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Avni's killing violates wildlife laws: Autopsy report punctures self-defence theory, fate of her cubs uncertain
India

Avni's killing violates wildlife laws: Autopsy report punctures self-defence theory, fate of her cubs uncertain

According to Avni's autopsy report, the dart allegedly fired to tranquilise the trigress appeared to have been planted on her thigh after she was shot dead in Maharashtra.

Shafat Ali Khan, private hunter tasked with 'taking down' tigress Avni, has history of run-ins with animal conservationists
India

Shafat Ali Khan, private hunter tasked with 'taking down' tigress Avni, has history of run-ins with animal conservationists

The decision to seek Khan's services to shoot Avni dead had angered animal rights activists before the death of the tigress and led to an even stronger condemnation after she was killed.

Telangana honour killing: Subhash Sharma, who allegedly killed Pranay Kumar for Rs 1 cr, is a living imprint of contract killers
India

Telangana honour killing: Subhash Sharma, who allegedly killed Pranay Kumar for Rs 1 cr, is a living imprint of contract killers

The police say Subhash Sharma fits the bill usually associated with an archetypal hired killer. Such men often hail from impoverished backgrounds, depend on drugs or alcohol or both and are school dropouts.

West Bengal polls: Curtains fall on final phase as Central forces court flak for 'excess'
Politics

West Bengal polls: Curtains fall on final phase as Central forces court flak for 'excess'

Given West Bengal's tradition of blood smeared elections, it is understandable why the Central forces may have wanted to err on the side of caution.

Two more held in Bangalore blasts, total goes to six
India

Two more held in Bangalore blasts, total goes to six

In a joint operation by the city and Tamil Nadu police, two more people were arrested in Coimbatore in connection with the 17 April blast near BJP office in Bangalore that left 16 persons injured, police said.