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crime up 3.6% but rape cases at 5-year-low: 2017 NCRB data

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) on Monday released its long-awaited report on 2017 crime statistics, showing a 3.6% rise in registration of cases over those booked the p... Read More


3 detained in Kamlesh Tiwari case

LUCKNOW, Oct. 23 -- In hot pursuit of those behind the murder of Hindu leader Kamlesh Tiwari, UP police have detained three persons, including a cleric from Bareilly. They are being brought to Lucknow... Read More


SC to hear all pleas on linking social media to Aadhaar

New Delhi, Oct. 23 -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred to itself all cases related to the linkage of social media profiles withAadhaar pending in different high courts in the country and also ... Read More


After 10 years, a man's quest to punish his daughter's killer succeeds

Srinagar, Oct. 23 -- Javed Shabnum's struggle to bring his teenaged daughter's killer to justice has borne fruit after a 10-year long wait. "It was a long wait and a painful phase of my life but I di... Read More


Rs.15 lakh bounty on heads of two Hizb militants in Doda

Jammu, Oct. 23 -- Police on Tuesday announced a bounty of Rs.15 lakh on heads of two most wanted militants of the Hizbul Mujahideen, who are operating in Doda district. Police put up posters of the t... Read More


JCO killed in Pak firing along LoC in Rajouri

Jammu, Oct. 23 -- A junior commissioned officer (JCO) of the army was killed on Tuesday in unprovoked Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district, officials said. The soldier ... Read More


2 Pak infiltrators nabbed along border in Ferozepur

FEROZEPUR, Oct. 23 -- Two Pakistani nationals were nabbed by the BSF)personnel along the India-Pakistan border, officials said on Tuesday. They were caught by the BSF jawans after they crossed the IB... Read More


High polling in OBC-dominated areas keep BJP, Cong guessing in D'shala

Dharamshala, Oct. 23 -- Even as the main ruling BJP and opposition Congress claim victory in the bypoll for Dharmashala assembly segment, the high polling percentage in rural Other Backward Classes (O... Read More


Arrangements in place for BDC polls in J&K

Jammu, Oct. 23 -- The stage is set for the first Block Development Council (BDC) elections to be held in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, with 1,065 candidates in the fray for 283 seats. The counting o... Read More


Court orders FIR against SIT members

Jammu, Oct. 23 -- A local court on Tuesday ordered Jammu superintendent of police (SSP) Tejinder Singh to register an FIR against six members of the special investigation team (SIT) of the state crime... Read More