Crime

Gaming Banking System through Process Shortcomings: Need to Nurture Institutional Integrity to Restore Trust

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn the aftermath of the scam, the Punjab National Bank’s honcho has claimed that it has acted promptly, suspending 10 officials, while the Central Bureau of Investigation has also booked a few officials of the bank that include one retired and one serving PNB employee so far. A report for Different Truths.  At a time […]

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Baby Face Bank Robbers: Nelson and Nirav, One Took to Fatal Love of Gun, the Other to Commission

Reading Time: 4 minutesTwo ‘Baby Face’ bank robbers, Nelson and Nirav, make an interesting study. One used gun, the other sweet talks and honey traps. Here’s a report for Different Truths.  Nirav Modi – Baby Face Nirav! He reminds us of the American gangster of the 1930s, Public Enemy No.1 ‘Baby Face Nelson’. Both small guys with big […]

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Centre Appoints New Prosecutor for 2G Spectrum Case

Reading Time: 7 minutesHere’s a report on the 2G Spectrum case and other weekly round-up of major cases for Different Truths. The Government of India, in a surprising development, appointed Tushar Mehta, Additional Solicitor General of India, as the Special Public Prosecutor (‘SPP’)conducting “prosecution, appeals/revisions or other proceedings” arising out of the cases relating to 2G spectrum investigated […]

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Kashmiri Journalists, Real and Unreal: Many of Them Owe Allegiance to Pakistan

Reading Time: 4 minutesHere’s a report on Kashmiri journalists, real and unreal, and how they are indoctrinated against India, for Different Truths. Kamran Yusuf is a Kashmiri photo-journalist. The other day, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) while branding him a ‘stone-pelter’, claimed that he is not a ‘real journalist’ because he never covered developmental projects as genuine journalists […]

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The Massive PNB Nirav Modi Scam has the Makings of a Political Thriller

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Congress and the BJP both have their hands in the PNB Nirav Modi Scam, which reads more like a political thriller. Here’s the expose for Different Truths.  So who should hang from the rafters for the massive PNB Nirav Modi Scam – the UPA or the NDA? That is apart from nephew Nirav Modi […]

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The Gun Laws in the US: More Guns, More Homicides

Reading Time: 4 minutesA strong finding of a study by Philip J. Cook was on gun use and crime was that gun use intensifies violence, making it more likely that the victim of an assault or robbery will die. The positive effect is on the murder-rate, not on the overall violent-crime rate. More guns, more homicides, points out […]

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Does Your Smartphone Have Salami Theft Alert?

Reading Time: 8 minutesSalami thefts are aimed mostly against two types of targets – individual or organisation and that defines the course of the attack. Cases where individuals are targeted, their money is stolen in negligible proportions at every transaction so that it goes undetected initially. When noticed later, the cumulative amount could be significantly large, warns Reetwika, […]

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Florida High School Shootout: Are School Children Meant to Die Senselessly, asks a Mother

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf we look at the statistics of gun violence in schools, it is a staggering data of numbers. Since 2013, there have been 290 incidents in which a gun was discharged on a school campus in America, according to ‘Everytown’. That makes a gunshot incident every week. Anumita, our Managing Editor, says that the news […]

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Beware: Catfishers Are Watching You!

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn this article, Reetwika cautions us about one of the trendiest ways of cyberstalking that’s going to hit the millions of social media users very soon. Have you already heard of Catfishing? The technique utilises a very simple human psychology to instantly trick into a fraudulent world. Here are useful tips to protect yourself, from […]

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Both India and Pakistan Have Rape Capitals

Reading Time: 4 minutesIndians and Pakistanis were joined at the hip, twins separated at birth, carrying the same worthless, gutless genes that make men both sides of the border do the awful things they do to their children. Here’s a report, for Different Truths. The rape of an eight-month-old baby in Delhi by her 27-year-old cousin was picked […]

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