Pak's Punjab province increases fine, imprisonment for child marriages

In a bid to discourage child marriages prevalent in the country, Pakistan's Punjab province has increased the jail term to six months and fine to Rs 50,000 for people involved in the practice.

Thai actors sentenced for crime of ''lese-majeste''

The Thai Criminal Court Monday sentenced two actors to two years and six months of imprisonment for the crime of "lese-majeste", media reported.

NIA court convicts 15 persons for fake currency circulation

A special NIA court here on Thursday convicted 15 persons in a 2012 case of circulation of huge quantity of counterfeit Indian currency notes and sentenced them to rigorous imprisonment ranging from four to five years.

Two sentenced to 10-yr RI for gangrape

A local court has sentenced two people to ten years rigrous imprisonment in a 2012 gang rape case.

Powerloom worker gets three years jail in assault case in Thane

Thane: A 45-year-old powerloom worker has been sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a court here on charges of assaulting his co-worker, whom his wife had married after their divorce, in 2012.

Lindsay Lohan gets upset when asked about imprisonment
Lindsay Lohan gets upset when asked about imprisonment

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan feels upset and uncomfortable after being quizzed on her time in prison on 'The Jonathan Ross Show'.

Deja vu as Malaysia`s Anwar faces threat of jail

 Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim says "he`s prepared for the worst" as he stares at the prospect of imprisonment once again on a controversial sodomy charge, but has vowed never to give up his struggle.

Youth gets 3 years jail for stabbing two men

A 26-year-old youth, accused of stabbing two men, has been sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court.

US House urges China to stop Tiananmen censorship

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday urged China to stop censoring news about the Tiananmen Square crackdown as authorities enforced a tight blackout ahead of the 25th anniversary.

Man, parents sentenced to 10 years imprisonment

A local court has sentenced a 30-year-old man and his parents to 10-years of imprisonment in a case relating to the suicide of his wife three years ago.

Three get life term for killing minor

Three men have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for murdering a minor after kidnapping him for ransom.

Man gets 9 yrs imprisonment for mugging woman on train

A sessions court here on Wednesday convicted a 41-year-old man for assaulting and robbing a woman on a train, and sentenced him to nine years` rigorous imprisonment.

Man gets three years imprisonment for sodomising minor

A man has been sentenced to three years in jail for sodomising an eight-year-old boy in 2004 by a Delhi court which observed that there is an "increase in crime" against minors and their "protection" is need of the hour.

Driver gets seven years imprisonment for raping school girl

A 23-year-old car driver from Navi Mumbai was on Monday sentenced to seven-year rigorous imprisonment by a court here for raping a 12-year-old school student in 2007.

Four get 10-yr imprisonment for gang-rape in Bihar

A local court on Friday sentenced four persons to 10 years of imprisonment in a gang-rape case.

Asst jailor gets two-year imprisonment

A former assistant jailor was today sentenced to two years of imprisonment by a special court here in a 19-year-old bribery case.

B`lore varsity woman senate member gets RI for taking bribe

A woman senate member of the Bangalore University was on Tuesday sentenced to five and half years of rigorous imprisonment by the Lokayukta court in a bribery case.

Surgeons sentenced to imprisonment for bribery

A local court convicted two doctors trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in connection with a bribe case pertaining to 2003.

Two get ten-year imprisonment for rape and murder of minor

A local court has awarded imprisonment of ten years to two youths for rape and murder of a minor girl in 2011.

MP demands jail for officials rejecting education loans

Bank officials should be "punished with imprisonment" if they reject education loan, says a member of parliament belonging to the DMK.