Sri Lanka’s ex-president’s son arrested for graft

Sri Lanka’s ex-president’s son arrested for graft

COLOMBO (Sri Lanka)- Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse’s second son was remanded in custody for two weeks after being arrested Saturday on a charge of money laundering, police and court officials said.  Navy officer Yoshitha Rajapakse, 27, was taken into custody by authorities for questioning about dealings at his private television channel, Carlton Sports […]

Bihar MLA tangles with teenager, Dad files police case!

Bihar MLA tangles with teenager, Dad files police case!

PATNA: Now the Congress Party in Bihar should be red in the face! It’s a story of (politically) fatal attraction. The Congress MLA from Bikram in Patna district, Siddharth, and one of his aides has been named for the ‘kidnapping’ of a minor. His aide, Mukesh, was also named in the FIR. Siddharth had won […]

Man slices off wife’s nose

Man slices off wife’s nose

KABUL (Afghanistan) – A photograph of an Afghan woman whose nose was sliced off by her husband in a fit of rage has sparked revulsion across the country, with activists demanding punishment for the “barbaric act”. Reza Gul, 20, was rushed to hospital after she was attacked with a pocket knife on Sunday by her […]

Bihar MLA helps accused hubby flee police!

Bihar MLA helps accused hubby flee police!

From North Bihar more ‘entertaining news’ flashes! A Bihar MLA from the ruling JD(U) ‘allegedly’ helped her husband ( a murder accused) escape from police custody in Purnia district. Mandal is an accused in nearly 100 criminal cases, say local media reports. Bima Bharti, JD(U)’s Rupauli MLA, together with JD(U) Purnia MP Santosh Kushwaha helped […]

Patna Police book MLA for insulting woman

Patna Police book MLA for insulting woman

Patna: The wife of a Delhi businessman has accused JDU MLA Sarfraz Alam of misbehaviour. Alam, who is the son of RJD MP Mohammed Taslimuddin, has been booked under various sections of the IPC pertaining to sexual advances, causing insult, wrongful confinement and so on, Patna SP (rail) Prakash Nath Mishra said. The incident took […]

Bombay Cops ‘ Banana ploy’ foils thief!

Bombay Cops ‘ Banana ploy’ foils thief!

BOMBAY (MUMBAI) -Police in Maharashtra have ‘successfully deployed’ an unusual technique to retrieve a gold chain that a thief had swallowed while officers were in hot pursuit – they force-fed him more than 40 bananas. A man snatched a chain off a woman’s neck in a street in Bombay. When caught, the man denied snatching […]

Jharkhand CM versus Mutation Mafia!

Jharkhand CM versus Mutation Mafia!

Will Jharkhand Chief minister Raghubar Das be able to clean the Augean stables of the land mutation mafia? He suspended a Jharkhand Administrative Services official posted at Ranchi sadar revenue circle office on Thursday evening for alleged corruption. He has asked South Chotanagpur commissioner for an inquiry against others, and this has the babus in […]

American ‘Sugar Daddy’ gets bitter pill in Calcutta

American ‘Sugar Daddy’ gets bitter pill in Calcutta

Calcutta : A suspected pedophile has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody, when a 14 year old boy complained of molestation. The sessions court on Saturday (Nov 28) remanded an American citizen in custody for 14 days over allegations he molested a teenaged boy in his hotel room, police said. The 51-year-old US national […]

Call centre chaps terrorised, one raped by cabbie

Call centre chaps terrorised, one raped by cabbie

BANGALORE: A cab-driver and his friend who abducted and raped a man here were arrested on Tuesday and booked under Section 377.The duo had kidnapped two call centre employees and their driver ferrying them to the graveyard shift. DCP (south-east) Rohini Katoch-Sepat said the two have confessed to the crime. The incident took place on […]

Dowry hungry Magistrate and Dad face jail term

Dowry hungry Magistrate and Dad face jail term

Agartala: A former judicial magistrate, and his dad, a former deputy registrar of the Gauhati High Court so badly wanted a car that they ended up being given two years rigorous imprisonment!. The district and sessions judge of Unakoti district, Sarabjeet Choudhury, sentenced former judicial magistrate Pathik Daschowdhury and his father Sandip, former deputy registrar […]

Supreme Court gives Vyapam case to CBI

Supreme Court gives Vyapam case to CBI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has ordered a CBI probe into all Vyapam scam cases and alleged deaths related to it’ It issued notice to the Centre, the Madhya Pradesh government and the Governor of Madhya Pradesh on a plea seeking his removal over his alleged involvement in the scam. Following a public outcry and […]

Mizo mob’s lynch attempt thwarted

Mizo mob’s lynch attempt thwarted

Aizawl, Mizoram: Mob justice again? In Mizoram, hundreds of protesters from Thingdawl and its neighbouring villages in Kolasib district tried to drag out a man accused of attempted rape from Saipum Mizo India Reserve Battalion camp. The police fired blanks to disperse the mob. But the mob left the camp around one o’clock Sunday morning […]

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