Month: December 2019

Kuldeep Sengar jailed for life for raping Unnao minor

Kuldeep Sengar jailed for life for raping Unnao minor

A Delhi district court on Friday sentenced expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, convicted for kidnapping and raping a woman in Unnao in 2017, to life imprisonment. District Judge Dharmesh Sharma announced the quantum of sentence. Sengar has also been asked to pay a fine of Rs 25 lakh to the victim apart from the…

SC refuses to stay Citizenship (Amendment) Act

SC refuses to stay Citizenship (Amendment) Act

Orally asks govt. to publish objective of the Act to avoid chaos on the streets. The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) of 2019, which fast tracks citizenship-by-naturalisation process for “illegal migrants” from six religious communities, other than Muslims, who have fled persecution from Pakistan, Bangladesh and…

Nirbhaya Case: SC rejects review plea of Convict, confirms death penalty

Nirbhaya Case: SC rejects review plea of Convict, confirms death penalty

Confirming the death penalty awarded earlier, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review petition of Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the convicts in the brutal Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case. On the top court dismissing the fourth convict’s review petition against death penalty, Nirbhaya’s mother Asha Devi said, “We have gone a step further”….

Nirbhaya case convict Akshay Singh files review petition in SC against death penalty

Nirbhaya case convict Akshay Singh files review petition in SC against death penalty

Akshay Singh Thakur, who had not filed the review plea earlier with the other three convicts, has now moved the apex court with the petition. One of the four condemned men in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday for a review of its 2017 judgment confirming his death sentence,…

Lok Sabha Passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

Lok Sabha Passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

Late on Monday night, the Lok Sabha passed the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with a large majority. The controversial Bill passed after an intense debate on its implications. While it was a given that the Union government would easily sail through the motion in the Lok Sabha, a range of political parties came out…

All four accused in Hyderabad vet rape and murder case encountered

All four accused in Hyderabad vet rape and murder case encountered

Hyderabad vet rape murder case all four accused shot dead in Chatanpally trying to flee at crime reconstruction scene