Thursday, March 30, 2023
Crime & Law

Will not challenge verdict now: Umesh Pal's widow

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh):Slain Umesh Pal's widow, Jaya Pal, has said that she hoped for capital punishment for mafia don Atiq Ahmad and his brother Ashraf but added that she will not challenge the court order in higher court.

Delhi HC overturns trial court order, frames charges against Sharjeel Imam, 8 others

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday partially set aside a trial court's order dated February 4, which had discharged the 11 accused, including Sharjeel Imam, Asif Iqbal Tanha and Safoora Zargar in the 2019 Jamia violence case.

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe in attack on Nisith Pramaik's convoy last month

KOLKATA: The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the attack on the convoy of Union minister of State for Home Affairs Nisith Pramanik allegedly by Trinamool Congress activists on February 25.

Bhojpuri singer booked for abetment to suicide of actress

Varanasi: Police in Uttar Pradeh's Sarnath have registered a case against Bhojpuri singer Samar Singh and his brother Sanjay Singh under sections including abetment to suicide in the Akansha Dubey death case.

Ten minors among 12 held for 'pro-Amritpal' posters in UP district

RAMPUR: Twelve persons, including 10 minors, have been detained for allegedly putting up posters with slogans supporting absconding Khalistani sympathiser Amritpal Singh here.

Man held for duping women devotees of Vaishno Devi

NEW DELHI: A man who duped 50 to 60 women devotees on the pretext of providing them a tour package to Vaishno Devi has been held by the Delhi Police.

Thank you for giving me your heart: Sukesh Chandrashekhar says in letter to Jacqueline

NEW DELHI: Alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, who is presently lodged in the Mandoli Jail here in a money-laundering case, on Saturday wrote a letter to Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez on his birthday

Misa Bharti joins ED probe in land-for-job case

NEW DELHI: Misa Bharti, Rajya Sabha MP and daughter of former Union Railways Minister Lalu Prasad, on Saturday joined the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) probe in connection with the land-for-job case.

Mumbai man goes on stabbing spree in residential building, kills 3, injures 2 

MUMBAI: In a shocker, a middle-aged man went on a stabbing spree in a Mumbai residential building on Friday, attacking five persons, of which three have succumbed, and two others are seriously injured, police said here.

Centre notifies appointment of Chief Justices to three HCs

NEW DELHI: The Central government on Friday cleared the appointment of new Chief Justices to the High Courts of Allahabad, Chhattisgarh, and Patna.

SC restores criminal liability for membership of banned organisation 

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday overruled its 2011 judgements which had held that mere membership of a banned organisation will not incriminate a person unless he indulged in violence or incited it, saying that such unlawful association is against the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India.

Fake call centre busted in Gurugram, nine held

GURUGRAM:A fake call centre, which cheated foreign nationals on the pretext of providing customer support services posing themselves as employees from companies such as Amazon, Apple and eBay, was busted in Gurugram and nine people were arrested in this connection.

Honour killing in TN: CM assures Assembly of stringent action

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday asserted that the government would take stringent action against those involved in the honour killing of a youth in Krishnagiri.

Set up online RTI portal within 3 months, SC tells HCs

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed all high courts to set up RTI websites within three months, adding that online facilities will considerably facilitate the fulfilment of the objects of the Right to Information Act, 2005.

Five held for kidnapping, raping minor in south Delhi

NEW DELHI: Three men were arrested and two juveniles apprehended for kidnapping and raping a minor in south Delhi, a Delhi Police official said on Monday.

Popular DJ Azex found hanging in his Bhubaneswar home

BHUBANESWAR: Popular DJ from Odisha, Akshay Kumar aka DJ Azex, was found hanging in his residence at Kharabela Nagar in Bhubaneswar, the police said on Sunday.

2 Indian-Americans indicted for buying, selling stolen beer

NEW YORK: Three people, including two Indian-Americans, are facing charges for allegedly buying and selling stolen beer worth approximately $20,000 at two local businesses in the US state of Ohio.

Delhi excise policy case: ED likely to confront Sisodia with his PA today

NEW DELHI: Aam Aadmi Party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's personal assistant (PA), Devender Sharma is likely to join the probe of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the Delhi excise policy scam case on Saturday.

Faridkot court rejects pre-arrest bail of Sukhbir Badal, his father gets bail

CHANDIGARH: SAD president and former Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal has decided to approach Punjab and Haryana High Court after a Faridkot court rejected his plea for pre-arrest bail in the Kotkapura firing incident related to sacrilege of Guru Grnath Sahib.

'French visa fraud accused left India before FIR registration'

NEW DELHI: A former employee of the French Embassy here, who was allegedly involved in a visa fraud case, had escaped from India before the registration of the FIR, sources in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Wednesday.

Woman arrested for throwing acid on daughter-in-law

CHENNAI: A woman was arrested on Monday at Vriddhachalam in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district for allegedly throwing acid at her daughter-in-law, the police said.

One killed in burst of gunfire at house in north Delhi

NEW DELHI: A man was killed in an indiscriminate spell of firing by unknown assailants at his house in north Delhi's Rohini area, police said on Sunday.

Not in conformity with societal morality, Indian ethos: Centre in SC on same-sex marriage

NEW DELHI: The central government has told the Supreme Court that living together as partners and having sexual relationship by same sex individuals, which is decriminalised now, is not comparable with the Indian family unit -- a husband, a wife, and children born out of the union -- while opposing pleas seeking recognition of same-sex marriage.

Karnataka minor gang-raped after being promised mobile phone

Hubballi, (Karnataka):A shocking incident of a minor girl being gang-raped by a group of miscreants in Karnataka's Hubballi city came to light on Thursday, police said.

2 dead, 6 injured after Thar driver loses control over vehicle in southwest Delhi

NEW DELHI: Two people died while six others were injured after the driver of Mahindra Thar lost control of the vehicle in southwest Delhi's Vasant Vihar area on Wednesday evening.

CNG pump worker in west Delhi beaten to death, two held

NEW DELHI: A worker at a CNG pump in west Delhi was beaten to death by two youths after a quarrel on Wednesday evening, a police official said.

Indian man claims trial to 8 molestation charges in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A former yoga instructor from India has claimed trial to eight molestation charges involving four alleged victims in Singapore.

Houses of Mukhtar Ansari's supporters razed in UP's Banda

BANDA: The Banda Police on Tuesday razed the houses of Rafiqussmad and Iftikhar Ahmad in Banda district.

Delhi: Drug peddler held, over 12 kgs of cannabis recovered

A 22-year-old drug peddler was arrested here and over 12 kgs of cannabis (ganja) worth lakhs of rupees recovered from his possession, a police official said on Tuesday.

Actress rape case: Kerala HC yet again denies bail to prime accused

Kochi:The Kerala High Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea moved by Pulsar Suni, the prime accused in the 2017 actress assault case, in which Malayalam actor Dileep is also an accused.

ED raids 14 locations in connection to app fraud case; seizes diamonds, gold worth Rs 10 cr

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday said raids were recently conducted in 14 locations in connection to the Power Bank app fraud case and seized gold, diamonds and other valuables worth Rs 10 crore.

Two criminals rob Rs 16 lakh to buy weapons to eliminate rival gang members, held

NEW DELHI:The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested two criminals for committing Rs 16 lakh robbery to buy sophisticated weapons to eliminate the rival gang members, said an official on Tuesday.

Gang war in Goindwal Jail: Two gangsters linked to Sidhu Mossewala murder killed, one injured

CHANDIGARH: In a gangwar inside the Goindwal Jail, two dreaded gangsters involved in Sidhu Moosewala murder case today died during a clash between two groups of gangsters lodged in the jail.

Man kills wife & two sons, attempts to commit suicide in Delhi

NEW DELHI: In a shocking incident, a man allegedly killed his wife and two sons, and then tried to commit suicide in the Vipin Garden area of Delhi's Dwarka district, police said on Sunday.

6 killed, over 50 injured in road accident in MP's Sidhi

BHOPAL:At least half-a-dozen people were killed and over 50 were reportedly injured after a heavily loaded truck collided with three buses in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district late on Friday, officials said.

Drugs, liquor, cash valued at Rs 147 cr seized in three poll-bound NE states

Agartala/Shillong:The Election Commission has seized drugs, cash, and freebies worth over Rs 147 crore in Tripura, where Assembly elections were held on Thursday, and Nagaland and Meghalaya, which will go to the polls on February 27, officials said.

Girl's body found inside fridge in Delhi eatery

NEW DELHI: The body of a girl was found inside a fridge at a 'Dhaba' on the outskirts of village Mitraon in the national Capital on Tuesday morning.

Four crushed under bus in UP

Gautam Buddha Nagar (UP):Four persons were killed and three seriously injured when they were mowed down by a roadways bus, late on Wednesday night.

Chopped Shraddha's body into more than 17 pieces, Aftab confessed: Charge sheet

NEW DELHI: Aftab Amin Poonawala, who accused of murdering his live-in partner Shraddha Walkar, had chopped her body into more than 17 pieces, as per his confession, the charge sheet filed by police in Saket court said.

ED seized Rs 859.15 cr under PMLA in illegal loan apps cases: MoS Finance

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has furnished a list of digital lending apps (DLAs) being used by the regulated entities (REs) of RBI to the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), which in turn has shared the list with the respective intermediary (app stores) and requested them to ensure that only the apps figuring in the list are hosted on their app stores.

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