Rapes

  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety 08-07-2014 08:41 PM

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • Watch: Cyrus's spoof on TMC MP Tapas Pal 05-07-2014 11:17 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on TMC MP Tapas Pal. A huge controversy was sparked over Pal's comment that party workers would be sent to rape women from the Opposition. Addressing a rally in West Bengal in May, Pal said he would not spare...
  • News 360: Tapas Pal apologises for his rape remark 01-07-2014 09:05 PM

    Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal, whose controversial remarks against women sparked outrage, on Tuesday tendered an unconditional apology saying that in making such comments he has let down his constituents and the people of Bengal. ...
  • TMC MP's 'rape as revenge' comment: Should Mamata sack Tapas Pal? 01-07-2014 06:35 PM

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Watch: Mamata refuses to comment on Tapas Pal, says party spokesperson will comment 01-07-2014 03:41 PM

    There is increasing anger against one of Bengal's most popular actors and Trinamool Congress Parliamentarian Tapas Pal for his outrageous comment that he will send boys to rape CPM women. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has refused to react, but the TMC has sought an explanation from the MP...
  • Watch: Reactions from Kolkata on Tapas Pal's rape remark 01-07-2014 10:18 AM

    All eyes are on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as to whether she will sack party MP Tapas Pal for threatening to get CPIM women raped as political retribution. ...
  • TMC MP Tapas Pal's rape remark invites criticism 30-06-2014 10:55 PM

    Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal's rape remark has invited criticism from all the political parties and other noted faces in the society. ...
  • Want death penalty for my daughter's murderer: Pallavi Purkayastha's father 30-06-2014 12:59 PM

    The sentencing in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be pronounced on July 3. The family of the lawyer, who was brutally murdered in Mumbai in August 2012, has demanded death penalty for the watchman who was held guilty. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 23-06-2014 10:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: DU, UGC in open war over 4-year course, admissions deferred 23-06-2014 08:50 PM

    There has been an open war between the University Grants Commission and the Delhi University over the 4-year Undergraduate Program offered by the university. The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University Principals Association has said that the admissions process...
  • Nihal Chand case: Can a Minister accused of rape be allowed to continue in the Cabinet? 18-06-2014 10:31 PM

    Pressure is mounting on the Bharatiya Janata Party as a woman who has alleged she was sexually assaulted by Union Minister of State Nihal Chand three years ago, has called for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to remove him from the Cabinet. ...
  • CJ Show: Dalits flee Haryana village to seek justice for women raped by upper cast men 15-06-2014 12:14 PM

    Over 80 Dalit families belonging to Bhagana village in Haryana have fled to Delhi after they were allegedly threatened by Jats for protesting the abduction and rape of four women. Some of them turn CJ's to narrate their woeful story and to appeal for justice for the victims. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 15-06-2014 12:01 PM

    In this week's episode, rape survivors' pick up CJ mike to fight for justice, citizens talk about how power cuts affect them ,a CJ highlights the misuse of funds by civic bodies in Bangalore,homeless appeal the new government for rehabilitation. Plus, a fathers fight to save his lone child from...
  • News 360: FIFA World Cup 2014 all set to begin 12-06-2014 09:03 PM

    The beautiful game's most celebrated tournament - the FIFA World Cup - will see daylight in a few hours in Brazil, though the sky hanging over the event's opening will be slightly cloudy due to the smoke emanating from the local protests over money spent in hosting the event. This...
  • UP: Rapes cases being reported a routine, says DGP 12-06-2014 05:44 PM

    DGP of Uttar Pradesh AL Banerjee said that the number of rape cases being reported in UP are routine. "Such incidents happen all the time. Every year such cases are reported. That is why you have the police machinery. Police is there because such law and order situations exist," he...
  • Law and order situation better in UP as compared to other states 12-06-2014 05:35 PM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav continues to be defiant as he says the law and order situation is better in his state as compared to elsewhere. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 11-06-2014 10:53 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Centre stands by Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag's appointment as Army Chief 11-06-2014 09:03 PM

    Despite the hullabaloo surrounding former Army chief and MoS, VK Singh's differences with the anointment of Lt Gen Dalbir Suhag as the next Army Chief, the Narendra Modi government has decided to stand by the UPA's decision to promote Suhag. ...
  • Patil retracts his statement on rape, says women safety top priority 11-06-2014 04:42 PM

    Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil raked a controversy on Tuesday when he said that crime against women could not be prevented even if guards were provided for every single household. He, however, retracted from the controversial statements later. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 10-06-2014 10:29 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • CJ Show: A mother demands punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old daughter. 08-06-2014 03:40 PM

    CJ Nirmala, a community correspondent with Video Volunteers at Ranchi, met a mother whose three year old daughter was sexually assaulted by a 25 year old man who is known for carrying out crimes against women in the region. After repeated appeals by woman to seek justice and punishment for...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show 08-06-2014 02:44 PM

    This week, a mother demands strong punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old baby,a teacher picks up CJ mike to appeal the Jammu and Kashmir government for better facilities and remuneration at mobile season schools in the state, a young dancer from Bangalore wants stronger...
  • 30-year-old man allegedly rapes Malaysian woman 08-06-2014 12:38 PM

    A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping a Malaysian woman who was in Jaipur on a business trip. This latest shocker comes just days after a class 8th student was allegedly raped by her neighbour in Jaipur and set herself on fire. ...
  • UP: Politicians remain defiant despite rising cases of crime against women 05-06-2014 11:03 PM

    Even as the UP government faces flak over increasing rape incidents, the ruling Samajwadi Party remains defiant and insensitive Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that those worried about law and order in UP should stay put in Delhi. He also asked reporters to mind their own business. And if...
  • UN concern over rising sex crime in India: Will this impact India's global image? 04-06-2014 10:40 PM

    The rape and murder of two teenaged sisters in Badaun, a minor raped and killed in Bangalore, rape at gunpoint in Mumbai, an attempt to rape a judge in Aligarh - rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world. A WTTC...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 04-06-2014 10:31 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • UP CM's reaction on rapes: Are our politicians insensitive? 04-06-2014 07:27 PM

    Even though the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh has been facing severe criticism over the Badaun gangrape and murder case, it is still on the defensive. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday accused the media of highlighting rape cases only in Uttar Pradesh and ignoring those happening in other...
  • India shamed globally over cases of crime against women 04-06-2014 06:31 PM

    The rape and murder of two teenaged sisters in Badaun, a minor raped and killed in Bangalore, rape at gunpoint in Mumbai, an attempt to rape a judge in Aligarh - rising incidents of crime against women have caused outrage not just in India but across the world. A WTTC...
  • Is politics being played over the Badaun gang-rape? 02-06-2014 10:44 PM

    Badaun gangrape continues to attract political attention with leaders thronging the UP district to meet the bereaved family members of the teenaged victims. Senior leaders inclusing Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, BSP chief Mayawati, LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan are among the politicians who have paid a visit to the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 02-06-2014 10:24 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...