Park Street Rape Case

  • 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...
  • WB: Court hearing begins in Park Street rape case March 2, 2013

    Kolkata: The in-camera hearing in the controversial Park Street rape case began on Saturday in a fast track court in Kolkata. "The hearing started today. The next hearing will take place on March 13-14," Deputy Commissioner (Detective department) Santosh Pandey said. Earlier on February 19, the court had framed charges against...
  • Kolkata: 3 accused in Park Street case charged with gangrape February 19, 2013

    Kolkata: A fasttrack sessions court in Kolkata has framed charges against all three accused in the Park Street rape case. Two of the accused have been charged with gangrape, criminal conspiracy, common intent and criminal intimidation. The third accused has been charged only with gangrape. The case has been adjourned...
  • Dancing won't make you a leader, Kakoli Ghosh tells Deepa Dasmunsi February 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Kakoli Ghosh may have embarrassed her party again. On Sunday, while addressing a public rally, the TMC MP took a swipe at her Congress rival Deepa Dasmunsi and said that dancing and makeup cannot form leaders. "Dancing won't make you a leader. It won't work....
  • Park Street rape case: SC refuses bail to two accused January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the bail pleas of two of the five accused in the Park Street gangrape of Kolkata saying it was not a fit case for granting relief as two of the alleged culprits are still absconding. The apex court refused to interfere with the...
  • WB: Rape survivors' fight for justice gets worse with 'fake' tag January 24, 2013

    Kolkata: The struggle for justice for two rape survivors in Kolkata became worse after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused their case of being fake. "Medical report does not confirm rape. The lady has conceded that her husband is a CPM supporter. The entire thing is staged," Mamata said. 11...
  • '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,...
  • WB govt denies banning film with 'Park St rape reference' November 3, 2012

    Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government has denied banning the screening of a movie at the stateowned Star Theatre hall in Kolkata and claimed that such reports were untrue. West Bengal Home Secretary Basudeb Banerjee said that the hall is owned by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and has been leased...
  • Mamata stops film screening for 'Park St rape reference' November 3, 2012

    Kolkata: The Mamata Banerjee government has reportedly banned the screening of a movie at the stateowned Star Theatre hall in Kolkata, allegedly because the film in question refers to the Park Street rape case. The movie, '3 Kanya' is directed by Agnidev Chatterjee and even stars state Education Minister Bratya Basu,...
  • 'Are public interest questions infuriating?' May 22, 2012

    New Delhi: During her interaction with Kolkata's students and others on CNN-IBN, West Bengal Chief Minister bristled at every question that brought up the issue of intolerance and insensitive statements from the authorities. She branded most of these as 'Maoist' or 'CPI(M)' questions. However, two specific questions incensed her to a...
  • 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 shake-up 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 low-profile posting, she was transferred as DIG,...