KOLKATA RAPE

  • West Bengal: CJI for strict action for crimes against women June 30, 2013

    Kolkata: In the wake of the recent spate of crimes against women in West Bengal, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday asked the administration to deal firmly with the cases and ensure proper investigation of the crimes. "As long as the administration is not strictly dealing with such...
  • Park Street rape survivor helps other women suffering from injustice June 17, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata's Park Street rape survivor is not just picking up the pieces of her own life, but she is also giving a new meaning to the lives of many women suffering from injustice. She has now found her new calling at a women's support helpline. The 38yearold is helping...
  • Kolkata rape: Court to hear bail plea of accused today January 2, 2013

    Kolkata: In the Park Street rape case of Kolkata, the bail plea of one of the accused Sumit Bajaj will come up for hearing in a court on Wedneday. A 37yearold woman, who is a mother of two, was allegedly raped at gunpoint in a moving car on...
  • TMC leader's statement on Park Street rape shameful: Victim December 28, 2012

    The victim of the Park Street rape case said that the statement of Kakoli Ghosh was shameful. ...
  • 'Park Street case not rape, but misunderstanding with client' December 28, 2012

    Kolkata: The lack of gender sensitivity and appalling comments has transcended political lines. In another shocking remark, Trinamool Congress leader Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar has called the Park Street rape case of February 5, 2012, a misunderstanding between a lady and her client. "If you're referring to the Park Street rape,...
  • Kolkata: Man attempts to rape 40yearold woman in a bus December 26, 2012

    Kolkata: A 40yearold differentlyabled woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a 28yearold man in Kolkata inside a stationary bus at a depot, which is close to a police station. The locals handed over the accused to two policemen, but the accused gave them the slip and fled from the spot....
  • Kolkata: 18monthold baby raped, abandoned on road September 26, 2012

    Kolkata: In a shocking case of sexual abuse in Kolkata, an 18monthold baby was on Tuesday night sexually abused in the heart of the West Bengal capital. The baby was sleeping next to her mother on a footpath when she was whisked away for some time and sexually abused. She was...
  • Kolkata: Alleged rape victim changes statement August 14, 2012

    Kolkata: The alleged victim of Sunday's gangrape near Chetla bridge in the metropolis on Tuesday changed her statement after discrepancies were detected in it. "There were several discrepancies in her statement, which we informed her about. She then told the police that she wanted to change her earlier statement," Joint Police...
  • Kabir Suman: I wanted to write a song for Damayanti April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Singer and Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman may have sparked off fresh controversy within his party with a song he penned in support of IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who was recently demoted after she cracked the high profile Park Street rape case, and a severely critical commentary on...
  • Kolkata IPS officer's transfer mere reshuffling? April 6, 2012

    Kolkata: Questions are still being asked about the police officer's transfer by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The big question is whether there is more to the transfer of top woman police officer Damayanti Sen than mere reshuffling. It's the biggest police shakeup since Mamata Banerjee came to power. Sixty...
  • Kolkata rape: Mamata justifies IPS officer transfer April 5, 2012

    Kolkata: Faced with criticism over transfer of senior IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who had differed with Mamata Banerjee on the genuineness of the Park Street rape case, the West Bengal Chief Minister on Thursday defended the decision saying it was a prerogative of the government. Banerjee, without referring to the transfer...
  • Police officer who defied Mamata transferred April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who ruffled a few feathers including that of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over the infamous Park Street rape case in February, was shunted out from the city on Wednesday. In what is being seen as a lowprofile posting, she was transferred as DIG,...
  • Kolkata rape: Custody of accused ends today March 3, 2012

    Kolkata: The police custody of the three men charged in the Park Street rape case ends on Saturday. The three are accused of raping a 37yearold woman in a moving car on February 5. In the immediate aftermath of the rape, the police had claimed that the accused had alibis. However,...
  • My statement on Kolkata rape distorted: Mamata February 27, 2012

    Kolkata: Amid severe criticism from all sections of society for calling the Park Street rape "a cookedup case", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday blamed a section of media for distorting her statement and said her initial response was based on the preliminary investigation report. "A particular channel has...
  • Coming up: first person account of Kolkata rape February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: On the night of February 5, a woman was raped at gunpoint in a moving car by its occupants after accepting a lift from them late at night while returning from a Kolkata nightclub. When she went to lodge a complaint at the police station, the cops, she...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 21, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Kolkata rape: Suspect's fiancee offers to help February 21, 2012

    Kolkata: A Bengali actress and fiancee of Kader Khan, the prime accused in the alleged rape of an AngloIndian woman in Kolkata earlier this month, said on Tuesday she would help police in bringing the guilty to justice. "I don't know if rape was committed but if it has been, then...
  • Kolkata rape case: Suspend policemen, says report February 21, 2012

    Kolkata: The Joint Commissioner of Police has submitted his report on the alleged misconduct of the Park Street Police personnel with the victim of alleged rape to the police commissioner. Sources say the probe report into the alleged rape recommends suspension and a departmental inquiry against police officers. Sources also say that...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 20, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Kolkata rape: Mamata didn't interfere, claim police February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Bnaerjee is meeting top police officials in Kolkata to discuss Park Street rape case. Mamata had earlier claimed that the incident was a "fabricated story" intended to malign her government. Mamata came under severe criticism for her comments from all political circles. Mamata...
  • Criticism won't deter me: Kolkata rape victim February 20, 2012

    Kolkata: The 37yearold mother of two who was allegedly raped in a moving car earlier this month in Kolkata is determined to get justice. Speaking to CNNIBN, she said that caustic remarks won't stop her in her fight for justice. "I really didn't care about what anybody told me or said...
  • Kolkata rape: TMC defends Mamata's comment February 19, 2012

    Kolkata: The first woman Chief Minister of West Bengal is in a spot. Just days after she said that the 37yearold woman from Kolkata, who was raped at gunpoint in a moving car, was a part of a bigger conspiracy to malign her government, the arrest of three people by...
  • Mamata's remarks in Kolkata rape unfortunate: CPM February 19, 2012

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is facing opposition fire for rubbishing the rape victim's complaints as a conspiracy. ...
  • Kolkata rape case: Cong slams Mamata's remarks February 19, 2012

    Mamata had earlier rubbished the victim's complaints as a conspiracy to malign her government. ...
  • Kolkata rape case: Will Mamata apologise? February 19, 2012

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government has a lot to answer in the Park Street rape case after Kolkata police who had earlier ridiculed her, are now saying that CCTV camera footage shows the victim was indeed telling the truth. The victim of the brutal rape was first mocked by the...
  • Kolkata: Police say woman was raped, arrest 3 February 18, 2012

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police took a complete Uturn on Saturday in the Park Street rape case, confirming that the accused used different names and that there were reasons to believe that this was not their first alleged act of criminality. The police also confirmed that the victim had, indeed, been...
  • Kolkata rape case: Police arrest two persons February 18, 2012

    Kolkata: Two days after hinting that the four accused in the alleged rape of a woman in Kolkata had alibis, the police have now arrested two of those accused. The police now say the victim was assaulted by the four men. The police also said that the victim was getting...
  • Now, Kolkata police say rape must have occurred February 17, 2012

    Kolkata: The alleged rape of an AngloIndian woman took another curious turn on Friday with the police, who had earlier found "discrepancies" in her statement, conceding that an offence must have occurred, though the West Bengal government with a woman as chief minister maintains it is a cooked up case. Kolkata...
  • Police questions Kolkata rape victim overnight February 16, 2012

    Kolkata: The Kolkata rape victim, who claims to have tracked down her rapists on Facebook, was allegedly questioned overnight on Wednesday by the police. Her questioning began in the police station on Wednesday night and continued till 5 am on Thursday, according to sources. The victim, a mother of two, had...
  • Police mocked me: Kolkata rape victim February 16, 2012

    Kolkata: A mother of two who was allegedly raped at gunpoint inside a moving car in Kolkata tracked down her rapists on social networking website Facebook and took snapshots of their photographs to file a complaint against them. However, she claimed that the police officials mocked her when she approached them...