New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday is likely to pronounce its verdict whether to prosecute Bollywood actor Shyan Munshi and 18 others on charges of perjury for turning hostile during their deposition in model Jessica Lall's murder trial. A division bench of Justice S.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sought a response from Haryana's director general of police and Kaithal police chief following media reports that a Dalit boy was assaulted by a man who was part of a group which had attacked Dalits earlier as well. The apex human rights panel has sought reports from the two officials on the issue within a month. The NHRC's direction came after it took note of the media reports that one of the 17 absconding accused, wanted for assaulting Dalits in Haryana's Kaithal in April, had carried out a similar attack on another Dalit boy May
Gurgaon, May 21 (IANS) Two women employees of a private school here were arrested for sexually molesting a six-year-old Class 3 student for the last few months, police said Tuesday. The women - Daana, 37, and Sajida, 28 - were arrested for playing with private parts of the girl in the washroom
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Tainted cricketer S. Sreesanth went on a shopping spree with the money he earned from spot-fixing, buying apparel worth Rs.1.95 lakh for himself and a mobile phone costing over Rs.40,000 for his girlfriend, Delhi Police said Tuesday. He wanted to quickly dispose of the cash which he got after fixing and apart from apparel and gifts spent it in parties, a police official told
Bhopal, May 21 (IANS) Defending champions Madhya Pradesh girls defeated Chandigarh 2-1 in their opening match of Pool A of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's and Women's National Championship (Final) on Day 1 at the Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium here Tuesday. Madhya Pradesh scored their opening goal through Neelu in the third minute. Preeti Dubey scored another goal for Madhya Pradesh in the 19th minute while Saroj scored the only goal for Chandigarh in the 17th minute.
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Heat wave condition intensified further across Punjab and Haryana Tuesday with temperatures at some places crossing 46 degrees Celsius Monday, the weather office here said. Temperatures remained five to seven degrees above normal across both states.
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) Israeli cultivation technology and know-how of fruit plants will be shared with Indian farmers and horticulturists at the centre of excellence for fruits which was inaugurated Tuesday in Haryana's Sirsa district. The centre was inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Israeli Ambassador Alon Ushpiz at Mangiana village in Sirsa district, 280 km from here. After setting up a centre of excellence for vegetables in 2011, India and Israel have now joined hands for setting up a centre for fruits, a spokesman of the Haryana government said here.
The Delhi High Court today granted interim bail to 78 year-old former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala for six weeks for medical treatment. Of late, Chautala has not been in good health
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted six weeks' interim bail to former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, sentenced to 10 years in jail for irregularities in appointment of teachers in 2000, for pacemaker implant surgery at Gurgaon's Medanta Hospital. Justice Siddharth Mridul granted conditional interim bail to Chautala and asked him to go to Medanta Hospital within 24 hours of his release from the jail.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A man accused of rape can be convicted only if he has a malafide intention of not fulfilling a promise of marrying the victim, the Supreme Court Monday said, describing the crime as an assault on the "body and privacy of the victims". "An accused can be convicted for rape only if the court reaches a conclusion that the intention of the accused was malafide, and that he had clandestine motives," said an apex court bench of Justice B.S. Chauhan and Justice Dipak Misra.