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Only rape victim's testimony not always reliable: Bombay High Court

Justice Mohite-Dere passed the judgement in the case last month, but the details of her order were made public only earlier this week.

published on : 17th May 2019

Journalist murder case: Son says father's dedication to truth gave strength to fight

Ram Chander Chhatrapati was killed in Haryana's Sirsa in 2002 after his newspaper published an anonymous letter alleging sexual exploitation of women by self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

published on : 11th January 2019

Most states silent on draft bill to punish public servants for torture

The draft 'Prevention of torture bill, 2017' proposes "stringent punishment" to perpetrators to curb instances of torture and to have a deterrent effect.

published on : 30th December 2018

CBI probes leading to fewer convictions

Official figures say the conviction rate was close to 71 per cent in 2010, but declined to 67 per cent during 2011-12.

published on : 28th May 2018

Former Brazil international forward Robinho to continue playing in 2018 despite rape conviction

The 33-year-old, who pleaded not guilty to the charges, said he would weigh offers from interested clubs after parting ways with Brazilian Serie A side Atletico Mineiro.

published on : 25th December 2017

Did ‘Firms’ linked to Dera chief Ram Rahim clear slush funds?

The link between a Punjab based chit fund company owner, who was jailed last year and Ram Rahim is likely to be probed for benami investments to get to bottom of the Dera’s affairs.

published on : 29th August 2017

Was attempt made to make Dera chief flee after conviction?

Sources say a definite attempt was made by the sect chief's security personnel, who themselves were from Haryana Police and also included private commandos, to help him flee in his private vehicle.

published on : 27th August 2017

Dera violence Day 3 UPDATES | Court to pronounce sentence on Ram Rahim around 2:30 pm today; Haryana assures 'fool proof' security

The situation is tense but under control as curfew continues and mobile, Internet services remain under suspension till August 29 when Ram Rahim Singh's quantum of sentence is decided.

published on : 27th August 2017

Dad won't come back: Son of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Dossa

Though Shahnawaz was struggling to stay composed tears welled up in his eyes. However, his sister wore a stoic expression.

published on : 16th June 2017

Mustafa and Salem: Sworn enemies united by one horror

Mustafa Dossa and Abu Salem , the main men among the six convicted for their role in the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai, were as different as chalk and cheese. One was a diehard Dawood Ibrahim loyalist.

published on : 16th June 2017

2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case: SC upholds death sentence for all four convicts

The convicts - Akshay, Pawan, Vinay Sharma and Mukesh - challenged the Delhi High Court order which had sentenced them to the gallows.

published on : 5th May 2017