Former Odisha minister incommunicado

Former Odisha law minister Raghunath Mohanty, against whom a dowry torture case was slapped by his daughter-in-law, remained incommunicado on Saturday as the demand for his arrest grew louder.

Torture case: Guj court to frame charges against Sanjiv Bhatt

In a major setback to suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, a local court ordered framing of charges against him in a 21-year-old custodial death case.

HRW slams acquittal of UAE leader`s brother in torture case

Human Rights Watch on Sunday slammed a United Arab Emirates court decision to acquit the brother of the UAE President of torture and said the Gulf state`s reputation had been "sullied”.