Muzaffarnagar riots work of criminals: Azam Khan

 Muzaffarnagar riots and other incidents of violence in the state were "not communal" but work of criminals, Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has said.

Police party attacked in UP village

A police party, searching for a wanted criminal, was attacked by villagers in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh while raiding a house there, police said Friday.

Murderers wander with machetes at idyllic Philippine prison

One hundred convicts armed with machetes wander through a vast prison without walls in one of the Philippines` most beautiful islands, a unique approach to reforming criminals.

SP govt helpless before criminals: BSP

The SP government in Uttar Pradesh is helpless in front of criminals and does not have the courage to face the opposition over the "collapsed" law and order situation of the state, opposition BSP said on Thursday.

Seven criminals held in Noida

With the arrest of seven criminals from two different locations, Noida police on Thursday claimed to have busted two gangs of criminals and recovered stolen and robbed goods and cash.

20 percent candidates in third phase have criminal cases

Nearly 20 per cent of contestants in the third phase of Lok Sabha election have criminal cases against them, with Kerala topping the list among 13 states, while an AAP nominee has been charged with 28 serious offences.

New tech in digital photography could help spot criminals

New research led by a psychologist at the University of York is using advances in the level of detail available in digital photography to harness this human ability for use in forens

`A fourth of MP contestants have criminal backgrounds`

Nearly one-fourth of the contestants in the Madhya Pradesh assembly polls have criminal backgrounds, an analysis by a think tank revealed here Monday.

Kapil Sibal proposes bill to keep criminals away from politics

Persons charged with heinous crimes will not be able to contest polls, if a proposal of Law Minister Kapil Sibal goes through.

Tharoor wants educated middle class to join politics

Criminalisation of politics and politicisation of criminals are bitter realities and can only be stopped if educated middle class comes forward to join politics, Union Minister Shashi Tharoor said.

55 MLAs in MP have criminal cases against them

Criminal cases are registered against 55 MLAs, including some ministers, out of the 219 members in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, according to a survey.

Seriously mulling to bar entry of criminals in politics: Sibal

Government on Friday said it was working on a proposal to prevent the entry of criminals into politics even as a bill to prevent immediate disqualification of lawmakers upon conviction in a criminal case is pending in Parliament.

Reject nomination papers if criminal past not disclosed: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday said that the nomination papers of a candidate would stand rejected if he does not disclose the details of his assets or his criminal antecedents in his nomination papers.

Seven criminals arrested in Haryana

The police on Monday claimed to have arrested seven notorious criminals involved in various heinous crimes.

Three criminals killed in encounter in Gwalior

Three hardcore criminals carrying a cash reward on their head were killed in an encounter, police said on Tuesday.

Pak minister exposes corruption, weak security in Lahore jail

In a shocking exposure, a Pakistani provincial minister posing as a common man was able to enter a high-security prison here without showing any identification after he paid bribes of Rs 1,300 to officials.

Nine criminals held in Noida

Nine persons were held in connection with separate criminal cases in different areas here in the last 24 hours, police said on Sunday.

Brain scans predict which criminals may reoffend

Brain scans can predict the likelihood of whether a criminal will reoffend following release from prison, scientists say.

Eight criminals arrested in Noida

Eight criminals were arrested today from different areas here, police said. The arrested have been identified as Satish Joshi, Sanjay Dhir, Bacchu Singh, Monu, Raju, Nandu, Krishan Kumar and Sudesh Choudhary.

Five criminals arrested from Noida, Greater Noida

Five alleged criminals were arrested from different parts of Gautam Buddh Nagar district.