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  • Four decades after jail escape, inmate to return to North Carolina 3 days ago

    After almost four decades on the run, an escaped North Carolina prison inmate is back behind bars in Kentucky, having turned himself in over medical issues, authorities said on Wednesday. Clarence David Moore, 66, called the sheriff's department earlier this week in Franklin County, Kentucky, where he had been living under...
  • News 360: Court to deliver verdict on May 6 in Salman Khan hit-and-run case 5 days ago

    Salman Khan's fate in the 2002 hit-and-run case will be known on May 6 when a Mumbai court delivers the judgement. The actor is being tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder for allegedly killing one person and injuring four others in 2002. If convicted he faces a 10-year...
  • Judgement in Salman Khan hit-and-run case to be pronounced on May 6 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Salman Khan's fate in the 2002 hit-and-run case will be known on May 6 when a Mumbai court delivers the judgement. The actor is being tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder for allegedly killing one person and injuring four others in 2002. If convicted he faces a...
  • Ill-treatment at Coimbatore Central Jail, video shows prisoners without clothes April 17, 2015

    Coimbatore: In a shocking video of alleged ill-treatment in the Coimbatore Central Jail, prison authorities are torturing a few inmates. The video reportedly captured by a warden showed three prisoners without their clothes. The prisoners are also forced to eat their meals on the floor and made to stay awake...
  • Murder convict disguises himself as visitor, escpaes from Bangalore Central Jail April 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: A murder convict escaped from Bangalore Central Jail on Friday evening. Manjunath disguised himself as a visitor and escaped the prison. He was in the jail for past six years. Search operations have been launched by the police to apprehend him. ...
  • Inordinate delay by India in extending cooperation in 26/11 trial led to Lakhvi's release: Pakistan April 11, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday held India responsible for Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's release from Adiala jail in Rawalpindi. Lakhvi was released late Thursday night in secret and was received by his associates. Pakistan's Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said, "Inordinate delay in extending cooperation by...
  • Pakistan frees 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi: Should India call off all ties with Pakistan? April 10, 2015

    Terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walked out of Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on late Thursday night leading to protests by Indian leaders. ...
  • Breaking Toons: 26/11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walks out of Pakistan jail April 10, 2015

    Terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walked out of Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on late Thursday night leading to protests by Indian leaders. ...
  • LeT's Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who planned 26/11 Mumbai attacks, walks out of Pakistan jail April 10, 2015

    Islamabad: Terror group Lashkar-e-Toiba commander and 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi walked out of Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on late Thursday night leading to protests by Indian leaders. The Lahore High Court had ordered government of Pakistan to immediately release Lakhvi from detention. Justice Muhammad Anwarul Haq of Lahore...
  • Delhi HC stays warrant for Subrata Roy's appearance in IT case April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Friday stayed till May the trial court proceedings and the warrant issued by it for the appearance of Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, now lodged in Tihar Jail, in an Income Tax case for allegedly not filing returns for a group company for the...
  • Telangana: Two SIMI operatives who fled Khandwa jail allegedly killed in encounter April 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Two alleged Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) operatives were shot dead during an encounter in the Nalagonda district of Telangana on Friday night. These SIMI operatives - identified as Mohammad Ejazuddin and Mohammad Aslam - were among the five who fled Khandwa jail of Madhya Pradesh in 2013. This...
  • Al-Qaeda frees 300 inmates in Yemen jailbreak April 2, 2015

    Aden: Al-Qaeda terrorists stormed a prison in southeastern Yemen on Thursday, freeing several hundred inmates including one of their leaders, a security official said. Khalid Batarfi, a senior al-Qaeda figure who had been held for more than four years, was among more than 300 prisoners who escaped from the jail in...
  • Court urged to reject claim of Salman Khan's driver April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: The prosecution in Salman Khan's hit-and-run case here on Wednesday made a fervent plea before the court to reject the claim of the Bollywood actor's driver that he was driving the killer vehicle when it left one pavement dweller dead in 2002. Resuming the final arguments in the ongoing re-trial...
  • Sent a dozen suicide bombers on their missions: ISIS member in Iraqi jail March 31, 2015

    CNN had a rare opportunity to speak with two ISIS members who are now in an Iraqi jail. One was a driver for a top ISIS leader. The other, a bomb-maker, who says he sent more than a dozen suicide bombers on their missions. ...
  • Petitioner Shreya calls SC's order quashing Section 66A of IT Act people's victory March 24, 2015

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The The petition was filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. She said, "The Act was being misused. The government has its own...
  • Anna Hazare says he will launch 'Jail Bharo Andolan' March 20, 2015

    Assam: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Friday said a 'jail bharo aandolan' will be started across the country taking up the questions raised by farmers and demanded a separate Krishi Ayog for them. Addressing the biennial conference of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Parishad in Rangoli Hazare said, he will start the...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail, court rejects plea against detention March 20, 2015

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Friday dismissed the plea of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi against his detention under a public security act, keeping the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack in jail till April. Lahore High Court (LHC) judge Mahmood Maqbool Bajwa dismissed 55-year-old Lakhvi's plea against his detention under Maintenance of...
  • Dimapur jail lynching incident helped two Nagaland's NSCN-IM militants escape March 14, 2015

    Dimapur/New Delhi: A week after Dimapur lynching incident, a detailed report submitted by the Senior Superintendent of the Dimapur Jail reveals a different story. Under the grab of 'mob justice' on March 5, two dreaded militants of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) were also freed from...
  • India's 'deep concern' over Nasheed jail term in Maldives March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Saturday voiced "deep concern" over the developments in the Maldives, a day after former president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13-year imprisonment by a criminal court of that country under anti-terror laws. "We are deeply concerned over the developments in the Maldives....
  • US sanitation worker jailed for collecting garbage too early March 9, 2015

    Washington: In a bizarre case, a sanitation worker in the US state of Georgia has been jailed for 30 days for collecting rubbish too early in the morning, violating an ordinance aimed at keeping workers from waking up residents. Kevin McGill, who works for Waste Management Inc, pleaded guilty to violating...
  • Nagaland Chief Minister assures Gogoi of steps to ensure safety of all March 7, 2015

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has assured of all possible steps to ensure safety and security of people from Assam as well as people from other parts of the country. "All possible steps are being taken to ensure safety and security of people from Assam, as well as for those...
  • Dimapur mob lynching case: Situation remains tense in Assam, Nagaland; no arrests so far March 7, 2015

    Dimapur: Even as both Assam and Nagaland remain tense over the lynching of an alleged rapist by a mob in Dimapur, Amnesty International India on Saturday said the case must be investigated and those who lynched the man must be brought to justice urgently. A mob of thousands dragged the man...
  • Nagaland: Rape accused dragged out of jail custody, lynched March 5, 2015

    Kohima: A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a jail by a mob at Dimapur in Nagaland. A mass protest rally against the rape was held at Dimapur on Thursday morning after which students and angry people forced into...
  • BBC to air Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' on Wednesday night in UK March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The controversial Nirbhaya documentary based on the 2012 Delhi gangrape is scheduled to be aired on British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday night. This comes despite Rajnath Singh's attempts to stall the broadcasting of the documentary internationally as well which features an interview of...
  • Banning India's daughters March 4, 2015

    Should the BBC documentary with an interview of Nirbhaya's rapist be banned? Our parliamentarians aggressively questioned how did the film maker manage to shoot in a prison? Opposition demanded the strictest action against officials who let it happen. The government agreed to inquire and banned it immediately even going to the extent...
  • Make sure Nirbhaya documentary is not aired abroad: Rajnath Singh to BBC, MEA, I&B Ministry March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: After banning the screening of Nirbhaya documentary, which features an interview of Mukesh Singh who is one of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Home Ministry is trying to stall the broadcasting of documentary internationally as well. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday asked British...
  • Efforts on to stop broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary internationally: Rajnath Singh March 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said efforts are on to stop the international broadcast of Nirbahaya documentary which features the interview of one of the convicts of Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. The documentary is being made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin and Mukesh Singh was...
  • Is government right in banning Nirbhaya documentary? March 4, 2015

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said efforts are on to stop the international broadcast of Nirbahaya documentary which features the interview of one of the convicts of Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. The documentary is being made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin and Mukesh Singh was interviewed for...
  • Sahara's Grosvenor House hotel in London put up for sale March 4, 2015

    New Delhi/Mumbai: London's landmark Grosvenor House hotel has been put up for sale after its owner, part of troubled Indian conglomerate Sahara which has been trying to raise funds for its jailed boss Subrata Roy, was placed into administration by creditors. Consultant Deloitte said on Tuesday it had been appointed administrator...
  • Nirbhaya case: Should the documentary's broadcast be stopped? March 3, 2015

    After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British filmmaker Leslee...