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  • Ishrat case: Vanzara tells court he only followed orders November 29, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Jailed Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara on Friday told a special CBI court that he executed the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter on orders given by his superior on the basis of inputs received from Intelligence Bureau (IB). He made this submission through his lawyer during hearing on his bail...
  • J&K: Army indicts nine soldiers for killing two men in Budgam, recommends court martial proceedings November 27, 2014

    Budgam: Within days after firing in Budgam claimed lives of two people and injured two others, the Army has indicted nine soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) for the incident. A court of inquiry on the Army officers found gross violation of rules of engagement by the soldiers. Failure...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death case: 3 fake passport holders under scanner, say sources November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Three fake passport holders have come under the Delhi Police scanner in the death case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, sources said on Tuesday. The trio was staying at the Leela Hotel when Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances, the sources said. The trio...
  • Congress divided over AFSPA, Amarinder Singh against repealing of the Act November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party remains divided over the issue of Armed Forces Special Power Act. Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh has strongly defended the act and was against repealing of the Act. Singh raised the verdict in the 2010 Machil encounter case, where 5...
  • Kiren Rijiju hits out at Chidambaram for calling AFSPA an 'obnoxious law' November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday hit back at senior Congress leader P Chidambaram for his comments on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju criticised Chidambaram saying that it was wrong on his part to make statements against AFSPA when his party...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Machil verdict a watershed moment, no one believed justice would be done: Omar November 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Four years after three young men were killed in a fake encounter in Machil, the Army has convicted five of his personnel including two officers in connection with the case. All the convicts have been sentenced for life. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called the verdict a...
  • J&K: Five Army men, including two officers convicted in 2010 Machil fake encounter case November 13, 2014

    Srinagar: The Army has convicted five of its men including two officers for killing three youngsters in a fake encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil in 2010. All convicts have been awarded life imprisonment and their service benefits have been suspended. However, the Northern Army Commander is yet to confirm...
  • Man charged with with passing counterfeit $20 bills at yard sale run by a bank teller, police say November 11, 2014

    Kittanning, Pa.: State police say a western Pennsylvania man has been charged with passing counterfeit $20 bills at a yard sale run by the wrong woman - a bank teller. Trooper Terry Geibel says the teller is trained to know the look and feel of real money. The (Kittanning) Leader-Times reports that...
  • Bangalore police shows the way, uses Twitter to catch criminals October 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Two people have been arrested in a fake job consultancy network that the Bangalore police busted with the help of Twitter. A youngster who was cheated by the fake job consultancy firm emailed Bangalore police and alerted them about the alleged scam. The young man found the email address...
  • Pakistan couple held for buying flat with fake documents: Police October 26, 2014

    Vadodara: A Sindhi couple hailing from Pakistan was arrested on charges of buying a flat here on the basis of fake documents. Dilip Kumar Sunderlal Panjwani (32) and his wife Sapna (aged around 30), residents of Khairpur in Pakistan's Sindh province, bought the property in Varasiya locality through forged documents,...
  • Indian-American jailed in US for selling fake sculptures October 18, 2014

    New York: An Indian-American foundry owner, who claimed that he had been invited to participate in building the world's largest statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Gujarat, has been sentenced to prison for selling fake bronze sculptures for millions of dollars in the US. Brian Ramnarine, 60, of Queens was sentenced...
  • Pranksters create panic, strap Gurgaon man with toy mobile phone, tell him it's a bomb October 8, 2014

    Gurgaon: A mobile phone, claimed to be a bomb and attached to the stomach of a person, created panic among people here, police said on Wednesday. Sanjeev Naul, 35, of Gurgaon was heading towards his office in Sector 32 when four-five men travelling in a Toyota Fortuner and Mahindra Scorpio forced...
  • Delhi Medical Council registers FIR against 13 illegal clinics October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: As part of its efforts to curb quackery in the national capital, the Delhi Medical Council (DMC) has filed FIRs against 13 illegal clinics operating in the city. These clinics were being run by doctors who do not have proper degree or diploma in medicine to dispense allopathic medicines...
  • Facebook steps up battle on 'fake likes' October 4, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook said it has stepped up its battle against spammers who promise to deliver "likes" to its members, and warned users on using such scams. The world's most popular social network said that to date, it has obtained legal judgments of nearly $2 billion against fraudulent activities on Facebook....
  • Delhi: CBI arrests person with fake currency September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI has arrested another fake currency racketeer for allegedly possessing fake currency notes having face value of Rs 4.98 lakh. "CBI intercepted one person at Malda Railway Station (West Bengal) and recovered FICNs having face value of Rs 4.98 lakh (approximately) from his possession," a CBI spokesperson said...
  • Ahmedabad: Jeweller distracted by 'fallen notes' tricked, robbed September 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A Mumbai-based jeweller was relieved of a bag containing jewellery worth Rs 90 lakh outside a police chowky near Parimal garden area on Friday evening, police said. According to the complaint filed by Pradeep Dhakan he and his brother Pravin had come here to sell ornaments to jewellers. ...
  • Puducherry: Opposition Congress demands probe into 'fake certificates' issue September 21, 2014

    Puducherry: The opposition Congress on Sunday demanded a detailed probe into the fake certificates allegedly issued by Revenue department for students applying for admission to professional courses under government quota. Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee AV Subramanian said in a release on Sunday that a girl student...
  • Fake tweets trigger police raid, lawsuit; stir debate about parody September 19, 2014

    Chicago: Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol. Daniel never intended for the fake account to be seen...
  • Mumbai: FIR against impostors faking Raj Thackeray's identity online September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: An FIR was registered against unidentified people on Thursday, for allegedly creating fake social media accounts of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray as well as posting "objectionable pictures" of the MNS chief and his family members online, the police said. "An FIR has been registered against unidentified persons...
  • Mumbai: Former police officer refused bail in Sohrabuddin case September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court, which is hearing the cases related to police encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, on Monday rejected the bail application of a former officer of Rajasthan police. Judge BH Loya refused bail to Rehman Khan who was a police...
  • Tamil Nadu: Fake currency notes seized; one held September 13, 2014

    Chennai: A 24yearold man from West Bengalhas been arrested for alleged possession of fake Indian currency notes with a total face value of Rs 88,000, police said on Saturday. Partha Pathru was arrested on Friday when he tried to buy a pack of cigarettes, trying to exchange a Rs 1,000...
  • Indian pharmacologist charged with smuggling fake drugs September 13, 2014

    Washington: An Indian pharmacologist and an American pharmacist have been charged with smuggling four million misbranded and counterfeit pharmaceuticals into the US, federal prosecutors said. Indian Balbir Bhogal, 67, from Las Vegas, and Wisconsinbased pharmacist Marla Ahlgrimn, 59, were arraigned on an indictment in federal court in Central Islip, New...
  • Fake stamp paper case: Court dismisses plea of Abdul Karim Telgi 'aide' September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A court in Delhi has dismissed the plea of former Delhi Police inspector Sardar Puran Singh, an alleged aide of multicrore fake stamp paper scam kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi, seeking production of files pertaining to over a decadeold case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Veena Rani rejected Singh's application seeking production...
  • Delhi: Fake currency with face value Rs 2.5 lakhs recovered, 3 held September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted an interstate counterfeit currency racket with the arrest of three persons and also recovered of Fake Indian currency notes (FICN) of face value more than Rs 2.5 lakh. Police said that Rs two lakhs FICN out of the recovered amount...
  • UP Police arrests RTI activist who was believed to be dead three months ago August 27, 2014

    Noida: The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested RTI activist Chandra Mohan Sharma, who was believed to be dead three months ago. Three months ago a charred body in a burnt car in Greater Noida was claimed to be the activist's body. The police say that Sharma had run away. The...
  • Fake encounter cases: Court warns Amit Shah, says will act against accused absent without valid reason August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation court has hit out at the accused remaining absent from the hearings into the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The court has said that if the accused are absent from the hearing and valid reason is not given, then appropriate action will be taken...
  • Relative, 2 others abduct, gangrape 22yearold woman in Rampur August 8, 2014

    A 22yearold woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped by her relative and his two accomplices in Rampur district, police said. The woman, a resident of Ghanshyampur village under Patwai Police Station of Rampur district, claimed that her relative wished to marry her and without her consent he obtained a fake marriage...