Criminal cases

Crime graph up, rape cases rise by 11 per cent in Odisha: White Paper

The White Paper for 2021 was tabled in the Assembly ahead of discussion on demand for expenditure of the Home department.

published on : 21st July 2022

BharatPe sacks employees, vendors; to claw back shares from Grover

The steps have been taken by the company's board following a detailed corporate governance review against the backdrop of alleged lapses and misdoings during the tenure of Grover.

published on : 10th May 2022

Power to quash criminal proceedings should be used very sparingly: Supreme Court

The apex court made the observation while quashing a case of forgery and cheating against three individuals in a property dispute.

published on : 19th February 2022

SC to consider listing for early hearing of plea seeking quick trial of cases against politicians

The court took note of the submissions of senior advocate and amicus curiae Vijay Hansaria that the plea needed to be listed for urgent hearing.

published on : 9th February 2022

Thief since 1986, man lands in jail for 71st time  

During interrogation, he confessed to having committed the theft and revealed that he had disposed of the gold ornaments to one Baidanath Sahu oaf Dahapatana within Baranga police limits.

published on : 8th February 2022

Former Minister Shankar Rao convicted in 2 criminal cases, fined Rs 3,500

In the first case registered at Shadnagar, Shankar Rao was accused of trespassing into an agriculture land at Chatanpally in Shadnagar, claiming that it was his land.

published on : 13th January 2022

Use technology to address delay in disposal of cases, says Justice DY Chandrachud

Justice Chandrachud was speaking at the inauguration of Model Virtual Courtrooms in the districts of Angul and Nayagarh, Odisha.

published on : 7th November 2021

744 Kerala police personnel accused in criminal cases

Rema said the question was raised in the assembly in the wake of repeated incidents of police brutality and misbehavior against people in the state.

published on : 6th November 2021

‘Sterling’ quality evidence must for death sentence: HC

The bench opined that it is not a fit case to award death sentence mainly because the investigating agency did not carry out DNA profiling. 

published on : 18th October 2021

Bhowanipore bypoll: Mamata Banerjee hasn't mention criminal cases in nomination paper, alleges BJP

Sajal Ghosh, the chief election agent of the saffron party's candidate for the constituency, Priyanka Tibrewal, wrote to the EC, raising objections to Banerjee's declaration.

published on : 14th September 2021

Uttar Pradesh: 25 per cent Gorakhpur, Phulpur Lok Sabha bypoll candidates with criminal cases

Eight out of 32 candidates contesting the bye-elections have criminal cases registered against them.

published on : 6th March 2018

Gujarat polls: 21 per cent of phase 2 candidates of Congress, 15 per cent of BJP face criminal cases

The Gujarat Election Watch and the ADR analysed the affidavits of 822 out of 851 candidates, who are contesting in the second phase of the assembly election starting from December 14.

published on : 7th December 2017

US Army acknowledges failures to report crime data to FBI

The Army's top general has said his service has failed in a "significant amount" of cases to alert the FBI to soldiers' criminal history.

published on : 16th November 2017