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World | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 7, 2013
An Indian-origin serial rapist, sentenced to life imprisonment by a British court, has set a legal precedent in the UK regarding the retrial of cases where the accused had previously been acquitted.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday December 2, 2013
Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal, who will be in the custody of Goa Police for the next six days, was today taken to hospital for a sexual potency test, mandatory in cases of sexual assault. Mr Tejpal has been charged with raping a young woman journalist...
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Monday December 2, 2013
Tarun Tejpal, arrested for rape in Goa, was taken this morning for a sexual potency test, mandatory in cases of sexual assault.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 23, 2013
Against the backdrop of rape and other crimes, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today favoured putting in place institutional mechanisms to ensure safety and security of women and children.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday November 18, 2013
Former President Pratibha Patil's decision to commute death sentence of five condemned prisoners in child rape cases today came under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court issuing notice to the Centre on a plea seeking to set aside the commutation...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
The Andhra Pradesh government will set up fast track courts to try cases of rape.
India | Rohit Bhan | Thursday October 10, 2013
Spiritual leader Asaram Bapu and his son Narayan Sai today filed petitions in the Gujarat High Court seeking quashing of First Information Reports (FIRs) filed against them in connection with the alleged rapes of two Surat-based sisters.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 11, 2013
The national capital has 1,121 rape cases registered in the first eight months of this year, the highest in the last 13 years.
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 ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 27, 2013
False cases are the reasons behind labelling of Delhi as 'rape capital'; a court in Delhi has held while acquitting a 75-year-old man of the charge of sexually assaulting his maid after the woman turned hostile.
India | Monideepa Banerjie | Monday July 15, 2013
A group of residents from West Bengal's Kamduni village, where a 20-year-old college student was gang-raped and murdered last month, will meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday. Two other groups will also meet the President to lodge their protest ...
Cities | Edited by Mala Das | Friday July 12, 2013
An 18-month-old girl was allegedly raped by a 30-year-old man in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh. The incident is the latest in a string of horrific rape cases that have been reported in the state in the last couple of days.
India | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday June 14, 2013
According to the National Crime Record Bureau, Delhi is the most unsafe for women, with the highest number of rape cases reported in the city last year.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday June 7, 2013
More than 2,150 rape cases were registered in Karnataka in the past three years, says a report of an official committee, calling for the need for non-bailable warrant against accused and bringing the crime under the stringent Goonda Act.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Friday May 10, 2013
Treating patients of child abuse is not an ordinary task by any standards. Doctors and nurses of a private hospital in Nagpur that has seen two such cases in a couple of weeks say it takes a huge toll emotionally.
India | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 1, 2013
The UN Special Rapporteur quoted one person on her trip as describing violence against women as spanning the "life cycle from womb to the tomb".
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 28, 2013
Rape cases will come down if people shun non-vegetarian food and alcohol, activist Swami Agnivesh said on Saturday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday April 22, 2013
Delhi has witnessed a surge in crime against women this year with rape cases recording 158 per cent rise while molestation and eve-teasing incidents went up by 600 and over 700 per cent, respectively.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 22, 2013
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Monday said an all-party meeting should be held to suggest amendments to tackle any shortcomings in the anti-rape law and also called for death penalty in cases of barbaric rapes.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday April 8, 2013
A hundred days after India mourned the death of the medical student who was gang-raped and vowed to fight sex crimes, the torn clothes and tears of another woman bear testimony to a tide of violence that refuses to ebb.