07 Nov 2020
COVAXIN: Doctors, nurses, MBBS students to get first vaccine doses
Health workers will be among the first 30 crore people to be administered Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine.
18 Oct 2020
Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested Dhirendra Singh, the main accused in the Ballia shooting case.
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.
11 Jul 2020
Encounters in UP: Police rewarded clean chit in 74 probes
He tried running after snatching a pistol, he fired at cops, we responded, and he was dead - these are the blanket statements echoed by all police officers in Uttar Pradesh who were involved with criminal Vikas Dubey's encounter.
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.
05 Jul 2020
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.
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.
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).
11 Feb 2020
Arrested for provocative speech, Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan gets bail
An Aligarh district court on Monday granted bail to Dr. Kafeel Khan, two weeks after his arrest for allegedly making a provocative speech at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).
30 Jan 2020
Dr. Kafeel Khan arrested in Mumbai over 'inflammatory' AMU speech
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr. Kafeel Khan from the Mumbai airport Wednesday night.
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.
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.
08 Dec 2018
UP: Ten arrested for using proxy candidates in rail exam
The Uttar Pradesh special task force (STF) has arrested 10 suspected members of a gang for allegedly facilitating copying in the Group D exam of the railways.
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.
02 Oct 2018
UP STF busts inter-state gang; apprehends 3, seizes 250kg ganja
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) has busted an inter-state gang by arresting its three members and seizing nearly 250 kg of ganja from their possession.
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.
08 Sep 2018
Uttar Pradesh STF arrests gang of highway dacoits in Noida
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) Saturday claimed to have busted a gang of dacoits involved in several highway robberies.
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.
22 Jul 2018
Odisha Police launches drive to bust pangolin smuggling racket
With the help of the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT), a special unit of the Odisha Police has launched a drive to bust an international syndicate that peddles "endangered" pangolin, one of the world's most illegally traded mammals, Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) RP Sharma 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.
18 Jun 2018
UP STF arrests 16 for cheating in police recruitment exam
The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force has arrested at least 16 people in connection with cheating in the UP police constable recruitment examination.
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.
14 May 2018
1 more arrested for smuggling arms from RFI to Maoists
STF of Kolkata Police on Sunday arrested a man from Bihar on the charge of being involved in an arms smuggling racket busted in Kolkata last week.
03 May 2018
Anti-encroachment drive: Six 'heavily encroached' South Delhi roads under radar
The Supreme Court-created STF will focus on six 'heavily encroached' roads in South Delhi for the next seven days during its anti-encroachment drive.
29 Apr 2018
UP Board declares Class 10 and 12 results
The UP Education Board has declared results of the Class 10 and 12 final exams. Anjali Verma (Allahabad) topped Class 10, while Rajneesh Shukla (Fatehpur) and Akash Maurya (Barabanki) topped Class 12.
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.
07 Apr 2018
Jailed Ukrainian model suspected of information theft, illegal stay
Ukrainian model Daria Molcha, who was arrested from a Gorakhpur city hotel on April 3 on charges of illegally staying in India without a visa, has revealed the details of her 'Indian friends' who allegedly facilitated her entry into the country using fake documents.
02 Apr 2018
MP: FCI exam paper 'leaked'; 48 candidates, 2 agents held
Two Delhi-based "middlemen" and 48 candidates have been arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) from a Gwalior hotel for allegedly "leaking" the question paper of a Food Corporation of India (FCI) examination for the post of a watchman, an official said on Sunday.
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.
01 Nov 2017
Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan gets clean chit, 490 charged
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths gave a clean chit to MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the multicrore Vyapam examination scam.