West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

Gang-raped at home

In a neighbourhood where many residents are forced to keep their windows shut to escape the drunken leer of some youths, a young woman was allegedly gang-raped at her rented home on New Year’s Eve n...
By TT Bureau in Barasat

India  /  Published 20.12.19

Jail ‘till death’ for rapist BJP MLA

A Delhi court on Friday awarded a life sentence to BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar for raping a then 16-year-old girl in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, in June 2017.While it’s standard practice for governm...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.12.18

Supreme Court name bar on rape FIRs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred police from recording rape victims’ names in FIRs or court documents and the media from disclosing “any facts which can lead to the victim being identified”....
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

World  /  Published 09.11.19

Polanski accused of 1975 rape

Filmmaker Roman Polanski has been accused of raping French actor Valentine Monnier in 1975 when she was 18 years old.According to Le Parisien via Variety, Monnier said the director raped her at a ski ...
By PTI in Los Angeles

Opinion  /  Published 02.12.18

Photography: A space odyssey

They were just doing their jobThe Shakti Mills case of 2013 is a prime example addressing these complexities. The brutal assault on two young photojournalists pursuing a story, in broad daylight by a ...
By Tejal Pandey in


Bihar  /  Published 21.11.18

CBI wants to grill duo in shelter home rapes case

The CBI on Wednesday formally arrested Shaista Parveen alias Madhu, a close aide of Brajesh Thakur, the jailed key accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sexual abuse case, and medical practitioner A...
By Ramashankar in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.20

Tween tells police she was raped

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.02.20

Convicts to be executed together, not separately

The Delhi High Court Wednesday said all the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case have to be executed together, not separately, and dismissed the Centre's plea against the trial cour...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.01.20

Death sentence delays

It is not justice alone that is delayed in India, but execution too. Review petitions, curative petitions — submitted after review petitions have been rejected — and mercy pleas from convicts on d...
By The Editorial Board in

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


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