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Taliban are contract killers: Rehman Malik


April 16th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) Terming Sunday's jail attack in Pakistan as a "pre-planned conspiracy", Interior minister Rehman Malik Monday said the Taliban were "contract killers" but called themselves "Muslims".An ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: Accused says BJP legislator guilty


April 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 11 (IANS) Zahida Parvez, prime accused in activist Shehla Masood's murder, Wednesday alleged outside a CBI court in Indore that BJP legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh had "a ... Read more...

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Slain Congress leader’s wife wants trial in Mumbai


March 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Alleging that witnesses were turning hostile in the 2006 murder of Congress leader Pawanraje Nimbalkar, the victim's wife has moved the Bombay High Court seeking transfer ... Read more...

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‘Jealous woman architect plotted Shehla Masood murder’


March 4th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) The CBI probe into Madhya Pradesh RTI activist Shehla Masood's murder has hinted at arrested woman architect Zahida Parvez being the brain behind the killing ... Read more...

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CBI to quiz Shehla Masood murder accused for 3 days


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 3 (IANS) The CBI Saturday got three days' remand of Saba Farooqui, accused of involvement in RTI activist Shehla Masood's murder last year, from a Madhya Pradesh court.Farooqui ... Read more...

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Industrialist faces arrest for attack on journalist


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 3 (IANS) Police have issued an arrest warrant against an industrialist in Bihar's Araria district in connection with his alleged role in a murderous attack on a journalist.The ... Read more...

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CBI hints at BJP legislator’s role in Shehla Masood’s murder (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 29 (IANS) The probe into the murder of RTI activist Shehla Masood may see more arrests as the CBI Wednesday hinted at the possibility of involvement of a ... Read more...

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Acquittal of five in Shivani Bhatnagar case contested


February 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a petition of the Delhi government challenging the acquittal by the Delhi High Court of former Indian Police ... Read more...

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Maoist sympathisers doubt Mamata’s commitment to peace talks


October 15th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Maoist sympathisers and pro-ultra activists Saturday scoffed at the seven-day ultimatum West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has given to the Left-wing extremists to choose ... Read more...

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Nine nabbed for Bangalore Congress corporator’s murder


October 10th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) Nine people were arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of Congress corporator S. Nataraj here Oct 1 owing to personal rivalry, police said ... Read more...

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Mother gets son killed to keep affair under wraps


September 1st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) A woman has been arrested allegedly for getting two contract killers to murder her son to hide her extra-marital affair, police said Thursday.Twenty-year-old Manjeet was ... Read more...

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Kathmandu Valley paralysed over girl’s murder


August 12th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) Protesters paralysed the temple town of Lalitpur in Nepal's Kathmandu Valley Friday demanding stringent punishment for the murder of a college girl who was gunned down ... Read more...

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Twin murder: Couple held for hiring contract killers


June 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sonepat (Haryana), June 19 (IANS) A couple was arrested in a twin murder case for hiring contract killers who murdered two of their neighbours in Haryana, police said Sunday."We arrested ... Read more...

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Murder accused MP Padamsinh Patil fined Rs.10,000 (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 7 (IANS) A local court here slapped a fine of Rs.10,000 on suspended Nationalist Congress Party parliament member Padamsinh Patil, who is an accused in a ... Read more...

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Murder accused MP Padamsinh Patil fined Rs.10,000


June 7th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 7 (IANS) A local Maharashtra court slapped a fine of Rs.10,000 on suspended Nationalist Congress Party parliament member Padamsinh Patil, who is an accused in a murder ... Read more...

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Award death penalty in staged shootout cases: Supreme Court (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Friday that staged shootouts involving contract killings by policemen should be counted in the category of rarest of rare cases and ... Read more...

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Jail superintendent held for setting up contract killing


March 25th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 25 (IANS) A jail superintendent who allegedly helped a murder case accused set up a contract killing has been arrested, officials said Friday.Mirza Salim Ahmed Beig was arrested ... Read more...

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Gurgaon woman’s husband held for her murder


March 14th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 13 (IANS) More than three months after a playschool director was murdered, Gurgaon police Sunday arrested her husband for hiring two contract killers for the gruesome crime.Rakesh Juneja, ... Read more...

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Three contract killers held in Delhi


March 9th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Three contract killers, who were also involved in numerous robberies, were arrested from east Delhi, police said Wednesday. The men used to rob businessmen after ... Read more...

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Two contract killers arrested in Delhi


February 18th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Two members of a gang of contract killers, allegedly involved in killing a sandal wood smuggler of Chhattisgarh, were arrested from north Delhi and arms were ... Read more...

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Delhi man, four accomplices held for father’s murder


December 8th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing his father to inherit his wealth, police said Wednesday. Four of his accomplices were also arrested.Nikesh Gupta, 29, ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian ‘jealous’ husband caught on CCTV buying machete for wife’s murder


December 4th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Harpreet Aulakh, the Brit-Indian husband who hired contract killers to murder his wife, was caught on CCTV laughing and joking as he bought a 13.99 pound machete from ... Read more...

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Police seek extradition of man from Canada


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Nov 22 (IANS) The Noida police are seeking the extradition of a Canada-based man who hired a contract killer to kill the 'boyfriend' of his wife who had deserted him. ... Read more...

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Four arrested in Punjab for killing NRI


October 31st, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Oct 31 (IANS) Four alleged contract killers have been arrested in Punjab on charges of murdering a US-based NRI in September, police said here Sunday.Mahinderjit Singh was shot dead Sep ... Read more...

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Jobs for party workers killed by CPI-M when Trinamool wins: Mamata


September 18th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Saturday promised a job to a family member of all her party workers who fell victim to Communist Party India-Marxist (CPI-M)-sponsored atrocities, ... Read more...

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BJP MP’s nephew arrested for role in Amit Jethwa murder case


September 7th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Sep 7 (ANI): Shiva Solanki, nephew of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Dinu Solanki was on Tuesday arrested near the Rajkot airport in connection with the murder of RTI activist ... Read more...

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Three contract killers arrested in Raipur


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 3 (IANS) Police in Raipur have arrested three contract killers, among them a 15-year-old boy, from here, police said Friday. Three people, who were paid to kill a cable ... Read more...

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Two attacked with acid in Punjab (Lead)


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Two trainers working for a private business networking company were attacked with acid by unidentified people in Punjab's Sangrur district Monday, police said. Police officials in Sangrur's Malerkotla town, ... Read more...

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Two Punjab teachers attacked with acid


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Two teachers working for a private business networking company were admitted to a hospital in Punjab's Malerkotla town Monday following an acid attack on them by unidentified people, ... Read more...

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Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Sipah-e-Sahaba working like ‘paid killers’ for Taliban :Malik


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 3 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik while admitting that extremist groups like the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) and the Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP) were still active in the country despite being ... Read more...

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SDM arrested for plotting to kill neighbours


July 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) A sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) has been arrested here for hatching a conspiracy to kill his two neighbours who allegedly tried to "spoil his daughter", police said Thursday. Rathibhan Verma, ... Read more...

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Punjab cop who mistakenly shot youth suspended


April 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), April 30 (IANS) Punjab police Friday suspended an official who mistook a 19-year-old for a criminal and shot him. According to police, head constable Baljeet Singh had fired at Budh Singh, ... Read more...

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‘Sihi Gaali’ loses out on poor storyline (Kannada Movie Review)


March 14th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Sihi Gaali"; Cast: Sri Murali, Shirin, Thulasi Shivamani, Sharan and others; Director: Lekhan; Producer: Umesh, Balakrishna and Anil; Music Composer: B.R. Shankar; Rating: *Debutant director Lekhan seems to ... Read more...

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Man who tried to kill wife commits suicide


March 4th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 4 (IANS) Naresh Tyagi, who attempted to murder his wife with the help of contract killers, Thursday committed suicide by shooting himself, police said. Tyagi, a resident of Bhaneda, ... Read more...

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Three people in a car tried to kill me: Mamata Banerjee


October 14th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has alleged a conspiracy to kill her, claiming that a car with a press sticker on it tried to hit her vehicle in ... Read more...

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