03 Jul 2015
Mexico: In what could only be termed as a bizarre local tradition, the mayor of a small fishing town in Mexico apparently wed a crocodile in a symbolic ceremony. The reptile was dressed in a white wedding gown.
03 Jul 2015
Jaipur: Actress-turned-politician Hema Malini yesterday got injured in a road accident involving her Mercedes car and a Maruti Alto car in which one child occupant of the other vehicle was killed, officials said.
01 Jul 2015
Washington: Cuba has become the first country in the world to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.
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.
30 Jun 2015
Mumbai: A week after coming under a cloud of allegations, Maharashtra Women and Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde today asserted she will expose the conspiracy against her.
24 Jun 2015
Mumbai: Maharashtra's Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde was in trouble today following allegations that she cleared purchases worth Rs 206 crore through 24 government resolutions on a single day instead of inviting tenders.
22 Jun 2015
New Delhi: 'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqui has been arrested by Delhi Police on charges of rape. Farooqui has been accused of raping a 35-year-old American national.
17 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Facing a fresh controversy, Greenpeace India today claimed that it has "ended" the employment of two of its employees - one allegedly involved in cases of rape of a woman employee of the organisation and the other accused of several cases of sexual harassment.
16 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Environment rights NGO Greenpeace India's trouble may get deepened as an ex-staffer has gone public with allegations of rape and sexual harassment by her colleagues.
18 Jun 2015
Kolkata: A 28-year-old Bangladeshi, one of the main accused in the sexual assault of a septuagenarian nun at a Ranaghat convent school, has been arrested from Sealdah railway station here.