November 20, 2020 11:45 am
It had been three months since she had been allegedly raped by a local man, and just before Diwali had begun receiving threats from some acquaintances of the accused to withdraw her complaint, according to her family.
November 17, 2020 7:20 am
The relative, police officers said, has been childless since her marriage in 1999 and as part of tantric practices believed that eating the girl's liver will help them have a child. The couple and the two young men who allegedly committed the crime have been arrested.
November 17, 2020 11:02 am
According to police, the incident took place on Saturday night – the accused allegedly entered the woman's house while she was lighting lamps to celebrate Diwali and set her on fire.
November 01, 2020 8:53 pm
Mullappally Ramachandran, a former union minister and seven-time MP, expressed regret for his remarks when reporters relayed the sexist tone of his speech.
October 30, 2020 9:13 am
Police said the woman has been admitted to the hospital since October 21, and has been in a semi-conscious state on ventilator support.
October 25, 2020 11:55 pm
A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped, killed and then set on fire. Her half-burnt body was found at a house in a village in Tanda in Hoshiarpur on Wednesday.
October 25, 2020 10:56 pm
As per the first information report filed on Saturday, a team of women police visited a house on Friday night after they received a distress call and rescued the girl who was taken to a child care shelter.
October 23, 2020 11:50 pm
In a tweet, Punjab Chief Minister said: ‘Extremely sad and shocking incident of rape & murder of 6-year-old in Hoshiarpur. Though police have arrested the accused, I have directed DGP to ensure proper investigation & that challan is presented speedily.
October 23, 2020 1:57 am
The accused has been booked under IPC section 376 for rape, 506 for criminal intimidation as well as relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
October 23, 2020 12:29 pm
The women, aged 25-28, live in the UK and came to India in December. They said they met the accused, Rupak Chatterjee, on Facebook and were raped inside a hotel. Police said Chatterjee is involved in multiple cases of cheating and sexual assault.
May 12, 2017 4:41 pm
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June 22, 2020 6:14 pm
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June 22, 2020 6:16 pm
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June 22, 2020 6:19 pm
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June 22, 2020 6:25 pm
The government's proposal to modify the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act or POCSO Act and ensure death penalty for child rapists has many problems. Shalini Nair reports.
June 22, 2020 6:57 pm
January 25, 2016 11:53 am
Balia (UP), Jan 25 (ANI): A 20-year-old woman, who was preparing for police recruitment, was raped and later murdered in Balia, Uttar Pradesh. Balia Superintendent of Police Anish Ahmad Ansari said the accused had slit her throat and later sealed her body, which has now being sent for post mortem. Ansari added that a case has been registered and all possibilities are being probed.
January 11, 2016 10:42 am
New delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Parliament to discuss a petition filed by lawyer Mahalaxmi Pavani against offenders who commit heinous crimes against infants. Pavani on Monday said that there are many laws against rapists but the punishments mentioned in these laws are not enough for pedophiles.