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12 Jul 2018


Kerala: Rape accused priest surrenders to Crime Branch in Kollam

One of the three Malankara Syrian Orthodox priests, accused of sexually abusing a woman, today surrendered before the police in Kerala's Kollam.

11 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: 62-year-old fake cop, accomplice booked for extortion

A 62-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly extorting money from people by posing as a police officer along with his accomplice in south-east Delhi.

11 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Delhi: 2 arrested for involvement in over 200 ATM fraud-cases

Two men, allegedly involved in more than 200 ATM fraud cases, have been arrested, police said. With their arrest, the police claimed to have solved 15 ATM fraud cases in Delhi.

06 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Burari deaths: Family wanted to meet 'god,' free 'trapped' spirits

The man who allegedly led 11 people to their deaths in Delhi's Burari was confident the "hanging" wouldn't kill them, and their souls will return after meeting 'god,' his diary entries have revealed.

04 Jul 2018


Maharashtra: Three arrested for possessing demonetized money worth Rs. 1.68cr

The police have seized Rs 1.68 crore in demonetized currency notes from three people, who were later arrested in Thane district of Maharashtra.

01 Jul 2018


Let nuns perform sacrament of confession in Church: Kerala outfit

Citing the alleged sexual abuse of a married woman by five priests of a church, women members of a Kerala-based outfit have sought reform of the centuries-old method of the sacrament of confession, saying nuns be allowed to perform the penance for women.

23 Jun 2018


Missing Delhi boy reunites with family after six years

Wednesday brought good news for a Delhi family after they were reunited with their missing son after six long years.

Kathua rape case: Accused to be produced before Pathankot court

The eight people accused in the case of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community in J&K's Kathua will be produced before a court in Pathankot in Punjab on May 31 in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court.

29 May 2018


Arms bought illegally online seized from courier firm in Aurangabad

The Crime Branch of Aurangabad Police (Maharashtra) has seized weapons like swords and knives, which were purchased illegally through an online shopping site, and have arrested four employees of a courier firm in this connection, an official said today.

29 May 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi-Police sends list of students who received leaked-papers to CBSE

The Delhi Police has sent a list of students who had allegedly received the leaked Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economics question papers to the CBSE, an official privy to the probe said.

26 May 2018

Navi Mumbai

Man lured to invest in frog-blood-business; duped of Rs. 3.66L

A 40-year-old man was arrested today by Kalwa police in Thane for allegedly duping a resident of Rs. 3.66L by persuading him to invest in the business of supplying "frog blood" to a UK-based pharmaceutical firm.

Kathua rape: Accused's signature doesn't match with exam attendance sheet

The signature of Vishal Jangotra, an accused in rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in January, doesn't match the one which he claimed to have signed in an exam attendance sheet in Meerut on January 15, stated Central Forensic Sciences Laboratory (CFSL) report.

Delhi: Four, including a cop, extort Rs. 15L from man

A policeman along with three men was arrested for allegedly extorting Rs. 15 lakh from a man, threatening to incriminate him in a false human trafficking case.

Kathua-rape: Prime accused said "was like grandfather to victim"

Sanji Ram, the prime accused in Kathua rape case, has reportedly said he was like a grandfather to the eight-year-old victim.

02 May 2018

Mumbai Police

Jyotirmoy Dey murder: Chhota Rajan gets life-sentence, Jigna Vora acquitted

Gangster Chhota Rajan, currently lodged in Tihar Central Jail, has been awarded life sentence in the 2011 Jyotirmoy Dey murder case.

28 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Ghaziabad: Madrasa cleric arrested over involvement in 10-year-old's rape

The maulvi of the Ghaziabad madrasa, where a 10-year-old girl was confined and raped, was arrested on Friday.

24 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Indian government approaches UK High Court for bookie Chawla's extradition

An appeal opened today in the UK High Court against Westminster Magistrates Court's decision to deny India's extradition request against UK-based alleged bookie Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.

21 Apr 2018


Surat rape case: Prime suspect and 2 others arrested

In a major breakthrough in the rape and murder of 11-year-old girl in Surat, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch arrested the prime suspect Harsh Sai Gurjar on Friday.

16 Apr 2018


Kathua rape: Accused plead not guilty, ask for narco test

The eight people accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl in Kathua today pleaded not guilty and asked the district and sessions judge for a narco test.

Braving threats, Kathua victim's lawyer says fight's for her daughter

When lawyers of Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association brandished sticks and stopped the crime branch from filing a chargesheet in the Kathua rape-murder case, Deepika Singh Rajawat was seeking justice for the 8-year-old victim.

14 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

UN: Hope authorities bring Kathua rape perpetrators to justice

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres today termed the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in J&K's Kathua district as horrific. He hoped the perpetrators would be brought to justice.

Kathua rape-case: Chargesheet filed against 7, amid protests by lawyers

The Jammu and Kashmir Police filed a chargesheet in rape and murder of 8-year-old, three months ago, in Kathua, against seven accused including police officers.

07 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Economics paper leak: Crime branch arrests 3 from Himachal Pradesh

In a major development in the leak of Class 12th Economics Paper of CBSE, the Crime Branch has arrested three from Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.

31 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

CBSE paper leak: Students protest outside board office in Delhi

A group of students today staged a demonstration near the Central Board of Secondary Education office at Preet Vihar here against the leak of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers.

29 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police's crime branch questions 25 people

The crime branch has questioned 25 people, including 18 students and five tutors, in connection with the alleged leak of CBSE examination papers, the Delhi Police said on Thursday.

29 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

CBSE paper-leak: How does the board frame papers, ensure confidentially?

Two confirmed question paper leaks have thrown CBSE's professional capacity into doubt.

29 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

CBSE-chief saw leaked-paper hours ago, so why exam not postponed?

Since confirming two CBSE paper-leaks yesterday, the administration has scrambled to set things right.

23 Mar 2018


Delhi: Gang members open fire on Crime Branch personnel

Members of a criminal gang today opened fire on Delhi Crime Branch personnel after they were intercepted near Ekant Marg, police said.

06 Mar 2018


Thane: Two held with fake currency notes worth Rs. 43,400

The Thane police's Crime Branch arrested a man and a woman and recovered counterfeit currency notes with a face value of Rs. 43,400 from them, an official said.

21 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Gujarat's ex-DGP PP Pandey discharged

Special CBI judge JK Pandya discharged former Gujarat DGP PP Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He was charged along with other former police officers with conspiracy, illegal confinement and murder by the CBI.

18 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi Police nabs illegal racket selling old iPhones as new

Four persons were arrested by Delhi Police Crime Branch for passing off old iPhones as new to unsuspecting customers.

10 Apr 2017


Bhadrak: Security personnel on alert, social media blocked

Curfew was temporarily suspended on April 9 in violence-hit Bhadrak; RAF and CRPF personnel, however, remained on alert and held a flag march.

08 Apr 2017


Bhadrak: Curfew imposed after communal tension over FB comments

Communal tension flared in Odisha's Bhadrak, 114km from provincial capital Bhubaneshwar, over allegedly derogatory comments on Hindu deities on Facebook.

27 Mar 2017


Citizens' group challenges upcoming Shivaji memorial

A citizens' forum named APLI (A Port Lands Initiative) Mumbai, with the help of documents accessed through RTI, concluded that it is not feasible for the government to carry on with the construction of the upcoming Shivaji memorial worth Rs. 3,600crore.

10 Mar 2017


IS threat imposes high-alert on Capital city

Delhi has been put on high-alert with intelligence inputs suggesting that the capital may be targeted by the Islamic State to "avenge" the encounter killing of the terrorist in Lucknow.

02 Jan 2017

Delhi Police

3 sent to judicial custody over money-laundering charges

Parasmal Lodha, Rohit Tandon and Ashish Kumar were sent to 14 days of judicial custody by Saket court in connection with a money laundering case; the three have filed bail applications before the court.

29 Dec 2016

Delhi Police

Rohit Tandon to be produced in court

Rohit Tandon was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday night in a money laundering case; he is set to be produced in front of a court on Thursday.

28 Dec 2016

Delhi Police

Kotak Mahindra manager arrested

In yet another instance of wrongdoing in relation to demonetized currency notes, a Manager of Kotak Mahindra bank at the KG Marg branch in Delhi has been arrested.

15 Dec 2016


The court is in session, in Delhi!

Power tussle between the LG and Delhi government is marching towards an interesting showdown.

13 Nov 2016

Delhi Police

2 arrested for spying for Pak in J&K

Authorities arrested 2 people on charges of spying for Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.