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Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

26 May 2020

Shehan Madushanka arrested for possessing drugs

Sri Lanka's fast bowler Shehan Madushanka has been arrested for possessing drugs, by police.

Ajaz Khan of 'Bigg Boss' fame arrested over communal remarks

18 Apr 2020

Ajaz Khan of 'Bigg Boss' fame arrested over communal remarks

The Mumbai Police on Saturday arrested actor Ajaz Khan for his objectionable comments on social media, according to reports.

For fourth-time, Karnataka police grills students over 'seditious' anti-CAA play

04 Feb 2020

For fourth-time, Karnataka police grills students over 'seditious' anti-CAA play

Students of Shaheen Urdu School in Bidar, Karnataka, are spending a lot of time with police officers, thanks to a play on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which was performed on January 21.

Man wanted Ram temple in Mecca; Saudi Police arrested him

25 Dec 2019

Man wanted Ram temple in Mecca; Saudi Police arrested him

Recently, a Karnataka man was arrested in Saudi Arabia for allegedly posting blasphemous messages online.

Man possessing Jamia violence videos arrested to maintain 'communal harmony'

19 Dec 2019

Man possessing Jamia violence videos arrested to maintain 'communal harmony'

A man was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday after he was found possessing videos from violent protests at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia.

UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

13 Dec 2019

UP: Dancer, shot for stopping performance, will need multiple surgeries

She was performing at a wedding function on November 30, paused to catch a breath, and her life took a deadly turn as she was shot at.

Bengaluru: Security firm owner found brutally assaulting employees; arrested

16 Oct 2019

Bengaluru: Security firm owner found brutally assaulting employees; arrested

People can really keep their humanity aside at times. This was testified recently after a disturbing video from Bengaluru emerged on social media.

Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin

12 Oct 2019

Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin

The Karnataka High Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on Bengaluru police for registering FIRs against the administrator of a Facebook page.

Iranian Angelina Jolie lookalike arrested for blasphemy, inciting violence

07 Oct 2019

Iranian Angelina Jolie lookalike arrested for blasphemy, inciting violence

Iranian Instagram celebrity Sahar Tabar shot to fame in late 2017 after her photos resembling a ghastly version of Hollywood star Angelina Jolie went viral.

Maharashtra: BJP leader, his family members shot dead at house

07 Oct 2019

Maharashtra: BJP leader, his family members shot dead at house

In a shocking incident, a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and his family members were shot dead by unknown assailants on Sunday night at his residence. Five people, including an accomplice, lost their lives in the carnage.

Chinmayanand case: 'Arrested' law student's father says she's being pressurized

26 Sep 2019

Chinmayanand case: 'Arrested' law student's father says she's being pressurized

In an unfortunate turn of events, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed to probe rape allegations against former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, arrested the woman who spoke against him on Wednesday.

Important day for Chidambaram, SC to pronounce verdict on pleas

05 Sep 2019

Important day for Chidambaram, SC to pronounce verdict on pleas

P Chidambaram, the former Finance Minister, who has been in CBI custody has an important day today, as courts will pronounce verdict on a bunch of his pleas.

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea calls Chidambaram's arrest 'good news'

29 Aug 2019

INX Media case: Indrani Mukerjea calls Chidambaram's arrest 'good news'

Indrani Mukerjea, who co-founded INX Media along with her husband Peter, is "glad" former Finance Minister P Chidambaram has been arrested.

Chawla Hotels CEO stole luggage at US airport for "thrill"

27 Aug 2019

Chawla Hotels CEO stole luggage at US airport for "thrill"

The CEO of Chawla Hotels, Dinesh Chawla, has been arrested for stealing luggage from the Memphis International Airport in Tennessee, United States.

#INXMediaCase: SC rejects Chidambaram's urgent anticipatory-bail plea after HC setback

20 Aug 2019

#INXMediaCase: SC rejects Chidambaram's urgent anticipatory-bail plea after HC setback

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down former Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram's plea for an urgent hearing on his anticipatory bail plea seeking protection from arrest in the corruption and money laundering cases relating to the INX Media scandal.

WWE: Here are superstars who have served prison sentence

16 Aug 2019

WWE: Here are superstars who have served prison sentence

The WWE superstars are among the highest-earning athletes in the world.

US: Woman arrested for wearing stolen teeth to probation meeting

29 Jul 2019

US: Woman arrested for wearing stolen teeth to probation meeting

In what is probably the weirdest news that you would read day, a United States woman was arrested for stealing someone else's dentures.

Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary murdered over money dispute; two arrested

29 Jun 2019

Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary murdered over money dispute; two arrested

There has been a breakthrough in the murder mystery of Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary, who was killed earlier this week.

Bengaluru techie jailed after one-night stand with Tinder date

19 Jun 2019

Bengaluru techie jailed after one-night stand with Tinder date

Online dating culture is a tricky mess. While you may come across fake profiles and sex offenders galore, minding the fine line between serious and casual is usually the hardest.

UP shocker: Railway cops beat journalist, urinate in his mouth

12 Jun 2019

UP shocker: Railway cops beat journalist, urinate in his mouth

A distressing video has emerged from Uttar Pradesh wherein a journalist was slapped, punched, and abused by a group of policemen who paid no attention to his pleas.

Expelled IIT-Guwahati scholar arrested in Bihar for stalking woman

11 Jun 2019

Expelled IIT-Guwahati scholar arrested in Bihar for stalking woman

A 30-year-old man has recently been arrested for stalking and harassing a Ph.D. scholar at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the Powai police said on Monday.

Five people arrested for online comments on Adityanath. RIP democracy

10 Jun 2019

Five people arrested for online comments on Adityanath. RIP democracy

A woman claimed she sent a marriage proposal to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, a journalist shared her video in jest and was arrested.

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

09 Jun 2019

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

Delhi-based freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia has been arrested on Saturday by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly sharing an "objectionable post" online on UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

Uttar Pradesh: Three men gang-raped deaf, mute 17-year-old; recorded act

27 May 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Three men gang-raped deaf, mute 17-year-old; recorded act

A disturbing incident has been reported from Uttar Pradesh's Rampur district. According to police, three men gang-raped a deaf and mute minor.

#SaradhaScam: SC withdraws ex-Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar's arrest protection

17 May 2019

#SaradhaScam: SC withdraws ex-Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar's arrest protection

The Supreme Court has on Friday vacated the order granting interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner, Rajeev Kumar, in the case related to the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam.

Pacer Mohammed Shami's wife arrested for creating ruckus, later released

30 Apr 2019

Pacer Mohammed Shami's wife arrested for creating ruckus, later released

On Sunday, Hasin Jahan, the estranged wife of Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami was arrested in Amroha, Uttar Pradesh.

Gurugram man raped 8-year-old repeatedly after wife died, arrested: Police

30 Apr 2019

Gurugram man raped 8-year-old repeatedly after wife died, arrested: Police

A man has been arrested in Gurugram for allegedly raping his eight-year-old daughter repeatedly over several months, police said yesterday.

Journalist, cop arrested for sharing Facebook-post on Biplab Deb's divorce

29 Apr 2019

Journalist, cop arrested for sharing Facebook-post on Biplab Deb's divorce

A journalist and a police constable were arrested yesterday for sharing a Facebook post which claimed Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb's wife has filed a divorce suit against him, police said.

#SriLankaBlasts: 11 more held, total number of arrests now 24

22 Apr 2019

#SriLankaBlasts: 11 more held, total number of arrests now 24

Sri Lankan authorities arrested 11 more people, all reportedly members of a Muslim radical group, today taking the total number of arrests to 24, as multiple blasts rocked the island nation on Easter Sunday that killed over 290.

Delhi: Sex racket busted in Aman Vihar, four held

20 Apr 2019

Delhi: Sex racket busted in Aman Vihar, four held

A sex racket was busted and four persons were arrested in a joint operation conducted by the Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) and police in outer Delhi's Aman Vihar, the women's panel said yesterday.

Two held for extorting wealthy men by making obscene videos

14 Apr 2019

Two held for extorting wealthy men by making obscene videos

Two men in their mid-thirties were arrested in Delhi for allegedly extorting money from wealthy people after making their obscene videos, police said yesterday.

Accused in BHU student's murder-case arrested after encounter with police

13 Apr 2019

Accused in BHU student's murder-case arrested after encounter with police

A wanted criminal, who was on the run after allegedly killing Banaras Hindu University student Gaurav Singh, has been arrested following an exchange of fire with police.

5-year-old raped, murdered; accused cousin brother arrested in Ghaziabad

10 Apr 2019

5-year-old raped, murdered; accused cousin brother arrested in Ghaziabad

A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping and killing his five-year-old cousin sister in Ghaziabad, police said.

Man kills wife by crushing her face with stones, arrested

09 Apr 2019

Man kills wife by crushing her face with stones, arrested

A man was held for allegedly killing his wife by crushing her face with stones multiple times over suspicion of her fidelity in Nathupur area, police said yesterday.

29-year-old arrested for killing a man three-years ago in Rohini

09 Apr 2019

29-year-old arrested for killing a man three-years ago in Rohini

A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing a local goon, who robbed his brother, to take revenge and maintain their dominance in Rohini's Sardar colony (New Delhi) three years ago, police said yesterday.

Leave election manifestos, Congress supporters are now fighting over Biryani

07 Apr 2019

Leave election manifestos, Congress supporters are now fighting over Biryani

Several persons were injured in clashes among supporters of Congress's Bijnor candidate Nasimuddin Siddiqui over biryani, which officials said was being served at an election meeting without permission, prompting authorities to lodge a police case and arrest nine.

18 Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

05 Apr 2019

18 Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy has arrested at least 18 Indian fishermen and seized three dhows (vessel) for allegedly poaching in the country's territorial waters.

Hyderabad professor demands bribe from students to pass them, held

05 Apr 2019

Hyderabad professor demands bribe from students to pass them, held

Sleuths of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) yesterday apprehended a professor of the state-run Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad for allegedly demanding a bribe from students to pass them in the examination.

Chinese woman detained for illegally entering President Trump's resort

03 Apr 2019

Chinese woman detained for illegally entering President Trump's resort

A Chinese woman, Yujing Zhang, was arrested by the US Secret Service agents after she tried to illegally enter Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

02 Apr 2019

BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.