Raids

  • Chit fund case: BJD MLA Pravat Kumar seeks anticipatory bail 3 days ago

    Cuttack: Senior Biju Janata Dal leader and Banki MLA Pravat Kumar Tripathy today approached the Orissa High Court seeking anticipatory bail following the raid of his houses by the Central Bureau of Investigation. "Since the CBI officials had raided my houses, I apprehend that the investigating agency could arrest me any...
  • Tamil Nadu: 130 litres of acid seized in raids 5 days ago

    Madurai: A day after two college girls suffered injuries in an acid attack at nearby Tirumangalam, officials raided several shops in the town and seized 130 litres of acid. The raids were conducted on the orders of District Collector L Subramaniam, who instructed officials to check whether acid dealers and retailers...
  • Afghan national, 2 others held for drugs in raisin packets 5 days ago

    New Delhi: An Afghan national along with two Indians have been arrested here for allegedly smuggling in a large cache of fine quality heroin concealed in raisin boxes which was to be sold in a famous dry fruits market in Delhi. A tip-off, officials said, led sleuths of the Delhi zone...
  • Australia raids Islamic centre, arrests two for jihadist links September 10, 2014

    Brisbane: The raids involving 180 police came a day after the country's spy chief said he was "actively considering" raising the terror threat level over Australians' involvement in overseas militant groups. Australian Federal Police said the men, aged 21 and 31, were arrested for terrorism offences, alleging they were "involved in...
  • Africans held in nearly 30 per cent of drug busts in Goa September 9, 2014

    Panaji: Nearly 30 per cent of the narcotics-related raids conducted by police agencies in the last three years (2011-13) has netted an African allegedly possessing drugs or peddling it, reveal official statistics of the Goa Police. Out of 158 offences registered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) act during...
  • CBI raids officials of Customs and Central Excise Department August 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday registered three cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act against officials of the Customs and Central Excise department as well as Ispat India Ltd. "Allegedly, customs officials favoured Ispat and in return received bribes between 2006 and 2010. The fact came to light...
  • Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border July 29, 2014

    Gaza: A grim-faced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday of a protracted war in Gaza, dashing any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid. The Israeli army said five of its soldiers died in two separate incidents, including four...
  • Lokayukta police raids residence of a top MPEB official July 26, 2014

    The Lokayukta Special Police Establishment on Saturday raided the residence of Additional General Manager of Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company Limited of Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board Pradeep Choudhary and found details of property worth crores of rupees. The Superintendent of Police (Lokayukta), Siddharth Choudhary told reporters in Bhopal that the raid...
  • Lokayukta police conducts raids at government official's houses July 25, 2014

    The Lokayukta police conducted raids at two houses of an official of Narmada Valley Development Authority at Barwani and Gwalior, and recovered assets worth over Rs 90 lakh that were disproportionate to his known sources of income. Acting on a tip-off, police conducted searches at the residences of agriculture development and...
  • Two minor girls gangraped in separate incidents July 16, 2014

    Two minor girls were allegedly gangraped in separate incidents in Meerut, police said. The first incident took place on Monday night in Sarurpur area when the 14-year old girl had gone to fetch water, following which she was abducted by four youths at gun-point and taken to a jungle where they...
  • Police unearth ill-gotten assets worth Rs 2.5 crore from a clerk July 15, 2014

    Lokayukta Police raided various premises of a clerk, posted in a Janpad Panchayat in neighbouring Khargone district, and have unearthed properties worth over Rs 2.5 crore which are allegedly disproportionate to his known sources of income, a senior officer said. "The clerk, identified as Babulal Patel (50), posted in Maheshwr Janpad...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal says he said 'raid', not 'rape'; demands to sack him grow July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: A huge controversy has been sparked by Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's comment that party workers would be sent to rape women from the Opposition. Addressing a rally in West Bengal in May, Tapas Pal said he would not spare anyone who tried to challenge him. His speech...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Citylights', 'Maleficent', 'The Raid 2' May 31, 2014

    In this eipsode, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Citylights', 'Maleficent' and 'The Raid 2'. He also speaks to the cast of coming movie 'Fugly' ...
  • 'The Raid 2' review: It delivers thrilling scenes of pulse-racing violence with relish and energy May 31, 2014

    Cast: Arifin Putra, Julie Estelle, Alex Abbad, Tio Pakusadewo, Oka Antara, and Cecep A Rahman Director: Gareth Evans 'The Raid 2', like its 2011 predecessor, is not everyone's cup of tea. That film about a squad of Jakarta cops who fight for their lives against a seemingly never-ending stream of heavily...
  • Midnight raid on African women: Court seeks final status report May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A court on Monday issued notice to an Investigating Officer of Delhi Police, probing the former Delhi minister Somnath Bharti's purported raid on some African residents last year, to remain present "in person" with final status report after he failed to turn up. Metropolitan Magistrate Chetna Singh on January...
  • Lokayukta raids bureaucrat's premises, unearths illegal assets worth crores May 20, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police on Monday raided the official residence and other premises of State Joint Director, Industries, RC Kuriel in two cities and unearthed details of immovable properties worth crores, disproportionate to his known sources of income. Acting on a tip-off, the raid was carried out simultaneously at Kuriel's official...
  • MP: Lokayukta raids premises of IPS officer May 15, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta conducted early morning raids at the premises of IPS officer Mayank Jain, IG Community Policing on Thursday. The Lokyukta sleuths have unearthed documents showing assets including 50 acres of land, two nursing homes and 8 houses spread across Rewa, Indore and Bhopal. The officer belongs...
  • Police unearth illegal gutkha factory, one arrested May 13, 2014

    A factory involved in manufacturing duplicate gutka of famous brands was unearthed by police with the arrest of a person in Burra area here in Kanpur, a police spokesman said on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, police raided a house at Vishwa Bank colony here Saturday night and arrested Pappu Verma...
  • Election Commission drops case against BJP office in Varanasi May 11, 2014

    The Election Commission Sunday directed that the material seized from a vehicle at the BJP office in Varanasi be released and also dropped further action in the case. In a statement, the poll panel said: "On receipt of a complaint, a flying squad checked a vehicle at the office of the...
  • Mini-gun factory busted after police raids Adityapur Industrial Estate May 1, 2014

    A mini-gun factory was on Thursday busted in the Adityapur Industrial Estate under Adityapur police station in Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jamshedpur, DIG (Kolkhan) Md Nehal said. The raiding police team recovered 102 pieces almost finished fire-arms and fire-arm making equipment from Vijaya Laxmi Enterprises located in the VII phase of the...
  • Joint team of Bihar and Jharkhand police raid Giriraj Singh's house to arrest him April 24, 2014

    Armed with a court order, a joint team of Bihar and Jharkhand police raided the house of Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh on Thursday to arrest him for his alleged hate statements but could not find him. "A team of Bokaro police and Patna police raided Giriraj Singh's house around 5...
  • Bellary blues for BJP- huge money recovered, party running for cover April 14, 2014

    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 April 9, 2014

    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 at...
  • Midnight raid: Didn't demand action against Somnath Bharti, says NHRC March 31, 2014

    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 reports...
  • Midnight raid: NHRC tells police to take action against Somnath Bharti March 31, 2014

    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 March 27, 2014

    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 Wednesday,...
  • EC surveillance team seizes Rs 10 lakh cash in Nalanda March 25, 2014

    The Election Commission's Static Surveillance team on Monday seized Rs 10 lakh from a person in Patna’s 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 March 14, 2014

    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 be a...
  • IT raids on three business houses, recovers Rs 60 crore of undisclosed income March 1, 2014

    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 operation...
  • 1 Maoist killed, several injured in a fierce gunbattle with police February 25, 2014

    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 cartridges...