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The civil services is at a critical juncture. While the level of aspiration to be a civil servant is not on decline, several IAS officers have quit ascribing their resignations to violation of constitutional guarantees by the government....

The 2012 gang rape case convict Vinay Sharma has written to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking withdrawal of his mercy petition. Sharma through his counsel A.P. Singh wrote to the President on Saturday requesting him that he be allowed to withdraw the mercy petition, claiming tha...

Author and social activist Damyanti Biswas, whose novel "You Beneath Your Skin" explores the dark underbelly of the national capital and its spiralling crime spree, says though violence against children under 12 attracts the death penalty under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, yet its...

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra cancelled all her scheduled events in Lucknow and reached the home of the Unnao rape victim on Saturday afternoon, where she met the family members of the deceased. She was accompanied by party state president Ajay Kumar Lallu. The Unnao rape ...

"Save me, I don't want to die, I want to see them hang to death". These are the last words of the 23-year-old rape victim from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district to her family members and doctors before she died on Friday late night in a Delhi hospital. She was declared dead at 11.40 p.m. after she could not survive cardiac arrest ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the courage of soldiers of Armed Forces and their families on Armed Forces Flag Day on Saturday. "On Armed Forces Flag Day we salute the indomitable courage of our forces and their families. I also urge you to contribute towards the welfare of our forces", ...

A Delhi Court on Saturday sought the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) response over an application filed by businessman Robert Vadra seeking permission to travel to Spain. Special CBI Judge Arvind Kumar issued notice to the agency and posted the ...