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Shaheen Bagh: Petrol bomb hurled near protest site; none injured

22 Mar 2020

Shaheen Bagh: Petrol bomb hurled near protest site; none injured

A petrol bomb was thrown in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh near an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protest site, police officials confirmed on Sunday.

Out on bail, Congress MLA's son rams Bentley into vehicles

12 Feb 2020

Out on bail, Congress MLA's son rams Bentley into vehicles

In a shocking incident, the son of a Congress MLA rammed his Bentley into two vehicles in Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, on Sunday, injuring at least four people.

Violence in Jamia: V-C wants high-level inquiry, calls incident unfortunate

16 Dec 2019

Violence in Jamia: V-C wants high-level inquiry, calls incident unfortunate

The Vice-Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University, Nagma Akhtar, is upset with how things shaped up yesterday and wants a high-level inquiry.

India-Bangladesh Day-Night Test: Five people arrested for placing bets

24 Nov 2019

India-Bangladesh Day-Night Test: Five people arrested for placing bets

The ongoing second Test between hosts India and visitors Bangladesh has been hyped too much, owing to it being the first-ever Day-Night Test for the two nations.

#KolkataDoubleMurder: 65-year old woman raped, murdered in front of husband

27 Oct 2019

#KolkataDoubleMurder: 65-year old woman raped, murdered in front of husband

Earlier this year, an elderly couple was found brutally murdered at their home in Kolkata. Now, a post-mortem report has revealed shocking details of the crime.

Bengaluru Blasters batsman, bowling coach arrested for match-fixing: Details here

26 Oct 2019

Bengaluru Blasters batsman, bowling coach arrested for match-fixing: Details here

The Karnataka Premier League (KPL) has been under the scanner of late owing to the allegations that some of the teams were involved in illegal activity of betting and match-fixing.

In Delhi, cops to pay double-penalty for violating traffic laws

05 Sep 2019

In Delhi, cops to pay double-penalty for violating traffic laws

The new traffic laws, which levy heavy penalty on offenders, has turned out to be a double whammy for police personnel in Delhi.

Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act

02 Sep 2019

Congress-governed Rajasthan and MP won't implement new Motor Vehicles Act

The new Motor Vehicles Act, aimed at making roads safer for Indians, came into being on Sunday, September 1.

Delhi: Bullets fired at journalist, eggs thrown at car

23 Jun 2019

Delhi: Bullets fired at journalist, eggs thrown at car

In yet another incident which shows crimes in Delhi have increased rapidly, a journalist was attacked by gunmen late on Saturday night.

Four, including cricketer, arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

12 Jun 2019

Four, including cricketer, arrested for smuggling gold at Delhi airport

Four members of a family, including Canadian cricketer Mamik Luthra, were arrested at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday for allegedly trying to smuggle gold into the country.

These heroes saved students' lives in devastating Surat fire

25 May 2019

These heroes saved students' lives in devastating Surat fire

In a tragic incident on Friday, a massive blaze engulfed the Takshashila Complex in Surat, leaving 23 students dead and several injured.

Mumbai: 100+ sanitary-pad vending-machines to be installed for Police personnel

12 Apr 2019

Mumbai: 100+ sanitary-pad vending-machines to be installed for Police personnel

In an attempt to improve menstrual hygiene among its women personnel, the Mumbai Police has decided to set up sanitary pad vending machines at 140 locations across the city.

Mumbai Police partners with TVF to address triple riding issue

09 Apr 2019

Mumbai Police partners with TVF to address triple riding issue

Mumbai Police is not only known for their hard work but is also praised for their wittiness on Twitter.

CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra appointed as new chief election commissioner

14 Feb 2019

CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra appointed as new chief election commissioner

Sushil Chandra, the current chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), has been appointed as the next chief election commissioner.

#RoadSafetyWeek2019: Delhi traffic cop shows mirror to helmet-less drivers

11 Feb 2019

#RoadSafetyWeek2019: Delhi traffic cop shows mirror to helmet-less drivers

National Road Safety Week was observed countrywide last week from February 4-10.

Delhi traffic-police creates green corridors to help 2 critically-ill patients

30 Nov 2018

Delhi traffic-police creates green corridors to help 2 critically-ill patients

The Delhi Traffic Police provided special 'green corridors' to shift two critically-ill elderly patients to hospitals from the airport, police said yesterday.

#DelhiPollution: Ban on medium/heavy vehicles entering city, till Nov 11

08 Nov 2018

#DelhiPollution: Ban on medium/heavy vehicles entering city, till Nov 11

With Delhi choking on smog and worsening air pollution, the Delhi Police, on the instructions of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), has issued a ban on all heavy and medium vehicles entering the city from Thursday night, starting 11pm.

Businessman, accused of sexually assaulting French girl, evading arrest: Police

29 Oct 2018

Businessman, accused of sexually assaulting French girl, evading arrest: Police

A 56-year-old Delhi businessman is evading arrest after being accused of sexually assaulting a teenage French girl staying in his house, police said today.

Bangladesh: Pro-opposition editor arrested for defamation after calling woman-journalist 'characterless'

23 Oct 2018

Bangladesh: Pro-opposition editor arrested for defamation after calling woman-journalist 'characterless'

The Bangladesh Police has arrested prominent pro-opposition newspaper editor and lawyer Moinul Hosein on a defamation charge, days after he faced massive criticism for calling a woman journalist "characterless" on a TV talk show.

In an I-T raid, Ludhiana's pakode wala surrenders Rs. 60L

07 Oct 2018

In an I-T raid, Ludhiana's pakode wala surrenders Rs. 60L

The famous pakode wala from Ludhiana, Panna Singh Pakode Wale, surrendered Rs. 60 lakh to the Income Tax Department, the TOI reported.

Pune Police claim Bhima Koregaon violence was pre-planned

31 Aug 2018

Pune Police claim Bhima Koregaon violence was pre-planned

In a new development in the Bhima Koregaon violence, the Pune police have now claimed that it was pre-planned.

Toxic bluebottles in action: Avoid Mumbai beaches for now

08 Aug 2018

Toxic bluebottles in action: Avoid Mumbai beaches for now

Advisories have been issued warning people not to venture near shoreline in Mumbai, lest they get stung by bluebottles.

Meghna Gulzar to direct series on 26/11 investigating-officer Rakesh Maria

06 Aug 2018

Meghna Gulzar to direct series on 26/11 investigating-officer Rakesh Maria

Director Meghna Gulzar and Reliance Entertainment's Phantom Films have signed-up to produce a series on the life and case files of former Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Rakesh Maria.

Gujarat govt transfers 31 senior IPS-officers, including Vadodara Police Commissioner

17 Jul 2018

Gujarat govt transfers 31 senior IPS-officers, including Vadodara Police Commissioner

The Gujarat government has transferred 31 IPS officers. Vadodara Police Commissioner (PC) Manoj Shashidhar has been transferred and appointed as Inspector General (IG) of Panchmahal Range.

Delhi: 2 arrested for involvement in over 200 ATM fraud-cases

11 Jul 2018

Delhi: 2 arrested for involvement in over 200 ATM fraud-cases

Two men, allegedly involved in more than 200 ATM fraud cases, have been arrested, police said. With their arrest, the police claimed to have solved 15 ATM fraud cases in Delhi.

Actress Ayesha Takia harassed, threatened; husband seeks Police help

04 Jul 2018

Actress Ayesha Takia harassed, threatened; husband seeks Police help

Ayesha Takia's husband Farhan Azmi took to Twitter to bring to light that his wife, mother and seven-month pregnant sister were being harassed, threatened and stalked by a litigant.

Fraudsters, led by former-air-hostess, dupe youths of lakhs promising railway-jobs

01 Jul 2018

Fraudsters, led by former-air-hostess, dupe youths of lakhs promising railway-jobs

A team of youths thought they had jobs at the Indian Railways, but when they visited the office to get their confirmation letters, all hell broke loose.

Swachh Survekshan-2018: Bengaluru slips further, Mayor fumes, BBMP blames elections

26 Jun 2018

Swachh Survekshan-2018: Bengaluru slips further, Mayor fumes, BBMP blames elections

The Swachh Survekshan-2018 rankings have come as a real shocker for Bengaluru, where its rank has slipped even further than last year's 210.

Girl's Facebook-post of man masturbating in bus gets him arrested

13 May 2018

Girl's Facebook-post of man masturbating in bus gets him arrested

A girl's post forced Kolkata Police to take action against a repeat offender, who masturbated at her in a crowded bus.

Hyderabad: Traffic-police arrests 26 parents for allowing their kids drive

28 Apr 2018

Hyderabad: Traffic-police arrests 26 parents for allowing their kids drive

The Hyderabad traffic police put 26 parents in jail for allowing their minor kids drive, Joint Commission of Traffic Police, Anil Kumar said.

Delhi: Three men carrying 160 kg cannabis arrested

04 Apr 2018

Delhi: Three men carrying 160 kg cannabis arrested

Delhi Police has arrested three men from Anand Vihar ISBT, who were carrying 160 kg of cannabis to supply it to drug peddlers in the national capital.

Postcard News founder arrested for allegedly spreading fake news

30 Mar 2018

Postcard News founder arrested for allegedly spreading fake news

The founder of Postcard News was arrested on Thursday for allegedly spreading fake news about a Jain monk attacked by a Muslim youth.

Gas leak reported from CNG pump in Mumbai's Chembur area

31 Jul 2017

Gas leak reported from CNG pump in Mumbai's Chembur area

A gas leak from a CNG pump in Chembur led to immediate shutdown of power supply in the area. Adjoining roads were also blocked in order to prevent any more crisis that might occur due to leak.

Sunil Shitap: The man responsible for Ghatkopar building collapse?

26 Jul 2017

Sunil Shitap: The man responsible for Ghatkopar building collapse?

On Monday evening, a four-storeyed building came crumbling apart in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area.

WannaCry ransomware shuts down Bengaluru's ATMs

17 May 2017

WannaCry ransomware shuts down Bengaluru's ATMs

According to a bank official, hundreds of ATMs across Bengaluru remained shut for the second day on Tuesday due to a potential virus attack by WannaCry ransomware.

Now, mobile games will promote road safety in Delhi

27 Feb 2017

Now, mobile games will promote road safety in Delhi

New Delhi's traffic police will make use of mobile and computer games to promote road safety awareness among students of Classes VI to VIII.

Infosys organising self-defence classes for employees

05 Feb 2017

Infosys organising self-defence classes for employees

After the murder of a female employee on their campus, Infosys has begun conducting self-defence training for all its female employees.

Safety norms issued to IT firms after Infosys Pune murder

02 Feb 2017

Safety norms issued to IT firms after Infosys Pune murder

The police have initiated the process of issuing safety guidelines to all IT companies in Pune in order to prevent crimes from happening in the future.

Infosys employee's killer worked at firm with lapsed license

01 Feb 2017

Infosys employee's killer worked at firm with lapsed license

Terrier Security Services (India) Private Ltd, the Bengaluru-based private security firm hired by Infosys, was operating in Pune despite of its lapsed license.

Infosys employee argued with guard before her murder

31 Jan 2017

Infosys employee argued with guard before her murder

Rasila Raju, the Infosys employee who was murdered on Sunday evening, was approached by the watchman under the pretext of fixing a computer cable.