TECHIES

  • Bengaluru techie Masroor highly radicalised but didn't actively recruit, say investigators December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru techie Masroor, who has been arrested for handling the Twitter account for ISIS militants, is highly motivated and radicalised and wants to spread the word of Jihad. However, Masroor did not actively recruit or arrange funds, investigators questioning the 24-year-old allegedly wayward techie told CNN-IBN. The Central Crime Branch...
  • Bengaluru techies demand local trains to overcome traffic woes December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: Techies in Bengaluru have launched a campaign demanding commuter rails in order to save time and also for a safer and faster mode of transport. At present, Bengaluru's metro covers barely 20 km and techies say it simply is not sufficient. With Bengaluru commuters getting stranded in the city's nightmarish...
  • Techie jumps to death in Bengaluru November 27, 2014

    Bengaluru: An IT employee working with Cognizant in Bengaluru committed suicide on Thursday morning by jumping from the 4th floor of an under construction building in Bengaluru. Locals nearby noticed when he was about to jump. By the time they alerted police and fire brigade, it was too late. He was...
  • Karnataka Labour Department asks US IT firm to pay Rs 12.5 lakh to techie for sacking her November 5, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Labour Department has ordered a US-based IT firm to compensate a woman employee on grounds of 'illegally' terminating her services without providing valid reasons and for allegedly causing harassment. The techie had approached the Labour department on Karnataka Women's Commission's direction, and after hearing the case, the department...
  • Hyderabad: Former Google employee held for trying to join ISIS October 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: A 30-year-old former Google employee, who was allegedly plotting to join the Islamic State (ISIS) ranks in Iraq, has been detained by Hyderabad Police. Software engineer Munawad Salman, hailing from Tamil Nadu, got attracted to jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) through social media networks and...
  • Thane: Techie jumps out of auto to foil abduction bid; seriously hurt August 5, 2014

    Thane: A 24yearold software professional suffered serious injuries, when she jumped to safety from a moving autorickshaw in Thane after the driver allegedly tried to abduct her, police said. The incident took place on Friday when Swapnali Lad, a TCS employee, was on her way back to her home. Around 9.15...
  • Pune techie murder: Maharashtra government mulling ban on Hindu Rashtra Sena June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will examine if the controversial outfit Hindu Rashtra Sena could be banned in the wake of Pune techie Mohsin Shaikh's murder, state Home Minister RR Patil said on Saturday. "We will check if the outfit can be banned," Patil said, replying to a calling attention notice...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 10, 2014

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  • Is a social media crackdown the right response? June 10, 2014

    Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai has been named as accused in connection with the mob violence and murder of a 24yearold IT professional at Hadapsar in Pune on June 2. The techie Mohasin Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death after violence erupted following inflammatory photos of Shivaji and late...
  • Pune techie murder: Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay named accused June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai has been named as accused in connection with the mob violence and murder of a 24yearold IT professional at Hadapsar in Pune on June 2. The techie Mohasin Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death after violence erupted following inflammatory photos of Shivaji...
  • Pune techie murder: 2 more arrested, police hint at Hindu outfit's hand June 9, 2014

    Pune: A week after a 24yearold IT professional was killed in a suspected hate crime in Pune, two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder. The police claim the arrested people are members of the Hindu Rashtra Sena. Police will submit a report to the state government...
  • Uneasy calm prevails in Pune after techie's murder in suspected hate crime June 6, 2014

    Pune: Uneasy calm prevails in Pune where a 24yearold IT professional was murdered in a suspected case of hate crime earlier this week. While the Pune Police has arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating Mohsin Sadiq Shaikh, to death,...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 5, 2014

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  • Hate crime in Pune: Time to act against religious fanatics? June 5, 2014

    A 28yearold software professional was bludgeoned to death allegedly by seven persons with suspected links to a Hindu outfit near Pune, police said on Wednesday. The murder of Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq, who hailed from Solapur and was a resident of Hadapsar, on Monday night sparked tension in the area, they...
  • News 360: 17 arrested over techie's murder in Pune, Centre seeks report June 5, 2014

    The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24yearold IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. ...
  • Pune: 20 people arrested for the murder of 28yearold IT professional June 4, 2014

    Pune: The Pune Police has arrested 20 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group Hindu Rashtra Sena for allegedly beating to death a 24yearold IT professional in Pune on Monday. Thirteen of the accused have been charged with murder. The software professional Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq, who hailed...
  • Pune: 28yearold Techie beaten to death, 7 men of Hindu outfit held June 4, 2014

    Pune: A 28yearold software professional was bludgeoned to death allegedly by seven persons with suspected links to a Hindu outfit near Pune, police said on Wednesday. The murder of Shaikh Mohasin Sadiq, who hailed from Solapur and was a resident of Hadapsar, on Monday night sparked tension in the area,...
  • Police file chargesheet in Mumbai techie murder case May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Police on Monday filed a chargesheet against the lone accused in the murder and suspected rape of a woman software engineer from Andhra Pradesh, who was found killed here in early January. The 542page chargesheet against Chandrabhan Sudam Sanap, a historysheeter who worked as a railway porter here and then...
  • Police reconstruct sequence of events in techie murder case March 7, 2014

    Police on Friday reconstructed the sequence of events leading to the murder of Andhra Pradesh- based software professional Esther Anuhya in January this year, a senior official said. Chandrabhan Sanap, a history-shetter and the lone accused arrested early this week, was asked to enact the chain of events from the early...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Main suspect arrested, police claim breakthrough March 4, 2014

    The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. ...
  • Feel insecure in Mumbai: Hyderabad techie's uncle March 3, 2014

    23-year-old Esther Anuhya was found murdered on the outskirts of Mumbai over a week after she went missing in the city in January this year. Her uncle spoke of the trauma the family went through in the days after. ...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect arrested, sent to police custody till March 15 March 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. Mumbai CP...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police quiz 400 people, but make no headway February 11, 2014

    Mumbai: More than a month after a techie from Vijaywada was found murdered in Mumbai, the police have drawn a blank as far as investigations go. Mumbai Police sources have told CNNIBN that they have questioned 400 people so far, including her colleagues, as well as service providers at the...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police claim suspect a close friend of victim February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police seems to have made some headway in the murder case of a 23yearold IT engineer in the city and suspect it to be a case of a love affair gone awry. The police now claim that the main suspect was a close friend of the victim and...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police suspect case of a love affair gone awry February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: In a fresh development in the murder of a 23yearold software engineer in suburban Mumbai, the police have now claimed that the suspect is a close friend of the victim. The police have also said that it could be a case of a love affair gone awry. Earlier on...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect detained in Hyderabad February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: In what could be a possible breakthrough in the murder of a 23yearold software engineer, one suspect has been detained in Hyderabad, the woman's hometown. However, it is not yet confirmed whether the arrested man is the same person who was seen wearing a white shirt in the CCTV footage...
  • Mumbai: Murdered techie's father reposes faith in Crime Branch probe February 1, 2014

    Father of the 23yearold software engineer who was found dead in suburban Mumbai a fortnight ago said that he reposed faith in the investigation by Mumbai Crime Branch. He, however added that had the police investigated the case from the angle of kidnapping, things would have been different. ...
  • Techie murder: Mumbai Crime Branch, Railway police in Hyderabad for probe February 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A fortnight after the murder of a 23yearold software engineer in suburban Mumbai, a joint team of Crime Branch and Government Railway Police has reached Hyderabad for further investigation into the case. On Friday, the police also questioned nearly 40 people including the IT professional's colleagues, representatives of her company,...
  • Techie murder case: Man in CCTV footage the prime suspect January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has released CCTV images of the 23yearold software professional from Hyderabad who was allegedly murdered in Mumbai. The images show the 23yearold with an unidentified man at the Kurla railway station where she went missing earlier this month. The man is now the prime suspect. The...
  • Techie murder case: Mumbai Railway police recovers CCTV footage January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Nearly two weeks after the highlydecomposed body of a 23yearold IT professional was found in Bhandup in Mumbai, the Railway Police has claimed a breakthrough. On Friday, the Railway police personnel recovered crucial CCTV footage from the Kurla railway station which showed the victim entering the waiting room with a...