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DRI seizes 10kgs gold worth Rs. 3.18cr smuggled from Bhutan

08 Jul 2018

DRI seizes 10kgs gold worth Rs. 3.18cr smuggled from Bhutan

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 10kgs of gold, which was smuggled into India from Bhutan, in West Bengal's Siliguri.

Gurugram: 15 people, including 5 foreigners, held in spa center

05 Jul 2018

Gurugram: 15 people, including 5 foreigners, held in spa center

Gurugram Police yesterday arrested 15 people, including five foreigners, from a Sector-29 spa center for their alleged involvement in the sex trade.

Haryana: Father-son duo, directors of online gambling company, arrested

04 Jul 2018

Haryana: Father-son duo, directors of online gambling company, arrested

The cyber wing of Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested two absconding directors of an online gambling company from Gurugram in Haryana.

Two Bangladeshi-couples get 2-year jail for illegally staying in India

20 Jun 2018

Two Bangladeshi-couples get 2-year jail for illegally staying in India

A court in Thane has sentenced two Bangladeshi couples to two years of imprisonment for staying illegally in India under Foreigners Act and imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000 on each of them.

2 railway employees arrested with illegal liquor in Bihar

01 May 2018

2 railway employees arrested with illegal liquor in Bihar

Two railway employees were arrested from a Patna-bound train near the city on Tuesday for trying to smuggle liquor to dry Bihar.

Bengaluru: Customs officials seize Rs. 6.5cr-worth sedative drug at airport

19 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: Customs officials seize Rs. 6.5cr-worth sedative drug at airport

The customs authorities have seized 12.9kg of methaqualone, a sedative drug, worth Rs. 6.5cr at the airport in Bengaluru.

Karnataka government earns lakhs daily as fines on illegal mining

16 Feb 2018

Karnataka government earns lakhs daily as fines on illegal mining

Even though illegal mining of iron ore in Karnataka has considerably reduced, mining illegally is still on at some parts of the state. As a result of that, the government earns lakhs of rupees daily in the form of fines.

UN Report: North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

04 Feb 2018

UN Report: North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

As per recent UN report, North Korea has earned nearly $200mn in 2017 by exporting banned commodities. It has also allegedly supplied weapons to Syria and Myanmar.

Popularity of party drugs in India has increased manifold

26 Dec 2017

Popularity of party drugs in India has increased manifold

According to government data, use of synthetic party drugs have increased manifold in the last five years in India.

Businessmen brothers arrested in Mumbai for smuggling 350kg gold

24 Dec 2017

Businessmen brothers arrested in Mumbai for smuggling 350kg gold

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested two businessmen brothers from Rajkot for smuggling in 350kg of gold worth Rs. 105 crore.

Australia seizes record 1.2-tons of meth worth Rs. 5,000cr

22 Dec 2017

Australia seizes record 1.2-tons of meth worth Rs. 5,000cr

Australia has seized 1.2-tons of the drug methamphetamine having a street value of nearly Rs. 5,000 crores (A$1 billion).

Tamil Nadu police seize 200kg of ganja in Rameswaram

11 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu police seize 200kg of ganja in Rameswaram

In a major bust, police in Tamil Nadu have seized 200 kilos of ganja worth Rs. 1cr from a cart at Sundaramudayan near Rameswaram.

Delhi: Woman dragged, stripped, paraded naked by liquor mafia

08 Dec 2017

Delhi: Woman dragged, stripped, paraded naked by liquor mafia

In a disturbing case, a 33-year-old woman in Delhi, who had helped cops raid illicit liquor traders, was allegedly attacked with iron rods, dragged and paraded naked by women involved in the trade.

Kapil Sharma's neighbor Mika Singh gets legal notice from BMC

07 Dec 2017

Kapil Sharma's neighbor Mika Singh gets legal notice from BMC

After actors Kapil Sharma and Irrfan Khan, it is now Mika Singh's turn to get a legal notice from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) alleging illegal alterations in the flat.

Illegal sale of opioids: Indian-American pharma billionaire arrested

27 Oct 2017

Illegal sale of opioids: Indian-American pharma billionaire arrested

Indian-American billionaire John Kapoor has reportedly been arrested for illegally marketing opioids.

GST: Traders exploit loopholes to evade taxes, earn profits illegally

21 Oct 2017

GST: Traders exploit loopholes to evade taxes, earn profits illegally

Traders have found loopholes to evade taxes under GST. Officials believe high levy on daily use items is contributing to the problem.

Odisha: 6 killed in Balasore's illegal firecracker factory explosion

18 Oct 2017

Odisha: 6 killed in Balasore's illegal firecracker factory explosion

In a tragic incident on the Diwali eve, six persons have been killed while six others were gravely injured in a massive explosion at an illegal firecracker manufacturing unit in a village in Odisha's Balasore district.

Illegal kidney transplant for Phagwara mayor's daughter at Rs. 40L

27 Sep 2017

Illegal kidney transplant for Phagwara mayor's daughter at Rs. 40L

After busting a major international kidney racket at Mumbai Airport, the city cops claimed that the racketeers received Rs. 40L even from Arun Khosla, the mayor of Punjab's Phagwara, to get a kidney for his daughter.

Jharkhand: Massive fire at illegal firecracker-factory; 8 killed, 25 injured

25 Sep 2017

Jharkhand: Massive fire at illegal firecracker-factory; 8 killed, 25 injured

At least eight people have been killed and 25 injured when a massive fire broke out at an illegal firecracker factory in Kumardubi village of Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district.

Several Kashmiri Twitter accounts post illegal content, says Twitter

04 Sep 2017

Several Kashmiri Twitter accounts post illegal content, says Twitter

Several Kashmiri Twitter users who are vocal about the Valley's conflict have received an official mail from Twitter's legal department notifying them of the illegality of their content.

Report: 15% brothels provide minors for sex in Mumbai

17 Aug 2017

Report: 15% brothels provide minors for sex in Mumbai

Minors form a major part of India's sex trade. A report by IJM and Maharashtra Commission for the Protection of Child Rights claims at least 15% of Mumbai's commercial sex establishments offer underage women for pleasure.

'Identify and deport': Centre ups ante against illegal immigrants

14 Aug 2017

'Identify and deport': Centre ups ante against illegal immigrants

The Centre has stepped up against illegal immigration and asked states to identify and deport immigrants.

Trump slams NY Times for illegal leak compromising Baghdadi's capture

23 Jul 2017

Trump slams NY Times for illegal leak compromising Baghdadi's capture

In his latest controversial tweet, Trump notes "The Failing New York Times foiled US attempt to kill the single most wanted terrorist, Al-Baghdadi. Their sick agenda over National Security."

Bengaluru: 3 foreigners arrested with cocaine worth Rs. 7 lakh

19 Jul 2017

Bengaluru: 3 foreigners arrested with cocaine worth Rs. 7 lakh

Central Crime Branch investigators caught three foreigners -a Nigerian, a Briton and a Mozambique- red handed and recovered six grams of cocaine worth Rs. 7.5 lakh from them at NGEF Layout, Byappanahalli, Bengaluru.

Hyderabad: Former NASA employee-turned-drug peddler nabbed

13 Jul 2017

Hyderabad: Former NASA employee-turned-drug peddler nabbed

A 29-year-old former NASA employee was arrested in Hyderabad for dealing in narcotics.

Delhi Police nabs illegal racket selling old iPhones as new

18 Jun 2017

Delhi Police nabs illegal racket selling old iPhones as new

Four persons were arrested by Delhi Police Crime Branch for passing off old iPhones as new to unsuspecting customers.

Online gaming is now witnessing strong growth and risky bets

12 May 2017

Online gaming is now witnessing strong growth and risky bets

The Indian online gaming industry is throttling ahead in full gusto and will be growing at a steady pace of 20% to become a $1billion industry by 2021 from the $360 million it makes now.