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Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

04 Sep 2020

Three-year-old raped in UP's Lakhimpur; third incident in 20 days

A three-year-old girl, who was missing since Wednesday, was raped and murdered, Uttar Pradesh police said today, reports NDTV.

SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

03 Sep 2020

SC denies bail to teen who murdered Ryan School student

The teen accused of murdering his junior inside the Ryan International School in Gurugram in 2017 was denied bail by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

Kerala nurse on death penalty in Yemen recounts horrid tale

26 Aug 2020

Kerala nurse on death penalty in Yemen recounts horrid tale

Last week, Nimisha Priya made headlines after she was handed the death sentence for killing her "husband," a Yemeni national, and chopping his body into pieces.

Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested

21 Aug 2020

Medical student found dead in UP, harasser doctor arrested

In a disturbing incident, a medical student (25) was recently found dead in Agra, just a few kilometres away from SN Medical College, where she had been studying.

UP: 13-year-old brutally raped, murdered after defecating in farmland

16 Aug 2020

UP: 13-year-old brutally raped, murdered after defecating in farmland

A 13-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district on Friday. Reportedly, the girl had gone missing after she went to relieve herself in a farmland in Pakaria village of Isanagar area.

Kanpur: Technician kidnapped, murdered; probe ordered into police's involvement

25 Jul 2020

Kanpur: Technician kidnapped, murdered; probe ordered into police's involvement

Already being slammed over extra-judicial killings, the Kanpur Police landed itself in yet another row after the family of a murdered lab technician claimed cops didn't make efforts to rescue him after he was kidnapped.

33-year-old tech entrepreneur murdered, body dismembered in NYC; aide arrested

18 Jul 2020

33-year-old tech entrepreneur murdered, body dismembered in NYC; aide arrested

The New York City Police made substantial headway in the investigation into the grisly murder of a young tech entrepreneur, as they arrested his 21-year-old former personal assistant on Friday.

TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested

23 Jun 2020

TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested

A TikTok user having over 4 lakh followers has been arrested by Ghaziabad Police for stabbing a woman to death, just days before her wedding.

Gujarat: Brothers take kids for outing, kill them, commit suicide

19 Jun 2020

Gujarat: Brothers take kids for outing, kill them, commit suicide

In a gruesome incident, two brothers in Gujarat allegedly killed their four kids before committing suicide, a TOI report said on Friday.

Delhi L-G allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case

02 Jun 2020

Delhi L-G allows Manu Sharma's release in Jessica Lal case

The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, has approved the pre-mature release of Manu Sharma, convicted in the high profile 1999 Jessica Lal murder case.

72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US

22 May 2020

72-year-old man killed by son during Zoom call in US

A 72-year-old man was stabbed to death during a call on the video conferencing platform Zoom in New York, United States. The attacker is said to be the 72-year-old's own son.

Samajwadi Party leader, son, shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

19 May 2020

Samajwadi Party leader, son, shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

The cold-blooded murders of a Samajwadi Party leader and his son in Uttar Pradesh sent shockwaves in Sambhal district, where the incident happened.

Bulandshahr: Mutilated bodies of two sadhus found; one arrested

28 Apr 2020

Bulandshahr: Mutilated bodies of two sadhus found; one arrested

Days after two sadhus were lynched in Maharashtra's Palghar, a similar incident played out in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr.

Pakistan court commutes US journalist Daniel Pearl murder-convict's death sentence

02 Apr 2020

Pakistan court commutes US journalist Daniel Pearl murder-convict's death sentence

A Pakistan court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of a convict in the 2002 murder of United States journalist Daniel Pearl.

In Dubai, Indian man killed girlfriend, drove with her body

16 Mar 2020

In Dubai, Indian man killed girlfriend, drove with her body

In a gut-wrenching incident, an Indian man allegedly murdered his girlfriend in Dubai and drove around the city with her body placed in the front seat of the car last July, a Dubai Court of First Instance was told on Sunday.

Nirbhaya convicts' execution on March 20; fourth death warrant issued

05 Mar 2020

Nirbhaya convicts' execution on March 20; fourth death warrant issued

A Delhi court on Thursday issued fresh death warrants against the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case.

UP: Frustrated with husband, woman beats 6-month-old daughter to death

02 Mar 2020

UP: Frustrated with husband, woman beats 6-month-old daughter to death

In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old woman allegedly thrashed her six-month-old daughter to death in the Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

08 Feb 2020

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

Lucknow: Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants

02 Feb 2020

Lucknow: Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants

A Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader, Ranjeet Bachchan, was shot dead in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, early Sunday morning.

Woman killed her three children while singing them lullabies; arrested

22 Jan 2020

Woman killed her three children while singing them lullabies; arrested

A woman in the United States has been arrested on the suspicion of murdering her three children. The incident occurred in Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday.

UP man kills pregnant wife; grinds her body in 'chakki'

16 Jan 2020

UP man kills pregnant wife; grinds her body in 'chakki'

In a shocking incident, a man in Uttar Pradesh was arrested for murdering his pregnant wife before chopping, grinding and burning her body.

Hyderabad rape convicts confessed to 9 similar crimes: Police

18 Dec 2019

Hyderabad rape convicts confessed to 9 similar crimes: Police

In a shocking development in the gang-rape and murder of a 26-year-old Hyderabad veterinarian, Dr. Disha (name changed), last month, the police have claimed that two of the four accused had confessed to being involved in nine similar crimes.

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

07 Dec 2019

Unnao becomes UP's 'rape capital'; 86 cases reported this year

A day after the Unnao rape victim died, a report states that the district now qualifies as the "rape capital" of Uttar Pradesh.

Unnao rape victim dies day after being burnt alive

07 Dec 2019

Unnao rape victim dies day after being burnt alive

The 23-year-old woman, who was set ablaze by the men she accused of rape, died at Delhi's Safdarjung hospital on Friday night.

Hyderabad encounter: Has justice been served?

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Has justice been served?

A 27-year-old girl was brutally raped, murdered and charred to death. For no fault of hers.

Hyderabad encounter: Law did its duty, says Commissioner on criticism

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: Law did its duty, says Commissioner on criticism

Hours after the four accused in the Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder were killed in an encounter, Cyberabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar said the law has done its duty.

Hyderabad encounter: What politicians said and why that doesn't help

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad encounter: What politicians said and why that doesn't help

India woke up today to the news of an encounter in Telangana's Shadnagar, where the four accused in a Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder were gunned down.

Hyderabad vet case: Cop Sajjanar and a curious 2008 encounter

06 Dec 2019

Hyderabad vet case: Cop Sajjanar and a curious 2008 encounter

Days after outrage erupted over the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinarian on the outskirts of Hyderabad, many bayed for the blood of the accused.

All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

06 Dec 2019

All 4 accused in Hyderabad vet's rape-murder killed in encounter

In a shocking development in the Hyderabad veterinarian's rape and murder, all four accused have been killed in an encounter.

Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case

02 Dec 2019

Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case

Amid nationwide outcry over the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a young woman in Telangana, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan on Monday argued that those accused of rape must be brought out in public and lynched.

Rajasthan: 6-year-old abducted, raped, strangled to death with school belt

02 Dec 2019

Rajasthan: 6-year-old abducted, raped, strangled to death with school belt

In a shocking incident, a six-year-old schoolgirl was abducted, allegedly raped and strangled to death with her school belt, in Rajasthan's Tonk district.

3 cops suspended for delaying probe in Priyanka Reddy's disappearance

01 Dec 2019

3 cops suspended for delaying probe in Priyanka Reddy's disappearance

On Saturday, Cyberabad Police suspended three cops in connection with the recent rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

Sent from one police station to another: Priyanka Reddy's father

30 Nov 2019

Sent from one police station to another: Priyanka Reddy's father

Days after the shocking rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad, her family has claimed that the police delayed the investigation.

Priyanka Reddy murder: Four arrested accused have confessed

30 Nov 2019

Priyanka Reddy murder: Four arrested accused have confessed

In the latest development in the rape and murder of a 26-year-old veterinary doctor on the outskirts of Hyderabad, the police have said that the accused returned to the scene of the crime to check if the victim's body had burned completely.

After vet's rape-murder, another woman's burnt body found in Hyderabad

30 Nov 2019

After vet's rape-murder, another woman's burnt body found in Hyderabad

A day after the gruesome rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinary doctor sent shockwaves across the nation, another woman's charred body was found on Friday.

Priyanka Reddy murder: What we know so far

29 Nov 2019

Priyanka Reddy murder: What we know so far

A day after the charred body of veterinary doctor Potula Priyanka Reddy was found on the outskirts of Hyderabad, it seems her killers first gained her confidence before assaulting her.

Pakistan woman journalist killed by husband for not quitting job

27 Nov 2019

Pakistan woman journalist killed by husband for not quitting job

A woman journalist was shot dead outside her workplace, allegedly by her husband, in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday.

Mother, lover kill 6-year-old daughter to hide their illicit affair

27 Nov 2019

Mother, lover kill 6-year-old daughter to hide their illicit affair

In a shocking incident, a woman in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district killed her 6-year-old daughter after the minor discovered her affair with a neighbor.

Woman murders her three sons; feared they would become abusers

23 Nov 2019

Woman murders her three sons; feared they would become abusers

A woman in Ohio, United States, pleaded guilty to murdering her three sons on Tuesday and has been sentenced to 37 years in prison.

MP: Alcoholic man rapes sister, sister-in-law, mother; killed by family

19 Nov 2019

MP: Alcoholic man rapes sister, sister-in-law, mother; killed by family

In a shocking piece of news, a family in Datia, Madhya Pradesh, resorted to killing their 24-year-old son for raping his mother, sister and brother's wife.