Monday, July 28, 2014 - 8:17 AM

Dabholkar murder: Ex-top cop slaps defamation notice on news magazine

Dabholkar murder: Ex-top cop slaps defamation notice on news magazine

Pune, July 21 ((Crime News):) Former Pune police commissioner Gulabrao Pol Monday sent defamation notice seeking Rs.100 crore (Rs.one billion) in damages from the editor and reporter of a English news magazine for alleging that he sought

Former journalist’s widow found dead, servant held

Former journalist’s widow found dead, servant held

New Delhi, July 8 ((Crime News):) The 81-year-old widow of a former journalist with a reputed news agency was found burnt to death inside her flat here in the capital, police said Tuesday. The victim’s servant has

Karnataka CM miffed over media queries on rape

Karnataka CM miffed over media queries on rape

Bangalore, July 22 ((Crime News):) Rattled by the non-stop media coverage of the spate of rapes in the city, a miffed Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Tuesday asked reporters if they had no news other than ‘rape’ to

Child rights groups oppose Maneka’s statement, activists seek debate

Child rights groups oppose Maneka’s statement, activists seek debate

New Delhi, July 14 ((Crime News):) Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi’s stand that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults has evoked mixed reaction, with women’s and political leaders stressing widespread consultations but

Police clueless in murder of Badrinath priest

Police clueless in murder of Badrinath priest

Dehradun, July 28 ((Crime News):) A day after the murder of a Badrinath shrine priest who was found dead in his residence late Saturday, the police remained clueless about the perpetrators. Prakash Bhatt, 50, working

TV official booked for sexually harassing colleague

TV official booked for sexually harassing colleague

Gurgaon, July 11 ((Crime News):) A programme head of a private news channel here has been booked for sexually harassing a colleague, police said Friday. Sandeep Mishra, programme head of private news channel Eyewitness here

NoW’s Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

NoW’s Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

London, July 4 ((Crime News):) Andy Coulson, ex-editor of the now defunct News of the World (NoW) newspaper, was sentenced to 18 months in jail Friday for conspiracy to hack phones, BBC reported. The 46-year-old,

BPO employee from Manipur beaten to death in Delhi

BPO employee from Manipur beaten to death in Delhi

New Delhi, July 21 ((Crime News):) A BPO employee hailing from Manipur was beaten to death here in a brutal attack reminiscent of one on a student from Arunachal Pradesh, who died after being assaulted. The killing

MH17 crash: Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine (Roundup)

MH17 crash: Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine (Roundup)

Kiev/Moscow, July 21 ((Crime News):) Dutch coroners Monday examined the bodies of passengers of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed in eastern Ukraine, as dozens were reported killed in the city of Donetsk in fighting between pro-Russian rebels

Lucknow rape victim’s family questions autopsy report

Lucknow rape victim’s family questions autopsy report

Lucknow, July 22 ((Crime News):) The family of the woman who was murdered in Mohanlalganj last week, Tuesday questioned the post-mortem report which inferred “both her kidneys” were intact. The family said the victim had