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  • Petitioner Shreya calls SC's order quashing Section 66A of IT Act people's victory 5 days ago

    Section 66A of the Information Technology Act has been struck down by the Supreme Court for being "unconstitutional and untenable". The The petition was filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought amendment in Section 66A of the IT Act. She said, "The Act was being misused. The government has its own...
  • Anna Hazare says he will launch 'Jail Bharo Andolan' March 20, 2015

    Assam: Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare on Friday said a 'jail bharo aandolan' will be started across the country taking up the questions raised by farmers and demanded a separate Krishi Ayog for them. Addressing the biennial conference of the Krishak Mukti Sangram Parishad in Rangoli Hazare said, he will start the...
  • Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi to remain in jail, court rejects plea against detention March 20, 2015

    Lahore: A Pakistani court on Friday dismissed the plea of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi against his detention under a public security act, keeping the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack in jail till April. Lahore High Court (LHC) judge Mahmood Maqbool Bajwa dismissed 55-year-old Lakhvi's plea against his detention under Maintenance of...
  • Dimapur jail lynching incident helped two Nagaland's NSCN-IM militants escape March 14, 2015

    Dimapur/New Delhi: A week after Dimapur lynching incident, a detailed report submitted by the Senior Superintendent of the Dimapur Jail reveals a different story. Under the grab of 'mob justice' on March 5, two dreaded militants of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) were also freed from...
  • India's 'deep concern' over Nasheed jail term in Maldives March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: India on Saturday voiced "deep concern" over the developments in the Maldives, a day after former president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13-year imprisonment by a criminal court of that country under anti-terror laws. "We are deeply concerned over the developments in the Maldives....
  • US sanitation worker jailed for collecting garbage too early March 9, 2015

    Washington: In a bizarre case, a sanitation worker in the US state of Georgia has been jailed for 30 days for collecting rubbish too early in the morning, violating an ordinance aimed at keeping workers from waking up residents. Kevin McGill, who works for Waste Management Inc, pleaded guilty to violating...
  • Nagaland Chief Minister assures Gogoi of steps to ensure safety of all March 7, 2015

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang has assured of all possible steps to ensure safety and security of people from Assam as well as people from other parts of the country. "All possible steps are being taken to ensure safety and security of people from Assam, as well as for those...
  • Dimapur mob lynching case: Situation remains tense in Assam, Nagaland; no arrests so far March 7, 2015

    Dimapur: Even as both Assam and Nagaland remain tense over the lynching of an alleged rapist by a mob in Dimapur, Amnesty International India on Saturday said the case must be investigated and those who lynched the man must be brought to justice urgently. A mob of thousands dragged the man...
  • Nagaland: Rape accused dragged out of jail custody, lynched March 5, 2015

    Kohima: A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a jail by a mob at Dimapur in Nagaland. A mass protest rally against the rape was held at Dimapur on Thursday morning after which students and angry people forced into...
  • BBC to air Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' on Wednesday night in UK March 4, 2015

    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 March 4, 2015

    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 March 4, 2015

    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 March 4, 2015

    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? March 4, 2015

    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 March 4, 2015

    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? March 3, 2015

    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 March 3, 2015

    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 March 3, 2015

    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 March 3, 2015

    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 March 3, 2015

    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 March 3, 2015

    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 March 3, 2015

    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 March 3, 2015

    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 March 1, 2015

    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...