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Man held for raping minor has history of sexual assault: Police

October 25, 2021 8:31 am

DCP (Central district) Shweta Chauhan said, “The accused has been identified as Suraj Shah. He was arrested by the operations teams of central district from Kalanaur in Rohtak. He was earlier arrested on charges of molestation.”

5-year-old Dalit girl raped and killed in Gurgaon

October 25, 2021 8:34 am

Police have detained her neighbour, a labourer from Bihar, for the crime. A group of locals beat up the accused and prevented police from taking him into custody.

Woman's easy virtue, sex life can't be reason to absolve rape accused: Kerala HC

October 21, 2021 2:01 pm

The high court noted that when a father rapes his daughter, it was worse than a gamekeeper becoming a poacher or a treasury guard becoming a robber.

Pune: NGO sets up centre to provide legal aid, counselling to rape survivors

September 02, 2021 7:20 am

According to the 2019 NCRB report, 32,559 rape cases were reported all over India, out of which 2,299 were reported in Maharashtra.

The broken promise of justice in rape cases

August 31, 2021 8:29 am

Pratiksha Baxi writes: Protests by victims and litigants highlight a culture of impunity and a legal system in urgent need of reform.

Jaipur: Woman admitted in private hospital’s ICU allegedly raped by nursing staff member

March 17, 2021 6:28 pm

Deputy Commissioner of police, Jaipur West, Pradeep Mohan Sharma told The Indian Express on Wednesday that the accused has been arrested.

Have highest respect for women, remarks 'misreported': SC amid row over comments in rape case

March 08, 2021 8:16 pm

The clarification, notably on International Women's Day, comes in the wake of recent criticism against the Supreme Court that it had asked a rape accused in another case whether he would marry the victim, who was a minor when the crime was committed.

UP: Set on fire after failed gangrape attempt, claims student

February 24, 2021 2:33 pm

According to Superintendent of Police S Anand, the girl told investigators that three people tried to rape her in a field near Rai Kheda village on Monday and when they did not succeed, they poured kerosene and set her on fire.

Gujarat: NPRD condemns girl’s rape, murder; tells police, admn to be sensitive

October 19, 2020 2:09 pm

"It is strikingly clear from such cases that the death penalty for sexual assaults, rather than being a deterrent, is only contributing to annihilation of the victims. This was also very much in evident in Hathras and Balrampur cases in Uttar Pradesh...," read a statement from NPRD.

42% drop in rape cases in 4 yrs, claims UP govt

October 11, 2020 6:17 am

The government further claimed that crimes against women dropped by 27.32 per cent till September this year against the same period in the previous year.