India  /  Published 16.01.19

UP 'gang-rape’ victim ends life on 2nd try

A young woman who had attempted suicide last year outside chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s official residence claiming police inaction against her alleged rapists finally ended her life on Monday ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

IT employee jailed for social media harassment

An IT employee has been sentenced to two years’ imprisonment and fined Rs 26,000 for creating fake social media accounts of a colleague and posting objectionable photos.On April 2, 2018, a 26-year-o...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.09.19

Why human trafficking keeps growing

Solving certain problems requires a multi-pronged approach; they will persist if they are viewed through a narrow lens. This was evident in the findings of a recent study on why human trafficking keep...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.10.18

Cops: 10000 SIMs were for firm, not 1 man

Jharkhand police anti-terrorist squad (ATS) on Thursday clarified that 10,000 SIMs were issued to the company, One Excel, and not owner Javed Ahmed individually, and it would be probed whether hate or...
By Our Correspondent in

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

NCRB report: Selective omission of hate crime data

The identification of the cause is often the first step to neuter a deleterious effect. But such identification is made possible only with reliable data. The importance of the 2017 Crime in India repo...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 24.11.18

Hindutva activist in Gauri chargesheet

The special investigation team probing the September 2017 murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh has named 18 people in its second chargesheet, including the prime accused, while seeking more time to roun...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

World  /  Published 22.11.18

US sex abuse charge on Indian-origin man

A 22-year-old Indian-origin man in the US has been arrested and charged with sexual enticement of a minor girl through social media, authorities have said.Sachin Aji Bhaskar, a resident of New York's ...
By PTI in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.18

Student held with tortoises in Calcutta

A youth from Jharkhand studying in Calcutta was arrested in New Alipore on Wednesday night for allegedly trading in the Indian Star Tortoise (Geochelone elegans), listed as an endangered species.Rohan...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.19

Aide helps cyber goons rob Adani top official

The city’s cyber police have arrested three men who had allegedly siphoned Rs 4.41 lakh from the bank account of Pratap Venkat Subrahmanyam Chekuri, vice-president of Adani Power’s project in Godd...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 26.07.19

Tit-for-tat: Kangana, Prasoon and others reply to letter on hate crime

Three days after a group of eminent citizens wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the lynching of minorities and hate crimes, 61 celebrities from various fields on Friday responded with a counter ...
By PTI in Mumbai


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