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Yogi Adityanath orders formation of district level teams to curb criminal activities in state, instructs UP Police to form anti-Romeo squad
Politics

Yogi Adityanath orders formation of district level teams to curb criminal activities in state, instructs UP Police to form anti-Romeo squad

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath instructed the officials to form teams at the district level to curtail the activity of criminals in the state. He advised the officials in Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts to take measures which will boost the confidence of civilians and instill the fear of police uniform in the state. He also added that officials who were not interested in working whole-heartedly for the betterment of the society needed to be sent home.

Two militants 'inspired by Islamic State' killed in encounter in J&K's Shopian; forces seize ammunition from gunfight scene
India

Two militants 'inspired by Islamic State' killed in encounter in J&K's Shopian; forces seize ammunition from gunfight scene

Two local militants were killed on Tuesday in an encounter with security forces in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

South African court opens trial of police officer for death of 1971 anti-apartheid activist; paves way for prosecution of similar crimes
World

South African court opens trial of police officer for death of 1971 anti-apartheid activist; paves way for prosecution of similar crimes

A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the prosecution of similar crimes

India urges United Nations to impose sanctions on militant organisations carrying out sexual violence
India

India urges United Nations to impose sanctions on militant organisations carrying out sexual violence

Large scale movements of refugees emanating from armed conflicts increase vulnerability of women to discrimination and exploitation, Paulomi Tripathi said.

Supreme Court's SC/ST Act judgment: Legislative history of India's attempts (and failures) to protect the downtrodden
India

Supreme Court's SC/ST Act judgment: Legislative history of India's attempts (and failures) to protect the downtrodden

Repeated legislation has been unable to solve the problems faced by the SC/ST community. As such, the dilution of the protections afforded to them is problematic.

BJP leads in fielding candidates with criminal past in Himachal polls; reluctance to support lifetime ban is expected
Politics

BJP leads in fielding candidates with criminal past in Himachal polls; reluctance to support lifetime ban is expected

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court toughened its stand on the issue, ordering the government to expedite trials of pending 1,581 cases against MPs and MLAs and to create special courts for the same.

India is working with 15 countries to cooperate and tackle the menace of cyber crimes
News & Analysis

India is working with 15 countries to cooperate and tackle the menace of cyber crimes

India is working with 15 countries for information exchange on cyber crimes and bilateral cooperation on tackling it, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Hunger Games for real: A reality show based on the famous film to be shot in Russia
Entertainment

Hunger Games for real: A reality show based on the famous film to be shot in Russia

A Russian reality show Game2: Winter, based on the Hunger Games concept, will have contestants survive in a cold Siberian desert with just knives for defense. The show will live stream 24/7.

Delhi Juvenile Home gets first skill-certification centre to discourage teenagers from turning to crime
India

Delhi Juvenile Home gets first skill-certification centre to discourage teenagers from turning to crime

The newly opened vocational centre that provides training in bakery and mobile phone repairing in Delhi Juvenile Home is a special project under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.

Gangrape of a Swedish woman streamed on Facebook Live, perpetrators arrested
News & Analysis

Gangrape of a Swedish woman streamed on Facebook Live, perpetrators arrested

Three men have been arrested on the allegation of raping a woman in Sweden, an incident that was broadcast on Facebook Live. The incident was reported by a woman, who was part of a closed Facebook group where the Facebook Live video was broadcast, according to a report in BBC.

German police says anti-foreigner crimes organised via social media, Merkel under pressure
World

German police says anti-foreigner crimes organised via social media, Merkel under pressure

German police are treating the latest in a series of attacks on asylum seekers as "anti-foreigner crimes" and believe that they were organized via social media, a spokesman said on Monday.

Goa police launch app to report crimes, emergencies
India

Goa police launch app to report crimes, emergencies

Goa police have launched a mobile app to enable vigilant citizens to report a law or traffic violation, police said on Monday.

Dimapur lynching of alleged rapist: Police arrest 22, SMS, MMS blocked IN Nagaland
India

Dimapur lynching of alleged rapist: Police arrest 22, SMS, MMS blocked IN Nagaland

Twenty-two people have so far been arrested for their alleged involvement in the lynching of a rape accused in Nagaland's Dimapur town, officials said on Sunday.

Pakistan: Autopsy shows baby girl raped, then strangled to death in Karachi
World

Pakistan: Autopsy shows baby girl raped, then strangled to death in Karachi

Autopsy report revealed on Tuesday that a one-and-half-year-old girl was raped before being strangled to death in Pakistan's Karachi, media reported.

Japanese tourist raped: How it highlights our warped perception of sexual consent
Life

Japanese tourist raped: How it highlights our warped perception of sexual consent

Given how rape victims are viewed with suspicion in India, the Japanese tourist is lucky that the police even filed the FIR when she came to them with her long and rambling story of rape and extortion spread across states.

Domestic violence against women is rising, says govt
India

Domestic violence against women is rising, says govt

Incidents of domestic violence involving the physical assault of a women by her husband or other relatives are rising in the country, said the government.

British soldier Lee Rigby's killing exposes intelligence failures
World

British soldier Lee Rigby's killing exposes intelligence failures

The British parliament's intelligence and security committee (ISC) also warned that government programmes to prevent radicalisation were "not working"

Lucknow: Woman beats her children to death, arrested
India

Lucknow: Woman beats her children to death, arrested

A mentally-unstable woman in Lucknow beat her two children to death with bricks for playing against her wishes, police said.

Brutal assault on ACP: Have criminals lost all fear of Delhi Police?
India

Brutal assault on ACP: Have criminals lost all fear of Delhi Police?

What’s wrong with the Delhi Police? Criminals in the capital seem to have lost all fear, let alone respect, for the men in khaki.

In Gurgaon, two men from Northeast thrashed by gang of eight
India

In Gurgaon, two men from Northeast thrashed by gang of eight

Two youths from the northeast were allegedly attacked by eight persons at Sikanderpur in Gurgaon, police said on Thursday.