ABDUCTION

  • Iraq Crisis: Ground situation still unknown, says Ajay Sahni June 20, 2014

    The worsening conditions in Iraq has disrupted the Narendra Modi government. Dr.Ajay Sahni, Executive Director,Institute for Conflict Management on hostage crisis said that the ground situation is still unknown. "Is it protective custody? future negotiating leverage,an effort to have human shields against any future attacks, we don't know. We can...
  • Bring back our relatives, cry the families of Indians stranded in Iraq June 19, 2014

    40 Indians have been abducted in Iraq by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadist group. Their family members came to Delhi on Thursday to seek help from the officials of the Ministry of External Affairs. "The last time I spoke to my son was June 10. I...
  • Iraq crisis: Need to balance both sides and work for peace, says E Ahamed June 19, 2014

    Former MoS for External Affairs minister E Ahamed on Thursday said that the government cannot afford to upset the ISIS even as they deal with the Iraq government to ensure a safe passage for the kidnapped victims. "We need to balance both sides and work for peace in the region...
  • Punjab gangrape: 'Police in the state politicised' January 21, 2013

    Reacting to the gangrape of a 26yearold woman in Punjab, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur said, "This act should be condemned and we hope the culprits are punished severely. The police have been politicised in the state which is the biggest problem." ...
  • J&K: Protests in Shopian after a woman is allegedly abducted, raped November 12, 2012

    A woman was allegedly abducted and held captive for 12 hours. She was found in an unconscious state and rescued. Police have begun investigations. The woman has undergone a medical examination to determine if she was raped. ...
  • Baby Saanvi death: Suspect to be charged with double murder October 27, 2012

    A 10monthold child of Indian origin, baby Saanvi Venna, who was kidnapped four days ago from her home in Pennsylvania, was found murdered in Santiago on Friday. The US media quoted authorities as saying that the baby was found dead and a suspect was charged with murdering both the baby and...
  • BDM cricket bat manufacturer abducted, police suspect driver October 10, 2012

    55yearold Sudhir Mahajan, the director of BDM company, was kidnapped when he was returning to his residence in his car. ...
  • Philippines: Kerala man escapes al Qaeda, to return home August 11, 2012

    Biju Kolara Veetil from Calicut was abducted in the Philippines, while visiting his inlaws. In July 2012, he miraculously escaped and is now is now safe in police custody, and is in touch with Indian officials, MEA spokesman Syed Akbaruddin tweeted. Veetil also hopes to head back home soon. ...
  • Has the time come for a unified policy on Naxals? May 4, 2012

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said that a uniform policy is needed to deal with the Naxal menace. ...
  • Chhattisgarh: AntiNaxal operations to resume, says Sukma SP May 4, 2012

    Abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon was released on Thursday after twelve days in captivity. ...
  • I am still with the Maoists, not freed yet: Abducted MLA April 26, 2012

    Abducted BJD MLA Jhina Hikaka spoked to CNNIBN and clarified that he would not be released before 10 am on Thursday. ...
  • Watch: Manish Kunjam delivers medicines to Naxals April 25, 2012

    The Chhattisgarh government on Tuesday rushed medicines for abducted collector Alex Paul Thomas. ...
  • Abducted IAS officer's health worsens, medicines sent April 24, 2012

    There is no consensus yet on mediators after the government named two former bureaucrats. ...
  • Ready to mediate with Naxals: BD Sharma April 24, 2012

    Former SC/ST commission chief BD Sharma said on Tuesday that he was ready to mediate with Naxals after senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan backed out. ...
  • Maoists must free IAS officer unconditionally: Prashant Bhushan April 24, 2012

    Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday refused to mediate the release of abducted IAS officer with the Naxals. ...
  • The Last Word: Are states handling the Naxal threat effectively? April 23, 2012

    The Naxal insurgents on Saturday abducted the Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon from Majhipara village in Chhattisgarh. ...
  • Chhattisgarh District Collector is safe: CRPF April 23, 2012

    All antiNaxal operations in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh have been suspended as demanded by the rebels. ...
  • Has Patnaik set a wrong precedent by swapping Naxals for hostages? April 6, 2012

    Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has threatened to kill the Italian hostage after putting up fresh demands. ...
  • 78 Maoists tied and abducted us: Released Indian hostage March 18, 2012

    Santosh Kumar Maharana, who was released by the Maoists earlier, said that all the four hostages were taken 56 kms away from the spot of abduction. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 20, 2011

    Watch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Watch: Abducted cop's kin in Delhi, to talk to Govt October 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Sarif Mullah, brother of missing police officer Sabir Ali Mullah was in the Capital on Tuesday to press on the Union Government to find his brother soon. He spoke with CNNIBN. ...
  • Abducted Andhra engineer's family appeals for his release October 20, 2009

    A massive operation is on to secure the release of an Andhra engineeer Krishna Rao kidnapped by suspected Bodo militants in Assam. His family has appealed for his release. ...
  • Watch: Ram Sene accused of abducting MLA's daughter February 7, 2009

    Sri Ram Sena is back to it's moral policing ways. The right wing group has now been accused by a Kerala MLA of abducting his daughter and her male friend, beating them up and later releasing. ...