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German MP charged over child porn allegations

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 00:45

A German lawmaker who resigned earlier this year is now facing criminal charges for allegedly downloading child pornography onto his work computer.

US seeks to fine BNP $10 bn for breaking sanctions: Media

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:00

The US is seeking more than $10 billion from French bank BNP Paribas to settle charges it violated US sanctions on Iran, Sudan and Cuba, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Ex-Microsoft employee charged with leaking trade secrets to blogger

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 12:01

A former employee of Microsoft Corp is facing criminal charges after he allegedly passed trade secrets to a blogger in France, U.S. court documents showed.

31% Lok Sabha MPs face criminal charges: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 23:02

Some 31 per cent of MPs in the Lok Sabha have criminal cases pending against them, and their pay package is 68 times higher than the national per capita income, according to the National Social Watch Report on Governance and Development-2013 released here on Tuesday.

`Disqualify people facing criminal charges from contesting polls`

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 23:18

All those people against whom six months before elections charges have been framed for an offence punishable with jail for five years should be disqualified from contesting polls, the Election Commission told the Supreme Court Monday.

Asiana flight crash: No charges in survivor’s death

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 09:26

A firefighter who ran over an Asiana plane crash survivor while responding to the emergency will not be charged.

One-third MPs, MLAs face criminal charges

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 17:35

Almost one-third of sitting Lok Sabha members and an equal number of MLAs in various states are facing criminal charges, a study by an NGO favouring electoral reforms has said.

50 Cent denies attacking ex-girlfriend

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 16:26

Rappper 50 Cent, who has been charged for injuring an unidentified former girlfriend and destroying 7,100 dollars in property during an argument, has denied the claims.

Ex-officials want MPs, MLAs facing criminal charges to quit

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 20:07

A group of retired military personnel and civil servants, including Admiral L Ramdas and Gen V K Singh, has demanded the resignation of all MPs and MLAs facing criminal charges, especially that of rape and murder.

Indian origin nurse`s death: UK prosecutors consider criminal charges

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 16:46

British police probing Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha`s death following a hoax call, has passed a file to the Crown Prosecution Service to review whether the two Australian DJs behind the prank had committed any offences.

Merck to pay $950 mn to settle US Vioxx charge

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 09:32

The one-time blockbuster drug was withdrawn from the market in September 2004 after being linked to heart risks.

Tanzania ferry sinking: Four face criminal charges

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011, 22:17

Tanzanian authorities have charged four men with negligence over a ferry sinking that cost more than 240 lives a week ago.