Crime and crash

Fourteen members, including four children, of a marriage party were killed and 10 others injured due to a collision between a stone-laden truck and their three vehicles in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district. The accident occurred in Jaldhaka area in Dhupguri block on Tuesday night, they said. The cars of the marriage party were going towards Dhupguri on the wrong side of the road and the collision

Betul, Jan 19: A 13-year-old Dalit girl has been allegedly raped by a man who then tried to bury her alive in a pit in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday evening following which the 35-year-old accused was arrested, and the girl, whose condition is serious, has been referred to a hospital at Nagpur in neighbouring Maharashtra, they said. The

Surat, Jan 19: As many as 15 migrant labourers, including three children sleeping on a pavement were run over by a truck late on Monday night in Gujarat. Police said that 13 labourers died on the spot while two others succumbed in the hospital. The accident took place near Kosamba in the Surat district. Police said that five families, hailing from Banswada in Rajasthan, were sleeping on the

Malappuram, Jan 18: In a shocking revelation, a 17-year-rape survivor here has disclosed that she had been allegedly sexually abused by 38 people during the past few months. The teenager's ordeal came to light during a counselling session at a Nirbhaya centre recently, police said. The minor girl had been sexually abused in 2016 when she was 13 and then a year later. After the second incident, she

Gorakhpur, Jan 14: Police have lodged a case against a man from Karnataka after a 19-year-old college girl in Uttar Pradesh, who had reportedly fallen in love with him, went missing. A missing report was lodged by the woman's father on January 5 after she did not return home from college, Station House Officer, Chiluatal police station, Neeraj Kumar Rai said. "During an investigation and with the

Mumbai, Jan 14: A 26-year-old woman has died after her husband allegedly pushed her out of a running local train while they were standing at its door in Mumbai, a police official said on Thursday. The incident took place on Monday afternoon between Chembur and Govandi railway stations following which the woman's husband was arrested, he said. The 31-year-old accused and the victim, both labourers

Gonda, Jan 13: A constable has alleged that she was raped by a colleague in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district, officials said on Wednesday. A case was registered in this regard on Tuesday night at the women police station, they said. Superintendent of Police Shailesh Kumar Pandey said the policewoman accused the constable of raping her on January 10 on the pretext of showing her his room. The woman

New Delhi, Jan 12: In more trouble for WhatsApp, which is facing criticism over its revised user data policy in India, New Delhi-based think-tank Cyberpeace Foundation said on Monday that China-based hackers are targeting WhatsApp users in the country with the promise of 'part-time' jobs. Such proliferating messages on WhatsApp, which come with attached links, claim that one can earn Rs 200 to Rs

Tirupur, Jan 9: Suffering losses in online gaming has claimed the life of a 29-year old man in Tirupur district in Tamil Nadu, the police said on Saturday. According to the police in Tirupur district, S. Elvin from Coimbatore had committed suicide two days back by jumping before a train after suffering losses to the tune of about Rs 7 lakh in online gaming. The deceased was identified on Friday

Chamarajanagara, Jan 8: Three persons were killed while 14 others injured when a tempo traveller over turned and fell into a roadside ditch near Suvarnavathi reservoir on national highway 209 on Friday. Police said the deceased have been identified as Subrammaya (75), Amavarathi (65) and Kokila (40). While injured have been admitted to government hospital here. One of the serious has been admitted