“Mohammad Zubair’s tweet detrimental to communal harmony, phone formatted”: Delhi Police

The Delhi Police have said that Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair’s 2018 tweet linking Hanuman to Honeymoon was detrimental to ‘communal harmony.’ DCP IFSO, KPS Malhotra, told ANI, “Mohd Zubair’s objectionable tweet led to a Twitter storm with hate speeches, detrimental to communal harmony. 2 things including technical gadget & intention was important. He was … Read more

What did Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale write on Facebook against Sharad Pawar? Now arrested in Maharashtra under stringent charges

Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale has been arrested by the Maharashtra Police for allegedly sharing a derogatory post on NCP supremo Sharad Pawar. Ketaki was arrested by the crime branch of the Thane Police from Navi Mumbai. One Swapnil Netke had filed a police complaint against 29-year-old Ketaki at the Kalwa police station on Saturday, prompting … Read more

CBI arrest Jamia Millia professor Khalid Moin in bribery case

The federal probe agency CBI has arrested Jamia Millia Islamia professor Khalid Moin in a bribery case involving Rs. 1 lakh. Moin is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering of Jamia Millia Islamia. According to news agency PTI, Moin was arrested while receiving the bribe amount from a Delhi-based architecture firm on Wednesday. … Read more

Bengali actor Rupa Dutta arrested for allegedly stealing purses at Kolkata Book Fair, cash recovered from bag

Police in Kolkata have arrested Bengali actor Rupa Dutta for allegedly stealing purses from the Kolkata Book Fair. According to reports, police have recovered unexplained cash from her bag. An officer from the Bidhannagar Police saw Dutta dumping a purse into a dustbin. She was immediately detained and taken away for questioning. During the investigation, … Read more

Munawar Faruqui, comedian from Gujarat, arrested after BJP MLA’s son alleges insult to Hindu deities, Home Minister Amit Shah

Police in Madhya Pradesh have arrested Munawar Faruqui, a stand-up comedian from Gujarat, along with four of his associates after a BJP MLA’s son filed a written complaint alleging insult to Hindu deities and Home Minister Amit Shah during one of his recent shows, held in Indore. According to news agency PTI, Eklavya Singh Gaur, … Read more

Car designer Dilip Chhabria arrested for alleged cheating and forgery

The Mumbai Police on Monday arrested famous car designer, Dilip Chhabria, for alleged cheating and forgery. A report by Mid-day said that Milind Bharambe, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), had confirmed Chhabria’s arrest. The Crime Branch of the Mumbai Police is also believed to have seized one of Chhabria’s cars. His car is currently parked … Read more

LIVE UPDATES: Bombay High Court to pronounce order in Arnab Goswami’s plea for bail today

The Bombay High Court will today pronounce its order in Arnab Goswami’s plea for an interim bail in the abetment to suicide case for which he had been arrested last Wednesday. Last week, Goswami’s lawyers including Harish Salve made desperate pleas seeking his immediate release from judicial custody. However the Bombay High Court Bench comprising … Read more

बॉम्बे हाई कोर्ट से अर्नब गोस्वामी को नहीं मिली राहत, हरीश साल्वे की सख्त दलीलों के बावजूद अदालत ने जमानत देने से किया इनकार

महाराष्ट्र में एक इंटीरियर डिजाइनर को कथित तौर पर आत्महत्या के लिए उकसाने के मामले में गिरफ्तार अंग्रेजी समाचार चैनल ‘रिपब्लिक टीवी’ के एंकर और संस्थापक अर्नब गोस्वामी को बॉम्बे हाई कोर्ट से आज (शनिवार) भी कोई राहत नहीं मिली है। हरीश साल्वे की सख्त दलीलों के बावजूद बॉम्बे हाई कोर्ट ने ‘रिपब्लिक टीवी’ के संस्थापक … Read more

Setback for Arnab Goswami as Bombay High Court refuses to grant bail despite desperate arguments made by Harish Salve; days after Republic TV founder attacks Salman Khan

In a huge setback to Arnab Goswami, the Bombay High Court refused to grant immediate relief to the Republic TV founder, who has had to spend the third night in judicial custody in an abetment to suicide case. This despite Goswami’s lawyer Harish Salve making desperate pleas for ad-interim order granting Goswami bail. Unaffected by … Read more

Arnab Goswami arrested; Republic TV taken in custody in dramatic fashion; days after lashing out at Salman Khan with ‘Bigg Boss of drugs’ jibe

Police in Maharashtra have arrested Arnab Goswami. The Republic TV founder was arrested in a dramatic fashion on Wednesday morning. The development came days after Goswami lashed out at Salman Khan by calling him a ‘senior citizen’ and ‘Bigg Boss of drugs.’ An anchor on Republic TV said that Goswami was arrested in a case … Read more

53-year-old man arrested by cops in Birmingham after viral video shows him racially abusing taxi driver

The West Midlands Police in Birmingham have arrested a 53-year-old man after a viral video showed him racially abusing a taxi driver. The police arrested the racist man from the Erdington area of Birmingham in the UK. A statement by the West Midlands Police said, “A 53-year-old man has this afternoon been arrested in the … Read more

COVID-19 pandemic and Islamophobia: Mumbai man arrested for refusing to accept grocery from Muslim delivery person

Police in Mumbai have arrested a man after he refused to accept his grocery from a Muslim delivery person because of the latter’s faith. The video of 50-year-old Ghanshyam Chaturvedi refusing to accept his grocery from the delivery person because of his Muslim faith had gone viral, causing huge outrage on social media platforms. In … Read more

Hindu Mahasabha leader arrested with husband in Aligarh for communal remarks

Police in Aligarh say that they have arrested Hindu Mahasabha General Secretary Puja Shakun Pandey and her husband Ashok Pandey from their home on Tuesday for allegedly making an inflammatory statement against a particular community. Both have been arrested after a former Samajwadi Party MLA from Aligarh City, Haji Zameer Ullah Khan, filed a police complaint … Read more

Infosys employee arrested for ‘spread the virus through sneeze’ post, sacked by tech giant

Global tech giant Infosys has sacked one of its employees for his controversial Facebook post urging people to spread the coronavirus by sneezing in public. The Bengaluru Police have also arrested the 25-year-old man, identified as Mujeeb Mohammed. Mujeeb, who identified himself as a Senior Technology Architect with Infosys,  had written in his Facebook post, … Read more

Viral video of Siddharth Shukla being ‘arrested’ by Mumbai Police evokes angry response from actor’s fans, who detect conspiracy to malign him

A viral video of popular Bigg Boss contestant Siddharth Shukla being arrested by the Mumbai Police has surfaced on YouTube and being fervently shared by the fans of the Colors TV’s reality show. In the video, a man is seen being taken into custody by the Mumbai Police. The video has evoked an angry response from the actor’s … Read more

Historian Ramachandra Guha dragged and detained by police during LIVE interview

Police in Bengaluru on Thursday dragged and detained historian Ramachandra Guha while he spoke to a journalist on LIVE TV in the state capital of Karnataka while staging a peaceful protest against the amended Citizenship Act. Guha was speaking to NDTV when a group of police personnel arrived and held him by his arm and … Read more

Truck driver Mohammed Pasha, Naveen, Kesavulu, and Shiva arrested for raping and brutally killing Hyderabad doctor

Police in Telangana have arrested four accused in connection with the gruesome murder of a 27-year-old veterinary doctor on Wednesday night. The doctor was also allegedly raped before being set ablaze by her rapists and killers. The four arrested have been identified as one Mohammed Pasha (truck driver) and his assistants Naveen, Kesavulu and Shiva. … Read more

Ex-owners of Ranbaxy and Fortis hospitals, Malvinder and Shivinder Singh arrested for financial fraud

Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing on Thursday arrested two ex-promoters of pharmaceutical giant Ranbaxy, Shivinder Singh and his elder brother Malvinder Singh, in a Rs. 740-crore fraud case. While Shivinder Singh was arrested in the evening, his brother was taken into custody in a late-night crackdown. Religare Finvest, which is part of Religare Enterprises in … Read more

BJP’s Swami Chinmayanand confesses to almost all charges including receiving naked body massage, escapes rape charge

Three-term BJP MP and a former junior home minister of India, Swami Chinmayanand, has sensationally confessed to almost all allegations made against him. Speaking to reporters, the Supreme Court-appointed SIT chief Naveen Arora said that Swami had also confessed to receiving body massages. This was after several videos showed Chinmayanand receiving body massages while lying … Read more

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand arrested in rape case, sent to jail for 14 days

Senior BJP leader and three-term former MP, Swami Chinmayanand has been arrested in connection with rape charges. The arrest of the 73-year-old former junior home minister of India came days after several videos of the BJP leader receiving massage went viral. A local court later sent him to 14-day judicial custody. His arrest has taken … Read more