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Uttar Pradesh: Class 9 student gang-raped by three in Badaun

Uttar Pradesh: Class 9 student gang-raped by three in Badaun

In yet another case of sexual assault against women, a minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by three youth in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun. 

Oct 11, 2017, 06:20 AM IST

Auto driver tries to abduct, molest two sisters; booked

According to the complaint, one of the sisters aged 13 was along with her elder sister (16), came to a hotel where their mother was working, to meet her for some work

Oct 07, 2017, 14:46 PM IST
Tendency now to rope all in-laws in dowry cases: Delhi HC

Tendency now to rope all in-laws in dowry cases: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has set aside the seven-year sentence handed down to three brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law of a woman who had committed suicide in November 1995, observing that a tendency has developed in recent times "to rope in" all in-laws in dowry-related cases.

Oct 05, 2017, 23:06 PM IST

How did Parliament create an exception when consent age is 18 yrs: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday posed a query to the Centre how Parliament could create an exception in the penal law declaring that intercourse or a sexual act by a man with his wife, aged between 15 and less than 18 years, is not rape, when the age of consent is 18.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
SC to hear Bachpan Bachao Andolan's plea on IPC, POCSO conflict

SC to hear Bachpan Bachao Andolan's plea on IPC, POCSO conflict

The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear a plea filed by the Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA) in connection with conflict between the provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.

Sep 05, 2017, 06:17 AM IST
Mumbai: Mother strangles son to death to save daughter-in-law

Mumbai: Mother strangles son to death to save daughter-in-law

In a rare incident, a 45-year-old woman strangled her son to death to save her daughter-in-law from him. 

Aug 18, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

Cash-for-query case: Delhi court orders framing of charges against 11 ex-MPs

 A Delhi court on Thursday ordered framing of charges against 11 former parliamentarians in connection with the 2005 cash-for-query case.

Aug 11, 2017, 00:33 AM IST
Mumbai: Ola driver masturbates in car, arrested after woman passenger lodges complaint

Mumbai: Ola driver masturbates in car, arrested after woman passenger lodges complaint

In yet another incident, a driver of an app-based cab service provider in Mumbai was arrested after a woman passenger alleged that he was masturbating in the car.

Aug 09, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl raped in Etah, accused held

Hearing the girl's cries, neighbourers rushed to her help and got hold of the accused.

Aug 07, 2017, 11:42 AM IST

Muzaffarnagar: Two brothers among 3 get life term in double murder case

Three persons, including two brothers, were today sentenced to life by a court here for murdering a man and his son 14 years ago.

Jul 25, 2017, 20:10 PM IST

In 5 years, 277% rise in rape cases reported in Delhi

 The number of rapes reported each year in Delhi has more than tripled over the last five years, registering an increase of 277 percent from 572 in 2011 to 2,155 in 2016, according to data released recently by the Delhi Police.

Jul 10, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Mumbai Crime Branch to take over Byculla jail death case probe

Additional Commissioner of Police of Crime branch KMM Prasanna confirmed to ANI that the formalities will be hopefully completed by the end of the day.

 

Jun 28, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

Sikh men thrashed: Legal action was taken, assures Rajasthan SP

4 Sikh community members were seen being abused and thrashed by a mob as people witnessing the incident filmed the entire episode.

May 26, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
NIA charge-sheets eight alleged Islamic State operatives in Kochi

NIA charge-sheets eight alleged Islamic State operatives in Kochi

The NIA on Wednesday filed two charge sheets against eight people allegedly owing allegiance to the banned ISIS terror outfit for conspiring to "wage a war" against the country, and targeting foreigners and important personalities in India.

Mar 29, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

Govt has scrapped over 1,000 obsolete laws: Union Minister Mahesh Sharma

The government has so far scrapped 1,159 obsolete and redundant laws and is working to discard another 400 such laws, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Monday.

Feb 06, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
MHA seeks report from Samajwadi Party-led UP govt on Bulandshahr gangrape case

MHA seeks report from Samajwadi Party-led UP govt on Bulandshahr gangrape case

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday asked for a report from the Samajwadi Party led Uttar Pradesh Government on the Bulandshahr gangrape case.

Aug 01, 2016, 20:12 PM IST
In Gujarat, 95 of 100 suspects in crimes against Dalits acquitted

In Gujarat, 95 of 100 suspects in crimes against Dalits acquitted

As violent protests continue in the Prime Minister`s home state of Gujarat over the flogging of Dalit youth by upper-caste Hindu vigilantes, an IndiaSpend analysis reveals a conviction rate six times lower than the Indian average -- over 10 years -- for crimes against scheduled castes (SCs) and scheduled tribes (STs).

Jul 23, 2016, 12:17 PM IST

Congress condemns Gir Somnath Dalit assault, calls for action against accused

Congress called for strict action against all the accused of the Gir Somnath Dalit assault incident.

Jul 19, 2016, 11:14 AM IST

Court orders FIR against Sub Inspector

Additional District Judge Vivekanand Saran Tripathi directed filing of a case against Sub Inspector Vinod Kumar, in charge of Krishna Nagar outpost, for allegedly refusing to file an FIR in the case.

Jul 14, 2016, 01:29 AM IST

TMC councillor arrested for allegedly extorting money

A councillor of the ruling Trinamool Congress in Salt Lake area was arrested for his alleged involvement in extorting money from locals.

Jul 12, 2016, 13:50 PM IST

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