Mishi Choudhary | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The Supreme Court has struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act. Indian citizens can speak out freely on public issues without any fear of retaliatory criminal prosecution.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Tuesday February 11, 2014
With the Supreme Court due to decide next week on whether to try the two Italian marines facing criminal proceedings in India for the killing of two Indian fishermen under a stringent anti-piracy and anti-terror act, Italy has reacted with outrage.
Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013
Sibal has emphasised that there was a need for a separate law to deal with the menace of fixing in cricket as the Indian Penal Code (IPC) does not recognise match fixing and spot fixing as offences.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 12, 2013
The Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, which proposes jail term to a rape convict for his entire life, will be taken up at a special meeting of the union cabinet today, Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said in Delhi on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 2, 2013
The family of the 23-year-old medical student has said that it would be an honour for new anti-rape laws to be named after her, as suggested yesterday by junior minister Shashi Tharoor. However, sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs say that the ch...
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Friday July 6, 2012
Inmates serving time in Taloja Central Prison have access to the prison library, but an Indian Mujahideen undertrial shot off a letter to the Chief Justice complaining that not a single book on criminal law is to be found on the shelves. Besides a pl...
India News | Neha Khanna and A Vaidyanathan | Thursday November 3, 2011
Before Kanimozhi entered court this morning, she seemed relaxed and cheerful, as she sat with her mother, husband and young son. The odds were in favour of her getting bail after more than five months in prison for her alleged role in the telecom sca...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 22, 2011
An Indian expatriate in the UAE has been arrested in Dubai for organising a march in support of the anti-corruption movement launched by social activist Anna Hazare. Hazare is on an indefinite fast in New Delhi. More than 150 Indian nationals had ga...