The Madras High Court has ruled that a public servant facing criminal case and suspended for corruption charges cannot claim reinstatement in service during the pendency of the case.
Holding that Muslim Personal Law cannot "override" criminal law, a Delhi court has rejected the bail plea of a Muslim man, accused of kidnapping and raping his 17-year-old lover belonging to the same community.
Amid conflicting views on whether there is a need to revisit the definition of juvenile, the Centre said it was ready for a debate on the issue.
The quest to find a resting place for the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev drags on.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has opposed the Centre`s move to lower the age of consensual sex from 18 to 16 years stating that it is "inappropriate" in a country like India.
The proposal to lower the age of consensual sex from the present 18 years to 16 continued to be the sticking point at the meeting of GoM.
A retired Delhi Police official has been sent to 10 years in jail for repeatedly raping a widow in a police station 15 years ago.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hoped Parliament would "urgently" pass amendments to strengthening criminal laws in this regard.
The government defended its decision to come out with an ordinance on sexual assault, saying it has an open mind to other suggestions that might follow.
The law would effectively legalise the forced disappearance of dissidents.
Day in Pics: 23rd September
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