Crime & Justice

Mother-son hacked to death in UP

A 55-year-old woman and her 27-year-old son have been hacked to death in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district, police said on Saturday.

Three contract killers arrested in Bengal, arms seized

West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department arrested three contract killers from the state's Durgapur town, who had gathered to kidnap and murder a local businessman, and seized arms and ammunition from them, said police on Tuesday.

Government officer shot dead in Patna

Unidentified assailants on Tuesday forced their way into a senior government officer's residence here and shot him dead, police said.

Woman allegedly commits suicide after being gang raped in Reasi district

JAMMU: A woman in Reasi near Jammu is believed to have committed suicide after being allegedly gang-raped, police said on Sunday.
The two accused, Pankaj Khajuria and Paramjeet Singh, have been arrested, a police officer said here. The victim has been missing since July 24.

Punjab Vigilance nabs head constable taking bribe Rs. 50,000

State Vigilance Bureau nabbed Head Constable (HC) Balwinder Singh red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 50,000/-.

Punjab Vigilance Bureau nabs Assistant Lineman taking bribe

 State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed an assistant lineman of PSPCL red handed taking bribe of Rs. 12000/-.

2 killed in Chennai stampede

Two persons were killed and at least 30 injured on Wednesday in a stampede outside the Rajaji Hall here as hundreds of thousands thronged for a final glimpse of DMK leader M. Karunanidhi, witnesses said.

Youth killed in Delhi, 3 held

 A youth has been killed while two passersby suffered injuries when a fight broke out on Delhi streets, police said on Wednesday, adding three persons have been arrested.

Andhra medico who accused professors of sexual harassment commits suicide

A PG medical student of SV Medical College in Tirupati, who had accused three professors of sexual harassment, has committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district.

Punjab vigilance nabs Panchayat Secretary red handed, BDPO also booked

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Panchayat Secretary posted at Rajpura, district Patiala red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.1,10,000 and registered a corruption case against BDPO Rajpura also.

SC judges meet CJI over Justice Joseph appointment row

NEW DELHI: A group of top court judges including those from the collegium on Monday met Chief Justice Dipak Misra to express their concern over the Centre altering seniority of Justice K.M. Joseph by placing him at third position, after Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Vineet Saran, in the order of appointment as top court judge.

Justice Rajendra Menon is new Delhi HC Chief Justice, Justice Mittal to head J&K HC

NEW DELHI: The Chief Justice of Patna High Court, Justice Rajendra Menon, has been transferred to the Delhi High Court in same capacity, whereas the Delhi High Court's Acting Chief Justice Geeta Mittal has been appointed the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, becoming the first woman judge to head that court, said Law Ministry notifications on Saturday.

Mentally unsound man tries to forcibly enter Kerala House

 A mentally unsound man was detained by the Delhi Police on Saturday after he tried to forcibly enter the Kerala House here at Jantar Mantar, police said.

Five killed in UP road accident

Five pilgrims headed to Allahabad were killed and seven others injured when their vehicle crashed into a truck stationed on the roadside in Jaunpur early on Saturday, police said.

Film director Vijay Gutte held for Rs 34-crore GST fraud

Film director Vijay R. Gutte, son of a leading Maharashtra businessman close to the BJP, has been arrested in a case of alleged Rs 34-crore GST fraud committed through fake documents, official sources said here on Friday.

Phagwara villager found dead in Chintpurni hotel in Himachal

PHAGWARA: Harpreet Singh resident of Phagwara Village Narur was reportedly died in mysterious circumstances in a Hotel near Shri Chintpurni in Himachal Pardesh on Thursday.

11 get life term for killing five women

Eleven people were sentenced to life term by a Ranchi district court on Thursday for killing five women on the suspicion of practising black magic.

Punjab Police AIG held guilty of taking Rs.50,000 bribe

CHANDIGARH: The CBI court in Chandigarh will pronounce quantum of sentence to Punjab Police AIG P.S.Sandhu(54) on Augusut 3 in a corruption case in which the cpurt held him guilty on July 31. Sandhu was in internal vigilance caught red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000 from another official to hush up an inquiry.

Cow carcass seized from Rajasthan warehouse

A cow carcass was seized from an warehouse in Rajasthan's Alwar district early on Wednesday, police said.

Three brothers killed in Andhra blast

Three brothers were killed in a bomb blast in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool town on Tuesday, police said.


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