The Biggest Stories of July 02, 2014
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India | 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 | 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.
Cities | 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.
India | Agencies | Tuesday July 15, 2014
A Bihar minister today held mobile phones and non-vegetarian food as reasons for surge in rape cases and favoured ban on cell phones among school students.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Girls below 18 years of age have been the victims in most of the rape cases in the capital and the majority of such cases have happened in residences or involved men known to them, says a study by Delhi Police.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with inputs from PTI) | Tuesday July 8, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation has decided to exhume the bodies of two young girls who were found hanging from a tree in a small village in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, in May this year.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday June 12, 2014
Akhilesh Yadav, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, is in Delhi today to seek global investment in his state, where two more shocking cases of rape have been reported. In one, a 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a senior policeman, while his juni...
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday June 5, 2014
Union Minister Uma Bharti has taken on the Yadavs of the Samajwadi Party over the many cases of rape and brutal assault on women reported in Uttar Pradesh, promising that Parliament will discuss the issue.
India | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday June 5, 2014
Akhilesh Yadav and his family, it seems, have decided to brazen out the intense criticism they have been receiving for their failure to stop atrocities against women in the state.
India | Reported by Anant Zanane and Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday May 30, 2014
Three horrific cases of assault on women this week in Uttar Pradesh - which have highlighted the abysmal law and order situation in the state - took place in areas seen as strongholds of the ruling Yadav family.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 30, 2014
Charging that there has been a spurt in crime cases in Uttar Pradesh or UP after the Lok Sabha polls, Bahujan Samaj Party or BSP supremo Mayawati today demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI probe into the gangrape and murder of two sister...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday May 30, 2014
Blaming police laxity for the horrific gangrape of two Dalit sisters in the district, Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi today said that a "rape crisis cell" will be constituted for speedy action on such incidents.
Election 2014 | Reported by Anant Zanane, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 11, 2014
Uttar Pradesh politician Mulayam Singh Yadav has sparked outrage with his comments questioning the death sentence handed out to three men who were convicted of two gang-rapes in Mumbai last week. "Should rape cases be punished with hanging? They are ...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 3, 2014
Entry of lottery baron Moni Kumar Subba, who is facing murder and rape cases, into the fray as an Independent is likely to make the contest in Tezpur an interesting one with the three-time former Congress MP banking on support of main opposition part...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
A sessions court will on March 20 pronounce its verdict in two gang rape cases involving a photojournalist and telephone operator in separate incidents in the defunct Shakti Mills premises in Central Mumbai last year.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 17, 2014
Britain and France have revised their travel advisories for India to warn visitors about the risk of sexual attacks following two rape cases involving German and Danish tourists in recent weeks.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 14, 2014
Recording a ten-fold jump, rape cases since 1971 have left behind other heinous crimes like murders and kidnappings, indicating decay in moral fabric in the country.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with PTI inputs) | Wednesday January 1, 2014
Four months after over 60 people were killed and nearly 40,000 displaced following communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, only 294 people have been arrested despite the investigation team naming nearly 6000 people as accused.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 22, 2013
Judges should not make "gender biased" and "insensitive" comments in their verdicts while dealing with cases pertaining to women, the Delhi High Court said while expunging two such remarks made by a fast track court.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 7, 2013
An Indian-origin serial rapist, sentenced to life imprisonment by a British court, has set a legal precedent in the UK regarding the retrial of cases where the accused had previously been acquitted.