The Supreme Court has held that the two-finger test on a rape victim violates her right to privacy, and asked the government to provide better medical procedures to confirm sexual assault.
Facing a court case for allegedly turning a blind eye towards safety violations on-board some international Air India flights, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has rapped the national carrier. Soubhik Mitra reports.
When a 24-year-old woman commuter called the Government Railway Police (GRP) helpline after being hit by a stone while travelling in a local train in Thane, she was told there was nothing that could be done. Farhan Shaikh reports.
The station house officer (SHO) of the Sadar police, who was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs. 1 lakh, tried to commit suicide by consuming mosquito repellents in the lock-up of civil lines police station on Saturday. Singh also wrote a suicide note, however, the note is not being made public by the police.
Odisha’s Kalahandi district — once the cause of global embarrassment for India due to its high number of starvation deaths — today stands tall with a five-fold increase in its rice production since 1999, figures reveal. Chetan Chauhan
Railway employees involved in ticket malpractices have outnumbered touts by a good margin. Darpan Singh reports.
The National Human Rights Commission on Saturday sought a report from the Ghaziabad Police and Government Railway Police about an incident wherein a woman died and her infant daughter was seriously injured after being allegedly pushed off a train near Link Road in Ghaziabad.
Arrested on bribery charges, CBI superintendent of police Vivek Dutt has claimed innocence before a Delhi court, alleging that his arrest was part of a conspiracy to keep him out of the Supreme Court-monitored Coalgate probe team.
A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Pradesh, following which he fell sick and died in a hospital in Lucknow.
A government-appointed committee that was looking into allegations of US retail major Walmart’s lobbying activities to enter the Indian market has submitted its report to corporate affairs minister Sachin Pilot on Saturday.
Taking a cue from railways' tatkal reservation system, a group of busy doctors in Bhopal have devised a tatkal system of their own under which, a doctor, who refuses to see a patient on the pretext of being busy manages to find time paying extra bucks for the purpose.
Newly elected Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah’s ‘clean’ cabinet came into force on Saturday but not everyone in the Congress was cheering.
Following the expose of spot-fixing scandal in the ongoing Twenty20 League (T20) matches, an 'emergency' meeting of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took place in Chennai today.
In a move to clear the air, the federation of engineers said their fraternity was being vilified by the media and that they were willing to declare their assets online every year.
To keep stringent check on contractors appointed for desilting nullahs and for disposing the extracted silt at the designated sites, the civic body has introduced a vehicle-tracking system. Poorvi Kulkarni reports.