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Crime in India

Top police office leads war on organised crime

Three years of a campaign against organised crime on the mainland has resulted in the rise of a powerful police department.

Friday, 27 November, 2009, 12:00am

Extradition may shed light on arms-drop mystery

Will the extradition of one of India's most wanted men finally crack the unsolved Purulia, India, arms-drop case, which was allegedly planned and funded by two Hong Kong-based businessmen more than a decade ago?

24 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

'Coal mafia' orders silence on pit disaster

More than 100 die in illegal mine, but families refuse to co-operate with police

When news of the midnight accident at the main coal pit at Gangtikuli reached the pregnant young wife of miner Pradip Bauri, she feared the worst.

14 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Sister of murdered Delhi model pins hopes for justice on retrial

The sister of a murdered New Delhi model, whose case sparked allegations of a high-society cover-up, has welcomed police efforts to retry the case and pleaded for a full and fair investigation.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Father bailed

A father, 31, arrested for allegedly molesting his 10-month-old daughter at home on Sunday, was granted $5,000 bail and ordered to report to police on April 6. The baby was still in Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

30 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

$100,000 bail

A 21-year-old man arrested in connection with the Top One Karaoke arson in which 17 people died last January was granted $100,000 bail.

26 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Shut up or put them up

India's Bandit Queen by Mala Sen Pandora $109 IN a red bandana and with her rifle slung over her shoulders, Phoolan Devi, the ''bandit queen of India'' gave herself up to the authorities in February 1983. She was 26 and one of the most wanted bandits - or dacoits - in a part of India overrun by dacoitry.

26 Feb 1994 - 12:00am