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Court acquits don Dawood Ibrahim’s ‘aide’


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Khalil Ahmed, said to be an aide of don Dawood Ibrahim, was Monday acquitted by the Delhi High Court in a case of alleged attempt ... Read more...

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Three Maoist guerrillas arrested in Jharkhand


December 28th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 28 (IANS) Three Maoist guerrillas were arrested in Jharkhand's Khuti district on Wednesday, police said.According to police, the three guerrillas belonging to the People's Liberation Front of India ... Read more...

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Journalist Luiz Marina Paz Shot Dead By Motorbike Gunmen


December 7th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tegucigalpa, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Honduran police are hunting for gunmen who shot dead a journalist in the country. The police say 38-year-old Luz Marina Paz and her driver were ... Read more...

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Management graduate held for Rs.1 crore extortion bid


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A 31-year-old management graduate was held in central Delhi for attempting to extort Rs.1 crore from his former employer, police said Tuesday.Vivek Singh, resident of ... Read more...

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NCP legislator jailed six months for assault


October 5th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco was Wednesday jailed for six months after a court rejected his bail application in an assault ... Read more...

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Bihar doctor dragged out of clinic, shot dead


September 14th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) An ayurvedic doctor in Bihar was pulled out of his clinic and shot dead by a group of suspected Maoists, police here said Wednesday.Dr Rajesh Kumar, ... Read more...

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Goa legislator gets one year jail


April 27th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 27 (IANS) Controversial Goa legislator and former tourism minister Francisco alias Mickky Pacheco was sentenced by the Margao trial court to one year imprisonment for assaulting a government ... Read more...

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Altaf asks Pak PM to rid Karachi’s business community of extortion mafia


January 29th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 29(ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has asked Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani to take action against the extortion mafia in Karachi.During a telephonic discussion with ... Read more...

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Extortionists, stalkers push crime graph in Bangladesh


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 2 (IANS) Extortion and stalking have pushed up the crime graph in Bangladesh, media reports said as a Kali temple here was vandalised in dispute over extortion money.The historic ... Read more...

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Man attacked for giving land to police in Jharkhand


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 1 (IANS) Suspected Maoists in a Jharkhand village Monday shot and injured a ration dealer who had donated land for a police picket, a police official said.Chedi Singh a ration ... Read more...

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Bihar Police arrest three Maoists


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya (Bihar), Oct 3 (ANI): Bihar Police has arrested three Maoists including a zonal commander of a banned outfit called Revolutionary Communist Centre (RCC) during a search operation in Gaya District on ... Read more...

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Sangma asks police to probe mobile SIM cards racket


August 8th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has asked the police to probe the SIM card racket in the state, expressing concern about mobile phone connections falling into the hands ... Read more...

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India shutdown saves Nepal villagers’ lives


July 7th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) A general strike enforced in India by the opposition parties Monday to protest against price rise may have inconvenienced millions in the country but in neighbouring ... Read more...

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ULFA resumes extortion of tea firms, businesses


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 2 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) is back with its terror designs after a long gap by slapping huge extortion notices on tea companies, business houses ... Read more...

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Manipur doctors stage protests against militant threats


June 30th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 30 (ANI): Doctors, interns and other paramedical staff of Regional Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Manipur staged a sit-in demonstration on Tuesday to protest against the extortion and life ... Read more...

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Two youth thrown out of moving train


June 29th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) Two youth were thrown out of a running train in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabir Nagar district, allegedly by two Railway Protection Force (RPF) constables for refusing to pay ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police recover huge cache of arms, ammunition of Maoists


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Simdega (Jharkhand), June 22 (ANI): The security forces have recovered arms and ammunition belonging to the Maoists in Jharkhand's Simdega District.According to police, on Monday, troops were patrolling the area as part ... Read more...

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Maoists attack employees


June 17th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Angry after being denied extortion money, Maoists torched two heavy machines in two industries and beat up some employees in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said Thursday. The incidents ... Read more...

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Maoists torch machinery, vehicles of a road construction firm in Bihar


June 11th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya (Bihar), June 11 (ANI): Suspected Maoists caused extensive damage to a road construction company at Panchanpur in Bihar's Gaya DistrictThe incident took place just after midnight between June 9 and 10.The ... Read more...

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Police name journalists in drug mafia nexus


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 3 (IANS) Officials investigating the police-politician and drug-mafia nexus in Goa have told the Bombay High Court that several journalists were key players in the nexus and collected 'hafta' (extortion ... Read more...

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Goa cop held for links to drug mafia gets bail


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 2 (IANS) A senior police officer arrested for his links to the drug mafia in Goa was Wednesday released on conditional bail by the Panaji bench of the Bombay High ... Read more...

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Meghalaya police bust SIM card racket


May 19th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 18 (IANS) Police in Meghalaya Tuesday busted a massive mobile phone SIM card racket spread across Manipur and Nagaland as well, based on a disclosure of a top arrested militant ... Read more...

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Industrialist beaten to death in Greater Noida


May 15th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, May 15 (IANS) An industrialist died in hospital Saturday after being brutally beaten by four men in his factory here late Friday night, police said. One of the assailants has ... Read more...

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Maoist attack creates terror among iron ore miners


April 6th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, April 6 (IANS) Businessmen, especially iron ore miners, in Chhattisgarh are a terrified lot after the deadly Maoist attack Tuesday in the state's Dantewada district in Bastar region, described ... Read more...

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Two NDFB militants lynched in Assam


March 26th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 26 (IANS) Two tribal separatists of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) were lynched Friday by a mob when they came to a village in Assam to apparently ... Read more...

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Killer of infant gets death sentence


February 16th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 16 (IANS) An Indore court in Madhya Pradesh Tuesday awarded death sentence to a man for killing an infant, a lawyer said. "Indore Sessions Judge K.C. Garg awarded death ... Read more...

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Maoists annually extort Rs.2,000 crore in India: Chhattisgarh DGP


November 28th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Nov 28 (IANS) Maoists annually extort up to Rs.2,000 crore (Rs.20,000 million) across India, mostly targeting iron and coal mining companies, infrastructure project contractors and 'tendu patta' businessmen, says ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three brothers in Dantewada


October 31st, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): Maoists have killed three persons of the same family for money in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police have said.A group of almost 60 Maoists barged in ... Read more...

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Gangster Munna Bajrangi confesses to killing 40 people


October 30th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Gangster Munna Bajrangi, who was arrested in Mumbai Thursday, has confessed to killing over 40 people in the past 20 years, police said Friday. "When we asked ... Read more...

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Toll in Assam violence rises to 13


October 7th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 7 (IANS) The toll in the weekend massacre by tribal separatists in an Assam village rose to 13 with a woman succumbing to her injuries at a hospital here ... Read more...

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Assam village limps back to normal after militant attack


October 6th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Biswanath Chariali (Assam), Oct 6 (IANS) Army personnel continued to patrol villages in Assam's violence-hit Sonitpur district after tribal separatists killed 12 villagers, officials said Tuesday. "Heavy deployment of army personnel backed by ... Read more...

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Military operation after militants kill 11 in Assam village


October 5th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) A massive military operation was launched Monday after tribal separatists gunned down 11 people and wounded 15 in an Assam village, officials said. The incident took place late ... Read more...

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Bodo militants gun down 11 people in Assam, 15 injured (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 4 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 15 wounded, seven of them critically, in a daring attack by tribal separatists in Assam late Sunday, officials said. A police ... Read more...

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Militants kidnap three Tripura villagers


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 2 (IANS) Militants from the outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) are demanding a ransom of Rs.56,000 for three tribals they had abducted two days ago, police said here ... Read more...

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Operation launched to rescue abducted Hindalco employees


August 18th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 18 (IANS) An operation has been launched to rescue ten employees and labourers of Hindalco company, abducted by Maoist rebels from Jharkhand's Gumla district, police said Tuesday. Ten employees and workers ... Read more...

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