Crime

20 injured after tent collapses at PM Modi’s rally in Bengal’s Midnapore

20 injured after tent collapses at PM Modi’s rally in Bengal's Midnapore

20 injured after tent collapses at PM Modi’s rally in Bengal’s Midnapore A portion of a tent collapsed today during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in West Bengal’s Midnapore. The canopy collapsed while the Prime Minister was addressing the gathering. At least, 20 people were injured in the collapse and were rushed to hospital on motorcycles and even by the ambulance that follows the Prime Minister’s convoy. Officials said the tent was erected next to the main entrance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally venue to shelter people from the rain. Many enthusiastic BJP supporters were seen crowding inside the ...

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Air hostess jumps off terrace in south Delhi, dies; family cries foul

Air hostess jumps off terrace in south Delhi, dies; family cries foul

Air hostess jumps off terrace in south Delhi, dies; family cries foul A 39-year-old air-hostess has committed suicide by jumping off the terrace of her home in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas on Friday. The family of Anissia Batra, who was working Lufthansa Airlines, said they suspect foul play. According to reports, days before, Anissia’s father, a retired Major General, had filed a complaint with the police, alleging torture by her husband and in-laws over dowry. If she is physically harmed, her husband and his parents should be held responsible, Major Gen (Retd) RS Batra had written in his complaint. The ...

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Nawaz Sharif, Maryam arrested at Lahore airport, shifted to Adiala jail

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam arrested at Lahore airport, shifted to Adiala jail

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam arrested at Lahore airport, shifted to Adiala jail Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam were shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi on Friday evening after they were arrested on their return to the country following the conviction in one of the three corruption cases against the powerful political family, weeks before the July 25 polls. Sharif and Maryam were shifted to Adiala jail in separate armoured vehicles escorted by police. According to jail manual, they can be medically examined at jail hospital. Maryam is expected to be moved later to Sihala Rest House ...

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Kathi Mahesh externed from Hyderabad to Chittoor for blasphemy

Kathi Mahesh externed from Hyderabad to Chittoor for blasphemy

Kathi Mahesh externed from Hyderabad to Chittoor for blasphemy The externment of film critic Kathi Mahesh from Hyderabad for six months and his subsequent “shipment” to his native Chittoor has become dicey with the Andhra police saying that he was not welcome for the same reasons for which he was sent out of capital of Telangana. After Telangana DGP M Mahender Reddy announced that Mahesh has been sent to Chittoor, the police in the sibling state said they would not want the headache in their district, and that he may be sent to some other state. But no action has ...

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Let them hang: Supreme Court on Delhi rapists

Let them hang: Supreme Court on Delhi rapists

Let them hang: Supreme Court on Delhi rapists The convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case will hang, the Supreme Court said on Monday, reaffirming the death sentence of three of the four death row convicts and holding that “no grounds” have been made out to review the top court’s decision last year to give them capital punishment. Mukesh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma, who were sent to the gallows for the chilling crime that sparked a national outrage, had approached the apex court seeking mercy and with a request that their death sentence be reduced to life ...

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City expulsion of Kathi Mahesh

City expulsion of Kathi Mahesh

City expulsion of Kathi Mahesh City police have ordered ‘city expulsion’ (Nagara Bahishkarana) against film critic Kathi Mahesh for his comments against Lord Sri Ram. The police have asked Kathi Mahesh not to enter into Hyderabad with out their permission. It is learnt that the Task Force police who have taken Mahesh into their custody have handed over him to the Andhra Pradesh police. Recently, taking part in a discussion in a TV channel, Kathi Mahesh used derogatory remarks against Lord Sri Ram. Several Hindu organisations have demanded action against Katti Mahesh. Swamy Paripurnananda had proposed to take up Dharmagraha ...

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SC reaffirms death sentence to 4 accused in Nirbhaya’s rape case

SC reaffirms death sentence to 4 accused in Nirbhaya's rape case

SC reaffirms death sentence to 4 accused in Nirbhaya’s rape case The Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence of the rape accused in 2012 Delhi gangrape case. The four convicts will be hanged to death. The apex court was hearing the review petition filed by three of the four convicts seeking reduction of their death sentence to a life term. They were sentenced earlier by the court for the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012. While dismissing the review petition, the Supreme Court said that the death row ...

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Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot dead inside UP’s Baghpat jail

Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot dead inside UP's Baghpat jail

Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot dead inside UP’s Baghpat jail Prem Prakash Singh alias Munna Bajrangi, a dreaded gangster was shot dead inside the jail in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat on Monday morning. Munna Bajrangi was to be produced in court today morning. Sources say an inmate, lodged in the same prison, fired at Munna Bajrangi inside the jail at about 6.30 am, killing him instantly. According to reports, gangster Sunil Rathi, Bajrangi’s jail inmate, opened fire on him. Munna Bajrangi was transferred to Baghpat jail from Jhansi on Sunday. “He was brought to District Jail Baghpat from Jhansi, on Sunday night. ...

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Will Nirbhaya rapists be spared from hanging? SC to decide today

Will Nirbhaya rapists be spared from hanging? SC to decide today

Will Nirbhaya rapists be spared from hanging? SC to decide today The Supreme Court today will decided whether four men who brutally gangraped a 23-year-old medical student on a moving bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012 will have their death sentences reduced to life imprisonment. The apex court will announce its verdict on the review petition filed by the convicts at 2 pm. The Supreme Court had on May 5, 2017 upheld the verdict of the Delhi High Court and the trial court sentencing the four men – Mukesh (29), Pawan Kumar Gupta (22), Vinay Sharma (23) and Akshay ...

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Telangana student shot dead in US eatery; police release suspect video

Telangana student shot dead in US eatery; police release suspect video

Telangana student shot dead in US eatery; police release suspect video A 26-year-old student from Telangana was killed after unknown persons opened fire at a restaurant in Kansas City. The deceased, identified as Sharath Koppu, was studying at the University of Missouri-Kansas City or UMKC. According to local media reports, Sharath was fatally wounded in the shooting at a restaurant called J’s Fish and Chicken Market at about 7 pm on Friday local time. The victim’s cousin said that Sharath received five bullet injuries. Although he was immediately shifted to a hospital in the vicinity, his cousin said Koppu succumbed ...

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