GANGRAPE

  • West Bengal: Bar Association not to defend nun rape case accused 4 hours 57 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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? 1 week ago

    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

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  • 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...
  • Independent filmmaker arrested for screening banned documentary March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: An independent filmmaker who allegedly screened the controversial documentary featuring an interview of a December 16, 2012, gangrape convict despite orders prohibiting the same was arrested by police. Police on Saturday had registered an FIR in this connection under Section 188 of IPC (disobedience to order duly promulgated by...
  • Nun gangrape case: Police gets visuals of four accused from CCTV footage March 15, 2015

    Ranaghat (WB): Police on Sunday said they have obtained CCTV footage of four of the accused in the alleged gangrape of an elderly nun at Gangnapur in Nadia district. Nadia Superintendent of Police Arnab Ghosh told a press conference here that a study of the CCTV footage at the convent had...
  • 70-year-old nun 'gangraped' by dacoits, government orders CID probe March 14, 2015

    Kolkata: A 70-year-old nun was allegedly gang-raped by dacoits at Gangnapur in Nadia district on Saturday triggering blockade of road and rail tracks as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered a CID probe into the incident. District Magistrate PB Salim, who rushed to the spot, said it was a heinous...
  • Indian man's answer to 'India's Daughter' is 'United Kingdom's Daughters', a film on rapes in UK March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: After the broadcast of a BBC documentary by Leslee Udwin 'India's Daughter' which deals with the brutal and horrific gangrape, and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student popularly called Nirbhaya, the world is looking at India as a 'country of rapists'. The documentary shows the convicted rapists and...
  • Delhi HC refuses to lift ban on Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to lift the ban to broadcast Nirbhaya Documentary 'India's daughter' on December 16, 2012 gangrape incident. The PIL filed by lawyer Vibhor Anand sought lifting of the ban on the telecast of the documentary. The High Court has re-notified the matter to...
  • Wrong to ban rape documentary, says Kiran Bedi March 11, 2015

    Washington: Former top cop and BJP leader Kiran Bedi has said that the controversial BBC documentary on the Delhi gang rape case need not have been banned by the government without watching and analysing it, as it meets the "needs of crime prevention strategies" in chauvinistic segments of Indian society. The...
  • Nirbhaya's friend, who was with her on the fateful night, calls 'India's Daughter' a fake film March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: While the British filmmaker Leslee Udwin claims that her documentary on the horrific Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, 'India's Daughter', accurately depicts what happened on the night of December 16, 2012, the sole witness to the barbaric assault on the 23-year-old woman called the film "fake". Backing the...