Rape Victims
India  /  Published 13.03.20

Jail for Kuldeep for death of victim’s dad

A Delhi court has sentenced to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment the disqualified BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar for the custody death of the father of the Unnao girl the politician had raped.The...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.20

Teen raped for three months in Khunti district

Khunti police have arrested six youths for allegedly gang-raping a 15-year-old tribal girl for around three months along with six other associates.The district police on Sunday arrested Bajrang, Rohit...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 29.01.20

Upper limit for permitting abortions raised

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved extending the upper limit for permitting abortions from the present 20 weeks to 24 weeks. The Cabinet approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment)...
By PTI in NewDelhi

India  /  Published 08.12.19

Unnao rape victim laid to rest amid tight security

The last rites of the 23-year-old Unnao rape victim were performed at her native village on Sunday amidst tight security arrangements.She was laid to rest in the fields belonging to her family. A larg...
By PTI in Unnao

India  /  Published 10.11.19

‘Panchayat’ orders baby sale

A kangaroo court in Bihar allegedly blamed a pregnant 15-year-old girl, who had accused two men of repeatedly raping her, for her misfortunes and ordered the baby sold off and the money handed to her ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

Sexual assault: There is no substitute for justice

Can anything, least of all money, compensate for the trauma of sexual assault? It cannot. This is what a girl presently living in a halfway home in Delhi has said while turning down the compensation o...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Kuldeep Sengar murder let-off by CBI

The CBI on Friday dropped murder charges against former BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his associates in its first chargesheet relating to the highway crash that injured the Unnao rape complain...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.19

Riot relief delay rap on Gujarat

The Supreme Court on Monday got the Gujarat government to undertake to pay Rs 50 lakh to a gang-rape victim of the 2002 riots and give her a job “within two weeks”, rapping the state for sitting o...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.19

Grant only for three trafficking survivors

Only three trafficking survivors from Bengal have received compensation from the state since the West Bengal Victim Compensation Scheme came into force in 2012.Bengal had topped the country’s traffi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 31.07.19

CJI Ranjan Gogoi to take up Unnao letter today

The Supreme Court will take up on Thursday the July 12 letter from the Unnao rape victim and her mother seeking protection.A livid Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi told an open court that newspaper...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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