Crime
LeT bomb expert Tunda gets jail term for life in 1966 blast case

A court here on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to 75-year-old Abdul Karim Tunda in the 1996 Sonepat bomb blasts case.

Police arrest TMC leader for allegedly raping woman who refused to pay ‘bribe’ for loan sanction

A Trinamool Congress leader in West Bengal’s Nandigram was arrested on Monday after a woman in her mid-thirties accused him of raping her and alleged she was sexually assaulted as she refused to pay him a ‘bribe’ — part of the loan she got under a scheme to fund housing for the poor.

16 students suspended for 3-year for ragging crime at IIT Kanpur, 6 for one year

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT-K) has suspended 16 students for three years and six others for a year after they were found guilty of ragging their juniors, in the first decision of its kind in the history of the premier institution.

Hate crimes violence targeting Muslims more than doubled in UK: Report

 Violence, assaults, arson and other hate crimes targeting mosques and Muslims more than doubled across the UK this year, a media report said today, quoting latest official figures.

Terror in Saudi Arabia Gunman kills two guards at Saudi royal palace

A gunman shot dead two Saudi guards and wounded three others at the gate of the royal palace in the Red Sea city of Jeddah, the interior ministry said.

SGPC member Langah whose where abouts were in the knowledge of Punjab police finally surrenders in Gurdapur CJM’s court

 Former Akali cabinet minister Sucha Singh Langah, on was on the run since September 29 after he was booked for rape case, finally surrendered in a Gurdaspur court on Wednesday. 

High Court directs Honeypreet to surrender, bail petition rejected

The Delhi high court on Tuesday dismissed an anticipatory bail petition filed by Honeypreet, a confidant of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet ram Rahim Singh.

Rape case:‘Peepli’ film director Mahmood Farooqui cleared of rape, HC gives ‘benefit of doubt’

Giving the "benefit of doubt" to 'Peepli Live' co-director Mahmood Farooqi, the Delhi High Court on Monday set aside his conviction in a rape case, observing that there were doubts over the claim of the US-based complainant that he had oral sex with her without her consent.

Journalist K J Singh bore 14-16 stab wounds , professional killers behind two murders

The body of senior journalist K J Singh, who was found murdered in his house in Mohali on Saturday, bore 14-16 stab wounds, according to the report of a panel of doctors who conducted post-mortem in Mohali civil hospital.

Afghan student guilty of killing another Afghan student in Chandigarh

 The Chandigarh district courts on Friday held an Afghan guilty of murdering his compatriot in a city college. Ehsanullah was held guilty under Section 302 of the IPC and the quantum of sentence will be pronounced on Monday.

Punjab police team to wait till Canada court clears extradition of Malkiat Kaur, Surjit Singh

The extradition of the mother and uncle of a 25-year-old woman, who was murdered in 2000 in an alleged case of “honour killing”, was stayed after their lawyer moved a court in Canada’s British Columbia challenging their surrender by Canadian authorities to a team of Punjab police to stand trial in India.

Gang cloning finger prints fron Aadhar busted in Lucknow

The arrest of 10 men for allegedly cloning fingerprints to subvert Aadhaar’s vaunted biometric-based security system has revealed fresh vulnerabilities in India’s controversial identity project.

Editor Tarun Tejpal faces rape and sexual harassment of colleague: Court

Journalist and author Tarun Tejpal will be tried on charges of raping and sexually harassing a junior colleague, a Goa court said on Thursday. The trial will open on September 28.

1993 Mumbai serial blasts: death for two, Abu Salem gets life

Twenty-four years after serial bomb blasts ripped through iconic Mumbai locations, a special court has announced the death penalty for two men convicted on charges of criminal conspiracy and murder. In June this year, the special Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act court had convicted six men for the blasts that killed 257 people and injured 713.