MURDERS

  • 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

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  • 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. ...
  • News 360: Passengers push train to free trapped commuter in Perth August 6, 2014

    After realising the staff members' incapacity to rescue a man struck between the platform and train, all the people on station pushed and tilted the train to rescue the man. The incident took place in Perth, Australia. ...
  • Delhi: 19yearold stabbed to death, 5 juveniles taken into custody August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19yearold was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. ...
  • Delhi murder: My brother was called to market and stabbed, says victim's sister August 6, 2014

    A 19yearold was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. ...
  • Watch: 5 juveniles kill 19yearold in Delhi, taken into custody August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19yearold was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. Police said that the deceased was identified as Sachin, who along with his friend was passing through the market on a bike,...
  • 28yearold woman poisoned to death by inlaws over dowry August 6, 2014

    A 28yearold woman was allegedly murdered by her inlaws for dowry at Buara village under Khatoli Police Station in Muzaffarnagardistrict, police said. Neha, wife of Zail Singh was poisoned to death yesterday by her inlaws, SHO, Gajender Singh said, adding, police has registered a case against seven persons including Singh on...
  • Jyoti murder case: 5 accused sent to police custody August 5, 2014

    Five accused, including Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and the husband of the victim, were today remanded in one day's police custody in connection with themurderof the 28yearoldJyotiDasani. Thecourtof the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate here allowed police to question Jyoti's husband Piyush and the other accused ...
  • Three killed in firing outside Roorkee sub jail August 5, 2014

    Three associates of a notorious criminal Chinoo Pandit were killed and five others injured on Tuesday when a rival gang of criminals opened fire on them outside Roorkee sub jail in Haridwar district, police said. The clash took place just outside the gate of the sub jail at around...
  • Mob ransacks police station, demands accused in a murder case be handed over August 5, 2014

    A mob on Tuesday ransacked Sundernagar Police Station in East Singhbhum district, demanding that a murderaccused who is currently in police custody be handed over to them, police said. A large number of locals gathered at the police station demanding that accused Bagrai Soren, accused in the murder case of 30yearold...