Three years ago, the US indicted Dmytro Firtash and Congress MP K.V.P. Rao in an $18.5 million bribery scandal involving mining in India. Why has India not investigated the offence yet?
The man behind the shooting, Adam W. Purinton, apparently claimed that he thought the two men were Middle Eastern and has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
The media has the power to influence the mindset of how an incident of rape is perceived through the manner in which stories are constructed. It has a responsibility to use that power well.
The police insist the 2013 death of the Dalit man at the epicentre of upper caste violence over his engagement to a Vanniyar woman in Tamil Nadu was a suicide. But the evidence does not support this claim.
Several outlets have been critcised for revealing the name of the actor and ‘misreporting and sensationalising’ the incident.
A Delhi court on Thursday acquitted Mohammed Hussain Fazili and Mohammed Rafiq Shah of all charges while the third accused, Tariq Ahmed Dar, was found guilty and sentenced to ten years in jail.
Three employees of a Noida-based company have been arrested for allegedly duping nearly seven lakh people in an ‘earn per click’ scheme.
Working in deserted offices on Sundays and holidays makes female employees especially vulnerable
The Gadchiroli couple who had alleged that two women from Chattisgarh had been detained and assaulted by Maharashtra’s C-60 commandos has now been arrested.
The commission had issued a notice first in October followed by a reminder in November over the high incidence of deaths amongst tribal girl students in the state.
Senior advocate Rebecca John pointed out glaring holes in the prosecution’s claims based on discrepancies in witness statements and the supposed weapons of offence.
With evidence not adding up and workers still in jail, the defence counsel and the accused workers suspect foul play by the company.
The student was found dead the morning after her mother had been refused permission to take her home
The day before her murder, the student had complained of being harassed by a teacher.
A comparison of data from 2010-2016 seem to indicate that the post-liquor ban period is not significantly different from previous years.
A case under the Arms Act was filed against Salman Khan for allegedly keeping and using a firearm with an expired licence in the alleged poaching of blackbucks.
While the Modi government has tried and to a certain extent succeeded in making the defence ministry less graft-ridden, it still has a long way in formalising the way it investigates and clamps down on corruption.
In two weeks more than 125 inmates have been killed in violence within Brazil’s overcrowded prisons that authorities have been struggling to control.
Sunil Rastogi, the accused, has confessed to molesting children, mainly girls between the ages of seven and ten for the last 12 years.
Every major crime – murder, rape, kidnapping, rioting – increased in the months following the liquor ban.
Days after IRS officer Baldip Singh Sandhu was transferred out of the tax panel’s New Delhi bench, it agreed to begin hearing the Sahara case.
Income tax investigators also comprehensively refuted the company’s theory that a ‘disgruntled employee’ was behind incriminating diary entries recording payments to politicians.
The Central Information Commission has directed the university to expedite the inquiry into the death of Vimal Kumar Chaudhary, who allegedly committed suicide in June 2014.
The mid to late 1980s were a point of transition in Gujarat. As the Congress’s hold on power had weakened, the winner in this upheaval was the BJP – and the figure of Latif provided it with the perfect foil.
The agency placed the seven middlemen – including the relative of a government official – under arrest on Monday under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
The court also asked why senior officer R K Dutta, who was supervising the 2G and coal scam cases, was shifted out.
SC Issues Notice To Facebook, Google, Other Internet Majors on Sharing of Sexual Assault, Cybercrime Videos
The apex court sought responses from Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and Facebook on NGO Prajwala’s plea seeking blocking of rape videos.
The Ahmedabad property dealer who was a proxy for politicians and businessmen who sought to benefit from the Modi government’s undeclared income amnesty scheme has said he will name names.
There is a misconception that the NCRB data completely captures all occurrences of rape, while ignoring the fact that there may be under-reporting (by victims) or under-recording (by the police) of instances of sexual violence.
A report by an independent team has revealed a lack of cooperation from Madhya Pradesh police in their probe and has raised serious questions about the state’s narrative of the encounter.
The call centre members allegedly targeted thousands of individuals in the US through phone based scams.
The court dismissed the review petition in the Soumya case before turning its ire on Katju for the language used against the bench in his Facebook post.
In this Facebook live session, The Wire’s founding editor Siddharth Varadarajan answers questions about the encounter of eight SIMI members by the Madhya Pradesh police.
Eight SIMI activists were killed in an encounter in Eintkhedi village following their escape from Bhopal Central Jail after killing a security guard.
An account of first-hand experiences of the growing culture of impunity, procedural delays in filing FIRs and the troubled relation between the state and its people.
Fourteen years on, the victim’s mother and lawyer hope the Supreme Court’s judgment may prove to be a deterrent against “honour killings”.
The apex court ordered that either the gangster-turned-politician should surrender or Bihar police should take him into custody.
Although tests like brain mapping and polygraph help widen the scope of a criminal investigation, their results are not admissible in the court of law.
Analysing crime data by implying that it is bad to have a high number of recorded crimes is not only wrong, it could lead harmful police practices.
The 2015 Crime in India report by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has revealed that 60% of the victims in all the cases registered under Section 377 (Unnatural Offences) are children.