Murders

  • Haryana gangrape-murder: Family gets justice after a 2-year fight 20-02-2014 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: It's been more than a year after the brutal December 16 gangrape, another family has been fighting for justice. Their 19-year-old daughter was brutally raped and murdered two years ago and a court on Wednesday gave all three convicts a death penalty. Intense media coverage and unprecedented protests...
  • Haryana gangrape-murder: Court gives death sentence to convicts 19-02-2014 02:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Dwarka fast-track court has given death sentence to all the three convicted for the gangrape and murder of a 19-year-old girl in Haryana. The three men were convicted for the murder and gangrape of a 19-year-old girl in February 2012 in Haryana. The decomposed and mutilated body...
  • Boy ties 40-year-old woman's hands and legs, burns her alive 19-02-2014 01:09 PM

    A woman was burnt alive by a youth in Shivpur village of Gorakhpur district, police said on Wednesday. 40-year-old Meera and her two children, Khushbu (14) and Mallu (12) were sleeping on Tuesday night when a youth entered their house. The youth tied Meera's hands and legs and burnt her...
  • Bombay HC allows Dabholkar's family to intervene in PIL on CBI probe 18-02-2014 07:36 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed the family of slain activist Narendra Dabholkar to intervene in a PIL seeking probe by CBI into his murder to find out whether Hindu right-wing members were involved in the crime. Dabholkar's daughter Mukta Dabholkar urged the court through her lawyer to allow...
  • Police arrest two Naxals during combing operation 18-02-2014 01:48 PM

    Two Naxals were arrested during a search operation in Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Tuesday. The cadres were nabbed while they were trying to flee into the forests under Gangalur police station limits on Tuesday evening, Bijapur Deputy Superintendent of Police Sukhnandan Rathore said. "A team of...
  • SC to decide on mercy plea of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins today 18-02-2014 08:27 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday deliver its judgement on the mercy petition by former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins. They are seeking to commute their death sentence on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The judgement will be delivered by a bench headed by Chief...
  • Despite police protection, witness shot dead by unidentified assailants 18-02-2014 08:16 AM

    A 42-year-old person, who was a complainant in his brother's murder case and having police protection, was on Monday shot dead by three unidentified assailants in Bulandshahrdistrict, police said. Gulab Singh of Dhoosri village under Shikarpur police station was shot dead while on his way back to his village from...
  • 27-year-old married woman murdered in her house 18-02-2014 08:08 AM

    A 27-year-old married woman was allegedly murdered by unknown men at her residence in Krishna Bagh Colony in Indore, police said on Monday. The woman's husband was also found in an unconscious condition there, they said. According to police, Priyanka died on the spot after some unknown persons slashed her...
  • Student stabbed to death in cinema hall, one arrested 17-02-2014 06:27 PM

    An 18-year-old student was stabbed to death by four persons in a cinema hall over a petty dispute, police said on Monday. Karan Wagh, a student of class 12th, was watching the night show of the recently released film 'Gunday' at Astha Talkies in Patnipura area along with his friends...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder: Mahipal Maderna granted conditional permission to attend funeral 17-02-2014 05:39 PM

    A local court on Monday granted conditional permission to Mahipal Maderna to attend his father's funeral at his ancestral village at Chadi near Jodhpur. Mahipal, who has already been granted conditional permission from the ACJM (SC/ST cases) court from February 13 to 17, on Mondaymoved the application seeking an interim...
  • Three members of family shot dead in Delhi 16-02-2014 09:13 PM

    New Delhi: A middle-aged couple and their 26-year-old son were shot dead outside their house in Delhi due to a personal rivalry, police said on Sunday. Om Prakash Mishra, 50, his 45-year-old wife Shanti Devi and their son Amit Mishra alias Rinku were attacked by a group of men at...
  • Husband, in-laws kill 25-year-old woman over dowry 16-02-2014 07:14 PM

    A 25-year-old married woman was allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Indira Nagar Village in Barabanki, police said on Sunday. Priyanka was found hanging from ceiling yesterday, they said, adding a case was registered by the victim's father against her husband Keshav, father-in-law Chhotelal, brother-in-law Vijay...
  • Child dead, five injured in firing over property dispute in Kulheri 16-02-2014 12:13 PM

    A nine-year-old child was killed and five others, including two women, were injured when one group allegedly opened fire on another in a property dispute in Kulheri village in the district, police said on Sunday. The incident happened on Saturday when Yamin and Musalmin had heated argument with each other...
  • Ponty Chadha murder case: Charges dropped against 21, trial from March 28 15-02-2014 05:25 PM

    A Delhi Court will commence trial from March 28 against 21 accused, including sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, in the shootout case involving liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep at a farmhouse in New Delhi in 2012. Additional Sessions Judge Vimal Kumar Yadav, who...
  • Cancer-hit doctor kills 6-year-old daughter, shoots self 14-02-2014 03:35 PM

    A doctor on Friday first shot dead his six-year-old daughter and then turned the gun on himself in Uttar Pradesh, police said. Superintendent of Police Rakesh Singh said Lakhan Singh, based in Firozabad, was suffering from cancer. Depressed, he shot his daughter Siddhi in his house and then shot himself....
  • 92-year-old Veteran Congress leader Parasram Maderna critical 14-02-2014 03:24 PM

    Senior Congress and former Assembly Speaker Parasram Maderna has been put on ventilator support following respiratory failure, sources said. The 92-year-old Jat leader was rushed to SMS Hospital here after he complained of swollen legs and stomach two days back. He was shifted to the ICU on Thursday night and...
  • Driver kills former BSP leader's wife, father-in-law in a loot bid 14-02-2014 03:16 PM

    A former BSP leader's wife and father-in-law were allegedly murdered by their car driver in a loot bid in Gayatri Nagar colony in Cantt area in Varanasi, police said. Former BSP leader Amirchand Patel's wife Hirawati Devi(50) and father-in-law Kharpattu Patel (70) were killed by their car driver Ajit, on...
  • Dog shot dead by man for barking at him 14-02-2014 12:01 AM

    A pet dog was on Thursday shot dead by a 27-year-old man in a fit of rage when it barked at him in Loni area here in Ghaziabad, after which he was booked by police on the charge of attempt to murder. Based on a complaint filed by the dog's...
  • Haryana: Three convicted for gangrape, murder of 19-year-old girl 13-02-2014 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: Three men have been convicted for the murder and gangrape of a 19-year-old girl in February 2012 in Haryana. The court will order their sentences on February 17. The decomposed and mutilated body of the girl was found in Rewari two years ago. The probe revealed that she...
  • Bihar's wanted gangster arrested in Kolkata 13-02-2014 03:31 PM

    A Maoist-turned gangster wanted in dozens of criminal cases was arrested by a Bihar Police team from Kolkata, police said on Thursday. Santosh Jha - wanted in cases including for murder, kidnapping, extortion and landmine explosion - was arrested from Kolkata late on Wednesday and would be brought to Patna...
  • Hardcore Maoist involved in killing of Munger SP arrested 13-02-2014 10:34 AM

    A hardcore Maoist involved in killing of the then Munger Superintendent of Police KC Surendra Babu was arrested on Wednesday from a jungle in Banka, police said. Acting on a tip off, a joint team of CRPF and Bihar police raided a jungle on the border of Banka and Jhajha...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder: Mahipal gets conditional permission to attend ailing father 12-02-2014 08:09 PM

    A court in Jodhpur on Wednesdaygranted a conditional permission to Mahipal Maderna, a key accused in Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case, for attending to his ailing father in the ICU. Mahipal's father, Parasram Maderna, a veteran Congress leader, was admitted to the ICU of the SMS Hospital in Jaipur...
  • Cong leader present as killed woman's family give statement 12-02-2014 04:51 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: There was some dram during the recording of statements of the murdered sweeper Radha's family members. Communist Party of India-Marxist workers protested against the alleged presence of a local Congress leader when the statements were being recorded pointing out that she was in fact killed in a Congress office....
  • India does not need an anti-racism law

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Assault cases against citizens from the North East have taken center stage in the national media. Within almost a week, a youth from Arunachal Pradesh...

  • Two tribal women raped and murdered in separate incidents 12-02-2014 02:08 PM

    Two tribal women were allegedly raped and murdered in separate areas here, police said on Wednesday. A mentally-challenged woman, missing since Tuesday, was raped and later killed with heavy stones late at night. Body of the 44-year-old woman was found in Domuhani area in the steel city on Wednesday morning,...
  • Nido Tania death: Four men charged with murder 11-02-2014 06:05 PM

    Delhi Police on Tuesday told a court in New Delhi that they have slapped the charge of murder against the four persons, one of whom was arrested this morning, in connection with the death of a 19-year-old Arunachal Pradesh boy. The police informed Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Kumar that they booked...
  • Dabholkar murder case: Bombay HC issues notice to CBI on PIL urging probe 11-02-2014 04:51 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday issued notice to CBI on a PIL urging probe by an independent agency into murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar to find out whether Hindu right-wing activists were involved in the crime. A division bench headed by Justice P V Hardas also allowed petitioner...
  • Kerala Power Minister's personal staff member arrested for murder 11-02-2014 12:05 PM

    Thiruvanathapuram: Two people including the personal staff member of Kerala Power Minister Aryadan Mohammed have been arrested for murdering Radha, a sweeper at the Congress office. According to the police the incident happened at the Congress block office at Nilambur in Malppuram on February 5, Wednesday. CPM state secretary Pinarayi...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police quiz 400 people, but make no headway 11-02-2014 09:38 AM

    Mumbai: More than a month after a techie from Vijaywada was found murdered in Mumbai, the police have drawn a blank as far as investigations go. Mumbai Police sources have told CNN-IBN that they have questioned 400 people so far, including her colleagues, as well as service providers at the...
  • Nido Taniam death: Accused to be charged with murder 10-02-2014 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: The accused in the death of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam will be charged with murder. The bail plea will come up in Saket court on Tuesday. The full post mortem report of Taniam revealed that he had died from injuries to head and face caused by blunt...