Police

  • Over 14,000 postal ballots used in Delhi for Lok Sabha elections 17-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Over 14,000 of around 75,000 Delhi Police and civil officials deployed on election duty on April 10 in New Delhi have exercised their franchise through postal ballots. Delhi Election Commission had distributed around 30,000 postal ballots and nearly 45,000 Election Duty Certificates (EDCs) to security personnel and civil officials who...
  • Delhi Police find girls also part of chain snatching gangs 17-04-2014 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Incidents of chain snatching have seen a massive rise in the last few months and seems to be turning into an organised crime in Delhi-NCR. Almost 2000 chain snatching cases has been registered in Delhi since January 2014. Chain snatchers generally target women pedestrians. While investigating a case...
  • Crimes against women confined to pockets of Delhi: HC 16-04-2014 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that crimes against women in the national capital occur more often in a few "pockets" of the city, particularly areas which have undergone rapid urbanisation. A bench of acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul made the remarks after...
  • Congress candidate Krishnam lodges FIR for extortion 16-04-2014 04:10 PM

    Congress candidate from Sambhal constituency Acharya Pramod Krishnam has lodged an FIR against an unidentified person for alleged extortion of Rs 25 lakh from him, police said on Wednesday. An FIR was registered on Tuesday on Krishnam's complaint at Asmoli police station here, they said. According to the complaint, an...
  • Delhi Police decides to open police booths at every Metro station 14-04-2014 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Following the rapidly rising crime graph of Delhi Metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital. Delhi Metro has witnessed 806 criminal cases like theft and pick pocketing inside the trains and metro stations until April 10 this...
  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student 13-04-2014 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Two youth were arrested on Sunday for passing a racist remark against a student from the northeast, police said. Amit Kumar, 22, and Akash Kumar, 23, both residents of Bihar's Chhapra, were arrested after Hemang Haokip, 25, complained against them for the racist comment made midnight. The incident...
  • Two landmines found in Jharkhand, police issue advisory 13-04-2014 09:06 PM

    Two landmines were found by security forces in Jharkhand's Bokaro district on Sunday, as officials issued an advisory to security personnel not to defuse landmines but hand over the task to bomb disposal squads. Police said two landmines, each weighing 10 kg, were found during a search operation at the...
  • Mistaken identity: Katihar jail releases murder accused by mistake 13-04-2014 08:07 PM

    In a major goof up, the authorities of Katihar jail released the prime accused in his wife's murder case instead of his father who was granted bail in the same case by a local court, official sources said. The jail authorities released Krishna Singh, who is a prime accused in...
  • 8 guns, 52 cartridges seized in Bhopal; seven arrested 13-04-2014 02:15 PM

    Seven youth were arrested after eight hand guns and 52 cartridges of Italian 12-bore gun were allegedly seized from them in the city, police said on Sunday. The illegal firearms were brought from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, Superintendent of Police (headquarters) Shashikant Shukla told reporters last evening. Efforts were on to...
  • Father beats son to death in Delhi 12-04-2014 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old man was beaten to death by his father after he asked the unemployed man to find work, police said on Saturday. Vivek was spotted lying in a pool of blood by a neighbour at his house in south Delhi's Dabri area. He was rushed to hospital...
  • Complaint lodged against BSP candidate for attacking police at poll booth 11-04-2014 06:16 PM

    A BSP candidate from Moradabad allegedly attacked police and obstructed voting at a polling booth in Moradabad following which he was booked for the offence, police said, on Friday. The accused Haji Yakub Qureshi, a former minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate attacked the police team deployed at the...
  • Physically challenged girl rape case: Haryana Police's laxity revealed 11-04-2014 04:01 PM

    Chandigarh: It is not just the politicians who are insensitive to gender issues but a DSP in Haryana too has been caught on a hidden camera displaying complete callousness in dealing with the gangrape of a mentally challenged and visually impaired minor girl. The victim is 17, visually impaired and...
  • 'If you are an Internet troll, the children around you will act no better': Police chief's brilliant letter to online haters goes viral 11-04-2014 10:32 AM

    A police chief, not known for mincing words, has written a heartfelt and direct letter to online haters. Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver wrote a Facebook post mourning the multiple stabbings incident at Franklin Regional High School in Pennsylvania. Soon after a string of abusive comments started, prompting him to...
  • 11 IEDs recovered at Chatra in last 24 hours 10-04-2014 09:23 PM

    As many as eleven IEDs were recovered during the last 24 hours in Chatra district, police said on Thursday. "The IEDs were discovered at various places in the Chatra Lok Sabha constituency," SP Prasant Karn said. ...
  • Maoists trigger series of explosions in Latehar before polling 10-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Maoists exploded a series of landmines in the forests of Latehar district and exchanged gunfire with security personnel early on Thursday before the polling began for the Chatra Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. The landmines were exploded at around 1.30 am, half a km from a picket under Barwadih police...
  • Factory worker drugged, robbed of cash, mobile phone in Noida 09-04-2014 11:20 PM

    A factory worker was drugged and robbed of in Noida phase 2 area, police said on Wednesday. The incident happened on Tuesday night when Vicky (18), a factory worker came out for some work. "Some people offered him sedative-laced drink and when he become unconscious, they took him in car...
  • Kanpur DM appeals for peace after communal clashes during Ram Navami 09-04-2014 09:24 PM

    After a clash between two communities over the route of a procession on the occasion of Ram Navamiin Kalyanpur area near inKanpur, the district magistrate on Wednesday appealed to people to maintain peace and harmony. The situation is under control in the area and schools and colleges have been opened,...
  • Two arrested with over Rs 45 lakh cash in East Champaran 09-04-2014 06:32 PM

    A businessman and his son carrying Rs 45.5 lakh unaccounted cash were arrested on Wednesday from a place under Town police station in Bihar's East Champaran district, the police said. Acting on a tip off, a police arrested Shambhu Gupta and his son Roushan Kumar from near their residence on...
  • Police should be sensitive on human right issues, says Rajasthan DGP 09-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Policemen should be alert and sensitive towards human right issues while performing their duties, Director General of Rajasthan Police said on Wednesday. "Policemen should ensure safety and security of human lives and their goods, besides keeping an eye on the human rights very sensitively," DGP Omendra Bhardwaj said at the...
  • Villagers clash with police in Giridih, 14 injured 08-04-2014 11:57 PM

    At least 14 persons, including policemen, were injured on Tuesday in a clash between police personnel and villagers during Ram Navami procession at a village, 70 km from the headquarters town of Giridih, police said. "Some people from the procession hurled stones at the police men, and the police fired...
  • Five landmines planted to blow up police vehicles recovered in Lohardagga 08-04-2014 06:31 PM

    Five landmines were recovered from Jharkhand's Lohardagga district during a search operation by the security forces on Tuesday and later defused, police said. The landmines, being used to blow up police vehicles, were recovered from Bohra village in the district, about 80 km from Ranchi. Polling in Lohardagga will be...
  • Narendra Modi booked for violating Model Code of Conduct 08-04-2014 12:36 PM

    A case of violation of Model Code of Conduct was registered against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and party's Godda Lok Sabha candidate Nishikant Dubey in Deogarhdistrict. "A case has been registered with the Jasidih Police Station against Narendra Modi and Nishikant Dubey for violation of Model Code of...
  • Bihar: A day after IED blast, bombs found near Dhibra police station 08-04-2014 12:33 PM

    Aurangabad: A day after two policemen were killed in an IED blast at the Dhibra police station in Aurangabad, two more live bombs were discovered near the police station on Tuesday. Officials say that both bombs have been safely defused. On Tuesday morning, another officer injured in the blast outside...
  • 3 CRPF jawans killed, 8 injured in landmine blast by Naxals 08-04-2014 12:31 PM

    Three CRPF personnel were killed and eight other security officials injured on Monday, when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while it was being defused. The incident took place ahead of the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in the Maoist-affected district. Deputy Inspector General of...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said. Meanwhile, his sonKundan Verma,...
  • Nagpur: Policeman suspended for brutally hitting 65-year-old woman 06-04-2014 11:07 AM

    Nagpur: Nagpur Police on Sunday suspended Assistant sub-inspector for allegedly brutally hitting a 65-year-old woman while he was clearing the road for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's convoy. An inquiry has been ordered by Nagpur Police Commissioner and it will be headed by a DCP rank officer. The policeman dragged...
  • Delhi Police detains 400 bike riders near Shinde's residence 06-04-2014 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: The police detained around 400 bike riders in the national capital after they reportedly got into an altercation with the police at pickets lined up near Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's residence. Many of them were not wearing helmets. The boys were not arrested. The police will instead...
  • Surveillance team recovers Rs 25 lakh from luxury car 05-04-2014 09:18 PM

    A static surveillance team of election department on Saturday recovered over Rs 25 lakh from a luxury car in Malviya Nagar area here. It is suspected that the cash was to be used for the purpose of election by some candidate. The car owner Kapil Chauhan could not explain the...
  • 16 liquor smugglers arrested in Meerut 05-04-2014 12:14 AM

    Sixteen liquor smugglers were arrested from various districts of Meerut division in western Uttar Pradesh and 60 litres raw liquor and 3,106 bottles of smuggled liquor seized from them, police said on Friday. The raw liquor was seized from Muzafarnagar and Saharanpur areas, they said, adding around 2,600 bottles were...