India  /  Published 29.01.20

2012 Delhi Gang rape: SC challenges mercy plea dismissal

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea by Mukesh Kumar Singh, one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, challenging the rejection of his mercy petition by...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.11.18

Bihar's ex-minister Manju Verma surrenders

Former Bihar minister Manju Verma, who had been evading arrest in an Arms Act case lodged in the course of investigations in the Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, on Tuesday surrendered before a local...
By PTI in Begusarai

Bihar  /  Published 14.11.18

Hunt on for former Bihar minister

Raids have intensified to track down former social welfare minister Manju Verma, who had stepped down from the Nitish Kumar cabinet in the wake of the Muzaffarpur sex abuse scandal, in connection with...
By Ramashankar in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.15

Marital rape is no less than rape

By Sharmistha Ghosal in

World  /  Published 22.01.20

Harvey Weinstein trial set to open

Harvey Weinstein spawned the #MeToo movement. Now, the former film titan is starring in the biggest trial of its era — a landmark moment in a global reckoning that has empowered women while shining ...
By AP in New York

India  /  Published 05.03.20

Sena blames law loopholes for execution delay

The Shiv Sena on Thursday lamented that the execution of convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case has been being delayed due to “loopholes” in the judicial system.Hope people will n...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 04.03.20

Unnao rape: Sengar convicted for death of victim's father

A court in Delhi on Wednesday convicted expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the death of the Unnao rape victim's father.The rape victim's father had d...
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

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.06.20

Rape cuffs on home guard jawan

A home guard jawan from Dhanbad, Shankar Rai, alias Chamakan Singh, was on Thursday sent to jail by police in connection with the rape of a teenager from Uttar Pradesh at Patliputra Medical College an...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.20

Minor held for gang-rape

An underage youth has been taken into police custody on Tuesday for the alleged gang-rape of a 14-year-old girl at a village in Sahebganj district on Monday evening. “The incident came to light on T...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Sahebganj


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