MURDER

  • Konkona Sen Sharma plays Dr Nupur Talwar in film on Aarushi murder case 2 hours 45 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Actress Konkona Sen Sharma is set to star in 'Nyoda', a film based on the sensational Aarushi Talwar murder case. "I have worked under Meghna Gulzar in 'Nyoda' and I found the role crucial and interesting. I worked with Irrfan Khan. This is a story handled sensitively by Meghna,"...
  • Bangladesh rallies for free speech after US blogger's murder 3 days ago

    Dhaka: Bangladeshis gathered on Sunday to pay tribute to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the predominantly Muslim nation. Avijit Roy, an engineer of Bangladeshi origin, was killed by machete-wielding assailants...
  • Strongman-turned-politician DP Yadav convicted of murder by a Dehradun court 4 days ago

    Dehradun: Strongman-turned-politician DP Yadav has been convicted of murder by a Dehradun court. Four people including DP Yadav, Pal Singh, Karan Yadav, and Praneet Bhati have been held guilty in Mahendra Singh Bhati murder case. A special CBI court declared the four guilty on Saturday. The court will pronounce quantum of punishment...
  • Extradited gangster Abu Salem sentenced to life by special TADA court in 1995 builder murder case February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Extradited gangster Abu Salem was on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a special TADA court for murder of Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain in 1995. The special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam had initially demanded for a death penalty, which he later converted to a life sentence. The court also handed...
  • Delhi court denies bail to juvenile, says boy out of parents control February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of a juvenile, accused in an attempt to murder case, saying his parents have no control over the boy who indulged in a similar crime when he was out on bail in another offence. Additional Sessions Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma...
  • Nitish Katara case: Delhi HC refuses early hearing of Vikas Yadav parole plea February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday declined early hearing of a parole plea moved by Vikas Yadav, serving 30 years jail term without remission for the murder of Nitish Katara, saying the application if taken after one month will not make any difference. Justice AK Pathak refused to...
  • Thrissur: Businessman in trouble for allegedly beating his security guard to death February 19, 2015

    There's no relief for a Thrissur-based businessman Nisham who has been charged with murder for allegedly crushing his security guard with his Hummer. The Lokayukta has pulled up the investigating officer for lapses in the probe. Nisham allegedly roughed up a security guard and then rammed his Hummer into him...
  • Caught on camera: Mumbai Police constable's son, 5 others beat youth to death February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police arrested a constable's son and five others for beating a youth to death. The gruesome murder was caught on CCTV cameras. Amol, constable Suresh Ghuge's son, is the prime accused. He and his five accomplices were arrested from Nashik where they had fled after committing the offence. The...
  • Gangster Abu Salem convicted in 1995 murder case by special TADA court February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act court on Monday convicted extradited gangster Abu Salem in the murder case of a Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain. This is the first judgement in a case involving Salem in India. Arguments for the quantum of punishment will take place on Tuesday. On March...
  • Man kills wife on Valentine's Day on finding her with another man February 15, 2015

    Hathras: A woman was allegedly killed by her husband after he found her with another man on Valentine's Day in Aidalpur village of the district, police said. 26-year-old Krishna was badly beaten up by her husband Vikram Singh after she was allegedly found with another man. The woman died on the spot. The...
  • Never been exploited in the industry, says Mallika Sherawat February 14, 2015

    Mallika Sherawat in conversation with Rajeev Masand said that she had never been exploited in the industry. "It is always fun breaking the norms and set rules," said the bold actress. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets life imprisonment for killing woman at her wedding February 11, 2015

    Bhopal: A local court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to a 30-year-old man for killing a woman during her wedding ceremony in 2014. District and Sessions judge Sushma Khosla awarded life imprisonment to Anurag Namdeo and slapped on him a fine of Rs 15,000. According to prosecution, the bride, Dr Jaishri...
  • Shashi Tharoor to be quizzed on Thursday in Sunanda Pushkar murder case February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor will be called in for another round of questioning on Thursday in the murder case of her wife Sunanda Pushkar last year in the national capital. The questioning will be held days after Sunanda's son Shiv Menon was quizzed in connection with her mysterious...
  • Sunanda Pushkar murder: Shashi Tharoor likely to be summoned again by SIT, says Delhi Police chief February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor is likely to be summoned again by the Delhi Police in the death case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. The Delhi Police is likely to examine him following the interrogation of Pushkar's son Shiv Menon. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said...
  • Haryana: SIT to probe rape, murder of a 28-year-old woman February 8, 2015

    Rohtak: A Special Investigative Team (SIT) has been constitued to probe the rape and murder of the 28-year-old mentally challenged woman from Nepal in Rohtak, Haryana. The post-mortem report of the woman mentioned several injuries on her private parts. According to reports, stones and blades were also found in...
  • Delhi HC sends Vikas, Vishal Yadav to jail for 30 years in Nitish Katara murder case February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday turned down the plea for death sentence to Vikas and Vishal Yadav in the Nitish Katara murder case and sentenced them to 30 years in jail. They have also been fined Rs 50 lakh each. They have been awarded 25 years in...
  • Sunanda's son quizzed, police may call Shashi Tharoor again February 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Sunanda Pushkar's son Shiv Menon on Thursday was questioned by the SIT in connection with her mysterious death even as the police are likely to question former Union minister Shashi Tharoor and his domestic help again to reconstruct the chain of events in the case. Menon reached the ...
  • Rohtak: Woman kills new born girl in jail, already serving prison for killing first daughter February 3, 2015

    Rohtak: A woman from Rohtak district in Haryana who is in jail for killing her one-year-old daughter has killed her new born girl in jail. Jail authorities say that the baby who was born was murdered just 3 days back. The woman had been arrested on January 9 after the...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble January 28, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • Have done no wrong, won't resign as MP, says Shashi Tharoor on being quizzed in Sunanda death case January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Caught in a legal tangle and at the centre of investigation in the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has hit out at the media and a section of his own party which has been demanding his resignation. Firmly defending himself, the senior...
  • Tharoor cooperated in investigation, questioned him on number of issues: Delhi Police chief January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was intensely questioned on Monday night for about four hours by a special team of Delhi Police on the circumstances leading to the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar a year back. This is for the first time Shashi Tharoor has been questioned on...
  • Tharoor will be quizzed in Sunanda death case in a day or two, confirms Delhi Police January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In more trouble for Shashi Tharoor, the Delhi Police has confirmed that they will question the Congress MP in connection with the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Delhi Police chief BS Bassi said that Tharoor has been asked to join the investigation and will be questioned in...
  • Tisca Chopra: Casting couch is prevalent in the film industry; both men and women suffer from it January 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Actress Tisca Chopra who faced a casting couch-like situation in her career said here Friday that both men and women get 'accosted' in Bollywood and there are ways to avoid it. "It's a question of supply and demand. The supply of actors is far greater than their demand and so...
  • Delhi Police probes Shashi Tharoor's movements on the day Sunanda was found dead in a hotel room January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Leaving no stone unturned to solve the Sunanda Pushkar death case, the Delhi Police is probing the movements of Congress MP and her husband Shashi Tharoor on the day when she was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a hotel room. Police is also questioning Tharoor's then Personal Security...
  • Pakistan court indicts Pervez Musharraf for Baloch leader Akbar Bugti's murder January 14, 2015

    Quetta: Former Pakistan dictator General (retired) Pervez Musharraf has been indicted by an anti-terrorism court for Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti's murder. The court in Quetta also charged former interior minister Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao and former provincial interior minister Mir Shoaib Nosherwani in the case. According to Pakistani news website...
  • Shashi Tharoor meets Ahmad Patel; brief discussion on Sunanda death case January 12, 2015

    New Delhi Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday met Ahmad Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, during which the issue of Delhi Police filing a murder case in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death was briefly discussed. Highly placed sources in the party said that Tharoor had sought an appointment...
  • Sunanda was upset over growing proximity between Shashi Tharoor, Mehr Tarar, says witness January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress MP and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's deceased wife Sunanda Pushkar was upset with the growing proximity between him and Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar, a witness has said. During the judicial inquest the witness is learnt to have revealed that Tharoor stayed with Tarar in Dubai, sources said. Responding...
  • Men gangrape, murder 30-year-old woman in south Delhi January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old woman employed with an export company was allegedly gangraped and murdered and her body dumped in a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) nursery in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area. The incident comes almost a month after rape of a 27-year-old woman executive by the driver of a popular...
  • Sunanda Pushkar's death: Tharoor demands a fair probe devoid of any political pressure January 9, 2015

    Thrissur (Kerala): Congress MP and former Union minister Shashi Tharoor has said he was very troubled with the conclusion arrived at during the investigation of his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death. He demanded an impartial and speedy investigation without any political pressure. Issuing a statement to mediapersons at Thrissur in Kerala over...