Friday, Dec 02, 2022


On Run For 15 Years Gangster Suresh Pujari In India’s Custody

Dec 15, 2021 PTI

The gangster Suresh Pujari was deported from Philippines to India. Pujari was on run from past 15 years and is currently under the custody of Maharashtra ATS.

Delhi Police Bust Gang Involved In Stealing Luxury Cars, 4 Held

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The accused have been identified as Abid (30), a resident of Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh, Sagolsem Johnson Singh (27), a resident of Imphal in Manipur, Mohammad Asif (33), a resident of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, and Salman (30), a resident of Indore in Madhya Pradesh, they added.

UP: Mafia Assets worth Rs 1,128 Crore Attached, 22,259 Gangsters Booked Since Jan 2020

A total of 25 mafias have been identified across the state since January 2020 till April 2021

Why Wrestling Star Sushil Kumar, Linked With Deadly Gangster, Sees Jail A Safe Haven

May 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, legendary wrestler and two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has been part of gangs at war over real estate

Seven Vehicles Of UP Police Reach Punjab To Take Custody Of Mukhtar Ansari

Punjab's home department in a letter had asked the Uttar Pradesh government to take custody of Mukhtar Ansari from the Rupnagar jail on or before April 8.

01 December, 2020

UP Gangster's Rs 25 Crore Land Seized By Noida Police


The police commissionerate has so far attached properties worth approximately Rs 69 crore belonging to various mafia and gangsters

05 November, 2020

UP SIT Recommends Action Against Police Officials For Links With Slain Gangster Vikas Dubey


'On the night of the ambush, Dubey was aware that a police team was coming to Bikru,' a senior officer said.

29 August, 2020

IPL 2020 In UAE: Suresh Raina Hated CSK's Team Bubble, Uncle's Death Had Effect Too

Outlook Web Bureau

Chennai Super Kings team sources say all efforts to keep Suresh Raina in Dubai failed. He was too scared with COVID-19 cases

11 July, 2020

‘He Deserved This Fate,’ Says Gangster Vikas Dubey’s Wife; Father Shuns Last Rites


When media persons asked Vikas Dubey's wife, Richa, what she thought of the events that led to her husband's death, she agitatedly said, 'Yes...Vikas did wrong and he deserved this fate.'

09 July, 2020

'Mein Hun Vikas Dubey, Kanpur Wala': How Wanted Gangster Scripted His Bollywood-style Arrest


According to sources, Vikas reached the temple around 8.a.m and then informed the security men about his identity and asked them to inform the police.

09 July, 2020

Wanted Gangster Vikas Dubey’s Two Aides Shot Dead In Encounters

Outlook Web Bureau

Prabhat, killed on Thursday, was arrested in Faridabad after gangster Vikas Dubey was spotted at a hotel there.


08 July, 2020

Kanpur Police Killings Symptom Of Malaise That Feeds On Caste And Corruption

Anil Kumar Verma

While the encounter of criminals may be a knee-jerk response, we need to go for cultural overhaul of the police, bureaucracy and politicians as a long term solution to this deeper malaise.

08 July, 2020

Hunt Intensified For Gangster Vikas Dubey Spotted In Hotel Near Delhi, Bounty Doubled

Outlook Web Bureau

CCTV footage showed a man resembling Vikas Dubey at a Faridabad hotel. The police have raided the hotel.

08 July, 2020

Gangster Vikas Dubey's Close Aide Killed, Another Arrested In Encounter

Outlook Web Bureau

The Special Task Force of the UP Police traced Amar Dubey, close aide of gangster Vikas Dubey, in Himachal Pradesh and closed in on him.

07 July, 2020

Startling Letter By DSP Killed In Raid On Vikas Dubey Surfaces; Police Say ‘No Records’

Outlook Web Bureau

The purported letter, if found true, could be damning evidence that a tip-off to Vikas Dubey about the raid was the handiwork of a senior police officer.

06 July, 2020

3 Police Personnel Suspended In Connection With Killing Of 8 Cops In Kanpur


They have been suspended for laxity in duty in connection with the death of eight police personnel in Kanpur, a police PRO said.

04 July, 2020

House Of Vikas Dubey, Gangster Involved In Killing Of 8 UP Cops, Razed To Ground


Media has been barred from the area during the demolition drive at the house, which has not only 30- to 40-feet-high thick walls on the perimeter, but is also secured by concertina wire and 50 CCTVs.


29 February, 2020

Who Is Responsible For Crimes Committed By 'Patriotic Gangsters', Who Help Intelligence Agencies

It is true that criminals are used by intelligence and crime agencies all over the world to collect information. However, checking them not to exceed their brief is the most difficult responsibility, writes Vappala Balachandran.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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