Child rights groups oppose Maneka’s statement, activists seek debate

Child rights groups oppose Maneka’s statement, activists seek debate

...le Justice Board told (Crime News): that the age of 18 has been fixed on account of the understanding of experts in child psychology and behavioural patterns that “till such an age the children in conflict with

Dabholkar murder: Ex-top cop slaps defamation notice on news magazine

Dabholkar murder: Ex-top cop slaps defamation notice on news magazine

...rik’ Thakur for performing a ‘planchette’ in his office chamber to solve the murder case. The newsmagazine article created a furore among rationalists with Dabholkar’s family members, son Hamid and daughter Mukta, demanding a probe into

Swamy writes to PM seeking CBI probe into Sunanda’s death (Roundup)

Swamy writes to PM seeking CBI probe into Sunanda’s death (Roundup)

...the Congress and Sunanda’s husband and former minister Shashi Tharoor maintained that the matter is being investigated and refused to elaborate. AIIMS forensic department head Sudhir Gupta, who revived the controversy by claiming that he was

‘Crimes against children: Time to break conspiracy of silence’

‘Crimes against children: Time to break conspiracy of silence’

...While most crimes are against children of vulnerable communities, middle class children have also been targets in elite schools. Sociologist Saswati Ghosh said: “Children have always been vulnerable but now they are being targeted more

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Baltal, Pahalgam routes

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Baltal, Pahalgam routes

Srinagar, July 19 ((Crime News):) The Amarnath Yatra resumed at 10 a.m. Saturday from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes after its temporary suspension, an official said. A senior police official told (Crime News): in Srinagar

Snag hits Delhi-Katra train

Snag hits Delhi-Katra train

Jammu, July 16 ((Crime News):) The New Delhi-Katra superfast train – the Shri Shakti Express – was stuck inside a tunnel in Jammu for over two hours Wednesday due to a technical fault, police said.

Tamil Nadu school fire: Life term for owner, jail for nine others

Tamil Nadu school fire: Life term for owner, jail for nine others

...s. Of the fine, Rs.50,000 each should be paid to the parents of the 94 dead children, Rs.25,000 to 15 seriously injured children and Rs.10,000 to the three other injured children, the court ordered. In

10 held guilty in Tamil Nadu school fire

10 held guilty in Tamil Nadu school fire

Chennai, July 30 ((Crime News):) A Thanjavur court Wednesday held 10 people guilty and acquitted 11 others in the Kumbakonam school fire accident in Tamil Nadu that killed 94 children and left 18 injured in 2004.

Former journalist’s widow found dead, servant held

Former journalist’s widow found dead, servant held

...sh; died in 2005, was staying on the first floor of her house, which she had gifted to her elder sister residing in the US. The second floor was gifted to her younger sister while the

Three prisoners killed in Rajasthan jail clash

Three prisoners killed in Rajasthan jail clash

Jaipur, July 24 ((Crime News):) Three prisoners were killed – one gunned down and two others beaten to death – in a clash between members of two gangs in a jail in Rajasthan’s Bikaner Thursday, police said.