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  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14-year-old 6 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 6 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 fouryearold was raped August 4, 2014

    The story of a father looking for justice and a measly compensation of 20 thousand rupees after his fouryearold 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 6yearold in the Bangalore school left India dumbstruck. ...
  • Newlywed woman raped by brotherinlaw; tortured by inlaws July 9, 2014

    Thane: A 19yearold newlywed woman was allegedly raped by her brotherinlaw 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 fatherin...
  • 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 subinspector said that based on a complaint by the 14yearold 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 gangraped by four men during a wedding ceremony in Uri, Kashmir. The girl's family claims that the 12yearold 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 8yearold 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 8yearold 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 5yearold, 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 onceglamorous Pacific coast resort. The vicious, hourslong 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 43yearold man has got a life imprisonment for raping a 15yearold girl, who was a friend of his daughter, with a fasttrack court holding rape is the most hated crime as it is against the basic human right of a woman. Fasttrack court judge Virender Bhat held...
  • Man convicted of raping daughter's 15yearold friend January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Holding a man guilty of raping a 15yearold 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 nonstranger. 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 sevenyear 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 threedigit 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 fasttrack courts for rape cases January 20, 2013

    Raipur: In the wake of the statewide protests over the Kanker rape case, Raman Singhled BJP government has decided to send a proposal to the Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court to set up fasttrack 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 rapelike incident January 19, 2013

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

    Nagpur: An 18yearold girl was allegedly gangraped by a group of dacoits at a village near here, police said on January 19. A gang of 56 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 4yearold girl, arrested January 19, 2013

    Mumbai: A bus conductor has been arrested for sexually assaulting a fouryearold 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 40yearold daughterinlaw January 19, 2013

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

    Ambala: The brutal gangrape of a 23yearold paramedical 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: 6yearold raped in Sep 2012 struggles to overcome trauma January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A sixyearold rape survivor in Delhi has been facing trauma during test identification parades that require the victim to come facetoface with the accused. Her father has turned Citizen Journalist demanding sensitive investigation. "My daughter was like any 6year 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 23yearold girl in New Delhi in December. Singh travelled in the buses on Wednesday night for...