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Man to plant 50 trees as punishment by Delhi HC for power theft

The high court set aside the trial court's order framing charges against the man and discharged him of the offence under Electricity Act.

11 Aug 2019 12:12 PM

Modi 2.0 government's agenda focuses strengthning act on elderly

Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has proposed to increase the jail term for those who abandon or abuse their elderly parents.

02 Jul 2019 7:37 PM

Mamata Banerjee, Partha Chatterjee pay surprise visits to four colleges in city

Before her surprise visit, Ms Banerjee held a meeting with Mr Chatterjee at her residence on the extortion in colleges.

03 Jul 2018 5:35 AM

Abu Salem jailed for 7 years in 2002 extortion case

The court had convicted Salem in the case on May 26.

08 Jun 2018 4:44 AM

Stripping case: Arrest of accused ordered

The victims earlier lodged a complaint with the college authorities which set up an inquiry committee of eight members.

05 Jun 2018 6:38 AM


God’s punishment for breaking Ramzan fast: Preacher on Liverpool player Mo Salah's injury

According to preacher, although Muslims are allowed to stop fasting for travel, eating to play football was not legitimate excuse.

31 May 2018 2:20 PM

Death sentence for rape, murder

He however appealed to the court to fulfill his last wish to arrange a meeting with his mother and sister before he was taken to jail.

13 May 2018 5:08 AM

Satanic rapes: Each is a demonic crime, it’s not religious!

At this point, for a second, abuse of Muslim women during the phase of Gujarat carnage may be considered.

02 May 2018 2:46 AM

Pupils to be made aware of outcome of cheating in exams

A search committee has been set up by the state board to look into such cases.

16 Mar 2018 5:59 AM

Man recruits person to perform genital mutilation on daughter to punish her

A prosecutor told the court that it wasn’t done due to cultural reasons but was meant as a punishment instead.

13 Mar 2018 2:58 PM


Compensation payment has to be reasonable: Bombay HC

The court said that as per previous judgements the cost has to be reasonable and thus reduced the amount to Rs 50,000.

11 Mar 2018 5:46 AM

Man makes son run to school in rain after bullying got him banned from bus

The man said that he couldn’t tolerate how his son was becoming a bully.

06 Mar 2018 7:05 PM

Another student molested, school’s lab assistant held

Moloy gave her the first aid. Later, he molested her, according to preliminary investigations.

11 Feb 2018 2:36 AM

Wrong to give issue a caste colour, says Ujjwal Nikam

Human rights lawyer Ranjana Pagar-Gawande, on the other hand, said that it was a serious inter-caste issue.

16 Jan 2018 5:26 AM

Punishment not effective to make humans cooperate: study

Punishment seems to have an overall demoralising effect.

28 Dec 2017 1:38 PM


Teachers force 88 girl students to undress before friends as punishment

The girls were forced to undress before other students after a note, containing vulgar words about head teacher and girl student, was found.

30 Nov 2017 10:02 AM

325-pound Florida woman sits on child as punishment, kills her; arrested

Grace Smith called Posey, who is her niece, to her house to help with disciplining the girl, according to the report.

18 Oct 2017 11:48 AM

Andhra Pradesh: Teacher suspended for punishing girl

Srihari ordered an inquiry following which the district education officer inspected the school and served a show-cause notice.

12 Sep 2017 5:42 AM

Odisha: 4 home guards forced to 'kneel down' over improper uniform

All four Home Guards were on a special duty on June 26 on the eve of Rath Yatra.

28 Jun 2017 9:14 PM

Woman in Indonesia caned under Sharia law for having sex before marriage

The punishment was in accordance with the Sharia law, which forbids having sex outside of wedlock and punishes all offenders publicly.

19 Apr 2017 2:03 PM