India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Five men have been sentenced to life in prison for gang-raping a call centre worker in Delhi in 2010. The case brutally underscored the urgent need for better conditions for women working the late shift at the many BPOs in and around the capital.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
A Delhi court today decided to pronounce on October 10 its verdict in the sensational abduction and gangrape case of a 30-year-old BPO executive from northeast, after the prosecution rebutted the claim of one of the five accused that police had fudge...
India | Ketki Angre | Sunday August 10, 2014
A day after the cabinet cleared amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, the parents of the woman who died after being gangraped in a bus in Delhi in 2012, demanded fresh trial for the juvenile involved in the crime.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Pressure mounted on the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh over the gang-rape and murder of two minor girls in Badaun, with politicians and human rights agencies blaming the government for the poor law and order situation in the state on Mond...
Offbeat | Gitanjali Roy | Thursday May 29, 2014
In Delhi, a city shamed by repeated rape and sexual assault, the dark night rises. It is a city of many shady trees but few working streetlights.
Election 2014 | Anant R Zanane (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav believes that voters should pick his Samajwadi Party because it will fight to check "the large-scale misuse" of the tougher anti-rape law introduced after the fatal gang-rape of a young woman on a moving bus in Delhi. His commitme...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday March 15, 2014
The Supreme Court has stayed the death penalty of two of the four men convicted for the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a young medical student in a moving bus in Delhi in December 2012.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Contracts of all the workers running the Women in Distress (181) helpline, set up in the wake of the December 16 gang-rape, have been renewed and the helpline is functioning properly, Delhi government said today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday February 24, 2014
An Assamese girl was allegedly raped by two men hailing from her state in Mahipalpur area in South Delhi.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 13, 2014
A Delhi court today convicted three youths for kidnapping, gang-raping and murdering a 19-year-old girl whose mutilated and decomposed body was recovered from a Haryana village in 2012.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 2, 2014
A Delhi-based girl was allegedly abducted and gangraped by eight persons in Faridabad, police said on Wednesday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 12, 2013
A 23-year-old physiotherapy intern was brutally sexually assaulted by six men, including a juvenile, in a moving bus on December 16, 2012.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday September 23, 2013
The Delhi High Court today issued production warrants to the four death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape case on the trial court's reference for confirmation of the capital punishment given to them.
MekhlaS | Monday September 16, 2013
The premiere of Damini... The Victim, a film inspired by last year's horrific gangrape incident in Delhi, was held in Jammu.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 14, 2013
The fifth and last accused in the July 31 telephone operator gang-rape case was today arrested from the city, police said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 13, 2013
As a Delhi court on Friday sentenced the four convicts in the December 16 gang-rape to death, the mother of the 23-year-old victim said she is very satisfied with the judgment and finally at peace.
India | Written by Suparna Singh | Wednesday September 11, 2013
Delhi gang-rape case verdict: Four convicted for rape and murder in case that became India's fight. Sentencing tomorrow. All four found guilty "for murder of a helpless person" said judge of fast-track court.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday September 10, 2013
India's capital, whose name was mud after the December 16 gang-rape and several such incidents after that, recorded a staggering 1,036 rape cases in the first eight months of this year, according to police data. The figure is the highest in the last ...
India | Edited by Diana George | Tuesday September 10, 2013
As she lay in a maze of tubes on a hospital bed, her insides hollowed out with unspeakable brutality, the 23-year-old medical student told a magistrate that she wanted the six men who had raped and violated her to be brought to justice. "They must be...
India | Written by Miloni Bhatt | Friday September 6, 2013
Rapes by minors are on the rise, according to official data. Figures on juvenile crimes by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reveal that from 2002 to 2012, there has been a 143 per cent increase in the number of rapes by juveniles.