Militant attack rumour triggers panic in Jammu

A hoax call on Tuesday about spotting of militants triggered panic and fear as it kept the Army and Police on their toes due to search operation.

Kate hoax call: Son of Indian-origin nurse who committed suicide set for UK university

The traumatised son of an Indian-origin nurse who committed suicide after a prank call about Kate Middleton's morning sickness has overcome the tragedy to gain admission into a UK university.

Nepalese national held for making hoax call in Goa

A Nepalese national was on Thursday arrested by the Goa Police for allegedly making a hoax call about terrorists having "entered the state".

Make hoax call punishable offence: Parl panel on anti-hijacking bill

The proposed anti-hijacking legislation should make hoax calls a punishable offence and provide adequate compensation for victims of hijacking, a parliamentary panel said on Wednesday.

Hoax call put through to British prime minister

A hoax caller pretending to be a spy chief was put through to British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday, prompting a review of security procedures, a government spokeswoman said.

Youth held for hoax call of terror attack on Obama

A 19-year-old youth from Goa has been arrested for making a hoax call to Delhi Police warning them of a terror attack on US President Barack Obama.

Man freed of charge of threatening to kill Sheila Dikshit

A man, accused of making hoax calls in 2012 about killing the then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has been let off by a sessions court here, which said Delhi Police did not follow mandatory requirements in the investigation.

Hoax call leads to bomb scare in Madras High Court

An anonymous phone call threatening that a bomb would go off in the Madras High Court complex led to a scare which later proved to be hoax.

Indian-origin nurse blamed herself in royal hoax case

India-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanging at a hospital here days after receiving a hoax call about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, blamed herself for releasing intimate details about the Dutchess's condition.

Royal hoax DJ apologises to Indian nurse's family

One of the two Australian DJs, who made a hoax call to a London hospital about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, on Friday tearfully apologised to the family of an India-born nurse who committed suicide after the broadcast of the prank.

India-born nurse's royal hoax inquest opens in UK

An inquest into the death of India-born UK nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanged after she took a hoax call at a hospital in London about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, opened here today.

Hoax bomb threat to train

An anonymous telephone call stating that a bomb has been planted in the Kannur-Ernakulam Inter-City Express turned out to be a hoax on Friday.

Man accused of making hoax call about Parliament blast acquitted

A man accused of making a hoax call to the police control room 12 years ago that Parliament would be blasted, has been acquitted by a Delhi court on the ground that there were lapses in the investigation which were "serious in nature".

Security alert at IG Airport following anonymous phone call

Security personnel at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Tuesday went into a tizzy after a bomb threat call was received by an airline at its airport office.

60-year-old man sentenced for making hoax call to airlines

A 60-year-old man has been sent to imprisonment till the rising of the court by a Delhi court for making hoax call in 2010 to a private airline that some terrorists have boarded the flight and they may be carrying explosives.

Man impersonating PM, Lalu sent to one-day police custody

A man, accused of making hoax calls and demanding money by impersonating Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, was on Friday sent to one day police custody by a Delhi court.

Music company claims receiving calls in PM`s name

Days after hoax calls to Attorney General G E Vahanvati by a person posing as Congress chief Sonia Gandhi sent security agencies into a tizzy, police today said a music company had received threatening calls from someone claiming to be the prime minister.

Sonia Gandhi hoax call: BHEL employee called Attorney General impersonating Congress chief?

A BHEL woman employee is suspected to be the hoax caller impersonating Congress president Sonia Gandhi and making a call to the Attorney General GE Vahanvati.

Hoax call case: Police zero in on a woman PSU employee

A woman working with a public sector firm is alleged to have imitated Congress president Sonia Gandhi voice when she made calls to Attorney General GE Vahanvati.

Govt in a tizzy after hoax caller imitates Sonia, probe begins

Delhi Police on Monday began its probe into a complaint by Attorney General GE Vahanvati regarding a hoax call he received from a woman imitating Congress president, Sonia Gandhi.