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 | Agencies | Friday June 20, 2014
Indian law enforcement and justice authorities have shirked their responsibility to fight sex attacks, a UN child rights watchdog said on Thursday, amid uproar over the horrific gang-rape and lynching of two girls in Uttar Pradesh.
India | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
Indian law enforcement and justice authorities have shirked their responsibility to fight sex attacks, a UN child rights watchdog said on Thursday, amid uproar over the horrific gang-rape and murder of two girls.
India | Agencies | Thursday June 12, 2014
A woman was allegedly gang-raped by four officers at a police station in Uttar Pradesh, the latest in a string of shocking sex attacks in India's largest state.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, who faces intense criticism over crime in Uttar Pradesh, met senior police officers in state capital Lucknow today, even as a BJP leader was shot dead about 500 km away in Muzaffarnagar.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 4, 2014
As Uttar Pradesh is grappling with incidents of rape and murder, BJP MP and former Home Secretary R K Singh today said it was a fit case for the President's rule as the state has "completely failed" to control law and order.
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 | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday May 30, 2014
The tiny village of Karta in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, woke up on Wednesday morning to the chilling sight of two teen girls hanging from a tree in an orchard. The girls, cousins aged 14 and 15, had gone missing from home the night before.
World | Reuters | Wednesday April 16, 2014
A Missouri man has been charged with raping and torturing five women in a St. Louis-area apartment over several years, law enforcement officials said on Tuesday.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 11, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav is talking "rubbish", RJD chief Lalu Prasad said on Friday, reacting to the Samajwadi Party chief terming as unfair the death penalty prescribed by law in rape cases.
Election 2014 | Anant R Zanane (with inputs from PTI) | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav believes that voters should pick his Samajwadi Party because it will fight to check "the large-scale misuse" of the tougher anti-rape law introduced after the fatal gang-rape of a young woman on a moving bus in Delhi. His commitme...
India | NDTV.com | Thursday January 16, 2014
In a press release last night, Delhi's new Law Minister Somnath Bharti, who is a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), revealed the identity of the Danish woman gang-raped in Delhi, which is against the law
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday January 16, 2014
Delhi's new Law Minister Somnath Bharti acknowledged today that he accidentally named the Danish woman who was gang-raped in the heart of Delhi late on Tuesday night.
India | Edited by Diana George | Monday December 16, 2013
It has been a tumultuous year for the parents of the medical student who was savagely gang-raped on a moving bus on December 16, 2012. There is numbing loss, the ravages of a legal battle not yet over and deep disappointment that "despite changes in ...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 3, 2013
Swedish police have warned of a growing trend of teenage gang rapes, often filmed or photographed on smartphones, as a high-profile case under a new rape law opened in the capital on Tuesday.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 29, 2013
Tarun Tejpal's lawyers sought bail for him by saying that "He is not running away, will face the trial."
India | Nishtha Gautam | Friday September 13, 2013
I protested at Raisina Hills in December along with thousands of others against the state apathy and a complete breakdown of law and order in our society which was brought to light by the Delhi gang rape. While the majority was baying for the blood o...
Cities | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday September 6, 2013
A Bangalore court today sentenced six men to life term on charges of raping a 21-year-old college student last year.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 17, 2013
A legal expert at a top Chinese university has inflamed controversy over a gang-rape case by calling the act less harmful if the victim was a bar waitress.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet in a city court against two men for brutally raping a five-year-old girl two months ago, under stringent provisions of newly enacted law for protection of children which entails maximum punishment of life imprison...