India  /  Published 16.02.19

20-year jail for Kerala priest for rape

A Kerala court on Saturday sentenced a Catholic clergyman to 20 years’ rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor, who gave birth two years ago, in a case that took several shocking turns. A criminal ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 31.12.18

Abduction, assault charge on jailed ex-MP

A Lucknow-based businessman has alleged that he was abducted from the city last week and taken to Deoria jail, where imprisoned gangster Atiq Ahmed and his accomplices assaulted him and forced him to ...
By PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.12.18

Pak frees Indian prisoner: Report

A software engineer from Mumbai, who was detained in Pakistan six years ago for entering Pakistan illegally to reportedly meet a girl he had befriended online, has been set free. Hamid Nihal Ansari, 3...
By PTI in Islampur

Opinion  /  Published 04.12.18

Wrongful detention in China

Last week, a 50-year-old man on crutches walked out of court a free man after 23 years. It had taken three retrials for Jin Zhehong’s innocence to be established. Meanwhile, his wife had remarried. ...
By Neha Sahay in

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.18

Do prisoners have no rights in India?

It is one thing to discuss prison reform and an entirely different thing to witness prison conditions. In September, the Supreme Court had set up a panel to formulate prison reforms, reduce overcrowdi...
By The Editorial Board in

Sports  /  Published 01.11.18

Neymar could face 6 years in prison over Barca move

Brazilian sensation Neymar could face up to six years in prison as courts re-examine his move from boyhood club Santos to Barcelona.Last year, former Barcelona superstar Neymar was ordered to stand tr...
By Agencies in Madrid


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