Monday, 8 August, 2022

Topic: Murder

‘Throat slit with razor, body stuffed in trolley bag’ — Ghaziabad woman held for lover’s murder

The woman, a 36-year-old domestic worker, was intercepted while on her way to dispose of live-in partner's body in a crowded place, say Ghaziabad police.

3 murders in 8 days in Dakshina Kannada. Cops say ‘freak incident’ followed by ‘communal’ killings

Police trying to connect the dots in murders of a Muslim labourer, a BJP youth leader & a Muslim HPCL employee. Most of the 37 people detained in 3rd case have ‘Bajrang Dal’ links.

‘For us, he’s a demon’, say daughters of UP man who burnt their mother alive for ‘not having a son’

Both testified against Manoj Bansal, who's been sentenced to life in prison. He allegedly grew abusive towards their mother after they were born, and forced her to have 5 abortions.

Court sends truck driver accused in Nuh DSP’s murder to 5 days’ police custody

Sabbir, alias Mittar, the key accused, was arrested from Rajasthan Wednesday. Police are questioning him about the other co-accused.

Vendetta alleged in MP RTI activist’s killing but police say ‘personal enmity was motive’

Panel formed by citizens’ groups — National Campaign for People’s Right to Information and Transparency International India — says Ranjeet Soni murder linked to his RTI work.

Muslim spiritual guru Khwaja Sayyad Chishti shot dead by 4 men in Nashik

The community religious leader, popularly known as 'Sufi Baba', was shot Tuesday evening in an open plot in the MIDC area of Yeola town, around 200 km from Mumbai, the police said.

National front of fringe elements, united in hate & what’s still intact from MVA

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Too long a struggle,’ says Sippy Sidhu’s family as judge’s daughter is held for 2015 murder

CBI on 15 June arrested Kalyani Singh in connection with murder of ex-boyfriend Sippy Sidhu in Chandigarh. She is the daughter of Himachal Pradesh acting Chief Justice Sabina.

‘Recce in shifts, shooters on alert, Signal updates to Brar’ — how Moose Wala murder was plotted

Accused allegedly put singer’s home on surveillance days before killing. Punjab Police suspect Lawrence Bishnoi ‘called the shots’, while gangster Goldy Brar coordinated from Canada.

Accused in Haryanvi singer’s ‘murder’ planning crime ‘for months’, wanted ‘revenge’, claim cops

One of 2 accused, Ravi, was previously accused by the woman of rape. He was released on bail, 6-8 months back. Body was recovered Monday & family has alleged she was raped before being killed.

On Camera


Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.