Crime & Crash
11-year-old allegedly raped by Class 9 student in Gujarat
Palanpur, Dec 14: An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a Class 9 student in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, police said Thursday.
The accused, himself a minor, has been apprehended.
The incident took place in a village in Danta tehsil Wednesday evening, said police inspector B K Goswami.
"The boy and the girl...
Buddhist monk killed by leopard while meditating under tree
New Delhi, Dec 13: A Buddhist monk has been killed by a leopard while meditating in a protected forest for the big cats, the fifth such attack in the area this month, police said on Thursday.
Rahul Walke Bodhi was seated beneath a tree in Ramdegi forest in western India for morning prayers on Tuesday when the...
Class 3 student allegedly raped and strangled to death in Rajasthan
Rajasthan, Dec 13: An eight-year-old Dalit girl, who had gone missing after she went to graze cattle, is suspected to have been strangled to death after being raped in a village in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district, police said Wednesday.
The deceased, a Class III student, was missing since Tuesday night and her body was found in a mustard...
Six get 2 years RI for rape attempt on SC girl
Raichur, Dec 11: District Principal and Session Court First Additional Judge M Mahadevaiyya on Monday sentenced six persons to two years Rigorous Imprisonment on charges of attempting to rape a woman belonging to Scheduled Caste.
The Judge also slapped a fine of Rs 1.02 lakhs on the convicted six people and directed payment of Rs 90,000 to the victim....
J&K: 1 killed as bus falls into gorge in Poonch
Jammu, Dec 8: At least 11 people were killed and 19 others injured Saturday when a passenger bus skidded off a road and plunged into a deep gorge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
The accident occurred at Plera when the driver of the bus, coming from Loran to Poonch, lost control over the vehicle while...
Miscreants run away with AK-47 rifle of RPF jawan
Ujjain, Dec 6: A group of miscreants allegedly ran away with an AK-47 rifle of a Railway Protection Force (RPF) jawan in Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh, a senior police officer said Thursday.
Two RPF personnel were injured in the incident which took place near Badnagar, about 50 km from here, said Ujjain Superintendent of Police (SP) Sachin Atulkar....
Five held in connection with Parassinikadavu gang rape case
Kannur, Dec 5: Five people have been arrested in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old school girl by several people over different days at various places in Kannur district after enticing her through social media, the police said Wednesday.
The tenth standard girl was taken to a lodge at Parasinikadavu, a temple town on the banks...
Delhi hit-and-run case: Police scans 4,000 Mercedes to arrest accused driver
New Delhi, Dec 5: The 28-year-old driver of the Mercedes car which allegedly ran over and killed a fruit vendor and injured another near Dwarka's Ganpati Chowk was arrested on Tuesday, police said.
Nukul, a resident of Raj Nagar, Palam Colony was behind the wheel of the luxury car when the accident occurred on Sunday night, police...
Minor rape victim approaches High Court to terminate 22-week 'unwanted' pregnancy
New Delhi, Dec 4: A 16-year-old rape victim has knocked the doors of the Delhi High Court seeking permission to terminate her 22-week "unwanted" pregnancy.
The court has said the minor needed to be medically evaluated, both physically and psychologically.
According to the minor's plea, she was lured into a sexual relationship by a married...
Woman Got Fired For Being HIV Positive, To Get Her Job Back After 3 Years
Pune, Dec 4: A Pune-based woman employee, who was terminated by her company after being diagnosed with HIV, got justice from the Labour Court almost after three years.
The court on Monday ordered the company to reinstate her in the same post she was in, along with providing all the back wages.
The company had...