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Telangana minor held for raping, blackmailing girl

Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) A minor boy, who repeatedly raped a minor girl by blackmailing her with the selfie videos of the act, has been taken into custody, police said on Saturday. Police said the 17-year-old boy was sexually exploiting the 15-year-old victim for last six months. The shocking incident in Nizamabad town came to light after the girl's father noticed several missed calls o...

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Bank Of Maharashtra CMD arrested in Rs 2,043 cr fake loans case

Pune, June 20 (IANS) In a major swoop, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) here arrested Ravindra P. Marathe, the Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra, and six others in a case of around Rs 2,043 crore fraudulent loans extended to Pune's DSK Group, an official said here on Wednesday. The EOW has also arrested the public sector bank's Executive Director Rajendra K. Gupta, Zo...

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2 arrested for rash driving near Goa school

Panaji, June 20 (IANS) Two road romeos were arrested on Wednesday for creating public nuisance near a school in Goa's coastal village of Calangute, police said. Police have also proceeded to cancel the registration of their modified vehicles, which did not have number plates, police officer Jivba Dalvi told reporters. Two 'road romeos' were arrested for rash and negligent driving...

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Choreographer makes hoax call to delay plane, arrested

Jaipur, June 19 (IANS) Running late for his flight to Mumbai, a choreographer associated with shows like 'Dance India Dance' on Tuesday tried to delay the plane with an anonymous call warning of a bomb aboard but was detected and arrested, police said. According to police, Mohit Kumar Tank was booked on IndiGo's Mumbai flight 6E218 but getting late, he called up the airlines' Gurgaon-bas...

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In search of a suitable girl

Hardly has any novel been awaited with as much curiosity and anticipation in recent times as Vikram Seths sequel to the monumental A Suitable Boy (1993). Five years on, since he was first expected to deliver the manuscript, the novel is still to see the light of the day. But what seems like a saga of missed deadlines can very well -- far from our eyes -- be a masterpiece in the making. T...

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Need tolerance to accept sexual diversity: Mr Gay World 2018 runner-up

Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) City-based Samarpan Maiti, the second runner-up of Mr Gay World 2018, dreams of a day when there would be no need to use terms like straight to identify people, but says this could be possible only when people have the tolerance to accept diversities. I dream of a day when we don't need to coin terms like 'gay', 'straight' to identify people, one can simply say I ...

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UNFPA sexual harassment case: US activists seek Akbaruddin's intervention

Patna, June 16 (IANS) Two respected US women rights campaigners have asked India's Permanent Representative at the UN, Syed Akbaruddin, for action against a senior UNFPA representative in India who has been accused by the organisation's former contractor Prashanti Tiwari of sexual harassment and abuse. Paula Donovan and Stephen Lewis, co-directors of the Code Blue campaign that tracks se...

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Maharashtra atrocity on Dalit, tribal boys: Rahul slams RSS, BJP

Jalgaon (Maharashtra), June 15 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the RSS and the Bharatiya Janata Party' politics after two Dalits and a tribal boy were paraded nude and assaulted for swimming in a well in Wakadi village here. The sole crime of these Dalit children was they were taking a dip in a well. Humanity is struggling to save its dignity, Gandhi tweeted. <...

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Furore in Maharashtra as 3 Dalit boys paraded nude for swimming in village well

Jalgaon (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, three minor Dalit boys were stripped, beaten and paraded nude in a village here for allegedly swimming in a village well, officials said here on Thursday. The issue sparked off a furore in the state. The incident occurred on June 10 (Sunday), but came to the fore only after some videos of the boys' parading in the Vakadi vill...

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3 Dalit boys in Maharashtra paraded nude, beaten for swimming in village well

Jalgaon (Maharashtra), June 14 (IANS) In a shocking incident, three minor Dalit boys were stripped, beaten and paraded nude in a village here for allegedly swimming in a village well, officials said here on Thursday. The incident occurred on June 10 (Sunday), but came to the fore only after some videos of the boys' parading in the Vakadi village went viral even as the authorities swung i...

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ED seeks 'red corner notice' against Nirav Modi

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has requested the Interpol to issue Red Corner Notice (RCN) against absconding diamentiare Nirav Modi in connection with its probe into the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, agency sources said. An ED source said that the financial probe agency has written to the Interpol requesting to issue the RCN, a reques...

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Ghaziabad registers most crimes in UP

Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) Ghaziabad has emerged as the most crime-prone district in Uttar Pradesh in the past year as per the number of FIRs registered, according to an RTI reply. The RTI query seeking to know about the police stations registering the most crimes in UP, was filed by a city-based activist Nutan Thakur. Thakur told IANS on Wednesday that in response to her RTI, the ...

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'Time to make LGBTQI community nation's pride, not burden'

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Would you be comfortable opening up about your sexual preference, the sexual acts you indulge in? How would you react when your relationship is labelled a crime? The LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) community has been facing these questions for long, battling for their rights, and they are determined to go on till they become Indi...

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Yogi seeks details after his aide is accused of seeking a bribe

Lucknow, June 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday asked for details in a case where his Principal Secretary S.P. Goel has been accused of seeking a Rs 25 lakh bribe, an official spokesman said. A Lucknow-based businessman has alleged that senior IAS officer Goel sought money to approve widening of a road to his proposed petrol pump. Adityanath asked Chief Secr...

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Haryana bureaucrat arrested for sexually harassing woman officer

Chandigarh, June 7 (IANS) Haryana Civil Services officer Reagan Kumar was on Thursday arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a woman official. Police have booked the officer, posted with the state Secondary Education Department, under Section 354-A (physical touch) and 354-D (stalking) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in Panchkula town, adjoining Chandigarh. The 27-year-old woma...

16 days ago
Delhi minor dies in Goa hotel swimming pool, management booked

Panaji, June 7 (IANS) A nine-year-old boy from Delhi has drowned in a hotel swimming pool at the popular Calangute beach village, a police official said on Thursday. The incident occurred late on Wednesday night, said Jivba Dalvi, the Officer In-charge of the Calangute Police Station, adding that the victim was holidaying in Goa along with his parents. We have booked an lodged a ...

16 days ago
Gangster Abu Salem gets seven years in extortion case

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A court here on Thursday sentenced extradited gangster Abu Salem to seven years rigorous imprisonment in a 2002 extortion case. ...the convict is a hardcore criminal (who) indulged in the activities of extending threats and extortion under the fear of death, and he has been previously involved in several cases of similar nature, therefore, he deserves severe puni...

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Manesar land scam: Tehsildar suspended

Gurugram, June 6 (IANS) Meetu Dhankar, Tehsildar of Manesar Sub-Division, and her two juniors have been suspended for their alleged involvement in selling government plots to private individuals through nearly two dozen different registries, an official said on Wednesday. Sanjiv Singhla, Gurugram sub-divisional magistrate (north), said Dhankar and registry clerk Ashok Kumar have been sus...

17 days ago
PIL seeks minimum two-year punishment for electoral offences

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A PIL filed in the Supreme Court has sought a minimum punishment of two years for electoral offences involving bribery, undue influence, impersonation, false statement, illegal payments and non-filing of election accounts by candidates and political parties. Referring to a February 1992 Election Commission proposal, the petitioner, Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay...

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Court admits abetment to suicide charge against Tharoor

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was on Tuesday summoned as an accused in connection with the suicide of his wife Sunanda Pushkar after a court took cognisance of the police chargesheet and found sufficient grounds to proceed against him for abetment to suicide and cruelty. The 62-year-old parliamentarian from Thiruvananthapuram has been asked to appear before Addition...

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