India  /  Published 13.02.19

Karnataka Speaker expunges own ‘rape’ remark

Karnataka Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Wednesday expunged his own remark likening his situation to that of a rape survivor, after women members from the ruling benches wrote to him urging him to remov...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 11.01.20

Do away with death penalty for rapes: Panel

It seems all set. The death warrants have been issued, and the hangman from Meerut and ropes from Bihar are being brought to hang the rape convicts in the Delhi gang-rape case of 2012. All preparation...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.20

Token swoop after rape: Residents

Police shut down two hooch dens near Kulberia in North 24-Parganas where a woman was allegedly gang-raped in her rented home on New Year’s Eve night and assured residents of safety, an officer said....
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.01.19

5 held for schoolgirl rape

Five youths, including a suspected minor, were arrested late on Wednesday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old schoolgirl in Bundu, some 45km from here, on Tuesday. Speaking to the media on Thursday, Bu...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 27.01.19

Call to CM to shield nuns

Dozens of writers and activists have urged the Kerala government to ensure that five nuns who had led a sustained campaign against the alleged rape of a colleague by former Jalandhar bishop Franco Mul...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 24.12.19

Nirbhaya rape-murder convicts to file curative petition

 Three out of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya case have told the Tihar Jail authorities that they still have the option of a curative petition before filing the mercy plea, officials said on Tu...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.19

Death sentence for rape & murder

The CBI’s additional judicial commissioner XVI-cum-special judge Anil Kumar Mishra on Saturday awarded the death penalty to Rahul Raj, a resident of Bihar’s Nalanda district, who was convicted by ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 20.12.19

Unnao rape: Sengar gets life sentence

Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar will remain in jail for his entire life for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017, a Delhi court said on Friday while sentencing him for life.District judge Dharmesh Sh...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.19

In search of escape plan

The year has piled up behind us and it does not make a pretty sight. The country is littered with shutdowns. As a WhatsApp message sent by a friend puts it, Jet Airways has shut down, there is constan...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Hyderabad encounter: SC forms inquiry panel

The Supreme Court appointed on Thursday a three-member inquiry commission headed by former apex court judge V. S. Sirpurkar to probe into the circumstances that led to the alleged encounter of the fou...
By PTI in New Delhi


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