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Study Says Trial In 99 Per Cent Of POCSO Cases Was Still Pending By December 2020

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

When contacted Delhi Police Spokesperson Chinmoy Biswal said, “In Delhi, we register crime against children and POCSO cases promptly and take a deadline of 60 days under POCSO Act for investigation very seriously. A majority of the 56 per cent pending cases last year has been charge-sheeted and moved to court.”

Shilpa Shetty's Husband Raj Kundra, His Aide Arrested In Porn Film Case: All You Need To Know

Jul 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

An FIR was registered against Kundra on February 4 at the Malwani police station after a woman approached the police and made certain allegations in her complaint, an official said.


India Has 326 Sedition Cases Lodged Between 2014-19 With Six Ending In Conviction

Out of these cases, charge sheets were filed in 141 cases while just six people were convicted for the offence during the six-year period.

Ex-Union Minister Arun Shourie Moves SC, Questions Validity Of The Colonial Sedition Law

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The bench agreed to examine the pleas filed by Editors Guild of India and a former major general, challenging the constitutionality of the law, and said its main concern was the "misuse of law".


Supreme Court Asks UP Govt To Submit Medical Records Of Journalist Siddique Kappan

Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) alleged that Kappan has been chained to a cot in the hospital he was admitted to after falling in the bathroom and later testing positive for Covid-19.

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22 April, 2021

Ghaziabad: Three Women Held Hostage On Suspicion Of Being Child Lifters; Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

The locals pelted stones at the police who came to rescue the women.


22 April, 2021

FIR Against Two In Mumbai For Selling Fake Remdesivir Vials

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident came to light when the 38-year-old woman, a resident of suburban Tilaknagar, approached the police with a complaint on Tuesday evening, an official said.


13 December, 2020

UP Man Held For 'Objectionable' Facebook Post About PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath

PTI

Sageer Ahmed was arrested under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and sent to jail in Barabanki.


09 November, 2020

Dead Woman's Picture Circulated As Hathras Victim, HC Asks Centre To Explain

PTI

Court seeks immediate action on a month-old plea that falsely reveals the identity of Hathras rape victim.


04 November, 2020

Congress Councillor Among 7 Booked For Pasting Macron's Stickers On Road

PTI

Congress councillor Haji Mirza of Maktampura ward of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) near Juhapura has been booked under various sections of the IPC.


04 October, 2020

Punjab Police Arrests 2, Busts Khalistan Zindabad Force Terror Module

PTI

The Punjab Police has seized two sophisticated arms and ammunition, including one MP5 sub-machine gun.


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09 December, 2019

Delhi Anaj Mandi Fire: Factory Owner, Manager Sent To 14-Day Police Custody

Outlook Web Bureau

A case has been registered under Section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against building owner Rehan, who had absconded after the fire broke out.


12 June, 2019

Anticipatory Bail Back In Uttar Pradesh After 33 years

Outlook Web Bureau

Apart from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, all other states have the provision of anticipatory bail.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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