September 14, 2014
A Kentucky man, who made international news for saying he was trying to clone humans, must close or sell his business after pleading guilty to a federal charge that he misled custo...
Islamabad/New Delhi, May 14
In a sudden decision denounced as a “retrograde step” by New Delhi, Pakistan has asked Meena Menon of The Hindu and PTI’s Snehesh Alex Philip to leave the country within seven days. Islamabad did...
April 23, 2014
A corrupt government mechanism and cynical industry have combined to make Indian roads the deadliest in the world
New Delhi, March 31
The Supreme Court today commuted the death sentence of 1993 Delhi bomb blast case convict and Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life term on the ground of delay in deciding his mer...
New Delhi, March 27
The Centre today told the Supreme Court that it has “no problem” with commutation of death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life term and the petition in this regard h...
New Delhi, March 7
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 50 crore of a defaulting firm in connection with its money laundering probe in National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) scam case. ...
In a major relief to three condemned prisoners in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, the Supreme Court today commuted their death sentence to life imprisonment on the ground of 11 years delay in...
Kutch (Gujarat), Dec 9
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) arrested eight Pakistani nationals and seized their two fishing boats, for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) illegally at the mouth of Kori cree...
Bangalore, Sept 27
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has been sentenced to four years in jail and slapped a fine of Rs 100 crore in the 18-year-old disproportionate assets case. Judge John Michael...
New Delhi, May 14
In a strong reaction, India on Wednesday termed as “regrettable and unfortunate” expulsion of the two Indian correspondents in Pakistan and said not allowing independent journalists to function wa...
Hyderabad, Apr 24
There is need to enact a comprehensive law to ensure a speedy trial and stringent punishment in corruption cases, according to Loksatta Party President Jayaprakash Narayan. Referring to...
Mumbai, April 19
A petition seeking confirmation of the capital punishment awarded to three common convicts of the Shakti Mills gangrape cases has been filed in the Bombay High Court.
As per the law, a de...
New Delhi, March 28
The Supreme Court today dismissed pleas seeking fresh interpretation of the term ‘juvenile’ in the statute and leaving it to the criminal court, instead of Juvenile Justice Board, to determine the...
London, Mar 22
A 26-year-old Sikh man was today jailed for 10 years here for making an attempt on the life of Lt Gen (Retd) Kuldip Singh Brar, who led the 1984 Operation Bluestar to flush out extremists from the...
Boston, Feb 28
Two Indians are among seven persons charged in a US federal court here with wire fraud for their roles in a stock kickback scheme and might be subjected to a sentence of 20 years in prison....
Seoul, Dec 13
North Korea has executed the uncle of leader Kim Jong-Un after a shock purge, state media said today, branding the once-powerful Jang Song-Thaek as a “traitor for all ages” for challenging the reg...
December 2, 2013
Thanks to some courageous role models, Indian women may no longer put up with sexual harassment or worse, either in the workplace or at home. »