India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Saturday July 11, 2015
The Madras High Court has recalled a controversial order directing mediation between a rapist and his victim days after the Supreme Court severely criticised a soft approach to cases of rape, describing it as "a spectacular error" which is "against the dignity of women."
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday July 2, 2015
Days after a Tamil Nadu judge ordered mediation between a man convicted for rape and the woman he sexually assaulted when she was just a teen, the Supreme Court has come down hard on attempts to find a compromise in such cases, declaring it "against the dignity of women."
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Wednesday July 1, 2015
The outrageous judgement of a single bench of the Madras High Court in granting bail to the convicted rapist of a 15-year-old girl and referring the matter to a "mediation centre" set up under the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanism constitutes a new low in judicial pronouncements in cases of sexual assault.
Chennai News | Written by Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday June 26, 2015
A rapist was granted bail last week by the Madras High Court, which asked him to meet his victim for a settlement that could lead, possibly, to marriage. The order was widely condemned, but it has received support from unlikely quarters - the state women's commission.
Chennai News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Wednesday June 24, 2015
A man found guilty of raping a 15-year-old orphan in Tamil Nadu has been asked to meet his victim by a judge of the Madras High Court who said "alternate dispute resolution is gaining momentum in the West."
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Monday March 30, 2015
A court in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvallur district today confirmed the conviction of a private school teacher for molesting a class nine student in 2006.
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Saturday January 24, 2015
On January 22nd, the Madras High Court issued a show cause notice to the Tamil Nadu police. The case has not received the attention it should have. This is what it is about. A 16-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl is brutally gangraped. She is found unconscious in a field adjoining her father's small farm. Her body bears the marks of bruta...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
A 29-year-old man who allegedly posed as a cop and attempted to rape an engineering student near Chennai was nabbed today by a special team, police said.
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.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday November 3, 2014
An 18-year-old woman, travelling by train from Coimbatore to her hometown in Andhra Pradesh, was allegedly raped by a co-passenger, early on Sunday in Tamil Nadu's Salem district.
South | J Sam Daniel | Monday November 3, 2014
An eighteen year old factory worker who was traveling to Andhra Pradesh by train was allegedly raped by a co-passenger, early on Sunday in Tamil Nadu's Salem district.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
A 21 year-old-man was arrested in Madhavaram,Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu today for allegedly raping a minor girl after promising to marry her, police said.
South | Sam Daniel, Stalin | Friday August 8, 2014
A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by two auto drivers in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelvelli district on Friday. Police have arrested both of them.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
A 11-year-old schoolgirl was allegedly raped by a teenage boy at a village in Dharmapuri district, police said today.
South | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Sunday July 20, 2014
A college student was gang-raped by four men in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri district on Friday.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 25, 2014
A 17-year old girl was today found dead in a farm land near here and police suspect it to be a case of rape and murder.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday June 12, 2014
Two minor girls were allegedly raped on a church campus in Pollachi in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday June 9, 2014
A man was today arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old mentally challenged girl in Namakkal, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday May 23, 2014
A teenaged boy was arrested today for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl at her residence at Puduchatram in the Salem district in Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 15, 2014
A three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by an unknown person when her mother, a construction labourer, was away at work near Hosur in the district today.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 8, 2014
A 24-year-old man, working as an assistant manager in a private financial firm, was arrested today on charges of raping a woman, running a self-help group in Coimbatore, on the promise of extending loans to its members.
Cities | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday March 3, 2014
Twin brothers who were studying at a college in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, have been arrested on charges of raping a younger woman from the same college.
Cities | J Sam Daniel Stalin (with PTI inputs) | Monday March 3, 2014
A college student was allegedly raped by two engineering students, who are twins, in Coimbatore. Both the accused have been arrested.
South | Reported by Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Swati Gupta | Wednesday January 15, 2014
A man from Bihar has been arrested in Chennai for allegedly raping an 18-year-old German tourist on a train last week.