MURDERS

  • 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...
  • Two minor sisters killed, four others injured in a house collapse in Rajgarh August 12, 2014

    Two minor sisters were killed and four other members of a family injured when their house collapsed due to heavy rains near here, a senior district official said on Tuesday. The twostorey house belonging to one Rajnarayan Sharma suddenly caved in due to heavy rains in Surajpol area of Narsinghgarh town...
  • 45yearold tea seller's throat slit by three, family blocks traffic on G T road August 12, 2014

    A 45yearold tea seller, whose throat was slit by three persons on Sunday evening, on Tuesday succumbed at a hospital in Ghaziabad, leading to protests by his family members and villagers who blocked G T road at Mohan Nagar area demanding the arrest of culprits. On Sunday, when Natthu Ram Prajapati...
  • Anju Ilyasi death: Former TV anchor Suhaib Ilyasi to be tried for murder August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Former television producer and anchor Suhaib Ilyasi will be tried for the murder of his wife Anju Ilyasi in 2000, as ruled by the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. Ilyasi was arrested on March 2000 after he was accused of murder by his sisterinlaw and motherinlaw. However, there...
  • Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head arrested August 12, 2014

    A hardcore Maoist carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head was arrested during a search operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgencyhit Narayanpur district, police said. The cadre, Lakhmu (38), was apprehended from a forest near his native Kumnar village under Kurusnar police limits by the district force on Monday, Narayanpur Additional...
  • Pakistan police charges cleric with murder and terrorism August 10, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistani police on Sunday registered three new FIRs against antigovernment cleric TahirulQadri under murder and terrorism charges and arrested 2,000 of his supporters from different parts of Punjab province. The total number of FIRs against the Canadabased cleric has reached to eight. The latest FIRs have been registered...
  • Mohanlalganj murder: Government refuses to increase compensation, issues Rs10 lakh cheque to victim's family August 10, 2014

    Ignoring the demand of the family of victim in Mohanlalganj case for increasing the compensation to Rs 25 lakh, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued a cheque of Rs 10 lakh for the children of the 35yearold widow who was found brutally murdered last month. District Magistrate Sharad Kumar Singh...
  • 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 fivemonth 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 stateonly 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 19yearold in Delhi have been sent to a juvenile home and will be in protective custody for 14 days. A 19yearold was stabbed to death in Southeast Delhi's Madangir area, in broad daylight on Wednesday. Two adults have also...
  • 15yearold abducted girl found murdered, police officials suspended over negligence August 7, 2014

    Body of a 15yearold 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 soninlaw alleging daughter's murder over dowry August 7, 2014

    A 28yearold 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 19yearold 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 28yearold 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 sixhour...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • 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. ...