Sikh MASSACRE 1984: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler refuses lie-detection test

Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, who has been given a clean chit by the CBI in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, today told a court he was not ready to undergo a lie-detection test as it amounted to cruelty.

Manhunt to arrest attackers of Kenyan woman

A Kenyan woman was allegedly pulled out of a cab and assaulted by some unidentified persons in Greater Noida, close on the heels of the arrest of five individuals over attacks on African students. In her complaint, the Kenyan national has alleged that she was attacked last night near sector Omicron here.

Man held for attacking woman inside US gurdwara, charged for rape attempt

A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempted rape and assault after he attacked a woman inside a gurdwara in the US state of Oregon. Timothy Walter Schmidt was intoxicated and was walking by the shrine in the Oregon town of Gresham Sunday night. He asked to use a restroom at the gurdwara and was allowed inside.

Sushma Swaraj reassures safety of Nigerian students

Five people were arrested for assaulting some Nigerian students in Greater Noida, as the Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, stepped in to reassure the safety of Africans studying and living in the city in Uttar Pradesh. Sushma called up Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and discussed with him the measures needed to be taken to bring the perpetrators to justices and ensure safety of the African students in Greater Noida.

NRI from Australia arrested for assisting friend to rape his wife after drugging her

A non-resident Indian (NRI) from Australia and his mother were arrested on Monday by the Kanchanbagh police after he allegedly forced his wife to have unnatural sex with him. He also allegedly allowed his friend to rape his 21-year-old wife recently.

NIA court acquits Swami Aseemanand in Ajmer blast case, convicts three

A special NIA court on Wednesday acquitted key accused Swami Aseemanand in the 2007 Ajmer blast case. It also gave a clean chit to two others. The court, however, found three – Sunil Joshi (dead), Devendra Gupta, Bhavesh Patel – guilty and they have been convicted the case. Patel and Gupta fined Rs 1 lakh each, the quantum of punishment will be pronounced by the court on March 16.

Supreme Court may revive Babri Masjid conspiracy charge against BJP senior leaders including Advani

The conspiracy charge against senior BJP leaders L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti in a Babri Masjid demolition case could be revived, with the Supreme Court noting that the charge was dropped on a technicality and suggesting joint trial of the accused.

CBI ex-chief A P Singh to be booked under Prevention of Money laundering Act

Former CBI director A P Singh is likely to be booked under the stringent Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and may soon face attachment of his properties by the Enforcement directorate on alleged money laundering charges. The charges stem from his involvement with controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

Supreme Court Asks Shara Group to Pay Rs 5,000 cr by April 7 for freedom of Subrata Roy

The Supreme Court asked Sahara group chief Subrata Roy to deposit Rs 5,092 crore by April 7 if he wished to not return to prison, from where he was released on parole last year. Only if he deposits a “substantial” amount, will the court will consider extending his parole, now extended till Apri

Woman allegedly burnt alive at cremation after Noida hospital ‘declares’ her dead

Uttar Pradesh Police are investigating whether a 21-year-old Noida woman was burnt alive after doctors concluded on Tuesday that she was breathing when her husband placed her on a funeral pyre a day before.

Conviction of Sasikala and others high lights declining morals of political class

‘Justice shall ultimately prevail,’ wrote poet Subramanya Bharathi. He has been proven right today. Today’s Supreme Court judgment is a wake-up call to all those who aspire to a public career but instead turn it into a tool for their self-aggrandisement, amass wealth making a mockery of public service. The verdict is a reset button reaffirming the fundamentals of public life — that service ought to be the only motto.

Sasikala plea for Class I status in jail rejected, she is prisoner No. 9435

AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala, whose conviction in a disproportionate assets case was upheld by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, was sent to jail on Wednesday after she surrendered before the special court at Parappana Agrahara central jail on the outskirts of the Karnataka capital. She was given prisoner i No. 9435 in the Jail. 


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