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Torture invoked in Guantanamo 9/11 hearing

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 08:48

Lawyers for the five men accused of the September 11, 2001 attacks invoked the UN Convention against Torture on Tuesday as a way to bring up their clients` alleged mistreatment in secret prisons.

Court asks police to probe of conditions of other maids

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 18:10

Delhi Police were asked by court to probe conditions of other girls employed through placement agency which had provided a maid allegedly assaulted and confined by her employer in a Vasant Kunj house.

Delhi maid assault: Employer’s bail plea to be heard in court today

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 10:34

The bail plea of the Vandana Dhir, the employer who allegedly assaulted her 15-year-old maid, will be heard in a Delhi court on Saturday.

Delhi maid assault: Subjected to extreme torture, domestic help tells magistrate

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 10:34

The Delhi Police on Saturday filed in a court here the statement of the girl, who was allegedly assaulted by her employer in a Vasant Kunj house, recorded before a magistrate in which she has narrated the entire incident.

Domestic help torture case: Why placement agent not made witness, Court asks cops

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 18:29

Delhi Police was asked by court here as to why placement agent, held for providing domestic help to Vandana Dhir who assaulted and confined maid at her house, was not made prosecution witness in case.

Domestic help abuse: Employer arrested; govt to fast-track case

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 09:03

The Delhi police arrested the employer of a 15-year-old girl from Jharkhand, who was rescued on Monday evening and admitted to Safdarjung Hospital with knife injuries.

Hong Kong couple jailed for forcing maid `to wear diaper`

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 13:36

A Hong Kong couple were jailed for torturing, beating and abusing their Indonesian maid.

Torture of minor Dalit girl: NHRC serves notice on Bihar police

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 22:20

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued notices to two senior officers of Bihar police over alleged torture of minor Dalit girl by some persons in the presence of police personnel.

Five-year old boy to be shifted to Vellore hospital in TN

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 13:26

The five-year-old-boy, who was brutally tortured by his father and step-mother, and recuperating at a hospital in Idukki district, will be shifted to Vellore Medical College Hospital in Tamil Nadu for further treatment.

Youth dies in police custody, family claims foul play

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 22:20

A 24-year-old youth has died in police custody and was cremated immediately, with his kin alleging that "excessive torture" lead to his death.

Headmaster suspended for sexually torturing woman teacher

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 09:12

The headmaster of a panchayat school in Tukkachi village has been suspended for allegedly sexually torturing a woman teacher.

Six Delhi cops suspended for alleged torture in lockup

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:38

Six Delhi police personnel were suspended following media reports about a `secret lockup`.