BANDA RAPE CASE

  • Banda rape: SC orders CBI probe against BSP MLA September 12, 2011

    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 Uttar...
  • Maharashtra: Jalgaon MLA arrested for rape February 27, 2011

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA from Jalgaon Dilip Wagh's PA Mahesh Mali, coaccused 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 place after...
  • Rape accused Jalgaon NCP MLA arrested February 26, 2011

    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 her...
  • Rape accused Jalgaon NCP MLA absconding February 26, 2011

    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 February 26, 2011

    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 February 13, 2011

    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 on...
  • Will the Banda rape victim get justice? January 18, 2011

    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 January 18, 2011

    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 relative of...
  • UP govt to probe jailor's harrassment charges January 17, 2011

    Banda: Mayawati government has constituted a highlevel 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 CNNIBN, the woman constable who helped the Dalit rape victim has said that she was being...
  • My life, job under threat: Banda woman constable January 17, 2011

    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 January 17, 2011

    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 courtappointed 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 January 17, 2011

    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 January 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The 17yearold Dalit rape victim, who was released from jail on Saturday, told CNNIBN 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....
  • Banda rape case: charges dropped, victim freed January 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Two versions of the same CBCID 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 new...
  • Banda rape victim released from jail January 15, 2011

    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 17yearold girl walked free from the Banda District Jail after an order...
  • UP chief minister frees Banda rape victim January 15, 2011

    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 January 15, 2011

    Lucknow: The BSP supremo turned 55 on Saturday and in true Mayawatistyle 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...
  • Banda rape victim fears for her safety January 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi, accused of raping a 17yearold 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 behind...
  • Banda rape case: Maya orders BSP MLA's arrest January 12, 2011

    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 coaccused Rajendra Shukla and Surendra...
  • Banda rape case: Victim still behind the bars January 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The noose around BSP MLA Puroshotam Diwedi, facing rape charges, is tightening. Initial CBCID 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...