Crime & Crash
640 kg firecrackers seized from 3 different areas in north Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 4: Delhi Police has seized over 640 kilogram of firecrackers from three different areas in north Delhi, following the Supreme Court order on sale of old firecrackers, an official said Sunday.
According to police, 625 kilogram of firecrackers were seized from Sadar Bazar, 11.1 kg firecrackers and 7.9 kg firecrackers were seized by teams from Subzi...
NID faculty member expelled over sexual harassment charges
Ahmedabad, Nov 4: A senior faculty member of the National Institute of Design (NID) here has been expelled after a group of students accused him of sexual harassment, the institute said Saturday.
Krishnesh Mehta, who had been teaching at the NID since 1995, resigned last month after the institute sought to terminate his services, it said in...
UP man nabbed for threat calls to blow up Miami airport
Lucknow, Nov 3: An 18-year-old man was apprehended by the Uttar Pradesh ATS for allegedly for making several calls to the Miami airport in the US and threatening to blow it up, an official said on Saturday.
Legal action was initiated against him, IG ATS Asim Arun said.
The accused had purchased Bitcoins worth USD 1,000 but someone...
Teacher shot dead on way to school; husband, girlfriend arrested
New Delhi, Nov 3: A man and two others have been arrested for allegedly killing his wife -- a 38-year-old school teacher -- in northwest Delhi's Bawana area, police said Thursday.
The accused were identified as Manjeet (38), husband of the deceased, his girlfriend Angel Gupta alias Shashi Prabha (26) and Rajeev (40), they added.
Manjeet was in...
Housemaid, who replaced stolen gold chains with fakes, arrested
Bengaluru, Nov 3: A 28-year-old maid was arrested by the Koramangala police on charges of stealing gold chains from her employer’s house and replacing them with imitation fakes. The thefts of the three chains came to light when her employer, a software engineer, was asked by her friends why she was wearing fakes when she had bought original jewellery....
Five arrested for abduction of businessman
Kochi, Nov 2: Eloor police have arrested a gang of criminals led by Arun aka Radhakrishnan (36) , who is wanted in several cases, including murder, registered in various police stations of Ernakulam district.
The arrested gang members have been identified as Sulaiman alias Vadival Sulaiman, Punnoos alias Sarathkumar and Soorya alias Mottakkanan.
Students shoot 2 salesmen dead for refusing discount in Uttar Pradesh mall
Lucknown, Nov 1: Two salesmen were killed and two others seriously injured, when some students opened fire at them allegedly for refusing to give discounts on their purchases at a shopping mall in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi town on Wednesday.
According to police sources, three students of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith University, had an altercation with the salesmen...
8-day-old baby dies at Bihar hospital due to 'rat bite'
Darbhanga, Oct 30: A eight-day-old newborn died allegedly due to rat bite in the neo-natal intensive care unit of a government hospital in Bihar's Darbhanga district on Tuesday.
The incident came to light in the morning when the mother went to breastfeed the newborn at the Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) -- 145 km northeast of Patna....
Bengaluru | Inter-state robber held; articles worth Rs 80 lakhs seized
Bengaluru, Oct 29: Police have arrested an Inter-State robber and recovered a huge quantity of stolen valuables from him.
Akilesh Kumar Mato, who was working as servant in the house of complainant Satya Prakash, took advantage of absence of the house owner and robbed the articles on Oct 17-2018 and sent it to his native.
On getting a...
7 elephants electrocuted in Odisha
Dhenkanal, Oct 27: Seven elephants were electrocuted after coming in contact with a live wire near Kamalanga village in Dhenkanal district Saturday, forest officials said.
A herd of 13 jumbos was passing through the village in Sadar Forest Range and seven of them came in contact with an 11-KV line, Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Jitendranath Das said....