Crime & Crash
Boat carrying 11 devotees capsizes near Sangam
Allahabad, Feb 2: A boat carrying 11 devotees capsized near the Sangam on Saturday, an official said.
No loss of life was reported during the incident.
NDRF personnel reached the spot on time and rescued all the pilgrims -- three women and eight men, the official said.
The boat capsized apparently after losing balance near the Sangam,...
Kerala Congress leader charged for raping tribal minor girl
A Congress leader from Kerala's Wayanad district, OM George, has been booked for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor tribal girl for one-and-half years.
The case was filed against Wayanad District Congress Committee (DCC) member OM George after the victim's parents filed a case against him.
Congress suspended George from the primary membership of the party soon after his...
Govt school teacher shot dead in UP's Hardoi
Hardoi, Jan 30: A government school teacher has been killed by some unidentified persons in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district, police said Wednesday.
Sushil Gupta, 40, was shot dead by unidentified persons in the Pihani area here when he was returning home from his school on Tuesday, they said.
The deceased was a teacher at a junior high school...
Mumbai man kills friend, cuts him into 200 pieces, flushes down body parts in toilet
Palghar, Jan 24: A man was arrested Wednesday for killing his 53-year-old friend and chopping him into 200 pieces before flushing down the body parts in the toilet of a building in Virar here, police said.
Addressing a news conference, DySP Jayant Bajbale said the killing was the outcome of a dispute over financial dealings between the...
BJP leader, son assaulted and looted in MP's Barwani district
Barwani, Jan 21: A BJP leader, his son and two of his relatives were assaulted and robbed by unidentified persons near Charvi village, 30 km from the district headquarters, Sunday, the police said.
The report came hours after another local-level BJP leader, Manoj Thakre (48), was found dead elsewhere in the district with the police suspecting that...
Woman's head severed after she leans out of bus to vomit
Panna, Jan 19: The head of a 56-year-old woman was smashed and severed after hitting an electric pole when she leaned out of the window of a rashly-driven bus to vomit here in Madhya Pradesh Friday, police said.
The incident took place near Diamond crossing here and the victim was identified as Asha Rani, who was travelling from Satna...
Minor rape victim, returning from tuition, forced to drink poison in Delhi's Dwarka
New Delhi, Jan 13: A 17-year-old rape victim was allegedly forced to drink poison by two bike-borne men when she was returning home from tuition in Dwarka district's Hastsal area, police said Saturday.
The incident took place on Thursday evening, they added.
In her complaint, the girl alleged that when she was returning home from...
BJP leader, his 3 sons arrested for allegedly killing woman in 'Drishyam' inspired plot
Indore, Jan 13: Five persons, including a BJP leader and his three sons, were on Saturday arrested for allegedly killing a 22-year-old woman two years ago, with police claiming that the plot was inspired by the 2015 Bollywood film 'Drishyam' starring Ajay Devgn.
Indore Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Harinarayanchari Mishra told reporters that BJP leader Jagdish Karotiya alias Kallu...
Woman IAS officer harassed in Delhi court
New Delhi, Jan 11: A 2014-batch woman IAS officer, posted in Mizoram, was allegedly harassed in the premises of Saket court here on Thursday.
A case has been registered against a lawyer and his associates in connection with the alleged harassment.
So far, no arrests have been made.
Further details in the matter are awaited.
Rajasthan: Male Nurse botches delivery, split baby in half, leaves head in womb
Ramgarh, Jan 11: A shocking dereliction of duty has come to light from a hospital in Ramgarh district of Rajasthan. A male nurse working at a government medical centre has 'decapitated a baby while pulling too hard during a difficult birth'.
The mother is said to be battling for her life after the unfortunate incident.
During the time...