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Sexual assault: Centre sends states list of dos, don’ts to firm up case

Prepared by the Central Forensic Science Laboratory, Chandigarh, the 18-page set of guidelines details the different kinds of evidence that has to be collected in sexual assault cases.

Sexual assault cases: ‘Nirbhaya’ centres to focus on young male victims

“The budget allocation has also been done by the corporation. They will start functioning soon,” Nagda said.


22-year-old arrested for ‘rape attempt’ on six-year-old girl

Avinash Kumar, lured the girl with chocolates and ferried her to the tubewell operating room in a park.

Cops attend refresher course on dealing with sexual assault cases

A major concern raised by police officers during this workshop was the shortage of policewomen in the city.

7,613 juveniles fell foul of law last year

Maharashtra has also recorded the second highest number of female juvenile offenders at 324, where most of the offenders are between 16-18 years of age.

Discipline and punish

A focus on punishment in sexual assault cases may be deflecting attention from real reform.


62-yr-old man gets 5 years in jail for sexual assault on minor

The court also directed the Delhi government to pay Rs 1 lakh as compensation to the child for her welfare and rehabilitation.

Two more acquitted in 18-year-old gangrape case

The accused one after the other moved the High Court and the Supreme Court delaying proceedings.

Farooq kicks up row with remark on women,apologises later

Abdullah later said he was sorry if something he said was wrong and that he never meant it in the manner people had taken it.

With 414 sexual assault cases,Delhi is country’s undisputed rape capital

Delhi is probably the most unsafe city for women with 414 rape cases being reported in 2010