There is a need to send out a message of harmony in society to avoid a repeat of the "very saddening incident" in which a youth from the northeast died after being assaulted in the city, Union Minister RPN Singh said on Sunday at the Delhi Police Raising Day function here.
Crimes against women related to snooping, stalking or outraging the modesty will get strict punishment under the law and there should be no politics on these issues, Union minister RPN Singh on Friday said.
Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and his deputy RPN Singh on Wednesday rejected the allegation levelled by 2007 Ajmer blast accused Bhavesh Patel that they had pressured him to implicate top RSS functionaries in the case, saying they do not know him.
In a development which is likely to trigger a political storm in the country, the 2007 Ajmer blast accused, Bhavesh Patel, has accused senior UPA ministers and Congress leaders of pressuring him to name Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and his close aide Indresh Kumar in connection with the incident.
Amidst demand for expeditious trial of terror cases involving Muslim youth, the Centre has set up 39 special courts across the country to take up cases registered by National Investigation Agency (NIA).