Crime Against Women

  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 10-04-2014 10:35 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • Man booked for abducting and raping niece 21-03-2014 10:58 PM

    A case has been filed against a man for allegedly repeatedly raping his niece after abducting her from Madhya Pradesh to Mahoba district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday. According to police, the girl was kidnapped by the accused from Khuredi village under Jujhar Nagar police station in the...
  • Mumbai: Convicts get life in Shakti Mills tele-operator gangrape case 21-03-2014 01:04 PM

    Mumbai: Four convicts in the Shakti Mills telecom operator gangrape case were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Mumbai court. The court, meanwhile, adjourned the hearing on the quantum of punishment to the convicts in the photojournalist gangrape case till March 24. While reading out the sentence of...
  • Inspired by Delhi braveheart, 5 women to perform a play across India 21-03-2014 10:17 AM

    After premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, writer-director Yael Farber's presentation 'Nirbhaya' is now being staged in Mumbai. While the parents of the real life Nirbhaya await closure, her brutal gangrape inspired five women to put the spotlight on their personal stories of sexual violence and abuse. ...
  • Mumbai court convicts all five in two Shakti Mills gangrape cases 20-03-2014 11:31 AM

    Mumbai: All five accused involved in the two Shakti Mills gangrape cases have been convicted by a Mumbai court. The five have been convicted of rape, conspiracy, common intention and unnatural sex. The sentencing of the convicts will be pronounced on Friday. The two cases include the gangrape of a...
  • Mumbai court to give verdict in two Shakti Mills gangrape cases today 20-03-2014 08:23 AM

    Mumbai: It has been seven months since the alleged gangrape of a photo journalist and a telephone operator shamed Mumbai. A court will on Thursday decide on the fate of the five accused in the Shakti Mills gangrape cases. The accused have been charged with rape, conspiracy, common intention and...
  • Man rapes 22-year-old married woman, parades her naked in public 19-03-2014 07:49 PM

    A 22-year-old married woman was not only raped by a man, but also paraded naked in public, after she revealed the incident to villagers at Kachikanakheda village, near the historic Sanchi town in the district, the police said in Raisen on Wednesday. The accused, Saudan Singh (40), had raped the...
  • Delhi: 8 arrested for molesting three foreigners on Holi 19-03-2014 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police arrested eight men on Wednesday on charges of molesting three foreign nationals on Holi in the national capital. The incident reportedly took place outside a mall in Saket. The three women - from Germany, Colombia and South Africa - were in an auto rickshaw near...