CRIME AGAINST WOMEN

  • Delhi: Man acquitted of charge of gangrape Yesterday

    New Delhi: A man, who was accused of gang raping a woman along with his two associates after giving her sedatives-laced drink, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said the alleged victim has turned "hostile" and there was no evidence that she was raped at all. Additional Sessions...
  • Russian tourist alleges molestation in Goa, first at beach, then in hospital 2 days ago

    Panaji: A 32-year-old Russian national was allegedly molested twice over two days in Goa. She was allegedly molested first at a beach and later at Goa Medical College and Hospital in Panaji by a senior medical officer after the police referred her there for a "medical examination". The Goa state health...
  • Another minor girl raped in Bangalore school 4 days ago

    Bangalore: In the third such incident in the past four months, a three-year-old girl student was allegedly raped inside a private school in Bangalore on Tuesday, police said. A criminal case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 and IPC section 376 (rape) on...
  • Kerala: 45-year-old woman dies after being set ablaze in a train compartment 5 days ago

    Kannur: A 45-year-old woman in Kerala was set ablaze in a train compartment on Monday night. The incident happened in Kannur to Alappuzha Express train at 4:40 am and the woman succumbed to her injuries on Tuesday morning. The train was to depart at 5 AM and there was no...
  • Goa: 64-year-old man held for allegedly raping minor relative 6 days ago

    Panaji: A 64-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his minor niece in South Goa district, the police said on Sunday. The accused, Kondlo Vithoba Velip, living in Morpirla village of Quepem taluka, allegedly confined the 10-year-old girl in a room at a house in his neighbourhood where he raped...
  • Delhi: Court jails married man for raping, cheating woman 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court awarded a 10-year jail term and also slapped a fine of Rs 1 lakh on a man who concealed his marriage and had sexual relations with a woman. The court said that the act by the convict was only to satisfy his lust and he did...
  • Uttarakhand: Teenage girl gangraped by four men October 16, 2014

    Roorkee: A teenage girl was allegedly gangraped by four men after being offered a soft drink laced with intoxicants in Haridwar district, police said on Thursday. As per a complaint lodged at Bhagwanpur police station at Roorkee on Wednesday, the incident occurred on October 3 when the 14-year-old victim was...
  • Delhi: Man gets 7 years in jail for setting ablaze wife October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has sentenced a 26-year-old man to seven years imprisonment for unintentionally setting ablaze his wife during a quarrel between them, saying being the husband he was "supposed to take very good care of her" but he did not. Additional Sessions Judge Gautam Manan handed down...
  • Man booked for hurting religious sentiments of wife in UP October 16, 2014

    Rampur: Police have booked a 30-year-old man on charges of fraud and hurting religious sentiments after his wife filed a complaint against him alleging that he had "lured" her into marriage after lying about his religion. The woman, a mother of two, approached Inspector General of Police (IG) after Akran...
  • Delhi Transport Corporation installs CCTV cameras in its 80 buses October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has installed close circuit television cameras in 80 of its buses, a pilot project aimed at enhancing security in buses, particularly for women. In the first phase, DTC plans to install CCTV cameras in 200 buses, including low-floor AC and low-floor non-AC buses in the...
  • Delhi: Man arrested for raping minor girl October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A 29-year-old person was arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Zamrudpur village area of Southeast Delhi, police said today. Police has registered a case under POCSO and arrested the accused. "The incident took place on Saturday while the seven-year-old girl's parents were out for Karva Chauth,"...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets life term for raping friend's daughter October 14, 2014

    Ratlam: A special court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to a man for raping a nine-year-old daughter of his friend at Jaora town in the district last year. The sentence was awarded to Suresh alias Suraj Mali by special judge, SC/ST Act, BC Malaiya, under relevant sections of the Protection...
  • Dhaula Kuan gangrape: All five accused held guilty October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi sessions court on Tuesday held all the five men accused of abducting and raping a 30-year call center employee in Delhi's Dhaula Kuan guilty. Sentencing of the convicts will be held on October 17. Shamshad alias Khutkan, Usman alias Kale, Shahid alias Chhota Billi, Iqbal alias...
  • Tripura: 2 minor tribal girls raped October 12, 2014

    Agartala: Two minor tribal girls were allegedly raped at Daishyaramchowdhurypara, a remote tribal hamlet in Tripura's Dhalai district, police said on Sunday. "Two tribal girls of about 15-16 years of age were raped by two tribal youths in a jungle at shyaramchowdhurypara in the early hours yesterday while returning after...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman held for pushing young girl into flesh trade October 11, 2014

    Indore: A woman, who was allegedly involved in human trafficking and pushing girls into flesh trade, has been arrested here, police said on Saturday. The woman, identified as Rani Sharma, was arrested last night from Khajrana area, Women Police Station In-charge, Jyoti Sharma said. According to police, the accused was...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets ten years jail for raping friend's daughter October 11, 2014

    Jabalpur: A local court has awarded ten years rigorous imprisonment to a man for raping his friend's daughter at Belkheda village in the district in 2012. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 26,000 on the convict Narendra Lodhi for the crime. The sentence was awarded by Additional District...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man held for raping minor step-daughter October 11, 2014

    Indore: A 40-year-old man has been arrested from Bhagirathpura locality for allegedly raping his minor step-daughter, police said on Saturday. Raghvendra Gautam was apprehended on Friday night on the complaint of the girl (14) that he had raped her on the night of October 8 and also threatened to kill her,...
  • West Bengal: Minor Girl raped by TMC leader's brother inside party office October 9, 2014

    Burdwan: A 12-year-old girl was on Thursday raped allegedly by the brother of a local Trinamool Congress leader inside the party's office at Durgapur town in Burdwan district, police said. The girl was standing close to her house near City Centre area waiting for some relatives to come when local...
  • Mizoram: Woman set ablaze by husband October 6, 2014

    Aizawl: A 40-year-old woman suffered serious burn injuries when her husband allegedly set her on fire in Kolasib district of Mizoram, police said on Monday. R Rualchhana (47) in an inebriated state doused his wife Lalrinsangi with kerosene before setting her on fire after an altercation on Friday. Lalrinsangi was...
  • Delhi: Man acquitted of rape charge after girl changes statement October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, who was accused of raping a 20-year-old girl on a false promise of marriage, has been freed by a Delhi court after she told the court that they consensual relationship and were now married. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja absolved the man, a north Delhi resident,...
  • Thane: Man arrested for raping minor girl October 6, 2014

    Thane: A 36 years old man was on Monday arrested by the police for raping a two-and-a-half years old girl at Mumbra near. Assistant police inspector SV Pawar of Mumbra police station said that both Abdul Khalid Mohamad Kausar, the accused, and the victim's family hailed from Darbhanga in Bihar....
  • Pune: 18-year-old raped, accused arrested October 2, 2014

    Pune: An 18-year-old college girl was allegedly raped by a man here when she approached him to seek directions after she lost her way, following which the accused has been arrested, police said on Thursday. The girl, a student of a reputed college, who was new to the city lost...
  • Goa: Girl denies rape by father; medical report negative September 27, 2014

    Panaji: A minor girl on Saturday refuted before the police allegations that her father had raped her. The girl's 30-year-old father, who hails from Maharashtra and is currently living in Goa, was accused of allegedly raping his daughter, mother-in-law and sister-in-law over a period of time in a complaint filed...
  • Indian-origin taxi driver in Australia to face molestation trial September 24, 2014

    Melbourne: A 28-year-old Indian-origin taxi driver in Australia will face trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman passenger. Sunil Kumar Saharan will face trial for repeatedly assaulting a woman after picking her up alongwith her four other friends from the Perth suburb of Victoria Park earlier this month. The alleged offences took...
  • 'Rape survivors in India are always traumatised' September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: How cruel the world can be for a rape survivor, Suzette Jordan, the 2012 Park Street survivor, can tell you but this hasn't killed her spirit or made her give up her zest for life. "Survivors in India are always traumatised. People pointed at my dignity. They did not...
  • Missed call to women will lead to jail in Bihar September 24, 2014

    Patna: Give missed calls to women and cool your heels in jail. CID Inspector General (IG) (Weaker Section) Arvind Pandey on Tuesday issued a circular to all district Superintendents of Police (SPs) and Government Rail Police (GRP) SPs asking them to ensure that police investigates and takes action in such...
  • Skillsoft brings training courseware to curb sexual harassment September 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: Cloud-based learning solutions provider Skillsoft on Tuesday introduced an e-learning courseware focused on sexual harassment sensitisation and prevention, customised for India. The online course, suitable for employees across levels, introduces learners to sexual harassment prevention guidelines, the company said in a statement. "It helps to identify and prevent sexual harassment...
  • Crimes against women: Was PM Modi right in saying family values can prevent rape? September 22, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, the Prime Minister said, "The main thing is the girl child education....
  • Abetment of suicide: DU college principal summoned as accused September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The principal of a Delhi University college has been summoned as accused by a court in an abetment of suicide case of a woman employed with the institution, saying there was sufficient prima facie material to proceed against him. Metropolitan Magistrate Jagminder Singh summoned Bhim Rao Ambedkar College principal...
  • Pakistan: 18yearold girl and family attacked with acid by jilted lover September 21, 2014

    Lahore: An 18yearold Pakistani girl and two other members of her family were injured on Sunday in an acid attack allegedly carried out by two men, one of them her spurned lover in Punjab province. Shabnam Bibi, along with her mother and brother, were attacked on Saturday while they were asleep...