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India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Sunday August 23, 2015
In 2014, Madhya Pradesh recorded 5,076 rape cases, which is an average of 13 rapes every day.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Veteran Uttar Pradesh politician Mulayam Singh Yadav, who has been in trouble in the past for appearing to defend rapists, has made another controversial statement. At a function on Tuesday, he said that many rape cases are made out to be gang-rapes but it is "not practical".
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
Kerala reported 391 cases of rape and 1,380 complaints of molestation of women till April this year, despite the intense awareness campaigns and strict monitoring against gender exploitation in the state.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
Ahmedabad Crime Branch has started investigations into a letter received by the police that threatened two women police officers who had probed into the alleged rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
A crucial witness in the rape case against the self-styled godman Asaram has been provided with police security, four days after one of the witnesses in the case was shot dead. Nine witnesses in the case have been attacked so far.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday July 11, 2015
The Madras High Court has recalled a controversial order directing mediation between a rapist and his victim days after the Supreme Court severely criticised a soft approach to cases of rape, describing it as "a spectacular error" which is "against the dignity of women."
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday July 2, 2015
Days after a Tamil Nadu judge ordered mediation between a man convicted for rape and the woman he sexually assaulted when she was just a teen, the Supreme Court has come down hard on attempts to find a compromise in such cases, declaring it "against the dignity of women."
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
The framing of charges against self-styled godman Asaram in a rape case could not be taken up on Saturday as the judge was on leave.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Greenpeace India has apologized unconditionally for mishandling in cases of alleged rape and sexual harassment of its staffers. The organisation also said that its delay in response was probed by the Greenpeace International, its global head office based in Amsterdam.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 8, 2015
Former Uttar Pradesh minister Avadhpal Singh Yadav and his son Ranjit Singh, who were wanted in several cases, including of rape and murder, today surrendered in a local court in Etah.
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With inputs from agencies) | Monday June 8, 2015
The Delhi Government today said that its circular on the two-finger test - a vaginal test for rape survivors -- that generated much controversy, had been "misinterpreted". Health Minister Saytendra Jain said the government would prefer to clarify that the test was "banned for sexual assault victims".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 6, 2015
In a change from the trend of the last several years, the graph of heinous crimes in Delhi has come down a bit with the number of cases of rape, murder and dacoity registering a fall in the first four months of this year as compared to the corresponding period last year.
India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The Parliamentary standing committee reviewing the proposed changes in the Juvenile Justice Act has rejected the Union government's recommendation to treat accused in cases of rape and other heinous crimes, who are 16-18 years old, as adults.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Niha Masih and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Akhil Gupta, the man killed in Muzaffarnagar on Sunday, was a key witness in one of the rape cases against religious leader Asaram Bapu. He was also the second witness in the case to be murdered. Six months ago, Amrut Prajapati, Asaram's one-time physician, was shot dead.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to make Delhi a safer place for women this year, as in 2014 Delhi's trial courts witnessed an "alarming rise" in cases of sexual offences against women and children.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 6, 2014
The media is sensationalizing rape cases for TV ratings, Karnataka's Home Minister KG George has commented as his government struggles to cope with incidents of child rape in Bangalore. A furious opposition says the minister should resign.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
A primary school teacher was yesterday detained for allegedly raping several students in central China's Hubei Province, in the latest of a series of child molestation cases in the country.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, a Delhi court has said while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The question has come to the fore after two cases of sexual assault on minor girls, both pavement dwellers, were reported from the neighbouring suburbs of Kandivali and Borivali.
India News | Niha Masih, Sreenivasan Jain | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The BJP's new rhetoric focusing on a communal twist to crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh is not borne out by cold facts.
India News | Agencies | Friday August 15, 2014
In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that a spate of rape cases have shamed India; he urged parents to take responsibility for the actions of their sons.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 25, 2014
Minors above 16 accused of crimes like rape will be tried as adults if changes in law proposed by the government go through.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered action against officers and bureaucrats for lack of progress in rape cases.
Bangalore News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
In wake of rising sexual assault cases against women in Bangalore, including the alleged rape of a 6-year-old , police have drafted a set of guidelines for their safety and security in schools across the city, a top official said Sunday.