Incidents of sexual violence, such as those in Karachi, call on us to collectively defy, one more time, any attempts by anyone to push us back in the char dewari.
Inefficient policing in Nigeria has forced many communities to rely on vigilante groups for security. Despite using force and violence, many groups even have support from authorities
A global cyber attack using NSA’s hacking tools has hit international shipper FedEx, Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries.
The 1998 case helped Justice Prabha Sridevan understand the social fabric of India. And, she writes, it convinced her that of all the institutions of a democracy, the court was the most crucial.
There were no grease marks on the Dalit youth’s chest when two teams of doctors examined him, how did they appear later? asks forensic expert Dr. Sampath Kumar in an exclusive interview to The Wire.
The police are also probing if a cross-border sex determination and abortion racket is in operation in Sangli, which borders Karnataka.
Nineteen aborted female foetuses were found dumped in a stream at a village in Sangli, bordering Karnataka on Sunday, March 5.
Investigators are never held accountable for their criminal misdeeds and go on plying their trade with no fear of punishment.
US report also says that while demonetisation “addresses the problem of counterfeit currency, it does little to mitigate long term money laundering risks.”
Seventy-year-old Jurgen Kantner had been held on the small southern island of Jolo and beheaded by ISIS-linked Abu Sayyaf militants last week.
Kirwale was hacked to death by his carpenter according to a preliminary report. Activists however are not convinced and suspect political motivations.
The Sukma superintendent of police apparently made the comments at a function organised by an automobile company.
Two separate incidents of violence against CPI(M) workers in Kerala were reported hours after an attack on an RSS office.
Though Sangh leaders justify the mass killing of Muslims in private, this is perhaps the first time someone from the RSS has openly boasted about the massacre and held it out as something “Hindu society” should take “pride” in.
Given the involvement of “powerful and influential” local BJP leaders, a citizens’ fact-finding team says measures are being taken to impair the legal validity of the victim’s statement.
The victim’s community has refused to accept his body until all the accused are arrested.
Donald Trump has finally broken his silence on the incident, but Narendra Modi remains mum.
The CID arrested BJP women’s wing leader Juhi Chowdhury from the Batasia area close to the Indo-Nepal border in North Bengal for her alleged involvement in the Jalpaiguri child trafficking case.
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.