Owning a gun may soon be easier as govt plans simple procedure

Owning a gun may soon be easier with the Home Ministry seeking to change the 56-year-old Arms Act and cut down on the lengthy procedure to obtain a licence within a specific time.

In process of amending Arms Act: Centre to HC

The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it is in the process of amending the Arms Act to provide "severe punishment" for illegal licencing and possession of firearms.

Arms Act case verdict on March 3; Rs 200 crore riding on Salman Khan
Arms Act case verdict on March 3; Rs 200 crore riding on Salman Khan

New Delhi: With Rs 200 crore riding on Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, the deferment of the Arms Act case verdict till March 3 has provided a small window of relief to producers of his two films that are set to release this year.

1993 Mumbai blasts convict fears for life during Maha transit

A Mapusa court on Wednesday granted a transit remand to a 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts case convict who is a member of Dawood Ibrahim gang and wanted by Maharashtra police in connection with a murder case.

NIA files chargesheet against 5 cops for selling arms to Naga militants

Probing an unusual case of law enforcers turning rogue, NIA has charge sheeted five policemen including one of the rank of Superintendent of Police for allegedly selling arms to cadres of Naga militant group NSCN-IM.

Police brutality: Man accused under Arms act dragged to court in chains in MP

In a shocking case of police brutality in Madhya Pradesh, some police officers of Gandhi Nagar area on Saturday were caught on camera at a district court here dragging an undertrial man, only in his undergarments, inside the court premiss.

HC quashes invoking of Arms Act registered against crew of US ship

Madras High Court`s Madurai bench quashed invoking of the Arms Act against the crew of the US-firm owned ship MV Seamen Guard Ohio.

Live cartridges, magazine recovered from drain in Punjab

At least 30 live cartridges and two magazines of a Self Loading Rifle have been recovered from a drain during its cleaning at Sunder Nagar.

NYPD officer arrested in Delhi for carrying bullets in luggage

A New York Police Department officer has been arrested and charged here under Arms Act after three bullets were found in his luggage, police said on Friday.

US ship crew`s bail cancelled by PSJ court

Principal Sessions Court on Tuesday cancelled the conditional bail granted by a lower court to 35 crew members of a private US ship.

Bail pleas of all the crew members of US ship dismissed by Madras HC

Madras HC dismissed bail petitions of all the crew members of a US ship, arrested on charges of illegally carrying weapons on board the vessel and straying into Indian waters.

Crew of detained US ship moves Madras HC seeking bail

The crew of detained US ship, arrested on October 18 for illegally carrying arms and straying into Indian waters, have moved the Madras High Court seeking bail claiming they were "lured into Tuticorin port by treachery" and they were innocent.

Court rejects bail plea of 35 MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew members

A local court on Wednesday dismissed the bail petitions of the 35 crew members of the detained US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio.

Five youth arrested with arms from DU: 2 sent in PC, 3 to JC

A law student of Delhi University and another youth, who were among 5 arrested with weapons from campus ahead of student union polls, were remanded in two-day police custody by a court here.

Rajoana gets two-and-half-year sentence under Arms Act

Balwant Singh Rajoana, a convict on death row for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, was sentenced in an Arms Act case.

One held under Arms Act in TN

One person has been arrested here for possessing arms illegally, police said on Sunday.

Man held with explosive materials

A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly possessing explosive materials at his workshop in Mujesar village of the district, police said.

No regulation governing use of arms by PSGs: Centre tells SC

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that there is absolutely no regulation to govern or restrict use of arms by the private security agencies and the fear of it leading to creation of a "private army" cannot be ruled out.

Arms act amended, shooters to have access to licensing norms

Aspiring shooters have got a shot in the arm as the government amended the arms and ammunition act for the first time since 1951, under which they will have "easy access" to licensing norms.

Three held with loaded pistols in Gujarat

Three people were arrested on Thursday for possessing loaded pistols, the police said.