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Jharkhand  /  Published 20.03.20

1 year in jail for ex-minister of Jharkhand

A local court on Friday awarded one year of rigorous imprisonment to former state urban development minister Bachcha Singh and his younger brother Ramadhir in a case dating back to October 3, 2003 whe...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 27.09.18

Adultery not a crime: 158-year-old law scrapped

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the 158-year-old anti-adultery law, saying it was unconstitutional as it dented the individuality of women and treated them as “chattel of husbands”.The a...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.07.19

3 Maoists killed in Bihar

Three Maoists were killed in a joint operation conducted by the CRPF and Bihar police’s special task force in the forest area of Aurangabad district on Thursday. The forest is spread across Gaya and...
By Dev Raj in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.19

Hospital reads riot act to patients

Threatening doctors and nurses: Three to seven years of rigorous imprisonment. Assaulting a doctor or a nurse: Three to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment. Misbehaving with on-duty doctors: Two years o...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 30.05.19

41 charged in hooch tragedy

A chargesheet against 41 persons in connection with the hooch tragedy that killed more than 150 people in Assam in February was presented before the court of the chief judicial magistrate here on Thur...
By Ritupallab Saikia in Golaghat


Opinion  /  Published 09.12.19

Double standards in govt job appointments

The past need not always haunt the present. The Supreme Court ruled recently that no one can be denied a government job on the basis of a conviction or charge he faced as a minor. This is important in...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.12.19

Will keep lynch law in mind: Shah

The government will “keep in mind” the need to have specific legal provisions against lynchings as it mulls an overhaul of the Indian Penal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code, home minister Amit...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.19

Learner driver kills praying woman

A 30-year-old learner driver illegally steering a vehicle unsupervised through a public road on Thursday morning fatally knocked down a woman praying in front of a temple near Rashbehari Avenue.Sumit ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Gariahat

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

3 held for cop attack at Salt Lake stadium

A policewoman was allegedly grabbed from behind after a clash broke out in the stand of Salt Lake stadium during a World Cup qualifier match on Tuesday night.At least three men were arrested for attac...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.19

Asha Bhosle is right about our phone obsession

Sir — The legendary singer, Asha Bhosle, recently shared a picture on social media. In the photograph, Bhosle can be seen sitting in a room with a few other people, who are all busy with their phone...
By The Telegraph


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