RAPE CASES

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi rape case 6 days ago

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the Delhi rape case. Cyrus talks about the flawed justice system and the blame game. ...
  • Bengaluru: Competitive pricing makes cheaper cabs available but safety remains at bay December 10, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Uber rape case in Delhi has brought taxi services across India under the scanner. The price war between taxi companies is leading many customers to ask if a cheaper service means compromising on safety. While there is a fare war in Bengaluru leading to cheap rates available for...
  • Delhi rape: Uber unsure about verification of its drivers December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: US-based cab booking firm Uber, which is under scrutiny in connection with a rape case, has a total of 4,000 drivers on its roll but it did not have any idea whether they have police verification or posses mandatory Public Service Vehicle (PSV) badge. Uber's General Manager (Marketing) Gagan...
  • Delhi rape: Accused Uber cab driver a serial offender, says police December 9, 2014

    "In 2003, 2006 and 2013 Shiv Kumar Yadav was arrested and chargesheet filed. He is a criminal and has been at home for a year," said Superintendent of Police (SP) Mainpuri talking about the accused in the Delhi rape case. ...
  • Delhi rape: Uber cab driver booked in several other cases in the last 8 years December 9, 2014

    The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. ...
  • Delhi rape: Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma demand swift conviction to stop crime against women December 9, 2014

    Disturbed by the recent rape Delhi cab rape case, Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma, who are currently busy promoting their upcoming film 'PK', said swift conviction is the only way one can see a dip in incidents of crime against women. "Right now as the way things are, the...
  • West Bengal: TMC leader allegedly rapes woman in Purulia December 9, 2014

    Purulia: A woman has been allegedly raped by a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader in the Kalabani Gram Panchayat office of West Bengal's Purulia district on Tuesday. The TMC President of the area and two others have been arrested in the case. This is yet another rape horror case from West Bengal with...
  • Delhi rape: Uber driver a serial offender, booked in more sexual assault and molestation cases December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi: The Uber cab driver, accused of raping a woman in Delhi, was booked in several other cases in the last eight years. Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32, has a sexual assault case, two molestation cases and an Arms Act case registered against him between 2006 and 2013. In...
  • Delhi rape: Nitin Gadkari opposes ban on cabs, says need to fix the system December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday opposed the ban on some taxi services saying there was a need to fix the system instead. Gadkari's remarks came in the backdrop of a Uber cab driver raping a 25-year-old MNC employee on December 5. Gadkari said, "Train main hua to...
  • Live: Rajnath Singh makes a statement on Delhi rape case in Rajya Sabha, GPS mandatory for all taxies December 9, 2014

    After a week of uproar over the hate speech by MoS Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, the Rajya Sabha takes up a number of issues ranging from Jammu and Kashmir terror attack to Uber rape case today. ...
  • Cab rape: Accused driver sent to three-day police custody, Uber taxi service banned in Delhi December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Shiv Kumar Yadav, the taxi driver who worked with international cab service Uber, was on Monday produced before a Delhi court in connection with the rape of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital. Metropolitan Magistrate Ambika Singh sent 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav in police custody till December 11...
  • Gurgaon rape case a shameful incident, says Rajnath Singh December 8, 2014

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh condemned the rape of a 25-year-old MNC employee by a Uber cab driver in Gurgaon. Singh said, "This was a shameful incident. There has to be a perceptional change when it comes to matter like this." ...
  • Shakti Mills rape case: Bombay HC to take the final call on death sentence to accused today December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday is scheduled to hear the death sentence confirmation petition of three convicts in the Shakti Mills gang-rape case. In April, the sessions court had convicted Vijay Jadhav, Salim Ansari and Kasim Bengali, along with Siraj Khan, for the rape of a photo journalist...
  • Bengaluru: Female teacher detained for sexually assaulting minor in school November 22, 2014

    Bengaluru: In yet another horrifying incident, a female teacher has been detained for sexually assaulting a five-year-old in Bengaluru. The detention came after an FIR was filed against the accused teacher by the victim's parents. The child complained about her female teacher, saying she had hit her. Police filed the...
  • Government will punish schools found flouting safety, security norms: Karnataka Minister November 8, 2014

    Karnataka Education Minister Kimmane Ratnakar said that the government will punish all school officials found flouting safety and security regulations. The remarks came days after a Bangalore school, where a 6 year old student was raped, re-opened with extra security measures. Ratnakar said, "After the Vibgyor school incident, we issued...
  • Shimoga: Protestors take to the streets, police impose Section 144 after gangraped victim dies November 3, 2014

    Shimoga (Karnataka): Shops were closed on Monday and tree branches burnt after a 14-year-old girl died under mysterious circumstances on Sunday. The girl was allegedly abducted, drugged and gang-raped by three unidentified youths on 29 October. The victim's parents had lodged a complaint on Saturday after the girl managed to...
  • Bengaluru rape case: Girl's parents fight for greater accountability of school November 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: In the rape case of a 6-year-old girl, Bengaluru Police have decided to file cases against the school for violating safety rules amidst criticism that the government hasn't reacted effectively enough. The parents of the rape victim are also fighting for greater accountability of school. The minor girl's father...
  • Bangalore rape case: School Principal, Management Head arrested on charges of negligence November 1, 2014

    Bangalore: The Principal of the school where a six-year-old was sexually assaulted on Friday has been arrested, along with the Head of the Management on charges of negligence. The two of Cambridge School were arrested under IPC sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and 336 (act...
  • Mobile phones, indecent dressing, vulgar advertisements lead to rape cases: UP Police October 30, 2014

    In a bizarre explanation for the rise in rape cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police have now blamed mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women as reasons behind it. ...
  • Bangalore: Angry parents protest as school, where a child was raped, reopens October 27, 2014

    Anxious parents gathered outside the Bangalore school where a three-year-old was allegedly raped, questioning how the school can reopen without a go-ahead. The school has reopened on Monday after Diwali. While classes from the 1st to 5th standard have opened, there is no clarity on when classes 6th and 7th...
  • Bangalore school, where 3-year-old was allegedly raped, reopens partially, confusion prevails over some classes October 27, 2014

    Bangalore: The school in Bangalore, where a 3-year-old student was allegedly raped by an office assistant, has reopened on Monday after Diwali. While classes from the 1st to 5th standard have opened, there is no clarity on when classes 6th and 7th will open. Parents have been told that nursery...
  • Bangalore school rape: One person arrested, classes to resume on Monday October 25, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Saturday arrested one person in connection with the alleged rape of a three-year-old inside her school premises. The police arrested 45-year-old office assistant M Gundappa, who has been working with the school for the past two years. The police however, said that it did not have...
  • Bangalore minor rape: Are schools safe anymore? October 24, 2014

    It's been three days since a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a school in Bangalore. The police has arrested a staff member and have named three others in the case. Parents and activists are angry after it was revealed that the school was running in contravention to norms. ...
  • Complainant withdraws plea against Paraskar's pre-arrest bail October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai-based model who has filed a complaint of rape against former deputy inspector general of police Sunil Paraskar on Thursday withdrew her application seeking cancellation of his pre-arrest bail. "The victim today withdrew the cancellation application that she had filed after her former lawyer was allegedly threatened by a...
  • No urgency to release Asaram on bail on heath grounds: SC September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant bail to self-styled godman Asaram on health grounds in Jodhpur rape case as his medical condition was found to be stable. After going through the report prepared by medical college at Jodhpur, the apex court said that there does not seem...
  • Dhaula Kuan rape case: Accused says police tampered with evidence September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday deferred its verdict in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang rape case after one of the accused alleged that police tampered with the evidence to implicate him. Defence counsel Amit Shrivastava, appearing for accused Usman alias Kale, filed a written argument alleging that...
  • WB: Court sentences 5 convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years September 19, 2014

    Kolkata: A Barasat court in West Bengal on Friday sentenced five convicts in Madhyamgram gangrape case for 20 years. The girl from Bihar was gangraped twice in October last year and was set on fire. The victim's family alleged that girl was murdered for lodging police complaint. ...
  • Nithyananda undergoes potency test September 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Controversial selfproclaimed godman Nithyananda underwent a potency test on Monday in a 2010 rape case, days after the Supreme Court dismissed his plea challenging the Karnataka High Court's order directing him to face the test. Nithyananda was subjected to the potency test at the Institute of NephroUrology...
  • Kannada actress rape case: Will treat Karthik Gowda as an absconder, says police September 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Karthik Gowda, the son of Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda, may be in for more trouble after he failed to appear for questioning in the actress rape case on Thursday. The Bangalore Police Commissioner, MN Reddy, has now said that they will treat Karthik as an absconder. "We gave Karthik Gowda...
  • Model assault case: 'Paraskar should have been suspended earlier' August 27, 2014

    Julio Rebeiro, the former Mumbai Police Commissioner, has said that the model assault case, in which DIG Sunil Paraskar is an accused, is a big blot on the Mumbai Police. ...