Rapes In India

  • Rape? Ladies, it's your fault: Kalki Koechlin features in viral video October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A group of stand-up comedians known as 'AIB' has come up with a satirical video in the wake of recent sexual assault cases in India. The group consists of Tanmay Bhat, Gursimran Khamba, Rohan Joshi and Ashish Shakya. Bollywood actress Kalki Koechlin and VJ Juhi Pandey have featured...
  • Girl accuses man of rape, making obscene video September 18, 2013

    Ambala: A girl here has alleged that a resident of Kaithal village raped her and made an obscene CD of the act with which he was blackmailing her, police said Wednesday. According to police, the victim in her complaint said that she came into contact with the accused, identified as Rajesh,...
  • 60-year-old man gets 10 year rigorous imprisonment for rape September 13, 2013

    Vadodara: A 60-year-old man was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a court for repeatedly raping a teenage girl. District and Sessions judge Rasida M Vora awarded the sentence Thursday to Sidique Umar Chauhan, a resident of Hadmadiya village in Kodinar Taluka of Junagadh district. He was also slapped with...
  • 65-year-old godman held for raping woman at MP ashram September 4, 2013

    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. Mahendra Giri...
  • Delhi gangrape case not unique, says CJI March 10, 2013

    Kolkata: Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Saturday said that the Delhi gangrape incident in December 2012 was not 'unique', but one among many. "What happened on December 16 in Delhi was sad and bad and something extraordinary, but at the same time not unique. This was made into...
  • Raj, Bhagwat wrong: Bihar low on crimes against women, rural India high January 11, 2013

    Raj Thackeray has attributed the incidence of rapes in India's national capital region to an influx of Bihari migrants into Delhi. RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat has gone on to say that rapes happened in 'India' and not in 'Bharat' in a not-so-oblique reference to the changing lifestyle and socio-cultural mores...
  • 93 per cent of women are raped by people known to them December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: It has long been claimed by women's rights groups and gender equality campaigners. And now the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau for 2011 has validated it. In India, a victim of rape is more likely to be assaulted by someone known to her from before....