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‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro
Arts & Culture

‘We should judge systems like the police in how they respond to people with the least, not the most’: Sonia Faleiro

The culmination of four years of exhaustive research on the Budaun teenagers’ deaths, Faleiro's new book, The Good Girls, paints a distressing picture of gendered inequalities in modern India. 

The archaic, patriarchal mores at the heart of suggestions that women can marry their rapists as 'compromise'
Lifestyle

The archaic, patriarchal mores at the heart of suggestions that women can marry their rapists as 'compromise'

These attitudes have the support of not only society and families, but also the courts themselves.

No injury marks on Unnao victims' bodies, viscera test to be conducted, says UP Police chief
India

No injury marks on Unnao victims' bodies, viscera test to be conducted, says UP Police chief

UP DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi also said that the cause of death of the two teenagers could not be ascertained and that the police is taking the help of forensic experts and looking into all possibilities

Uttar Pradesh: Two minor girls found dead in a field in Unnao; another undergoing treatment
India

Uttar Pradesh: Two minor girls found dead in a field in Unnao; another undergoing treatment

Unnao SP Anand Kulkarni said that bodies of the victims have been sent for postmortem and an investigation is underway

Bihar: Deaf and mute 15-yr-old gangraped, eyes damaged in Madhubani district; three arrested
India

Bihar: Deaf and mute 15-yr-old gangraped, eyes damaged in Madhubani district; three arrested

'Both her eyes were damaged, but it is yet to be ascertained whether she has completely lost her eyesight,' doctors attending to the girl in Madhubani Sadar Hospital said

Pornhub content purge crucial move, but to root out non-consensual porn, society must question 'normalised' rape culture
India

Pornhub content purge crucial move, but to root out non-consensual porn, society must question 'normalised' rape culture

The rape culture purports it as the responsibility of trafficked women or victims of revenge porn to ensure that their non-consensual videos do not end up online while placing no onus on the platform to disallow such content or to take swift and strict action on non-consensual porn

Woman gang-raped in Jharkhand's Dumka; NCW asks police to complete probe in two months
India

Woman gang-raped in Jharkhand's Dumka; NCW asks police to complete probe in two months

The woman was raped and her husband held hostage by 17 men when the couple was returning from the market on Tuesday night, said reports

Teenage girl axed to death in UP's Banda district; police suspect rape and murder
India

Teenage girl axed to death in UP's Banda district; police suspect rape and murder

The police said that teams have been formed to nab the accused who is absconding while the body of the deceased has been sent for a post-mortem examination

Rape survivor from UP's Bulandshahr, set ablaze by kin of accused, dies in Delhi; three arrested
India

Rape survivor from UP's Bulandshahr, set ablaze by kin of accused, dies in Delhi; three arrested

According to police, the girl was earlier allegedly raped by a local resident and was being pressured by the uncle of the accused to withdraw her complaint

Two Dalit girls found dead in UP's Fatehpur: Kin allege rape, seek CBI probe; autopsy points to drowning
India

Two Dalit girls found dead in UP's Fatehpur: Kin allege rape, seek CBI probe; autopsy points to drowning

The girls' uncle had alleged that when he was informing the district magistrate about the incident over the phone, a police constable came to him and told him not to speak about this to anyone

Uttar Pradesh: Two Dalit sisters killed in Fatehpur; family alleges murder after failed rape attempt
India

Uttar Pradesh: Two Dalit sisters killed in Fatehpur; family alleges murder after failed rape attempt

The bodies of the victims with injury marks in the eyes were retrieved from a pond in a village in Asodhar area of Fatehpur district, said the police

Didn't say anything disgraceful, BJP misleading people, says Kamal Nath on 'item' comment
Politics

Didn't say anything disgraceful, BJP misleading people, says Kamal Nath on 'item' comment

Nath is facing flak from the ruling party for referring to minister Imarti Devi as "item" during a campaign speech for Assembly by-election.

Dalit teen gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district; two arrested, says police
India

Dalit teen gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district; two arrested, says police

The medical examination of the victim was conducted at the Community Health Centre in Kalyanpur but the report hasn't been received as yet, the police said

Eighteen-year-old Dalit girl found dead in field in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki; family suspects rape
India

Eighteen-year-old Dalit girl found dead in field in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki; family suspects rape

Police said the incident took place at a village under the Satrikh police station area in Barabanki and it seemed the victim was strangled

Minor girl from Bhopal befriended on PUBG, gang-raped by three men; police arrest accused
India

Minor girl from Bhopal befriended on PUBG, gang-raped by three men; police arrest accused

The three accused also blackmailed the girl by threatening to upload her objectionable video online if she resisted their advances, said the police

Hathras case: Victim's family appears before Allahabad HC; next hearing slated for 2 November
India

Hathras case: Victim's family appears before Allahabad HC; next hearing slated for 2 November

The court on 1 October had asked the victim's parents to apprise it of their version of the incident and had also ordered the Hathras district administration to arrange for their travel to the court

17-yr-old gang-raped at gunpoint in Jameshedpur; Jharkhand Police arrests five
India

17-yr-old gang-raped at gunpoint in Jameshedpur; Jharkhand Police arrests five

Among those held is a minor who has been sent to a juvenile home, while the four others were remanded to jail, the police said

Probe in rape cases must be completed in two months, Centre tells states in advisory
India

Probe in rape cases must be completed in two months, Centre tells states in advisory

The home ministry also said there should be compulsory registration of an FIR in case of a cognisable offence under the CrPC

Alwar gangrape 2019 case: Four accused sentenced to life; one convicted under IT Act to serve 5 yrs in jail
India

Alwar gangrape 2019 case: Four accused sentenced to life; one convicted under IT Act to serve 5 yrs in jail

The four had raped the woman in front of her husband in an isolated area on the Thanagazi-Alwar bypass on 26 April last year

India says UN official’s comments on Hathras and Balrampur rape cases ‘unnecessary and unwarranted'
India

India says UN official’s comments on Hathras and Balrampur rape cases ‘unnecessary and unwarranted'

The MEA said the government was taking both cases extremely seriously, but external agencies should avoid such comments as investigations are still underway