Retired DSPs, vendors & guards help ACU spot pitchsiders during World Cup

The measure is said to have helped the units identify and nab a few miscreants from Ahmedabad and Kolkata and hand them over to local police

published on : 28th November 2023

Playing games

The exploding menace of illegal online betting apps has led to massive corruption, and is entrapping users in dangerous cycles of debt and addiction

published on : 19th November 2023

Crunchy deets: Gambling clubs, the new BRS ammo

The Congress might be in the midst of a fierce electoral battle with the BRS. But despite their busy schedules, the party’s leaders are not forgetting to plan for the future.

published on : 18th November 2023

TN can’t ban online rummy, poker: Madras HC

While the apex court had already ruled that rummy and poker are games of skill, the state had failed to demonstrate that online games of rummy and poker are different and distinct from offline games.

published on : 10th November 2023

Kodiyeri’s brother-in-law among 9 held for gambling in Kerala

When the police reached the place by 7 pm, there were nine people, including the organisers of gambling, in the room. The police raided the quarters and recovered about `5.60 lakh from the room. 

published on : 4th October 2023

Thai police raid top cop's home in 'Betflix' gambling probe

Surachate, well known in Thailand for his regular appearances in the media giving updates on investigations, denied any involvement in the alleged gambling ring.

published on : 25th September 2023

Police arrests 32 people, including four girls from illegally operated casino in Uttarakhand

This resort also falls in the same district area as Vantara Resort, where receptionist Ankita Bhandari was murdered last year.

published on : 23rd September 2023

BJP worker shot dead at the house of Union Minister's son in UP's Lucknow

The murder took place at the house of the son of Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Kaushal Kishore, in the old Lucknow area.

published on : 1st September 2023

ED attaches properties worth Rs 5.87 crore of firms linked to gambling 

These groups engaged in fraudulent activities by collecting funds under the disguise of betting and gambling. They operated through websites, such as Bestartech, Khelo24bet etc.

published on : 28th August 2023

Bots may pose as players: Tamil Nadu govt tells Madras HC

Such motive would be absent in Clubhouse even though the Clubhouse may have considerations of revenue earning.”

published on : 15th August 2023

‘Let’s finish them’: Cops escape death as shots fired during raid at gambling den

Four policemen narrowly escaped the onslaught of a mob in north Delhi’s Samaypur Badli where they had gone to raid a gambling den.

published on : 14th August 2023

Odisha youth abducted for failing to pay off gambling debt

The incident came to light on Friday after a video clip of the youth being beaten up with his hands tied with plastic ropes, became viral on social media.

published on : 5th August 2023

Central amendments should conform to TN laws: Minister

The minister insisted that the modification suggested should be incorporated in the proposed amendments.

published on : 3rd August 2023

TN can ban online gambling, it’s under state list: Law minister

Talking to reporters at his office on Thursday, Regupathy expressed dismay over the remarks made by the Union government’s advocate in the court.

published on : 21st July 2023

GST council to levy 28 per cent tax rate for online gaming on full face value

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the decision is not to hurt the industry or states.

published on : 12th July 2023

Bihar police seek ban on over 100 gambling, gaming and illegal loan apps

The Economic Offences Unit cited violations of the IT Act and received multiple FIRs against these apps, urging the public to remain vigilant and avoid taking loans from unregistered platforms.

published on : 8th July 2023

Man beaten, dies soon after UP cops pick him

A cop of Uttar Pradesh police was shunted to police lines after a 28-year-old daily wager was allegedly assaulted in custody leading to his death.

published on : 4th July 2023

Uttar Pradesh: 28-year-old Sajid Abbasi dies following 'custodial torture'

The victim, who was from Rataul village of Baghpat district in western UP died, on Sunday, half an hour after being released by local police who had picked him up on suspicion of gambling.

published on : 3rd July 2023
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