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The best hideouts for under-the-radar economic offenders
World

The best hideouts for under-the-radar economic offenders

Several cities in France, Spain and Brazil make for good hideouts, offering anonymity and safety to crooks

Political opportunism washes away taint: Despite active probes, politicians switch loyalties, get big party tickets
India

Political opportunism washes away taint: Despite active probes, politicians switch loyalties, get big party tickets

With the heat turning up on the Saradha chit-fund scam in West Bengal and the ghost of the scandal coming to haunt former TMC leader Mukul Roy and ex-Assam Congress member Himanta Biswa Sarma, the focus is back on possible political opportunism practised by tainted netas.

UK Home Secretary says WhatsApp enables paedophiles and criminals to operate outside the law
News & Analysis

UK Home Secretary says WhatsApp enables paedophiles and criminals to operate outside the law

Platforms like WhatsApp should do more to enable the government to read messages shared by criminals, Rudd said at a Conservative Party event in Manchester, Sputnik news agency reported on Tuesday.

Asaduddin Owaisi condemns threat against author KP Ramanunni, says perpetrators should be arrested
India

Asaduddin Owaisi condemns threat against author KP Ramanunni, says perpetrators should be arrested

AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi Saturday said those who allegedly threatened Malayalam author KP Ramanunni and asked him to convert to Islam should be arrested

Inmates set Guyana prison on fire: One officer dead, eight injured as four prisoners escape
World

Inmates set Guyana prison on fire: One officer dead, eight injured as four prisoners escape

Chaos broke out at a maximum security prison in Guyana's capital Georgetown after inmates obtained firearms and took control of the facility.

UP Election 2017: As long as structural weaknesses exist, criminals will continue to rule politics
Politics

UP Election 2017: As long as structural weaknesses exist, criminals will continue to rule politics

For good measure, Mayawati has spun the re-induction of 'Don Mukhtar' — accused of killing BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai in 2005 — into the BSP fold as a 'reformative' step

Wadakancherry rape: Insensitivity by police sparks anger; woman victimised due to politics again
India

Wadakancherry rape: Insensitivity by police sparks anger; woman victimised due to politics again

Akkara was referring to what is now being called the Wadakancherry rape case.

Firstpost special report: What India must do to end abuse of children
India

Firstpost special report: What India must do to end abuse of children

These are instances in which child abuse can be clearly connected to a collective failure of society.

Firstpost special report: How child labour has come to define crimes against children
India

Firstpost special report: How child labour has come to define crimes against children

In such cases, it is difficult to monitor working hours and the effect that such work on the child’s education.

Firstpost special report: Why India's juvenile justice system is fractured
India

Firstpost special report: Why India's juvenile justice system is fractured

Since 1986, successive legislations dealing with juvenile justice have dealt with two broad categories of children.

Terrorists may use self-driving cars as portable weapons, warn Australian authorities
News & Analysis

Terrorists may use self-driving cars as portable weapons, warn Australian authorities

Ramzi Jabbour, deputy commissioner of the Australian Federal Police (AFP), warned that the cars, being developed by companies such as Google and Tesla, could be easily exploited by criminals and terrorists to wreak havoc.

Rajasthan: Eight people killed as two jeeps collide in Churu district
India

Rajasthan: Eight people killed as two jeeps collide in Churu district

Eight persons, including five alleged criminals, were killed and six others injured when two jeeps collided in Rajasthan's Churu district.

Watch: Mumbai sees increase in number of women committing crimes
India

Watch: Mumbai sees increase in number of women committing crimes

In Mumbai, there has been a rise in the number of women who have been arrested in the last decade

Nitish Kumar's PM ambition could mark return of ‘Jungle Raj’ in Bihar
Politics

Nitish Kumar's PM ambition could mark return of ‘Jungle Raj’ in Bihar

While Nitish more focused on campaigning outside Bihar, and building a secular coalition as an alternate to NDA, inside Bihar the Jungle Raj could come back

Police say criminals like Apple iPhones because of encryption
News & Analysis

Police say criminals like Apple iPhones because of encryption

Some criminals have switched to new iPhones as their "device of choice" to commit wrongdoing due to strong encryption Apple has placed on their products, three law enforcement groups said in a court filing.

Not again! Criminals pose as policemen, try to rob couple in South Mumbai
Mumbai

Not again! Criminals pose as policemen, try to rob couple in South Mumbai

On the early hours of Sunday, a young couple was almost abducted and robbed by two 'policemen' at Peddar Road in Mumbai, according to a report in Hindustan Times.

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.

Action against 4 Delhi Police officials for helping criminals
Delhi

Action against 4 Delhi Police officials for helping criminals

A Delhi Police sub-inspector was suspended while three other policemen were removed from active duty for helping auto-thieves in committing their crime.

Before sentencing, see if accused can be reformed: SC to trial courts
India

Before sentencing, see if accused can be reformed: SC to trial courts

The Supreme Court has directed trial courts to determine before pronouncing sentence whether a person convicted of murder or other heinous crimes could be reformed or rehabilitated.

Kapil Sibal proposes bill to keep criminals away from politics
India

Kapil Sibal proposes bill to keep criminals away from politics

ersons charged with heinous crimes will not be able to contest polls, if a proposal of Law Minister Kapil Sibal goes through.