Crime & Justice

SC restores police power in dowry harassment cases

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday restored the powers of the police to act on complaints of dowry harassment under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Google's mailing app 'Inbox' to discontinue from March 2019

San Francisco: Google is set to shut down its alternate mailing app "Inbox" in March 2019, giving users time to shift to the traditional Gmail by then, the company has said in a blog post.

SC decriminalises homosexuality, victory for gay rights

NEW DELHI: In a historic verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday decriminalised homosexuality between consenting adults by declaring Section 377, the penal provision which criminalised gay sex, as "manifestly arbitrary".

4 women allege molestation after scuffle between Delhi families

NEW DELHI: Four women from two families have alleged molestation following a scuffle that left five others injured as well, police said here on Wednesday.

Death sentence to accused in kidnapping and murder case of four family members

CHANDIGARH: The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Mohali (Punjab) has today awarded Death Sentence to Shri Kushwinder Singh, a resident of Village-Suhavi in a case related to kidnapping and murder of four family members.

3 of a family killed in Uttarakhand

Three members of a family were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in, waswashed away by a river in spate near the Jim Corbett National Park, police said on Tuesday.

Two killed in road mishap on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

Two persons were killed on Monday on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway when the vehicle they were travelling in got a flat tyre, police said.

CPI(ML) leader shot dead in Bihar

A Communist Party of India(Marxist-Leninist) leader was shot dead on Monday by unidentified assailants in Bihar's Bhojpur district, police said.

Massive fire in Delhi plastic factory

A massive fire broke out in a plastic factory here on Saturday destroying lakhs of materials, the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said.

Vigilance nabs Secretary Cooperative red handed for taking bribe

 State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Secretary of Cooperative Service Society at village Baran, Patiala district red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.10,000.

Two killed, six injured in Trinamool party office blast

 Two persons were killed and six others were injured in an explosion at a Trinamool Congress party office in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said on Friday.

Indian arrested in Thailand for 'raping minor'

 A 28-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Thailand for allegedly raping a minor girl.

Kerala bishop falls to death from moving train

 Kerala bishop died on Friday after falling out from a moving train here, police said.

Punjab vigilance nabs BDPO, JE red handed for accepting bribe of RS. 12,000

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Block Development & Panchayat Officer (BDPO) and Junior Engineer (JE) both are posted at Maur block, Bathinda district red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.12,000.

Vigilance nabs Sub-Inspector for accepting bribe of Rs 10,000

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Sub Inspector posted at CIA, Ferozepur red handed for accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000.
Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Sub Inspector Om Parkash Handa posted at CIA Ferozepur was nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000 from complainant Pala Singh resident of Basti Amrik Singh Wali, Ferozepur district.

Ex-soldier commits suicide in police lock-up

An ex-soldier committed suicide on Thursday in a police lock-up in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district, hours after he was arrested on charges of being drunk.

11 killed in accident near Rohtang Pass

All 11 people, including five women and three children, travelling in a vehicle were killed when it skidded off the road and fell into a gorge near the Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said on Thursday.

After seeing damaged house, Kerala man ends life

Shocked to see his flood-ravaged house, a man committed suicide near Ernakulam in Kerala, police said on Wednesday.

Punjab vigilance nabs Superintendent, agent for accepting bribe

Vigilance Bureau Punjab today nabbed Superintendent of MC Jalandhar posted as Registrar of birth and death office and his agent red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000/-.

Youth commits suicide in Delhi church, police say no suicide note found

A 26-year-old youth committed suicide in Vailankanni Church in south Delhi's Khan Market area, with his family claiming he was forced to take the step due to tension over some borrowed money, police said on Monday.


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