West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.20

Trinamul: No link with rape accused

An alleged Trinamul worker from Hooghly’s Singur, Ramesh Kole, was arrested on Wednesday on the charge of raping a woman when she called on him to ask for a tarpaulin for her house damaged durin...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.20

Clean laws: Transforming Indian jurisprudence

Change happens invisibly, in unexpected directions. It was only in 2017 that the Centre said that criminalizing marital rape would destabilize the institution of marriage and hurt the husband. But now...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.20

Serial killer sentenced to death

“Chain man” Kamrujjaman Sarkar, 43, accused of raping and killing at least 10 women between 2016 and 2019, has been sentenced to death by a lower court here on Monday. Additional district...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

India  /  Published 02.07.20

Odisha top cop apology to rape victim

The Odisha director-general of police on Wednesday publicly apologised to a 13-year-old girl in Sundergarh district who was raped allegedly by her stepfather, two friends and a cop, and later forced t...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 27.06.20

Cop benched in child rape, abortion case

A police officer in Odisha has been suspended in connection with the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl following which some cops under him had made her undergo an abortion without informing the distr...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 27.06.20

Damage done

Sir — It was interesting to read that Hindustan Unilever has decided to drop the word, ‘fair’, from the name of its cosmetic product, Fair & Lovely. There is no doubt that this decision was ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 29.11.19

2 days, 2 charred bodies

The charred body of a woman was found on Friday in the same area on the outskirts of Hyderabad where the burnt remains of a woman veterinary doctor was spotted two days ago, police said.The police sai...
By PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 20.12.18

British tourist raped and robbed in Goa

A 48-year-old British tourist was allegedly raped and robbed in Goa while walking towards a beach in Canacona town around 4am on Thursday, a police officer said.A 30-year-old man was arrested in the e...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.18

Ranchi minor gang-raped at gunpoint

 A Class IX student was allegedly abducted at gunpoint in front of her friends and gang-raped in a forest under Kharsidag thana outpost in Namkum, around 35km from the city, on Sunday night.Polic...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 19.11.19

Sweden drops Assange rape case

A Swedish prosecutor dropped an investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, ending the near decade-old case that had sent the anti-secrecy campaigner into hiding...
By Reuters in Stockholm


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