India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 18, 2015
The Supreme Court today made the National Commission for Women (NCW) a party to a PIL challenging constitutional validity of a provision in rape laws that permits "intrusive sexual intercourse with a girl child aged between 15 to 18 years" by the husband.
India News | Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Monday September 14, 2015
An 18-year-old rape survivor was shot dead today - two days before she was to appear as witness -- allegedly by bike-borne youths in Baijapur village in Dakshintola area. The girl's family has alleged that she was killed on the orders of the accused, the police said.
Delhi News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh | Tuesday September 8, 2015
A minor from Delhi has alleged that she was taken to Jaipur by a man and woman who promised her a job, and was gang-raped there in a hotel room by 11 men, the police have said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 31, 2015
The NHRC has issued notice to the chief secretary and director general of police, Uttar Pradesh, over the repeated abduction and rape of a girl by a sub-inspector and his accomplices, a statement issued in New Delhi said today.
Gurgaon News | Edited by Indroneil B Biswas (with PTI Inputs) | Sunday August 30, 2015
A 16-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly abducted from Gurgaon and gang-raped by four classmates last week, police said today. The girl and the accused were students of a school in Manesar.
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.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday August 16, 2015
Female foeticide to honour killing and rape - Meerut has seen every sort of brutality against women. So it was a shock for this rough western Uttar Pradesh town, locals said, when an army man paid with his life while trying to protect a girl from molestation.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 15, 2015
A 17-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by an auto driver and two passengers near Gudivada town in Krishna district, police said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 14, 2015
An 11-year-old Paraguayan girl who was raped by her mother's boyfriend gave birth Thursday, rekindling the uproar over authorities' refusal to let her have an abortion.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
A father-son duo were arrested today for allegedly raping and "impregnating" a 17-year-old girl, from neighbouring Ranga Reddy district of Telangana, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
A court at Maihar in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh has sentenced a 34-year-old man to death for rape and murder of a five-year-old girl.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
A minor girl was allegedly gangraped by some persons at a housing society in suburban Chembur in the wee hours today, police said.
Ahmedabad News | Reported by Rohit Bhan | Saturday August 1, 2015
A 17-year-old girl has accused six men of gang-raping her at a hotel in Maninagar on the outskirts of Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Five of the accused have been arrested; one is absconding.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 1, 2015
Doctors on Friday started the medical procedure to abort a 25-week pregnancy of a minor rape victim after Supreme Court intervened in the girl's favour, in what might be a first of its kind case in the Indian medico-legal history.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday July 31, 2015
The team of doctors that has examined the 14-year-old girl from Gujarat, who became pregnant after being raped, has decided that only a medical termination of pregnancy can save her life.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Four police personnel including incharge of Farah police station have been suspended after body of a 12-year-old girl, who was missing since Monday night, was found on Tuesday near Parkham railway station falling under Farah police station.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday July 29, 2015
A 14-year-old girl from Gujarat who became pregnant after being raped, can have her pregnancy terminated if it is necessary to save her life, the Supreme Court has ruled, overruling the decision of two courts in Gujarat.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday July 25, 2015
A court in Gujarat has denied a 14-year-old girl a late-term abortion after she was allegedly raped by a doctor.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday July 22, 2015
When a teenage girl quietly slipped a letter to her school teacher last week, the latter had no idea that it was not a simple request for leave, but a desperate plea for help. For, in the letter, the child had written that her father had been raping her, and that her mother, who had witnessed these sexual assaults, did nothing to help her.
India News | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Ravindra Kumar, the 24-year-old man arrested last week for allegedly killing a six-year-old girl, has told the police that he sexually assaulted as many as 30 children.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
A teenage girl was allegedly gang-raped in Kadar chowk area in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun by three persons, including the son of a Samajwadi party leader, police said on Monday.
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Wednesday July 1, 2015
The outrageous judgement of a single bench of the Madras High Court in granting bail to the convicted rapist of a 15-year-old girl and referring the matter to a "mediation centre" set up under the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanism constitutes a new low in judicial pronouncements in cases of sexual assault.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 15, 2015
A three-year-old girl was raped and a wooden object inserted into her private parts by unidentified assailants here in the national capital, police said on Sunday.