Law & Order

Indian mum 'tries to flush newborn down plane toilet'

An Indian woman gave birth to a baby in the lavatory of an international passenger plane and tried to dispose of it down the toilet, media reports in New Delhi said on Thursday.

Lovesick Indian Student Pours Pesticide into School Water Tank

A lovesick 16-year-old boy poured pesticide into a school water tank in India Tuesday -- hoping to kill those responsible for humiliating him, The Times of India reported.


Arrests, kidnaps in Maoist citadel

Sukumar Mahato & Debajyoti Chakraborty Times of India 08.04.2009
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The Maoist-backed People's Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) sent out a strong message on Tuesday on what to expect if the government and CPM go ahead with the plan to send police to the villages in Lalgarh.

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Bharatiya Janata Party's new saffron soldier Varun Gandhi may court arrest at his constituency Pilibhit on Friday.


Major & 3 jawans killed in Kashmir

Masood Hussain Economic Times 23.03.2009
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Within days of Home Minister P Chidambaram asking the security agencies to remain vigilant in forthcoming Lok Sabha polls, a fierce gun battle led to the killing of four soldiers and six militants. Slain included a Major.

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The Madras High Court on Wednesday said A.K.Viswanathan, Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order), Chennai, and M.Ramasubramani, the then Joint Commissioner of Police, Chennai (North), should be placed under suspension in connection with ...


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The Kaziranga National Park, also a Unesco world heritage site, was closed to tourists on Wednesday as forest staff and jeep and elephant safari operators ceased work in protest against the alleged assault of a forest officer by two former Ulfa r...

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Two persons were killed and at least 14 others, including half a dozen policemen, injured on Wednesday as police opened fire to disperse members of two communities who clashed in Varanasi during Holi celebrations.


CJ cautions 183 newly inducted judges

Times of India 12.03.2009
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Sounding a warning of sorts to the newly inducted judges of the subordinate judiciary, Chief Justice Hemant Laxman Gokhale said, "if you are found in undesirable places, it will affect your growth."

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One person died and at least 20 were injured when a Blueline bus caught fire after colliding with a dumper in Tilak Marg area of New Delhi district.


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Newly-appointed Chief Justice of Madras high court Hemant Laxman Gokhale seems to have done what even the Supreme Court could not do as the striking advocates of Tamil Nadu are all set to call off their indefinite boycott by Wednesday.

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In an early morning operation on Sunday, a farmhouse at Tavarakere near here was raided by the police on suspicion that a rave party was on and 101 people, including 39 foreign nationals, were arrested. A huge quantity of liquor and over 40 vehicl...


Court notice to CBI on Sanjay’s petition

J. Venkatesan Hindu 07.03.2009
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The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation on a petition filed by actor Sanjay Dutt for suspension of his conviction in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case to enable him to contest the Lok Sabha polls.

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Chandigarh Former head of the PGI Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Department, Professor R S Dhaliwal, was sentenced to five years of imprisonment with a fine of Rs 70,000 for purchasing artificial heart valves at exorbitant rates in connivance...


Robbers kill BPO staffer at home

Times of India 03.03.2009
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A BPO employee working here was smothered to death by a gang of robbers early Monday, in his house at Ramachetty Palya in Banaswadi.

26 car stereos stolen

Time of India 02.03.2009
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At least 26 stereos and other accessories were stolen from cars on Saturday night from Mayur Vihar Phase I in east Delhi. Locals, however, put the number of car stereos at 40. A week ago, several ECMs (intelligent units) were stolen from Maruti v...


BSF kills two Bangla nationals

Express India 28.02.2009
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Kolkata With situation in Dhaka still tense, tension prevailed in north Bengal on Friday when Border Security Force personnel shot dead two Banglade-shis, who were allegedly smuggling cattle across the border. The incident occurred around 1 am in ...

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Days after Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh was asked to pay up Rs 5,000 for seeking adjournment, he appeared before a Delhi court on Thursday for recording his statement in a cheating case lodged by him.


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In a landmark judgment in any wildlife poaching case in the country, a tribal gang of 16 from Katni in Madhya Pradesh was sentenced to five years’ rigorous imprisonment for killing Asiatic lions of Gir by a Bhavnagar court.

Sukh Ram sentenced to 3 years in jail, fined Rs 2 lakh

Talking tough on political corruption, a city court here on Wednesday awarded three years of imprisonment to former Union minister Sukh Ram for amassing properties disproportionate to his known source of income during his tenure in the Narsimha Ra...



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