Maharashtra move against fake Human rights NGOS

Mumbai: Alarmed at the increasing number of fake non-government organisations (NGOs) extorting money from innocent people in the name of human rights, the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) has asked the state government to…

Hindutva group linked to 2007 Ajmer Blast

Investigations into the 2007 Ajmer Sharif blast have led the Rajasthan police to the members of self-styled Hindu group Abhinav Bharat, which was alleged to be behind the Malegaon blast, official sources said.  A team…

16 % candidates in 1st phase have criminal…

NEW DELHI: Nearly 16 per cent of candidates contesting in the first phase of Lok Sabha polls have pending criminal cases against them, with Bihar and Uttar Pradesh accounting for the maximum such contestants, a…

India bans posting private sex tapes on websites

India has banned spurned boyfriends from posting private recordings of sexual encounters on websites in order to protect the privacy of young women. Under a tough new law, those convicted will face three years in…

Crimes among IPS officers

That Saji Mohan loved the high life was well known in Chandigarh. That he lived dangerously, cutting deals with the drug mafia, was not. So when the 1995 batch IPS officer, posted as the Narcotics…