Crime and crash

Lucknow, Sept 27: Uttar Pradesh police are searching for a teacher accused of beating a Dalit student to death over a spelling mistake, officers said Tuesday, after suppressing violent protests triggered by the incident. Nikhil Dohre was struck with a rod and kicked until he fell unconscious by his high school teacher earlier this month after misspelling the word "social" in an exam, according to

New Delhi, Sept 26: The mother of the 19-year-old receptionist, whose murder sparked massive protests in Uttarakhand, has claimed her daughter was hastily cremated, and she never got to see her body. She has accused the administration of tricking her into going to a hospital on the pretext of taking her to her daughter. News reports had earlier said the mother was admitted to a hospital as she was

New Delhi, Sept 26: Ten tourists including three students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Varanasi were killed while ten more were injured after the vehicle they were travelling fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu. The tourists, largely belonging to Uttar Pradesh, were travelling when a Tempo Traveller (UP 14 HT 8272) skidded off the road and rolled down the hill near Jalori

Bengaluru, Sept 20: In a shocking case, the Karnataka Police have cracked the murder mystery of a Chennai-based doctor in Bengaluru. The probe has revealed that the young doctor was killed by his fiance for allegedly releasing her and her mother's private photos and videos on social media, police said on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Dr Vikas, 27, and the accused have been

Lucknow, Sept 15: Six men were arrested on Thursday after bodies of two Dalit teenage sisters, hanging from a tree in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district, drew public outrage. According to sources, the accused have admitted to murdering the girls after rape. The accused have been identified as Chotu Gautam, Junaid, Sohail, Hafizul, Karimuddin and Arif. SP Lakhimpur Kheri Sanjeev Suman said

Raichur, Sept 10: A teacher in Raichur district has been accused of throwing hot water on a class 2 student for urinating in class. The boy, studying in Ghanamateshwar Mutt's school in Santekellur village of Maski taluk, is recovering from burn injuries at a local hospital. District Women and Child Welfare Department officials visited the school and collected information from the parents at their

Mumbai, Sept 5: Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry and a co-passenger killed in the car crash on Sunday were not wearing seat belts as per the preliminary probe, a police officer said, adding over-speeding and the "error of judgement" by the driver caused the accident. Prima facie, the luxury car was speeding. It covered 20 km of distance in just 9 minutes after crossing the Charoti check post

Mumbai, Sept 4: Industrialist and former Tata sons chairman Cyrus Mistry was killed in a car accident near Mumbai on Sunday. According to reports, Palghar superintendent of police has confirmed the news that Cyrus Mistry has died in the accident. Reports say Mistry's car hit the divider on the road when the industrialist succumbed to the injuries. The accident took place in Palghar near Mumbai

Panaji, Aug 27: The Goa Police on Saturday detained a North Goa restaurant owner and a suspected peddler, who had allegedly supplied drugs to the two accused arrested in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sonali Phogat murder case, a senior officer said. The suspected drug peddler, Dattaprasad Gaonkar, was detained from Anjuna after the accused duo "confessed" in their statement that they had

Mysuru, Aug 27: In a shocking development, two girl students have accused a prominent swamiji of a prestigious mutt of repeated sexual harassment. The victims are said to be the inmates of the girls hostel run by the mutt from central Karnataka. They have approached Odanadi Seva Samsthe, the city-based NGO engaged in rescue, reintegration and empowerment of trafficked and sexually exploited women