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Mumbai: Man booked for thrashing wife over cooking 'tasteless' khichdi

24 May 2020

Mumbai: Man booked for thrashing wife over cooking 'tasteless' khichdi

In a shocking incident, a 39-year-old man allegedly assaulted his wife over her cooking in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US

22 May 2020

72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US

A 72-year-old man was stabbed to death during a call on the video conferencing platform Zoom in New York, United States. The attacker is said to be the 72-year-old's own son.

Samajwadi Party leader, son, shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

19 May 2020

Samajwadi Party leader, son, shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

The cold-blooded murders of a Samajwadi Party leader and his son in Uttar Pradesh sent shockwaves in Sambhal district, where the incident happened.

Police attacked in Punjab's Patiala; cop's hand chopped off

12 Apr 2020

Police attacked in Punjab's Patiala; cop's hand chopped off

Early Sunday morning, cops were attacked at a wholesale vegetable market in the Patiala district of Punjab, the police said.

Accused in South Korean online sexual blackmail ring identified

25 Mar 2020

Accused in South Korean online sexual blackmail ring identified

In an unusual move, an accused leader of an online sexual blackmail ring was identified by the South Korea Police after millions signed a petition demanding that his identity be made public.

3 Nirbhaya convicts approach ICJ seeking stay on execution

16 Mar 2020

3 Nirbhaya convicts approach ICJ seeking stay on execution

Days ahead of their scheduled execution, three of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case approached the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

In Dubai, Indian man killed girlfriend, drove with her body

16 Mar 2020

In Dubai, Indian man killed girlfriend, drove with her body

In a gut-wrenching incident, an Indian man allegedly murdered his girlfriend in Dubai and drove around the city with her body placed in the front seat of the car last July, a Dubai Court of First Instance was told on Sunday.

Days before Nirbhaya convicts' hanging, their families seek euthanasia

16 Mar 2020

Days before Nirbhaya convicts' hanging, their families seek euthanasia

In yet another dramatic development in the infamous 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, the families of the four death-row convicts have asked the President to grant them euthanasia.

UP: Frustrated with husband, woman beats 6-month-old daughter to death

02 Mar 2020

UP: Frustrated with husband, woman beats 6-month-old daughter to death

In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old woman allegedly thrashed her six-month-old daughter to death in the Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi violence: 2 SITs to probe case; all FIRs transferred

27 Feb 2020

Delhi violence: 2 SITs to probe case; all FIRs transferred

Days after communal violence erupted in Northeast Delhi, two Special Investigation Teams (SITs) were formed on Thursday to probe the case.

Suspecting extra-marital affair, man throws acid on wife, stabs her

14 Feb 2020

Suspecting extra-marital affair, man throws acid on wife, stabs her

In a horrific incident, a man stabbed his wife with a screwdriver and poured acid on her on Thursday in Kolkata.

Retired Colonel faces inquiry after jawans film him having sex

11 Feb 2020

Retired Colonel faces inquiry after jawans film him having sex

A retired Colonel of the Indian Army faces an inquiry after two soldiers filed a complaint against him for having sex in his office while serving.

Thailand shooting: Soldier kills at least 10 in shooting rampage

08 Feb 2020

Thailand shooting: Soldier kills at least 10 in shooting rampage

In a shocking incident, a Thai soldier opened fire and killed at least 10 people and injured several others in a mass shooting rampage on Saturday.

Muslim man's marriage to 14-year-old Christian girl valid: Pakistan court

08 Feb 2020

Muslim man's marriage to 14-year-old Christian girl valid: Pakistan court

In a horrifying ruling, a Pakistan court upheld the marriage of a 14-year-old girl to a man since she had had her first menstrual cycle, citing Sharia law.

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

08 Feb 2020

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

Lucknow: Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants

02 Feb 2020

Lucknow: Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants

A Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader, Ranjeet Bachchan, was shot dead in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, early Sunday morning.

Caught on CCTV: Naseeruddin Shah's daughter assaults veterinary clinic employees

25 Jan 2020

Caught on CCTV: Naseeruddin Shah's daughter assaults veterinary clinic employees

Mumbai Police have registered a complaint against actor Heeba Shah for assaulting two employees at an animal welfare clinic in Versova.

Woman killed her three children while singing them lullabies; arrested

22 Jan 2020

Woman killed her three children while singing them lullabies; arrested

A woman in the United States has been arrested on the suspicion of murdering her three children. The incident occurred in Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday.

Mumbai: Bollywood casting director arrested for running prostitution racket

16 Jan 2020

Mumbai: Bollywood casting director arrested for running prostitution racket

The social service branch (SSB) of Mumbai Police on Wednesday arrested a casting director for allegedly running a prostitution racket in the city. The accused has been identified as Navin Kumar Premlal Arya (32).

UP man kills pregnant wife; grinds her body in 'chakki'

16 Jan 2020

UP man kills pregnant wife; grinds her body in 'chakki'

In a shocking incident, a man in Uttar Pradesh was arrested for murdering his pregnant wife before chopping, grinding and burning her body.

Bollywood actor, model busted for running prostitution racket in Mumbai

11 Jan 2020

Bollywood actor, model busted for running prostitution racket in Mumbai

The Mumbai Police on Friday busted a prostitution racket operating out of a five-star hotel and arrested two women.

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

10 Jan 2020

North Korean mother rescues kids; faces jail for bizarre reason

In an utterly bizarre incident, a North Korean woman may face prison for saving her two kids from a fire but allowing the portraits of former leaders of the dictator-run nation to burn.

School principal, teacher attack 15-year-old with acid in Mumbai

24 Dec 2019

School principal, teacher attack 15-year-old with acid in Mumbai

A teenager in Mumbai suffered severe burn injuries after she was allegedly attacked with acid by the principal of her alma mater.

After 2.5 years, missing teenager found from suspected pedophile's closet

23 Dec 2019

After 2.5 years, missing teenager found from suspected pedophile's closet

A German teenager, who went missing over two years ago, was found on Friday from the closet of a suspected pedophile.

Praveen Kumar drunkenly thrashed me, my minor son: Ex-cricketer's neighbor

15 Dec 2019

Praveen Kumar drunkenly thrashed me, my minor son: Ex-cricketer's neighbor

Former cricketer Praveen Kumar is back in the news and for all the wrong reasons.

Raped since she was 4, woman takes uncle to court

11 Dec 2019

Raped since she was 4, woman takes uncle to court

Three years after she first approached the police, a woman has taken her maternal uncle to court, accusing him of raping her as a child.

'No court can prosecute me': Nithyananda's video goes viral

07 Dec 2019

'No court can prosecute me': Nithyananda's video goes viral

Days after announcing a new nation by the name of Kailaasa, controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda is making headlines yet again.

Woman shot in face at wedding because she stopped dancing

06 Dec 2019

Woman shot in face at wedding because she stopped dancing

In a shocking incident, a woman was shot in the face at a wedding after she stopped dancing. The incident took place in Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh.

Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail

05 Dec 2019

Unnao: Rape victim set on fire by accused on bail

A 23-year-old woman was set ablaze on Thursday morning by five men outside her village in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district.

Six men gang-rape Coimbatore teen, on her birthday

01 Dec 2019

Six men gang-rape Coimbatore teen, on her birthday

A 17-year-old girl was gang-raped by six men while she was out celebrating her birthday in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, on Tuesday.

Priyanka Reddy murder: Four arrested accused have confessed

30 Nov 2019

Priyanka Reddy murder: Four arrested accused have confessed

In the latest development in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad, the police have said that the accused returned to the scene of the crime to check if the victim's body had burned completely.

After vet's rape-murder, another woman's burnt body found in Hyderabad

30 Nov 2019

After vet's rape-murder, another woman's burnt body found in Hyderabad

A day after the gruesome rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinary doctor sent shockwaves across the nation, another woman's charred body was found on Friday.

Priyanka Reddy murder case: Four accused arrested by Hyderabad Police

29 Nov 2019

Priyanka Reddy murder case: Four accused arrested by Hyderabad Police

Hyderabad Police arrested four persons in connection with the alleged rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor.

Priyanka Reddy murder: What we know so far

29 Nov 2019

Priyanka Reddy murder: What we know so far

A day after the charred body of veterinary doctor Potula Priyanka Reddy was found on the outskirts of Hyderabad, it seems her killers first gained her confidence before assaulting her.

Pakistan woman journalist killed by husband for not quitting job

27 Nov 2019

Pakistan woman journalist killed by husband for not quitting job

A woman journalist was shot dead outside her workplace, allegedly by her husband, in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday.

MP: Alcoholic man rapes sister, sister-in-law, mother; killed by family

19 Nov 2019

MP: Alcoholic man rapes sister, sister-in-law, mother; killed by family

In a shocking piece of news, a family in Datia, Madhya Pradesh, resorted to killing their 24-year-old son for raping his mother, sister and brother's wife.

Bhopal: Man rapes daughter; cousin blackmails her with obscene video

08 Nov 2019

Bhopal: Man rapes daughter; cousin blackmails her with obscene video

In a shocking incident, a man was booked for repeatedly raping his daughter over the course of a year in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

Mumbai: 25-year-old woman arrested for sharing sister's nudes with boyfriend

02 Nov 2019

Mumbai: 25-year-old woman arrested for sharing sister's nudes with boyfriend

A 25-year-old Mumbai woman was recently arrested for sending a video of her younger sister bathing to her boyfriend, Agripada Police said.

#KolkataDoubleMurder: 65-year old woman raped, murdered in front of husband

27 Oct 2019

#KolkataDoubleMurder: 65-year old woman raped, murdered in front of husband

Earlier this year, an elderly couple was found brutally murdered at their home in Kolkata. Now, a post-mortem report has revealed shocking details of the crime.

Death sentence for serial killer, rapist 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar

26 Oct 2019

Death sentence for serial killer, rapist 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar

A Mangaluru court on Thursday sentenced infamous serial killer 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar for the rape and murder of an Anganwadi worker from Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district in 2005.