29 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Four years after overcoming a controversy over her gender, Pinki Pramanik today returned to her first major athletics competition in the Federation Cup and finished seventh in the women's 100m dash here.
18 Apr 2016
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today promised severe punishment to those found guilty in Handwara and Kupwara incidents even as she appealed to the youths to help restore peace, saying it was a prerequisite for development in the state.
23 Apr 2016
Chandigarh: Nearly a month after a Dalit woman was dragged, abducted and allegedly raped in Muktsar district of Punjab, the accused youth surrendered before a court in the district.
27 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal yesterday termed as 'shocking and shameful' the alleged gangrapes of women in Haryana's Murthal area during the Jat quota stir and demanded strict punishment for the culprits.
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.
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.
06 Apr 2016
New Delhi: Forty-two of the 523 candidates contesting in the second phase of Assam Assembly polls have criminal cases and 32 of them face serious offences like murder, kidnapping and crime against women, according to an analysis by two think thanks.
08 Jan 2013
Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday reiterated his demand for stringent punishment to those accused in rape cases.
28 Mar 2016
Kolkata: Congress today claimed that the tie- up between Congress and CPI(M) in West Bengal has "disturbed the poll arithmetic" of Trinamool Congress and that is why it has sought shelter from BJP in scams ranging from "Saradha to the Narada".
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.