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Nawazuddin Siddiqui's ex-wife Aliya records statement in POSCO court, reiterates molestation allegation against actor's brother
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Nawazuddin Siddiqui's ex-wife Aliya records statement in POSCO court, reiterates molestation allegation against actor's brother

While Nawazuddin Siddiqui was unavailable for comment, his brother Saifuddin Siddiqui alleged that Aliya was trying to blackmail and extort money from the actor.

Man convicted, sentenced to 3-year imprisonment for molesting former Bollywood actress on flight
Entertainment

Man convicted, sentenced to 3-year imprisonment for molesting former Bollywood actress on flight

In December 2017, the Bollywood actress alleged she was molested by a co-passenger on board an Air Vistara flight from Delhi to Mumbai.

Unnao Rape case: CBI says survivor kidnapped, sexually assaulted for nine days by three people at different places in 2017
India

Unnao Rape case: CBI says survivor kidnapped, sexually assaulted for nine days by three people at different places in 2017

The Unnao rape survivor was allegedly kidnapped and raped for nine days at different places by three people in 2017 when she was a minor, the CBI told a Delhi court on Friday.

Parliament Updates: LS passes AERA (Amendment) Bill; legislation reduces number of major airports under tariff regulator
Politics

Parliament Updates: LS passes AERA (Amendment) Bill; legislation reduces number of major airports under tariff regulator

Parliament Updates: The Lok Sabha passed the Dam Safety Bill and Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2019. BJD's MP Bhartruhari Mahtab said, "There is apprehension that the Union government may take over the control of the dam... Through this bill, you (Centre) are acquiring the power. It is not the top-down function that will work."

Firstpost Explains: How POCSO got more teeth after Cabinet nod to include death penalty for child abuse
India

Firstpost Explains: How POCSO got more teeth after Cabinet nod to include death penalty for child abuse

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments in the POSCO Act by specifying death penalty as the punishment for sexual assault against minors.

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Despite large-scale exploitation, successive govts colluded in concealing illegal mining in North East
India

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Despite large-scale exploitation, successive govts colluded in concealing illegal mining in North East

The issue of illegal mining in India was raised multiple times in the Parliament, and both the UPA and NDA answered them, yet Meghalaya doesn't feature anywhere in their responses

Minor's consent is 'no consent in eyes of law', says Thane court while sentencing man to 7 years imprisonment for raping teen
India

Minor's consent is 'no consent in eyes of law', says Thane court while sentencing man to 7 years imprisonment for raping teen

Judge Jadhav said it has come to light that even prior to this incident, the accused had sexual intercourse with the minor girl, who was unaware of the consequences. "Under such circumstances, considering the age of the victim, her consent is no consent in the eyes of law," the judge observed.

Carbon dioxide leak at Samsung chip plant in South Korea's Suwon leaves one dead, two unconscious
World

Carbon dioxide leak at Samsung chip plant in South Korea's Suwon leaves one dead, two unconscious

The three were found unconscious in the basement of the semiconductor factory in Suwon just south of Seoul, Samsung said in a statement.

Thane court sentences man to seven years in jail for kidnapping, raping teenager; imposes Rs 22,000 fine
India

Thane court sentences man to seven years in jail for kidnapping, raping teenager; imposes Rs 22,000 fine

A court in Thane has awarded seven years of imprisonment to a 27-year-old man for kidnapping and raping a teenager, observing that a minor victim's consent "is no consent in the eyes of law".

Delhi Police arrests man for raping class two student from NDMC school; accused booked under POCSO Act
India

Delhi Police arrests man for raping class two student from NDMC school; accused booked under POCSO Act

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a class two girl from NDMC school by the Delhi Police

Court in Gujarat awards two life sentences to 57-year-old man for raping differently-abled minor in 2016
India

Court in Gujarat awards two life sentences to 57-year-old man for raping differently-abled minor in 2016

District and sessions judge NL Dave on Tuesday held the accused, Lalji Parmar, guilty of raping the 10-year-old girl in the staff quarters of the city-based M S University, where they both were neighbours.

Goa Congress women's wing chief among five people booked for revealing identity of molestation victim
India

Goa Congress women's wing chief among five people booked for revealing identity of molestation victim

The Goa Women Police Station today filed an FIR against state Congress' women's wing president Pratima Coutinho, its vice president Savitri Kavlekar, Netravali village panchayat's deputy sarpanch Abhijit Desai and panch members Vitthal Gaonkar and Prakash Bhagat

Death penalty for rape of minors below 12 years not linked to Kathua case, says top WCD official
India

Death penalty for rape of minors below 12 years not linked to Kathua case, says top WCD official

The ordinance imposing death penalty for raping a child was not brought because of the Kathua rape case, a top official in the (WCD) ministry said.

Uttar Pradesh Police constable thrashed by locals, arrested for raping 7-year-old girl in Greater Noida
India

Uttar Pradesh Police constable thrashed by locals, arrested for raping 7-year-old girl in Greater Noida

A 45-year-old constable in the Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested for allegedly abducting & raping a seven-year-old girl from his locality in Greater Noida.

Kolkata child sexual assault case: Police summons school principal; three others for questioning
India

Kolkata child sexual assault case: Police summons school principal; three others for questioning

Kolkata Police on Tuesday summoned the principal of GD Birla Centre for Education in connection with the probe into the alleged sexual abuse of a 4-year-old student in the school allegedly by two male teachers

Uttarakhand school principal held for behaving indecently with 12-year-old student
India

Uttarakhand school principal held for behaving indecently with 12-year-old student

The principal of a Uttarakhand government school was arrested for allegedly behaving indecently with a girl student and making advances to her.

As states continue to create land banks for private investors, conflicts emerge across India
India

As states continue to create land banks for private investors, conflicts emerge across India

The face-off in Nuagaon village in Odisha finds echoes in land conflicts brewing across the country, as state governments rush to build land banks.

Can use child rape law to criminalise sexual act with minor wife, says Supreme Court
India

Can use child rape law to criminalise sexual act with minor wife, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed dismay over the prevalence of the practice of child marriage despite the existence of the Child Marriage Prohibition Act and termed as unfortunate that this was being done mostly at the behest of girl child's parents.

Chhattisgarh: Two CRPF personnel accused of molesting schoolgirls in Dantewada, cops launch probe
India

Chhattisgarh: Two CRPF personnel accused of molesting schoolgirls in Dantewada, cops launch probe

The authorities here have ordered an inquiry into a recent incident, in which security personnel allegedly molested the girl students of a state-run residential school

Meghalaya MLA accused of raping a 14-year-old removed from two Assembly committees
India

Meghalaya MLA accused of raping a 14-year-old removed from two Assembly committees

Rape-accused Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang who was earlier this month appointed member of two committees of the state Assembly have been removed from both.