Bureaucrats,cops favour denial of bail,lowering juvenile age

CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 6: Stricter punishment for gang-rape, denial of bail for crime against women and lowering juvenile age limit to 16 are among the key recommendations made by top bureaucrats and police brass to the government. The conference of Chief Secretaries and Director Generals of Police More

Delhi BJP expels member charged with rape

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi,Jan 6: Delhi BJP today expelled Yogesh Attrey, who unsuccessfully contested the 2008 Assembly elections, from the party after he was arrested on rape charges.Attrey was arrested last week for allegedly raping a woman for about a year."Delhi BJP president Vijender Gupta has expelled More

IAF to deploy helicopter squadron along Indo-Pak border

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jodhpur, Jan 6: IAF Chief Air Marshal N A K Browne will inaugurate the medium-lift helicopter complex for the new squadron of its latest Mi-17 V5 helicopters at Phalodi airbase near the Indo-Pak border here tomorrow. This may be seen as Indian Air Force strengthening its presence along the More

Raj Thackeray blames 'Bihari' migrants for Delhi gangrape case

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Jan 6: MNS chief Raj Thackeray was at the centre of a fresh controversy holding "Bihari" migrants responsible for the gangrape of the 23-year-old paramedical student in Delhi.Raj is already facing several complaints for his earlier remarks branding Biharis as "infiltrators" and threatening More

Death sentence in murder-rape case commuted to life term by SC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 6: Even as there is a nationwide outrage and demand for death to rapists, the Supreme Court had commuted the capital punishment to life imprisonment for a young man who raped a pregnant woman and killed her grand mother-in-law on the ground that the accused was drunk and not in a normal More

Indira Gandhi's assassins honoured by Akal Takht

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Amritsar, Jan 6: The two killers of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi were today honoured by Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikh religion, on their 24th death anniversary amid presence of a local Akali leader.Satwant Singh and Kehar Singh were hanged on January 6, 1989 after a trial More

India to consider multiple visa for scribes from SAARC nations

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Amritsar, Jan 6: India will consider granting multiple visa to journalists from SAARC nations, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said today.Addressing South Asia Free Media Association's (SAFMA) 8th Regional Conference here, the Minister said that he would soon take up the matter to sort More

Now 'robotic sandal' to tackle crimes against women

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Thane, Jan 6: In the backdrop of rising cases of crime against women, four Thane students have come up with a 'Robotic sandal' for the rescue of women in distress.Four students of class VII and IX have made a ladies sandal by fitting certain devices at the bottom of the normal footwear used by More

Suspend policemen who refuse to register complaint: Union Home Secretary

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 6: A policeman should be suspended immediately if he refuses to register a complaint, Union Home Secretary R K Singh has suggested."There should not be any hesitation in suspending any policeman who refuses to register a complaint. That is in law. Not registering any complaint is More

Akbaruddin would surrender before law: Asaduddin Owaisi

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Hyderabad, Jan 6: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who is facing allegations of making inflammatory speeches against a particular community, would surrender before the law, his brother and party president Asaduddin Owaisi has said."MIM is not against any religion...Our fight More

23 more die as cold wave sweeps North India

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 6: The entire North India continued to remain in the grip of severe cold wave today, with 23 more people succumbing to the chill in various parts of the region.Delhi shivered at season's lowest of 1.9 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal, while the maximum temperature plummeted More

Execution of rapists in public, 'sober' dress for girls:Jamaat-e-Islami Hind
New Delhi, Jan 6: Execution of rapists in full public glare, abolition of co-education and "sober and dignified" dress for girls are among the 11 suggestions made by Jamaat-e-Islami Hind to Justice J S Verma Committee on ensuring safety and security to women.In a statement, JIH said it welcomed the More

Women meant to do household chores: RSS chief

AGENCIES

Indore, Jan 6: A day after he sparked a controversy by saying that rapes happen in India not Bharat, right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has done it again. Now, he says women should restrict themselves to doing household chores, according to what he calls the theory More

  • Kashmir

22 yrs on,old city family awaits rehabilitation

Despite VPís Intervention, Authorities Unmoved

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 6: In a glaring instance of official apathy towards rehabilitation of families affected by the calamities, a family from old city area here is running from pillar to post for the past two More



  • Srinagar City

Omar visits Peer-e-Dastgeer (RA) Shrine

Reviews restoration work

Srinagar,Jan 6: Chief Minister,Omar Abdullah Sunday morning visited the under construction Shrine of Peer-e-Dastgeer Sahib (RA) at Khanyar here and received first hand appraisal of the status of progress More




  • Jammu

JK Govt to amend Constitution in next assembly session:Bhalla

State subject, domicile certificate for refugees

Vijaypur (Samba),Jan 6: In a significant development,state revenue minister Raman Bhalla on Sunday disclosed that Jammu and Kashmir government will bring an amendment in the state Constitution in next More



  • South Asia

US drones target Taliban hideouts

16 Militants Killed

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Jan 6: At least 16 militants were killed and seven others injured in a coordinated attack by US drones which fired a volley of missiles at three Taliban hideouts in the restive South Waziristan More



  • PaK

NSF rally in Muzaffarabad decries UN resolutions on Kashmir

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, Jan 6: Activists of pro-independence National Students Federation (NSF) held a rally here on Saturday to express their rejection of the January 5, 1949 UN Security Council resolution on Kashmir More



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