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Andhra police chief orders probe into hostage drama (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's police chief Thursday ordered a probe into the incident in Hyderabad in which a suspended police constable took a senior police official hostage for ... Read more...

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Constable apologizes for taking senior hostage


September 13th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A suspended police constable who took a senior police official hostage here Wednesday night has apologized for his behaviour.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad ‘hostage’ drama ends as suspended cop releases senior (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A four-hour-long 'hostage' drama ended here late Wednesday as a suspended head constable who had taken a senior police official hostage released him unharmed.Giriprasad Sharma, a ... Read more...

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Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Tripura militants recruiting youth, warns intelligence


June 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) In the lead-up to the Tripura assembly elections due next February, separatist groups in the state are recruiting tribal youths, an official statement here said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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Satellite phones to help Bihar fight Maoists, floods


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Satellite phones will be installed at 85 places in Maoist and flood-affected districts of Bihar for better communications in times of emergency, officials Monday said.An official ... Read more...

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Bihar alerts legislators, officials in 33 Maoist-hit districts


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 22 (IANS) In the wake of audacious abductions by Maoists in Odisha and Chattisgarh, the Bihar government has asked legislators and top officials in the state's 33 insurgency-hit ... Read more...

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Ex CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case flown to Kolkata


March 18th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates, arrested in Mumbai in connection with violent incidents at Nandigram ... Read more...

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One lakh devotees at Odisha’s Lingaraj temple


February 20th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) The 11th century Lingaraj temple here saw a crowd of more than a lakh early Monday, police said, as devotees across Odisha kept a fast and ... Read more...

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Meghalay rebel leader’s arrest shrouded in mystery


November 26th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 25 (IANS) The "arrest" of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma in Bangladesh is shrouded in mystery, as the Meghalaya government Friday sought an official ... Read more...

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ISI handler wanted Mumbai airport among targets (Third Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 25 (IANS) A handler of Pakistani spy agency ISI wanted to include Mumbai international airport in the list of targets in the 2008 terror attack, Pakistani American David ... Read more...

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Maharashtra upgrades anti-Maoist operations


May 24th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) In the wake of heightened Maoist activities in the state and surrounding areas, the Maharashtra government has upgraded the rank of anti-Naxal operations (ANO) chief to ... Read more...

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Gunmen rob police in Mexico


September 28th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 28 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen stormed a police headquarters in the northern Mexico and escaped with around 70 firearms, officials said. The criminals took assault rifles, pistols and tactical equipment from the ... Read more...

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Alert sounded in Bihar ahead of Ayodhya verdict


September 21st, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Sep 21 (ANI): An alert has been sounded across Bihar ahead of the ahead of the long-awaited verdict on the Ayodhya title case by the Allahabad High Court."We have sounded ... Read more...

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Andhra gets new police chief


August 31st, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Senior police officer K. Aravind Rao, considered an expert in tackling Maoists, Tuesday assumed office as the Andhra Pradesh police chief. He succeeded R.R. Girish Kumar, who retired Tuesday ... Read more...

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Two Indians held in Malaysia with drugs


August 10th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 10 (IANS) Malaysian Police have arrested two Indians at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport with nine kilograms of ketamine taped to their bodies. The men, aged 40 and 28, had ... Read more...

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Pune gets first woman police chief


July 29th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Maharashtra government late Wednesday appointed Meera Borwankar as the Pune's first woman police commissioner, transferring the current police chief Satya Pal Singh to the state police headquarters. Singh ... Read more...

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Maoist attack mastermind linked to top activists: Police


July 12th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) Six people were arrested Sunday on charges of being involved in an attack on a Congress leader's house in Chhattisgarh July 8 that killed two people and the ... Read more...

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Tripura lawyers threaten stir


July 7th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 7 (IANS) Lawyers in Tripura Tuesday threatened to launch a massive stir if the state government did not take action against the police officials responsible for the "illegal detention" of ... Read more...

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Another Haryana top cop charged with molestation


June 9th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yamunanagar (Haryana), June 9 (IANS) Police in Haryana have constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the molestation case registered against former inspector general of police M.S. Ahlawat, eight years after ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s resignation issue a closed chapter


April 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Puducherry, Apr 10 (ANI): A day after his offer to resign, which was highlighted in media, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday described issues surrounding it as a closed chapter.On Friday, ... Read more...

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Security forces comb Chhattisgarh forests for Maoists


April 7th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 7 (IANS) Thousands of policemen Wednesday combed the hostile jungle terrain in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region to track down Maoists responsible for Tuesday's massacre of 76 security men but failed ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik’s security beefed up after threat e-mail


March 28th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's security has been beefed up following email threat allegedly from 'Maoists', warning him to stop Operation Green Hunt in the state, police said. "We ... Read more...

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Rakesh Maria named new anti-terror squad chief (Lead)


March 25th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The Maharashtra Government Thursday appointed Mumbai Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) Rakesh Maria, who headed the probe into the Mumbai terror attack, as the new chief of the ... Read more...

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Maoists attack police camp soon after truce offer, 1 dead


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Maoists attacked a camp housing security personnel in West Bengal late Monday night, just hours after their leader Kishenji offered a 72-hour ceasefire to the government. One suspected ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh sounds terror alert for schools


February 20th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) With the apprehension of ONE OR MORE terrorist strikeS looming large over India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh police have sounded an alert for schools. In an advisory issued ... Read more...

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Suspicious ship seen near Koodankulam atomic plant


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Oct. 2 (ANI): A suspicions Jeddah-bound ship on Friday raised suspicion after it was spotted near the Koodankulam atomic plant in Tamil Nadu on Friday.According to police, the ship from ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh on high alert, more Maoist attacks feared


July 13th, 2009 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 13 (IANS) A day after Maoists struck in Chhattisgarh thrice and killed at least 29 policemen including a district police chief, the state which has been battling Maoist ... Read more...

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Crime against women on the rise in Bihar, says report


June 14th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, June 14 (ANI): A Government report suggesting rise in the number of atrocities against women being on the rise in Bihar last year, could be a setback to the State Chief ... Read more...

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Other parties are sending feelers, says Jayalalithaa (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said that though there were feelers from many parties, she would wait till the election results were out before planning her next ... Read more...

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Satyam probe handed over to CBI (Lead)


February 16th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The central government has finally handed over the investigations into the Satyam fraud to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)."CBI will look into all aspects of the ... Read more...

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Top Maoist leader in Andhra Pradesh surrenders


February 16th, 2009 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The Maoist movement in Andhra Pradesh received a huge setback with Sambasivudu, the top most leader of the banned Communist Party of India (Maoist), surrendering before police here ... Read more...

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Grenade attack in Kashmir


January 13th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 13 (ANI): One person was injured as suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a bus stand in Srinagar on Tuesday. The attack took place at around 10:00 a.m. when ... Read more...

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CID grills Satyam’s former CFO


January 11th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh police Sunday continued interrogation of Vadlamani Srinivas, the former chief financial officer (CFO) of the IT bellwether Satyam Computers, in ... Read more...

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Satyam’s disgraced Raju brothers sent to jail (Second Lead)


January 11th, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Satyam Computer Services disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju and his brother B. Rama Raju were Saturday sent to the Chanchalguda central jail after they were remanded in judicial ... Read more...

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