Gangrape

  • Judgement in Shakti Mills case historic, sends strong message: Ujjwal Nikam 04-04-2014 08:39 PM

    Prosecution Lawyer in the Shakti Mills gangrape, Ujjwal Nikam, has called the judgement in the case historic. He also said that a strong message has been sent to all after the verdict. A Mumbai Sessions Court on Friday handed death penalty to the three repeat offenders in the Shakti Mills...
  • Mumbai's shakti mills gangrape: All 3 guilty under new law 03-04-2014 11:31 PM

    In a landmark verdict three accused in the Shakti Mills gang rape cases have been convicted under Section 376 E facing a maximum punishment of death penalty. Under this section, if a person previously convicted of gangrape commits the offence again, he can be sentenced to life imprisonment or death....
  • Nikam says journalist's rapists repeat offenders, seeks tough sentence 21-03-2014 03:35 PM

    Four convicts in the Shakti Mills telecom operator gangrape case were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Mumbai court. The court, meanwhile, adjourned the hearing on the quantum of punishment to the convicts in the photojournalist gangrape case till March 24. ...
  • Inspired by Delhi braveheart, 5 women to perform a play across India 21-03-2014 10:17 AM

    After premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, writer-director Yael Farber's presentation 'Nirbhaya' is now being staged in Mumbai. While the parents of the real life Nirbhaya await closure, her brutal gangrape inspired five women to put the spotlight on their personal stories of sexual violence and abuse. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 20-03-2014 10:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris 20-03-2014 08:43 PM

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • Howrah gangrape case: CPM alleges the incident was planned 07-02-2014 01:55 PM

    In Howrah, West Bengal, two women were allegedly gangraped by seven men, led by a Trinamool Congress leader. CPM leader Mohammed Salim on Friday alleged that the incident was planned before. ...
  • FTP: Asha Mirje controversial remarks: Do members of women's commissions obstruct gender justice? 29-01-2014 11:38 PM

    Asha Mirje, a member of the Maharashtra Women Commission, stirred quite a controversy by putting the onus of blame on women for rape rather than on the perpetrators. She said, during a speech in Nagpur, "women too are responsible to an extent (for rape). Their clothing and behaviour too play...
  • FTP: Birbhum gang rape: Is the Khap mentality spreading across India? 27-01-2014 10:56 PM

    The 20-year-old woman was gangraped for falling in love with a man from a different community. The young woman had been gangraped by 12 men on orders of a Panchayat as punishment. The investigation officer, Bahadur Mondal, a sub-inspector with Labhpur PS, Birbhum, has been removed following criticism over the...
  • Outrage over December gangrape led to more awareness: Gloria Steinem 19-01-2014 04:19 PM

    Iconic feminist, activist and writer Gloria Steinem says that the Delhi gangrape was a very important incident that helped in fighting violence. "I think it's very important and it helps all of us, because we are all fighting violence in general and specifically female violence whether its in war zones,...
  • Danish woman gangrape: 2 accused arrested, says Delhi Police 16-01-2014 11:38 AM

    The Delhi Police on Thursday said it has arrested two of the 8 accused in Danish woman gangrape case. The other six have been identified but are still to be arrested. One of the accused Ganja has two murder cases against him. The woman recognised him from a photograph shown...
  • News 360: Rahul Gandhi attends Congress Core Group meet 15-01-2014 09:32 PM

    On Friday, the AICC meets. A decision could be taken on whether Rahul Gandhi will be named the Congress's prime ministerial nominee. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 01-01-2014 11:51 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff 01-01-2014 10:51 PM

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 16-12-2013 11:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Agenda for change: Have any lessons learnt a year after Delhi gangrape 16-12-2013 08:57 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. There were protests against the brutal gangrape across the country demanding quick action and raising questions over the rights and freedom of women,...
  • Agenda for change: Reactions across India on Delhi braveheart a year after 16-12-2013 07:38 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. In this special show, CNN-IBN asks do women feel safe now? ...
  • Agenda For Change: The justice dialogue 16-12-2013 04:00 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi shook India. In this special show, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discuses the ground reality and demand for introspection with panel comprising Shabana Azmi, Kiran...
  • Situation has changed in Delhi after Dec 16 gangrape: Sheila Dikshit 16-12-2013 03:56 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit said that many things have changed after the December 16 gangrape incident. ...
  • People gather at Jantar Mantar, remember the Delhi braveheart 16-12-2013 03:52 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. ...
  • Watch: CJ explains the use of pepper spray for self defence 16-12-2013 03:46 PM

    It's been one year since the gruesome gangrape of a student in Delhi. Agenda for Change was a CJ initiative started to highlight incidents of violence against women. Here's an account of a young woman on what she does for her self defence. ...
  • Delhi gangrape: One year on, security is still an issue 16-12-2013 12:22 PM

    It's been a year since the horrific gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student by six men inside a private bus on the roads of Delhi that shook the whole nation. The sheer brutality of the crime saw unprecedented protests across the country. Despite this, nothing seems to have changed on...
  • CJ show: Remembering the protests over Delhi rape incident 15-12-2013 04:20 PM

    CJ Shilpi Marwah, a theater artist in Delhi, describes the mood of last year's protests at India Gate. ...
  • CJ Show: A conversation with Braveheart’s parents 15-12-2013 03:55 PM

    A year after the grisly Delhi rape incident, Nirbhaya's parents talk to CNN-IBN's senior editor Anubha Bhonsle on what it's like to loose a daughter. They also remember her final days in hospital and appeal for justice to Nirbhaya. ...
  • CJ Show: A tribute to Delhi’s Braveheart 15-12-2013 03:33 PM

    Ahead of the first anniversary of the horrific gang-rape of Nirbhaya, CJ's dedicate this song as a tribute to the braveheart who lost her life after battling a sexual assault on Dec 16, 2012 in the capital. This musical tribute was composed by CJ Krishna Vijay along with his friends...
  • CJ Show: Agenda for Change 15-12-2013 03:13 PM

    A year after the horrific Delhi gang-rape, CJ speaks to the parents of the Braveheart and many other women to find out if anything has changed on the ground. We also have stories of women who fought sexual harassment at work and on the streets. All this and much more...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: Women feel city unsafe for them 15-12-2013 12:34 PM

    It's been almost a year since the gruesome gangrape of a student in Delhi, 2012 year shook the country. We have a strict law but how has the situation changed on the ground, when it comes to women safety. Women in Thiruvananthapuram feel that the city is not women friendly...
  • Watch: Anoushka Shankar dedicates song to Delhi braveheart 14-12-2013 03:49 PM

    Musician Anoushka Shankar has in her new album dedicated a song to Delhi braveheart. She said, "At the time I was feeling a lot of emotions and anger. So I wrote a song to put some of those emotions and it ended up becoming a very dark track." Here is...
  • Age of juveniles should not be brought down: Ranjana Kumari 02-12-2013 05:46 PM

    Social activist Ranjana Kumari said the juvenile age limit should not be brought down as it will have implications on many other acts too. Her remarks came in the backdrop of the PIL asking the Supreme Court to try the juvenile offender in the December 16 gangrape case as an...
  • Students speak out against sexual harassment by SC ex-judge 12-11-2013 04:05 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a 3-member committee to be set up to probe allegations of sexual harassment against a former apex court judge. A woman lawyer had in a blog claimed that she was sexually assaulted by the judge in December 2012. ...