Charges

  • A wireless charging technology that can charge devices from 5 metres away 19-04-2014 03:47 PM

    London: What if you are told you can charge your smartphone even if the power source is some distance away on a street or inside a restaurant? Taking the wireless technology one step ahead, researchers have removed the last remaining wires altogether by developing wireless power transfer technology. The result...
  • Satyam case: Ramalinga Raju appears in court on money-laundering charges 04-04-2014 03:22 PM

    Satyam Computers founder Ramalinga Raju and another accused appeared before a court in Hyderabad in connection with a prosecution complaint filed by Enforcement Directorate against them for offences under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The Enforcement Directorate in October last year had file the complaint against Raju and...
  • US court convicts Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on terrorism charges 26-03-2014 08:52 PM

    New York: Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaeda propaganda videotapes after the September 11 attacks, was convicted on Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans for his role as the terror group's spokesman. The verdict came after about five hours of deliberation in the case against Sulaiman Abu...
  • All parties guilty of having MPs with serious criminal charges 12-03-2014 07:02 PM

    With political parties beginning to name their candidates, media attention once again turns to the topic of criminals in parliament. Here we look at which parties are guiltiest of facilitating their entry into politics (data from National Election Watch). On the face of it, the Indian National Congress (INC) and...
  • Singapore: 2 Indians charged with Little India riots 11-03-2014 05:01 PM

    Two Indians and two Bangladeshis were charged on Tuesday with rioting following a fight in the north-eastern part of Singapore, barely three months after the country's worst riot in 40 years. Sikander Singh, 27, and Ramandeep Singh, 28, are alleged to have been part of an unlawful assembly with several...
  • BJP against withdrawal of sedition charges against Kashmiri students 07-03-2014 02:22 PM

    BJP on Friday criticised Uttar Pradesh government for withdrawing sedition charges against Kashmiri students studying at a private university here, saying the SP government is only bothered about vote bank. "BJP will not tolerate withdrawl of sedition charges against the people who have insulted the nation. The Samajwadi government is...
  • Singapore: 2nd Indian charged for burning property in Little India riots 06-03-2014 04:11 PM

    A second Indian has been charged for burning property during Singapore's worst riot in 40 years in December last year. Sarangan Kumaran, who was among the 25 accused of rioting, was read the extra charge of "mischief by fire with intent to cause damage" in a pre-trial conference on Wednesday....
  • Ponty Chadha murder case: Charges dropped against 21, trial from March 28 15-02-2014 05:25 PM

    A Delhi Court will commence trial from March 28 against 21 accused, including sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari, in the shootout case involving liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep at a farmhouse in New Delhi in 2012. Additional Sessions Judge Vimal Kumar Yadav, who...
  • Nido Taniam death: Accused to be charged with murder 10-02-2014 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: The accused in the death of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam will be charged with murder. The bail plea will come up in Saket court on Tuesday. The full post mortem report of Taniam revealed that he had died from injuries to head and face caused by blunt...
  • I won't be silenced: Dylan Farrow calls Woody Allen's denial of molestation charges lies 09-02-2014 11:34 AM

    Los Angeles: Dylan Farrow, who has renewed allegations that her adoptive father Woody Allen sexually abused her when she was seven, denounced the director's denial. Allen responded to Dylan's open letter to the New York Times almost after a week with his own lengthy reply where he said Dylan's claims...
  • Apple's smartwatch may come with solar power, wireless charging capabilities: Report 03-02-2014 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: Longer-lasting batteries are crucial for a new crop of wearable computers whose rise may upend Apple and Google's dominance of mobile devices. A new report from the New York Times said Apple is trying and experimenting with different technologies to make its products last longer. Reportedly, Apple may...
  • Ponty Chadha case: Court drops murder charges against 21 accused 28-01-2014 07:35 PM

    In a fresh twist in the shootout case involving liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep, a Delhi court has dropped murder charge against all 21 accused including sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari. The court, however, added offence of culpable homicide not amounting to murder...
  • Two prisoners charged for Sarabjit Singh's murder in Pakistan 18-01-2014 12:37 PM

    Two death row prisoners have been indicted in Pakistan for the murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh at a jail in Pakistan. An additional district and sessions judge held trial at the Central Jail in Kot Lakhpat on Friday and formally charged the two inmates -Amer Sarfraz alias Tamba and...
  • Government plans to finalise spectrum charges before auction 15-01-2014 03:03 PM

    The government expects to finalise the issue of annual spectrum charges, over which telecom operators have locked horns, before the auction of airwaves scheduled to start on February 3. "...all will be resolved before auction," Telecom Secretary M F Farooqui told reporters on the sidelines of the Telecom Sector Skill...
  • Very happy to be back in Mumbai: Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade 14-01-2014 06:40 PM

    Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has returned to Mumbai from the US. The envoy who was slapped with visa fraud charges has said she is happy to be back but she still misses her children. ...
  • UP Police lathicharge women protesters in Firozabad 14-01-2014 11:49 AM

    Firozabad: There has been another instance of police brutality in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Police officers beat up women protesters on Monday. The women were reportedly holding a protest on the highway after their family members were killed in an accident. The police and protesters clashed, following which the police...
  • Criminal charges can be altered at any stage of trial: Delhi HC 12-01-2014 12:59 PM

    The Delhi High Court has held that lower courts have "comprehensive" power to alter or add charges in a criminal case at any stage of trial prior to the pronouncement of judgement. "The court has ample power to amend or alter a charge only with a condition that it should...
  • Chennai: 15-year-old accused of theft shot at by policeman, critical 08-01-2014 04:49 PM

    Chennai: A 15-year-old suffered serious injuries after he was shot at in the neck by a policeman during questioning. The boy, Thameem Ansari, was being questioned at a Chennai police station for a theft when the service revolved belonging to an inspector went off. Senior officers disclosed that the careless...
  • DoT defers spectrum auction to February 3 29-12-2013 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: The Department of Telecom has postponed the next spectrum auction to February 3 from January 23 amid pending issues, including spectrum usage charges, and a demand from operators seeking more time. The DoT also deferred the issue of clarifications to queries raised by potential bidders at the pre-bid...
  • Singapore: Four Indians face fresh charges over 'Little India' riots 27-12-2013 04:16 PM

    Fresh charges were slapped on four Indians on Friday, part of 25 alleged rioters who participated in Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years. Earlier, all 25 Indians faced one rioting charge each, punishable by up to seven years in prison and caning. But, additional charges were filed...
  • Indian charged with murder in headless body case in Singapore 20-12-2013 01:09 PM

    An Indian was charged in Singapore with murdering his friend's wife, another Indian national on Friday whose decapitated body was found in a canal last week. The accused was identified in sub courts as Gursharan Singh, 25, who police had previously said was a friend of the victim Jasvinder Kaur's...
  • Singapore: 3 more Indians remanded to custody in riot case 19-12-2013 03:18 PM

    Another three Indians, charged with rioting, were remanded to custody on Thursday for a week to assist in the investigations into Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years. Karuppaiah Chandrasekar, 31, Palanivel Dhasmohan, 27, and Arumugam Karthik, 24, had been charged in court last week for being part...
  • Singapore: 52 Indians involved in riot to be deported, 28 charged 17-12-2013 05:24 PM

    Singapore on Tuesday said 52 Indians will be deported and it will pursue criminal charges against 28 alleged rioters who actively participated in the country's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years, sending a tough message to trouble-makers. "We have taken strong and decisive action to charge and to...
  • End of roaming rates? Cell Buddy aims to turn any smartphone into a local one 13-12-2013 04:00 PM

    Jerusalem: An Israeli startup is trying to combat a common fear for international travellers: getting socked with hundreds or thousands of dollars in unexpected roaming charges for using cellphones away from home. Cell Buddy aims to turn any smartphone into a local one. Travellers can choose from an array of...
  • Singaopre: 4 more Indians charged for riots in 'Little India' 12-12-2013 05:36 PM

    Four more Indians were charged on Thursday for alleged rioting in Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years as police continued the crackdown on foreign workers, taking the number of Indians charged to 31. Four Indians were charged in court in connection with riots in Little India, a...
  • 3 more Indians charged, 4000 foreign workers quizzed in Singapore riots 12-12-2013 11:38 AM

    Three more Indians on Wednesday were charged for alleged rioting in Singapore's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years, a day after 24 of their compatriots were remanded, as police grilled nearly 4,000 foreign workers in a major crackdown. The three men were among eight arrested on Tuesday in...
  • Mumbai: Charges framed against 23 alleged Indian Mujahideen members 10-12-2013 06:46 PM

    Five years after the Mumbai police arrested 23 alleged members of the terror outfit Indian Mujahideen for sending emails to media houses and government before bomb blasts in Delhi, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad, a court in Mumbai on Tuesday framed charges, paving way for their trial. All these serial blasts had...
  • Sexual assault case: Goa police slaps additional charges on Tarun Tejpal 08-12-2013 12:30 PM

    In what can spell further trouble for Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague, the Goa Crime branch has pressed additional charges against him. A senior crime branch official said that the first information report filed against Tejpal now has additional two sections of Indian...
  • ATM may hike charges by Rs 6 per transaction 06-12-2013 08:30 PM

    Mumbai: The ATM usage could get costlier as the banks may hike ATM charges by Rs 6 per transaction, according to CNBC-TV18. The proposal came after a customer was attacked inside an ATM in Bangalore and state government has stepped up the pressure on bank to improve security in ATM....
  • Congress digs up dirt against Vardhan, rakes up 17-year-old charge 12-11-2013 11:03 PM

    The political fight for assembly polls in the city turned dirty on Tuesday with Congress raking up 17-year-old allegation against BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate Harsh Vardhan about rape of a women who used to work at his residence. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and two of her Cabinet colleagues Harun Yusuf...