Arrests

  • Gujarat: Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 15, 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...
  • Jayalalithaa writes to Modi over frequent arrests of fishermen by Lankan Navy September 3, 2014

    Chennai: Expressing concern over the "alarmingly" increasing frequencies of arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Centre's immediate intervention to resolve the issue. Colombo's "inhumane and cruel strategy" of not releasing the boats of Indian...
  • VisvaBharati ragging: Accused students arrested August 30, 2014

    Shantiniketan: All three students, accused of ragging and sexually harassing a girl student in the prestigious VisvaBharati University, were on Saturday arrested by the West Bengal police. The accused were absconding ever since the incident came to light. The university had registered a complaint with the police earlier in the day. The...
  • 25 Indian workers arrested in Kuwait on murder charges August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Reportedly, 25 Indians in Kuwait have been arrested on murder charges on Friday. The External Affairs Ministry has reacted to the situation stating that India's Mission has taken up problems with Kuwaiti authorities and will soon provide necessary assistance. The ministry has also said that all Indians in...
  • Alleged forced conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband denies charge, says he's a Sikh August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The husband and motherinlaw of national level shooter Tara Sahdev were arrested in New Delhi on Tuesday night. Tara's husband Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan has now denied all charges saying he belongs to a Sikh family. He was produced at a court in Dwarka on Wednesday after...
  • Alleged forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's motherinlaw August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's motherinlaw has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • Meerut: Woman beats up men heckling her and her husband, bystanders take pictures instead of helping August 22, 2014

    Meerut: Amidst everyday reports of sexual assaults and domestic violence, a Meerut resident bravely defended herself and her husband in front of a group of miscreants. The incident took place at a crowded chowk in Meerut when a car driven by some boys hit a couple on a bike. As a...
  • Manipur's Iron Lady vows to continue war on AFSPA after release August 20, 2014

    Imphal: The imagery is old, Irom Sharmila has walked out many times out of the Jawahar Lal Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. But this walk is different, without the tag that here is a woman trying to commit suicide. Once out, an emotional Sharmila led by Meira Paibis, only asked...
  • Alec Baldwin: Neighbor arrested this time, not me August 17, 2014

    New York: Police were called to Alec Baldwin's New York City apartment building, but this time he wasn't the one in trouble. The volatile actor tells The New York Times that normally when police are called to his Greenwich Village building, "you could likely guess it's about one particular person." But on...
  • Bangalore: 18yearold gangraped by 5 men; 3 arrested August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: An 18yearold girl was gangraped by five men in Bangalore on August 9 and a case has been registered with AC Nagar police station in north Bangalore on Monday. The girl was tricked into accompanying a man who befriended her and then took her to a secluded area. The man...
  • Bangalore: Couple arrested for illtreating minor domestic help August 11, 2014

    A couple has been arrested in Bangalore for alleged assaulting their 13yearold domestic help. Nikunj Todi and his wife, an urban couple with plush jobs, have been booked for assault and child labour. Police said that the girl was regularly beaten by her employers. The child is being treated at...