2009, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
Ruchika case needs to be reviewed: Moily Govt to fast-track rape, molestation cases
New Delhi, December 25
Describing as “unpardonable” the long period of 19 years taken for the trial in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case, Law Minister M Veerappa Moily today said there was need for revisiting the case which continued to evoke strong reactions from politicians, including former Haryana Chief Minister OP
Chautala, and bureaucrats.
the level of
molestation & suicide case Higher
judiciary provided relief to Rathore Chandigarh, December 25
The Ruchika molestation case is
different from the Jessica murder case and the Priyadarshini Mattoo case
in one respect.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greets former Prime Minister and BJP veteran Atal Bihari Vajpayee
on his 85th birthday at latter’s residence in New Delhi on Friday. Vajpayee has not been
seen in public for over a year due to his illness. — PTI
Telangana pushes AP into chaos Hyderabad, December 25
The en masse resignation of ministers from Telangana region today pushed Andhra Pradesh into a state of chaos even as the statehood movement appeared set for a prolonged and bitter phase.
dead, 50 missing in Kota bridge collapse Kota, December 25
Rescuers today continued to search
for 50 labourers missing after an under-construction bridge on Chambal
river collapsed here killing nine persons even as two officials of a
private company building the structure were arrested.
Indians in jails abroad Highest number in Saudi Arabia
followed by UAE and Pak Jammu, December 25
There are as many as 6,481 Indians
languishing in jails of different countries with 1,369 alone in Saudi
Arabia. This was revealed in a reply by the Ministry of External Affairs
to a Jammu resident, Raman Kumar Sharma’s, RTI query.
Ashu still bears the scars of
torture Panchkula, December 25
Haryana’s former DGP SPS Rathore may have been convicted for molesting Ruchika, yet the victim’s brother Ashu is still in a state of
shock. In fact, Ashu, on whom a series of criminal cases were slapped,
allegedly at the behest of Rathore, is yet to overcome the trauma and
the physical as well as mental torture he had undergone at the hands of
Haryana police 16 years ago till Ruchika committed suicide on December
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