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Feb 09, 2017
Our courts must carefully word orders, so that future victims aren't discouraged from reporting casesOn 16 January, 2017, the Bombay High Court passed an order disposing of a bail application filed by a person who was accused of committing offences under Section 354 of the Penal Code of 1850 (Rape) and Section 8 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (Sexually Assaulting a Child)
Jan 24, 2017
Agnelo Valdaris custodial death case: Witnesses tell CBI about 'sexual abuse and torture' by copsIn 2014, the case of 25-year-old Agnelo Valdaris brought immense scrutiny upon the Mumbai Police, when officers handling Valdaris and the three others in a case of theft were accused of brutally torturing Valdaris, subsequently allegedly causing his death while in custody.
Jan 14, 2017
Pune: Man booked for 'raping' his 12-year-old daughterA man was booked here for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter, said police. They said the mother of the victim too was booked, who after knowing that the minor girl was pregnant, forced her to leave the home
Dec 14, 2016
Delhi HC rules compensation to be given to children born out of rapeA child born out of rape is entitled to compensation, independent of any such relief granted to the mother, the Delhi High Court has ruled.
Aug 16, 2016
Kerala IPS officer's 14-second 'annoying' stare rule can get men bookedKerala Excise Commissioner Rishiraj Singh while speaking at an event held in Kochi on Sunday reportedly said, “A case can be filed against men who 'annoyingly' stare at women for more than 14 seconds."
Aug 13, 2016
Sharmistha, Pranab Mukherjee's daughter, speaks against sexual harassment on FacebookPresident Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee put up a Facebook post on Saturday about a man who has been sending her "dirty sexual messages" on the social networking site.
Jun 28, 2016
People with disabilities are credible witnesses, says Delhi HCCourts must take due care when a differently-abled person, who may have a limited vocabulary, is being cross-examined and should protect such witnesses from being unfairly dealt with, the Delhi High Court has said.
Feb 05, 2016
Bihar court sentences two for 20 years 'rigorous imprisonment' in gangrape caseTwo persons were awarded rigorous imprisonment for 20 years by a district court here today for gangraping a minor in Bihar's Vaishali district about a year ago.
Dec 22, 2015
Juvenile Justice Bill to be tabled in Parliament amid protests by child right activistsChild rights activists on Tuesday protested against the the Juvenile Justice Bill that seeks to amend existing law and treat juveniles in the age group of 16-18 as adults for trial in heinous crimes.
Aug 04, 2015
Three-year-old sexually assaulted at Bengaluru school, watchman arrestedA three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted allegedly by the watchman at her school, with the incident triggering protests by parents of students who clashed with the police.