13 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Referring to charges of sedition which led to the arrest of the JNU students' union president and registration of a case against former DU lecturer SAR Geelani, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi today said people with 'whimsical ideas' should not resort to 'insolence' in view of stringent punishment under this IPC section.
11 Feb 2016
Panaji: Banks in Goa were today asked to beef up ATM security procedures after police said an international ATM racket has duped about 62 bank account holders of Rs 13 lakh over the last couple of months.
06 Feb 2016
Mumbai: ABVP leader Nandanam Susheel Kumar, who has been accused of abetting suicide of Rohith Vemula, said the Dalit research scholar could have ended his life over personal issues as his suicide note did not mention a specific reason for the extreme step. Susheel Kumar also said that he was ready to face punishment if found guilty.
11 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said parliament may think of formulating laws providing for harsher punishment for those accused of rape and abuse of minor children.
06 Feb 2016
New Delh: Government is open to the proposal of creating separate dispute resolution mechanisms for broadcasting and telecom sectors, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said today.
04 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Livid with allegations of corruption levelled by Kirti Azad, Hockey India is planning to file civil and criminal defamation suits against the suspended BJP MP, saying that his sustained outbursts are costing HI sponsorship.
10 Dec 2015
Kolkata: Three accused in the infamous Park Street gangrape case were today convicted by a court here. Two other accused in the case are still absconding.
19 Dec 2015
New Delhi: As decks seemed to be cleared for the release of the juvenile convict in December 16 gangrape case, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi blamed Rajya Sabha for not passing the bill to amend the Juvenile Justice Act which seeks stringent punishment for children aged between 16-18 involved in heinous crimes.
09 Dec 2015
Mumbai: Crimes like rape and molestation have witnessed almost a three-fold increase in the metropolis since 2010-11 raising questions over safety of women, children and senior citizens, according to a survey conducted by a city-based NGO.
30 Jan 2016
Kolkata: Three people convicted for the brutal gang rape and murder of a college student in West Bengal's Kamduni village were on Saturday sentenced to death by a court here while three other convicts got life imprisonment.