ENCOUNTER

  • Hyderabad High Court asks police to file counter affidavit in 'encounter' case 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody. Viquar Ahmed, an alleged...
  • FIR against STF personnel for murder, abduction in Chittoor encounter: Police tells Andhra HC 4 days ago

    Hyderabad: An FIR has been registered for murder and abduction against Special Task Force policemen for killing 20 alleged red sander smugglers on April 7 in Chhittoor district, police told the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday. The FIR was registered after a complaint was filed by one of the killer...
  • Sukma ambush in which 7 policemen were killed a result of tactical blunder: Sources 6 days ago

    Raipur: After the Sukma encounter with Naxals on Saturday that left seven Special Task Force police personnel dead, an Additional Director General level officer is under the scanner for the ambush, said sources. According to the sources, the operation was reportedly controlled by the ADG without keeping...
  • Andhra Bank put out poster saying its employees are Tamils April 11, 2015

    Tirunelveli: In the wake of protests in Tamil Nadu against gunning down of 20 woodcutters by Andhra Pradesh police, officials of Andhra Bank branch found a way out to prevent angry outfits targeting their bank by pasting a poster saying all its employees are Tamils. They put out a poster which...
  • Chhattisgarh: Seven policemen killed, 10 injured by Naxals in Sukma district April 11, 2015

    Sukma: Seven policemen were killed while 10 others were injured in an ambush by Naxals in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. The encounter took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of the district when a squad of state police STF was out on operations around noon. "Seven of our troops...
  • TN: With limited employment opportunities, Javadhu Hills tribals easy pick for sandalwood smugglers April 11, 2015

    Javadhu Hills (Tamil Nadu): With limited opportunities for work, tribals from Javadhu Hills in Tamil Nadu are forced to go to neighbouring states to make ends meet. But over the years the place has seen a number of its men either ending up in jails in Andhra Pradesh or killed...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 10, 2015

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  • News 360: Virat Kohli breaks his silence on criticism of his girlfriend Anushka Sharma April 10, 2015

    Two weeks after India lost their World Cup crown in a semi-final defeat against Australia, Virat Kohli - who scored just one run in that match - has come out with an emotional outburst, saying "I am hurt". ...
  • Ishrat case: Accused police officer seeks bail citing relief for Vanzara April 10, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Police officer NK Amin, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, on Friday sought bail citing the relief granted to IPS officer DG Vanzara despite his alleged prominent role in the crime. "As per the police report (charge sheet) filed by CBI, Vanzara was the main accused....
  • MDMK's Vaiko protests against Chittoor encounter, calls it fake, taken into preventive custody April 10, 2015

    Vellore: MDMK chief Vaiko was taken into preventive custody on Friday for protesting against the Andhra Pradesh government over the encounter of alleged red sander smugglers inside the forests near Tirupati in Chittoor district. Vaiko was leading a protest in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu demanding a probe and arrest of...
  • Andhra HC not satisfied with DGP's reply on Chittoor encounter, asks him to reappear before it April 10, 2015

    Amravathi: Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday said that it was not satisfied with the reply given by the state Director General of Police on the encounter in Chittoor district on April 7 in which alleged 20 red sandalwood smugglers were killed inside the forests near Tirupati in Chittoor district. The...
  • Families of Andhra Pradesh encounter victims refuse to cremate bodies, demand probe April 10, 2015

    Tiruvannamalai (Tamil Nadu): Families of the alleged red sander smugglers who were gunned down by Andhra Pradesh Police in an encounter in Chittoor on April 7 are refusing to cremate the bodies. Rejecting the police's theory that the men were smugglers, the families say that they were killed in cold...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 9, 2015

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  • News 360: Centre freezes Greenpeace India's all 7 bank accounts April 9, 2015

    The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday froze all 7 bank accounts of Greenpeace India with immediate effect. Greenpeace India's accounts were frozen after serious allegations of its involvement in encouraging "anti-development" campaigns across the country. ...
  • Chittoor encounter: Families refuse to cremate bodies, seeks independent probe April 9, 2015

    Thiruvanamalai: There is no end to protests over the mysterious encounter and killing of 20 red sandalwood smugglers by Andhra Pradesh Police in Chittoor district of the state. Families of the two of the deceased placed their on the road in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvanamalai district demanding a credible independent probe...
  • AP civil liberties panel claims a survivor says Chittoor encounter was staged April 9, 2015

    Hyderabad/ Chennai: In a new twist in the Chittoor encounter, in which 20 alleged smugglers were killed, the Andhra Pradesh Civil Liberties Committee (APCLC) claims that a survivor of the encounter has surfaced in Thiruvanamalai district of Tamil Nadu. The man was reportedly on the same bus as the other...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob April 8, 2015

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  • News 360: Andhra Pradesh Police kills 20 wood smugglers, Tamil Nadu pays compensation April 8, 2015

    Massive uproar by human rights activists and politicians continue in Chennai and Chittoor over the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police. The encounter has snowballed into a political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Tamil Nadu government announced a compensation of Rs...
  • Chittoor encounter fallout: Bus services to Tamil Nadu affected April 8, 2015

    Hyderabad: Andhra-Tamil Nadu buses have taken a hit following protests in Tamil Nadu over gunning down of 20 people in a police operation against Red Sanders smugglers in Chittoor. "Since last night our buses are not operating to Chennai and other places of Tamil Nadu. Similarly, APSRTC buses plying from Chennai...
  • Tamil Nadu government announces Rs 3 lakh compensation for 20 people killed in Chittoor encounter April 8, 2015

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu government has announced Rs 3 lakh compensation for families of 20 people killed in Chittoor encounter. Locals staged protest in Chittoor and Chennai over the killings of twenty wood smugglers. Several political parties in Tamil Nadu including the DMK, MDMK and the PMK condemned the encounter and...
  • Kathua encounter leaves bullet marks on walls of Rajbagh police station March 20, 2015

    The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. ...
  • Is J&K CM supporting terror activities, asks Congress in Lok Sabha March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In response to Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge's remark on the issue of Kathua terror attack, Home Minister Rajnath Singh made a statement in the Lok Sabha on Friday. "Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF personnel have killed two terrorists," said Singh saluting the personnel for their bravery. He informed...
  • J&K: Terrorists hold hostages in Kathua police station, 2 security personnel killed, heavy firing underway March 20, 2015

    Kathua: One Jammu and Kashmir police officer along with one CRPF personnel has been killed in a terror attack that is underway in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. Two CRPF personnel have also been injured in the attack. Heavy firing which began at the Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district...
  • Scarlett Johansson: There is nothing strange, creepy or inappropriate about John Travolta February 28, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson has spoken out to defend John Travolta, stating there's "nothing creepy" about the actor. Greeted on the red carpet at Oscars by a kiss from Travolta, the exchange looked awkward, but Johansson insists it was a "pleasure", reports femalefirst.co.uk. "(I haven't seen) John in some years and...
  • CBI court lets off Rajasthan Home Minster Kataria in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case February 26, 2015

    Mumbai:,/b> A special CBI court on Thursday discharged senior BJP leader and Rajasthan's Home Minister Gulabchand Kataria and marble trader Vimal Patni from the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter killing cases, citing "insufficient" evidence. "There is no sufficient ground to proceed against the accused," special CBI judge MB Gosavi...
  • Jammu and Kashmir: 2 terrorists killed in an encounter in Shopian district February 25, 2015

    Srinagar: Two terrorists have been killed on Wednesday in a gunfight which is still going on between the security forces and holed up guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district. "Following specific intelligence reports about the presence of two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Shermaal village (Shopian), troops surrounded the village on...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 18, 2015

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  • News 360: Video nails Coast Guard DIG, seen boasting 'we blew off the Pakistan' boat February 18, 2015

    The Indian Express on Wednesday released the video showing Indian Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claiming that he ordered the Pakistani boat which was near the Indian maritime border be blown off. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 18, 2015

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  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Special CBI court grants bail to IPS officer DG Vanzara February 5, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad CBI court on Thursday granted bail to jailed former IPS officer DG Vanzara in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The bail has been granted on the condition that he will not enter Gujarat. Vanzara, who is one of the accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan...