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Groping without skin contact is not sexual assault: Bombay HC

25 Jan 2021

India
Groping without skin contact is not sexual assault: Bombay HC

In a controversial ruling, the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court observed that groping a minor's breasts without "skin-to-skin" contact doesn't qualify as sexual assault.

Man, accused of molesting Bollywood actress mid-air, gets three-years jail

15 Jan 2020

India
Man, accused of molesting Bollywood actress mid-air, gets three-years jail

More than two years after a consultant was accused of molesting a former Bollywood actress inside a flight, the accused was convicted by a court in Dindoshi today.

Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

21 Jul 2019

India
Formed to tackle workplace sexual harassment, government's #MeToo panel dissolved

In the wake of the #MeToo movement in October, the government had constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to strengthen the legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent workplace sexual harassment.

Can't disclose black-money reports as Parl Panel examining them: FM

04 Feb 2019

India
Can't disclose black-money reports as Parl Panel examining them: FM

The Finance Ministry has declined to share copies of three reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians inside the country and abroad, saying they were being examined by a Parliamentary panel and disclosing details will cause a breach of privilege of the House.

PMO refuses sharing information on black money brought from abroad

25 Nov 2018

India
PMO refuses sharing information on black money brought from abroad

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has refused to share details on the quantum of black money brought back from abroad, citing a provision of the RTI Act that bars disclosure of information that may impede investigation and prosecution of offenders.

Man bites 14-year-old girl's face while trying to rape her

26 Aug 2018

India
Man bites 14-year-old girl's face while trying to rape her

In a barbaric incident, a 55-year-old man from Haryana's Rohtak district bit a 14-year-old girl's face multiple times while allegedly trying to rape her.

All you need to know about your Form 16

23 Aug 2018

Business
All you need to know about your Form 16

As a salaried person, you must have heard the term 'Form 16'.

Goa: UP man arrested for bid to kidnap 6-year-old girl

11 Aug 2018

India
Goa: UP man arrested for bid to kidnap 6-year-old girl

A man from Uttar Pradesh was arrested today for allegedly trying to kidnap a six-year-old girl in Vasco town, around 40km from Panaji.

Finance Ministry refuses to share three reports on 'black money'

23 Jul 2018

India
Finance Ministry refuses to share three reports on 'black money'

The Finance Ministry has refused to share a copy of three reports on the quantum of black money held by Indians inside the country and abroad, saying its disclosure would cause a breach of privilege of Parliament.

All you need to know about your Form 16

22 Jul 2018

Business
All you need to know about your Form 16

As a salaried person, you must have heard the term 'Form 16'.

All you need to know about your Form 16

02 Jun 2018

Business
All you need to know about your Form 16

As a salaried person, you must have heard the term 'Form 16'.

Where are Shastri death-related Raj Narain Committee records, asks CIC

13 May 2018

India
Where are Shastri death-related Raj Narain Committee records, asks CIC

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Prime Minister's Office and Ministries of External Affairs and Home to make public the records of Raj Narain Committee, constituted in 1977 to look into the then PM Lal Bahadur Shastri's mysterious death on January 11, 1966, in Uzbekistan's Tashkent.

Teacher held for molesting a Class 6 student in Shimla

27 Apr 2018

India
Teacher held for molesting a Class 6 student in Shimla

Shimla Police today booked a school teacher for allegedly molesting a minor girl, studying in Class 6, following a complaint lodged by her.

CIC: Black money SIT comes under RTI's ambit

13 Oct 2017

India
CIC: Black money SIT comes under RTI's ambit

The Central Information Commission (CIC) said that the SC-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money is a public entity, bringing it under the Right to Information Act's (RTI) ambit.

Star India triumphs against Prasar Bharati, wins sports broadcast case

23 Aug 2017

Sports
Star India triumphs against Prasar Bharati, wins sports broadcast case

In 2007, a case against Prasar Bharati for broadcasting premium sports content on Doordarshan channels, was filed by Nimbus Communications and BCCI. It was later joined by Star India and ESPN Software India in 2013.

GST: Cess on luxury cars to rise to 25%

07 Aug 2017

Business
GST: Cess on luxury cars to rise to 25%

The GST Council has decided to raise the cess on luxury automobiles from 15% to 25%.

RBI refuses to answer RTI query regarding demonetization

02 Jan 2017

India
RBI refuses to answer RTI query regarding demonetization

´╗┐Fifty days after the Centre announced Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes would cease to be legal tender, the Reserve Bank of India declined to answer the burning question: Why were the notes demonetized?