Pregnant woman convicted for theft, poisoning friend

A Delhi court has held a pregnant woman guilty of stealing valuables, including cash, credit cards and diamond ring, of a man she befriended through Internet after giving him a sedative-laced drink. A Delhi court has held a pregnant woman guilty of stealing valuables, including cash, credit cards and diamond ring, of a man she […]

Tehelka case: Tarun Tejpal charged with rape.

Panaji: Former Tehalka chief Tarun Tejpal was on Monday charged by Goa Police with rape of his woman colleague. The police had registered a First Information Report (FIR) against him on November 22. He has been accused of raping a journalist working with the magazine a lift at a hotel in Goa. The incident happened […]

Delhi: Danish woman gang-raped near railway station, several detained

New Delhi: In another incident that shamed the national capital, a 51-year-old Danish woman was allegedly gang-raped by a group of men near New Delhi Railway Station late on Tuesday. Reports on Wednesday said that a Danish national, who was here on a tourist visa, had gone to visit a museum and while returning back […]

Sexual harassment case: Have resigned to ensure peace, happiness of my family members, says Justice Ganguly.

New Delhi: Even as the resignation of Justice AK Ganguly as West Bengal Human Rights Commission was accepted by Governor M K Narayanan, the retired Supreme Court judge said that the allegations against him regarding sexual harassment case were baseless. As per reports on Tuesday, the former SC judge has denied all the allegations against […]

16-year-old Kolkata girl sets herself on fire after being gang-raped twice

Family of gangraped victim meets Governor, seeks security Kolkata, Dec 1 (PTI) The family of the 16-year-old gangrape victim today 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 […]

Aarushi murder case LIVE: Nupur Talwar unwell, sentencing later today

11:00 am: Sentencing after 2 pm According to reports, the court will pronounce quantum of sentence on Rajesh and Nupur Talwar after 2 pm today. 9:30 am: ‘Nupur Talwar’s BP high, needs three-hour rest’ Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who were “inconsolable” after being convicted for the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, […]

Woman lawyer accuses retired Supreme Court judge of sexually harassing her

New Delhi: In what is likely to dent the image of Supreme Court judges, who usually lead a spotless life, a young lawyer has made allegations of sexual harassment by an apex court judge who has now retired. Reports on Monday said that the girl, who graduated from Kolkata-based National University of Juridical Sciences this […]

Singer Sona Mohapatra claims harassment by officials

On November 2, Sona Mohapatra wrote an open letter on her official Facebook page to JC Mohanty — IAS Principal Secretary (PWD) of Rajasthan. Sona Mohapatra, a popular singer, composer and lyricist was excited and honoured when she was invited to for a live concert at the Kota Dussera Mahotsav. But her experience there left […]