Sunday, June 11, 2023


Another accused arrested in Guava tree compensation scam ny Vigilance Bureau

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB), during its ongoing crackdown against corruption in the state, has arrested another accused in the illegal compensation scam involving planting of guava trees in village Bakarpur of SAS Nagar (Mohali) district.

Kerala: Ex-SFI leader accused of using fake certificate for job on the run

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Former SFI leader K.Vidya, who is accused of producing a fake experience certificate for a guest lecturer's job in a government college, is on the run.

Noida: One more arrested in GST fraud case of Rs 10,000 crore

NOIDA: Noida Police has arrested one more person in connection with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) fraud case of more than Rs 10,000 crore by creating fake GST numbers on fake databases.

9 shot at in 'targeted incident' in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO: At least nine people were shot at in San Francisco's Mission District area in what authorities have termed as a "targeted and isolated incident".

Rs 7 crore looted at gunpoint in Ludhiana

LUDHAIANA: Cash worth a whopping Rs 7 crore was looted from the office of a private firm in Punjab's industrial town Ludhiana by at least 10 armed men on Saturday.

2 passenger planes collide at Tokyo airport

TOKYO: Two passenger jets appeared to have collided near a taxiway in Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Saturday, according to Japan's Transport Ministry.

Teen arrested after stabbing bus passenger in Sydney

SYDNEY: Police in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) said that a 19-year-old teenager was arrested on Saturday for stabbing a buss passenger in Sydney.

Man posing as impersonator arrested in Delhi for raping, blackmailing woman

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police have arrested a man for raping and blackmailing a woman while posing as an impersonator, an official said on Saturday.

2 arrested at Delhi airport with gold worth over Rs 62 lakhs

NEW DELHI: Customs officials at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) here have arrested two passengers for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 62,82,379, officials said.

Indian-American sues boat captain, resort for allegedly causing wife's death

NEW YORK: An Indian-American is suing a waterfront resort and a boat captain for alleged negligence that led to the death of his wife and left his son and nephew severely injured while parasailing last year in Florida.

Two fraudsters arrested with fake gold biscuits in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday said it arrested two fraudsters with 440 fake gold biscuits in Srinagar.

36 officers join CBI force at Investiture Ceremony

NEW DELHI: The Investiture Ceremony of the 25th and 26th batches of Sub-Inspector (SI) trainees of the CBI was solemnised at the CBI Academy in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, where 36 officials joined the force.

Man cheated 50 women using matrimonial app over 20 yrs, held

GURUGRAM: A 55-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly cheating 50 women of lakhs of rupees after marrying them through different matrimonial websites over a period of 20 years, police said here on Friday.

Bhojpuri singer arrested in Gurugram for raping minor

GURUGRAM: The Gurugram Police have arrested a Bhojpuri singer for allegedly raping a minor girl and posting an objectionable photo of the victim on social media.

Raut alleges threats 'state-sponsored' as one tracked in Maha's Amravati (Ld)

MUMBAI: A political storm was kicked up in Maharashtra again as two top Opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) leaders -- Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena (UBT) Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut -- received fresh death threats from unknown persons, here on Friday.

Youth stabbed in Delhi, video goes viral

NEW DELHI: A 20-year-old youth was beaten and stabbed by a man in Delhi's Nand Nagri area, a police official said on Friday, adding that a video of the incident has gone viral on social media.

Flutter as top MVA leaders Sharad Pawar, Sanjay Raut get death threats

MUMBAI: Two top opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) leaders, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena (UBT) Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut, have received fresh death threats from unknown persons, here on Friday.

Similar modus operandi in Bengal municipality & school job scams

KOLKATA: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is conducting a parallel probe along with Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the multi-crore municipalities recruitment case in West Bengal, has tracked some similarities in the modus operandi of scam proceeds collection with that of the school recruitment case.

5 shot dead in Israel's Arab town: Police

JERUSALEM: Five Arab citizens of Israel were killed in a shooting in northern Israel amid mounting criticism over the government's alleged inaction in addressing an "escalating crime" within Arab society.

Kashmir school principal apologises after student protest over 'Abaya' row

SRINAGAR: The principal of the Vishwa Bharati Higher Secondary school in Srinagar has apologised after some students protested against the school management for directing them against wearing 'Abaya' (Long Robe).

Lucknow court shootout: Six cops suspended for laxity

LUCKNOW: Six police personnel deployed at the entry gates of a Lucknow court have been suspended on charges of negligence after gangster Sanjeev Maheshwari Jeeva was shot dead on the premises.

Railway gateman stabbed by biker in Bihar's Darbhanga

PATNA: Angry over the railway crossing barrier being down, a biker stabbed a gateman several times in Bihar's Darbhanga district on Thursday morning.

Bengal coal smuggling case: CBI raids house of Sukanya Mondal's co-director in 2 companies

KOLKATA: A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths on Thursday morning raided the residence of Bidyut Baran Gayen, the co-director in two companies with Anubrata Mondal's daughter Sukanya Mondal as one of the directors.

Patna woman stabs husband's private parts 2 days after marriage

PATNA: Just two days after her marriage, a woman in Patna stabbed her husband on his private parts after she was angered that his parents wanted him to marry some other girl.

Girl who watched 'The Kerala Story' with BJP MP Pragya Thakur goes missing again

BHOPAL: An 18-year-old girl, who was recently taken to a theatre to watch the controversial Hindi movie 'The Karala Story' has gone missing once again. Her parents have filed a missing complaint at Kamal Nagar police station in Bhopal.

Man commits suicide in Delhi police station lockup

NEW DELHI: A man, involved in theft cases, committed suicide by hanging himself in Delhi's Najafgarh police station lockup, a top official said on Thursday.

NIA raids 7 locations in J'khand, Bihar in 2018 murder case involving CPI(Maoist)

NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recently conducted searches at seven locations in Jharkhand and Bihar in connection with the murder of Naresh Singh Bhokta by CPI(Maoist), a banned terrorist organisation, an official said here on Thursday.

Agriculture officer arrested by CBI for demanding bribe from UP farmer

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an agriculture officer working with Union Bank for allegedly demanding a bribe from a farmer in lieu of helping him withdraw money from his own Kisan Credit Card (KCC) account.

Nepalese girls rescued from prostitution racket in Goa

PANAJI: During a raid, Goa Police rescued two Nepalese girls from a prostitution racket and arrested three people in connection.

Indian-origin driver denied bail in US car crash killing 2 teens

NEW YORK: An appeals court in the US has unanimously rejected the bail plea of an Indian-origin driver who allegedly slammed his truck into a car killing two 14 year-old boys on the spot and injuring two others last month in New York.

24 dead in Afghanistan after minibus plunges into ravine

KABUL: At least 24 passengers were killed after a minibus plunged into ravine in Afghanistan's Sari Pul province, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

14 injured as escalator reverses at S.Korean subway station

SEOUL: Fourteen people were injured on Thursday after an escalator reversed at a subway station in South Korea, police said.

UP courtroom murder accused has 2 cases against him

LUCKNOW: Vijay Yadav, the alleged accused of killing gangster Sanjeev Maheshwari Jeeva, has two prior criminal cases lodged against him, including kidnapping and rape of a minor girl for marriage, at the Deogaon police station in Azamgarh district of eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Hijab row in MP: CM Chouhan orders high-level inquiry

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered a high-level inquiry into a recent hijab controversy, involving a private school in Damoh district.

Ghaziabad farmer files FIR against bank official for seeking bribe

NEW DELHI: A Ghaziabad-based farmer has lodged an FIR with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against an Agriculture Officer of Union Bank, Sikandrabad in Uttar Pradesh, for allegedly demanding a bribe from him in lieu of helping him withdraw money from his Kisan Credit Card (KCC) account.

NIA summons Kashmiri Islamic preacher in terror funding case

SRINAGAR: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday summoned a Kashmiri Islamic preacher in a terror funding case investigation.

Bengal municipalities recruitment case: CBI launches massive raids

KOLKATA: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday kicked off a full-fledged investigation into the multi-crore municipalities recruitment scam in West Bengal by conducting simultaneous raid and search operations in different pockets of the state.

Mumbai hostel girl's rape-murder accused found dead; Oppn slams govt

MUMBAI: The prime suspect in the rape and murder of an 18-year-old student at the government-run Savitridevi Phule Women's Hostel in Mumbai's Chowpatty, has been found dead in an apparent case of suicide, even as the Opposition slammed the government for throwing women's safety to the winds.

Indian-origin man accused of killing 4 family members returns to US court

NEW YORK: A 40-year-old Indian-origin man accused of killing his wife and three of her family members in 2019 appeared in a US county court for a pretrial hearing with his third defence team, a media report said.

Rajasthan paper leak case: Two Congress leaders' families on ED radar

JAIPUR: During the recent raids in the RPSC paper leak case, the ED has received preliminary information about the involvement of the relatives of two senior Congress leaders in the transaction of money on behalf of a counterfeiting gang, sources have said.