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  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14-year-old 3 days ago

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14-year-old boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the six-year-old girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • Tamil Nadu: Headmaster arrested for sexually abusing 11-year-old girl 3 days ago

    Chennai: A headmaster of a school in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl. The Nanguneri all-women police registered a case against the headmaster Subramani based on a complaint filed by the victim's mother on Monday evening. The incident happened...
  • West Bengal: Girl escapes acid attack, accused arrested September 3, 2014

    Balurghat: A young girl on Wednesday escaped an acid attack by a youth after she refused to give in to his indecent proposals while travelling in a bus at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district. "The girl escaped when Mustak Sarkar attempted to sprinkle acid on her face from a bottle...
  • Molestation victim humiliated & harassed by Mumbai policemen August 19, 2014

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • A father's fight for justice after his four-year-old was raped August 4, 2014

    The story of a father looking for justice and a measly compensation of 20 thousand rupees after his four-year-old was raped. The money has now been released, it's not going to be enough but our CJ is appealing to the govt to cut red tape. ...
  • Sexual abuse of children rampant in India August 1, 2014

    Child sexual abuse has become rampant in India. It is estimated that more than 50,000 children have been subjected to sexual abuse in less than a decade. Recently, the rape of the 6-year-old in the Bangalore school left India dumbstruck. ...
  • Newly-wed woman raped by brother-in-law; tortured by in-laws July 9, 2014

    Thane: A 19-year-old newly-wed woman was allegedly raped by her brother-in-law at Bhiwandi town in the district and was subjected to torture by her husband and other members of his family, police said on Wednesday. The incident of rape had taken place on July 1, police said. Four persons- the victim's father-in...
  • Andhra Pradesh: School teacher arrested for misbehaving with girl student July 4, 2014

    Anantapur: A physical education teacher at a zilla parishad school was arrested today after he allegedly made objectionable remarks against a teenaged girl student, before being beaten up by locals for the act, the police said. A Lepakshi mandal police sub-inspector said that based on a complaint by the 14-year-old girl...
  • TMC MP's 'rape as revenge' comment: Should Mamata sack Tapas Pal? July 1, 2014

    In a very insensitive statement, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal on Monday threatened to rape and murder women members of the Opposition. Addressing party workers, Pal said, "If CPM tries to kill and intimidate our workers here, I will not spare them. I will ask our boys to go and...
  • Two held for raping Ugandan woman in Delhi June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Two men have been arrested for raping and robbing a Ugandan woman in the national capital, police said on Saturday. The woman told police that she had come to Janakpuri District Centre in west Delhi on Friday night. After meeting a friend she was on her way home towards...
  • Minor gang raped in Uri, Kashmir June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by four men during a wedding ceremony in Uri, Kashmir. The girl's family claims that the 12-year-old was attending the ceremony when she was abducted by four men, who allegedly took her to a forested area and raped her. The police has...
  • Delhi: 4 held for drugging, raping 2 Jharkhand women June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Four men have been arrested for allegedly drugging and raping two young women from Jharkhand in a flat in northeast Delhi's Bhajanpura area, police said on Monday. Those arrested have been identified as Mohd Naushad (34), a resident of Darbhanga district in Bihar, Raj Kumar alias Raju (38),...
  • Security guard rapes 8-year-old migrant girl in Kashmir January 15, 2014

    Srinagar: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a school guard in the Greater Kailash area of Kashmir, falling under the jurisdiction of Gangyal police station. According to police sources, an 8-year-old girl hailing from Bihar, presently residing in Greater Kailash was playing outside her house, when she was allegedly...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Online India expresses anger on Facebook, Twitter August 23, 2013

    Five men gangraped a 23-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai on Thursday evening and as the news of incident spread, Indians online took to Twitter, Facebook and other social networking services to express their anger and dismay over the incident. The Mumbai Police has released the sketches of all five accused. The men...
  • Can street protests bring real change in the criminal justice system? April 20, 2013

    Protesters took to the street in the national capital on Saturday, demanding justice for the 5-year-old, who was brutally raped, assaulted, nearly killed and kept captive by a man in east Delhi. Angry crowds demonstrated outside police headquarters, despite the arrest of the arrest of the main accused, Manoj Kumar. ...
  • Armed men gangrape six Spanish tourists in Mexico February 6, 2013

    Acapulco: Six Spanish tourists were raped by a gang of armed, masked men in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, the latest chapter of violence that has tarnished the once-glamorous Pacific coast resort. The vicious, hours-long attack occurred before dawn on February 4 at a house that six Spanish men, six...
  • Man gets life term for raping daughter's minor friend January 31, 2013

    New Delhi: A 43-year-old man has got a life imprisonment for raping a 15-year-old girl, who was a friend of his daughter, with a fast-track court holding rape is the most hated crime as it is against the basic human right of a woman. Fast-track court judge Virender Bhat held...
  • Man convicted of raping daughter's 15-year-old friend January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Holding a man guilty of raping a 15-year-old friend of his daughter, a fast track court has said delay by victim in lodging complaint of sexual violence should not be a mitigating factor for conviction of accused as it is agonising for victims to confide in such cases....
  • Gujarat: Father rapes two daughters for years January 25, 2013

    Ahmedabad: More than 50 per cent rapes are committed at home by a non-stranger. Two sisters in Gujarat were allegedly raped for years by their father. "My father used to rape me, he warned me not to tell anyone about it. I was too scared to tell anyone," one of...
  • Goa school rape: Headmistress claims she is innocent January 23, 2013

    Panaji: The school headmistress, who was arrested following the alleged rape of a seven-year old girl student on the school premises, has claimed that she is being made a scapegoat in the case. Police had on January 20 arrested headmistress Sharlet Furtado for negligence on her part which led to...
  • Govt to make 181 helpline number available across states January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A month after releasing the three-digit emergency number for women in Delhi, the government on Monday said it will make available the '181' women helpline number to all states of the country. "We will give single emergency number 181 to women across the country," Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal...
  • Chhattisgarh proposes fast-track courts for rape cases January 20, 2013

    Raipur: In the wake of the state-wide protests over the Kanker rape case, Raman Singh-led BJP government has decided to send a proposal to the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court to set up fast-track courts in all the districts for speedy disposal of rape cases. "While talking to a delegation...
  • Haryana: 5 arrested for raping girl, making video January 20, 2013

    Hisar (Haryana): Police on January 20 arrested five youths for allegedly raping a teenage girl in the district and preparing her obscene video on a mobile phone. The arrest was made under Sections 376 (rape), 292 (sale etc of obscene video), 506 (criminal intimidation) and some other Sections of the...
  • Student threatens classmate with Delhi rape-like incident January 19, 2013

    Allahabad: A student of the Allahabad University allegedly sent an e-mail to a classmate he was infatuated with, threatening her that she will meet "the same fate as the victim of the Delhi gang-rape" if she spurned his advances, a varsity official on Saturday said. Chairperson of the University's Women's...
  • Maharashtra: Group of dacoits gangrape 18-year-old girl January 19, 2013

    Nagpur: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by a group of dacoits at a village near here, police said on January 19. A gang of 5-6 dacoits, in the age group of 25 to 30 years, struck at the huts in Nawargaon village under Kuhi taluka in Nagpur rural last...
  • Mumbai: Bus conductor assaults 4-year-old girl, arrested January 19, 2013

    Mumbai: A bus conductor has been arrested for sexually assaulting a four-year-old girl in a school bus in Mumbai. The accused bus conductor has been sent to police custody till February 1. The incident took place on Tuesday when the victim was being dropped home after school. The victim told her...
  • Haryana: Man rapes his 40-year-old daughter-in-law January 19, 2013

    Jind (Haryana): A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth, meanwhile in a separate incident a man allegedly raped his widow daughter-in-law, police said on January 19. The 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth in Airchira Kalan village in Safidon sub-division on January 18. The victim in her...
  • Ambala: Bus conductor stabbed for taking on molesters January 19, 2013

    Ambala: The brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old para-medical student in Delhi in December 2012 was perhaps one of the worst examples of public apathy. In another unfortunate incident in Ambala, the passengers in a bus stood watching when the conductor was stabbed for taking on molesters. For days, the nation protested...
  • Delhi: 6-year-old raped in Sep 2012 struggles to overcome trauma January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A six-year-old rape survivor in Delhi has been facing trauma during test identification parades that require the victim to come face-to-face with the accused. Her father has turned Citizen Journalist demanding sensitive investigation. "My daughter was like any 6-year old. With school, friends, play time, life was full of...
  • RPN Singh travels in DTC buses to review security January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home RPN Singh travelled in DTC buses at night to check security for common people especially women, in the wake of the brutal gangrape and killing of a 23-year-old girl in New Delhi in December. Singh travelled in the buses on Wednesday night for...