Tuesday, October 03, 2023


SHUATS director held; faces multiple cases in five districts

PRAYAGRAJ: The Director of SHUATS administration, Vinod B Lal, who was apprehended in Lucknow on Sunday night, has faced intense questioning from police officers posted in five different districts.

Cong dubs searches at journalists' residences as 'distraction tactics' by govt after Bihar caste survey report

NEW DELHI: Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP-led Centre after the searches at the premises of several journalists in Delhi, dubbing the action as “distraction tactic”, and said that the raids come as a fresh diversion from the explosive findings of caste survey in Bihar and the growing demand for caste census across the country.

Hyderabad man stabbed to death in UK

HYDERABAD: A 65-year-old man from Hyderabad has been murdered by unidentified persons in the UK.

Delhi Police raid over 30 locations linked to NewsClick; seize phones, laptops of journos

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police’s Special Cell on Tuesday raided more than 30 locations in the national capital which included the premises of NewsClick, as well as the residences of its journalists, after the media outlet was accused of receiving funds from China.

Five caught for dacoity confess to gang-raping woman in K’taka

KARNATAKA: An incident of gang-rape has come to light during an investigation in a dacoity case in which five men were arrested, said police here on Tuesday.

Unable to bear constant torture, man kills alcoholic son in Bengal

KOLKATA: Unable to bear constant physical assault, a senior citizen from the tribal community at Matigara block of West Bengal's Darjeeling district hacked his alcoholic son to death, sources said on Tuesday.

Over 200,000 migrants apprehended at US-Mexico border in Sep, highest in 2023

WASHINGTON: US Border Patrol apprehended more than 200,000 migrants crossing the country's border with Mexico unlawfully in September, marking the highest so far this year, according to an official from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Delhi Police raid journalists linked to NewsClick amid China funding allegations

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police Special Cell on Tuesday raided the houses of journalists and employees of the media outlet NewsClick in connection with allegations that the organisation received funding from China.

Eight-year-old boy faces trauma of Deoria massacre alone

DEORIA: A highly traumatised eight-year-old boy is the only survivor of the massacre that took place in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district.

Vendor refuses to return loan, kills woman with brick

LUCKNOW: The Government Railway Police (GRP) have arrested a vegetable street vendor for his suspected role in the murder of a woman at Bakshi Ka Talab railway station.

Murder convict commits suicide day before sentencing

LUCKNOW: A murder convict in the Lucknow district jail committed suicide just a day before a court was scheduled to pronounce the quantum of his sentence.

Three held for stripping, thrashing minor boy in UP's Firozabad

FIROZABAD: Three persons have been arrested in connection with the stripping and trashing of a 12-year-old boy suspected of stealing money from a roadside tea stall in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad.

Yogi seeks greater focus on law and order, crime against women

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to hold review meetings at district and zonal levels to further improve the law-and-order situation in the state.

Eid Milad violence in K’taka: Anti-social, violent elements getting encouraged by Cong govt, alleges Bommai

BENGALURU: Former Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai charged on Monday that the anti-social forces and groups, which indulge in violence, are getting encouraged during the tenure of the Congress government in Karnataka.

Scolded for using mobile, girl ends life in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: A class 12 student committed suicide after being scolded by her mother for talking to her friends all day on her mobile phone.

Decade later, man acquitted of dowry-related suicide charges in AIIMS doctor's case

NEW DELHI: In a turn of events, a Delhi court has acquitted Paras Khanna, a doctor, of a dowry-related suicide charges more than a decade after his wife, Varnika, tragically took her own life in August 2013 within the premises of AIIMS.

Eid Milad violence: More than 40 arrested, our govt won't tolerate stone pelting, says K’taka CM

BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Monday that more than 40 persons were arrested in connection with the stone pelting incident reported from Shivamogga city. He underlined that his government won’t tolerate incidents of stone pelting, stating that Shivamogga city is peaceful.

Sharpshooter of Gogi-Karala gang arrested in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police's Crime Branch has arrested a sharpshooter of the infamous Gogi-Dinesh Karala gang in the national capital, an official said on Monday.

Chandrababu Naidu begins day-long hunger strike against 'illegal' arrest

RAJAHMNUDRY: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday began a day-long hunger strike in the Rajahmundry Central Prison against his "illegal" arrest, according to party leaders.

Stone pelting during Eid Milad: Tension escalates in Karnataka city

SHIVAMOGGA: Karnataka Police extended curfew to the entire city of Shivamogga on Monday following the escalation of tension. The IPC 144 prohibitory orders were clamped in Ragi Gudda area of the city on Sunday after violence broke out during the Eid Milad procession.

Four held at B'luru airport with gold worth Rs 1.77 cr

NEW DELHI: The Customs officials at Bengaluru Airport arrested four persons and recovered 3 Kg gold worth Rs 1.77 crore from their possession.

Coal scam case: Delhi court allows RS MP Vijay Darda's son to travel abroad

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court has granted permission to Devendra Darda, the son of former Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda and an accused in coal scam cases, to travel abroad for business purposes.

Three Bihar natives arrested in Assam for trading fake gold

GUWAHATI: Three Bihar natives including a woman were arrested in Assam’s Hailakandi district on charges of trading fake gold, police said on Monday.

Bodies of three minor sisters stuffed in trunk found in Punjab

CHANDIGARH:In a horrific incident, the bodies of three minor sisters stuffed in a trunk were found in a village near Punjab’s Jalandhar city on Monday.

Pune IS case: NIA's most wanted terrorist Shahnawaz arrested by Delhi Police

NEW DELHI: In a major breakthrough, the Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested Shahnawaz, a.k.a Shafi Uzzama, who was on the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) list of most-wanted terrorists, top police sources said on Monday.

Woman constable commits suicide in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A woman constable from Mizoram hung herself inside her rented accomodation in South Delhi, an official said on Monday.

Six killed in land dispute in UP’s Deoria

DEORIA: In a shocking incident related to an ongoing land dispute, six persons were killed on Monday morning in the Rudrapur village in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district, said police.

Minor girl’s body exhumed for autopsy after murder by sister's lover

PILIBHIT (UP): The body of an 11-year-old girl, who was witness to her 15-year-old sister's relationship with a 20-year-old man and was allegedly killed by him in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district, was exhumed on Sunday on the orders of the district magistrate.

Four held for hurling bomb at BJP corporator’s Lucknow house

LUCKNOW: Four people have been taken into police custody for allegedly hurling crude bomb at the house of a BJP corporator from Faizullaganj (Lucknow) under the Madiayon police station.

Family alleges abduction of 16-yr-old, UP Police deny claim

LUCKNOW: A 16-year-old girl, who, according to her family, was abducted from her coaching centre and thrown into the Mandakini River in Chitrakoot, was rescued and shifted to KGMU in Lucknow for treatment.

Five injured in group clash over road demarcation in UP

DEORIA: At least five persons, including a local BSP leader and a retired CRPF personnel, were injured and several vehicles damaged during a group clash in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria city.

College student gang raped in UP

DEORIA: A first year B.A. student was abducted and gang raped by three men in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district.

Kannada actor Nagabhushan's car hits couple in B'luru, woman dies

BENGALURU: Karnataka Police have begun an investigation into the road accident case involving actor Nagabhushan in which one pedestrian died and another was in critical condition.

Two years of Lakhimpur Kheri violence but justice eludes victims

LAKHIMPUR KHERI (UP): On Tuesday (October 3), it will be two years since the Lakhimpur Kheri violence where eight persons, including four farmers were killed, under the Tikunia police station.

Two absconding drug peddlers held in Odisha

BHUBANESHWAR: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch has arrested two absconding accused involved in separate cases under the NDPS Act.

UP cop & home guard sexually harass woman in front of her fiance in Ghaziabad, FIR filed after 12 days

GHAZIABAD: In a shocking case, a couple was harassed and sexually abused by a constable, a home guard and an unidentified individual in plain clothes at a public park in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad.

Electric car gutted in fire in B'luru, narrow escape for two occupants

BENGALURU: Two persons travelling in an electric car had a narrow escape when the vehicle caught fire in the middle of the road in Bengaluru.

Bus carrying TMC supporters to Delhi meets with accident in Jharkhand

KOLKATA: A bus ferrying Trinamool Congress activists to New Delhi has reportedly met with a minor accident in Jharkhand.

Delhi govt school's vice-principal duped of over Rs 4 lakh, driver held

NEW DELHI: The driver of a Delhi government school's vice-principal duped him of over Rs 4 lakh after taking the victim's mobile phone on some pretext, an official said on Sunday, adding that they have arrested the accused.

Partying students post videos on Instagram, K’taka Police raid bar & detain them

UDUPI (KARNATAKA) : After some students posted pictures and videos of a party at a bar, the Karnataka Police conducted a raid there and detained the group in Karnataka's Udupi district, officials said on Sunday.