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.
India News | Written by Sonal Mehrotra | Sunday November 1, 2015
On December 15, the juvenile found guilty in the 2012 Delhi gang rape, will be released. He has turned 21 and will complete his three-year term at the rehabilitation centre.
Delhi News | Reported by Bhairavi Singh, Edited by Surabhi Malik | Sunday October 18, 2015
Just a week after the horrific rape and torture of a four-year-old girl in Delhi, two more cases of young girls being raped have been reported from the capital. Both the girls have suffered severe injuries and are recovering in hospital.
India News | Reuters | Friday October 16, 2015
'India's Daughter', a documentary based on the 2012 Delhi gang-rape, has opened in the United States to acclaim with Hollywood star Meryl Streep saying it deserves to win an Academy Award. The documentary was banned in India in March this year.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Saturday September 26, 2015
In less than 12 hours, the Uttarakhand police has arrested two out of the six men accused of gang-rape of a 27-year-old woman from West Bengal.
Meerut News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
A 28-year-old woman was today arrested for allegedly filing a fake gang rape complaint against a murder case witness and two others, police said.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Four men were sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment for gang-raping a minor school girl after abducting her, by a court in Lakhnadoun town of this district.
India News | Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Thursday August 20, 2015
A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by six people in front of her parents in Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district, represented in Parliament by Dimple Yadav, the wife of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 10, 2015
Kerala government has drawn up a plan to install GPS and CCTV cameras in public transport vehicles to ensure women's safety in view of the Centre's direction in this regard post the Delhi gang rape case.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 6, 2015
Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar was on Thursday stopped by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar from reading out graphic details of the alleged gang rape of a widowed housemaid by eight persons, including a police constable, in the state legislative assembly.
Delhi News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday May 17, 2015
A 25-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped by five men in South East Delhi's Dakshinpuri last evening. All five accused have been arrested.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
The two prime accused in the gangrape of a septuagenarian nun at Ranaghat in Nadia district of West Bengal have been arrested by the CID from Sealdah station, a senior official of the investigating agency said in Kolkata on Friday.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Wednesday April 8, 2015
A 22-year-old woman has alleged that she was kidnapped and gang-raped by four men in a car in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, last night. She was found on a road, injured and with her clothes torn.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 2, 2015
A large group of furious villagers today blocked roads near Delhi today as they protested against the rape of a five-year-old and demanded that the child be urgently moved to a private hospital in