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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Punishment, Crime, Terror, Samleti blast case

In custody, wrongly: Despite decades lost in wrongful jailing, no Mufti or Abdullah spoke of Kashmiris trapped in terror cases

Justice delayed is justice denied. These five men, innocent of the charges they faced, understood this, sitting behind bars as their world changed immeasurably in 23 long years.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Crime, CISF, Women pickpockets, Delhi Metro

Chura ke wallet mera: 94% pickpockets caught on Delhi metro are women

At least there's one place where several factors contribute to women's ease of doing business, say police.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
2611 terror, Crime, Ipl betting, Mumbai Police

A brief profile of Himanshu Roy, the Mumbai top cop who killed himself

The ex-Maharashtra ATS chief was a fitness freak. He was known for his witty one-liners to evade tricky questions.

ART & CULTURE

 |  12-minute read
Delhi Police, Crime, Tandoor murder case

Tandoor murder case: How Sushil Sharma killed his wife Naina Sahni and disposed off her body in a restaurant

[Book extract] The rising flames from the makeshift pyre leap high and the billowing smoke is visible in the night sky over the restaurant.

ART & CULTURE

 |  30-minute read
Murder Case, Kolkata Police, Crime

How Kolkata Police nabbed the man who chopped his pregnant wife's body in 1954

[Book extract] Belarani Dutta murder case was rare at that time anywhere in the world, for the primitive and savage violence it exhibited.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
NCRB, Crime, Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Why cops in Madhya Pradesh are urging citizens to resort to mob justice

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has threatened top officers with transfers if they are unable to control crime.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Communalism, Crime, Delhi, Ankit Saxena murder

Why Ankit Saxena's murder has been easily forgotten

Is it because his father refused to allow the killing to be politicised?

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Murder, Crime, Uttar Pradesh, Meerut

Chilling footage of elderly woman shot dead in Uttar Pradesh is gunda raj caught on cam

A case of land dispute, murder and witness intimidation, that sounds all too familiar for UP.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Crime, Women, Serial Killers, Cyanide Mallika

Women who kill: The story behind India's first woman serial killer

[Book extract] KD Kempamma, aka 'Cyanide Mallika', was motivated purely by greed and the desire for better material comfort.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Crimes against Women, Crime, Delhi Police

Drunk cop sexually assaulting female colleagues bodes ill for Delhi Police

As many as 2,026 Delhi Police personnel have been suspended from January 2014 to July 2017 for misdemeanour and corruption.