I Never Meditated; Would Rather Be A Criminal Than Spiritual: Ma Anand Sheela

MUMBAI: Ma Anand Sheela, the controversial former secretary of godman Osho Rajneesh, claimed on Wednesday that she finds meditation “boring”, and would prefer to be a “criminal” rather than “spiritual”. “People sell meditation and enlightenment,” she said, seeking to debunk the hype surrounding spiritual leaders. The 70-year-old Sheela, who was convicted of crimes in the…

7th anniversary of Nirbhaya case: A look at death penalties in India

As calls for hanging the rapists intensifies on the 7th anniversary of the gruesome Nirbhaya rape-and-murder case, there is a need to have a look at India’s record on death penalties to convicts and their execution. The Supreme court, which had on July 9 last year, dismissed the review pleas filed by three convicts in the case, is scheduled to hear a review of plea of one of the death-row convicts on December 17.

Unnao rape victim dies, netizens bay for another “encounter”

New Delhi: The Unnao rape victim who was set ablaze and airlifted to Safdarjung Hospital here on Thursday has died. The victim who had more than 90 per cent burn injuries lost the battle after 43 hours and died due to cardiac arrest. According to reports, the Unnao rape victim was set ablaze by five…