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Split verdict in high court on marital rape mirrors deep differences. It also opens up a larger conversation

May 13, 2022 8:56 am

The split court verdict may not move the needle too far, but it has ignited a much-needed conversation on marital rape, both within and outside courts.

Seven-year-old disabled girl raped by neighbour in Rajasthan

February 12, 2022 9:12 pm

"The accused, who lives in the same neighbourhood as the girl, raped her after taking her to a field near her home on the pretext of showing her a cartoon on his mobile phone. The girl has a birth defect in her leg," Tonk S P Preeti Jain said on Saturday.

Architect crashes car into divider, booked for drink driving

January 30, 2022 9:59 pm

The incident took place around 11 pm on the southbound stretch of NS road in front of the Hindu Gymkhana when the accused, Ruben D’Souza, crashed his Tata Nexon into the divider, police said.

Explained: The debate over marital rape

January 23, 2022 11:34 am

🔴 The Delhi High Court is hearing a challenge to the validity of the IPC provision for marital rape immunity. Why is the provision in place, what rights does it infringe on, and what are the arguments before the court?

Andhra HC takes cognizance of withdrawal of cases against CM; govt says it's contrary to CrPc provisions

June 24, 2021 2:16 pm

The Court Registry filed on its own 11 criminal revision cases against as many orders passed by magistrates of different courts across the state permitting withdrawal of the criminal cases against Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy.

CBI witness in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Ahmedabad builder booked in 4 cases since August

December 24, 2020 12:33 am

Raman is currently in jail. Of the four FIRs, three are for land grabbing and one for attempt to murder, assault and dowry harassment, filed by his daughter-in-law Fizu Patel.

In Chandigarh, conviction rate in IPC cases falls below 50% mark for 5th year

January 11, 2020 11:49 am

NCRB report says the conviction rate was 44.5 % in 2018.

Modi govt resolves to make changes in IPC, CrPC, says Amit Shah

December 08, 2019 3:13 pm

Amit Shah's remark comes amid a nationwide debate on delay in the criminal justice delivery system after the Unnao rape victim, who was set ablaze, died at a hospital in Delhi and the recent incident of a young veterinarian being raped, killed and set ablaze in Hyderabad.

Vadodara: Man, mother, sisters booked for rape, assault of 17-year-old

May 31, 2019 1:10 am

The girl had met Vishal at his shop in Ahmedabad where she lived earlier with her family. She had worked for 10 days at Vishal’s shop during her summer break in 2017. She then moved to Vadodara along with her mother for schooling last year.

Two boys arrested for ‘sexually assaulting’ four-year-old in Basti

April 16, 2019 5:41 am

According to the police, the accused boys took the four-year-old to a secluded area where they sexually assaulted her and left her bleeding. The girl was later taken to a nearby hospital where she underwent tests that confirmed sexual assault, they added.


Sarfaraz Alam suspended from JDU over molestation charges

January 23, 2016 3:27 pm

Patna, Jan 23 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) (JDU) leader Sarfaraz Alam was suspended from the party on Saturday, following allegations of molesting a woman in the Rajdhani Express. An FIR was registered against Alam for misbehaving with a woman passenger on the Guwahati-Rajdhani Express on Sunday night. The case was filed at GRP police station in Patna, and Alam was booked under sections 341, 323, 290, 504 and 354A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).