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Madhya Pradesh woman forced to carry husband on shoulders to atone for 'extramarital affair'
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Madhya Pradesh woman forced to carry husband on shoulders to atone for 'extramarital affair'

Last year, a similar punishment was meted out to a woman in Devigarh village in the same district of Madhya Pradesh, for having an affair with a man belonging to a different caste.

Delhi court gives sex racketeer Sonu Punjaban 24-yr jail for forcing minor into prostitution, says 'deserves no leniency'
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Delhi court gives sex racketeer Sonu Punjaban 24-yr jail for forcing minor into prostitution, says 'deserves no leniency'

While Punjaban was punished for immoral trafficking, another accused, Sandeep Bedwal, was sentenced to 20 years for abducting and raping a minor.

Andhra Pradesh Tourism employee caught on camera assaulting differently-abled woman who asked him to wear mask; arrested
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Andhra Pradesh Tourism employee caught on camera assaulting differently-abled woman who asked him to wear mask; arrested

Police said that C Bhaskar Rao, a deputy manager working at a hotel run by the tourism department in Nellore, got enraged after the woman pointed out he was not wearing a mask and asked him to wear one in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

'Unbecoming of an Indian woman': Karnataka HC tells survivor who claimed to have fallen asleep after being raped; gives bail to accused
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'Unbecoming of an Indian woman': Karnataka HC tells survivor who claimed to have fallen asleep after being raped; gives bail to accused

Granting an advance bail to the rape accused, Justice Krishna S Dixit of the Karnataka HC also observed 'This is not the way our women react when they are ravished'

Protests in Agartala as crimes against women spike during lockdown; 43 cases, including murder, reported till now
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Protests in Agartala as crimes against women spike during lockdown; 43 cases, including murder, reported till now

Activists of Ganatantrik Nari Samiti staged a protest in Agartala against the alleged increase in incidents of atrocities against women in the state during the lockdown.

Kalyan doctor booked for raping 23-year-old woman in Mumbai's Thane district; accused absconding
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Kalyan doctor booked for raping 23-year-old woman in Mumbai's Thane district; accused absconding

An offence has been registered against a doctor for allegedly raping a 23-year-old woman at Bhiwandi town in Maharashtra''s Thane district, police said on Tuesday.

2012 Delhi gangrape case: Convict Vinay Sharma's claim of mental illness 'bundle of distorted facts', Tihar authorities tell Delhi court
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2012 Delhi gangrape case: Convict Vinay Sharma's claim of mental illness 'bundle of distorted facts', Tihar authorities tell Delhi court

Tihar jail authorities Saturday termed as a bundle of distorted facts the claim by one of the four death row convicts in the Jyoti Singh gang rape and murder that he is suffering from mental illness

2012 Delhi gangrape: Vinay Sharma, one of four death row convicts, bangs head against wall in Tihar jail, sustains injury
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2012 Delhi gangrape: Vinay Sharma, one of four death row convicts, bangs head against wall in Tihar jail, sustains injury

A Delhi court on Monday ordered that the four convicts – Mukesh Kumar Singh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Kumar Sharma and Akshay Kumar in the 2012 Delhi gangrape and murder case be hanged on at 6 am on 3 March.

Delhi High Court to hear plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into molestation of Gargi College students during cultural festival on Monday
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Delhi High Court to hear plea seeking court-monitored CBI probe into molestation of Gargi College students during cultural festival on Monday

The Delhi High Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into the alleged molestation of students during a cultural festival at Delhi University's all-women Gargi College last week

Gargi College molestation: Delhi district court sends all 10 arrested accused to 14-day judicial custody
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Gargi College molestation: Delhi district court sends all 10 arrested accused to 14-day judicial custody

Students were allegedly molested and sexually assaulted during a cultural festival last week after outsiders barged into Gargi College.

Delhi Election result 2020: Over 50% newly-elected MLAs have serious criminal cases, at least one related to rape, says ADR analysis
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Delhi Election result 2020: Over 50% newly-elected MLAs have serious criminal cases, at least one related to rape, says ADR analysis

Thirty-seven of the 70 newly-elected MLAs of Delhi have declared serious criminal cases against themselves which include attempt to murder, and at least one related to rape, according to a study.

Rape survivor's father shot dead in Firozabad; family suspect accused, claim police inaction; 3 cops suspended
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Rape survivor's father shot dead in Firozabad; family suspect accused, claim police inaction; 3 cops suspended

His daughter was raped six months ago and a man identified as Achaman Upadhaya was made the accused in the case, the Firozabad SSP said

Delhi Police registers FIR in Gargi college 'molestation' case; Arvind Kejriwal says AAP won't tolerate assault on women, seeks stringent punishment
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Delhi Police registers FIR in Gargi college 'molestation' case; Arvind Kejriwal says AAP won't tolerate assault on women, seeks stringent punishment

Taking cognisance of the alleged sexual assault by outsiders in Gargi college and demanding action against those, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal issued notices to both the Delhi Police and the college administration on Monday.

'Molested us, masturbated at us': Gargi College students say drunken men barged into campus during annual fest; to strike today
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'Molested us, masturbated at us': Gargi College students say drunken men barged into campus during annual fest; to strike today

The incident, the students of Gargi College say, took place a few days ago during Day 3 of the annual festival 'Reverie'.

Delhi Police arrests ex-ABVP member for sexually harassing JNU student on  campus; accused never joined us, says right-wing outfit
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Delhi Police arrests ex-ABVP member for sexually harassing JNU student on campus; accused never joined us, says right-wing outfit

The Delhi Police has arrested a JNU student for allegedly sexually harassing a female student inside the varsity campus

College teacher ‘stable but critical’ after stalker sets her on fire; Wardha residents demand death penalty, govt promises fast track trial of accused
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College teacher ‘stable but critical’ after stalker sets her on fire; Wardha residents demand death penalty, govt promises fast track trial of accused

The condition of the woman college teacher from Wardha district of Maharashtra who was set on fire by a stalker was stable but critical, a doctor said on late Tuesday evening

Dalit girl gang-raped, hanged in Guajrat's Modasa; villagers rise up in protest, demand arrest of culprits and suspension of police officer
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Dalit girl gang-raped, hanged in Guajrat's Modasa; villagers rise up in protest, demand arrest of culprits and suspension of police officer

Her body was brought to the Gujarat's Ahmedabad civil hospital on Wednesday. The family has refused to accept her body until the accused are arrested and Rabari is suspended for neglecting his duty.

Delhi HC recalls adjournment order in plea filed by 2012 gangrape convict Pawan Kumar Gupta, lists matter for today
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Delhi HC recalls adjournment order in plea filed by 2012 gangrape convict Pawan Kumar Gupta, lists matter for today

Minutes after the Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in the plea filed by one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gangrape case to 24 January, the court recalled its adjournment order and listed the matter to be heard on Thursday itself

Delhi gangrape case: Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta moves HC claiming he was juvenile in 2012, says ossification test was not done
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Delhi gangrape case: Convict Pawan Kumar Gupta moves HC claiming he was juvenile in 2012, says ossification test was not done

Seeking to be declared a juvenile at the time of occurrence of the 2012 Delhi gangrape, convict Pawan Kumar Gupta alleged that his ossification test was not conducted by the investigating officers

Teenage girl raped, set ablaze inside her house in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district; 18-year-old battling for life at Kanpur hospital
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Teenage girl raped, set ablaze inside her house in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district; 18-year-old battling for life at Kanpur hospital

In a chilling reminder of the recent Unnao case, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped and set ablaze at a village in neighbouring Fatehpur district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday