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TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested

23 Jun 2020

TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested

A TikTok user having over 4 lakh followers has been arrested by Ghaziabad Police for stabbing a woman to death, just days before her wedding.

Unnao: Sengar gets 10-years imprisonment for murder of victim's father

13 Mar 2020

Unnao: Sengar gets 10-years imprisonment for murder of victim's father

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar was on Friday sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by Delhi's Tis Hazari court in connection to the murder of the father of Unnao rape survivor.

'84 riots survivor saved 60 Muslims during Delhi violence

08 Mar 2020

'84 riots survivor saved 60 Muslims during Delhi violence

As a violent mob ravaged Northeast Delhi two weeks ago, a man and his son saved as many as 60 lives in the Gokulpuri locality.

Delhi violence: New video of shooting from hospital terrace emerges

06 Mar 2020

Delhi violence: New video of shooting from hospital terrace emerges

Recently, shocking visuals of a group of miscreants shooting from the terrace of a hospital in Northeast Delhi had emerged.

BJP's Pragya sacked from Defence panel after 'deshbhakt' Godse remark

28 Nov 2019

BJP's Pragya sacked from Defence panel after 'deshbhakt' Godse remark

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur has been removed from the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Defence, a day after she referred to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin, Nathuram Godse, as a "deshbhakt (patriot)" during Lok Sabha proceedings.

Row erupts over terror-accused Pragya's nomination to Defence Ministry panel

21 Nov 2019

Row erupts over terror-accused Pragya's nomination to Defence Ministry panel

In a controversial move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur has been nominated to the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry of Defence.

After Samajwadi Party stint, Sanjay Dutt may join BJP ally

26 Aug 2019

After Samajwadi Party stint, Sanjay Dutt may join BJP ally

Almost a decade ago, actor Sanjay Dutt took a plunge in politics by joining Samajwadi Party (SP). After this career choice didn't take off, Dutt is planning to give politics a try again, this time by joining a BJP ally.

Constable, booked for Unnao survivor's father's death, approaches Delhi HC

21 Aug 2019

Constable, booked for Unnao survivor's father's death, approaches Delhi HC

A constable of Uttar Pradesh police, who has been booked for the custodial death of the father of Unnao rape survivor, moved Delhi High Court on Wednesday challenging the charges leveled against him.

Haryana shocker: 15-year-old gang-rape victim asks for lift, raped again

08 Aug 2019

Haryana shocker: 15-year-old gang-rape victim asks for lift, raped again

In an inhumane incident, a 15-year-old girl was gang-raped twice within a span of 24 hours on July 30 in Haryana's Punhana, the police said on Wednesday.

Kolkata: Tuition teacher raped class-X student at gunpoint for months

10 Jul 2019

Kolkata: Tuition teacher raped class-X student at gunpoint for months

For the last nine months, a Class-X student of a reputed school in South Kolkata was raped by her tuition teacher.

Don't know about Malegaon blast: Accused Pragya Thakur tells court

07 Jun 2019

Don't know about Malegaon blast: Accused Pragya Thakur tells court

Pragya Thakur, who won Lok Sabha polls from Bhopal on a BJP ticket, on Friday appeared before a special NIA court in Mumbai in connection to the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Arunachal Pradesh: BJP minister's son gets life imprisonment for murder

06 Jun 2019

Arunachal Pradesh: BJP minister's son gets life imprisonment for murder

The son of a BJP leader in Northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh was sentenced to life imprisonment, on Wednesday, in connection to a murder which took place in 2017.

Delhi: Teen 'shot dead by friend' while making TikTok video

16 Apr 2019

Delhi: Teen 'shot dead by friend' while making TikTok video

In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old man, Salman, was allegedly shot dead by one of his friends while shooting a video for mobile app, TikTok.

Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally

31 Mar 2019

Bihar: Muzaffarpur case accused spotted at Giriraj Singh's rally

Union Minister Giriraj Singh and NDA's candidate from Begusarai shared the stage with Manju Verma, a former Bihar minister and accused in Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on Saturday.

Prints from chopped finger led to arrest of two robbers

20 Mar 2019

Prints from chopped finger led to arrest of two robbers

A fingerprint from a chopped finger led to the arrest of a man and his accomplice who allegedly robbed a person inside a moving bus in west Delhi's Janakpuri, police said Monday.

Delhi: 19-year-old man involved in three murders arrested after shootout

17 Mar 2019

Delhi: 19-year-old man involved in three murders arrested after shootout

A 19-year-old man, allegedly involved in three cases of murder, was arrested following a brief shootout in Delhi's Dwarka, police said yesterday.

Prisoner covers himself in poop, threatens to touch all, escapes

16 Feb 2019

Prisoner covers himself in poop, threatens to touch all, escapes

We have often seen on screen how prisoners try to break free by attempting some mind-boggling plan, something like in Shawshank Redemption or Prison Break.

#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: Absconding ex-Bihar minister, Manju Verma, surrenders

20 Nov 2018

#MuzaffarpurShelterCase: Absconding ex-Bihar minister, Manju Verma, surrenders

On Tuesday, former Bihar social welfare minister Manju Verma, believed to have links to the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, surrendered before a court in the district of Begusarai in Bihar.

Thane:Four, including two women, arrested for forcing girls into prostitution

03 Nov 2018

Thane:Four, including two women, arrested for forcing girls into prostitution

Four girls, who were allegedly forced into flesh trade, were rescued and four persons, including two women, were arrested in Bhayander (Thane district) of Maharashtra, police said today.

Maharashtra: Boy accidentally kills himself as pistol goes-off; uncle held

17 Oct 2018

Maharashtra: Boy accidentally kills himself as pistol goes-off; uncle held

A 12-year-boy accidentally shot himself while handling a country-made pistol in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district.

Delhi: Ex-BSP lawmaker's son pulls out gun at five-star hotel

16 Oct 2018

Delhi: Ex-BSP lawmaker's son pulls out gun at five-star hotel

Reacting angrily after a spat, the son of an ex-BSP lawmaker pulled out a gun at the entrance of a five-star hotel in south Delhi and threatened guests at the hotel, according to a widely-circulated video of the incident.

Gurugram: Motive behind shooting judge's kin unclear, constable isn't mentally-unstable

15 Oct 2018

Gurugram: Motive behind shooting judge's kin unclear, constable isn't mentally-unstable

Constable Mahipal Singh, who shot at the wife and son of Additional Sessions Judge in Gurugram on Saturday, is mentally stable and the motive behind his actions is still unclear, HT reports.

TN court acquits 9 Veerappan men in Rajkumar kidnap case

25 Sep 2018

TN court acquits 9 Veerappan men in Rajkumar kidnap case

Eighteen years after late Kannada superstar Rajkumar was kidnapped by slain forest brigand Veerappan, his nine associates involved in the abduction were acquitted today by a Tamil Nadu court.

Maharashtra: Man faces 10-year imprisonment for attempting to kill girlfriend

04 Sep 2018

Maharashtra: Man faces 10-year imprisonment for attempting to kill girlfriend

A 21-year-old man has been awarded 10 years' rigorous imprisonment by a court in Maharashtra's Thane district for attempting to kill a girl.

UP: Five arrested with firearms, daggers in Greater Noida

29 Aug 2018

UP: Five arrested with firearms, daggers in Greater Noida

With the arrest of five men in Greater Noida, the Gautam Buddh Nagar police claimed yesterday to have busted a gang of auto-lifters active in the Delhi-NCR.

Abu Salem seeks parole to get married, HC rejects plea

07 Aug 2018

Abu Salem seeks parole to get married, HC rejects plea

A petition by 46-year-old gangster and terror convict Abu Salem for parole to get married was rejected by the Bombay High Court today.

Govt to issue unique identification number to each arm license-holder

16 Jul 2018

Govt to issue unique identification number to each arm license-holder

The names of all arms license holders (new or old) will be included in a national database from April 2019 and they will be issued a unique identification number (UIN), said the Home Ministry.

Gurugram: Woman shot at auto-driver over parking space, arrested

21 Jun 2018

Gurugram: Woman shot at auto-driver over parking space, arrested

A Gurugram-based woman was arrested yesterday for allegedly shooting at a man over parking space.

Arms bought illegally online seized from courier firm in Aurangabad

29 May 2018

Arms bought illegally online seized from courier firm in Aurangabad

The Crime Branch of Aurangabad Police (Maharashtra) has seized weapons like swords and knives, which were purchased illegally through an online shopping site, and have arrested four employees of a courier firm in this connection, an official said today.

Man allegedly shoots dead his father, nephew over land dispute

21 May 2018

Man allegedly shoots dead his father, nephew over land dispute

A man allegedly shot dead his father and nephew in Hoshiarpur's Lamme village in Punjab over a land dispute.

1 more arrested for smuggling arms from RFI to Maoists

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.

Congress MLA's sons booked for firing in air at event

13 May 2018

Congress MLA's sons booked for firing in air at event

A video clip, purportedly showing two sons of a Gujarat Congress MLA firing in the air at a musical event, prompted the police to register offenses against them.

10 convicted, given 5-years-jail-term for planning to kill Mahesh Bhatt

26 Apr 2018

10 convicted, given 5-years-jail-term for planning to kill Mahesh Bhatt

The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), on Wednesday, sentenced 10 men to five years prison and acquitted two others, for conspiring to kill filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

19 Apr 2018

Rape is a rape, shouldn't be politicized: Modi

PM Narendra Modi addressed the Kathua and Unnao rapes at a public program in London yesterday, saying "rape is rape" and it shouldn't be politicized.

Unnao Rape Case: CBI arrests BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

13 Apr 2018

Unnao Rape Case: CBI arrests BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

Just hours after PM Modi broke his silence over the rape cases, UP BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, has been arrested by the CBI. He is accused in the Unnao rape case.

Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Modi finally breaks his silence

13 Apr 2018

Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Modi finally breaks his silence

After being a mute spectator for days, PM Narendra Modi, on Friday, finally broke his silence on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases that shook the nation.

BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi: Don't communalize Kathua rape

13 Apr 2018

BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi: Don't communalize Kathua rape

Breaking BJP's measured silence on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases was spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi. For the Kathua rape and murder, she slammed the Opposition for "communalizing" the issue.

Unnao rape-case: BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar detained in Lucknow

13 Apr 2018

Unnao rape-case: BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar detained in Lucknow

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, charged with raping an 18-year-old woman last year, is currently being questioned at CBI's Lucknow office after being detained this morning.

BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar finally named in Unnao rape case

12 Apr 2018

BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar finally named in Unnao rape case

In a long-awaited development, BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar has been booked for allegedly raping an 18-year-old woman last year in UP's Unnao.

UP custodial death: NHRC sends notice to govt, police chief

10 Apr 2018

UP custodial death: NHRC sends notice to govt, police chief

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and the state police chief seeking a detailed report on the death of the father of an alleged gangrape victim in judicial custody in Unnao district.