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Delhi Traffic Police launches special anti-congestion drive
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police has launched efforts to address congestion due to improperly-parked vehicles on the road and other temporary encroachments like roadside vendor carts, rickshaw, etc, with special joint drives being carried out on various identified stretches in south Delhi.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Oppn slams Nitish Kumar govt after encounter in Sitamarhi
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) After the encounter in Sitamarhi on Wednesday afternoon, the opposition parties slammed the Bihar government for having 'no control' over the law and order situation in the state.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Slain terrorists refused to surrender: J&K Police (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at the Shalgul forest area in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Chikkaballapur blast: How playing with fire cost the victims dear
Chikkaballapur (Karnataka), Feb 24 (IANS) 'Playing with fire' is an old adage and it seems to appropriately describe the accidental blast that took place in a quarry in Hirenagaveli near Gudibande in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur district on Tuesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha Police: Navy sailor 'concocted' his kidnap-murder story
Palghar, Feb 24 (IANS) In a stunning revelation, the Palghar Police on Wednesday contended that the Indian Navy (IN) sailor who claimed to have been kidnapped and set on fire in a forest may have 'cooked up' the story as he was in heavy debt.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
At least four killed, seven injured in road accident in Burdwan
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) In a tragic accident, a speeding truck mowed down as many as 11 people, killing at least four in the spot, in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drug peddler held with heroin worth 25 lakhs
New Delhi, Feb 24 ( IANS ) The Anti-Narcotics Cell of South East District has arrested a drug peddler identified as Shakeel Ahmed and seized heroin worth Rs 25 lakhs from his possession.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gurugram man arrested for killing pregnant lover
Gurugram, Feb 24 (IANS) The Gurugram Police has arrested a pregnant woman's lover who had killed her in Jal Vihar Colony, Sector-46 in Gurugram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lovers commit suicide in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two lovers committed suicide in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Wednesday after the girl's marriage was fixed with another boy, the police said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha Police: Navy sailor 'cooked up' his own kidnap-murder
Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) In a stunning revelation, the Palghar Police on Wednesday contended that the Indian Navy sailor, who was said to have been kidnapped and burnt alive, may have "concocted" the story as he was in heavy debt.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Committee to probe sexual harassment complaint against TN Special DGP
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has set up a six-member committee to probe the alleged sexual harassment complaint lodged by a female IPS officer against Rajesh Das, IPS, Special Director General of Police (DGP- Law and Order).
2021-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Punjab to strengthen security in prisons
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to amend the Prison Act, 1894 to strengthen security across the state's prisons and curb criminal acts by inmates through more stringent punishment for major offences like rioting, escape from prison, and other violations of prison discipline and rules.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Water level of Rishiganga lake falls by 1 foot
Dehradun, Feb 24 (IANS) SDRF personnel aided by the villagers have managed to widen the discharge area of a Rishiganga lake in Uttarakhand, bringing down its water level by one foot, top police officers said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Inspired by Bollywood, Majhi's syndicate used Rs 20 note as signal to smuggle coal
Kolkata/New Delhi/Dhanbad, Feb 24 (IANS) The story of absconding coal mafia kingpin Anup Majhi aka Lala, who is named in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) FIR in an illegal coal smuggling case seems to be inspired from a Bollywood crime thriller where the role of Rs 20 note becomes instrumental in the safe passage of trucks laden with coal, officers related to probe said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Chikkaballapur blast: 5 nabbed, 2 K'taka cops suspended
Chikkaballapur, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after an 'accidental explosion' in a quarry killed six persons in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur, police arrested five persons including three partners of the quarry, and suspended two police officers on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Eight-year-old kidnapped, murdered in Telangana
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an eight-year-old boy was kidnapped and murdered by unidentified people in Telangana's Mahabubnagar district, police said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab to strengthen security in prisons
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to amend the Prison Act, 1894 to strengthen security across the state's prisons and curb criminal acts by inmates through more stringent punishment for major offences like rioting, escape from prison, and other violations of prison discipline and rules.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Water level of Rishiganga lake falls by 1 foot
Dehradun, Feb 24 (IANS) SDRF personnel aided by the villagers have managed to widen the discharge area of a Rishiganga lake in Uttarakhand, bringing down its water level by one foot, top police officers said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Shocking', says Delhi HC on murder of undertrial inside Tihar
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the alleged murder of an undertrial inside Tihar jail.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shahjahanpur woman was set ablaze after failed rape attempt
Shahjahanpur (UP), Feb 24 (IANS) The BA second year student who was found half-burnt near a highway in Shahjahanpur, has now told the police that three people tried to rape her in a field near Rai Kheda village on Monday evening and when they did not succeed, they poured kerosene and set her on fire.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Child dies in Greek migrant camp fire
Athens, Feb 24 (IANS) A 7-year-old child died in a fire at a migrant camp near the Greek capital, Greek national news agency AMNA reported on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Greece,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gurugram manager shot dead near Delhi-Mumbai Expressway
Gurugram, Feb 24 (IANS) A manager of a private firm was allegedly shot dead late on Tuesday night at the under-construction Delhi-Mumbai Expressway near Sancholi village in Sohna area in Gurugram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana ambulance staff held for 2 kg gold theft from accident spot
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Telangana police on Wednesday arrested a driver and emergency medical technician of a 108 ambulance for theft of 2.300 kg gold ornaments from a car which met with accident killing two of the occupants.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cop killed in Bihar encounter with liquor mafia
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) A Sub-Inspector in Bihar's Sitamarhi district was killed in an encounter with a liquor mafia gang while a guard sustained injuries on Wednesday afternoon. Sources said that a smuggler was also killed.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi: Retd IFS officer shoots self in Defence Colony, dies
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An 81-year-old retired IFS officer shot himself in south Delhi's Defence Colony on Wednesday morning. He was rushed to hospital but he later succumbed to his injuries.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four missing UP girls found in Uttarakhand (Ld)
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Feb 24 (IANS) The four girls who went missing on their way to school on Tuesday, were found in Uttarakhand on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Hyderabad girl who cooked up story of kidnap, rape, ends life
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl, who had faked her abduction and rape at Ghatkesar on Hyderabad's outskirts about two weeks ago to run away from home, committed suicide on Wednesday, police said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10 drown as car falls into river in Afghanistan
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) Ten commuters drowned after their car fell into a river in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan, provincial government spokesman Ahmad Shah Sahel said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab 'shamelessly' protecting Mukhtar Ansari: UP govt to SC
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the Punjab government is "shamelessly" protecting gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari as he is not being handed back to UP where he faces trial for several heinous offences before a special MP/MLA court.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UP high school student gang-raped, stabbed
Gonda (UP), Feb 24 (IANS) In yet another shocking crime in Uttar Pradesh, a high school girl student in Mankapur Kotwali area of Gonda district was gang-raped and then stabbed by four men.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Toolkit case: Court to hear Shantanu's bail plea on Thursday
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A Delhi Court will be hearing on Thursday the arguments on the anticipatory bail petition filed by Shantanu Muluk in the 'Toolkit' case.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Man ends life over mother-wife feud
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Upset over a feud between his mother and wife, a 37-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of a residential building in Pakhwara area of Moradabad.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 girls missing in UP remain untraceable
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Four girls, including three minors, who allegedly went missing on their way to school still remain untraceable.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seven killed as car collides with oil tanker
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Seven persons were killed after an oil tanker collided with a car near Naujheel police station on the Yamuna Expressway, late on Tuesday night.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cleric held in Hyderabad for cheating cancer patient
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Tuesday arrested a cleric for allegedly cheating a cancer patient by collecting Rs 2 lakh on the promise to arrange money from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for his treatment.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Circumstantial evidence should be full to support conclusion of guilt: SC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that there should be no gap in circumstantial evidence, if a conclusion of guilt is derived from it.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana busts passport racket, 4 Bangladeshis held
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Police in Cyberabad on Tuesday said they have busted a passport racket with the arrest of eight people including four Bangladeshis and two policemen.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fake GST Frauds: 12 persons including CA held in 1 day, 329 so far
New Delhi, Feb. Feb 23 (IANS) The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) and CGST Commissionerates on Tuesday arrested 12 persons including a Chartered Accountant and a lady on charges of running fake firms created to issue fraudulent invoices.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka orders CID probe into Chikkaballapur mine blast
Chikkaballapur/New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has directed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the state police to investigate into the Chikkaballapur mine blast, which left five persons dead in the wee hours of Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Certain privileged people are not caught despite NBWs: SC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said there are certain privileged people who are not caught despite non-bailable warrants against them, while refusing to entertain the anticipatory bail plea of former MP Ateeq Ahmad's son in a case of kidnapping and assault on a businessman in a UP prison.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Couple robbed of Rs 6 lakh in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Feb 23 (IANS) Unidentified bike-borne miscreants looted Rs 6 lakh cash from a couple in Jamshedpur on Tuesday, the police said.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED attaches properties worth Rs 1.2 cr of JIPL in coal scam case
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties to the tune of Rs 1.2 crore of Jharkhand Ispat Private Limited (JIPL) in a coal block case.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Some people ruining, perverting education system, says SC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday cited Madhya Pradesh's multi-crore Vyapam scam as it heard the Karnataka government plea challenging the bail granted to the main accused in the PU question paper leak case registered in 2016.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Convict in Delhi gang rape case who jumped parole arrested
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi police has arrested a life convict in the infamous Dhaula Kuan rape case of 2010 who absconded after jumping parole. A semi-automatic pistol of .32 caliber with 2 live cartridges were recovered from his possession.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5 dead, 1 injured in Chikkaballapur mine blast in K'taka (2nd Ld)
Chikkaballapur, Feb 23 (IANS) At least five persons were killed and one received severe injuries in a suspected gelatine explosion at a quarry site in Hirenagavalli hamlet bordering Chikkaballapur and Bengaluru in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, police said.
2021-02-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mohan Delkar's autopsy confirms suicide, body sent to Silvassa
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The autopsy report of seven-time MP Mohan S. Delkar, who was found dead in a south Mumbai hotel room, has confimed death by suicide, official sources said here on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ambulance catches fire in Guwahati, patient, 2 others escape
Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) An ambulance caught fire due to a technical snag in the Kahilipara area of Guwahati on Tuesday while a patient was being taken to the hospital, the police said.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mafia don Ravi Pujari sent to police custody till March 9
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A special court in Mumbai on Tuesday sent gangster Ravi Pujari brought here from Bengaluru, to police custody till March 9 in a 2016 firing case, officials said.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
U'khand Deluge: Procedures for declaring missing persons dead begin
Dehradun, Feb 23 (IANS) As the rescuers continue to find more bodies in the disaster-hit Chamoli district in Uttarkhand, the state government has initiated the procedures to declare the missing persons dead in the February 7 deluge on the lines of the calamitous floods in Kedarnath in 2013.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Toolkit case: Disha Ravi gets bail
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Tuesday granted bail to climate activist Disha Ravi in the Greta Thunberg 'Toolkit' conspiracy case.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights