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Allahabad HC issues stay on Nawazuddin Siddiqui's arrest in molestation case filed by ex-wife
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Allahabad HC issues stay on Nawazuddin Siddiqui's arrest in molestation case filed by ex-wife

On 14 October, Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife Aliya had appeared before the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court and recorded her statement under section 164 of the CrPC (recording of confessions and statements) on her complaint against her husband and his four family members.

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

Delhi Police registers FIR against Alt News co-founder for ‘threatening, torturing’ girl on Twitter
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Delhi Police registers FIR against Alt News co-founder for ‘threatening, torturing’ girl on Twitter

The complaint refers to a photo of the girl and her grandfather shared by Mohammed Zubair on Twitter during an online spat with the minor’s father

12-year-old raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj; one arrested
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12-year-old raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj; one arrested

The girl had been missing since Friday evening and her body was recovered from a forest in Sohagi Barwa Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday evening, police said

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court set to announce quantum of sentence for convicts Brajesh Thakur, 18 others for gangrape under POCSO Act on 11 Feb
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court set to announce quantum of sentence for convicts Brajesh Thakur, 18 others for gangrape under POCSO Act on 11 Feb

A Delhi court on Tuesday said it will announce the quantum of sentence for Brajesh Thakur and 18 others, convicted of sexually and physically assaulting several girls in a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, on 11 February.

Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Delhi court convicts Brajesh Thakur, 18 others for gangrape, aggravated sexual assault under POCSO Act
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Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case: Delhi court convicts Brajesh Thakur, 18 others for gangrape, aggravated sexual assault under POCSO Act

Delhi court on Monday convicted Brajesh Thakur, the main accused in the sexual and physical assault on several girls in a Muzaffarpur shelter home, for gang rape and aggravated penetrative sexual assault.

Delhi court convicts two for raping 5-year-old girl in 2013; arguments on quantum of sentence on 30 January
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Delhi court convicts two for raping 5-year-old girl in 2013; arguments on quantum of sentence on 30 January

A POCSO court convicted two men on Saturday for raping a five-year-old girl in east Delhi in 2013, saying the case had shaken the collective conscience of the society.

Unnao rape case: Delhi HC issues notice to CBI on expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar's plea challenging life imprisonment
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Unnao rape case: Delhi HC issues notice to CBI on expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar's plea challenging life imprisonment

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought response of the CBI on expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar's appeal challenging his conviction and life term for raping a minor girl in UP's Unnao in 2017

2013 Delhi gangrape case: Sessions court to pronounce judgment on 18 Jan; accused charged with aggravated sexual assault of 5-year-old
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2013 Delhi gangrape case: Sessions court to pronounce judgment on 18 Jan; accused charged with aggravated sexual assault of 5-year-old

A Delhi court Wednesday fixed 18 January for pronouncing judgement in the sensational 2013 case of the gangrape of a five-year-old girl in east Delhi

Unnao rape case: Ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar moves Delhi High Court challenging his conviction, life sentence
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Unnao rape case: Ex-BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar moves Delhi High Court challenging his conviction, life sentence

The court had convicted Sengar in the Unnao case for rape under the Indian Penal Code and the POCSO Act for offence by a public servant committing penetrative sexual assault against a child

Delhi court likely to pronounce judgment in Muzaffarpur shelter home case tomorrow
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Delhi court likely to pronounce judgment in Muzaffarpur shelter home case tomorrow

Delhi court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Muzaffarpur.

109 children sexually abused every day in India in 2018, says NCRB data; 22 percent jump in such cases from 2017
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109 children sexually abused every day in India in 2018, says NCRB data; 22 percent jump in such cases from 2017

Highest number of child rapes were recorded in Maharashtra followed by Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

High pendency of child sexual abuse cases render POCSO a toothless law: Uttar Pradesh accounts for 25% of all cases under the Act
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High pendency of child sexual abuse cases render POCSO a toothless law: Uttar Pradesh accounts for 25% of all cases under the Act

States like Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal continue to ignore Supreme Court's directive to set up Special POCSO Fast Track Courts (FTC) despite extremely high pendency rates. In some districts in these two states, there are over 1,000 POCSO cases pending for over one year.

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: No evidence found of murder of children, CBI tells SC; adds that minors traced and found to be alive
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: No evidence found of murder of children, CBI tells SC; adds that minors traced and found to be alive

The CBI on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that there was no evidence of murder of children in the Muzaffarpur shelter home

Kuldeep Singh Sengar gets life term in Unnao rape case; Delhi court orders ex-BJP MLA to pay Rs 25 lakh compensation to victim
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Kuldeep Singh Sengar gets life term in Unnao rape case; Delhi court orders ex-BJP MLA to pay Rs 25 lakh compensation to victim

Delhi's Tis Hazari Court on Friday sentenced BJP's expelled MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar to life imprisonment, who was convicted for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017

Daily Bulletin: Phase 5 of Jharkhand Assembly polls, quantum of punishment against Kuldeep Sengar; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Phase 5 of Jharkhand Assembly polls, quantum of punishment against Kuldeep Sengar; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Jharkhand Assembly elections: Polling begins for last phase; Karnataka HC to hear PIL challenging Section 144 in Bengaluru today; and more

Unnao rape case: Tis Hazari Court defers hearing to decide quantum of punishment for Kuldeep Sengar till 20 December
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Unnao rape case: Tis Hazari Court defers hearing to decide quantum of punishment for Kuldeep Sengar till 20 December

Delhi’s Tis Hazari court deferred the hearing to decide the quantum of sentence to be awarded to expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar. The matter will now be heard on 20 December and the court has sought a copy of the affidavit filed by Sengar in 2017 with the Election Commission in order to determine the compensation to the survivor.

Daily Bulletin: CAB becomes Act after getting president's assent; Conservatives set for strong majority in elections; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: CAB becomes Act after getting president's assent; Conservatives set for strong majority in elections; day's top stories

Here are the day's top stories: Boris Johson set to return to 10 Downing as early results in UK's Brexit election pour in; Telangana High Court adjourns hearing on alleged encounter deaths till Friday; and more

Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court defers judgment till 14 January with judge who conducted trial on leave
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Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Delhi court defers judgment till 14 January with judge who conducted trial on leave

A Delhi court on Thursday deferred by a month the judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur which was run by former Bihar People's Party (BPP) MLA Brajesh Thakur.

Unnao rape-murder case: UP govt setting up fast track courts is eyewash; country needs legislative intervention
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Unnao rape-murder case: UP govt setting up fast track courts is eyewash; country needs legislative intervention

Special fast track courts to take up rape cases are set up as an immediate response every time the country witnesses a heinous rape crime