Controversies in India are given greater prominence than pressing issues like the oppression of women that need to be brought out in public, says best-selling author Amish Tripathi, who "approaches the subject with a heart" to avoid unnecessary trouble while writing on religion.
The family of Akhil Gupta, a witness in the Asaram rape case who was shot dead earlier this month, has sought protection from Gujarat police, saying that they were dissatisfied with the security provided by the Uttar Pradesh police.
A Delhi court on Saturday recorded the testimonies of two police officials as prosecution witnesses in the Uber cab rape case in which a 25-year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by the driver last month.
Over a month after it was banned in the national capital, US taxi-hailing app maker Uber said it has applied to become a licensed radio taxi operator and will hire only divers who passed police background checks recently.
A 20-year old youth, accused of raping an NRI woman settled in UK on the pretext of marrying her, has been granted anticipatory bail by a court, which said physical relations between them "does not appear to be prima facie non-consensual".