Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.21

Kin of dead beat up junior doctor

Around 15 to 20 people on Tuesday beat up a junior doctor on duty  in the emergency room of the Medininirai Medical College hospital in Daltonganj after he declared a patient as brought dead. Th...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

West Bengal  /  Published 09.02.21

Buxa Tiger Reserve villagers protest ‘assault’ by forester

Residents of many forest villages of the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) resorted to protests and locked up at least six range offices of the forest department on Monday after a villager was allegedly a...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 28.01.21

SC stay on ‘skin contact’ ruling

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed a Bombay High Court judgment that had acquitted a man on the ground that groping a child’s breasts without “skin-to-skin contact” does not amoun...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.01.21

'Skin to skin' touch rule stayed

The Bombay High Court, days ago, had ruled that  groping a minor’s breast without “skin to skin contact” cannot be termed as sexual assault under the rotection of Children from ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Tenant ‘assaults’ owners

An elderly woman and her daughter were assaulted on Thursday evening allegedly by their tenant, who apparently wanted back the rent he had paid in advance, police said. Niladri Ghosh, 36, a resident ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Baghajatin


Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.21

Tribal letter on assault by CRPF in June

Tribal residents of a remote village in rebel-hit Khuntpani block of West Singhbhum district have accused the police of trying to shield CRPF responsible for assaulting them on June 15 last year. ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 26.12.20

Covid patient beaten to death in US

An 82-year-old man who was being treated for Covid-19 at a hospital north of Los Angeles was bludgeoned to death with an oxygen tank last week by his roommate, the authorities said. The men were shar...
By Concepción de León in New York

India  /  Published 16.12.20

NHRC: SOP issued to deal sexual assault evidence

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has prepared a standard operating procedure (SOP) on collection and processing of forensic evidence to ensure effective prosecution leading to conviction in...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 30.11.20

Molest cuffs on bike taxi driver in Calcutta

The driver of an app-based bike taxi was arrested late on Saturday for allegedly molesting and abusing a woman passenger. Police said Dhiraj Kumar Ram was picked up from his Tiljala house based on a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.11.20

HC refuses to change judge in assault case

Kerala High Court on Friday dismissed petitions seeking a change of trial court judge in a case related to the kidnap and sexual assault of an actress allegedly masterminded by superstar Dileep. The ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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