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Nov 18, 2017
Kopardi rape case: Court finds all three guilty; quantum of punishment to be announced on 22 NovemberA sessions court on Saturday convicted three men for raping and murdering a 15-year-old girl in Kopardi village in 2016.
Nov 16, 2017
Teenage girl gang-raped for ten days in Bengaluru lodge; police rescue victim, arrest accused after tip-offA teenage girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped by four persons for ten days at a lodge in Bengaluru, police said.
Nov 14, 2017
Madhya Pradesh: 60-year-old director of shelter home arrested for raping two mentally-challenged sistersTwo mentally-ill minor sisters have accused a 60-year-old director of a shelter home, of raping them, police said.
Nov 13, 2017
Doctors terminate 15-week pregnancy of 12-year-old rape survivor in BhopalA medical examination later found that the victim, who fled her home in Jabalpur some months ago and started begging near Bhopal railway station, was pregnant.
Nov 06, 2017
Uttar Pradesh police book Mathura kathavachak after minor wife files rape case against himA 17 years old girl from Mathura on Saturday lodged a police complaint against her husband accusing him of raping her.
Oct 22, 2017
Don't lambast Supreme Court for flawed legal position on rape within child marriage, elect better politiciansInstead of lambasting the Supreme Court for being slow to reaffirm that sex with a minor wife is rape, we should resolve to vote better. Making huge legal changes is the legislature’s job.
Oct 18, 2017
Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problemSupreme Court order criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules on child abuse and child marriage, but it also makes sexually active adolescents vulnerable
Oct 15, 2017
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement rulingActivists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge
Oct 12, 2017
Supreme Court declares sex with wife below 18 illegal: Men may face 10 year-imprisonment or liferThe Supreme Court judgement criminalising sexual intercourse by a man with his minor wife can attract a jail term of 10 years under the India Penal Code or even a life term under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
Oct 12, 2017
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriagesThe Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages