RAPE

  • Uber taxi services introduces 5 new checks in a bid to get the ban lifted Yesterday

    Uber taxi services has been banned in Delhi after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. In a bid to remove the ban, Uber has come up with an 'India specific security narrative'. It includes all the new safety initiatives that Uber is introducing. Following is...
  • Woman who filed rape case against Asaram is in hiding, says complainant's lawyer Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: The 33-year-old married woman, who had filed a case of sexual assault against self-styled godman Asaram is safe, said her lawyer on Saturday. "My client is in hiding. I cannot reveal why my client has gone into hiding," said the complainant's lawyer. Commenting on the Gujarat government willing to provide security...
  • Vizag: Man allegedly rapes a 19-year-old as she goes to defecate 3 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth under the Kothakota police station limits in the Visakhapatnam district, police said. The incident took place when the girl had gone out to answer nature's call. Her family members lodged a police complaint against A Rajasekhar (22), the accused. The...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to lift ban on Uber cabs services in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Wednesday refused to lift the ban on plying of Uber cab services in the national capital imposed after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, however, asked petitioner Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd to give its...
  • Girls must not wear short tops to avoid rape, says Rajkot BJP mayor 3 days ago

    Rajkot: Rajkot city mayor Raksha Boriya on Wednesday suggested that girls should not wear short tops to avoid rape and sexual assaults and to "conserve Indian values", drawing sharp criticism from several quarters. "In the context of sexual assaults and other crimes on our young girls, I will say that...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student allegedly raped by 17-year-old boy 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A class 12 student was allegedly raped by her 17-year-old neighbour when she was alone at her residence in Safdarjung Enclave of south Delhi. Police have apprehended the minor, who studied in class 11 and lived with his parents in the area. According to the police, the incident...
  • Delhi rape: Police files charge sheet in court against Uber cab driver 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday filed in a Delhi court its charge sheet against a driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, 19 days after he allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman executive. The charge sheet was filed against 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav for the alleged offences punishable under sections 376...
  • Hyderabad: 63-year-old receptionist allegedly rapes minor girl 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: A minor girl was on Monday allegedly raped by a 63-year-old man, working as a receptionist at her residential educational institute in SR Nagar in Hyderabad, police said. The accused, identified as Hargopal, was later arrested. The incident took place when the 11-year-old girl was going from one block of...
  • Karnataka: Girl gangraped by minor boys 6 days ago

    Kalburgi: A 7-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four minor boys at Chidi Tanda here, police said. All the boys were arrested. The incident took place on December 19. The boys, three of them studying in 6th standard and another in 8th standard, are relatives of the victim, police said....
  • Karnataka: Four minors arrested for raping 7-year-old girl 1 week ago

    Gulbarga: A seven-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by four men in Chittapur village of Gulbarga. The four accused in the case are also minors and have now been arrested. The incident took place on Friday but the FIR was filed on Saturday night. The Victim's mother said that one of the accused...
  • Delhi: 67-year-old man rapes minor December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A 67-year-old man raped a Class II student living in his neighbourhood while she was returning from school, police said on Friday. Police said the accused has been arrested. The girl was returning from her school in central Delhi's Turkman Gate area on Thursday noon. The accused lured her to...
  • BSP MP Dhananjay Singh acquitted in rape case December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Former BSP MP Dhananjay Singh was on Friday acquitted by a Delhi court of the charges of raping and criminally intimidating a woman after the alleged victim turned hostile. Additional Sessions Judge Sarita Birbal freed Singh, a former MP from Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, noting that the 42-year-old woman...
  • Uber rape: Tout who forged character certificate for accused driver arrested December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: A tout, who had allegedly assisted the Uber rape accused Shiv Kumar Yadav in procuring fake character certificate, has been arrested. Yadav got All India Tourist permit after submitting the certificate to the State Transport Authority in Burari. The accused, identified as Javneet Singh, was arrested on Thursday. He had...
  • SC directs Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh compensation to Manorama's mother December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Centre to pay Rs 10 lakh to the mother of Manipuri girl Thangjam Manorama, who was killed by Assam Rifles personnel in 2004. A bench comprising justices T S Thakur and P C Ghosh said that the compensation amount has to be...
  • Bengaluru: With rise in rapes, mother files plea to make school safer December 18, 2014

    A worried mother Maithreyi Nadapana in Bengaluru has filed a petition on change.org to make school safer for children. "When I first came to know about a rape happening in a high end school, it shattered me. I was enraged. As a mother, I was devastated. Where are my children...
  • Two years on, not a penny spent from Nirbhaya fund: report December 17, 2014

    Even two years after the government had announced Nirbhaya fund for the benefit of women in distress, not a penny has been spent from the fund, said report. Ranjana Kumari, Director of Centre for Social Research, said, "The UPA in spite of the fact that they promised Rs 1000 crore...
  • Tamil Nadu: Class X student arrested for alleged rape, murder of minor girl in Vellore December 17, 2014

    Chennai: The police have arrested a class 10th student in the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The accused was hiding in Hosur town of Krishnagiri district and is being bought to Vellore for further investigations. The motive of the crime is not...
  • Watch: Delhi unsafe for women, no GPS installed in buses December 17, 2014

    Two years after the horrific Delhi gangrape, nothing seems to have changed. Not a single home guard could be seen on any bus as promised by the government. The GPS systems promised by the government have not been installed in the buses yet. ...
  • Nirbhaya gangrape: Nothing has changed in the last 2 years, say her parents December 17, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal Delhi gangrape of a 23-year-old, nothing seems to have changed. "We are still seeking for justice. The city is still not safe for women. A safe public transport is a must," say Nirbahya's parents. ...
  • IIT Guwahati dean accused of raping office assistant held December 17, 2014

    Guwahati: The dean of academic affairs at the IIT here has been arrested for allegedly raping an office assistant, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. "A case was registered against IIT Guwahati Professor Alok Kumar Ghosal at the Panbazar Women police station here...He was brought to the police station for...
  • Students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education December 17, 2014

    With the increase in violence against women, students and teachers stress on the importance of sex education. "Child's curiosity needs to be answered," says a teacher. ...
  • Prompt action is being taken on assault cases: Bengaluru police chief December 16, 2014

    "Prompt action is being taken on assault cases. We are building awareness in the society regarding the safety of women," says Bengaluru police chief MN Reddi. ...
  • Chennai is relatively safer, says resident December 16, 2014

    Chennai students tell CNN-IBN how safe Chennai is. "Chennai is relatively safer. Harassment incidents not reported often," says a resident. ...
  • Rapist's life should be ruined; harsh measures can be effective deterrents: Kajol December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A couple of years back on this day a 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist was sexually assaulted and beaten by four men in a moving bus. While the brutality of the December 16 gangrape shocked the nation, it also made thousands of people across all age groups to step out,...
  • Delhi Police Commissioner lists measures taken to ensure women safety December 16, 2014

    Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi listed the measures, including women's helpline, increase in PCR vans, taken to ensure safety of women. Bassi said, "We have increased the number of women's helpline, every police station has women constables, rape cases are investigated by women constables, self defense training is being given....
  • Tamil Nadu: Unidentified men allegedly rape, murder minor girl student in Vellore December 16, 2014

    Chennai: Unidentified men allegedly rape and murder a minor girl student in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. The class VI student's body was found with her hands and legs tied in a mango orchard. She went missing since Monday after school hours. Police investigation is underway. ...
  • Assam Police raises special force Veerangana for women safety December 16, 2014

    Guwahati: After a video surfaced of a mob assaulting and molesting a woman on the streets of Guwahati in 2012 raising serious questions about the safety of women in North-east's biggest city, the Assam Police raised the special force of women officers. Armed with guns and ready to strike, they call...
  • It is discouraging to see how India is projected internationally: John Abraham on rising crime against women December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Two years since the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old in New Delhi, nothing much changed. Cases of crime against women continue to make headlines, and put forth the need for the government to do everything possible to ensure the city is safe for women. It is high...
  • Chennai safer than other cities, says a resident December 16, 2014

    A student from Chennai felt that the city was relatively safer as compared to other cities. She said, "But there are incidents of sexual abuse that may not make it to the media because Chennai is a conservative city and women may not not want to report it. But it...
  • 2 years on, Delhi gangrape victim's parents still fight for justice December 16, 2014

    Even two years after the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old woman in the national capital, victim's parents fight for justice. They said their fight will not end until law is changed to treat juveniles in rape cases as adults. Her mother said, "Nothing has changed in all these years. Till...