection with the Rs 20,000 chit fund scam. Mohanty was first interrogated by the CBI on September 13. He had stepped down from office after the CBI had summoned him in the case earlier this year. According to sources,...
  • Seven Indian nationals arrested in Sri Lanka for overstaying September 21, 2014

    Colombo: Seven Indian nationals have been arrested by Lankan police for allegedly overstaying and their involvement in illegal trade in the country, according to a media report. All seven of them, between the age of 2365, have exceeded their visa tenure, violated immigration laws and engaged in illegal trade in Kalmunai,...
  • Hyderabad: Woman arrested for trying to sell 15dayold daughter September 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three women and a man were arrested for allegedly trying to sell a newborn baby girl in Bansilalpet area in Hyderabad, police said. The 15dayold baby girl was rescued and handed over to the Child Welfare Department. According to Gandhi Nagar police, Venkatlakshmi, the girl's mother, was in need of money,...
  • CBI grills BJD MLA in connection with Odisha chit fund scam September 16, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday grilled Biju Janata Dal MLA Pravat Tripathy in connection with the Rs 20,000 crore Odisha chit fund scam. CBI sleuths had raided his house in August. Tripathy was alleged to have links with the prime accused of chit fund scam. So far,...
  • Two high profile arrests in Odisha chit fund scam September 14, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Sunday made two high profile arrests in the Rs 20,000 crore chit fund scam in Odisha. CBI sleuths arrested Madhu Mohanty, the owner of an Odia newspaper and Manoj Das, who owns a local news channel. Names of several BJD leaders including those linked to...
  • Arrest of ISI spies have created panic among people: M Karunanidhi September 14, 2014

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi said the arrest of ISI spies and their activities in Tamil Nadu has created panic among people and asked why no arrests have been made in connection with the May 1 twin bomb blasts in a train at the Central Railway Station in which a...
  • Delhi: Two youths arrested for duping buyers September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Two youths, who used to allegedly dupe gullible buyers by posting online ads of highend smartphones at throwaway prices and then handed them cheap duplicates have been arrested, police said. The two accused, identified as Harpreet Singh (21) and Sahil (21) were arrested by the staff of Outer district....
  • Japan pushes North Korea to resolve abductions September 13, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan's prime minister turned up the pressure on North Korea on Saturday to answer questions over the fate of possibly hundreds of Japanese citizens believed to have been abducted by the North's agents in the 1970s and '80s. Shinzo Abe told a rally in Tokyo that he will not back...
  • Pakistan teenage activist Malala's attackers arrested: Army September 12, 2014

    Islamabad: The 10 Taliban militants who tried to kill Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousufzai for her outspoken views on girls' education in the country's troubled northwest in 2012 have been arrested, the army announced in Friday. Malala, then 15, was shot in her head by TehreekeTaliban Pakistan (TTP) gunmen in October...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests Assamese singer Sadananda Gogoi September 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested Assamese singer Sadananda Gogoi in connection with the Saradha scam. CBI spokesperson Kanchan Prasad said in Delhi that Gogoi has been arrested in Kolkata on the allegations of "conspiracy and misappropriation of funds" and he will be produced in Alipore court tomorrow. Gogoi was...
  • 53 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy September 11, 2014

    Rameswaram: Fiftythree fishermen, including 30 from this coastal town, were arrested by the Sri Lankan naval personnel off Talaimannar and Jaffna early on Thursday morning, Fisheries Association officials said. The first batch of 30 fishermen were arrested and their six boats seized off Talaimannar and later taken to Talaimannar district in...
  • Who is Shweta Basu Prasad? September 6, 2014

    She played key roles in films like 'Makdee' and 'Iqbaal'- both were critically appreciated. For her performance in the 2002 film Makdee, she won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist. Born to a Bengali mother and Bihari father, Shweta was exposed to the glamour world from an young age. The actress also played Sakshi Tanwar's daughter Shruti in Ekta Kapoor's popular daily soap 'Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki'.
  • Indian Mujahideen suspect arrested from Saharanpur September 6, 2014

    Saharanpur: An Indian Mujahideen operative, who was allegedly involved in several terror attacks including the 2010 Jama Masjid blasts was on Friday arrested from western Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur. Ejaz Sheikh, from Pune, was arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell in a joint operation with security agencies. "IM operative Ejaz Sheikh has...
  • One held with heroin worth Rs 80 lakh September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A 32yearold man has been arrested with 300 gm of heroin valued at Rs 80 lakh in the international market, police said on Friday. Mohammad Arif was arrested on Wednesday near Vijay Ghat in central Delhi where he went to supply the drug to his contact. Arif, who hails from...
  • Two police officials arrested for extortion in New Delhi September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A woman subinspector and a constable have been arrested for extorting money from a Punjabbased businessman after threatening to trap him in the sex trade, Delhi Police said on Wednesday. Subinspector Vandana and constable Hans Kumar were taken into custody after a complaint was lodged against them two days...
  • Nagpur: 8yearold kidnapped boy dead, 2 arrested September 3, 2014

    Nagpur: An eightyearold boy named Yug Chandak, who went missing two days ago, was found dead in a drain in Nagpur on Wednesday. The body was recovered with severe head injuries and two accused in the case have been arrested, but not before angry locals protested outside a local police...