Illegal

  • Three persons bearing illegal weapons arrested 5 days ago

    Three persons have been arrested in Ghaziabad for allegedly carrying illegal weapons, police said on Friday. The accused identified as Shiva, Anuj and Vir Singh were nabbed by the Indirapuram Police last night. "During checking on Thursday night, police tried to stop an Indica car, after which the driver tried to...
  • Uttarakhand government forms committee to curb illegal mining 1 week ago

    Amid reports of rampant illegal mining in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday set up a committee consisting of senior government officials to take effective steps to check it. To be headed by Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar, the panel was constituted by the Rawat at a meeting convened by him...
  • New Zealand's Kane Williamson banned from bowling July 23, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional off-spin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said on Wednesday. Williamson was reported by the match officials during the second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain in June and independent analysis...
  • Special drive launched to check illegal mining in Bundi July 21, 2014

    Police on Monday launched a 40-day special drive to check illegal mining activities in the district. The drive will continue till August 31, Superintendent of Police Pankaj Choudhary said, adding that he directed all the SHOs in the district to take prompt action against the illegal mining activities in their respective...
  • Minors rounded up in illegal DJ party in Navi Mumbai July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: 225 children were rounded up in a police raid of an illegal DJ party in Navi Mumbai. Police raided Rain pub in sector 6 of Nerul, Navi Mumbai where an illegal party was under progress; with alcohol. Of those rounded up, 100 were girls and mostly under 21 years. ...
  • Akhilesh Yadav suspends Mirzapur Forest Range officer over 'illegal mining' allegations July 17, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suspended forest range officer of Mirzapur DN Singh with immediate effect and ordered a disciplinary action against him. Mirzapur District Magistrate had recommended action against Singh following illegal mining and transportation in Mirzapur forest area, an official spokesman said. Following recommendations of the DM of Mirzapur,...
  • Building collapses: Centre thinking of fixing responsibility July 13, 2014

    Bangalore: In the wake of building collapses in the country, Centre was thinking of fixing responsibility on local authority for illegal constructions, Urban Development and Housing Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday. "There has to be accountability to deal with such issues (illegal construction and building collapse). If people, local building...
  • Bangla taking stern action against anti-India activity: Border Guard Bangladesh June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: Border Guard Bangladesh has said it has "zero tolerance" towards any anti-India activity including those by insurgents and was taking "stern" steps in this direction. However, the force refuted media reports about anti-India fidayeen camps operating from Bangladeshi territory. "I have never heard of such camps or any such knowledge of...
  • Actress Emma Watson allegedly been employing illegal housekeeper June 29, 2014

    London: 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has allegedly been employing a woman illegally at her 2 million pound London home. The 24-year-old actress hired the maid to work in her New York apartment at the beginning of last year but Border Agency staff have since launched a probe following a complaint...
  • 50 illegal pistols seized in Munger June 28, 2014

    A total of 50 illegal pistols were on Saturday seized from two persons who were arrested from Bariyarpur area of Munger district, police said. Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar said there was information that a vehicle was moving with a consignment of illegal weapons near Ghorghat village under Bariyarpur police station....
  • Delhi government cracks down on illegal LPG refilling units June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a crackdown on people involved in illegal filling of cooking gas, Delhi government on Thursday raided 164 premises across the city and seized 293 cylinders. FIRs have been lodged against 32 persons allegedly involved in illegal filling of LPG from big cylinders into small cylinders and selling illegal...
  • Campa Cola eviction: No success for BMC on day 2, officials leave empty-handed June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: It was another unsuccessful day for the Brihanmumbai Municipal corporation as its officials left the Campa Cola compound after residents once again refused to let them in on Saturday. BMC officials say they will return on Sunday. There was high drama at the compound again on Saturday with BMC...
  • Mumbai: Campa Cola residents continue to resist eviction, block BMC's entry June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: There were dramatic scenes once again at Mumbai's Campa Cola compound as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials returned for a second day on Saturday to begin the eviction process. But the officials have once again not been allowed to enter the compound. They tried to urge the residents to let...
  • Corporation in a hurry to initiate demolition of Campa Cola flats: BMC ex-official June 21, 2014

    Even as the residents of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society continue to fight eviction, the BMC has registered a case against them for unlawful assembly, wrongful restraint and obstructing a public servant from performing his duty. ...
  • Mumbai: BMC files case against Campa Cola residents for resisting eviction June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The face-off between the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and Mumbai's Campal Cola residents continues with none of the two willing to budge. The BMC has now registered a case against the Campa Cola residents at the Worli police station for unlawful assembly, wrongful restraint and obstructing a public servant from...
  • Mumbai: BMC officials return from Campa Cola Society as residents block their entry June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Prevented by the residents of Campa Cola Society from entering the compound, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation officials returned without beginning the eviction process. The officials said that they will report to their senior officers. "We will brief the senior officers and BMC commissioner on the ground situation and a decision...
  • The Mumbai Campa Cola Society case: All you want to know June 20, 2014

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is set to begin the eviction process at Mumbai's Campa Cola Society on Friday. The residents, however, are refusing to budge and performed a havan at the entrance of the compound gate to prevent the BMC officials from entering the compound. The residents also plan to form...
  • Live: BMC officials return to Campa Cola society to carry out eviction June 20, 2014

    It is the D-day for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. ...
  • Mumbai: With eviction set to begin, Campa Cola residents plan to form human chains June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: It is the D-day for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. The residents are expected to protest by...
  • Mumbai: Power, water, gas supply of Campa Cola residents to be cut today June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: It is endgame for the residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola Society compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. The residents are left with no...
  • Unauthorised shelters of refugees removed from forest land June 17, 2014

    Authorities in neighbouring Shamli district have removed illegal shelters put up on forest land by refugees following last year's violence in the area, officials said. According to Kairana Sub-Divisional Magistrate SK Mishra, the forest space near Roten village was on Monday cleared of the unauthorised structures after the refugees were served...
  • Three arrested for illegal mining, 10 dumpers seized June 17, 2014

    Three persons were arrested while allegedly carrying out illegal mining in Kambhakshpur village here, police said on Monday. Ten dumpers and one soil digging machine were recovered in the raid that was carried out on Sunday night, Assistant Superintendent of Police Abhishekh Singh said. Six other accomplices, however, managed to escape. Acting on...
  • 1500 loads of illegal sand seized in Shimoga June 14, 2014

    Shimoga: In a joint operation by various government departments in several areas of Shimoga and Theerthahlli taluks on Saturday, authorities seized 1500 loads of sand worth of several lakhs of rupees. The raid was mainly aimed to check and curb the illegal menace of selling sand to consumers by contractors...
  • Murder accused booked for photo on Facebook with illegal gun June 12, 2014

    A case has been registered against an accused in a murder case after he was found posing with an illegal firearm in a photograph posted on social networking website, Facebook. According to Circle Officer Sanjeev Vajpayee, the accused Sachin is in police custody for the murder of a Class X student...
  • ICC committee dwells on menace of suspect actions June 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Concerned about the growing menace of chucking, the ICC's cricket committee feels the current methods to detect illegal bowling actions are not adequate and umpires should be more confident in reporting violators. In a two-day meeting here, the committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble, felt more needs to...
  • 16,000 passengers fined by East Central Railway June 5, 2014

    As part of drive against errant passengers, East Central Railway (ECR) zone caught 16,000 on the charge of illegal chain pulling and other charges and another 640 males for unauthorisedly travelling in Ladies compartment in the current year. A sum of Rs 58 lakh were realised from 16,000 nabbed, Chief Public...
  • Illegal migration from Bangladesh a national problem: Kiran Rijiju June 4, 2014

    Centre on Wednesday termed as "a national problem" the issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh and said action will be taken against those "infiltrators" staying in the Indian territory. "The issue of illegal migrants and infiltrators in the northeast, especially the issue of Bangladeshis, is a cause of concern for...
  • SC orders demolition of 102 illegal flats in Mumbai's Campa Cola society June 3, 2014

    New Delhi/ Mumbai: In a major jolt to the residents of the Campa Cola Society in Mumbai, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed their against eviction and demolition of 102 illegal flats. The Supreme Court upheld the BMC's November 2013 order, which fixed the deadline of May 31, 2014 for Campa...
  • SC stays demolition of 2 Supertech towers in Noida May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief to Supertech, the Supreme Court on Monday stayed the demolition order of two buildings in an apartment in Noida's Sector 93 A saying the status quo must be maintained in the case. The court said that no third party rights must be created in the...
  • Six cases of possible child marriages lodged ahead of 'Akshaya Tritiya' May 1, 2014

    At least six cases of possible child marriages were registered with the district headquarters control room in Bundi ahead of the holy occasion of "Akshaya Tritiya" falling on Friday, an official said on Thursday. "Five cases of possible child marriages were registered on Wednesday and the sixth one today in the...