Friday, November 21, 2014 - 4:13 AM

Delhi HC orders compensation to crime victims within a day

Delhi HC orders compensation to crime victims within a day

...al of compensation to the victims under the Delhi Victims Compensation Scheme (VCS) 2011. The bench also pulled up the Delhi government for not having the victim compensation fund (VCF) in place which has been provided

Sexual harassment: Woman judge objects to inquiry panel composition

Sexual harassment: Woman judge objects to inquiry panel composition

...inquiry committee, the former woman judge said Justice Singh was one of the two judges who took the decision to transfer her to Sidhi, to which she had objected. “While I am willing to make myself

Man sets wife on fire in Pakistan

Man sets wife on fire in Pakistan

...amabad, Oct 5 (Crime News) A man in Pakistan’s Punjab province set his wife on fire Sunday for refusing to transfer her plot of land in his name. Ghullam Abbas, of Faisalabad metropolis’s Sabina Town,

SC puts on hold probe into judge’s sexual harassment

SC puts on hold probe into judge’s sexual harassment

...district judge against a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. The composition of the committee, set up by the chief justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court, was objected to by the woman judge,

Tension after prisoners-police clash, jail official transferred

Tension after prisoners-police clash, jail official transferred

...officials and prisoners in a Bihar jail that left at least 17 people injured. Later, the jail superintendent was transferred. At least 12 prisoners and five police officials were injured in the clashes late Saturday

No mitigating factor in corruption: Court

No mitigating factor in corruption: Court

New Delhi, Aug 10 (Crime News): In a significant judgement, a Delhi court has ruled that family responsibilities and health issues cannot be grounds for seeking leniency in sentence in corruption cases. The court said

MH17 crash: Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine (Roundup)

MH17 crash: Dutch investigators examine bodies amid fighting in Ukraine (Roundup)

...st fighting, Xinhua cited the Interfax news agency as quoting health authorities in Donetsk. The clashes flared up as an international investigation team made up of experts from the Netherlands, the US and Germany arrived in

Tanzania records zero poaching in largest game reserve

Tanzania records zero poaching in largest game reserve

Dodoma, Oct 4 (Crime News) After years of incessant elephant poaching, Tanzanian authorities said that there had been no poaching in the Selous Game Reserve for the past three months. Poaching of elephants in

Kashmiri students create App on flood information

Kashmiri students create App on flood information

...ryans College of Engineering, 25 km from here, contains all information about the flood-hit state, including the list of missing people, list of the dead, donation links, government helplines, affected people and areas and location of relief

Preity allegations: Fourth witness supports Wadia

Preity allegations: Fourth witness supports Wadia

...t, both appeared to be normal and were cheering for their team.” Later, Mahintura said, he saw Wadia walk up to Preity and have a short conversation with her lasting probably less than a minute. He