Rape

  • No urgency to release Asaram on bail on heath grounds: SC 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant bail to self-styled godman Asaram on health grounds in Jodhpur rape case as his medical condition was found to be stable. After going through the report prepared by medical college at Jodhpur, the apex court said that there does not seem...
  • Skillsoft brings training courseware to curb sexual harassment 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Cloud-based learning solutions provider Skillsoft on Tuesday introduced an e-learning courseware focused on sexual harassment sensitisation and prevention, customised for India. The online course, suitable for employees across levels, introduces learners to sexual harassment prevention guidelines, the company said in a statement. "It helps to identify and prevent sexual harassment...
  • Social media outrage forces Philippines mall to withdraw T-shirt that made fun of rape 4 hours 37 minutes ago

    Manila, Philippines: The Philippines' biggest mall operator said Tuesday it had withdrawn from its shelves a T-shirt that made fun of rape, following social media outrage. A photo of the dark blue T-shirt with the slogan: "It's not rape. It's a snuggle with a struggle", was posted by writer Karen Kunawicz...
  • Former IIM-Ahmedabad lecturer accuses her ex-boyfriend of raping her 6 hours 49 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: A former assistant lecturer of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) on Tuesday lodged a rape complaint against her former boyfriend, who used to be a PhD student of the same institute, the police said. The complaint was lodged at the Satellite area police station by a woman who claimed...
  • Dhaula Kuan rape case: Accused says police tampered with evidence 20 hours 51 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday deferred its verdict in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang rape case after one of the accused alleged that police tampered with the evidence to implicate him. Defence counsel Amit Shrivastava, appearing for accused Usman alias Kale, filed a written argument alleging that...
  • Crimes against women: Was PM Modi right in saying family values can prevent rape? 23 hours 15 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that there should be no compromise in the dignity of women, it's our collective responsibility. There should be no erosion in the law and order situation. Speaking to CNN's Fareed Zakaria, the Prime Minister said, "The main thing is the girl child education....
  • WB: Court sentences 5 convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years 4 days ago

    Kolkata: A Barasat court in West Bengal on Friday sentenced five convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years. The girl from Bihar was gangraped twice in October last year and was set on fire. The victim's family alleged that girl was murdered for lodging police complaint. ...
  • Mumbai: Minor girl repeatedly raped for a year, gets pregnant 6 days ago

    Mumbai: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man for about a year following which she became pregnant, police said. The accused, identified as Rahim (age not specified), a resident of Sainik Nagar in Kausa area of Thane's Mumbra town, had been sexually assaulting the girl since October last...
  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14yearold 6 days ago

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14yearold boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the sixyearold girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • People hit back a Kolkata restaurant that denied entry to a rape survivor where it hurts most in online reviews 1 week ago

    In a shocking incident from Kolkata, a woman claimed that she was denied entry into a restaurant for being a rape survivor. The woman alleged that the management of a south Kolkata restaurant turned her out because she was raped. The woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint inside a moving...
  • Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape 1 week ago

    Kabul: An Afghan appeals court on Monday sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault for an attack on an Afghan family driving home from a wedding just outside Kabul. The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated the death sentences given to two...
  • Woman denied entry into Kolkata restaurant for being rape survivor September 15, 2014

    The woman alleged that the management of a south Kolkata restaurant turned her out because she was raped. She claimed that the management told her they had orders not to let her inside. ...
  • Kolkata: Woman denied entry into restaurant for being rape survivor, FIR filed September 15, 2014

    Kolkata: In a shocking incident from Kolkata, a woman claimed that she was denied entry into a restaurant for being a rape survivor. The woman alleged that the management of a south Kolkata restaurant turned her out because she was raped. She claimed that the management told her they had...
  • NCP leader Laxmanrao Dhobale booked on rape charge September 13, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP leader and former Maharashtra Minister Laxmanrao Dhobale has been booked on rape charge after a 42yearold woman accused him of repeatedly sexually abusing her, police said on Saturday. Dhobale has been booked under IPC sections 376 (rape), 323 (Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation) by the...
  • Unfortunate that police found no case against Tapas Pal despite proof: Calcutta HC September 12, 2014

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has rapped the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal over party MP Tapas Pal. The Judge observed, "It is unfortunate that despite prima facie evidence of Tapas Pal being accused on two counts making hate speech and carrying fire arms the police found...
  • 'Railway Minister Gowda's son rape case not an embarrassment to BJP' September 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Calling allegations of rape, kidnap and cheating by a Kannada starlet against Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik as purely personal, Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party President Prahlad Joshi on Wednesday said that the party has nothing to feel embarrassed about it. "...this case is between Karthik Gowda and a...
  • Bangalore: Dutch national arrested for alleged rape, cheating September 10, 2014

    A Dutch national has been arrested in Bangalore on charges of rape, cheating and intimidation based on the complaint of a woman. The complainant is a Gurgaon resident. According to her complaint, the Dutch man had promised to marry her after they got to know each other in January this...
  • Afghan gang rape trial badly flawed: Human Rights Watch September 10, 2014

    Kabul: An Afghan court's conviction of seven men for a gang rape was wholly undermined by numerous due process violations and political interference, Human Rights Watch has said. The court of appeals should competently, impartially and independently conduct judicial review of the September 6 trial and the resulting death sentences. A Kabul...
  • No illegality in quashing FIR in lesser offences if parties reach compromise: SC September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no illegality in quashing proceedings in matrimonial and civil property disputes if the parties have reached a compromise and there are no chances of conviction but the same would not apply in serious offences like rape, murder and robbery, the Supreme Court has said. "We are...
  • Nithyananda undergoes potency test September 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Controversial selfproclaimed godman Nithyananda underwent a potency test on Monday in a 2010 rape case, days after the Supreme Court dismissed his plea challenging the Karnataka High Court's order directing him to face the test. Nithyananda was subjected to the potency test at the Institute of NephroUrology...
  • Court grants anticipatory bail to Railway Minister's son Karthik Gowda September 8, 2014

    Bangalore: The Sessions Court in Bangalore on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son, who is facing charges of rape, cheating and kidnap from a Kannada starlet. Karthik has been given bail on the conditions that he has to appear before police on 15th and 30th of...
  • Afghan court sentences seven men to death for gang rape in case that shook capital September 7, 2014

    Kabul: Afghanistan handed the death penalty to seven men on Sunday for raping and robbing a group of women returning from a wedding in a rare case of sexual assault that has shaken the capital and raised concerns over public security at a time of transition. Police said a large group...
  • Maharashtra: Man rapes 4yearold girl; held September 7, 2014

    Gadchiroli: A fouryearold girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday. According to police, 32yearold Waman Pagade, who was acquainted with the victim and her family, sexually assaulted the minor on Thursday. He has been arrested in this connection. Spotting that...
  • UP: Girl commits suicide after being raped September 7, 2014

    Bahraich: A minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district allegedly committed suicide after being raped. The incident occurred on Sunday morning. Police sources said that the class nine student immolated herself and died of injuries in hospital. The body has been sent for postmortem. The accused has also been arrested. ...
  • Child marriage worse than rape, says Delhi court September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, said a Delhi court while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age. Metropolitan magistrate Shivani Chauhan issued the direction while hearing a case...
  • WB: Mother takes son to police for raping minor September 6, 2014

    Canning (WB): A youth was arrested on a complaint of his mother for allegedly raping a minor girl near a school at Diamond Harbour in South 24Parganas district, police said on Saturday. "Najir Seikh, a bus conductor, was arrested after his mother Ainur Bibi lodged a complaint with the Diamond Harbour...
  • Shiv Sena leader arrested on rape charges after victim delivers premature baby September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, Shiv Sena leader Vasudev Nambiar has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15yearold school girl for over seven months. The incident came to light after the girl recently delivered a premature baby. She studied in the school run by Nambiar. He allegedly threatened to expel the girl...
  • Assam: Two school girls found hanging from tree, locals allege rape September 6, 2014

    Silchar: In a grim reminder of the Badayun rapemurder, two school girls were hung from the two ends of the same rope from a tree in Assam's Karimganj district. Both the girls, one a Class 10 and the other a Class 9 student, of a school in Nilambazar area had been...
  • Noida: Nithari killer Surinder Koli will be hanged on September 12, say jail authorities September 4, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli will be hanged in Meerut on September 12, the superintendent of the Ghaziabad jail where he is currently lodged, said. A Ghaziabad court had, earlier on Thursday, issued a death warrant against Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14yearold girl Rimpa...
  • DU student alleges rape by traffic police constable September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A 21yearold Delhi University student has accused a Delhi Traffic Police constable of raping her two months ago. The constable, Giriraj Singh (23), has been detained for questioning. Singh, a resident of Ghaziabad, was posted in Samai Pur Badli area since 2013 and had befriended the girl, who is pursuing...