illegal confinement

Scandals to protests, Hooda gets busy this summer (Haryana Newsletter)


July 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) First, the scandal of sexual abuse and tormenting of inmates at a shelter home in Rohtak, and now statewide protests over power and water shortage - ... Read more...

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The wait ends: Surjeet Singh’s family rejoices


June 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 27 (IANS) While the family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan, was left shocked by Islambad's flip-flop over his release, there ... Read more...

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Pakistan does volte-face, says Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit, to be released (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan did a volte-face Tuesday night and said that instead of releasing Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was sentenced to death for spying, another Indian ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh, not Sarabjit Singh, to be released: Pakistan


June 27th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Hours after reports emerged that Pakistan was to free Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, Islamabad Tuesday night clarified that another Indian prisoner named Surjeet ... Read more...

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Court declines man’s plea on marriage with lover


June 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday rejected the plea of a man seeking the release of a woman from the "unlawful confinement" by her family ... Read more...

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Court asks police to produce illegally confined girl


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed the city police to produce a girl before it on a plea of her husband seeking her release ... Read more...

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Doctors among four charged with rape


May 25th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Four people, including two government doctors, have been booked for gang-raping a teenage girl for nine days in Haryana's Mewat district, police said Friday.Police in Punhana ... Read more...

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Ex-minister fires another salvo against Andhra CM


May 11th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Denied permission to address the media at the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) office, former Andhra Pradesh minister P. Shankar Rao Friday lodged a police complaint against ... Read more...

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Plea against Amar Singh dismissed (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday dismissed a plea for registering an abduction case against Rajya Sabha member and former leader of Samajwadi Party Amar Singh and ... Read more...

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Order reserved on plea against Amar Singh


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A Delhi court has reserved its order till March 1 on a plea seeking a review of a magistrate's order disallowing registration of an ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat secretly tried to take away two Indians: Paper


January 5th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) An Indian diplomat who offered consular support to two Indians involved in a business dispute secretly tried to take them away from a court in eastern ... Read more...

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China values ties with India


January 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) After India protested the illegal confinement and alleged torture of two Indian traders in China, Beijing has said it values relations with New Delhi.Foreign ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Cash-for-vote scam witness says Amar Singh threatened him


October 11th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday asked Delhi Police to file a status report on a complaint of a key prosecution witness in the 2008 cash-for-vote scam ... Read more...

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Banda rape: CBI books BSP legislator


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against an Uttar Pradesh Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator and four other people who ... Read more...

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Mayawati welcomes CBI probe in Banda rape


September 13th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court order handing over investigation in the Banda rape case to the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Rajasthan girl sold by mother, raped


August 10th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district has alleged that she was sold off by her mother to a man for Rs.2.15 lakh, who raped her ... Read more...

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High court upholds 12-year jail term for rapist cop


May 6th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday upheld a 12-year jail punishment given to former constable Sunil More by a trial court for raping a minor inside a ... Read more...

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Two held for raping woman


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A man and his relative have been arrested in south Delhi for raping a 30-year-old married woman twice in two days, making video clips of ... Read more...

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Dalit accuses police of illegal confinement in Rajasthan


March 10th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), March 10 (IANS) A Dalit man here Thursday accused the police of falsely implicating him in a theft case and keeping him in the lock-up for six days ... Read more...

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Victim drags rapist to police station


February 20th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 20 (IANS) In a rare display of courage, a woman who was gangraped by six men here last month managed to grab one of her tormentors with the ... Read more...

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US embassy demands release of arrested diplomat in Pakistan


January 29th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad has said Pakistani security officials have kept their diplomat, Raymond Davis, in illegal custody and demanded his release without any delay, media reports ... Read more...

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BJP to move court on ‘illegal actions’ against Ekta Yatra


January 27th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Thursday it was planning to move court against the "illegal actions" taken by the Jammu and Kashmir and central ... Read more...

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Custody of girl raped by BSP legislator extended in theft case


January 14th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 14 (IANS) A local court here Friday extended the judicial remand of the minor girl - allegedly raped by ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Purshottam Naresh ... Read more...

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BSP legislator accused of rape arrested (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Purshottam Naresh Dwivedi was arrested in Banda Thursday on charges of raping and illegally confining a minor, top officials ... Read more...

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BSP MLA accused of rape surrenders


January 13th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Purshottam Naresh Dwivedi, who was accused of gang-raping a minor girl in Banda last month, has surrendered before an Uttar Pradesh court, ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders BSP legislator’s arrest in minor’s rape (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday ordered the arrest of her party legislator Purshottam N. Dwivedi, accused of being involved in the gang rape of a minor in ... Read more...

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Rape accused legislator claims he is impotent


January 4th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) A ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district Tuesday claimed he was "impotent"."I am being implicated, the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh rape victim’s medical report ‘inconclusive’


January 4th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) The medical report of a 17-year-old girl, who was allegedly gangraped by a ruling Bahujan Samaj Party legislator and his cohorts in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, was ... Read more...

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Congress for judicial probe against rape-accused BSP lawmaker


January 2nd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) The Congress Sunday demanded a judicial probe against a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator of Uttar Pradesh accused of raping a minor girl, terming as an "eyewash" ... Read more...

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Rape-accused BSP legislator suspended


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday suspended a legislator of her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) accused of raping a minor girl.In an order, the chief minister said ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders probe into rape allegations against BSP legislator


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday ordered a police inquiry into the allegations of gangrape and illegal confinement of a minor girl by a ruling Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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28 Ladakhi kids rescued from NGO, will fly home Monday (Lead)


October 24th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) Jammu police Sunday rescued 28 Ladakhi children from a room where they were confined to by an NGO here, and arrested five members of the organisation, an official ... Read more...

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Leh children rescued, handed over to parents


October 24th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) Jammu police Sunday rescued and handed over to their parents 28 children, who were confined to a room by a non-governmental organisation (NGO) which brought them to Jammu ... Read more...

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School files complaint on illegal confinement of students


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) St John's High School, one of the oldest schools here for boys, has lodged a complaint against two people, including a state official, for illegally confining five minor ... Read more...

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Trace missing girl in two days, court tells police


March 24th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) A city court Wednesday asked Delhi Police to trace a missing girl within two days after her mother alleged that her estranged husband had taken her away. Metropolitan ... Read more...

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