Crime Against Women

  • 18-year-old girl allegedly gangraped in Budhana town 19-04-2014 01:16 PM

    An 18-year-old girl has been allegedly gang-raped by two youths in Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Saturday. According to the complaint lodged here, two youths took away the victim and raped her in a house on April 15. They also threatened her of dire consequences if she disclosed...
  • IT firm manager sexually assaults female employee, arrested 18-04-2014 09:26 PM

    The manager of an IT company here was on Friday arrested for allegedly molesting a female employee, police said on Friday. M Jha was arrested after the victim lodged a complaint, police said. Jha's company is located in Sector 127. Police said Jha was being interrogated and other employees of...
  • Delhi HC upholds conviction of man for rape, murder of 3-year-old girl 18-04-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the conviction of a 56-year-old man for brutally raping and murdering a three-year-old girl, saying the offence fits the description of a crime of "exceptional depravity". The court, however, deferred its decision to July 11 as to whether the convict be sent...
  • Relative rapes 20-year-old for over four years 17-04-2014 11:11 PM

    A 20-year-old B.Com student was allegedly raped by her uncle for over four years in Kavi Nagar area in Ghaziabad. Based on the victim's complaint, a case was registered on Thursday against Dhyanchand Bhaskar at Kavi Nagar police station, police said. The accused is on the run since the registration...
  • Woman stripped as punishment for resisting molestation 17-04-2014 11:06 PM

    Two youth tore woman's clothes when she tried to resist their molestation bid at Siyani Gate area in Ghaziabad on Thursday. Police said the victim, who lives with her family in Ghaziabad, along with her husband, was going to Siyani Gate on a bike. "When the woman and her husband...
  • Auto driver rapes 21-year-old foreign national in Alwar 16-04-2014 10:35 PM

    A 21-year-old Nepali woman, working at a road-side eatery, was allegedly raped by an auto rickshaw driver in Neemrana industrial area of Rajasthan's Alwar district, police said on Wednesday. The victim, working with her husband at the eatery, said in her complaint that she was raped by driver Sandeep Yadav,...
  • Crimes against women confined to pockets of Delhi: HC 16-04-2014 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that crimes against women in the national capital occur more often in a few "pockets" of the city, particularly areas which have undergone rapid urbanisation. A bench of acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul made the remarks after...
  • Delhi: Woman alleges rape by father-in-law, husband's friend 14-04-2014 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old woman has accused her father-in-law and her husband's friend of raping her in south Delhi's Govindpuri, police said on Monday. According to a complaint filed by the woman, the father-in-law raped her over a year ago while her husband's 32-year-old friend, Sonu raped her in March,...
  • Delhi: Man held for attempting to rape minor girl 13-04-2014 10:11 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old man has been arrested for attempting to rape an eight-year-old girl staying in his neighbourhood, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday evening in central Delhi's Nabi Karim area. Mohammad Asghar, who stays in a rented accommodation in Nabi Karim and works in...
  • Man gets life term for rape-cum-murder of a woman police constable 13-04-2014 07:37 PM

    A special court in Kotasentenced a youth to life imprisonment for rape and murder of a woman police constable in 2010. Special Court judge Ajay Singh convicted and awarded life sentence to Tulsiram, who worked as a cook at Chechat police station of the district, for raping and killing the...
  • Woman gunned down by locality member, body sent to mortuary 11-04-2014 10:45 PM

    A woman was shot dead, on Friday, by a man in a locality in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said. Sunaina Devi (40) was on way home after deposing in property-related case when her relative Shankar Pandit shot her from close range near Safiabad airport area, the sources said. She...
  • Man gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping woman 11-04-2014 06:17 PM

    A court in Bihar's Katihar district, on Friday, sentenced a man ten years imprisonment for raping a woman for two months on the promise of marriage. The District and Sessions Judge Radhakrishna while convicting the man Motilal Das to ten years in jail also fined him Rs. 10,000 fine. According...
  • Defiant Mulayam says 'wrong' anti-rape law should be amended 11-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Seeking to wriggle out of his controversial remarks on rape, Mulayam Singh Yadav, on Friday, said "no one respects women more than Samajwadi Party" but stuck to his stand that the "wrong" anti-rape law should be amended. "Today there is nobody in the country who respects women more than Samajwadi...
  • Physically challenged girl rape case: Haryana Police's laxity revealed 11-04-2014 04:01 PM

    Chandigarh: It is not just the politicians who are insensitive to gender issues but a DSP in Haryana too has been caught on a hidden camera displaying complete callousness in dealing with the gangrape of a mentally challenged and visually impaired minor girl. The victim is 17, visually impaired and...
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  • Mulayam's rape shocker: Should the SP chief apologise to the women of India? 10-04-2014 10:34 PM

    In a highly shocking statement on rapists, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that "sometimes boys make mistakes." Yadav even went on to add that if his government comes to power, they will try to amend the law. ...
  • Mulayam under fire for defending rapists 10-04-2014 08:56 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has invited the wrath of political parties and women and social activists alike for defending rapists and questioning capital punishment to the convicts. Congress slammed Yadav saying these were unfortunate. "It is unfortunate that any leader makes such a statement regarding a...
  • Wrong to give death penalty for rape, boys make mistakes: Mulayam Singh Yadav 10-04-2014 05:18 PM

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday sparked off a controversy by opposing death penalty to rape convicts. Boys do commit mistakes but giving death penalty is wrong, he said. If we come to power, we will amend the law, he added while condemning the Mumbai sessions courts decision...
  • Open Mike: Does any political party really care for the safety of women? 07-04-2014 08:52 PM

    Ever since the brutal Delhi gangrape of December 2012, our national discourse has been dominated by the quest for gender justice for security of women. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Lady Shri Ram College for Women in New Delhi as part of a special series 'Open Mike' to take...
  • Suryanelli gangrape case: Kerala HC to pronounce verdict today 04-04-2014 07:52 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court will on Friday pronounce its verdict on the Suryanelli gangrape case. The case dates back to 1996 when a 16-year-old girl was abducted and raped in Kerala's Idukki district. According to the prosecution, the girl was raped about 68 times in a period of 40...
  • Mangalore: Cong woman councillor alleges molestation by Hindutva group 03-04-2014 01:19 PM

    Mangalore: A Congress councillor in Mangalore has alleged that she was molested by a group of men from the right-wing group Hindu Jagarana Vedike while she was campaigning for her party on Sunday. The councillor claims that the incident happened while she was holding a door-to-door campaign in Kodigere area....
  • Man gangrapes woman for nine months with associates, jailed for 30 years 01-04-2014 11:16 PM

    A man, who repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman by confining her for nine months and gangraped her with his two associates, has been sent to jail for 30 years by a Delhi court. The court held Uttar Pradesh resident Shiva guilty of gangrape, rape, wrongfully confining the 30-year-old, causing hurt...
  • Delhi gangrape: SC extends stay on death sentence of two convicts 31-03-2014 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday extended till April 7 the stay on the execution of the death sentence of Mukesh and Pawan Gupta, two of the four convicts in the Dec 16, 2012 gangrape, as it sought a copy of the trial court judgment. The death sentence of...
  • Court sentences youth to death for raping, killing six-year-old girl 30-03-2014 12:06 PM

    A local court has sentenced a a youth to death in connection with the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl. District Judge Om Prakash Awarwal awarded the capital punishment to Chhotkau (30) for raping and killing the minor girl in Semgatha village on March 8, 2012. The accused was...
  • Men rape 30-year-old journalist in Vindhyachal 28-03-2014 05:02 PM

    A 30-year-old woman journalist was allegedly raped by two persons in Vindhyachal area, police said on Friday. The incident occurred when the victim had gone to Ahstabhuja hill last evening, DIG Vindhyachal range RK Srivastava said. One of the accused has been arrested and his vehicle has been seized, police...
  • Birbhum gangrape: SC asks WB government to pay Rs 5 lakh to survivor 28-03-2014 12:23 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the West Bengal government to give Rs 5 lakh as compensation in addition to the already sanctioned Rs 50,000 to the survivor of the Birbhum gangrape. The court also hit out at the West Bengal government saying it failed to protect the fundamental...
  • AAP candidate Shailendra Singh, 3 associates allegedly rape woman over an year 27-03-2014 10:42 PM

    A woman has filed a complaintalleging that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate fromGuna-Shivpuri Lok Sabha seat Shailendra Singh Kushwaha andthree office bearers allegedly raped her at least three timesover a period of more than a year, the police said in Gwalior on Thursday. AAP Madhya Pradesh State Secretary Akshay Hunkareached...
  • BSP worker's brother arrested for raping Class 10 girl 27-03-2014 09:42 PM

    An incident of rape of a 15-year-oldgirl by two persons has come to the light in Meerut even as policehave arrested an alleged accused, the brother of a BSP leaderand Zila panchayat member. The victim, a class X student, a resident of Partapurarea, alleged that she was raped by two...
  • Congolese woman alleges gangrape by salesmen in Delhi 22-03-2014 09:56 AM

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of crime against foreign nationals in the national campital, a Congolese woman has alleged that she was gangraped in South Delhi. The woman has alleged that she was gangraped by two men at her residence in a South Delhi locality. Police have registered a...
  • Woman raped, murdered in Rajasthan 22-03-2014 12:08 AM

    A man raped a woman and then killed her by throwing her into a water tank in Rajasthan on Friday, police said. The criminal has been arrested. According to the police, the incident took place near Panchu town in Barmer, some 599 km from Jaipur. "The woman had come to...