India  /  Published 11.06.19

Life sentences for Kathua rape trio

A special court on Monday jailed three men for the remainder of their lives for the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir last year in a case that had sparked coun...
By PTI and Reuters in Pathankot

Delhi  /  Published 15.12.19

Delhi govt takes steps to make women safer

The Delhi government has taken a slew of measures for women safety, including the installation of CCTV cameras and deployment of marshals in buses, after the 'Nirbhaya' gang rape case that made global...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.01.19

Modi jibe triggers Odisha minister exit

Odisha agriculture minister Pradeep Maharathy resigned on “moral grounds” on Sunday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the state government to re-investigate a gang rape-and-murde...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 07.12.19

Delhi protests after victim death

Several protests took place in Delhi on Saturday after the Unnao rape victim died at Safdarjung Hospital of burn injuries inflicted on her allegedly by her tormentors.The biggest rally took place from...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.19

Justice never instant: CJI

Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Saturday said justice can never be “instant” or “take the form of revenge”, speaking a day after the “encounter” killing of four gang-rape-and-murder s...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.19

Plea in SC for CBI probe in Telangana

Two separate petitions filed in the Supreme Court on Saturday sought a CBI probe into the alleged encounter killing of four rape and murder suspects by Telangana police and action against Jaya Bachcha...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.19

Only change since 2012 rape: Modi is mute

The shock and despair at the back-to-back gruesome deaths of two young women are making many wonder if anything has changed at all in the country on the security of women since the December 2012 rape ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.19

NHRC team to probe Hyderabad ‘encounter’

The National Human Rights Commission on Friday directed its director-general (investigation) to send a fact-finding team to Hyderabad to probe the encounter killing of four gang-rape suspects by the l...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Muscularity seems to prevail

Former Union law minister Ashwani Kumar has flagged concerns about the alleged Telangana encounter, suggesting that “muscularity seems to prevail over constitutionality” in contemporary India.Kuma...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Appeal frown, lynching cry in rape outrage

Rajya Sabha Chairperson M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday joined several members in questioning the criminal law provisions that allow “appeal and then appeal”, softer punishments for underage convicts,...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi


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