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  • Hyderabad High Court asks police to file counter affidavit in 'encounter' case April 16, 2015

    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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 4, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Modi rubbishes AAP internal survey, says wind blowing decisively in BJP's favour February 4, 2015

    During his rally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took a dig at surveys ahead of the February 7 polls that predicted the Aam Aadmi Party having an advantage. ...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI court discharges former Gujarat DGP PC Pandey February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: A CBI court has discharged former Gujarat DGP PC Pandey in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The CBI court discharged Pande, who was accused number 35 in the case, due to lack of government sanctions. According to section 197 of CRPC, government sanction is required to prosecute police officers but...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI's credibility broken irreparably, says TMC December 30, 2014

    Kolkata: In the wake of BJP president Amit Shah getting acquitted in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said the CBI's credibility had been "broken irreparably". "CBI's credibility broken irreparably after today's hogwash. Amit Shah discharged in fake encounter case after top lawyers defend him for...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Congress questions CBI's role, says Shah's discharge worrisome December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Questioning CBI's role in the matter, Congress on Tuesday described as "strange and worrisome" a special court discharging BJP chief Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case and alleged that the "chained, caged and totally immobilised" probe agency was under "government pressure". "There are many questions...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Amit Shah's discharge vindicates BJP's stand, says Rajnath Singh December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the special CBI court discharging BJP President Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case has vindicated the party's stand. Using his personal twitter handle, Singh tweeted that he was "extremely pleased" to know that Shah was given...
  • Amit Shah discharged in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: In major relief to BJP chief Amit Shah, a special CBI court on Tuesday discharged him in the 2005 Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. "I am of the opinion that the inference drawn by CBI is not accepted in totality and he (Shah) cannot be charged as an accused," Special CBI...
  • Ishrat case: Vanzara tells court he only followed orders November 29, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Jailed Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara on Friday told a special CBI court that he executed the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter on orders given by his superior on the basis of inputs received from Intelligence Bureau (IB). He made this submission through his lawyer during hearing on his bail...
  • J&K: Army indicts nine soldiers for killing two men in Budgam, recommends court martial proceedings November 27, 2014

    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...