New Delhi, Nov 12: The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that sought to make the rape law gender neutral. The petitioner sought that Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code should be made gender neutral.
New Delhi, Oct 9: A joint operation by the Anti Terrorist Squads of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra led to the arrest of a Brahmos Aerospace engineer in Nagpur. The person to be held has been identified as Nishant Agrawal and has been booked under the Official Secrets Act.
Hyderabad, Sep 19: Maruti Rao, the main accused in the honour killing case and father of the girl had thought he would get away with the horrific crime. The police which arrested all the accused in the case said that the father tried to create an alibi on the lines of the movie Drushyam.
New Delhi, Sep 15: Eleven members of a family who were found dead at their home in North Delhi’s Burari in July did not commit suicide, but it was an “accident that occurred during a ritual”, their the psychological autopsy report has revealed.
New Delhi, Sep 13: Expressing doubts over the authenticity of the rape complaint filed by the nuns against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, the Missionaries of Jesus Congregation has decided to probe the matter. They feel that this is a conspiracy to defame the missionary.
Ahmedabad, Sep 5: The Gujarat police have detained dismissed IPS officer, Sanjiv Bhatt in connection with the Palanpur drug planting case. The probe by the Gujarat CID got underway following an order the High Court. Bhatt and seven others are currently being questioned by officers of the CID.
Chennai, Sep 3: The police busted a major plot to kill Hindu leaders in Coimbatore. The Special Investigation Unit of the Coimbatore police arrested five persons in connection with the case. During questioning the accused persons said that they planned on eliminating Arjun Sampath of the Hindu Makkal Katchi and Mookambika Mani of the Hindu Munnani.
Dehradun, Aug 31: The Uttarakhand High Court has banned fatwas in the state after a panchayat had asked a rape victim and her family to leave the village. The action by the HC came in the wake of a panchayat in Haridwar asking a 15 year old rape victim and her family to leave the village.
New Delhi, Aug 16: A four minute video clip has surfaced in which two young men are saying that they had attacked JNU student, Umar Khalid. They say that they would surrender at the house of Sikh revolutionary Kartar Singh Sarabha on August 17.
Ranchi, July 17: The Nirmal Hriday finds itself in a spot of bother after the police busted a baby selling racket. The shelter home run by the Mother Teresa founded Missionaries of Charity has been accused of selling off four babies.