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Web series on the life and times of gangster Vikas Dubey

Even though Vikas has not finalized his cast, a photo of actor Akshay Kumar in the get-up of Vikas Dubey flaunting a paunch has gone viral.

Delhi Police women to wear khadi silk sarees

Over the years Khadi is becoming popular not only among common people but even government organisations are adopting Khadi. Traditional artisans in West Bengal are preparing Tasar-Katia Silk sarees for Delhi police

‘Prostitution is not a criminal offence; seducing a person or running a brothel is’: BHC

There is no provision under the law which makes prostitution per se a criminal offence or punishes a person because she indulges in prostitution

Leopard in the bag – the lucrative trade of leopard skin and body parts

Illegitimate trading in wildlife is an illegal offence under the wildlife protection act and if convicted it can lead to imprisoned for up to 10 years. Illegitimate trading in wildlife is an illegal offence under the wildlife protection act and if convicted it can lead to imprisoned for up to 10 years. Possessing a wildlife item; even as a part of ancestral /family inheritance without a license is a crime.

Cybercrimes have increased four times in COVID-19 era

All this is just a tip of the iceberg. An increasing number of cases are being reported today, where hackers are trying to attack the servers of government and large companies to access confidential and medical information before demanding ransom.

Chinese scientist stole US secrets worth billions but paid for his ‘stupidity’

Call it a quirk of fate or otherwise-- his ‘stupid mistake’ cost him dearly and he was arrested for the crime, days before he was planning to fly out to China

Drinking in a private car amounts to drinking in public place: SC

In a landmark judgement the Supreme Court held that​​ Consumption of liquor even in​​ a private vehicle on public road is as good as drinking at a public place. Going a step further the judgement made it clear that even if a person consumes liquor outside the state borders but enters the territory of Bihar in a state of drunkenness, he is liable to be penalised under Section 37(b) of the 2016 Prohibition Act.

Why are police custody deaths common in India?

A total of 1,731 -- almost five people per day died in police custody in India during 2019. According to the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), 1,022 deaths in police custody were reported from 2000-2016 but only 428 FIRs were filed, and just 5% policemen were finally convicted.

Surrender does not mean consent for sex – Kerala High Court

The conduct of a victim who surrenders before the accused as and when desired by him cannot be construed as consent for sexual intercourse.

Bihar DGP quits IPS to join politics

Gupteshwar Pandey’s political ambitions are hardly a surprise as he also applied for VRS to contest as a BJP nominee in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections but rejoined IPS nine months after his wish to contest elections did not fructify.

How Nambi Narayanan was framed in a fake Spy Case?

24 years ago, Nambi Narayanan –a reputed space scientist was accused of selling ISRO’s rocket and satellite secrets and subjected to inhuman torture by IB and Kerala police officers. Was it part of an international conspiracy, insensitive journalism or police brutality that the scientific genius spent the prime of his life behind four walls of a jail instead of a laboratory?

Sanofi offers to pay $25 m to drop charges of corrupt practices

While Sanofi does not admit or deny anything then-- why did it offer to pay $25 m and why did the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and department of Justice agree to drop charges of corruption and unfair business practices against its subsidiaries in Kazakhstan and Middle East?

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