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  • Unemployed, frustrated youth commit rape: BJP lawmaker Uchana Kalan on Rewari rape case

    Chandigarh: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and member of Haryana’s legislative assembly (MLA) Uchana Kalan claimed that unemployed and frustrated youngsters commit heinous crimes like rape. Speaking to media here at an event, BJP MLA Premlata said, “Youth who are frustrated, unemployed.. They commit such crime (rape) which is a very bad trend in the society.” Premlata was commenting on the alleged gangrape of a 19-year-old young woman that took place on Wednesday

  • Manipur: Man lynched on suspicion of stealing vehicles, 5 arrested

    Imphal: A man has been allegedly lynched in Imphal West district of Manipur on suspicion of stealing vehicles, a senior police officer said. Five persons have been arrested in the matter, he said. Two associates of the victim managed to escape from the scene, the officer said. The incident took place at Thouroijam Awang Leikai area on Thursday, Imphal West Superintendent of Police (SP) Jogeshchandra Haobijam said. Along with four persons, suspected to be involved in

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    Rewari gang-rape case: Main accused identified as defence personnel, says police

    Rewari: A serving defence personnel is the main accused in the Rewari gangrape case, police said on Saturday. BS Sandhu, the Director General of Police (DGP) of Haryana, informed that “The main accused is a serving defence personnel stationed in Rajasthan. We are getting a warrant against him. The other two accused will be nabbed soon.” The information came after a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed to investigate the gang rape

  • PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Sikkim airport on September 23  

    Gangtok: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sikkim on September 23 to inaugurate the state’s first airport at Pakyong, a senior official has said. After inaugurating the airport, the prime minister will address a public meeting at St. Xavier’s School ground at Pakyong and return to New Delhi the same day, Chief Secretary A K Shrivastava said after chairing a high-level meeting.

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    Uber rape case: Delhi High Court upholds life term of convict

    New Delhi: Rapes have been on the rise despite stringent new laws on sexual offences against women, the Delhi High Court has observed while upholding the life sentence given to an Uber driver for raping a 25-year-old executive in the cab in 2014. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel noted that the statistics of the National Crime Records Bureau for 2016 show that 38,947 women were raped that year.

  • Man sentenced to death by court in Ludhiana

    Ludhiana: A court here has sentenced a man to death for killing his cousin and her mother in 2013. The court of Additional Sessions Judge Arunvir Vashishtha pronounced the verdict on Friday. The court in its order said the convict, Rishu Grover, “be hanged till death” for the crime.

  • 5 LeT, Hizbul Mujahideen militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir

    Srinagar: Five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militants, including the one involved in last year’s deadly attack on a cash van in which five policemen and two bank guards lost their lives, were killed in an encounter in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police said. Security forces launched a search operation late on Friday night in Chowgam area of Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district based on inputs about

  • Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar admitted to AIIMS

    New Delhi: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday. Parrikar, who has been undergoing treatment for pancreatic ailment, is being examined by a team of doctors at the premier hospital, a source at AIIMS said. “He is being examined by a team of doctors and will undergo a few tests,” the source said. Parrikar, 62, was flown to the national capital owing to his declining

  • JNUSU polls: Counting stopped after attempt of ballot capture

    New Delhi: Counting of votes for the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) polls were stopped on Saturday when two principal contenders of an unnamed political group along with their supporters barged into a counting center and tried to snatch ballot boxes, the varsity election committee said. The counting of votes for the annual students’ elections began on Friday night at 10 p.m. after the polling concluded at 5.30 p.m.

  • No reference has been made to centre for release of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Tamil Nadu Raj Bhavan

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit denied Saturday reports in a section of media that he had forwarded to the Centre the state government’s recommendation to release all the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. The Governor said a decision on the issue would be taken in a “just and fair manner” in accordance with the Constitution. “A section of media has been reporting that in the matter of the release of