Chinese court re-opens case of possible wrongful execution

The mother of a man executed 20 years ago for a murder to which another person later confessed appeared in a Chinese court Monday, as pressure builds to correct errors of justice.

Body of girl found in fields in Jalpaiguri, kin allege rape

The body of a class X girl was found in the fields near her house in Dhupguri area of Jalpaiguri district on Sunday, police said.

Mother charged with murder of eight children in Australia: Police
Mother charged with murder of eight children in Australia: Police

 The mother of all but one of eight children killed in the northern city of Cairns was charged with their murder Sunday following a bedside hearing, Australian police said.

Gunman murders two NY police officers in Brooklyn

 A gunman assassinated two uniformed New York police officers in a cold-blooded attack on their patrol car Saturday that followed weeks of outrage over police killings of unarmed black men.

Properties of seven murder accused attached in Bihar

The properties of the seven accused who killed four Dalits for refusing to share fish caught by them in Bihar's Patna district, were attached on Friday, police said.

Three Class VII students kill school teacher in Jharkhand

 Three students of class VII were on Thursday arrested for allegedly killing their school teacher in Tungri Mohalla area in West Singhbhum district, police said.

Jharkhand: Man beheads wife, surrenders with severed head

An elderly man, fed up with his wife's alcohol abuse, beheaded her and then walked to the nearby CRPF camp with the severed head to surrender in West Singhbhum district, police said today.

SIT to investigate murder of former Mizoram minister's widow

A special investigation team (SIT) would be constituted to investigate the reported murder of 83-year-old widow widow of former finance minister John Lalsangzuala, police said on Thursday.

Inquiry clears British soldiers of murder and torture of Iraqis

 Allegations that British troops killed captured Iraqi prisoners and tortured or seriously abused others after a battle in 2004 were “baseless”, a long-running inquiry concluded on Wednesday. 

Man arrested for attack on wife, injuring children

 A 35-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly attacking his wife and inflicting injuries on his two children with a sharp weapon following a quarrel at a village in the district, police said.

Charred body recovered on Ludhiana-Chandigarh road

A charred body of an unidentified person was on Tuesday found on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road near here, police said.

Four fishermen shot dead in Bihar

Unidentified assailants shot dead four fishermen and injured another in a village here last midnight, a police officer said on Monday.

Four shot dead in Bihar for refusing to share fish

 Four people were shot dead in Bihar allegedly by a group of people belonging to upper caste for refusing to share the fish caught by them, police said Monday.

Punjab resident found dead in Kashmir

Srinagar A 40-year-old resident of Punjab was found dead in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Sunday, police said.

Body of Bodhraj of Hunuman Chowk (Punjab) was recovered from an open field near village Chattabal-Chehlan, 70 kms from here, a police spokesman said.

Man, parents get life term for murder in UP

A man along with his parents has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for hacking his wife to death.

Three held for Delhi teen's brutal murder

A day after the body of a youth, chopped in pieces, was recovered from near Bhatti Mines in Fatehpur Beri area here, three persons including a juvenile have been arrested for the brutal murder of their friend who was having an affair with a girl, whom one of them liked.

Indian-origin man charged with murder in Canada

A 33-year-old Indian-Canadian has been charged with the murder of another Indian-origin man in Canada.

Man charged over murder of Sikh waiter in 1998

A man has been charged with murdering a Sikh waiter over 15 years ago, local media reported.

US drops murder charges against death row mother

 A US court dropped murder charges on Thursday against a German-born woman who spent 23 years on death row over allegedly orchestrating the murder of her four-year-old son, news reports said.

Class tenth student shot dead by classmate in Meerut

A 15-year-old student was shot dead by his 16-year-old classmate at a coaching centre in Mawana town area in the district, police said on Friday.