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SC slams Odisha over plight of migrant workers

SC slams Odisha over plight of migrant workers

New Delhi, July 15 ((Crime News):) The Supreme Court Tuesday slammed the Odisha government for turning a blind eye to the plight of migrant workers being taken to other states by unscrupulous contractors or middlemen on the

Assault on Indian storekeeper in Bahrain to be probed

Assault on Indian storekeeper in Bahrain to be probed

Manama, July 1 ((Crime News):) Police in Bahrain have launched a probe into the incident of stabbing and robbing of an Indian man by a group of assailants on a busy road, media reported Tuesday.

NoW’s Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

NoW’s Andy Coulson jailed for phone hacking

London, July 4 ((Crime News):) Andy Coulson, ex-editor of the now defunct News of the World (NoW) newspaper, was sentenced to 18 months in jail Friday for conspiracy to hack phones, BBC reported. The 46-year-old,

11 stabbed at Bolivian airport

11 stabbed at Bolivian airport

La Paz, June 27 ((Cnews)/EFE) Eleven people were hurt when a man authorities described as mentally ill went on a stabbing spree at El Alto International Airport, which serves this Bolivian capital, officials said. Initial

SC blocks execution of two in Dec 16 gang rape

SC blocks execution of two in Dec 16 gang rape

New Delhi, July 14 ((Crime News):) The Supreme Court Monday suspended the death sentence of Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur, the two remaining convicts in the Dec 16, 2012, Delhi gang rape case, as it extended

Mob in Bolivia burns alive accused murderer

Mob in Bolivia burns alive accused murderer

La Paz, June 26 ((Cnews)/EFE) A 30-year-old man accused of raping and murdering a woman in the eastern province of Santa Cruz was seized by a mob and burned to death, Bolivian authorities said. The

Russian journalist’s killers get life sentences

Russian journalist’s killers get life sentences

London, June 9 ((Cnews)) A duo who killed a Russian journalist in 2006 was given life sentences by a court in Moscow, media reported Monday. Anna Politkovskaya, 48, was a journalist and a human rights

Fake lottery racket busted in China

Fake lottery racket busted in China

Beijing, June 18 ((Cnews)) A gang who illegally printed and sold tickets for Mark Six, a popular lottery organised by the Hongkong Jockey Club, has been busted in China’s Guangdong province. According to Foshan municipal

Elephant kills woman in Bengal forest

Elephant kills woman in Bengal forest

Kolkata, July 15 ((Crime News):) The body of a tribal woman, trampled to death by an elephant was found Tuesday in Maraghat range of Jalpaiguri forest division in West Bengal, a forest official said. “Four

Child rights groups oppose Maneka’s statement, activists seek debate

Child rights groups oppose Maneka’s statement, activists seek debate

New Delhi, July 14 ((Crime News):) Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi’s stand that juveniles who commit rape should be tried as adults has evoked mixed reaction, with women’s and political leaders stressing widespread consultations but