From lofty board room to lowly cell: Gupta begins prison term

Rajat Gupta, a one-time poster boy of Indians in America and former Goldman Sachs Director, today began his two-year prison sentence after fighting a protracted legal battle to clear his name in one of the biggest insider trading schemes in US history.

Congress seeks longer prison term for sex offences

Seeking stringent laws to deal with crime like rape, Congress said it has sought extension in the imprisonment for perpetrators of such atrocities.

Sending porno multimedia messages may soon invite prison term

Soon, sending a pornographic multimedia message and emails may land you in jail for a maximum period of three years.

Delhi: Court gives kidnapper a chance to reform

The prison term of a 40-year-old
man, sentenced to three years in jail for kidnapping a minor
boy, has been cut by a Delhi court to 18 months and set off
against the jail term.

Wesley Snipes’ lawyers file fresh appeal against his 3-year prison term

Incarcerated Wesley Snipes’ lawyer has filed a fresh appeal against the star’s three-year prison term for tax evasion.

Guantanamo Canadian to serve 8 more years in prison

Omar Khadr may serve only a few more years under a deal that included his admission he was an al Qaeda conspirator.

French court hands Noriega 7-year prison term

A Paris court on Wednesday convicted former
Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega of laundering drug money in
France in the 1980s and ordered him to spend seven years
behind bars.

Man gets seven year prison term for rape in Delhi

A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced a
married man, having four children, to seven years imprisonment
for ravishing a minor girl.