Ruchika Girhotra

  • Ruchika Girhotra case: Friend's family to move HC June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Anand Prakash, the father of Aradhana Gupta, who was a friend of Ruchika Girhotra, has said that he will approach the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI's) closure report in the molestationsuicide case. The CBI's closure report pertained to Ruchika's brother, Ashu Girhotra's...
  • Ruchika Girhotra's family withdraws charges June 2, 2012

    Chandigarh: The family of Ruchika Girhotra, who committed suicide after being molested by former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore, has raised no objection to CBI's closure reports dropping torture charges against the cop. The reports filed by the investigating agency say there's no evidence to prove that Ruchika' brother Ashu Girhotra was...
  • ExHaryana DGP pays Rs 9 lakh for VIP Number April 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore has paid a whopping Rs 9.05 lakh to buy a VIP registration number plate that reads 0001. Rathore bought the unique number plate as a gift for his wife Abha who owns a Mercedes. Rathore was convicted in the 1990 Ruchika Girhotra molestation case...
  • ExDGP who molested Ruchika to get pension December 17, 2011

    Chandigarh: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) bench in Chandigarh has ordered restoration of former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore's pension, which was stopped after his conviction in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. Sixtynineyearold Rathore was awarded six months' rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs 1,000 by the Chandigarh CBI court in December...
  • Ruchika case: Witness claims CBI misquoted him December 21, 2010

    Chandigarh: In a new twist to the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case, a witness has alleged that the CBI misquoted him in its closure report that absolved the police of charges of harassing Ruchika's brother. Vijay Dheer, a neighbour of the Girhotras in sector 6, Panchkula said the CBI ignored...
  • Ruchika case: witness says CBI misquoted him December 21, 2010

    Chandigarh: In a new twist to Ruchika Girhotra molestation case a witness has claimed that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has misquoted him. The CBI closure report in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case says shopkeepers and neighbours of Girhotras were examined and the witnesses said nothing about Ashu Girhotra being...
  • Rathore Case: CBI to submit status report December 21, 2010

    New Delhi: The CBI is set to file a status report on its probe against former Haryana DGP SPS Rathode on Tuesday in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, in the Ruchika Girhotra case. The report is in connection with a PIL seeking a fresh case against Rathore charging him with...
  • Ruchika's father angry as Rathore get bail November 12, 2010

    It was a huge setback for Ruchika Girhotra's family after SPS Rathore, the man convicted for molesting her 20 years ago, got bail on Thursday. The CBI has also dropped two cases against Rathore due to lack of evidence. Ruchika's father spoke exclusively to CNNIBN and said that the system...
  • HC dismisses Rathore's appeal in Ruchika case October 7, 2010

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore would have to undergo his 18month prison term with the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday dismissing his plea challenging the sentence awarded to him for molesting 14yearold Ruchika Girhotra about 20 years back. Justice Jatinder Chauhan also dismissed a petition by 68yearold Rathore,...
  • Rathore applies for two weeks parole August 27, 2010

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana police chief SPS Rathore, convicted for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra and currently lodged at the Burail jail, has applied for nearly two weeks parole for looking after crops in his farmhouses, jail officials said here on Friday. Rathore, 68, was sentenced to 18 months rigorous imprisonment by the...
  • Molester cop Rathore's bail plea deferred June 29, 2010

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday adjourned till July 1 the hearing on the revision petition and bail plea of former Haryana police chief S P S Rathore, convicted of molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra in 1990. There were no arguments in the court on Tuesday and despite the...
  • Haryana extop cop's bail plea rejected June 16, 2010

    Yamunanagar: A local court on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail petition of former Inspector General (IG) of Haryana Police MS Ahlawat, who was booked on June 8 for allegedly molesting a woman lawyer in May 2002. Ahlawats anticipatory bail plea was turned down by District and Sessions Judge R C...
  • Rathore's bail plea deferred to June 29 June 4, 2010

    Chandigarh: Disgraced former Haryana DGP S P S Rathore on Friday failed to get any relief from the Punjab and Haryana High Court which deferred the pronouncement of the verdict on his revision petition in the Ruchika molestation case to June 29. Vacation Judge Ajay Tewari, who had deferred the...
  • Court hears Rathore's bail plea, decision Thursday June 2, 2010

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday reserved for Thursday its decision on the bail plea of former Haryana police chief S P S. Rathore, who has been convicted and sent to jail for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra. Rathore was served an 18month sentence on May 25 by a...
  • Rathore stays in jail, bail plea deferred again May 31, 2010

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday deferred till Tuesday the bail plea of former police officer S P S Rathore, who has been sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment for molesting teenaged tennis player Ruchika Girhotra. Rathores lawyer and wife Abha Rathore filed a review petition on his behalf...
  • Rathore bail hearing adjourned to May 31 May 28, 2010

    Chandigarh: Disgraced former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore, sentenced to 18month prison term by a court in Chandigarh in Ruchika molestation case, on Friday again failed to get any relief as the Punjab and Haryana High Court adjourned hearing in his bail petition to May 31. 68yearold Rathore's lawyer wife Abha Rathore...
  • Rathore stays in jail, bail plea deferred May 26, 2010

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday adjourned till Friday former Haryana police officer S P S Rathores bail plea in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. Rathore, 68, will effectively spend at least another two nights in Burail jail where he has been lodged since last evening. Rathore had filed...
  • Rathore 3rd Haryana police chief to be jailed May 26, 2010

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana Director General of Police S P S Rathore, who was jailed on Wednesday for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra, has joined a band of top police officers of the state who ended up on the wrong side of the law they were supposed to protect. It took the country's...
  • Rathore to share cell with 7 other policemen May 26, 2010

    Chandigarh: Tainted former Haryana police chief S P S Rathore, convicted and sentenced to 18 months in jail for molesting teenager Ruchika Girhotra in 1990, would share a cell with at least seven other prisoners, most of whom are convicted policemen. Rathore was on Tuesday examined by a government doctor in...
  • Ruchika verdict: do we need tougher laws? May 26, 2010

    On Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose spoke to a panel of experts on the issue. ...
  • Twitter, Facebook buzzing with Ruchika case May 25, 2010

    The Ruchika Girhotra molestation case and the 18month jail term for convict SPS Rathore in the case has been the big news on social networking websites. Twitter, Facebook and blogs all buzzing with people's opinions on whether justice for Ruchika has finally been achieved. Some of them agreeing that the judiciary...
  • Rathore's jail term a victory for Ruchika May 25, 2010

    Former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore was sentenced to 18 months in jail on Monday for molesting Ruchika Girhotra. Rathore had molested Ruchika in 1990 but the justice was delivered only 20 years later and 17 years after the teenager had committed suicide. ...
  • Is the Ruchika verdict a triumph of media activism? May 25, 2010

    On India at 9, Rajdeep Sardesai, EditorinChief, CNNIBN spoke to a panel of experts on the issue. ...
  • New, stringent law on sexual abuse in the offing May 25, 2010

    New Delhi: The Government wants to make laws against sexual offences more stringent and a draft for a new law is being prepared that will include mental harassment as part of sexual abuse. So it is not just the people's campaign alone which is fighting for justice for Ruchika. The Government...
  • Ruchika gets justice, Rathore goes to jail May 25, 2010

    Chandigarh: Justice has been finally delivered after 20 years in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case when Additional District and Sessions Judge Gurbir Singh on Tuesday enhanced the jail sentence of former Haryana director general of police SPS Rathore from six months to 18 months. Ruchika's family now wants Rathore to...
  • Ruchika case: India wants harsher sentence May 25, 2010

    People of India have reacted strongly to the enhanced sentence handed to SPS Rathore in Ruchika case. ...
  • Ruchika wanted Rathore behind bars: friend May 25, 2010

    Ruchika's friend Aradhana who's been fighting the battle for justice for Ruchika said it's a victory for the common man. ...
  • It is a victory for common man: Ruchika's lawyer May 25, 2010

    SPS Rathore's plea has been rejected and the plea of the CBI has been accepted, he will go to jail today, he will not get any bail today for sure. This is a victory for every common man. I am not worried about the pleas he is going to make...
  • 18 months in jail for Rathore in Ruchika case May 25, 2010

    Chandigarh: A sessions court here on Tuesday enhanced the sentence of former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore from six months to oneandahalf years prison term for molesting 14yearold Ruchika Girhotra 20 years back, following which the disgraced top policeman was arrested by the CBI. Pronouncing the verdict in a packed court room,...
  • Tough to get justice in India: Neelam Katara May 20, 2010

    Chandigarh: Neelam Katara, the mother who set an example of fighting against the high and mighty, says it is tough to get justice in India after the muchawaited verdict on former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case got deferred by five days. A sessions court in Chandigarh...