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Police probing escape of Bangladeshi undertrials


August 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The police have launched a probe into the escape of two Bangladeshi undertrials booked for several offences, including dacoity, from Presidency Central Correctional Home here, an ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams centre, West Bengal government


August 26th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Sunday blamed the policies of the central government for poverty, unemployment ... Read more...

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Court slams failure to weed out Bangladeshi migrants


August 10th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday expressed concern over the central government's failure to act against nearly three crore illegal Bangladeshi migrants who are staying in the ... Read more...

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A third of presidential electoral college tainted


July 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As people's representatives are set to elect a new president soon, data compiled by a think tank shows nearly a third of the electoral college ... Read more...

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Chandigarh NRI abductors planned to kill him


April 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) The abductors of a young non-resident Indian (NRI) had planned to kill him after receiving the ransom money, an officer said here Wednesday.The six abductors, all ... Read more...

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Two die in failed robbery


March 12th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Two robbers were killed while another was wounded but escaped Monday in a botched bank dacoity in Pakistan's port city Karachi.The robbers wearing police uniform entered ... Read more...

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Bengal heading towards food scarcity: Buddhadeb


February 19th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Holding the Mamata Banerjee government responsible for suicides by farmers in West Bengal, former chief minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee ... Read more...

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Zardari remits sentences of prisoners


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has remitted the sentences of prisoners as a goodwill gesture on the occasion of Eid.Zardari consulted with Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Four criminals lynched in Jharkhand


January 25th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 25 (IANS) Four of the five dacoits who looted a bank in Jharkhand's Palamau district were beaten to death by angry villagers Wednesday, police said.According to police, five ... Read more...

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Vote bank politics shields illegal Bangladeshis: Court (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Petty vote bank politics prevents firm, resolute and intense government action against nearly three crore Bangladeshis illegally staying in India, a Delhi court said while ... Read more...

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Contract killer arrested (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A contract killer wanted for 39 crimes, including the murder of an associate, has been arrested here, police said Wednesday.The Crime Branch nabbed Rizwan alias ... Read more...

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Five get life term for murdering kidnapped man


August 10th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) A court here Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to five people, including a woman, for killing a youth in 1998, police said.The special anti-dacoity court ... Read more...

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Court awards life sentence to 12 for dacoity, kidnapping


July 4th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Etah (Uttar Pradesh), June 4 (IANS) A court here Monday awarded life imprisonment to 12 people for a dacoity and kidnapping committed ten years ago, a lawyer said.The trial court ... Read more...

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Man held for illegally carrying pistol


June 20th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old man, involved in a murder in Uttar Pradesh, was arrested in central Delhi for illegally carrying a pistol, police said Sunday.Mohammad Sufiyan, for ... Read more...

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Gulberg society killing: Accused face additional charges


March 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 10 (IANS) A special court hearing the 2002 Gulberg society massacre case Thursday allowed the prosecution to book the accused under more provisions of the Indian Penal Code ... Read more...

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Criminal lynched by villagers


March 5th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), March 5 (IANS) He had seven criminal cases pending against him, right from dacoity and abduction to attempt to murder, but Durga Prasad's luck finally ran ... Read more...

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31 convicted, 63 acquitted for Godhra train burning (Roundup)


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) A fast track court here Tuesday convicted 31 people for hatching a conspiracy to burn the Sabarmati Express train in Godhra in Gujarat in 2002, ... Read more...

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31 convicted in Godhra train burning, sentencing Friday (Third Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Nine long years later, a court Tuesday convicted 31 people but acquitted 63 for the 2002 burning of the Sabarmati Express in Godhra town in Gujarat that ... Read more...

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Godhra verdict: Sections under which 31 were convicted


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Nine years after 59 people were burnt to death in the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Express near Godhra railway station in Gujarat, a special court here Tuesday convicted ... Read more...

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Dacoit gang busted, five arrested


February 21st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) A gang of dacoits has been busted and four cases of robbery and one of murder-cum-dacoity have been solved with the arrest of five gang-members including its ... Read more...

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Man shoots friend to avenge beating, arrested


February 7th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A 24-year old man and his associate were arrested from north Delhi for killing their friend who thrashed the former for making lewd remarks about his wife, ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill villager


January 31st, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bankura (West Bengal), Jan 31 (IANS) Suspected Maoists shot dead one person while three rebels surrendered in West Bengal's Bankura district Monday, police said. "The body of a villager earlier abducted by ... Read more...

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Four held for dacoity


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Four people have been arrested in east Delhi for dacoities, police said Saturday.Mohammad Waseem, 26, Shahid, 27, Mohammad Nashir, 24, and Parmod Kumar, 24, were arrested Friday ... Read more...

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Dacoity accused attempts suicide in lock-up


January 21st, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) An accused in the biggest jewellery heist in the city's Tanishq showroom attempted suicide Friday inside police lock-up, police said.Police officials at the Mani Majra police station complex, ... Read more...

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After heist, Chandigarh banks told to install police alarms


January 13th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 13 (IANS) A day after the biggest heist in the city when a showroom was looted of jewellery worth Rs.100 million (Rs.10 crore), the city police Thursday asked all banks ... Read more...

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Proclaimed offender nabbed in Delhi


January 13th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A proclaimed offender who was evading arrest for the past two years in at least seven cases of robbery and dacoity has been nabbed here, police said ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad cops promise e-filing; say crime dipped in 2010


January 10th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 9 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Sunday promised e-filing of complaints in the New Year and claimed a drop in the number of crimes during 2010 as compared to the previous ... Read more...

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UP police arrests Samajwadi Party deputy in Allahabad


December 19th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Virendra PathakAllahabad, Dec.19 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Police arrested a Samajwadi Party deputy Raghuraj Pratap Singh, alias Raja Bhaiya, here over the weekend.Singh, representing Kunda constituency in the state assembly, has ... Read more...

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Woman legislator in hospital after husband’s thrashing


December 17th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 16 (IANS) A day after Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Bima Bharti was admitted to a hospital after being allegedly beaten by her husband Awadesh Mandal, a notorious gangster, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh records 358 rapes, 394 killings in 135 days


December 7th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has registered 358 rape cases and 394 killings in 135 days, Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar said Tuesday.The state also recorded 45 dacoity and 214 loot cases between ... Read more...

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Muthoot robbery solved, six arrested (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for the Oct 31 hiest at the Muthoot finance company's branch in Ghaziabad and 1.5 kg of gold worth Rs.30 lakh and Rs.6 ... Read more...

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Dacoits loot gold worth over Rs.1 crore (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 30 (IANS) About a dozen armed dacoits looted cash, mobile phones and jewellery worth over Rs.1 crore from a finance company in Ghaziabad Saturday, police said.The incident took place around ... Read more...

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Gold worth Rs.one crore looted


October 30th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 30 (IANS) About a dozen armed dacoits looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs.one crore from a finance company's Ghaziabad branch Saturday, police said.The incident took place around 9.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Bihar ready for round one of elections


October 20th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) The month-long elections to the Bihar assembly kick off Thursday with the first of the state's 243 constituencies going to the polls to decide if Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Dikshit assures safe Games


August 23rd, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday assured the people of incident-free Commonwealth Games in October, saying police and the union home ministry were engaged in preparing ... Read more...

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