President Signs Ordinance Seeking Death Penalty for Rape of Children

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind signed an ordinance to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including the death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet Saturday approved the ordinance to allow courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping girls under 12 years. […]

PILs to Probe Judge Loya Death an Attempt to Settle Political Scores: SC

New Delhi: Public Interest Litigations seeking an inquiry into the alleged mystery regarding the death of Special CBI Judge, B H Loya in December 2014, was thrown out by the Supreme Court which observed that political scores should not be settled by the judiciary. Judge Loya had died in December 2014, when he was hearing […]

Adityanath Condemns Custodial Death of Rape Victim’s Father

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condemned the custodial death of an alleged rape victim’s father and assured strict action and thorough probe into the matter. As many as six police personnel were suspended and four accused were arrested for allegedly beating up a rape victim’s father. Speaking to the media, Adityanath said those […]