Crime & Crash
Three arrested in Amethi murder case
Lucknow, May 27: Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of a close aide of newly-elected Amethi MP Smriti Irani, police said on Monday.
"We have arrested three suspects in the Amethi murder case, while two suspects are still absconding," Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) O P Singh told reporters here.
BJP activist shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district
New Delhi, May 27: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was shot dead in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on Sunday night. Chandan Shaw, 24, was shot dead by unidentified assailants last night while he was driving a two-wheeler.
The murder has made the area tense leading to the deployment of security forces in the...1
Punjab Police jawan dies on election duty in Hathras
Hathras, May 25: A 45-year-old Punjab Police jawan deployed here during the counting of votes died after falling ill, police said Saturday. Gurmeet Singh from Muktsar in Punjab suddenly fell ill on duty on Friday and was taken to the district hospital, where he died in the night, police said.
The reason of his death would be...
Congress leader Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at vote counting center in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, May 23: Congress’ Sehore district chief Ratan Singh died of heart attack at a vote counting centre set up for Lok Sabha election results on Thursday.
Singh was gathering information on the trends at the counting centre when he complained of chest pain and collapsed.
The news came at a time when the Congress was heading towards...
Man hurt after eating burger having glass shards
Pune, May 22: A 31-year-old man has lodged a police complaint alleging he found glass shards in his burger at an outlet of a well-known global fast-food chain in Pune city of Maharashtra, police said on Tuesday.
The complainant, Sajid Pathan, an autorickshaw driver, went to the Burger King outlet located on Fergusson Road here on May...
NPP candidate, six others gunned down in Arunachal Pradesh
Itanagar, May 21: Suspected NSCN (IM) militants Tuesday gunned down an assembly poll candidate of the NPP and six others, including two security personnel, in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, a top official said.
Tirong Aboh, a sitting MLA from Khonsa West constituency, was seeking a re-election from the seat.
Aboh was on his way...
FIR against Amazon for allegedly hurting Hindu sentiments
Noida, May 18: The Noida Police on Friday registered a case against e-commerce giant Amazon for allegedly hurting “Hindu sentiments” after rugs and toilet seat covers with pictures of Hindu gods were available for sale on its US website.
An online campaign to “boycott Amazon” was initiated by several social media users Thursday over the issue, with an Amazon...
Indian woman forges UAE-based hubby’s sign for divorce, marries boyfriend
Thane, May 15: All's fair in love, or so thought Nilofer, who not only romanced her old boyfriend as her husband worked in the UAE, but even fabricated his signature on a divorcedocument and married her sweetheart.
Nilofer, a Mumbra resident who has a nine-year-old son, is now on the run and is seeking anticipatory bail following...
UK man given life imprisonment for stabbing Indian-origin wife 59 times
London, May 13: A man in the UK has been sentenced to life imprisonment for stabbing to death his Indian-origin wife following a row on Christmas day last year.
Laurens Brand, 47, who was charged with murder, used two kitchen knives to repeatedly stab his 41-year-old wife Angela Mittal in 2018.
He was sentenced to life with a...
5 Suffocate to Death After Fire Breaks Out in Pune Saree Shop
Pune, May 9: At least five people were killed on Thursday in a major fire that engulfed a well-known saree shop here, police said.
According to an official of Pune Police (Rural), the fire was reported at around 5 a.m., when the workers were asleep in a room above the shop located in the Devachi Urli area on the...