One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...h little thought on safety. To put this disquieting data in perspective, almost half the equivalent population of some countries like Iceland or the Maldives is wiped out on Indian roads every year. As

Criminal charges dropped against India-born killer mom in Canada

Criminal charges dropped against India-born killer mom in Canada

...ions, The Gazette reported Tuesday. Alpabahen Patel, 30, was hospitalised after her husband discovered the body of their two-month-old baby in their apartment in eastern Montreal Dec 23, 2011. Patel was arrested and charged with

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

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

...of the bribe offer by Lt.Gen. Tejinder Singh for clearing the trucks’ purchase file. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed a charge sheet against retired army officer Tejinder Singh following V.K. Singh’s allegation

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)

...to two-wheeler accidents – 19 deaths every hour or more than one death every 3 minutes – Incidence of accidental deaths rose 51.8 percent between 2003 and 2012 – India’s population grew 13.6 percent from 2003 to

Indo-Canadian duo charged with honour killing, contest extradition

Indo-Canadian duo charged with honour killing, contest extradition

Ottawa, June 10 ((Cnews)) A mother and an uncle of a woman in Canada charged with “honour killing”, have appealed against their extradition to India, media reported Tuesday. A British Columbia court asked Malkit Sidhu,

Will write to PM seeking Meghwal dismissal: NCW

Will write to PM seeking Meghwal dismissal: NCW

...d 16 others are charged. In 2011, a woman had filed a first information report in Vaishali Nagar police station of Jaipur, of sexual exploitation by Meghwal and 16 others, including her husband. After investigation,

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

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

...s accused of rape, murder, kidnapping and acid attacks to be tried in regular courts and suffer the consequences of their actions. Child rights activists and judicial pronouncements have opposed the rationale behind the suggestion. This

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...t rural households across the country do not have toilet facilities, according to a baseline survey conducted in 2012. In reply to questions raised in the Lok Sabha, in February this year, the government stated

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

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

...only one such case. All across the country, crimes against children went up by 52.5 percent in a year. A total of 58,224 cases were registered in 2013 compared to 38,172 cases in 2012. Of

Pakistan court seeks information on missing Indian national

Pakistan court seeks information on missing Indian national

...tan court has issued notice to the defence and interior ministries demanding an explanation on the disappearance of an Indian national from Kohat district in 2012, a media report said Wednesday. During the hearing in