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Age factor makes bill on sexual offences controversial

A clash between provisions in the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill 2011, on the age for consent is the reason for much debate, reports Vicky Nanjappa.......

Moral victory for homosexuals? It is hardly one

The recent Delhi High Court ruling that virtually finished off Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code gives a false sense of triumph to those who believe that it was a fight between those who wanted......

IPC likely to cover sailors on high seas

Indian sailors working on foreign vessels may soon be covered under the Indian Penal Code even when they are beyond the territorial waters of the country, according to a Shipping Ministry......

BJP, Congress in suicide pact

I used to believe that Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code holds that suicide is a criminal act. Would some kind soul please pass on this information to the Bharatiya Janata Party and the......

CBI takes over Gutkha case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday registered cases under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, Arms Act and the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act against four persons......

COLUMN: Defending the Internet, loudly

Governments in India have used a clause (known in the legal trade as Section 292 of the Indian Penal Code) to curb various attempts to titillate the Indian mind, writes Ajit Balakrishnan. No sooner......

Audit fraud? Send them to jail, says ICAI

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has recommended strict penal action, including imprisonment, for auditors who are found associated with serious accounting frauds.It also wants the......

Government pockets SMS numbers

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has told all telecom service providers to immediately stop using SMS short-code services beginning with 0,1,7,8 and 9 digits. The order implies that no SMS......

Sebi extends takeover code amnesty scheme

Faced with a subdued response and corporate demand, Securities and Exchange Board of India extended the duration of its amnesty scheme by two months for listed companies and individuals, who have......

HDFC MF front-running case: Sebi bars former dealer

Closing a seven-year-old front running case at HDFC Mutual Fund, Securities and Exchange Board of India has barred former equity dealer Nilesh Kapadia and three others from the markets and ordered......

Why Dedh Ishqiya is an important film

'Dedh Ishqiya does not yell out loud that it has an LGBT plot... The film does not show over-the-top caricatures of gay characters that we saw in films like Dostana and Bol Bachchan,' says Aseem......

Asian Games: Indian gymnast, coach booked for 'harassing' woman player

An international-level gymnast and a gymnastics coach, who are part of the Indian delegation that departed for the Incheon Asian Games on Tuesday, have been booked for allegedly passing obscene......

IPL betting: Meiyappan, Vindoo voice samples match

There’s more trouble coming the way of IPL betting scandal accused Gurunath Meiyappan, an ex-official of Chennai Super Kings, and actor Vindoo Dara Singh. The police on Friday said their......

Case filed against Bharat Ratna award to Tendulkar

The government’s decision to award the Bharat Ratna to Sachin Tendulkar was drawn to a court in Bihar on Tuesday, with a petitioner challenging the Centre's decision to bestow the ......

IOA proposes to refer charge-framed cases to Ethics Commission

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Sunday yet again sought to dilute International Olympic Committee's directive to bar charge-framed persons from contesting elections and instead decided to......

Former CSK team principal Meiyappan chargesheeted in IPL betting scam

Gurunath Meiyappan, former team principal of Chennai Super Kings, was on Saturday chargesheeted along with actor Vindoo Dara Singh and 20 others by Mumbai police in the Indian Premier League......
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Of dowries and denouements

Trisha Gupta Dowry had almost vanished from our cinema, even as it continues to rock real lives. Daawat-e-Ishq takes on a messily difficult... ...

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Nine held for killing, burying 400 stray dogs

Villupuram police on Friday night booked a panchayat president and eight others for allegedly killing and burying 400 stray dogs near the sea shore... ...

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Caseful Of Molasses

It will be 12 years on September 28. A long time for justice. Abdul Sharif, an auto driver from Bandra (East), had lost his elder brother Nurullah... ...

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Wife fails to make lunch, faces husband's brutality

A 48-year-old man has been arrested for attempt to murder after he allegedly assaulted his wife at their east Delhi home for not preparing his... ...

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Fire at a sweet shop kills one, owner injured

A 25-year-old man, was killed in a fire that broke out in a sweet shop in Kandivali (west) on Friday evening. The sweet shop owner has been booked... ...

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