Thai junta frees 14 Cambodian migrant workers

Thai junta frees 14 Cambodian migrant workers

...The release came three days after Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni granted a royal pardon to a convicted Thai activist Veera Somkwamkid during a visit from acting Thai Foreign Minister Sihasak Phuangketkeow. During a meeting with Sihasak

Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested in Thailand with marijuana

Nepal’s ex-crown prince arrested in Thailand with marijuana

Kathmandu, July 15 ((Crime News):) Paras Shah, Nepal’s former crown prince known for his flamboyant lifestyle, was arrested by Thai police July 10 with 12 gm of marijuana, it was confirmed Tuesday. Top diplomatic sources

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), under the Ministry of Home Affairs, as many as many as 461 people died and 1,301 more were injured “every day” from traffic accidents in the country during 2012. (See Separate Box

Fake lottery racket busted in China

Fake lottery racket busted in China

Beijing, June 18 ((Cnews)) A gang who illegally printed and sold tickets for Mark Six, a popular lottery organised by the Hongkong Jockey Club, has been busted in China’s Guangdong province. According to Foshan municipal

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

...9, 2010. However, the same was not provided by him to the investigating agency despite efforts”. In March 2012, Gen. V.K. Singh alleged that Lt.Gen. Tejinder Singh met him Sep 22, 2010, and offered him the

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

...on Indian roads in past decade – 381 deaths and 1,287 injuries every day due to specific road accidents – 80 deaths and 14 injuries every day due to road-rail accidents – 73 deaths every day due

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

...quo;s other legal plank is equally weak, empirical evidence shows. Gandhi fell back on statistics to claim that 16-year-olds commit rape because they know that under the Juvenile Justice Act they can get away with just

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (IANS Special)

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (IANS Special)

...adesh topped the list with 9,857 cases of crimes against children, while Maharashtra was on the second spot with 8,247 cases. The lowest number of cases were reported from Nagaland (8) followed by Daman and Diu

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...girls lived, toilets had been constructed under the campaign. On its website, it shows that in the year 2011, 172 families of Below Poverty Line did not have toilets. It constructed 178 toilets for

SC blocks execution of two in Dec 16 gang rape

SC blocks execution of two in Dec 16 gang rape

New Delhi, July 14 ((Crime News):) The Supreme Court Monday suspended the death sentence of Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur, the two remaining convicts in the Dec 16, 2012, Delhi gang rape case, as it extended