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  • Sunanda died of poisoning, SDM asks police to probe murder, suicide angles

    The Sub-Divisional Magistrate, probing the death of Sunanda Pushkar, on Tuesday directed the police to investigate the case thoroughly including the murder and suicide angles after he categorically pin-pointed poisoning as the reason behind the sensational demise. Significantly, Alok Sharma, the SDM in his report, said no family member of Sunanda doubted any foul play […]

    Tehelka case: Goa Police yet to get response from De Niro

    Hollywood actor Robert De Niro is yet to respond to the questionnaire sent by Goa Police probing the sexual assault case allegedly involving Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal. The former woman journalist with Tehelka magazine, who accused 50-year-old Tejpal of sexual assault, and the accused were with the Hollywood star a little before the alleged […]

    Adarsh scam: Chavan set to be let off the hook

    Maharashtra former chief minister Ashok Chavan, charge-sheeted in the Adarsh scam, on Wednesday looked set to be let off the hook, with the CBI moving a special court seeking approval to drop his name as an accused in the case following governor’s refusal to sanction his prosecution.  Special Public Prosecutor Bharat Badami filed an application […]

    Crucial hearing on intern’s plea against Swatanter Kumar in SC

    The Supreme Court will on Wednesday take up the plea of a former law intern seeking inquiry against its former judge Justice Swatanter Kumar against whom she has made allegation of sexual harassment. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam will take up the PIL filed by the intern in the morning as the […]

    Intern moves SC for inquiry against Justice Swatanter Kumar

    A former law intern, who has made sexual harassment allegations against Justice Swatanter Kumar on Monday, moved the Supreme Court seeking inquiry against the retired judge.  A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, before whom the matter was mentioned for urgent hearing, agreed to take up the case on 15th January. The intern, in […]

    Calcutta HC to hear petition of father of gangrape victim from Madhyamgram

    The Calcutta High Court is currently hearing the petition filed by the father of the 16-year-old gangrape victim, who died of burns after she was allegedly set ablaze. The father of the victim is seeking a CBI investigation into the incident. The petitioner also claimed that with the police having failed to provide adequate security […]

    LeT operatives tried to recruit men in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar: Delhi Police

    The Delhi Police on Tuesday said two imams arrested for alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba tried to recruit men in riot-hit Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. Teams of the Delhi Police special cell are in Muzaffarnagar to search for alleged Lashkar operatives who are said to be making attempts to recruit young men for […]

    Justice Ganguly contemplating resigning as WBHRC chief

    Former Supreme Court judge A K Ganguly, who faces charges of sexual harassment slapped by a law intern, is contemplating resignation as chairman of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC).  “Justice Ganguly spoke to me over telephone and said that he is thinking of resigning (as WBHRC chief),” former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee told […]

    Murder case registered in rape victim death case

    A murder case has been filed by the police against the two main accused in the gangrape of the 16-year-old girl, who died due to burn injuries, even as doctors treating the teenager said she was pregnant at the time of her death. The death of the girl has sparked outrage in the metropolis with […]

    Family of gangraped victim meets Governor, seeks security

    The family of the 16-year-old gangrape victim on Wednesday alleged that they have been threatened to leave the state by the city police along with the body of their daughter and sought security for themselves.  The parents along with some Left leaders, met West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and demanded death penalty for the […]