MURDER

  • Stethoscopes & AK-47s: Pakistan doctors live with daily threats by Taliban 2 days ago

    Peshawar: When Pakistani doctor Mehmood Jafri gets ready for work in the morning, the first thing he does is put his AK-47 in the car. Then, after briefing the armed guards at his home, he sets off for the hospital where he works in the troubled northwestern city of Peshawar...
  • CCTV footage shows hotel owner being killed by 2 people in broad daylight 5 days ago

    In a shocking incident in Hyderabad, a hotel owner was killed as he did not serve tea to a customer on time. The assailant tried to assault an employee of the hotel when he couldn't serve him tea on time. The hotel owner tried to intervene and a fight broke...
  • Delhi Police writes to Pak High Commission seeking permission to quiz Mehr Tarar 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Seeking more details in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case, Delhi Police Special Investigation team (SIT) has written a letter to Pakistan High Commission requesting them to facilitate journalist Mehr Tarar's questioning. Sunanda had had a public spat with Tarar on Twitter accusing her of having an affair with...
  • Delhi: 8 arrested in murder case of 24-year-old March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Eight persons have been arrested in connection with a case of murder of a 24-year-old man over a monetary issue, near Qutub Minar in south Delhi, police said. The arrested have been identified as Neeraj (31), Arvind Kumar (30), Karanjit (27), Ravinder Pawar (24), Kamal (30), Jagmohal Sagar...
  • South African court rejects Oscar Pistorius's appeal March 13, 2015

    Pretoria: Star paralympian Oscar Pistorius had his murder conviction appeal struck off the roll on Friday. "Accordingly, the order that I give in this matter is to strike off the application," Judge Thokozile Masipa was quoted as saying by Xinhua. The application was "ridiculous" and had no precedent in South African law,...
  • Family of six members found dead in Bengaluru; police suspect murder-suicide March 12, 2015

    Bengaluru: A family of six members on Thursday morning found dead in their home in West Bengaluru. The gruesome scene came after when neighbours woke up to them. A tenant, Chandrasekhar said, "I went to buy milk in the morning, windows were shut. The maid later told my wife they...
  • Delhi Police to question Pakistan journalist Mehr Tarar in Sunanda Pushkar murder case March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar is likely to be questioned by the Delhi Police in the murder case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said, "We will talk to Mehr Tarar as she is the relevant person in the case." Tarar, who is...
  • Former Uttar Pradesh MP DP Yadav, convicted in a murder case, surrenders March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Uttar Pradesh member of Parliament DP Yadav, convicted in a murder case, surrendered on Monday. He has been sent to judicial custody. Yadav will be presented in Dehradun court for sentencing. He was earlier convicted in a murder case of Mahendra Singh Bhati, then MLA from Dadri in...
  • Hummer murder case: Kerala CM Oommen Chandy defends state DGP March 7, 2015

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy defended the state DGP, who has been accused of helping businessman Mohammed Nisham. DGP K Balasubramaniam's name cropped up in a CD submitted by Kerala government Chief Whip, PC George to the Chief Minister. ...
  • Hummer murder: Kerala government chief whip PC George produces evidence of foul play March 6, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government's chief whip PC George has submitted a CD to Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy and Home minister Ramesh Chennithala which has a phone conversation between former DGP M Krishnamoorthy and suspended Thrissur Police Commissioner Jacob Job. Krishnamoorthy allegedly tells Job in the recording to help Nisham...
  • Konkona Sen Sharma plays Dr Nupur Talwar in film on Aarushi murder case March 5, 2015

    Kolkata: Actress Konkona Sen Sharma is set to star in 'Nyoda', a film based on the sensational Aarushi Talwar murder case. "I have worked under Meghna Gulzar in 'Nyoda' and I found the role crucial and interesting. I worked with Irrfan Khan. This is a story handled sensitively by Meghna,"...
  • Bangladesh rallies for free speech after US blogger's murder March 2, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the predominantly Muslim nation. Avijit Roy, an engineer of Bangladeshi origin, was killed by machete-wielding assailants...
  • Strongman-turned-politician DP Yadav convicted of murder by a Dehradun court February 28, 2015

    Dehradun: Strongman-turned-politician DP Yadav has been convicted of murder by a Dehradun court. Four people including DP Yadav, Pal Singh, Karan Yadav, and Praneet Bhati have been held guilty in Mahendra Singh Bhati murder case. A special CBI court declared the four guilty on Saturday. The court will pronounce quantum of punishment...
  • Extradited gangster Abu Salem sentenced to life by special TADA court in 1995 builder murder case February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Extradited gangster Abu Salem was on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a special TADA court for murder of Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain in 1995. The special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam had initially demanded for a death penalty, which he later converted to a life sentence. The court also handed...
  • Delhi court denies bail to juvenile, says boy out of parents control February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of a juvenile, accused in an attempt to murder case, saying his parents have no control over the boy who indulged in a similar crime when he was out on bail in another offence. Additional Sessions Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma...
  • Nitish Katara case: Delhi HC refuses early hearing of Vikas Yadav parole plea February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined early hearing of a parole plea moved by Vikas Yadav, serving 30 years jail term without remission for the murder of Nitish Katara, saying the application if taken after one month will not make any difference. Justice AK Pathak refused to...
  • Thrissur: Businessman in trouble for allegedly beating his security guard to death February 19, 2015

    There's no relief for a Thrissur-based businessman Nisham who has been charged with murder for allegedly crushing his security guard with his Hummer. The Lokayukta has pulled up the investigating officer for lapses in the probe. Nisham allegedly roughed up a security guard and then rammed his Hummer into him...
  • Caught on camera: Mumbai Police constable's son, 5 others beat youth to death February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police arrested a constable's son and five others for beating a youth to death. The gruesome murder was caught on CCTV cameras. Amol, constable Suresh Ghuge's son, is the prime accused. He and his five accomplices were arrested from Nashik where they had fled after committing the offence. The...
  • Gangster Abu Salem convicted in 1995 murder case by special TADA court February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act court on Monday convicted extradited gangster Abu Salem in the murder case of a Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain. This is the first judgement in a case involving Salem in India. Arguments for the quantum of punishment will take place on Tuesday. On March...
  • Man kills wife on Valentine's Day on finding her with another man February 15, 2015

    Hathras: A woman was allegedly killed by her husband after he found her with another man on Valentine's Day in Aidalpur village of the district, police said. 26-year-old Krishna was badly beaten up by her husband Vikram Singh after she was allegedly found with another man. The woman died on the spot. The...
  • Never been exploited in the industry, says Mallika Sherawat February 14, 2015

    Mallika Sherawat in conversation with Rajeev Masand said that she had never been exploited in the industry. "It is always fun breaking the norms and set rules," said the bold actress. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets life imprisonment for killing woman at her wedding February 11, 2015

    Bhopal: A local court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to a 30-year-old man for killing a woman during her wedding ceremony in 2014. District and Sessions judge Sushma Khosla awarded life imprisonment to Anurag Namdeo and slapped on him a fine of Rs 15,000. According to prosecution, the bride, Dr Jaishri...
  • Shashi Tharoor to be quizzed on Thursday in Sunanda Pushkar murder case February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor will be called in for another round of questioning on Thursday in the murder case of her wife Sunanda Pushkar last year in the national capital. The questioning will be held days after Sunanda's son Shiv Menon was quizzed in connection with her mysterious...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: Shashi Tharoor likely to be summoned again by SIT, says Delhi Police chief February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor is likely to be summoned again by the Delhi Police in the death case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Delhi Police is likely to examine him following the interrogation of Pushkar's son Shiv Menon. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said...
  • Haryana: SIT to probe rape, murder of a 28-year-old woman February 8, 2015

    Rohtak: A Special Investigative Team (SIT) has been constitued to probe the rape and murder of the 28-year-old mentally challenged woman from Nepal in Rohtak, Haryana. The post-mortem report of the woman mentioned several injuries on her private parts. According to reports, stones and blades were also found in...
  • Delhi HC sends Vikas, Vishal Yadav to jail for 30 years in Nitish Katara murder case February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday turned down the plea for death sentence to Vikas and Vishal Yadav in the Nitish Katara murder case and sentenced them to 30 years in jail. They have also been fined Rs 50 lakh each. They have been awarded 25 years in...
  • Sunanda's son quizzed, police may call Shashi Tharoor again February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon on Thursday was questioned by the SIT in connection with her mysterious death even as the police are likely to question former Union minister Shashi Tharoor and his domestic help again to reconstruct the chain of events in the case. Menon reached the ...
  • Rohtak: Woman kills new born girl in jail, already serving prison for killing first daughter February 3, 2015

    Rohtak: A woman from Rohtak district in Haryana who is in jail for killing her one-year-old daughter has killed her new born girl in jail. Jail authorities say that the baby who was born was murdered just 3 days back. The woman had been arrested on January 9 after the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble January 28, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...