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  • BBC to air Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' on Wednesday night in UK 4 hours 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The controversial Nirbhaya documentary based on the 2012 Delhi gangrape is scheduled to be aired on British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday night. This comes despite Rajnath Singh's attempts to stall the broadcasting of the documentary internationally as well which features an interview of...
  • Banning India's daughters 7 hours 27 minutes ago

    Should the BBC documentary with an interview of Nirbhaya's rapist be banned? Our parliamentarians aggressively questioned how did the film maker manage to shoot in a prison? Opposition demanded the strictest action against officials who let it happen. The government agreed to inquire and banned it immediately even going to the extent...
  • Make sure Nirbhaya documentary is not aired abroad: Rajnath Singh to BBC, MEA, I&B Ministry 8 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After banning the screening of Nirbhaya documentary, which features an interview of Mukesh Singh who is one of the convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case, the Home Ministry is trying to stall the broadcasting of documentary internationally as well. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday asked British...
  • Efforts on to stop broadcast of Nirbhaya documentary internationally: Rajnath Singh 11 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said efforts are on to stop the international broadcast of Nirbahaya documentary which features the interview of one of the convicts of Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. The documentary is being made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin and Mukesh Singh was...
  • Is government right in banning Nirbhaya documentary? 11 hours 30 minutes ago

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said efforts are on to stop the international broadcast of Nirbahaya documentary which features the interview of one of the convicts of Delhi gangrape case, Mukesh Singh. The documentary is being made by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin and Mukesh Singh was interviewed for...
  • Sahara's Grosvenor House hotel in London put up for sale 18 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi/Mumbai: London's landmark Grosvenor House hotel has been put up for sale after its owner, part of troubled Indian conglomerate Sahara which has been trying to raise funds for its jailed boss Subrata Roy, was placed into administration by creditors. Consultant Deloitte said on Tuesday it had been appointed administrator...
  • Nirbhaya case: Should the documentary's broadcast be stopped? Yesterday

    After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British filmmaker Leslee...
  • Nirbhaya case documentary: It angered me that rape convict felt no guilt, says Sania Mirza Yesterday

    Tennis ace and UN Goodwill Ambassador to end violence against women Sania Mirza said that she was angry that the rape convict Mukesh Singh was able to give an interview where he did not show any remorse. During a special show on Women's Day 'She Rocks', Mirza said, "When I...
  • BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure to get interview of rapist Mukesh Singh inside Tihar Jail Yesterday

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure that she followed to get the interview of 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh inside the Tihar Jail. "The DG of Tihar Jail was thrilled and understood objectivity of documentary. Everyone has to understand what goes in...
  • Nirbhaya case: Inside the mind of a rapist Yesterday

    Two years after the violent rape that horrified the nation, one of the rapists Mukesh Singh who is on death row for the rape and murder of Nirbhaya, said, "Don't fight rape, allow it..." A chilling statement from a documentary by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin details portions of a 16...
  • Delhi Police files FIR, to move court in filming of documentary inside Tihar jail in Nirbhaya case Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi Police will move court against airing of a BBC documentary interviewing one of those convicted in the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case. "This was a ghastly crime and the law has been broken, we shall investigate the case. We are going to move the court against...
  • Had permission from MHA, Tihar Jail authorities to interview Delhi gangrape convict: British filmmaker Yesterday

    New Delhi: BAFTA award winning Director and Producer Leslee Udwin on Tuesday claimed that she had followed all instructions and had permission from Ministry of Home Affairs and Tihar Jail authorities to interview 2012 Delhi gangrape convict. As part of her documentary 'India's Daughter', Leslee had interview Mukesh Kumar, who...
  • Won't entertain PDP's demand to return Afzal Guru's remains to Kashmir: Home Ministry Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Tuesday made it clear it will not entertain the Peoples Democratic Party's demand that remains of 2003 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru be returned to Kashmir. The remarks came a day after the PDP formed the government in Jammu and Kashmir in alliance with...
  • Nirbhaya's parents outraged after convict blames women for rapes, Home Ministry steps in Yesterday

    New Delhi: After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British...
  • 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Lakhvi's luxury jail life: Internet, mobiles, TV and visitors 3 days ago

    Islamabad: LeT operations commander Zaki-ur- Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind, is living in relative luxury inside jail with access to internet, mobile phones and visitors despite Pakistan's protestations that it is cracking down on terrorists. One of Pakistan's most notorious prisoners, 55-year-old Lakhvi is living in relative luxury...
  • Pak court adjourns hearing on Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's plea against detention February 24, 2015

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on the plea of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind, against his detention under a public security act as the judge did not turn up. "Islamabad High Court judge Noorul Haq Qureshi was on leave today therefore the hearing...
  • Sahara moves Supreme Court for extension of facilities to Subrata Roy in jail by 6 weeks February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over how Sahara Group would raise money to secure its chief Subrata Roy's release, as the group sought extension of facilities inside Tihar jail premises by four to six weeks to enable him negotiate deals with prospective buyers. The apex court expressed concern...
  • Working on another deal to raise funds to secure release of Subrata Roy: Sahara February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Sahara said on Thursady that they are working on another deal to raise funds to secure the release of their chief Subrata Roy from Tihar jail. This came after the Supreme Court was informed that the proposed transactions for a loan of around US dollar 1,050 million from...
  • Sahara saga: Mirach Capital says 3 hotels can fetch maximum $1.67 billion February 8, 2015

    New York: As the blame-game continues over their floundered deal, US-based Mirach Capital has claimed that Sahara's three overseas hotels can fetch a maximum valuation of $1.67 billion (Rs 10,400 crore). These three iconic hotels -- The Plaza and Dream Downtown in New York and Grosvenor House in London -- were...
  • Tihar jail launches health drive for inmates February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Tihar Jail authorities who have launched a major drive to get the health check up of its over 13,000 inmates done. Named 'Chhupa Rustam', the general health check-up campaign was launched after it was detected that a large number of inmates suffer from hyper tension. The health camp was started...
  • Sahara saviours deny fraud, say ready to buy company assets February 6, 2015

    Washington: Denying "unfounded" allegations of forgery, the US-based Mirach Capital Group has asserted that it remains "ready, willing and able" to buy Sahara assets, but its loan offer was no longer on the table. The syndicate of five UK and US investors, which had last month made a $2 billion loan...
  • Mysterious turn to Sahara's $2-billion deal, Bank of America denies any role February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: In a curious turn to crisis-ridden Sahara Group's efforts to raise funds to secure bail for its chief Subrata Roy, Bank of America has refuted claims of being a banker to the USD 2-billion funding offered by little known US-based entity Mirach Capital. "We are in no way...
  • Freed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste back home February 3, 2015

    Freed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is back home in Australia. He said that he is relieved to have been freed from the Egyptian jail. ...
  • Malaysian man faces jail for sexually abusing 31 boys January 17, 2015

    Singapore: A 31-year-old Malaysian has been sentenced to 30 years in jail and 24 cane strokes for sexually grooming and assaulting 31 boys over a three year period in Singapore, the worst case of such offences in the city state. Yap Weng Wah, Malaysian engineer of Chinese origin, on Friday...
  • Young Tihar inmate dies in hospital, family alleges murder January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A 20-year-old inmate of Tihar jail died in wee hours on Tuesday at DDU hospital of West Delhi, with family alleging foul play in his death. Chandan Ray, who was arrested in a case of stalking, was admitted to the medical investigation room of the jail on Monday...
  • Principal held for issuing fake certificate to girl assaulted by Asaram January 10, 2015

    Pilibhit: The principal of a school in Shahjahanpur district has been arrested for issuing a fake age certificate for the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by self-styled godman Asaram, police said on Saturday. Sant Kripal, the principal of Sant Vivekanand Public School, was arrested for issuing the fake...
  • Pakistan court grants bail to 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi but he may stay in jail January 9, 2015

    Islamabad: Yet again, a Pakistan civil court granted bail to 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in a kidnapping case against a surety of Rs 2 lakh. While Lakhvi's bail application was being heard in the court, his counsel Rizwan Abbasi argued that his client was wrongly booked in...
  • Sanjay Dutt returns to jail in Pune, doesn't surrender and comes back to Mumbai January 9, 2015

    Pune/Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who returned to Yerawada Central Jail in Pune Thursday to serve the remainder of his term after 14-day-long furlough ended and there was no response to his request for an extension, however did not surrender. Maharashtra home ministry officials said that they were awaiting a reply...
  • Punjab and Haryana HC allows jail inmates to have sex with their married partners January 7, 2015

    Chandigarh: In a historic judgement, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday allowed jail inmates to have sex with their married partners. The court, in an order, held that the right of convicts and jail inmates to have conjugal visits or artificial insemination for progeny was a fundamental right....
  • Asaram to stay in jail, medical report says he does not need surgery January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: In a setback for self-styled godman Asaram, the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of his bail plea for four weeks. A medical board which examined him said Asaram does not need surgery and can be treated with medication. Senior counsel Siddharth Luthra had urged the court...