MURDERS

  • Delhi: Architect kills wife and child, informs police July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: An architect killed his wife and child on Wednesday morning in Delhi and informed the police. He made a call to the police informing them of his actions and told the police that he was planning on committing suicide. The man's wife was reportedly six months pregnant. The...
  • Lawyer fires at three in Lucknow, one dead July 15, 2014

    A youth, critically wounded after a lawyer fired at him and his parents, died early on Tuesday while his father was battling for life in a hospital, officials in Lucknowsaid. Blinded by simmering hostility towards a neighbour, a lawyer late Monday shot at three members of his neighbours' family, police said...
  • South African athlete Pistorius in night club altercation July 15, 2014

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a night club over the weekend, local media reported on Tuesday, days after his lawyers wrapped up their defence in his murder trial. The Star newspaper said Pistorius had an altercation with businessman Jared Mortimer at...
  • SC for stricter Juvenile Justice Act, says can't have a cutoff age for crime July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: After Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, it is the Supreme Court that has called for a more stringent Juvenile Justice Act. The apex court said,"You can't have a cutoff date for crime like you have for government jobs." Questioning the immunity enjoyed by the underage offenders, SC has asked the...
  • Tripura editor found guilty in triple murder case July 14, 2014

    Agartala: An Agartala court on Monday found a Tripura newspaper editorcumowner guilty in a yearold triple murder case, a government lawyer said. Kripankur Chakraborty, additional district and sessions judge of west Tripura district, held Sushil Choudhury guilty of killing three of his employees May 19, 2013. "Choudhury is found guilty under sections...
  • PLFI subzonal commander facing over dozen cases of murder arrested July 14, 2014

    A PLFI 'subzonal commander', accused in the massacre of nine persons, was arrested at a village in Gumla district, police said. Bhushan Lakra, who has Rs 3 lakh on his head, is the main accused in the January 5, 2011 massacre of nine persons belonging to two families, Superintendent of Police...
  • Crime rate in Rajasthan rise by 14.79 per cent in 2013: Police report July 13, 2014

    Rajasthan has recorded 1,96,224 cases of crime, including 3,285 of rape and 1,573 murder, in 2013, about 14.79 per cent higher than 2012, according to a state police report. Crimes against women also saw an alarming jump of 32.65 per cent with 29,150 cases recorded in 2013, as against 21,975 cases...
  • Man allegedly killed by elder brother over property dispute July 13, 2014

    A 30yearold man was allegedly killed by his elder brother in Muzaffarnagar'sAtmakhiyali village three days back over some property dispute, following which police arrested the accused on Sunday. On Wednesday, Tisheel Kumar (30) was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his room by his wife, who intimated the police about...
  • AIADMK functionary hacked to death July 12, 2014

    Madurai: An AIADMK functionary was hacked to death near the Law College on Friday night, allegedly to avenge the murder of a youth during a clash a few months back, police said on Saturday. Jeyapandi was on way to his house at Karumbalai when a...
  • Three get life term for kidnapping, murdering 4yearold July 12, 2014

    A local court here has sentenced three persons to life imprisonment for abducting and murdering a fouryearold boy. Additional District Sessions Judge Rajbir Singh yesterday held the three, including the victim's uncle, guilty for the murder of 4yearold Sumit six years back. The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 65,000...
  • Two shot dead over land dispute July 11, 2014

    Two members of a family were shot dead while as many others injured by a neighbour at Janglitola village in Bhagalpur district on Friday over a land dispute, a senior police officer said. The deceased were identified as Bindeshwari Mandal (82) and his son Upendra Mandal (60), Naugachhia Superintendent of police...
  • Man by three motorcycleborne miscreants in Buxar July 10, 2014

    One person was shot dead by three motorcycleborne miscreants at Dhansoi Bazaar area of Bihar's Buxar district on Thursday, police said. The deceased has been identified as Surendra Prasad Singh (46), they said, adding that the murder was a fall out of old enmity. "Criminals shot the middleaged man and he died...
  • Woman, paramour get life imprisonment for murder 32 years ago July 10, 2014

    A local court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a woman and her paramour to life imprisonment for killing her husband 32 years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge Manyank Chouhan held Shiela and Irfan guilty under section 302 (Punishment for murder) of the IPC in the murder of Ramesh Chand Gupta and...
  • Halfburnt body of unidentified youth found in Firozabad July 10, 2014

    A halfburnt body of an unidentified youth was found on Thursday morning from Basai Mohammadpur area in Firozabad, police said. The body, sealed in a sack, was spotted in a field in Nagla Udi by some persons after which they informed the police, circle officer Ajitendra Vijay said. Prima facie it appears...
  • Man kills wife, buries body in agricultural field July 9, 2014

    A man allegedly killed his wife and buried her body in an agricultural field in a village here before ploughing the ground to avoid suspicion. The body of the woman, Pramila Devi, was found on Wednesday with police suspecting it to be a case of dowry. "She was married around a year...
  • West Bengal: Main accused in student activist's murder case arrested July 9, 2014

    Kolkata: The main accused in the murder of a 20yearold college student in West Bengal last week has been arrested and will be produced in court on Wednesday. After absconding for nearly a week, the accused was arrested on Tuesday night in Birbhum. The mutilated body of Sourav Chowdhury was found...
  • CBI court rejects clean chit to Raja Bhaiya in DSP murder case July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Tuesday rejected the agency's closure report giving a clean chit to the controversial minister Raja Bhaiya in Kunda Deputy Superintendent of Police ZiaulHaq's murder case. The court has directed the CBI to investigate the matter further. The order was passed by Special Judicial...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 8, 2014

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  • Badaun rape and murder case: CBI to have fresh postmortem of the two girls July 8, 2014

    In a new twist to the alleged rape and murder of two girls in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh, CBI has decided to exhume the bodies of the victims for a fresh autopsy as the probe agency feels that proper procedure was not followed while conducting the postmortem. Highlyplaced sources in the...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • UP: Court rejects CBI closure report in DSP ZiaulHaq murder case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday rejected the closure report of the Central Bureau of Investigation in Kunda Deputy SP ZiaulHaq's murder case in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The court has asked the investigating agency to reinvestigate the case. UP Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya was...
  • Badaun rape case: CBI conducts polygraph test on victims' family July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday carried out lie detector test on the fathers of the two cousin sisters from Badaun in Uttar Pradesh who were allegedly raped, killed and their bodies found hanging from a tree even as the victims' family objected to the move of the agency. CBI sources said...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 7, 2014

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  • News 360: Centre says price checks in place; Opposition stages walk out July 7, 2014

    Prices of food items are under control and there is no need for panic, the government declared on Monday in the Rajya Sabha which took up an impromptu discussion on inflation on the opening day of the Budget session after the opposition pressed for it. ...
  • Former President Pratibha Patil's brother named accused in murder case July 7, 2014

    Jalgoan: In a major embarrassment to former President Pratibha Patil, a court in Jalgoan, Maharashtra named her brother as an accused in a murder case. Patil's younger brother Gajendra Narayan Patil and former MLA Dr Ulhas Patil have been named accused in a criminal case that dates back to 2005....
  • Badaun murder: Victims' family to protest at Jantar Mantar July 7, 2014

    Badaun: The family and relatives of the Badaun rape victim will be holding a protest on Tuesday at Delhi's Jantar Mantar from 9 AM onwards. The mysterious death of the two teenage girls who were found hanging from a mango tree after been allegedly gangraped on May 27 this year...
  • Security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha sentenced to life July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha has been sentenced to life by a Mumbai Court. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, had been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution had asked for death penalty on the grounds that...
  • One held, 3 detained in the brutal murder of a student in West Bengal July 6, 2014

    Kolkata: One person has been arrested and three others detained in connection with the brutal murder of a student in West Bengal's North 24 Paraganas district. The main suspect is still absconding. A bandh was observed in the district after the murder. CPI leader MD Salim alleged that the goons who...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 4, 2014

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  • Badaun murder: One month on, family awaits justice 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 and there is still no clarity on who killed the two teenagers and under what circumstances. The postmortem report was supposed to be the basis of scientific investigation...