New Delhi, June 18: The Delhi High Court has reduced the jail term of a man who was convicted for kidnapping a minor girl for marriage and raping her, noting that she had gone willingly with him.
Kolkata, June 18: A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee faced protests while visiting a murdered rape victim’s family in North 24 Parganas district, intellectuals Tuesday urged the people to join a march here to protest the rise in crimes against women.
Kabul, June 18: Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s appointment of a weakly qualified human rights commission with little public consultation raises concerns about the country’s most important rights body, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
Washington, June 18 (IANS/EFE) The director of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), John Morton, said Monday that he will leave his post next month to work in the private sector after four years at the head of the agency.
Bangalore, June 17: Britain’s deputy high commission in Chennai will issue visas on the day of application from Tuesday to Indians in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu,, an official said Monday.
New Delhi, June 17: The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on a plea of a candidate seeking cancellation of the CGL examination in April on grounds the paper was leaked a day before the test.
New Delhi, June 17: A woman who filed a negligence complaint against St.
Bangalore, June 16: French diplomat Pascal Mazurier, who is on bail in a sexual abuse case, has petitioned the family court here to allow his mother Jacqueline Maille visitation rights to meet his three children staying with his estranged Indian wife Suja Jones.
Bangalore, June 16: The Child Rights Initiative for Shared Parenting (CRISP), a Bangalore-based NGO fighting for shared parenting in case of divorce or separation, Sunday demanded reforms in family laws — to make them gender neutral.