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Man charged for shooting dead eight in Texas

Police have charged a Texas man, who shot dead eight members of a family, including six children with capital murder, officials said Sunday. The victims were discovered on Saturday by deputies while they were perform...


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Colorado movie theater shooting: James Holmes sentenced to life in prison

Convicted of killing 12 people and wounding 70 more at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater, James Holmes was awarded life imprisonment on Friday. The jury failed to reach a unanimous decision over the verdict on Friday...


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Details of Chattanooga shooter's past emerge

The gunman who targeted U.S. military service members in a shooting attack on Thursday in Tennessee, was a 24-year old electrical engineer and a practicing Muslim who reportedly showed signs of becoming increasingly...


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Barabanki woman set afire by two cops dies, UP CM orders magisterial probe

Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh: The mother of a journalist, who was molested and set on fire by two policemen after she refused to "bribe" them to free her husband died late last night, said reports.


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Hyderabad prison's security questioned after Yasin Bhatkal found calling wife

Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal who is currently jailed in Hyderabad's Cherlapally jail was found making phone calls to his wife Zahida from the jail premises. Security agencies intercepted one of the calls made....


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Uber driver booked for sexual harassment

New Delhi: An Uber driver has been booked on sexual harassment charges after he was accused of attempting to forcibly kiss the hand of a woman passenger on her way to Gurgaon.


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Sunanda Pushkar death: Delhi Police wants polygraph test for key witnesses

The latest twist in the Sunanda Pushkar death case is that now Delhi Police wants court permission to put three key witnesses through polygraph test. These witnesses are suspected to be hiding some facts from the police...


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Texas man convicted of triple murder executed

Texas executed a man convicted of murdering his girlfriend, her mother and grandfather, on Tuesday. The man had committed the triple murder in 2002 as he wanted to take revenge on the family for trying to cut off his...


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Punjab minister triggers controversy, calls death of Moga victim 'God's will'

Punjab's education minister Surjit Singh Rakhra triggered a huge controversy on Saturday when he called the death of the 13-year-old girl, who was molested and then thrown off a moving bus "God's will".


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Dawood Ibrahim wanted to surrender, says former Delhi Police chief Neeraj Kumar

Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar claims that Gangster Dawood Ibrahim, main accused in the 1993 Mumbai blast, sought to surrender but he was bothered that the rival gang would kill him if he returns...


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3 Mumbai policemen arrested for molesting model

The Mumbai Police has arrested six persons, including three policemen and a woman for allegedly sexually exploiting a woman. The 29-year-old model who was allegedly molested had sent an SMS to Mumbai Police Commissioner...


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Juveniles to be tried as adults in heinous crimes: Govt

New Delhi: Government of India today cleared the proposal to try juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes as adults.


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Principal beats 11-year-old to death

A school principal was detained by the Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday for allegedly beating an 11-year-old student in Barabanki. The class 3 student later died.


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Killer road rage: Man beaten to death by car occupants in Delhi

A man was allegedly beaten to death following an accident in Turkman Gate area of Old Delhi. According to police officials, the incident took place at 11:30 PM on Sunday when Shahnawaz, a resident of IP Estate area in central...


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Yoga Guru Bikram Choudhury rejects rape allegations

Bikram Choudhury, founder of the Bikram yoga, has denied the accusations of sexual assault against him. His six female students are suing him for sexual assault.


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Badaun shamed again; two minor sisters gangraped on gun point

11 months after two minor cousins were allegedly gangraped and their bodies were found hanging from a tree in Badaun in May 2014, two minor cousins have been kidnapped and gangraped at gunpoint by five persons in Jareef Nagar area in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh.


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Former INLD MLA, Bharat Singh, shot dead in Delhi

In an attack by some unidentified persons who opened fired at them, former INLD MLA Bharat Singh was shot dead while two of his associates were injured critically. The incident took place in Najafgarh area in Delhi.


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Amanda Knox conviction overturned by Italy's top court

Even after four years in jail and multiple trials, Amanda Knox maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her roommate Meredith Kercher's murder.


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Woman set on fire for resisting rape attempt

A woman was set afire allegedly by a youth after she resisted his rape attempt.


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Butchered bodies of 2 women found in UP

In two separate incidents which took place in Uttar Pradesh, bodies of two women were found butchered into several pieces in the districts of Gorakhpur and Rae Bareli.


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Sunanda death probe: Delhi Police recovers deleted texts from phone records

Directorate of Forensic Science (DFS), Gandhinagar has submitted a comprehensive report of Sunanda Pushkar's mobile records to the Delhi Police on Monday.


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Man arrested in shooting of 2 officers in Ferguson

A 20-year-old man was arrested and charged on Sunday with shooting two police officers during a protest outside Police Headquarters on Thursday.


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Property heir arrested for murders says he did it on HBO show

The heir to a New York real estate fortune, Robert Durst, has been arrested for murder before the airing of a six-part documentary about his alleged involvement in two..


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West Bengal: 5 detained in elderly nun gangrape case

The West Bengal police today arrested five people in connection with the gangrape of a 75-year-old nun at Gangnapur in Nadia district of the state.


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'India's Daughter' premieres in US

The BBC documentary, portraying the aftermath of the vicious gangrape and murder of Nirbhaya in 2012, has premiered in the United States with Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep..


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Prabha Arun Kumar's stabbing: Australian police look into motive

A woman was attacked in Sydney's Parramatta Park while speaking to her husband in India on phone. The husband heard her scream the moment she was stabbed to death.


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Nirbhaya documentary to be screened in US today

Controversial BBC documentary revolving around the December 16, 2012 gang-rape will be premiered in US on Monday. Oscar winning actress Meryl Streep and Frieda Pinto will..


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Bar Council issues notices to lawyers over anti-women remarks in Nirbhaya

The two defence lawyers in December 16 gangrape case have been issued notices by the Bar Council of India for their remarks in a documentary "India's Daughter" about the gang..


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Dimapur rapist lynching: Probe ordered, normalcy returning

Normalcy gradually returned to Nagaland's commercial hub Dimapur today even though authorities continue to impose Section 144 in and around the town. Situation got..


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BBC: Won't telecast 'India's Daughter' in India

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has said that it has no plans to telecast the controversial documentary on December 16, 2012 gangrape incident titled "India's..


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