Need to re-look laws on juveniles involved in major crimes: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said there was a need to re-examine various laws dealing with juveniles involved in heinous crimes like murder and rape and asked the government to see whether necessary changes could be done to have a deterrent effect.

West responsible for Islamic State crimes: Iran

Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed the West for the crimes committed by Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Europe and the Middle East.

N Korea committed crimes against humanity, but not genocide

The head of a UN inquiry into rights violations in North Korea said today that Pyongyang's actions, while constituting a crime against humanity, fell short of genocide.

2014: ISIS link, blasts dominate headlines in Maharashta crime scene

Four Kalyan youths joining the ISIS in Iraq, a low-intensity blast in Pune, enhanced underworld threat to Bollywood personalities and the crisis hit NSEL promoter's arrest in an alleged Rs 5600-crore scam were some crime cases that hogged headlines in Maharashtra during 2014.

India, Mongolia need increased cooperation to prevent transnational crimes: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India and Mongolia need increased cooperation for effective prevention and detection of crime with the growth of global terrorism,transnational crimes like drug trafficking, smuggling of illegal arms and ammunition.

China to scrap death penalty for nine crimes

Under fire from rights groups for carrying out world's highest number of executions, China is all set to scrap death penalty for nine crimes, including smuggling weapons and nuclear materials while reinforcing punishments for terrorism related crimes.

Verify incidents, get to truth before filing reports: Akhilesh to journalists

 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today asked journalists to verify an incident and get to the truth before filing reports on it.

UP Governor expresses concern over law and order situation

 Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has expressed concern over the law and order situation in the state and said that urgent steps were needed to be taken to check the incidents of rapes and murders.

Juvenile Justice Act amendment draft approved by Law Ministry

The Law Ministry on Friday approved the Juvenile Justice Act amendment draft moving closer to bringing an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act.

81 sentenced in China`s Xinjiang for violent attacks

China Thursday sentenced 81 people, including 9 persons to death, and arrested 29 others for terrorism-related crimes in the troubled Xinjiang province as part of a nationwide crackdown on Islamist militants.

Ukraine investigates Sloviansk shooting that killed three

Ukraine will now probe the shooting at the checkpoint near the town of Sloviansk that claimed three lives and has escalated the tension with Russia.

Over 6000 Indians languishing in foreign jails

Over 6,000 Indians are currently languishing in foreign jails with maximum of 1,400 being lodged in Saudi Arabia, for range of crimes like violation of visa rules, overstay, illegal entry and robbery.

Syrian President grants general amnesty

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad granted a general amnesty, covering crimes committed before Oct 29, a media report said.

Scotland Yard goes futuristic to predict crimes

Scotland Yard is all set to begin using predictive tactics to tackle burglars and muggers.

China to introduce death penalty for environmental polluters

A new judicial explanation took effect on Wednesday guaranteeing the enforcement of environment-related laws and regulations, which has long been lax and superficial in China.

Social media can help prevent crimes: Delhi Police

Monitoring and use of social media can help prevent crimes, a senior Delhi Police official said.

Crimes against women a national phenomenon: Naveen

Describing rise in crimes against women as a nationwide phenomenon, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said law and order in the state remained by and large peaceful in 2012.

Mumbai to get women commandos to fight crimes against women

Mumbai may soon get its own group of elite women commandos whose primary responsibility would be to fight crimes against women in the city.

Delhi gang-rape protests: Bombay High Court favours death penalty in severe crimes against women

The Bombay High Court has upheld life imprisonment to a youth for stabbing to death a boy who protested lewd remarks passed against his sister, observing serious crimes against women merited death penalty.

Elderly woman found murdered at her residence in Noida

A 55-year-old woman was on Thursday found murdered at her residence in Noida with her throat slit, police said.