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Two toll employees on Gurgaon Expressway held for extortion


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Two toll employees at Sirhol toll plaza on the Delhi-Gurgaon expressway were arrested for charging illegally from motorists, police said Friday.Sanjay, an employee with the Delhi-Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Mulayam sacks close Akhilesh aide in UP


September 10th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday sacked Sanjay Lathar, president of the party's youth wing Samajwadi Yuvjan Sabha (SYS), saying that the latter was ... Read more...

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SC reserves verdict on Amit Shah’s bail in Sohrabuddin case (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on a CBI plea for cancelling the bail of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah in the 2005 Sohrabuddin ... Read more...

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SC reserves verdict on Amit Shah’s bail in Sohrabuddin case


September 6th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on a CBI plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to former Gujarat minister Amit Shah by the state ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli: The don is finally nailed


August 31st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) The law has finally caught up with the Big Daddy of Mumbai mafia, Arun Gulabrao Ahir, or simply Arun Gawli, with a special court Friday ... Read more...

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Meghalaya launches operation to rescue abducted exporter’s son


August 31st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 31 (IANS) Security forces have launched an operation in western Meghalaya to rescue the son of a man engaged in exporting coal to Bangladesh, officials said Friday.According to ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels kidnap exporter’s son


August 30th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 29 (IANS) A son of a coal exporter to Bangladesh was abducted in Meghalaya by eight armed men from a rebel outfit, police said Wednesday. No ransom call ... Read more...

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Moscow airport cops suspected of extortion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three criminal cases have been launched against transport police officers suspected of extorting money from passengers at Moscow airports, an official said."We are investigating circumstances ... Read more...

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Top GNLA rebel arrested in Meghalaya


August 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 28 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday arrested a top Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebel along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.Acting on a tip-off, Meghalaya police and ... Read more...

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Maharashtra suspends four policemen


August 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Monday suspended four policemen and charged them with attempt to murder for extorting money from a businessman and throwing him out of a train, an ... Read more...

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Wanted man lynched by mob near Gurgaon


August 20th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 20 (IANS) A criminal carrying a Rs.1 lakh reward for his arrest was beaten to death by a mob in Saidpur village near this Haryana industrial town and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh CM vows to crush Maoists


August 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday sought people's support to crush Maoist guerrillas.Speaking on Independence Day at the Police parade ground here, Singh branded the Maoists ... Read more...

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GNLA chief sent to 15 days police custody


August 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) A court in Meghalaya Sunday remanded Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to 15 days' police custody.Sangma pleaded before the first class judicial ... Read more...

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Shakira sues former employees


August 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Singer Shakira is taking legal action against two former employees over allegations of extortion and defamation.The "Hips Don't Lie" hitmaker said her ex-workers had threatened ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel chief to move bail


August 9th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 9 (IANS) Meghalaya's outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) arrested supremo Champion R. Sangma is likely to move a bail application before a court here, his lawyer said ... Read more...

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Lopez files case against driver for extortion


August 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez is suing her former driver Hakob Manoukian on charges of extortion.The 43-year-old says the driver demanded $2.8 million from her and ... Read more...

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Assam businessman killed, another abducted in Meghalaya


August 8th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Tuesday gunned down a businessman from Assam and abducted another at gunpoint in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills ... Read more...

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GNLA chief seek’s lawyer presence during interrogation


August 7th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Detained Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma has sought the presence of his legal counsel during interrogation, his lawyer said."He (Champion) has written ... Read more...

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Arrested Garo rebel leader planning peace talks?


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 5 (IANS) Meghalaya's outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) arrested supremo Champion R. Sangma is exploring the possibility of peace talks with the government, his lawyer said Sunday."He ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arrested near Bangladesh border in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma was arrested Monday near the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said.Sangma, whose outfit is fighting ... Read more...

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Swiss to grill Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka


July 27th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 27 (IANS) Swiss officials are to visit Sri Lanka to talk to Tamil Tigers in custody over rebel activities in Switzerland and the funds they collected to support ... Read more...

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Extortion angle being probed in Woodland AGM murder case


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 23 (IANS) The motive behind the July 20 killing of a shoe and apparel firm's senior executive was being narrowed down to him not fulfilling extortion demands and ... Read more...

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Chopper case: Romesh Sharma gets 10-year jail (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Romesh Sharma, a suspected aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was Monday awarded 10 years' imprisonment by a Delhi court in a cheating and extortion ... Read more...

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Chopper case: Romesh Sharma gets 10-year jail


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Romesh Sharma, a suspected aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, was Monday awarded 10 years' imprisonment by a Delhi court in a cheating and extortion ... Read more...

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39 held in Karachi for various crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi conducted raids in many areas and arrested 39 people allegedly involved in robbery and extortion, Geo News reported Saturday.Police ... Read more...

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Two GNLA linkmen held in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) Two alleged GNLA linkmen have been arrested in Meghalaya, a BSF official said Friday.Mikson R. Marak, 21, and Luthar Sangma, 25, were held during a joint ... Read more...

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Karachi traders get 200 extortion notes a day


July 18th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Businessmen in the Pakistani port city have been receiving around 200 extortion notes every day, Geo News reported.At least 18 traders were kidnapped for ransom while ... Read more...

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Gangster arrested in Uttar Pradesh


July 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) In a joint operation, the Uttar Pradesh Police and the Karnataka Police Monday arrested a member of the notorious Raja Shetty gang here, an official said.Akash ... Read more...

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Maoist shot dead in Odisha


July 9th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) A member of the Maoist People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) group was gunned down by police in Odisha Monday, a day after a ruling Biju ... Read more...

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Peruvian police rescue 10 kids from guerrillas


July 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Police rescued 10 children who had been forcibly recruited by a guerrilla group in southern Peru, President Ollanta Humala said Friday."Ten children have been recovered. There ... Read more...

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China to redefine personal data stealing laws


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) China has plans to redefine regulations about stealing personal data as it causes a lot of inconvenience to the general public.According to a senior officer from ... Read more...

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Abu Salem gets bail in extortion case (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday granted bail to extradited gangster Abu Salem in a 2002 extortion case. He would remain in judicial custody as he is ... Read more...

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Abu Salem gets bail in extortion case


June 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday granted bail to extradited gangster Abu Salem in a 2002 extortion case.Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav granted bail to Salem on ... Read more...

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‘Jharkhand criminals posing as Maoists to extort money’


June 20th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 20 (IANS) Criminals have been extorting money from businessmen and companies in Jharkhand posing as Maoists, a police official said Wednesday."In the past six months, some cases have ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arms procurer arrested in Meghalaya


June 20th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 20 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the police arrested the chief arms procurer of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a rebel group operating in western ... Read more...

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