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  • Abducted minor killed in Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The body of a 13-year-old son of a jeweller was recovered from near a canal on the outskirts of the national capital a day after he was kidnapped while returning home from school, police said on Wednesday. The kidnappers had demanded Rs 1 crore as ransom. The body of...
  • Tenth patient tests positive for swine flu in Indore October 31, 2014

    Indore: With a 40-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district has gone up to 10, a health official said. The woman, a resident of Ramkrishna Bagh colony, was admitted to a private hospital in Indore October 27. Later, her swab...
  • Delhi Jal Board supplying contaminated water, say Bhalaswa colony residents October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Residents of north-west Delhi's Bhalaswa resettlement colony have complained about the alleged supply of contaminated water by Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and claimed it has caused various water-borne diseases in the area. NGO Bhalaswa Lok Shakti Maanch (BLSM) said it had carried out laboratory testing of drinking water in...
  • Decomposed body of private financier found in east Delhi September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The decomposed body of a 34yearold private financier was found inside his office at Geeta Colony in east Delhi on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Amit. His family members had registered a missing complaint on Saturday. "The matter came to light when some locals today complaint...
  • Desperate hunt for the missing in submerged colonies in Srinagar September 12, 2014

    Mehjoornagar: A group of locals are keenly looking for somebody in a flooded colony of Mehjoornagar in uptown area of Srinagar. They are searching for a Sikh woman who is believed to have drowned during the water surge five days ago. A Sikh man identified as 35yearold Gagan also drowned...
  • Vehiclelifter duo held, 8 bikes recovered August 9, 2014

    Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two alleged members of a gang of vehiclelifters and recovered eight motorcycles from their possession. According to Indirapuram police, the duo hailing from Hapur and Muradnagar was arrested from the Khora Colony. Police said that following their questioning of the duo, they have recovered eight...
  • 3 men allegedly gangrape 25yearold maid, booked July 14, 2014

    A 25yearold maid was allegedly gangraped by three youth under Azad Chowk police station area of Raipur, the police said. The accused Tarun Nand (35), Chakrasena alias Chakro (25) and Ajay Sona (26), all residents of Ramkund locality, have been arrested for sexually assaulting the girl based on her complaint on...
  • Austrian national arrested for illegal stay June 25, 2014

    A 24yearold Austrian National has been arrested from Madhuban colony here, for illegally staying in India and his passport confiscated, police said on Wednesday. The Austrian resident identified as Michel Ronalter landed in Delhi on February 19 last year on a tourist visa and came to Vrindavan ten days ago, according...
  • Delhi: 24yearold techie attacked, critically injured June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A 24yearold software engineer was allegedly attacked by a fatherson duo, who live in his neighbourhood, with beer bottles, leaving him critically injured here this morning, police said. The incident took place in East Delhi's Geeta Colony area where the victim, identified as Lokesh, lived with his family....
  • West Singhbhum: Two Maoists arrested during police raids June 5, 2014

    Two Maoists, including a selfstyled area commander wanted for the killing of policemen were arrested in a raid on a village in Jharkhand's Naxalhit West Singhbhum district. The area commander, Sibo Chaki, was arrested on Thursday on information provided by a Maoist nabbed from Railway Colony at Chakradharpur on Wednesday night,...
  • 18yearold boy run over by passenger train in Jaipur June 4, 2014

    An 18yearold boy was on Wednesday run over by a passenger train in Anita Colony in Jaipur, police said. The deceased identified as Vishnu, a parttime worker in a gem stone factory, was trying to cross the track when the MumbaiJaipur bound Bandra train mowed him down. The body has been sent...
  • 11 injured in group clash over land dispute May 11, 2014

    As many as 11 persons were injured in a group clash over a piece of land at Indira Colony in Jhalawar on Sunday, police said. Seven persons of a group and four belonging to another clashed, pelted stones at each other and fires shots. Two of the injured sustained bullet injuries. All...
  • Women and Child Development officials prevent 'marriage' of a minor girl May 9, 2014

    Officials from Women and Child Development (WCD) department on Thursday prevented a marriage of a 17yearold minor girl here, as part of their drive to check child marriages in the district. Acting on a tipoff, WCD officials raided a house in Brahmabagh colony and prevented the marriage of the minor girl,...
  • Former SIMI activist convicted for communal propaganda March 26, 2014

    A local court today sentenced a former activist of the banned organisation Students Islamic Movement of India to two years' rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1,000 for spreading communal hatred. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Deepak Kumar Pandey handed out the sentence to Rafiq alias Babloo (46). According to the prosecution,...
  • Retired police sub-inspector shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants March 21, 2014

    Unidentified gunmen Thursday shot dead a retired police sub-inspector in Ghaziabad, police said. The incident occurred around 5.30 pm in Pratap Vihar area, when PD Sharma was on his evening walk. Two motorcycle-riding assailants came near Sharma and fired three shots at him. Two bullets hit him in the chest while the...
  • 8 arrested for helping aspiring teachers cheat in recruitment exam February 24, 2014

    Eight persons including a professor of Sardar Patel Medical College were arrested while they were allegedly helping candidates cheat during a teachers' recruitment examinations in Bikaner on Sunday. The eight-member gang was arrested from outside an examination centre in the city's Marudhara Colony following a tip-off from Premdan Charan who was...
  • Autorickshaw driver kills American exwife, sets himself on fire February 21, 2014

    A 35yearold American woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her estranged autorickshaw driver husband in Agra after which he committed suicide, police said on Friday. Bunty (32), the autorickshaw driver, killed his American wife Arianne Willinger (35) following a quarrel and later committed suicide by setting himself afire in his...
  • Dairy owner found murdered near his residence in Ghaziabad February 20, 2014

    A 27yearold dairy owner was on Thursday found murdered in a drain near his house in Sahibabad area of the district, police said. They said the role of the victim's friends, who are on the run after the murder, was suspected in the incident. The deceased has been identified as Harrendra...
  • 27yearold married woman murdered in her house February 18, 2014

    A 27yearold married woman was allegedly murdered by unknown men at her residence in Krishna Bagh Colony in Indore, police said on Monday. The woman's husband was also found in an unconscious condition there, they said. According to police, Priyanka died on the spot after some unknown persons slashed her throat...
  • Driver kills former BSP leader's wife, fatherinlaw in a loot bid February 14, 2014

    A former BSP leader's wife and fatherinlaw were allegedly murdered by their car driver in a loot bid in Gayatri Nagar colony in Cantt area in Varanasi, police said. Former BSP leader Amirchand Patel's wife Hirawati Devi(50) and fatherinlaw Kharpattu Patel (70) were killed by their car driver Ajit, on Thursday...
  • AAP, BJP workers' faceoff at Arun Jaitley's residence February 4, 2014

    Dramatic scenes were seen outside Arun Jaitley's residence on Tuesday morning as Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party workers protested against each other. The AAP demanded an apology from Jaitley accusing the BJP of trying to bribe its MLAs to topple the Delhi government. ...
  • AAP crisis: Is it a conspiracy or beginning of the end for Kejriwal? February 3, 2014

    The Delhi government on Monday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee asking for a probe against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit for issuing fake provisional certificates to unauthorised colonies. ...
  • AAP seeks probe against Sheila Dikshit in unauthorised colony scam February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday wrote a letter to President Pranab Mukherjee asking for a probe against former chief minister Sheila Dikshit for issuing fake provisional certificates to unauthorised colonies. On the report submitted by the Lokayukta on the issue, the President had asked for the chief minister's recommendation. This...
  • Delhi: NGT asks DPCC to check if DMRC took steps to reduce pollution January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to check whether DMRC has rectified the lapses in functioning of its concrete mixing plant in a Janakpuri colony. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar passed the order after residents of the colony submitted that...
  • Campa Cola: SC asks AG to look into Mumbai society flat owners' plea January 21, 2014

    The Supreme Court Monday asked Attorney General GE Vahanvati to look into fresh material presented by owners of unauthorised flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola residential complex, who are faced with eviction by May 31, 2014, in line with an apex court order. A bench of Justice Sudhansu Jyoti Mukhopadhaya and Justice...
  • Kudankulam nuclear power plant safe: DAE official November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Kundankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu is safe and functioning normally, a senior official of the Department of Atomic Energy said shortly after a countrymade bomb exploded near the facility. "The plant is running fine and is safe", the official said when asked about the explosion at...
  • Delhi's unauthorised colonies regularised only on paper? November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: More than 50 lakh people live in Delhi's unauthorised colonies. Despite most of these colonies being regularised on paper there is little change on ground. Angry and frustrated residents say they will vote for change. In Delhi's newly regularised colonies, there are no signs of campaigning, no netas...
  • My Lord a symbol of slavery, should be prohibited, says SC November 11, 2013

    Addressing judges as My Lord or Your Lordships in courts is a relic of colonial era and a sign of slavery, a petition filed in Supreme Court said, on Monday, and sought a ban on their use in the country. A PIL was filed on Monday by a 75yearold lawyer seeking...
  • BJP leader Savita Gupta wants to join AAP: Sisodiya November 9, 2013

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), on Saturday, said it has received a request from BJP leader and former Mayor of South Delhi Municipal Corporation Savita Gupta to join them. "She had come to our party headquarters and expressed her desire to join AAP. We have always said that anyone is welcome to...
  • CJ Show: Inadequate schools in Bawana Delhi October 14, 2013

    A year after his CJ report to fight for schools in the area of Bawana in Delhi, CJ Mohammed Anzar and the CJ team do a followup. The MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi)is unresponsive and unwilling to construct the much needed schools in this area. ...