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Gayatri Prajapati: Minister on the run; non-bailable warrant issued, passport revoked

The police finally took decisive action against the missing UP Minister Gayatri Prajapati by issuing non-bailable warrants against him and six of his associates in the alleged rape and molestation case. The police have also revoked Prajapati’s passport for four weeks, after the possibility dawned that the minister may try to flee the country. A look out notice has also ... Read More »

Another Indian shot dead in US

Even as the country is still mourning the death of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, yet another Indian-origin man has been shot dead outside his home in the United States. The bullet ridden body of Harnish Patel, a 43-year old Indian-origin owner of a convenience store in Lancaster County, South Carolina, was found in the front yard of his home. The ... Read More »

Gayatri Prajapati case: Police threaten rape-survivor’s daughter

The machinations of political power are clearly showing in the Gayatri Prajapati case, as the rape survivor and her family have claimed that they are being threatened by associates of Prajapati. The victim’s family has alleged that Prajapati may even be trying to kill them. They have also claimed that the UP police have been trying to force the victim’s ... Read More »

ED to attach Mallya’s assests worth Rs 4,200 crore

A special court has given the go ahead to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to attach the assets of liquor baron Vijay Mallya and his associates. The book value of assets is Rs 4,234.84 crore and its market value is Rs 6,630 crore. The ED had issued the order to attach Mallya’s assets in September last year. The order has now ... Read More »

UP Minister Prajapati goes underground, as police seek arrest

Rape-accused UP Cabinet Minister Gayatri Prajapati has supposedly gone underground, after police sought his arrest based on directions given by the Supreme Court. Prajapati is considered to be a loyalist of Mulayam Singh Yadav. Prajapati was sacked by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, but he was later reinstated. The rape survivor has given her statement to investigators, saying that Prajapati and ... Read More »

Gangs changing IMEI numbers are a threat to national security

Gangs that use hacking software and specialized tools to change the IMEI number of mobile phones are giving a tough time to Delhi police. Yet another gang using the same modus operandi has been busted by Delhi police. According to investigations and the equipment seized, the gang was using customized software named ‘best smart tool’. The police have also recovered ... Read More »

DU student gang-raped in Faridabad

In yet another case of crime against women, a 20-year old Delhi University (DU) student has been allegedly gang-raped by five men in Faridabad. Some of the accused are said to be friends of the victim. The police have already arrested four of them and are carrying out further investigations. According to the case file, the victim studies at a ... Read More »

Army exam papers leaked; 350 students caught

A nationwide racket that was selling papers for Army recruitment examination has been busted today by Thane police. The examinations papers were for different departments and posts such as soldier technical test, central duty and exam for craftsmanship. A total of 350 students were caught using the leaked papers, of which, 79 were from Pune, 222 from Nagpur and 49 ... Read More »

Two IS agents arrested in Gujarat by ATS

Two persons have been arrested by Gujarat’s Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), alleging that they have links with the Islamic State (IS). The ATS claims that these individuals were planning to carry out serial blasts that would have been targeted at a specific religious place in Gujarat. Identified as Waseem and Naeem Ramodiya, the former was arrested from Rajkot whereas the ... Read More »

Indian Engineer Shot Dead In US; Hate Crime Suspected

Srinivas Kuchibhotla

In an apparent hate crime, an Indian American engineer was shot dead at a bar in Olathe city in Kansas on Wednesday night. Srinivas Kuchibhotla (32), an aviation engineer at technology firm Garmin, was shot dead by Adam Purinton, a 51-year-old Navy veteran. Srinivas and his friend Alok Madasani were confronted with racial abuses in a bar on Wednesday evening by ... Read More »

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