Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

...other papers are yet to be made available. At many places, schools continue to function in the open. The change of guard in Uttarakhand from Vijay Bahuguna to Harish Rawat has also taken its toll on

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

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

...uo; 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 of bribery offer over irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra

17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of murder

17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of murder

...onvicted under section 218 IPC (public servant framing incorrect record) and was granted bail on a personal bond of Rs. 50,000 and a surety of like amount. The 18 policemen were charge-sheeted by the CBI in

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

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

...eat of last year’s disaster. The state government also said arrangements have been made for registration of pilgrims/tourists for regulating the yatra to avoid any eventuality. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials informed Rajnath

Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)

Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)

Rudraprayag (Uttarakhand), June 17 ((Cnews)) A year has passed since the great floods hit the picturesque Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, but the tourism industry on which the state is so dependent has clearly failed to bounce back,

Tandoor case: Convict’s parole plea hearing July 16

Tandoor case: Convict’s parole plea hearing July 16

New Delhi, July 9 ((Crime News):) The Delhi High Court Wednesday posted for July 16 the parole plea of Sushil Sharma, awarded life imprisonment for murdering his wife Naina Sahni and throwing her body into a Delhi

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

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

...e ruled – in 2013 and again in 2014 – against trying juveniles by regular courts. Dismissing a slew of petitions filed in the wake of the Dec 16, 2012 gang-rape, a three-judge bench headed by

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

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

New Delhi, July 20 ((Crime News):) Delhi has earned the dubious distinction being a city unsafe for women. Now comes another shocker. Among India’s 53 mega-cities, the national capital is the most unsafe for children as crimes

Tejpal’s interim bail extended till July 1

Tejpal’s interim bail extended till July 1

New Delhi, June 27 ((Cnews)) The Supreme Court Friday extended till July 1 the interim bail of Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal in a sexual assault case. An apex court bench of Justice Vikramajit Sen