Murders

  • Mallika Sherawat speaks for women's safety 05-01-2014 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Mallika Sherawat feels there is a strong need to address women's safety and security. "Right now as we speak, there's a woman suffering abuse! Every minute we don't do something, effects the life of a woman!" Mallika tweeted Sunday. Mallika, who has featured in movies like 'Murder'...
  • Cops guarding witness in Nitish Katra murder case offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending 05-01-2014 11:36 AM

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katara " prime witness in the Nitish Katara murder case " on Saturday filed a complaint alleging that a colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not guarding" Ajay during an attack planned "at the behest of politician". The three...
  • Girl set on fire by husband, in-laws 04-01-2014 10:49 PM

    A 19-year-old girl suffered serious burns after being allegedly set on fire by her in-laws at Irba village, about 15km from Ranchi, police said. The victim, who is said to have eloped with and married a youth last year, suffered serious burns when her in-laws allegedly set her on fire...
  • Policemen guarding Ajay Katara offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending him 04-01-2014 10:15 PM

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katra, prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case, filed a complaint on Saturday alleging their colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not defending" Ajay during an attack planned" at the behest of politician DP Yadav". The three constables, Harun...
  • BJP, ABVP workers protest against student leader's murder 04-01-2014 07:25 PM

    BJP and ABVP activists on Saturday blocked the National Highway 24 for over an hour, protesting against the alleged murder of a students' union leader of KGK Degree College here in Moradabad. The activists, protesting against the murder of Deepak Chauhan who was shot dead on Thursday, also interrupted law...
  • Two shot dead in Lakhimpur 04-01-2014 05:57 PM

    Two persons were shot dead by unidentified persons in Fhardhan area of Lakhimpur district, police sources said on Saturday. Premchandra Pandey (45) and his relative Sushil Pandey were shot dead near Odarhana Road late last evening while they were returning home on a motorcycle, they said. Police said that there...
  • 1 killed, 4 injured in truck-autorickshaw collision near Saraiya crossing 04-01-2014 03:46 PM

    A woman was killed and four otherpersons injured on Saturday in a collision between a truck and an autorickshaw on NH-31 near Saraiya crossing under Baisi policestation area in Bihar's Purnia district, police sources said. The mishap took place as a speeding truck collidedhead-on with an autorickshaw carrying some passengers...
  • Woman beaten to death by in-laws, kin stage protest at Police Lines 04-01-2014 08:04 AM

    The kin of a woman who wasallegedly beaten to death by her in-laws held a protest on Fridaywith her body at the office of the Senior Superintendent ofPolice in Saharanpur seeking action against the accused. A police official said that a large group of people fromthe Rampur Maniharan area held...
  • Woman beaten to death by in-laws, family hold protest 03-01-2014 11:58 PM

    The kin of a woman who was allegedly beaten to death by her in-laws held a protest on Friday with her body at the office of the Senior Superintendent ofPolice here in Saharanpur district seeking action against the accused. A police official said that a large group of people from...
  • Samajwadi Party worker shot dead 03-01-2014 11:30 PM

    A Samajwadi Party worker was allegedly shot dead by unknown assailants on Friday here in the Juhi area in Kanpur with the incident sparking protests by party members, police said. According to Babupurwa Circle Officer DSP Pavitra Mohan Tripathi, Raju Mishra was shot dead at around 6.30 PM by five...
  • Man arrested for murdering wife over property dispute 03-01-2014 09:14 PM

    A person was arrested on Friday for allegedly killing his wife over a property dispute, the police said. Identified as Dilip Pahwa (54), the accused allegedly killed his wife Santosh Pahwa (50) by attacking her with a sharp-edged weapon on December 19 last year, when she was at her cast...
  • HC acquits 14 in Khagaria carnage 03-01-2014 08:56 PM

    The Patna High Court on Friday acquitted 14 people accused of massacring 16 farmers in a village in Bihar's Khagaria district in 2009, a government lawyer said. A bench of Justice B.N. Sinha of the Patna High Court acquitted the 14, saying there was insufficient evidence against them in the...
  • 3 brothers kill 4 members of their family over land dispute 03-01-2014 01:22 PM

    Three brothers allegedlykilled four members of a family, including their father, overa land dispute in Kesarpur village in Bhuta area in Bareilly, the policesaid on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday when the three accusedsons entered the house of Kanturi Pal (75), father, and shot him,his son Reetram (29),...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Murder case in Kawal Village sent to sessions court 03-01-2014 01:07 PM

    A local court has sent a caseof murder of two men in Kawal Village in Muzaffarnagar to the sessionscourt, making it the first case related to the Muzaffarnagarriots to be sent to a higher court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narendra Kumar has sent thecase to the sessions court for trial, as...
  • Tile factory security guard beaten up with iron rods to death in Dankaur area 03-01-2014 10:22 AM

    A security guard was found allegedlymurdered inside a tile factory in Dankaur area in Noida. The deceased identified as Mahavir (48) was found lyingin a pool of blood when the factory workers came to the unit on Fridaymorning, according to the police.Mahavir had joined the tile factory around three monthsback...
  • Two sharpshooters in police net for murder of Awasiya Sahakari Samiti secretary 02-01-2014 09:02 AM

    Two persons were on Wednesday arrested for the murder of a secretary of Awasiya Sahkari Samiti from Hapur Crossing here. Kiran Pal and Ashuthosh, sharpshooters, were arrested for the murder of Narendra Tomar on December 16. Tomar was shot dead by four armed assailants near Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) office...
  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office 31-12-2013 03:48 PM

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heart-wrenching mother-daughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they...
  • Bijnor: Husband beats wife to death for opposing his drinking habits 31-12-2013 02:08 PM

    A woman was allegedly beaten todeath by her husband after she opposed his drinking habits,police said in Bijnor on Tuesday. The incident happened on Monday night at Rasidpur Garhivillage when Mukhesh hit his wife Pooja repeatedly with a bedpost, they said, adding that they frequently used to fightover Mukhesh's alcoholism....
  • Man accused of killing youth in a mosque found dead 31-12-2013 08:48 AM

    The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday claimed to havesolved the murder of a youth brutally killed inside thepremises of a mosque in Ayodhya a few days ago. Mohammad Danish was found murdered on December 20 insidethe mosque, located in the premises of the mausoleum of HazratShish Paigambar, a very prominent...
  • Man kills wife, daughter; immolates himself 30-12-2013 03:03 PM

    A 25-year-old labourer allegedly set his wife and two-year-old daughter on fire before immolating himself, police said on Monday. Aashu Saini was facing financial problems and was frequently having quarrels with his wife. Last evening, he set his wife and daughter ablaze and later set himself on fire as well,...
  • Panchayat member shot dead by unidentified assailants 30-12-2013 12:00 PM

    A panchayat member was allegedly shot dead by unidentified persons in Dullahpur area, police said here on Monday. Anand Bihari Yadav (35) was shot dead when he was returning from the market on Sunday evening, they said, adding a case has been lodged in this regard. ...
  • Disciple arrested in priest murder case at Chandanpur 28-12-2013 01:38 PM

    Police have arrested a person in a three-month-old priest murder case at Chandanpur village under New Mandi police station in the district. During investigation, police on Friday arrested Anuj Kumar, a disciple of murdered priest Tejpal, who later confessed to the crime, police claimed. Communal tension had prevailed in the...
  • 30-year-old man axes wife, infant son, mother-in-law to death 27-12-2013 01:30 PM

    A 30-year-old man has allegedly axed to death his wife, infant son and mother-in-law at a village in Chhattarpur, police said. The accused Halke Pal was arrested yesterday from Katara village, about 22 kms from in Chhattarpur, after he repeatedly hit his wife Janak Bai (25) with an axe following...
  • Businessman's son kidnapped, killed by 3 boys for ransom of Rs 20 lakh 26-12-2013 03:37 PM

    A 14-year-old son of a city-based businessman was allegedly kidnapped and killed by three youths known to him for ransom of Rs 20 lakh in Sawarupnagar area, police said. The three accused-- Shubham, Jitin and Meghraj-- aged between 19 and 20 have been arrested by the police and body of...
  • Sugarcane mill guard allegedly open fires during clash, farmer shot dead 25-12-2013 09:00 PM

    A sugarcane farmer was shot dead when a guard of a sugar mill allegedly opened fire during a clash over weighing of the cash crop in Purkazi area of the district on Wednesday. An argument between farmers and officials of the sugar mill over weighing of the sugarcane took an...
  • Court acquits senior UP govt official in wife's murder case 25-12-2013 01:04 PM

    Observing that the prosecution had failed to provide enough evidence, a local court acquitted a senior state government official from the charges of killing his wife. Additional district sessions court judge Dinesh Chand on Tuesday acquitted Vinod Kumar in connection with the murder of his wife Kusum Lata due to...
  • Petrol pump cashier robbed, shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants 24-12-2013 12:16 PM

    A cashier of a petrol pump was allegedly shot dead by some motorcycle-borne unidentified persons, who also looted cash from him in Lucknow's Charbagh area, police said on Tuesday. Mohammad Jasheen (40), working as the cashier at the petrol pump near KKC Degree College trisection, was shot last night by...
  • Three persons killed by suspected PLFI operatives 24-12-2013 12:13 PM

    Three persons were killed by suspected ultras of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) in Simdega district, police said. "Three men were killed by suspected PLFI ultras at Kuladrum village on Monday night," Superintendent of Police A V Minz told reporters. The assailants used sharp weapons to perpetrate the...
  • Crane operator murdered by colleague on alleged overtime squabble 24-12-2013 10:37 AM

    Thane: A 50-year-old crane operator died at a hospital in the district after he was allegedly knocked down by his colleague at work last week, police said on Tuesday. The deceased Prakash Patil not allowing the unidentified accused to do overtime is believed to be the trigger behind the incident,...
  • 9 get life sentence for murder in 3 year old case 23-12-2013 05:51 PM

    Nine people were awarded life imprisonment on Monday by a local court for kidnapping and killing a restaurant owner three years ago. Additional District Judge of Patna City court Suniti Kumar Singh found the nine guilty in the kidnapping of a restaurant owner for ransom in February 2010 and awarded...