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Lawyer murder: Watchman sent to police custody


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A Mumbai magistrate court Saturday remanded Sajjad Ahmed Mughal, the watchman accused in the murder of 25-year-old woman lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha to police custody till Aug ... Read more...

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Missing starlet’s stepfather remanded to police custody (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday remanded Parvez Tak, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist and stepfather of missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan, to police custody till July 19.According to ... Read more...

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Missing starlet’s step father brought to Mumbai


July 9th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) A team of Mumbai Police's Crime Branch officials late Sunday brought Parvez Tak, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist and stepfather of missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan to ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar to raise arrest of terror suspect with centre


May 8th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 8 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday strongly protested the way Karnataka Police arrested a terrorist suspect from Darbhanga district in Bihar without informing the state police, and ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: More arrests, place where body dumped identified (Roundup)


January 4th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Jan 4 (IANS) Four months after she went missing and with several arrested in the case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday identified the location where Rajasthan nurse ... Read more...

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Breakthroughs in Rajasthan nurse case, two held (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur/Pune, Jan 4 (IANS) In two major breakthroughs in the missing nurse Bhanwari Devi case, the leader of a gang suspected to have disposed off her body was arrested in ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: Key suspect held in Maharashtra


January 4th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 4 (IANS) Pune police in a joint operation with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday nabbed a key suspect in the case of missing Rajasthan nurse Bhanwari ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Vora remanded to judicial custody till Dec 20


December 9th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) A special court here Friday remanded journalist Jigna Vora, the 11th accused arrested in the J. Dey murder case, to judicial custody till Dec 20.Special judge ... Read more...

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Spurious medicines racket busted, three arrested (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) A racket of manufacturing fake drugs of leading pharmaceutical firms has been busted in Haryana's Faridabad and spurious medicines worth lakhs of rupees have been ... Read more...

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Goa home minister’s son sheltered drug mafia: Parrikar


July 16th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) The alleged role of Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik's son in sheltering the drug mafia in the tourism-oriented state should be probed by the Central ... Read more...

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Spurious drugs racket busted in Haryana


July 15th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) A racket of manufacturing fake drugs of leading pharmaceutical firms has been busted in Haryana's Faridabad and spurious medicines worth lakhs of rupees have been seized, ... Read more...

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‘Goa police probing tribal killings harassing tribals’


June 15th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) With no sign of the judicial probe promised by the Goa government into the killing of two tribal activists last month, tribal leaders claim that the ... Read more...

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Sketch of Dey’s suspected killer released


June 14th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Mumbai police Monday released the sketch of one of the four suspects in the murder of senior Mid Day journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, an official said here.According ... Read more...

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Kerala orders probe into lapses in 160 university postings


May 29th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) The Oommen Chandy-led Congress government in Kerala has ordered an inquiry into alleged scam in the 2008 appointments of 160 candidates who appeared in a test ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: Top Gujarat official apologises to court


May 12th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 11 (IANS) Balwant Singh, additional chief secretary of the Gujarat home department, Wednesday apologised to the high court in an affidavit he submitted on the transfer of ... Read more...

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Robbers break through bank wall, steal Rs.5 mn cash, gold


May 6th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) Robbers carted away Rs.2.2 million in cash and gold and jewellery valued at Rs.2.8 million from a branch of state-run Vijaya Bank here early Friday after ... Read more...

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Supreme Court restrains SIT in Ishrat Jahan case (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday restrained the Special Investigation Team (SIT) from continuing its probe into the 2004 Ishrat Jahan alleged staged shooting case.The apex ... Read more...

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Apex court restrains SIT in Ishrat Jahan case


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday restrained the Special Investigation Team (SIT) from continuing its probe into the 2004 Ishrat Jahan staged shooting case.The apex court ... Read more...

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Goa PWD minister accused of corruption


April 18th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 18 (IANS) Goa's Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Churchill Alemao was Monday accused of corruption by a legislator of the NCP, a partner in the Congress-led government.Former tourism ... Read more...

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Decision next week on CBI probe in Goa drug nexus case


March 17th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) The union ministry of personnel will next week decide whether to hand over the police-politician-drug mafia nexus probe to the CBI, a central government counsel told ... Read more...

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LIC exam paper leaked in Delhi


February 27th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): The question paper of an all-India examination for the post of assistant administrative officer of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) was leaked here on Sunday ahead ... Read more...

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RTI query reveals rot in Goa Police ranks


September 13th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) More than 50 percent of the superintendents of police in Goa have faced disciplinary action, and only 19 percent of police inspectors have a clean record, documents obtained ... Read more...

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Final hearing in another staged shootout case begins


July 30th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 30 (IANS) The final hearing in the killing of Sadiq Jamal Mehtar, an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba militant who was killed in 2003 in a staged shootout by the state police, ... Read more...

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Pacheco sent to two days judicial custody, hospitalised (Third Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Hours after a Goa court Saturday sent former tourism minister Mickky Pacheco to two days judicial custody following his surrender in connection with the mysterious death of his ... Read more...

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Pacheco sent to two days judicial custody (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Former Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco was Saturday sent to two days judicial custody by a court in Margao after he surrendered in connection with the mysterious death ... Read more...

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Torrado death case: Pacheco surrenders before Margao court


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, July 3 (ANI): Former Goa Tourism Minister Francisco Pacheco, the prime suspect in Nadia Torrado's mysterious death case surrendered before the Margao court here on Saturday.Pacheco was taken to the office ... Read more...

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Pacheco to surrender Saturday: Lawyer


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) Former Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco, wanted in a case of culpable homicide involving the death of his 28-year-old alleged lover, is likely to surrender to the crime ... Read more...

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Goa police blame Swedish witness for drug dealer’s bail


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, June 23 (IANS) Accused of sabotaging the high-profile probe into the police-politician-drug mafia nexus in Goa, police appear to have made key witness, Swedish model Lucky Farmhouse, the proverbial ... Read more...

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Former Goa tourism minister booked for culpable homocide (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 10 (IANS) Former Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco has been booked for culpable homicide and destruction of evidence over the death of his alleged lover Nadia Torrado, police told a ... Read more...

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Pacheco lover’s mother burnt all her documents, clothes: Cops


June 9th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) The mother of Nadia Torrado, former Goa tourism minister Mickky Pacheco's alleged lover, has burnt all evidence relevant to her daughter's death due to poisoning last month, ... Read more...

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Goa gets new minister, Mickky key suspect in death


June 8th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Police have named former tourism minister Mickky Pacheco as a prime suspect in the mysterious death of his 28-year-old alleged lover. Mickky, a Nationalist Congresss Party (NCP) legislator ... Read more...

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Former Goa Minister Pacheco asks anticipatory bail in Nadia case


June 8th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji (Goa), June 8 (ANI): Former Goa Minister Mickky Pacheco has moved the court for anticipatory bail in connection with the 'unnatural death' of his close friend Nadia Joelle Torrado.Pacheco, who resigned ... Read more...

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Pacheco seeks anticipatory bail; cabinet replacement likely


June 8th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Mickky Pacheco, former Goa tourism minister who was questioned in connection with the suspicious death of his alleged paramour, Tuesday applied for anticipatory bail at a local ... Read more...

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Goa minister resigns over companion’s death (Lead)


June 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco, accused of bigamy by his first wife, resigned from the cabinet Saturday over the mysterious death of his third alleged woman companion. Chief ... Read more...

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Goa Tourism Minister resigns


June 5th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Panaji, June 5 (ANI): Goa Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco resigned on Saturday after being embroiled in a controversy following the "unnatural death" of his close friend Nadia Joelle Torrado.Earlier on Friday, the ... Read more...

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