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India's overcrowded prisons start releasing inmates amid coronavirus scare

30 Mar 2020

India's overcrowded prisons start releasing inmates amid coronavirus scare

The coronavirus outbreak has pushed prisons across India to reduce crowding.

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

29 Dec 2019

Meerut-cop tells protesters to 'Go to Pakistan'; Naqvi demands action

A massive row has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after a top cop was caught on camera, making communal statements in Meerut's Muslim locality.

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

28 Dec 2019

Go to Pakistan, says Meerut SP while threatening anti-CAA protestors

Days after five people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut amid violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act, a shocking video clip has surfaced.

Amid Madhya Pradesh honey-trap, why two IPS officers are feuding

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.

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

26 Sep 2019

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

Over 4,000 media files of sex chats, explicit videos/audios involving top bureaucrats and politicians of Madhya Pradesh have been unearthed by probing agencies.

Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah

16 Aug 2019

Kashmiris caged like animals: Mufti's daughter writes to Amit Shah

Slamming the Centre's decision to put Kashmir under lockdown, the daughter of PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti wrote a letter to Home Minister Amit Shah.

UP: Prisoners flash guns, government says weapons made of 'clay'

27 Jun 2019

UP: Prisoners flash guns, government says weapons made of 'clay'

Administration in Uttar Pradesh came under fire on Wednesday after two prisoners of Unnao district jail were seen flashing country-made pistols in a viral video.

UP Police launches app for lodging e-FIR: Details here

24 Jun 2019

UP Police launches app for lodging e-FIR: Details here

Several people opt out of filing a complaint at police stations in the country, despite the gravity of the crime, as it's tedious.

Aligarh Murder: Accused was earlier arrested for raping his daughter

08 Jun 2019

Aligarh Murder: Accused was earlier arrested for raping his daughter

As India is demanding justice for a two-and-a-half-year-old girl who was brutally murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh, a shocking detail related to the case has come to fore.

Faridabad: Policemen beat woman with belt, video goes viral

28 May 2019

Faridabad: Policemen beat woman with belt, video goes viral

The country needs police reforms. This was proved once again on Monday after a video emerged on social media.

'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban

16 May 2019

'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban

After the Election Commission (EC) cut short the campaigning period for the last phase of elections in West Bengal, opposition parties have come together to support CM Mamata Banerjee.

#Warning: Cyclone Fani to turn into severe cyclonic storm

28 Apr 2019

#Warning: Cyclone Fani to turn into severe cyclonic storm

According to the MeT Department, Cyclone Fani is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm by Sunday and could turn into a very severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours.

After IAF strike, Army tweets heart-winning poem

26 Feb 2019

After IAF strike, Army tweets heart-winning poem

Exactly 12 days after the deadly Pulwama attack, which was carried out by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), the Indian Air Force (IAF) destroyed several camps of the terrorist organization across the Line of Control (LoC) today.

MP: Senior cop 'treated' father's dead body for a month

14 Feb 2019

MP: Senior cop 'treated' father's dead body for a month

In a disturbing incident, a senior police officer in Madhya Pradesh kept his dead father's body at his home claiming he was undergoing "ayurvedic treatment".

Revanth Reddy taken into preventive custody ahead of TRS meet

04 Dec 2018

Revanth Reddy taken into preventive custody ahead of TRS meet

Telangana Congress Working President A Revanth Reddy was taken into preventive custody today ahead of TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao's public meeting in Kodangal Assembly constituency.

#CareerBytes: The life, salary, perks of an IPS Officer

28 Nov 2018

#CareerBytes: The life, salary, perks of an IPS Officer

The Indian Police Service (IPS) is one of the premier Civil Services of the country second only to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).

Viral video: Gangsters inside UP-jail threaten on phone, drink alcohol

28 Nov 2018

Viral video: Gangsters inside UP-jail threaten on phone, drink alcohol

There isn't much of a difference in life inside prison and outside, for inmates of Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli jail, a video which has surfaced on social media shows.

In deportation of 7 Rohingyas, Supreme Court refuses to intervene

04 Oct 2018

In deportation of 7 Rohingyas, Supreme Court refuses to intervene

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere in the deportation of 7 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying it wasn't inclined to take the decision.

Kashmir abductions: DGP SP Vaid removed from post

07 Sep 2018

Kashmir abductions: DGP SP Vaid removed from post

Following a spate of abductions by terrorists that saw family members of policemen getting kidnapped, Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) SP Vaid, on Thursday, was removed from his post.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends activists' house arrest till September 12

06 Sep 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: SC extends activists' house arrest till September 12

Hearing a petition filed by historian Romila Thapar against the arrests of five activists in connection with the Elgaar Parishad meeting and the subsequent Bhima-Koregaon violence, the Supreme Court has extended the house arrest of the activists till September 12.

What is the salary structure of an IPS officer?

03 Sep 2018

What is the salary structure of an IPS officer?

Indian Police Service (IPS) is one of the most coveted government positions in India.

#UnnaoRapeCase: Forensic report of dead witness found no poison

02 Sep 2018

#UnnaoRapeCase: Forensic report of dead witness found no poison

The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report of Yunus, a witness in Unnao rape case who died recently, has ruled out poisoning as the cause of his death.

Arrested activist's son says charges against his father are false

01 Sep 2018

Arrested activist's son says charges against his father are false

The son of Vernon Gonsalves, one of the five activists arrested for alleged Maoist links, on Saturday has rejected the police charges against his father.

Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot inside UP jail, dies

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.

Bihar gets 20 specially-trained dogs to bust illegal alcohol trade

10 Jun 2018

Bihar gets 20 specially-trained dogs to bust illegal alcohol trade

In a crackdown against liquor sale in the state, the Bihar government has requested 20 special dogs from Telangana to sniff out alcohol.

MP: Cops rescued 402 abandoned infants between Dec'16 and May'18

10 Jun 2018

MP: Cops rescued 402 abandoned infants between Dec'16 and May'18

Madhya Pradesh Police personnel are showing their humane side and donning a new role - saviors of newborn babies dumped by parents.

13 transgenders to contest Pakistan elections; 2 for National Assembly

24 May 2018

13 transgenders to contest Pakistan elections; 2 for National Assembly

At least 13 transgender persons will contest the general elections in Pakistan this year for the first time, with two of them contesting for the National Assembly.

Smartphone overindulgence by on-duty sentries causing weapon snatching in J&K

24 May 2018

Smartphone overindulgence by on-duty sentries causing weapon snatching in J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir Police has banned the use of gadgets by its sentries on duty, blaming the excess use of smartphones by sentries for incidents of weapon snatching in the valley.

Maharashtra Police to get its own state-level Economic Offenses Wing

20 May 2018

Maharashtra Police to get its own state-level Economic Offenses Wing

Maharashtra government is set to establish an Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) at the state level.

Ex-Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy commits suicide: Report

11 May 2018

Ex-Maharashtra ATS chief Himanshu Roy commits suicide: Report

Former Mumbai top cop Himanshu Roy shot himself dead in the afternoon today, according to reports.

Prisons in Gujarat to get hi-tech tunnel detection system

06 May 2018

Prisons in Gujarat to get hi-tech tunnel detection system

The prison authorities in Gujarat have planned to install high-quality sensors in two central jails to alert officials about any underground movement and thwart bids by prisoners to escape by digging tunnels.

1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Tahir Merchant dead

18 Apr 2018

1993 Mumbai blasts death row convict Tahir Merchant dead

Tahir Merchant alias Tahir Takla, one of the convicts in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case who was sentenced to death, died at a hospital in Pune early on Wednesday, a police official said.

UP BJP MLA rape case: Father of victim dies

09 Apr 2018

UP BJP MLA rape case: Father of victim dies

The father of an 18-year-old woman, who alleged that she was raped by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers, died while in judicial custody in Unnao today.

Rajasthan: Houses of Dalit MLA, ex-MLA set afire in Karauli

03 Apr 2018

Rajasthan: Houses of Dalit MLA, ex-MLA set afire in Karauli

The houses of a sitting and a former MLA, both Dalits, were set afire by a violent mob today afternoon in the Hindaun town in Rajasthan's Karauli district, following which curfew was imposed in the area, an official said.

Hyderabad: Anjani Kumar takes over as Police Commissioner

12 Mar 2018

Hyderabad: Anjani Kumar takes over as Police Commissioner

Anjani Kumar has been appointed as Hyderabad's new Police Commissioner.

14 coaches of Utkal Express derailed in Muzaffarnagar; 23 dead

19 Aug 2017

14 coaches of Utkal Express derailed in Muzaffarnagar; 23 dead

Assam wants AFSPA to be removed in some areas

06 May 2017

Assam wants AFSPA to be removed in some areas

The Assam government will review whether the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) could be withdrawn in a phased manner and present its recommendations to the Centre.

Mumbai student in race for Spell Bee finals

09 Mar 2017

Mumbai student in race for Spell Bee finals

Three months ago, Classmate and Radio Mirchi launched Classmate Spell Bee, Season 9.