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Dharma Files | The righting of historical wrongs: How in a free society, some are guilty but all are responsible
Opinion

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

MBA degree, luxury car: Man arrested for duping over 100 women on promise of marriage
India

MBA degree, luxury car: Man arrested for duping over 100 women on promise of marriage

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

Woman accuses Rajasthan minister's son of raping her; Delhi Police files FIR
India

Woman accuses Rajasthan minister's son of raping her; Delhi Police files FIR

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

Madhya Pradesh: Woman thrown out of moving train for resisting molestation bid
India

Madhya Pradesh: Woman thrown out of moving train for resisting molestation bid

After the incident, which took place on Wednesday night, the woman was admitted to the District Hospital in Chhatarpur, where she is undergoing treatment

Rajasthan one of most unsafe states for women: National Commission for Women
India

Rajasthan one of most unsafe states for women: National Commission for Women

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
India

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

Why victim compensation to empower trafficked survivors is nothing but a sham
India

Why victim compensation to empower trafficked survivors is nothing but a sham

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

'Crime'demic in Congo: How WHO workers unleashed a sex for service norm during Ebola mission
World

'Crime'demic in Congo: How WHO workers unleashed a sex for service norm during Ebola mission

An inquiry commission found that women had been promised jobs in exchange for relationships or had been sexually exploited in order to keep jobs

Crime against women increased by 46% till Aug 2021, says NCW
India

Crime against women increased by 46% till Aug 2021, says NCW

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.

What Sharia law is and why women in Afghanistan are scared that Taliban might reimpose it strictly
World

What Sharia law is and why women in Afghanistan are scared that Taliban might reimpose it strictly

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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.

Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal, other sportspersons demand justice for Hathras gangrape victim
Sports

Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal, other sportspersons demand justice for Hathras gangrape victim

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
Entertainment

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.

19-year-old Dalit girl in ICU after gangrape, assault in UP's Hathras; one accused arrested
India

19-year-old Dalit girl in ICU after gangrape, assault in UP's Hathras; one accused arrested

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
India

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
India

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
India

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