Goon

  • UP: Police put 10-year-old rape survivor behind bars April 10, 2013

    Bulandshahr: The callous response of police came to fore when a 10-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped, was put behind bars by women police officials after she approached them to file a complaint along with her mother. Two women constables have been suspended while two sub-Inspectors including the station-in-charge have...
  • Malayalam film 'Kanaa Paadam' to hit screens soon March 16, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Debutant director Ameen Jowhar's 'Kanaa Paadam', is set to soon hit the screens. It is a story of three people from different communities who live together in a place named Pullanji Para, a posh area in Malabar. Kozhikode Narayanan Nair plays a retired politician named Sukumarettan, and the role of...
  • Goon lynched to death by furious mob in Nagpur October 10, 2012

    Nagpur: A notorious criminal involved in a number of illegal activities along with his brother, was allegedly lynched to death by an angry mob near the busy Amravati road in Nagpur even as his sibling managed to flee from the spot, police said on Wednesday. The accused Iqbal Sheikh alias Guru...
  • Kerala: Cops 'impotent' as goons assault boys sexually August 8, 2012

    Kochi: Two youths were sexually assaulted and physically tortured by local goons, under the influence of liquor, at Manjapra near Kalady last week. Even though a complaint was registered with the Kalady police, no action has been taken till now. At a press conference held here, one of the victims,...
  • Ugly start to 2012 in Gurgaon January 1, 2012

    A group of apparently drunk men blocked traffic and another group allegedly misbehaved with a girl. ...
  • UP polls, bonanza for Bihar goons April 6, 2007

    Patna: As election reaches a feverish pitch in Uttar Pradesh, goons in Bihar are preparing to cross the border. They are getting ready for the big battle. “During the last elections too we rendered our services. This time 13 other people are accompanying me. Elections are won by muscle power and...
  • Goons 'ready for hire' for UP polls March 4, 2007

    Kushinagar, UP: As Uttar Pradesh gears up for the Assembly elections next month, not just political parties, even organised gangs are gearing up for the big political event. Guns and goons are ready for hire, to be deployed during the elections in the garb of private security. In eastern UP, river...
  • In Mumbai, pay goons to get votes June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: The sound of the drums and the display of colourful placards in Mumbai’s slums are a sure sign that the city is in the grip of the election fever. But if you thought it's the colourful pageantry that swings the votes, think again. It is the local dada (goon) and...
  • Lucknow Univ sacks goons with Phds June 17, 2007

    Lucknow: After throwing out students accused of crimes, Lucknow University Vice Chancellor RP Singh has taken another step to restore order on the campus. Students accused of crimes and enrolled in Ph D programmes will have to show research papers and supporting documents to be able to continue their course. The...