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.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday November 1, 2015
The sexual assault on men is now a crime after China effected an amendment to the criminal law. Indecent or sexual assault on others, men or women, now carries a minimum sentence of five years in prison.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday May 7, 2015
A new law to try juveniles between 16 and 18 years as adults in serious crimes like rape and murder is a step closer to enactment with the Lok Sabha passing it today.
India News | Thursday April 30, 2015
The concept of marital rape does not apply in India as marriage is treated as sacred here, the government said in Parliament today.
India News | Written by Ketki Angre, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Thursday April 2, 2015
A large group of furious villagers today blocked roads near Delhi today as they protested against the rape of a five-year-old and demanded that the child be urgently moved to a private hospital in
World News | Associated Press | Monday December 15, 2014
A new law tightening regulations for chauffeured rides will effectively ban the UberPop service as of January 1, said Pierre-Henry Brandet, spokesman for France's Interior Ministry.
Thursday December 11, 2014
Aamir said there's a dire need to sensitise the public towards law and order
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 7, 2014
Saudi authorities beheaded a Yemeni today for raping and murdering two women, the interior ministry said.
India News | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday July 30, 2014
A draft bill to try minors above the age of 16 years - accused of heinous crimes including rape and murder - as adults, is all set to go to the cabinet for approval. If approved, the bill will pave the way for an amendment in the Juvenile Justice Act.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
Elections News | 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.
Elections News | 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 commitment was made in his party manifesto which was released today.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 law, we are yet to get justice."
World News | 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.