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  • UP Police arrests RTI activist who was believed to be dead three months ago 6 days ago

    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 22-year-old woman in Rampur August 8, 2014

    A 22-year-old 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...
  • HRD pushes for National Academic Depository Bill to curb fake degrees, marksheets August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Human Resource Development Ministry is pushing for the National Academic Depository Bill, which could go a long way in curbing the fake degree scams. It will also benefit employers to access a verified database for all academic degrees in India. Sources in the ministry have indicated to...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother seeks narco test on Shah, others August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother on Friday moved the special CBI court seeking directions to conduct narco-analysis test on BJP President Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases. The court is likely to hear the application on August 14. In the application moved...
  • Supreme Court dismisses Abu Salem's plea in fake passport case August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed gangster Abu Salem's appeal against his conviction and seven-year jail term in fake passport case. The underworld don was sentenced to seven years in jail in 2013 in the 2001 fake passport case by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in...
  • Punjab: Man booked for posting fake photo of Dera Chief on Facebook July 13, 2014

    Ambala: Police on Sunday arrested a youth for allegedly posting a fake photo of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda (religious sect) head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on his Facebook account. On the complaint from Dera Sacha Sauda follower Punit Insan, police arrested Amarinder Singh, a resident of Ambala City, for allegedly posting...
  • Police seize fake currency of Rs 1 lakh, three arrested July 13, 2014

    Three persons, alleged to be smugglers of the fake Indian currency notes (FICN), were arrested on July 13 and fake currency notes having the face value of Rs one lakh were recovered, police said. All notes were in the denomination of Rs 500. Acting on a tip-off, the Special Task Force (STF) of Bihar Police arrested...
  • Mumbai Police busts fake rubber stamp racket July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Major fake rubber stamp racket was busted by the Navi Mumbai police on Sunday. Two people have been arrested and one of them is the son of a police official. The arrested accused have been identified as Rajkumar Balbar (28), a resident of Naigaon police colony in Dadar, who...
  • Three men arrested with fake currency notes having face value of Rs 1 lakh July 3, 2014

    Three men have been arrested with counterfeit currency notes which have a face value of Rs 1 lakh, in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Thursday. A motorcycle was also seized from the accused-- Kamalu, Mufeed and Bhanwar Singh-- after their arrest from near Bhonri village during a raid...
  • Patna CBI court sentences a fake encounter policeman to death June 24, 2014

    Patna: A Central Bureau of Investigation special court in Patna has sentenced a Bihar Police Inspector to death. Shamse Alam was an Inspector of Police. He is the mastermind in the infamous Ashiana fake encounter case of 2002. A Deputy SP and three other policemen have been sentenced to life...
  • Fake passport racket busted; six Sri Lankan Tamils arrested June 23, 2014

    Chennai: Police on Monday claimed to have busted a fake passport and visa racket with the arrest of six Sri Lankan Tamils residing here. Police said they were on the lookout for persons who had obtained the fake travel documents. The gang, which charged Rs 30,000 per 'passport', was nabbed...
  • Three revenue officials booked for submitting fake certificates June 20, 2014

    An FIR was on Friday registered against three revenue department officials for allegedly submitting fake educational certificates while applying for their jobs. The report was registered after a complaint was received by District Magistrate M K Swami B alleging that the three 'Lekhpals'--Nandji Ram, Sitaram Verma and Ramshankar Singh, who were working...
  • Bihar STF seizes fake currency notes worth Rs 10 lakh June 18, 2014

    In an early morning swoop, the Special Task Force (STF) of Bihar Police arrested a person from Patna Junction and seized Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) of the purported value of Rs 10 lakh from him. Inspector General (Operations) Amit Kumar said the arrested person has been identified as Mina Jod...
  • Fake certificates: Man held, hunt on for accomplice June 15, 2014

    Chennai: Police arrested a local person involved in making fake certificates of recognised Indian universities targeted at aspirants of IT and ITES jobs, and has launched a hunt for his accomplice. Police on Sunday said in a statement that the arrested Kathiresan and one Sivakumar in Hyderabad, who has gone...
  • LTC scam: CBI files case against Rajya Sabha MPs for cheating, forgery June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against Rajya Sabha MPs for cheating, forgery in the Leave and Travel Concession (LTC) scam on Friday. This is the first time that a case has been filed in the scam. Three sitting and three former Rajya Sabha MPs have...
  • Ishrat fake encounter: CBI unwilling to share case diary with MHA June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) have locked horns yet again over the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. After the MHA asked the CBI to hand them over the case diary of the Ishrat case, sources say that the CBI is...
  • CBI, MHA at loggerheads over Ishrat Jahan case diary June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry and the CBI are at loggerheads over granting sanction to four Intelligence Bureau officials in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case with the ministry demanding the case diary before the nod can be given and the probe agency deciding to seek legal opinion on the...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 9, 2014

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  • News 360: Search operation still on in Manali dam tragedy June 9, 2014

    With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty member...
  • Dehradun fake encounter: Ranbir's father wants death sentence for 17 policemen June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The father of Ranbir Singh, who was killed in a fake encounter near Dehradun, on Monday said that he was not happy with the court's judgement and may move the High Court. A Delhi court awarded life sentence to all the 17 convicted in the killing 22-year-old MBA...
  • 2009 Dehradun fake encounter: 17 Uttarakhand policemen get life term June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: All the 17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of killing 22-year-old MBA graduate Ranbir Singh in a fake encounter near Dehradun in 2009 have been sentenced to life by a Delhi court. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on...
  • Dehradun fake encounter: 17 policemen found guilty of killing a man June 6, 2014

    In the biggest ever police conviction, 17 out of 18 policemen have been found guilty in the 2009 Dehradun fake encounter case. The case relates to the killing of 22-year old MBA student, Ranbir, who was gunned down on charges that he was a part of an extortion racket. The...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years June 6, 2014

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • 18 Uttarakhand cops convicted in MBA student Ranbir Singh's fake encounter case June 6, 2014

    A Delhi court on Friday convicted 18 Uttarakhand Police personnel, seven of them for murder and others for various offences including criminal conspiracy and kidnapping in a fake encounter case in which an MBA student was shot dead in Uttarakhand in 2009. Special CBI Judge J P S Malik, held seven...
  • 2009 Dehradun fake encounter: CBI court finds 17 Uttarakhand policemen guilty of killing a man June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In the biggest ever conviction of police personnel in a fake encounter case, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi found 17 Uttarakhand policemen guilty of killing a young man. The policemen had killed 22-year-old MBA graduate Ranbir in Dehradun five years back. There were...
  • Eight convicted for killing three students in fake encounter 12 years ago June 5, 2014

    A Bihar court on Thursday convicted eight people including two police officials of murdering three teenage students in a fake encounter 12 years ago in Patna, a lawyer said. The fast track court headed by Judge Ravi Shankar Sinha pronounced the order and found them guilty. "Two police officials including then station...
  • 7 yrs of jail for man held with fake currency in Odisha May 31, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: A local court in Cuttack today sentenced a man to rigorous imprisonment (RI) for seven years with a penalty of Rs 5,000 after convicting him in a fake currency note case. The Second Additional Sessions Judge, Cuttack found guilty one Sanjay Kumar Biswal of indulged in trade of fake currency...
  • Aamir Khan: I'm not on Instagram May 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan Friday said he is not a user of Instagram and that any account in his name on the online photo-sharing website is "fake". "Guys, I am not on Instagram. It's obviously some fake account," Aamir posted on his official Twitter page. The actor doesn't want his friends and...
  • RBI cautions public against fake website May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank on Monday cautioned the public not to fall prey to spurious offers made by a fake website in its name offering savings accounts. "It has come to the notice of the RBI today that a fake website has been created at http://www.rbi-inonline.org/savings.html by some unknown persons...