DALIT GIRL

  • UP: 19-year-old rapes minor Dalit girl in Sambhal, held family captive for 3 days December 9, 2014

    Lucknow: In a shocker from Uttar Pradesh, a 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her 19 year-old neighbour in Sambhal. The girl and her family were allegedly held captive for three days before the accused fled away. The parents of the girl have registered an FIR against the accused. The...
  • Badaun Dalit sisters neither raped nor murdered but committed suicide: CBI November 27, 2014

    Badaun: In a major disclosure in the death of the two dalit sisters who were found hanging from a tree in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh in May, the Central Bureau of Investigation has revealed that the girls were not murdered but had committed suicide. "CBI has concluded,the 2 minor...
  • UP police officer held guilty of raping Dalit girl August 14, 2014

    A local court has held a deputy superintendent of police guilty of raping a Dalit girl in Kanpur two years ago. According to a complaint lodged in 2012 by the victim's father with the police, Deputy SP Amarjeet Shahi during his posting in Kanpur had lured his daughter and raped her. Shahi...
  • 3 men gangrape 17yearold Dalit girl repeatedly for 7 months; 1 arrested August 2, 2014

    A 17yearold Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped in Jaunpur repeatedly since last December by three persons, following which one of them has been arrested, police said. The incident came to light on Friday when the girl, a class 12th student, narrated her ordeal to her mother who filed a complaint with...
  • Boy rapes a 15yearold Dalit girl, absconding July 9, 2014

    A 15yearold Dalit girl was raped allegedly by a youth in Baniyather area, police said on Wednesday. The family members of the victim alleged that she was raped by a youth while his aide held her at gunpoint on Sunday night, it said. The incident occurred when the victim was alone at...
  • Badaun Dalit girls' bodies will be exhumed for fresh autopsy: Sources July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The bodies of two minor Dalit girls who were alleged gangraped and murdered in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh will be exhumed for autopsy, said sources on Tuesday. Sources added that the post mortem of the minor girls was completely botched up. Highlyplaced sources in the Central Bureau of...
  • 20yearold Dalit girl allegedly raped by neighbour in UP June 28, 2014

    A 20yearold Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour at Narhi police station area Ballia, police said on Saturday. The accused, living in the girl's neighbourhood, called her yesterday on the pretext of going to a wedding ceremony, following which he raped her, K C Goswami, Additional Superintendent of Police...
  • Badaun gangrape case: Present all accused for lie detection tests, orders court June 23, 2014

    A local court on Monday directed Badaun jail authorities to ensure the presence of all five accused in the alleged rape and murder of two Dalit sisters before Central Forensic Science Laboratory team from June 24 to June 26 for lie detection tests. "Additional District Judge SN Tripathi passed the order...
  • Badaun gangrape: CBI wants to do polygraph test on victims' parents June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday said that they wanted to do a polygraph test of the Badaun gangrape victims' parents, said sources. The investigating agency was also seeking the consent of the parents for the test. Two Dalit sisters were gangraped and hanged from a tree...
  • Man rapes minor dalit girl, sentenced to death on murder charges June 14, 2014

    A man has been sentenced to death for raping a sevenyearold dalit girl and bludgeoning her to death with a brick by a local court in Barabanki. Special judge (SC/ST Act) Shanti Prakash Arvind held Bhanu Yadav guilty on Thursday and described his actions as inhuman and gruesome. The judge said that...
  • UP police register 3 cases of gangrape after court intervention June 2, 2014

    At a time when the incident of gang rape and murder of two Dalit girls has sparked outrage across the country, it has come to light that police registered three cases of gang rape in Rampur district only after intervention of court. The district police registered the three cases, that took...
  • Badaun gangrape: Mayawati to meet victims' family, demands Centre's intervention June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will visit Uttar Pradesh's Badaun ditrict on Sunday to meet the family of the two Dalit girls who were allegedly gangraped and killed. She has demanded also President's rule in the state and said that the Centre should order speedy trial in the...
  • Ground report: Power cuts, lack of sanitation make women more vulnerable in Badaun June 1, 2014

    Badaun: A week after the gangrape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district, anger against the Akhilesh Yadav government continues to grow. The incident also highlighted the chronic power outages which have made the women more vulnerable to attacks. After Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi visited Badaun...
  • UN terms rape and murder of minor Dalit girls in UP 'horrendous' May 31, 2014

    United Nations: The United Nations has strongly condemned the rape and murder of two Dalit girls in Uttar Pradesh, calling it a "horrendous crime" and stressed that all citizens should be protected by the law. "The rape and death of the two girls, who were hanged from a tree, is a...
  • Badaun gangrape case: Fifth accused arrested, two still at large May 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The fifth accused in the Badaun gangrape has been arrested while two others are still at large. Two Dalit girls were gangraped on May 27 and their bodies were found hanging from a tree in Badaun. Of the seven accused, policeman Sarvesh Yadav, his brothers Pappu, Awadhesh, Urvesh, policeman...
  • 16-year-old Dalit girl sets herself ablaze after being molested March 4, 2014

    A minor Dalit girl set herself ablaze, since she was disturbed as a youth allegedly had molested her in Garhakota town in Sagar district, police said. The victim took the extreme step after a youth identified as Nilesh Ladia, allegedly molested her, they said, adding that her father had lodged...
  • Class 7 Dalit girl killed after being raped; body bearing bite marks found in a field January 8, 2014

    A minor Dalit girl was allegedlyraped and murdered in Haridwar district, a senior policeofficial said on Wednesday.The body of the girl, bearing bite marks, was recoveredfrom a field by villagers on Tuesday evening, SSP Haridwar RajeevSwaroop said. A student of Class VII in a government boarding school,the girl had come home...
  • Two accused of raping a Dalit girl escape from police custody October 11, 2013

    Two boys, accused of raping a girl, escaped from police custody after giving cops a slip at a roadside eatery near Sehore in the wee hours on Friday, police said. The two accused, Kheru (20) and Babloo (28), were taken by the police from Guna to Indore for some investigation, they...
  • Mystery shrouds death of a dalit girl in Haryana September 2, 2013

    The death of a 20-year-old Dalit girl in Jind Haryana has sparked massive demonstrations against the alleged rape and murder of the girl. While the police continues to maintain it as a case of suicide, three post-mortems reports so far haven't provided any clarity either. CJ's Runjhun Sharma goes on...
  • Jind: Despite 3 autopsies, Dalit girl's death remains a mystery September 1, 2013

    Jind: A week and three post-mortems later, there is still no clarity over the death of a 20-year-old Dalit girl in Jind. Family members and villagers allege that the girl was sexually assaulted. The body of the girl was found in a mutilated condition. The 20-year-old girl had left...
  • Jind: 20-yr-old girl found murdered; mob goes on rampage August 26, 2013

    The body of a 20-year-old Dalit girl was found in Jind in a mutilated condition, triggering unruly protests by locals who ran amok at the bus terminus and held up traffic on the Jind-Gohana road for more than three hours on Monday. According to DSP Adarshdeep Singh, the body of the...
  • Rape victim breaks her silence after 5 months, files complaint October 11, 2012

    Karnal: Emboldened by the media glare following 15 rapes reported this past month, a 15yearold Dalit victim has finally come forward to file an FIR against the men who gangraped her five months ago. They had allegedly even threatened her family forcing her father to commit suicide. Gangraped, threatened, and silenced...
  • Haryana: Dalit girl gangraped in Kaithal, 2 arrested October 10, 2012

    Kaithal: Another rape was reported in Haryana on Wednesday, a day after Congress President Sonia Gandhi visited Jind. A Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped in Kaithal. Two people have been arrested in the case. This is the fourteenth case to be reported and comes a day after Sonia calling for...
  • My father wanted me to become a doctor: Haryana rape victim October 8, 2012

    Jind: Raped, humiliated and carrying the burden of her father's suicide, the 16-year-old wants to start her life afresh but not before the 12 upper caste men who assaulted her and filmed the incident are brought to book. “My father had a dream for me. He wanted me to become a...
  • India slams Haryana khap member's suggestion on preventing rapes October 8, 2012

    Following the gangrape of a teenaged Dalit girl in Jind, who went on to commit suicide, a khap member in Haryana seemed to blame the victims for the rape. Speaking to a CNN-IBN reporter, khap panchayat member Sube Singh said that the only solution to rapes was to get girls married...
  • NCPCR to look into minor rape cases in Haryana October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Concerned over a spurt in incidents of rape of teenaged girls in Haryana, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Sunday said it will seek explanation from the state government in each case, including action taken against culprits. The Commission also said the recent incidents with...
  • Haryana: Teenage Dalit girl kills herself after rape October 6, 2012

    Chandigarh: In another shocker from Haryana, a teenage Dalit girl on Saturday immolated herself after allegedly being gangraped in Jind district of the state. According to sources, after allegedly being raped by two youths in Narwana sub division of the district, the shocked girl sprinkled kerosene and set herself on...
  • Haryana: Four rape cases reported in 48 hours October 4, 2012

    Chandigarh: At least four more alleged rape cases, including one of a minor girl and another gangrape of a newly married woman, have been reported in Haryana in the past 48 hours, police said on Wednesday. A newlymarried woman was allegedly abducted and gangraped last month by four men at Banwasa...
  • Haryana: Minor raped, fourth rape in four weeks October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A minor girl was reportedly raped in Bhiwani, Haryana on Monday, the fourth such incident in four weeks. The Director General of Police cancelled the leaves of all police personnel for the month of October after the incident was reported. Sources said that a special drive was also initiated...
  • Hisar gangrape: Another arrested, outrage continues September 25, 2012

    Chandigarh: Tension is palpable in the deserted streets of Dabra village in Hisar. A 16yearold Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped by eight 'upper caste' men on September 9. More than two weeks on, only one suspect has been arrested and another was called in for questioning on Monday. The victim's distraught...