Raid

  • Bellary blues for BJP- huge money recovered, party running for cover 14-04-2014 11:39 AM

    Bellary: When the Election Commission squad went to raid the office and residence of a local trader Babulal who is known as 'Chor' Babulal on Saturday, they were expecting a few crores or even a lesser amount at his place. But, they were both surprised and shocked after the raid...
  • Truck loaded with liquor, 10 kg opium seized in Rajasthan 09-04-2014 03:52 PM

    During surprise raids ahead of LS polls, a truck loaded with liquor consignment worth lakhs of rupees was seized by a flying squad at Mehandwas area of Tonk district, officials said on Wednesday. In another raid, a car carrying ten kg of opium valuing worth Rs 5 lakh was seized...
  • Midnight raid: Didn't demand action against Somnath Bharti, says NHRC 31-03-2014 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Monday clarified that it has not given any direction to take action against former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti in his infamous midnight raid at Khirki extension. The Commission said it had taken suo motu cognisance of the incident and expected some...
  • Midnight raid: NHRC tells police to take action against Somnath Bharti 31-03-2014 09:36 AM

    New Delhi: In what can be major trouble for Aam Aadmi Party MLA and former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti, the National Human Rights Commission has directed the Delhi Police to take action against him for his infamous midnight raid at Khirkee extension. The police have been given two months'...
  • Liquor mafia attacks police officials in a bid to free their jailed associates 27-03-2014 03:04 PM

    Miscreants associated with liquor mafia injured at least eight policemen after allegedly pelting stones and freed three persons from police custody who were arrested in connection with selling illegal liquor at Khatoli town in Muzaffarnagar. A team of Excise and Police department had arrested three liquor mafia during raids on...
  • EC surveillance team seizes Rs 10 lakh cash in Nalanda 25-03-2014 08:54 AM

    The Election Commission's Static Surveillance team on Monday seized Rs 10 lakh from a person in Patnas Nalanda district. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan told reporters that the person, who was riding a bike, was stopped and searched after which Rs 10 lakh was seized from him. The police...
  • Maoist, wanted in several crime cases, arrested by Munger police during raids 14-03-2014 03:24 PM

    A Maoist was arrested on Friday from a village under Darhara police station area in Bihar's Munger district, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a house in Khudivan village and arrested the ultra, identified as Sanjay Sharma, Munger range DIG Sudhanshu Kumar said. Sharma, said to...
  • IT raids on three business houses, recovers Rs 60 crore of undisclosed income 01-03-2014 08:49 AM

    Income Tax department has recovered Rs 60 crore of undisclosed income from three business houses following a raid at 35 places in the state, sources said. The three business houses, two of them engaged in real estate, have surrendered Rs 60 crore of undisclosed income after a search and seizure...
  • 1 Maoist killed, several injured in a fierce gunbattle with police 25-02-2014 11:59 AM

    A Maoist guerrilla was killed and many were injured in a gun battle in the jungles of Gumla district early on Tuesday, police said. "One Maoist guerrilla was killed and many sustained sustained bullet injuries. We are trying to recover the body. We have recovered one Insas rifle and live...
  • Samastipur block development officer's house raided over disproportionate assets 20-02-2014 07:29 PM

    The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of police conducted a raid at the house of a Bihar government official over his disproportionate assets, an official said on Thursday. The EOU team raided the house of Ishwar Dayal, block development officer (BDO) of Mohiuddin Nagar in Samastipur district on Wednesday and seized...
  • Gang involved in forgery in Railway recruitment busted 14-02-2014 09:47 AM

    The Bihar police on Thursday busted a gang involved in cheating money in the name of recruitment in Railway with arrest of three persons. The Economic Offence Wing of the state police has recovered papers of properties worth Rs 2.26 crore from kingpin of the racket identified as Satyendra Kumar...
  • Bharti's midnight raid stalls Delhi Assembly, police to submit report 14-02-2014 09:44 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress and the BJP stalled the Delhi Assembly on Thrusday demanding the resignation Law Minister Somnath Bharti. Last month, Bharti had attempted amidnight raid at Khirki extension and accused Ugandan women of being involved in drug trafficking and prostitution. The Delhi Police is likely to submit its...
  • People who ran campaign against me should apologise: Somnath Bharti 05-02-2014 05:39 PM

    Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who attempted a midnight raid at Khirki extension said he is proud of his actions and people who ran a campaign to malign his name should apologise. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Bharti said, "I feel proud of what I did. I stand by my action....
  • Sex trade: Three Ugandan women record statement before magistrate 05-02-2014 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: Three Ugandan women who had claimed that they were forced into prostitution in the Khirki extension area of Delhi have recorded their statement in front of the magistrate. According to reports the statement of the Ugandan women matches with their version given to the Delhi Police. In their...
  • Ugandan women complain of sex trade, AAP says it stands vindicated 04-02-2014 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: Three young women from Uganda have blown the lid off an alleged illegal sex racket in Khirki Extension in South Delhi and have recorded their statements. This is the same area where Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti tried to carry out a raid that caught him in a...
  • I'm proud of what I did: Somnath Bharti on midnight raid 04-02-2014 07:39 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who attempted a midnight raid at Khirki extension said he was proud of his actions. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Bharti said, "I feel proud of what I did. I stand by my action. There is no question of apologising." He said that a...
  • Khirki Extension raid: BJP questions Somnath Bharti's methods 04-02-2014 10:35 AM

    The AAP on Tuesday claimed victory in the midnight raid case after three Ugandan women lodged a police complaint seeking protection from traffickers. ...
  • Khirki raid: AAP says 'vindicated' after Ugandan women complain of sex racket 04-02-2014 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: It may be time to enjoy the sweet juice of labour. The AAP is claiming victory in the controversial Khirki Extension raid case a day after three Ugandan women approached the police for help against sex and drug-traffickers. A PTI report said on Monday that the women had...
  • Manish Sisodia conducts surprise raid in school, finds insects in food 03-02-2014 01:49 PM

    New Delhi: Education Minister Manish Sisodia conducted a surprise inspection of a school in Shahdara on Monday. The Minister while inspecting the quality of the mid-day meals reportedly found insects in the food. He said he was acting on complaints that teachers do not show up on time and that...
  • Taniam death, two Manipuri girls beaten: Is anti-racism law the need of the hour? 03-02-2014 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: Is India in need of a strong anti-racism law? The recent attack on a young Arunachal boy and the alleged sexual assault on two Manipuri women make it seem like the demand is justified. "This is not just one incident. We need a strong anti-racism law in India,"...
  • Madhu Bhaduri says AAP doesn't consider women as human beings, quits 02-02-2014 09:04 PM

    New Delhi: Former diplomat and Aam Aadmi Party's founding member Madhu Bhaduri on Sunday "distanced" herself from the party alleging that she was heckled at a meeting for introducing a resolution condemning Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti's role in a midnight raid, even as the outfit rubbished the charges. "I...
  • Indian-origin woman banker arrested in UK anti-terror raid 30-01-2014 07:10 AM

    London: An Indian-origin woman banker was arrested in London as part of an ongoing anti-terrorism operation in the city. Kuntal Patel, who works at Barclays Bank in Canary Wharf, has reportedly been under arrest since Sunday after her home in east London was raided by the Metropolitan Police's Counter Terrorism...
  • BJP seeks Bharti's resignation over Khirki raid 29-01-2014 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: Upping the ante against Aam Aadmi Party government, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday held a protest march from Delhi Vidhan Sabha to Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's house demanding Law Minister Somnath Bharti's resignation in the Khirki Extension case. The BJP has been mounting pressure on Chief Minister...
  • NCW chief writes to President, L-G, demands Somnath's resignation 28-01-2014 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: National Commission for Women Chairperson Mamta Sharma on Tuesday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee and Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jund demanding action against Delhi Law Minister Somanth Bharti. In the letter, Mamta demanded that Somnath Bharti be asked to immediately resign from his position. Already under fire...
  • Somnath Bharti midnight raid: Court to order lodging of fresh FIR on Wednesday 28-01-2014 05:08 PM

    A Delhi court will pronounce on Wednesday its order on a plea by another African woman seeking registration of fresh FIR against unknown persons for allegedly molesting her during the recent midnight raid by a group purportedly led by city Law Minister Somnath Bharti. Metropolitan Magistrate Chetna Singh on Tuesday...
  • Khirki Extension raid: Public opinion divided on Somnath Bharti 28-01-2014 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: The manner in which a few Ugandan women residing in Khirki Extension area in south Delhi were treated during a midnight raid by Delhi's Law Minister Somnath Bharti created a stir in the national capital. An FIR was registered and Bharti was even identified as the man who...
  • AAP releases video to prove Somnath Bharti's innocence 24-01-2014 11:49 PM

    The Aam Aadami Party on Friday released a video which ostensibly shows the African women targeted by Somnath Bharti during the midnight raid were involved in drug trade. The video shows them sitting in a car and exchanging a packet of what the AAP is calling drugs. ...
  • AAP to release video of Somnath Bharti raid 24-01-2014 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party will release video clips of the infamous Khirki extension raid carried out by Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti. The party has said that the footage will show Somnath Bharti did nothing wrong. The clips were monitored by the party on Thursday night. The AAP...
  • BJP protests against Somnath Bharti, AAP MLA Binny meets police chief 24-01-2014 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: Rebel Aam Aadmi Party MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Friday met the Delhi Police Commissioner over the midnight raid controversy involving Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti. Binny said Bharti should have resigned. "The Law Minister should have resigned, don't know why the Chief Minister did not act against...
  • FIR filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal 23-01-2014 08:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has filed an FIR against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for violating Section 144 during his two-day-long protest outside Rail Bhawan. Kejriwal who spearheaded the dharna against Delhi Police has been charged for violating Section 144, violence and inciting mob. Earlier, an FIR was filed against...