Crime and crash

Alappuzha, Feb 25: A young worker of RSS was hacked to death allegedly by members of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), the political wing of Popular Front of India, during a clash in Alappuzha district on Wednesday night. Police identified the victim as Nandu alias Rahul Krishna, 22, the RSS shakha mukhya shikshak at Nagamkulangara in Wayalar village panchayat in Alappuzha. Three activists

Lucknow, Feb 25: A man was allegedly beaten to death by his neighbours after he stopped them from plucking guavas from the tree inside his house. The incident took place in Shekhpura village under Azeem Nagar police station when the man asked his neighbours not to pluck the fruits. This led to an argument and 27-year-old Mehfooz Ali was beaten brutally by the accused who fled after the incident

Shahjahanpur, Feb 23: Six people have been arrested by the Shahjahanpur police that has seized nearly 500 cloned fingerprints of beneficiaries along with their Aadhaar cards and bank passbooks. The arrested persons include Gaurav, 26, a graduate who runs a photocopy shop in Kaant area. Gaurav, who learnt fingerprint cloning using glue-gun and adhesive online, has allegedly hacked nearly 500 bank

New Delhi, Feb 22: Delhi Police Crime Branch on Monday arrested Jaspreet Singh, who was seen climbing one of the tombs located at both sides of the rampart at Red Fort during the violence on Republic Day. Singh, 29, was also seen using an offensive gesture holding steel tensile installed at the Red Fort. The accused is a resident of Swaroop Nagar, New Delhi. Last week, the Delhi Police Special

Aligarh, Feb 22: The 24-year-old son of a jeweller allegedly murdered his mother and looted valuables worth over Rs one crore from her house in the Saroj Nagar Colony of Aligarh The accused, Yogesh, and his three associates, including two women, were arrested on Sunday and the stolen gold, diamond and silver jewellery was recovered from them. According to the police, jeweller Kuldeep Verma's son

New Delhi, Jan 20: There is no evidence to show that the toolkit on farmers' protest is responsible for the violence on January 26, activist Disha Ravi's counsel told a Delhi court which reserved for Tuesday its order on her bail plea. "If highlighting farmers’ protest globally is sedition, I’m better in jail," Ravi said through her counsel on Saturday. Ravi's counsel was submitting arguments

Hoshiarpur, Feb 20: A debt-ridden farmer and his son allegedly died by suicide in Punjab's Hoshiarpur village, saying in a note that they were upset over the Centre's new farm laws and the state government's failure to waive their loans. The farmer, Jagtar Singh (70), and his son Kirpal Singh (42) were found dead at their residence in Muhadipur village on Saturday morning, Deputy Superintendent of

Imphal, Feb 20: A 48-year-old Anganwadi worker in Manipur has died a week after receiving her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, officials said on Saturday. W Sundari Devi of Kumbi Terakha area in Bishunpur district had received her first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine on February 12 at Kumbhi primary health centre (PHC), they said. She was taken to the Moirang community health centre (CHC) on

New Delhi, Feb 20: The number of cybercrime cases reported in the national capital spiked during last year's lockdown period, from nearly 2,000 in March to over 4,000 in May, as fraudsters adopted new methods to cheat people, the Delhi Police said on Friday. According to data shared by the city police, 62 per cent of the cybercrimes reported in Delhi were related to online financial fraud, 24 per

Tumkur, Feb 19: Two people were killed and over 40 were injured after a bus, in which they were traveling, fell into a wayside ditch as the driver lost control over the steering near Sira-Bukkapatna highway on Thursday late night. Police said on Friday that the bus was carrying 50 passengers of a marriage party at Bangarahatti. The deceased have been identified as Kittappa and his wife Bhyagyamma