Murders

  • Jessica Lal murder: Shayan Munshi gets bail in perjury case 23-12-2013 02:54 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Shayan Munshi, who is facing prosecution for allegedly turning hostile in Jessica Lal murder case, has been granted bail by a Delhi court which fixed the matter for February 5 for hearing arguments on the framing of charge. Munshi, who had appeared before the court in...
  • Man pushed out of bar by bouncers, dies of injuries 22-12-2013 08:36 AM

    Kolkata: A man was allegedly pushed from the first floor of a bar by bouncers leading to his death following which angry locals ransacked the building and torched a vehicle in Dum Dum in the northern fringes of the city. The victim, identified as Madhab Das, was a resident of...
  • CBI files chargesheet against BJP MP in RTI activist murder case 21-12-2013 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a chargesheet against Bharatiya Janta Party's (BJP) MP from Junagarh Dinu Solanki in the murder case of RTI activist Amit Jethwa. The BJP MP from Junagarh was earlier questioned by the CBI in connection with Jethwa's murder case in...
  • Charges framed against minister Shyam Razak for attacking a cop 26 years ago 19-12-2013 10:01 PM

    Charges against Bihar minister ShyamRazak were on Thursday framed in a 26-year-old case of attackingpolicemen by a district court in Patna. The charges were framed in the Fast Track court of PervezAlam against Razak, the Food minister, under sections 307(attempt to murder), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causinghurt), 353 (assault or...
  • One convicted for killing jailer over personal enimity, 3 acquitted 19-12-2013 09:56 PM

    A court in Jodhpur on Thursday convicted oneaccused for the murder of the jailer of Jodhpur Central Jailin 2010, while acquitting three others for lack of evidence.The court will pronounce the sentence on December 21. District and Sessions court judge Manoj Kumar Vyasconvicted Narendra Jat for fatally stabbing the jailer...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to 3 for killing man with iron rods in 2004 19-12-2013 09:49 PM

    A court in Bihar's Nawadadistrict on Thursday convicted three persons to life imprisonmentand imposed a fine of Rs 12,000 on each after finding themguilty in a murder case nine years ago. The Ad hoc Additional District and Sessions Judge-IIVikram Singh passed the order convicting Upendra Singh,Rajkaran Singh and Sanjay Singh...
  • Junior Bar Association president shot dead, lawyers vandalise hospital 19-12-2013 05:20 PM

    The president of Junior BarAssociation was on Thursday shot dead by unidentified persons inPratapgarh district, following which lawyers vandalised thedistrict hospital and collectorate office, police in Kota on Thursday. Raj Dutt Mishra (52) riding a motorcycle with one U DPandey was shot dead by some motorcycle-borne persons when hewas on...
  • Kota: Suspected cannibal arrested from a cave, pieces of human skeleton recovered 18-12-2013 11:10 PM

    Kota: A suspected cannibal serial killer was arrested from a forest of Baran district in Kota in a joint operation by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh police team, police said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off by local villagers, 35-year-old Karan Singh Bheel was arrested on Tuesday from a forest adjoining...
  • Suspected cannibal dwelling in a cave arrested, pieces of human skeleton recovered 18-12-2013 08:44 PM

    A suspected cannibal serial killer was arrested from a forest of Baran district in a joint operation by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh police team, the police said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off by local villagers, the police arrested 35-year-old Karan Singh Bheel on Tuesday from a forest adjoining Kawai...
  • Jessica Lal murder case: Manu Sharma gets parole to write an exam 18-12-2013 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: Jessica Lal's murderer Manu Sharma on Wednesday got parole from December 28 to January 5 for appearing in an examination. Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, who is undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lal in 1999, was granted nine days parole by the Delhi High Court to...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Court rejects bail pleas of two 17-12-2013 04:53 PM

    A local court rejected thebail plea of two men accused of being involved in the murderof four persons during riots in Lank village in Muzaffarnagar. Bail pleas of Rupender and Mahak Singh were rejected on Mondayby the district sessions court judge Rama Jain, whosaid that there was no case of...
  • Village Development Officer shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants outside his house 17-12-2013 11:40 AM

    A Village Development Officer was shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants outside his home in broad daylight, police said on Tuesday. Sahaspur VDO Divesh Kamboj was getting ready for office on Monday when the doorbell rang. As his wife opened the door three young men riding a motorcycle asked for Kamboj....
  • BSP MP, wife's judicial custody extended 16-12-2013 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Bahujan Samaj Party MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife till December 30 in connection with the murder of their maid in the national capital on November 5. Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha, however, allowed Dhananjay Singh to sign on...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to 15 persons in attempt to murder case 16-12-2013 07:03 PM

    Fifteen persons were on Monday sentencedto life imprisonment by a court in Patna in a 10-year-old attemptto murder case. The Fast Track Court (FTC) - I judge Ravi Shankar Sinhaconvicted the 15 persons after finding them guilty in anattempt to murder case of Ramashish Prasad and Ganesh Yadav,natives of Deepkula...
  • Woman from Mathura found dead with her children in Puri hotel, husband on the run 15-12-2013 09:00 PM

    A woman from Uttar Pradesh and her two children were found dead in a hotel in Puri on Sunday, police said. After being informed by the hotel staff, the police broke open the door and recovered the bodies of the 34-year-old woman from the room, Deputy Superintendent of police Sashibhusan...
  • Jessica Lal murder case: Manu Sharma seeks parole 13-12-2013 06:33 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the city government and sought a status report from it on Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma's plea for a month's parole to take examinations. Justice Hima Koli asked the Delhi government to file a status report on the issue by...
  • Maharashtra: Anti-superstition bill tabled in state Assembly 11-12-2013 08:34 PM

    Nagpur: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday tabled the anti-superstition bill in the state Assembly during the ongoing winter session in Nagpur. This bill seeks to replace the anti-superstition ordinance that was promulgated in the wake of the killing of noted rationalist and anti-superstition crusader Narendra Dabholkar. The proposed bill's ordinance...
  • Centre asks Assam to act over abduction, killing incidents 11-12-2013 01:02 PM

    Kokrajhar/Guwahati: As a fallout of the recent reports of abductions and killings in Assam, the Centre has asked the state government to do the status check on the current situation in the state. In the last five months 15 people have been abducted from the Bodoland Territorial Areas District. The...
  • BSP MP Dhananjay Singh denied bail to attend Parliament session 10-12-2013 04:46 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife in connection with the murder of their maid, was denied interim bail on Tuesday for attending the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash dismissed the plea of Dhananjay, an MP from Jaunpur seat...
  • Armed assailants beat father-son duo to death over 'land dispute' 09-12-2013 02:24 PM

    A father-son duo was allegedly beaten to death by some armed men at Bhitaha village, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Sunday when the victims, residents of Semra village had come to Bhitaha village for some work. The victims have been identified as Prahlad Pandey (62) and...
  • Two detained in Goa for Narendra Dabholkar murder 07-12-2013 11:11 AM

    Pune Crime Branch has taken into custody two persons from Goa for questioning in connection with the murder of noted rationalist Narendra Dabholkar. The duo, hiding at a feast venue at Old Goa near here, was detained on December 3, Goa Deputy Inspector General of Police O P Mishra said...
  • Maid murder case: BSP MP moves court to attend Parliament session 06-12-2013 03:06 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with the murder of their maid, has moved a Delhi court seeking interim bail for attending the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma on Friday fixed the plea for hearing before the court...
  • 55-year-old ex-army man shot dead by unidentified assailants 06-12-2013 11:35 AM

    An ex-army man was on Friday shot dead by unidentified people in Kotwali area, police said in Etah. Viresh (55) was shot dead by unidentified people while he was going to get milk from Shyamnagar locality on Friday morning, they said. No FIR has been lodged in this regard so...
  • Juvenile laws must not be taken lightly in heinous crimes: Court 05-12-2013 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed a youth's plea to be declared a minor in a robbery and murder case, and held that juvenile laws must be not taken lightly in the cases of heinous crimes. Dismissing the plea of Rudermani, Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau said the...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to three for murder 05-12-2013 07:37 PM

    Three persons were on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in Mainpuri for killing aman five years ago. On May 17, 2009 Gayadin of Kuraoli area was shot dead by Sri Krishna, Prem Kumar and Narsi at his home over old enmity. Additional District and Session Judge,...
  • Maid murder case: BSP MP, wife's judicial custody extended till December 16 05-12-2013 05:50 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti Singh's counsel on Thursday told a Delhi court that judicial custody of the couple has been extended till December 16 by a magistrate in Tihar Jail, where they are lodged in connection with the murder of their maid. The defence advocates informed...
  • Digvijaya Singh slams exit poll predictions, says its place is in the dustbin 05-12-2013 03:07 PM

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has rubbished the exit polls, being aired on some news channels, predicting an edge for BJP over Congress in recently-concluded Assembly elections in five states. "There is no meaning in such exit poll results and they deserve to be consigned to dustbin," the Congress general...
  • Five minor girls shot dead by unidentified assailants 05-12-2013 12:58 PM

    Five minor girls were shot dead when they were sleeping by unidentified assailants in Sonaf village in Bihar's Gaya district, police said on Thursday. The girls belonging to three families, were kept in one house by their parents, who had fled from the village following some personal rivalry, Additional Superintendent...
  • Man kills 2 daughters, niece and pregnant wife for giving birth to girls 04-12-2013 11:53 PM

    Jodhpur: A man allegedly killed his pregnant wife and two daughters and a niece in Sodhadara Village in the district, informed the police on Wednesday. He killed his wife for giving birth to girls, his in-laws alleged, said the police. Radha Kishan Bishnoi killed his pregnant wife Sushila, two daughters...