Vasant Vihar

  • Delhi: Woman teacher accuses principal, manager of molestation April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: A teacher of a well-known school has accused her school principal and manager of molesting her in Vasant Vihar area of south Delhi. According to police, based on complaint filed by the woman, a case has been registered against school principal and manager at Vasunt Kunj (north) police station. Woman...
  • Modern School's viral bullying video: Once the shock wears off, let's take a good, hard look at how we are raising our kids March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: If you are on WhatsApp, you would have by now been forwarded a disturbing video of a group of boys bullying a mate at what appeared to be a school's brick-lined playground. A short message usually precedes the video, now viral on WhatsApp, revealing the purported identities of...
  • Rape accused Additional Secretary (Home) JP Joshi suspended December 5, 2013

    On Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna's approval, Additional Secretary (Home) of Uttarakhand JP Joshi has been officially suspended on Thursday. A local court had on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of Additional Secretary (Home) of Uttarakhand JP Joshi, who was arrested in Dehradun on Tuesday for allegedly raping a young woman on...
  • Delhi gangrape case: Departmental enquiry against 7 policemen May 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday informed the Delhi High Court that departmental enquiry has been initiated against seven policemen in connection with the December 16 gangrape of a 23yearold girl in a moving bus in New Delhi. Those policemen, who were manning the PCR van in the locality through...
  • Delhi gangrape accused misbehaved with inmates, court told May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Tihar Jail authorities on Thursday filed a complaint in a Delhi court trying the December 16, 2012 gangrape alleging that accused Akshay Thakur was misbehaving with and harassing fellow inmates. The accused denied the charge. Jail officials said they received a complaint by a newlyadmitted inmate against Thakur...
  • Ram Singh, Akshay probably bit Delhi braveheart: Witness May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A prosecution witness on Monday told a fast track court in New Delhi that the bite marks on the body of the Delhi braveheart were likely caused by two of the accused in the case. The witness, who practices forensic odontology which deals with the proper handling, examination and...
  • Delhi gangrape accused wants to undergo lie detector test April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Terming himself innocent, an accused in the December 16 gang rape Thursday moved an application before the fast track court seeking permission to undergo a lie detector test. Additional Sessions Judge Yogesh Khanna asked the Delhi Police to file its reply on the plea of Vinay Sharma, one of...
  • US to give 'women of courage award' to Delhi braveheart posthumously March 5, 2013

    Washington: United States has selected the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart for the International Women of Courage Award. The award to the braveheart would be presented posthumously by the First Lady Michelle Obama and the Secretary of State John Kerry, on March 8, an official announcement said on Monday. "For millions of Indian...
  • Delhi gangrape: Crossexamination of main prosecution witness begins February 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The cross examination of the main prosecution witness in the brutal Delhi gangrapemurder case began in a fasttrack court on Wednesday. The trial in the brutal Delhi gangrapemurder case began after the Delhi Police filed postmortem and forensic reports with a supplementary chargesheet. The prosecution witnesses include the 23yearold...
  • Prime accused wants gangrape case to be moved out of Delhi January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The prime accused in the Delhi gangrapemurder case, Ram Singh, is now planning to move the Supreme Court to transfer the case away from Delhi to any other state except for Uttar Pradesh. Ram Singh, who is the driver of the bus in which the gangrape took place,...
  • Delhi gangrape: Court to examine documents, chargesheet January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Saket district court will on Thursday examine the documents filed along with the chargesheet against the five accused in the Delhi gangrapemurder case. This after their legal counsel claimed that several documents in the chargesheet were incomplete and illegible. Earlier on Tuesday, the Juvenile Justice Board reserved its...
  • Delhi gangrapemurder: Incamera trial to begin today January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The incamera trial of the Delhi gangrapemurder case will begin on Thursday. The accused in the brutal gangrape of the braveheart will be produced in the court in the case which is likely to be transferred to a fasttrack court. Also, the name of the defence lawyers for...
  • Delhi gangrape: Judicial custody of one accused ends today January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of one of the six accused in the Delhi gangrapemurder case, Akshay Thakur, will get over on Wednesday. He will be produced in the court. Another case challenging the incamera proceedings of the case will come up in the Saket court. A lawyer of the...
  • Delhi gangrape: Asaram's followers unapologetic January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as the outrage over selfproclaimed godman Asaram's comments on the Delhi braveheart continues, his followers refused to apologise and instead defended his remarks. Asaram hit a new low in the public discourse on the brutal gangrape and murder case of the 23yearold paramedical student, saying she was...
  • Delhi gangrapemurder: Judge orders incamera trial January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Metropolitan Magistrate Jyoti Kler, who had on Saturday taken cognisance of the chargesheet against the five accused in the gangrape and murder of a paramedical student in a moving bus in Delhi, ordered an incamera trial on Monday and the removal of people not connected with the case...
  • Delhi gangrape: 'Godman' Asaram blames braveheart January 7, 2013

    Jaipur: Selfproclaimed godman Asaram Bapu has kicked up a controversy after holding the Delhi braveheart herself responsible for the the barbaric sexual assault on her by a group of six men. He said, "Only five to six people are not the culprits. The victim is as guilty as her rapists....
  • Delhi gangrape: 2 lawyers offer to defend accused, chaos in court January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: There was high drama inside the Saket court on Monday as the five accused in the Delhi gangrapemurder case were produced. Members of the Bar association created a chaos after two lawyers offered to represent the accused, two of whom have reportedly expressed desire to turn approver. The...
  • Delhi gangrape: Juvenile's age not yet clear January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as the five accused reached the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Jyoti Kler in Saket on Monday morning, the controversy over the age of the sixth accused in the brutal gangrape and murder of a 23yearold paramedical students continues. The Juvenile Justice Board will take up the matter...
  • Delhi gangrape: Accused to be produced in court January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: All the five accused in the Delhi gangrapemurder case will be presented in the Saket court on Monday and will be given copies of the chargesheet. Also, the Juvenile Court will take up the matter of verifying the age of the minor accused who claims to be 17....
  • Delhi gangrape: Lawyers refuse to represent accused December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of lawyers refusing to represent the accused in the gangrapecummurder case of the 23yearold paramedic, two women judges have come out with suggestions for effective fasttracking of the trial. While Justice Gyan Sudha Misra, a sitting Supreme Court judge, suggested amendments to the Evidence Act to...
  • UN chief expresses sorrow at death of Delhi braveheart December 30, 2012

    United Nations: UN chief Ban Kimoon has voiced "deep sorrow" at the death of the 23yearold Delhi braveheart, asking the Indian government to implement reforms to deter such crimes and bring the perpetrators to justice. Ban "utterly condemns this brutal crime" and expresses "deep sorrow" at the death of the...
  • Delhi: Man molests woman aboard moving bus; driver, conductor sacked December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of the horrific Delhi gangrape, violence and harassment against women continues in the country. Another woman was allegedly molested on a bus in Delhi on Saturday night. The police has been quick to act this time and arrested one person. Transport Minister, Delhi, Ramakant Goswami...
  • IndianAmericans hold candlelight vigil for Delhi braveheart December 30, 2012

    Washington: Braving chilly weather, IndianAmericans gathered at the Gandhi Statue here to hold a candlelight vigil for the 23yearold Delhi braveheart, who died after battling for life, 13 days after being most brutally raped by six men aboard a moving bus, as US media slammed the "reprehensible crime" saying half...
  • Antirape protests to continue across India today December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The nationwide antirape protests will continue on Sunday even as the body of the 23yearold Delhi braveheart, victim of a brutal gangrape and physical assault, will be laid to rest. The death of the paramedical student has stirred emotions across the country with people holding candlelight vigils, protests...
  • Govt assures justice, India mourns braveheart's death December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The government promised swift justice and strictest possible punishment in the brutal gangrape and murder case of a 23yearold paramedical student who breathed her last in a Singapore hospital early on Saturday after battling for life for over 12 days. The death of the braveheart sparked mourning across...
  • The men accused of gangraping, killing the 23yearold December 29, 2012

    The six men who had gangraped and then murderously assaulted the 23yearold paramedical student have been charged with murder following the death of the girl at a Singapore hospital early on Saturday morning. All of them have been arrested and five of them, who are above the age of 18...
  • Shinde cuts short Maharashtra visit, returns to Delhi December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who was in Maharashtra, cut short his visit on Saturday and returned to the national capital in the wake of the death of the Delhi gangrape victim. Shinde, who was expected to attend a public function at Solapur along with President Pranab...
  • Delhi gangrape: Accused Akshay Thakur jailed for 12 days December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the six accused in December 16 gangrape of a 23yearold paramedical student, who died on Saturday, was remanded in judicial custody for 12 days by a Delhi court. Akshay Singh alias Thakur, who was the last one to be arrested in the case, was produced before...
  • Protesters heckle Sheila Dikshit at Jantar Mantar December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday bore the brunt of protesters as she visited Jantar Mantar to pay homage to the Delhi braveheart, who died over 12 days after the most heinous sexual and physical assault aboard a moving bus by six men. The protesters chanted antiDelhi government...
  • Culprits should be given death penalty: Anna Hazare December 29, 2012

    Anna Hazare has called for death penalty for the accused in the heinous Delhi gangrape case. ...