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Woman marries divorced man, leaves him, now demanding money

11 Apr 2019

Woman marries divorced man, leaves him, now demanding money

An FIR was lodged recently against a woman named Pooja Thakur, and eight others, who allegedly tricked a Ghaziabad trader, Arvind Mishra.

UP: Dreaded gangster treats police to liquor party, then escapes

29 Mar 2019

UP: Dreaded gangster treats police to liquor party, then escapes

In a major embarrassment for Uttar Pradesh police, a dreaded gangster Badan Singh alias Baddo escaped from custody on Thursday after he allegedly threw a liquor party for policemen in a hotel in Meerut.

Mafia boss' daughter names restaurant after his hometown 'Corleone'

10 Jan 2019

Mafia boss' daughter names restaurant after his hometown 'Corleone'

Youngest daughter of a late notorious mafia boss, who belonged to Sicilian town of Corleone, has named her newly-opened restaurant near Arc De Triomphe, Paris, after the town.

Delhi HC dismisses plea to remove Arvind Kejriwal as CM

08 Jan 2019

Delhi HC dismisses plea to remove Arvind Kejriwal as CM

The Delhi High Court today dismissed a plea seeking removal of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal as Chief Minister of the national capital as he was facing prosecution in a criminal case.

Over 4,000 criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs: SC told

04 Dec 2018

Over 4,000 criminal cases pending against MPs, MLAs: SC told

The Supreme Court was today informed that there were 4,122 criminal cases pending, some for over three decades, against present and former members of Parliament and legislative assemblies.

Criminal wanted in 18 cases injured in encounter in UP

23 Oct 2018

Criminal wanted in 18 cases injured in encounter in UP

A criminal, wanted in 18 cases and carrying a reward of Rs. 25,000 on his head, was nabbed while a sub-inspector was injured in an encounter near UP's Azamgarh on Tuesday morning, police said.

Acquitted, Ilyasi plans to relaunch 'India's Most Wanted' with daughter

10 Oct 2018

Acquitted, Ilyasi plans to relaunch 'India's Most Wanted' with daughter

Even after fighting for 18 years to clear his name in his wife's murder, Suhaib Ilyasi hasn't lost his enthusiasm to catch criminals - something he did before he was put behind the bars - through his famous show, 'India's Most Wanted'.

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

05 Oct 2018

Court grants bail to Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration case

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, serving a jail term in two rape cases, was today granted bail in a case related to alleged castration of 400 of his followers.

SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges

25 Sep 2018

SC: Parliament must make law to ban politicians with criminal-charges

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that it could not prohibit chargesheeted lawmakers from contesting elections.

Man accused of lynching Muslim to contest 2019 elections

18 Sep 2018

Man accused of lynching Muslim to contest 2019 elections

In what can be seen as a blemish on the Indian political system, Shambhulal Regar, a man accused of hacking and burning a Muslim man to death in Rajasthan, is all set to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Agra.

TN: ED raids 9 places in Rs. 90cr bank fraud

08 Sep 2018

TN: ED raids 9 places in Rs. 90cr bank fraud

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday conducted searches at nine locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with an alleged Rs. 90 crore bank loan fraud money laundering case, officials said.

Delhi: 3 gang members nabbed after morning shootout with cops

05 Sep 2018

Delhi: 3 gang members nabbed after morning shootout with cops

Three members of a gang were arrested following a shootout with the police in outer Delhi's Alipur area today morning, police said.

Bihar gangster arrested for Nepal business tycoon kidnapping

28 Aug 2018

Bihar gangster arrested for Nepal business tycoon kidnapping

A Bihar-based gangster, who was wanted in a high-profile kidnapping case, was arrested in RK Puram, South Delhi on Saturday.

Irony much! Don Arun Gawli, murder convict, tops Gandhian-thought exam

14 Aug 2018

Irony much! Don Arun Gawli, murder convict, tops Gandhian-thought exam

Keeping in sync with his Gandhi topi, underworld don-turned-politician Arun Gawli has now become an expert of Gandhian philosophy by topping an exam on the same.

Telangana Police gets 'Face Recognition System' to identify criminals

02 Aug 2018

Telangana Police gets 'Face Recognition System' to identify criminals

Telangana Police is now equipped with another powerful tool, "Facial Recognition System" (FRS), that would help them prevent crime and identify criminals/suspects at lightning speed, the police said today.

For 'wrong depiction', Salem sends legal notice to 'Sanju' makers

27 Jul 2018

For 'wrong depiction', Salem sends legal notice to 'Sanju' makers

One of the key members of the D-company and a major conspirator of 1993 Bombay serial blasts, Abu Salem has sent a legal notice to makers of 'Sanju' for allegedly depicting wrong information about him.

Amazon's facial recognition AI wrongly identifies 28 politicians as criminals

27 Jul 2018

Amazon's facial recognition AI wrongly identifies 28 politicians as criminals

Confirming long-standing fears about potential loopholes, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) conducted a study using Amazon's facial recognition technology, and found that it incorrectly matched people to faces. It even seemed to have a racial bias.

US: Indian student Sharath Koppu's killer had long criminal record

19 Jul 2018

US: Indian student Sharath Koppu's killer had long criminal record

The man who killed 25-year-old Indian student Sharath Koppu in United States' Kansas City had an extensive criminal background and was just 15 when he was first arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 2009.

Himachal Pradesh: Wanted criminal killed in encounter, 2 arrested

14 Jul 2018

Himachal Pradesh: Wanted criminal killed in encounter, 2 arrested

A wanted criminal was today killed and two others were arrested during an encounter with the Punjab Police in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district.

Munna Bajrangi murder: Sensational-claims of 'supari' hinted at by police

14 Jul 2018

Munna Bajrangi murder: Sensational-claims of 'supari' hinted at by police

A senior police officer investigating the murder of Munna Bajrangi, who was shot dead inside Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat prison earlier this week, has hinted that Rs. 10 crore may have been paid by a don-turned-politician to kill the criminal.

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.

70-year-old Indian-origin woman murdered by Myanmar maid in Singapore

27 Jun 2018

70-year-old Indian-origin woman murdered by Myanmar maid in Singapore

A 70-year-old Indian-origin woman in Singapore has been allegedly murdered at her home by a 23-year-old maid Zin Mar Nwe from Myanmar, police said.

Wanted gangster Rajiv Bharti, three criminals killed in South Delhi

09 Jun 2018

Wanted gangster Rajiv Bharti, three criminals killed in South Delhi

In a big win for the Delhi Police, one of the city's most wanted gangsters, Rajesh Bharti, was shot and killed in an encounter in South Delhi on Saturday morning.

What do Delhi-criminals have in common? Love for 'Shah Rukh'

08 May 2018

What do Delhi-criminals have in common? Love for 'Shah Rukh'

If superstar Shah Rukh Khan had a penny for every criminal in Delhi adopting his name, he would add another small fortune to his wealth.

Report: A whopping 3,816 criminal cases against 1,765 MPs, MLAs

13 Mar 2018

Report: A whopping 3,816 criminal cases against 1,765 MPs, MLAs

In a shocking reminder of the extent of criminalization in Indian politics, a whopping 3,816 criminal cases were registered against 1,765 MPs and MLAs across the country, of which 3,045 are still pending for hearing.

These five women are ruling the underworld in Delhi

12 Feb 2018

These five women are ruling the underworld in Delhi

That Delhi is unsafe for women is well known, but not much is reported about the other side: the involvement of women in crimes.

Salem moves Human Rights Court to cancel his India extradition

10 Feb 2018

Salem moves Human Rights Court to cancel his India extradition

Underworld gangster Abu Salem has moved the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to get his extradition to India canceled. He wants them to transfer him back to Portugal.

Mumbai: Undertrial, facing murder-charges, commits suicide in Arthur Road jail

05 Feb 2018

Mumbai: Undertrial, facing murder-charges, commits suicide in Arthur Road jail

An undertrial, facing murder charges, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in central Mumbai's Arthur Road jail.

Have we stopped caring? Behind the three Faridabad, Gurgaon gangrapes

05 Feb 2018

Have we stopped caring? Behind the three Faridabad, Gurgaon gangrapes

Gangrapes don't shock us anymore. Neither does civic apathy.

'Wanted' sharpshooter Tanwir arrested in Delhi encounter

05 Feb 2018

'Wanted' sharpshooter Tanwir arrested in Delhi encounter

Delhi Police nabbed 'wanted' gangster Tanwir alias Munnawar, a sharpshooter of the 'Chhenu' gang, in an encounter in Okhla Mandi this morning. However, his aide escaped.

15 police encounters in two days in Yogi's UP

03 Feb 2018

15 police encounters in two days in Yogi's UP

As many as 24 criminals were arrested and one gangster was killed in 15 police encounters across 10 districts in Uttar Pradesh.

Punjab's "most wanted" gangster Vicky Gounder shot dead in police-encounter

27 Jan 2018

Punjab's "most wanted" gangster Vicky Gounder shot dead in police-encounter

Punjab's most wanted gangster Vicky Gounder and his accomplice Prema Lahoria have been killed in a fierce hour-long encounter by Punjab Police near the Punjab-Rajasthan border.

How a Facebook selfie led cops to a murderer

18 Jan 2018

How a Facebook selfie led cops to a murderer

Two years ago, Cheyenne Rose Antoine, now a 21-year-old, got into a heated argument with her friend Brittney Gargol, then 18.

Six murders in two hours by 'mentally-unstable' killer jolts Palwal

02 Jan 2018

Six murders in two hours by 'mentally-unstable' killer jolts Palwal

Tension gripped Haryana's Palwal on the second day of the new year as it woke up to six brutal murders.

Yogi scraps a 1995 case against himself!

27 Dec 2017

Yogi scraps a 1995 case against himself!

UP CM Yogi Adityanath adds another feather to his cap. He recently played both accused and the judge!

Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company once again targets Chhota Rajan in Tihar

27 Dec 2017

Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company once again targets Chhota Rajan in Tihar

Dawood Ibrahim's D-Company is trying to get rid of Chhota Rajan even while he's in prison.

SC approves 12 fast-track courts to clear cases against politicians

14 Dec 2017

SC approves 12 fast-track courts to clear cases against politicians

The Supreme Court of India has given its nod today, for setting up of 12 fast-track courts to dispose of the more than 1,000 pending cases against politicians.

Dawood Ibrahim breaking up with trusted aide Chhota Shakeel?

13 Dec 2017

Dawood Ibrahim breaking up with trusted aide Chhota Shakeel?

Rumors are that all is not well between wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his most trusted aide Chhota Shakeel.

12 fast-track courts to hear 1,571 pending cases against politicians

12 Dec 2017

12 fast-track courts to hear 1,571 pending cases against politicians

The Center has told the SC it has framed a policy to set up 12 special courts to quickly dispose of 1,571 pending cases against politicians.

In this English village, 'criminal' Vijay Mallya is an 'asset'

04 Dec 2017

In this English village, 'criminal' Vijay Mallya is an 'asset'

Vijay Mallya might be a wanted criminal in India, but apparently in the little village of Tewin, England, he is an "asset".