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Dharma Files | The righting of historical wrongs: How in a free society, some are guilty but all are responsible
One needs to distinguish clearly between feeling guilty and feeling responsible. One need not feel guilty if one was not involved in the act individually, but one can still feel responsible
Farhan Taseer Khan, currently residing in Odisha's Keonjhar district, was arrested from Paharganj in central Delhi based on the complaint filed by a woman doctor working at AIIMS in March
The 23-year-old woman from Jaipur has alleged that Rohit Joshi, son of Rajasthan minister Mahesh Joshi, raped her on multiple occasions over a year
After the incident, which took place on Wednesday night, the woman was admitted to the District Hospital in Chhatarpur, where she is undergoing treatment
On 16 March, the Commission had held a meeting with the Rajasthan police on the alarming number of rape cases and crimes against women and girls
Court calls out archaic marital rape laws, now it’s time for lawmakers to hear the voices of silence
While there is no denying that exception of marital rape is a colonial wrongdoing, reflection is needed to understand what is taking us so long to undo this in our independent nation
There is a myth that survivors of human trafficking will spend their victim compensation money recklessly and hence there is a mandate from SLSA ordering 75% of the amount be put away in a 10-year-long fixed deposit
An inquiry commission found that women had been promised jobs in exchange for relationships or had been sexually exploited in order to keep jobs
The NCW received a total of 19,953 complaints of crimes against women from January to August this year, up from 13,618 in the corresponding period of 2020, it said.
With the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, people across the world fear women will face a bleak future
You talkin' to me? How Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant topped teenagers' gangrape at Benaulim with two shocking self-goals
Goa needs to attack and clean up its dark underbelly before another Scarlett Keeling murder or Benaulim gang rape hits its stunning shores
Personal experiences, helplessness spurred us to fight for judicial reforms, say petitioners ahead of SC verdict on sexual assault cases
The women who triggered the change feel there's still a long way to go in building a justice system which is intimidating for the abuser, and not daunting for the victim.
Non-registration of sexual offences is widespread, unfair media reporting compounds problem: Ex-UP DGP Sutapa Sanyal
The benchmark for police efficiency should be truly delinked with the number of FIRs registered, says former Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police Sutapa Sanyal.
Data shows UP’s rape, molestation figures falling, but independent study says police refusal to register FIRs is the reason
Official data would suggest a scenario which is rather implausible that crimes of rape and molestation reduced sharply in Uttar Pradesh in the same period that saw a massive increase in incidents of cruelty against married women by husbands or their relatives.
Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli condemned the heinous crime and hoped that the culprits will be brought to justice. He said that the incident was inhumane and goes beyond cruelty.
Kangana Ranaut, Richa Chadha, Akshay Kumar, Farhan Akhtar condemn 19-year-old's rape in Uttar Pradesh
The 19-year-old Dalit girl died at a hospital in Delhi nearly two weeks after being gang-raped and assaulted allegedly by four upper-caste men in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh, reports said.
The girl, who is out of danger but still in ICU, told the police on Tuesday that the four men raped her on 14 September when she had gone to collect fodder
Uttar Pradesh Police gives clean chit to BJP leader Ravindra Nath Tripathi, five of his family in gangrape case, says 'no proof' against Bhadohi MLA
The survivor alleged that Bhadohi MLA Ravindra Nath Tripathi during the run-up to the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls had kept her in a hotel for a month.
Delhi Police needs urgent steps to strenghten ties, regain faith of citizens; filling up vacancies key for quick probes, disposal of cases
The survey results show that of the total households surveyed in Delhi, 10 percent respondents witnessed crimes in the city, of which 57 percent did not report it to the police.
Kanpur woman beaten to death by men accused of molesting her teen daughter in 2018; 8 out of 11 accused arrested so far
In another shocking case of crime against women from Uttar Pradesh, a 40-year-old Kanpur woman was beaten to death allegedly by men who were facing trial for molesting her 13-year-old daughter in 2018