India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
Rape accused self-styled godman Asaram features in a chapter on saints in a Class III textbook in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, sharing space with Vivekananda, Mother Teresa and Ramakrishna Paramhans.
Gurgaon News | Written by Snigdha Basu | Sunday August 2, 2015
Gurgaon has seen a steady rise in rape cases and sexual crimes recently.
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.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 30, 2015
Former fraternity members and graduates from the University of Virginia have sued Rolling Stone magazine over a gang rape story that sparked outrage and eventually had to be retracted, the New York Times reported.
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 | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
A 30-year-old woman's mouth and tongue were seriously bruised when a man attacked her with a weapon as she resisted a rape attempt at Hukahara in Murshidabad district, police said today.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Sanjeev Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Friday July 24, 2015
Entry of journalists, NGO activists and filmmakers into jails has been banned by the government, except under special requests, said senior Home Ministry officials.
India News | Friday July 24, 2015
The Uttar Pradesh government has recommended a CBI inquiry into the death of a witness in a rape case against spiritual guru Asaram Bapu.
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2015
The Gujarat High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by the father of a 14-year-old rape survivor seeking permission for termination of her pregnancy.
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.
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 | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Sunday July 19, 2015
The husband of the woman who has accused senior police officer officer Amitabh Thakur of raping her has said there was no political pressure on them to file the case.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday July 16, 2015
On July 10, insurance agent Kripal Singh was shot in the back, not far from his home in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur. A day later, he died of spinal injuries, becoming the latest victim in the Asaram Bapu rape case. Before dying, he named his attackers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 16, 2015
US President Barack Obama weighed in Wednesday on the Bill Cosby sex assault scandal, saying that drugging and having sex with someone without consent - a scenario that parallels allegations made against the comedian - amounts to rape.
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 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 15, 2015
The woman who had lodged a police complaint against senior IPS officer Amitabh Thakur alleging rape, recorded her statement before a magistrate in Lucknow on Tuesday.
India News | Reported by Nikita Niraj Arora; Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 13, 2015
The police in Maharashtra have admitted that a 17-year-old rape survivor in Jalna town was raped again because she was sent as bait to catch her assaulters. The police officers involved in the botched operation are being investigated.