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  • Sales Tax official arrested on attempt to rape charges on minor maid June 26, 2014

    A Sales Tax department official was booked for his alleged attempt to rape his minor maid in Sri Ji Dham Colony on Thursday. The teenage girl had herself lodged a complaint in this regard at Highway police station on Wednesday evening. According to the FIR, Sales Tax department official Dhuredra Chaturvedi...
  • UPSC aspirants get six attempts to crack civil service exams June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has effected major changes in norms of civil services examination like granting aspiring candidates two additional attempts and consequential age relaxations from this year onwards. "Every candidate appearing for the examination, who is otherwise eligible, shall be permitted six attempts (two more than...
  • 21-year-old Muzaffarnagar riot victim attempts suicide near DM's office May 28, 2014

    Upset with the alleged delay in sanctioning of relief fund, a 21-year-old Muzaffarnagar riot victim on Wednesday allegedly tried to immolate himself in front of the District Magistrate's office here, police said. Riot victim Adil belongs to Mohammadpur Rai Singh village where his house was allegedly set on fire during the...
  • Undertrial attempts suicide in Bharatpur Jail May 4, 2014

    A 35-year-old undertrial allegedly attempted suicide in a toilet of Bharatpur jail on Sunday, a jail official said. Hansraj Singh was rushed to the Rajbahadur Memorial Hospital where his condition was stated to be critical, the official said. Singh, who was facing trial in the murder case of his wife, was transferred...
  • Fake Naxals arrested for extortion attempt April 3, 2014

    Three men were arrested on Thursday for pretending to be Naxals and trying to extort money from a PWD officer in the insurgency-hit Kondgaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said. They were identified as Rajendra Netam (39), Phooldas Markam (30) and Pawan Kumar Yadav (20). The trio had allegedly demanded Rs 20 lakh...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case March 15, 2014

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead in...
  • Dog shot dead by man for barking at him February 14, 2014

    A pet dog was on Thursday shot dead by a 27-year-old man in a fit of rage when it barked at him in Loni area here in Ghaziabad, after which he was booked by police on the charge of attempt to murder. Based on a complaint filed by the dog's owner,...
  • UPSC aspirants get two more attempts to crack civil service exams February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In a good news for lakhs of civil services aspirants, the government on Monday decided to give two additional attempts with consequential age relaxation to all categories of candidates of the prestigious exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission. "The central government has approved two additional attempts to all...
  • Girl set on fire by husband, in-laws January 4, 2014

    A 19-year-old girl suffered serious burns after being allegedly set on fire by her in-laws at Irba village, about 15km from Ranchi, police said. The victim, who is said to have eloped with and married a youth last year, suffered serious burns when her in-laws allegedly set her on fire on...
  • Charges framed against minister Shyam Razak for attacking a cop 26 years ago December 19, 2013

    Charges against Bihar minister Shyam Razak were on Thursday framed in a 26-year-old case of attacking policemen by a district court in Patna. The charges were framed in the Fast Track court of Pervez Alam against Razak, the Food minister, under sections 307 (attempt to murder), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 353 (assault or criminal...
  • No proposal to relax upper age limit for UPSC exam: Government December 18, 2013

    (UPSC), the government said on Wednesday said that there is no proposal to relax the upper age limit and the number of attempts for a candidate appearing in the civil service examinations conducted by Union Public Service Commission(UPSC). Minister of State for Personnel V Narayanasamy said some representations or references have...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to 15 persons in attempt to murder case December 16, 2013

    Fifteen persons were on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Patna in a 10-year-old attempt to murder case. The Fast Track Court (FTC) - I judge Ravi Shankar Sinha convicted the 15 persons after finding them guilty in an attempt to murder case of Ramashish Prasad and Ganesh Yadav, natives of Deepkula village...
  • Jaipur: Principal attempts to rape hosteller, angry mob beats him up December 16, 2013

    Jaipur: There seems to be no end to cases of sexual assault in the country with a fresh case being reported from Jobner town in Jaipur where a school principal allegedly attempted to rape a hosteller. According to reports, as soon as the incident came to light, other girl students went...
  • Sexual assault: Goa Police likely to quiz Tarun Tejpal in Delhi today November 23, 2013

    New Delhi: A Goa Police team is likely to reach Delhi on Saturday morning to question Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal in the sexual assault case against him and they haven't ruled out arresting him. They are likely to ask the Tehelka Editor to join the probe after taking into possession...
  • Woman arrested for double murder in Delhi October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Sudesh, wife of a librarian employed with an English daily, was on Tuesday arrested for murder and attempt to murder after she killed a builder's wife and her own son, said police. Sudesh, 36, killed builder Manoj Taneja's wife Reena on October 17 in her Moti Nagar house in...
  • Maharashtra: NCP corporator booked for attempt to murder October 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Case has been registered against NCP corporator Sunil Pote for attempting to murder a suspended police officer. Apart from Pote, five others have also been booked in the case. Pote and his accomplices allegedly attempted to set fire Police sub-inspector Deepali Shinde's house on Sunday. Pote had allegedy tried to...
  • 19-year-old B Pharma student 'ragged' by seniors, attempts suicide September 4, 2013

    A 19-year-old B. Pharma student jumped from the third floor of her college building in Lucknow due to alleged harassment by fellow students and ragging, police said on Wednesday. Sambul Ishaq, a B Pharma student at M C Saxena Institute of Engineering and Management, was severely injured after she jumped from...
  • BJP activist, 6 others booked on attempt to murder, rioting charges August 22, 2013

    A BJP activist and six others have been booked on charges of attempt to murder and rioting in connection with a communal clash in Soram village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Thursday. BJP activist Umesh Mallick, along with six others, has been booked in connection with the clash between two...
  • Rehab center rejects Paris Jackson's admission July 3, 2013

    Los Angeles: A rehab facility has reportedly turned down Paris Jackson's admission because the authorities are afraid that paparazzi will disturb other patients who are being treated at the facility. Paris, who is currently being treated at the UCLA Medical Center, was advised by doctors to not go home and instead...
  • Noida: Woman stabbed 27 times, husband questioned by police June 22, 2013

    Noida: A woman was stabbed 27 times allegedly by robbers near Mahamaya flyover at Sector 44 area in Noida. However, police have detained her husband suspecting his role in the Thursday night attack. S Yadav, a Sarafabad resident, told police that he was returning from Delhi with wife Bharti on...
  • Paris Jackson missed father before suicide attempt June 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: Late legendary musician Michael Jackson's daughter Paris reportedly screamed 'I wish my daddy was here' before her recent suicide attempt. Paris allegedly cut one of her wrists and took an overdose of pills Wednesday, following a blazing family row which saw her complain she wanted to 'live my own...
  • One arrested for setting man on fire over dispute May 17, 2013

    Ahmedabad: City police on Thursday registered an attempt to murder case against three men including two brothers for allegedly trying to burn a man alive. Harshwardhan Shah, the complainant, alleged that brothers Parag and Devang Dave, along with another unidentified man, accosted him near his house in Isanpur area late...
  • Girls jump out of speeding autorickshaw to escape rape May 14, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Two girls jumped from a speeding autorickshaw to escape a rape attempt and one of them was severely injured at Paderu in the Vizag agency area on Monday in the wee hours, police said. The girls, both residents of G Madugula area in the district had gone to Paderu...
  • Gujarat: Woman attempts suicide as in-laws accuse husband of 'cruelty' May 11, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A day after an elderly couple sought the district collector's permission to end their life saying they are "fed up" with the "abuse" by their son, their daughter-in-law attempted suicide on Saturday, apparently over the ignominy. Leena Balda (35) attempted suicide by consuming phenyl kept in the bathroom. She...
  • Chhattisgarh: School principal held for rape attempt February 20, 2013

    Raipur: The principal of a missionary school was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly trying to rape four minor students in Sarguja district of Chhattisgarh. According to police, the principal, Wilson Toppo, 42, attempted to rape students aged between five to seven years. "Wilson Toppo, the principal of Ashadeep Missionary school, has...
  • Delhi: Electrician attacks 22-year-old girl at her home February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old girl was allegedly attacked by an electrician at her residence in Lajpat Nagar in New Delhi on Tuesday. The accused has been arrested. According to the police, the victim was alone at home when she was attacked by an electrician. He inflicted injuries on her head and...
  • Kanpur: Man assaults minor girl after failed rape attempt January 16, 2013

    Kanpur: A youth on Tuesday assaulted a 14-year-old girl after a failed rape attempt in the Chaubeypur area in Kanpur, police said. The girl, a Class X student and resident of Joravarpur village, was on way to her school when Chaggan who also belongs to the same village forcefully dragged...
  • Angered at treatment, patient shoots at Ghaziabad doctor January 3, 2013

    Ghaziabad: Angered over maltreatment, a "mentally instable" patient who is a doctor himself attempted to kill his medical consultant in Ghaziabad on Thursday, police said. The incident occurred in Narendra Mohan Hospital under the Sahibabad police station. "Dr Kiran Pal, who had been in government job as a medical officer in...
  • Man jumps before Delhi Metro train, has miraculous escape December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: A 40-year-old man jumped in front of a Delhi Metro train in New Delhi on Sunday evening but escaped without any serious injury due to the driver's prompt action in stopping, officials said. The incident led to train services on the Blue line (Noida City Centre-Dwarka) being disrupted for...
  • UP: Inspector held for attempting to rape minor girl December 13, 2012

    Faizabad: A Senior Sub Inspector (SSI) of Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested for allegedly abducting and attempting to rape a minor girl, who was rescued from his possession in a hotel in Faizabad, police said on Thursday. On the complaint by the girl's family, police team raided a hotel in Rakabganj...