Five interesting facts on Mahendra Singh Dhoni's magazine controversy
Five interesting facts on Mahendra Singh Dhoni's magazine controversy

Dhoni appeared in an advertisement on the cover of Business Today magazine as Lord Vishnu.

Somnath Bharti breaks down during interrogation

 Former Delhi Law minister Somnath Bharti broke down during questioning by investigators, who on Wednesday took him to his Dwarka residence where he came face to face with his wife in connection with the dowry harassment and attempt to murder case.

HC hasn't stayed circular on sedition, claims Maharashtra govt

 Maharashtra home department on Wednesday claimed that the Bombay High Court had not stayed its controversial circular about the use of section 124-A of Indian Penal Code which deals with the offence of sedition.

Japanese tourist rape: Victim's determination praised by cops

The resolve of the 20-year-old Japanese girl to get justice and swift action by Rajasthan Police ensured the prompt conviction of six youths on Saturday in connection with her rape six months ago.

Murder case against UP ex-MLA: Court's verdict on Aug 20

A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed August 20 for pronouncing the verdict in a murder case of 2003 in which former Uttar Pradesh MLA Udai Bhan Singh and five others are facing trial.

Mother beats son to death with cricket bat in Maha

A mother allegedly beat her 13-year-old son to death with a cricket bat following a domestic discord, police said on Thursday.

Dentists' 'silent protest' on Wednesday over attack

Dental clinics in the country will remain shut for three hours on Wednesday as a mark of protest against attack on a fellow dentist from Pune after a toddler died following a dental treatment there earlier this month.

Criminal defamation in IPC should be retained: Govt tells SC

The provision for criminal defamation should be retained in the Indian Penal Code as a deterrent against defamatory actions, the Centre has told the Supreme Court.

IPC to be amended to punish racial discrimination: Delhi HC told

Calling people of the northeastern origin by "derogatory" names will soon become a non-bailable offence and land you in jail for up to five years.

UP shocker: Journalist's mother 'set ablaze' by two policemen

The mother of a journalist was set ablaze on Monday at Kothi police station here allegedly by two policemen after she refused to "bribe" them to free her husband, prompting authorities to suspend the two officials and register a case against them.

Centre gets SC notice over Swamy's plea against IPC

 The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre on BJP leader Subramanian Swamy`s plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Indian Penal Code`s sections meant to curb hate speech and activities prejudicial to maintenance of peace.

NIA files appeal in Kerala HC in professor hand-chopping case

National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday filed appeals in the Kerala High Court against acquittal of six people in the case relating to chopping of a hand of a college professor in Kerala in 2010 besides enhancing punishment of other 10 convicts.

SAI to handle para-athletics matters for now
SAI to handle para-athletics matters for now

The sports ministry on Tuesday announced that the Sports Authority of India (SAI) will take charge of "all the matters related to para-athletes, including selection of athletes for various sporting events".

Police forms SIT, registers FIR in alleged rape case in Dharamshala

Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed and an FIR registered on Wednesday in connection with alleged rape case in a Degree College in Dharamsala by the Himachal Pradesh police, which also announced a reward of Rs 25,000 for providing information about the crime.

Indian para-athletes to take part in international events
Indian para-athletes to take part in international events

In a big boost to India's para-athletes, the International Paralympic Committee on Tuesday gave them permission to compete at international competitions under the IPC flag in spite of the ban slapped on the national body.

FIR against 16 people in UP for making casteist remarks

Acting on the order of a local court, an FIR has been lodged against 16 people, including eight named, for allegedly cutting a cake prepared from cow dung on the birthday of BSP supremo Mayawati.

About 9% of cases on harrassment of women false: MoS Home

 About nine per cent of cases of cruelty or harrassment of women registered in 2013, were false or bad in law, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Youth killed in street-fight: Police register murder case in Hyderabad

A case of murder was on Tuesday registered in connection with the death of a 17-year-old student, who was killed in Old City here allegedly in a mock street-fight with another youth, police said.

Defamation: Court upholds summons order against MHA staffer's wife

A Delhi court on Tuesday refused to set aside a summoning order against a woman for allegedly defaming her husband, a Home Ministry employee, saying there is sufficient ground for proceeding against her.

Sports Ministry suspends recognition of PCI for Ghaziabad fiasco
Sports Ministry suspends recognition of PCI for Ghaziabad fiasco

Close on the heels of International Paralympic Committee's suspension of Paralympic Committee of India, the Sports Ministry on Wednesday suspended the recognition of PCI with immediate effect for poor management and conduct of National Para Athletics Championships in Ghaziabad in March.