Murders

  • RLD activist murdered in Muzaffarnagar over land dispute August 10, 2014

    A Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) activist and farmer was allegedly murdered by his brother and his two sons over some land dispute at Datiyana village under Chapar police station in the Muzaffarnagar, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when Rishraj (55) had gone to his field following...
  • Verdict in Oscar Pistorius trial scheduled for September 11 August 8, 2014

    The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius said Friday that she will give a verdict on September 11, bringing closer to an end a globally televised five-month trial that has transfixed South Africans and others around the globe. Judge Thokozile Masipa made the announcement after the prosecution and defense...
  • Sher Singh Rana convicted in Phoolan Devi murder case, 10 others acquitted August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has convicted Sher Singh Rana for the murder of Samajwadi Party MP Phoolan Devi, who was gunned down in 2001 in New Delhi. Rana has been convicted under Section 302 and Section 307 of the Indian Penel Code and the court will pronounce the quantum...
  • News 360: Ratan Tata clarifies his remarks on lack of industrial development in West Bengal August 7, 2014

    Tata Sons Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata on Thursday clarified his remarks on the lack of industrial development in West Bengal and said that he never spoke of it in state-only view while reacting to West Bengal Industries Minister Amit Mitra's statement criticising him. ...
  • Delhi daylight murder: 3 juvenile suspects sent to juvenile home August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The three juveniles who were apprehended over the murder of a 19-year-old in Delhi have been sent to a juvenile home and will be in protective custody for 14 days. A 19-year-old was stabbed to death in Southeast Delhi's Madangir area, in broad daylight on Wednesday. Two adults have also...
  • 15-year-old abducted girl found murdered, police officials suspended over negligence August 7, 2014

    Body of a 15-year-old girl who was abducted along with her sister on July 25 was recovered from Kairana town in Shamli district, following which three police personnel have been suspended for alleged negligence. Two sisters aged 15 and 20, were allegedly abducted by 12 people from Kairana town. While the body...
  • Man files FIR against son-in-law alleging daughter's murder over dowry August 7, 2014

    A 28-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her husband for dowry in Kotwali area Hardoi, police said on Thursday. The victim identified as Sarita was attacked with a hammer by her husband Ramendra Verma in Koyalbagh locality on Wednesday. Sarita's family members have lodged an FIR against seven persons, including Ramendra, in...
  • Delhi daylight murder: Suspects to be produced in court today August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old was stabbed to death in Southeast Delhi's Madangir area, in broad daylight on Wednesday. The murder was caught on CCTV camera. The six murder suspects, all juveniles, will be produced in court on Thursday even as police say the victim was an extortionist. It was 5:30 pm...
  • Law experts oppose amendment to Juvenile Justice Act, say it violates child rights August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: While many welcome the Cabinet's clearance to the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, some law experts and activists have come out against it. Experts say that the amendment violates basic child rights. "This is really unfortunate because the whole bill has come out of anger, there's no evidence...
  • Jyoti murder case: 'Piyush was also involved with domestic help' August 7, 2014

    The woman friend of Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and an accused in the murder of his 28-year-old wife Jyoti Dasani, on Wednesday told police that he was also involved in a relationship with a domestic help. The woman friend was questioned today during a six-hour...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 6, 2014

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  • Is the government right in amending the Juvenile Justice act? August 6, 2014

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act which will give Juvenile Justice Board the power to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as adults for heinous crimes like rape and murder. ...
  • News 360: Passengers push train to free trapped commuter in Perth August 6, 2014

    After realising the staff members' incapacity to rescue a man struck between the platform and train, all the people on station pushed and tilted the train to rescue the man. The incident took place in Perth, Australia. ...
  • Delhi: 19-year-old stabbed to death, 5 juveniles taken into custody August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. ...
  • Delhi murder: My brother was called to market and stabbed, says victim's sister August 6, 2014

    A 19-year-old was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. ...
  • Watch: 5 juveniles kill 19-year-old in Delhi, taken into custody August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19-year-old was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. Police said that the deceased was identified as Sachin, who along with his friend was passing through the market on a bike,...
  • 28-year-old woman poisoned to death by in-laws over dowry August 6, 2014

    A 28-year-old woman was allegedly murdered by her in-laws for dowry at Buara village under Khatoli Police Station in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. Neha, wife of Zail Singh was poisoned to death yesterday by her in-laws, SHO, Gajender Singh said, adding, police has registered a case against seven persons including Singh on...
  • Jyoti murder case: 5 accused sent to police custody August 5, 2014

    Five accused, including Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and the husband of the victim, were today remanded in one day's police custody in connection with themurder of the 28-year-old Jyoti Dasani. The court of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate here allowed police to question Jyoti's husband Piyush and the other accused --...
  • Three killed in firing outside Roorkee sub jail August 5, 2014

    Three associates of a notorious criminal Chinoo Pandit were killed and five others injured on Tuesday when a rival gang of criminals opened fire on them outside Roorkee sub jail in Haridwar district, police said. The clash took place just outside the gate of the sub jail at around...
  • Mob ransacks police station, demands accused in a murder case be handed over August 5, 2014

    A mob on Tuesday ransacked Sundernagar Police Station in East Singhbhum district, demanding that a murder accused who is currently in police custody be handed over to them, police said. A large number of locals gathered at the police station demanding that accused Bagrai Soren, accused in the murder case of 30-year-old...
  • Badaun gangrape: Graves of victims under 7 feet of water August 5, 2014

    With the Ganga flowing in spate and the water level likely to increase further, the CBI's plan to exhume the bodies of two Badaun rape and murder victims for a second autopsy may prove difficult to carry out. "The graves are under about seven feet of water and the red flag...
  • Shamli: 1 arrested for rape, murder of 20-year-old woman August 4, 2014

    One person has been arrested for allegedly raping and killing a 20-year-old woman in Shamli district, police said. The woman, whose body was found on Saturday from Kairana town in Shamli district, was allegedly abducted along with her sister by 12 people on July 25, police said. The woman is suspected to...
  • Man kills wife for chatting with male friends on Facebook August 4, 2014

    Angry with his wife for "chatting with other men" over phone and social networking websites, a man on Sunday allegedly pushed her in the Ganges leading to her death. The accused - Ravi Chaurasia - married the victim, Rubi, after his first wife left him along with their baby two years...
  • Court rejects bail plea of a riot accused August 3, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused of murdering a villager during the riots in the district last year. Additional District and Sessions Judge Jitender Kumar on Saturday rejected the bail plea of the accused Kala alias Vijai in the murder case in Kharad village of...
  • Kanpur: Police officer kisses murder accused, calls him 'good boy', transferred August 2, 2014

    Kanpur: A senior police official probing the murder case of a woman in Kanpur has been transferred after footage emerged of him kissing the main accused and victim's husband Piyush Dasani on the forehead inside a police station. Swarup Nagar police station circle officer Rakesh Nayak was also seen telling...
  • Woman kills her two kids with paramour's help; both arrested August 2, 2014

    A 22-year-old woman and her paramour allegedly murdered her two minor children in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, police said. Manju alias Tasleema Khan was arrested on Friday for strangling her four-year-old son Eid Mohammad and daughter Sabeena (one year) with the help of her male friend Koyo Alias Amrit in Jaria village...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry six years ago August 1, 2014

    A man was on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Badaun for killing his wife for dowry six years ago. Additional District Judge SN Tripathi awarded life imprisonment to Amirchand for killing his wife Laxmi on April 5, 2008. Amirchand had demanded Rs 50,000 and a motorcycle in dowry....
  • Five persons sentenced to life imprisonment in attempt to murder case August 1, 2014

    Five persons were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in a 17-year-old attempt to murder case. Additional District Judge Brijendra Kumar Singh also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 each on the five convicts on Thursday. In November 1997, Jai Prakash Singh, Lal Babu, Surendra Singh, Sanjeet Singh and Vijay...
  • Five sentenced to life imprisonment in murder case July 31, 2014

    Five persons, including four brothers, were sentenced to life imprisonment in an 18-year-old murder case by a Vaishali district court on Thursday. Additional District Judge-1, Brajendra Kumar Tiwary found the five guilty of the murder of Jandhari Paswan, who was found hanging from a tree on May 4, 1996, at Atma...
  • Honour killing? 22-year-old girl shot dead by brother over affair July 31, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 22-year-old girl was shot dead allegedly by her brother who was opposed to her relationship with a boy in Loee village in Muzaffarnagar. The girl was shot dead by her brother Arshad following heated arguments over the matter on Wednesday, Deputy SP R...