German MP charged over child porn allegations

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

31% Lok Sabha MPs face criminal charges: Report

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`

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Tanzania ferry sinking: Four face criminal charges

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

US dismisses criminal charges against bin Laden

Federal authorities dropped
terrorism charges against Osama bin Laden in court papers.

139 candidates with criminal charges in fifth phase

There are 139 candidates who have
criminal charges pending against them in the 35 assembly
constituencies going to poll in the fifth phase on November 9 in Bihar.

Over 150 contestants with criminal charges in Bihar poll fray

Over 150 contestants for first phase of Bihar Assembly elections have criminal charges pending against them, a highest 20 of them from Congress.

Baloch leader announces Rs 1 bn to kill Mush

Former President Pervez Musharraf has undermined Pakistan`s sovereignty, a Baloch nationalist leader has said, offering Rs 1 billion ($1.1 million) to anyone who kills the former Army chief.

Mandela charity ex-chief faces criminal charges

Jeremy Ractliffe has been changed for violating the Diamonds Act of 1956.

Over 100 MLAs in Bihar Assembly face criminal charges

About 110 members of Bihar
Legislative Assembly have pending criminal cases against them,
including for serious crimes such as murder, kidnapping and
extortion, says a new survey.

Over 100 MLAs in Bihar have pending criminal cases

More than 100 lawmakers in Bihar
Assembly have pending criminal cases against them, including
for serious crimes such as murder, kidnapping and extortion,
says a new survey.

One out of every five MLAs facing criminal charges in MP

One out of every five members of Madhya Pradesh assembly is facing criminal charges varying from minor offences to heinous ones like murder, attempt to
murder and kidnapping.

Over 110 IAS, IPS officers facing criminal charges: Govt

Over 110 officers from IAS and
IPS are facing trial on criminal charges in CBI cases, the
government said on Friday.

Criminal charges against actor-MP Raj Babbar framed

A Delhi court has framed criminal
charges against Raj Babbar in
the case of pelting stones at policemen during a protest march
of his former party Samajwadi Party near the Prime Minister`s
residence here in 2000.

Promotion can`t be stalled unless criminal charges framed: CAT

The Central Administrative
Tribunal (CAT) has held that the promotion of a government
employee cannot be stalled if no charges are framed against
him in a criminal case by a court.

Jharkhand polls: About 70 candidates face criminal charges

About 70 candidates in the third and
the fourth phases of Assembly Elections on December 8 and
12 respectively have criminal cases, including rape and
murder, pending against them, a report says.