Crime news from across the country
Prashant Mishra, an aide of Vikas Dubey, was shot in the leg while trying to escape during his transit to Kanpur. He was admitted in hospital in a critical condition and later succumbed to injuries.
Jammu and Kashmir: Ex-BJP district President Wasim Bari killed by terrorists, father and brother also murdered
Former BJP Bandipora President Wasim Bari killed by terrorists who shot at him outside his shop
UP police arrested suspended SHO Tiwari and Beat In-charge Sharma of Chaubeypur police station for tipping Vikas Dubey ahead of police raid.
Victim Shankar Paswan claimed that members of Muslim community addressed Mahadalits with casteist slurs before attacking them with weapons
Bhopal: 55-year-old Sabir Ali enters dairy farm and rapes a cow, arrested after CCTV footage revealed crime
Incidentally, the CCTV camera in the dairy farm captured the ghoulish incident, where the accused had stealthily entered and brutalised the animal.
Tahir Hussain was the one to put the money to sinister use by mobilizing Delhi Riots in February 2020
Delhi riots: Chargesheet links Rajdhani School owner Faisal Farooque with Nizamuddin Markaz, says he was in touch with Maulana Saad’s associate
The crime branch has stated that Faisal Farooque was a regular attendee at Nizamuddin Markaz and had close ties with Maulana Saad's confidante Abdul Aleem.
Uttar Pradesh: Vikas Dubey spotted in a Faridabad hotel, hours later his aide Amar Dubey killed in police encounter
Amar Dubey, a close aide of Vikas Dubey, was an accused in the Kanpur attack on policemen in which eight cops were killed and several others were injured.
CMO’s link with gold smuggling racket? Kerala CM’s Vijayan’s principal secretary removed after his name comes up in the scandal
The opposition has been accusing that Sivasankar had used his influence to help Swapna Suresh, the main accused, escape and facilitated the clearance of the 'diplomatic package' containing the smuggled gold.
West Bengal’s ‘chain man’ sentenced to death for rape and murder: Here is all you need to know about the serial killer
Serial killer Kamruzzaman Sarkar earned the tag of 'chain man' by entering houses posing as an official from electricity department
The Wire issues half-hearted correction after being called out by NCPCR for their blatantly fake news about ‘eight-fold increase in complaints post lockdown
The Wire retracted it after the author of the article said that she had no evidence to support her stunning claim.
Government and Policy
1 lakh km of road built with plastic waste, Modi govt saves Rs 30,000 per km: Read about the revolution in road construction
In 2016, Union minister Nitin Gadkari had announced the usage of plastic waste in road construction
Hours before Vikas Dubey was killed in encounter, a petition was filed in Supreme Court seeking protection for the gangster
Before Vikas Dubey’s encounter, one Mumbai-based petitioner had filed petition in SC to prevent UP police from encountering him
Police recover seven crude bombs from properties connected to Vikash Dubey, some from house taken care of by the gangster’s driver
Vikas Dubey, who was arrested yesterday from Ujjain, was killed in an encounter in Kanpur on early morning on Friday
Police personnel injured in Vikas Dubey encounter did suffer bullet injuries: Here is what the doctor said
The doctor who treated policemen injured during the Vikas Dubey encounter confirm that they were hit by bullets
Netizens ask Netflix to cancel comedian Kenny Sebastian’s special show after he hurls obscene abuses
Social media users are demanding that Netflix reconsiders special show of Indian comic Kenny Sebastian after he was allegedly found hurling obscene abuses to people on his Instagram page.
The curious case of ‘Drone Boy’ who has made 600 drones using broken mixer grinders and televisions. A fact-check
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While 'drone boy' Prathap NM has claimed to have made 600 drones using e-waste, not a single photo or video of them exist
Only Muslims go to heaven, Ravish Kumar-like non-Muslims can only hope for a mild level of hell: Dr Zakir Naik explains
Naik said that virtues like honesty and charity cannot ensure qualifying marks for heaven or Jannah. Only Muslims can go to heaven and non-Muslims will go to hell by default, he says.
After obscene comments, clip of comedian Kenneth Sebastian calling Sanskrit ‘most useless language ever’ goes viral. Watch video
In the video titled "Journey to the centre of my brain", Sebastian is seen thanking God because 'all the people who spoke Sanskrit are dead'.