Dealer

  • Lost Faberge Easter egg, saved from the melting pot by an American scrap dealer, on show for first time in 112 years April 8, 2014

    A Fabergé Imperial Easter Egg made for Emperor Alexander III of Russia and not seen in public for more than a century will go on show in London after being saved from the melting pot by an American scrap dealer who only accidentally realized its value. The Lost Third Imperial Easter...
  • Serial killer Charles Sobhraj worked as arms dealer for Taliban March 23, 2014

    Serial killer Charles Sobhraj, a Frenchman of Indian and Vietnamese parentage, who has served long jail terms in India and other countries, claimed that he worked as an arms dealer for Taliban after befriending JeM chief Masood Azhar in Tihar prison and was even associated with American spy agency CIA. 70-year-old...
  • Petrol pump owner shot dead in the capital March 10, 2014

    All petrol pumps in Lucknow closed down on Monday following the murder of a petrol pump owner. M.V. Trivedi, 64, who owned a petrol pump at Kursi road here was shot dead on Monday morning when he was going to a bank from his River Bank colony residence, officials said. Trivedi, who...
  • Bhupinder Hooda not CM but property dealer: Kejriwal February 23, 2014

    The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday kick-started its Lok Sabha poll campaign in Haryana where it targeted Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda over alleged involvement in corrupt land deals with Reliance. ...
  • Two arms dealers arrested by Indore Crime Branch, weapons seized February 15, 2014

    The Indore Crime Branch on Friday arrested two persons allegedly involved in selling of illegal firearms. Asif Khan (35) and Yusuf Khan (30) were arrested from Azad Nagar and some illegal weapons were seized from them, Additional Superintendent of Police Devendra Patidar said. Police recovered five country-made pistols and two live cartridges...
  • LPG dealers threaten indefinite strike from January 19 January 7, 2014

    Cooking gas (LPG) dealers has threatened to go on an indefinite strike from January 19 unless oil companies stop appointing new distributors. The Federation of LPG Distributors of India said its members will "stop the sale of all products other than domestic cylinders from January 15 and if our demands...
  • Odisha: Four men set ablaze woman ration dealer December 31, 2013

    A woman ration dealer, accused of committing irregularities in distribution of items, was burnt to death allegedly by four men near Rambha village in Ganjam district, police said on Tuesday. Pranati Nayak was attacked by the accused, who came on two motorbikes, while she was returning alone from her elder sister's...
  • Noida: Property dealer spikes woman's drink, rapes her December 31, 2013

    Noida: A property dealer lured a 26-year-old woman with the promise of a job and allegedly raped her in Noida. The property dealer was known to the woman for the past few months. The woman has alleged that the property dealer Sunil Chauhan took her to the Noida Expressway promising...
  • Jagdish Tytler, arms dealer Abhishek Verma chargesheeted in forgery case August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and jailed arms dealer Abhishek Verma were on Saturday chargesheeted by CBI for allegedly forging letterhead of then Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken in 2009. Although the agency had not named Tytler as accused in its FIR, it included his name in the...
  • Police bust inter-state arms dealers' gang, arrest two August 8, 2013

    Uttarakhand STF and Udhamsingh Nagar police have busted an inter-state gang of illegal arms dealers with the arrest of two persons. Mohd Shamim from Ferozabad in Uttar Pradesh and Lakhwinder Singh were arrested on Wednesday from Sitarganj area of Udhamsingh Nagar district, police sources said. One .32 bore pistol and cartridges...
  • One arrested for property dealer's murder in Delhi June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday arrested a man in connection with the murder of a property dealer, who was shot dead in his office on Thursday, a police officer said. "Rishi Gupta, 30, was arrested near the Shahadra Metro station Sunday morning. He had come there to meet a...
  • Delhi Police chief tried to protect Abhishek Verma: AAP April 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday released documents against Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar that try to establish connection between arms dealer Abhishek Verma and the DCP, who is already facing flak over rape of a 5-year-old in Delhi. As a joint director of the Central Bureau...
  • Defying norms, Cong MP has a kerosene selling licence February 26, 2013

    Karauli: Khiladi Lal Bairwa, Congress MP from Karauli-Dholpur, remains a kerosene dealer even four years after getting elected to the Lok Sabha where as it is illegal for legislators and public servants to do so. But it seems this rule does not to apply to Bairwa. The Rajasthan government has not...
  • Automakers see brighter side in move to hike diesel prices January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Automakers on Thursday said the government decision to allow "small" hikes in diesel prices was a step in the right direction although it could have some impact on sales. While car market leader Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said the move will not have any impact on its Rs...
  • Petrol price to be hiked by 30 paise, diesel by 18 paise October 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Petrol price may be hiked by a further 30 paise per litre and diesel by 18 paise as the government decides to increase the commission of petrol pump dealers. Petrol pump dealers have been demanding a hike in their commission keeping in view their working capital cost that has...
  • Very bad, very sad: Mamata on LPG price hike October 7, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed her unhappiness over the central government's decision to hike the price of cooking gas by over Rs 11. "Do you know, how many times prices have been increased, affecting the interest of the common people during UPA-II?...
  • Govt hikes LPG price by Rs 11.42 per cylinder October 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday hiked the prices of LPG by Rs 11.42 per cylinder, saying that this was done to raise the dealers' commission. The gas dealers had reportedly wanted a single price and commission of Rs 65 per cylinder, the same as on commercial cylinders. The National Federation...
  • Petrol dealers in AP not to buy petrol on Oct 1, 2 September 17, 2012

    Guntur: In a bid to press for their demand to increase the commission, petrol dealers in Andhra Pradesh have decided not to buy petrol from petroleum companies on October 1 and 2. A spokesman of the AP Petrol Dealers Association said that it has become...
  • 2 state-level boxers abduct businessman, arrested September 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Two state-level boxers and a teenaged wrestler were on Sunday arrested for kidnapping a property dealer in outer Delhi on September 1, sources said. The police said that the businessman was on his way to work when the trio waylaid him and kidnapped him. The victim says he was waylaid...
  • Abhishek Verma charged under Official Secrets Act August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Arms dealer Abhishek Verma faced fresh trouble on Wednesday with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) slapping a case against him under the Official Secrets Act after Defence Ministry certified that the documents allegedly handed over by his US-based estranged business associate were classified. The CBI registered a case...
  • Son dies from drug use: Briton kill dealer, himself July 6, 2012

    London: A 65-year-old Briton hanged himself and left a suicide note that said he had stabbed to death a drug dealer because of whom his son died following the use of a fatal ecstasy pill just a day after his 28th birthday. Roy Allison was found dead just hours after 36-year-old...
  • Mahindra faces lawsuit by auto dealers in US June 6, 2012

    Atlanta: A group of automobile dealers in the US has filed a lawsuit against Mahindra & Mahindra, accusing it of fraud, misrepresentation and conspiracy, which the Indian firm has denied. According to Michael Diaz, managing partner of Diaz Reus & Targ, the lawfirm that is representing various dealers, the lawsuit alleges...
  • Delhi: 2 policemen jailed for extortion May 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Two policemen have been sentenced to three years in jail by a Delhi court for extorting money from a scrap dealer by threatening to implicate him in a theft case. Holding head constables Sukhbir and Anoop Singh guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act for forcing the scrap dealer...
  • Delhi govt can take action against car dealers: HC April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday made it clear that if the government of Delhi receives any complaint against vehicle dealers charging anything extra from the buyers for providing the services of registration, it can take action. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice AK Sikri and Justice Rajiv...
  • Ford India launches 45 dealer outlets February 16, 2012

    Chennai: Seeking to spread its presence, US car maker Ford today launched 45 dealer outlets of its Indian subsidiary across 35 cities in the country. "We will continue our growth commitment in India with the launching new outlets every 10 days," Ford India President and Managing Director Michael Boneham...
  • Pak-origin drug smuggler arrested in UK October 12, 2011

    London: A Pakistan-origin drug smuggler who imported heroin hidden in a consignment of vegetables has been jailed for 11 years in the UK. Ali Amir Shah, 44, was sentenced to 11 years in prison by London's Kingston Crown Court after pleading guilty to conspiracy to import two kilos of heroin with...
  • Mumbai: Petrol dealers threaten to go on strike June 28, 2011

    Mumbai: Petrol pump dealers in Maharashtra have threatened to observe a two-day strike in Mumbai from July 2, to protest against government policy of withdrawal of protection of petrol pump lands under the Maharashtra Rent Control Act. "We are protesting against the withdrawal of protection of petrol pump lands under the...
  • Diana 'killed for trying to expose UK arms dealers' June 1, 2010

    London: More than 12 years after she died in a car crash in Paris, a leading defence lawyer has alleged that Princess Diana was murdered over her plan to expose UK's arms dealers. Queen's Counsel Michael Mansfield has claimed that the late Princess of Wales even intended publishing an "explosive" diary...
  • DU sorry for negligence over Cobalt-60 April 29, 2010

    After it was confirmed that the killer radioactive scrap in Mayapuri was traced to the Delhi University, the institution came out on Thursday to openly admit to a laxity on their part, promising a thorough probe. ...
  • Cobalt-60 source traced to DU lab: cops April 29, 2010

    A day after one person died in the case of radioactive leak in Delhi's Mayapuri scrap market area, the police have now figured out where it came from. Police now say the cobalt 60 came from a Delhi University Chem Lab. ...