Police

  • West Bengal: Suspected militant killed in blast, 2 others injured 5 hours 3 minutes ago

    Burdwan: A suspected militant was killed and two others were injured in an explosion at a house in this headquarter town of Burdwan district on Thursday. Superintendent of Police SMH Mirza said that the explosion occurred at Khagragarh locality of the town in which one person identified as Shakil Ahmed...
  • Constable recruitment paper leak case solved: Delhi Police Yesterday

    New Delhi: Crime Branch on Tuesday claimed to have cracked the Delhi Police Constable Recruitment examination paper leak case in May this year, with the arrest of 27 people from four states. The four month long investigation also revealed that the question paper, which was circulated among 'clients' through WhatsApp,...
  • IPL spot-fixing case: Court declares Dawood, Shakeel proclaimed offenders 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday declared underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel proclaimed offenders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal case. In 2013, the Delhi Police had filed a chargesheet alleging that Dawood and Shakeel were behind the IPL spot-fixing scandal that rocked Indian cricket, leading...
  • Convicted AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa not unwell, says Bangalore Police Commissioner 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police Commissioner MN Reddi has denied reports of former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's ill health. Speaking to reporters, Reddi said, "We usually write to a couple of government hospitals routinely when there is a Z+ security person in city, to keep ward ready...
  • Abetment of suicide: Bail plea of DU college employee rejected 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of a DU college employee in an abetment of suicide case of a woman, saying it earlier gave the relief to the co-accused principal but complete facts were not brought before it. Additional Sessions Judge Hemani Malhotra, who had...
  • Married women safer on street than in matrimonial homes: Delhi HC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Observing that "married women in India are safer on the street than in their matrimonial homes", the Delhi High Court on Monday upheld the life term awarded to a man for killing his wife in 2011. A bench of justices Pradeep Nandrajog and Mukta Gupta made the observation...
  • Gujarat: Police arrest 140 people for religious clashes in Vadodara 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Police in Vadodara have arrested 140 people after two men were stabbed during violence between Hindus and Muslims that left more than a dozen injured and was triggered by an image posted on Facebook, officials said on Monday. The violence in Gujarat coincides with a visit to the United...
  • US: Police officer shot in area around troubled city of Ferguson 4 days ago

    Ferguson: A police officer was shot on Saturday in the area around the strife-hit US city of Ferguson, Missouri, but his injuries were not life-threatening, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said. "A search is under way for the suspect in the shooting of the officer," it said, adding the incident...
  • Girl missing for eight years: Delhi HC seeks police records of case 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to furnish records relating to an eight-year-old case of suspected kidnapping of a minor girl who has not been traced till date. A bench of justices S Ravindra Bhat and Vipin Sanghi sought relevant records of the case file pertaining...
  • Mumbai Police on arms recovery drive ahead of Assembly elections 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Police have launched an exercise to collect licenced arms in the city ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls due on October 15, a drive which has led to 288 weapons being surrendered so far even as it cracked down on people with criminal antecedents. As per the directives of the Election...
  • Washington state teen calls police to break up his own party 6 days ago

    A Washington state teenager who threw a party rife with underage drinking and drug use while his parents were away called police to intervene after a rowdy throng busted a neighbors fence and fights broke out, local media said on Wednesday. The 16-year-old, whose parents were in Portland, called the authorities...
  • Hyderabad, watch out! Traffic policemen will now have wearable cameras, iPads, tablets 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: If you are one of those who refrains from paying challans or tries to bribe a traffic policeman, then watch out. As part of new-age policing in Hyderabad, traffic police will be geared up with special body wearable cameras. These cameras record the conversation and visuals between a traffic...
  • Delhi Police launch GPS-fitted bikes for street patrolling 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday launched 30 GPS-fitted motorcycles for effective patrolling under an Internet-based monitoring system in North Delhi to curb street crime like snatching and robbery. The fleet was flagged off by Joint Commissioner (Central) Sandeep Goel at Civil Lines. The new motorcycles are fitted with a GPS...
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles deployed to trace terrorists in Uttar Pradesh 6 days ago

    Bijnore: Clueless for a fortnight about the whereabouts of six suspected terrorists allegedly involved in blast here, UP Police on Thursday pressed into service Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to trace them. UAVs hovered over 12 villages in the Kotwali Dehat area here after reports that the terrorists could be hiding...
  • Delhi: LNJP Hospital nurse allegedly murdered 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The 45-year-old LNJP Hospital nurse who was found dead at her staff quarter last week was allegedly murdered by an advocate with whom her relationship had gone sour after the latter married another woman. The deceased, identified as Nirmala Devi, who worked as a staff nurse at LNJP hospital...
  • NHRC directs Haryana government to pay Rs 3 lakh to family of two youngsters 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday asked Haryana Government to pay Rs three lakh as monetary relief to the next of family of two youngsters who were killed in a road accident last year. "The commission has recommended to the government of Haryana, through its Chief Secretary...
  • Delhi: 89 more drivers may lose their license for drunk driving 1 week ago

    New Delhi: More than a month after suspending licenses of about 700 drivers for drunk driving, transport department is set to cancel or suspend 89 more licenses for the same offence. "We have asked 89 driving license holders, who were found driving vehicles under the influence of alcohol for two or...
  • Family of youth killed by tiger blame security guards, seek justice 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The family of the 20-year-old youth who was mauled to death by a white tiger at the Delhi zoo on Wednesday demanded strict action against the security guards who "did not act" when the victim fell into the enclosure. "My son was not at fault. It should be investigated...
  • 2 women 'given electric shocks' inside a police station in Kapurthala September 24, 2014

    Kapurthala: Two women accused in a theft case were allegedly given electric shocks inside a police station in Bholath area, following which an Assistant Sub-Inspector was suspended. Senior Superintendent of Police Dhanpreet Kaur said ASI Raghbir Singh was suspended for his alleged involvement in the incident. An inquiry was also...
  • Hyatt's licence renewed as it fulfilled requirements: Delhi HC told September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court was on Tuesday informed by the city government that it renewed luxury hotel Hyatt Regency's lodging licence as it had "fulfilled" the mandatory requirements of having a health trade licence (HTL) as well as a no-objection certificate from the Fire department. The submission came in...
  • Delhi: Maoist admitted to AIIMS, likely to be operated; HC told September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A suspected Maoist, suffering from brain tumour, has been admitted to the AIIMS for undergoing an urgent operation, the Delhi High Court was informed on Tuesday. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, who had yesterday asked Delhi Police and authorities at All India Institute of Medical Sciences to immediately attend to 38-year-old...
  • Punjab: Two arrested for cow slaughtering September 23, 2014

    Sangrur: Two persons were on Tuesday arrested by police on charges of cow slaughtering in Sangrur district. Police said that the two were a part of a six-member gang. Earlier, some carcasses were spotted near Malerkotla drain on September 10 by some locals who reported the issue to police. ...
  • No reward to encounter killer cop till gallantry is proved: SC September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Police officials involved in encounter killings shall not be rewarded till their gallantry is established beyond doubt, the Supreme Court held on Tuesday while framing a slew of guidelines including mandatory magisterial inquiry into such incidents. Expressing concern that no guidelines are in place in the country, the apex...
  • Tiger kills youth in Delhi zoo: Could this have been avoided? September 23, 2014

    In a gruesome incident, a white tiger killed a young man inside the Delhi Zoo on Tuesday. This terrible incident took place around 1:30 PM. The police say that the victim has been identified as a 20-year-old man Maqsood. CNN-IBN asks whether this incident could have been avoided. ...
  • Police plan to turn Kerala capital 'tobacco-free' September 23, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala capital may turn into a tobacco-free city soon with city police taking several initiatives, including strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws. Close on the heels of the state government increasing the tax on cigarette, the city police has joined hands with "janamaithri" personnel, the community police wing of the...
  • Delhi: Ajit Singh's supporters tries to enter his bungalow, 150 detained September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Around 150 people, including some former Rashtriya Lok Dal MPs have been detained forcibly outside Tughlak Road in the national capital as they tried to enter party chief Ajit Singh's bungalow on Tuesday. Singh's supporters including RLD leader Rakesh Tikait and other jat leaders were expected to hold a...
  • SC talks tough on police encounters, lays down guidelines to be followed by police officers September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday laid down guidelines to be followed after police encounters. The court said that there shall be an independent investigation into the encounter by the state CID or a separate police station. The court said that there shall be a magisterial inquiry under section 176...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother accuses former cop of threatening September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Rubabuddin Sheikh, the brother of gangster and encounter victim Sohrabuddin Sheikh, on Monday alleged before the special CBI court here that one of the accused, a former Gujarat police officer, threatened him. The trial of cases related to alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin and Tulsiram...
  • Dhaula Kuan rape case: Accused says police tampered with evidence September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday deferred its verdict in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang rape case after one of the accused alleged that police tampered with the evidence to implicate him. Defence counsel Amit Shrivastava, appearing for accused Usman alias Kale, filed a written argument alleging that...
  • Ahmedabad hotel denies issuing 'diktat' to northeast Indian staff during Chinese President's visit September 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Hours after the Union Home Ministry ordered a probe into reports that employees of an Ahmedabad hotel from the northeast were asked to stay away from duty during Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit, the city police and hotel management have denied issuing any such instruction. "I am not aware...