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  • Former SIMI activist convicted for communal propaganda 26-03-2014 09:22 PM

    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...
  • Retired police sub-inspector shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants 21-03-2014 07:48 AM

    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...
  • 8 arrested for helping aspiring teachers cheat in recruitment exam 24-02-2014 08:07 AM

    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...
  • Autorickshaw driver kills American ex-wife, sets himself on fire 21-02-2014 01:21 PM

    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...
  • Dairy owner found murdered near his residence in Ghaziabad 20-02-2014 10:18 AM

    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...
  • 27-year-old married woman murdered in her house 18-02-2014 08:08 AM

    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...
  • Driver kills former BSP leader's wife, father-in-law in a loot bid 14-02-2014 03:16 PM

    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...
  • AAP, BJP workers' face-off at Arun Jaitley's residence 04-02-2014 12:46 PM

    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? 03-02-2014 11:03 PM

    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 03-02-2014 04:44 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: NGT asks DPCC to check if DMRC took steps to reduce pollution 30-01-2014 05:53 PM

    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...
  • Campa Cola: SC asks AG to look into Mumbai society flat owners' plea 21-01-2014 12:30 AM

    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...
  • Kudankulam nuclear power plant safe: DAE official 26-11-2013 11:46 PM

    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...
  • Delhi's unauthorised colonies regularised only on paper? 14-11-2013 07:59 AM

    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 11-11-2013 08:40 PM

    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...
  • BJP leader Savita Gupta wants to join AAP: Sisodiya 09-11-2013 10:57 PM

    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...
  • CJ Show: Inadequate schools in Bawana Delhi 14-10-2013 12:05 PM

    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 09-10-2013 06:59 PM

    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...
  • 37-year-old woman alleges being raped and assaulted by live-in partner 09-10-2013 12:55 PM

    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...
  • Two school boys drown in a pond 08-10-2013 02:18 PM

    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....
  • Woman professor robbed near MP Home Minister's residence 10-09-2013 02:34 PM

    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...
  • Minor girl raped, accused absconding 21-08-2013 12:29 PM

    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....
  • 16-year-old boy stabbed to death by unidentified assailants 20-08-2013 10:54 AM

    A 16-year-old boy was stabbed to death by unidentified assailants in Masuri area in Ghaziabad, police said on Tuesday. Police said Guljar's body wore several stab wounds on his stomach and chest. The body was found near Sikhroad area, about 300 meters away from his house, on Monday night. "A...
  • 4 'drunk' police constables misbehave with women, suspended 14-08-2013 02:31 PM

    Four police constables, who were allegedly in an inebriated state, misbehaved with some women in Meerut district prompting the authorities to suspend them, police said on Wednesday. Constables Surendra Tewatia, Manoj Kumar, Lakhmi Singh and Neeraj Pundir posted with the Kharkhauda police station have been suspended by the SSP for...
  • Punjab government approves revised policy for unauthorised colonies 10-08-2013 01:11 AM

    Punjab government on Friday gave its nod to the revised policy for regularisation of unauthorised colonies with an emphasis on simplified procedure and reduction in the rates of composition and regularisation fees. A Cabinet meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal took the decision which also said that...
  • Delhi: CBI arrests MCD official for accepting bribe of Rs 30 lakhs 07-08-2013 04:42 PM

    New Delhi: CBI on Wednesday carried out searches at the office of builders where they were allegedly giving Rs 30 lakh bribe to engineers of North Delhi Municipal Corporation for clearance to a banquet home and detained four persons. CBI sources said based on a tip-off about the alleged bribe...
  • Watch: Annual march for graduated Penguins in US 29-07-2013 09:16 AM

    In a San Francisco zoo, a group of baby penguins waddled to their new home on Penguin Island. This annual march celebrates their graduation from the 'Fish School'. After graduation, they get to reunite with their fellow penguins in the world's largest captive Magellanic penguin colony. ...
  • Delhi: Teenager stabbed to death outside his house 02-07-2013 05:57 AM

    New Delhi: An 18-year-old boy was stabbed to death by unidentified attackers outside his house in the early hours on Monday, police in Delhi said. Police said that Sarvesh, a labourer from Uttar Pradesh, was found in a pool of blood outside his home in Amar Colony in south Delhi....
  • One stabbed to death for marrying friend's girlfriend 08-06-2013 05:48 AM

    New Delhi: A 24-year-old man was stabbed to death by four of his friends because he married a woman who had been in a relationship with one of them, police said on Friday. Three of the accused have been arrested. Karim, 24, was arrested from Bihar's Madhubani while Bahadur, 27,...
  • BPO driver arrested for dropping woman at lonely spot 01-06-2013 02:23 AM

    New Delhi: The driver of a Gurgaon-based global business process outsourcing firm has been arrested for allegedly violating Delhi Police's order of dropping a woman employee, returning home at odd hours from work, at her doorsteps. The driver, Sunil Kumar, had dropped the company's woman employee on the main road...