POLICE

  • Telangana: Harassed for not bearing son, woman kills self with daughters 8 hours 32 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: A 26-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide along with her two daughters by jumping into a canal in Nizamabad district of Telangana on Tuesday, apparently due to harassment by her husband for not bearing him a son, police said. The incident occurred under Nagireddypet police station limits between 9.30 am...
  • Sikh man beaten brutally in alleged race hate attack in Birmingham 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    Birmingham: In a shocking incident, a Sikh man was beaten up brutally in a suspected race hate attack in Broad Street, Birmingham. The video was uploaded onto the internet and the victim was seen trying to cover his face, as a man punched and kicked him during the attack. In the...
  • Delhi Police registers FIR against airport official for harassment of a woman 15 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered by the Delhi Police against airport official under sections 354 A, 354D and 506 for harassment of a woman. A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March...
  • Malaysian police investigates death threats to Ravi Shankar Yesterday

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian police is investigating a letter purportedly sent by the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group, threatening to kill Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who was in Penang over the weekend. Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed that a letter was sent to meditation and spiritual guru...
  • Maneka Gandhi asks Home Ministry to consider women's quota in police 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Women and Child Development Ministry has requested the Home Ministry to take up with the various state governments the issue of 33 per cent reservation of posts for women in police forces, official sources said on Sunday. In a letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Women and Child...
  • Over 1,000 impersonators held during police recruitment in Bihar 2 days ago

    Patna: After rampant cheating in Bihar's matriculation examinations made headlines, at least 1,000 people were arrested in the state as some other person impersonated them during the written examination and physical test for recruitment of police constables, a top police officer said on Sunday. So far...
  • Delhi Police plans to launch web app for its beat constables 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of 'SMART policing', Delhi Police is working on a web-based app for its beat constables to reduce paperwork and make them more efficient. With this 'Beatbook app', police wants to replace the beat register where a constable has to make entries...
  • Kashmir minister's guard flees with two AK-47 rifles 3 days ago

    Srinagar: The personal security guard of a senior Jammu and Kashmir minister fled with two rifles on Saturday, prompting police to launch a massive manhunt. The security guard belongs to Pulwama district of South Kashmir. He was appointed the minister's guard 12 days ago. A senior police officer said on Saturday...
  • US: Alabama police officer charged under civil rights violation after assaulting Indian 3 days ago

    Washington: An Alabama police officer who assaulted an unarmed elderly Indian man while he was taking a morning walk in front of his son's house in a Madison suburb has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Eric Parker, the Madison police officer who slammed Sureshbhai Patel, 57, to the ground...
  • Nadia nun rape case: Man who gave shelter to accused arrested by West Bengal CID 5 days ago

    Nadia: The West Bengal Police has arrested another person in connection with the Nadia nun gangrape case. The first accused Salim was arrested by the police on Thursday from Mumbai. The second person who is arrested is reported to have given shelter to one of the accused in his home. The...
  • Delhi Police arrests underworld don Lakdawala's handler Mohammad Yusuf 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough, the Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested Mohammad Yusuf, the handler of top underworld don Ejaz Lakdawala. Yusuf was planning to assassinate two businessmen. Lakdawala had tasked Yusuf with recruiting sharp shooters from Punjab for the assassinations. Lakdawala has been operating through his...
  • Delhi: Mobile on video mode found in shop's trial room; manager held 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The store manager of an apparel showroom was arrested after a woman executive allegedly discovered a mobile phone on video recording mode placed inside its trial room. The accused, identified as Pulkit Sanwal, was arrested on Monday after the woman approached police. The incident took place on Monday afternoon...
  • Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on validity of Section 66A of IT Act 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Tuesday on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections of the cyber law including a provision under which a person can be arrested for allegedly posting "offensive" contents on websites. A bench of justices J Chelameswar...
  • Delhi Police receive analysis of Sunanda Pushkar's phone from Forensic Science laboratory March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday received analysis of Sunanda Pushkar's phone from the Forensic Science Laboratory in Gujarat. They have asked Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry to expedite the process of giving data to them. The Police said they will call Shashi Tharoor for further questioning if needed. 52-year-old Sunanda...
  • TWTW: Rahul Gandhi goes on sabbatical, Delhi Police raids Congress office March 23, 2015

    Congress accused the Narendra Modi government of carrying out "political espionage" on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi claiming his staff had caught a Delhi Police official seeking "unwarranted and weird" enquiries about him. The issue rocked Parliament as well. ...
  • Two Maharashtra police commandos killed in Gadchiroli Naxal encounter March 22, 2015

    Gadchiroli: Two police commandos were killed while another was injured in a gunbattle with Naxalites in the forests of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Sunday night. The incident occurred late evening near village Tikameda of the Maoist violence-affected district located on the border of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh (Kanker district). "Two of our...
  • Liquor seizure surged during Delhi Assembly elections, but cash haul saw decline March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Liquor seizures by Delhi Police went up during the recent Delhi Assembly polls as compared to the previous election that was held merely 14 months earlier even though the amount of cash seized saw a steep fall. As per the information revealed in an RTI query filed by...
  • Mumbai: Miscreants attack church in New Panvel, FIR registered March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: A church was vandalised by miscreants in Mumbai's New Panvel area. According to police, the attack was carried out by two persons who were riding pillion on a motorcycle at around 1:30 AM when they hurled stones at the Saint George Catholic church located near a bridge in the area. In...
  • Government announces 33 per cent woman quota in UTs' police March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday announced 33 per cent reservation for women in police forces of union territories, including Delhi, for posts from constables to sub-inspectors, in a move aimed at making police more gender-sensitive. The government said the decision will also instill confidence among women and enable them to...
  • Police case filed against MP Renuka chowdhury for taking bribe March 20, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police have booked Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1.75 crore and promising an Assembly ticket to a woman. She has been booked for cheating and criminal intimidation. Renuka Chowdhury told CNN-IBN that the charges are false. "The charges are totally rubbish....
  • Delhi Police to install CCTVs in vulnerable areas March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: CCTV cameras will be installed at vulnerable points within the jurisdiction of 44 police stations where the crime graph against women is higher, Delhi Police told the high court on Friday. A division bench of Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva took on record the affidavit filed by...
  • Delhi Police writes to Pak High Commission seeking permission to quiz Mehr Tarar March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Seeking more details in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case, Delhi Police Special Investigation team (SIT) has written a letter to Pakistan High Commission requesting them to facilitate journalist Mehr Tarar's questioning. Sunanda had had a public spat with Tarar on Twitter accusing her of having an affair with...
  • Kathua encounter leaves bullet marks on walls of Rajbagh police station March 20, 2015

    The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. ...
  • Delhi Police's women safety application 'Himmat' now for iPhone users March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police's'Himmat' mobile app for women's safety, available only on android smartphones till now, was on Thursday launched for iPhone users and can be downloaded from the Apple App store. However, a similar initiative launched in the form of Himmat WhatsApp and Hike group number 8800001091 where women can...
  • National Human Rights Commission issues notices to HRD Ministry and Delhi Police March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued notices to HRD ministry and Delhi Police in connection with the incident where the boundary wall of the Kendriya Vidyalaya collapsed in central Delhi's Gole Market killing one person and injuring three others. According to an official statement released on Thursday, the...
  • Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the...
  • A tweet, a prompt cop and happy reunion of 3 kids with family March 18, 2015

    A tweet with a picture of three vulnerable kids huddled together on the busy New Delhi Railway Station glavanised police and a voluntary organisation to rescue the children, apparently abandoned by their family. Prompt action on a tweet by DCP North Madhur Verma, aided by a team of NGO Uday...
  • Twitter makes it easier to report threatening tweets to police with new summary feature March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter has rolled out a feature that makes it easier for users to report threatening tweets to the law enforcement agencies. After filing a report, users are prompted an option on the last screen to receive a summary of their report through an email. Upon clicking the option,...
  • Despite police rejecting permission, Opposition MPs to march against Land Bill March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Despite the Delhi Police denying permission for a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan, ten Opposition parties are firm on their stand that they will hold the protest. Delhi Police has placed barricades and is keeping water cannons ready to stop the march. Leaders from Congress, Samajwadi Party (SP), Trinamool Congress...
  • One month on and no probe headway in Govind Pansare murder enquiry March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: One month on and there has been no probe headway in Govind Pansare's murder enquiry. Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) sources say that the motive behind killing Pansare is still not clear. Investigations have revealed that Communist leader Govind Pansare had received threats over his statewide anti-toll agitation. 25 teams are working...