Kolkata Rape Case

  • West Bengal: CJI for strict action for crimes against women June 30, 2013

    Kolkata: In the wake of the recent spate of crimes against women in West Bengal, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday asked the administration to deal firmly with the cases and ensure proper investigation of the crimes. "As long as the administration is not strictly dealing with such...
  • Park Street rape survivor helps other women suffering from injustice June 17, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata's Park Street rape survivor is not just picking up the pieces of her own life, but she is also giving a new meaning to the lives of many women suffering from injustice. She has now found her new calling at a women's support helpline. The 38-year-old is helping...
  • 'Park Street case not rape, but misunderstanding with client' December 28, 2012

    Kolkata: The lack of gender sensitivity and appalling comments has transcended political lines. In another shocking remark, Trinamool Congress leader Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar has called the Park Street rape case of February 5, 2012, a misunderstanding between a lady and her client. "If you're referring to the Park Street rape,...
  • Kolkata: 18-month-old baby raped, abandoned on road September 26, 2012

    Kolkata: In a shocking case of sexual abuse in Kolkata, an 18-month-old baby was on Tuesday night sexually abused in the heart of the West Bengal capital. The baby was sleeping next to her mother on a footpath when she was whisked away for some time and sexually abused. She was...
  • Kolkata rape: Mamata justifies IPS officer transfer April 5, 2012

    Kolkata: Faced with criticism over transfer of senior IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who had differed with Mamata Banerjee on the genuineness of the Park Street rape case, the West Bengal Chief Minister on Thursday defended the decision saying it was a prerogative of the government. Banerjee, without referring to the transfer...
  • Police officer who defied Mamata transferred April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who ruffled a few feathers including that of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the infamous Park Street rape case in February, was shunted out from the city on Wednesday. In what is being seen as a low-profile posting, she was transferred as DIG,...
  • My statement on Kolkata rape distorted: Mamata February 27, 2012

    Kolkata: Amid severe criticism from all sections of society for calling the Park Street rape "a cooked-up case", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday blamed a section of media for distorting her statement and said her initial response was based on the preliminary investigation report. "A particular channel has...
  • Coming up: first person account of Kolkata rape February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: On the night of February 5, a woman was raped at gunpoint in a moving car by its occupants after accepting a lift from them late at night while returning from a Kolkata nightclub. When she went to lodge a complaint at the police station, the cops, she...
  • Kolkata rape case: Suspend policemen, says report February 21, 2012

    Kolkata: The Joint Commissioner of Police has submitted his report on the alleged misconduct of the Park Street Police personnel with the victim of alleged rape to the police commissioner. Sources say the probe report into the alleged rape recommends suspension and a departmental inquiry against police officers. Sources also say that...
  • Kolkata rape: Mamata didn't interfere, claim police February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bnaerjee is meeting top police officials in Kolkata to discuss Park Street rape case. Mamata had earlier claimed that the incident was a "fabricated story" intended to malign her government. Mamata came under severe criticism for her comments from all political circles. Mamata...
  • Criticism won't deter me: Kolkata rape victim February 20, 2012

    Kolkata: The 37-year-old mother of two who was allegedly raped in a moving car earlier this month in Kolkata is determined to get justice. Speaking to CNN-IBN, she said that caustic remarks won't stop her in her fight for justice. "I really didn't care about what anybody told me or said...
  • Kolkata rape: TMC defends Mamata's comment February 20, 2012

    Kolkata: The first woman Chief Minister of West Bengal is in a spot. Just days after she said that the 37-year-old woman from Kolkata, who was raped at gunpoint in a moving car, was a part of a bigger conspiracy to malign her government, the arrest of three people by...
  • Kolkata: Police say woman was raped, arrest 3 February 19, 2012

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police took a complete U-turn on Saturday in the Park Street rape case, confirming that the accused used different names and that there were reasons to believe that this was not their first alleged act of criminality. The police also confirmed that the victim had, indeed, been...
  • Kolkata rape case: Police arrest two persons February 18, 2012

    Kolkata: Two days after hinting that the four accused in the alleged rape of a woman in Kolkata had alibis, the police have now arrested two of those accused. The police now say the victim was assaulted by the four men. The police also said that the victim was getting...
  • Now, Kolkata police say rape must have occurred February 17, 2012

    Kolkata: The alleged rape of an Anglo-Indian woman took another curious turn on Friday with the police, who had earlier found "discrepancies" in her statement, conceding that an offence must have occurred, though the West Bengal government with a woman as chief minister maintains it is a cooked up case. Kolkata...