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  • Will be happy to see Sabyasachi Panda hanged: Slain cops' wives July 18, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The arrest of Odisha's top maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda has brought cheers to the families of personnel who laid their lives while fighting red rebels in different parts of the state. "I will be happy if Panda is sentenced to death. The soul of my husband should be at...
  • Probe ordered against top woman cop for not paying rent July 17, 2014

    A probe has been ordered against a female deputy superintendent of police (DSP) for allegedly refusing to pay house rent for nearly two years to her landlord in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district. Rewti Tikam Patel, a native of Janjgir-Champa district complained against police officer Puja Agrawal for allegedly not paying house rent for about 22 months during...
  • Cops nab accused, claim breakthrough in Bhayander rape case June 2, 2014

    Thane: With the arrest of a 42-year-old man from Jessal Park in Bhayander on Monday, the Thane district rural police claimed to have made a major breakthrough in cracking the alleged rape of a woman at gunpoint last week. The police said on Monday that it had arrested one Pankaj Shrichand...
  • Gujarat's 'encounter cop' Vanzara retires in jail May 31, 2014

    Suspended Gujarat cadre IPS officer D G Vanzara, who has been behind bars for the past seven years in connection with fake encounter cases, on Saturday retired after 34 years of service. The "encounter specialist" suspended IPS officer retired in the Sabarmati Central Prison here. As per the wish of Vanzara's family,...
  • 2013 firing on cops: Three terror suspects produced in AP court May 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three terror suspects, who were arrested in connection with the 2013 firing case on cops, on Saturday produced before a local court at Puttur in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. Panna Ismail, Bilal Malik and Fakruddin alias 'Police' Fakruddin, were brought to Puttur on a transit warrant from Vellore jail...
  • Gujarat's 'encounter cop' Vanzara to retire in jail May 30, 2014

    IPS officer DG Vanzara, who is behind the bars in connection with fake encounter cases, will retire on Saturday. After serving for 34 years, the suspended officer who is in jail for the last seven years will retire. He is lodged in Sabarmati Central Prison. "We are aware that he is retiring...
  • CJ Show: No Holi for cops as they stand guard for the safety of revelers March 17, 2014

    What does Holi mean for the police personnel who stand on duty even as the country ushers in celebrations? CJ's Runjhun Sharma finds out. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Holi Special Show March 16, 2014

    In this Holi special show, we get you voices from Tihar jail. Also, what does Holi mean for police personnel who stand guard as we break into celebrations and much more on the show. ...
  • Policemen caught on camera slapping a group of women; three suspended January 14, 2014

    In an incident of police brutality, policemen allegedly slapped and cane-charged a group of women protesting on the national highway in Firozabad against the death of two persons in a mishap. The protestors had gathered on Monday night at Subhash crossing under Uttar police station area and squatted on the National Highway after...
  • Deploy women cops in every police station, HC tells government January 7, 2014

    Jharkhand High Court has directed the state government to post at least one policewoman at every police station to deal with the problem of eveteasing. Disposing off a PIL urging protection of girls from eve teasers, a division bench of Chief Justice R Banumathi and Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh also directed the state government on Monday...
  • 10 cops face suspension after getting caught with their hands dirty in sting op July 29, 2013

    Ten policemen, posted in Gautam Buddha Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh, were suspended after they were caught on camera purportedly accepting commissions from private hospitals for bringing accident victims. "Ten policemen, including nine head constables, have been suspended by SSP Preetinder Singh yesterday," a senior police officer said. The policemen were shown...
  • Bodh Gaya: Drunk policeman caught on camera carrying a gun inside temple premises July 14, 2013

    Bodh Gaya: The security forces in Bodh Gaya's Mahabodhi temple were put to major embarrassment after a policeman was seen drunk inside the temple premises just a week after serial blasts. Dressed in plain clothes and carrying a gun, Sahdev Yadav of the Bihar Police Service was seen in an obviously...
  • UP: Police put 10-year-old rape survivor behind bars April 10, 2013

    Bulandshahr: The callous response of police came to fore when a 10-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped, was put behind bars by women police officials after she approached them to file a complaint along with her mother. Two women constables have been suspended while two sub-Inspectors including the station-in-charge have...
  • Watch: Sanjay Dutt plays a cop in 'Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke' trailer April 6, 2013

    With less than 2 weeks for actor Sanjay Dutt to surrender, he is running a race against time. Here is a trailer from his upcoming movie 'Hum Hai Raahi Car Ke' in which he is playing a cop. ...
  • Russian traffic policeman refuses $1.5 million bribe March 30, 2013

    Moscow: A Moscow traffic policeman, who refused to accept a $1.5 million bribe and turned in the attempted briber, is set to receive a state award for his honesty as Russia celebrates a 'rare breakthrough' in its fight against rampant graft. The officer will receive a commendation and a 100,000...
  • Delhi Gangrape: Officials depose as prosecution witnesses March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Three police officials, who arrested one of the accused in the December 16, 2012, gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus, testified as prosecution witness before the fast-track court on Monday. Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna is recording the evidence of witnesses in in-camera...
  • US: Body found in hideout of fugitive ex-LA cop February 13, 2013

    Big Bear Lake: The extraordinary manhunt for the former Los Angeles police officer suspected of three murders converged on Tuesday on a mountain cabin where authorities believe he barricaded himself inside, engaged in a shootout that killed a deputy and then never emerged as the home went up in flames....
  • US: Fugitive ex-cop in shootout with police February 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: A fugitive former police officer accused of a revenge-fueled killing spree barricaded himself in a cabin in the mountains northeast of Los Angeles on Tuesday after a gunfight with police that left at least two officers wounded, police said. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said Christopher Dorner,...
  • Eddie Murphy is Hollywood's most overpaid actor December 5, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has topped this year's Forbes' list of 'most overpaid' actors in Hollywood. Murphy, 51, attained fame and success after turning out box office hits such as 'Dr Dolittle', 'Beverly Hills Cop' and 'Coming to America'. But lately, Murphy's career has collapsed, after starring in...
  • Policeman's daughter weds jailed dacoit December 4, 2012

    Dholpur: In a rather strange case in Dholpur the daughter of police head constable Roop Singh, who is posted in Delhi, married a dreaded dacoit of the Chambal ravines. The girl Mona married Shiv Dutt, a dacoit who carried a huge reward on his head. Shivdutt, accused in 15 cases,...
  • Hyderabad students turn social cops September 21, 2012

    Hyderabad: Disgusted with corruption, red-tapism, backwardness and not least, the stinking surroundings? How many times have you discussed and debated these issues at your home, college or office with your colleagues, friends and family? And, what have you done about it except complain? The answer to these questions, in most...
  • Barfi vs Hollywood: Homage, inspired or copied? September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: In ‘Barfi’, director Anurag Basu has come up with a film that has been liked by almost every quarter of the society. Ranbir’s Kapoor’s character seemed to be modelled on the lines of Charlie Chaplin’s on-screen avatars. Comparisons were inevitable, but the nuances that Ranbir infused in his...
  • Hyderabad: AP's special dishes for CoP delegates September 11, 2012

    Hyderabad: The delegates from around 190 countries, who will come to participate in the Bio-diversity Meet, will have a taste of state cuisine including the delicious Hyderabad Biryani on October 18 when the state government will host an official dinner. Three official dinners by the central government will also be...
  • Not aware that policeman was thrashed: J&K min September 11, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Irrigation and Flood Control Taj Mohiuddin, whose guards allegedly hit a traffic policeman, on Tuesday claimed that he wasn't aware of the incident and did not witness it. "I was not aware of the incident. I came to know about this incident only after...
  • Bangalore police's high-handedness sets FB abuzz September 11, 2012

    Bangalore: Joanna Banerjee is a copywriter in an advertising agency in Bangalore. On the night of September 5, 2012, she had gone out with two of her friends for a good conversation and a drink. On their way back, Joanna's was riding pillion with one of her friends. They were...
  • J&K policeman beaten for stopping minister's convoy September 11, 2012

    Srinagar: A case of brutality at the hands of a Jammu and Kashmir minister's guard has come to light. A traffic constable was brutally thrashed for stopping the politician's motorcade. Sub Inspector Mohanlal, a traffic policeman was beaten up by fellow policemen for daring to stop the entourage of J&K's Irrigation...
  • Mumbai: 'Cop with a rose' is mentally stable August 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Constable Pramod Tawde, who is facing a departmental inquiry for offering a flower to MNS chief Raj Thackeray last Tuesday, has been assessed and certified as mentally fit by medical experts. MiD DAY had reported on Tawde’s controversial gesture of gratitude last week. According to sources in the Byculla...
  • Holywood director Tony Scott dies after jumping off bridge August 21, 2012

    Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as 'Top Gun', 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II', has died after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge. ...
  • 'Top Gun' director jumps to death from bridge August 20, 2012

    Los Angeles: Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood blockbusters as 'Top Gun,' 'Days of Thunder' and 'Beverly Hills Cop II,' died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County Bridge, authorities said. The 68-year-old Scott's death was being investigated as a suicide, Los Angeles County Coroner's Lt. Joe Bale said. Several people...