RAPES

  • Nagaland: Rape accused dragged out of jail custody, lynched 43 minutes ago

    Kohima: A man, accused of raping a girl, was beaten to death on Thursday after being pulled out of a jail by a mob at Dimapur in Nagaland. A mass protest rally against the rape was held at Dimapur on Thursday morning after which students and angry people forced into...
  • Don't shoot the messenger: Why we need to watch BBC's banned documentary 'India's Daughter' 7 hours 24 minutes ago

    At the fag end of BBC's much discussed and now banned documentary 'India's Daughter' defense lawyer Anil Singh points out "There are some 250 cases of murders and rapes against some of sitting members of the parliament in court. No one takes note of those? Why only take action against...
  • Delhi rape convict's remarks 'unspeakable': UN 11 hours 1 minutes ago

    United Nations: The remarks by one of the Delhi gangrape convict blaming the victim for the assault are "unspeakable", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesperson has said, stressing the need for men to get involved in halting violence against women. Ban's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric refused to further comment on the remarks made...
  • CIC directs Delhi Women Commission to disclose rape records Yesterday

    New Delhi: Amid outrage over the interview of a December 16 gangrape convict, CIC on Wednesday directed the Delhi Commission of Women to make public records of rapes committed in the national capital with stern conditions to ensure that identities of victims are not disclosed. "The Commission observes that the records...
  • Restraint by court on broadcast of Nirbhaya case convict's interview till further orders Yesterday

    New Delhi: The restraint put by a Delhi court on the broadcast of interview of December 16 gang-rape convict will continue till further orders. The court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Police to take action against those who publish or broadcast the contents of the documentary. Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh...
  • The conditions on which permission to shoot Nirbhaya documentary was given Yesterday

    New Delhi: The furore by statements of Nirbhaya rape convict Mukesh reached the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday when Home Minister Rajnath Singh was forced to give a statement over why the permission to shoot a documentary was given. Replying to the uproar, Rajnath Singh claimed that the filmmaker Leslee Udwin...
  • Nirbhaya case: Should the documentary's broadcast be stopped? Yesterday

    After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British filmmaker Leslee...
  • Delhi Police files FIR, to move court in filming of documentary inside Tihar jail in Nirbhaya case 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police will move court against airing of a BBC documentary interviewing one of those convicted in the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case. "This was a ghastly crime and the law has been broken, we shall investigate the case. We are going to move the court against...
  • Nirbhaya's parents outraged after convict blames women for rapes, Home Ministry steps in 2 days ago

    New Delhi: After furor over the interview of one of the convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape case, the Home Ministry is in damage control mode. Mukesh Kumar, who is on death row in the rape case, showed no remorse for the rape during the interview he gave to British...
  • Court acquits man, spares woman for filing false rape case in Delhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A woman, found guilty of lodging a false rape case against a man with whom she later on tied the knot, has been spared of perjury proceedings by a Delhi court which hoped that as they were legally married they would start living happily without any bitterness. Additional Sessions...
  • December 16 gangrape convict blames victim, says 'a girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy' 3 days ago

    New Delhi: One of the rapists convicted of the barbaric gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in December 2012 in Delhi and sentenced to death has sparked a controversy by blaming the victim for the sexual assault. In an interview to BBC, one of the convicts Mukesh Singh also...
  • Delhi: AIIMS doctor rapes woman from Sikkim 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman from Sikkim, the wife of an army personnel, was trafficked to Delhi where she was allegedly raped by an AIIMS doctor in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area on Thursday night. The woman's husband is a Gorkha Regiments jawan posted in Rajasthan. She was brought to Delhi...
  • Uber provides full details for license to operate in Delhi 1 week ago

    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...
  • Teenage girl raped in Haryana February 23, 2015

    Faridabad: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped by a youth who also filmed the act, police said on Monday. The incident occurred a more than a week back when the girl, whose parents sell milk, had gone to the house of the accused, Virendra, to deliver the milk, a...
  • Delhi: 18-year-old sexually assaults woman at Model Town metro station February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Just a day after the Arvind Kejriwal government was sworn in, a woman was sexually assaulted at a metro station in Delhi. What is more horrifying is that the incident happened at a place where over a dozen CCTV cameras were installed which is monitored by CISF. Delhi Metro...
  • Yoga will bring down rapes, claims BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: If yoga comes into the life of every common people, it will help in bringing down incidents of rape in the country, veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi said. In a remark that may spark a controversy, he also said that Muslims do yoga five times in a day...
  • Labourer gets 10 years in jail for raping minor girl in Thane February 21, 2015

    Thane: A 40-year-old labourer was on Saturday convicted and sentenced to ten-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) in a rape case by a local court. Thane Additional Sessions Judge VV Virkar found Jaiprakash alias Suresh Rinkya Yadav guilty of raping an eight -year-old girl in 2011 and awarded ten-year RI to him. She also...
  • 4 men gangrape Nigerian women in moving car in south Delhi, arrested February 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A Nigerian woman was allegedly gangraped by four men in a moving car after they offered her a lift home from south Delhi's Saket area, police said. All the four accused, who are residents of Mayur Vihar, have been arrested in connection with the alleged rape, they added. The vehicle...
  • 35-year-old South African jailed for 1,535 years for raping 29 women February 20, 2015

    Johannesburg: A 35-year-old serial rapist has been jailed for 1,535 years by a South African court here for sexually assaulting as many as 29 women over a period of five years, media reports said on Friday. Albert Morake's reign of terror in the Tembisa area of Gauteng province began in...
  • Lakhimpur: 16-year-old girl raped, body found hanging from tree February 20, 2015

    Lakhimpur: In a grim reminder of the infamous Badaun incident, a teenage Dalit girl was raped and her body was later found hanging from a tree in Nighasan area of the district, police said on Thursday. The body of the 16-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree on Tuesday morning...
  • Delhi High Court rejects PIL seeking marital rape be made criminal offence February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL challenging a provision in the penal law which does not consider rape as the sexual intercourse of a man with his wife who is a minor noting that a similar matter has been junked by the...
  • 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...
  • Teenage girl raped in Haryana February 16, 2015

    Faridabad: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth on the pretext of getting her a job in Ballabhgarh area in the district, police said on Monday. The victim, a resident of Noida, in her complaint said that she knew the accused, identified as Gopal, who had called her Sunday...
  • Delhi resident arrested for rape February 15, 2015

    Delhi: Police have arrested a Delhi-based man, who along with two others, had allegedly gangraped a 32-year-old woman last year. Rakesh, who is resident of Najafgarh area of Delhi, was arrested last evening by Rewari Sadar police. He, along with two others, had allegedly gangraped a woman on September 8, 2014,...
  • 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,...
  • Witness in Asaram rape case stabbed in Jodhpur February 13, 2015

    Jaipur: A witness in the rape case lodged against Asaram Bapu was seriously injured after being stabbed on Friday by a supporter of the spiritual guru in this Rajasthan city, the police said. "The incident occurred when this witness, Rahul K. Sachan after giving his statement in front of local court...
  • 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...
  • Uttarakhand: Man rapes 70-year-old woman after fails to rape granddaughter February 11, 2015

    Uttarkashi: A 70-year-old woman was raped allegedly by a man after he failed to rape her granddaughter in Khadara village, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on February 9 when accused Shailendra barged into the house, where the elderly woman lived along with her 14-year-old granddaughter, the SHO...