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Aug 01, 2019
As Parliament amends POCSO, a look at how political posturing prevents death penalty for rapist-killersIndia’s Parliament is in the process of passing the death penalty for perpetrators of aggravated sexual assault against children. A ringside view proves how political posturing can contrast with reality, with politicians themselves protecting the rapist-killer by permitting inordinate delays and presidential pardons.
Apr 19, 2019
Engineering student in Karnataka's Raichur found hanging from a tree amid reports of rape and murder; police arrest oneThe Karnataka Police has found the body of an engineering student from Raichur who was reportedly raped and murdered and forced to write a suicide letter. Latest reports have said that the Karnataka police has arrested one person in connection to the case. According to local media reports, the victim's body was found hanging at the Manik Prabhu Temple in the city, days after she went missing.
Jan 31, 2019
Why did Twitter erupt over Narendra Modi's comment on speed of rape trials, what did he really say?Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim in Surat on Wednesday that rapists are hanged within three days, seven days, 11 days and a month under his administration was met with counter-claims from Opposition leaders and other prominent figures on social media, many of whom called him out for what they say is a blatant lie.
Jul 10, 2018
2012 Delhi gangrape case: Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Bhumi Pednekar hail Supreme Court's verdictThe Supreme Court on 9 July rejected review petitions filed by three of the four convicts, saying it lacked grounds for a review.
Jun 06, 2018
Maneka Gandhi rejects Delhi govt's project to install CCTVs in DTC buses, calls it a 'waste of public money'"Molestation on buses is about (inappropriate) touching. It will not be picked up by the CCTVs since buses are so crowded. It is just a waste of money," the Minister for Women and Child Development told the media.
Apr 16, 2018
2012 Delhi rape victim's mother advocates death penalty for rapists, says society has progressed but 'daughters' still not safeParents of Jyoti Singh Pandey, the paramedic student who was raped and murdered in 2012, on Saturday, advocated death penalty for rapists and said that though society had progressed, "our daughters are not safe"
Apr 12, 2018
Kathua rape and murder case: The perversity of labelling the eight-year-old victim as 'the new Nirbhaya'The 8-year-old victim of rape and murder in Kathua is not the new Nirbhaya, because there should be no Nirbhaya. Let’s never forget that.
Feb 20, 2018
West Begal horror: Tribal woman gang-raped, iron rods inserted in private parts; Opposition slams Mamata BanerjeeA 28-year-old mentally challenged tribal woman was gang-raped in Dehaband area in West Bengal’s South Dinajpur district, media reports said
Feb 02, 2018
In 'ideal chief minister' Naveen Patnaik's Odisha, no justice for 14-year-old victim of gangrapeNaveen Patnaik cannot flaunt his award of 'Best Administrator' or 'Ideal CM' unless he acts swiftly and gives justice to the 14-year-old rape victim.
Jan 30, 2018
Nirbhaya's rape her own mistake, don't wear lipstick and jeans, Raipur teacher warns girls; sparks outrageNirbhaya's gangrape was her own mistake, and not of her rapists’, a Kendriya Vidyalaya teacher in Raipur allegedly told her students.