Encounter

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Terrorized by gangster Vikas Dubey, villagers celebrate new-found independence

11 Jul 2020

Terrorized by gangster Vikas Dubey, villagers celebrate new-found independence

The news of noted criminal Vikas Dubey's death sent a wave of joy across Shivali village, Kanpur, where people said they are now free from his "terror."

PIL in Supreme Court predicted Vikas Dubey's death by encounter

10 Jul 2020

PIL in Supreme Court predicted Vikas Dubey's death by encounter

Hours before wanted criminal Vikas Dubey was gunned down by Uttar Pradesh Police in Kanpur this morning, a PIL was filed in the Supreme Court predicting the same, whilst demanding a CBI inquiry into the extra-judicial deaths of his aides in last few days.

Supreme Court orders judicial probe into Hyderabad encounter

12 Dec 2019

Supreme Court orders judicial probe into Hyderabad encounter

The Supreme Court has ordered that the encounter of four men, accused of raping and killing a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad this month, will be probed independently.

Telangana Minister credits CM for encounter; threatens more extra-judicial killings

08 Dec 2019

Telangana Minister credits CM for encounter; threatens more extra-judicial killings

Two days after the four men accused of raping and murdering a 26-year-old veterinary doctor in Telangana were encountered, a state Minister has credited the Chief Minister for "instant justice."

Hyderabad encounter: Has justice been served?

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Has justice been served?

A 27-year-old girl was brutally raped, murdered and charred to death. For no fault of hers.

Hyderabad encounter: What politicians said and why that doesn't help

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: What politicians said and why that doesn't help

India woke up today to the news of an encounter in Telangana's Shadnagar, where the four accused in a Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder were gunned down.

Hyderabad encounter: Bollywood celebrities 'hail' police for killing the accused

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Bollywood celebrities 'hail' police for killing the accused

On Friday morning, India woke up to the news that all four accused in the gruesome rape-and-murder of a 27-year-old lady veterinary were killed in an encounter with police.

Hyderabad vet case: Cop Sajjanar and a curious 2008 encounter

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad vet case: Cop Sajjanar and a curious 2008 encounter

Days after outrage erupted over the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian on the outskirts of Hyderabad, many bayed for the blood of the accused.

All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

06 Dec 2019

All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

In a shocking development in the Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder, all four accused have been killed in an encounter.

J&K: 5 CRPF soldiers killed, 2 injured in terrorist attack

12 Jun 2019

J&K: 5 CRPF soldiers killed, 2 injured in terrorist attack

Five CRPF soldiers lost their lives and two others were injured when terrorists opened fire at a CRPF and police patrol team in Jammu & Kashmir's Anantnag on Wednesday.

Terrorist Burhan Wani's last aide, seen in viral picture, killed

03 May 2019

Terrorist Burhan Wani's last aide, seen in viral picture, killed

The last terrorist seen in Hizbul Mujahideen ex-chief Burhan Wani's photo, which went viral four years ago, was killed in an encounter in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday, said reports.

Sri Lanka: 15 killed as suicide-bombers blow themselves during shootout

27 Apr 2019

Sri Lanka: 15 killed as suicide-bombers blow themselves during shootout

Six children and three women were among 15 people killed when suicide bombers blew themselves up during a shootout with security forces in Sri Lanka's Eastern province, police said.

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

04 Apr 2019

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were martyred while two others were injured on Thursday in a gunfight with Naxals in Chattisgarh's Kanker district, according to police.

23-year-old terrorist, who planned Pulwama attack, killed in encounter: Report

11 Mar 2019

23-year-old terrorist, who planned Pulwama attack, killed in encounter: Report

A 23-year-old terrorist named Mudasir Ahmed Khan alias Mohd Bhai, who planned the February 14 Pulwama attack, was killed in an encounter on Monday, PTI reports.

Kashmir: Senior police officer killed in encounter; three soldiers injured

24 Feb 2019

Kashmir: Senior police officer killed in encounter; three soldiers injured

On Sunday, a senior police officer was killed and another Army officer injured in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district.

UP: Cop, who shouted 'thain thain' to scare criminals, injured

05 Jan 2019

UP: Cop, who shouted 'thain thain' to scare criminals, injured

Uttar Pradesh sub-inspector Manoj Kumar, who shot to fame after he shouted thain thain last year to scare away criminals, was injured in an encounter on Friday.

Kashmir: Close aide of Zakir Musa among six terrorists killed

22 Dec 2018

Kashmir: Close aide of Zakir Musa among six terrorists killed

On Saturday, six terrorists, including a close aide of Zakir Musa, Jammu and Kashmir's most-wanted terrorist, were killed in an encounter with Indian security forces.

Kashmir: Teen, who had cameo in 'Haider', killed in encounter

13 Dec 2018

Kashmir: Teen, who had cameo in 'Haider', killed in encounter

On December 9, an 18-hour gun battle between terrorists and security forces in Mujgund on outskirts of Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, killed a teen who acted in Shahid Kapoor starrer Haider.

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

30 Nov 2018

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

Kashmir: One soldier, four terrorists killed in fierce encounter

20 Nov 2018

Kashmir: One soldier, four terrorists killed in fierce encounter

A fierce encounter between Indian security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday saw one Army soldier and four terrorists killed.

J&K: Two militants, one jawan killed in encounter in Baramulla

26 Oct 2018

J&K: Two militants, one jawan killed in encounter in Baramulla

In a gunfight between ultras and security forces, two militants and an Army jawan were killed in Sopore area of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

Kashmir: Three militants killed in fierce gunfight; one civilian dead

21 Oct 2018

Kashmir: Three militants killed in fierce gunfight; one civilian dead

Early on Sunday, Indian security forces managed to kill three militants in an intense, marathon firefight in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Tinsukia killings: Major General, six others sentenced to life imprisonment

15 Oct 2018

Tinsukia killings: Major General, six others sentenced to life imprisonment

Decades after killing some civilians in Assam's Tinsukia district, seven armymen, including a Major General, were sentenced to life imprisonment through a court martial on Saturday.

#AppleExecutiveKilling: FIR lodged over social media posts favoring constables

05 Oct 2018

#AppleExecutiveKilling: FIR lodged over social media posts favoring constables

Taking note of objectionable social media posts in favor of constables allegedly involved in the killing of an Apple executive in Lucknow last week, an FIR has been registered against unnamed people, while a constable in Raebareli has been suspended in a similar matter, police said today.

Vivek Tiwari murder: Second-FIR registered, Kejriwal slammed, and other details

01 Oct 2018

Vivek Tiwari murder: Second-FIR registered, Kejriwal slammed, and other details

In the death of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari, a fresh FIR was registered on Sunday accusing constable Prashant Chowdhary of putting the nozzle of his pistol on the windshield and firing at the deceased.

Delhi: 3 gang members nabbed after morning shootout with cops

05 Sep 2018

Delhi: 3 gang members nabbed after morning shootout with cops

Three members of a gang were arrested following a shootout with the police in outer Delhi's Alipur area today morning, police said.

Kashmir: Army major, three soldiers killed in foiled infiltration bid

07 Aug 2018

Kashmir: Army major, three soldiers killed in foiled infiltration bid

An Army major and three soldiers were killed while trying to foil an infiltration bid in Bandipora, North Kashmir, this morning.

Chhattisgarh: 14 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Sukma

06 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh: 14 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Sukma

At least 14 Naxals were killed in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district today, police said.

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

31 Jul 2018

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.

Terrorists who killed cop trapped in J&K encounter, three neutralized

22 Jul 2018

Terrorists who killed cop trapped in J&K encounter, three neutralized

Terrorists involved in the brutal murder of a J&K cop this week are trapped in an encounter in Khudwani village of Kulgam which began this morning, officials confirmed.

J&K: Civilians, 1 cop injured in militant encounter in Anantnag

22 Jun 2018

J&K: Civilians, 1 cop injured in militant encounter in Anantnag

Several civilians and a policeman were injured as an encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir today morning, police said.

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

11 Jun 2018

Where are all the JEE toppers (2009-13) now?

Joint Entrance Examination-Advanced (earlier IIT-JEE), one of the world's toughest exams, is the gateway for admission into the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technologies.