India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
A woman's consent taken on the basis of deception and misconception is "no consent" in the eyes of law and the physical relations established between her and a man amounts to rape, a Delhi court has said.
mid-day.com | Wednesday November 25, 2015
"He only had intentions of developing a physical relationship with me. He confessed to me that he had relationship with other girls. They perhaps did not approach the cops, because they were scared of being defamed. But, I wanted to teach him a lesson to get his nefarious intentions out in public view"
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Delhi Assembly on Monday passed a Bill proposing amendments in the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), setting up another flashpoint with the Centre, as it seeks to broaden the scope of magisterial probes into cases of kidnapping, rape and disappearances.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 20, 2015
Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has told a woman who was allegedly raped, not to try and find "popularity in such a thing of infamy and shame".
World News | Reuters | Friday November 20, 2015
From unrequited love and cheating husbands to domestic violence and marital rape, a Nigerian agony aunt is using Instagram to encourage women to share their stories anonymously, ask for advice and even seek justice in court.
Gurgaon News | Written by Tanima Biswas | Thursday November 19, 2015
It has been over two months since two women, aged 50 and 30, were rescued from a life of alleged sexual exploitation at a Saudi Arabian diplomat's house and sent home to their village in Nepal. But, they now live in a hostel near Kathmandu, unable to return to their village homes and with little hope for justice.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday November 19, 2015
A 24-year-old man committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of High Street Mall in Thane on Tuesday. The Kapurbawdi police said that the man had come to meet his former girlfriend who had filed a rape case against him.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 17, 2015
Mahmood Farooqui has been accused of raping a 35-year-old American pursuing a PhD from Columbia University, who was in India for research. Mr Farooqui recorded his statement as an accused, in which he has denied the allegations levelled against him and said that he was falsely implicated in the case
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 17, 2015
A newlywed Indonesian couple have been arrested over claims they dined on the genitals of the woman's suspected rapist after her husband allegedly murdered him and cut off his private parts, police said today.
India News | Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday November 13, 2015
His predecessor questioned how a sexual assault by two people could be called gang-rape. Now Karnataka's new home minister appears to blame a woman who was allegedly raped by two security guards at a tennis club in Bengaluru.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 13, 2015
Rape is not just India's problem but a global issue over which "there is a conspiracy of silence," the director of a national award-winning film based on the events following the 2012 Delhi gangrape has said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 13, 2015
The Islamic State group is committing genocide against Iraq's Yazidi community, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum said in a report Thursday based on harrowing interviews detailing rape, torture and murder.
World News | Danielle Paquette, The Washington Post | Friday November 13, 2015
A woman is laughing, head tossed back, focused on something over her right shoulder. A man stares at her, unsmiling. The caption reads: "Spike your best friend's eggnog when they're not looking."
India News | NDTV | Thursday November 12, 2015
A 30-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped at a tennis club in Bengaluru. Two security guards have been arrested.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 10, 2015
A University of Virginia fraternity filed a lawsuit Monday against Rolling Stone magazine, claiming its 2014 article on gang rape was "a colossal act of defamatory falsehood."
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
A two-and-a-half-year deaf and mute girl was allegedly raped by a 30-year-old man in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district following which the accused was arrested, the police said on Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today alleged that self-styled godman Asaram had been "framed in a false case" and said he would approach court for his bail after Diwali.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday November 6, 2015
A young woman has been allegedly gang-raped on a moving mini-bus in Karnataka, 40 km from the capital of Bengaluru. The driver and cleaner of the bus have been arrested for the sexual assault, which took place yesterday in the Hoskote region of the state.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 5, 2015
A special fast track court has dismissed an application of Delhi Police seeking disposal of case property in the Uber cab rape case in which the driver has been sent behind bars for rest of his life.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 5, 2015
An empowered committee comprising officials from various ministries, including Women and Child Development, Home Affairs, Road Transport and Railways, has been constituted to approve schemes proposed under the Nirbhaya Fund, Finance Ministry said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 4, 2015
In a significant judgement, the Allahabad High Court has ruled that a child born out of rape will have inheritance rights over the property of the assaulter, the "biological father".
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 4, 2015
Delhi Police has welcomed the verdict in the Uber rape case today and said that justice has been done to the victim.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The Uber cabbie, who raped and tried to strangulate a woman in his taxi in Delhi, did not think even once that his family would suffer greatly due to his act, a Delhi court today said while sentencing him to life imprisonment till his natural death.
Delhi News | NDTV.com | Tuesday November 3, 2015
The Uber cab driver held guilty of raping a passenger in his taxi last year has been sentenced to life in prison.