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Feb 19, 2018
Techie sentenced to death in Tamil Nadu for rape and murder of seven-year-old girlA 23-year-old techie was sentenced to death by a court in Tamil Nadu, the maximum punishment under law, by a court for the rape and murder of a seven-year old girl last year.
Feb 12, 2018
Madhya Pradesh: Boy sets girl on fire after she resists sexual assault attempt, apprehended by policeA 13-year-old girl was allegedly set on fire by a boy when she resisted his attempt to sexually assault her, a Madhya Pradesh police official said on Monday
Feb 10, 2018
Kolkata school staffer arrested after Class 9 student alleges sexual assault, second arrest in a week in cityA Class IX student of a Bengali medium girls school in Kolkata was allegedly sexually abused by a non-teaching staff at the institute's premises, police said on Saturday.
Feb 09, 2018
Govt school principal, teacher arrested under POSCO act for raping 16-year-old Dalit girl in Punjab a year agoA government school principal and a teacher have been arrested on the charge of raping a 16-year-old Dalit girl student in Jagraon sub-division of Punjab
Feb 08, 2018
BJP releases 'chargesheet' against Congress ministers in Meghalaya ahead of 27 February electionsThe BJP in poll-bound Meghalaya on Thursday released a "chargesheet" highlighting corruption and sex racket cases against some incumbent Congress ministers in the state.
Jan 16, 2018
Ghaziabad: Two days on, 13-year-old gang-rape survivor awaits medical examination due to unavailability of doctorsA 13-year-old girl, gang-raped two days ago, was still awaiting a medical examination as were the two minor accused detained in connection with the case.
Jan 15, 2018
Haryana: Days after murder of two Dalit girls, man arrested for sexually assaulting 10-year-old girlIn another case of brutal sexual assault in Haryana, a 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly mutilating the private parts of a 10-year-old girl by inserting a wooden object, police said on Monday.
Jan 08, 2018
SC remarks on Section 377 offer hope: Decriminalising homosexuality will end gloom for LGBTQsLGBTQ communities now see a ray of hope that the battle to rid the statute books of Section 377 of the IPC is now going a step ahead towards a final denouement.
Dec 12, 2017
Zaira Wasim molestation case: Accused's lawyer argues POCSO section inapplicable as there was 'no sexual intent'The defendant's advocate in the Zaira Wasim molestation case argued that legal conditions for apply POCSO Act were not fulfilled in the case.
Dec 11, 2017
Uttar Pradesh: Minor cancer survivor gang-raped in Lucknow, seeks help from passerby who assaults her againA 15-year-old cancer survivor was raped by two men in Sarojini nagar in Lucknow and was later sexually assaulted by another person whom she asked for help