Crime & Justice

'Rapist' Kerala priest gets 60 years in jail

KANNUR(KERALA):   A 51-year-old Kerala Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery on Saturday was sentenced to 60 years in jail in three different cases of rape and abuse of minor girls.

Go and sit in the corner: CJI to CBI official

NEW DELHI:  "Go and sit in the corner," Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi told former acting CBI Director M. Nageswara Rao, after holding him guilty of contempt of the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Man kills wife, lover

AGRA:  A man killed his wife and her alleged lover with a spade in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Agra district.

Couple held for robbing, killing Uber driver

NEW DELHI:  A couple in a live-in relationship were arrested for robbing and killing a Uber driver, a police officer said on Monday.

RJD leader shot dead in Bihar

PATNA:  Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Raghuvar Rai was shot dead on Thursday by unidentified assailants in Bihar's Samastipur district, police said.

Phagwara man shot dead in Manila

PHAGWARA: Gurpreet Singh @ Gopi(35) belonging to Village Kultham, 8 km from Phagwara was reportedly shot dead in Manila capital of Phillipines on Sunday(IST).

Two nursing students identified for killing puppies

KOLKATA: The two women seen in a video beating puppies to death near the hostel building of a medical college in Kolkata have been identified as nursing students, the head of the probe committee said on Tuesday.

Google tried to cover up sexual misconduct, alleges shareholder

SAN FRANCISCO: In a bid to hide sexual harassment allegations against former Google executives, Alphabet's board of directors has approved hefty severance packages for the accused, according a lawsuit filed by a shareholder of the company.

BJP leader shot dead in Bihar

PATNA: A Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said on Thursday.

Smart speakers have 97% satisfaction rate in India: Accenture

NEW DELHI: Standalone voice assistants -- or smart speakers -- are one of the fastest adopted technologies in India and have a 97 per cent satisfaction rate among Indian consumers, according to a report from Accenture.

Fitbit Charge 3 in India for Rs 13,990

NEW DELHI:  Global wearables maker Fitbit on Monday launched Fitbit Charge 3 band in India for Rs 13,990.

Samsung to manufacture 7-nm chips for IBM's CPUs

SEOUL: South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has inked a deal to manufacture seven-nanometre (nm) microprocessors for US-based technology company IBM's central processing units (CPUs).

3 killed in UP accident

LUCKNOW:  Three members of an Uttarakhand family were killed while two were injured in an accident in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh early on Friday, police said.

UP home guard shot dead

LUCKNOW: A Home Guard on patrol was shot dead in Budayun district of Uttar Pradesh early on Friday, police said.

British tourist raped in Goa

PANAJI: A 42-year-old British national was raped by unknown persons near the popular Palolem beach in south Goa, police said on Thursday.

BMP constable shot dead in Bihar

PATNA:  A constable of Bihar Military Police has been shot dead by a colleague with his service rifle in Muzaffarpur district, police said on Thursday.

Delhi HC sends Sajjan Kumar to jail for life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday held Sajjan Kumar and five others guilty in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case and sentenced the Congress leader to imprisonment for the remainder of his natural life.

Atholi village resident Gurdip Nigah booked on rape charges

PHAGWARA: On a complaint lodged by Village Atholi resident Nirmal Singh the Satnampura(Phagwara) Police have registered case under section 376IPC against Gurdeep Nigah resident of the same village  on the charges of repeatedly raping the daughter of the complainant in the pretext of marrying her.

Anil Ambani hails Rafale verdict, says establishes falsity of allegations

NEW DELHI: Reliance Group Chairman Anil Ambani on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court judgment in the Rafale deal, saying it has conclusively established "complete falsity of the wild, baseless and politically motivated" allegations levelled against Reliance Group and him personally.

Rs 262 crore cyber-tax fraud unearthed in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government's Trade and Taxes Department has unearthed a cyber-tax fraud totalling Rs 262 crore, happening since 2013 with over 8,700 traders involved, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.

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