Northeast girl raped for three years on pretext of marriage

A 16-year old girl from Northeast was allegedly raped by a man for the past three years on the false promise of marriage in Dabri area of South West Delhi, police said on Monday.

Hours before Republic Day parade, body found in kiosk near Rajpath

The body of an unidentified youth was today found inside a kiosk near Udyog Bhawan, which stands about 100-m away from Rajpath, the venue of the Republic Day parade, just a few hours before the event began, sending security agencies into a tizzy.

Autorickshaw driver molests Russian girl in south Delhi, held

At a time when the national capital is under an unprecedented security cover in view of US President Barack Obama's visit, a 25-year-old Russian girl was allegedly molested by an autorickshaw driver in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area here on Sunday evening.

With throat slit, legs broken infant girl found dead in toilet

In a gruesome incident, a newborn girl was brutally murdered and thrown into the toilet of the district hospital here, police said on Sunday.

French father charged with inciting his children to jihad

A father-of-three, suspected of bombarding his children with violent images glorifiying jihad, has been charged with "inciting acts of terrorism", prosecutors in southeastern France said on Saturday.

Five bodies recovered, man on a killing spree

Bodies of a middle-aged person and four of his family members were found from two places in the city early on Thursday.

Nepal's rape victims shatter taboos to seek justice

When Pooja Bohara heard that the two men who had dragged her into a toilet and raped her had been released from prison nine months ago, the Nepali teenager went into shock.

Thousands march in Istanbul for justice over Dink murder

Thousands of people marched though central Istanbul on Monday calling for justice over the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink who was shot dead in broad daylight eight years ago.

Third Pakistani beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year

Saudi Arabia on Monday beheaded a convicted Pakistani heroin smuggler, the third person from his country executed for the crime this year.

Constable who threw girl off the roof in Badaun terminated

A constable, who was arrested after he allegedly threw a minor girl off a police station roof, was terminated from services on Sunday, a senior officer said here.

Mob torches houses after recovery of youth's body in Muzaffarpur

A mob on Sunday torched three houses in a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district following the recovery of an abducted youth's body.

HC frees man from wife's murder charge due to lack of evidence

Citing lack of evidence, the Bombay High Court has acquitted a 35-year-old man of the charge of killing his wife and ordered his release from jail immediately.

Sunanda Pushkar's death: Many conspiracy theories, little success

The mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of the then Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, exactly a year ago at a five star hotel here is still under probe with no major progress in the investigation so far.

Constable arrested for throwing girl off police station's roof

A constable was on Saturday arrested after a girl alleged that she was thrown off the roof of a police station here by him, police said.

Panic as children's corpses disappear from Pakistan graveyard

The mysterious disappearance of children`s corpses from a graveyard in Pakistan has created panic among the people.

Sankalp Anand suicide case: Mathura police to visit Delhi

A unit of Mathura crime branch will travel to Delhi for probing the suicide of Sankalp Anand, son of poet and film lyricist Santosh Anand, and his wife after they allegedly jumped in front of a speeding train here, police said on Saturday.

Courts should give just compensation to victim of crime, says SC

The Supreme Court has held that while sentencing an accused, the courts should not only strike a balance between needs of the society and fairness to the accused but also award just compensation to the victim of crime.

Burundi opposition leaders detained as polls loom

Burundi opposition leaders on Friday accused Bujumbura of eliminating rivals ahead of elections, after a senior opposition figure was jailed for bribery and another arrested for rebel links.

False memory trap: Innocent people can be 'convinced' they committed crime

A new study has revealed that people can be easily convinced that they committed a crime that never happened.

Indonesia to carry out first executions under new president

Indonesia will put to death six drug convicts, including four foreigners, at the weekend, the attorney general said Thursday, the first executions to be carried out under new President Joko Widodo`s government.