Mumbai Police

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Operation All-Out 2021: Mumbai Police Arrests 349 Criminals

Undertaking 'Misson All-Out', Mumbai police nabbed 349 people including 52 'wanted' criminals in the wee hours of January 23. The police conducted nakabandis, raids, vehicle checks across the city to catch hold of the offenders. Reportedly, around 739 hotels were raided, and searches were conducted at 232 places across the city. While police registered various cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, around 33… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 07:34 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Mumbai Police, Operation All-Out, arrest

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational photo: Bombay High Court.

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Bombay HC: Acts Without 'Skin-To-Skin' Contact Are Not Sexual Assault

In a bizarre ruling by Bombay High Court's Nagpur bench, Justice Pushpa Ganediwala pronounced mere groping without "skin-to-skin contact and sexual intent" will not fall under sexual assault. However, the single-judge bench ruled the act to fall within IPC section 354 that penalizes "outraging the modesty of a woman". Reportedly, the ruling came when the court was hearing the plea of an accused who allegedly harassed a 12-year-old girl.

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 03:14 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bombay High Court, Justice Pushpa Ganediwala, IPC 354, Sexual Assault

Courtesy: Outlook India

Maharashtra Chief Minister

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Maharastra CM's Signed File Gets Doctored; Police Registers Forgery Case

Mumbai police has filed an unidentified case against cheating and forgery after an inquiry file against a PWD employee was tampered. The file signed by Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray was doctored with a note asking to close the departmental inquiry. Reportedly, the probe was earlier recommended by the former BJP government in a case against several PWD engineers, accused of financial irregularities in the works done at JJ School of Arts… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 05:48 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra , forged document, PWD

Courtesy: Times of India

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar.

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Bihar Provisions Strict Actions Against Online Posts Criticising Govt

The Bihar administration, via a January 21 circular, warned the social media users that any online post against the government will fall under cybercrime. The order provisions for arrests of offenders under the IT Act and the IPC for criticising CM, MPs, MLAs and officials. While the JDU leader Tejashwi Yadav blamed the government for "ripping apart democratic values in the birthplace of the Republic", the party spokesperson found "nothing… read-more

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 10:30 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav, RJD, Cyber Crime

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Kerala: Forest Officials Book 5 For Killing, Eating Leopard In Idukki

Kerala forest officials on January 22 arrested five people in Idukki for killing a leopard and consuming its meat. The officials also recovered 10 kilogram of uncooked meat and body parts of the leopard from the accused. Shocked over the incident, the forest officials said this was the first case where they busted someone for consuming leopard meat. However, they have called for a further inquiry in killing of the nearly threatened animal.… read-more

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 09:31 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Leopard, Kerala, Wildlife , environment, Man Animal conflict, Idukki

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Inhumane! Wounded Elephant Set On Fire In Tamil Nadu, Dies Later

In an inhumane act of man-animal conflict, a group of men hurled a burning piece of cloth at a wounded elephant who later died. The incident, which happened weeks ago at a farmhouse in Tamil Nadu’s Mavanallah, surfaced after its video went viral. Reportedly, the already hurt elephant had entered a private facility in the buffer zone of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. While the authorities have arrested two people, one is still absconding.

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 07:03 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Tuskar, Elephant, Inhumane Video, Tamil Nadu, Mavanallah, Fire

Courtesy: Zee News

Fake arms license

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22,500 Arms Licences Under Punjab Police Scanner

Months after busting an employee of Deputy Commissioner's office for making over 200 fake arms licenses, Punjab's Tarn Taran police have started verifying details of over 22,500 licences. Suspecting over 700 licences, the authorities have deployed gazetted officers to check the record of 17 gun houses and each licence issued. While numerous similar cases are busted since 2016, the police called for verification drive terming it a matter of '… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 05:37 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Punjab Police, Fake license, Arms License, Tarn Taran, Crime, Verification

Courtesy: Tribune India

Dhananjay Munde

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Woman Who Accused Dhananjay Munde Of Rape Withdraws Complaint

Over a week after accusing Maharashtra cabinet minister Dhananjay Munde for raping her sister, the women has now withdrawn her complaint. The complainant said she became upset after her complaint was politicised. However, the Mumbai Police has now asked her to submit a notarized affidavit into this regard. Reportedly, Munde was in an extramarital affair with the complainant’s sister and also had children with her.

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 12:49 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: dhananjay MUNDE, Maharashtra , cabinet minister, rape accused

Courtesy: The Indian Express

dark web

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Expert Claims Financial Details Of 3.3 Lakh Indians Leaked On Dark Web

Independent cyber security researcher Rajshekhar Rajaharia has claimed that financial data of around 3.3 lakh Indians was leaked on the dark web on January 20. Rajshekhjar claimed that nearly 6 GB of personal data including phone numbers, email addresses, PAN and bank details have been leaked by a hacker group, ShinyHunters. While Rajshekhar said the data breach belongs to a Cryptocurrency exchange company named BuyUCoin, the company has… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 09:42 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: cybersecurity, Data Breach, Dark Web, Financial Information, Cyber Crime

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Hoax Call Leads To Bomb Scare In Noida Hospital Owned By BJP MP

An anonymous phone call claiming bomb in the Noida’s Kailash Hospital panicked the hospital authorities. However, it turned out to be fake after which police has launched an investigation to track the miscreant. Reportedly, after receiving the call, the police evacuated the hospital and deployed a bomb-disposal squad. Notably, the hospital-based in Noida Sector 27 is run by the Gautam Buddh Nagar BJP MP Mahesh Sharma.

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 07:40 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Noida, Kailash Hospital, Mahesh Sharma, BJP Leader, Hoax Call

Courtesy: Times Now