01 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that there can be no compromise in a rape case in the name of promising wedlock. An Apex Court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra said that any compromise promising wedlock between a rape accused and the victim compromises the dignity of the woman.
11 Jul 2015
Chennai: The Madras High Court today recalled its controversial order directing mediation between a rapist and the victim days after the Supreme Court observed that it would be a 'spectacular error' to adopt a soft approach on cases of rape and stated that there cannot be any compromise in such matters.
12 Aug 2015
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said her husband Swaraj Kaushal was not the lawyer for former IPL chief Lalit Modi in his passport case and she was not at fault in the issuance of travel documents to him by the British government.
12 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Acting against Nestle India over the Maggi issue, the government has approached consumer forum National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) seeking damages worth Rs 640 crore from the company on charges of unfair trade practices, false labelling and misleading advertisements of the popular noodles brand.
07 Aug 2015
Mumbai: Picking holes in prosecution arguments in the 2002 hit-and-run case, the lawyer defending convicted filmstar Salman Khan yesterday sought to know in Bombay High Court why police had not recorded the statement of his driver when they interrogated him after the mishap.
20 Mar 2015
Raiganj(WB): Two Bangladeshi nationals were on Friday detained on suspicion of their involvement in the sexual assault of a 71-year-old nun at a Ranaghat convent school six days ago, police said.
05 Aug 2015
Mumbai: A special court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act here today issued a non-bailable arrest warrant (NBW) against former IPL chief Lalit Modi in connection with a case of money laundering following a plea by the Enforcement Directorate.
31 Jul 2015
New Delhi: More than 9,700 cases of atrocities against women, including domestic violence and rape, have been registered since April one this year, with Uttar Pradesh seeing the highest number of such cases, the government said today.
04 Mar 2015
New Delhi: A new documentary based on the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 highlights gender inequality and sex crimes in the nation, with the seeming lack of remorse among those convicted of the crime shocking even the film's director.
11 Jul 2015
Bareilly: Another witness in a rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was shot at and seriously injured by unidentified assailants in Shajanpur district, police said here today.