Indian Penal Code: News

Who will cancel my 2024 election ticket? Brij Bhushan asks

Six-time Lok Sabha MP and outgoing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is embroiled in a legal battle after being accused of sexually abusing several women wrestlers.

Brij Bhushan harassed wrestlers at every opportunity: Delhi Police

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and outgoing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh attempted to sexually harass female wrestlers whenever he got an opportunity, the Delhi Police allegedly told a Delhi court on Saturday.

23 Sep 2023


Fired employee blackmails 'Kulhad Pizza' couple with 'AI-generated MMS,' arrested

The Punjab Police arrested a woman in Jalandhar, Punjab, on Saturday for attempting to extort Rs. 20,000 from a couple—owners of the famous "Kulhad Pizza" shop—by threatening them to release their private video on social media, India Today reported.

17 Sep 2023


Chhattisgarh man murdered for raising 'Hindustan Zindabad' slogan, 4 arrested

In a shocking development in Chhattisgarh, a 32-year-old man from the state's Bhilai district was allegedly killed on Friday for raising "Hindustan Zindabad" slogans after watching the Bollywood movie Gadar 2 on his mobile phone.

11 Sep 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Husband murders 61-year-old lawyer wife at Noida home, arrested

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a lawyer named Renu Sinha was found dead in the bathroom of her Noida Sector 30 bungalow on Saturday, reports said on Monday.

11 Sep 2023

N Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu arrested: TDP calls Andhra bandh, JSP extends support

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) called for a bandh in Andhra Pradesh on Monday in protest against the recent arrest of its party chief and former state Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.

10 Sep 2023

N Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu alleges political motive behind arrest in scam case

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) head and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, arrested in connection with an alleged scam, was reportedly produced at the Vijayawada Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) court on Sunday morning.

09 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

Andhra Pradesh: TDP says Chandrababu Naidu's arrest 'illegal,' approaches PM

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Saturday sought the interventions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Droupadi Murmu, and Union Home Minister Amit Shah to reverse the arrest of its chief, N Chandrababu Naidu, in an alleged corruption case.

06 Sep 2023


Gujarat: Upset over daughter's love marriage, Dalit family consumes poison

A family of four from Dholka town in Gujarat allegedly consumed poison on Tuesday, resulting in the deaths of a man and his elder son, the Hindustan Times reported.

06 Sep 2023

Udhayanidhi Stalin

Udhayanidhi, Priyank Kharge booked for outraging religious sentiments

The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked Tamil Nadu minister Udhayanidhi Stalin and Karnataka minister Priyank Kharge for allegedly speaking against Sanatan Dharma.

03 Sep 2023


Man rapes wife with sons, uploads videos on porn site

In a shocking incident in Trombay, Mumbai, a 40-year-old man and his two sons allegedly raped the former's second wife and uploaded videos of the act on a porn site, The Free Press Journal reported.

02 Sep 2023


Maharashtra: Maratha reservation protest turns violent, over 360 booked

The Maharashtra Police booked more than 360 people on Saturday, a day after protesters demanding reservation for the Maratha community in Maharashtra's Jalna allegedly resorted to violence, PTI reported.

28 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP Muslim schoolboy slap case: Police case against Mohammed Zubair

Fact-checker and Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair is facing a First Information Report (FIR) for revealing the identity of the minor Muslim boy who was allegedly slapped by his classmates on the orders of their school teacher in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh.

26 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP woman arrested for allegedly slashing drunk husband's throat

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a 40-year-old woman has been arrested in Budaun district's Bilsi town for slitting her husband's throat to stop him from sexually abusing their 19-year-old daughter-in-law.

20 Aug 2023

Dharmendra Pradhan

'Not satisfactory': Centre on Jadavpur University's report over student's death

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said the official report submitted by Jadavpur University (JU), Kolkata, to the University Grants Commission (UGC) on the tragic death of 17-year-old student Swapnadip Kundu was "not satisfactory," PTI reported.

20 Aug 2023


14-year-old accuses Delhi Women and Child Development officer of rape

In a shocking development, a top-ranking official of Delhi's Women and Child Development (WCD) Department has been accused of raping his friend's 14-year-old daughter multiple times between 2020 and 2021.

16 Aug 2023


Mumbai: Rat found in restaurant's food; chefs and manager arrested

The manager and chefs of a popular restaurant in Bandra, Mumbai were arrested on Monday after a customer found a dead rat in their food on the night of Sunday, August 13.

12 Aug 2023

Lok Sabha

Adultery, Section 377 dropped in proposed new IPC overhaul

The Centre introduced three bills in the Lok Sabha on Friday to revamp the legal framework of India's criminal justice system.

11 Aug 2023

Amit Shah

Repealing sedition: Amit Shah introduces bills to overhaul justice system

Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced three bills in the Lok Sabha on Friday, the last day of Parliament's Monsoon Session, to overhaul the criminal justice system.

09 Aug 2023

shiney ahuja

Shiney Ahuja's passport renewal plea granted: Revisiting his legal battle

Gangster fame Shiney Ahuja found himself embroiled in controversy when he was convicted of rape in 2011.

07 Aug 2023


Nuh violence: Curfew relaxed; banks, ATMs to reopen today

In an attempt to restore normalcy in violence-hit Nuh, Haryana, District Magistrate Dhirender Khadgata announced that the curfew there will be lifted on Monday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

06 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

2 minors forced to drink urine over suspicion of theft

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, two minor boys were reportedly subjected to extreme brutality in the Siddharthnagar district after being accused of stealing chicken from a poultry shop.

05 Aug 2023

Mumbai Police

BMC COVID-19 centre scam: Ex-Mumbai mayor, other civic officials booked

The Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police on Saturday registered a case against Shiv Sena (UBT) leader and former Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar in connection with the alleged COVID-19 center scam.

19 Jul 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: Dalit man thrashed, urinated upon over affair

While the urination incident in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi is still fresh in people's minds, another unpleasant incident has reportedly taken place in Andhra Pradesh.

19 Jul 2023


On camera: Pilot, husband thrashed for torturing minor domestic help

A female pilot and her husband—also airline staff—were brutally assaulted by a mob in Delhi's Dwarka for allegedly hiring a 10-year-old girl as domestic help and harassing her.

Brij Bhushan gets interim bail in wrestlers' sexual harassment case

A Delhi court on Tuesday granted interim bail to Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in a sexual harassment case.

16 Jul 2023

Madhya Pradesh

MP woman gang-raped, BJP leader's son among accused: Report

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader's son is reportedly among four persons accused of gang-raping a woman and sexually abusing her minor sister in the Datia district of Madhya Pradesh.

Brij Bhushan caught 'making advances' toward woman wrestler: Police chargesheet

The Delhi Police chargesheet against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) outgoing chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has "technical evidence" showing him "making advances" toward one of the women wrestlers, according to The Indian Express.

10 Jul 2023


Bihar: Woman beaten to death, private parts mutilated

In a shocking incident, a woman in the Khagaria district of Bihar was reportedly brutalized and beaten to death over an alleged land dispute.

09 Jul 2023

Digvijaya Singh

Congress's Digvijaya Singh booked for post on ex-RSS chief Golwalkar 

The Madhya Pradesh Police registered a case against senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for an alleged controversial social media post about former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief MS Golwalkar, PTI reported.

01 Jul 2023

Chandrashekhar Azad

Attack on Bhim Army's Chandrashekhar Azad: 4 arrested from Ambala 

At least four persons were arrested on Saturday for allegedly firing at Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday.

01 Jul 2023


Delhi: Severed buffalo head found outside temple, 2 accused arrested

The severed head of a buffalo was allegedly found on the road outside a temple in Delhi's Welcome area, prompting the arrest of two accused persons, including a minor, PTI reported.

19 Jun 2023


MP invokes NSA, razes home of suspect behind man-on-leash video

The Madhya Pradesh government has invoked the stringent National Security Act (NSA) against three Muslim men after a video of a man allegedly being held on a leash and forced to bark like a dog in Bhopal went viral.

Minor wrestler's father rejects threat claims made by Sakshee Malikkh

The father of the "minor" wrestler—one of the complainants in a sexual harassment case against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh—on Sunday reportedly claimed the family was not under any threat or pressure to alter her statement.

Brij Bhushan case: Photos, videos mentioned as evidence in chargesheet

The 1,500-page chargesheet against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh by the Delhi Police cited photograph proof in at least four of the six complaints by female wrestlers, reported The Indian Express.

03 Jun 2023

Congress Party

Congress claims Centre wants to make sedition law more draconian

Citing the Law Commission of India's backing of Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) pertaining to sedition, the Congress has claimed that the central government was planning to make the law even more "draconian."

02 Jun 2023


RSS worker posts cartoon showing Muslim women as 'baby-making factory'

A worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was arrested from Karnataka's Raichur for posting a WhatsApp status depicting Muslim women as a "baby-making factory."

31 May 2023


Aspiring model alleges rape, blackmailing by Ranchi man; accused booked 

An aspiring model from Bihar has accused the owner of a grooming academy in Ranchi, Jharkhand, of raping and blackmailing her.

29 May 2023

Yasin Malik

Yasin Malik's death sentence: HC issues notice on NIA's plea

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik.

24 May 2023

Azam Khan

Azam Khan not guilty in hate speech case: UP court

Veteran Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan was reportedly acquitted by an Uttar Pradesh (UP) court in a 2019 hate speech case.

22 May 2023


Speeding BMW runs over man in West Delhi, driver arrested

A 36-year-old man died when his two-wheeler was reportedly knocked over by a speeding BMW car near Moti Bagh Metro Station in West Delhi in the early hours of Sunday, PTI reported.