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From lofty board room to lowly cell: Gupta begins prison term

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 01:26

Rajat Gupta, a one-time poster boy of Indians in America and former Goldman Sachs Director, today began his two-year prison sentence after fighting a protracted legal battle to clear his name in one of the biggest insider trading schemes in US history.

US Supreme Court rejects Rajat Gupta's last bid to avoid jail

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 17:55

Gupta, convicted in 2012 of passing confidential board room information is scheduled to begin his prison term on Tuesday.

Congress seeks longer prison term for sex offences

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 20:51

Seeking stringent laws to deal with crime like rape, Congress said it has sought extension in the imprisonment for perpetrators of such atrocities.

Sending porno multimedia messages may soon invite prison term

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 13:55

Soon, sending a pornographic multimedia message and emails may land you in jail for a maximum period of three years.

Delhi: Court gives kidnapper a chance to reform

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 18:57

The prison term of a 40-year-old man, sentenced to three years in jail for kidnapping a minor boy, has been cut by a Delhi court to 18 months and set off against the jail term.

Wesley Snipes’ lawyers file fresh appeal against his 3-year prison term

Last Updated: Saturday, December 18, 2010, 13:59

Incarcerated Wesley Snipes’ lawyer has filed a fresh appeal against the star’s three-year prison term for tax evasion.

Wesley Snipes begins 3-yr prison term for tax evasion

Last Updated: Friday, December 10, 2010, 13:06

Wesley Snipes will begin serving his three-year sentence for tax evasion at a federal prison in the US state of Pennsylvania.

Wesley Snipes ordered to begin 3-yr prison term for tax evasion

Last Updated: Thursday, December 02, 2010, 11:40

Wesley Snipes has been ordered to begin serving a three-year jail term for tax evasion.

Guantanamo Canadian to serve 8 more years in prison

Last Updated: Monday, November 01, 2010, 11:52

Omar Khadr may serve only a few more years under a deal that included his admission he was an al Qaeda conspirator.

French court hands Noriega 7-year prison term

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 07, 2010, 20:38

A Paris court on Wednesday convicted former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega of laundering drug money in France in the 1980s and ordered him to spend seven years behind bars.

Court awards 8 yr prison term to man for spying

Last Updated: Monday, May 03, 2010, 22:14

A Delhi court has sentenced a man to eight years prison term for passing classified information to Pakistan High Commission officials in 2002.

Man gets seven year prison term for rape in Delhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 21:02

A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced a married man, having four children, to seven years imprisonment for ravishing a minor girl.