Monday, 24 January, 2022

Topic: Murder

Another Burari? ‘Suicide notes’ say Hisar man killed wife & 3 kids, then ended life for ‘moksh’

Ramesh Verma, 45, was known to be a ‘gentle’ nature lover who kept to himself. He is now, however, the prime suspect in the brutal bludgeoning deaths of his young family.

‘Insult to Hindus’, ‘killed for being Muslim’, ‘not communal’ — in Palwal, a murder gets murky

Video shows deceased being called 'mulla', family says he was targeted by Hindu friends. Some police sources claim he insulted their religion, others say it was drug-fuelled fight.

Hindu man ‘killed by Muslim girlfriend’s family’ in Karnataka’s poll-bound Sindagi

Body of Ravi Nimbargi, 34, was fished out from a well Sunday, three days after he went missing. The woman's brother and uncle have been arrested.

Lawyer shot dead in Shahjahanpur court, opposition alleges ‘no one is safe in UP’

Victim Bhupendra Singh was allegedly shot by fellow lawyer Suresh Gupta, who has been arrested. Opposition questions law & order situation under BJP govt.

Wife’s murder by cobra bites: How science helped nail Kerala man despite no direct proof

Sooraj S. Kumar has been handed double life imprisonment and fined Rs 5 lakh for murdering wife Uthra in May 2020. Police built case through medical, forensic & scientific evidence.

How parents of Hindu woman ‘hired’ Hindutva activists to kill her Muslim boyfriend in Belagavi

Belagavi police probe into the ‘murder’ of Arbaz Aftab Mullah has revealed that he and his mother were intimidated first and then extorted. His body was later found on a railway track.

Hindu girl’s family missing after Muslim man’s ‘murder’ in Belagavi, no one knows where they are

Arbaz’s mutilated body was found on railway tracks on 28 September. He was allegedly murdered over his interfaith relationship with a Hindu woman.

19 years after ‘fake encounter’, why SC fined UP govt for shielding policemen from trial

18-year-old Pradeep Kumar was killed in an alleged fake encounter in 2002. His father has filed countless petitions in SC & HC, but accused cops’ trial hasn't started.

Bring biryani, we’ll eat together: Last thing ‘murdered’ Belagavi Muslim man told mother

Arbaz Aftab Mullah was allegedly murdered over his relationship with a Hindu woman. His mutilated body was found on the railway tracks in Belagavi on 28 September.

In Belagavi, police question 2 activists of Sri Ram Sene offshoot for Muslim man’s ‘murder’

Arbaz Aftab Mullah's mutilated body was found on railway tracks and family claimed it was 'murder' because of an interfaith relationship, which was made to look like accident.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.