The biggest stories of January 31, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
Jan 31, 2014
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 12, 2014
A man in New Zealand tried to blackmail his former partner into cleaning his apartment by threatening to post a sex tape online, a court said.
Cities | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday August 29, 2014
A first-year student at the iconic Visva-Bharati University in Shantiniketan in West Bengal has alleged that three senior students forced her to strip, photographed her and then threatened to post the pictures on the internet if she did not pay them ...
Press Trust of India | Saturday July 19, 2014
Alibaba says it has approached police after the media outlet, which remains unnamed, asked it to pay $300,000 for a research report against it to be dropped
World | Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the Chinese e-commerce titan gearing up for a mammoth US initial public offering, has reported a blackmail attempt by a media organisation to police, the company said on its official microblog on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 17, 2014
The US and EU bolstered sanctions against Russia over its alleged support of separatists in Ukraine, drawing an angry rebuke on Thursday from Moscow which said the measures amounted to "blackmail".
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 10, 2014
Greek police say they have arrested a heart surgeon in a major Athens hospital on felony charges of bribery and blackmail for allegedly demanding a bribe from a patient in order to perform urgent surgery.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
German Publishers' and Booksellers' Association said Amazon's aim was to negotiate bigger price cuts on the purchase of ebooks.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 18, 2014
A Domino's Pizza spokesperson the company will not pay EUR 30,000, and is refusing "to yield to blackmail from any form of criminal organisation".
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 8, 2014
A man has been arrested in West Bengal's Darjeeling town for having sex with a girl on the false promise of marriage, shooting a video during the act and posting it on the internet when she refused to succumb to his blackmail, police said on Saturday...
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 1, 2014
An Indian man, posing as a spiritual healer in Britain, is facing trial for blackmail and high-value fraud in the country, a media report said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Ukraine's interim President Oleksandr Turchynov said on Wednesday that Kiev was ready to listen to pro-Russians in the restive east but would not bow to rebel blackmail.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 14, 2014
A 34-year-old Rajasthan Police sub-inspector has alleged that she was repeatedly raped and blackmailed by a colleague since last year.
Diaspora | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 9, 2014
A leading US medical journal on has hit out at the powerful American gun lobby for opposing the nomination of an Indian-American for the post of top doctor, calling it a new form of "political blackmail."
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday February 28, 2014
Uganda accused the World Bank of blackmail on Friday after the lender stalled a $90 million loan over the east African nation's adoption of a draconian anti-gay law.
Cities | Ketki Angre | Saturday February 1, 2014
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday derided the companies that supply power to Delhi for "blackmail" after one of them warned of all-day electricity outages starting today in Central and East Delhi.
Cities | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday February 1, 2014
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India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 13, 2013
Two Indian men have been charged for allegedly using a chat application on their phone to blackmail, abduct and rape an Australian woman.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 12, 2013
North Korea on Saturday issued a fresh warning of an "all-out war", urging the United States to stop military drills and what it described as "nuclear blackmail".
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 12, 2013
A 19-year-old Delhi University student was allegedly raped and blackmailed by her friend in Hauz Khas area of South Delhi, police said on Wednesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
Three people have been booked for allegedly raping a teenager in Jaipur and blackmailing her with a video clip which they shot while committing the crime.