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Haryana couple shot by girl’s family, critical


June 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 8 (IANS) A young couple, who eloped and got married in a temple about one and a half years ago, were battling for life at a Delhi hospital ... Read more...

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Man escapes from police custody in Darjeeling


June 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, June 1 (IANS) A man accused of fraud escaped from police custody in West Bengal's Kalimpong town Friday.Sonam Dorji Bhutia, 33, was arrested May 29 for allegedly cheating several ... Read more...

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Two held for cheating in Delhi


May 31st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Two persons were arrested here for cheating people on the pretext of getting them bank loans, police said Thursday.The accused were identified as Subhash Chander, ... Read more...

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Three men abduct driver, rob car in Delhi


May 29th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A bank employee's driver was abducted and his vehicle robbed by three assailants from outside a hotel here, police said Tuesday. The driver was ... Read more...

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Six rescued from Delhi’s red light area


May 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Two girls and four young women who were forced into prostitution have been rescued from the capital's red light area, Delhi Police said Tuesday.They were ... Read more...

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Woman molested in Delhi hospital


May 29th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman was Monday molested by a staff member in a hospital here, police said.The incident took place in Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital in ... Read more...

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Police seek account audit of Anna-led group


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi Police told a court here Tuesday that they have sought an audit of the accounts of Anna Hazare-led voluntary organisation India Against ... Read more...

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‘Hope Lokpal bill taken for discussion in Rajya Sabha’


May 21st, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) With just two days left for the budget session of parliament to end, Union Law Minister Salman Khursheed Monday said he hoped the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Don’t bring Lokpal bill on last day, BJP warns government


May 18th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday warned the government against bringing the Lokpal bill on the last day of the current budget session of ... Read more...

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Mother-of-three raped in Delhi on Mother’s Day


May 15th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A 30-year-old mother of three children was raped in west Delhi's Aman Vihar area, police said Monday.The victim was sexually assaulted Sunday, celebrated internationally as ... Read more...

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Aarushi case trial begins, court adjourned till May 14


May 11th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 11 (IANS) Trial in the twin murder case of Delhi schoolgirl Aarushi Talwar and her domestic help Hemraj began in a sessions court here Friday, nearly four ... Read more...

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No role in CBI action against Sakshi group: Chief minister


May 9th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Wednesday said his government had no role in the freezing of bank accounts by the CBI of Sakshi ... Read more...

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Eight girls rescued from Delhi brothels


April 28th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Eight girls, a majority of them minors, were rescued from two Delhi brothels, police said Saturday.The girls, aged between 15 and 20 years, were rescued ... Read more...

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Empowering rural women to fight for their rights (Feature)


April 27th, 2012 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) Seema Saroj, a resident of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh, was denied payment under the rural jobs scheme for months. She then joined Nari Sangh, a ... Read more...

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Soldier, another arrested for ‘magic mirror’ fraud


April 24th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Two men, including an army soldier, were arrested in Rajasthan Monday for duping a property dealer of Rs.60 million on the pretext of selling him a ... Read more...

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Bhanwari Devi case: Court issues notice to CBI chief, officials


April 19th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, April 19 (IANS) The Rajasthan High Court Thursday issued show-cause notices to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director and other agency officers on allegations of harassment by a local ... Read more...

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Body at nursery: ‘Killer’ arrested in Delhi


April 19th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A young man from the Khan Market area was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly murdering a teenager at a nursery near the market on April ... Read more...

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Bollywood actress’s headless body found in Allahabad septic tank


April 18th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, April 18 (IANS) A team of Mumbai police aided by Allahabad cops traced the headless torso of Meenakshi Thapa, a budding Bollywood actress who was abducted on March 30, ... Read more...

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Mentally-challenged woman raped by witch doctor


April 14th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 14 (IANS) A 20-year-old mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped by a witch doctor who was approached by her family members for a cure for her ailment, police ... Read more...

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Apex court breather for Madhur Bhandarkar (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed criminal proceedings against filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar in a rape charge levelled against him by actress Priti Jain.While staying the proceedings, ... Read more...

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I’m speechless and overwhelmed: Bhandarkar


April 9th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar says he is relived after the Supreme Court Monday stayed criminal proceedings against him in a rape charge levelled by actress Preeti Jain."I ... Read more...

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SC provides relief to Madhur Bhandarkar


April 9th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed criminal proceedings against filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar in a rape charge levelled against him by actress Preeti Jain.While staying the proceedings, ... Read more...

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15 child workers rescued in Delhi (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Fifteen minors who were being taken to Ludhiana in Punjab as child labour were rescued Thursday from the Old Delhi Railway Station and five people, ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani minors forcibly married in Britain


March 31st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Up to 400 children, including from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, were coerced into or threatened with marriage in Britain last year, a government report has said.A ... Read more...

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Vedanta foundation officials quizzed in misappropriation of funds


March 26th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Police informed a Delhi court Monday that they have quizzed various officials of Microsoft and Vedanta Foundation with regard to alleged misappropriation of funds by ... Read more...

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BRICS summit faces Syria wall


March 26th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) While there is a broad consensus on pushing global governance reforms, the BRICS summit of the five major emerging economies here may hit the Syria ... Read more...

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‘Police officer’ nabbed for cheating unemployed youth


March 24th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A man, who pretended to be a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Uttar Pradesh and cheated several innocent youths by promising them government jobs ... Read more...

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Katara murder: Court sets up panel to probe convicts’ hospital visits


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Taking serious note of allegations that Nitish Katara murder convict Vikas Yadav, who visited AIIMS for treatment, left the hospital Diwali night without informing the ... Read more...

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Madhur Bhandarkar to face trial in rape case


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday rejected the application of filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar to stay the process against him in a Mumbai metropolitan court in the Preeti ... Read more...

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No Russian asylum for Syrian president: Minister


March 21st, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow has not told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to leave Syria and take refuge in Russia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."Nobody invited him to Moscow," ... Read more...

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Indians held in Hanoi flown to Jaipur


March 21st, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) Five Indians accused of swindling Rs.2,000 million from people in Rajasthan and other states were Tuesday brought here from Vietnam.Manvendra Singh, Pramod Sharma, Mahendra Kumar, Asha ... Read more...

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Man nabbed for killing ex-wife


March 20th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A 35-year-old man and his accomplice have been arrested for the alleged murder of his former wife in November last year, police said Tuesday/Deepak Gupta ... Read more...

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Pune rape, murder convicts get death sentence


March 20th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 20 (IANS) A city court Tuesday awarded death sentences to two men convicted in the 2007 rape and murder of a BPO employee, prosecutors said.Investigating officer Rajendra Patil ... Read more...

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Woman nabbed for killing mother-in-law


March 17th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 17 (IANS) A woman was arrested here for killing her mother-in-law five days ago for objecting to her working as an insurance agent, police said Saturday.Shweta Shelarka, 32, ... Read more...

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China sends special envoy to Syria


March 7th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) China has sent a special envoy to Syria to discuss and find out a solution to the political crisis in the country, Xinhua reported.Li Huaxin, after ... Read more...

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