Two killed in Islampur: BJP leader held for ‘inciting violence’ against policemen

North Dinajpur BJP president Shankar Chakraborty was arrested on Sunday, hours after he addressed a public meeting in the violence-hit Daribhit area, where he called on people to “retaliate” against the police and “tie them to trees”. Two men had died of bullet injuries on the grounds of Daribhit high school after a clash between […]

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Islampur Clashes: BJP Calls For 12-hour Statewide Bandh on Sept 26 in West Bengal

KOLKATA: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called for a statewide bandh on September 26, over the death of two students during a clash in Islampur district, West Bengal. The bandh will be observed for 12 hours from dawn to dusk. On the controversial appointment of teachers at a local government school that led to the clashes, Rajesh Sarkar, a […]

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Kerala nun rape: Sister, priest face action After Protest Against Rape Accused Bishop

KERALA: A nun belonging to the Syro Malabar Catholic church alleged that she was facing action from the church authorities in Mananthavady as she was demanding the arrest of rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal. Sister Lucy Kalapura, who returned to her parish in Wayand Sunday morning from Kochi, claimed she was informed orally by the Mother Superior that […]

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Doctor Kafeel Khan arrested, held in fraud case

LUCKNOW: Suspended BRD Medical College paediatrician Dr Kafeel Khan and his brother Adeel Khan were arrested for allegedly opening a bank account in a nationalised bank using fake documents. Kafeel Khan, was out on bail in connection with the death of infants at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur last year. Kafeel’s arrest comes hours after he was released in […]

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Delhi Government hospital sweeper arrested for raping minor

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Friday arrested a sweeper of an ESI hospital for raping a minor girl patient within the compound. Police said the girl,11, was admitted to the ESI Hospital in Rohini on September 13. On Friday morning around 4.30 am, the girl had a stomachache due to which she stepped out of her […]

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Congress accuses Goa CM Manohar Parrikar of threatening people from hospital

In a new allegation, Congress on Friday accused ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of calling people and threatening them from his hospital room. “He may be in the hospital yes. I hope you (Parrikar) are very well but I am getting messages that while sitting in the hospital, you are calling people, threatening them,” […]

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Delhi ACP, accused of raping woman molesting minor

NEW DELHI: In a shocking case reported in the capital an assistant commissioner of police has been booked for allegedly raping a woman and molesting her minor daughter in Delhi. ACP Ramesh Dahiya has been booked under charges of rape and POCSO Act. Investigation is transferred to the Crime Branch,” said a police officer. He is accused of raping […]

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Maryland shooting: Woman Kills 3 before killing herself, at warehouse complex

NEW DELHI: An employee at a warehouse in Maryland  opened fire on co-workers killing three people before taking her own life. The attacker, Snochia Moseley, 26, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The motive for her attack is unclear. A law enforcement official briefed on the incident said the suspect was at some point a security guard at the Rite […]

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5 people including 8-year-old girl, shot at family gathering in New York

NEW DELHI: Five people have been shot including 8 years old minor in Syracuse, New York. Police responded to a shooting in the city in upstate New York and found a large crowd of people with several casualties suffering from gunshot wounds. “This is very tragic event,” Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler said during a news conference. “This is […]

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11 lions found dead in Gir forest in 10 days, Gujarat government orders probe

The carcasses of 11 lions were found in Gir (east) forest division in Amreli district in last 10 days due to infighting and diseases, sources claimed on Thursday. The deaths have prompted the state government to order an inquiry into the cases. All the dead lions were found mainly from Dalkhaniya range in the last […]

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