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Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

06 May 2020

Admin of obscene Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room' arrested

A 12th standard student, who was the admin of the Instagram group 'Bois Locker Room', was arrested on Wednesday by Delhi Police's Cyber Crime Cell (CCC), two days after an FIR was registered in this matter. Earlier, a 15-year-old, who had shared vile messages on the group was apprehended.

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.

Pune: Woman met man on Instagram, he raped her

30 May 2019

Pune: Woman met man on Instagram, he raped her

On Tuesday evening, Pune's Pimpri-Chinchwad Police booked a 22-year-old man, identified as Vishal Navalkishore Bunde, for allegedly raping a woman.

Karnataka's first: Man sentenced for 2 years in cyber-crime case

08 Sep 2018

Karnataka's first: Man sentenced for 2 years in cyber-crime case

A 38-year-old engineer-turned-lawyer has been sentenced to two years imprisonment and slapped Rs. 25,000 fine, for morphing nude photographs of a woman friend and e-mailing the same to her and others.

Delhi: Man makes fake social-media accounts, threatens women with morphed-images

03 Aug 2018

Delhi: Man makes fake social-media accounts, threatens women with morphed-images

A man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly setting up fake accounts of women and sending their morphed images to their friends.

Live-in-partner demands Rs. 5cr from woman, threatens to upload nudes

02 Jul 2018

Live-in-partner demands Rs. 5cr from woman, threatens to upload nudes

A 34-year-old Chandigarh woman was being harassed by her live-in partner for days now. The 24-year-old man demanded Rs. 5 crore from the woman failing which he threatened to upload her nude pictures on the Internet.

Four new police stations, 186 cops to fight Mumbai's cybercrime

18 Apr 2018

Four new police stations, 186 cops to fight Mumbai's cybercrime

To fight Mumbai's rapidly increasing cyber crime cases, four dedicated police stations, one for each zone: Central, South, Eastern, Western and North, will be opened soon, Mumbai police ACP announced yesterday.

Bengaluru businessman duped of Rs. 60 lakh by online 'lover'

15 Apr 2018

Bengaluru businessman duped of Rs. 60 lakh by online 'lover'

Cyber cops are on the lookout for a woman, accused of robbing a Bengaluru-based businessman of Rs. 60 lakh.

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.

Delhi Police organizes training session on cryptocurrencies

14 Feb 2018

Delhi Police organizes training session on cryptocurrencies

A fortnight after the Delhi Police announced a new individual unit for its cyber cell, it conducted a training session on digital currency for its officers on Tuesday.

Delhi Police to develop cyber cells for tackling online crimes

29 Jan 2018

Delhi Police to develop cyber cells for tackling online crimes

In a bid to tackle cyber crimes with ease and to fast-track investigations of online crimes, the Delhi Police has planned to restructure its cyber cell into an individual unit.

Maharashtra cyber police to take action against online piracy

22 Jan 2018

Maharashtra cyber police to take action against online piracy

In a bid to stop the websites that upload pirated video content, Maharashtra police's digital crime unit (DCU) has decided to take action against such websites and eliminate them.

Tatkal scam: CBI examining softwares allowing travel agents simultaneous bookings

31 Dec 2017

Tatkal scam: CBI examining softwares allowing travel agents simultaneous bookings

After the Tatkal scam bust, several softwares used by travel agents to book Tatkal railway tickets are under CBI scanner.

CBI programmer behind massive Tatkal ticket booking scam

28 Dec 2017

CBI programmer behind massive Tatkal ticket booking scam

Railway passengers will know how rare a feat it is to be able to book confirmed Tatkal tickets themselves.

Home Ministry gets new divisions to fight cyber crime, radicalization

10 Nov 2017

Home Ministry gets new divisions to fight cyber crime, radicalization

The Union Home Ministry has created two new divisions to monitor radicalization activities and cyber fraud, apart from merging others.

In 2017, India has seen one cybercrime every 10 minutes

22 Jul 2017

In 2017, India has seen one cybercrime every 10 minutes

From major ransomware attacks to minor phishing rackets, India saw one incident of cybercrime per 10 minutes in the first six months of 2017: 144 per day.

Meanwhile, Mumbai's cyber crime cell registers FIR against AIB

14 Jul 2017

Meanwhile, Mumbai's cyber crime cell registers FIR against AIB

AIB seems to be in trouble after posting a meme yesterday about PM Modi by using the Snapchat dog filter.

Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians

13 Jul 2017

Steering clear of controversies: A rule book for Indian comedians

Indians born before the 2000s grew up on tales about Akbar-Birbal, Nasruddin Hodja and more. Historically, lower-ranked people resorted to humor to teach wisdom to rulers.

'Pool not illegal': Uber responds to transport dept

02 Feb 2017

'Pool not illegal': Uber responds to transport dept

After the Transport Department's order banning cab sharing, Uber said "uberPOOL" is within the framework of Motor Vehicle Rules. An online petition has also been started to garner support.