Category Archives: Crime Watch

A brief report on the recent ‘encounter killings’ in Orissa

pucl report   Beginning with the last week of December 2010, there has been a series of ‘encounters’, in which over twenty five people, allegedly Maoists, have been killed in Orissa. Except a few, the victims were Adivasis, 10 of

Arrested ISI agent Sudhakar names ‘moles’ in Army

Patna/Rajkot:   Suspected ISI agent Sushanshu Sudhakar, who was arrested from Patna on Tuesday, has confessed to the police that a serving Army sepoy posted at EME Centre, Secunderabad and a retired Armyman in J&K were his “prime source of information”.

Poisoned Hooch Kills 18, Dozens More Hospitalized In UP

Lucknow, India (Sep 11, 2009) – According to health officials at least 18 people have died after drinking liquor that was contaminated. Reportedly the deaths all occurred in the Saharanpur district located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Maharashtra move against fake Human rights NGOS

Mumbai: Alarmed at the increasing number of fake non-government organisations (NGOs) extorting money from innocent people in the name of human rights, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) has asked the state government to take stringent action against such

Canadian drug don leads cops to India’s largest meth factory

The arrest of a Canadian drug don has led police to India’s biggest meth factory, which was supplying party drugs to an international crime syndicate. The racket came to light following the arrest of Xie Jing Feng alias Richard, a

Hindutva group linked to 2007 Ajmer Blast

Investigations into the 2007 Ajmer Sharif blast have led the Rajasthan police to the members of self-styled Hindu group Abhinav Bharat, which was alleged to be behind the Malegaon blast, official sources said.  A team of the state police had

16 % candidates in 1st phase have criminal cases against them

NEW DELHI: Nearly 16 per cent of candidates contesting in the first phase of Lok Sabha polls have pending criminal cases against them, with Bihar and Uttar Pradesh accounting for the maximum such contestants, a report claimed. Roughly 222 of

India bans posting private sex tapes on websites

India has banned spurned boyfriends from posting private recordings of sexual encounters on websites in order to protect the privacy of young women. Under a tough new law, those convicted will face three years in jail or a heavy fine

Crimes among IPS officers

That Saji Mohan loved the high life was well known in Chandigarh. That he lived dangerously, cutting deals with the drug mafia, was not. So when the 1995 batch IPS officer, posted as the Narcotics Control Bureau’s zonal director in

Real estate brokers starts Human Rights business

CHENNAI: Real estate brokers in the city, after the fall in the business because of the meltdown, seem to be looking at alternative ways of earning money. The Peravallur police on Tuesday arrested three who, posing as State Human Rights