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Maharashtra amends prison rules; no parole for rapists, murderers

Maharashtra amends prison rules; no parole for rapists, murderers

Convicts serving jail sentence for crimes like rape, murder and dacoity in Maharashtra will henceforth not get "regular" parole.

Judges must not hesitate to give severest punishment to rapists: Court

Observing that judges must not hesitate to "use the sword of justice with utmost severity" if the offences are grave in nature, a Delhi court dealing exclusively with sexual offences against women has sentenced to life a 68-year-old man for raping his step-daughter consistently over eight years and forcing her to give birth to two children.

Teenage girl raped in Jammu

The victim's father complained that his daughter had gone to nearby fields for grazing cattle in Parade Gharota belt here and did not return back.

Kanhaiya Kumar is a snake who is spitting venom against Indian soldiers: Yogeshwar Dutt

Kanhaiya Kumar is a snake who is spitting venom against Indian soldiers: Yogeshwar Dutt

Earlier, the wrestler had shared a patriotic poem in his Facebook post, after the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) controversy.

Appalling! Millionaire rapist claims 'I accidentally fell and penetrated her'

Appalling! Millionaire rapist claims 'I accidentally fell and penetrated her'

Ehsan Abdulaziz allegedly forced himself on the 18-year-old on the sofa of his Maida Vale flat.

Those committing sex crimes against minors are 'animals', deserve no mercy: SC

Those committing sex crimes against minors are 'animals', deserve no mercy: SC

The Supreme Court has dubbed those committing sexual crimes against minors as animals and decried they deserve no mercy.