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As Central India faces drought, violence and murders on the rise over water

As Central India faces drought, violence and murders on the rise over water

Even as northern and central India is facing massive drought, police in Bundelkhand and several other regions are reporting a rise in violent clashes over water.

Protests in Manipur over unsolved murders

The families said many of them have lost their homes, shops and other valuables, but the government has not extended any help to them.

Security beefed in Manipur areas after three murders

Police have beefed up security in some areas of Manipur to prevent clashes in the wake of three murders that could have a communal fallout.

How a minor row in Haryana sparked a dozen murders

A dispute over a small plot of land in a Gurgaon village gave birth to two gangs and led to a dozen cold-blooded murders, with Haryana Police finally gunning down Sandeep Garauli, one of the gang leaders, in Mumbai over the weekend.

No link between murders of Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi: Kiren Rijiju

No link between murders of Pansare, Dabholkar, Kalburgi: Kiren Rijiju

The government on Wednesday said there is no report to suggest any link between the murders of rationalists Govind Pansare, Narendra Dabholkar and MM Kalburgi.

Asaram rape case: Family of murdered witness seeks permission to keep gun

Asaram rape case: Family of murdered witness seeks permission to keep gun

The kins of Kripal Singh, the third witness to die in the sexual assault case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, have reportedly requested for permission to keep a licensed gun for their safety.

Teen held as her acrobat mother, sister dismembered in Mexico

 An ethnic Russian teenager has been accused of dismembering her acrobat mother and younger sister and storing their body parts in plastic bags, Mexican officials said.

Texas executes 10th death row inmate this year

A man convicted of three murders was put to death in Texas, in the state's tenth execution this year, after the US Supreme Court rejected a final appeal, authorities have said.

Australia drops investigation into Indonesia ''Balibo Five'' murders

  Australian police said on Tuesday they were dropping a long-running war crimes investigation into the deaths of five Australian journalists, killed during Indonesia`s invasion of East Timor in 1975.

Crime in Delhi in upward trend; 1,636 rapes, 517 murders

Crime in Delhi saw an upward trend when it comes to incidents like rape, murder and abduction with over 1,600 rape cases reported in 2013, more than double the previous year.

Egypt to try nearly 100 Morsi backers over bombing, murders

Egypt`s prosecution service on Saturday referred nearly 100 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to trial for alleged murders, a bombing and torching a university building, in two separate cases.

Three in Argentina on trial for French tourist murders

Three men went on trial in Argentina Tuesday for the rape and murder of two young French tourists whose bodies were found in a scenic park overlooking the city.

Six bodies recovered in Assam

Six bodies with injury marks have been recovered from a village in Udalguri district of Assam, police said on Monday.

Three arrested in Mexico for over 200 murders

Three members of a criminal organisation were arrested by police in Jalisco state in connection with more than 200 murders, as well as kidnappings and extortion, the Mexican National Security Commission said.

18 found dead near Baghdad after kidnapping

The bodies of 18 people kidnapped hours earlier by a group of men wearing military uniforms were found just north of Baghdad on Friday, security and medical officials said.

Killer rage: 6 murders, 7 attempts in 20 days in Ahmedabad

: From brutal murders in cold blood by dreaded criminals to a man killing his own brother in the heat of the moment, the city has been witnessing sudden rise in murders and attempt to murders in recent time.

Czech police say US suspect in 4 murders arrested

Police say an American man suspected of killing a family of four in the Czech Republic has been arrested in the United States.

Nurse pleads guilty to 11 murders in Sydney fire

An Australian man accused of deliberately lighting two fires at a Sydney nursing home that killed 11 elderly residents pleaded guilty to murder today.

Tripura strike Tuesday to protest murders

Opposition parties have called a 12-hour shut-down in Tripura Tuesday to protest the killing of three newspaper employees who were murdered at their office here, a Congress leader said.

Tamil Nadu records 1747 murders in 2011

Love affairs and sexual causes besides family disputes were the major reasons behind 1747 murders committed in 2011, Tamil nadu govt said.