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Scotland Yard returns 12th century stolen Buddha statue to India on Independence Day

A 12th century Buddha statue stolen from a museum at Nalanda in Bihar nearly 60 years ago was returned to India on Wednesday by the UK's Metropolitan Police as part of a ceremony in London to mark India's Independence Day.

Aug 15, 2018, 18:49 PM IST

Terror attack in London as car rams barriers outside UK Parliament

Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command is treating the incident in central London as a terrorist attack.

Aug 14, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

London tube station evacuated after bomb threat

All services from the station were cancelled.

Jun 22, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

Scotland Yard's Indian-origin chief Neil Basu launches new anti-terror campaign

The Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations revealed that last year more than a fifth of reports from the public produced intelligence which is helpful to police.

Mar 21, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

Suspicious 'white powder' sent to UK Parliament building; 2 hospitalised

The incident comes days after a Russian spy was allegedly poisoned with a deadly nerve agent.

Mar 12, 2018, 21:28 PM IST

Vijay Mallya to return to UK court on Monday as extradition trial begins

Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya, out on a 650,000-pound bail bond following his arrest by Scotland Yard over fraud and money laundering charges earlier this year, will return to Westminster Magistrates' Court in London tomorrow as his extradition trial begins.

Dec 03, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

Sixth suspect detained over London Tube attack

A sixth suspect has been detained over last week's terror attack on a London Tube train, the Metropolitan Police said on Thursday.

Sep 21, 2017, 14:28 PM IST

UK PM Theresa May says speculation not helpful after Trump tweets on attack

She also said that the police and security services were doing all they could to identify those responsible for the "cowardly attack".

Sep 15, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

79 people presumed dead in London fire: Police

At least 79 people have been presumed dead in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey tower here, the Scotland Yard said on Monday.

Jun 19, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

Scotland Yard arrests 29-yr-old in London terror attack case

Officers from the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command, supported by the Territorial Support Group, arrested a 29-year-old man at a residential address in Newham, east London.

Jun 09, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

London attack: Pakistan-origin man among three attackers

British police and security services had previously investigated one of the Islamist militants who carried out Saturday's attack in London, but with resources scarce, he was not deemed enough of a threat to warrant close monitoring, police said on Monday.

Jun 06, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

UK Parliament attacker was waging jihad: Report

UK security services have managed to decode the last message sent out by Khalid Masood before he rammed his high-speed car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge on March 22.

Apr 28, 2017, 17:26 PM IST

Vijay Mallya could fight extradition on political grounds

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender, is likely to challenge his extradition to India from the UK on the grounds that the charges against him are politically motivated, a legal expert said on Wednesday.

Apr 19, 2017, 19:59 PM IST

Vijay Mallya's extradition not easy: Legal experts

It would not be easy to extradite controversial industrialist Vijay Mallya, who went to the UK a year ago and did not return despite summons to him by the courts here for defaulting on loans, legal experts on Tuesday said.

Apr 18, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

Recovery of dues main concern for ex-Kingfisher Airlines staff

Former Kingfisher Airlines employees have said their main concern is the recovery of their unpaid salaries and extradition of industrialist Vijay Mallya, who was arrested by Scotland Yard in London on Tuesday.

Apr 18, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Vijay Mallya granted bail after brief arrest in London; India to press before UK court for his extradition

Absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya was arrested in London on Tuesday and is likely to be extradited to India soon.

Apr 18, 2017, 18:55 PM IST

14 months from Vijay Mallya flight to arrest, extradition may take time

Following is the legal twists and turns leading up to the arrest of liquor baron Vijay Vittal Mallya in London. But the extradition hearings in UK courts may take time before he is extradited to India.

Apr 18, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Vijay Mallya's arrest a success of law enforcement agencies: Ex-CBI chief

Former CBI Director Anil Sinha said on Tuesday the arrest of industrialist Vijay Mallya in London was a "success" of law enforcement agencies and that efforts to bring him back would "fructify".

Apr 18, 2017, 17:27 PM IST

Vijay Mallya arrested in London by Scotland Yard, likely to be extradited to India soon

Vijay Mallya arrested in London by scotland yard, likely to be extradited to India. Watch complete news story for getting the detailed news updates!

Apr 18, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

London attacker's wife 'saddened and shocked' by his actions

UK Parliament attacker Khalid Masood's wife on Tuesday condemned his actions, saying she was "saddened and shocked" by what her husband did.

Mar 28, 2017, 16:44 PM IST