Articles about Scotland Yard

Scotland Yard celebrates first-ever Sikh female police officer

02 Feb 2021

Scotland Yard celebrates first-ever Sikh female police officer

Scotland Yard celebrated the 50th anniversary of Karpal Kaur Sandhu joining its ranks as the first South Asian and Sikh female Police officer, paving the way for others to follow in her footsteps.

Swiss bank accounts of Nirav Modi, having Rs. 280cr, seized

27 Jun 2019

Swiss bank accounts of Nirav Modi, having Rs. 280cr, seized

There seems to be no end to troubles of beleaguered diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is the prime accused in the Rs. 13,700 crore PNB fraud.

#NiravModiExtradition: London court rejects fugitive Nirav Modi's second bail plea

29 Mar 2019

#NiravModiExtradition: London court rejects fugitive Nirav Modi's second bail plea

The Westminster Magistrates' Court in London has once again denied bail to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi wanted in the Rs. 13,500-crore Punjab National Bank scam.

Please take it: Mallya offers to repay 100% to banks

05 Dec 2018

Please take it: Mallya offers to repay 100% to banks

With five days remaining for a UK court's verdict on whether fugitive business tycoon Vijay Mallya can be extradited to India, Mallya seems to be rattled.

Completely consensual: Cristiano Ronaldo opens up on rape allegations

11 Oct 2018

Completely consensual: Cristiano Ronaldo opens up on rape allegations

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has stated, once again, that he did not rape former model Kathryn Mayorga in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.

#MeToo: Should Cristiano Ronaldo be condemned by the world?

09 Oct 2018

#MeToo: Should Cristiano Ronaldo be condemned by the world?

With multiple allegations of rape and sexual misconduct against ace footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, his status as one of the 'Greatest of All Time' is under severe threat, along with what remains of his footballing career.

Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

09 Oct 2018

Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

A second team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is in Pakistan to hold meetings with top officials to discuss the measures taken by the country to counter terror financing after it was added in the 'grey list' for providing monetary assistance to terrorists.

Five biggest controversies involving Cristiano Ronaldo

29 Sep 2018

Five biggest controversies involving Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of raping a woman in 2009 in a Las Vegas hotel.

Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly raped woman, paid her hush money

29 Sep 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo allegedly raped woman, paid her hush money

A woman, who had earlier alleged that Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo had sexually assaulted and raped her, has come forward and will reportedly challenge a 2009 legal settlement where Ronaldo paid $375,000 to hush her up.

Scotland Yard returns stolen 12th-century statue to India on I-Day

15 Aug 2018

Scotland Yard returns stolen 12th-century statue to India on I-Day

A 12th century Buddha statue stolen from a museum at Nalanda in Bihar nearly 60 years ago was returned to India today by the UK's Metropolitan Police as part of India's Independence Day ceremony in London.

Man 'deliberately' crashes car into security-barriers outside UK Parliament; arrested

14 Aug 2018

Man 'deliberately' crashes car into security-barriers outside UK Parliament; arrested

A number of pedestrians were injured when a car crashed into the security barriers outside the UK's Parliament building today, Scotland Yard said as armed police quickly arrested the male driver.

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

20 Apr 2018

UK apologizes after protesters tear down Indian flag in London

The UK has apologized after protesters tore off the Indian flag from an official Commonwealth flagpole, ripped it up and stamped on it during PM Narendra Modi's visit.

Fugitive Vijay Mallya to marry this former Kingfisher air-hostess

28 Mar 2018

Fugitive Vijay Mallya to marry this former Kingfisher air-hostess

Debt-ridden businessman and liquor baron Vijay Mallya, who owes over Rs. 9,800cr to Indian banks and faces legal trouble over unpaid dues and money-laundering, is reportedly going to marry for the third time.

Two arrested for plotting to kill British PM Theresa May

06 Dec 2017

Two arrested for plotting to kill British PM Theresa May

According to reports, British Police have foiled a terror plot to assassinate PM Theresa May. Two men were apparently planning to launch an IED at Downing Street, where May's residence is located, and kill the PM in the ensuing chaos.

As extradition hearing begins, Vijay Mallya insists charges "false, baseless"

04 Dec 2017

As extradition hearing begins, Vijay Mallya insists charges "false, baseless"

The extradition hearing of Vijay Mallya began today at London's Westminster Magistrate's Court.

PMLA case: Vijay Mallya appears for pre-trial extradition hearing

20 Nov 2017

PMLA case: Vijay Mallya appears for pre-trial extradition hearing

Businessman Vijay Mallya arrived at London's Westminster Magistrates' Court for his pre-trial extradition hearing.

Police arrest 18-year-old man in connection to London Tube blast

16 Sep 2017

Police arrest 18-year-old man in connection to London Tube blast

Police have arrested an 18-year-old man for alleged terror offenses in connection with the attack on the London Tube train on Friday.

#LondonTubeAttack: UK raises terror threat level to critical

16 Sep 2017

#LondonTubeAttack: UK raises terror threat level to critical

UK PM Theresa May said the country's threat level has been raised to critical, as police hunt for the perpetrators of the London Tube bombing.

Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing to resume on June 13

13 Jun 2017

Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing to resume on June 13

On June 13, the Westminster Magistrates Court in London will hear the extradition case of Vijay Mallya, where the Crown Prosecution Service will argue for the Indian government; CBI earlier provided officials necessary documents.

Vijay Mallya at The Oval: Booed with "chor, chor" chants

11 Jun 2017

Vijay Mallya at The Oval: Booed with "chor, chor" chants

Loan defaulter and former business tycoon Vijay Mallya was booed by Indian fans at The Oval during the India-South Africa Champions Trophy match.

Defiant Mallya says he intends to watch all ICC matches

06 Jun 2017

Defiant Mallya says he intends to watch all ICC matches

While the presence of absconder Vijay Mallya at the ICC Champions Trophy match created quite a stir in the media and social media, Mallya was unfazed.

SC finds Mallya guilty of contempt of court, summons him

09 May 2017

SC finds Mallya guilty of contempt of court, summons him

The Supreme Court has found businessman Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court, and has summoned him before it on 10 July.

Vijay Mallya arrested in London, granted bail in 3 hrs

18 Apr 2017

Vijay Mallya arrested in London, granted bail in 3 hrs

In what is seen as the first-step toward bringing Vijay Mallya to India, reports have indicated that he was arrested by Scotland Yard in London. The Westminster Magistrates' Court granted him bail in 3 hours.

Vijay Mallya: UK okays request for his extradition

25 Mar 2017

Vijay Mallya: UK okays request for his extradition

The UK secretary of state has approved India's request for extradition of Vijay Mallya and sent it to a district judge for consideration of a warrant, announced MEA spokesperson Gopal Baglay.

Central London witness knife attack with one dead, six wounded

04 Aug 2016

Central London witness knife attack with one dead, six wounded

Late Wednesday evening, Central London witnessed a mass knife attack that left many grievously wounded, and killed one woman.