Banda Rape Case

  • Banda rape: SC orders CBI probe against BSP MLA 12-09-2011 05:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the CBI to probe the alleged rape of a dalit girl by Banda BSP MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi in December 2010. A bench of justices Aftab Alam and RM Lodha stayed the court proceedings in the case in Banda and directed the...
  • Maharashtra: Jalgaon MLA arrested for rape 27-02-2011 07:04 AM

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA from Jalgaon Dilip Wagh's PA Mahesh Mali, co-accused of raping a woman in Nashik, was arrested in on Sunday. Earlier on Saturday, Dilip Wagh was arrested in Bandra. Wagh and his personal secretary Mahesh Mali have been charged for the rape which allegedly took...
  • Rape accused Jalgaon NCP MLA arrested 26-02-2011 10:23 PM

    Mumbai: Jalgaon MLA Dilip Wagh, accused of rape has been arrested by crime branch from Pali Hills in Bandra in Mumbai. An FIR was filed against him and his secretary Mahesh Mali for allegedly raping a lady in Nashik on Monday. According to the FIR, the lady said Wagh asked...
  • Rape accused Jalgaon NCP MLA absconding 26-02-2011 09:40 PM

    Mumbai: NCP MLA from Jalgaon Dilip Wagh, accused of raping a woman in Nasik, is now on the run. There is a growing outcry for his and personal secretary Mahesh Mali's arrest after they were charged with raping a woman in Nasik after they meet her on the pretext of...
  • Banda repeat in Nashik: NCP suspends rapist MLA 26-02-2011 10:13 AM

    Mumbai: Jalgaon MLA Dilip Wagh, accused of rape, after an FIR has been filed against him and his secretary Mahesh Mali for allegedly raping a lady in Nashik on Monday. According to the FIR, the lady said Wagh asked her to meet him on the pretext of offering her a...
  • Paralyse Maya govt like Hosni says Mulayam 13-02-2011 07:36 AM

    Gorakhpur: Alleging corruption, atrocities and autocracy in his political rival BSP's regime, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday told his party men to launch an agitation to "paralyse" the functioning of the Uttar Pradesh government for three days starting from March 1. "Paralyse the working of the government completely...
  • Will the Banda rape victim get justice? 18-01-2011 09:24 PM

    Banda: The quest for justice for the rape victim in Banda is going nowhere. An inquiry into why the Dalit girl had to spend 30 days in jail for a theft that looks like a cover up for rape is going on. But the shocker is why it took two...
  • Banda rape case: fourth accused surrenders 18-01-2011 11:08 AM

    New Delhi:Ravan Garg, the fourth accused in the Dalit girl rape case surrendered before the a local Banda court on Tuesday. Garg is the bodyguard of the BSP MLA Purushottam Dwivedi accused of rape. The police is on the lookout for one more accused in the case, who is a...
  • Banda rape: Is the criminal justice system unfair to the rape victim?

    Tonight at 10 Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if the criminal justice system is unfair to the rape victim? ...
  • UP govt to probe jailor's harrassment charges 17-01-2011 02:30 PM

    Banda: Mayawati government has constituted a high-level team to look into allegations made by Banda Jail employee Shahjehan Begum. The government appointed team will inquire into allegations of harrassment levelled by Shahjehan Begum. Earlier, speaking to CNN-IBN, the woman constable who helped the Dalit rape victim has said that she...
  • My life, job under threat: Banda woman constable 17-01-2011 10:38 AM

    The woman constable who helped the Dalit rape victim says she is being harassed by prison authorities. ...
  • Rape victim a minor? Banda court decision today 17-01-2011 10:05 AM

    Banda: A local court in Banda will decide on Monday if the Dalit girl who was allegedly raped by BSP MLA Purushottam Dwivedi is a minor. A court-appointed medical board had said earlier that the rape victim is 'about 18 years old'. The board's ruling came on evidence presented to...
  • Peepli Live: MLAs camp at rape victim's house 17-01-2011 07:11 AM

    Banda: Two days after the Dalit minor allegedly raped by a BSP MLA was released, she found herself in the middle of a political tug of war. BJP, Congress and Samajwadi Party MLAs camp outside the Banda rape victim's house to guard her, in a bid to score points against...
  • BSP MLA must be hanged: Banda rape victim 16-01-2011 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: The 17-year-old Dalit rape victim, who was released from jail on Saturday, told CNN-IBN that she still fears for her life because BSP MLA Purushottam Dwivedi and his supporters are threatening revenge. The teenager says the MLA should be hanged for what he has done to her. She...
  • Banda rape case: charges dropped, victim freed 15-01-2011 10:17 PM

    New Delhi: Two versions of the same CB-CID Report by Uttar Pradesh's top administrator cabinet Secy Shahshank Shekhar Singh resulted in the rape victim languishing in jail for the past one month finally being bailed out on Saturday. A clear reflection that on Mayawati's 55th Birthday it was not her...
  • Banda rape victim released from jail 15-01-2011 08:24 PM

    Banda: A teenaged backward caste girl, who was allegedly raped by BSP MLA Purshottam Naresh Dwiwedi and was arrested in connection with a theft case, was released from the prison on Saturday evening after more than a month. The 17-year-old girl walked free from the Banda District Jail after an...
  • UP chief minister frees Banda rape victim 15-01-2011 06:15 PM

    The decision to release the Banda rape victim was announced by UP cabinet secretary Shashank Shekhar Singh. ...
  • Banda rape casts a shadow on Maya's birthday 15-01-2011 11:27 AM

    Lucknow: The BSP supremo turned 55 on Saturday and in true Mayawati-style Lucknow has been painted blue on the occasion. However, the Banda rape case seems to cast a shadow over Mayawati's birthday celebrations. The BSP supremo who turned 55 on Saturday was seen invoking Gautam Buddha's blessings where Buddhist...
  • Banda rape victim fears for her safety 14-01-2011 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi, accused of raping a 17-year-old Dalit girl, has threatened to take revenge against his opponents after he comes out of jail. After his arrest Dwivedi claimed that he was the victim of a political conspiracy. "There are conspiracies by political opponents...
  • Banda rape case: Maya orders BSP MLA's arrest 12-01-2011 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Mayawati government on Wednesday ordered the arrest of the BSP MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi accused of raping a teenage Dalit girl. The order, though, came 20 days after the alleged incident. The victim is still in jail on charges of robbery. Two more co-accused Rajendra Shukla and...
  • Banda rape case: Victim still behind the bars 12-01-2011 06:47 AM

    New Delhi: The noose around BSP MLA Puroshotam Diwedi, facing rape charges, is tightening. Initial CB-CID reports suggest that theft charges pressed against the rape victim are fabricated. While the investigating agency has already submitted its initial report to the Mayawati government, legal action against Dwivedi - who claims that...