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Gujarat IPS officer’s wife fears for his life


October 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Arrested Gujarat Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta Saturday said her husband's life was under threat and she was not being allowed ... Read more...

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More CCTV cameras coming up in Mumbai


May 27th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Keeping the promise of making his constituency crime free, Maharashtra legislator Krishna Hegde from suburban Vile Parle is all set to inaugurate five new close circuit ... Read more...

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Stolen antique idols seized, five held


May 21st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Five people were arrested for allegedly stealing four antique idols valued at Rs.1 crore from a place of worship in Karnataka's Chikamagalur district, a senior police ... 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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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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Gujarat hampering Ishrat Jahan shootout probe: Court


April 8th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 8 (IANS) The Gujarat government is hampering probe by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into alleged staged shootout of Ishrat Jahan, the high court said Friday.The division ... Read more...

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NCP lawmaker charged with rape, sent to three-day police custody


February 27th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nasik, Feb 27 (ANI): A Nasik Court on Sunday sent Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Dilip Wagh, who has been arrested following accusations of raping a 22-year-old woman, to three-days in police ... Read more...

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Three held for betting on India-England match


February 26th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) Betting on Sunday's India-England World Cup cricket match here could be around Rs.50 crore, a Karnataka minister said Saturday as police arrested three people organising the racket."We have ... Read more...

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Nolan announces ‘Batman 3′ title


October 28th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 28 (IANS) Christopher Nolan has announced the title of the third instalment of his blockbuster Batman franchise -- it will be called "The Dark Knight Rises".Neither will the film ... Read more...

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Amit Shah’s bail hearing adjourned to Wednesday


October 26th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday adjourned for a day the hearing on the bail plea of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, a prime accused in the killing of ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: Court questions Amin’s co-accused


September 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday issued notices to eight accused in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case who challenged co-accused and former police official N.K. Amin's ... 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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Karnataka Police detains five for role in Bangalore blasts


April 21st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Hubli (Karnataka), Apr 21 (ANI): The Karnataka Police has detained five people for questioning for their alleged role in the bomb blasts at Bangalore's M Chinnaswamy Stadium last week.According to the ... Read more...

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Bangalore police arrests three more people in 2008 blast incident


December 17th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 17 (ANI): The Bangalore city Crime Branch police have arrested three more persons in connection with the 2008 serial bomb blast, which left city horrified.Police arrested the three identified as ... Read more...

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Canadian police clueless about death of Sikh woman, three kids


October 14th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 14 (IANS) Mystery surrounding the murder of a young Sikh woman and three newborn kids in Calgary last week deepened Tuesday, with police calling the case "complex and delicate". They ... Read more...

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Bangalore police bust ‘D’ gang’s gun racket


October 12th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct 12 (ANI): Bangalore Police on Monday arrested two gun runners allegedly behind the Dawood Ibrahim gang in the city.The action comes days after the arrest of three other Dawood gangsters ... Read more...

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Karnataka orders probe into church attack


September 11th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) Karnataka Friday ordered an inquiry into the attack on a Catholic church on the outskirts of the city by unidentified miscreants early Thursday. Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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CBI files 5000-page chargesheet against Padamsinh Patil


August 20th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug 20(ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday submitted a 5000-page chargesheet, in which it named suspended Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Padamsinh Patil as the prime accused and ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad hooch death toll rises to 73


July 9th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 9 (ANI): With the death of 25 more people, the death toll following the consumption of spurious liquor in Ahmedabad rose to 73 on Thursday.According to police, 25 more ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad hooch death toll rises to 65


July 9th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 9 (ANI): With the death of 17 more people, the death toll following the consumption of spurious liquor in Ahmedabad rose to 65 on Thursday.According to police, 17 more ... Read more...

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2 inspectors, DySP suspended following Gujarat hooch tragedy


July 8th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 8 (ANI): In connection with the recent hooch tragedy that claimed 25 lives in Gujarat, two police inspectors were suspended today, while a DySP-rank officer was shifted."Two police inspectors of ... Read more...

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IIT student sent to 14-day police remand in Gujarat


May 9th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 9 (IANS) A court sent Ashish Ravindranathan, an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) student, to a 14-day police remand here Saturday after he was nabbed for allegedly duping 50 credit ... Read more...

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Sex crimes soaring Down Under


April 27th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 27 (ANI): There has been a drastic increase in the number of sex crimes Down Under, according to a new report.The recent police figures on pub and club offences have ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi man held in Ahmedabad


November 3rd, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 3 (IANS) A 30-year-old man from Bangladesh allegedly staying here illegally has been arrested, police said Monday.The man, identified as Shakayat alias Shaukat Biko Mandar Sheikh, 30, was detained from ... Read more...

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Jaipur blast accused brought to Ahmedabad for questioning


October 10th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 10 (ANI): The two Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) members accused in the Jaipur blasts have been brought to Ahmedabad for interrogation in connection with the July 26 ... Read more...

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Two held for alleged links with Ahmedabad blasts


September 16th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Sept 16 (ANI): The city crime branch has arrested two more persons in connection with the Ahmedabad serial blasts that took 55 lives. Police have also released photographs of four more ... Read more...

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Bashir admits involvement in Ahmedabad blasts


August 19th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug 19 (ANI): The alleged mastermind of the serial blasts in Ahmedabad, Mufti Abu Bashir, has admitted that he was involved in the July 26 bombings that left 55 people ... Read more...

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Eight held for alleged links with Ahmedabad blasts


August 16th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug 16 (ANI): At least eight people, mostly Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) activists, have been arrested in connection with the Ahmedabad serial blasts. According to Joint Commissioner of Police ... Read more...

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Gujarat cops study Jaipur blasts suspects sketches


August 5th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug 5 (ANI): In an effort to gather leads in the Ahmedabad serial blasts on July 26, the city crime branch has obtained sketches of seven people who might be ... Read more...

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Two suspected held for alleged links with Ahmedabad blasts


August 1st, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (WB), Aug 1 (ANI): Two persons were arrested by Delhi Police team in Bhaktinagar area near here today in connection with the Ahmedabad blasts. According to police officials, the duo, ... Read more...

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Crime Branch conducts combing operations in Ahmedabad


July 31st, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 31 (ANI): In the wake of July 26 serial blasts in Ahmedabad city, which claimed 53 lives and injured over 140 people, the Crime Branch has carried out combing ... Read more...

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Vanzara, 13 others to undergo narco-test in Gujarat


April 25th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 25 (IANS) After a sessions court accepted a police request to conduct narco-test on former senior Gujarat police official D.G. Vanzara and 13 others, the Forensic Science Laboratory, Gandhinagar is ... Read more...

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Gujarat former top cop Vanzara complets year in jail


April 24th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 24 (IANS) Former senior Gujarat police official D.G. Vanzara completed a year in jail Friday following his arrest for the staged killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kausar Bi ... Read more...

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