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Madhya Pradesh: Policeman on duty in Datia strangulates six-year-old boy for asking money, puts body in car's boot to dump at abandon spot
India

Madhya Pradesh: Policeman on duty in Datia strangulates six-year-old boy for asking money, puts body in car's boot to dump at abandon spot

During investigations, the accused cop said that he was suffering from depression and got annoyed when the boy continuously demanded money from him

Award winning author Nilotpal Mrinal 'raped' UPSC aspirant for 10 years under pretext of marriage, booked by Delhi Police
India

Award winning author Nilotpal Mrinal 'raped' UPSC aspirant for 10 years under pretext of marriage, booked by Delhi Police

The 32-year-old woman, a UPSC aspirant, in her complaint stated that she met author Nilotpal Mrinal in 2013. Cops said investigation is underway and no arrest has been made so far

WATCH: Pakistan Zindabad slogan echoes in UP's Bareilly once again, case registered against shopkeeper after video goes viral
India

WATCH: Pakistan Zindabad slogan echoes in UP's Bareilly once again, case registered against shopkeeper after video goes viral

After the incident came to fore, BJP leaders from the state, Himanshu Patel and Ashish Patel, lodged a complaint with Bhuta police station

Government wants to strengthen internal security: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha on bill allowing police to collect biometric data
India

Government wants to strengthen internal security: Amit Shah in Lok Sabha on bill allowing police to collect biometric data

The bill seeks to provide legal sanction to the police to take physical and biological samples of convicts as well as persons accused of crimes

WATCH: IIT Mumbai chemical engineer attacks 2 constables with sickle at Gorakhnath temple where CM Yogi Adityanath is the head priest
India

WATCH: IIT Mumbai chemical engineer attacks 2 constables with sickle at Gorakhnath temple where CM Yogi Adityanath is the head priest

Police said the youth, identified as Gorakhpur native Ahmed Murtaza, tried to barge into the temple raising the religious slogan of 'Allahu Akbar'

The Godfather turns 50: How Francis Ford Coppola's seminal gangster film imitated and inspired life
Entertainment

The Godfather turns 50: How Francis Ford Coppola's seminal gangster film imitated and inspired life

Generations of mobsters have looked to The Godfather for inspiration, validation, and as a playbook for how to speak and act and dress.

Dangals of Crime, two-part docuseries on Discovery+, shines a light on the mafia embedded in Indian wrestling
Entertainment

Dangals of Crime, two-part docuseries on Discovery+, shines a light on the mafia embedded in Indian wrestling

Olympian Sushil Kumar's recent arrest was not a case of a bad apple. It was a symptom of something systemic — the inextricable links between wrestling and organised crime in Delhi-NCR and adjacent regions.

Word from the Mob: Why dialogues of The Godfather trilogy have stood the test of time
Entertainment

Word from the Mob: Why dialogues of The Godfather trilogy have stood the test of time

Here is looking at the dialogues of The Godfather films that have inspired similar lines in numerous films across the globe. We choose not to rank these.

Supreme Court gives green signal to CBI to probe death of 17-year-old Thanjavur girl
India

Supreme Court gives green signal to CBI to probe death of 17-year-old Thanjavur girl

The 17-year-old student of the missionary school in Thanjavur belonged to Ariyalur district and had died by suicide a few days ago. She was allegedly coerced to convert to Christianity

TN schoolgirl suicide: JP Nadda forms 4-member panel to probe 17-year-old's death in Thanjavur
India

TN schoolgirl suicide: JP Nadda forms 4-member panel to probe 17-year-old's death in Thanjavur

The suicide of the plus two student stoked a row in the state with the BJP and Hindu organisations alleging that her death was triggered by an attempt to forcibly convert her to Christianity - a charge denied by the authorities and school management

Why is #JusticeforLavanya trending: Tamil Nadu student kills self after facing 'abuse' from hostel warden
Politics

Why is #JusticeforLavanya trending: Tamil Nadu student kills self after facing 'abuse' from hostel warden

The death of a class 12 student, Lavanya, in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur has taken a political turn as her family and the BJP alleged that the girl ended her life as she was constantly being pressured to convert to Christianity.

Rukmini S’ 'Whole Numbers and Half Truths’ pushes back against misreading of data, misleading stories about India
India

Rukmini S’ 'Whole Numbers and Half Truths’ pushes back against misreading of data, misleading stories about India

Rukmini’s 326-pages long book explores little-argued angles to investigate the complete truth about the country, starting with its dealings with crime

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing
India

Bombay High Court rejects Tarun Tejpal's application for in-camera hearing

The former editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine stands accused of sexually assaulting his then woman colleague in the lift of a five-star hotel in Goa in November 2013

US advisory urges citizens not to travel to Kashmir on account of crime and terrorism
India

US advisory urges citizens not to travel to Kashmir on account of crime and terrorism

Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets/shopping malls, and government facilities, the advisory said

Samsung vice-chairman fined 70 million won for anaesthetic drug use
World

Samsung vice-chairman fined 70 million won for anaesthetic drug use

Lee Jae-yong was found guilty of having repeatedly taken the anaesthetic propofol at a plastic surgery clinic in Seoul dozens of times over several years

As 'Time' magazine does one more hitjob on Hindus, Kashmir’s jihadi purge continues
India

As 'Time' magazine does one more hitjob on Hindus, Kashmir’s jihadi purge continues

Those who thought or advanced the idea that the ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri Pandits and even Muslims committed to peaceful coexistence happened only in the ’90s and won’t repeat, were clearly wrong or lying. Jihad never sleeps

Pandora Papers: Call to tighten regulations gets louder as leak reveals London as hub for tax avoidance
World

Pandora Papers: Call to tighten regulations gets louder as leak reveals London as hub for tax avoidance

Treasury chief Rishi Sunak said Britain’s tax authorities will inspect the Pandora Papers and defended the country’s record on tackling tax avoidance

'No-fly list, halt sales of to-go alcohol at airports': US lawmakers weigh crackdown against violent airline passengers
World

'No-fly list, halt sales of to-go alcohol at airports': US lawmakers weigh crackdown against violent airline passengers

Those were among the ideas floated Thursday at a congressional hearing on how to address the surge in "air rage" incidents during the coronavirus pandemic

Crime Stories: India Detectives review: Grisly, enticing series with perverse undertones
Entertainment

Crime Stories: India Detectives review: Grisly, enticing series with perverse undertones

Despite my own shamefully perverse, unending fascination with the genre, Crime Stories: India Detectives is precisely the kind of show I binge hard, but find equally hard to recommend.

West Bengal Police arrest 22 for running fake call centre, duping people
India

West Bengal Police arrest 22 for running fake call centre, duping people

They introduced themselves as Amazon employees and used softwares like Teamviewer and Anydesk to remotely access and take control over target computers