India News | Reported by Meera, Kavita from Khabar Lahariya, Written by Radhika Bordia | Friday January 13, 2017
Sampat Pal is the founder of the famous Gulabi Gang, a group of women in pink saris and armed with lathis who have vowed to fight violence against women in a region notorious for its record of rape crimes, dowry deaths and domestic violence.
India News | Written by Tanima Biswas | Tuesday December 27, 2016
Three days after a 25-year-old US national recorded her statement in front of a city magistrate in a case of gang-rape, Delhi police has arrested four people.
Delhi News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday December 16, 2016
Four years after the 16 December gang-rape and murder -- a case that shocked and enraged India and made international headlines -- the decision on fate of the five men found guilty of assaulting her is pending with the Supreme Court. The 23-year-old paramedical student, dubbed Nirbhaya, was gangraped and brutally tortured in a bus while returning w...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 5, 2016
A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by five minor students and a collegian at Ashwin Nagar in Nashik in September, police said today.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 4, 2016
Kerala government today came under scathing attack from UDF opposition in the Assembly over an alleged gang rape complaint by a woman against a CPI(M) functionary and three others two years ago, even as the ruling LDF assured a fair probe and stern action against the accused.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 23, 2016
A two-member delegation of National Commission for Minorities (NCM) visited Mewat in Haryana to gather first-hand information on the murder of a couple and gang rape of two Muslim girls by alleged cow vigilantes in a village.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday August 29, 2016
Whether Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan's comment suggesting that the gang-rape of a woman and her teen daughter last month was a "political conspiracy" crossed the bounds of free speech will be examined by the Supreme Court, which has also put on hold a CBI investigation into the incident.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 9, 2016
A woman and her minor daughter who were gang raped at Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh identified today the three persons arrested from Meerut.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday August 8, 2016
Eight days after the gang-rape of a woman and her 14-year-old daughter on a busy highway near Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh, the main accused in the case has been arrested from Meerut.
India News | Reported by Ishadrita Lahiri, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday July 17, 2016
A 20-year-old Dalit woman was raped by five men and left to die in the bushes in Haryana's Rohtak, around 60 km from Delhi, this week.
Telangana News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2016
A 26-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped by five unidentified persons in Medak district of Telangana, police said today.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 4, 2016
A 19-year-old Dalit nursing student was allegedly gang raped in Varkala, days after the rape and brutal murder of a law students in Kerala's Ernakulam district that sparked protests by students and rights activists.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 8, 2016
The Supreme Court today appointed two amicus curiae on appeals of four convicts in the December 16 gangrape and murder case against the Delhi High Court order upholding their death sentence.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 5, 2016
Delhi Police today argued in a court in Delhi that testimonies of 52-year-old Danish woman and an eye witness along with medical evidence established that nine accused including three juveniles had raped the foreign national in Delhi last year.
India News | Monday December 28, 2015
A 16-year-old girl committed suicide after allegedly being kidnapped and gang-raped by two men in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur. Though police have filed a rape case and arrested two men, the post-mortem report has negated rape.
India News | Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Tuesday December 22, 2015
The Rajya Sabha today passed by voice vote the Juvenile Justice Bill, amending the law to try 16 year olds accused of serious crimes such as rape and murder, as adults. The Lok Sabha has already passed the bill, which will now be sent to the President for ratification.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Jatin Gandhi | Tuesday December 22, 2015
The December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi triggered major changes in criminal laws in India, especially those dealing with rape, but changes in the law dealing with juvenile offenders are still pending. The Rajya Sabha today passed the new law to replace the existing provisions that have been in force since 2000.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday December 22, 2015
Maneka Gandhi, union minister for women and child development, today made a strong pitch in the Rajya Sabha for the Juvenile Justice Bill, which seeks to amend the law to allow trying those over 16 years of age and accused of heinous crimes, as adults.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday December 21, 2015
The youngest of six men convicted of gang-raping and torturing a student on a moving bus in 2012, was released from a correction home yesterday but is not free.
India News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Monday December 21, 2015
Under pressure after massive public protests, political parties have agreed to discuss in the Rajya Sabha tomorrow, the Juvenile Justice Bill, which seeks to amend the law to allow trying those over 16 years of age and accused of heinous crimes, as adults.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Input from agencies) | Monday December 21, 2015
A petition to stop the release of the youngest of six men who gang-raped and tortured a student on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012 was rejected today by the Supreme Court, which questioned: "Under what jurisdiction can we extend his detention?" The convict, now 20, was released on Sunday from a correctional home - where he spent three years - to a no...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 20, 2015
On a day that the youngest rapist in the December 16 Delhi gang-rape case was released from a correctional home, the BJP today advocated for changes in the country's juvenile justice system so that the underage who commit heinous crimes are not allowed to walk free.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra | Sunday December 20, 2015
The mother of a medical student who was raped and tortured on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012 has said the women's panel's late night plea in the Supreme Court against the release of the youngest convict in the case is "just for show" and added that the government "has failed us."
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Input from agencies) | Sunday December 20, 2015
The youngest of the six men convicted for raping and torturing a medical student on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012 is set to be released today from a correctional home. The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Monday a plea against his release that was filed by the Delhi Commission for Women late last night, but declined to give it an immediate heari...
Delhi News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra and Tanima Biswas, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Monday December 21, 2015
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea by the Delhi Commission for Women against the release of the juvenile convict in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case on Monday. However, the court hasn't put a stay on juvenile's scheduled release from his reform home today at 5 pm.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 18, 2015
The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) today said the High Court's refusal to stay the release of the juvenile convict in the December 16 gangrape case was a "dark day" in the history of the country and it would appeal against his release.
Who Said What | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Friday December 18, 2015
Reactions poured in as the Delhi Court today said that the youngest of six men who raped and tortured a young medical student, Jyoti Singh, on a moving bus in 2012 can no longer be kept at a special home.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 15, 2015
The National Human Rights Commission today issued conditional summons to the Delhi chief secretary, police commissioner and the Union home secretary following their "failure" to produce reports on the release of juvenile convict in December 16, 2012 gangrape case.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 11, 2015
Amid apprehension raised by Delhi braveheart's parents, the Union Home Ministry is contemplating to ask the juvenile convict to sign a legal bond affirming good behaviour after his release.
Delhi News | Agencies | Wednesday November 25, 2015
Next month, the youngest of the six men who gang-raped and tortured a young student on a moving bus in Delhi in 2012, will walk free.