India  /  Published 16.10.20

Concern at rape-case gag fallout

An association of women media professionals has expressed grave concern at the manner in which rape accused were being allowed the benefit of gag orders on the reporting of sexual assault and harassme...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 16.10.20

Hathras whiff in UP murder

A Dalit teen has been gang-raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki with her family accusing police of forcing them to cremate the body and delaying the registration of a case under the r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 16.10.20

UP: another woman raped and strangled

An 18-year-old Dalit woman, who was found dead in an agricultural field in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh, was raped before being strangled, police said on Friday citing post-mortem report. Addi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Barbanki

Opinion  /  Published 15.10.20

Just so: Crimes against dalits

Institutional complicity in efforts to protect upper-caste criminals when the crimes are against Dalits was laid bare in the Hathras case in Uttar Pradesh. But that is just a blatant example among num...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.20

Tribal woman gang-raped, one held

A 21-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped by two youths who had dragged her to a paddy field near her house in East Burdwan on Tuesday night. The woman said she had stepped out of her thatc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

India  /  Published 14.10.20

Cong seeks Yogi govt dismissal

The Congress on Wednesday asked the Centre to immediately dismiss the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh because of the alarming rise in crime in the state. “Criminals feel emboldened ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.10.20

Plea to issue stamp to highlight rape

According to the latest data collated by the National Crime Records Bureau, rape is a more common than murder in India. The menace of rape is not just a legal issue; we cannot ignore its social aspect...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 14.10.20

Hathras: 3-fold security

The Uttar Pradesh government informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday that a three-fold protection mechanism has been put in place for security of the victim's family members and witnesses in the H...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.10.20

HC: hasty cremation a violation of rights

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 13.10.20

CBI takes Hathras kin 'signature'

A CBI team that visited the village of the Hathras victim on Tuesday took away one of her two brothers for several hours. The brother returned after three hours and told reporters that he had been ta...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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