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Anti-government social media posts will be considered 'cybercrime': Bihar Government

22 Jan 2021

India
Anti-government social media posts will be considered 'cybercrime': Bihar Government

Posting objectionable, anti-government content on social media platforms will now be considered cybercrime in Bihar, the state government announced on Friday.

MP: DG rank officer brutally beats wife; captured on video

28 Sep 2020

India
MP: DG rank officer brutally beats wife; captured on video

A disturbing video of Madhya Pradesh's Additional Director General (ADG) of Police, Purushottam Sharma, where the officer is seen brutally assaulting his wife, has been doing the rounds on social media since Monday morning.

Kanpur: Technician kidnapped, murdered; probe ordered into police's involvement

25 Jul 2020

India
Kanpur: Technician kidnapped, murdered; probe ordered into police's involvement

Already being slammed over extra-judicial killings, the Kanpur Police landed itself in yet another row after the family of a murdered lab technician claimed cops didn't make efforts to rescue him after he was kidnapped.

UP: Cop suspended after eight officers get killed in encounter

05 Jul 2020

India
UP: Cop suspended after eight officers get killed in encounter

The Uttar Pradesh Police has suspended the Station Officer of Chaubeypur police station, suspecting him of tipping-off history-sheeter Vikas Dubey before a raid on Friday.

Himachal: BJP chief resigns after corruption in health department surfaces

28 May 2020

Politics
Himachal: BJP chief resigns after corruption in health department surfaces

Merely four months after he was given the envious post of president of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal Pradesh, Dr. Rajeev Bindal resigned on Wednesday after a corruption scandal related to the procurement of medical supplies surfaced.

Government advises against alcohol-based sanitizers while lighting diyas on Sunday

04 Apr 2020

India
Government advises against alcohol-based sanitizers while lighting diyas on Sunday

Ahead of the lights-out event on Sunday, the government has issued an advisory against the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers while lighting lamps and candles.

How police traced student who accused BJP leader of harassment

31 Aug 2019

India
How police traced student who accused BJP leader of harassment

It took Uttar Pradesh police seven days to find the 23-year-old law student who went missing after leveling harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand.

UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

28 Aug 2019

India
UP: Harassed couple sets themselves on fire outside police station

A couple was harassed by a muscleman in Uttar Pradesh. In hope of getting a respite, they went to police but the officials in uniform shunned them instead.

UP: Adityanath orders revival of anti-Romeo squads to 'curtail' crime

11 Jun 2019

India
UP: Adityanath orders revival of anti-Romeo squads to 'curtail' crime

In the last couple of days, Uttar Pradesh was rocked by at least five cases of crime against minor girls.

Fake IPS officer and social media star, Abhay Meena, arrested

02 Jun 2019

India
Fake IPS officer and social media star, Abhay Meena, arrested

The Rajasthan Police's Special Operations Group (SOG) has arrested social media sensation Abhay Meena, who had been pretending to be an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, in Jaipur.

Asansol: After 'bed-tea' excuse, Sen says 'little violence happens'

30 Apr 2019

Politics
Asansol: After 'bed-tea' excuse, Sen says 'little violence happens'

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen, who is contesting from West Bengal's Asansol, found nothing unusual in the poll violence and said, "Thoda toh hoga hi, har jagah hota hai."

Hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 116, Adityanath speaks of 'conspiracy'

11 Feb 2019

India
Hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 116, Adityanath speaks of 'conspiracy'

Just as the death toll in hooch tragedy touched 116 on Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath smelled a political conspiracy.

Bulandshahr violence: Police donate Rs. 70lakh for slain cop's family

19 Jan 2019

India
Bulandshahr violence: Police donate Rs. 70lakh for slain cop's family

The family of Uttar Pradesh police inspector Subodh Singh, who was slain during the Bulandshahr violence, has been given Rs. 70 lakh as compensation by the state police, over and above the Rs. 50 lakh that was given by the state government.

BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

20 Dec 2018

Politics
BJP, Congress workers clash over Rafale deal issue in Uttarakhand

The BJP and Congress workers clashed over the Rafale deal issue at Congress Bhawan in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, yesterday.

#MandirPush: Ayodhya on tenderhooks ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena rallies

25 Nov 2018

India
#MandirPush: Ayodhya on tenderhooks ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena rallies

Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya has turned into a fortress ahead of mega rallies of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Shiv Sena demanding the construction of Ram Mandir in the disputed land of the temple town.

Samachar Plus CEO, who led sting operation against politicians, arrested

29 Oct 2018

India
Samachar Plus CEO, who led sting operation against politicians, arrested

The Editor-in-Chief and CEO of Uttarakhand-based channel Samachar Plus was arrested from his Ghaziabad residence yesterday for allegedly putting pressure on one of his employees to do a sting operation on prominent politicians with an intent to blackmail them.

Rajasthan Police's own version of 'KBC': Raising awareness about law

01 Oct 2018

India
Rajasthan Police's own version of 'KBC': Raising awareness about law

Drawing inspiration from TV quiz show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC) hosted by Amitabh Bachchan, Rajasthan Police has launched its own version of 'KBC' on social media to raise awareness about law and crimes.

Uttar Pradesh: IPS officer dies after consuming poisonous substance

09 Sep 2018

India
Uttar Pradesh: IPS officer dies after consuming poisonous substance

The 30-year-old IPS officer, who was in a critical condition after consuming some poisonous substance, died on Sunday at a private hospital in Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh.

Kashmir abductions: DGP SP Vaid removed from post

07 Sep 2018

India
Kashmir abductions: DGP SP Vaid removed from post

Following a spate of abductions by terrorists that saw family members of policemen getting kidnapped, Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid, on Thursday, was removed from his post.

UP: 3,000+ PhD holders apply for job that requires 5th-Pass

30 Aug 2018

India
UP: 3,000+ PhD holders apply for job that requires 5th-Pass

In a grim reminder of job scarcity in the country, over 3,000 PhD holders have applied for the position of a messenger in Uttar Pradesh police's telecom wing, the minimum qualification for which is Class V.

Kanwar yatra: UP spends Rs. 14L on chopper for petal-showering

10 Aug 2018

India
Kanwar yatra: UP spends Rs. 14L on chopper for petal-showering

We're used to believing that the government lacks money to improve the many things wrong around us- illiteracy, hunger, homelessness, etc.

MP: Cops rescued 402 abandoned infants between Dec'16 and May'18

10 Jun 2018

India
MP: Cops rescued 402 abandoned infants between Dec'16 and May'18

Madhya Pradesh Police personnel are showing their humane side and donning a new role - saviors of newborn babies dumped by parents.

UP: Dalit farmer allegedly forced to drink urine; four arrested

01 May 2018

India
UP: Dalit farmer allegedly forced to drink urine; four arrested

In a shocking incident, a Dalit from Badaun district, Uttar Pradesh, alleged he was forced to drink urine by upper caste men after he refused to harvest their fields.

Kolkata: TMC, BJP take out rallies to celebrate Ram Navami

25 Mar 2018

Politics
Kolkata: TMC, BJP take out rallies to celebrate Ram Navami

The ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal and the opposition BJP organized rallies and colorful processions to celebrate Ram Navami in the state on Sunday.

Days after major bureaucratic reshuffle, UP transfers 26 IPS officers

02 Feb 2018

India
Days after major bureaucratic reshuffle, UP transfers 26 IPS officers

The UP government has transferred 26 IPS officers, including the additional director general (ADG), inspector general (IG), deputy inspector general (DIG) and superintendent of police (SP).

Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derails: 3 dead and 9 injured

24 Nov 2017

India
Vasco Da Gama-Patna express derails: 3 dead and 9 injured

In yet another terrifying instance of derailment, 13 coaches of the Vasco Da Gama-Patna express went off track near Banda in Uttar Pradesh.

NIA to investigate Naxal funding case, will target leader Sudhakar

10 Nov 2017

India
NIA to investigate Naxal funding case, will target leader Sudhakar

After making swift progress in the J&K terror funding case, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) is now investigating a Naxal funding case.

Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Mumbai, was planning terror attacks

05 Nov 2017

India
Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Mumbai, was planning terror attacks

A suspected ISIS terrorist was arrested from the Mumbai Airport yesterday. Abu Zaid was nabbed as soon as he arrived from Saudi Arabia, police said.

IPS officers can't be obese if they want promotion

06 Jul 2017

India
IPS officers can't be obese if they want promotion

Some IPS officers do have fat bellies and it's not a sin to want a little bit of creature comfort in your life.

Jewar gang-rape: All four victims attempt suicide

05 Jun 2017

India
Jewar gang-rape: All four victims attempt suicide

All four victims who alleged rape in the Jewar case attempted to commit suicide, but were reportedly rescued by family members.

Greater Noida 'gang-rape': Preliminary medical report disproves sexual assault

27 May 2017

India
Greater Noida 'gang-rape': Preliminary medical report disproves sexual assault

A senior medical officer has said that a preliminary medical examination of the four women who claimed to have been gang-raped by robbers on the Jewar highway has revealed there was no rape.