MURDERS

  • West Bengal DGP gives clean chit to TMC leaders in Sagar Ghosh murder case September 4, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal Director General of Police (DGP) GMP Reddy on Thursday gave a clean chit to Birbhum district Trinamool Congress leaders Anubrata Mondal and Bikash Roy Chowdhury in the Sagar Ghosh murder case. The DGP appeared before the Calcutta High Court and defended the Special Investigative Team (SIT) move...
  • West Bengal: Girl's naked body found hours after she took on a kangaroo court September 4, 2014

    Kolkata: In a shocking rerun of a suspected kangaroo court atrocity in West Bengal, a teenaged girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Jalpaiguri. The incident brought back the horrific memories of the gangrape of an adivasi girl in Birbhum some months ago, which happened at the behest of a...
  • WB: Girl's naked body found, father alleges rape, murder; TMC activist arrested September 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The naked body of a teenaged girl was found besides the railway tracks in the Dhupguri area of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal on Tuesday. The girl reportedly went missing from a kangaroo court convened by local Trinamool Congress leaders. Two people including a local Trinamool activist have been...
  • UP: Man allegedly rapes, murders woman in Kasganj, family says police not registering rape case September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In another instance of lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh, a woman was allegedly raped and murdered in the Kasganj district. The police reportedly reached the spot after locals informed them. The victim's body has been sent for postmortem. Police have registered a case of murder. However, the woman's relatives...
  • Nagpur: 8yearold abducted boy found dead, 2 arrested September 3, 2014

    Nagpur: An eightyearold boy, who went missing two days ago, was found dead in a drain in Nagpur on Wednesday. The body was recovered with severe head injuries and two accused in the case have been arrested. The eightyearold was the son of a prominent local dentist who was kidnapped two...
  • Kerala: BJP leader hacked to death, party calls for statewide bandh September 1, 2014

    Kannur: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called a statewide bandh in Kerala on Tuesday. The move came after a district leader of the party was hacked to death allegedly by CPM cadres in the Kannur district. Manoj, the Kannur BJP leader, was an accused in the CPM leader P Jayarajan...
  • 'Breaking Bad' is over; next season of 'Game of Thrones' will premiere in 2015. Here are 10 new obsessionworthy shows you can check out this year August 27, 2014

    It's a timehonored rite harking back to an era of blackandwhite TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare. As part of the ritual, this latest fall crop is an occasion for handicapping the good and the misfires. Granted, it's a...
  • News 360: Meerut couple shows the way, adopts 12 HIV positive boys August 25, 2014

    In Meerut, 12 HIV positive boys have been given a new lease of life by a young couple. A close encounter with death promoted Ajay Sharma to look at life differently and encouraged him to transform lives. Supporting Sharma in this cause is his wife. The couple has adopted 12...
  • Indian national found murdered in Singapore industrial estate August 25, 2014

    Singapore: A 26yearold Indian national was found murdered near his workplace in the industrial estate of Pandan on the west coast of Singapore, on Monday. The victim, Suresh Kumar, was found motionless near his workplace on Saturday. Paramedics responding to a help call reached the spot but later pronounced Kumar...
  • South Bangalore tense after youngster commits suicide following alleged police harassment August 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Protests broke out late on Saturday after a 24yearold youngster committed suicide in South Bangalore following alleged police harassment. The deceased in his suicide note has alleged that a police inspector arrested him and kept in custody for 3 days without filing an FIR and tortured him. Local residents...
  • Viscera samples crucial in criminal investigation sent via road to Hyderabad delaying probe August 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: It may be the 21st century, but forensic investigation in India is being conducted using archaic methods. CNNIBN has learnt that viscera samples that are crucial to criminal investigation are being transported by road all the way from Delhi to Hyderabad the four day journey endangering the samples. These samples...
  • SC dismisses former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi's plea August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi challenging a Delhi High Court order asking him to face murder charges for the death of his wife Anju in 2000. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur said it was not interfering...
  • Frustrated with the exploitation by senior cadres, seven Maoists surrender in Raipur August 20, 2014

    Seven Maoists, including their two selfstyled hardcore deputy commanders, involved in serious criminal offences, on Wednesday surrendered before the CRPF in Raipur. The rebels, one of them a woman, surrendered at the headquarters of 65 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force at Baradera on Wednesday afternoon, battalion Commandant Satyendra Kumar Singh...
  • 17yearold boy stabbed to death for objecting to harassment of sister August 20, 2014

    A 17yearold boy was stabbed to death allegedly by three persons after he objected to their attempts to harass his sister, police said. Himanshu alias Shanu Manwat, who resided in the Srikrishna Colony here, was stabbed with knives by the three men, who were his neighbours, outside his house last night,...
  • Sadhvi Pragya Thakur charged in RSS worker murder case August 20, 2014

    National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the murder of RSS worker Sunil Joshi against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and three others accused in a special court in Bhopal. The document was filed in the court of Special Judge. Besides Pragya, who is under judicial custody, the other...
  • NIA files chargesheet in RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi murder case August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the murder of former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak (preacher) Sunil Joshi. Three people has been chargesheeted in the case that dates back to 2007. NIA said that the RSS man was killed for making sexual advances towards Sadhvi...
  • Body found with private parts chopped off near NCR August 19, 2014

    A 30yearold man was found murdered with his private parts chopped off at a tea shop where he used to work in Sector 27C area here, police said on Monday. Rajendra Kumar was found murdered on Sunday, police said, adding, tea stall owner Anand Sharma suspects that Kumar was killed by...
  • West Bengal: CPM leader's wife allegedly gangraped and murdered by TMC activists August 18, 2014

    Midnapore (West Bengal): A 32yearold woman was allegedly gang raped and murdered by TMC activists in West Bengal's east Midnapore. The victim was the wife of a CPM leader, who had fled from the village a long time back in the wake of alleged TMC domination. The woman was allegedly...
  • 2 killed, 1 injured in clash over political rivalry August 18, 2014

    Two persons were shot dead and another injured in a clash between two parties over political rivalry related to panchayat polls in Rajpura area, police said. Ramveer (40) and Rambabu (32) were shot dead when the two parties opened fire at each other in Shahpur village late on Sunday night, Station...
  • Honour killing: 22yearold girl shot dead by father for marrying against his wishes August 18, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a girl was allegedly shot dead by her father in Baniyather area in Sambhal, police said. The 22yearold girl was shot dead by her father Ram Chandra, with a countrymade firearm in Narauli town on Sunday evening, Station Officer Kunj Bihari Mishra said. Prima facie...
  • Robbers shoot 2 train passengers dead August 17, 2014

    Armed robbers shot dead two passengers aboard a Hatiabound train in Bihar, police said on Sunday. The robbers opened fire at passengers Saturday late in the night for resisting robbery attempt on the GorakhpurHatia Maurya Express near Hathidih railway station, some 110 km from here, Government Railway Police official Upender Kumar...
  • Man stabs wife to death over a family discord August 17, 2014

    A man allegedly stabbed his wife to death over a family discord in Kotwali area in Pilibhit, police said on Sunday. Satish and Vimla Devi got married three years back, police said, adding, due to some differences, Vimla had left Satish and was living with her parents. Apparently agitated over this, Satish...
  • BSP activist Vinod Kumar Singhal shot dead in Shamli August 17, 2014

    A 35yearold BSP activist was allegedly shot dead by three unidentified bikeborne assailants in Shamli district, police said on Sunday. Vinod Kumar Singhal, a BSP activist and a trader, was shot dead on Saturday by the three at his business establishment in Kairana town, SP Dinesh Chand said. He was rushed to...
  • 50yearold lawyer hacked to death by unidentified men August 14, 2014

    A 50yearold lawyer was allegedly hacked to death by some unidentified persons in the city when he was going to a court in Sultanpur on Thursday, police said. The incident took place when Dharmraj Yadav was going to the court on his bike and some persons forcibly stopped him in Amhat...
  • Phoolan Devi murder case: Sher Singh Rana sentenced to life imprisonment August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Sher Singh Rana, convicted for the murder of Samajwadi Party MP Phoolan Devi, has been sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 lakh by a Delhi court on Thursday. Prosecution lawyer Manisha Sharma said that the court did not find the case rarest of rare...
  • Twin murders: Siblings found dead in Delhi's Karawal Nagar August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: An 18yearold girl and her 10yearold brother was found murdered in their bedroom in north east Delhi's Karawal Nagar on Thursday. The two used to stay with their aunt who discovered the bodies when she came in to the bedroom to wake them up for school. A PCR call...
  • Paramour kills widow after she objects to his relationship with her 18yearold daughter August 14, 2014

    A woman was allegedly strangulated to death by her paramour and three others in Bilaspur village in Muzaffarnagar when she opposed the accused's relationship with her daughter, police said. "The four accused identified as Ramvir, Anuj, Satish and Arjun were arrested on Wednesday," SP City Sharvan Kumar told reporters. The 35yearold widow's...
  • Mob justice: Villagers lynch man for raping woman August 14, 2014

    A 50yearold man, who had allegedly raped a woman last week, was lynched by villagers after he along with an accomplice made an abortive attempt to rape her daughter in SeraikelaKharswan district of Jharkhand, the police said on Wednesday. Radha Mohan Munda and another man allegedly tried to drag a...
  • SP leader, aide shot dead by 3 bikeborne assailants August 13, 2014

    A local Samajwadi Party leader and his associate were shot dead by three motorcycleborne assailants in Banda district, police said. "Badal Khan (40), SP leader and his aide identified as Pankaj (22) were going in their Scorpio towards Mataudh when they were stopped near Keotara trisection and shot at," police said. "They...
  • 10yearold girl killed by stepmother for refusing to cook food August 13, 2014

    A 10yearold girl was allegedly killed by her mentally unstable stepmother for not cooking food, police said on Tuesday. Deepshikha was killed by her 50yearold stepmother Kamlesh in Nanglasheikh village of Meerut district on Monday. According to police, Kamlesh had asked Deepshikha to prepare food in the morning, which the girl did...