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Ludhiana: DSP shot my son dead in front of me, says mother of undertrial killed in police firing

Inmates Thursday attacked the jail staff after a prisoner, undergoing a trial in a drug case, died at a Patiala hospital Wednesday.

Hoshiarpur sees spike in petty thefts, snatching; accused almost always addicts

Both police and the locals attribute such incidents to drug addiction among the mostly unemployed youth.

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Ludhiana: Murder accused escapes from hospital in Bathinda, four cops suspended

Paramjeet Singh is a prime accused in the murder of a Gurdwara granthi at Rama village.

Mumbai: Two arrested from Juhu hotel for betting on India-West Indies match

Following a tip-off, the Juhu police reportedly raided the Sun N Sand Hotel at 10.30 pm on Thursday and caught the two bookies — Dharmaraj Vala (42) and Amrish Brahmabhatt (43) — from a room in the fourth floor of the hotel.

Mumbai: 20 yrs on, man diagnosed with chronic schizophrenia gets life term for murder

On the night of September 9, 1999, Gaffar was allegedly seen attacking a man with a stone at Vakola by a rickshaw driver.

Mumbai: Search for man who cheated senior citizen of Rs 90,000

The complainant, Umedhmal Mali, a resident of Bora Bazaar street in CST, told police that he runs a shop and sells cloth pieces in Mumbai.

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Mumbai: Man from Jaipur arrested for blackmailing woman

A Chembur police team accompanied the woman on the flight from Mumbai to Jaipur where the accused was waiting for her.

Mumbai: Woman abandons infant, held

The woman, who is a commercial sex worker, could not take time out of her daily routine to take care of the infant, so she decided to abandon it, police said.

Victim yet to be identified: Body parts of a woman as only clues, 2-year-old murder case yet unsolved

Legs, torso and left hand of the victim and a strand of hair of the suspected murderer, is all that the police have in the two-year-old case that is still undetected.

Ahmedabad: Police to join hands with colleges to curb drug abuse

Students who are found selling and consuming drugs in campuses would face disciplinary action including rustication if the college authorities or police catches them.

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The Force within: What inspired two women, 20 yrs apart, to join the police force

Here's how fate led 20 year-old Ritu and 40 year-old Satwanti to join the police force.

Hostage drama in China

Police successfully rescued a construction worker taken hostage by a person who was being pursued for stealing a mountain bike.

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Eight Naxals neutralised in encounter in Telangana

Bhadrachalam (Telangana), Mar 01 (ANI): The Greyhounds Division of the Telangana Police neutralised eight Naxals in an encounter on Tuesdayon the Telangana-Chhattisgarh border. Telangana Maoist party secretary Hari Bhushan and Divisional Commander Lachhanna were among those eliminated. An AK 47, two SLR and three 303 rifles were recovered from Putapadu near Cherla. The body of Naxals has been shifted to Bhadrachalam.

Police arrest Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand

Giridih, Jharkhand, Mar 01 (ANI): Police arrested a Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand giving a major blow to the extremist group in the region. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Chandamuni Hansda from a bus station in Giridih district, who is wanted in murder of a senior police officer and other heinous crimes. The woman is believed to be member of core team of Maoist leader Hitesh in the Santhal-Pargana zone, which consists of six districts. Superintendent of Police, Akhilesh B Verier, called it was a big achievement for the police. Police said she was the founding member of the Maoist women’s wing in Santhal-Pargana.

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College student stabbed to death, two injured

Shamli (UP), Mar 01 (ANI): A student was stabbed to death by unidentified people at a bus stop in Budhana, Uttar Pradesh in a clash allegedly regarding a girl. In this clash, four students were injured out of which two students are critical. Three NCC students were at the stop waiting for the bus to their village when suddenly 10 to 12 boys arrived with knives and attacked the three boys. Police has begun investigations in the case.

Class-3 student allegedly molested by teacher in Hooghly

Hooghly (WB), Feb 26 (ANI): A student of class 3 was allegedly molested by a teacher in Hooghly district of West Bengal. The family of the student created uproar outside the school. They broke a glass of a police van and injured two police officials. However, the situation was controlled by the Bhadreswar police.

17 students critical after consuming mid-day meal in Palghar

Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 26 (ANI): Over 100 students fell ill after consuming mid-day meal at a government-run school in Palghar district of Maharashtra. An official of the district education department Prakash Mokashi said action will be taken against the guilty. Jyoti Jadav, a student of the same school, said her stomach started aching after consuming the meal. 17 of the Kasa village primary school students are still critical.The police have sent food samples for tests to a laboratory in Mumbai.

Umar Khalid taken to undisclosed location after questioning

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid, who has been booked on charges of sedition, left Delhi's RK Puram police station to an undisclosed place after questioning by police. Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-national slogans, surrendered before the Delhi Police on Tuesday night. Following a medical check-up, the two were interrogated for around five hours and will be presented before the magistrate later in the day.

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Security tightened outside JNU

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The security was increased outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Tuesday in view of the unrest going on the campus. The JNU has turned into a fortress as the five students, accused of involving in 'anti-national' activities, are still in the administration block of the varsity, while police keeps vigil outside the gates.

Delhi: Fire breaks out in Ansal towers

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): A fire broke out in Asia’s largest computer spare parts market, Nehru Place, in Delhi on Monday morning. Six fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse off the fire. No casualty has been reported so far. Police and fire tenders are conducting dousing off operation.

Kejriwal flays Modi Govt. for ‘mishandling’ JNU row

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and said that if the NDA government can’t arrest four-five students who raised anti-national slogans in JNU, how they will arrest the Pathankot attack culprits. He also condemned the Patiala House Court incident and said the police remained mum and didn’t act over it.

Five militants of banned organisation held in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (ANI): The police on Wednesday night arrested five militants, belonging to banned Students Islamic Movement, in Odisha. Acting on an intelligence input, a police team carried out raids in Rourkela district and apprehended the ultras after a brief gun battle. The arrested ultras had escaped from a jail in Khandwa district of of Madhya Pradesh in 2013. Director General of Odisha police Kanwar Brajesh Singh said they were involved in blasts, killing of two policemen and bank robbery. Police will produce them before a court to seek remand for further interrogation.

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