Opinion  /  Published 16.01.20

Clear pattern of rising rape and murders

It has long been believed that strict laws frighten criminals, with the public discourse in India generally having been in favour of capital punishment. But what does this fear of death do? For instan...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.20

Cry of ‘six girls raped’ from Khunti

Six underage girls were gang-raped while they were returning after sunset from a Makar Sankranti fair on Wednesday night in Khunti district around 30km south of the state capital, villagers have alleg...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 16.01.20

AAP govt caused delay in Nirbhaya convicts' hanging: Javadekar

The BJP on Thursday blamed AAP government's 'negligence' for the 'delay' in the hanging of Nirbhaya gangrape case convicts, saying it took more than two and a half years for the Arvind Kejriwal dispen...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.05.19

Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape victim

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met a Dalit woman who was allegedly gang-raped in front of her husband in Rajasthan's Alwar district, party sources said.Gandhi was accompanied by Chief Min...
By PTI in Jaipur

India  /  Published 15.05.19

High court steps in on Valley rape

Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday asked police to file a status report within two days on the rape of a three-year-old, taking up on its own the case that has led to sectarian tensions and vio...
By Our Special Correspondent in Srinagar


India  /  Published 14.05.19

Priyadarshini Mattoo case: Delhi HC grants parole to convict for LLM exam

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted three-week parole to Santosh Kumar Singh, who is serving life term for the 1996 rape and murder of law student Priyadarshini Mattoo, to write his LLM examinatio...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

The hanging of 4 rapists

Before the execution last Friday of the men convicted in the 2012 Delhi gang rape case, Tihar jail had not seen the hanging of four men together. From that point of view, the culmination of the cruelt...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

And then there were none?

The four convicted of Nirbhaya’s rape and brutalisation in 2012 are now dead. But for long will live Nirbhaya’s story. In the last seven years, it has come to connote different things for differen...
By Upala Sen

Photos  /  Published 20.03.20

The world in pictures


India  /  Published 11.06.19

After Kathua rape judgment, BJP goes into a shell

Several BJP leaders had last year openly rallied behind the suspects arrested over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu.On Monday, the state BJP leadership seemed to have gon...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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