Murders

  • UP: Court rejects CBI closure report in DSP Zia-ul-Haq murder case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday rejected the closure report of the Central Bureau of Investigation in Kunda Deputy SP Zia-ul-Haq's murder case in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The court has asked the investigating agency to re-investigate the case. UP Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya was...
  • Badaun rape case: CBI conducts polygraph test on victims' family July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday carried out lie detector test on the fathers of the two cousin sisters from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh who were allegedly raped, killed and their bodies found hanging from a tree even as the victims' family objected to the move of the agency. CBI sources said...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre says price checks in place; Opposition stages walk out July 7, 2014

    Prices of food items are under control and there is no need for panic, the government declared on Monday in the Rajya Sabha which took up an impromptu discussion on inflation on the opening day of the Budget session after the opposition pressed for it. ...
  • Former President Pratibha Patil's brother named accused in murder case July 7, 2014

    Jalgoan: In a major embarrassment to former President Pratibha Patil, a court in Jalgoan, Maharashtra named her brother as an accused in a murder case. Patil's younger brother Gajendra Narayan Patil and former MLA Dr Ulhas Patil have been named accused in a criminal case that dates back to 2005....
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • Security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha sentenced to life July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha has been sentenced to life by a Mumbai Court. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, had been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution had asked for death penalty on the grounds that...
  • One held, 3 detained in the brutal murder of a student in West Bengal July 6, 2014

    Kolkata: One person has been arrested and three others detained in connection with the brutal murder of a student in West Bengal's North 24 Paraganas district. The main suspect is still absconding. A bandh was observed in the district after the murder. CPI leader MD Salim alleged that the goons who...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Badaun murder: One month on, family awaits justice July 4, 2014

    Badaun: It has been almost a month since two minor girls were found hanging from a tree in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh and there is still no clarity on who killed the two teenagers and under what circumstances. The postmortem report was supposed to be the basis of scientific investigation...
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Mother seeks death for convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The mother of Nitish Katara, who was abducted and killed in 2002, on Friday sought death penalty for the three convicts including UP politician DP Yadav's son Vikas saying they were a "menace to the society and there was no chance of their reformation or rehabilitation". Neelam Katara's counsel,...
  • Badaun victims' parents say honour killing allegations being made to save suspects July 4, 2014

    Badaun: It has been almost a month since two minor girls were found hanging from a tree in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh. After the Central Bureau of Investigation's initial probe said that it could be a case of honour killing. However, the girls' parents claim these allegations are being made...
  • Badaun murder: Allahabad HC seeks status report from CBI July 3, 2014

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday sought a progress report on the investigation being carried out in the Badaun murder case from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team. According to sources, initial investigation by the CBI had indicated that the Badaun murder could be a case of honour...
  • Nurses safe, Ministry of External Affairs helpful: Kerala CM July 3, 2014

    Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy confirmed that the nurses stranded in Iraq were safe and that the Ministry of External Affairs was really helpful in dealing with the crisis. ...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha case: Mumbai court to pronounce quantum of sentence on Monday July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The quantum of sentence in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be announced by a Mumbai court on Monday. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, has been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution has asked for death penalty on...
  • Nephew murders 45-year-old man over property dispute July 3, 2014

    A 45-year-old was allegedly killed by his nephew over a property dispute in Ahimaney Baijapur village in Sultanpur, police said on Thursday. The deceased identified as Tilakram Verma was working in his agricultural field on Wednesday, when he got involved in a dispute with his nephew who attacked him with a...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha case: Mumbai court to pronounce quantum of sentence today July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The quantum of sentence in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be announced by a Mumbai court on Thursday. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, has been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution has asked for death penalty on...
  • 15-year-old boy shot dead by unidentified men July 2, 2014

    A 15-year-old boy was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Mahewaghat area in Kaushambi, a senior police officer said. Lalji Prajapati was shot dead by motorcycle-borne persons near Kumiyawan Bazar on Tuesday evening, Superintendent of Police RP Singh said. Agitated with the incident, locals placed the body on the road and blocked...
  • Unidentified men shoot 15-year-old boy July 2, 2014

    A 15-year-old boy was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Mahewaghat area, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. Lalji Prajapati was shot dead by motorcycle-borne persons near Kumiyawan Bazar last evening, Superintendent of Police RP Singh said. Agitated with the incident, locals placed the body on the road and blocked it....
  • TMC says Tapas Pal has apologised, so won't act against him July 1, 2014

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress, which is facing severe criticism because of its MP Tapas Pal, said that he had tendered an unconditional apology for his atrocious remarks wherein he said that he would ask his party workers to rape women in the opposition party. Party spokesperson Mukul Roy said that Pal has...
  • Police complaint registered against TMC MP Tapas Pal July 1, 2014

    Kolkata: More trouble is in store for Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal as a police complaint has been filed against him for his controversial remarks wherein he said that he would send party workers to rape women in the opposition party. A BJP worker in Nadia, West Bengal, has registered a...
  • TMC asks Tapas Pal to tender unconditional apology for rape remark July 1, 2014

    Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress has asked its MP Tapas Pal to tender unconditional apology for his controversial remark wherein he said that he would ask party workers to rape women of the Opposition party as political revenge. TMC spokesperson Mukul Roy on Tuesday afternoon said, " TMC has asked Tapas Pal...
  • 55-year-old man kills sister-in-law, commits suicide July 1, 2014

    A 55-year-old man allegedly killed his sister-in-law and later committed suicide by consuming poison at Ghasipura village in Muzaffarnagar, police said. "The accused, Brijpal was staying with Urmila after his wife's death. Urmila was also a widow but they were not officially married," police said. "After the duo had an argument on...
  • Para teacher shot at by unidentified gunmen, critical July 1, 2014

    A para teacher was on Tuesday shot at by unidentified gunmen at Pataghate village in Lohardaga district, the police said. "The para teacher, Mohan Yadav, was hit by a bullet," Superintendent of Police Mritinjay Kumar said. "His condition was serious and doctors at the Primary Health Centre where he was taken...
  • Seven persons injured in group clash in Bundi July 1, 2014

    Seven persons were injured when two groups clashed over issue of illegal soil mining in Tirath village of Keshoraipatan police station area of Bundi district, police said. Two groups headed by Pappu Meena and Hanuman Meena entered into a clash on Monday night and attacked each other with sticks and stones,...
  • Man allegedly killed by brother over land dispute July 1, 2014

    A 48-year-old man was allegedly killed by his brother over a land dispute in Jalalpur area, police said on Tuesday. Chavinath was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon by his brother Manna in Chatideeh Matiyan village on Wednesday after the duo had a dispute over land, Additional Superintendent of Police Ramji said. While...
  • I will ask our boys to go and rape CPM women: TMC MP Tapas Pal June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • WB: Jute mill worker commits suicide after closure of the mill June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: A worker at the Northbrook jute mill allegedly commits suicide by jumping on the tracks. Amit Chand Gupta, a worker with the mill for 15 years, was apparently depressed after the closure of the mill earlier this month. The mill was shut after the murder of its CEO SK...
  • Oscar Pistorius had no mental disorder at time of shooting: Psychiatrists June 30, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star on trial for murder for shooting his girlfriend, was not suffering from a mental condition that would have impaired his ability to distinguish between right and wrong at the time she was killed, a psychiatric report said on Monday. Pistorius, an Olympic and Paralympic...
  • Want death penalty for my daughter's murderer: Pallavi Purkayastha's father June 30, 2014

    The sentencing in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be pronounced on July 3. The family of the lawyer, who was brutally murdered in Mumbai in August 2012, has demanded death penalty for the watchman who was held guilty. ...