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Vadodara: Man, mother, sisters booked for rape, assault of 17-year-old

The girl had met Vishal at his shop in Ahmedabad where she lived earlier with her family. She had worked for 10 days at Vishal’s shop during her summer break in 2017. She then moved to Vadodara along with her mother for schooling last year.

Two boys arrested for ‘sexually assaulting’ four-year-old in Basti

According to the police, the accused boys took the four-year-old to a secluded area where they sexually assaulted her and left her bleeding. The girl was later taken to a nearby hospital where she underwent tests that confirmed sexual assault, they added.


Perjury upon the soul

Many give false evidence under oath, but complex laws and reluctance to initiate proceedings make prosecution a rarity.

Naupada Police constable dragged on car’s bonnet as man races away

The car raced from Kopri to Teen Hath Naka, a kilometre away, in Thane East.  Shekade escaped with minor injuries and is stable. He recorded a statement with the police on Wednesday.

Woman dies due to doctor’s ‘negligence’ in Surat, police file complaint

Dr Rajiv Vyas, however, could not be arrested on Wednesday as a police team found him to be out on vacation with family.

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IPC has often been haphazardly amended. It needs a comprehensive revision.


Sedition and political speech

It is difficult to decide where to draw the line but it must be drawn, as far as possible, in favour of free speech.

Cop ‘beats up’ doctor at Sassoon hospital

Police arrested Khokle and produced him before a magistrate court Thursday. Khokle was remanded in police custody for a day.

Criminal defamation law: Bar Council ‘backs’ Centre, but favours amendment

After the Centre filed an affidavit in the SC, favouring retention of the provision for criminal defamation in IPC, Bar Council of India president Manan Kumar Mishra said, “The government is right in favouring it.”

SC on criminal defamation: IPC came much before Constitution, time to judge if provision still valid

A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and P C Pant said the court will also consider whether Sections 499 and 500 of the IPC.

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Sarfaraz Alam suspended from JDU over molestation charges

Patna, Jan 23 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) (JDU) leader Sarfaraz Alam was suspended from the party on Saturday, following allegations of molesting a woman in the Rajdhani Express. An FIR was registered against Alam for misbehaving with a woman passenger on the Guwahati-Rajdhani Express on Sunday night. The case was filed at GRP police station in Patna, and Alam was booked under sections 341, 323, 290, 504 and 354A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).