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Don't know about Malegaon blast: Accused Pragya Thakur tells court

07 Jun 2019

Don't know about Malegaon blast: Accused Pragya Thakur tells court

Pragya Thakur, who won Lok Sabha polls from Bhopal on a BJP ticket, on Friday appeared before a special NIA court in Mumbai in connection to the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Rights panel didn't find evidence of Pragya's claims about torture

20 Apr 2019

Rights panel didn't find evidence of Pragya's claims about torture

BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur claimed she was tortured by ATS, led by martyred IPS officer Hemant Karkare, but her allegations couldn't be proved neither in Supreme Court, High Court or Human Rights panel, reports Mumbai Mirror.

Hemant Karkare died due to his 'Karma', says Pragya Thakur

19 Apr 2019

Hemant Karkare died due to his 'Karma', says Pragya Thakur

BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur stirred a new controversy on Friday after she said former Mumbai Anti-Terrorist Squad chief Hemant Karkare died because of his 'karma'.

Delhi: Lady don alias Mummy, having 113 criminal cases, arrested

19 Aug 2018

Delhi: Lady don alias Mummy, having 113 criminal cases, arrested

Dreaded gangster Basiran, who was active in Delhi for 16 years and had 113 criminal cases on her, was arrested on Friday from Delhi's Sangam Vihar.

Bombay-HC admits Malegaon blast accused Purohit's plea challenging discharge rejection

22 Jun 2018

Bombay-HC admits Malegaon blast accused Purohit's plea challenging discharge rejection

The Bombay HC today admitted a plea filed by Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, challenging previous judgments of the HC and a special trial court that had rejected his discharge from the case.

IPL betting: Police certain of distant, but clear, Dawood connection

05 Jun 2018

IPL betting: Police certain of distant, but clear, Dawood connection

Senior inspector Pradeep Sharma of Thane Anti-Extortion Cell (AEC), who is investigating IPL betting scam, said on Monday that there was a distant but clear Dawood Ibrahim connection in the scam.

IPL Betting: Jalan reveals suspected bookies' names, wanted by police

04 Jun 2018

IPL Betting: Jalan reveals suspected bookies' names, wanted by police

Interrogation of alleged bookie Sonu Malad alias Sonu Jalan has revealed that he had roped in gangster Ravi Pujari in recovering money from those who placed bets during IPL matches, police said today.

10 convicted, given 5-years-jail-term for planning to kill Mahesh Bhatt

26 Apr 2018

10 convicted, given 5-years-jail-term for planning to kill Mahesh Bhatt

The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), on Wednesday, sentenced 10 men to five years prison and acquitted two others, for conspiring to kill filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt.

UP Governor refers anti-organized crime UPCOC Bill to President Kovind

14 Apr 2018

UP Governor refers anti-organized crime UPCOC Bill to President Kovind

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik today referred the Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime (UPCOC) Bill, which seeks to curb organized crime, to President Ram Nath Kovind for his assent.

Maharashtra: Sex racket busted in Virar spa, Thai woman arrested

21 Jan 2018

Maharashtra: Sex racket busted in Virar spa, Thai woman arrested

Maharashtra police have arrested a Thai woman for allegedly running a sex racket in a spa in Virar of Palghar district.

2008 Malegaon blasts: MCOCA charges dropped against Sadhvi Pragya, Purohit

27 Dec 2017

2008 Malegaon blasts: MCOCA charges dropped against Sadhvi Pragya, Purohit

A special NIA (National Investigation Agency) court in Mumbai has dropped charges under MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act), some sections of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), and Arms Act against four accused -Sadhvi Pragya, Lt Col Prasad Purohit, Major (retd.) Ramesh Upadhyay, Ajay Rahikar- in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case.

Maharashtra govt reinstates encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma

17 Aug 2017

Maharashtra govt reinstates encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma

Maharashtra government reinstated encounter specialist Pradeep Sharma after he was unceremoniously removed for allegedly being in contact with the underworld.

Absconding henchman in GB Road sex ring nabbed

09 Sep 2016

Absconding henchman in GB Road sex ring nabbed

On Thursday, Sarfaraz Billi, the muscleman for the prime accused in the human trafficking case, Saira Begum and Afaq Hussain, was arrested by the Delhi Police crime branch from Bulandshahr.