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"...
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday March 12, 2015
At 13, she was kidnapped, gang-raped and tortured with lit cigarettes. Ten years on, trial will finally begin in the case after a court today rejected an appeal by the man who, along with five others, allegedly sexually assaulted her inside a moving ...
India News | Written by Niha Masih | Wednesday March 11, 2015
At 13, she was kidnapped, gang-raped and tortured with lit cigarettes. Ten years on, a court will decide today on the appeal of the man who, along with five others, allegedly sexually assaulted her inside a moving car in Lucknow.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 11, 2015
A Dalit woman was allegedly kidnapped and then gang-raped by six men in Roopgarh village, the police said on Tuesday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 10, 2015
The Supreme Court today stayed a Delhi High Court order allowing the rape-accused Uber taxi driver to recall and re-examine 13 witnesses in the trial. The witnesses in question include the victim, a 25-year-old woman executive, who had been raped in ...
Ludhiana News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 9, 2015
The police in Ludhiana on Monday arrested one of the three persons accused of raping a 21-year-old woman in a moving car in the city.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 9, 2015
The Supreme Court today agreed to hear tomorrow the plea of 25-year-old woman, who was allegedly raped by driver of a Uber cab in New Delhi, against the Delhi High Court order allowing the accused to recall and examine 13 witnesses including the vict...