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Video clip shows tribal woman in Madhya Pradesh being beaten up and forced to carry husband on shoulders
India

Video clip shows tribal woman in Madhya Pradesh being beaten up and forced to carry husband on shoulders

A probe was ordered on Saturday after a video clip of a young tribal woman carrying her husband on her shoulders as punishment meted out by villagers went viral on social media.

Pollachi sexual assault case: In glee to corner AIADMK, DMK tramples survivor's dignity, Nakkheeran fails its duty by leaking rape video
India

Pollachi sexual assault case: In glee to corner AIADMK, DMK tramples survivor's dignity, Nakkheeran fails its duty by leaking rape video

Tamil Nadu has been discussing Pollachi since the video was released. Nobody outside the state seems to have been as affected.

Delhi Police books AAP MLA Mohinder Goyal for allegedly raping woman twice in his office
India

Delhi Police books AAP MLA Mohinder Goyal for allegedly raping woman twice in his office

The Delhi Police has booked AAP MLA Mohinder Goyal for allegedly raping a woman. The case was registered at the Prashant Vihar Police Station in Delhi after the woman lodged a complaint against the Rithala MLA.

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common
India

India reported 218 hate crimes in 2018, UP tops chart, says Amnesty; cow violence, honour killings most common

Over 200 alleged cases of hate crimes were reported in 2018 against people from marginalised groups, especially Dalits, with Uttar Pradesh recording the highest number of such incidents for the third consecutive year, Amnesty India said in a new report on Tuesday.

Delhi Police arrests four people for murder and gangrape of 25-year-old woman; main accused still at large
India

Delhi Police arrests four people for murder and gangrape of 25-year-old woman; main accused still at large

The Delhi Police have arrested four people on Monday and claimed to have solved the murder mystery of a 25-year-old woman whose body was found in a sack dumped in Sarita Vihar on 27 February.

Minor repeatedly raped by 12-year-old boy in Maharashtra’s Palghar district; accused booked under POCSO Act
India

Minor repeatedly raped by 12-year-old boy in Maharashtra’s Palghar district; accused booked under POCSO Act

A 10-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped by a boy at a village in Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday.

No Nation for Women: Journalist Priyanka Dubey on her searing reportage on rape in India
India

No Nation for Women: Journalist Priyanka Dubey on her searing reportage on rape in India

Journalist Priyanka Dubey spent six years travelling across India to document cases of rape and sexual assault. Her reportage, compiled in a book, presents a stark picture of the problem, and looks at the path ahead.

Kerala Muslim cleric booked for sexually assaulting 15-year-old; accused lured her to Vithura forest, says police
India

Kerala Muslim cleric booked for sexually assaulting 15-year-old; accused lured her to Vithura forest, says police

The incident in Kerala came to light after a group of local women confronted the cleric after seeing him with the school-going girl in the forest.

Brutal gang-rape and murder of 16-year-old Gaya girl labelled as honour killing by police; family, activists cry foul
India

Brutal gang-rape and murder of 16-year-old Gaya girl labelled as honour killing by police; family, activists cry foul

The badly-mutilated body of a 16-year-old resident of Manpur Patwatoli locality of Gaya, was found in the field, barely 700 meters from her house, on 6 January, after which residents of Gaya organised protests to condemn police inaction.

BJP activist's wife gang-raped in West Bengal's Patulia; FIR filed against unidentified men, but party blames TMC for incident
Politics

BJP activist's wife gang-raped in West Bengal's Patulia; FIR filed against unidentified men, but party blames TMC for incident

Amar Banerjee, husband of the 40-year-old survivor and the BJP activist, lodged an FIR at the Khardah Police Station.

Nine-year-old girl in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum raped and murdered by unidentified persons; police conduct raids
India

Nine-year-old girl in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum raped and murdered by unidentified persons; police conduct raids

A nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by unidentified persons in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district.

After 15-year-old Agra schoolgirl set ablaze by two unidentified men succumbs to injuries, cousin commits suicide
India

After 15-year-old Agra schoolgirl set ablaze by two unidentified men succumbs to injuries, cousin commits suicide

According to Agra police, "The class 10 student was Tuesday waylaid by two unidentified men, who allegedly poured petrol on her and set her on fire with a lighter."

Uttarakhand woman set on fire by stalker in critical state; shifted to Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital
India

Uttarakhand woman set on fire by stalker in critical state; shifted to Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital

She was sent to Delhi in an air ambulance Wednesday afternoon, he said, adding the woman continues to be critical and will now be treated at Safdarjung Hospital's dedicated burn ward.

BTech student on way to coaching centre gang-raped by four men in Agra; survivor hospitalised, accused absconding
India

BTech student on way to coaching centre gang-raped by four men in Agra; survivor hospitalised, accused absconding

A BTech student on her way to a coaching centre here was forcibly carried away by two unidentified men to the banks of river Yamuna and gang-raped, police said on Wednesday.

India’s first women-only party launched with aim to fight for reservation in Parliament, against workplace harassment
India

India’s first women-only party launched with aim to fight for reservation in Parliament, against workplace harassment

A 36-year-old doctor and social activist launched a women's only party to fight for issues like reservation for women in Parliament and harassment of women at workplace.

Supreme Court says identity of rape victims must be protected in all stages of case, including trial
India

Supreme Court says identity of rape victims must be protected in all stages of case, including trial

Speaking for the bench, Justice Gupta advised the media to avoid sensationalising rape cases for the purpose of increasing the TRP and ordered that identity of minor rape victims cannot be disclosed even by their families.

Uttar Pradesh: Woman molested, set on fire for attempting to file police complaint; NHRC takes suo motu cognisance
India

Uttar Pradesh: Woman molested, set on fire for attempting to file police complaint; NHRC takes suo motu cognisance

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday sent notices to the Uttar Pradesh government and the state's police chief over a married woman being set ablaze allegedly by her tormentors, when she was going to lodge a police complaint against them.

Tour guide, accomplice rape NRI woman from South Africa in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura; police arrest accused
India

Tour guide, accomplice rape NRI woman from South Africa in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura; police arrest accused

The victim, settled in South Africa, had come with a woman friend to Mathura three days back and was allegedly raped in a beauty parlour at Dampier Nagar on Monday.

Home 'most dangerous' place for women, says UN report; 58% of female homicides across world committed by family
World

Home 'most dangerous' place for women, says UN report; 58% of female homicides across world committed by family

In statistics released on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime calculated that of a total 87,000 female homicide cases worldwide in 2017, some 50,000 — or 58 percent — were committed by the victims' intimate partners or family members.

Delhi man arrested for masturbating in front of female student on bus; survivor says commuters watched, no one helped
India

Delhi man arrested for masturbating in front of female student on bus; survivor says commuters watched, no one helped

A man was arrested in Delhi on Wednesday on charges of masturbating in front of a girl on a bus. The survivor said that no one on the bus helped her and she had to overpower the culprit alone.