Crime & Justice

Nirbhaya parents seek fast-tracking of rapists' execution

NEW DELHI:Delhi's Patiala House Court has admitted a plea filed by the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape victim's mother seeking transfer of the case to fast-track execution of the four rapists to another judge.

Complaint against JNU students on statue's vandalism

NEW DELHI:Delhi police received a complaint on Saturday against unknown Jawaharlal Nehru University students for allegedly vandalizing and defacing Swami Vivekananda's statue on the varsity campus on November 14. The statue was planned for unveiling in January next year.

Goa top cop Pranab Nanda dies of cardiac arrest

NEW DELHI:Pranab Nanda, one of country's most decorated police officers, who spent two decades in building India's intelligence set-up and enhancing its capability to meet the new emerging challenges, passed away on Friday night.

All papers handed over to police: IIT-M student's father

CHENNAI: Abdul Lateef, father of Fathima Latheef, an Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) student who committed suicide on November 9, said on Saturday he had submitted all the documents in his possession to the Tamil Nadu police.

NGT panel for payment of more compensation to mine victims

SHILLONG:The National Green Tribunal (NGT) appointed committee has decided to recommend the NGT payment of additional compensation to the next of kin of coal miners killed in three different mining tragedies in Meghalaya.

Police officer's stolen car found, 2 murder files missing

NEW DELHI:The personal car of a police inspector that was stolen recently has now been recovered, but the department is speechless on seeing that two files related to murder cases which were kept in the car have gone missing.
A highly-placed source in the police department told IANS that inspector Brijpal Singh lives in a private flat under the K.N. Katju Marg police station and is deputed in the Outer-North district.

Kota residents protest against Mardani 2, meet LS speaker

JAIPUR:Kota residents on Friday met Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla, an MP from Kota, to register their protest against the forthcoming Bollywood flick Mardaani 2 starring Rani Mukherjee.

Dhankhar attacks Mamata govt on education

KOLKATA:Upping the ante against the West Bengal government, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday pulled up the state government for its 'shortcomings' in higher education and alleged that he had to travel 300 km by road to Murshidabad district as the Bengal administration gave "no response" to his request for a helicopter.

One arrested with consignment of drone at IGI airport

NEW DELHI:A team of Customs Department seized a large consignment of drones at Indira Gandhi International airport here, sources told IANS.
"A person was intercepted on Friday while he was crossing the Green Channel during the day after he reached Delhi from Hong Kong," a highly placed source in the Customs Department told IANS on condition of anonymity.

Goa DGP dies of cardiac arrest in Delhi

PANAJI:Goa DGP Pranab Nanda died of cardiac arrest in the early on Saturday, Inspector General of Police Jaspal Singh said. The 57-year-old officer was on an official visit to the national capital when the incident happened.

Court tells police to issue notice before arresting Shehla Rashid

NEW DELHI:A local court here on Friday directed Delhi Police to issue a 10-day pre-arrest notice to activist Shehla Rashid in case she is to be arrested in connection with a case of sedition filed against her for social media posts allegedly defaming the Indian Army.

Maoists issue death threat against Kerala CM

KOZHIKODE:The Vadakara police station near here on Friday received a letter which said that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan would be dealt with in the way he should be dealt with as he was responsible for the death of seven Maoists.

Irony shrouds death of Bhopal gas victims' crusader Jabbar

BHOPLA: Abdul Jabbar, whose name had for 35 years become synonymous with Bhopal gas tragedy survivors' battle for better rehabilitation deal and health facilities, died on Thursday -- in near penury and for want of proper treatment in over two months' hospitalisation.

Mumbai cops seize drugs worth over Rs 1,000 cr in 19 months

MUMBAI:In a stunning RTI revelation, the Mumbai Police has said it has seized drugs and narcotics worth Rs 1,081 crore in the past 19 months from the city.
According to RTI activist Anil Galgali, the police also swooped down on peddlers and addicts by arresting 1,073 drug peddlers and others in connection with these seizures in the past one-and-half years.

HC rejects Chidambaram's bail plea in INX Media case

NEW DELHI:The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected the bail application of former Finance Minister P. Chidambram in the Enforcement Directorate's case relating to INX-Media.

MHA hones replies on lynching law in winter session

NEW DELHI:The law on lynching, use of drones to combat terrorist activities and crime against women and minor girls are among the "tentative" list of six starred questions to which the Union Home Ministry will respond in the winter session of Parliament begining Monday next week.
The Ministry will also reply to issues related to Left Wing Extremism (LWE) or Maoism, losses due to heavy rains and floods, and the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014.

Sena-NCP-Congress government will last full term: Pawar

NAGPUR:Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar asserted on Friday that the proposed Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government will be formed soon and serve its full five-year term.

Huge protests at IIT-Madras: Students seek justice for Fathima

NEW DELHI:Several students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, on Friday staged a protest demanding justice for Fathima Latheef, a first year student of the same institute, who was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her hostel room on November 9.

Tis Hazari clashes: 2 ASIs granted interim protection by HC

NEW DELHI:The Delhi High Court on Friday granted interim protection to two suspended officers of the Delhi Police who were allegedly involved in clashes with lawyers at the Tis Hazari court complex.

Deaths of two inmates rock Delhi prisons

NEW DELHI:Two deaths were reported over the past one week in Delhi's prisons, where one inmate died under mysterious circumstances in Tihar jail while another undertrial prisoner from Rohini jail died after being admitted to a hospital. The deaths not only shocked the prisoners but also the jail administration.

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