GANGRAPE

  • Delhi High Court refuses plea to lift ban on airing BBC gangrape documentary 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday declined an interim prayer of a law student seeking lifting of ban on telecasting the controversial BBC documentary on the December 16 gangrape case convict's interview. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw also observed that the Information...
  • 24-year-old gangraped survivour fights to terminate her pregnancy: Does abortion law need to change? April 9, 2015

    A 24-year-old gangraped survivour in Gujarat approached the High Court to terminate her 27-week pregnancy. A judicial magistrate had earlier rejected the survivour's application for abortion as she was 24 weeks pregnant when she freed herself from custody of her abductors. In a similar incident, the Punjab and Haryana High...
  • Gujarat: 24-year-old gangrape victim asks HC to allow her to abort 27-week-old fetus April 8, 2015

    Surat: Twenty seven weeks into her pregnancy, a 24-year-old gang rape victim has approached the Gujarat High Court seeking permission to abort her unborn child. She has claimed that her unborn baby will not be accepted by her husband. According to the current rules, it is illegal to abort a...
  • Gujarat: Gangraped woman files plea in HC to terminate her pregnancy April 6, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A woman, who became pregnant after she was allegedly raped by seven men, filed a plea before the High Court on Monday seeking termination of her pregnancy, stating that her husband may not accept her if she gave birth to the child. Her plea stated that she sought the...
  • WCD Ministry replaces MHA as nodal agency for Nirbhaya Fund April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: The government has made the Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry the nodal agency for the Nirbhaya Fund in place of the Ministry of Home Affairs, which could utilise only one per cent of the pool set up after the brutal gangrape of December 16, 2012 in the...
  • Two held for raping minor girl in Thane April 3, 2015

    Thane: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Dombivali area, police said on Friday. The accused, who were identified only by first names, Ajmad (20) and Furshid (22), were arrested from Dombivali in Kalyan division on Thursday night for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl, Manpada...
  • Four Bangladeshi nationals detained from Ludhiana in connection with Nadia nun rape case April 1, 2015

    Kolkata: Four Bangladeshis have been detained in Punjab's Ludhiana on Wednesday in connection with the gang rape of a 72-year-old nun in Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district. "Four persons, all Bangladeshi nationals, were detained from Motinagar locality by Punjab Police," said DCP Naveen Singla in his statement. The two men arrested...
  • West Bengal: Bar Association not to defend nun rape case accused March 27, 2015

    Krishnanagar (WB): The local bar association in Ranaghat on Thursday decided against defending the accused in the alleged robbery and rape of nun at Ranaghat in Nadia district. "We have decided not to plead for the accused of convent robbery and rape case as it is a heinous crime," Secretary...
  • Nadia nun rape case: West Bengal CID arrests first accused from Mumbai March 26, 2015

    Mumbai: In the first breakthrough in the nun rape case in Nadia in West Bengal, the first accused has been arrested. The West Bengal Police CID arrested the accused Salim from Mumbai. The 70-year-old nun was raped by a gang of seven dacoits inside a Convent in Gangnapur village...
  • Nirbhaya documentary: SC seeks reply from advocates of accused March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought response from two advocates, representing the December 16 gangrape convicts, against whom a women lawyers body has sought action for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women in a BBC documentary on the case. "We have heard the argument, pleadings and grievances urged...
  • Women lawyers move SC against December 16 gangrape case advocates March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: An association of women lawyers on Friday mentioned in the Supreme court a petition seeking action against two advocates for making derogatory remarks on women in a BBC documentary on December 16 gangrape case. A bench headed by Chief Justice HL Dattu said it would hear the matter...
  • West Bengal: 71-year-old rape survivor nun discharged from hospital in Ranaghat March 20, 2015

    Ranaghat: The elderly nun, who was gangraped at a convent in Nadia district last Saturday, was discharged from hospital early on Friday morning. Ranaghat sub-divisional hospital superintendent AN Mondol said the Sister Superior of Convent of Jesus and Mary, who had been declared fit for discharge, was released from hospital...
  • Nun gangrape: Religious leaders express solidarity with nun March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Religious leaders from various faiths assembled on Thursday for a prayer meeting to express support for and solidarity with a 71-year-old nun whose gangrape at a convent school in West Bengal's Ranaghat sent ripples across the country. Cutting across faith and religious beliefs, the leaders protested the horrific incident...
  • Church attack and Nun gang rape - A case of complicit inaction? March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In a television interview in April 2014, a question was posed to the PM Mr Modi on what steps he would take to ensure no churches are broken down if he becomes Prime Minister to which he replied, to the utter shock of many, that he had never...
  • Confident that justice will be done, says Cardinal Baselios Cleemis on nun gangrape March 18, 2015

    The 70-year-old nun was allegedly gangraped by dacoits at Gangnapur in the early hours on Saturday. A CBI probe has been ordered into the incident. ...
  • We have decided for a CBI inquiry into the nun gangrape incident: Derek O'Brien March 18, 2015

    The 70-year-old nun was allegedly gangraped by dacoits at Gangnapur in the early hours on Saturday. A CID probe was ordered into the incident. ...
  • UP: Few woman takers for 'Nirbheek' revolver March 18, 2015

    Kanpur: 'Nirbhik', a light-weight revolver designed in the backdrop of the Delhi gangrape, has witnessed a lukewarm reponse from women, with only 22 revolvers being sold to the fairer sex out of the 340 pieces sold last year. Field Gun Factory which had launched the revolver in Kanpur on March 25,...
  • West Bengal: NHRC takes suo motu cognisance of nun's rape in Nadia March 18, 2015

    Kolkata: It has been five days since a 70-year-old nun was raped in West Bengal's Nadia district, yet no arrests have been made in the case. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognisance of the case and has issued a notice to the West Bengal government. Meanwhile...
  • West Bengal: Intruders didn't enter Ranaghat convent just to rob, suggests evidence March 18, 2015

    Days after the miscreants sneaked inside Ranaghat convent assaulted the staff, desecrated the chapel and sexually assaulted the senior most nun, no arrests have been made so far. However, it is evident by now that the people who sneaked in, did not intrude the campus just to rob it. Politics...
  • News 360: United Opposition marches against Land Acquisition Amendment Bill March 17, 2015

    High drama was witnessed on the streets of the national capital as Opposition parties unitedly undertook a protest march against the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill on Tuesday. MPs from 14 opposition parties marched from Parliament to Rashtraparti Bhavan. ...
  • Delhi HC to hear plea to put December 16 gangrape documentary CD on record March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on Wednesday a plea seeking to place before it a copy of the controversial documentary on the December 16 gangrape case. The application to place a CD of the video and other documents was mentioned before a bench of justices...
  • Uproar in Lok Sabha over nun gangrape case, TMC blames BJP for communal clashes March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Demanding answers from the West Bengal government, leaders from various parties raked up the issue of nun gangrape case in Parliament on Tuesday. Trinamool Congress (TMC) accused the government of creating a communal atmoshphere in the country. The government also dismissed the allegation of accusing the Opposition of politicising...
  • Tamil Nadu: 2 men posing as policemen gangrape a woman March 17, 2015

    Chennai: A woman in Tamil Nadu was allegedly gangraped on Tuesday by two men who posed as policemen. The men took away the woman when she was with a male friend in a forest area. Police sources say that medical examination has been carried out. The incident was reported from the...
  • Nun gangrape case: Process of investigation is very slow, says Archbishop March 17, 2015

    Archbishop of Kolkata has questioned the slow pace of investigation in the nun gangrape case. "Process of investigation is very slow. Its been 48 hours and not a single arrest has been made. My appeal is that these culprits are arrested and justice should be granted," said the Archbishop. ...
  • Kolkata comes together in solidarity with gangraped nun March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Their faces reflected the pain and agony but the steely resolve to get culprits punished was radiant all across as people from all walks of life, cutting across religion and creed, assembled in Park Street here and held a candlelight vigil to denounce the gang-rape of a nun in...
  • Nadia: Mamata Banerjee faces angry protests over nun gang rape March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Angry over the police's failure to arrest any of the dacoits who gangraped a nun in West Bengal's Nadia district, scores of locals on Monday stopped visiting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy and staged a demonstration seeking action. The nun at the Convent of Jesus and Mary High School in...
  • Nun gangrape case: Mamata reaches Nadia, says strongest action will be taken March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday reached Ranaghat to take the stock of developments after a 70-year-old nun on Saturday. With police yet to arrest those behind the alleged gangrape at a convent in Nadia, West Bengal CM said "strongest action" will be taken against them. "No...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay March 15, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • West Bengal: 8 detained in nun gangrape incident March 15, 2015

    Krishnagar: Eight persons were detained in connection with the gangrape of a 71-year-old nun in a convent school, as a a high official of a Roman Catholic congregation, Religious of Jesus and Mary, arrived on Sunday to inquire into the incident. The official, who preferred to be known only as...
  • West Bengal: 5 people detained by police in Nadia nun gangrape case March 15, 2015

    Ranaghat: Five people have been detained by the police in the alleged gangrape of an elderly nun at Gangnapur in Nadia district. An 71-year-old nun was allegedly gangraped by dacoits on Saturday, triggering protests and blockades of roads and railway tracks even as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered a...