CRIME

  • Mumbai Police officer commits suicide after shooting a senior colleague over leave dispute Yesterday

    Mumbai: In a fragging incident, a Mumbai Police officer committed suicide after killing his senior colleague inside the Vakola police station following a dispute over leave Assistant Sub inspector Dileep Shirke killed himself after firing three rounds at Senior Inspector Vilas Joshi. Shirke's family has alleged that he was under...
  • Punjab Minister kicks up controversy, calls death of Moga molestation victim god's will Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Punjab Education Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Surjit Singh Rakhra kicked up a controversy by saying that the death of a 14-year-old girl in Moga who fought a group of molesters in a bus is god's will. The minor girl died after she and her mother were thrown...
  • Moga: Forced to sign blank papers by police, local politicians, alleges victim's father 2 days ago

    Moga: Two days after a 14-year-old girl died after she and her mother were thrown off a moving bus for resisting molestation, the victim's father alleged on Friday that he was forced to sign blank papers by police and some local politicians. Four people have been arrested for molesting the...
  • Punjab Police reveals Moga gangrape survivor's name, claims she lied 2 days ago

    Moga: The Punjab Police on Friday revealed the name of Moga gangrape survivor and even claimed that the girl was lying. A 23-year-old girl alleged that eight men gangraped her on Tuesday when she went to her friend's house with a male friend. Inspector General of Punjab Police PS Umramangal...
  • Woman recounts marital rape horror 2 days ago

    Amid the politics of gender and the debate over the implementation of a law on marital rape, more women are revealing the horror a marriage becomes when a husband becomes a rapist. ...
  • After molestation-death of a minor, eight men gangrape 23-year-old girl in Moga 2 days ago

    Moga: Punjab's Moga is yet again in news for the wrong reasons. In a shameful incident on Tuesday, eight men gangraped a 23-year-old girl even as the city is yet to come to terms with the tragic death of a teenager who died after she was thrown off a bus...
  • Plea questions different compensations for male, female rape victims 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the city government on a plea challenging the Delhi Victim Compensation Scheme for discriminating between male and female victims of rape. A division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Ashutosh Kumar sought response from Delhi government while hearing a...
  • Telugu actress uses Facebook to identify men who harassed her 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: Two local businessmen were arrested for allegedly eve-teasing a female Telugu television artiste and following her car, a police official said. Imran Bin Mohammed and Syed Norulla Hussaini allegedly followed her on a bike, obstructed her way as well as kept peeping into her car while making gestures at...
  • Countries where laws against marital rape exists 3 days ago

    Union Home Ministry's remark that the concept of marital rape cannot be applied in India as marriage is treated sacred in the country, has yet again opened up the debate on marital rapes. The report of the UN Women 'The 2011 Progress of the World's Women: In Pursuit of Justice report'...
  • What the law says on marital rape 3 days ago

    Sir Matthew Hale, Chief Justice in 17th Century England, said, "the husband cannot be guilty of rape committed by himself upon his lawful wife, for by their mutual consent and contract, the wife hath given up herself this kind unto her husband which she cannot retract." He asserted that, upon marriage,...
  • Marital rape should be made a crime, Centre’s views not in good taste 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A rape is a rape regardless of the relationship between the rapist and the victim. Is it acceptable that in a civilised society a man can force a woman to satisfy his urge just because he has had consensual sex in the past with the woman?‎ This is...
  • Centre says marital rape not a crime as marriage is sacrosanct in India, activists cry foul 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India is split down the middle and the Union Home Ministry is under fire for its remark that the concept of marital rape cannot be applied in India as marriage is treated sacred in the country. Upping the ante against marital rape, DMK MP Kanimozhi said that it...
  • Punjab CM Badal condemns Moga molestation-death case, admits the bus belonged to his company 3 days ago

    Moga: Condemning the Moga molestation case, Punjab chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal admitted that the bus belonged to a company owned by his family. However, he assured that the accused will be brought to book. Congress held a protest in Moga and demanded a discussion on the case in Lok...
  • Punjab: 14-year-old girl thrown off a bus in Moga by eve teasers, dies 4 days ago

    Moga: In yet another incident of shame, a 14-year-old girl was thrown out off a bus by eve teasers in Moga in Punjab. While the girl has succumbed to her injuries, her mother, who also accompanied her, is admitted in hospital. The teenager, her mother and younger brother boarded a private...
  • Oxford University rape victim writes open letter to attacker 4 days ago

    London: An Oxford University student allegedly raped near her family's home in north London in April has struck back with an open letter to her attacker in which she refuses to change her behaviour or to become a victim. The 20-year-old victim waived her right to anonymity with 'A Letter to...
  • Delhi Court acquits man in rape case, says wife won't allow husband to commit such a crime in her presence 4 days ago

    New Delhi: No woman would allow her husband to establish physical relations with another in her presence, a Delhi court has said while acquitting a man of the charge of raping his widowed sister-in-law in front of his wife. "It is improbable that the wife of accused would keep on gagging...
  • Witnesses claim farmer Gajendra Singh was instigated to climb tree but death an accident: sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In a major development in the death of Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh at the Aam Aadmi Party's anti-Land Bill rally in Delhi, investigators found two witnesses who claimed that Singh was instigated to climb the tree, said sources on Tuesday. Sources added that police are still ascertaining the...
  • Mumbai: Two policemen suspended for arguing over jurisdiction after rape of a 5-year-old April 25, 2015

    Mumbai: In yet another shameful incident, a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Mumbai's Antop Hill on Friday. Two policemen have been suspended after the incident. The girl had been sent out to buy groceries. At midnight, she was found on the road crying and bleeding. CCTV footage shows the girl...
  • Shraddha Kapoor's 'Crime Master Go Go' gift to dad Shakti April 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Shakti Kapoor received a special gift from his daughter actress Shraddha Kapoor -- a coffee mug with the caption 'Release go go' -- as a tribute to his 'Crime Master Go Go' character from the 1994 movie 'Andaz Apna Apna'. The movie, which gained a cult following over the...
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa fears prosecution of entire family by new Sri Lanka government April 24, 2015

    Colombo: Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday expressed fears that the new government led by his successor Maithripala Sirisena might end up prosecuting his entire family, a day after his two younger brothers faced questioning by anti-graft investigators. "Next, it will be Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Namal Rajapaksa and...
  • J&K: All four convicts who raped and killed Tabinda Gani in Kupwara in 2007 given death sentence April 24, 2015

    Kupwara: All four convicts in the rape and murder of 13-year-old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara have been given death sentence by a local court in Jammu and Kashmir. The brutal rape and murder took place eight years back in 2007 when the four men brutalised the teenager when...
  • Kupwara: Sentencing of four convicts in Tabinda Gani rape and murder case today April 24, 2015

    Kupwara: Eight years after the brutal rape and murder of 13 year old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara, a local court will handover the quantum of sentence to four convicts. Gani was abducted, raped and brutally murdered by four men in 2007 in Kupwara in Kashmir. The family of...
  • Gujarat: Woman kills husband over his dark complexion April 23, 2015

    Anand (Gujarat): A 22-year-old man was on Thursday killed allegedly by his wife who was unhappy with his dark complexion, following which she has been arrested. "Farzanabano (22), a resident of Sundarana village in Petlad taluka of Anand district, was arrested for killing her husband Farukh Malek today, because she was...
  • Hyderabad: Businessman strangles his wife after she refused to serve him food April 23, 2015

    Hyderabad: A businessman was arrested on Thursday on charges of strangling his wife, a former air hostess, after she allegedly refused to serve him food. Hyderabad Police arrested businessman Sachin Uppal and his friend Rakesh, who allegedly did nothing to prevent the crime. Sachin, who was being questioned for last three days,...
  • Railways gearing up to tackle crimes against women: Suresh Prabhu April 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said his ministry was taking several steps to prevent crime against women in trains. "We have a real challenge before us. Security of women during their train journey is of great concern to us and the Railway Ministry is taking various measures to...
  • RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan receives threat email, Cyber Crime Investigation Cell launches probe April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has received a threat message on his email ID. According to Mumbai Police sources, the email was sent from a Gmail id. RBI officials have alerted the office of the Joint Commissioner, Crime Branch. The Cyber Crime Investigation Cell has launched a probe...
  • Bigg Boss contestant alleges rape in Udaipur hotel April 15, 2015

    Udaipur: In a startling revelation, one of the participants of TV reality show Bigg Boss has alleged that she has been sexually assaulted in a hotel in Udaipur. The participant, an actress, has alleged that she was raped in a five star hotel where she checked-in on April 11, 2015. She...
  • 800,000 children forced to flee homes in Nigeria: UNICEF April 14, 2015

    United Nations: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in a new report has revealed that at least 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups. The report, "UNICEF's Missing Childhoods", was released...
  • Protestors bypass restrictive laws with the world's first hologram protest April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A protest group in Spain leveraged the power of technology by organizing what is touted as the world's first hologram parading past the lower house of the country's parliament. The protest was against a series of citizen security bills which have been recently passed in the state that...
  • UN conference endorses India's concerns over black money April 12, 2015

    Doha: In a major push towards recovering black money stashed in safe havens abroad, a UN conference in Doha on Sunday endorsed India's suggestions on promoting global cooperation in fighting the menace of money laundering, international terrorism and cyber crime. The 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice was...