'Politics of gherao' cannot be tolerated: West Bengal minister

With the impasse continuing at the Jadavpur University, a West Bengal minister on Friday warned that "politics of gherao" in educational institutions would not be tolerated and urged the agitating students to take the path of discussion to resolve differences.

Chhattisgarh: Two naxals, police jawan killed in face-off

 Two Maoists and a police jawan were killed today in a?fierce gun-battle?between security personnel and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit?Bastar district, police said.

Bangladesh police arrest banned Islamist group`s leader

Police in Bangladesh said on Friday they had arrested the head of a banned Islamist group suspected of planning attacks in the country, and that he had made contact with the Islamic State organisation.

Chhattisgarh: 2 naxals, police jawan killed in face-off

Two Maoists and a police jawan were killed on Friday in a fierce gun-battle between security personnel and ultras in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Bastar district, police said.

Odisha Crime Branch arrests 7 in land scam

The Crime Branch of Odisha Police on Friday arrested seven persons including four government officials in connection with the land scam at Ghangapatna village.

Lesotho police, military in early morning shootout

 Police and military exchanged gunfire in Lesotho`s capital Maseru in the early hours of Friday, the latest spasm of violence to rock Africa`s tiny mountain kingdom.

Man held for raping 13-yr-old girl in MP

A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl here, police said on Friday.

Police crackdown on Jadavpur students: BJP wants judicial probe

The BJP on Thursday slammed Kolkata Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha for claiming there was no baton-charge on demonstrating Jadavpur University students, and demanded a judicial inquiry into the violent crackdown.

Police stations in Telengana to have 'women help desks'

A help desk will be set up in each of the police station in Telangana to assist women in distress.

Jadavpur University students to boycott classes till VC resigns

A stalemate prevailed on Thursday in Jadavpur University as the students hardened their stand against the vice-chancellor vowing not to attend classes till he resigns, a day after 35 students were arrested for gheraoing him.

CBI registers case against Kerala fraudsters

The CBI has registered four cases in connection with an alleged case of fraud to the tune of Rs 9.60 crore committed by a couple and six others.

Faridabad: Body found with private parts chopped off

A 30-year-old man was found murdered with his private parts chopped off at a tea shop where he used to work in Sector 27-C area here, police said on Thursday.

Jadavpur University students rubbish police's no baton charge claims

Victims of a "violent police crackdown", a host of Jadavpur University students on Thursday rubbished Kolkata Police Commissioner Surajit Kar Purakayastha's claims that there was no baton charge on the demonstrating students and expressed apprehension of a frequent police presence in the campus.

Tihar Deputy Superintendent arrested for trying to burn alive daughter-in-law

Deputy Superintendent of Tihar Jail, Gyan Singh, was on Thursday arrested on charges of attempting to murder his daughter-in-law in Vasant Kunj area of south Delhi, police said.

Delhi: 23-year-old girl gang-raped by friends in moving car

A 23-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by her male friend and two of his friends in a moving car before being dumped by the roadside near Nehru Place area of South Delhi.

Unidentified body recovered in Jamshedpur

An unidentified body was recovered from under a culvert linking villages Baliguma and Kharia bustee under MGM police station here on Wednesday, police said.

Maharashtra: Minor girl repeatedly raped, gets pregnant

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said on Wednesday.

I feared for my life: Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor

Jadavpur University Vice-Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti, who was rescued by the police after being held hostage by students, on Wednesday said he feared that he would have been killed had the police not come.

Jadavpur University molestation case: Police end gherao, release 36 students

The West Bengal Police freed 35 students, who were arrested this morning for protesting the molestation of a student on the campus of Jadavpur University.

Goa Police do an 'Iranian Job', bust inter-state gang

Normally associated with the legendary cafes with strong tea and khari (salted pastry), the word 'Irani' has been proving to be a headache for police in Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa, for more unworthy reasons.