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  • Vehicle-lifter duo held, 8 bikes recovered August 9, 2014

    Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two alleged members of a gang of vehicle-lifters 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 25-year-old maid, booked July 14, 2014

    A 25-year-old 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 24-year-old 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: 24-year-old techie attacked, critically injured June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A 24-year-old software engineer was allegedly attacked by a father-son 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 self-styled area commander wanted for the killing of policemen were arrested in a raid on a village in Jharkhand's Naxal-hit 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,...
  • 18-year-old boy run over by passenger train in Jaipur June 4, 2014

    An 18-year-old boy was on Wednesday run over by a passenger train in Anita Colony in Jaipur, police said. The deceased identified as Vishnu, a part-time worker in a gem stone factory, was trying to cross the track when the Mumbai-Jaipur 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 17-year-old minor girl here, as part of their drive to check child marriages in the district. Acting on a tip-off, 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 ex-wife, sets himself on fire February 21, 2014

    A 35-year-old 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 27-year-old 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...
  • 27-year-old married woman murdered in her house February 18, 2014

    A 27-year-old 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, father-in-law in a loot bid February 14, 2014

    A former BSP leader's wife and father-in-law 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 father-in-law Kharpattu Patel (70) were killed by their car driver Ajit, on Thursday...
  • AAP, BJP workers' face-off 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 country-made 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 12, 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 75-year-old 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 follow-up. The MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi)is unresponsive and unwilling to construct the much needed schools in this area. ...
  • Three killed on railway tracks in two separate accidents October 9, 2013

    Three people were killed on railway tracks in two separate accidents on Wednesday in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district, adjoining the national capital. The state police said around 11.30 am three people were scuffling on the railway tracks near Murad nagar. Suddenly, seeing the Utkal Express approaching, one person jumped to safety...
  • 37-year-old woman alleges being raped and assaulted by live-in partner October 9, 2013

    A 37-year-old woman was allegedly raped and assaulted by a man with whom she was in a live-in relation in Shiv Colony in Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. Accused Kamlesh Sharma (44), a driver, was booked under various sections of the IPC for rape, assault and extortion on a complaint filed...
  • Two school boys drown in a pond October 8, 2013

    Two school boys drowned in a pond which was temporarily dug up in Bidhnu area in Kanpur, police said on Tuesday. Aayush (14) and Mohan (15), both Class 10 students, were returning home from coaching class when they stopped near the pond at Ganganagar Dooda colony in Bidhnu, police said. Aayush went...
  • Woman professor robbed near MP Home Minister's residence September 10, 2013

    Two motorcycle-borne riders robbed a woman professor of Rs 1.25 lakh near Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Uma Shankar Gupta's residence, police said in Bhopal on Tuesday. Professor Anita Jain, Head of the Chemistry Department of Vidyapeeth Institute, who resides in Professor Colony, had gone to TT Nagar in order to withdraw...
  • Minor girl raped, accused absconding August 21, 2013

    A minor girl on Wednesday was allegedly abducted and later raped by an unidentified person in Jaipur, the police said. The girl, aged around five years, was sleeping inside her house in Harijan colony with family members when she was abducted before being raped in the wee hours, they said. When...