Kidnappers turn to deputy collector

PATNA, Jan. 19. — Extortion in Bihar scripted a new chapter in crime today when a deputy collector was asked to cough up an amount of Rs 4 lakh, failing which, the culprits threatened to…

Justice delivered in 24 hours!

Jaipur, Jan. 19. — If you have any pre-conceived notion about the speed of justice delivery in the Indian judiciary, you may well have to do a rethink. Mahender Singh Jat, was accused of molesting…

Students pray for kidnapped schoolmate in Bihar

The students of the city’s Don Bosco Public school on Thursday organised a prayer for the early release of their 15-year-old schoolmate, Nirmalendu Prakash Diwakar, who remains untraced for the third day despite raids being…

Chargesheet filed against accused in Ragging Case

KOTTAYAM: Chargesheet was filed against the nine accused in the sensational SME ragging case in the First Class Magistrate Court, Ettumanoor, on Wednesday. Six senior students of SME, among the accused, have been charged with…

Holes in NRI kidnap case

Mumbai, Jan. 19: Pune police were today trying to crack the mystery of two UK-based Indian women being allegedly kidnapped on their way to Pune within hours of their flight landing in India. Read More

Judge trying case against Jayalalithaa transferred

BANGALORE: Special Judge A.S. Pachhapure, who is trying the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and four others, has been transferred. A.T. Munnoli has been posted in his place. Read More

SC for death in

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 19: The Supreme Court said today that the death sentence must be awarded in extreme cases like ‘‘bride burning’’, ‘‘dowry death’’ and ‘‘in cases of crime of enormous proportion’’ and set five…