India | Mansi Choksi and Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Wednesday March 26, 2014
The judge presiding over a gang-rape case in Mumbai complained in a judgment released on Tuesday that outdated practices were still being used in rape investigations, in defiance of reforms imposed last year to make the justice system more sensitive ...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 23, 2014
About one in five women in the US has been raped in her life time, with nearly half of the victims subjected to sexual assault before the age of 18, a White House report said today.
Cities | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday April 20, 2013
There was outrage in India today over the rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi, who is now in critical condition in hospital. The Delhi Police has suspended two officers for allegedly misbehaving with her father, who says he was offered Rs 2000 by c...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday April 19, 2013
Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj today expressed concern over the brutal rape of a five-year-old in the national capital and police atrocities on some women protesting the incident.
Cities | NDTV.com | Friday April 19, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed his shock over a five-year-old girl's brutal rape in the capital. A statement released by the Prime Minister's Office says that the PM is deeply disturbed by the incident. Here is the full statement issued...
Cities | Reported by Alok Pandey; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Saturday April 20, 2013
A five-year-old who was kept hostage, mutilated and raped by her neighbour, is fighting for her life at Delhi's famous AIIMS hospital. Doctors say she is now conscious, but still in critical condition.
Cities | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Reuters) | Friday April 19, 2013
Delhi rape: A five-year-old who was kept hostage, mutilated and raped by her neighbour, is fighting for her life in Delhi. The barbarous attack on her- she was violated with pieces of a candle and a bottle- have outraged the city, triggering large ...
India | Press Trust of India | Monday March 4, 2013
Home Secretary R K Singh has expressed his regret to Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for the gaffe of disclosing the names of the victims of the Bhandara rape incident in Rajya Sabha over which the Minister faced huge embarrassment.
India | Agencies | Thursday January 24, 2013
The Justice Verma committee today recommended the strict enforcement of sexual assault laws, faster rape trials and changes to the country's antiquated penal code to protect women in the wake of a fatal gang rape in New Delhi last month.
India | Written by Rahul Joglekar; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday January 8, 2013
As the five men accused of raping the 23-year-old medical student appeared in a Delhi court today, many in India are looking for answers. How can our cities be safe for women? What is it like for victims of rape elsewhere? Are there any lessons from ...
India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 4, 2013
Rehabilitation and compensation of rape victims, gender sensitisation of the police force and depiction of women across different media platforms are likely to be the focus of the meeting between the Centre and the Chief Secretaries and top cops of s...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 30, 2012
As the country mourned the death of Delhi rape victim, anniversary of the brutal Nithari killings that shook the nation's conscience six years ago remained a low-key affair, with the participation of city's bigwigs in remembering the victims missing ...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 30, 2012
Total number of crimes reported in Hyderabad city rose to 16,776 in 2012 compared to 16,112 cases in last year, a top police officer said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday November 29, 2012
Victims of rape, targeted acid attacks and human trafficking in Goa will be eligible for up to Rs.10 lakh as compensation, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 18, 2012
On a day when a Parliamentary panel visited Haryana to meet some of the rape victims and their families, yet another incident of crime against women in the state came to light, with a 50-year-old woman alleging gangrape by four unidentified persons i...
India | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Wednesday October 17, 2012
At a time when the state is facing severe criticism for crime against women, a panchayat in the state has reportedly offered money to the family of one of the victims to shield the accused.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday September 6, 2012
The West Bengal government has announced that the state will provide monetary compensation to women who are raped. In a decision taken on Thursday, it said that minors, who are raped, will be given compensation of Rs 30,000 and adult women will be gi...
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Friday May 11, 2012
Two women were allegedly raped and stabbed by unidentified men near the Belapur flyover in Navi Mumbai late on Tuesday night. Cops said that one of the victims was found dead, while the other is battling for life at Sion Hospital.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday April 9, 2012
Atrocities against women continue to dominate headlines in Uttar Pradesh. Four cases of rape have been reported from different district of India's biggest state in less than 24 hours.
India | Sanjay Pinto | Saturday April 7, 2012
The shockingly insensitive 'they asked for it' stance of Delhi cops towards rape victims, exposed by an NDTV-Tehelka sting operation is an SOS to the khakhi top brass in the country.