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Odisha intensifies crackdown on chit-fund scams


September 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) Intensifying its crackdown on chit fund scams in Odisha, police Wednesday raided the offices of a private company and detained three of its senior officials for ... Read more...

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Jundal sent to police custody in Nashik attack plot


September 11th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 11 (IANS) A court Tuesday remanded key 26/11 handler and suspected LeT terrorist Abu Jundal to police custody till Sep 24 for his alleged role in ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal sent to judicial custody till Sep 24


September 10th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) A special court here Monday remanded key 26/11 handler and suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jundal to judicial custody till Sep 24, a police official said.Maharashtra Control ... Read more...

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Attack on woman cop during Odisha rally triggers outrage


September 7th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) The thrashing and near-molestation of a woman constable by a mob during an anti-government rally here Thursday has triggered outrage, with activists and police Friday demanding ... Read more...

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One more terror suspect held in Bangalore, total now 13


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested one more person with alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state ... Read more...

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Special team to probe Karnataka terror suspects’ links


September 1st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) The Karnataka crime branch Saturday set up a special team to investigate the terror links of a dozen youths arrested this week and unravel their plans ... Read more...

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Court asks CBI to probe murder case against Haryana lawmakers


August 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the shoddy investigation by Haryana Police, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday handed over to the CBI the probe in a ... Read more...

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Another rioter arrested for damaging Mumbai memorial


August 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Another rioter who desecrated the Amar Jawan memorial at the Azad Maidan during the Aug 11 violence was arrested by Mumbai police's Crime Branch Thursday, an ... Read more...

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Bihari youth’s death: Kerala doctors threaten strike


August 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) Monday threatened to go on strike after Chief Minister Oommen Chandy refused to revoke action against five doctors for ... Read more...

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Police custody of 23 Mumbai rioters extended


August 19th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Sunday extended till Aug 24 the police custody of 23 people arrested in connection with violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan earlier this ... Read more...

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Kerala government faces ire over ‘murder’ of Bihari youth


August 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kerala government is facing the heat over the unnatural death of 24-year-old Bihari youth S.S. Mann who was brought dead from a mental hospital here ... Read more...

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One more arrested for Mumbai’s Azad Maidan violence


August 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A man who snatched and fired a police gun during the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Saturday, which left two people dead and another 100 injured, ... Read more...

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Mumbai calm but police remain on guard


August 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in Mumbai Sunday, a day after violence sparked by killings of Muslims in Assam and Myanmar killed two people and injured about ... Read more...

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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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Kasab, Jundal to be jointly questioned by Mumbai Police


August 10th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Thursday granted permission to Mumbai Police Crime Branch to jointly question Ajmal Kasab, the sole surviving gunman in the 26/11 terror attack, and ... Read more...

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Bihar youth’s death: Friends to seek justice


August 9th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) After family, now friends of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, wish to seek justice for him.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, ... Read more...

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Delhi policemen arrested in UP for kidnapping engineer


August 8th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Two cops of the Delhi Police Crime Branch were arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police Wednesday for kidnapping an engineer from Bijnor district, officials said.The state police ... Read more...

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CBI asked to probe Bihar youth’s death in Kerala


August 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) The family of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, want a CBI probe into his death.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, was ... Read more...

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Engineering graduate held in credit card fraud


August 6th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 6 (IANS) An engineering graduate was arrested for defrauding a woman of nearly Rs.1.25 lakh in Odisha by hacking her credit card, police said Monday.Saroj Kumar Tripathy, 26, ... Read more...

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Crime Branch probe ordered into death of Bihari youth


August 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 6 (IANS) The Kerala government Monday ordered a Crime Branch probe into the unnatural death of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who was brought dead to the Medical College ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Rs.30 crore granted for installing CCTVs


August 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 5 (IANS) Maharashtra government Sunday sanctioned Rs.30 crore to Pune for purchasing crime preventive equipments, including closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), days after serial blasts rocked the heart of ... Read more...

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Four executives held for illegal money transfers in Odisha


August 4th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) Four senior officials of a private financial management company in Odisha have been arrested for their involvement in illegal money circulation in the state, police said ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Sketches of suspects prepared, four detainees freed


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 3 (IANS) Two days after a series of four coordinated but low-intensity blasts rocked the city, police Friday remained tight-lipped about the progress of the investigation even as ... Read more...

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Goa assembly to probe ex-minister’s son’s role in drugs case


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The Goa government Friday appointed a house committee of the state assembly to probe the involvement of one "Roy" in the state's infamous drug mafia-police-politician nexus.Chief ... Read more...

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Ammonium nitrate used in Pune blasts: Patil (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Ammonium nitrate is suspected to be the explosive used in four low-intensity serial bombs which rocked Pune the day before, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil said ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Police still to identify perpetrators, detain four (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 2 (IANS) Even as investigators from different security agencies Thursday probed the four low-intensity serial blasts in a single area in Pune Wednesday night, police remained clueless about ... Read more...

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Day after blasts, Pune police still in dark


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 2 (IANS) Even as investigators from different security agencies Thursday probed the four low-intensity serial blasts in a single area in Pune Wednesday night, police remained clueless about ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal’s police custody extended till Aug 13


July 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Tuesday extended till Aug 13 the police custody of Abu Jundal, a key suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.Seeking Jundal's custody, ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Jigna Vora granted bail (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday granted bail to woman journalist Jigna Vora arrested in the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year.A Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Jigna Vora gets bail


July 27th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday granted bail to woman journalist Jigna Vora arrested in the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year.A Maharashtra ... Read more...

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22 get bail in 2009 Delhi Metro pillar collapse case


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday granted bail to 22 people, including 10 serving officials of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), in 2009 Zamrudpur Metro pillar ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal sent to police custody till July 31 (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) A Mumbai court Saturday sent Abu Jundal, a key suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case, to police custody till July 31, said an official.Jundal ... Read more...

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Laila Khan murder: Tak’s police custody extended (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Thursday extended till July 23 the police remand of Parvez Tak, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba extremist and step-father of murdered Bollywood starlet Laila ... Read more...

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Delhi Police constable commits suicide in Gurgaon


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 15 (IANS) A 45-year-old constable deputed for the security of a senior Delhi Police official committed suicide by shooting himself with his service gun here Sunday, police said.Virender ... Read more...

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Murder saga resolved with discovery of six skeletons (Third Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The mystery of the missing Bollywood startlet Laila Khan and her family was resolved Wednesday with police announcing the discovery of six skeletons and arresting her ... Read more...

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