Crime & Justice

Woman sarpanch booked for embezzlement

GURDASPUR: Dera Baba Nanak police have booked a  woman Sarpanch on the charge of embezzlement in the rural development grants.

Punjab Vigilance arrests Superintendent of Panchayat Samiti

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a superintendent of Panchayat Samiti red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 41000/-.

Eight die in TN bus stand roof collapse

 Eight employees of the Tamil Nadu state transport corporation died while three were injured early on Friday when the roof of an old bus stand in Nagapattinam district collapsed, said police.

Two Punjab Police personnel suspended in connection with murder of Ludhiana RSS leader

CHANDIGARH: Even as Punjab Government today handed over the investigation of murder of Ludhiana RSS leader Ravinder Kumar Gosain, the state government has suspended two head constables who failed to register an FIR of stolen bike alter used in murder of RSS leader on October 17.

Punjab govt hands over murder case of Ludhiana RSS leader to NIA

CHANDIGARH: Facing criticism over spate of targeted killings of RSS and other leaders in state, the Punjab government today decided to hand over the murder case of Ludhiana RSS leader Ravinder Gosain to the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Minor girl raped by youth at Nangal

ROPAR: A minir girl aged 13 years of Nangal in Ropar district was allegedly raped by a 21 year old youth. They were known to each other.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh named in domestic violence complaint, lawyer denies it

GURGAON:  Veteran cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been named in a complaint of domestic violence filed by his sister-in-law Akanksha Sharma but his family lawyer said that no case has been registered against the player.

Mohali hotelier shot dead his NRI wife

MOHALI: A Mohali Hotelier Nirnakar Singh, the owner of Sarao hotel tin Phase 10 here oday shot dead his NRI wife. He pumped six bullets of his revolver into body of woman who died on spot.

CBI arrests absconding accused in demonetised currency case

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested an absconding accused in an on-going investigation of a case relating to demonetized currency notes. The said accused was absconding since the registration of the case. During the investigation, a Look Out Circular (LOC) was issued against the said accused. The accused was spotted at Ahmedabad International Airport when he was returning from the USA and was arrested later.

Odisha student gang-raped in presence of fiance, 6 arrested

Odisha student gang-raped in presence of fiance, 6 arrestedClose on the heels of sensational Koraput gang-rape case, a group of miscreants allegedly gang-raped a college student in presence of her fiance in Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Tuesday.

BJP cries foul over killing of Punjab RSS leader, questions police working

LUDHIANA: Punjab BJP leaders have strongly condemnded the murder of RSS leader of Ludhiana Ravinder Gosain and raised questions on deteriorating situation of law and order in the state.

Talwars free after four years, get warm welcome at home

GHAZIABAD:  Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar on Monday evening walked out of the Dasna Jail here after four years, after being absolved of the charge of murdering their daughter and domestic help, to a warm welcome at Nupur's parental home.

Arushi murder case: Talwar couple walks out of Dasna jail

GAZIABAD: Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar on Monday evening walked out of Dasna jail here after the Allahabad High Court order acquitting them of the murder of their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj reached the CBI court.

Trial Court Judge tried to solve Aarushi murder case like math puzzle

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court came down heavily on the trial court Judge in the Aarushi Talwar murder case, saying he took evidence and circumstances of the case for granted and tried to solve it like a maths teacher or a film director, trying to give concrete shape to his own imagination stripped of just evaluation of evidence and facts in convicting parents Rajesh and Nupur Talwar.

Rape accused Sucha Singh Langah sent to judicial custody, lodged in Kapurthala jail

GURDASPUR: Former Punjab Minister and senior SAD leader Sucha Singh Langah who was arrested in a rape case was today sent to judicial custody by the local court on completion of his nine day police remand.

Aarushi murder case: Timeline of one of the most mysterious whodunits

NEW DELHI: The Aarushi murder case is one of India's most sensational and mysterious murders. The May 16-17, 2008, double murder of teenager Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj remains an unsolved case, in which the girl's parents, dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have been acquitted by court. Here is a timeline of the case.

Talwar couple acquitted in Aarushi murder case

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday acquitted the Talwar couple in the 2008 murder case of their daughter Aarushi and their domestic help Hemraj, giving them the benefit of doubt.

MD and Director of private firm get three years rigrous imprisonment

The Special Magistrate, CBI Cases, Indore (Madhya Pradesh) has convicted Sh. B.S. Verma then MD and Blossom Singh, then Director both of M/s Him Texas Industries Ltd., Bhopal to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 3000/- each.

SC shocked over non-release of undertrials lodged in jails

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed shock over non-release of a large number of undertrial prisoners languishing in Indian prisons in complete violation of fundamental right to protection of life and personal liberty and asked several states to explain.

Gurdaspur court further extended Langah's police remand for three days

GURDASPUR: The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Gurdaspur tdoay further extended the police remand of former Punab Minister Sucha Singh Langah for three days in a rape case. He was presented in court after expiry of his one day police remand. Prior to it court granted five days remand of Langah.