Crime and crash

Gandhinagar, Jan 31: A court in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar today sentenced self-styled Hindu godman Asaram Bapu to life imprisonment in a 2013 rape case. The 81-year-old was convicted in a rape case filed by a former woman disciple in 2013. Sessions court judge D K Soni pronounced the ruling after hearing the arguments on the quantum of sentence. A district and sessions court in Gandhinagar on Monday

Nanded, Jan 27: A 22-year-old medical student was strangled to death and set ablaze allegedly by her father, brother and three other male relatives over her love affair in Maharashtra’s Nanded district, an official said. The police on Friday arrested the five for the killing that took place on January 22 in Pimpri Mahipal village under Limbgaon police station, around 600 km from Mumbai, an

A senior officer of Indian Army allegedly shot dead his wife and later committed suicide here, police said on Monday. The officer and his wife were found dead at their official residence Sunday night, they said. The deceased officer has been identified as Lt Col Nishant and his wife Dimple, Station House Officer, Ferozepur Cantt, Inspector Naveen Kumar said. He said the couple was going through a

New Delhi, Jan 3: Twenty-year-old Anjali was with her friend Nidhi on the scooty while both were returning home before the two-wheeler collided head-on with a Maruti Baleno car in the early hours of January 1. Due to the impact, Nidhi was tossed off the pillion seat while Anjali got stuck beneath the car that dragged her for several kilometres which eventually resulted in her painful death. "After

In the early hours of Sunday, January 1, while most were ringing in the new year in Delhi, a woman's body was found abandoned on the side of the road with no clothes. The 20-year-old, teh sole breadwinner of her family, was returning home on a scooter when her vehicle was hit by a car. The occupants of the car in, what seems to be an attempt to flee, drove away with the woman's body stuck in the

New Delhi, Jan 2: AAP leader Saurabh Bhardwaj on Monday alleged that one of the accused in the Sultanpuri car accident case, Manoj Mittal, is a BJP leader and a hoarding bearing his picture hangs outside the local police station where he and his other friends are currently lodged. He also alleged that the woman who was dragged under the car of the accused was found naked, and demanded that the

Kasargod: A 3-year-old child lost his life while his mother suffered hinjuries after being hit by a private bus at Jerkala in Kasaragod district, on Saturday, December 31, 2022. The deceased child is Abdul Wahid, son of Aashik and Zubeida, residents of Seethamgoli. This accident occurred when the child was walking with his mother and the bus was taking a reverse at the Jerkala bus station

Bengaluru, Dec 19: A class 4 student lost his life after he was beaten up and pushed off from the first floor by his teacher at a government-run school in Karnataka’s Gadak district. The accused teacher is missing following the incident and the police have launched an operation to nab him. The teacher, Muttu Hadali, beat 9-year-old Bharat Barakeri with a thin iron rod at government primary school

Jaipur, Dec 12: Three students preparing for competitive college entrance examinations in Rajasthan's Kota allegedly died by suicide today. The bodies have been kept in a mortuary and the police have started an investigation to know the facts. The students were 16, 17, and 18 years old. Two of the students who committed suicide, Ankush and Ujjwal, were from Bihar. They were friends and were

Aboobacker Siddique Kasaragod, Nov 2: The district police nabbed one more accused in the Aboobacker Siddique abduction and murder case. J Asfan (26) a native of Bayar near Uppala was arrested by the special investigation team soon after he landed at the Calicut International Airport. Asfan, who was allegedly part of the gang which murdered Siddique, had fled to UAE soon after committing the crime