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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

Woman alleges rape in moving car in Delhi

The police have registered a case under sections 365 (abduction) and 376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code.

Jun 12, 2016, 00:04 AM IST

Court dismisses complaint against Arvind Kejriwal for calling PM Modi

Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra rejected the complaint filed by advocate Pradeep Dwivedi saying the CM did not say anything to disturb the tranquillity of the state or to bring into hatred or contempt the government.

May 31, 2016, 21:18 PM IST

SC to pronounce verdict on pleas challenging criminal defamation today

The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Friday its verdict on a batch of petitions including by Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy challenging the constitutional validity of sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code providing for criminal defamation.

May 13, 2016, 08:23 AM IST

CBI to grill MHA Under Secretary Anand Joshi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is set to question Under Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs Anand Joshi, who stands accused of corruption and murky dealings with certain NGOs.

May 11, 2016, 09:37 AM IST

Registration of migrant labourers mandatory in Ahmedabad

The Ahmedabad district administration on Monday issued a notification making it mandatory for all migrant labourers engaged in construction work to register themselves with the nearest police station. They are liable to be prosecuted if they fail to do so.

Apr 25, 2016, 22:30 PM IST

Just pouring kerosene on self not an attempt to suicide: Court

 A man accused of trying to commit suicide by pouring kerosene oil on himself at an MCD office here 16 years ago, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said it was "merely a preparation" to commit suicide and nothing more.

Apr 06, 2016, 17:51 PM IST

CPI-M blasts Fadnavis, Ramdev over 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' comment

The CPI-M on Monday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of violating his constitutional position by saying that those unwilling to say 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' have no right to stay in the country.

Apr 04, 2016, 23:46 PM IST

10 guilty, three acquitted in Mumbai triple blasts case

A Special POTA Court on Tuesday held 10 people guilty in connection with the triple bomb blasts in Mumbai between December 2002 and March 2003 that killed at least 12 people and injured 139 others.

Mar 30, 2016, 00:03 AM IST