Encounter

  • Kupwara: Army guns down two terrorists Yesterday

    Kupwara: Two terrorists were killed in an operation launched by the Indian Army in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara region on Wednesday evening. The security personnel also recovered two AK 47 rifles from the terrorists' hideout. The operation is underway currently. ...
  • Fake encounter cases: Court warns Amit Shah, says will act against accused absent without valid reason August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation court has hit out at the accused remaining absent from the hearings into the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The court has said that if the accused are absent from the hearing and valid reason is not given, then appropriate action will be taken...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother seeks narco test on Shah, others August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother on Friday moved the special CBI court seeking directions to conduct narco-analysis test on BJP President Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases. The court is likely to hear the application on August 14. In the application moved...
  • J&K: Two terrorists killed in encounter August 1, 2014

    Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Keran sector near the Line of Control in Kashmir as they were trying to exfiltrate to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), a defence spokesman said on Friday. The two terrorists were killed during an operation launched by army in Keran...
  • Shoot-out between Maoists and police in Adilabad district July 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Police and Maoists exchanged fire in a forest in Adilabad district of Telangana on Thursday. There were no casualties, police said. After receiving a tip-off about movement of some members of Adilabad area committee of the Maoists, police were conducting a...
  • Collegium clears elevation of Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India RM Lodha has cleared the elevation of senior advocate Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge along with the elevation of three Chief Justices of High Courts, including one woman judge. Lalit has been practicing in the apex court...
  • J&K: Militant killed, jawan injured in encounter in Pulwama July 5, 2014

    Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed and an Army jawan injured in an encounter in Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday. Security forces launched a search operation in the forest area of Aripal village in Tral area following information about presence of militants there, an Army spokesman...
  • Court exempts Amit Shah from appearance in encounter cases July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court yet again exempted BJP leader Amit Shah from appearing before it on Friday in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh. "(Shah) is engaged in political work in New Delhi and therefore not able to come to court," read...
  • Patna CBI court sentences a fake encounter policeman to death June 24, 2014

    Patna: A Central Bureau of Investigation special court in Patna has sentenced a Bihar Police Inspector to death. Shamse Alam was an Inspector of Police. He is the mastermind in the infamous Ashiana fake encounter case of 2002. A Deputy SP and three other policemen have been sentenced to life...
  • LeT foreign guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: A foreign guerrilla commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight which is on between the security forces and the guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Monday, police said. "One foreign militant commander identified as Mehmood Bhai of the LeT has been killed in the...
  • Sopore encounter: Suspected terrorist gunned down in encounter June 23, 2014

    Sopore: One suspected terrorist has been gunned down in an encounter with security personnel in Jammu & Kashmir's Sopore that began on Sunday. One of the security personnel was also injured in the gunfight. The encounter had started after the Army and police cordoned off a locality in Sopore, where suspected terrorists,...
  • Prajapati encounter case: Court raps Amit Shah for non-appearance June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A CBI court on Friday reprimanded the counsel of former Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Amit Shah for seeking yet another exemption for his client without assigning any reason for the BJP leader's non-appearance in connection with the 2006 Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. "Every time you are giving...
  • Ishrat fake encounter: CBI unwilling to share case diary with MHA June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) have locked horns yet again over the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. After the MHA asked the CBI to hand them over the case diary of the Ishrat case, sources say that the CBI is...
  • CBI, MHA at loggerheads over Ishrat Jahan case diary June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry and the CBI are at loggerheads over granting sanction to four Intelligence Bureau officials in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case with the ministry demanding the case diary before the nod can be given and the probe agency deciding to seek legal opinion on the...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 9, 2014

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  • News 360: Search operation still on in Manali dam tragedy June 9, 2014

    With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty member...
  • Dehradun fake encounter: Ranbir's father wants death sentence for 17 policemen June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The father of Ranbir Singh, who was killed in a fake encounter near Dehradun, on Monday said that he was not happy with the court's judgement and may move the High Court. A Delhi court awarded life sentence to all the 17 convicted in the killing 22-year-old MBA...
  • 2009 Dehradun fake encounter: 17 Uttarakhand policemen get life term June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: All the 17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of killing 22-year-old MBA graduate Ranbir Singh in a fake encounter near Dehradun in 2009 have been sentenced to life by a Delhi court. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on...
  • Top LeT terrorist, aide gunned down in Kashmir June 9, 2014

    Srinagar: A top commander of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), who was involved in the killing of an eminent cardiologist in the Valley last year, was killed along with his associate in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Kashmir. "Police and security forces achieved a major success when they...
  • Rijiju attends Assam SP's cremation, slain officer's son demands CBI probe June 7, 2014

    Guwahati: Karbi Anglong SP and his Personal Security Officer (PSO) who were killed in an encounter with the KPLT operatives were cremated on Sunday morning in Guwahati. MoS, Home Ministry, Kiren Rijiju attended the cremation. The slain policeman's son has demanded CBI probe into his father's death saying that his demand...
  • Dehradun fake encounter: 17 policemen found guilty of killing a man June 6, 2014

    In the biggest ever police conviction, 17 out of 18 policemen have been found guilty in the 2009 Dehradun fake encounter case. The case relates to the killing of 22-year old MBA student, Ranbir, who was gunned down on charges that he was a part of an extortion racket. The...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years June 6, 2014

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • 18 Uttarakhand cops convicted in MBA student Ranbir Singh's fake encounter case June 6, 2014

    A Delhi court on Friday convicted 18 Uttarakhand Police personnel, seven of them for murder and others for various offences including criminal conspiracy and kidnapping in a fake encounter case in which an MBA student was shot dead in Uttarakhand in 2009. Special CBI Judge J P S Malik, held seven...
  • 2009 Dehradun fake encounter: CBI court finds 17 Uttarakhand policemen guilty of killing a man June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In the biggest ever conviction of police personnel in a fake encounter case, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in New Delhi found 17 Uttarakhand policemen guilty of killing a young man. The policemen had killed 22-year-old MBA graduate Ranbir in Dehradun five years back. There were...
  • Eight convicted for killing three students in fake encounter 12 years ago June 5, 2014

    A Bihar court on Thursday convicted eight people including two police officials of murdering three teenage students in a fake encounter 12 years ago in Patna, a lawyer said. The fast track court headed by Judge Ravi Shankar Sinha pronounced the order and found them guilty. "Two police officials including then station...
  • Meghalaya: Security forces smash militants' camp who blew off woman's head June 5, 2014

    Shillong: The encounter between the militants and SWAT-Cobra team came to an end on Thursday evening after the security forces destroyed the camp of the Garo National Liberation Army (GLNA). The security forces recovered an air-gun and three bullet-proof jackets from the camp after the encounter that lasted for nearly 10...
  • Encounter on with molesters who killed woman, says Meghalaya police June 5, 2014

    The Meghalaya police on Thursday morning said that an encounter was on with the terrorists who allegedly blew up a woman's head for resisting alleged molestation. Meghalaya DGP PJP Hanaman said that the encounter began on Thursday morning after the terrorists involved in the brutal crime were identified. "The camps were...
  • Ishrat case: Gujarat government reinstates accused officer GL Singhal June 1, 2014

    Ahmedabad: IPS officer GL Singhal, arrested in February 2013 by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, has been reinstated by the Gujarat government. He is back in the Gujarat police force as Commandant of the 12 SRP battalion in Gandhinagar. He's out on bail...
  • Top LeT Commander Abu Kasha killed in encounter in north Kashmir June 1, 2014

    Kupwara: Lashkar-e-Taiba Divisional Commander Abu Kasha was on Sunday gunned down in a fierce encounter with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir. The encounter took place in Hindwara, north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Additional Directorate General of Public Information, IHQ of MoD (Army) tweeted out the information saying, "Top LeT commander, Abu...
  • 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,...