Rape Survivor

  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test July 22, 2014

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • Provide security to rape survivors, women's commission chairman tells police June 7, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh State Women Commission (UPSWC) on Friday directed the police chiefs of those districts, where incidents of rape have taken place, to provide security to the victims while ensuing justice for them. UPSWC Chairman Zarina Usmani on Friday said she spoke to Superintendents of Police of Sultanpur, Gonda, Muzaffarnagar,...
  • UP: Father of rape accused brutally beats mother of rape survivor May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In an another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, the mother of a rape survivor has been brutally beaten by the father of a rape accused, Basant Yadav, and three others in Etawah, home district of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. One of the accused has been arrested and two are still...
  • Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti names rape survivor in press release January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Somnath Bharti, Delhi's Law Minister, continues to court controversy. A day after he was caught on camera shouting at Delhi Police personnel, he committed a faux pas by naming a rape survivor in an official press release. The woman in question is a Danish tourist who was gang-raped near the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Four months on, no rape accused arrested January 15, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana...
  • Woman claims 3 of 5 accused in the Mumbai gangrape case raped her too September 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Another case has come to light in Mumbai where the five people accused in the Mumbai gangrape case also allegedly made another girl their victim. The survivor was allegedly gangraped on July 31 in the same Shakti Mills compound where the photojournalist was gangraped. The girl has identified 3 of...
  • Why no special schemes for rape victims, SC asks govt August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking a note of the compensation offered to rape victims, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the government why a special scheme has not been designed for the victims of such a henious crime. The apex court asked the central and the state governments if there are any social...
  • Etawah rape case: Main accused arrested, 2 others absconding July 13, 2013

    Etawah: Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday arrested the main accused in the Etawah case in which a 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three men and set on fire in Uttar Pradesh. The other two accused are still absconding. Interestingly, Etawah is the home district of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh...
  • Etawah rape case: UP govt orders magisterial probe July 12, 2013

    Etawah: The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday ordered a magisterial probe into the rape of a 20-year-old girl, who was allegedly sexually assaulter by three men and set on fire. The woman is currently battling for life at a district hospital in Etawah. Interestingly, Etawah is the home district of Samajwadi...
  • UP: Gangrape survivor's tongue chopped off in Pratapgarh July 11, 2013

    Pratapgarh: In a horrific incident, the tongue of a rape survivor was chopped off in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night. The minor was allegedly gangraped on January 22. The gangrape survivor was scheduled to give a statement before the court on July 24. Her father has already recorded his...
  • Teen rape survivor moves HC, says govt should raise her child June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: All of 19, a teenaged girl was abandoned by her family after being raped by a neighbour last year. Weak and helpless in the ninth month of her pregnancy, she wants the state to take care of her child. "I've no money or means to support the child....
  • Park Street rape survivor embarks on new journey with a job May 27, 2013

    Kolkata: After struggling for more than a year to get a job, the Park Street rape survivor has stood up against her circumstances and is now empowering survivors like her through a helpline. "I have this mission of empowering rape victims like me. With this job, I embark on a new...
  • Two-finger test violates rape survivor's right to privacy: SC May 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has held that the two-finger test on a rape survivor violates her right to privacy, and asked the government to provide better medical procedures to confirm sexual assault. A bench of Justices BS Chauhan and FMI Kalifulla said even if the report of the two-finger...
  • Delhi: 8 men gangrape girl, survivor attempts suicide April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: A 13-year-old girl attempted suicide Saturday after being allegedly gangraped by eight men, four of whom are known to her. She is in ICU in serious condition, the family said. Three of the accused have been arrested, police said Saturday. The girl, who was abducted March 15 by the...
  • MP: Rape survivor critical, being shifted to Nagpur April 20, 2013

    Seoni (MP): A five-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by a 35-year-old man in Ghansour town, is being shifted to Nagpur in neighbouring Maharashtra in an air ambulance as her condition remains serious. "After taking the consent of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, we are shifting the survivor from...
  • Deoria rape: ASP, SHO transferred over 'insensitivity' March 23, 2013

    Lucknow: The Deoria ASP, who was caught on camera humiliating a 35-year-old Dalit rape victim, was on Saturday transferred by the Uttar Pradesh government. The SHO of Bankata police station, who had allegedly refused to file rape complaint of the woman, was also sent to police lines, a home department...
  • Suryanelli rape survivor's mother asks Sonia to sack Kurien February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The mother of the Suryanelli rape survivor has written to Congress president Sonia Gandhi demanding the removal of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien. The development came even as the Kerala Assembly was adjourned once again on Thursday after the Opposition staged a walkout over the issue. Meanwhile, the...
  • UP: Rape survivor fights lone battle in search of justice January 7, 2013

    Faizabad: It's been four months, since a rape survivor in Faziabad has been fighting a lone battle to get her culprit punished. After being raped by her friend, she was disowned by her family and the police officer, from whom she sought help, also didn't spare her. The accused is...
  • Delhi Gangrape: No questionnaire was given to SDM, says Kumar December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Rejecting Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's charges of interfering in the recording of the gangrape surviver's statement by the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said, "No questionnaire was given to SDM by the police." Police's strong response came a day after Sheila shot off a letter to...
  • Delhi gangrape: Dikshit, police at loggerheads December 25, 2012

    New Delhi: After the blame game, an open war has broken out between Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who complained of 'interference' by police officers in the recording of gangrape survivor's statement, and the Delhi Police, which on Tuesday demanded a probe into the 'leakage of Dikshit's letter to the Home...