India has become notorious for crimes against women in rural and urban areas alike, to the extent that foreign countries have, in the past, issued travel advisories to their citizens visiting India. Let's take a look at a few cases where those accused of alleged harassment have managed to get away with their crimes.
Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was today remembered on his 22nd death anniversary with leaders paying homage at his memorial in New Delhi.
Intensifying its demolition and sealing drive, the South, East and North Delhi Municipal Corporations demolished unauthorised construction on Monday.
A Delhi court has sentenced a sacked Indian Airlines officer to four years in jail for possessing disproportionate assets worth R63.06 lakh, double his known income. The court said he had failed to maintain the “purity” of public office.
The government plans to make registration of rent agreements mandatory above a certain threshold, irrespective of the length of the deed.
It’s official. Even the government authorities are not sure whether the stretch of Yamuna between two barrages in Wazirabad and Okhla is actually a river or a drain. Darpan Singh reports.
While refusing to ban the remaining T20 matches, the Supreme Court today slammed the BCCI, saying spot fixing incidents had taken place due to its lackadaisical approach in reining in the erring players. Vindoo Dara Singh arrested in Mumbai
Test paceman Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and two other bowlers were to appear Tuesday in court over allegations that they accepted tens of thousands of dollars for spot-fixing, police said.
Five months after a fire at east Delhi’s Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, one of the two emergency operation theatres (OTs) remain shut. The result: A huge backlog of surgeries. Against the 17-18 surgeries that were done on an average per day earlier, just 7-8 are being done right now. Sidhartha Dutta reports.
St Stephen’s college has some good news for students hoping to get admission in Economics this year. The college has decided to re-appropriate the 100 seats left behind from BA and BSc programme in such a manner that economics will get 50 more seats.
In yet another incident of crime against women, a 17-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped, drugged and raped by three youths, including a minor, in northeast Delhi’s New Usmanpur.
The Delhi Cabinet on Monday approved an increase in the rate of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) by five per cent. A bottle of Teacher’s Highland Cream Blended Scotch will now cost R1630, an increase of R80, at liquor shops in Delhi.
India and China held very "specific" discussions without "shying away from anything", external affairs minister Salman Khurshid said in New Delhi today.
The decomposed body of a teenage girl was found buried inside her house in Hapur on Monday, the police said.
Officials of Delhi’s forest and public works departments and a group of local residents will carry out an inspection and estimate the actual destruction caused to greenery in Vasant Kunj for a road-widening project. The inspection will be done on Tuesday morning. Darpan Singh reports.