As controversy rages around the law governing punishment for juveniles in serious crimes, the Delhi Police appear to have given up their attempt to establish that the 'most brutal' attacker in the December 16 gang rape is an adult. Upasana Mukherjee
& Jatin Anand
The youngster described as the most brutal of the six accused in the horrific Delhi gangrape and murder case is likely to get away with the mildest punishment. Upasana Mukherjee
reports. Sixth accused declared a minor
A Delhi court, which on Tuesday sentenced former haryana chief minister OP Chautala, his son Ajay Chatuala and 53 others to jail in junior basic trained teachers' recruitment scam, spelt more trouble for the father-son duo as it asked the CBI to start a separate probe into the alleged scam in selection of secondary school teachers. Upasana Mukherjee reports.
The sentence virtually marks the end of the road for the 78-year-old five-time Haryana CM and his 51-year-old son — perhaps the reason their supporters resorted to stone-pelting and slogan-shouting at the Rohini courts complex on hearing of the sentence. Upasana Mukherjee
reports. Making of the fall
At a time when an enquiry is on to ascertain the juvenile status of one of the six accused in the Delhi gangrape case, another accused has made a similar claim, saying he cannot be tried by the fast-track court. Upasana Mukherjee
The juvenile accused in the Delhi gangrape case is six months shy of achieving adulthood, as per the testimony of his former school headmaster, reports Upasana Mukherjee,
A Delhi court on Monday ordered in-camera trial of the Delhi gangrape case and restrained the media from reporting and publishing trial proceedings, Upasana Mukherjee
The Delhi Police's case against Zee News for allegedly revealing the identity of the 23-year-old gangrape victim by airing an interview of her male friend may not withstand judicial scrutiny, say legal experts.
Amid the public outcry to put to trial the juvenile accused of the recent gangrape case along with his five adult accomplices, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir's wife Minna Kabir on Friday expressed a contrary view, saying the society needed to take a balanced approach, Upasana Mukherjee reports.
A consumer court, while directing an insurer to pay Rs. 24 lakh to a Delhi resident, criticised its rejecting of a rightful claim of an insured and becoming “unjustly rich”.
The need for accordance of a prior sanction to prosecute a public servant should be done away with in cases of custodial rapes, a human rights body has demanded, Upasana Mukherjee reports.
A Delhi court on Friday directed the Crime Branch and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to preserve the CCTV footage of Rajiv Chowk and Rithala Metro stations. Upasana Mukherjee reports.
A Delhi court on Thursday issued fresh notices to the Crime Branch and the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation after they failed to reply to the application of the two brothers charged with the death of a constable during the India Gate protests. Upasana Mukherjee reports.
A man can be raped in the UK but not in India, Upasana Mukherjee reports.
The Delhi Police on Monday moved a city court, requesting to conduct lie dectector test on Zee group chairman Subhash Chandra and two senior Zee News journalists in connection with the alleged R100 crore extortion bid case.
Parents disciplining or chiding their children is a social construct in India but an Indian couple in Oslo has paid heavily for following the axiom "spare the rod and spoil the child". Upasana Mukherjee
A Delhi court on Monday dismissed the second bail plea of two senior Zee editors arrested for allegedly trying to extort Rs. 100 crore from Congress MP Naveen Jindal’s group in exchange for not running reports on the coal block allocation scam; Upasana Mukherjee reports.
"Someone needs to do something about it," says 21-year-old Shreya Singhal, who filed a PIL in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of Section 66A of the IT Act, Upasana Mukherjee