Crime
Gang cloning finger prints fron Aadhar busted in Lucknow

The arrest of 10 men for allegedly cloning fingerprints to subvert Aadhaar’s vaunted biometric-based security system has revealed fresh vulnerabilities in India’s controversial identity project.

Editor Tarun Tejpal faces rape and sexual harassment of colleague: Court

Journalist and author Tarun Tejpal will be tried on charges of raping and sexually harassing a junior colleague, a Goa court said on Thursday. The trial will open on September 28.

1993 Mumbai serial blasts: death for two, Abu Salem gets life

Twenty-four years after serial bomb blasts ripped through iconic Mumbai locations, a special court has announced the death penalty for two men convicted on charges of criminal conspiracy and murder. In June this year, the special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act court had convicted six men for the blasts that killed 257 people and injured 713.

Former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi charged in AgustaWestland chopper scam

he Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) charge-sheeted former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi on Friday, nearly nine months after he was arrested for his alleged involvement in the Rs 423-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam.

Convict self-styled god Gurmeet sentenced to 20 years in jail for two rapes of his disciples

Rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet ram Rahim Singh was on Monday sentenced to 20 years in jail by a special CBI Court.

Mobile Internet services suspended in Punjab, Haryana

Mobile Internet services suspended in Punjab, Haryana. Mobile Internet services have been suspended for 72 hours in Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh, ahead of the court verdict in the sexual exploitation case against the Dera Sacha Sauda sect head tomorrow. The decision to suspend mobile Internet services was taken in a coordination committee meeting of Haryana, Punjab and Union Territory Chandigarh held under the chairmanship of Punjab Governor and UT Administrator, V P Singh Badnore here.

Jilted lovers burn alive two teen sisters in Bareilly

Natho Begum, a woman in her early forties, saw her teenaged daughters happy the last time on August 10 night just before Fiza and her elder sister Gulshan went off to sleep on the same cot in a small two-room house in an abandoned corner of Devraniya Jagir village in Bareilly.

Four-year-old Chinese girl in Women’s Prison, Viyyur

Unmindful of the legal wrangles that have held her captive, Han Riu Hou, a four-year-old Chinese girl, is learning the harsh realities of life from a dingy cell of Women’s Prison, Viyyur, Thrissur.

Indian Coast Guard seized 1,500 kg of heroin worth ₹3,500 crore

Coast Guard intercepts vessel with drugs worth at ₹3,500 crore. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Sunday intercepted a vessel and recovered a whopping 1,500 kg of heroin worth ₹3,500 crore.

ASI Didar Singh who allegedly misbehaved with baptised girl arrested

The cop, who allegedly misbehaved with an amritdhari Sikh girl in a bus, was arrested on Tuesday by Dirba police of Sangrur.

NRI woman from UK on visit to Kolkata takes on child molesters

A 30-year-old homemaker, living in UK but visiting her parent's place in Kolkata now, took on two men who were allegedly molesting and assaulting two children outside Lake Mall in Rasbehari Avenue on Friday night.

Using acid attack as a weapon cause of worry in U.K.

Last month, cousins Jameel Muhtar and Resham Khan were out celebrating Ms. Khan’s 21st birthday. While sitting in their car at a traffic light in East London, they were attacked with acid, in what was eventually treated by the police as a hate crime.

Chandigarh man Pandher, cook Koli sentenced to death in Nithari murder cases

Special CBI court at Ghaziabad has sentenced Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surender Koli to death on one of the Nithari serial rape and murder cases.

Police arrest 20 accused over lynching of DySP in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) Monday revealed that 20 people involved in the lynching of a police officer to death have been arrested and many of them were coming out of Jamia Masjid to welcome Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.