IPC

  • Auto driver rapes 21-year-old foreign national in Alwar 16-04-2014 10:35 PM

    A 21-year-old Nepali woman, working at a road-side eatery, was allegedly raped by an auto rickshaw driver in Neemrana industrial area of Rajasthan's Alwar district, police said on Wednesday. The victim, working with her husband at the eatery, said in her complaint that she was raped by driver Sandeep Yadav,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Charges framed against five accused 15-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Charges against five accused in connection with murder of two youths during Muzaffarnagar riots were framed on Tuesday in a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District Sessions Judge Jitender Kumar framed charges against five accused Mujassim, Mujammil, Nadeen, Jahangir and Furkan -- under various sections of IPC in connection with...
  • Case of treason filed against Azam Khan over Kargil remark 11-04-2014 09:24 PM

    A case of treason has been filed against Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan by a senior lawyer in a court in Indore, on Friday, for his controversial remarks about 1999 Kargil War. The case was filed in the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Vinod Kumar Patidar who will...
  • SP candidate booked for foul remarks against Modi, Mayawati 30-03-2014 06:10 PM

    A case has been registered against an SP candidate from Kairana constituency for making defamatory remarks against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and BSP supremo Mayawati at Shamli. District Magistrate, Shamli, NP Singh on Sunday said that an FIR has been lodged against Samajwadi Party candidate Nahid Hasan under...
  • Woman who accused BSP MP of rape beaten up by husband, asked to withdraw case 29-03-2014 12:31 PM

    A 42-year-old railway employee, who had accused BSP MP from Jaunpur, Dhananjay Singh, of raping her in November 2013, on Saturday charged her husband with beating and intimidating her to take back her complaint against the lawmaker, police said. According to the victim's complaint, her husband who lives separately, reached...
  • Rajasthan: Unknown person rapes 4-year-old girl, leaves her bleeding 05-03-2014 08:27 PM

    A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped and left bleeding by an unknown person in bushes at Mandan village in Alwar district, police said in Jaipur on Wednesday. Seriously wounded child was referred to Jaipur's SMS hospital, they said. Yesterday, the victim was picked up from the roadside shelter by a...
  • Both Sahara chief and the advocate who threw ink on him sent to Tihar jail 05-03-2014 06:45 PM

    The lawyer, who threw black ink at Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy in the Supreme Court premises on Tuesday, was sent to Tihar jail by a Delhi court on Wednesday after he failed to get a surety for his bail. Manoj Sharma was produced before Special Executive Magistrate Rai Singh...
  • Married man gets 3-yr rigorous imprisonment for illegitimate relations with wife of an associate 26-02-2014 08:45 PM

    A married man was sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a local court on Wednesday for having illegitimate relations with the wife of an associate. Metropolitan Magistrate (II) Raina Sharma, who found Rajendra Karnani guilty under section 497 (adultery) of IPC, termed the convict's actions contrary to Indian values...
  • Six minors hailing from Bihar, Rajasthan rescued; 3 arrested for human trafficking 26-02-2014 08:43 PM

    Three men have been arrested and six minor children were rescued from them in Punjabi Bagh area of West Delhi in a suspected case of human trafficking. "With the arrest of Omparkash (43), Kamlesh (27) and Taro Devi (65), the Punjabi Bagh police station has busted a gang of human...
  • BSP MLC Sanjiv Dwivedi booked for attacking businessman 18-02-2014 09:40 PM

    BSP MLC Sanjiv Dwivedi and two others have been booked for allegedly attacking a local businessman and extorting money from him. A FIR against Dwivedi and two of his supporters Vishal Rao and Sanjay Chauraisa was lodged following a complaint by local businessman Sanjay Kedia last night. A case has...
  • Dog bites ex-policeman, named accused in police report 15-02-2014 10:53 PM

    "Abhiyukt Kuttey Hain" (the accused is a dog), says a report lodged in a police station in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh. In an unusual happening, police have registered a case against a stray dog for biting retired sub-inspector of Delhi Police Vijay Singh on February 13. A case has...
  • India does not need an anti-racism law

    Kindred mind |  Ayushman Jamwal
    Assault cases against citizens from the North East have taken center stage in the national media. Within almost a week, a youth from Arunachal Pradesh...

  • Director of private school gets life imprisonment for ruthlessly killing lady teacher 31-01-2014 08:19 AM

    The 38-year-old director of a private school in Indore was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for killing a lady teacher employed in his institution. While sentencing the director, Arun Panchal under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code, the Court of Special Judge RP Sharma also ordered him to...
  • 2009 fake currency case: NIA court gives life term to six convicts 30-01-2014 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: All six convicts in the fake currency case have been awarded life sentence by a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court. The six people - Abdul Shaikh, Mohammed Aizul, Ravi Dhiren Gosh Nooruddin Bari, Mohammed Samad and Aizul Shaikh - had been convicted under Section 16 and 18 of...
  • Mumbai: 45 people held in bar raids; three girls rescued 25-12-2013 06:00 PM

    As many as 45 persons, including eight bar girls, were arrested and three girls rescued during separate raids on bars for alleged involvement in obscene activities. Acting on a tip off, a raid was conducted at Lakshdeep bar and restaurant on Gajdarbhandh road in Santa Cruz at around 11.40 PM...
  • Charges framed against minister Shyam Razak for attacking a cop 26 years ago 19-12-2013 10:01 PM

    Charges against Bihar minister ShyamRazak were on Thursday framed in a 26-year-old case of attackingpolicemen by a district court in Patna. The charges were framed in the Fast Track court of PervezAlam against Razak, the Food minister, under sections 307(attempt to murder), 323 (punishment for voluntarily causinghurt), 353 (assault or...
  • #GlobalDayOfRage live tweets: #NoGoingBack protests against Section 377 15-12-2013 05:55 PM

    Several LGBT advocacy groups and activists are protesting against the reinstation of criminality of homosexuality in India (Section 377 of the IPC) by the Supreme Court in India and in many cities across the world. "This Judgment has inspired anger across different sections of society around the world. While the...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on SC verdict on 377 and Lal Batti 15-12-2013 02:34 PM

    This week on the The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. Also on the show, India pays tribute at the Mandela Memorial, Supreme Court verdict on Lal Batti (Red Beacon). ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Supreme Court over 377 15-12-2013 02:34 PM

    Cyrus Broacha takes on the Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. Cyrus Broacha takes on the Supreme Court's ruling making gay sex illegal. Upholding Section 377 of the IPC, the apex court overturned Delhi high Court's 2009 verdict making gay sex illegal. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi disappointed with SC order on Section 377, says Delhi HC was correct 12-12-2013 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has slammed the Supreme Court verdict which upheld Indian Penal Code Section 377 and said the people should have the right of freedom of expression on this issue as well. "My personal view is that these are matters left to individuals. I agree...
  • MPCA sexual harassment case: Woman cricketer to record statement on December 5 04-12-2013 11:02 AM

    A local court on Tuesday directed the woman cricketer, who has accused Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) ex-official Alpesh Shah of sexual harassment, to record her statement under section 164 of CrPc on December 5. Prosecution has moved an application before the court of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate (ACJM) Savita...
  • Saradha scam: Police arrest suspended TMC leader Kunal Ghosh 23-11-2013 08:14 PM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh was arrested on Saturday by the Bidhannagar Police in connection with the Saradha Group ponzi scam. "Kunal Ghosh was arrested this evening," Bidhannagar Police Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said. Ghosh, the CEO of Saradha Group's media arm, was charged under sections 420 (cheating), 406 (criminal...
  • Charges framed against accused for acid attack on four sisters 31-10-2013 01:17 PM

    A local court in Muzaffarnagar has framed charges against four accused in connection with an acid attack case in which four sisters were injured. The charges were framed on Tuesday against the four accused, Babar Jung, Javed, Kallu and Ayyub alias Badru under various sections of the IPC, District Session...
  • Crime map of India 17-10-2013 06:59 AM

    Often statistics tell a different story from what we perceive and this crime map of India is an example. While statistics may not necessarily be able to tell the whole truth, but they do give an insight into aspects that would have been otherwise overlooked. The crime statistics available with...
  • Three men take turns at raping woman labourer in a car near Amber fort 15-10-2013 02:34 PM

    A daily-wage labourer was allegedly gangraped by three persons in a running car at Kukus near Amber fort in Jaipur, police said on Tuesday. One of the three accused, Mangilal Raigar hired the 24-year-old labour for some work on October 12 and took her in the car where the three...
  • BSP MLC, 3 aides arrested for rioting, obstructing govt officials from performing duties 11-10-2013 08:27 AM

    A BSP legislator and his three aides were arrested for allegedly rioting and obstructing government officials from performing their duties on Thursday. Jitender Yadav, Om Prakash, Anu and Sandesh Kumar were arrested for restarting construction on a disputed land of farm house in Hindon Vihar area, according to police. The...
  • Sons of ex-CM PK Dhumal booked for alleged cheating, conspiracy in land scam 04-10-2013 08:12 AM

    Tightening its noose on BJP MP Anurag Thakur and his brother Arun Singh, both sons of former Chief Minister PK Dhumal, Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau on booked them for alleged cheating and conspiracy in a land case. The two were booked under various sections of the IPC and the...
  • Delhi: Woman gets 7 years imprisonment for abetting daughter-in-law's rape 02-10-2013 05:12 PM

    New Delhi: A 55-year-old woman has been sent to seven years in jail by a Delhi court for harassing and encouraging her minor son to rape her elder daughter-in-law, who was harassed for dowry and committed suicide during trial. The victim's minor brother-in-law, who was accused of raping her, was...
  • Gujarat: High Court quashes FIR against gun-totting MP Vitthal Radadia 01-10-2013 07:41 AM

    Gujarat High Court quashed an FIR filed against MP Vitthal Radadia for allegedly brandishing his gun at a toll booth in Karjan after the complainant said he "did not wish to pursue the case". Gujarat High Court Justice Harsha Devani ordered quashing of the FIR saying there is no chance...
  • MCOCA court issues warrant against IM operative Afzal Usmani 28-09-2013 09:05 AM

    The MCOCA court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Afzal Usmani, an Indian Mujahideen operative accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad bombings, who escaped from the sessions court premises here a week ago. The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act court judge A L Pansare issued the arrest warrant...