'Will you marry her?': CJI SA Bobde asks man accused of raping minor; journalists, activists criticise SC remarks
Chief Justice of India SA Bobde asked a man accused of repeatedly raping a minor girl whether he would marry the survivor.
Notice to sexual assault survivor necessary while deciding offender’s bail plea, orders Delhi HC; calls for sensitisation of trial court judges
Courts cannot ignore issuing a notice to victims in sexual assault cases while deciding bail pleas of offenders, the Delhi High Court has held, noting that survivors were not being informed in a majority of matters
Father Anthony, close aide of rape accused Franco Mulakkal, claims misappropriation of money seized from his Jalandhar residence
On 29 March, Father Anthony was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The arrest reportedly comes after unaccounted cash was recovered from his residence in Partappura near Jalandhar.
#MeToo: Decoding validity of defamation suits, rights of accused in sexual harassment cases on social media
In the wake of the #MeToo campaign afoot in India, some individuals moved the Delhi High Court on 11 October to prevent a woman from detailing her sexual harassment ordeal on social media as it implicates the petitioners.
Rape-accused escapes Gurugram jail in garbage truck; police book prison officials for security lapses
The accused on Friday afternoon managed to escape from the district jail in Gurugram by discreetly boarding a garbage collection vehicle.
Surat Police fails to track woman who accused ex-BJP MLA Jayanti Bhanushali of rape, says survivor's identity unclear
The commissioner said that the victim's identity was still unclear as they had received another letter in April from a woman sharing the same name as the complainant urging the police to ignore any complaint against the BJP leader
Rajasthan's 'Falahari Baba' arrested for allegedly raping 21-year-old woman sent to 15 days judicial custody
Rajasthan Police on Saturday arrested self-styled godman Kaushalendra Prapannacharya 'Falahari' Maharaj in Alwar for the alleged rape of a 21-year-old woman.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted of rape: Dera followers in Punjab torch Malout, Balluanna railway stations
Two railway stations in Punjab were set on fire by followers of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, soon after the self-styled godman was convicted in a rape case by a CBI court in Panchkula
Preeti Jain had paid a sum of Rs 75,000 to Arun Gawli's aide in 2005 to execute Madhur Bhandarkar whom she accused of casting couch in 2004.
Singer Ankit Tiwari was arrested in 2014 on charges of rape pressed by his rumoured ex-girlfriend.
An Army jawan, the prime accused in the recent rape case of three women, today allegedly committed suicide here in Assam's Karbi Anglong district
Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes PL Punia condemned the Dimapur lynching but at the same time said such incidents could instill fear.
The police identified some of the people arrested for the Dimapur lynching incident, which includes teachers and college students.
Four more persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the lynching of a rape accused in Dimapur.
The situation in Dimapur town of Nagaland, where a mob lynched a rape accused, was returning to normalcy with curfew being relaxed and markets reopening.
Twenty-two people have so far been arrested for their alleged involvement in the lynching of a rape accused in Nagaland's Dimapur town, officials said on Sunday.
The father of the slain witness in the sexual assault case against self-styled godman Asaram has demanded a CBI inquiry into his son's murder.
A 72-year-old retired Navy person was among two persons sent to 20 years in jail by a Delhi court for repeatedly gangraping a young woman and threatening her.
The girl was subject to two rounds of medical examination to determine if she was raped.
The apex court said the girl cannot be a consenting party in case of gang rape and it will be presumed that the prosecutrix did not give consent.