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  • Detained Portugal ex-premier awaits fraud ruling 16 hours 23 minutes ago

    Lisbon, Portugal: Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates remains in police detention while an investigating magistrate decides whether he should answer charges of corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud. Socrates, who was Portugal's center-left Socialist prime minister from 2005 to 2011, was due in a Lisbon court Sunday for a closed-door interrogation. Socrates,...
  • Ahmedabad: 5 injured in group clash; two detained November 1, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Five persons were injured when two groups of a minority community clashed at a town in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district following which police had to fire in air and resort to baton-charge to control the mob on Friday. Two persons have been detained in connection with the incident, police said on...
  • Teacher detained for alleged sexual assualt of 6-year-old girl in Bangalore October 30, 2014

    Bangalore: In yet another case of crime against children, a 6-year-old girl from a reputed school in Bangalore was allegedly sexually assaulted on last Tuesday. The police has detained a 40-year-old suspect who is the victim's teacher in connection with the case. Reportedly, the victim had complained to her mother after...
  • International diamond thief detained in Switzerland: Interpol September 13, 2014

    Paris: A suspected Chinese jewellery thief accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of diamonds across the world has been arrested in Switzerland during another robbery, Interpol said. Chinese national Jianguo Meng, 46, is linked to over a dozen heists since 2012, including the theft of a diamond ring worth...
  • Police detain Yuvraj Singh's father over car parking scuffle in Panchkula August 25, 2014

    Panchkula (Haryana): Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh was detained by police on Monday in Panchkula. Yograj Singh was reportedly detained under Indian Penal Code 323 the section applies to instances of voluntarily causing hurt after he got into a scuffle over car parking. This is not Yograj Singh's first brush with...
  • Congress leaders detained on their way to a 'peace march' to Moradabad July 26, 2014

    Congress leaders Madhusudan Mistry and Nagma were on Saturday detained in Ghaziabad, when they were on their way to Moradabad to hold a 'peace march'. Congress leaders Naseeb Pathan, Madhusudan Mistry, Nagma and other prominent leaders were detained by the police at UP Gate for violation of prohibitory orders, city Superintendent...
  • Moradabad: BJP supporters pelt stones at police July 4, 2014

    Moradabad: Clashes broke out between the supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party and police in Moradabad after the detention of MPs Sangeet Som, Satyapal Singh and Nepal Singh. Moradabad DM suffered injuries as BJP supporters pelted stones at policemen, who had to resort to lathicharge to control the mob. Tear gas shells...
  • Over 500 persons detained in storming operation June 22, 2014

    Chennai: Over 500 persons have been detained during a 'storming' operation here on various charges, police said on Sunday. The charges of those detained on Saturday night include drunken driving and they were issued nonbailable warrants. The operation was conducted by special police in various areas, including hotels and mansions,...
  • Ten detained for stoning British embassy in Tajikistan: Police June 11, 2014

    Dushanbe: Authorities in exSoviet Tajikistan have detained 10 protesters after they hurled stones at the British embassy in the capital Dushanbe and roughed up a local security guard, police said on Wednesday. A small group of demonstrators lobbed rocks and cobblestones at the diplomatic mission after gathering outside its perimeter wall...
  • Moscow demands release of detained Russian journalists June 8, 2014

    Moscow: The Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday demanded that Kiev take urgent measures and release the two Russian journalists, who were detained near Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine. Andrei Sushenkov and Anton Malyshev from the Russian TV channel Zvezda (the Star) were detained by the Ukranian authorities Friday, Xinhua reported. "We are...
  • Over 100 Indians detained in US since 2013, on hunger strike April 21, 2014

    Over 100 Indian youths - detained by US authorities for allegedly entering the country illegally to seek asylum - are on a hunger strike. The men, all hailing from Punjab, have been languishing in El Paso Processing Centre in Texas in miserable condition since last year, a non-profit group that has...
  • Modi's opponent in Vadodara Mistry, 100 others detained for vandalism April 3, 2014

    Vadodara: Congress candidate Madusudhan Mistry who has challenged BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has been detained by the police in Vadodara on Thursday. Mistry was detained along with 100 other party workers for vandalism. It is being reported that Mistry and his supporters were campaigning in Vadodara when the...
  • 2 men detained on terror charges found clean March 24, 2014

    The two men picked up from Jamia Nagar on Sunday on the suspicion that they had links with IM operatives arrested from Rajasthan were cleared after questioning and will be released soon, Delhi police said. "We had picked them for questioning during which nothing suspicious was found. The questioning is almost...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Main suspect arrested, police claim breakthrough March 4, 2014

    The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. ...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect arrested, sent to police custody till March 15 March 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. Mumbai CP...
  • Mumbai: AAP LS candidate Mayank Gandhi detained February 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Just hours after Nationalist Congress Party workers ransacked Aam Aadmi Party office in Mumbai, local police detained AAP leader Mayank Gandhi on Saturday evening. Gandhi who is also AAP's Lok Sabha candidate was detained by Mumbai Police when he was on his way to the NCP office. The youth...
  • Andaman boat tragedy: 3 people including the boat owner detained January 27, 2014

    The owner of the overcrowded boat carrying 51 tourists which capsized in the Andaman and Nicobar islands was among the three persons detained on Monday even as a Union Minister said there were no life jackets and divers on board the vessel. Conflicting claims were also made on the response to...
  • 20 Indian trucks, drivers detained in Pakistan occupied Kashmir January 19, 2014

    Authorities in Pakistanoccupied Kashmir have detained over 20 drivers and their trucks carrying goods from this side to demand release of their truck and driver detained by Jammu and Kashmir Police for allegedly carrying narcotics worth Rs 100 crore. The incident took place on Friday night following the detention of the...
  • Two detained in Goa for Narendra Dabholkar murder December 7, 2013

    Pune Crime Branch has taken into custody two persons from Goa for questioning in connection with the murder of noted rationalist Narendra Dabholkar. The duo, hiding at a feast venue at Old Goa near here, was detained on December 3, Goa Deputy Inspector General of Police O P Mishra said on...
  • Justin Bieber detained at Brisbane airport in drug search December 6, 2013

    Sydney: Singer Justin Bieber was detained at the Brisbane airport during a drug search conducted by customs agents. A member of his entourage was reportedly carrying weed, reports tmz.com. According to tmz.com, sources close to Bieber said that the suspect had a disposable vaporiser, which is basically an electronic device to...
  • J&K: Shia mourners detained for defying curfew November 13, 2013

    Several Shia mourners were detained on Wednesday for defying curfew with police using batons and teargas shells to foil repeated attempts by the community to take out processions to mark the eighth day of Muharram in Srinagar. The Shia mourners were detained by the police at Jehangir Chowk, Batamaloo, Karan Nagar...
  • UK: Yoga guru Ramdev detained for eight hours at Heathrow airport September 21, 2013

    London: Yoga guru Ramdev was on Friday detained and questioned at Heathrow airport in London for over eight hours by British customs officials. There is no clarity over the reason for his detention at the airport. However, according to sources, Ramdev was questioned by customs officials as he came to London...
  • Police detain Mehbooba Mufti in Pulwama September 11, 2013

    Srinagar: Police Wednesday detained Opposition Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti as she was heading towards Shopian district where four people were killed in CRPF firing last week. "Mehbooba was taken into custody by police at Pulwama town," PDP chief spokesman Naeem Akhtar told PTI. He said the PDP president was going...
  • Suspect detained after shots fired at Atlantaarea school August 21, 2013

    An adult male was in custody after a gunman fired multiple shots at an Atlantaarea elementary school on Tuesday, police said. There were no reports of injuries in the incident at the McNair Discovery Learning Academy, said DeKalb Police Department spokeswoman Mekka Parish. Parish described the suspect as a white male...
  • Rituparna Sengupta detained at Toronto airport July 7, 2013

    Kolkata: Bengali actress Rituprna Sengupta today said she was detained for five hours at the Toronto airport allegedly for not carrying valid visa. Sengupta, who was on her way to attend the premiere of Bengali film "Mukti" in Toronto tomorrow, was allowed in the country after Indian embassy intervened. ...
  • AI crew member detained in London for smuggling cigarettes June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: An Air India cabin crew was detained by the London police for allegedly smuggling 50 cigarette crates. Though some members of the crew were released later Bhavik Shah, who admitted to his crime, was detained for eight hours. Later, Air India bailed him out by paying 5,000 pounds. Confirming the...
  • Customs 'detain' Rs 20 lakh trophy from ICC official March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: An ICC official was caught allegedly bringing into the country a silver trophy worth Rs 20 lakh without paying customs duty at IGI aiport here following which it was seized. The ICC official, an Indian resident, was carrying the silver trophy in contravention of rules...
  • Students fasting in support of SL Tamils hospitalised March 11, 2013

    Chennai: Eight students of a city-based college, who were on a fast unto death on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, were removed by police and admitted to hospital. Police also detained many of those who supported them, drawing criticism. Police sources said the students were removed and admitted...
  • Maldives: Ex-President Nasheed detained in Male March 5, 2013

    Male: Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was on Tuesday detained in the island country's capital Male in connection with a case of abuse of power. Nasheed is likely to be produced on Wednesday. Nasheed had left the Indian High Commission in Male, where he took refuge for 11 days, on the...
  • K'taka: Journalists detained ahead of President's event October 11, 2012

    Bangalore: Journalists out to cover President Pranab Mukherjee's inauguration of the Suvarna Vidhan Soudha a Rs 400 crore second legislature complex in Belgaum were detained ahead of the event on Thursday. A few political parties in Maharashtra have opposed the inauguration citing the border dispute between Karnataka and...