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  • 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 […]

    CBI files closure report in the seven-year-old bribery case in Barak missile deal

    The CBI has filed a closure report in the seven-year old case of alleged bribery in the 1,150 crore rupees Barak missile deal. Former Defence Minister George Fernandes and the then Naval Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar were accused in the case. The agency filed a closure report before the Special CBI court in Patiala House […]

    Radia tapes: CBI finds no criminality ‘so far’

    The CBI has informed Supreme Court that it has so far not found any criminality in the 14 preliminary enquiries registered on the basis of intercepted conversations of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia. In its status report submitted to the apex court recently, CBI has said most of the conversations were her bragging about connections but […]

    TMC mounts pressure on Justice AK Ganguly to step down

    Mounting pressure on Justice (Retd)A K Ganguly, indicted for sexually harassing a law intern, Trinamool Congress on Tuesday asked him to step down as West Bengal Human Rights Commission chairman on moral grounds. TMC leader and party MP Saugata Roy said that his party leader and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has written two letters […]

    Tejpal’s judicial custody extended by 12 days

    A local court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal for 12 days even as his lawyer moved a bail petition. Judicial Magistrate First Class Sarika Faldesai extended the judicial custody of Tejpal, after his initial 12-day custody expired on Monday. Tejpal, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman […]

    Surat Police takes custody of Asaram’s son Narayan Sai in bribery case

    Surat Police on Sunday took the custody of self-styled godman Asaram’s son Narayan Sai in connection with a case in which he is accused of hatching a conspiracy to bribe police officials and others to weaken the rape case filed against him. Narayan, who is accused of sexually assaulting a girl at his ashram during […]