Encounters

  • News 360: Ex-coal secy releases book on Coalgate, wants CBI probe 14-04-2014 08:24 PM

    The former coal secretary, PC Parakh, has now demanded that the Prime Minister's role be probed by the CBI. He claimed that the PM's authority was undermined and he allowed it to happen. In his tell-all book 'Crusader or Conspirator? Coalgate and other Truths', to be released on Tuesday, Parakh...
  • J&K: Encounter in Soura ends, 2 terrorists killed 14-04-2014 08:58 AM

    Srinagar: Operations in Jammu and Kashmir to flush out two terrorists who were holed up in the Soura locality of Srinagar has ended. The terrorists have been killed, while two policemen have suffered injuries. The slain terrorists have been identified as Abu Huzaifa anf Chhota Hafiz of Lashkar-e-Taiba, both Pakistanis....
  • Criminals enter crime world by chance, get addicted: Manoj Bajpayee 10-04-2014 10:33 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who is returning to television with crime-based show 'Encounter', says criminals enter the world of crime by chance and later get addicted to it. Bajpayee will be seen playing the host of the show, narrating each story from a neutral viewpoint and also leaving the audience...
  • Bihar: Police-Naxal encounter in Jamui, no arrests yet 08-04-2014 01:38 PM

    Patna: An encounter is underway between security forces and Naxals in the Jamui district of Bihar. A CRPF battalion and Jamui police intercepted a group of Naxals after receiving intelligence that the Naxals were trying to slip into Jamui ahead of the April 10 polls. The encounter is still going...
  • J&K: Encounter in Kupwara, 2 policeman, one Army personnel, 2 terrorists dead 08-04-2014 09:27 AM

    Srinagar: An encounter took place in Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday leaving five dead. Two policemen, one Army personnel and two terrorists have been killed. Four Army personnel were also injured. The encounter took place in the Zoonarewshi area of district Kupwara district near the Line of Control....
  • Ishrat case: Hearing on naming Amit Shah as accused adjourned till April 21 26-03-2014 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a court on Wednesday that it needed 25 days time to reply to a plea filed by the father of one of the victims in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. Gopinath Pillai, father of Javed alias Pranesh Pillai, had filed an...
  • Manoj Bajpayee returns to TV with a crime-based show 22-03-2014 05:49 PM

    Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee, who was an active small screen and theatre artist before making it big in films, will be seen in a new TV show 'Encounter', a crime-based entertainer. During his early years in showbiz, the rustic and versatile actor was seen in TV shows like 'Kurukshetra', 'Swabhimaan' and...
  • Ishrat case: No preliminary enquiry against Modi's ministers, CBI clarifies 18-03-2014 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Just hours after it was reported that the CBI had filed a preliminary enquiry against his top ministers of BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi based on new evidence in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, the CBI issued a denial. The CBI claimed that no such preliminary enquiry had...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI court notice to Modi-aide Amit Shah 14-03-2014 03:05 PM

    Ahmedabad: A CBI court in Ahmedabad has issued a notice to Amit Shah - a close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi - KR Kaushik and the CBI in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The notice is returnable on March 26. The notice has been issued on the basis of...
  • Chhattisgarh heads for Lok Sabha polls amidst repeated Naxal strikes 11-03-2014 08:26 PM

    Raipur: The Naxal strike again in Chhattisgarh just a month ahead of the general elections clearly indicates that the election season would not be an easy ride for security personnel in the state. Nearly 200 heavily armed Maoists opened fire at security personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma on Tuesday killing 16...
  • SIT appeals for riot accused to be brought to Muzaffarnagar, approaches court 11-03-2014 02:54 PM

    The SIT probing the Muzaffarnagar riots has sought warrant from a local court to bring riot accused Subodh Kumar to Muzaffarnagar, who is lodged in Meerut jail in connection with another case. Subodh was arrested in an encounter with Baghpat police while he was on his way to allegedly murder...
  • Chhattisgarh: 200 Naxals attack security personnel in Sukma, kill 20 11-03-2014 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. The...
  • Dantewada: Five police personnel killed in encounter with Naxal 28-02-2014 02:00 PM

    Dantewada: Five police personnel including a Station House Officer have been killed in an encounter with the Naxal in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district. Three security personnel have also been injured in the incident. The incident took place in Nakulnar area of Dantewada where the police was deployed for security at a...
  • Normal life disrupted in Kashmir Valley due to strike 28-02-2014 11:45 AM

    Normal life on Friday was disrupted in Kashmir Valley due to a strike called by hardline Hurriyat Conference to protest the encounter killing of seven men by the Army in Kupwara district. Shops, business establishments and petrol pumps were closed in and around the commercial hub of Lal Chowk in...
  • Lolab encounter: Angry residents demand bodies of terrorists for burial 25-02-2014 11:27 AM

    Srinagar: Five policemen and four mediapersons were injured in clashes between police and villagers in the Lolab area of Kupwara district on Tuesday. The villagers were demanding the bodies of the seven terrorists who were killed in an encounter by the Army on Monday night, for burial. The angry mob...
  • Lolab encounter: Army on the lookout for three more terrorists 25-02-2014 08:55 AM

    Srinagar: A day after the Army killed seven terrorists in the Lolab Valley of Kupwara district, combing operations are still underway. Sources say the Army is looking for three more gunmen who are said to be hiding in the area. According to intelligence reports, the 10 terrorists belonging to the...
  • Seven terrorists killed in encounter in Kashmir's Lolab 24-02-2014 07:38 PM

    Srinagar: Seven terrorists were gunned down on Monday in Kashmir's Lolab area in a fierce battle with security personnel. The gunned down terrorists belong to Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed. The encounter has been called off for the night and will resume on Tuesday morning. According to sources, around 10 terrorists were...
  • Seven suspected Naxals killed in Gadchiroli encounter 18-02-2014 08:42 AM

    Mumbai: Seven suspected Naxals including two women were killed on Monday night in an encounter in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. Four police personnel were injured in the encounter. Preliminary report suggests weapons have been recovered from the suspected Naxals. A day before the encounter, this group had allegedly set ablaze a panchayat...
  • J&K: 1 terrorist killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore 16-02-2014 09:30 AM

    Srinagar: One terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces on Sunday in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir. The gun battle took place in the morning and is over now. Police sources have said that he was a top member of Hizbul Mujahideen. However, the security forces suspect...
  • Pay compensation who died in encounter with Assam Rifles, NHRC to Home Ministry 13-02-2014 05:59 PM

    The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday asked the Union Home Ministry to pay Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of the five persons who died in an encounter with Assam Rifles in Sonitpur District of Assam in April, 2009. The Commission wanted the MHA to pay...
  • IB officer behind affidavit declaring Ishrat a terrorist: CBI 09-02-2014 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: Former IB Special Director Rajinder Kumar, accused by CBI of murder in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, was allegedly the brain behind the affidavit filed by Home Ministry declaring the 19-year-old victim a terrorist. In its supplementary charge sheet in the encounter case, CBI has alleged that Kumar...
  • Ishrat Jahan Case: CBI is under political pressure, says Arun Jaitley 08-02-2014 04:53 PM

    In what could bring respite to the Congress, CBI director Ranjit Sinha on Saturday denied that he was pressured by the UPA government to prosecute BJP leader Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said that all CBI cases...
  • Ishrat Jahan: CBI chief says UPA never pressured to prosecute Shah 08-02-2014 10:18 AM

    New Delhi: In what could bring respite to the Congress, CBI director Ranjit Sinha on Saturday denied that he was pressured by the UPA government to prosecute BJP leader Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Sinha denied that he gave a statement saying that the UPA would...
  • Amit Shah not named in Ishrat case supplementary chargesheet: Sources 06-02-2014 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a breather for former Gujarat home minister and Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah, the supplementary chargesheet filed in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case has given a clean chit to him. According to sources, the chargesheet is likely to be filed on Thursday. The chargesheet has been...
  • 2 Maoists killed, 9 arrested following encounter with security forces 06-02-2014 08:21 AM

    Two Maoists were shot dead while nine, including a woman, were arrested by security forces following an encounter in Kanani forests of Bihar's Munger district,police claimed on Wednesday. The bodies of the two killed, however, were taken away by other Maoists who managed to escape, SP Barun Kumar Sinha claimed....
  • IED recovered after joint CRPF-police operation 04-02-2014 10:57 AM

    An encounter on Tuesday broke out between security forces and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district following which an IED and multiple rounds of ammunition were recovered. The operation, conducted by paramilitary CRPF along with state police in the Chintagufa-Bheji area of the district, saw an exchange of fire between the...
  • Omar meets PM, raises Army decision in Pathribal fake encounter case 03-02-2014 07:19 AM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Jammu and raised the issue of Army's controversial decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case, saying punishment should be meted to those responsible for killing of innocent people. Omar also emphasized the need...
  • Kidnapped minor boy rescued after encounter in Ghaziabad, five arrested 01-02-2014 09:05 PM

    A three-and-a-half-year-old kidnapped boy was rescued after a brief encounter between police and the kidnappers, one of them a neighbour of the victim, in the Loni area here in Ghaziabad. Five persons-Sachin Kumar, Manjoor Alam, Deepak, Chotu and Gaurav-were last night arrested for kidnappingShobhit, son of a businessman, on January...
  • J&K: One terrorist killed in encounter with security forces 01-02-2014 09:42 AM

    Srinagar: The encounter between security forces and terrorists that started on Friday evening continues in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama region. One militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad has been killed in the gun battle. According to the police, firing continues between the two sides as security personnel hunt for another suspected terrorist in...
  • J&K: Normal life affected as Hurriyat Conference calls for strike 31-01-2014 12:30 PM

    Normal life in Kashmir was partially affected due to a strike called by moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference to protest the army's decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case. Shops, offices and business establishments in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and surrounding areas remained closed due to the...