World  /  Published 08.06.19

Five-year-old paralysed by rape shocks Sierra Leone

At first no one knew why the 5-year-old girl could no longer move her legs or control her urine. For months she lay on the ground, unable to walk or play. Some in the community blamed witchcraft but t...
By AP in Freetown

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Bollywood, not baby murder, stirs UP officials

May 30: A two-and-a-half-year-old girl disappears in AligarhMay 31: Father lodges police complaint, names kidnapping suspects, urges search of their homes. The police apparently inactiveJune 1: Local ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.06.19

Sakshi Maharaj's jail trip to thank rape undertrial Sengar

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj has made a trip to a jail to meet a party MLA accused of a gang rape that had sent shockwaves across the country and thank him for unspecified help rendered in winning the Lok Sa...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 13.03.20

Jail for Kuldeep for death of victim’s dad

A Delhi court has sentenced to 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment the disqualified BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar for the custody death of the father of the Unnao girl the politician had raped.The...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Silent call to stop torture of women

Rape, trafficking, acid attack, dowry death and other atrocities against women were the focus of a mime act enacted at a police programme to mark International Women’s Day on Sunday.The 30-minute pr...
By Neha Singh in Calcutta


India  /  Published 04.03.20

Delhi gangrape: Govt moves court seeking fresh execution date

The Delhi government moved a court on Wednesday seeking fresh date for the execution of four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case.Additional sessions judge Dharmendra Rana directed the...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.05.19

Sweden re-opens Julian Assange rape case

Who will get to extradite Jullian Assange first — Sweden, which on Monday revived a rape charge against the 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder, or the US, which wants him for hacking into military comput...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 13.05.19

Modi and Mayawati spar over Dalit rape

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused Mayawati of shedding “crocodile tears” over the alleged gang rape of a Dalit woman in Rajasthan, prompting the Bahujan Samaj Party chief to chastise ...
By PTI in Kushinagar

North East  /  Published 01.03.20

5000 seek justice for murdered minor

Nearly 5,000 people from all walks of life, including school and college students and various organisations took out a rally on Sunday, demanding a death sentence for the perpetrator who allegedly rap...
By Nikhil Mundra in Hojai

India  /  Published 06.05.19

SC directs CBI to file status report on Muzaffarpur girl deaths

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the CBI to file by June 3 its status report on the ongoing probe into the alleged murder of 11 girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur in Bihar. A bench comprising Chi...
By PTI in New Delhi


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