Lie Detector

  • Scientists developing an online lie detector for Twitter, Facebook February 21, 2014

    London: Want to know which tweet is real or fake? Scientists are developing an online lie detector that can tell fact from fiction in just 140 characters or less. Called 'Pheme', it will scan tweets from news outlets, individuals, and automated 'bots' to see if their posts are as truthful as...
  • Sexual assault case: Former minister Babulal Nagar wants to undergo lie-detector test October 26, 2013

    Arrested on rape charges, former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar wants to undergo lie-detector test and has claimed to have had consensual relations with the alleged victim for over three years before a court which on Saturday remanded him in CBI custody for three days. Nagar, who was arrested on Friday on...
  • Court denies lie detector test to Delhi gangrape accused May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A fast track Delhi court hearing the December 16, 2012, gang-rape case on Monday dismissed the pleas of two accused seeking permission to undergo lie detector tests and also to subject the victim's male friend to a similar test. Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna dismissed the applications of Vinay...
  • Congress refrains from commenting on Tytler issue April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday refrained from commenting on the controversy surrounding party leader Jagdish Tytler against whom a court has ordered reopening of a case of alleged involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Praising the CBI party spokesperson Rashid Alvi said that it "investigates any issue with honesty". "Investigation is the...
  • Shehla case: BJP MLA to take lie detection test March 14, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the key accused in the Shehla Masood murder case, BJP MLA Dhruv Narayan Singh will be taking a lie detection test at the CBI headquarters in Delhi on Wednesday. Singh resigned as the Vice President of the party on Tuesday. Singh was questioned last week in connection with...
  • How reliable are lie-detectors in whodunnits? June 26, 2008

    New Delhi: A video of the stamp scam kingpin, Abdul Karim Telgi, undergoing a narco-analysis test shocked India a few years ago. However, today, it's become almost standard police procedure to use basic lie-detector tests and narco-analysis when investigating high-profile criminal cases, like the ongoing probe into the Noida double murders,...
  • Rajesh Talwar knows where murder weapon is: CBI June 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The CBI had only 48 hours left with the prime suspect, and the the investigation was not moving ahead from where the Noida Police left it, so on Wednesday, CBI investigators put Rajesh Talwar through a lie-detection test. CBI claims that they have got some vital leads after the...
  • Noida twin murders: Rajesh Talwar undergoes lie-detector test June 4, 2008

    New Delhi: The probe of the Noida twin murders — of 14-year-old Arushi Talwar and the domestic help at her Sector 25 home, Hemraj — has been handed over to the CBI, who have started investigations on a fresh slate. The CBI has formed 10 teams to investigate the murders. They...
  • Rizwan Case: No lie detector test for Ashok today November 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The lie detector test could not be conducted on Ashok Todi, father of Priyanaka Todi, as he is was found medically unfit, says Arun Kumar, CBI joint director. Rizwanur Rehman’s father-in-law, Ashok Todi, was to undergo the lie detector test on Friday at the Central Forensic Sciences Laboratory. Sources...
  • Todis, Rizwanur's family to undergo lie-detector test November 20, 2007

    Kolkata: Did Priyanka Todi's father and uncle force graphics designer Rizwanur Rehman to commit suicide? That's what the CBI investigation so far is pointing towards and before they conclude, the CBI wants to be dead sure. So they have summoned the Todi brothers — Ashok and Pradip to Delhi this Sunday...
  • Gujarat's 'Godmother' is in the dock June 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Self-styled mafia don Santokben Jadeja has fallen in the police net after she was charged with sheltering two people accused in the rape and murder of minor girls near a religious shrine. Santokben — who earned the name 'Godmother' for her gun wielding ways and running a mafia during...
  • Moninder's brain-mapping over June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: The brain mapping and lie-detector test on Moninder Singh Pandher, the key accused in the serial child killing case at Nithari village, was completed on Sunday. According to police sources, the brain mapping and lie-detector test of Moninder's man Friday Surender will be conducted on Monday. Both of them...