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Mumbai: Siblings held for raping Dharavi woman at knifepoint
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Mumbai: Siblings held for raping Dharavi woman at knifepoint

Anil Chohan and his sibling Nilesh were held on Sunday from their home in Vile Parle

Man held for raping woman, bid to convert her, says UP Police
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Man held for raping woman, bid to convert her, says UP Police

Shahjahanpur Superintendent of Police (City) Sanjay Kumar said the accused, identified as Aamir, was arrested on Saturday

Man held in Karnataka for raping Russian minor at North Goa resort
India

Man held in Karnataka for raping Russian minor at North Goa resort

The accused, Ravi Lamani, was arrested by a team of Pernem police on 10 May at Gadag in Karnataka

Telangana: Congress leader booked for raping woman
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Telangana: Congress leader booked for raping woman

The woman, in a complaint, said she met the accused in 2020 in Narayanpet district and he tried to get close to her under the pretext of love

Award winning author Nilotpal Mrinal 'raped' UPSC aspirant for 10 years under pretext of marriage, booked by Delhi Police
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Award winning author Nilotpal Mrinal 'raped' UPSC aspirant for 10 years under pretext of marriage, booked by Delhi Police

The 32-year-old woman, a UPSC aspirant, in her complaint stated that she met author Nilotpal Mrinal in 2013. Cops said investigation is underway and no arrest has been made so far

BJP MLA Ganesh Naik granted anticipatory bail in rape case
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BJP MLA Ganesh Naik granted anticipatory bail in rape case

While hearing the matter, Justice Anuja Prabhudessai observed that prima facie, the relationship between Naik and the complainant seemed to be consensual

Punjab: Six-year-old girl raped for a year by four minors, three held
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Punjab: Six-year-old girl raped for a year by four minors, three held

The girl's family lodged a complaint after the victim narrated the incident to them recently

Body of nurse found hanging on her first day in Unnao hospital; Family alleges rape and murder
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Body of nurse found hanging on her first day in Unnao hospital; Family alleges rape and murder

The 18-year-old nurse from a nearby village had joined the hospital on 29 April and had taken a room on rent near the hospital, the police said

Delhi: 6-month-old baby, teenager raped in Samaypur Badli area, 1 Jahangirpuri resident arrested after gunfight
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Delhi: 6-month-old baby, teenager raped in Samaypur Badli area, 1 Jahangirpuri resident arrested after gunfight

The complainant informed the police that she had two daughters, an intellectually disabled 14-year-old and a six-month-old infant

Woman accuses Shiv Sena leader Rahul Shewale of rape
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Woman accuses Shiv Sena leader Rahul Shewale of rape

The woman has filed a written complaint at the Sakinaka Police Station

Assam: Three arrested for raping woman in Guwahati
India

Assam: Three arrested for raping woman in Guwahati

The owner of the office where the three accused as well as the woman worked has also been arrested

Supreme Court cancels bail of man accused of raping his niece
India

Supreme Court cancels bail of man accused of raping his niece

Supreme Court's judgement came on a plea filed by an alleged rape survivor who sought cancellation of bail of her uncle, a habitual offender, against whom nearly 20 cases are registered

Four held for 'raping' Bengal monitor lizard in Maharashtra forest
India

Four held for 'raping' Bengal monitor lizard in Maharashtra forest

The four accused have been booked under various sections of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, field director of Sahyadri Tiger Reserve said

BJP to send 5-member fact-finding panel to probe Hanskhali rape-murder in West Bengal
India

BJP to send 5-member fact-finding panel to probe Hanskhali rape-murder in West Bengal

A 14-year-old girl died after she was allegedly gangraped at a birthday party in Hanskhali in West Bengal’s Nadia district. The incident took place on the night of 4 April, 2022

Indian-origin cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for rape dies in UK prison
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Indian-origin cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for rape dies in UK prison

Balakrishnan, known to his followers as Comrade Bala, was sentenced for six counts of indecent assault, four counts of rape and two counts of actual bodily harm back in 2016

Dausa rape case: I want them to be hanged, says victim; BJP pushes for CBI, SIT probe
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Dausa rape case: I want them to be hanged, says victim; BJP pushes for CBI, SIT probe

The 16-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by the son of a ruling Congress MLA and four other boys, said that the perpetrators made videos of her and then blackmailed her

Rajasthan one of most unsafe states for women: National Commission for Women
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Rajasthan one of most unsafe states for women: National Commission for Women

On 16 March, the Commission had held a meeting with the Rajasthan police on the alarming number of rape cases and crimes against women and girls

Rajasthan: Congress MLA's son, four others booked for raping minor girl; Child Rights body steps in
India

Rajasthan: Congress MLA's son, four others booked for raping minor girl; Child Rights body steps in

The incident also prompted the National Commission for Women to ask the Rajasthan Police to conduct a "fair probe" into the incident and arrest all accused at the earliest while ensuring the protection of the victim.

Indian laws compartmentalise criminality in rape cases: Notion of 'women as property' eclipses consent
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Indian laws compartmentalise criminality in rape cases: Notion of 'women as property' eclipses consent

The law compartmentalises the criminality of rape based on the relationship of the victim to the offender. How does one even begin to talk about consent in such a culture?

Delhi HC seeks status report on case of rape at a London pub
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Delhi HC seeks status report on case of rape at a London pub

The petitioner has sought a direction for a full disclosure of evidence, collected during the investigation for the rape case at a London pub registered against him in London, UK in May 2017