Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

Gang-rape in locked home

A woman who was alone at home, locked from outside as a routine practice as her parents were out on work, was allegedly gang raped, the family has complained to the police. Cash and valuables worth Rs...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.07.21

Sarma directs cops to ensure speedy trial

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has directed the officers-in-charge of all police stations in the state to file chargesheets in all pending rape, murder, drug trafficking and arms cases withi...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 07.07.21

Kappan’s bail plea rejected

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.07.21

Bihar teen gang-raped and killed

Five men allegedly gang-raped and killed a minor after dragging her out through the window while she was asleep in her house at a village in Vaishali district of Bihar, police said. The police have a...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.21

When shame becomes a weapon

In an interview with the journalist, Jonathan Swan, for Axios on HBO, Prime Minister Imran Khan was asked about the comments he had made about rape and vulgarity back in April. In response, Khan talke...
By Mehmal Sarfraz


World  /  Published 28.06.21

Scales tilt in favour of abused murderer

Valérie Bacot was just 12 when her stepfather began raping her. After a stint in prison for abusing her, he returned to the family home and resumed the rapes, she said. The two eventually settl...
By Constant Meheut in Chalon-Sur-Saône, France

India  /  Published 25.06.21

Rape victim to PM: Drop candidate

The Unnao rape victim has written to the President, Prime Minister and the Uttar Pradesh chief minister, demanding that the BJP change its candidate for the post of the zilla panchayat chairman here a...
By PTI in Unnao

Opinion  /  Published 21.06.21

A sinister pattern: Actions that unsettle the State

This is a random, anecdotal account of the ordinary people — journalists of the regional media, cultural performers, those posting on Facebook — who provoke the law and order machinery to ...
By Sevanti Ninan

North East  /  Published 16.06.21

Kokrajhar minor girls raped and murdered

By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

World  /  Published 15.06.21

Bangladeshi trader held on rape charge

A Bangladeshi businessman was on Monday arrested after film actress Shamsunnahar Smriti filed a police complaint against him alleging that he tried to rape and murder her at a club here. Earlier, the...
By PTI in Dhaka


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