RAPES

  • Uber rape case: Prosecution completes recording of evidence 17 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In just 17 days, the prosecution in the Uber rape case on Saturday completed recording of evidence in a court. The prosecution, which had in its chargesheet cited 44 witnesses, examined 28 of them, including the woman victim who identified the accused cab driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav, as the...
  • Gujarat: School teacher sentenced to life-term for raping minor Yesterday

    Valsad: A local court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to a teacher for raping a 14-year-old student in a school in the year 2013. Valsad district and sessions court Magistrate BG Doshi convicted the teacher Kiran Lalu Patel under Protection of Children against Sexual Offences act (POCSO), 2012 and IPC...
  • Bihar: Three-year old found hanging on tree, rape suspected Yesterday

    Madhubani: A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and found unconscious in naked condition hanging upside down from a tree at Banka in this district of Bihar on Saturday. The villagers brought the girl with serious injuries down from the tree after they discovered her on Saturday morning. She was rushed to...
  • Bihar: Panchayat member arrested for rape of 'mahadalit' woman Yesterday

    Katihar: A panchayat member was arrested on Friday for allegedly raping a 'mahadalit' (SC) woman in Katihar district, police said. The police also registered FIRs against four other accused. Police officials said that the panchayat was allegedly trying to hush up the case by ordering the accused to pay Rs 41,000...
  • Victim of alleged rape sues Uber in US court 2 days ago

    San Francisco: A passenger who said she had been raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi sued the online car service in US federal court on Thursday, claiming the company failed to maintain basic safety procedures. In the lawsuit, the woman, who resides in Delhi and was not named, called...
  • Uber cab rape case: Court records statement of Delhi Police Investigating Officer 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday recorded the testimony of the investigating officer of the two-month-old Uber cab rape case, with indications that recording of prosecution evidence was likely to conclude in a few days. Delhi Police Sub Inspector Renu, the investigating officer (IO) of the case, recorded her...
  • Rape case against Sadananda Gowda's son to be probed as Karnataka HC dismisses plea to quash FIR 3 days ago

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief for Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik, Karnataka High Court dismissed a plea to quash an FIR in the rape case against him. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him quashed. A case had been registered...
  • Delhi Transport Department rejects Uber's request for licence 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Transport Department on Wednesday rejected Uber's request for licence in the city. The sources within the department said that incorporation of company does not include the mandated to provide public transport services. US online taxi-hailing service Uber had applied for a radio taxi licence to restart operations in...
  • Women lodging false rape cases should be punished: Court 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Time has come for courts to deal firmly with women filing false rape complaints as they are tormentors warranting punishment, a Delhi Court has said. False rape cases makes the crime graph shoot up, play havoc with the crime statistics and tend to trivialise the offence of rape and,...
  • Uber resumes services in Delhi despite pending taxi licence approval January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Uber cab resumed services in New Delhi despite the ban and without the license approval on Saturday. The Uber mobile application is functioning and providing cabs throughout the capital. The application was reportedly not working till Friday. Transport department sources told CNN-IBN that the taxi service still remains banned...
  • Uber cannot operate without license: Delhi government January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: On a day US-based taxi booking firm Uber announced resumption of services in the city, Delhi Government said the company cannot operate as the ban imposed on it last month has not been revoked. Sources said Delhi Government will consider it "totally illegal" if Uber resumes its service...
  • Uber emails rape survivor, tells her it's back in Delhi January 23, 2015

    New York: Uber rape victim's lawyer on Friday expressed surprise at the re-entry of the taxi service firm in Delhi. Douglas Wigdor said that Uber had the "audacity" to send an email directly to his client in which it said that it has re-entered the market in Delhi, only weeks...
  • Uber applies for radio taxi licence to restart cab service in Delhi January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: US online taxi-hailing service Uber has applied for a radio taxi licence and will restart operations in India's capital, after it was banned following allegations that one of its drivers raped a female passenger, a company spokesman said. Uber will improve passenger safety by introducing additional safety measures including...
  • Delhi: To ensure safety, Meru cab launches 'Meru eve' exclusively for women passengers January 22, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Uber rape case last month Meru Cabs have launched Meru Eve in the capital. Painted in pink, white colour and exclusively for women passengers these cars boast of extra safety measures. The service has been launched with a fleet of 20 cars which will be expanded to...
  • Uber cab case: Doctor confirms woman was raped January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor of a government hospital, who had examined the victim in the Uber cab rape case, on Wednesday, confirmed before a Delhi court that the 25-year-old woman was sexually assaulted. Deposing as a prosecution witness, the doctor of Bara Hindu Rao Hospital told the court that she had...
  • Uber rape: Scratches on survivor's neck suggest strangulation, says Doctor January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: A doctor, who had examined the survivor in the Uber cab rape case after the incident, on Monday told a Delhi court that scratch marks were found on her neck showing an attempt was made to strangulate her. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Dr Kaveri of Bara Hindu...
  • Uber Cab rape survivor hires New York-based lawyer to sue the company in US January 17, 2015

    New Delhi/Hyderabad: The Uber Cab rape survivor on Friday hired a New York-based lawyer to sue the company in the United States as it continues to provide its services in Hyderabad despite being banned. Attorney Douglas H Wigdor confirmed that he has been retained by the woman. "Having met extensively with...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim firm on her stand January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old woman, who was raped allegedly by the driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, on Friday stood firm on her stand in a Delhi court that it was the accused who had sexually assaulted her in December, 2014. The woman executive, who appeared in the court wearing...
  • Ahmedabad: 4 young men kill girl for allegedly resisting their rape bid January 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A 22-year-old girl was killed by four young men when she resisted their alleged bid to rape her in Naranpura area of the city, police said. Police said the incident took place on Wednesday night when Vandana, who was staying at a working women's hostel in Naranpura area, and her...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim identifies driver in court January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The woman executive allegedly raped by Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav identified him as the rapist during the recording of her statement in the trial which began on Thursday, sources said. Testifying as a prosecution witness in the case, the victim told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • BSF soldier's widow raped in Delhi January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A BSF soldier's widow was allegedly raped by a veterinary doctor who lived as a tenant in her house in Mehrauli area of south Delhi. A case has been registered against the accused and police are conducting interrogation. The incident came to light yesterday when the victim filed a...
  • NHRC officer gets 7 years in jail for rape, deceitful marriage January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A senior officer of the National Human Rights Commission, convicted for raping and deceitfully marrying a widow after concealing his first wedlock, has been awarded seven years jail by a Delhi court which observed that his "high social status" has made the offence more serious. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ)...
  • Women's security a key issue in Delhi Assembly elections January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: As Delhi gets ready to elect a new Assembly, one of the most important issues is of women security. While Delhi has always been a very unsafe city for women, the issue exploded into prominence with the December 16, 2012 Nirbhaya incident and the recent Uber rape cases. ...
  • Bombay High Court to hear Ankit Tiwari's plea today; the singer had moved court to quash the rape case filed against him January 14, 2015

    The Bombay High Court will be hearing the petition of Ankit Tiwari seeking quashing of rape case against him. Tiwari, who sang the popular number `Sun Raha Hai Na' in the Hindi film 'Aashiqui 2', was arrested in May last year by Versova police here after a woman filed a...
  • Uber rape: Delhi court frames charges of rape, kidnapping, criminal intimidation against driver January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has framed charges for the offences of rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation against Uber cab driver accused of raping a 25-yr-old woman. The driver of US-based cab service provider was identified in the court premises by a 25-year-old woman executive who was raped allegedly by...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Eyewitness identifies accused in court January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: An eyewitness on Monday identified in a Delhi court the six accused who had allegedly gangraped a 51-year-old Danish tourist at knife point in January 2014. Deposing as a prosecution witness, Shivji Singh, who was working as a gardener with Indian Railways, told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • Rape accused singer Ankit Tiwari performs at Mumbai Police event January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Playback singer Ankit Tiwari, who was arrested on rape charges, was seen performing at an annual Mumbai Police event in suburban Andheri on Sunday. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and a number of policemen, including Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, last night attended 'Umang-2015' where a galaxy of Bollywood...
  • I was libidinous since school: Uber cab driver tells police January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: "I was libidinous from my school days," Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav, accused of raping a 27-year-old woman executive in his cab on December 5 last year, told Delhi Police during the probe. "Main school ke samay se hi kamuk pravati ka tha (I was of libidinous nature...
  • Three men allegedly gangraped a minor in Ghaziabad on her way back from evening tuitions January 8, 2015

    Ghaziabad: A 16-year-old girl from Ghaziabad was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by three men in Noida on Wednesday evening. The minor, a class 10 student, was on her way back from tuition when she was allegedly picked up by three men in a Scorpio. She was thereafter allegedly taken to Noida,...
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