Crpc

  • Man sets himself ablaze after losing Rs 7 lakh for job in Australia September 9, 2014

    Coimbatore: A 24-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by setting himself ablaze at Annur in the district on Tuesday after he was conned by a person of Rs seven lakh on the pretext of getting him a job in Australia. The man had completed his BE (Aeronautical) and was working part...
  • Court denies NRI bail for Facebook post on Gujarat CM's relative September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A local court denied a pre-arrest bail on Wednesday to a non-resident Indian (NRI) facing a case of allegedly posting a lewd message on Facebook about Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's granddaughter. Sessions Court Judge SJ Raje rejected the application of the accused Roshan Shah since the offence is...
  • Shamli: Case of rape and conversion closed after girl claims she eloped with boyfriend August 13, 2014

    This report was published on August 12, 2014 under a Meerut dateline. The incident happened in Shamli and has no links whatsoever to Meerut. We deeply regret the error – News18 A case of alleged abduction, rape and conversion of a 28-year-old woman last month, has been closed by the police...
  • 2G Scam: Shahid Balwa seeks withdrawal of statement given in court May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa on Monday moved a special court seeking its permission to withdraw the answers given by him earlier in response to the court's query in the ongoing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case. Balwa, who had on May 10 faced court's ire which had...
  • LS polls: 59 FIRs registered against political parties till now March 11, 2014

    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 March 10, 2014

    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 recommended...
  • Don't release convicts, prior consultation must: Centre to TN February 20, 2014

    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 prosecuted...
  • Delhi: Woman gets 10-year jail for forcing girl into prostitution September 29, 2013

    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 fine...
  • Lokayukta calls reports on dog bites after death of boy June 12, 2013

    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...
  • Bureaucrats, policemen favour lowering juvenile age January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Stricter punishment for gangrape, denial of bail for crime against women and lowering juvenile age limit to 16 are among the key recommendations made by top bureaucrats and police brass to the government. The conference of Chief Secretaries and Director Generals of Police held in New Delhi on...
  • Anti-rape law may not be named after Delhi braveheart January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The revised anti-rape law, which is expected to be stringent and facilitate speedier justice, is unlikely to be named after the Delhi gangrape victim as suggested by some quarters. The new law will be framed after Justice Verma Committee, which was constituted to suggest the possible amendments of...
  • Stand on AFSPA based on logic: Omar December 5, 2011

    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 view...
  • Omar planning 'virtual martial law' in J&K: PDP November 27, 2011

    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 suggestion...
  • Omar ready to amend RPC to protect Army legally November 24, 2011

    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 stated...
  • Police impose prohibitory orders in New Delhi June 5, 2011

    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 official...
  • Treat all complaints as FIRs: Govt to states December 30, 2009

    New Delhi: Will the system be able to stop another SPS Rathore from getting away with molestation and abetting suicide? The Union Government has taken a step forward to ensure that another Ruchika Girhotra type case does not happen. The Government has told all state governments to treat any...
  • Rape and red tape: Can new law help victims? May 5, 2008

    It’s a news item that has started to appear with a worrying regularity — women being assaulted or raped across India. In Delhi itself, as many as 10 cases of rape were reported in the last month alone. It is this 700 per cent increase in reported rape cases over...
  • Govt gets cracking on turncoats, to amend CrPC act May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Actor Shayan Munshi and Zahira Sheikh: one a witness in the Jessica Lal murder case, the other a witness to the Best Bakery massacre during the Gujarat riots, both witnesses who retracted their statements during trial. The Government is now planning changes in the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)...
  • Govt gets cracking on turncoats, to amend CrPC act May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Actor Shayan Munshi and Zahira Sheikh: one a witness in the Jessica Lal murder case, the other a witness to the Best Bakery massacre during the Gujarat riots, both witnesses who retracted their statements during trial. The Government is now planning changes in the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)...