Rape Cases

  • Reply in 4 weeks why Tejpal shouldn't get bail: SC to Goa government 21-04-2014 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Goa government on Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal's bail plea in the rape and sexual assault case against him. The apex court has asked Goa to reply in four weeks on why Tejpal should not be given bail. Tejpal had...
  • Delhi: Woman alleges rape by father-in-law, husband's friend 14-04-2014 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old woman has accused her father-in-law and her husband's friend of raping her in south Delhi's Govindpuri, police said on Monday. According to a complaint filed by the woman, the father-in-law raped her over a year ago while her husband's 32-year-old friend, Sonu raped her in March,...
  • Suryanelli rape case: Main accused Dharmarajan gets life term 04-04-2014 10:42 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala High Court on Friday awarded life term to the main accused in the horrific Suryanelli gangrape case, whilst sentencing 23 other accused to varying terms of 4-13 years in jail. While announcing the quantum of punishment, the court said there was no reason to disbelieve the statement...
  • Rajasthan IAS officer's relatives threatening me and my family: Rape survivor 07-03-2014 03:39 PM

    Jaipur: A woman who was allegedly raped by an IAS officer in Jaipur, Rajasthan, has now claimed that she is being threatened. "There is immense pressure on me to withdraw the case. My family is being threatened by the accused's family," she told CNN-IBN. Rajasthan IAS officer BB Mohanty had...
  • Court frames charges against MP Dhananjay Singh in rape case 24-02-2014 05:10 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh on Monday was put on trial by a Delhi court for allegedly raping a 42-year- old woman for nearly four years. Additional Sessions Judge Sarita Birbal framed charges against Singh under various provisions of the IPC relating to rape, voluntarily causing hurt and criminal intimidation. The...
  • Charges framed against former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar in rape case 11-02-2014 10:43 PM

    A court in Jaipur onTuesday framed charges of rape, assault and intimidation against former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar, arrested for allegedly raping a married woman, a lawyer said. Nagar's advocate A.K. Jain said that District and Sessions Judge VK Mathur framed charges against Nagar under sections 376 (rape), 323 (causing...
  • BJP slams Delhi government over Manipuri girl rape case 09-02-2014 08:00 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday slammed Delhi government over the rape of a minor Manipuri girl in the city just days after the death of a youth from Northeast in an alleged racial attack, saying it was only making empty promises and that nothing was being done to enhance their...
  • Charges framed against Asaram in Jodhpur minor rape case 07-02-2014 08:55 PM

    Charges were framed against self-style godman Asaram on Friday for rape, criminal conspiracy and other offences by a Jodhpur court in connection with sexual exploitation of a minor girl in his ashram in Jodhpur. District and Sessions Court Judge Manoj Kumar Vyas retained all the charges slapped by the police...
  • Government okays CCTV, panic buttons in public vehicles 02-01-2014 11:09 PM

    The government on Thursday approved the first project under the Nirbhaya fund, approving the installation of panic buttons, CCTV cameras and Global Positioning System (GPS) devices in public transport vehicles in 32 cities in India. The approval was given by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) at its meeting...
  • Mumbai: Man gets life term for raping Spanish woman in Bandra flat 27-12-2013 12:32 PM

    Mumbai: The man who had raped a 26-year-old Spanish woman in Mumbai was convicted by a local court on Friday and awarded life imprisonment. The foreign national was raped at her Bandra home in the Maharashtra capital at knife point in November 2012 by the convict Mohammed Badsha Ansari. He...
  • Surat rape case: Narayan Sai remanded to 14-day judicial custody 19-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court on Thursday in a rape case filed against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar sent Sai to judicial custody till January 2 after his remand, which was...
  • Kerala: Two arrested over techie's rape at a resort 03-12-2013 11:26 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Two contract workers, Presonagam and Lucky Nath, at the Poovar Island Resort have been arrested and are being questioned in connection with the alleged rape of a 40-year-old IT Professional from Bangalore. The two are members of the contract staff who comes to the hotel for cleaning and pest...
  • Court grants bail to rape convict Bitti Mohanty 07-11-2013 08:23 AM

    Payyannur: Bitti Mohanty, a rape case convict charged with jumping parole in Rajasthan and arrested in Kannur district of Kerala on charges of impersonation, forgery and cheating, was granted bail by a local court on Wednesday. While granting bail, Judicial Magistrate AK Vidhyadharan directed Bitti to execute a bond of...
  • Mumbai gangrape survivor shown porn clips; are courts insensitive? 19-10-2013 01:43 PM

    Mumbai: There is no end to the trauma for the 23-year-old Shakti Mills gangrape survivor. The photojournalist fainted in the court as she was shown pornographic video clips and asked to testify if the accused had showed them to her. Senior lawyers said while the procedure is important it can...
  • Girls caught with lovers filing false rape cases: Court 18-10-2013 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: A man accused of raping a woman by deceitfully making her believe that she is his legally wedded wife has been acquitted by a Delhi court which said girls voluntarily elope with their lovers but to escape their parents' scolding they lodge false case. "They (girls) voluntarily elope...
  • Rape survivor Spanish musician to depose before Mumbai court through video conferencing 10-10-2013 12:09 AM

    Mumbai: A year after she was allegedly raped in the city, a 27-year-old Spanish musician is likely to depose before a local court on Thursday through video-conference, prosecution sources said. The police have arrested Mohammed Badshah alias Mohammed Ismail Ansari in the case. The survivor had earlier refused to depose,...
  • CBI takes over rape case against Rajasthan's ex-minister Babulal Nagar 09-10-2013 11:56 PM

    New Delhi:The Central Bureau of Investigation has taken over the probe against the former Rajasthan Minister, Babulal Nagar, who was booked for allegedly raping a 35-year-old woman on September 11. We have initiated investigations on the basis of a first information report, said a CBI spokesperson. The agency would soon...
  • Crime Patrol: Episodes on Delhi rape case yield high viewership 27-09-2013 03:08 PM

    New Delhi: Two episodes of TV show 'Crime Patrol', which depicted the gang rape of Dec 16, 2012, yielded high viewership. "The Delhi rape case episode has made 'Crime Patrol' the number one show this week. We had a total of 10.4 million TVTs (Television Viewership in Thousands)," Sneha Rajani,...
  • Rajasthan rape case: Ex-minister Babu Lal Nagar agrees for medical test 26-09-2013 07:44 PM

    Jaipur:A former Rajasthan minister, accused of raping a married woman on Thursday agreed to undergo a medical test in connection with the case, police said. "Babu Lal Nagar had ignored our notices over the past one week requiring him to appear before police for a medical examination. However, we received...
  • Rajasthan rape case: Police serves notice on Babu Lal Nagar 23-09-2013 10:36 PM

    Jaipur:A notice was served on Monday on a former Rajasthan minister requiring him to be present for a medical examination in connection with a rape case registered against him on the complaint of a married woman, police said. The 35-year-old woman accused former minister of state for dairy and rural...
  • Sexual assault case: Rajasthan ex-minister Babulal evades police 23-09-2013 01:09 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan former minister of state for food and civil supplies Babulal Nagar, accused in a rape case, continues to evade police. When a forensic team visited his residence to take him for a medical examination, he was missing. His office said he has gone on a pilgrimage to an...
  • Jammu: 2 arrested for misleading probe in shelter home rape case 19-09-2013 11:47 AM

    Jammu: Two more people have been arrested for misleading the police investigations into the alleged repeated rape of girls at a school for special children in Jammu. Principal Rajinder Kapoor and Secretary GL Kaul have been arrested for hiding facts. One of the girls who was allegedly raped was reportedly...
  • Delhi records 1,121 rape cases in eight months, highest in 13 years 11-09-2013 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: A whopping 1,121 rape cases were registered in the city in the first eight months of this year, the highest in the last 13 years. Police see this rise in the number of cases as a good sign, saying that more cases are now being reported which was...
  • 65-year-old godman held for raping woman at MP ashram 04-09-2013 01:38 PM

    Sehore: A 65-year-old self-styled godman was arrested on charges of illegally confining a 24-year-old married woman at his ashram and raping her for over four months at a village here, police said Wednesday. The case comes close on the heels of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl....
  • Concept of fast-track courts must live up to its name: Farhan Akhtar 29-08-2013 06:04 PM

    Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who launched the Men Against Rape and Discrimination (MARD) campaign earlier this year, believes that the concept of fast-track courts must live up to its name, thereby granting speedy justice to victims of rape. He also believes it can result in a serious difference to rising number...
  • SC objects to tendency of lower courts to reduce rapists' punishment 27-08-2013 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Amidst rising cases of crime against women, the Supreme Court has slammed high courts and lower courts. It has taken strong objection to the practice of reducing sentences of rape convicts in cases where the survivor agrees to a compromise. The Supreme Court has said this reflects extreme...
  • Kamduni rape accused assaulted by Kolkata jail inmates 14-08-2013 03:04 PM

    Ansar Ali Mollah, the prime accused in the Kamduni rape and murder case, hospitalised after inmates assaulted him inside the Dum Dum Central Correctional Home, police said Wednesday. "Mollah was on Monday allegedly assaulted by two inmates inside the correctional home and admitted to the RG Kar Medical College and...
  • Lajpat Nagar rape case: Court frames charges against youth 09-08-2013 05:45 PM

    New Delhi: A youth, who had allegedly shoved an iron rod into a teenage girl's mouth when she resisted his attempt to rape her, has been put on trial by a Delhi court. Paving the way for trial, the court framed charges under various sections of IPC, including 376 (rape),...
  • False cases behind Delhi's tag of rape capital: Court 27-07-2013 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: False cases are the reasons behind labelling of Delhi as 'rape capital', a court in the national capital has held while acquitting a 75-year-old man of the charge of sexually assaulting his maid after the woman turned hostile. The court said after the December 16 gangrape of a...
  • J&K: Two people accused of raping a minor in Kishtwar sent to 10-day police remand 27-07-2013 05:59 PM

    Kishtwar: A court in Jammu and Kashmir has sent two rape accused to 10-day police remand in a case pertaining to the abduction and rape of a 15-year-old girl. The girl was allegedly abducted and raped by four persons, including her former teacher and brother of a village defence committee...