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  • Protests continue in Bangalore school rape case

    Pressure mounted on the state government over the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl in a public school as protests continued for the fourth day on Sunday demanding action from police which have detained eight persons for questioning. Agitated over police failure to make any arrest, civil society activists and parents of students studying at […]

    Delhi Diaries: Crime rising in capital; over 70k cases till June 30

    Registering a phenomenal surge, Delhi police recorded over 70,000 cases under IPC laws in the national capital till June 30 this year, up from the 80,000 cases reported in the entire last year. The rise has been attributed to various factors like rapid urbanisation, socio-economic imbalances and especially increased awareness among the public. According to […]

    Badaun rape-murder: CBI to exhume bodies of Badaun victims

    With the level of river Ganga rising, the CBI constituted medical board to look into the alleged rape and murder of two girls in UP’s Badaun district will exhume the bodies of the victims today for fresh autopsy. CBI has earlier planned to carry out the process tomorrow but in the wake of rising levels […]

    6-year-old girl allegedly raped in Bangalore school, parents protest

    A six-year-old girl student was allegedly raped by “unknown persons” at a prominent school in Bangalore, leading to angry protests by parents who besieged the institution, demanding action from the management. “A six-year-old girl student was allegedly raped by unknown persons at Vibgyor High School under Varthur Police Station limits, which came to light on […]

    HC reserves order on maintainability of PIL against Vadra firms

    The Delhi High Court today reserved its order on maintainability of a PIL seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into various land deals allegedly entered into by Robert Vadra firms. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice R S Endlaw, which had so far not issued a notice on the PIL, reserved its order […]

    Special CBI court rejects closure report in DySP murder case

    A special CBI court on Tuesday rejected the agency’s closure report giving clean chit to controversial minister Raja Bhaiyya in Kunda Deputy Superintendent of Police, Zia-ul-Haq’s murder case, and directed it to further investigate the matter. The order was passed by Special Judicial Magistrate (CBI) Shraddha Kumari on an application filed by Parveen Azad, wife […]

    Pallavi murder not rarest of rare, rules court; Mughal gets life

    Security guard Sajjad Mughal, who was convicted for killing 25-year-old city-based lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha, was spared the noose and sentenced to life imprisonment after a local court observed that the crime did not fall under the ‘rarest of rare’ category. “Considering the mitigating and aggravating circumstances, I am of the opinion that the case does […]

    Home Ministry rejects mercy petitions of Koli, 4 others

    Mercy petitions of five death row convicts including Surendra Koli, who was found guilty in the sensational Nithari serial rapes and killings, were on Wednesday rejected by the Home Ministry. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh signed five files recommending to President Pranab Mukherjee that the mercy pleas of Renukabai and Seema (Maharashtra), Koli (Uttar Pradesh), […]

    Cyber security attack: serious threat compounded by lack of individuals’ online security

    Bangalore: The major computer virus that could give hackers access to sensitive information is a serious threat, as hundreds of thousands of people have little or no security software, according to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Hugh Boyes, the IET’s cyber security lead said: “This is a very serious threat compounded by the […]

    4 accused including a cop arrested in gangrape case in Badaun

      Four accused including a cop were arrested in a gangrape case involving two minors in Badaun, Uttar pradesh. Two teenage dalit cousins were allegedly gangraped and murdered with their bodies found hanging from a tree in Katra village. The two girls, who were cousins and aged 14 and 15 years, went missing from their […]