Ensure safe release of Indian workers arrested in Kuwait: Congress to govt

Congress leader Anand Sharma on Friday asked the Centre to take up the matter concerning the arrest of Indian workers in Kuwait with the government there, and said all those responsible for perpetrating atrocities should be brought to justice.

Delhi: Youth sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering friend

A youth has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for murdering his 26-year-old friend after a heated argument over cars.

Maharashtra: Two sentenced to life for poultry farm owner's murder

Two villagers from tribal Wada taluka here were on Wednesday convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for brutally killing a poultry farm owner in 2009 over a petty dispute on a fighter cock.

Indian national charged for murder of compatriot

A 26-year-old Indian national was on Wednesday charged by a court here for the murder of a compatriot at an industrial estate in the west coast of Singapore.

Block Development Committee member murdered in Lucknow

A 35-year-old Block Development Committee member was killed allegedly by some unidentified persons in the wee hours today in Kakori area here, police said.

Delhi HC confirms death for three in Chhawla gang-rape, murder

The Delhi High Court Tuesday confirmed the death sentence awarded to three youths in Chhawla gang-rape and murder, saying they were "predators" moving on the streets and "were looking for a prey".

Sri Lankan arrested for woman`s murder in New Zealand

New Zealand police Tuesday arrested a Sri Lankan national who has been wanted in connection with the murder of a woman in Switzerland 14 years ago.

Two traders shot dead in Muzaffarnagar

Two traders were allegedly shot dead by unidentified men at Kairana town in Shamli district, police said on Monday.

Indian national found murdered in Singapore industrial estate

A 26-year-old Indian national was found murdered near his workplace in the industrial estate of Pandan on the west coast of Singapore, according to a media report here today.

Construction worker found dead

A 35-year-old construction worker was found dead in central Delhi`s Chanakyapuri area in the wee hours on Sunday, police said.

Maid raped, murdered by employers in UP district

A 24-year-old woman, working as a housemaid here, was allegedly raped and murder by her employers when she demanded her cumulative salary of past five years, amounting to Rs 1.80 lakh, police said on Saturday.

Two British Indians charged with murder

Two British Indian men were charged with stabbing and murdering a man on a London street, a media report said.

SC dismisses former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi`s plea

The Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi challenging a Delhi High Court order asking him to face murder charges for the death of his wife Anju in 2000.

Man kills wife in Odisha over delay in serving tea

A 56-year-old-man killed his wife in Odisha`s Dhenkanal district as she delayed serving him tea, police said Friday.

NHRC notice to Gurgaon police chief on rape, murder of girls

The National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to the Gurgaon Police Commissioner and sought a report on the rising incidents of kidnapping, rape and murder of girl children in the area.

Man gets USD 10 mn for wrongful conviction in rabbi killing

A New York man was awarded USD 10 million after spending 16 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, his lawyer has said.

World appalled by American journalist`s beheading: Obama

The entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of American journalist James Foley, US President Barack Obama said Wednesday.

Body of 16-year-old girl found hanging from tree in UP

Body of a 16-year-old girl was today found hanging from a tree in Jafatganj area, police said. The girl had left her house yesterday and when she did not return the family members informed the police this morning, they said.

Two held for killing South Africa farmworker `with oranges`

Two farmworkers have been arrested for allegedly killing a colleague by pelting him with oranges, South African police said Wednesday.

12-yr-girl axed to death by relative in Rajasthan

A 12-year-old girl was on Tuesday axed to death allegedly by her mentally-challenged distant relative in Tidi area of the district, police said.