01:11 pm A 30-year-old man hacked his wife to death and cut her head off as she tried to stop him from drinking on Sunday night at the Itimad-ud-Daula police station in Agra, police said Monday. The accused, who surrendered before Hari Parvat Police Station with his wife's severed head before the police, confessed to the crime and was immediately arrested. The accused, Naresh Kumar, was a mechanic, according to police, and he used to have regular fights about his drinking habit with his wife Shanti.
05:11 pm Habra:A gang of five robbers barred a West Bengal civil service officer's official residence in the North 24 district of Parganas early on Friday morning and pillaged valuables after tying up the bureaucrat and his family. The robbery took place in Habra, about 50 km from Kolkata in Subhro Nandy's residence, the Habra 1 community block development officer. Inside the local administration office complex, the criminals took cash, jewelry and some mobile phones from Nandy's home. The price of the jewelry and phones was around Rs 100,000. Police were told by the BDO that four of them spoke in Hindi. The incident created a buzz in the region with local people saying the BDO's official quarters robbery showed criminals were not afraid of the law. "We asked the police to act quickly. Senior officers are looking into this, "said Chaitali Chakraborty, magistrate of the district of North 24 Parganas.
04:11 pm On Thursday, a Coimbatore court sentenced Saritha Nair, the prime accused in the 2013 solar scandal cheating the previous Congress-led government in Kerala, and two others to three years in prison. Sixth Judicial Magistrate K R Kannan held Saritha, her husband Biju Radhakrishnan and C Ravi, who were directors of the ICMS Power Company, guilty of cheating two over Rs 32 lakh after promising to set up windmills about ten years ago. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the three.
01:10 pm Kolkata: The bodies of Bandhu Prakash Pal, a 35-year-old school teacher, his wife 30, and young son were found murdered on Tuesday at their home in Jiaganj. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) saying Bandhu Pal was an RSS worker. Six years ago, the family reportedly moved into the area. The crime was revealed when neighbours, concerned about the family's absence at the puja pandal on Vijayadashami, went to their home and found the door bolted from inside. "The locals reported to police and the bodies were found lying in a blood bath," an officer said.
09:10 am A BJP corporator and four members of his family were shot dead by three gunmen on Sunday at his residence in the Jalgaon district of Maharastra, police said. The incident took place late Sunday night when, police said, BJP corporator Ravindra Kharat (55) and members of his family were inside their house. All the injured were rushed to the hospitals nearby but declared dead during treatment. After all the attackers fled the scene but eventually surrendered to the police.
10:10 am With the arrest on Saturday of three men, including a woman from the same family who is suspected of masterminding silent deaths over the years for six of her kin with cyanide-laced meat, state police said. Arrests came one day after the dead family members ' mortal remains, allegedly killed between 2002 and 2016, were exhumed from their tombs in northern Kerala to test the police theory of Jolly Thomas, 47,former wife of deceased Roy Thomas who died mysteriously in 2011. "We arrested Jolly Thomas, her friend M Mathew, who arranged potassium cyanide and Praju Kumar, a jewelry worker who supplied the poisonous substance," Police officials said. The mother-in-law of Jolly Thomas, Anamma Thomas, died the first in 2002, followed in 2008 by her son Tom Thomas. Jolly’s former husband Roy Thomas died in 2011 and Roy’s maternal uncle Mathew died in 2014. After two years another relative Scily and her one-year-old child too died under mysterious circumstances. Police suspect the extramarital affairs of Jolly and greed for family property as the reason behind the "murders".
12:10 pm Mumbai: A 24-year-old man was booked by the Kurar police on Monday for supposedly stabbing his wife after she chose to end her friendship. The accused then jumped from the 10th floor flat of the lady to death while in a critical condition the woman was admitted to the hospital.The accused, who lived in Kurar's Ambedkar Nagar slums, went to the woman's home around 12 pm on Monday while she was alone. For one-and-a-half years they had known each other, police said.The police have booked the accused under section 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
09:10 am New Delhi: On Monday evening, former Union minister Chinmayanand, who was admitted to a Lucknow hospital after being arrested in a rape case, was discharged. The bail plea of the 73-year-old on Monday was rejected earlier. The former minister was admitted in hospital three days after his arrest on September 20, with complaints of high blood pressure and chest pain.
03:09 pm The IPS officer arrested in the Narada sting operation against the ruling Trinamool Congress leaders of Bengal was taken to the house of BJP leader Mukul Roy to "re-build the crime," CBI officers said today.SMH Mirza, who was Burdwan district police chief at the time of the incident in 2014 — had allegedly given Mukul Roy huge cash, officials said.Arrested last week, until 30 September, SMH Mirza was sent to the Central Investigation Bureau's custody.
01:09 pm Thane: A 28-year-old labourer in the Thane district of Maharashtra murdered his colleague over some old dispute, police said on Tuesday. The incident happened on Monday in Uttan village when the accused, Ramaswami Srinivas, and the victim, Shanturam Hariram (34), worked on their fishing boats with other workers, police officers said. Srinivas allegedly thrashed Hariram severely, killing him on the spot, he said, The other labourers informed the police.