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UP: Woman inflicts 101 cuts on sister-in-law in exorcism

Bareilly, Jan 9: In a bizarre development, a woman has been arrested for inflicting 101 cuts on her sister-in-law in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, the police said on Thursday.

The woman was practicing exorcism to cure her father who had been ailing for some time.

The woman, Moni, was helped by her husband Mooli and brother Raju in...

No evidence of children’s murder in Muzaffarpur shelter home case: CBI tells Supreme Court

Muzaffarpur, Jan 8: There is no evidence of murder of children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur shelter home, the CBI on Wednesday told the Supreme Court.

The probe agency told the apex court that two skeletons were recovered from the home's premises which were later, in forensic investigation, found to be of a woman and a man.

A bench headed...

Blind student attacked during JNU violence on Sunday

New Delhi, Jan 6: A blind student who is pursuing research in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was also attacked by the mob that perpetrated violence in the University yesterday.

"I thought that the mob which came yesterday would disperse after raising a few slogans but they indulged in violence. They were targeting ABVP students. They beat me with sticks...

Police submits Chargesheet in connection with death of 23-year-old Unnao rape victim

Unnao, Jan 3: The Uttar Pradesh Police has submitted a charge sheet in a court here in connection with the death of a 23-year-old Unnao rape victim, who was allegedly set ablaze by five men.

Additional Superintendent of Police Vinod Kumar Pandey, who is heading a Special Investigation Team in the case, said the charge sheet was...

Youth fined for riding without helmet sets bike on fire

New Delhi, Jan 2: A 20-year-old man set his motorcycle on fire after he was challaned by the traffic police in south Delhi's Greater Kailash area on Wednesday, police said.

Vikas, a resident of Sangam Vihar, was challaned by the traffic police for riding the motorcycle without helmet, a senior police official said.

The traffic...

UP BJP MLA booked for beating cop with shoes

Lucknow, Dec 31: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Kishan Lal Rajpoot, from Uttar Pradesh's Barkhera constituency, along with his 15 identified and more than 35 unidentified supporters, have been booked for allegedly beating a police constable with shoes at a police post and robbing him of a gold chain and wallet.

This comes after a court-ordered that the...

Pregnant woman refused admission for not paying bribe

Muzaffarnagar, Dec 29: A woman experiencing labour pain was allegedly refused admission into a government health centre by its staff for not giving Rs 5,000 as bribe in Shamli district.

The family of the woman, Bina, alleged that on Saturday, she was brought to the health centre in Jhinjhana town after experiencing labour pain. The staff there...

2 from Andhra die after collapsing at Sunburn festival

Panaji, Dec 28: Two music enthusiasts from Andhra Pradesh who were visiting Goa to participate in the ongoing Sunburn Electronic Dance Music festival died after collapsing near the venue in the North Goa district.

A senior police official said Sai Prasad and Venkat (full name not known) were taken to a hospital in Mapusa but were declared dead....

Retired Army officer duped of Rs 40,000 in WhatsApp fraud

Thane, Dec 24: A 53-year-old retired Army officer from Thane city in Maharashtra has been allegedly duped of Rs 40,000 in a fraud on WhatsApp, police said on Tuesday.

The victim in his police complaint said he got a missed call on his WhatsApp number on December 6.

When he dialled that number, the call did not get...

4 arrested for gambling; Rs 28 lakh recovered

Bengaluru, Dec 22: Teams of Central Crime Branch (CCB) and Organised Crime Wing (OCW) have arrested four persons for allegedly organising gambling at several hotels in Bengaluru here, police said on Sunday.

Police have identified the accused as Satish, Ramesh, Nagesh and Chandru.

Based on reliable information, the teams searched a car Saturday night at RMC yard here...