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  • Naxal wanted in several crime cases arrested in Kondagaon 5 days ago

    A Naxal was arrested and a cache of ammunition and electronic gadgets recovered in separate incidents in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, where security personnel exchanged fire with rebels, police said. Jugdhar Muria, a member of banned CPI (Maoist), was nabbed from his native Lakhapuri village under Mardpal police station limits on Tuesday...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks arrest warrant against Delhi police constable 6 days ago

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riots, has moved a local court seeking issuance of an arrest warrant against a Delhi Police constable, accused in an arson and loot case here. During investigation, Delhi Police constable Anuj Kumar was allegedly found involved in the riots case at Bahawdi village...
  • CBI to look into NDA meeting for VVIP chopper; may examine its own special Director July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After recording statements of three Governors in connection with the alleged bungling in purchase of VVIP helicopters, the focus of CBI's probe into the Rs 3,600 crore deal has shifted to meetings held in this connection in 2003 when the previous NDA regime was in power and it...
  • RPSC cancels RAS-Pre exam held in October, to be re-conducted soon July 11, 2014

    Rajasthan Public Service Commission on Thursday cancelled RAS-Pre examination held in October last year after Special Operation Group burst a gang which had leaked the paper. The decision was taken in a full commission meeting, RPSC Secretary Naresh Kumar Thakral said. The exam will now be re-conducted in two months and the...
  • UP: Court rejects CBI closure report in DSP Zia-ul-Haq murder case July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday rejected the closure report of the Central Bureau of Investigation in Kunda Deputy SP Zia-ul-Haq's murder case in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The court has asked the investigating agency to re-investigate the case. UP Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya was...
  • Railways to launch special pilgrim services July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday proposed to boost domestic tourism with special pilgrim and eco tourism services and encourage private participation in the sector. Also, the minister said, the Indian Railways is planning to take up eco-tourism and education tourism services in the northeastern States. Presenting the railway...
  • Court defers hearing in a Muzaffarnagar riots case till July 16 July 4, 2014

    A local court has recorded the statement of a witness and deferred till July 16 the hearing in the Kawal killing case. The complainant Arvind Kumar, deposed in court last evening and said that his son Gaurav and nephew Sachin were beaten to death allegedly by the accused. Additional District and Sessions...
  • BGM demands special employment package for Gujjar youth in Jammu and Kashmir July 2, 2014

    Jammu: A Gujjar organisation demanded a special employment package for the youth of Gujjar and Bakkerwal communities on Wednesday, besides a special recruitment drive for them in the security forces in the state. "We demand employment package for the youth of Gujjar and Bakkerwal communities besides a special recruitment drive for...
  • CBI dismisses Lalu's petition for quashing fodder scam case July 1, 2014

    A special CBI court on Tuesday dismissed fodder scam convict Lalu Prasad's petition pleading that he should not be tried for the case after being convicted in the same offence earlier. The court of AK Rai dismissed the petition seeking to quash RC64A/96 pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 96 lakh...
  • Scindia demands CBI probe into MPPEB scam June 30, 2014

    Former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has demanded a CBI probe into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam and also resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on moral grounds. "The probe should be handed over to the CBI and Chouhan should step down from Chief Minister's post on moral...
  • MPPEB scam: Arrest warrants issued against seven June 27, 2014

    Arrest warrants have been issued against two Bihar-based impersonators in police constable recruitment exam case and five others, including a parent in forest guard recruitment exam case by a competent court, a Special Task Force release said on Friday. In the police recruitment exam case, arrest warrants were issued against impersonators...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of murder accused rejected June 27, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused in a murder case during the Muzaffarnagar riots. District and Sessions Judge Vijai Luxchmi on Thursday rejected the bail plea of the accused Gautem in Bahawdi killing case. According to the prosecution, a youth Aman was shot dead by the...
  • MPPEB scam: Former MP Minister Laxmikant Sharma arrested again June 26, 2014

    Former Madhya Pradesh Minister Laxmikant Sharma was arrested again by the Special Task Force (STF) today, in connection with his alleged involvement in the weights and measures inspector exam scam case. Sharma, who was earlier arrested for his alleged role in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) exam scam is...
  • Four Naxals arrested in Chhattisgarh June 26, 2014

    Four Naxals, one of them carrying a reward on his head, were arrested from separate places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Narayanpur district, police said. The cadres, Sonsai (35), Kheduram Yadav (50) and Ganesh Nuruti (40), were nabbed from Naraynpur police station limits by a joint team of STF (Special Task Force) and...
  • 3-member committee formed to probe CPMT papers leak June 24, 2014

    A three-member committee of the Uttar Pradesh government's IT department has been assigned to probe the Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) papers leak, an official said on Tuesday. Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan has constituted the committee to be headed by Principal Secretary (IT) Jeevesh Nandan and has named Director General Medical Education...
  • Nagaland seeks special grant from Centre June 23, 2014

    Kohima: The Nagaland government has sought a special grant from the Centre to wipe off the huge amount of fiscal deficit to enable the state to move ahead towards development. The present deficit of the NPF-led DAN government in the state has gone up to Rs 1234 crore and unless...
  • MPPEB scam: Shivraj Singh Chouhan to file defamation case after Cong allegations June 23, 2014

    Unfazed over allegations of wrongdoings in Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam, state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said he will soon file a defamation case on the issue.  However, he did not specify against whom he wished to do so. "We have verified all information about allegations and...
  • Black money probe: India to get Swiss bank details, SIT promises action June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: India's efforts to crackdown on black money stashed abroad today got a major boost with Switzerland readying a list of Indians suspected to have un-taxed money in Swiss banks, while Special Investigation Team constituted by Indian government promised action if any illegality is found. The names of certain...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks DNA match for victim's identity June 20, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team probing riots cases here has collected samples in order to carry out a DNA match to ascertain the identity of an alleged victim in connection with a case related to 2013 communal violence in Muzaffarnagar. The samples of the deceased Shamshad and his son and complainant Dilshad...
  • Bihar STF seizes fake currency notes worth Rs 10 lakh June 18, 2014

    In an early morning swoop, the Special Task Force (STF) of Bihar Police arrested a person from Patna Junction and seized Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) of the purported value of Rs 10 lakh from him. Inspector General (Operations) Amit Kumar said the arrested person has been identified as Mina Jod...
  • VYAPAM scam: Former Madhya Pradesh minister Laxmikant Sharma resigns from BJP June 16, 2014

    Laxmikant Sharma on Monday resigned from BJP after he was sent to four days of police remand by a local court after his arrest in connection with the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. Sharma was arrested on Sunday by the Special Task Force (STF), probing into the scam, from...
  • MPPEB scam: STF declares Rs 5,000 reward for info on Sudhir Sharma June 15, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) has declared a reward of Rs 5,000 for whosoever provides information about mining baron Sudhir Sharma, alleged to be involved in police constable recruitment examination scam. The examination was conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). "A reward of Rs 5,000 has been...
  • Home Ministry panel in Bangalore to study NE people's issues June 14, 2014

    Bangalore: People belonging to North-East regions residing in Bangalore and other cities of Karnataka attended a meeting and interacted with committee members, former MP and member of the committee H T Sangliana. Sangliana said during the interaction job-related and security related issues surfaced. "The participants raised concern over violation of minimum...
  • STF constituted to conduct intensive combing operations for bodies near Kedarnath June 14, 2014

    With human skeletal remains still being found in Kedar valley, the Uttarakhand government on Saturday constituted a special task force (STF) to conduct intensive combing operations in the forests adjoining Kedarnath in search of bodies. The task force, headed by Inspector General of Police Sanjay Gunjyal, has been set up as...
  • Manali tragedy: Special search operation involving military forces to begin tomorrow June 13, 2014

    Manali: Five days after a group of students and teachers from Hyderabad were washed away by the Beas river in Manali, the Himachal Pradesh administration has decided to strengthen the search operations. A special search operation would be launched on Saturday to look for the missing 17 students. The divers were...
  • Delhi constable involved in Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT June 7, 2014

    A Delhi Police constable has been allegedly found involved in a Muzaffarnagar riot case by the Special Investigation Team. The constable was found involved in arson and loot incident in Bahawdi village under Phugana police station in the district last year during the communal riots, SIT sources claimed. Seven persons have been...
  • For better policing, 5 SPs attached to DGP office June 6, 2014

    In the ongoing exercise to improve policing in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday removed police chiefs of five districts and attached them to the DGP office in Lucknow besides posting a new IG of special task force (STF). A home department spokesman said the CM has...
  • Former Bank Manager, Assistant arrested for Rs 34 crore fraud June 3, 2014

    A former South Indian Bank manager and his assistant have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a Rs 34 crore fraud case two years ago. Uttarakhand Police and sleuths of Special Task Force, led by Senior Superintendent of Police DC Dhondiyal, arrested former SIB Manager Manoj Kumar Aar from Tamil...
  • Police arrest former bank manager, assistant for Rs 34 crore fraud June 3, 2014

    A former South Indian Bank manager and his assistant have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a Rs 34 crore fraud case two years ago. Uttarakhand Police and sleuths of Special Task Force, led by Senior Superintendent of Police DC Dhondiyal, arrested former SIB Manager Manoj Kumar Aar from Tamil...
  • Jitan Ram Manjhi to remind Narendra Modi of promises made for Bihar June 14, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has directed officials to prepare a charter of demands for the state which he would hand over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi reminding of the pre-poll promises he had made. "After the charter of demands is prepared I will seek time from Prime Minister Narendra...