Bilkis Bano approaches Supreme Court challenging release of 11 convicts

Bano has also moved a review petition against the apex court judgment allowing the Gujarat government to decide on the remission of the convicts.

published on : 30th November 2022

Allahabad High Court acquits rape convict in jail for 19 yrs, raps prison officials

The accused was convicted in a rape case under IPC Section 376 and Section 3(2)(v) of the SC/ST Act by the Special Judge (SC/ST Act) in 2003 and was sentenced to life imprisonment.

published on : 22nd November 2022

LG gives go-ahead, Delhi govt to challenge SC acquittal of Chhawla gangrape-murder convicts

Saxena has also approved engaging Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to represent the Delhi government in the case, a senior official said.

published on : 21st November 2022

'Time to let go': Cop who lived through 1991 Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination

Philip, whose daughter was then 10 days old, was on VIP security duty on that fateful evening of May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbudur, when the LTTE suicide bomber, Dhanu blew herself.

published on : 12th November 2022

Justice buried in Rajiv Gandhi killing case: Victims

Kin of those killed in blast along with the ex-PM say what they feared when Perarivalan was freed has come true

published on : 12th November 2022

Supreme Court asks Rampur court to consider Azam plea seeking stay on conviction

Chandrachud also slammed the UP government and EC for disqualifying Khan and declaring his seat as vacant without giving him time to approach the appellate court.

published on : 10th November 2022

Vigilance court in Bhubaneswar convicts dismissed IAS officer in loan scam

A Vigilance court here on Monday awarded three years rigorous imprisonment (RI) to dismissed IAS officer Vinod Kumar and two others in connection with a housing loan scam.

published on : 1st November 2022

Bilkis Bano case: SC agrees to hear fresh plea challenging remission granted to convicts

The top court was hearing a plea filed by the National Federation of Indian Women, challenging the remission of sentence and the release of convicts in the case.

published on : 21st October 2022

Bilkis Bano case convict was booked for outraging woman's modesty while on parole in 2020

His letter also revealed that till May 25, 2022 Bhatt had enjoyed “954 parole, furlough leaves”. Importantly, he was out of prison for 281 days after the June 19, 2020 incident.

published on : 20th October 2022

Accused can be convicted even in absence of recovery of weapon if there is evidence of eyewitness: SC

"As per settled position of law, there can be a conviction on the basis of the deposition of the sole eyewitness, if the said witness is found to be trustworthy and/or reliable," it said.

published on : 14th October 2022

Vengeful ex becomes first in Hong Kong convicted of doxxing

Ho Muk-wah, 27, was convicted by Shatin Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to seven doxxing charges, the city's privacy commissioner said in a statement.

published on : 6th October 2022

Murder convict caught with sex worker in Bihar hospital, 4 persons detained

The detained prisoner serving his sentence at the Mandal Kara jail was sent to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) after he complained of chest pain.

published on : 30th September 2022

Chennai: Cop, BJP worker, journo among 13 handed jail term for pushing teen into flesh trade

Former inspector C Pugalendhi, attached to Ennore police station; BJP functionary G Rajendran and Vinobaji, a journalist working at a private media channel, were among those who were given jail term.

published on : 26th September 2022

Governor empowered to release life convicts:AP govt to HC

Maheswar Reddy also added that life convicts are released not just on their good conduct but also following the eligibility criteria as prescribed by government.

published on : 21st September 2022

Supreme Court says life convicts who have completed 10 years of jail term should be released on bail

It said, "The exercise has to be undertaken on an urgent basis so that a situation does not arise, where a convict completes the minimum sentence, which would make him eligible for remission".

published on : 15th September 2022

Delhi court convicts AAP MLAs for rioting, attacking policemen

The court will hear the case on the quantum of sentence on September 21, where they may get a maximum three-year jail term.

published on : 12th September 2022

Yakub Memon grave 'beautification' irks BJP; Mumbai police order probe 

A DCP level police officer will probe how the LED lights and marble tiles came to "adorn" the terror convict's grave, an official said.

published on : 8th September 2022

Conviction rate plummeting in Odisha: NCRB report

At 5.7 per cent for offences under Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 3.8 per cent under Special and Local Laws (SLL), the conviction rate has plummeted. 

published on : 31st August 2022

Podcast leads to Australian man's conviction in murder of wife who 'disappeared' in 1982

In 1982, Christopher Dawson was a high school teacher who was in a sexual relationship with a teenage former student who was babysitter for his two daughters.

published on : 30th August 2022

Protests galore against Bilkis convicts’ remission in Bengaluru

The move is communal and casteist. The Gujarat government is Islamaphobic and has been continuing with what happened in the 2002 Gujarat riots, they alleged.

published on : 28th August 2022
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