Pistol

  • Delhi: Brawl in a mall caught on camera 22 hours 6 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A brawl in a prominent mall in south Delhi has been captured on CCTV. The CCTV footage shows a large group arriving at a pub in the mall and picking a fight. The CCTV visuals shows how the group assaulted the bouncers and pub manager and even brandished...
  • CWG 2014: Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar fails to enter men's 25m rapid fire pistol finals 2 days ago

    Glasgow: In a major set back, India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar failed to qualify for the men's 25-metre rapid fire pistol finals but Harpreet Singh made up for the disappointment by entering the summit clash at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Out of the six who qualified from Stage 2,...
  • CWG 2014: Indian shooters' domination continues with Jitu Rai's gold 2 days ago

    Ace Indian shooter Ronjan Sodhi reflects on Jitu Rai's gold in 50m air pistol event, which took India to the No. 4 spot on the CWG medals tally. ...
  • CWG 2014: Jitu Rai wins gold in 50m pistol 3 days ago

    Shooters Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh clinched the men's 50-metre pistol gold and silver respectively to take India to No. 4 in the medals tally. ...
  • CWG 2014: Approach to Indian shooting has changed, says Rahi Sarnobat 4 days ago

    Glasgow: Upbeat after winning the women's 25-metre pistol gold at the Commonwealth Games, Rani Sarnobat on Saturday said the success of the Indian shooters in the international arena is due to better training venues and good coaches. "The approach of India to shooting has changed - we have Olympic medals as...
  • CWG 2014: Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins gold, Anisa Sayeed silver 4 days ago

    Glasgow: Rahi Sarnobat won gold and Anisa Sayyed silver to take India's medal haul from shooting Saturday to five after clinching the top two spots in the women's 25-metre pistol event of the Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. Rahi and Anisa ensured that another gold and silver were...
  • CWG 2014: Heena Sidhu, Goel qualify for women's 10m air pistol finals 6 days ago

    Glasgow: Ace Indian shooter Heena Sidhu qualified for the 10-metre air pistol finals of the 2014 Commonwealth Games by raking in the maximum points in qualification at the Barry Buddon Shooting centre on Friday. World No.1 Sidhu, who took the top spot after her historic win at the Munich World Cup...
  • India's Jitu Rai becomes world No.1 air pistol shooter July 2, 2014

    After winning three medals in the ISSF World Cups in Munich and Slovenia recently, in-form Indian shooter Jitu Rai on Tuesday achieved the world number one ranking in air pistol event. The 27-year-old armyman from Lucknow is the seventh Indian shooter to have achieved this feat. Anjali Bhagwat, Rajyavardhan Rathore, Gagan Narang,...
  • 50 illegal pistols seized in Munger June 28, 2014

    A total of 50 illegal pistols were on Saturday seized from two persons who were arrested from Bariyarpur area of Munger district, police said. Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar said there was information that a vehicle was moving with a consignment of illegal weapons near Ghorghat village under Bariyarpur police station....
  • West Singhbhum: Two Maoists arrested during police raids June 5, 2014

    Two Maoists, including a self-styled area commander wanted for the killing of policemen were arrested in a raid on a village in Jharkhand's Naxal-hit West Singhbhum district. The area commander, Sibo Chaki, was arrested on Thursday on information provided by a Maoist nabbed from Railway Colony at Chakradharpur on Wednesday night,...
  • Gang of four contract killers arrested in Patna; two pistols seized June 4, 2014

    A gang of four contract killers, planning to kill a man, were arrested on Wednesday by the police in Patna. "The operation was conducted on a tip-off. During interrogation they told us that a jailed criminal Dharmendra Kumar had given them a contract to kill Chandan Kumar for Rs 2 lakh...
  • J&K: Security personnel bust terrorist hideout, recover arms May 5, 2014

    Bandipora: With just two days left for fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in Jammu & Kashmir, 14 Rashtriya Rifles and state police bust an apparent terrorist hideout in Sonarwain, Bandipora. The security personnel recovered eight pistols, eight magazines and 32 bullets from the spot. No arrests have been made. This comes...
  • Heena Sidhu happy but doesn't want to stop April 11, 2014

    By virtue of consistent performances, shooter Heena Sidhu has become world No.1 in the 10 metres air pistol event. ...
  • Inter state carjacker gang busted, four arrested April 10, 2014

    With the arrest of four persons in Kota, an inter-state gang of carjackers has been busted, police said on Thursday. "Four 4-wheeler vehicles and a country-made pistol has been recovered from them on Wednesday", ASP Rajan Dushyant said, adding that the gang has been involved in over 20 such cases in Rajasthan,...
  • 5 PLFI ultras arrested, large cache of arms seized March 11, 2014

    Five ultras of the People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) including a sub-zonal commander of Eastern region were arrested from various places of Khunti and Ranchi districts, the police said on Monday. While two ultras were arrested from Khunti district on Monday night, three more were taken into custody from Ranchi...
  • No criminal history found of six accused in arms recovery case March 8, 2014

    No criminal history has been found of the six accused who were arrested after 11 pistols were seized from them on their return from Pakistan by Samjhauta Express, police said on Saturday. The accused identified as Anis (45), his wife Shehnaz (40), Mulla Nasir (55), Rahis (40), his wife Rabia (88)...
  • 6 persons returning from Pakistan to Muzaffarnagar arrested; 11 pistols seized March 7, 2014

    Six persons including two women were arrested and eleven pistols seized from their possession on their return from Pakistan on the Samjhauta Express at the Attari Railway station in Attari on Thursday. During customs checking at the Attari station, eleven pistols were found concealed in the meat cutter machine along with...
  • 1,950 illegal pistols seized, three arrested March 2, 2014

    In a major drive against illegal weapons, police seized 1,950 pistols from Bihar's Munger district and West Bengal's Howrah district, a police officer said in Munger on Sunday. While 450 pistols were seized from Kasim Bazar in Munger district, 1,500 ones were recovered from Dasnagar on the outskirts of Howrah, Munger...
  • 20 automatic pistols seized from a motorcycle February 9, 2014

    In a crackdown, 20 automatic pistols have been recovered from a motorcycle in Bihar's Munger district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the police intercepted a bike in Bardah-Mushari village last night and seized 20 indigenously made automatic pistols as the biker managed to escape, Mufassil police station's Officer...
  • Delhi: Police arrests two in gun smuggling racket, 16 pistols recovered January 13, 2014

    Two members of an inter-state gun smuggling racket have been arrested in New Delhi and 16 sophisticated pistols recovered from them, Delhi Police said on Monday. Dinesh Dabur, 25, and Sunil, 27, both residents of Khargone in Madhya Pradesh, were arrested on Sunday from Sarai Kale Khan area in south Delhi...
  • Five persons allegedly murder Samajwadi Party worker, arrested January 11, 2014

    Five persons were arrested in Kanpur on Friday for allegedly murdering a Samajwadi Party worker, police said. "The accused have been identified as Amit Sonkar, Kuldeep Sonkar, Bhim Sonkar, Manjeet Sonkar and Ankur Sonkar," Senior Superintendent of Police Yashsavi Yadav said. Three pistols and six cartridges have been seized from their...
  • Police arrest two dacoits January 4, 2014

    Two bandits, wanted in many cases in the region, were arrested near Toll Plaza falling under Farah police station in Mathura on Saturday. Nazim alias Kallu, a declared bandit carrying a reward of Rs 5,000 on his head, and Akil, wanted in several heinous crimes in Aligarh, were arrested and Rs...
  • Four alleged robbers arrested January 3, 2014

    Four alleged robbers were arrested while they were planning to execute a heist in the Modi Nagar area here, police said on Friday. Two country-made pistols, two knives and a tempo were seized from their possession after the arrest on Thursday night, they said, adding that the accused used to rob...
  • Police arrest suspected Maoist January 3, 2014

    A self-styled Maoist area commander was arrested on Friday in Aurangabad district. The Maoist, Sanjay Ram, was arrested during a police raid at Khaira village adjacent to a thermal power site of NTPC subsidiary, Bhartiya Rail Bijlee Company Ltd, Superintendent of Police Upendra Kumar Sharma said. A country-made pistol and three cartridges...
  • J&K: Major arms haul in Kupwara December 28, 2013

    A huge quantity of arms and ammunition, including 20 AK 47 rifles and 20 pistols, were recovered by the Army near the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The recoveries were made during a search operation in Farkian Gali area in frontier district of Kupwara,...
  • Suspected Maoist arrested; country-made pistol, ammunition seized December 9, 2013

    A suspected Maoist was arrested on Sunday with ammunition in Bihar's Vaishali district, police said. Acting on a tip off, the police nabbed Radhe Singh from Ghazipur Chowk and seized a country-made pistol and four ammunition, besides Naxal literature from his possession, they said. A native of Saradhanesh village under Mahnar...
  • Jilted lover shoots at 12-year-old girl inside classroom for rejecting love proposal, kills self September 4, 2013

    A spurned lover on Tuesday barged into a school at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh and shot at a 15-year-old girl before pulling the trigger on himself, police said. While the 19-year-old assailant died on the spot, the critically wounded teenaged girl was rushed to the trauma centre in Lucknow, where she...
  • Woman along with 3 contract killers arrested for brother's murder August 18, 2013

    A woman, along with three persons, was arrested on Saturday for allegedly killing her younger brother in Muradnagar area of Ghaziabad district. 45-year-old Manoj Choudhary, a property dealer, was shot dead by three persons in Jalalabad area of the district on August 11. According to police, Choudhary's elder sister Shakuntla had...
  • Wanted Maoist arrested from Aurangabad, arms seized August 12, 2013

    A wanted Maoist was arrested from a village in Bihar's Naxal-hit Aurangabad district, a police officer said on Monday. Acting on a tip off, the police raided a hideout in Sonbarsa village and arrested the Maoist, identified as Binda Singh on Sunday evening, Director General of Police Abhayanand said. A country-made...
  • Arms smuggler arrested with weapons, 5 pistols seized August 7, 2013

    An arms smuggler was on Wednesday held with weapons from a locality under Kotwali police station area in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said. Acting on a tip off, the police nabbed the arms smuggler, identified as Sonu, and seized five pistols and ten magazines from his possession, the sources...