RAPE

  • Nadia nun rape case: Man who gave shelter to accused arrested by West Bengal CID Yesterday

    Nadia: The West Bengal Police has arrested another person in connection with the Nadia nun gangrape case. The first accused Salim was arrested by the police on Thursday from Mumbai. The second person who is arrested is reported to have given shelter to one of the accused in his home. The...
  • Nadia nun rape case: West Bengal CID arrests first accused from Mumbai Yesterday

    Mumbai: In the first breakthrough in the nun rape case in Nadia in West Bengal, the first accused has been arrested. The West Bengal Police CID arrested the accused Salim from Mumbai. The 70-year-old nun was raped by a gang of seven dacoits inside a Convent in Gangnapur village...
  • Asaram seeks temporary bail to perform last rites of nephew 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Self-styled godman Asaram, accused in a rape case filed against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters, has applied for a bail for one month in a Gandhinagar court to perform the last rites of his nephew who died recently. Additional District Judge RA Ghoghari of Gandhinagar court is...
  • Thane: Mother tonsures teenaged girl to save her from being raped 6 days ago

    Thane: Fearing that her daughter would be raped again, a lady from Kalwa tonsured her daughter to make her look ugly a couple of days ago, police sources said on Friday. It was some six months ago that two youth raped the girl after which they had threatened to rape...
  • Uber cab rape: Delhi Police moves Supreme Court against witnesses recall 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court's order allowing the accused driver of Uber cab rape case to recall and examine 13 prosecution witnesses including the victim. The matter was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu by Attorney...
  • After announcing 660 centres for rape victims, the Narendra Modi government to open only 36 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Even as crimes against women are being reported with increasingly frequency with each passing day, the Narendra Modi government is going very slow in implementing its plan to help victims of sexual assaults. In a recent order passed by the Prime Minister's Office, it has only approved the...
  • Pune: IAS officer arrested for raping, molesting minor girls 1 week ago

    Pune: A 58-year-old IAS officer has been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting four minor girls, police said on Friday. M H Sawant, the Director General of Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research, lived in Shivajinagar here and sometimes visited his father-in-law's flat near a school at Hingane Khurd. Sawant used...
  • Nun gangrape: Religious leaders express solidarity with nun March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Religious leaders from various faiths assembled on Thursday for a prayer meeting to express support for and solidarity with a 71-year-old nun whose gangrape at a convent school in West Bengal's Ranaghat sent ripples across the country. Cutting across faith and religious beliefs, the leaders protested the horrific incident...
  • West Bengal: Nun wants to stay for more time in hospital, no arrests made March 19, 2015

    Ranaghat(WB): No arrests have been made even five days after the gangrape of a 71-year-old nun at a convent school even as the traumatised woman's plea to stay on for some more time in hospital has been accepted by it. Amid mounting outrage over the incident and the culprits still roaming...
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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 18, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Gunmen storm Tunisian museum, kill 19 March 18, 2015

    Gunmen in military uniforms stormed Tunisia's national museum, killing 17 foreign tourists and two Tunisians on Wednesday in one of the worst militant attacks in a country that has largely escaped the region's "Arab Spring" turmoil. ...
  • Auto unions ask Delhi government not to impose GPS, says 'won't stop rape' March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Several auto and taxi unions on Wednesday protested Delhi government's decision to make Global Positioning System (GPS) installation in their vehicles mandatory, saying the device won't serve its intended purpose of stopping "sexual harassment" in the national capital. Transport minister Gopal Rai held a public hearing at Burari transport...
  • WB: 72-year-old woman's naked dead body recovered from Katwa, rape ruled out March 18, 2015

    Burdwan: The naked body of a 72-year-old woman was found on Wednesday in Katwa area, 60 kms from Burdwan but the autopsy did not indicate any rape or death due to rape. Burdwan Superintendent of Police Kunal Agarwal said the septuagenarian widow's body was found at a little distance from the...
  • Dramatic rise in rape cases registered: Government March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The number of rape cases registered has "dramatically" increased since 2013 which is a matter of "deep concern", government told Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and exuded confidence that the steps being taken to deal with the issue will take effect. "We have initiated...
  • West Bengal government hands over nun rape case to CBI March 18, 2015

    Kolkata: Five days after a 70-year-old nun was raped in West Bengal's Nadia district, the case has been handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation. Tweeting over the incident, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that the move is after taking the sensitivity of the case into consideration. Earlier in the...
  • WB: 72-year-old woman's naked dead body recovered from Katwa, 6 men detained March 18, 2015

    Katwa: At a time when West Bengal is already in news for the gangrape of a 71-year-old nurse, a naked dead body of a 72-year-old woman has been recovered near an akhara at Agradwip area in Katwa. Burdwan Superintendent of Police Kunal Agarwal said the woman's body was found a...
  • Mumbai girls overwhelmed over response to their 'rap against rape' video March 18, 2015

    Mumbai girls say that they are overwhelmed over the response their 'rap against rape' video got. "There is a lot of buzz around our video. The motive of our youTube channel is to strike healthy debates over various issues," they said. ...
  • Watch: Mumbai girls rap against rape March 18, 2015

    Pankhuri Awasthi and Uppekha Jain, who describe themselves as actors posted the 'Rap Against Rape' video on YouTube. Whilst rapping, both women are seen holding up placards with words such as #DomesticViolence and #rape. In the rap, they describe themselves saying, "We're not rappers. We're just a couple of girls...
  • BJP seeks CBI probe into Bengal nun rape case March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the rape of a 71-year-old nun in West Bengal and said that the Mamata Banerjee government cannot hide its "guilt" of being unable yet to arrest any of the accused by blaming the matter on the saffron outfit and giving...
  • Bengal gang rape vicious, horrible: Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock March 17, 2015

    Kolkata: Moved by the news of gang rape of a septuagenarian nun in West Bengal's Nadia district, Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock on Monday said such "vicious" attacks on women were "unacceptable" and "horrible". The sister superior of the Convent of Jesus and Mary High School in Ranaghat - some 80...
  • West Bengal: Two days on, no arrest in nun gangrape case, enraged locals block Mamata's convoy March 16, 2015

    Ranaghat/Kolkata: With no arrests made even after two days of the gangrape of a septuagenarian nun at Ranaghat, protests erupted at several places with some demonstrators blocking Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy for nearly an hour when she went to meet the victim. Two more persons were detained on Monday to...
  • Kolkata comes together in solidarity with gangraped nun March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Their faces reflected the pain and agony but the steely resolve to get culprits punished was radiant all across as people from all walks of life, cutting across religion and creed, assembled in Park Street here and held a candlelight vigil to denounce the gang-rape of a nun in...
  • Archbishop Thomas D'Souza condemns rape of nun, says protest a spontaneous outburst March 16, 2015

    Archbishop of Kolkata Thomas D'Souza condemned the rape of a 71-year-old nun at the convent school in Nadia district and said that the protest was a spontaneous outburst of the locals as District Administration failed to arrest the accused. He also criticised the vandalisation of church in Haryana. ...
  • Nadia: Mamata Banerjee faces angry protests over nun gang rape March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Angry over the police's failure to arrest any of the dacoits who gangraped a nun in West Bengal's Nadia district, scores of locals on Monday stopped visiting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy and staged a demonstration seeking action. The nun at the Convent of Jesus and Mary High School in...
  • Christians say under siege in Modi's India after rape, attacks March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Christians said on Monday that the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not done enough to protect their religion, after a spate of attacks including the rape of a 75-year-old nun on Saturday. Christians prayed and held vigils across the country to protest against the rape during an armed...
  • Nun rape case rocks Parliament, opposition parties demand quick answers March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Demanding answers from the West Bengal government, leaders from various parties raked up the issue of nun rape case in Parliament on Monday. BJP leader Siddharth Nath Singh said, "Women in West Bengal are unsafe, we have seen this time and again. No law and order despite Mamata being...
  • Nun gangrape: Christians to take out solidarity rally March 15, 2015

    Kolkata: To express solidarity with the senior nun who was gangraped at convent school in Nadia district, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Calcutta would take out a rally on Monday. Archbishop of Kolkata Thomas D'Souza said the rally from Allen Park in Park Street is to show their solidarity and sympathy...
  • RSS condemns rape of nun in West Bengal March 15, 2015

    Nagpur: RSS on Sunday strongly condemned the alleged gangrape of a nun at a convent school in West Bengal and warned that such incidents should not be used to create tension between communities. "This (rape) is against our tradition. All civilised societies condemn such incidents. But there should not be any...
  • Alleged gangrape of nun in WB takes political turn, state minister blames religious groups March 15, 2015

    Ranaghat: The gangrape of a nun in Nadia district has taken a political turn with West Bengal Minister Firhad Hakim making a controversial statement on it and alleging that the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's "ghar vapsi" campaign is responsible for the incident. Accusing the VHP for raising communal tensions, he said, "This...