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How bulldozer becomes the most iconic weapon against land mafia’s illegal encroachments in Uttar Pradesh
India

How bulldozer becomes the most iconic weapon against land mafia’s illegal encroachments in Uttar Pradesh

The bulldozer has been put to ingenious use in Uttar Pradesh and now the Madhya Pradesh government has also announced that those involved in crime against women will be suitably dealt with by the bulldozer strategy

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election results 2022: Explaining the M-Y factors behind BJP’s big win
Politics

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election results 2022: Explaining the M-Y factors behind BJP’s big win

M-Y in UP politics traditionally signified the Muslim-Yadav vote bank. But the BJP gave it a whole new meaning. Be it the Modi-Yogi combo or mahila and youth-centric schemes, it’s all worked out in the party’s favour

Marital rape: Sex worker has right to say no, why not married woman, asks Delhi HC
India

Marital rape: Sex worker has right to say no, why not married woman, asks Delhi HC

Senior advocate Raj Shekhar Rao, who is appointed as an amicus curiae to assist the court, argued that husband and wife are “two equals before the law” and there is no reason “why husband’s desire to have sex trump the wife’s desire not to”

About 31,000 complaints of crimes against women received in 2021, over half from UP: NCW data
India

About 31,000 complaints of crimes against women received in 2021, over half from UP: NCW data

There was a 30 percent rise in complaints of crimes against women in 2021 as compared to 2020 when 23,722 complaints were received.

India recorded 77 rape cases, 80 murders daily in 2020, says NCRB report; crimes against women highest in Rajasthan
India

India recorded 77 rape cases, 80 murders daily in 2020, says NCRB report; crimes against women highest in Rajasthan

Among states, UP reported the maximum of 3,779 murder cases, followed by Bihar with 3,150 cases, in Maharashtra 2,163 cases were registered, the data showed

Crimes against women, children drop in 2020 but disobedience cases up, says NCRB
India

Crimes against women, children drop in 2020 but disobedience cases up, says NCRB

A total of 3,71,503 cases of crime against women were registered during 2020, showing a decline of 8.3 percent over 2019

‘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