The Biggest Stories of March 18, 2015
Mar 18, 2015
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 28, 2015
On February 11, 2014, the day Sheena Bora would have turned 26, her mother Indrani Mukerjea posted on Facebook a picture from Goa, which got several likes and comments. No one knew then that Sheena had been murdered two years ago, and that Indrani would come to be accused of the crime.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday May 20, 2015
It has been a week since 22-year-old Archana Pandya died in an alleged hit-and-run incident on the Western Express Highway in Mumbai's Goregaon suburb. The incident took place in front of the Vanrai Police Station, but the police are yet to identify and arrest the culprit.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
The Supreme Court, today, sought explanation from the Uttar Pradesh Police on the circumstances leading to the arrest of a boy for allegedly posting objectionable comments against senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Facebook.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 20, 2015
The Supreme Court will today hear an application seeking explanation from the Uttar Pradesh Government for arresting a school student for allegedly sharing a post criticising senior Minister Azam Khan, on a social networking site.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday March 19, 2015
There is outrage over the arrest of a class 11 student in Uttar Pradesh for sharing a comment on Facebook that was attributed to Samajwadi Party leader and the state's senior minister Azam Khan.
India News | Reported by Niha Masih; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
There is outrage over the arrest of a class 11 student in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly posting a comment on Facebook that was attributed to senior Samajwadi Party leader and the state's Urban Development Minister Azam Khan.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 16, 2014
Islamic State's main recruiters in Malaysia, who funded trips to Syria for converts and used Facebook to attract young supporters, were among the 14 suspected militants arrested earlier this week, Malaysian authorities said late on Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday July 22, 2014
An Illinois woman made police work easy when she allegedly stole a colorful, leopard-pattern dress from a small boutique, then posted a picture of herself wearing it on Facebook, police said on Monday.
Mumbai News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; Edited by Swati Gupta | Saturday May 24, 2014
A First Information Report (FIR) was filed against 31-year-old Devu Chodankar on Friday after he allegedly posted anti-Narendra Modi remarks on a Facebook group in March.
Elections News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta (With inputs from Indo-Asian News Service) | Friday May 23, 2014
A 31-year-old shipbuilding professional from Mumbai faces arrest allegedly for anti-Narendra Modi remarks that he posted on Facebook in March.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday May 9, 2014
They say you get the seven-year-itch in a marriage, and a married man in the city broke off his relationship with a woman.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 2, 2014
Fifty-eight people have been arrested in the Philippines for their involvement in a giant, global Internet "sextortion" network, local police and Interpol announced in a joint press conference on Friday.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 26, 2014
A wanted man in the US who unwittingly shared a police department's mugshot of himself on Facebook was nabbed less than an hour later.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 23, 2013
Ruling out dialogue with the West Bengal government, the GJM spearheading a stir for a separate Gorkhaland on Thursday announced a fresh 48-hour shut down over the weekend in Darjeeling after the arrest of two prominent party leaders and demanded central intervention.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 16, 2013
The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on the arrest of well-known Dalit scholar Kamal Bharti for a Facebook post criticising IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal's suspension.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 11, 2013
Egypt's new leadership faced increased difficulties in forming an interim government after it issued a warrant for the arrest of the leader of the Islamist movement backing ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 16, 2013
Apex court refused to pass an order for a blanket ban on the arrest of a person for making objectionable comments on websites.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday May 16, 2013
The Supreme Court will today hear a plea challenging the arrest of a human rights activist from Andhra Pradesh who was apprehended last week for posting allegedly defamatory comments against a Congress leader on Facebook.
Forums | Monday May 13, 2013
The arrest of a woman human rights activist over her comments against a Congress leader has led to a controversy in Andhra Pradesh.
South | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with PTI inputs) | Monday May 13, 2013
The arrest of a woman human rights activist over her comments against a Congress leader has led to a controversy in Andhra Pradesh. Jaya Vindhayala, a senior woman officer in People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), a human rights body, posted the reportedly objectionable comments on Facebook. She was arrested on Sunday afternoon.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 28, 2013
A 79-year-old widow has gathered support of over 2,400 followers from India and abroad on a social networking website for her legal battle against Maharashtra police officials over her "illegal arrest".
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday February 5, 2013
Amid reports that the all-girls rock band in Kashmir has decided to quit singing, the police have started a manhunt to arrest those who posted death threats and hate mail on their Facebook page. Sources say the police have filed and FIR in the case and have identified those who posted the abuses.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 1, 2013
A Palghar court has closed the case against the two girls, who were arrested for posting a comment on Facebook on the shutdown after the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on November 17 last year.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday January 10, 2013
The Maharashtra government has told the Supreme Court that the arrest of two girls over a Facebook post criticising the shutdown in Mumbai during Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's funeral in November last year had a "chilling effect and was unwarranted."