Crime and crash

Aboobacker Siddique Kasaragod, Nov 2: The district police nabbed one more accused in the Aboobacker Siddique abduction and murder case. J Asfan (26) a native of Bayar near Uppala was arrested by the special investigation team soon after he landed at the Calicut International Airport. Asfan, who was allegedly part of the gang which murdered Siddique, had fled to UAE soon after committing the crime

Ahmadabad, Oct 31: The death toll in Morbi suspension bridge collapse rose above 130 on Monday, Gujarat Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghavi said, adding rescue personnel are looking for two persons believed missing. “The rescue operation is in its last stage in the Machchhu river. It will be over soon,” the minister told reporters. “As per the latest information, 132 people lost their lives

Meerut: A 19-year-old female student studying in a private university in Meerut breathed her last, two days after she jumped off the fourth floor of the institute after being molested and threatened by a male classmate belong to Hindu community. Police said Vania Asad Sheikh, a second year BDS student, took this extreme step after a male student of the same institute attempted to molest her

Ranchi, Oct 22: A 26-year-old software engineer was allegedly raped by around 10 men in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district, police said on Saturday. The woman, who is here as she is working from home, was out with her boyfriend on a two-wheeler on Thursday evening when the incident took place near the old aerodrome in Chaibasa, they said. A group of eight-ten men stopped the couple, beat the

Kedarnath, Oct 18: Six people, including two pilots, were killed after a helicopter carrying the Kedarnath pilgrims crashed in Uttarakhand today. According to sources, the helicopter crashed near Garu Chatti. Six bodies have been retrieved so far. Four of the victims are pilgrims. Rescue operation is underway. more details to follow

Dehradun, Oct 13: Five police personnel from Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad were injured and a woman was killed while chasing a mining mafia in Uttarakhand. The woman, who was killed in an exchange of fire between cops and the mining mafia's aides, was identified as Gurpreet Kaur, wife of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gurtaj Bhullar. Two police officials were shot at while three were injured in

At least 34 people including 22 children were murdered in a mass shooting in the northeastern province of Thailand. Soon after the incident, the gunman reportedly drove back home and killed his wife and child, before shooting himself dead. According to reports, the attacker - an ex-police officer - was armed with a pistol and a knife when he stormed a day care centre Nong Bua Lam Phu province. He

A 7-year-old child died when an electric scooter battery, which was being charged at home, exploded in Maharashtra's Palghar. The boy, identified as Shabbir Ansari, breathed his last during treatment after getting critically injured in an e-scooter blast. "Case registered; further investigation initiated," Manikpur Police Station stated. The boy had sustained over 70 percent burns when the scooter

Kasaragod, Sep 29: A plus one student was allegedly ragged by his seniors at a bus stop nearby a government higher secondary school in Kumbla in this north Kerala district. A purported video of the incident, in which the boy could be seen surrounded by some other boys who were forcing him to ride an imaginary motorbike, surfaced on social media the other day, following which General Education

Lucknow, Sept 27: Uttar Pradesh police are searching for a teacher accused of beating a Dalit student to death over a spelling mistake, officers said Tuesday, after suppressing violent protests triggered by the incident. Nikhil Dohre was struck with a rod and kicked until he fell unconscious by his high school teacher earlier this month after misspelling the word "social" in an exam, according to