CRIMES

  • Uber resumes services in Delhi despite pending taxi licence approval 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Uber cab resumed services in New Delhi despite the ban and without the license approval on Saturday. The Uber mobile application is functioning and providing cabs throughout the capital. The application was reportedly not working till Friday. Transport department sources told CNN-IBN that the taxi service still remains banned...
  • Delhi: To ensure safety, Meru cab launches 'Meru eve' exclusively for women passengers 1 week ago

    New Delhi: After the Uber rape case last month Meru Cabs have launched Meru Eve in the capital. Painted in pink, white colour and exclusively for women passengers these cars boast of extra safety measures. The service has been launched with a fleet of 20 cars which will be expanded to...
  • Uber cab case: Doctor confirms woman was raped January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor of a government hospital, who had examined the victim in the Uber cab rape case, on Wednesday, confirmed before a Delhi court that the 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted. Deposing as a prosecution witness, the doctor of Bara Hindu Rao Hospital told the court that she had...
  • Uber rape: Scratches on survivor's neck suggest strangulation, says Doctor January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor, who had examined the survivor in the Uber cab rape case after the incident, on Monday told a Delhi court that scratch marks were found on her neck showing an attempt was made to strangulate her. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Dr Kaveri of Bara Hindu...
  • Fake PMO website busted by Delhi Police, mastermind arrested January 18, 2015

    A fake website of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) named 'Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Yojna' has been busted by Delhi Crime Branch on Sunday. The website was offering loans to entrepreneurs after initial deposit of a few lakhs and was being run from Howrah with an active call centre with 17...
  • Fake PMO website busted by Delhi Police, mastermind Sudipta Chatterjee arrested January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: A fake website of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) named 'Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Yojna' has been busted by Delhi Crime Branch on Sunday. The website was offering loans to entrepreneurs after initial deposit of a few lakhs and was being run from Howrah in West Bengal with an active...
  • Dibakar Banerjee nervous about 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy'; says he tried to stay true to the books January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Dibakar Banerjee's next, the highly awaited 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' is making all the right noises in the industry. The You tube teaser of the film has crossed well over a 1,000,000 views already. The film is adapted from Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay's crime thriller novels which have the Bengali detective...
  • Here's Rajit Kapur's advice on portraying Byomkesh Bakshi on the big screen January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: National award wining actor Rajit Kapur became a household name when he portrayed Byomkesh Bakshi, a literary sleuth created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The series, aired on Doordarshan, lasted two seasons and ran from 1993 to 1997 and resulted in the actor loosing his real identity to his onscreen...
  • Tripura: Father held for trying to bury daughter January 17, 2015

    Agartala: A man was arrested on the charge of his attempt to bury alive his nine-year old daughter at Putia in Sipahijala district of Tripura, police on Saturday said. When Abul Hussain was forcibly trying to bury her daughter Rukshena in a pit in the...
  • Uber Cab rape survivor hires New York-based lawyer to sue the company in US January 17, 2015

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Uber Cab rape survivor on Friday hired a New York-based lawyer to sue the company in the United States as it continues to provide its services in Hyderabad despite being banned. Attorney Douglas H Wigdor confirmed that he has been retained by the woman. "Having met extensively with...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim firm on her stand January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman, who was raped allegedly by the driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, on Friday stood firm on her stand in a Delhi court that it was the accused who had sexually assaulted her in December, 2014. The woman executive, who appeared in the court wearing...
  • Roman Polanski, sought by US, says will cooperate with Polish prosecutors January 13, 2015

    Warsaw: Filmmaker Roman Polanski, who is in Poland to make a new film, has said he will cooperate with Polish authorities as part of a U.S. request for his extradition over a 1977 child sex crime conviction. The Polish prosecutor-general's office said last week it planned to question Polanski, who was...
  • Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to host a TV show to highlight child labour and human trafficking January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Popular reality-based crime show 'Crime Patrol Satark' has joined hands with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi to host a special series focusing on child labour and human trafficking. "We have picked two important cases from Satyarthi's organisation - Bachpan Bachao Andolan. We decided to take up this opportunity as viewers...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Eyewitness identifies accused in court January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: An eyewitness on Monday identified in a Delhi court the six accused who had allegedly gangraped a 51-year-old Danish tourist at knife point in January 2014. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Shivji Singh, who was working as a gardener with Indian Railways, told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • Men gangrape, murder 30-year-old woman in south Delhi January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old woman employed with an export company was allegedly gangraped and murdered and her body dumped in a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) nursery in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area. The incident comes almost a month after rape of a 27-year-old woman executive by the driver of a popular...
  • Mrinal Dutt: We need to get serious about TV January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Indian crime dramas are often compared with their foreign counterparts and blamed for killing suspense by obvious hints. Actor Mrinal Dutt, who is seen as the male lead in TV show 'Private Investigator', says though Indian serials are moving towards that acclaim, it's time to take TV seriously. "There...
  • Pune: Man shot, stabbed to death; murder caught on camera January 9, 2015

    Pune: In a gruesome case of murder, a young man was shot and stabbed with a knife by relatives of his in-laws on the streets of Pune on Thursday. The brutal attack was caught on CCTV cameras. The police has said that the victim was married to a girl against her...
  • Delhi demands: Safer streets for woman is our priority, says Delhi Police chief BS Bassi January 8, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, Delhi Police chief BS Bassi in an interaction with CNN-IBN discussed the law and order issues in the national capital. ...
  • Bengaluru: 4 arrested for inciting violence over molestation of class 2 girl January 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: A day after violent protests broke out in Bengaluru over alleged molestation of a class 2 student, police have arrested four people for inciting the mob. The police had to resort to lathicharge and tear gas shelling to control the situation as angry parents pelted stones at the school....
  • Three men allegedly gangraped a minor in Ghaziabad on her way back from evening tuitions January 8, 2015

    Ghaziabad: A 16-year-old girl from Ghaziabad was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three men in Noida on Wednesday evening. The minor, a class 10 student, was on her way back from tuition when she was allegedly picked up by three men in a Scorpio. She was thereafter allegedly taken to Noida,...
  • Delhi polls: Law and order a key issue as there are only 80,000 policemen for 17 million people January 8, 2015

    Only 80,000 policemen for 17 million people in Delhi shows the woeful imbalance which can be one of the reasons behind over 100 per cent increase in murders and robberies within a year. Records show that over 70 per cent of cases in the national capital are unsolved, even as...
  • Violence over alleged sexual assault of minor girl in school January 7, 2015

    Bengaluru: Violence erupted on Wednesday over alleged sexual assault of a minor girl here by a school teacher, as angry protesters demanded he be handed over to them and given "instant justice", leading to police laticharge and bursting of teargas shells. Converging outside...
  • 6th accused arrested in gangrape of Japanese tourist in Gaya January 6, 2015

    Gaya: A sixth accused has been arrested in Kolkata on Tuesday in the alleged gangrape of the Japanese tourist in Gaya district of Bihar and will be produced in court. The accused was arrested after police questioned the other five accused who were arrested last week. The men posed as...
  • UP: One of the two absconding policemen accused of raping minor at Badaun Police station arrested January 6, 2015

    Badaun: One of the two absconding constables accused of gangraping a minor girl at a police station in Uttar Pradesh was arrested from Bareily railway station. The second constable accused of the crime is still absconding. The Uttar Pradesh's Special Task Force has been roped in to hunt down the...
  • Delhi demands: Women are referred as mothers, daughters but not citizens, says Sheila Dikshit January 5, 2015

    Ahead of the Delhi Assembly elections 2015, former chief minister Sheila Dikshit in an interaction with CNN-IBN demanded equal rights for women in society. ...
  • Bengaluru: 289 cases of child sexual abuse registered in 2 years, only 2 convicted January 5, 2015

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru saw a number of cases of child sexual abuse in 2014 and people were out on streets protesting against the rise in crime against children. Out of 289 cases registered under Protection of Children Against Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) in the last two years, there have been only...
  • Five arrested in connection with gangrape of Japanese tourist January 4, 2015

    Kolkata: A test identification parade would be held by the Kolkata Police for the Japanese tourist, who was allegedly confined and gang raped for over a month in Bihar's Gaya district. A top police official said on Sunday that five persons were arrested in connection with the gangrape - three in...
  • Badaun minor rape: Minister says government can't be blamed for rising crimes against women in the state January 4, 2015

    Kanpur: Days after a minor girl was allegedly gangraped by two policemen in Badaun, a shocking statement came out from the Uttar Pradesh government about rising crimes in the states. State's Child and Woman Welfare Minister Aruna Kori on Saturday said that the government cannot be blamed for rising crimes...
  • Cyber crimes in India may double in 2015: Study January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The number of cyber crimes in India may touch 3,00,000 in 2015, almost double the level of last year, causing havoc in the financial space, security establishment and social fabric, a study said. "What is causing even more concern is that the origin of these crimes is widely based...
  • Japanese woman rape: Tourism Minister calls it a shameful incident, says it's a dent on India's image January 4, 2015

    Gaya: Days after a Japanese tourist was allegedly raped by five men in Gaya, Union Tourism Minister said that the shameful incident is a dent on India's image. Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said that he would take up the case with the Home Ministry as soon as possible. He also said...