Arms

  • Wanted criminal shot dead, arms and ammunition seized 17-04-2014 01:16 PM

    A wanted criminal was shot dead by the police in Sankosai under Mango police station in Jamshedpur Wednesdaynight. Acting on a tip-off, the police in mufti led by Superintendent of Police (city) Karthik S surrounded the rented house of the criminal Maya Bhagat alias Lulha, Senior Superintendent of Police, A...
  • Arms and ammunition seized in Bihar's Munger district 05-04-2014 02:42 PM

    Police on Saturday recovered arms and ammunition that they suspected were planned for use during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Bihar's Munger district. "Three revolvers, two pistols, four magazines and Rs 10,000 in cash were seized from an arms supplier Pradeep Singh alias Guddu," SP Varun Kumar Sinha said....
  • Two tiffin bombs recovered, Maoist hand suspected 02-04-2014 11:54 PM

    Two tiffin bombs, suspected to be planted by Maoists to target security forces during upcoming Lok Sabha elections, were found at separate places in the insurgency-hit region of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "A tiffin-bomb of 20 kgs was found on a road under Daundi police station limits of Balod...
  • Armed security personnel to guard polling booths in Maoist-hit constituencies 02-04-2014 01:50 PM

    In view of the Maoist threat to disrupt Lok Sabha polls in Bihar, armed security forces will be deployed for the first time at all polling stations, an official said on Wednesday. Additional Chief Electoral Officer R. Lakshmanan said all 59,807 polling stations for the 40 Lok Sabha seats in...
  • Head constable shot at by suspected sand mafia 31-03-2014 08:59 PM

    A head constable of Madhya Pradesh's Special Armed Force (SAF) was shot at and critically wounded by suspected members of a sand mafia near Morenaon Monday, police said. The bike-borne armed mafia members were escorting tractor-trolleys transporting sand illegally mined from Chambal sanctuary area and were on their way to...
  • Serial killer Charles Sobhraj worked as arms dealer for Taliban 23-03-2014 01:46 PM

    Serial killer Charles Sobhraj, a Frenchman of Indian and Vietnamese parentage, who has served long jail terms in India and other countries, claimed that he worked as an arms dealer for Taliban after befriending JeM chief Masood Azhar in Tihar prison and was even associated with American spy agency CIA....
  • No criminal history found of six accused in arms recovery case 08-03-2014 11:49 AM

    No criminal history has been found of the six accused who were arrested after 11 pistols were seized from them on their return from Pakistan by Samjhauta Express, police said on Saturday. The accused identified as Anis (45), his wife Shehnaz (40), Mulla Nasir (55), Rahis (40), his wife Rabia...
  • Growing distrust between Antony and defence forces a worry for India 28-02-2014 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: Even as the Indian Navy is saddled with an aging fleet and has seen a wave of 11 mishaps involving warships in the last few months, Defence Minister AK Antony said he was saddened by the resignation of Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi, but its prompt acceptance seems...
  • Problem cannot be solved using force against people: Rahul on AFSPA 26-02-2014 01:06 PM

    Guwahati: Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the Manipur situation would be resolved soon, however, he was non-committal on Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). Rahul who was interacting with Assam students also said that problem cannot be solved by using force against the people. "You cannot solve problems by...
  • Omar pitches for revocation of AFSPA, says Chidambaram had same view 24-02-2014 09:01 AM

    Srinagar: Stating that the revocation of AFSPA would be an indication of peace in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday asserted that the gradual revocation of the controversial Act will begin in his present tenure. "Gradual revocation of AFSPA will begin in the present tenure of my...
  • Two arms dealers arrested by Indore Crime Branch, weapons seized 15-02-2014 08:23 AM

    The Indore Crime Branch on Friday arrested two persons allegedly involved in selling of illegal firearms. Asif Khan (35) and Yusuf Khan (30) were arrested from Azad Nagar and some illegal weapons were seized from them, Additional Superintendent of Police Devendra Patidar said. Police recovered five country-made pistols and two...
  • 20 automatic pistols seized from a motorcycle 09-02-2014 05:12 PM

    In a crackdown, 20 automaticpistols have been recovered from a motorcycle in Bihar's Munger district, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the police intercepted a bike in Bardah-Mushari village last night and seized 20 indigenously made automatic pistols as the biker managed to escape, Mufassil police station's...
  • ISI had role in Bangladesh arms smuggling case: Report 30-01-2014 06:35 PM

    Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was among various local and foreign intelligence agencies that played a role in the 2004 arms smuggling case in Bangladesh for which 14 people were awarded the death sentence by a court on Thursday. A further probe into the incident revealed the involvement of some top...
  • Bangladesh court gives death to ULFA chief Paresh Barua, 13 others in arms haul case 30-01-2014 01:47 PM

    A Bangladeshi court on Thursday handed down death penalty to 14 people, including the Jamaat-e-Islami chief and a top leader of India's separatist outfit ULFA, in the country's biggest ever weapons haul case, nearly 10 years after the seizure took place. "The Metropolitan Special Tribunal-1 has handed down death penalty...
  • Black buck poaching case: Salman Khan reaches Jodhpur court 29-01-2014 11:23 AM

    Jodhpur: Actor Salman Khan on Wednesday reached the CJM court in Jodhpur to record his statement in an Arms Act case. The case is in connection with the 1998 black buck poaching case during the shooting of 'Hum Saath Saath Hain'. Salman is charged with illegal possession and use of...
  • Haryana assures jobs to kin of soldier, police martyrs 24-01-2014 09:23 PM

    A member of the family of anyone from the armed forces, paramilitary corps or police force hailing from Haryana who is martyred in the course of duty will be given a job on compassionate grounds, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The family of the martyr will also...
  • Raipur stems up as key centre for arms supplies to Naxals 17-01-2014 11:21 AM

    With a strong urban network of Maoists resurfacing in the cities of Chhattisgarh, capital Raipur has emerged as a key centre for supply of logistics like clothes, arms and ammunition. More than the attacks in forests, what has left the police baffled are a couple of recent incidents where arms...
  • Salman Khan to appear before Jodhpur court on January 29 16-01-2014 03:42 PM

    Jaipur: A local court in Jodhpur has summoned Bollywood actor Salman Khan to appear before it on Jan 29 in an Arms Act case. The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Chandra Kala Jain, after hearing and examining prosecution witnesses on Wednesday, asked the actor to appear before the court and...
  • Naxal arrested during joint search operation in Bijapur 15-01-2014 09:44 PM

    A wanted Naxal was on Wednesday arrested during a joint search operation in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bijapur district. The cadre, who was allegedly involved in setting ablaze three trucks engaged in sand mining at Mingachal river recently, was nabbed from a forest under Jangla Police Station limits, a senior police official...
  • Naxal arrested during CAF-police joint search operation in Bijapur 15-01-2014 03:17 PM

    A wanted Naxal was on Wednesday arrested during a joint search operation in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bijapur district. "The cadre, who was allegedly involved in setting ablaze three trucks engaged in sand mining at Mingachal river recently, was nabbed from a forest under Jangla Police Station limits," a senior police official...
  • Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama visits Sirpur's Chaanda Devi caves 14-01-2014 10:40 PM

    Amid high security, Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama visited the ancient Buddhist site of Sirpur and meditated at the historic Chaanda Devi caves where his guru and Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna is supposed to have meditated centuries ago. Located at the sprawling Singhadhruva terrain, Chaanda Devi caves is about 25 km...
  • Naxal carrying cash reward of Rs 5,000 arrested in Bijapur 05-01-2014 12:25 PM

    A naxal was arrested in Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. Tulsi Ram Pujari, carrying a cash reward of Rs 5,000 on his head, was arrested on Saturday in forests near a village under Jangla police station area in a joint operation of Chhattisgarh Armed Force and...
  • Naxals kill police jawan in ambush 02-01-2014 05:40 PM

    A security personnel was killed and another injured in a naxal attack in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Sunday, police said. "The incident took place when both the jawans, attached to Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF), were returning after security duty at a weekly market in Mirtur village under Bhairamgarh police...
  • Arms smuggler held with three pistols 01-01-2014 03:18 PM

    An arms smuggler was arrested on Wednesday from near the block officer under Mufassil police station in Munger district. Acting on a tip off, the police nabbed the arms smuggler Md. Javed and seized three automatic pistols and six magazines from his possession, Superintendent of Police Naveen Chandra Jha said....
  • Illegal arms and ammunition recovered, four arrested 01-01-2014 02:21 PM

    Four persons were arrested with illegal arms and ammunition during routine patrolling in Peepeeganj police station area, police said on Wednesday. On a tip off, a speeding car was asked to stopped but it tried to flee. However, the police personnel chased the car and arrested four persons sitting in...
  • J&K: Major arms haul in Kupwara 28-12-2013 10:31 PM

    A huge quantity of arms and ammunition, including 20 AK 47 rifles and 20 pistols, were recovered by the Army near the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The recoveries were made during a search operation in Farkian Gali area in frontier district of...
  • Google may use ARM technology for server processors 14-12-2013 02:50 PM

    Bangalore: British chip designer ARM Holdings's shares rose as much as 5.7 per cent after Bloomberg reported on Thursday that Google Inc may use ARM's technology to design its own server processors. A deal would speed up ARM's push into the server market, where it has been a late entrant....
  • My govt committed to army's welfare: Akhilesh Yadav 07-12-2013 08:43 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief MinisterAkhilesh Yadav on Saturday said in Lucknow that his government was committed to thewelfare of armymen.Army officers pinned a flag on Akhilesh's shirt on theoccasion of the Armed Forces Flag Day. The Chief Minister also made a contribution to theArmed Forces Flag Day Fund. ...
  • 8 PLFI operatives arrested; arms, ammunitions seized 05-12-2013 03:29 PM

    Eight operatives of the ultra outfit PLFI were arrested and arms and ammunition seized from them in Purusothampur village of Palamau district, police on Wednesday said. Acting on a tip-off that a group of PLFI operatives led by zonal commander Laxman Yadav alias Shivshankar Yadav had arrived in the village...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal 18-11-2013 06:07 PM

    The bail plea of alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal was on Monday rejected by MCOCA court in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case. Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Designated Judge Sayed Kadri rejected Jundal's bail petition saying he could not be given liberty at...