The Biggest Stories of April 24, 2015
Apr 24, 2015
Rapes Shame Mumbai
Apr 24, 2015
India News | Reported by Nikita Niraj Arora; Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 24, 2015
A five-year-old girl who was allegedly raped in Mumbai on Tuesday was kept waiting for hours as policemen of two districts argued over who should take the case.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 23, 2015
Police in South Africa were today investigating whether an 86-year-old nun of Austrian origin found murdered had also been raped.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday April 11, 2015
A 16-year old girl in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district has filed a complaint with the police alleging that she was repeatedly raped by her father, uncle and brother for more than two years.
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Wednesday April 8, 2015
A 22-year-old woman has alleged that she was kidnapped and gang-raped by four men in a car in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, last night. She was found on a road, injured and with her clothes torn.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 6, 2015
International fugitive Raminder Singh, accused of raping a woman and attempting to sexually assault another in Scotland in 2012, has been arrested in Delhi, police said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 1, 2015
Four people were today detained here in connection with the gang rape of a 72-year-old nun in Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday March 27, 2015
The Centre has rejected West Bengal government's request for a CBI probe into the rape of 72-year-old nun at Ranaghat in West Bengal nearly two weeks ago. Though no official reason has been cited, sources say the request has been turned down because ...
India News | Edited by Sugam Singhal | Friday March 27, 2015
The Bengal government's request for the country's premier investigating agency, the CBI, to handle the case of the elderly nun who was raped at the convent where she lived near Kolkata has been rejected, according to the Press Trust of India.
India News | Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday March 27, 2015
Two men have been arrested in the case of an elderly nun who was raped earlier this month in Bengal, triggering angry protests across the country.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday March 26, 2015
A suspect has been arrested in the rape of a 72-year-old nun at a convent school in West Bengal two weeks ago.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday March 26, 2015
A man who was part of a group that filmed themselves gang-raping two women and then posted the videos in WhatsApp has been arrested in Odisha.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 24, 2015
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will agree to be questioned by Swedish prosecutors in London over rape allegations, but only if he is given access to the investigation files, his defence said Monday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
In the wake of recent attacks on churches and other minority institutions, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday, that the government will take strong action against anyone found guilty for such acts.
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjee | Saturday March 21, 2015
Two men were arrested by the police in connection with the death of 75-year-old widow in Burdwan, West Bengal on Wednesday.
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Friday March 20, 2015
The 72-year-old nun raped during an assault on a convent school in West Bengal last week left hospital today and flew out of Kolkata to an unknown destination.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday March 20, 2015
The outrage over the 72-year-old nun's rape in West Bengal's Ranaghat is continuing, even after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has ordered a CBI probe into the incident that took place last week.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The West Bengal government has decided to hand over the probe into the rape of a 72-year-old nun last week to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). 10 people have been detained by the police but no arrests have been made so far.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday March 18, 2015
The National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to the West Bengal government regarding the rape of a 72-year-old nun in Ranaghat. The Vatican conclave's youngest cardinal and India's top bishop is already in Kolkata to visit the survivor, who i...
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday March 17, 2015
The rape of a 72-year-old nun in West Bengal's Ranaghat rocked Parliament this morning. As lawmakers from the opposition and treasury benches attacked the Mamata Banerjee government in the state, asking why no arrests have been made yet, Union minist...
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Julio Ribeiro, former Mumbai Police Commissioner, said on Monday that he feels like he is on a hit list following the spate of attacks on churches and Christians across the country in the last few months.
India News | Written by Shilpa Johnson | Monday March 16, 2015
"Courage is rare... so rare that you doubt every ounce of it that you find," said activist Harish Iyer of his friend Suzette Jordan, who died on Monday of meningoencephalitis.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Sunday March 15, 2015
Eight persons were detained today in connection with the gang-rape of a 72-year-old nun at a school-cum-convent in West Bengal's Ranaghat in the early hours of Saturday.
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Saturday March 14, 2015
A rape survivor who took on the West Bengal government and police in her fight for justice in what came to be known as the "Park Street Rape Case" has died. Suzette Jordan, 40, died of meningoencephalitis at a hospital in Kolkata on Friday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
Former top cop and BJP leader Kiran Bedi has said that the controversial BBC documentary on the Delhi gang rape case need not have been banned by the government without watching and analysing it, as it meets the "needs of crime prevention strategies"...