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Daily Archives: 21st April 2018

National Bravery Award Recipient Attacked by Goons in Uttar Pradesh

National Bravery Award winner Nazia Khan, who was designated Special Police Officer (SPO) of Agra by Uttar Pradesh (UP) Director General of Police OP Singh last month, was injured in a clash over a land dispute in Tajgunj area here on Friday.

Medicines Tested on Humans Instead of Animals in Rajasthan

A foreign-based pharma company allegedly tested their medicines on humans instead of animals, leaving labourers ill in Rajasthan's Bidasar.

Rail-roko Protest in Chennai Over SC/ST Act Issue

Protesting over the SC/ST Act issue, agitators demonstrated a 'rail-roko' protest in Chennai on Saturday.

Odisha's Rural Women go the Extra Mile for Water

As the intense heat condition prevails across Odisha, rural areas in the state are facing an impending water crisis.

Odisha’s Rural Women go the Extra Mile for Water

As the intense heat condition prevails across Odisha, rural areas in the state are facing an impending water crisis.

NIA Files Chargesheet Against Hizbul Mujahideen Chief's son

National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against Shahid Yusuf, the son of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) chief Syed Salahuddin in a terror funding case.

NIA Files Chargesheet Against Hizbul Mujahideen Chief’s son

National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a chargesheet against Shahid Yusuf, the son of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) chief Syed Salahuddin in a terror funding case.

National Commission for Women Hail Death Penalty in Child Rapes

Women activists across the country have praised the ordinance approved by the Union cabinet to award death sentence to the rapists of children below the age of 12.

Mehbooba Welcomes Death Penalty for Rapists

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday welcomed the decision of the Union cabinet to award death sentence to the rapists of children below the age of 12.

Man Accused of Raping Infant Thrashed Outside Court

A man, who arrested for allegedly raping and killing an infant girl, was thrashed by a mob when he was being taken to a local court here in the city on Saturday.

700 Farmers to Seek Euthanasia

Over 700 farmers protesting over Mahadayi River water dispute will leave for Delhi from Karnataka to meet President Ram Nath Kovind seeking euthanasia.

Hotelier Moves SC Against Section 377

Top businessman and the executive director of Lalit Hotels, Keshav Suri, has filed a plea in the Supreme Court seeking to quash Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which criminalises homosexuality.

Following INCOIS Advisory, Devotees Stopped From Taking Holy Bath in Agni Theertham Sea

After the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) issued an advisory that the Agni Theertham Sea is likely to experience high-energy swell waves, the devotees were stopped from taking holy dip in the sea by the police on Saturday.

Death Penalty for Rapists of Children Below 12 Years

The Centre on Saturday approved the ordinance to award death sentence to the rapists of children below the age of 12.

Crime Against Women, Minor Getting More Publicity Now, Says Hema Malini

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Hema Malini on Saturday said the number of crimes reported against women and minors might be rising due to the recent publicity it has gathered.

Coimbatore Journalists Protest Against S Ve Shekher's Derogatory Post

A group of journalists staged a silent protest in front District Collector's office in Coimbatore against Bhartiya Janta Party's (BJP) leader S Ve Shekher's for his social media post about a woman journalist.

Coimbatore Journalists Protest Against S Ve Shekher’s Derogatory Post

A group of journalists staged a silent protest in front District Collector's office in Coimbatore against Bhartiya Janta Party's (BJP) leader S Ve Shekher's for his social media post about a woman journalist.

BJP Leader Washes Hands off Water Scarcity in MP

Amid the rampant water crisis in various pockets of Madhya Pradesh, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Sagar opined that waiting for a few more months for the problem to be resolved was "no big deal."

BJP Hails Death Penalty for Rapists, Opposition Skeptical

After the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre on Saturday approved an ordinance to award death sentence to rapists of children below 12 years of age, the saffron party hailed the decision, while the opposition remained skeptical about the move.

Bitcoin-virtual Currency Racket Busted in Delhi

The Delhi Police Special Cell busted a Bitcoin-virtual currency racket on Saturday.

Assam BJP MP Seeks NIA Probe Into Rape Cases

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Assam R.P. Sharma on Friday said that the investigation of ever-rising rape cases should be handed over to the top investigation agencies such as National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Amendment in Pocso Act Will not Give Salvage to Victims, Says DMK

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Saturday said that the Center's decision to amend the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act will not give any 'salvage to the victims'.

Abu Salem's Marriage on Hold, Parole Rejected

Navi Mumbai Commissioner on Saturday rejected 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem's parole application which he applied for his marriage.

Abu Salem’s Marriage on Hold, Parole Rejected

Navi Mumbai Commissioner on Saturday rejected 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem's parole application which he applied for his marriage.

Abu Salem Extortion Case Verdict Deferred

A Delhi Court on Saturday deferred pronouncement of order in the 2002 extortion case involving 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Abu Salem till April 28.

Mumbai Court Cancels Bailable Warrant Against Salman Khan in 2002 hit and run Case

A Mumbai court on Saturday cancelled the bailable warrant against Bollywood actor Salman Khan in connection with 2002 hit and run case.

7-year-old Sexually Assaulted in Raipur School

In yet another case of crime against minors, a seven-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted at Raipur's Campion School.