Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

Four officers and three soldiers were sentenced in 2018 to 10 years with hard labour for killing 10 Rohingya villagers, with army chief Min Aung Hlaing holding up the sentence.

published on : 28th May 2019

More than 500 foreign IS members convicted in Iraq: Court

The statement referred to 'different nationalities' but did not list any specific countries.

published on : 8th May 2019

Anti-incumbency gifts big win to DMK-Cong alliance in 2004

According to media reports, Sonia Gandhi refused to take charge as Prime Minister after meeting APJ Abdul Kalam, the then President. Subsequently, Manmohan Singh was elected Prime Minister.

published on : 13th March 2019

Gujarat Congress MLA disqualified after conviction in illegal mining case

A court in Gir-Somnath district last Friday awarded Barad a jail term of two years and nine months in a 24-year-old case of illegal mining.

published on : 5th March 2019

Three Indian-Americans convicted in multi-million dollar money-laundering scheme

Ravinder Reddy Gudipati, 61; Harsh Jaggi, 54 and Neeru Jaggi, 51, all from Laredo, Texas, were convicted of a money laundering conspiracy following a five-week jury trial.

published on : 13th February 2019

Bombay High Court convicts man acquitted in rape case 21 years ago

The bench, in its judgment, said the trial court had erred and acted in a "casual or cavalier" manner, in determining the victim's age as that of being a major.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Bihar RJD MLA Raj Ballabh Yadav sentenced to life for raping minor girl

Yadav was convicted under Section 376 (punishment for rape) of IPC and Sections 4 and 8 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.

published on : 21st December 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder hails Sajjan Kumar's conviction, says justice finally delivered

Amarinder said the conviction vindicated the stand he had been taking since dark days of violence perpetrated on thousands of innocent Sikhs in the wake of the assassination of Indira Gandhi.

published on : 17th December 2018

1987 Hashimpura massacre case: Delhi HC sentences 16 cops to life imprisonment

The high court convicted 16 former Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel for murder and of kidnapping, criminal conspiracy and destruction of evidence under the Indian Penal Code.

published on : 31st October 2018

Asaram Bapu found guilty of raping minor at his Rajasthan ashram in 2013

Asaram was arrested in 2013 after a minor girl from UP's Saharanpur had reported sexual assault by the Godman in his ashram during her stay in Manai village on the outskirts of Jodhpur.

published on : 25th April 2018