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23 Aug 2020
BJP leader's son booked for printing fake NCERT textbooks
The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked a BJP leader's son for printing fake NCERT (National Council of Educational Research and Training) textbooks worth Rs. 35-50 crore, News18 reported.
23 Jul 2020
24 years jail time for known sex trafficker Sonu Punjaban
Sonu Punjaban, an infamous name in flesh trade, was on Wednesday handed 24 years in prison.
10 Jul 2020
Vikas Dubey, killed in encounter, contacted police thrice for surrender
Noted Uttar Pradesh gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed in an encounter on Friday, tried to surrender before police thrice, but his pleas weren't entertained, a report in News18 claimed.
10 Jul 2020
Gangster Vikas Dubey shot dead, was trying to escape
Gangster Vikas Dubey, who was arrested from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain yesterday after giving Uttar Pradesh police the slip for nearly a week, is dead, the police confirmed on Friday.
09 Jul 2020
Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed
After giving police the slip for nearly a week, noted gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the brutal killings of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain this morning.
09 Jul 2020
UP gangster Vikas Dubey arrested in Madhya Pradesh
In a major breakthrough for Uttar Pradesh Police, wanted criminal Vikas Dubey, who is responsible for the deaths of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.
07 Jul 2020
Vikas Dubey murdered politician in 2001, 25 cops turned hostile
Before history-sheeter Vikas Dubey planned an attack in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, which took the lives of eight policemen last week, he committed a series of crimes.
01 Mar 2020
Threat to Kafeel Khan's life: Wife in letter to HC
Shabista Khan, the wife of Dr. Kafeel Khan, has written to the Chief Justice of the Uttar Pradesh High Court, seeking security for her husband.
23 Feb 2020
Veerappan's daughter joins BJP, says PM Modi's schemes impressed her
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has inducted an interesting name into its fold — the daughter of slain sandalwood smuggler Veerappan.
14 Feb 2020
Four days after getting bail, Kafeel Khan charged under NSA
Pediatrician Dr. Kafeel Khan, who was recently arrested and granted bail for allegedly making a provocative speech, has now been charged under the National Security Act (NSA).
21 Jan 2020
Alia's mother Soni Razdan calls terrorist Afzal Guru a 'scapegoat'
The arrest of Jammu and Kashmir top cop, Davinder Singh, has raised a lot of questions, and one of them concerns Afzal Guru, a terrorist who was hanged for his role in Parliament attack of 2001.
29 Sep 2019
Amid Madhya Pradesh honey-trap, why two IPS officers are feuding
Days after the high profile honey-trapping case in Madhya Pradesh hit headlines, the controversy has locked Director General of Police VK Singh and Special Director General (Special Task Force and Cyber Cell) Purushottam Sharma in a face-off.
28 Aug 2019
BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student
Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.
28 Apr 2019
ISIS claims 3 terrorists who blew themselves in #SriLanka raids
The Islamic State has claimed the three terrorists who blew themselves up during a fierce gun battle with security forces in Sri Lanka's Eastern province, a media report said today.
14 Apr 2019
Rs. 13 crore tax-fraud unearthed by UP-STF, sales tax department
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) and the sales tax department have unearthed Rs. 13 crore tax fraud case involving two subsidiaries of a company which carried out the embezzlement by means of bogus invoicing, officials said Saturday.
01 Apr 2019
23-year-old caught selling 14 lakh online shoppers' personal information
A 23-year-old man has been arrested in Greater Noida for holding/selling data of 14 lakh people.
09 Dec 2018
UP: Soldier, key suspect in Bulandshahr violence, arrested; denies involvement
Jeetender Malik aka Jeetu Fauji, who is the key suspect in Bulandshahr violence that killed a police officer and a youth, was arrested on Sunday.
11 Nov 2018
Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with STF ahead of polls
A Maoist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today morning, a day ahead of polling in the region for the state Assembly polls.
07 Nov 2018
CBI announces reward for information about RTI activist Jha's murder
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday announced a Rs. 5 lakh reward for information about the 2012 murder of a Right to Information (RTI) activist at Maharashtra's Virar.
02 Nov 2018
One naxal gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh
One naxal was gunned down in an exchange of fire with security forces in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh today, police said.
08 Oct 2018
Chhattisgarh: 16 Naxals, including 2 women, arrested from Sukma district
Sixteen Naxals, five of them suspected to be involved in a deadly attack on a CRPF team last year, were arrested from Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.
22 Sep 2018
Vyapam scam: Digvijay records statement against Shivraj Singh Chouhan
A Bhopal court recorded the statement of Congress leader Digvijay Singh in connection with his complaint against Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Uma Bharti, and five others in the Vyapam scam.
24 Jul 2018
Delhi sealing: Nearly 5,700 properties sealed by civic-bodies since Dec'17
Nearly 5,700 properties have so far been sealed by three municipal corporations in Delhi for allegedly violating provisions of Delhi Master Plan 2021.
19 Jul 2018
Chhattisgarh: Eight Naxals killed in encounter with security forces
Security forces today killed at least eight Naxals, including four women, in a fierce encounter in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, a senior police official said.
09 Jul 2018
Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot inside UP jail, dies
Dreaded gangster Prem Prakash Singh alias Munna Bajrangi died inside Baghpat jail in Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning, after allegedly being shot by a rival gang lodged inside the prison.
12 Jun 2018
Mumbai Police beef up Salman Khan's security: Here's why
In the aftermath of the arrested gangster Sampat Nehra's plans to kill Salman Khan, Mumbai Police have beefed up the security of the 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' actor.
15 Apr 2018
75% students who skipped UP board exams were from outside
About 75% of the nearly 11 lakh students who skipped this year's Uttar Pradesh board examinations were from neighboring states, and some of them were even from foreign countries like Nepal and Bangladesh, said the state's Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma.
25 Mar 2018
Bihar: Police rescues village head and his son from Naxalites
An abducted village head (Mukhiya) and his son were rescued on Sunday from the clutches of the Naxalites in Bihar's Munger district, the police said.
22 Mar 2018
Chhattisgarh: 15 Naxals, two of them carrying cash reward arrested
Fifteen Naxals, two of them carrying cash rewards, were arrested from two places in Chhattisgarh's Maoist hotbed Sukma district, police said on Thursday.
16 Mar 2018
Kejriwal's apology: AAP's Punjab unit is crisis; loses president, co-president
A day after AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal apologized to former Akali Dal minister Bikram Majithia for leveling "unfounded allegations," his party seems to be heading towards another internal strife.
17 Feb 2018
Over 1,000 students expelled in Bihar for mass cheating
Over 1,000 students were expelled in Bihar after reports of mass cheating in the Class 12 board examinations emerged.
21 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiaries: The men who keep PM Modi safe
Whenever PM Narendra Modi speaks publicly, all our eyes and ears are firmly towards him.
02 Sep 2017
Gorakhpur tragedy: 'Hero' Dr Kafeel Khan, encephalitis ward in-charge, arrested
Dr. Kafeel Khan, hailed as a hero by social media in the aftermath of the Gorakhpur tragedy, has been arrested by the UP Special Task Force.
13 Jul 2017
Hyderabad: Former NASA employee-turned-drug peddler nabbed
A 29-year-old former NASA employee was arrested in Hyderabad for dealing in narcotics.
09 May 2017
UP petrol pump scam- Supplier of cheat-chips arrested
The UP Special Task Force has arrested Ajay Chaurasia, believed to be the man who supplied petrol pumps in the state with cheat-chips leading to the petrol pump scam.
29 Apr 2017
Uttar Pradesh petrol pump scam: Customers get 10% less fuel
A major petrol pump racket has come to light in Uttar Pradesh; owners in Lucknow have been siphoning off over Rs. 200cr a month by duping unsuspecting customers.
14 Apr 2017
Shell cos: ED raids CA, CS offices who provided cover
The ED has launched raids on offices of professionals including CAs and CSs in Delhi, who are suspected to have provided legitimate cover to shell companies. Notices were sent earlier.
09 Apr 2017
Shell companies: 16 Ahmedabad locations raided over illegal transactions
CBI raided 16 premises in Ahmedabad after 12 people allegedly deposited demonetized notes worth Rs. 100.57cr in shell companies' accounts in Axis Bank.
04 Apr 2017
Noida ponzi-scheme: Mittal's family named as accused
Anubhav Mittal's wife and father have been accused of colluding in the Noida ponzi-scheme.
02 Apr 2017
ED's shell firms hunt: Raids over 100 places across India
Enforcement Directorate launched a massive nationwide operation and raided over 100 places across 16 states in a crackdown on shell firms suspected of money laundering on behalf of other businesses/individuals.