IT Professional

  • Pune techie murder: 2 more arrested, police hint at Hindu outfit's hand June 9, 2014

    Pune: A week after a 24-year-old IT professional was killed in a suspected hate crime in Pune, two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder. The police claim the arrested people are members of the Hindu Rashtra Sena. Police will submit a report to the state government...
  • Bangalore: Man rapes IT professional, case registered June 7, 2014

    Bangalore: An IT professional from Jharkhand has been allegedly raped in Bangalore on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. The survivor said that a man entered her room at a PG accommodation around 3 AM. She said that she was robbed off money first and then raped. "Yes. We have...
  • Pune: 253 arrested in connection with techie's murder, 73 cases filed June 7, 2014

    Pune: The crackdown in the case of hate crime continues. Pune Police has arrested 252 people in cases related to the violence that followed inflammatory messages posted on the social media. So far 73 cases have been filed. Police is still on the look out for 4 more people involved in...
  • Hindu American body condemns murder of Indian techie in Pune June 6, 2014

    Washington: A Hindu American body has strongly condemned the murder of a young IT professional in Pune on Monday and asked the authorities to bring perpetrators to justice. "We at the foundation deplore communal violence of any kind," said Suhag Shukla, executive director of Hindu America Foundation (HAF) on Thrusday. Mohasin Shaikh,...
  • Pune youth murder: 'The first wicket has fallen', said an SMS by the accused June 5, 2014

    Pune: The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24-year-old IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. Hindu Rashtra Sena leader...
  • Pune: 20 people arrested for the murder of 28-year-old IT professional June 4, 2014

    Pune: The Pune Police has arrested 20 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group - Hindu Rashtra Sena for allegedly beating to death a 24-year-old IT professional in Pune on Monday. Thirteen of the accused have been charged with murder. The software professional Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq, who hailed...
  • Techie murder: Mumbai Crime Branch, Railway police in Hyderabad for probe February 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A fortnight after the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer in suburban Mumbai, a joint team of Crime Branch and Government Railway Police has reached Hyderabad for further investigation into the case. On Friday, the police also questioned nearly 40 people including the IT professional's colleagues, representatives of her company,...
  • Techie death: Mumbai Police says vested interests behind delay rumours January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Twelve days on since the 23-year-old IT professional's decomposed body was recovered from this swamp in Bhandup in Mumbai, there is still no headway in the investigation. The Mumbai Police is refusing to take the blame for slow investigations saying there are vested interests in the allegations against them. "It...
  • Mumbai: 23-year-old IT professional was murdered, claim Crime Branch sources January 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Sources in the Mumbai Crime Branch have claimed that the female software professional who went missing from the city and was later found dead was murdered. Eleven days after the 23-year-old IT professional from Andhra Pradesh went missing; her body was discovered in a burnt state from suburban...
  • Mumbai: Missing female IT professional found dead January 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Eleven days after a 23-year-old female software engineer, who hailed from Andhra Pradesh, went missing from the city, her burnt body was found on Thursday, police said. The body of Esther Anuhya, bearing burn injuries, was found in suburban Kanjurmarg. "The highly decomposed body of Esther Anuhya, who had gone...
  • Kerala gangrape: Hair samples don't match with suspects, says report December 2, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: A 40-year-old IT professional was allegedly gangraped at a backwater resort near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. Police have picked up two suspects who are hotel employees for questioning but the forensic results of hair samples do not match with the suspects. The woman had come to the resort with a...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Two men allegedly gangrape 40-year-old IT professional December 1, 2013

    A 40-year old woman IT professional from Bangalore was allegedly gangraped at a backwater island resort near Thiruvananthapuram and police are on the lookout for two persons involved in the incident. The woman had come to the star category resort at Pozhiyur, about 30 km from Thiruvananthapuram, with a group of...
  • Congressmen urged to raise H-1B quota for Indian IT workers April 12, 2013

    Washington: Observing that nearly 30 per cent of all companies started in the US in 2011 had immigrant founders, Indian IT professionals have appealed to Congressmen to not only consider increasing the H-1B quota but also quick and smooth green card for them. They told the Congressmen that the immigrant-based...
  • IT professionals, businessmen facing visa problems: Govt May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Some IT professionals and businessmen were facing problems in getting visas mainly due to outsourcing issues in those countries but Indian consulates are active in providing all help in resolving the grievances, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Asked during Question Hour about denial of visa by some...
  • Smoking pot on the rise among Chennai techies January 9, 2012

    ‘I was alone, I took a ride   I didn’t know what I would find there   Another road where maybe I could see another kind of mind there’ When Paul McCartney penned these lyrics for The Beatles’ “Got to Get You Into My Life”, he had just been introduced to marijuana. It...
  • Pune murder: hope to get justice, says Juhi's father November 15, 2011

    Anushree Kundra Surrenders before Pune court, Police asks for 14 days custody. ...
  • Juhi murder: accused woman sent to police custody November 15, 2011

    Pune: The court sent Anushree Kundra, prime suspect in the murder of 26-year-old Juhi Prasad, to police custody till November 21. The order came after the police asked the court for 14 days of custody for the prime suspect. Anushree surrendered before the Pune cantonment court on Tuesday. The Delhi High...
  • Pune murder: key suspect to appear before court November 15, 2011

    Pune: The suspense over who killed Pune lawyer Juhi Prasad continues even as an IT professional Anushree Kundra, who is the key link to the case, is likely to make an appearance in court on Tuesday. Anushree is a suspected to have murdered Juhi. The Delhi High Court on Saturday...
  • Pune murder: Accused granted anticipatory bail November 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Saturday granted Anushree Kundra four days anticipatory bail in the Juhi Prasad murder case. The court said after the period of bail granted to her expires, Anushree will have to appear before the court. Prime accused in the Juhi Prasad murder case, Anushree's lawyer...
  • Pune: 20 days post murder, no arrests yet November 2, 2011

    Mumbai: It's a murder mystery that shocked Pune. A 26-year-old lawyer, Juhi Prasad, related to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy was burned to death on October 13. Police claim that on October 13, 26-year-old IT professional Anushree Kundra, went to the house of Nimesh Sinha her ex-boyfriend where...
  • Jilted techie sets ex-lover, his fiance on fire October 15, 2011

    Mumbai: News of a horrific instance of love gone awry has rocked Pune, after 26-year-old IT professional Anushree Kundra, angered after hearing about her former lover's engagement, allegedly set ablaze her ex-boyfriend and his fiance while they were asleep. Anushree Kundra reached her former boyfriend, Nimesh Sinha's Pune house at 4:30...
  • Kerala women worried over attack on IT girl June 22, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: An IT professional was allegedly abused by a group of men in Kochi for being out with a male friend late at night. Tasnibanu, the 32-year-old IT professional, was angry after the initial shock over the Sunday night's attack on her and her male friend. The group of men...
  • IT professional commits suicide in Delhi May 30, 2011

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old IT professional allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his southeast Delhi residence. Subodh Kukreja, who was living as a paying guest at a house of a businessman at C- block in East of Kailash area, took the extreme step last night; police...
  • CJ: Bangalore unsafe, IT professionals mugged May 12, 2011

    CJ Aruna Newton, Secretary, Electronic City Associaiton and Dr P S Harsha, DCP (South East) Bangalore, discuss the alarming rates of mugging in Bangalore. ...
  • CJ: IT professionals' fight against mugging May 7, 2011

    Citizen Journalist Aruna Newton, Secretary Electronics City Industry Association, fights against mugging in Bangalore. ...
  • CJs fight mugging, debate BPL policy May 6, 2011

    Citizen Journalist Pushpa brings to light the state government's pilot process of giving Rs 1000 to every BPL card holder. ...
  • Real Heroes: IT professionals train sports to rural kids March 11, 2010

    Meet Sheetal, Ashwin and Navin all IT professionals and at one time sports enthusiasts. They spend their time in rural India training kids in sports, so that through them they can pursue their Olympic dreams. ...
  • IT staff snooping on colleagues on rise: survey June 10, 2009

    Helsinki: More than one-third of information technology professionals abuse administrative passwords to access confidential data such as colleagues' salary details or board-meeting minutes, according to a survey. Data security company Cyber-Ark surveyed more than 400 senior IT professionals in the United States and Britain, and found that 35 per cent...
  • 60 pc techies don't do minimum tax savings: Survey January 2, 2009

    Bangalore: Rajeev Chandrasekhar and his friends are upwardly mobile professionals who have seen riches at a very young age thanks to their IT jobs. They spend heavily on parties, gaming, branded clothes and accessories. Footloose, care-free and, incidentally, heavily taxed. A survey by a private financial services company in Bangalore...
  • Australia likely to face shortage of IT professionals August 28, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian IT professionals just might be welcomed onto the Australian soil, though not quite yet. Australia is likely to face a crippling shortage in information technology professionals unless policies are changed, a new study has found. A report by Australian Computer Society (ACS) released last week showed the shortage could...