Amritsar, Apr 27
Four members of Sarabjit Singh’s family have been granted visa by the Pakistan High Commission to meet the Indian prisoner who is in “deep coma” and put on ventilator support after being assaulted...
New Delhi, Apr 22
Anti-rape underwear, a fashionable vest that can jolt molesters out of their wits or a watch-like device fitted to give abusers an electric shock — students from various colleges and schools in th...
New Delhi, Apr 15
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his Deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here seeking clemency for Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar. ...
New Delhi, Apr 12
The Supreme Court today dismissed condemned prisoner and Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar’s plea for commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment on...
New Delhi, Mar 25
Proceedings in the Delhi Gang-rape case was today adjourned for an hour when one of the accused could not be brought to the fast track court hearing the matter as as he was admitted to Safdarjung...
March 20, 2013
One’s life is considered invaluable and, hence, capital punishment signifies an exemplary penal action on a person committing the rarest of rare crimes.
It implies exi...
New Delhi, Mar 4
Failure to pay excise duty and service tax could lead to arrest of defaulters, as per the provisions proposed in the Finance Bill 2013 introduced by Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Lok Sabha...
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24
Over 13 years after confirming the death sentence of three accused in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination as head of a Supreme Court Bench, former judge K T Thomas today said it would be “constitutiona...
Nagpur, April 30
The mother of the five-year-old girl, who died after being brutally raped at Ghansaur town in Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh, today said the accused should be given a “harsh punishment” so that...
New Delhi, Apr 25
Voicing concern over “alarming” increase in rape cases in the national capital, the Delhi High Court today asked the Centre and the city police to find out the “root cause” of such incidents. »
New Delhi, April 17
A day before the deadline for his surrender ended, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt today got partial relief from the Supreme Court which granted him four weeks time on “humanitarian” grounds to surren...
New Delhi, Apr 15
Against the backdrop of the apex court refusing to commute death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devenderpal Singh Bhullar, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his Deputy Sukhbir Singh...
New Delhi, Apr 3
President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the anti-rape bill which provides for life term and even death sentence for rape convicts besides stringent punishment for offences like acid att...
Bhubaneswar, March 22
Odisha registered 83,960 criminal cases in 2012 marking 14 per cent more than the total number of crimes which took place the previous year, according to a White Paper tabled in the state Assembly...
March 13, 2013
Marital rape is a significant but often overlooked aspect of sexual crimes against women. »
New Delhi, Feb 28
Gang-rape and murder charges were today ordered to be framed by a Juvenile Justice Board against the minor accused of brutally raping along with five adults a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus here...
New Delhi, Feb 23
Doctors of a Singapore hospital which had treated the December 16 gang-rape victim were today asked by a court here to depose as witness through video conferencing.
The doctors will recor...