POLICE

  • Nadia nun rape case: Man who gave shelter to accused arrested by West Bengal CID Yesterday

    Nadia: The West Bengal Police has arrested another person in connection with the Nadia nun gangrape case. The first accused Salim was arrested by the police on Thursday from Mumbai. The second person who is arrested is reported to have given shelter to one of the accused in his home. The...
  • Delhi Police arrests underworld don Lakdawala's handler Mohammad Yusuf 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a major breakthrough, the Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested Mohammad Yusuf, the handler of top underworld don Ejaz Lakdawala. Yusuf was planning to assassinate two businessmen. Lakdawala had tasked Yusuf with recruiting sharp shooters from Punjab for the assassinations. Lakdawala has been operating through his...
  • Delhi: Mobile on video mode found in shop's trial room; manager held 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The store manager of an apparel showroom was arrested after a woman executive allegedly discovered a mobile phone on video recording mode placed inside its trial room. The accused, identified as Pulkit Sanwal, was arrested on Monday after the woman approached police. The incident took place on Monday afternoon...
  • Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on validity of Section 66A of IT Act 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Tuesday on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections of the cyber law including a provision under which a person can be arrested for allegedly posting "offensive" contents on websites. A bench of justices J Chelameswar...
  • Delhi Police receive analysis of Sunanda Pushkar's phone from Forensic Science laboratory 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday received analysis of Sunanda Pushkar's phone from the Forensic Science Laboratory in Gujarat. They have asked Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry to expedite the process of giving data to them. The Police said they will call Shashi Tharoor for further questioning if needed. 52-year-old Sunanda...
  • TWTW: Rahul Gandhi goes on sabbatical, Delhi Police raids Congress office 4 days ago

    Congress accused the Narendra Modi government of carrying out "political espionage" on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi claiming his staff had caught a Delhi Police official seeking "unwarranted and weird" enquiries about him. The issue rocked Parliament as well. ...
  • Two Maharashtra police commandos killed in Gadchiroli Naxal encounter 5 days ago

    Gadchiroli: Two police commandos were killed while another was injured in a gunbattle with Naxalites in the forests of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Sunday night. The incident occurred late evening near village Tikameda of the Maoist violence-affected district located on the border of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh (Kanker district). "Two of our...
  • Liquor seizure surged during Delhi Assembly elections, but cash haul saw decline 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Liquor seizures by Delhi Police went up during the recent Delhi Assembly polls as compared to the previous election that was held merely 14 months earlier even though the amount of cash seized saw a steep fall. As per the information revealed in an RTI query filed by...
  • Mumbai: Miscreants attack church in New Panvel, FIR registered 6 days ago

    Mumbai: A church was vandalised by miscreants in Mumbai's New Panvel area. According to police, the attack was carried out by two persons who were riding pillion on a motorcycle at around 1:30 AM when they hurled stones at the Saint George Catholic church located near a bridge in the area. In...
  • Government announces 33 per cent woman quota in UTs' police 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday announced 33 per cent reservation for women in police forces of union territories, including Delhi, for posts from constables to sub-inspectors, in a move aimed at making police more gender-sensitive. The government said the decision will also instill confidence among women and enable them to...
  • Police case filed against MP Renuka chowdhury for taking bribe 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police have booked Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1.75 crore and promising an Assembly ticket to a woman. She has been booked for cheating and criminal intimidation. Renuka Chowdhury told CNN-IBN that the charges are false. "The charges are totally rubbish....
  • Delhi Police to install CCTVs in vulnerable areas 1 week ago

    New Delhi: CCTV cameras will be installed at vulnerable points within the jurisdiction of 44 police stations where the crime graph against women is higher, Delhi Police told the high court on Friday. A division bench of Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva took on record the affidavit filed by...
  • Delhi Police writes to Pak High Commission seeking permission to quiz Mehr Tarar 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Seeking more details in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case, Delhi Police Special Investigation team (SIT) has written a letter to Pakistan High Commission requesting them to facilitate journalist Mehr Tarar's questioning. Sunanda had had a public spat with Tarar on Twitter accusing her of having an affair with...
  • Kathua encounter leaves bullet marks on walls of Rajbagh police station 1 week ago

    The encounter in Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district has ended leaving six killed including three security personnel, two terrorists a policeman and a driver. The encounter which began in the wee hours of Friday has also left two injured. ...
  • Delhi Police's women safety application 'Himmat' now for iPhone users March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police's'Himmat' mobile app for women's safety, available only on android smartphones till now, was on Thursday launched for iPhone users and can be downloaded from the Apple App store. However, a similar initiative launched in the form of Himmat WhatsApp and Hike group number 8800001091 where women can...
  • National Human Rights Commission issues notices to HRD Ministry and Delhi Police March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission on Thursday issued notices to HRD ministry and Delhi Police in connection with the incident where the boundary wall of the Kendriya Vidyalaya collapsed in central Delhi's Gole Market killing one person and injuring three others. According to an official statement released on Thursday, the...
  • Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook March 18, 2015

    A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the...
  • A tweet, a prompt cop and happy reunion of 3 kids with family March 18, 2015

    A tweet with a picture of three vulnerable kids huddled together on the busy New Delhi Railway Station glavanised police and a voluntary organisation to rescue the children, apparently abandoned by their family. Prompt action on a tweet by DCP North Madhur Verma, aided by a team of NGO Uday...
  • Twitter makes it easier to report threatening tweets to police with new summary feature March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter has rolled out a feature that makes it easier for users to report threatening tweets to the law enforcement agencies. After filing a report, users are prompted an option on the last screen to receive a summary of their report through an email. Upon clicking the option,...
  • Despite police rejecting permission, Opposition MPs to march against Land Bill March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Despite the Delhi Police denying permission for a march to Rashtrapati Bhavan, ten Opposition parties are firm on their stand that they will hold the protest. Delhi Police has placed barricades and is keeping water cannons ready to stop the march. Leaders from Congress, Samajwadi Party (SP), Trinamool Congress...
  • One month on and no probe headway in Govind Pansare murder enquiry March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: One month on and there has been no probe headway in Govind Pansare's murder enquiry. Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) sources say that the motive behind killing Pansare is still not clear. Investigations have revealed that Communist leader Govind Pansare had received threats over his statewide anti-toll agitation. 25 teams are working...
  • War of words between Centre and Congress over Rahul Gandhi snooping issue March 16, 2015

    The Congress is taking on the NDA government for allegedly snooping on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi. The pro forma sent to Rahul's residence sought details such as height, father's name, deformities, dress and shoes worn and details of close associates. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi security check: Snooping or storm in a teacup? March 16, 2015

    The Congress is taking on the NDA government for allegedly snooping on Rahul Gandhi. The proforma sent to Rahul's residence sought details such as height, fathers name, physical deformities, dress and shoes worn and details of close associates. ...
  • Government releases pro formas of Sonia Gandhi, LK Advani, Amit Shah March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The government has released pro formas of high profile leaders to prove that the profiling of VVIPs is carried out as a routine drill by Delhi Police. The pro formas released include that of senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj, Lal Krishna Advani, party President Amit Shah...
  • US: Man charged in Ferguson police shooting March 16, 2015

    Ferguson (US): Police charged a young African-American man in connection with the shooting in Ferguson last week that wounded two police officers and rekindled tension in the racially troubled Missouri city. Jeffrey Williams, 20, is charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and shooting a firearm from a motor vehicle causing...
  • Delhi: 8 arrested in murder case of 24-year-old March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Eight persons have been arrested in connection with a case of murder of a 24-year-old man over a monetary issue, near Qutub Minar in south Delhi, police said. The arrested have been identified as Neeraj (31), Arvind Kumar (30), Karanjit (27), Ravinder Pawar (24), Kamal (30), Jagmohal Sagar...
  • Rahul Gandhi snooping row: Congress accuses BJP of political espionage March 15, 2015

    The Congress is up in arms over a Delhi police team's visit to Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's residence last week. The Delhi police says it was a routine security drill. The Congress is calling it political espionage and wants an explanation from the Home Minister and the Prime Minister....
  • Rati Agnihotri files complaint against her husband for harassment and torture March 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Rati Agnihotri filed a complaint at Worli police station in Mumbai against her husband for harassment and torture, police said on Sunday. "Rati has filed a complaint against her husband on Saturday night. The investigation is going on and we are not allowed to give details," a police...
  • Nun gangrape case: Police gets visuals of four accused from CCTV footage March 15, 2015

    Ranaghat (WB): Police on Sunday said they have obtained CCTV footage of four of the accused in the alleged gangrape of an elderly nun at Gangnapur in Nadia district. Nadia Superintendent of Police Arnab Ghosh told a press conference here that a study of the CCTV footage at the convent had...
  • Modi government conducted 'political espionage' on Rahul: Congress March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday accused the Narendra Modi government of carrying out "political espionage" on Rahul Gandhi claiming his staff had caught a Delhi Police official seeking "unwarranted and weird" enquiries about him. Declaring that the issue of "snooping and surveillance" on Gandhi would be raised in Parliament, the party...