RAPE

  • Goa court seeks update on absconding former Minister Fransisco Miccky Pacheco 19 hours 19 minutes ago

    Panaji: Goa Police on Monday said they have been unable to trace absconding former Minister Fransisco Miccky Pacheco who has been convicted in an assault case and faces arrest as a local court sought update on the case. The court asked police to update it tomorrow about steps taken to trace...
  • UK: Daughter tells her 'rapist father' she loves him as he is taken to jail 2 days ago

    Derbyshire: A girl in United Kingdom who was repeatedly raped by her father for several years still says she loves him. The man who cannot be named for legal reasons has been jailed for 15 years after fathering a child with his own daughter. He started to sexually abuse his...
  • Mumbai: Two policemen suspended for arguing over jurisdiction after rape of a 5-year-old 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In yet another shameful incident, a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Mumbai's Antop Hill on Friday. Two policemen have been suspended after the incident. The girl had been sent out to buy groceries. At midnight, she was found on the road crying and bleeding. CCTV footage shows the girl...
  • J&K: All four convicts who raped and killed Tabinda Gani in Kupwara in 2007 given death sentence 4 days ago

    Kupwara: All four convicts in the rape and murder of 13-year-old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara have been given death sentence by a local court in Jammu and Kashmir. The brutal rape and murder took place eight years back in 2007 when the four men brutalised the teenager when...
  • Kupwara: Sentencing of four convicts in Tabinda Gani rape and murder case today 4 days ago

    Kupwara: Eight years after the brutal rape and murder of 13 year old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara, a local court will handover the quantum of sentence to four convicts. Gani was abducted, raped and brutally murdered by four men in 2007 in Kupwara in Kashmir. The family of...
  • Delhi: Man molests American woman in beauty parlour, arrested 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A 24-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly molesting an American woman while giving her a head massage in a beauty parlour in Great Kailash area of south Delhi. The incident took place on Wednesday evening and the accused, identified as Amit, managed to flee for the spot,...
  • Not a juvenile at 16: Will a change in the law be enough of a deterrent? 4 days ago

    A juvenile in the age group of 16-18 will be tried as adults for heinous crimes after the Union Cabinet cleared a proposal to effect. More than two years after a young girl in Delhi was brutalised and murderously assaulted by six people including a minor in a moving bus...
  • We need to redefine masculinity in India: Aamir Khan 5 days ago

    New York: As India continues to grapple with the problem of rape and violence against women, superstar Aamir Khan said the "balance of power" needs to change in India and the definition of masculinity should be redefined. Khan, 49, was in the city to speak at the prestigious sixth annual "Women...
  • Delhi Court fixes Uber rape case for May 1 April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday fixed May 1 for hearing the Uber cab rape case after it was informed that the Supreme Court has continued the stay on the proceedings till further orders. Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja deferred the hearing as the apex court has already summoned the...
  • Gujarat: Asaram's son Narayan Sai gets bail in rape case April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail of three weeks to Narayan Sai, son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, who has been behind bars for more than a year in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. Justice Paresh Upadhyay granted the relief to...
  • Gujarat HC rejects abortion plea of 28 weeks pregnant rape survivor April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the abortion plea of a 24-year-old rape survivor, who is 28 weeks pregnant. The court said that the foetus is a living being with a fundamental right to live and also that she must abide by the present law. The court has...
  • Bigg Boss contestant alleges rape in Udaipur hotel April 15, 2015

    Udaipur: In a startling revelation, one of the participants of TV reality show Bigg Boss has alleged that she has been sexually assaulted in a hotel in Udaipur. The participant, an actress, has alleged that she was raped in a five star hotel where she checked-in on April 11, 2015. She...
  • 24-year-old gangraped survivour fights to terminate her pregnancy: Does abortion law need to change? April 9, 2015

    A 24-year-old gangraped survivour in Gujarat approached the High Court to terminate her 27-week pregnancy. A judicial magistrate had earlier rejected the survivour's application for abortion as she was 24 weeks pregnant when she freed herself from custody of her abductors. In a similar incident, the Punjab and Haryana High...
  • Uber rape case: Will lay down law on whether accused has right to recall witness, says SC April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will lay down a law as to whether an accused has got the right to get witnesses recalled for their re-examination in a criminal case. "We are going to lay down the law that whether witnesses can be recalled at the...
  • Cabinet will take up Juvenile Justice Bill for discussion today, say sources April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will take up Juvenile Justice Bill for discussion in the meeting on Tuesday evening, sources said. Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has recommended that juveniles should be treated at par with adults in case of heinous crimes like rape. The matter...
  • 'Delhi Belly' actress Poorna Jagannathan opens up about her encounter with sexual abuse as a child April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Poorna Jagannathan, actress, producer and daughter of a diplomat, has shared her horrific experiences of sexual abuse as a child and as a young adult. In a video, which is part of a series shot for a project with the World Bank, WEvolve, the 'Delhi Belly' actress gave an...
  • Bangladesh police seek acquittal of Rubel Hossain in rape case April 6, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladeshi cricketer Rubel Hossain on Monday got a clean chit in an alleged rape case filed by an aspiring actress as the police, in its final report, sought acquittal of the 'country's World Cup hero'. Police told Dhaka's Chief Metropolitan Court that they found no proof of the charges the...
  • Man wanted in UK for rape, attempt to murder arrested by Delhi Police April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old man, against whom the Interpol had issued a red corner notice and was wanted for rape and attempt to murder of two young women in Scotland in 2012, was arrested by Crime Branch of Delhi Police in New Delhi. The accused, identified as Raminder Singh, was...
  • Don't send children to convent schools, says Goa Minister's wife April 6, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Minister Dipak Dhavalikar's wife Lata has waded into controversy after she asked parents not to send their children to convent schools even as she urged women to desist from aping Western culture, saying it has led to rise in incidents of rape. Lata, who is a functionary of controversial...
  • Two held for raping minor girl in Thane April 3, 2015

    Thane: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Dombivali area, police said on Friday. The accused, who were identified only by first names, Ajmad (20) and Furshid (22), were arrested from Dombivali in Kalyan division on Thursday night for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl, Manpada...
  • Indonesia sentences 2 teachers to 10 years for child rape April 3, 2015

    Jakarta: An Indonesian court has sentenced a Canadian teacher and an Indonesian teaching assistant to 10 years in jail on charges of sexually abusing three young children at a prestigious international school. The South Jakarta District Court convicted Neil Bantleman and Ferdinant Tjiong on Thursday of violating Indonesia's Child Protection Law...
  • UP: 2 minor sisters kidnapped, gang-raped by 5 in Badaun April 2, 2015

    Badaun: Two minor girls were allegedly kidnapped and gang-raped at gun point by five persons in Jareef Nagar area, almost a year after a similar incident in the district had stirred Uttar Pradesh and opposition had attacked the government over law and order. When the girls did not return home on...
  • SP MLA blames women for rapes, abortion, dowry harassment April 1, 2015

    Hamirpur: In a shocking sexist comment, a ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday said women were more responsible for rapes, drawing strong condemnation from opposition parties. "...it is wrong to say that women are less guilty, they are more responsible for rapes," Shiv Charan Prajapati, MLA from...
  • 68-year-old man jailed for 10 years for raping minor in temple April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: A 68-year-old man has been sent to 10 years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor girl in a temple by a Delhi court which observed that children are a supremely important asset. Additional Sessions Judge Gautam Manan awarded the jail term to Jaipal, a resident of Mangolpuri,...
  • Four Bangladeshi nationals detained from Ludhiana in connection with Nadia nun rape case April 1, 2015

    Kolkata: Four Bangladeshis have been detained in Punjab's Ludhiana on Wednesday in connection with the gang rape of a 72-year-old nun in Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district. "Four persons, all Bangladeshi nationals, were detained from Motinagar locality by Punjab Police," said DCP Naveen Singla in his statement. The two men arrested...
  • Malaysia's ethnic-Indian men say no to marrying rape victims March 29, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: In a short film shot as a social experiment, two out of three ethnic-Indian men in Malaysia have said that they would not marry rape victims as it would tarnish their family's "honour". The social experiment film made by Malaysian television channel Astro Ulagam (Astro world) has been titled...
  • Nun rape case: Arrested man's wife identifies 7 accused from photos March 28, 2015

    Kolkata: The wife of Gopal Sarkar, one of the two men arrested in connection with the nun gangrape case, has identified seven accused persons by their photographs caught on the CCTV camera at the convent school on March 14 night, a senior CID official said on Saturday. "These persons had...
  • Karnataka: Man allegedly rapes 3-year-old, arrested March 28, 2015

    Mangalore: One person has been arrested in Mangalore for allegedly raping a three-year-old child. Angered residents and activists have started an online campaign demanding justice for the child. The child was allegedly abused by her school van driver on her way back from school. Activists leading the campaign have met...
  • Nadia nun rape case: Man who gave shelter to accused arrested by West Bengal CID March 26, 2015

    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 March 26, 2015

    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...