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Three-year-old girl sexually assaulted near Bangalore

Bangalore, July 22: A three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a juvenile in a village 30 km from here while her parents were away from home, police said Tuesday. “The incident occurred late Friday when the 16-year-old accused sexually assaulted the child, taking advantage of her parents’ absence from home at Thatteguppe village,” Ramanagara district police superintendent Anupam... 

Delhi gang-rape accused commits suicide

New Delhi, March 11: The main accused in the Dec 16 gang-rape of a 23-year-old has committed suicide in Delhi’s Tihar Jail Monday morning, police said. According to a police official, Ram Singh, 33, the prime accused in the case committed suicide around 5.00 a.m. in ward no. 5 of Jail No.3 in Tihar jail. “An inquiry has been ordered into the suicide incident to ascertain how Ram Singh committed... 

Gangrape victim back on ventilator, platelet count dips

New Delhi, Dec 23; The 23-year-old victim of a brutal gangrape was Sunday put back on the ventilator and her condition remains critical, though she is conscious and communicating, doctors said Sunday. The young woman, who was subjected to savage torture and rape by six men a week ago, underwent a minor surgical procedure where her abdomen was given a “wash” and the fluid that had collected... 

Probe ordered as Chhath Puja stampede kills 18

Patna, Nov 20:  Bihar Government on Tuesday launched a probe into a stampede which killed 18 women and children when a makeshift bridge collapsed during Chhath puja, as devotees returned to pray at the scene of tragedy. The incident in Patna, near the holy Ganges river, occurred late Monday as tens of thousands of worshippers rushed to offer prayers to the setting sun as part of the Chhath puja. Despite... 
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The Hindu’s G Kasturi passes away

Chennai, Sep 21: G Kasturi, who was the longest-serving Editor of The Hindu, and had played a leading role in its expansion and modernisation, died early on Friday. Kasturi, 87, is survived by his wife Kamala, sons K Balaji and K Venugopal and daughter Laxmi Srinath, all of whom are whole-time Directors of Kasturi and Sons limited. The end came peacefully at 0200 hours at his home here. Alert and... 

Madras HC permits TESO meet at YMCA grounds

Chennai, Aug 12: The Madras High Court on Sunday permitted the Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation (TESO) to go ahead with its conference at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) grounds, Royapettah in Chennai. A Division Bench, comprising Justice Elipe Dharmarao and Justice M. Venugopal stayed an order of the Chennai city police denying permission to hold the conference at the... 
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Importance of married relationship – A Judge’s advise to unmarried lawyer

Bangalore, Aug 12: Legal points may not always save the day for advocates, especially when they are appearing for clients seeking divorce in front of considerate judges. Advocate Deepa learnt this fact in the High Court on Thursday, when she appeared for Chitra, who sought divorce from her husband Vijay Kumar. Kumar and Chitra, a techie couple, have a daughter who studies in Class II. However, they... 

Hazare’s supporters unhappy and burn his posters in Surat

New Delhi, Aug 5: A day after Team Anna announced its political debut, some dejected Anna Hazare supporters at Navsari in Surat burnt posters of Anna and India Against Corruption. The supporters are against the team’s decision to form a political party. The supporters had been sitting with Anna in protest for the past 10 days. The decision has got mixed reactions from Anna’s supporters.... 

20 persons arrested for attacking ‘party girls’ at Mangalore – With exclusive images

Mangalore, July 29: Atleast 20 persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on girls and boys at an homestay allegedly by activists of a Hindu outfit in an act of moral policing, as an embarrassed BJP Government today said no one would be spared for the “inhuman act”, which has sparked public outrage. The state government rushed a top police official and imposed prohibitory... 

High Court takes suo motu action on schoolgirl’s death; vehicles inspector held

Chennai, July 27: The First Bench of the Madras High Court comprising Chief Justice M.Y. Eqbal and Justice T.S. Sivagnanam on Thursday took suo motu cognisance of newspaper reports on the accident resulting in the death of a standard II student, Sruthi, and observed that “it is very unfortunate to see the news item that the said bus was given clearance of road worthiness just 15 days earlier by the...