28 Nov 2015
Gurgaon: A 21-year-old woman, working as an executive at a multi-national company, was allegedly raped by a paying guest house owner in Sector-39 area of Gurgaon. Police said the incident occurred at Friday night but it was reported to police around 8 pm yesterday.
22 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Despite there being fast track courts to deal with rape cases, trial of more than 93 percent of them are pending for the last three years. Prosecution records reveal that the police worked out 3,936 of the 4,508 rape cases which is slightly more than 87 percent reported between 2012 and 2014. Charge-sheets were filed in 3,575 of the 3,936 cases worked out.
13 Sep 2015
New Delhi: At a time when corruption has affected the system like cancer, courts should not get swayed by the concept of mercy while awarding punishment to the corrupt, the Supreme Court has said.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The dengue outbreak seems to have plateaued in the second week of November with about 280 cases of the disease reported in the national capital, which was this year faced with its worst outbreak of the vector-borne fever since 1996.
04 Nov 2015
Kolkata: Condemning the Dadri lynching, the West Bengal wing of the RSS yesterday said it wants strictest punishment for the culprits involved.
27 Aug 2013
New Delhi: In a significant ruling, Supreme Court on Tuesday held that rape cases cannot be compromised or condoned even if the victim forgives the accused for the offence.
08 Jan 2013
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday reiterated his demand for stringent punishment to those accused in rape cases.
12 Nov 2015
Bengaluru: A 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by two security guards at the famous Cubbon Park here last night, police said today.
27 Feb 2013
Against the backdrop of December 16 Delhi gang rape, a Parliamentary panel has recommended that mercy petitions should generally not be considered in cases of rape and murder and reasons for any grant of pardon should be made public.
09 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The already over-burdened judiciary has been aided by the alternate dispute redressal mechanism of Lok Adalats which have decided 8.25 crore pre- litigation and pending cases in over 15.14 lakh sittings in the last two decades, senior Supreme Court judge TS Thakur said today.