In Times Square, demonstrators back Hong Kong protesters

Chanting "Hong Kong, Stay Strong," about 350 people rallied in New York city`s Times Square late Wednesday to show their support for pro-democracy protesters in the southern Chinese city.

Cop in soup for watching objectionable film on phone at temple

 Police authorities have sought disciplinary action against an inspector for allegedly watching objectionable content on his cellphone while on duty at a temple in Krishna district.

Hong Kong protests: 'Umbrella Revolution' overshadows China's National Day
Hong Kong protests: 'Umbrella Revolution' overshadows China's National Day

  • As the police held conference, Occupy central told the media to ask them whether they will apologise for the ugly crackdown on protesters during the weekend.

Delhi Police official shifted for misbehaving with sportsman

An official of Delhi Police has been shifted to police lines for allegedly misbehaving with a disabled sportsman who was on his way to South Korea to attend an international meet.

Bihar: Maoists torch poclain machine, truck over non-payment of levy

Maoists have torched a poclain machine used in sand excavation and a truck over non-payment of levy by a contractor in Gaya district, a police officer said on Tuesday.

Maoists kill tribal in Odisha

Maoist guerrillas killed a tribal man in Odisha by slitting his throat after accusing him of being a police informer, an official said on Tuesday.

Hemant Karkare's wife passes away after suffering brain haemorrhage, children agree to donate organs
Hemant Karkare's wife passes away after suffering brain haemorrhage, children agree to donate organs

Kavita Karkare, the widow of former Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad chief Hemant Karkare, passed away after suffering brain haemorrhage, as per news reports on Monday.

Hong Kong cancels fireworks display planned for Oct 1 as protesters refuse to budge
Hong Kong cancels fireworks display planned for Oct 1 as protesters refuse to budge

As the protesters started mushrooming across the city on Day 2 of Occupy Cental protests, the Hong Kong riot police were on Monday recalled from pro-democracy demonstration sites, in what appeared to be a reconciling move by the government.

Three police killed after ambush in Turkey's Kurdish southeast

Three Turkish police were killed after an ambush in Turkey's overwhelmingly Kurdish southeast, amid renewed strains between the authorities and rebels fighting for self-rule, reports said today.

Maharashtra: Youth arrested for abducting and sexually abusing minor girl

A 22-year-old youth from Mira Road locality of Bhayander has been arrested on the charges of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a minor girl here, police said on Saturday.

NHRC notice to UP Police over undertrial's torture

The NHRC has issued notice to Uttar Pradesh Police over the alleged torture of an under-trial prisoner after he refused to bribe the jailor in the states' Mahoba district, a statement said Friday.

Toddler sexually assaulted in Delhi playschool

A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by the 24-year-old son of the owner of the playschool she was attending, police said on Friday.

Muzaffarnagar: Six persons injured in clash

Six persons were injured when a clash broke out between two groups over the issue of harassment of two girls at Alluwada village in the district, police said on Friday.

Jammu and Kashmir DGP's daughter held for running over man

The daughter of Jammu and Kashmir director general of police was on Thursday arrested here after the death of a retired government servant in a road accident allegedly involving a car driven by her.

Child murdered near Gurgaon

A six-year-old boy was murdered at his maternal uncle's house near Gurgaon, police said on Thursday.

Youth Congress workers clash with police, detained

 Nearly 150 Youth Congress workers from various states were detained after they clashed with the police during a protest here over the alleged failure of the BJP-led NDA in meeting the poll promises in the first 100 days of the Narendra Modi government.

NHRC asks Haryana to compensate families of dead students

The NHRC has directed the Haryana government to pay Rs 3 lakh as compensation to the families of two young men who died in a road accident in March, 2013.

Minor girl raped in Uttar Pradesh

A 14-year-old girl was raped by a shopkeeper in Sadar Bazar locality under Civil Lines police station here, police said on Thursday.

Take Rs 2 lakh and abort, Bihar panchayat tells raped girl

A panchayat in Bihar has ordered a minor rape victim to take Rs 2 lakh and undergo abortion, police said on Wednesday.