India  /  Published 17.12.19

CJI opts out of rape case review

Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Tuesday recused himself from hearing the review petition filed by one of the men sentenced to death for gang-raping and murdering a paramedical student in a Delhi bus in 20...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.12.19

Expelled BJP MLA convicted

A Delhi court on Monday convicted expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar of raping a teenaged girl in Unnao in 2017, saying the victim’s testimony was “truthful and unblemished” against a “powe...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.12.19

DCW chief hospitalised during hunger strike

Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal, who was on a hunger strike to demand capital punishment for rapists within six months of their conviction, was taken to a hospital after she...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.19

Rape — He said. She said

Addressing an election rally in Jharkhand, the Congress’s Rahul Gandhi said what he did — about Narendra Modi having promised Make in India, but “rape in India” being the more rampant thing. R...
By Upala Sen in

India  /  Published 13.12.19

Nirbhaya's mother wants convicts hanged on Dec. 16

The mother of the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder victim on Friday said she wants those convicted in the case to be hanged on December 16, the day her daughter 'Nirbhaya' was brutally assaulted and left to...
By PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

‘Speedy justice’ plea by Kamduni kin

Family members of the college student of Kamduni who was raped and killed in June 2013 met the registrar general of the high court on Wednesday and demanded speedy disposal of the appeals mo...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Snapshots from India

By PTI in

India  /  Published 09.12.19

Yogi waves fast-track courts

The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to open 218 new fast-track courts to deal exclusively with rape cases and child sex abuse, but the Unnao family at the heart of the gang-rape-and-murder case...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.19

HC will not intervene in rape case trial

The high court on Monday declined to intervene in the Park Street rape trial saying there had been no delay in the sessions court proceedings.One of the accused, Ali Khan alias Azahar Ali, recently fi...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.12.19

2008 ‘encounter’ replay

Cyberabad police commissioner Vishwanath C. Sajjanar, whose team killed four gang-rape-and-murder suspects on Friday, has had a cult following as an “encounter” specialist and came under the scann...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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