DNA test

3 years later, Assam court reunites baby with biological mother

According to reports, a nurse had mixed up the two infants, confused with the names of their mothers and handed over the baby to the other woman inadvertently.

published on : 11th June 2022

How DNA test solved a murder

Reinvestigating a case that the first investigating officer botched up is always a challenge.

published on : 9th June 2022

Woman’s suicide: DNA test of foetus helps nab abetter

Police zeroed in on culprit after interrogation of victim’s husband    

published on : 3rd June 2022

MP: Woman kills toddler son as husband refuses to accept him as his child

The incident occurred a few days back in Bijuri area, around 60 kms from the district headquarters, police said.

published on : 7th April 2022

Kerala High Court allows termination of 26-week foetus of minor girl

The court also ordered that if any request was given by the investigation officer who was investigating the criminal case in this matter, the authorities would take the tissue for a DNA test.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Karnataka: Tribal man’s kin asked to get DNA test for ex-gratia

The Soliga tribal family members of a man, who was killed in an alleged wildlife attack in BRT tiger reserve, are awaiting compensation from the forest department for three years. 

published on : 22nd February 2022

Karnataka HC upholds order to draw blood, conduct DNA test of rape accused

The Karnataka High Court upheld the order passed by a trial court to draw the blood sample from a rape accused, to test the paternity of a child, who is now deceased. 

published on : 4th January 2022

Adoption row: Blood samples of child, couple taken for DNA test

The Family Court had directed the KSCCW to conduct the test to see whether the genetic profile of the boy matches with that of Anupama and Ajith.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Pregnant due to rape, victim claims in Kerala HC police not taking steps for DNA test of foetus

She told the court that she does not wish to continue with the pregnancy and steps in furtherance of that have to be taken by the IO of the case.

published on : 11th November 2021

Cops consider DNA test after woman lodges rape plaint

Both were coworkers and she followed accused to firm’s godown willingly, say cops

published on : 12th October 2021

Forcing unwilling party to undergo DNA test infringes personal liberty, right to privacy: SC

The apex court said in circumstances where other evidence is available to prove or dispute the relationship, the court should ordinarily refrain from ordering blood tests.

published on : 1st October 2021

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's kin seeks DNA test of ashes kept at Japan's Renkoji temple

Several theories have persisted since Netaji went missing, with some experts having claimed that he did not die in the crash and lived in disguise till death.

published on : 18th August 2021

Orissa HC directs govt to strengthen state forensic lab, regional labs with utmost urgency

The court’s concern came after it was informed on Monday that 589 cases pertaining to DNA tests are pending with SFSL and it was taking months to deliver the reports. 

published on : 12th August 2021

India to have 13 more cyber labs and DNA examination facilities

A total of 3,664 personnel, including 410 public prosecutors and judicial officers, were trained for the purpose.

published on : 21st April 2019

I have got my DNA test done: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

The video starts with him introducing himself in regular clothes. He is also seen dressed in white kurta-pyjama with a saffron cloth over his shoulder and a vermillion on his forehead.

published on : 24th April 2017