Crpc

  • LS polls: 59 FIRs registered against political parties till now 11-03-2014 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: In the run up to the Lok Sabha polls, a total of 59 FIRs have been registered against political parties for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) till Tuesday. Interestingly except for one FIR against Congress, no complaints of MCC violations have been received against the other two...
  • Disqualify candidates on framing of charges: Law Commission 10-03-2014 07:31 PM

    A candidate should be disqualified on framing of charges in cases punishable by five years or more as the current criteria of disqualification upon conviction is "incapable" of barring criminals from electoral politics, the Law Commission has recommended. The Commission, in a report presented to the Supreme Court, has also...
  • Don't release convicts, prior consultation must: Centre to TN 20-02-2014 06:55 PM

    The Centre on Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu government not to release seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case saying there must be prior consultation before such a decision is taken. In a communication to the Tamil Nadu government, the Home Ministry has conveyed that the seven accused were...
  • Delhi: Woman gets 10-year jail for forcing girl into prostitution 29-09-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Noting that the menace of human trafficking is on the rise and needs to be curbed by police, a local court has sentenced a woman to 10 years' imprisonment for confining and forcing a girl into flesh trade. Additional sessions judge Kaveri Baweja sentenced Padma and imposed a...
  • Lokayukta calls reports on dog bites after death of boy 12-06-2013 02:43 AM

    Hyderabad: Taking suo motu cognisance of reports on death of a baby boy after he was bitten by stray dogs in neighbouring Ranga Reddy district, Andhra Pradesh Lokayukta Justice B Subhashan Reddy on Tuesday sought reports from government officials over incidents of dog bites. The Lokayukta called for reports from...
  • Stand on AFSPA based on logic: Omar 05-12-2011 10:19 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday night said his view on phased withdrawal of AFSPA from parts of the state is based on logic and not emotion. "I do not want to get into extended public debate on this (revocation of AFSPA issue). My point of...
  • Omar planning 'virtual martial law' in J&K: PDP 27-11-2011 07:51 PM

    Srinagar: By proposing to incorporate the essence of AFSPA into the local Ranbir Penal Code (RPC), Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was leading the state towards "virtual martial law", PDP President Mehbooba Mufti alleged on Sunday. "The AFSPA has to go sooner or later but Omar Abdullah's diabolical...
  • Omar ready to amend RPC to protect Army legally 24-11-2011 12:20 PM

    Jammu: In a bid to allay concerns on the issue of revocation of AFSPA, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said his government is ready to give legal protection to the Army by amending the Ranbir Penal Code and making it on par with the CrPC. He also...
  • Police impose prohibitory orders in New Delhi 05-06-2011 08:55 PM

    New Delhi: In an effort to pre-empt any protest by supporters of Baba Ramdev, Delhi Police on Sunday imposed prohibitory orders for a week in New Delhi district where such agitations are apprehended. "We have imposed section 144 of CRPC in New Delhi district till June 11," a senior police...
  • Rape and red tape: Can new law help victims? 05-05-2008 08:35 AM

    Dhaka: Bangladesh have called up uncapped left-arm pace bowler Abul Hossain to replace the injured Shafiul Islam in their Asia Cup squad, a team official said on Sunday. Shafiul has been ruled out of the tournament after injuring his shoulder fielding in their match against India on Friday. "Shafiul has...
  • Govt gets cracking on turncoats, to amend CrPC act 02-05-2008 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: After Rahul Dravid called it a day from international cricket, Pakistan's fast bowling legend Wasim Akram on Saturday admired the Indian batting great's ability to perform under pressure with his flawless technique and confidence. "He has been a great ambassador for the game and one of India's finest....
  • Govt gets cracking on turncoats, to amend CrPC act 02-05-2008 08:59 AM

    New Delhi: Wriddhiman Saha has been scoring runs with monotonic consistency after coming back from the tour of Australia. The 27-year-old Bengal lad has hardly put a foot wrong in the eight domestic innings (two first class and six List A) he has played since coming back from his tour...