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  • J&K: Army indicts nine soldiers for killing two men in Budgam, recommends court martial proceedings 13 hours 18 minutes ago

    Budgam: Within days after firing in Budgam claimed lives of two people and injured two others, the Army has indicted nine soldiers including a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) for the incident. A court of inquiry on the Army officers found gross violation of rules of engagement by the soldiers. Failure...
  • Congress divided over AFSPA, Amarinder Singh against repealing of the Act November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party remains divided over the issue of Armed Forces Special Power Act. Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Captain Amarinder Singh has strongly defended the act and was against repealing of the Act. Singh raised the verdict in the 2010 Machil encounter case, where 5...
  • Kiren Rijiju hits out at Chidambaram for calling AFSPA an 'obnoxious law' November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday hit back at senior Congress leader P Chidambaram for his comments on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju criticised Chidambaram saying that it was wrong on his part to make statements against AFSPA when his party...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 13, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Machil verdict a watershed moment, no one believed justice would be done: Omar November 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Four years after three young men were killed in a fake encounter in Machil, the Army has convicted five of his personnel including two officers in connection with the case. All the convicts have been sentenced for life. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called the verdict a...
  • J&K: Five Army men, including two officers convicted in 2010 Machil fake encounter case November 13, 2014

    Srinagar: The Army has convicted five of its men including two officers for killing three youngsters in a fake encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Machil in 2010. All convicts have been awarded life imprisonment and their service benefits have been suspended. However, the Northern Army Commander is yet to confirm...
  • Mumbai: Former police officer refused bail in Sohrabuddin case September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court, which is hearing the cases related to police encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, on Monday rejected the bail application of a former officer of Rajasthan police. Judge BH Loya refused bail to Rehman Khan who was a police...
  • 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 narcoanalysis 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...
  • 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...
  • 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

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • 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 22yearold MBA...
  • 2009 Dehradun fake encounter: 17 Uttarakhand policemen get life term June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: All the 17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of killing 22yearold 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...
  • 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 22year 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 22yearold 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...
  • Ishrat case: CBI seeks Centre's approval to prosecute IB exSpecial Director, 3 other serving officials May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Days before Narendra Modi is sworn in as the Prime Minister, the Central bureau of Investigation has sought the Centre's approval to prosecute former Intelligence Bureau Special Director Rajinder Kumar and three serving IB officers in the Ishrat Jahan case. The investigating agency said that without sanctions from...
  • CBI court dismisses plea against Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan case May 15, 2014

    In a relief for Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others, a local CBI court on Thursday dismissed a plea seeking arraignment of the former Gujarat Home Minister and expolice commissioner of Ahmedabad KR Kaushik as accused in the...
  • Ishrat case: CBI court rejects plea to name Amit Shah as accused May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A CBI court on Thursday rejected an application seeking to name BJP leader Amit Shah and former Ahmedabad police commissioner KR Kaushik as accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. The application was moved by Gopinath Pillai, the father of one of the victims of the encounter. The CBI...
  • Lawyer, social activist Mukul Sinha no more May 12, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The noted human rights activist and lawyer Mukul Sinha, who fought for the cause of 2002 riot victims and victims of fake encounters in Gujarat, on Monday died at a private hospital here at the age of 63. His close aide and lawyer Shamshad Pathan said that Sinha was suffering...
  • Mumbai court summons Amit Shah in Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case May 10, 2014

    Mumbai: A special CBI court issued summons to Amit Shah, the close aide of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and other accused in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. On the first day of hearing, special judge JT Utpat issued summons to the accused, seeking their presence on May 23....
  • Ishrat case: No sufficient proof against Amit Shah till now, says CBI May 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday told a CBI court that it did not have sufficient evidence against Bharatiya Janata Party leader and close aide of Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. The CBI was replying to a plea filed by Gopinath Pillai,...
  • Ishrat case: No preliminary enquiry against Modi's ministers, CBI clarifies March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Just hours after it was reported that the CBI had filed a preliminary enquiry against his top ministers of BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi based on new evidence in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, the CBI issued a denial. The CBI claimed that no such preliminary enquiry had...