shocking incident

Man kills wife and three children, then himself


September 6th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 6 (IANS) Believing that he and his family were victims of black magic, a 30-year-old man here strangled to death his wife and daughter and then set his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bull Goes on the Run at Edinburgh Zoo


September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN News) A bull on the run in the Edinburg zoo caused chaos it as it escaped from its cage. However, its excitement was short lived and lasted for ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

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...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Angered over no sons, man kills wife, daughter in UP


August 14th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man, apparently upset with his wife for not bearing a baby boy, shot her and their five-year-old daughter dead in Uttar ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Girls thrashed at Karnataka’s Mangalore for partying


July 28th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) In shocking incident of moral policing, young women attending a party at a resort in Karnataka's coastal city of Mangalore were Saturday slapped, pulled by their ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three Bihar school boys detained for gangrape


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Patna/Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Three Bihar school students, named as accused in the alleged gangrape of a teenaged Class 11 colleague, have been detained, police said Thursday.The accused, sons of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

NHRC issues notice to UP government


July 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over a shocking incident in which a 22-year-old Dalit's leg was amputated ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra college girl loses voice after ragging by seniors


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a college girl student in Andhra Pradesh lost her voice after ragging by her seniors.The incident took place at the hostel of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Revenue official mowed down in UP


July 21st, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a lekhpal (revenue official) was mowed down by a jeep being driven by hoodlums in Hathras, 330 km from here, police said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

NCPCR seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The country's apex child rights panel Thursday sought a report from Karnataka after incidents of discrimination against poor students in defiance of provisions of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Child rights body seeks report from Karnataka on RTE opposition


July 19th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Commission on Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Thursday sought a report from the Karnataka government after incidents of discrimination against poor students in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Harassed Maharashtra girl sets herself afire


July 14th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), July 14 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, similar to the Guwahati molestation case, a teenager in Maharashtra Saturday died of her burns after she set herself afire, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assam’s night of shame: A channel head recalls (Special)


July 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
My head hangs in shame as I try to piece together one of the ugliest stories in my more than two decades of journalistic career - the horrific story of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cleaning staff allegedly stitches wounds in Bengal hospital


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a sanitation staff of Kolkata's government-run SSKM Hospital allegedly stitched the wounds of a patient Thursday. Authorities at the super-specialty hospital said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Visva-Bharati incident a criminal offence, says Krishna Tirath


July 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath Tuesday termed, as a criminal offence, the incident where a school hostel warden of West Bengal's Visva ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Woman kills minor daughter in Maharashtra


June 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 28 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman here Thursday slashed the throat of her four-year-old daughter while she was sleeping, police said.Sheela Bhake, 35, is on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Woman kills children, hangs self in Delhi


May 26th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) In an shocking incident, a 27-year-old woman in south Delhi Friday killed her two infants - a boy and a girl - before committing suicide ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Drunk father stabs son to death


May 24th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident late Wednesday, a 40-year-old man knifed his 20-year-old son for asking him not to be abusive.Police said the incident took place at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

School principal beaten to death over land in Bihar


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 22 (IANS) The principal of a government-run school was beaten to death by some villagers Tuesday over a land dispute in Bihar's Samastipur district, police officials said.Pramod Kumar Jha, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Father rapes daughter in west Delhi


May 19th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 14-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her own father in west Delhi, police said Saturday.The girl filed a complaint ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

No arrest in murder of teen who witnessed mother’s rape


May 14th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) All the nine accused roamed free Monday, a day after they shockingly burnt alive a teenager who was the main witness in his mother's rape in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Now, Goa’s site for National Games illegally mined


May 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an illegal laterite stone mine was found on the site of an upcoming national and an international games events in Goa, prompting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra woman delivers on road


April 9th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident in Andhra Pradesh, a woman gave birth to a child on the road after a government-run hospital allegedly refused to attend ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government needs to watch every baby girl: NCPCR


April 9th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Reacting to the shocking incident of a father critically injuring his three-month-old daughter in Bangalore, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oil poisoning? Alarming sea animal deaths on India’s west coast (With Images)


April 7th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Ratnagiri, April 7 (IANS) Two giant Baleen's humpback whale sharks washed up dead on the Mumbai and Thane beaches in separate incidents last week. This was preceded by a Bryde's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Some recent road-rage incidents (To go with On Delhi roads, tempers rise with temperatures)


April 6th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Some of the prominent road rage incidents in recent times in the capital were:March 23, 2012: In a shocking incident, Rajesh Kumar, a 40-year-old autorickshaw driver, was brutally beaten to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

12 Andhra students hospitalized after corporal punishment


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) In another shocking incident of corporal punishment, a woman teacher in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district severely punished 12 girl students who had to be hospitalized.The incident ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Andhra man beats wife for carrying girl child


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) In yet another incident of gender bias in Andhra Pradesh, a man beat up his pregnant wife for carrying a girl child, resulting in a miscarriage, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Teenager kidnapped, killed for Rs.50,000


April 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a teenager was killed by three of his friends after they asked for a ransom of Rs.50,000 which his father could not ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Another newborn girl’s body found in Jaipur


March 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, a body of a newborn girl was found in a plot in a residential colony here Wednesday, a day after the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Boy shot dead by drunk Delhi cop (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was shot dead by a drunk Delhi Police constable at a marriage ceremony in the capital, police said Monday. He was thrashed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Investigating agency rules out rape in Pipili case


March 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 10 (IANS) The crime branch of Odisha police Saturday filed a chargesheet in a local court against two persons in the much publicised case of assault on a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Minister mulls legal action against gangrape remarks


March 7th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 7 (IANS) Former Odisha agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy Wednesday said he might file a defamation case against the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chief for his remarks ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arrest of ex-minister sought in Odisha gang rape


March 5th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) P.L. Punia Monday sought the arrest of former Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy in connection with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karnataka minister caught watching porn in assembly


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi was Tuesday caught watching blue film clippings on his cell phone in the state assembly, plunging the ruling Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe