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Wednesday, June 16, 2021



Teenage girls found hanging in Assam were raped, killed, say police

June 16, 2021 3:05 am

Kokrajhar SP Thube Prateek Vijay Kumar told The Indian Express that the post-mortem report is yet to come out. But, he added, the seven people arrested in the case have “confessed” to raping the girls — aged 14 and 16 — and killing them.

Bangladeshi actress alleges rape, murder attempt by businessman, seeks justice from PM in FB post

June 14, 2021 11:33 am

Calling Prime Minister Hasina "mother," the actress in her Facebook post also claimed that she sought help from law enforcement agencies but failed to get justice.

Woman accuses Lucknow hospital doctors, staff of raping her mother; victim dies later

June 13, 2021 4:43 pm

The daughter alleged she approached Union Minister Smriti Irani, who was on a visit to Amethi, on Saturday as the police refused to pay any heed to her.

Gujarat: Two held for ‘rape, abetting suicide’ of 19-year-old

June 12, 2021 3:18 am

The accused, aged 19 and 20, police said, had allegedly forced the victim to consume alcohol and one of the two then raped her on June 8 at a private party.

UP: 3 boys held for ‘sexual’ assault on 5-yr-old girl

June 09, 2021 6:26 am

As residents staged a protest against the incident, senior police officers reached the spot and assured them that strict action will be taken in the matter.

Bihar: DSP booked for rape of minor after 4 years

June 03, 2021 7:44 am

FIR lodged after CID investigation found him prima facie guilty, DSP's wife was complainant

UP: Minor ‘raped and forced to abort’ in Rampur, 3 booked

May 31, 2021 3:40 am

The accused has been booked along with his mother and elder brother, but no one has been arrested yet in connection with the case.

Pune cab driver booked for 'raping employee of IT firm after giving her sedatives'

April 11, 2021 6:04 pm

The driver of the cab that took her to Mundhwa later allegedly sent a message to the woman on WhatsApp, saying he was not getting enough business and requested her to call him if she wanted to go back in the cab.

Mumbai: Man gets 10 yr in jail for raping 15-yr-old daughter

April 08, 2021 11:17 pm

While the accused had claimed that there was no medical evidence to show that the incident had taken place, the court said that the testimony of the girl proved his guilt.

Punjab: Rajasthan-based private doctor booked for rape

March 29, 2021 12:22 am

The woman stated in her complaint that she had suffered a back injury around 15 days ago while she was at her relative’s house in Ganganagar. She said in the complaint that she had visited a private hospital in Ganganagar for her treatment for the injury.


Disney princesses struggle with sexual abuse and drug overdose in this thought-provoking photo series

May 12, 2017 4:41 pm

Photographer Shannon Dermody re​imagine​d​ what the princesses would go through if they were living in today's times.


Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

June 22, 2020 6:14 pm

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.

Express Eye for Detail Ep 5: Political war over Vijay Mallya, Kerala nun rape case and rising fuel prices

June 22, 2020 6:16 pm

Why are the Congress and the BJP fighting over Vijay Mallya? Is the Kerala nun's rape case the biggest blot on the church in India? And what did a Bharat bandh this week really achieve? Arun George answers the big questions of the week.

From condemning rape to promising Triple Talaq Bill, Narendra Modi makes a pitch to women voters in I-day speech

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

From Red Fort, Narendra Modi pitches to women voters; condemns rape, promises permanent commission for women and triple talaq bill. See more:

Plenty of evidence to show death penalty for child rapists is no deterrent

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.

20-yr-old raped, murdered in UP

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.

SC orders Parliament to discuss chemical castration for child abusers

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.