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Telangana man gets death for rape-murder of two minors

February 07, 2020 3:59 am

This is the second court judgment where a death sentence has been awarded to rapists in the state.

5-year-old’s rape: Delhi court sentences two convicts for 20 years in jail citing 'grotesque crime'

January 30, 2020 6:42 pm

The court had observed that “the crime against the victim was committed in a most grotesque and revolting manner and the collective conscience of the community was shaken”.

Nagpur: Woman 'raped, rod inserted in her private parts'; accused held

January 29, 2020 7:50 am

When she resisted, the accused stuffed a piece of cloth in her mouth, police said. When she fell unconscious, he raped her and inserted an iron rod in her private parts, they added

Tripura: BJP's Sudip Roy Barman calls for solidarity march against women's crime

December 24, 2019 9:47 pm

Barman's remark comes in contrast to CM Biplab Kumar Deb's claim made in September that crime on women has reduced significantly during his tenure, which began in March 2018.

UP: Minor ‘rape victim’, parents attempt suicide at SSP office

December 24, 2019 5:04 am

The girl was admitted to a hospital. Senior police officers, however, denied the allegation of police inaction and said two suspects were arrested for allegedly raping the girl.

Student ‘raped’: Protesters block Amritsar-Jalandhar highway for 7 hours

December 17, 2019 4:50 pm

On Friday last week, a student was arrested for allegedly raping another student of the same school. While police registered a case and sent the accused to a juvenile home, anger simmered among locals over the school being let off in the incident.

One held for ‘rape’, murder of 2 minors in Jharkhand

December 14, 2019 3:05 am

The incident in Chatra took place on Wednesday when two girls and a six-year-old boy went missing while playing in a field in their neighbourhood. On Thursday morning, the children were found injured in a forest in the district.

West Bengal: Woman's charred body found in Malda, police suspect rape

December 05, 2019 5:10 pm

A Deputy Superintendent of Police said the body had suffered severe burns, making it difficult to ascertain the woman's identity. Initial investigation has revealed the woman was raped, strangulated to death and set ablaze.

This is a war on women

December 03, 2019 2:14 pm

In case it has gone unnoticed, there is a familiar pattern in these ‘well-known’ or ‘high-profile’ rapes and murders that have received more media attention than the others... they could all have survived the murderous attacks after the rape, had they accepted their fate.

Rajasthan minister: Internet behind perverted mentality, leads to rape

December 03, 2019 6:52 am

Kalla called for the censorship of online content while speaking with the media at a public hearing at the Congress headquarters in Jaipur.


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

March 25, 2020 4:24 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

September 14, 2018 3:20 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

August 15, 2018 6:16 am

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

May 19, 2018 9:35 am

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.