Gangrape Protests

  • Barasat rape-murder: TMC MLA supports Kamduni protests June 25, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress legislator Sikha Mitra, who had rebelled against the party on several occasions earlier, on Monday came out in support of the anti-gangrape protests by the women of Kamduni village and said dubbing somebody a "Maoist" was a "serious" matter. "The protests against the incident is unprecedented, good. Hats...
  • Constable Tomar death: Police to drop charges against 8 accused March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: In the case of the death of police constable Subhash Tomar, the Delhi Police has told the High Court that it will drop murder charges against the eight arrested individuals. The cross examination of the FIR against the arrested individuals is scheduled for Wednesday. Constable Subhash Tomar died...
  • Constable Tomar death: Delhi HC pulls up police January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday pulled up the city police for not filing a proper response to a plea seeking a CBI probe into Constable Subhash Tomar's death during the anti-rape stir in the national capital, saying it would summon the Police Commissioner if the police won't...
  • India's image battered beyond recognition: Jairam January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has conceded that India's image has been battered beyond recognition after the protests over the Delhi gangrape incident, adding that people expected their leaders to communicate. The Union Minister made the observations in the context of the near breakdown of communication between...
  • Notice to Centre on CBI probe plea into constable's death January 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought replies of the Centre and the city police to a plea for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Constable Subhash Tomar's death owing to alleged injuries received by him during the anti-rape stir in Delhi. "Issue notice to the Ministry...
  • News 360: Delhi HC pulls up police for imposing sec 144 at India Gate January 2, 2013

    The High Court said that the Delhi Police should have tried to maintain law and order instead of imposing section 144. ...
  • Delhi HC pulls up police for imposing sec 144 January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: In more embarrassment for the Delhi Police with regard to the protests over the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday slammed it over the handling of situation at India Gate. The High Court was critical of the police for imposing Section...
  • Law alone will not help, society needs to change: Patil December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Former President Pratibha Patil on Saturday expressed her grief at the demise of the 23-year-old girl who was gangraped in a moving bus in the national capital, terming it as a very sad incident. Paying her homage to the family of the braveheart, the former President said that...
  • Delhi Police warn people of miscreants disrupting peaceful protests December 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Warning that miscreants may create trouble at the peaceful protests in Jantar Mantar, the Delhi Police on Saturday made announcements at the site asking people to be wary about such elements and report about them. Police made announcement through public address system that some miscreants appeared to have sneaked...
  • Delhi rape survivor battles for life in Singapore December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the 23-year-old Delhi gangrape survivor continues to be in a very critical condition, fighting against all odds for her survival in a Singapore hospital, the politicians back home have hit a new low as they mocked victims of heinous crimes like rape and passed comments that...
  • Dented-painted remark: Change in mindset needed, say activists December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress MP from West Bengal's Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee sparked a row by calling the anti-rape protesters at India Gate in Delhi as "dented and painted" women. Even as he said sorry for his 'dented-painted' remark, women rights groups have rejected his apology and...
  • Outrage over Delhi rape: Will it change mindsets? December 27, 2012

    President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress MP Abhijeet Mukherjee calls protesters at India Gate dented and painted women. ...
  • Pranab's son sparks row with 'dented-painted' comment December 27, 2012

    President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress's sitting MP from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has made a sexist comment that has already created a political storm and is bound to embarrass his father. Pranab Mukherjee's son said it's fashionable to attend protest march now, while was speaking at an event in West...
  • 'Abhijit Mukherjee' s comment disappointing, patriarchal' December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress's sitting MP from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has sparked a storm by calling anti-rape protesters at India Gate 'dented-painted'. From family members to politicians, people are slamming Abhijit for his remark demanding a public apology. Social activist Ranjana Kumari said his comment was similar...
  • Shocked at Abhijit's remark: Pranab's daughter December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmishtha Mukherjee expressed shock at her brother's remark on anti-rape protesters and aplogised for it. "I'm utterly shocked and shaken and I really apologise on my brother's behalf." Sharmishtha said. President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress's sitting MP from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee sparked outrage after...
  • Pranab's son calls anti-rape protesters 'dented-painted' December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress's sitting MP from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has made a sexist comment that has already created a political storm and is bound to embarrass his father. Pranab Mukherjee's son said it's fashionable to attend protest march now, while he was speaking at an...
  • Constable death: Police to question witnesses today December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Investigations are on into the death of Delhi Police constable Subhash Tomar during Sunday's violence in anti-rape protests at India Gate. The Delhi police are collecting footage from news channels and are specifically looking for shots which show what happened to the constable just before he collapsed. Meanwhile,...
  • Eyewitness questions constable Tomar's post mortem report December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the post mortem report of deceased constable Subhash Tomar confirmed that he was hit by a blunt object and was injured during the clashes at the anti-rape protests at India Gate on Sunday, eyewitness Yogendra stuck to his stand claiming that the constable was not injured....
  • Delhi gangrape protests: Candlelight vigil at Jantar Mantar December 26, 2012

    The protest for justice for the survivor continued at Jantar Mantar with a candlelight vigil attended by hundreds of people. ...
  • The story so far: How did Constable Subhash Tomar die? December 26, 2012

    The chronology of events that started with the protests against the rape of a 23-year-old in Delhi during which Delhi Police Constable Subhash Tomar was injured and later died. Police and post-mortem report say the policeman was assaulted, while eyewitness accounts give a different picture. The story so far. ...
  • Tomar had no injuries when he fell: Eyewitness Pauline December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: As questions are raised on what caused constable Subhash Tomar's death on Sunday during the violent protests at India Gate, an eyewitness has said that Tomar was at least 50 to 60 metres away from the crowd when he collapsed. "When the incident happened, the crowd was at least...
  • Rape protests: Constable was pushed by protesters, says family December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The family members of deceased constable Subhash Tomar has refuted eyewitness Yogendra's claim that the constable wasn't assaulted and collapsed while walking. Tomar's family members claim that Tomar was trampled upon by anti-rape protesters at India Gate on Sunday. "My father died because of the chaos during the protests....
  • Rape protests: Doctor says constable had cardiac arrest December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: In another twist to the cause of constable Subhash Tomar's death, the Medical Superintendent at Ram Manohar Lohia hospital, S Sidhu, has said that no major external injury marks were found on the body of the deceased constable and that he suffered a knee injury and a chest...
  • Gangrape protests: Row over constable's death December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after Delhi Police constable Subhash Tomar died following Sunday's clashes at anti-rape protests at India Gate, there is controversy over his death. An eyewitness account and pictures from the scene reportedly contradict the Delhi Police version that he was assaulted by protesters. A journalism student, who...
  • Amitabh Bachchan announces Rs 2.5 lakh for constable family December 26, 2012

    Moved by the death of Delhi Police constable Subhash Chand Tomar, who died during gangrape protests, actor Amitabh Bachchan has promised Rs 2.5 lakh to his family. ...
  • Video clips show constable collapsed on his own: Yogendra Yadav December 26, 2012

    Claiming that Delhi Police constable Subhash Tomar wasn't beaten up by the anti-rape protesters, Aam Adami Party National Executive member Yogendra Yadav said that TV footage is showing that Tomar collapsed on his own. ...
  • Eyewitness says Delhi Police constable wasn't beaten up December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A person, who claims to be an eyewitness to constable Subhash Tomar's injury at India Gate during the anti-rape protests, has debunked the Delhi Police's claim that the constable was beaten up by protesters. He said the constable was not assaulted by protesters but simply collapsed while walking....
  • Delhi gangrape protests tone down after constable's death December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Protests in Delhi over the brutal rape of a 23-year-old have calmed down. On Tuesday, constable Subash Tomar was laid to rest with full state honours. He was injured in clashes with protestors and succumbed to his injuries. Bus stops and metro stations in central Delhi remained cordoned off...
  • Justice should be sought within legal framework: Azad December 25, 2012

    Akola: Although the Centre is not opposed to the demand for death sentence to the accused in the Delhi gangrape, justice has to be sought within the legal framework, Union Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Tuesday. "The Centre is not against the view that the accused in the Delhi gangrape...
  • Constable death: Delhi Police book AAP member, seven others December 25, 2012

    The Delhi Police booked eight people, including a member of Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, for the death of constable Tomar. ...