The Biggest Stories of February 9, 2015
Feb 9, 2015
India News | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday February 9, 2015
A mentally-challenged woman's savage rape and murder in a town 80 km from Delhi has spurred comparisons to the 2012 Delhi gang-rape.
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Sunday February 8, 2015
The brutal gang rape and murder of a mentally challenged woman in Haryana's Rohtak has sent shockwaves across the town. A week after the gruesome incident, civil society members and notable faces from the city joined hands with the family to take par...
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday January 12, 2015
Two days after a woman was found brutalized and murdered in a government-run nursery in Delhi's Vasant Kunj area, the police say they have solved the case with the arrest of a man who allegedly knew her. The accused, Ramtez, worked in the nursery and...
Delhi News | Written By Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday January 11, 2015
A woman has been found murdered and violated with a stick in Delhi's Vasant Kunj, in a chilling reminder of the December 2012 gangrape case in Delhi.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday December 17, 2014
A student of Class X in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district was arrested for the murder of an 11-year-old student of the same school. The girl's body was found on Tuesday. She had been sexually assaulted as well.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 27, 2014
The sight of two young girls hanging from a tree in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun in May horrified India and drew reactions from across the world. Five months on, the Central Bureau of Investigation says they were not gang-raped and murdered as the police s...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 8, 2014
An FIR or police complaint alleging murder has been filed in the case of two schoolgirls who were found hanging from the ends of the same rope on a tree in Assam's Karimganj district on Thursday.
India News | Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Thursday August 21, 2014
Forensic tests have ruled out sexual assault in the infamous Badaun rape and murder case, in which two teenage girls were allegedly raped and then hanged from a mango tree in a village of Uttar Pradesh this May.
India News | Sunetra Choudhury | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The five men accused of raping and murdering two teen girls in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh have passed lie detector tests, said sources in the Central Bureau of Investigation, which is handling the case.
India News | Reported by Tanima Biswas, Edited by Mala Das | Sunday July 20, 2014
The CBI's efforts to exhume the bodies of the Badaun cousins were today halted after their graves were submerged by rising water levels caused by the rains.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday July 20, 2014
The CBI will today resume exhuming the bodies of two teenagers who were allegedly gang-raped before being hanged alive in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 19, 2014
With the level of the Ganga river rising, the CBI has begun exhuming the bodies of the two teenagers who were allegedly gang-raped and found hanging from a tree in the Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh in May this year. The agency wants to conduct fre...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday June 27, 2014
CBI on Thursday completed lie-detector tests on all the five accused in the Badaun double rape and murder case and said it has recorded some "deviations" in their statements.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 11, 2014
The Allahabad High Court today reserved its order on a PIL seeking direction for a CBI probe into the gang rape and murder case of two teenaged cousin sisters in Badaun district.
India News | Reported by Anant Zanane; edited by Mala Das | Saturday June 7, 2014
In a sudden twist to the Badaun gang-rape and murder case, Uttar Pradesh's seniormost police officer has said that it is yet to be confirmed that one of the two girls, found hanging from a tree last week, was raped.
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 | 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 News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 30, 2014
The Uttar Pradesh or UP government has sent a report to the Home Ministry on the gangrape and murder of two Dalit sisters in Badaun, saying that some arrests have been made and all the guilty in the case will be punished.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 6, 2014
Two days after the arrest of a thief for the murder of software professional Esther Anuhya, an officer from Mumbai Police today met her father in Andhra Pradesh and apprised him about the probe.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Wednesday March 5, 2014
Chandrabhan Sanap, the accused in the Esther murder case, has revealed that his original scheme only involved theft, not attempted rape or murder.
India News | Tejas Mehta | Wednesday February 19, 2014
Even as cops in Goa insist they will push the courts to ensure that the trial in the rape case involving Tehelka's Tarun Tejpal is concluded in 60 days, justice in the rape and murder case of British national Scarlett Keeling is still awaited six yea...
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 1, 2014
Three months after the death of their domestic, Delhi Police today chargesheeted BSP MP Dhananjay Singh and his wife Jagriti, accusing her of murder and the lawmaker of abetting the crime and destruction of evidence.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday January 24, 2014
The father of 23-year-old Esther Anuhya, who was found dead in a swamp near a major highway on the outskirts of Mumbai, has sought an appointment with Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. Jonathon Anuhya and his family members are enraged over the slow...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 20, 2014
The Calcutta High Court today directed that IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who had solved the sensational Park Street gang-rape case, would investigate the alleged murder of a gang-rape victim at Madhyamgram on the outskirts of Kolkata.