MURDERS

  • J&K: All four convicts who raped and killed Tabinda Gani in Kupwara in 2007 given death sentence 3 days ago

    Kupwara: All four convicts in the rape and murder of 13-year-old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara have been given death sentence by a local court in Jammu and Kashmir. The brutal rape and murder took place eight years back in 2007 when the four men brutalised the teenager when...
  • Kupwara: Sentencing of four convicts in Tabinda Gani rape and murder case today 3 days ago

    Kupwara: Eight years after the brutal rape and murder of 13 year old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara, a local court will handover the quantum of sentence to four convicts. Gani was abducted, raped and brutally murdered by four men in 2007 in Kupwara in Kashmir. The family of...
  • Gujarat: Woman kills husband over his dark complexion 4 days ago

    Anand (Gujarat): A 22-year-old man was on Thursday killed allegedly by his wife who was unhappy with his dark complexion, following which she has been arrested. "Farzanabano (22), a resident of Sundarana village in Petlad taluka of Anand district, was arrested for killing her husband Farukh Malek today, because she was...
  • Not a juvenile at 16: Will a change in the law be enough of a deterrent? 4 days ago

    A juvenile in the age group of 16-18 will be tried as adults for heinous crimes after the Union Cabinet cleared a proposal to effect. More than two years after a young girl in Delhi was brutalised and murderously assaulted by six people including a minor in a moving bus...
  • Hyderabad: Businessman strangles his wife after she refused to serve him food 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: A businessman was arrested on Thursday on charges of strangling his wife, a former air hostess, after she allegedly refused to serve him food. Hyderabad Police arrested businessman Sachin Uppal and his friend Rakesh, who allegedly did nothing to prevent the crime. Sachin, who was being questioned for last three days,...
  • Udaipur: Elderly woman murdered, legs chopped off for silver anklets April 16, 2015

    Udaiur: An elderly woman was murdered by unidentified criminals who chopped off her legs for her silver anklets on Tuesday night. The incident occurred when the woman, Nani Bai (80), was sleeping in her house in Bhainsdakla village in Dabok area alone. Her family members were working in farm and they found...
  • Indian kills wife inside Dunkin Donuts restaurant in US April 15, 2015

    Washington: A 24-year-old Indian national has allegedly clubbed to death his wife inside the kitchen of a Dunkin Donuts restaurant in the US where they both were employed. 21-year-old Palak Bhadreskumar Patel was found beaten to death inside the restaurant kitchen in Maryland. Her husband Bhadreshkumar Chetanbhai Patel is the suspect,...
  • Murder convict disguises himself as visitor, escpaes from Bangalore Central Jail April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: A murder convict escaped from Bangalore Central Jail on Friday evening. Manjunath disguised himself as a visitor and escaped the prison. He was in the jail for past six years. Search operations have been launched by the police to apprehend him. ...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 9, 2015

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  • News 360: Centre freezes Greenpeace India's all 7 bank accounts April 9, 2015

    The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday froze all 7 bank accounts of Greenpeace India with immediate effect. Greenpeace India's accounts were frozen after serious allegations of its involvement in encouraging "anti-development" campaigns across the country. ...
  • Delhi's top gangster Neeraj Bawana, accused of several murders, arrested April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi's most wanted gangster Neeraj Bawana, who has dozens of cases of murder, attempt to murder and extortion against him, was arrested in the wee hours of Tuesday by the Special Cell of Delhi Police. Police forces of several states were on the look out for him. Special Commissioner...
  • Man wanted in UK for rape, attempt to murder arrested by Delhi Police April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old man, against whom the Interpol had issued a red corner notice and was wanted for rape and attempt to murder of two young women in Scotland in 2012, was arrested by Crime Branch of Delhi Police in New Delhi. The accused, identified as Raminder Singh, was...
  • Stethoscopes & AK-47s: Pakistan doctors live with daily threats by Taliban March 25, 2015

    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 March 21, 2015

    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 March 20, 2015

    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...