Murders

  • 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. ...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha case: Watchman guilty of murder, molestation; sentencing on July 3 June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Almost two years after Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha was brutally murdered inside her apartment building, the security guard of the building has been convicted of murder. He has also been pronounced guilty of molestation and trespassing by the Mumbai court. The court will pronounce the sentence on July 9....
  • Badaun murders: Family inconsistent in replies, may be a case of honour killing, say CBI sources June 30, 2014

    According to CBI sources, initial investigations in the alleged rape and murder of two minor girls, suggest it could be a case of honour killing. This comes after the CBI conducted a lie detector test on the victims' parents. ...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha murder: Mumbai court to deliver verdict today June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Almost two years after Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha was brutally murdered inside her apartment building, allegedly by a security guard, a Mumbai court is set to deliver the verdict in the case on Monday. 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkhayastha's brutal murder at her Wadala apartment on August 9, 2012, had...
  • Police constable blinds and kills daughter's lover June 29, 2014

    A 22-year-old youth was blinded and killed allegedly by his girlfriend's father, a police constable, and other family members when he had gone to secretly meet her at her house at Daulatpur village in Patna district, police said on Sunday. The incident occurred when Rahul Kumar, a diploma holder from the...
  • Badaun murder could be a case of honour killing, say CBI sources June 29, 2014

    Badaun: Initial investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has indicated that the Badaun murder could be a case of honour killing, say sources. The development comes after lie detector and polygraph tests were conducted on the family members of the victims. According to sources, the CBI will conduct...
  • TMC's former gram pradhan, CPI(M) worker in Nadia murdered June 28, 2014

    Nadia: A Trinamool Congress leader and former pradhan of Nadia district's Narayanpur-1 Gram Panchayat under Karimpur Block 2 and another CPI(M) worker of the same panchayat was murdered by unidentified persons this afternoon, police said. TMC leader Anisur Rahaman Mondal (55), resident of Nadia's Fajil Nagar village under Thanarpara police station was...
  • Years after triple murder allegations, TMC MLA untouched by police June 28, 2014

    Birbhum: Four years after he was allegedly involved in a triple murder case, Trinamool Congress MLA from Birbhum, Manirul Islam remains untouched by the Bengal Police, while the victims' families continue living in constant fear. Eighty-year-old Zarina Bibi, a refugee in her own village, keeps shifting homes to escape the wrath...
  • Money lender surrenders in murder case June 27, 2014

    A money lender, Satnam Singh alias Goldy, who allegedly shot dead a neighbour following dispute over repayment of loan a week ago, surrendered today. Goldy surrendered before Senior Superintendent of Police, Amol V Homkar, who said a woman was also detained in connection with the case. A licensed double barrel gun...
  • Money lender surrenders in murder case June 27, 2014

    A money lender, Satnam Singh alias Goldy, who allegedly shot dead a neighbour following dispute over repayment of loan a week ago, surrendered on Friday. Goldy surrendered before Senior Superintendent of Police, Amol V Homkar, who said a woman was also detained in connection with the case. A licensed double barrel gun...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of murder accused rejected June 27, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused in a murder case during the Muzaffarnagar riots. District and Sessions Judge Vijai Luxchmi on Thursday rejected the bail plea of the accused Gautem in Bahawdi killing case. According to the prosecution, a youth Aman was shot dead by the...