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Nirbhaya's rapists to hang, Supreme Court rejects convicts' plea

The men convicted of raping and torturing a medical student on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012 will hang, the Supreme Court ruled today, confirming its earlier decision and rejecting the request of three of four convicts for their sentence to be reduced to a life term.


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Army Major Nikhil Handa exchanged 3,500 calls in 6 months with woman he

Army Major Nikhil Handa exchanged more than 3,500 calls and messages since January with the officer's wife he is accused of murdering, it was revealed in court on Monday.


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Unnao gang-rape case: CBI confirms rape charge against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has confirmed sexual assault charge against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in Unnao gang-rape case.


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Supreme Court transfers Kathua Rape-Murder trial to Pathankot, no CBI

The trial in the gangrape and murder of an 8-year-old in Kathua, which triggered global condemnation, will be held in Punjab's Pathankot, the Supreme Court said today.


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16-year-old girl gang-raped by 8 in Haryana, commits suicide

A teenage girl in Nuh district of Haryana committed suicide on Monday after she was allegedly gang-raped by eight men belonging to her own village. All the eight have been identified and police are carrying out raids to arrest them.


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J Dey murder case: Chhota Rajan found guilty, journalist Jigna Vora acquitted

A special court today found gangster Chhota Rajan guilty, but scribe Jigna Vora not guilty of the murder of journalist J Dey, who was gunned down in Mumbai in 2011.


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Asaram found guilty of minor's rape, sentenced to life in prison

Self-styled godman Asaram was sentenced to life in prison - until death - by a special trial court, which earlier today found him guilty of raping a minor in 2013.


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Uttar Pradesh: Seven-year-old girl raped and murdered in Etah

A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Etah district during an ongoing wedding ceremony, by a youth who was hired to setup tent for the occasion.


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Asifa gangrape and murder case: What's happening makes you question humanity

The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district has put the restive state on edge. The investigation clearly has split the region along religious lines.


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Unnao gangrape: Sack UP CM Adityanath, demands Congress

The Congress today demanded the dismissal of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, calling his government a "Ravan" regime which has failed to protect women, after an 18-year-old alleged she was gangraped and her father died in police custody in the states Unnao district.


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Unnao: Accused BJP MLA's brother arrested in connection with death of rape

The father of an 18-year-old woman, who had alleged rape by BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers, died in custody on Monday, prompting her to put the blame on the lawmaker.


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Popular Radio Jockey Rajesh hacked to death in Kerala

A radio jockey was hacked to death on Monday by some unidentified assailants in Trivandrum's Madavoor district, Kerala. The assailants breached the studio security and hacked 35-year old RJ Rajesh.


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60-year-old beaten to death after dispute over filling water first from tanker

A 60-year-old man was on Saturday beaten to death allegedly over filling water from a tank in northwest Delhi's Wazirpur. Police claimed that they have arrested three people and apprehended a juvenile in the case.


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Bihar: Darbhanga beheading not linked to naming of town square after PM Modi,

A 60-year-old man was beheaded in Bihar's Darbhanga over a property dispute, deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said today, denying that he was attacked because he had had named a town square "Narendra Modi chowk," as his family had alleged.


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JNU's Harvey Weinstein? Professor Atul Johri booked on sexual harassment charges

Eight female students of the prestigious Jawahar Lal Nehru university, Delhi, have filed complaint of sexual harassment against Professor and Head of Life Sciences department Atul Johri.


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Shambhulal Regar, who hacked Muslim labourer to death, makes new hate video

Shambulal Regar, the Rajasthan man jailed for hacking a Muslim labourer from West Bengal to death two months ago, has released two new incendiary videos from what appears to be his cell in Jodhpur?s central prison, raising question marks over the security apparatus.


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Class 12 Haryana student guns down principal in school

A Class 12 student of a private school in Haryana has been detained for allegedly shooting dead the principal on Saturday, officials said.


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Pradyuman murder case: CBI detains class 11 student of Ryan school, to

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday will hold a press conference on Wednesday after TV reports said a Class 11 student was detained in connection with the murder of a second grader at the Ryan International School in Gurgaon.


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Bhopal: 19-year-old girl gangraped, four arrested

The 19-year-old daughter of a cop couple has been allegedly abducted and raped by four men near railway tracks in Habibganj area of Bhopal, capital of Madhya Pradesh.


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Junaid lynching: Trial court judge says senior law officer helping accused,

The Additional District and Sessions Judge who is hearing Junaid Khan lynching case has said that a senior government lawyer was helping accused and sought an action.


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Vizag: Woman raped by drunk man on footpath, onlookers shoot

A shocking video allegedly shows a 28-year-old woman being raped on the footpath of Vishakhapatnam in broad daylight while onlookers do nothing to help her.


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Delhi woman allegedly kidnapped, gang-raped in Bikaner, 6 arrested

Six people have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 28-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Bikaner. Police are on the lookout for two more.


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Teenage girl allegedly thrown off school building in UP, dies

A 15-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria town fell off from the third floor of her school building and died on Monday. The girl's family has alleged that she was thrown off by someone and asked for a detailed investigation.


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Hyderabad woman allegedly burnt to death by husband for failing to crack MBBS

The Hyderabad police have said they suspect that a 25-year-old aspiring doctor has been killed by her software engineer husband for failing to get admission in an MBBS course. The man and his parents have been arrested.


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Gurgaon murder mystery deepens, police find windows sans grills at Ryan

The ghastly murder of seven-year-old Praduman has left several unanswered questions, especially after police found the toilet where he was killed had three windows with no grills. Police are now probing whether someone else committed the crime and used one of the windows to escape.


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RJD's youth leader Minhaj Khan shot dead in Bihar's Siwan

Unidentified gunmen shot dead a youth leader of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in north Bihar's Siwan district in the wee hours of Saturday, three days after a JD(U)-BJP government assumed charge in the state.


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Police rescue kidnapped Delhi doctor from Meerut after shootout

A doctor who was abducted from east Delhi's Preet Vihar area was rescued from Meerut by the police after a shootout with the kidnappers. Four men have been arrested in this connection, the police said.


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Teen couple found hanging in south-west Delhi hotel, suicide suspected

A 17-year-old schoolboy and an 18-year-old girl pursuing an MBBS degree were found hanging on Friday evening from a ceiling fan in a hotel room in Dwarka, south-west Delhi, that they had booked on the OYO app.


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Haryana train lynching: Delhi govt employee, 3 others arrested in connection

Four persons, including a 50-year-old Delhi government employee, were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the killing of a Muslim youth onboard a Mathura-bound train, the police said.


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'How could they hate us so much': Family in shock after teenage Muslim boy

On Wednesday evening Junaid and Hashim attained the title of a "Hafiz" after spending over three years memorizing the Quran by heart and got Rs 1500 as a reward from their mother.


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