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Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

15 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

As India's nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 3, districts across the nation will be divided into three categories, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested

09 Apr 2020

Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested

At a time when doctors are risking their lives to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a man in Delhi assaulted two of them on Wednesday night, accusing them of spreading the deadly virus.

Jamaatis in hiding face attempt to murder charges in Uttarakhand

08 Apr 2020

Jamaatis in hiding face attempt to murder charges in Uttarakhand

Sending a clear message that the administration will not let coronavirus infected persons put others at risk, the Uttarakhand police has booked two members of Tablighi Jamaat for attempt to murder after they hid their travel history.

Coronavirus: Odisha announces 'total shutdown' in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Cuttack

03 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Odisha announces 'total shutdown' in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Cuttack

The Odisha government on Friday announced a "total shutdown" in the capital city of Bhubaneswar and the town of Bhadrak.

Students forced to remove underwear to prove they aren't menstruating

14 Feb 2020

Students forced to remove underwear to prove they aren't menstruating

An incident reported from Gujarat's Bhuj shows there is a long way to go before all stigmas related to periods are quashed.

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

31 Jan 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Over 20 kids, held hostage, freed; criminal killed

Nearly 23 children, who were held hostage by a murder accused in Uttar Pradesh's Farukkhabad, have been rescued, and the criminal, who put them through the horror, killed.

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

22 Jan 2020

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

This morning, a man identified as Aditya Rao, surrendered before Bengaluru police, claiming he put a bag of explosives at Mangaluru International Airport on Monday.

Pune DIG booked for molesting friend's minor daughter at party

27 Dec 2019

Pune DIG booked for molesting friend's minor daughter at party

Deputy Inspector-General (Motor Transport) Pune has been booked for allegedly molesting a minor at her birthday party.

Uttar Pradesh: Internet shut in 21 districts, security beefed up

27 Dec 2019

Uttar Pradesh: Internet shut in 21 districts, security beefed up

The Uttar Pradesh government doesn't want to leave anything to chance and has made elaborate preparations to deal with protests which could spark after Friday prayers.

CAA: Section-144 imposed at Delhi's Red Fort, across UP, Bengaluru

19 Dec 2019

CAA: Section-144 imposed at Delhi's Red Fort, across UP, Bengaluru

As nationwide agitation over the Citizenship Amendment Act continues to grow, authorities moved to foil protests planned for Thursday.

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.

Police says Nithyananda fled country; government has no formal information

22 Nov 2019

Police says Nithyananda fled country; government has no formal information

On Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs said that it has no formal information on self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda fleeing the country.

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

19 Oct 2019

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

No one will ever attach the word failure with Narendra Modi. The man has a cult following, his followers are ready to take any bullet (quite literally) for him, he has an incredible list of highest civilian awards from many nations. And, he keeps winning elections.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

19 Oct 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

A day after the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, founder of the Hindu Samaj Party, three people have been arrested in a joint operation between Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Police.

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.

All about the woman who killed her six family members

08 Oct 2019

All about the woman who killed her six family members

A few days ago, police solved one of the most twisted cases of Kerala, involving six murders. A woman named Jolly Thomas, belonging to Koodathai village in Kozhikode, confessed to killing six family members, including her husband, over a span of 14 years.

J&K: 144 minors, including 9-year-olds, were detained since August

02 Oct 2019

J&K: 144 minors, including 9-year-olds, were detained since August

As many as 144 minors were detained between August 5 and September 23, the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court told the Supreme Court on Tuesday. They were detained for stone-pelting, rioting, and damaging property.

Rajasthan: 15 hours after gang frees criminal, police register FIR

09 Sep 2019

Rajasthan: 15 hours after gang frees criminal, police register FIR

It took Rajasthan police more than 15 hours to register an FIR against a gang, which barged into a police station to free one of Haryana's most-dreaded criminals on Friday.

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

28 Aug 2019

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand booked for allegedly kidnapping law student

Picture this: A law student from Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur levels harassment allegations on BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand. A day later, she goes missing. The UP Police refuses to take any action, the case gains media attention. UP CM Yogi Adityanath faces flak. Finally, the 'Swami' gets booked.

India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away

27 Aug 2019

India's first woman DGP, Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya passes away

Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, India's first woman Director General of Police (DGP), passed away late last night in Mumbai, following a long illness. She was 72.

UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute

17 Jul 2019

UP: 9 shot dead, 25 injured in gunfight over land-dispute

At least nine people were shot dead and 25 others were injured when an alleged land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra led to a gunfight between two parties.

Sridevi's death wasn't accident, but a murder, claims Kerala DGP

12 Jul 2019

Sridevi's death wasn't accident, but a murder, claims Kerala DGP

Sridevi's mysterious death is back in news, again.

#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

11 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose fate as the head of state is mired with uncertainty, made it clear on Thursday that he won't resign.

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today

11 Jul 2019

#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today

On Thursday, 10 rebel MLAs of Karnataka, who alleged assembly speaker KR Ramesh didn't accept their resignation to save Congress-JD(S) coalition from crumbling, were directed by Supreme Court to meet him at 6 PM.

16-year-old held captive for week, gang-raped by six including minors

24 Jun 2019

16-year-old held captive for week, gang-raped by six including minors

In a disturbing news, six men, including three minors, held a girl captive for seven days and raped her repeatedly.

Home Ministry warns of violence on counting day, alerts states

22 May 2019

Home Ministry warns of violence on counting day, alerts states

Today, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) sent an alert to all states warning of possible violence on Thursday when votes for Lok Sabha polls will be counted.

Suspects arrested in UP had links to Pulwama attack mastermind

25 Feb 2019

Suspects arrested in UP had links to Pulwama attack mastermind

The two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Saharanpur have confessed to having links with JeM.

Fight for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris: PM Modi finally speaks

23 Feb 2019

Fight for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris: PM Modi finally speaks

Days after a hate campaign was launched against Kashmiri students staying in various parts of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned it.

SC asks states to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

22 Feb 2019

SC asks states to ensure safety of Kashmiri students

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to Centre and 10 states over the assault of Kashmiri students after the barbaric terror attack in Pulwama on February 14.

MP: Senior cop 'treated' father's dead body for a month

14 Feb 2019

MP: Senior cop 'treated' father's dead body for a month

In a disturbing incident, a senior police officer in Madhya Pradesh kept his dead father's body at his home claiming he was undergoing "ayurvedic treatment".

Rajasthan: #GujjarProtest for quota continues; 23 trains canceled, 20 diverted

09 Feb 2019

Rajasthan: #GujjarProtest for quota continues; 23 trains canceled, 20 diverted

Gujjar community leader Kirori Singh Bainsla along with supporters in Rajasthan continued the sit-in protest in Sawai Madhopur demanding the implementation of 5% quota in jobs and education for Gujjars, Raika-Rebari, Gadia Luhar, Banjara, and Gadaria communities as promised by the state government.

Modi-Mamata showdown: SC directs Kolkata Commissioner to co-operate with CBI

05 Feb 2019

Modi-Mamata showdown: SC directs Kolkata Commissioner to co-operate with CBI

The ongoing tussle between the Central Bureau of Investigation and Kolkata police took a new turn on Tuesday after the Supreme Court directed Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate with the agency in the Saradha chit fund scam investigation.

IPS Officer Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as CBI director

04 Feb 2019

IPS Officer Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge as CBI director

Newly-appointed CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla took charge of the probe agency this morning, CBI spokesperson Nitin Wakankar said.

Sasikala is enjoying VIP-treatment in prison, has 5 rooms, cook

21 Jan 2019

Sasikala is enjoying VIP-treatment in prison, has 5 rooms, cook

VK Sasikala, the live-in aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, is enjoying many privileges in Central Prison, Bengaluru, an RTI inquiry has found.

UP cop who died last month named in transfer list

12 Jan 2019

UP cop who died last month named in transfer list

In an embarrassing gaffe, the Uttar Pradesh police ended up including the name of a deceased police officer, Satya Narain Singh, in its latest list of officers to be transferred.

#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly

23 Dec 2018

#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly

Just days back, a political row had erupted over a government order that gave sweeping powers of surveillance to 10 Central agencies.

Bulandshahr violence: Yogi orders strict action against cow slaughter

05 Dec 2018

Bulandshahr violence: Yogi orders strict action against cow slaughter

Amid a political furor over the killing of a police inspector and a man in Bulandshahr in a case of mob violence, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked for a thorough probe yesterday night.

#SabarimalaRow: Many detained by police, BJP, RSS protest outside CM-house

19 Nov 2018

#SabarimalaRow: Many detained by police, BJP, RSS protest outside CM-house

Late on Sunday night, nearly 70 people were detained from the Sabarimala temple in Kerala triggering protests all over the state including the house of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

#RecruitmentAlert: Haryana Police to recruit 7,500 personnel

18 Nov 2018

#RecruitmentAlert: Haryana Police to recruit 7,500 personnel

The Haryana Police will start the process to recruit 7,500 new personnel from next month, said Haryana Director General of Police B S Sandhu on Saturday.

Image of 'MotherCop' with baby goes viral; time for creche-facilities?

29 Oct 2018

Image of 'MotherCop' with baby goes viral; time for creche-facilities?

An image of a woman police constable working at her desk with her infant fast asleep has gone viral and has sparked discussion on bringing reforms to police stations.