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Personal experiences, helplessness spurred us to fight for judicial reforms, say petitioners ahead of SC verdict on sexual assault cases
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Kuldeep Singh Sengar convicted of rape: Survivor suffers trial by fire as powerful perpetrators expose loopholes in criminal justice system
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Kuldeep Singh Sengar convicted of rape: Survivor suffers trial by fire as powerful perpetrators expose loopholes in criminal justice system

The failure of the criminal justice system does not lie majorly in preventing the crime, but in failing to ensure fair investigating and protecting the interests of the victim.

Election Commission seeks report from Jharkhand poll officials over Rahul Gandhi's 'rape in India' remark in Godda
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Election Commission seeks report from Jharkhand poll officials over Rahul Gandhi's 'rape in India' remark in Godda

Addressing an election rally in Godda, Rahul Gandhi had taken a jibe at the Modi government over rising cases of crimes against women.

Unnao rape case: Delhi court convicts ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, to hear quantum of punishment arguments on Tuesday
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Unnao rape case: Delhi court convicts ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, to hear quantum of punishment arguments on Tuesday

Kuldeep Singh Sengar, a four-time MLA from UP's Bangermau, was expelled from the BJP in August 2019.

Women BJP MPs approach EC over Rahul Gandhi's rape in India remark, seek 'severest possible action' against Congress leader
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Women BJP MPs approach EC over Rahul Gandhi's rape in India remark, seek 'severest possible action' against Congress leader

BJP's women parliamentarians, led by Union minister Smriti Irani, met Election Commission officials and sought "severest possible action" against Rahul Gandhi for his comments made on Thursday.

'Allegations on me attempt to deflect from turmoil in North East': Rahul Gandhi after BJP demands apology for his 'Rape in India' remark
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'Allegations on me attempt to deflect from turmoil in North East': Rahul Gandhi after BJP demands apology for his 'Rape in India' remark

In the election rally in Jharkhand, Rahul on Thursday had lashed out at Modi, saying the latter wants to create an India that is 'scared' where people are 'weak and divided'.

Not 'Make in India', but 'Rape in India': Rahul Gandhi launches scathing attack on Narendra Modi over crimes against women
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Not 'Make in India', but 'Rape in India': Rahul Gandhi launches scathing attack on Narendra Modi over crimes against women

Earlier on Thursday while addressing a public rally at Rajmahal, Rahul had lashed out at Modi, saying the latter wants to create an India that is 'scared' where people are 'weak and divided'.

Rape, POCSO case probes should be completed in two months: Ravi Shankar Prasad to write to CMs, CJs
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Rape, POCSO case probes should be completed in two months: Ravi Shankar Prasad to write to CMs, CJs

Trial of such cases should also be completed within six months, Union law and justice minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses on role of effective policing in ensuring that women feel safe, secure
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses on role of effective policing in ensuring that women feel safe, secure

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the role of effective policing in ensuring that women feel safe and secure

Outrage, protests as Unnao rape victim succumbs to burn injuries: Kin demand accused be 'chased, killed'; Congress terms UP 'rape capital'
Politics

Outrage, protests as Unnao rape victim succumbs to burn injuries: Kin demand accused be 'chased, killed'; Congress terms UP 'rape capital'

The death of the Unnao gangrape victim led to nationwide outrage on Saturday with protests erupting in several places, including Delhi and the Unnao rape victim's village

Unnao rape case Latest Updates: Uttar Pradesh govt announces Rs 25 lakh financial assistance, house for victim's family
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Unnao rape case Latest Updates: Uttar Pradesh govt announces Rs 25 lakh financial assistance, house for victim's family

Unnao rape case Latest Updates: The Uttar Pradesh government announced an ex gratia of Rs 25 lakh and a house for the family of Unnao rape victim. The government also assure that the trial will take place in a fast-track court.

'Want to see accused chased, shot dead': Unnao rape victim's father demands justice on lines of Hyderabad case
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'Want to see accused chased, shot dead': Unnao rape victim's father demands justice on lines of Hyderabad case

There is deep sorrow and acute anger in the native village of the Unnao rape victim in Bihar police station area here since the time the locals received news of her death in a Delhi hospital.