RAPE CASE

  • Don't shoot the messenger: Why we need to watch BBC's banned documentary 'India's Daughter' Yesterday

    At the fag end of BBC's much discussed and now banned documentary 'India's Daughter' defence lawyer Anil Singh points out "There are some 250 cases of murders and rapes against some of sitting members of the parliament registered in court. No one takes note of those? Why only take action...
  • Uber provides full details for license to operate in Delhi February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Uber, the US-based online taxi-hailing company, on Wednesday provided "full" details to Delhi Government which it had asked for its application to resume services in the city. Authorities had set a February 25 deadline to provide supporting details for the firm's application to operate in the national capital. State Transport...
  • Uber rape case: Accused wants to re-examine witnesses February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Rape-accused Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav on Monday moved an application in a court seeking to recall some prosecution witnesses in the case for further cross examination. Yadav's defence counsel Dharmender Mishra told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that the lawyer who was previously associated with him was...
  • Uber rape case: Court to hear final arguments from Monday February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The trial in the sensational Uber cab rape case which has witnessed several twists and turns would enter its final stage, with a Delhi court slated to commence hearing final arguments from Monday. The trial in the case, which came to light after the December 5 last year incident,...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 11, 2015

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  • News 360: Nitish Kumar wants floor test, knocks President's door February 11, 2015

    Amid political standoff in Bihar, former chief minister Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar on Wednesday evening met President Pranab Mukherjee to convey the support of 130 MLAs and urged him to advise the state Governor to take an immediate decision claiming that any delay will pollute the atmosphere in...
  • Rohtak rape-cum-murder most brutal case in my career, says doctor who conducted victim's post mortem February 11, 2015

    Rohtak: Five days after the brutal rape and murder of a 28-year-old mentally challeneged Nepalese women in Rohtak, Harayana have cracked the case as eight youths were on Tuesday arrested while one more accused in the case that has caused outrage and revulsion across the country allegedly committed suicide. The doctor...
  • Rohtak murder-cum-rape case: Eight people arrested, one commits suicide February 9, 2015

    Rohtak: Eight people were on Monday arrested in the brutal rape and murder of a mentally challenged Nepalese woman while one more accused in the case that has caused outrage and revulsion across the country allegedly committed suicide. Haryana police, which was under attack over...
  • Rohtak rape-cum-murder case: Eight people arrested, including one of Nepali origin February 9, 2015

    Rohtak: Eight people have been arrested in the rape and murder of a mentally-challenged woman in Rohtak. Speaking to mediapersons on Monday, Haryana Director General of Police Yashpal SInghal said, "We have solved the Rohtak rape case. We have arrested eight of the nine accused persons," and added that the police...
  • Uber to launch 'panic button' for users in India February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Uber is launching a "panic button" and other safety features for users in India, following news that Mumbai was readying a ban on the ride-sharing service. The move also follows concerns about Uber`s practices in the wake of rape allegations against a driver in New Delhi last year. Uber said...
  • Uber cab rape case: Driver allowed to depose as defence witness February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The Uber cab driver, facing trial for allegedly raping a 25-year-old woman in his taxi, was on Wednesday allowed by a Delhi court to examine himself as a witness in his defence. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja, while allowing the plea, fixed the hearing for Thursday to record...
  • Uber cab rape case: Driver denies raping, threatening woman February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The Uber cab driver on Tuesday denied in a Delhi court raping a 25-year-old woman in his taxi last December, terming the charge against him as "false" and saying he had also not threatened to insert a rod, like the December 16, 2012 gangrape case. 32-year-old Shiv Kumar...
  • Uber tightens driver screening in India, to check criminal records February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: The US taxi company Uber Technologies Inc has tightened background screening of its drivers in India to include inspection of criminal court records, Uber said in a statement on Monday. Uber was banned from operating in New Delhi after allegations of rape against one of its drivers. Police said...
  • Uber rape case: Prosecution completes recording of evidence February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: In just 17 days, the prosecution in the Uber rape case on Saturday completed recording of evidence in a court. The prosecution, which had in its chargesheet cited 44 witnesses, examined 28 of them, including the woman victim who identified the accused cab driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav, as the...
  • Victim of alleged rape sues Uber in US court January 30, 2015

    San Francisco: A passenger who said she had been raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi sued the online car service in US federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures. In the lawsuit, the woman, who resides in Delhi and was not named, called...
  • Uber cab rape case: Court records statement of Delhi Police Investigating Officer January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday recorded the testimony of the investigating officer of the two-month-old Uber cab rape case, with indications that recording of prosecution evidence was likely to conclude in a few days. Delhi Police Sub Inspector Renu, the investigating officer (IO) of the case, recorded her...
  • Rape case against Sadananda Gowda's son to be probed as Karnataka HC dismisses plea to quash FIR January 29, 2015

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief for Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik, Karnataka High Court dismissed a plea to quash an FIR in the rape case against him. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him quashed. A case had been registered...
  • Delhi Transport Department rejects Uber's request for licence January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Department on Wednesday rejected Uber's request for licence in the city. The sources within the department said that incorporation of company does not include the mandated to provide public transport services. US online taxi-hailing service Uber had applied for a radio taxi licence to restart operations in...
  • Women lodging false rape cases should be punished: Court January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Time has come for courts to deal firmly with women filing false rape complaints as they are tormentors warranting punishment, a Delhi Court has said. False rape cases makes the crime graph shoot up, play havoc with the crime statistics and tend to trivialise the offence of rape and,...
  • Uber resumes services in Delhi despite pending taxi licence approval January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Uber cab resumed services in New Delhi despite the ban and without the license approval on Saturday. The Uber mobile application is functioning and providing cabs throughout the capital. The application was reportedly not working till Friday. Transport department sources told CNN-IBN that the taxi service still remains banned...
  • Uber cannot operate without license: Delhi government January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: On a day US-based taxi booking firm Uber announced resumption of services in the city, Delhi Government said the company cannot operate as the ban imposed on it last month has not been revoked. Sources said Delhi Government will consider it "totally illegal" if Uber resumes its service...
  • Delhi: To ensure safety, Meru cab launches 'Meru eve' exclusively for women passengers January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Uber rape case last month Meru Cabs have launched Meru Eve in the capital. Painted in pink, white colour and exclusively for women passengers these cars boast of extra safety measures. The service has been launched with a fleet of 20 cars which will be expanded to...
  • Uber cab case: Doctor confirms woman was raped January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor of a government hospital, who had examined the victim in the Uber cab rape case, on Wednesday, confirmed before a Delhi court that the 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted. Deposing as a prosecution witness, the doctor of Bara Hindu Rao Hospital told the court that she had...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim firm on her stand January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman, who was raped allegedly by the driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, on Friday stood firm on her stand in a Delhi court that it was the accused who had sexually assaulted her in December, 2014. The woman executive, who appeared in the court wearing...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim identifies driver in court January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The woman executive allegedly raped by Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav identified him as the rapist during the recording of her statement in the trial which began on Thursday, sources said. Testifying as a prosecution witness in the case, the victim told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • Bombay High Court to hear Ankit Tiwari's plea today; the singer had moved court to quash the rape case filed against him January 14, 2015

    The Bombay High Court will be hearing the petition of Ankit Tiwari seeking quashing of rape case against him. Tiwari, who sang the popular number `Sun Raha Hai Na' in the Hindi film 'Aashiqui 2', was arrested in May last year by Versova police here after a woman filed a...
  • Uber cab service withdraws plea from Delhi HC against ban on its plying January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The US-based cab service provider Uber on Tuesday withdrew plea from Delhi High Court against the ban on its plying. The Delhi government had decided to continue with the ban on app-based cab booking company Uber and has asked it to fulfill the conditions for taxi operations in...
  • Despite political uproar, Delhi still unsafe for women January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi is headed for polls again, the most important issue that can affect this electorate is of women security. After the Uber and Nirbhaya incident, the top demand of Delhiites is to make the the city safer for women. As crime against women are on the rise...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi rape case December 14, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi rape case. Cyrus talks about the flawed justice system and the blame game. ...