Rape Victims

  • Congress leader Nagma visits Meerut rape victim in hospital August 7, 2014

    Actress and Congress politician Nagma on Wednesday slammed the BJP for trying to communalise the Meerut gangrape incident. After visiting the victim of alleged gangrape and forced conversion on Wednesday at a hospital in Ghaziabad, Nagma said BJP was trying to communalise the incident. "No political party should be allowed to...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 20, 2014

    This week's Citizen Journalist Show puts spotlight on issues affecting citizens from across the country. This episode features story of a rape victims fight for compensation to a story highlighting the plight of malaria survivors in Tripura. We also have a story of a young female mountaineers journey to Europe's...
  • UP government pays compensation of Rs 3 lakh to Gonda rape victim July 18, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government has paid monetary relief of Rs 3 lakh to a woman, who was allegedly raped by a police constable in district Gonda, following a direction from the National Human Rights Commission. Initially, the government had refused to provide financial assistance to the victim but later complied with the...
  • Thane: Gang rape victim molested by local NCP leader July 12, 2014

    Thane: A 14yearold girl who was gang raped allegedly by two youth earlier this month in the neighbouring Raigad district, was also molested by a local NCP leader on the very same day of the incident, police said on Saturday. The minor, who was gang raped on July 6 by two...
  • Bokaro rape case: Administration tightens security in Swang Gulgulia Dhoura July 12, 2014

    The Bokaro district administration, as a precautionary measure, has tightened the security at Swang Gulgulia Dhoura village where a tenyearold girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour on the directive of the Panchayat chief on Tuesday, police said. IG of Police (Bokaro) Laxman Prasad Singh and Deputy Commissioner Uma Shankar Singh...
  • News 360: Gowda presents Rail bduget, 58 new trains, focus on safety July 8, 2014

    In the maiden Railway Budget of the Narendra Modi government, Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday promised to revamp the railways and cut down on populism. Gowda said the Cabinet has been asked to clear Foreign Direct Investment in railway infrastructure and new projects should be explored through the...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 15, 2014

    In this week's episode, rape survivors' pick up CJ mike to fight for justice, citizens talk about how power cuts affect them ,a CJ highlights the misuse of funds by civic bodies in Bangalore,homeless appeal the new government for rehabilitation. Plus, a fathers fight to save his lone child from...
  • 17yearold girl rape victim sets herself ablaze June 5, 2014

    A 17yearold girl attempted suicide by setting herself ablaze after she was allegedly raped in Mahesh Nagar area in Jaipur city, police said. The 25yearold accused identified as Manish lives as a tenant in the same building where the victim lives with her parents. The incident took place on Tuesday when...
  • Never said rape victims should be punished, says Abu Azmi April 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Samajwadi Party chief Abu Azmi on Sunday clarified his remarks on consensual sex saying that his comments were distorted. He said that he has in no way advocated punishment for a rape victim and rapists should be handed out the strictest punishment. Azmi said, "They had asked me...
  • Rape victim immolates herself out of frustration April 3, 2014

    A married woman immolated herself on Thursday in frustration after a kangaroo court asked a young man who allegedly raped her to seek her forgiveness instead of punishing him in Malda district. The woman, a mother of two children, died at the Malda Medical College and Hospital after battling for life...
  • UP government announces Rs 5 lakh compensation each to Muzaffarnagar rape victims April 1, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each to seven women, who were raped during Muzaffarnagar riots. The state government has decided to give Rs five lakh each, to seven rape victims in Muzaffarnagar district, official sources said. The government has also decided to consider...
  • Rape victim pours petrol on herself, threatens to commit suicide outside IG's office March 14, 2014

    A woman in Kota reached Inspector General's office on Friday after pouring petrol on herself. The woman claimed that she was raped by two men on 26th February in a locality that falls under Anantpur police station area. On hearing the news, police officials reached the spot before she set herself on...
  • Satyamev Jayate: Are doctors really asked to treat rape victims with suspicion? NGO releases excerpts from forensic books March 6, 2014

    CEHAT (Centre for Enquiry Into Health and Allied Themes), the research centre of Anusandhan Trust, that is involved in research, training, service and advocacy on health, released a series of documents after the second season of TV show Satyamev Jayate aired last Sunday. Some guests invited to the first episode...
  • Fresh guidelines outlined on medical care to rape victims March 4, 2014

    Nagpur: The Union Health Ministry, which has drawn new guidelines for treating rape victims, has asked all hospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims besides outlawing the two-finger test performed on them, dubbing it as unscientific. The Department of Health Research (DHR) along with...
  • 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 CNNIBN team traveled to Phugana...
  • Kolkata gangrape victim's funeral held amid political turmoil January 1, 2014

    Kolkata: The funeral of the 16yearold gangrape victim who succumbed to her injuries took place on Wednesday evening in Kolkata amid much political protests. The victim had died yesterday, after almost a week of setting herself ablaze. The gangrape and subsequent death of the victim had enraged public in the...
  • Kolkata Police threatened us to leave city, says rape victim's father January 1, 2014

    Kolkata: The family of the 16yearold gangrape victim on Wednesday alleged that they have been threatened to leave the state by the city police along with the body of their daughter and sought security for themselves. The parents along with some Left leaders, met West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and...
  • Panchayat orders minor rape survivor to marry accused's 8-year-old son September 5, 2013

    A caste council in Rajasthan has ordered the parents of a six-year-old rape victim to get her married to the eight-year-old son of the man accused of the rape, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred at Keshavpura in Kota, 250 km from Jaipur. The 40-year-old man, identified as Kailash, raped the...
  • 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...
  • 30 Minutes: Diaries of rape survivors September 2, 2013

    The rape victims share their trauma and the stigma that they go through after they survive the untoward incident. ...
  • Compromise between victim, rapist can't reduce jail term: SC August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A compromise between a victim of a rape case and the perpetrator should not be a ground for awarding lesser punishment to the convict as this trend exhibits "stark insensitivity to the need for proportionate punishments", Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The court also said religion, race, caste, economic...
  • India Positive: Stories of art, care and sacrifices August 24, 2013

    An International Taekwondo trainer left his lavish lifestyle to serve the poor and the needy and is providing shelter to those with disabilities who have been abandoned by their families. ...
  • Delhi: Taekwondo trainer's home open for all those left on streets August 20, 2013

    New Delhi: An International Taekwondo trainer left his lavish lifestyle to serve the poor and the needy and is providing shelter to those with disabilities who have been abandoned by their families. The shelter located in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area provides love and care to the mentally challenged, elderly, differentlyabled,...
  • CJ Show: A child rape victims fight for justice August 19, 2013

    A child rape victim from Hisar narrates her ordeal and her fight for justice that has been eluding her since that fateful day. She was gangraped by young men from her locality and has been living in a constant threat ever since. Police has failed to deliver Justice to her....
  • Rape victim commits suicide, kin alleges murder August 7, 2013

    A 16yearold rape victim was found hanging today from the ceiling at her residence at Garinda village of Sikar district, 160 kms from here, police said. The girl was raped in July this year by Nayoom (19) after which her father lodged an FIR against him, they said. He was under...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • NHRC notice to UP Police over beating, detention of rape victims April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The NHRC said on Tuesday that it has sought reports from the Uttar Pradesh government over its role in the alleged beating and detention of two rape victims in the state. "Notices have been issued to the state chief secretary and DGP (director general of police) calling for...
  • Goa: Rape victim fails to take exam, but promoted to next class March 26, 2013

    Panaji: The Goa government has promoted the Vasco rape victim, and her elder sister, to next class, considering it as a special case, as both the girls could not take the examinations because of the trauma. The victim's father said that both his daughters have been promoted to the next...
  • Delhi HC asks govt to ensure treatment to rape victims January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the state government and health department to issue a directive to hospitals to attend to all trauma patients. This also applies to the private hospitals in the city too. The court said that no hospital can turn down a patient who...