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Maharashtra Police warns against circulating 'disturbing' pictures of Sushant Rajput

15 Jun 2020

Maharashtra Police warns against circulating 'disturbing' pictures of Sushant Rajput

Some triggering pictures of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput have been doing the rounds on social media and messaging platforms. Rajput (34) was found dead at his home in Mumbai on Sunday.

Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint

08 May 2020

Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint

After a Gurugram teenager recently killed himself, his family has blamed the suicide on a girl who accused him of sexual assault on social media.

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.

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi receives vulgar FB messages, seeks Mumbai Police's help

27 Jul 2019

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi receives vulgar FB messages, seeks Mumbai Police's help

Remember Suchitra Krishnamoorthi from Shah Rukh Khan's Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa?

Amrita Rao falls prey to cyber-crime, Twitter account gets hacked

13 Jul 2019

Amrita Rao falls prey to cyber-crime, Twitter account gets hacked

When it comes to security, Twitter is ranked the lowest amongst all social media platforms.

IIT graduate dupes 15L people with fake Modi laptop scheme

03 Jun 2019

IIT graduate dupes 15L people with fake Modi laptop scheme

If you recently signed up for a free laptop scheme under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name, you have been duped.

26-year-old girl, arrested for sharing Mamata Banerjee's meme, moves SC

13 May 2019

26-year-old girl, arrested for sharing Mamata Banerjee's meme, moves SC

When governments fail citizens, they turn towards the courts. And Priyanka Sharma is following the same path.

#DidiRaj: BJP worker arrested for posting meme on Mamata Banerjee

11 May 2019

#DidiRaj: BJP worker arrested for posting meme on Mamata Banerjee

There's tolerance and then there's Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee's version of tolerance. According to her definition, one can't crack jokes or make memes on her.

Former 'Indian Idol' contestant Avanti Patel duped in cyber fraud

20 Mar 2019

Former 'Indian Idol' contestant Avanti Patel duped in cyber fraud

Former Indian Idol contestant Avanti Patel was cheated of Rs. 1.7 lakh in a cyber fraud case recently.

'Inside Edge' actor Natasha Suri harassed by Anurag Kashyap imposter

25 Feb 2019

'Inside Edge' actor Natasha Suri harassed by Anurag Kashyap imposter

Online media, which connects people, can also turn perilous at times.

Anonymous call warns of attack on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

21 Jan 2019

Anonymous call warns of attack on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

On Monday, the official residence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received an anonymous call warning about the threat of a possible attack on the Chief Minister.

Man without smartphone loses Rs. 6.8 lakh in UPI fraud

12 Dec 2018

Man without smartphone loses Rs. 6.8 lakh in UPI fraud

In a strange case of UPI fraud, a Noida-based man has lost nearly Rs. 7 lakh from his bank, without even owning a smartphone.

55-year-old Vadodara aunty's 'Kiki Challenge' video goes viral

04 Aug 2018

55-year-old Vadodara aunty's 'Kiki Challenge' video goes viral

A Kiki dance challenge video of a 55-year-old woman, a Vadodara city resident, has gone viral on social media in Gujarat, even as police in several states have warned people not to perform such acts.

Delhi Traffic Police Twitter handle hacked for few minutes

11 Jul 2018

Delhi Traffic Police Twitter handle hacked for few minutes

The official Twitter handle of Delhi Traffic Police was hacked for a few minutes last night, following which it was restored and a probe was initiated in the matter, a senior police officer said today.

Maharashtra Police takes preventive-measures in the wake of Rainpada lynching

05 Jul 2018

Maharashtra Police takes preventive-measures in the wake of Rainpada lynching

Following the lynching of five men in Maharashtra's Dhule district, Maharashtra Police are taking several preventive steps, including publication of WhatsApp numbers of police control rooms.

Indore Police busts an IPL betting racket

26 May 2018

Indore Police busts an IPL betting racket

Indore Police has busted an international IPL betting racket that was running operation worth crores of rupees.

Delhi: 'Groom' caught for duping, sexually exploiting several women

14 Apr 2018

Delhi: 'Groom' caught for duping, sexually exploiting several women

A 41-year-old man was arrested last week from Dwarka for allegedly cheating, blackmailing and sexually assaulting at least six women by pretending to be a Mumbai-based media honcho.