HARYANA RAPE

  • Haryana: Trainee constables booked for molesting minor November 13, 2012

    Ambala: Police on Tuesday booked two trainee constables on the charge of molesting a minor girl in Ambala. Later, the victim, a student of class VIII, disclosed that only one of the constables molested her. He was later identified as Sunil Kumar. According to police, the girl was staying with her...
  • Karnal gangrape: Haryana police arrest 6 more November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Haryana police on Monday arrested six more people in connection with the Karnal gangrape case, taking the total number of arrests to 13. These include a female relative of the 16yearold victim. The minor was reportedly lured out of her house by her boyfriend on the pretext of...
  • Haryana: Minor girl raped repeatedly in Ambala October 27, 2012

    Ambala: Surfacing of rape cases continue unabated in Haryana with a minor girl in Ambala alleging that she was repeatedly raped by a married youth which made her pregnant. The victim is a student of class VI. According to the police, the victim revealed this to her family members after being...
  • Another minor raped in Haryana, culprit arrested October 26, 2012

    Rewari: An eightyearold girl was allegedly raped by a middleaged man at Dhani Mehaniawas village, seven km from Dharuhera, police said on Friday. The culprit, who was working as a mason, took the girl to a field on Thursday to commit the crime. He was, however, overpowered by some women when...
  • Jind: Kidnapped girl found, family alleges gangrape October 16, 2012

    Jind: A sixyearold girl, who was kidnapped from the local Ramlila ground by some unidentified persons, has been found, with the victim's family alleging that she was gangraped. The girl, a daughter of a labourer, had been missing since Sunday night, and was found abandoned near Devi Lal Chowk on...
  • Haryana: 19 rapes in one month, government under fire October 12, 2012

    Protests, statements and counter statements have begun to take on political colors even as the ground reality continues to remain grim. ...
  • Haryana's rape shame: Society unable to protect own women? October 12, 2012

    Haryana Congress leader defends his remark on rape case even as his party starts disciplinary proceedings against him. ...
  • Govt unable to stop crime against women: Smriti Irani October 10, 2012

    Two more rapes reported in the last 24 hours in Haryana, making the tally of 15 rapes in 31 days. ...
  • Govt unable to stop crime: Smriti Irani on Haryana rapes October 10, 2012

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Smriti Irani took on the Congress over rising rape cases in Haryana, saying the government was unable to stop these acts. "On the same day that Sonia Gandhi visited Jind, there is a new rape case. It is evident that the government is full of...
  • Haryana exCM backs Khap's 'marriageable age' suggestion October 10, 2012

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala has backed Khap Panchayat leaders' bizarre solution for rape. Chautala also compared the rapes in Haryana to Mughal atrocities. He said that in the Mughal era, people used to marry their girls to save them from Mughal atrocities and currently a similar...
  • Haryana: Rape horror continues despite Sonia's visit October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The rape horror in Haryana continues even after Congress President Sonia Gandhi visited Jind to meet rape victims and called for action. Just a day after Sonia's visit, two more another gangrapes have been reported from Haryana. A Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped in Kaithal. Two people have...
  • Khap panchayats not a law, says Sonia Gandhi October 9, 2012

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. ...
  • Sonia's visit to rape victims comes too late: Haryana Opposition October 9, 2012

    Taking a tough stance on the rising number of rapes in the country, especially after a spate of incidents were reported in Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. Sonia also said that strictest action will be...
  • Sonia Gandhi takes on Haryana khaps over rapes October 9, 2012

    Sacha Khera: Taking a tough stance on the rising number of rapes in the country, especially after a spate of incidents were reported in Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sent out a sharp message to Khap panchayats saying they cannot supersede the judiciary. Sonia also said that strictest...
  • Sonia Gandhi is politicising rape: BJP October 9, 2012

    Taking a tough stance on the rising number of rapes in the country, especially after a spate of incidents were reported in Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that strictest action will be taken against the culprits. Visiting the rape victims in Jind, Haryana, Sonia slammed khap panchayats saying...
  • Live: Khaps can't decide law, says Sonia Gandhi October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: 10.30 am: Sonia Gandhi is the first Congress leader to meet the rape victims. Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who hasn't met a single rape victim so far, accompanies Sonia. 10.25 am: "Khap cannot decide law, it is in the hands of the judiciary," says Sonia. 10.18 am: Sonia...
  • Haryana: 2 more rapes reported ahead of Sonia's visit October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Two more rapes have been reported in Haryana. While a minor was raped in Panipat, in Ambala, a widow was allegedly raped. The police have registered a case, however, no arrests have been made so far. This takes the tally of reported rapes in Haryana over the past...
  • Haryana rapes: Sonia to visit victims, families October 9, 2012

    Hisar: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will on Tuesday visit the rape vicitims and their families in Jind, Haryana. Her visit comes three days after a Dalit teen girl set herself on fire after being gangraped by four men. The Congress government in Haryana had been criticised for doing too little...
  • We will put rape cases in fast track court: SP Hisar October 8, 2012

    Khap Panchayat offers a shocking formula for preventing rape - marry girls at 16. There have been 11 rape cases in Haryana in 29 days. ...
  • Sonia to visit Haryana, may meet rape victim's family October 8, 2012

    New Delhi: With the Congress government facing flak over the series of rape incidents in Haryana, party president Sonia Gandhi will visit Jind district on Tuesday where a teenaged Dalit girl immolated herself after being raped. According to sources, Sonia is likely to meet the family members of the victim,...
  • 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...
  • Dalits reject Khap member's 'marriageable age' suggestion October 8, 2012

    Hisar: There is outrage over a Haryana Khap member's statement that girls must be married off at 16 years of age to avoid being raped. The Dalit community has rejected the Khap's suggestion of lowering the marriageable age, calling it a sick mindset. "Reducing the marriageable age won't make a...
  • 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...